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Mayer Lutheran High School announced its 2013 homecoming court on Friday, Sept. 6. Pictured in the back row are members of the senior court. They are, from left to right, Grace Gassen and Cole Buttenhoff, Krianna Boelke and Jack Mocal, Shelby Sicheneder and Mason Diedrick, Sam Bartz and Brandon Wroge, and Lauren Schroeder and Joel […]

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“You must learn! You cannot miss this opportunity. You must go!” These are the words of encouragement that Flormira Gomez shares almost daily with her friends and neighbors. Her friends and neighbors are internationals who have come to the United States to work and hopefully live the “American Dream.” What Gomez deeply desires for each […]

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Contract negotiations aren’t always easy but sometimes, the stars align and things come together quite nicely, which appears to be the case regarding the new teachers contract between ISD 110 and the Waconia Education Association (WEA) that was unanimously approved by the Waconia School Board on Monday, Sept. 9. The contract covers school years 2013-14 […]

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A fatal accident involving a juvenile pedestrian being struck by a SUV on CSAH 33 in New Germany occurred on the evening of Friday, Sept. 6. The Carver County Sheriff’s Office received a call about the incident at 8:24 p.m. The accident occurred on Stave Avenue (CSAH 33), just north of Monroe Street. Lorenzo Divi […]

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Josh Dunwoody, Director of Athletics at Crown College in St. Bonifacius, serves in the Army National Guard. While graduating from Officer Candidate School recently, Dunwoody was given the rare distinction of receiving two prestigious awards, the General Joseph E. Nelson Academic Award and the General Edgar C. Erickson Distinguished Honor Graduate Award. The Nelson Academic […]

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State Representative Ernie Leidiger, R-Mayer, is leading a delegation of state officials to Norfolk, Va., for the commissioning of the USS Minnesota, the United States Navy’s newest fast attack submarine. The ship will be commissioned into use at Naval Station Norfolk on Sept. 7, and the delegation will support, honor, and send off the crew […]

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