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.

Spring Compost Site Hours

The compost site is scheduled to open to Lester Prairie residents on Saturday, April 8; weather permitting. The site will also be open April 15, 22 & 29 from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm; weather permitting.

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.


McLeod County Recycling Calendar

Click here for the current McLeod County Recycling Calendar.


2017 Music In The Park

Tuesday Nights; May 23-June 27

All events are located at the Second Avenue Park. Food will be served from 6-7-for a small fee; music from 7-8:30. Bring your own lawn chairs. Rain or shine.

Tuesday, May 23- LPHT Student Variety 
Tuesday, May 30- Cindy's Concertina 
Tuesday, June 6- Jim Brewers
Tuesday, June 13 -Lowel S. & Nancy B.
Tuesday, June 20- Phyllis Hummel
Tuesday, June 27- George's Concertina 

In case of bad weather event will be held at St. Paul Lutheran Church. For more information please contact Audrey Litzau.

Lester Prairie Community Health Survey

     Please participate in the Lester Prairie Healthy Community Survey by clicking on the above image or link below..  The purpose of this survey is to gather information which will help us to complete a community health assessment and understand the health needs and interests of residents. If you have any questions about the survey, please contact Adam Birkholz at (320) 613-6054.
     Participation in this survey is completely voluntary. All answers to the questions are strictly confidential and no identifying information will ever be linked to any of the responses. This survey is for adults ages 18 & over. If you prefer a paper copy of this survey, you may pick up a copy at the Lester Prairie City Office. All surveys should be returned to the City Office before April 1, 2017.