Two Wildcat swimmers were named All-Conference, while a trio was listed as honorable mentions, after the Waconia swimming and diving team traveled to the conference meet in Hutchinson on Oct. 25. Senior Taylor Beynon and junior Carolyn Schmieg earned All-Conference honors for their performance at the meet, and senior McKinna Kahl, junior Anneli Paulson and [...]

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From the Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service to other efforts held throughout the year, the students of Waconia Public Schools are known for their commitment to community service. A new student organization called WHOOT (Wildcats Helping Others Over Themselves) at Waconia High School offers further proof of the dedication of local students to [...]

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In its final match of the regular season, the Watertown-Mayer Royals volleyball team squared off against the Minnesota River Conference’s top team, Belle Plaine, and lost in three straight sets on Tuesday, Oct. 14 in Watertown. After dropping the first set 25-14, the Royals had a chance to walk away with a second set victory [...]

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The Watertown-Mayer Royals football team captured the Minnesota River Conference (MRC)  title with its 42-13 home win over Belle Plaine on Wednesday, Oct. 15. The Royals finished the season with a record of 7-1. “I am very proud of our kids and how they finished the regular season,” said Royals head coach Craig Johnson. “I [...]

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This year, take part in a Halloween celebration the whole family can enjoy together. Returning for yet another year, Hanson’s Haunted Barn in Mayer will be open to the public for one night only on Saturday, Oct. 25 from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. The event will feature a haunted barn and a haunted hay ride [...]

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