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Mayer City Council to review quarterly financial reports

MAYER, MN – Mayer City Council will reviews second quarter financial and investment reports during its Monday, Aug. 13 meeting.

The council will also discuss a speed limit monitor at the intersection of Carver County Road 30 and Highway 25.

The council will conduct a workshop meeting following the regular meeting to discuss the city’s long-range financial plan and capital improvement plans.

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

Free new publication connects senior citizens

WRIGHT, CARVER, McLEOD, MEEKER COUNTIES, MN – The first issue of “Senior Connections” was printed last week, featuring an assortment of stories about local people.

The publication is distributed free at newsstands and targeted locations in the west metro area, from Chaska to Kimball, Rockford to Hutchinson.

The full version is also online at The website includes an email sign-up, for those who would like to be notified when the next issue is available.

The paper will be published monthly through Herald Journal Publishing. Stories may occasionally appear in both the newspapers and “Senior Connections” when appropriate.

To submit an idea for “Senior Connections,” email

For information about advertising opportunities, call 320-485-2535.

Who’s in the first issue

A few people featured in the August “Senior Connections” include:

• Marnie Glessing of Howard Lake, who went from teaching elementary students in her career to coordinating activities for senior citizens in Dassel.

• Twins George and Genevieve “Jean” Schaust of Delano, who recall growing up in the 1930s.

• Donald Becker of Kimball, who has raised and trained hundreds of horses in his 91 years of life.

• Audrey Litzau of Lester Prairie, who has spent many years volunteering in her community.

• Cathy Stifter of Mayer, who recently retired after 50 years of being a local newspaper columnist.

• Chuck Thiel of Lester Prairie, who organizes group day tours to places like the Minnesota State Fair.

• Evelyn and Jim Fowler of Winsted, who will be leading a series of cooking classes starting Thursday, Aug. 9 for people age 55 and older.

• Dale Kovar of Mayer, who has taken up running in his 50s.

NOW HIRING at Mid-County Agronomy


Mid-County Coop Agronomy Department is Hiring Multiple Positions!

Full-Time ⋅ Part-Time ⋅ Seasonal

Flexible positions with competitive pay in:

⋅ Agronomy Application

⋅ Yard Maintenance and Service

⋅ Seasonal Truck Driver (Class B CDL Required)

Full-time opportunities include excellent benefits package, paid vacation and much more!

To apply or for more information contact Scott:
Call: 952-466-3733 or email:

PHOTO GALLERY: Mayer Rising Community Festival

MAYER, MN – Click here to see photos from the 2018 Mayer Rising Community Festival. 

Select photos will be printed in the Friday, July 20 edition of the Herald Journal.

Mayer Rising Community Festival Sat., July 14

MAYER – The Mayer Rising Community Festival is set for Saturday, July 14 at the Mayer Community Center and Old Schoolhouse Park.

A full schedule was published in last week’s Classifieds/GoingOut section.

Waverly Daze photo gallery is now online!

Waverly Daze 2018 is in the books, but you can see or relive all of the fun by viewing our photo gallery.

Enjoy, and see you next year.

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