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Annual meeting Dec. 9 for Mid-County Coop

SPONSORED POST. Mid-County Coop will conduct its annual meeting at the Willkommen Park Pavilion, 21 Main St. East, Norwood Young America Friday, Dec. 9. Lunch will be served at 12 noon followed by a business meeting at 1 pm. For more information, call (952) 466-3700.

Funeral notice: Ortwin Kuenzel, 94, of Mayer

MAYER, MN – Ortwin A. Kuenzel, 94, of Mayer passed away Thursday, Dec. 1, at Presbyterian Homes on Lake Minnetonka in Spring Park. Funeral service will take place Thursday, Dec. 8, at 1 p.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church in Waconia, with interment at Trinity Lutheran Cemetery in Waconia. Visitation will take place at the church Thursday, Dec. 8, from 11 a.m. until the time of the service. Arrangements are with the Johnson Funeral Home of Waconia.

Funeral notice: Jim Pierson, 50, of Mayer

MAYER, MN – Jim Pierson, 50, of Mayer, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2016, at Abbott Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis. Funeral service will be Tuesday, Dec. 6 at 1 p.m. at St. Mark Lutheran Church in New Germany, with interment in the church cemetery. There will be visitation at the church Tuesday, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Arrangements are with the Johnson Funeral Home of Waconia.

Waverly, Mayer, and Lester Prairie residents hurt in Highway 7 crashes

McLEOD, CARVER COUNTIES, MN – Two separate crashes were reported on Highway 7 recently, one near Mayer, and one near Lester Prairie.

The first occurred Nov. 25 at about 10:43 a.m., according to the Minnesota State Patrol.

Lillian Dammann, 83, of Lester Prairie was driving a 1999 Ford Taurus north on Babcock Avenue when her vehicle collided with Darlene Hemond, 80, of Spicer, who was driving a 2012 Ford Fusion east on Highway 7.

Dammann was transported to Ridgeview Hospital in Waconia with non-life threatening injuries, the state patrol reported. No injuries were reported for Hemond. Both women were wearing their seatbelts at the time of the crash.

The Lester Prairie Fire Department, the McLeod County Sheriff’s Office, and Ridgeview Ambulance assisted at the scene.

The second crash on Highway 7 occurred Wednesday at 5:32 p.m.

The state patrol reported that Paul Wren, 83, of Mayer, was driving a 1999 Chevy Silverado north on Carver County Road 123 when his vehicle was struck by a 2008 Toyota Prius heading west on Highway 7.

Wren was transported to Hennepin County Medical Center with serious injuries.

The driver of the Toyota Prius, Timothy LePage, 53, of Waverly, was transported to Ridgeview Hospital in Waconia with non-life threatening injuries.

According to the state patrol, LePage was wearing his seatbelt at the time of the crash, and Wren was not.

Waconia man missing after paddleboarding on lake

WACONIA, MN – The Carver County Sheriff Office is investigating an incident on Lake Waconia that was reported Nov. 26 just after 3 p.m., according to a press release.

The caller stated that an unoccupied paddleboard was seen about 100 feet offshore. Deputies learned Andrew John Stifter, 35, of Waconia had gone to Lake Waconia to photograph wildlife from his paddleboard. A search began, and sheriff’s deputies were able to recover property believed to belong to Stifter, but were unable to find Stifter.

Anyone with information related to this incident is asked to contact the Carver County Sheriff’s Office at (952) 361-1231 or use the tip line (952) 361-1224.

Mayer City Council to discuss phone system purchase, health insurance contribution

MAYER, MN – Mayer City Council will discuss purchase of a phone system during its Monday, Nov. 28 meeting. Other items on the agenda include the city’s contribution toward employees’ health insurance, assessment of unpaid utility bills, and a grant application. The council will also conduct a closed meeting regarding the pending litigation Denn v. City of Mayer.

The regular meeting begins at 6:30 p.m. at city hall.