New to the Area?

If you are new to Lester Prairie, we would like to welcome you as well as provide you with some useful information regarding the City. Please stop by City Hall located at 37 Juniper St. N. and ask for a new resident packet.

This packet includes the information regarding all the City's utility companies, organizations/clubs you can belong to and other useful information.

New Fall Compost Site Hours

New compost site hours are in effect starting on September 18; weather permitting: Mondays & Thursdays –4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. and Saturdays – 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.  

The site is open for  current City of Lester Prairie residents. These hours will be in effect for September & October. A closing date for the site is weather dependent and undetermined at this time. Please watch for more information.

What's Happening In Lester Prairie

***REMINDER: The water/sewer/garbage bill is due the 20th of each month; failing to pay the bill on or before the 20th will result in a $30 late fee on your account. For your convenience there is a payment drop slot on the outside of the City Hall building.

***Please visit MediaCom Channel 107 (or 7) on the local cable package to receive up to date announcements from the City. If you have an announcement you would like to be considered for the channel, please email the flyer to

*** The Park Board typically meets in regular session the first Sunday of the month at 6:00 p.m. at the Lester Prairie City Hall.

***The Economic Development Committee typically meets in regular session the first Tuesday of the month at 5:30 p.m. 
at the Lester Prairie City Hall.

***The Planning Commission typically meets in regular session the first Tuesday of the month at 7:00 p.m. at the Lester Prairie City Hall.

***The City Council typically meets in regular session the second Tuesday of the month at the Lester Prairie City Hall.



Lester Prairie Schools
 Independent School District 424
 *Home of the Bulldogs*
Kindergarten through Grade 12 all in one building

Please click on the image above to go directly to the Lester Prairie School Website


Maintenance Help Wanted

The City of Lester Prairie is looking for individuals in positions of Maintenance II and III to assist with snow removal.  The positions are part-time and the hours are dependent upon weather.  Preferred candidates should possess a current Class B CDL.  Wages will depend on qualifications and be in accordance with the City’s wage scale.  Applications may be obtained at the City Clerk’s Office during normal business hours or downloaded by clicking the Help Wanted image above. Please return to City Hall.  Applications will be accepted through November 1, 2017.   



McLeod County Recycling Calendar

Click here for the current McLeod County Recycling Calendar.