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PHOTO GALLERY: Breakfast on the Farm 2018

WRIGHT, CARVER COUNTIES, MN – Click here to see photos from the 10th annual Breakfast on the Farm, which took place June 16 at Poppler Dairy in Waverly.

In previous years, Breakfast on the Farm always took place in Wright County. Now, organizers plan to switch locations between Carver and Wright counties. The new name for the event is Wright Carver Breakfast on the Farm.

This was the first time the event was hosted by Harlan and Jennifer Poppler, along with their children – Brett, Halli, Dani, and Shayne. The Popplers operate the farm with Jennifer’s parents, Roy and Danita Marschall. They milk 300 Holsteins, employing milkers and other help throughout the year.

Select photos will be published in the Friday, June 22 edition of the Herald Journal.

Motorcycle run in Mayer June 23

MAYER – A 120-mile motorcyle/bus run, “Ridin’ to Keep Livin” will start and end at Knuckleheads Bar & Grill in Mayer Saturday, June 23. Registration starts at 10 a.m., and the run starts at 11:30 a.m. Proceeds benefit #LIVIN Foundation. Bikes $25 per biker, $5 for additional rider. Ride the bus for $20 per person. Event includes food, entertainment, and a silent auction.

Mayer Lutheran summer block party

MAYER – Mayer Lutheran High School will host a summer block party Saturday, June 23 on the high school campus. Activities include a 5k fun run, 3-on-3 basketball, alumni basketball game, alumni volleyball game, sand volleyball, cosmic bowling, and an outdoor concert, as well as a pancake breakfast. Basketball signup information can be found at Registration deadline is June 17.

Parking ordinance is on the agenda for the June 11 Mayer council meeting

MAYER, MN – a parking ordinance is on the agenda for the Monday, May 11 Mayer City Council meeting.

Other items on the agenda include city job descriptions, city council salaries, summer hours, and a summer public works position.

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

Submit an ‘I Subscribe’ photo for a chance to win a $100 prize

WRIGHT, McLEOD, CARVER COUNTIES, MN – Do you subscribe to the Herald Journal? If so, you’re in luck.

We have extended the deadline for our “I Subscribe” promotion. From now until Friday, June 8, subscribers will have an opportunity to win $100 in local chamber dollars.

To be entered in the drawing, email a photo of yourself, along with your name and city of residence, to Creative photos that show a copy of the Herald Journal are encouraged. Entries must be received by noon Friday, June 8.

The winner will be drawn randomly and announced Friday, July 20. All photos will be published in the July 20 edition of the Herald Journal, and entries will also be featured in Herald Journal’s “I Subscribe” campaign in June and July.

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Winstock is helping out with the ticket prices!


MAY 26-28 ONLY! Buy your Winstock tickets over Memorial Day Weekend and not only will you not have a processing fee, but you will also get your tickets before the price increases to $145 on June 1!

Winstock ’18 will take place June 8 & 9 in Winsted, MN, and will feature Miranda Lambert, Dierks Bentley, Billy Currington, Brothers Osborne, Luke Combs, Neal McCoy, LANCO, Sawyer Brown, Walker Hayes, Trick Pony, Jordan Davis, and more!

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Winstock Country Music Festival Memorial Day weekend promotion valid on tickets purchased Saturday, May 26 – Monday, May 28 only. Promotion not valid on previously purchased tickets. Promotion valid while supplies last.