Mayer

For many people, doing what you feel led to do is a demanding task, often involving major life changes and multiple difficult decisions.  For Vollie Heitkamp, that decision involved leaving her job in corporate America to begin Hope Rides, a non-profit horse ranch that aims to “connect children and horses together in a safe, peaceful [...]

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Mark Spanton of CenterPoint Energy was on hand for the June 10 Mayer City Council meeting, where he presented Mayor Mike Dodge with a check for $2,500. Fire Chief Rod Maetzold had applied for a CenterPoint Community Partnership Grant for funds to purchase a foam system, a pulse meter and blood pressure monitor. Spanton was [...]

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A popular Mayer bar has a new name and new ownership. The bar previously known as Bootleggers, at 109 Ash Ave. N, is now known as Knuckleheads. The bar is owned by Russell Rolf and Jay Sutherland, and is managed by Donna Bierlein. The change took effect May 10, but a grand opening is planned [...]

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Several fun community events are taking place on Saturday, April 6 or Sunday, April 7 in Waconia or Mayer. Don’t miss them! Waconia Business Expo SATURDAY, APRIL 6 – The Waconia Chamber of Commerce presents the Business, Home and Family Expo from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Waconia High School. Free. 70+ businesses represented, [...]

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Mayer resident Greg Hoese isn’t convinced the city needs a new roundabout at TH 25 and 62nd Street at any price. He appeared at the Feb. 25 regular City Council meeting to voice his opposition to the joint project between the city, Mayer Lutheran High School, and the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) which would [...]

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When it comes to constructing a roundabout at the intersection of County Road 25 and 7th Street in Mayer, the Mayer City Council hopes that residents will agree that it’s a deal that’s too good to pass up. During the Feb. 11 regular meeting, City Engineer Dave Martini of Bolton & Menk presented the backstory [...]

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