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Pedestrian killed in Carver County

CARVER COUNTY, MN – A 20-year-old man was killed Thursday evening while walking in Young America Township, according to a press release from the Carver County Sheriff’s Office.

The sheriff’s office received the emergency call at 9:47 p.m. Oct. 11. When deputies arrived, they found that a pedestrian, a 20-year-old man from Norwood Young America, had been hit and killed by a pickup truck traveling south on County Road 31 near the intersection of 134th Street.

The driver, a 27-year-old man from Hamburg, stopped and called 9-1-1.

The Carver County Sheriff’s Office, the Hamburg Fire Department, the Norwood Young America Fire Department, and Ridgeview Ambulance Service responded to the scene.

The accident is under investigation by the Carver County Sheriff’s Office and the Minnesota State Patrol.

Coloring contest

WINSTED, HOWARD LAKE, LESTER PRAIRIE, WAVERLY, MAYER, NEW GERMANY, WATERTOWN, MN – Watch for an exciting Halloween coloring contest in the Friday, Oct. 19 issue of Herald Journal.

Winstock 2019 tickets now on sale PLUS lineup announcement coming soon!


TicketsHeaderTickets and camping for Winstock Country Music Festival 2019 are NOW ON SALE, with VIP tickets and campgrounds A, B, C, and D having sold out at this year’s event.

The early-bird deadline is March 15, 2019. Buy your tickets now to get the best price! Also, don’t forget to include camping so you and your friends get to have the full Winstock experience!



The full Winstock 2019 lineup announcement will be made at 7 a.m. on Monday, October 22! Stay tuned for all the details and big news.

New this year – Please visit our FAQ page on our website for answers to some of the most commonly asked questions about the festival. If you don’t find your answers there, please email or call 320.485.4287.

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Mayer council to consider plats for Fieldstone development

MAYER, MN – Mayer City Council will consider preliminary and final plats for the Fieldstone 3rd addition during its Monday, Oct. 8 meeting. There will also be a public hearing related and utility easement for the project.

Other items on the agenda include a long-term financial plan for the city, an agreement with Jaguar Communications, 2019 fire contracts, and employee benefits.

The meeting will begin at 6:30 p.m. at city hall.

Coloring contest

Watch for an exciting Halloween coloring contest in the Friday, Oct. 19 issue of Herald Journal.

Fire prevention week is Oct. 8-13

National Fire Prevention Week is Oct. 8-13. Photos of local fire prevention events will run in the Oct. 19 issue of Herald Journal.