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PRINCE’S PURPLE REIGN
Published April 27, 2016 at 9:12 am
By Ethan Groothuis
Crusaders start track and field season
Published April 26, 2016 at 8:00 am
The Mayer Lutheran track and field team started the outdoor season with strong performances in the field events at Belle Plaine April 7. Rebecca Mantueffel won both the shot put and the discus, throwing distances of 36 feet, 8 inches, and 110-6 respectively. Taylor Dutcher also placed in the shot...
WATCH: Thousands pay tribute to legendary MN artist Prince
Published April 22, 2016 at 6:51 pm
Thousands of people paid their respects to Minnesota legend Prince today, as a memorial was held outside his Paisley Park residence in Chanhassen, MN.
Police: Residential burglary spurs campus lockdown
Published April 13, 2016 at 1:03 pm
Bayview Elementary School was briefly locked down on Tuesday, April 12 as deputies with the Carver County Sheriff’s Office pursued a burglary suspect on foot. According to the sheriff’s office, a burglary was reported on Lakeview Terrace around 10:45 a.m. after a resident called 911 to report...
St. John’s basketball competes in Tournament of Champions
Published April 4, 2016 at 9:00 am
The St. John’s girls basketball team would like to thank everyone who supported us on our trip to Indiana. The girls participated in the Lutheran Basketball Association of the America’s National Basketball Tournament of Champions held in Valparaiso, Ind., from March 17 to 20. The girls played...
Central softball to rely on returning youth
Published April 1, 2016 at 9:00 am
by ADAM GRUENEWALD NYA Times Central softball hopes to build off a strong push late last season despite the loss of four key seniors to graduation. Central softball finished the regular season last year with a 9-11 record before going 3-2 in the playoffs as key players found their stride, including...
New charity encourages local prom-goers to ‘Say Yes to the Dress’
Published March 31, 2016 at 2:40 pm
by Ethan Groothuis Carver County News With prom season just around the corner, a group of women at Mayer Lutheran High School have planned an event so every girl is able to go to prom without the worry of affording a dress. Wendy Bakken, the events coordinator at Mayer Lutheran High School, is...
NYA Council approves school sign changes
Published March 27, 2016 at 9:00 am
by ADAM GRUENEWALD NYA Times There will be some changes to the parking rules for Central High School on Morse Street that will affect both Central students and members of the community. On March 14, the NYA City Council voted to limit parking on Morse Street in front of Central High School for one...
W-M Concert Choir receives straight superior ratings
Published March 20, 2016 at 12:02 pm
The Watertown-Mayer High School choirs performed this past Wednesday at Large-Group Contest, a Minnesota High School League event, at the WM Performing Arts Center. The Concert Choir, consisting of sophomores through seniors, received three ‘superior’ ratings with scores of 37, 38, and 37. At...
Watertown council accepts dog park, sports courts bid
Published March 19, 2016 at 11:59 am
By Ethan Groothuis Carver County News A dog park and sports courts are closer to reality in the Community Park in Watertown after the Watertown City Council approved a roughly $275,000 bid for construction at the March 8 regular meeting. In a 3-2 vote, with Mayor Steve Washburn and Deb Everson...