Arts & Entertainment

Don’t tell Isaac Vraspir and Luke Juusola that video games are an unprofitable waste of time. The juniors at Watertown-Mayer High School combined their experience playing video games with their aptitude in mathematics and computer programming to write an award-winning program for a video game they created for the Program Design Competition at South Dakota [...]

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Plans are already underway and bands and some events have been set for the 153rd annual Stiftungsfest celebration in NYA. Organizers are encourage people to save the date for this year’s festivities, which will be Aug. 22 to 24. Typically the last full weekend in August, Stiftungsfest will be held one week earlier this year [...]

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by ADAM GRUENEWALD NYA Times Mixing technology and an impactful religious message worked well for the latest Cologne Zion Lutheran School spring play, iAM, which was performed last week. It also helped to highlight the iPads students have been working with as well as religious themes. “We look for plays that are applicable, like the [...]

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by Brad Unangst Carver County News From an early age, Dan Petermeier has usually had stories to tell and the former Watertown resident preferred telling his tales with a pen. Beginning in elementary school and extending through his senior year, his interest and ability to create compelling narratives helped Petermeier develop a reputation as an [...]

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Who is the best cook in America? In a couple of months, it may very well be Marc Huebner of Waconia. Huebner is one of 16 home cooks from across the nation to be selected as a contestant for the new culinary competition series “America’s Best Cook,” which premieres on Food Network at 8 p.m. [...]

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Watertown-Mayer High School will present its spring play, “Murder’s In The Heir,” at 7 p.m. this Thursday, Friday and Saturday, April 10-12. The show is a comedic murder mystery where members of the audience vote at intermission for who they would like to be the murderer. In the play, Simon Starkweather has decided to leave [...]

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