Mayer

Observing from the outside, 2 year old Charlie Hoeft of Mayer looks like your normal cute, playful, sometimes troublesome, everyday toddler. However, from the inside, Charlie is fighting for his life. “Nope, it was a shocker,” said Charlie’s mother, Sarah Hoeft, when first hearing about her son’s condition. It all started with a concerned visit [...]

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Another year has come and gone in Watertown, and not surprisingly, talk of the bridge reconstruction project dominated headlines once again in 2013. The bridge has been one of the top stories in Watertown for several years running, and don’t expect anything to change in 2014. That’s when the bridge — if everything finally falls [...]

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If plans for a Carver County Veterans Memorial in Mayer eventually do materialize, it certainly won’t be the first such memorial in the County. However, there’s a good chance it will be the biggest. Stan Heldt, who is heading up a committee to pursue the construction of the memorial, along with his wife Sandy, said [...]

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Hanson’s Haunted Barn will be held at Hanson’s Fun Farm (14880 50th St.) in Mayer from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 26. Wagon rides through the haunted woods held from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. and kid’s activities held from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Haunted barn tours held from 7 to 9 p.m., or [...]

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This year, CROW will be celebrating and planning its 10th anniversary of the Crow River Clean Up Day, which will be held from 8 a.m. to noon on Sept. 21. This event ties in with the 50th anniversary of the Minnesota State Water Trails System by connecting people with their local waters. Many people can [...]

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The Watertown-Mayer School Board opted last week to participate in a new location equity program approved in May by the Minnesota State Legislature that will provide the district with more than $300,000 in additional revenue while local residents will actually pay less in school district taxes. As part of the complicated new program, each school [...]

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