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Mayer to conduct budget meeting Wednesday, Sept. 20

MAYER, MN – Mayer City Council will conduct a workshop meeting to discuss the city’s 2018 budget Wednesday, Sept. 20 at 6:30 p.m. at city hall.

Funeral notice: Elaine F. Gatz, 85, of Mayer

MAYER, MN – Elaine F. Gatz, 85, of Mayer, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017, at Ridgeview Medical Center in Waconia. Her funeral service will be Saturday, Sept. 16 at 2 p.m. at Zion Lutheran Church in Mayer, with interment at Zion Lutheran Cemetery in Mayer. There will be visitation at the church one hour prior to the service. Arrangements are with the Johnson Funeral Home in Waconia.

Mayer City Council to discuss temporary office staff, other items

MAYER, MN – Mayer City Council will discuss hiring a temporary office clerk during its meeting Monday, Sept. 11 at 6:30 p.m. at city hall. Other items on the agenda include a 2018 prosecution contract, bond refinancing, and scheduling the city’s annual truth in taxation hearing.

Pipe bomb discovered in mailbox in Watertown Township

WATERTOWN TOWNSHIP, MN – Carver County Sheriff Jim Olson reports that at about 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, deputies responded to investigate a report of an undetonated “pipe bomb” inside a mailbox located near the intersection of Carver County Road 20 and County Road 127 in Watertown Township.

The responding deputies summoned assistance from Bloomington Police Department Bomb Squad and Watertown Fire Department.

The Bloomington Police Bomb Technicians responded to the scene and safely detonated the device.

Deputies collected debris and thoroughly checked the area for additional undetonated devices, debris or other evidence.

There were no injuries or permanent property damage in this incident.

The matter remains under investigation by the Carver County Sheriff’s Office.

2 Days Left for DISCOUNTED TICKETS to the St. Mary’s Craft Beer Festival in Winsted

SPONSORED POST: One final reminder that there are only 2 Days Left for DISCOUNTED TICKETS to the St. Mary’s Craft Beer Festival in Winsted. Order online through the afternoon of Friday, Sept., 8th and get General Admission Tickets for $25 ($35 at the Gate).PLEASE PRINT YOUR ORDER EMAIL AND PRESENT AT THE GATE.

For a chance to sample beer, wine, & spirits from more than 20 local and national vendors, look no further than the St. Mary’s Craft Beer Festival in Winsted. In addition to the sampling, food will be served at the event including burgers, brats, pork chops, pizza, bottled water, & pop.


This 4th annual event will take place Saturday, Sept. 9, 2017 from 2 to 6 p.m. at the Winstock Country Music Festival grounds. Gates will open at 2 p.m.

Only those 21 and older, with a valid ID, will be allowed to enter. Participants will receive a commemorative mug to use for the 2-ounce beer and wine samples, and they will be able to vote for their favorite beverage.

Tickets can be purchased online at, St. Mary’s Care Center in Winsted, or at the Blue Note Ballroom in Winsted.

Early bird tickets will be $25 through Sept., 8th 2017. At the gate, tickets will be $35 each. Designated driver tickets are available for $10 each, and include a mug and non-alcoholic beverages.

There is no charge for parking.

Mayer Lutheran breaks ground on $5 million expansion

MAYER, MN – About 250 people attended a groundbreaking ceremony Aug. 26 at Mayer Lutheran High School, commemorating the start of a $5 million expansion that will include a new entrance and arrival plaza, commons, offices, and field house.

MLHS groundbreaking

MLHS groundbreaking