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College fair at Mayer Lutheran Thursday, Oct. 23

MAYER, MN – Mayer Lutheran High School will be hosting a college fair in the gymnasium Thursday, Oct. 23. Due to the high volume of college representatives and visiting students from other high schools, as well as parents, Mayer Lutheran students who drive a vehicle to school will need to park in the east parking lot Thursday (Fine Arts Center). If students need anything out of the locker room, they should get it out by 8 a.m. Thursday. There will be no locker room access from periods 1-4 Thursday.

Who are you voting for? Look for candidate profiles in Monday’s paper

McLEOD, WRIGHT, CARVER COUNTIES, MN – Each week leading up to the Tuesday, Nov. 4 election, Herald Journal has been publishing a voters guide with include brief profiles of local candidates.

We are featuring only candidates in contested races. Candidates who are running unopposed were not asked to participate.

Candidate profiles for the following races will be published on pages 8-9A of the Oct. 20 edition:

• State Representative District 18A Dean Urdahl* (R-Grove City) versus Steven Shiroo (DFL-Cokato).

• Waverly City Council candidates Kenny Antil*, Adrian (Ben) Duske*, Lane Johnson, Scott Wilson, and Jeremiah Jessen.

• New Germany City Council candidates Nick Hartwig*, Cathy Ruschmeier*, and Paul Engelhart.

• Mayer City Council candidates Erick Boder*, Krista Goedell, Nikki McNeilly, and Kenneth Jeffrey Olson.

• Lester Prairie mayoral candidates Andy Heimerl* and Mark Miller.

• Howard Lake City Council candidates Mike Mitchell*, Al Munson*, Tim Krueger, and Joel Uldrych.

(* denotes incumbent)

Candidate profiles for the following races were published on pages 6-7A of the Oct. 13 edition:

• State Representative District 18B, including incumbent Glenn Gruenhagen (R) of Glencoe, and John Lipke (DFL) of Stewart.

• State Representative District 47A, including Jim Nash (R) of Waconia, and Matthew Gieseke (DFL) of Waconia.

• Carver County Commissioner District 4, including incumbent Commissioner Tim Lynch of Mayer and Frank Long of Watertown.

• Wright County Sheriff Joe Hagerty of St. Michael versus challenger Stacy Braun.

• Carver County Sheriff Jim Olson versus challenger Derek Lee.

No school at MLHS Oct. 16 and 17

MAYER, MN – There are no classes at Mayer Lutheran High School Thursday, Oct. 16 and Friday, Oct. 17 due to the Minnesota Educator Conference.

The Blood Drive will be held for MLHS students & Staff on Wednesday, Nov. 5th. Sign up begins next week. More details to come.

It’s that time of year! The seventh-annual Alumni Phone-a-thon will be held October 21, 27,28,29, and 30 at the Electrical Production Services office in Chanhassen (2431 Galpin Ct, Chanhassen, MN 55317) with dinner beginning at 6 and calls made from 7-9 p.m. Students are urged to sign up and be part of these five evenings of fun and fellowship as we contact our alumni, update their information, and ask for support. Signup sheets are available in Pastor Wismar’s room and in the Association Office. Sign up for one night or all five! Please see Mr. Landskroener for more information. Thank you all, in advance, for your help!

Athletes & Parents – This is for your attention! Letter Jackets!!
It is time to order your letter jacket! If you have earned a letter in a sport or activity you are eligible to buy a letter jacket. Orders will be taken until Friday, October 24. Jackets cost $125 and can be ordered by contacting Tim Bierbaum at or 952.657.2251×1217

The Fall Drivers Ed. Class will be held beginning on October 20 thru Oct. 31. Time 3-6 PM @ MLHS.
DS Driving School West will be the instructors. Sign up on-line.
The Spring session will be held March 2nd thru March 13th @ MLHS.

Sports schedule for Wednesday, Oct. 15

Football: Rockford at HLWW; 7 p.m.

Football: Medford at LP/HT (Winsted); 7 p.m.

Football: LeSueur-Henderson at LHS; 7 p.m.

Football: Belle Plaine at W-M; 7 p.m.

Sports schedule for Tuesday, Oct. 14

Volleyball: Rockford at HLWW; 7:30 p.m.

Volleyball: LP/HT at Buffalo Lake-Hector-Stewart; 7 p.m.

Volleyball: Belle Plaine at W-M; 7:15 p.m.

Volleyball: Norwood Young America at LHS; 7:15 p.m.

Cross Country: LHS/LP/HT at W-M Invite; 4 p.m.

Cross Country: HLWW at Central Minnesota Conference Invite (Pierz); 4 p.m.

Girls Swimming: Marshall at W-M; 6 p.m.

Mayer City Council to discuss police contract, other items

MAYER, MN – Mayer City Council will consider approval of a contract with the Carver County Sheriff’s Office for police services in 2015 during its Monday, Oct. 13 meeting.

Other items on the agenda include a public hearing regarding a bond sale, review of bids for purchase of a truck for public works, authorization to sell excess equipment at auction, consideration of amending the official city zoning map, and approval for lighting for the Highway 25 roundabout.

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

Following the regular meeting, the council will conduct a workshop meeting to discuss boulevard trees, a lot for public works, and salt storage.