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The Mayer Lutheran/Lester Prairie/Holy Trinity cross country team traveled to Watertown-Mayer on Oct. 9 to compete in the Minnesota River Conference meet. The girls finished sixth and the boys finished eighth, with All-Conference Honorable mentions going to junior Ben Quiram and freshman Emily Berry. The Crusaders continued to lower their times, as several posted season [...]

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The Mayer Lutheran boys soccer team season came to an end on Oct. 7, when the Crusaders lost to Holy Family Catholic in the first round of the Section 6A tournament, 7-0. The Crusaders started the game with aggressive play as juniors Charlie Menke and Brandon Holmes had several probing attacks early, testing the defense [...]

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A 6-year-old boy was reported missing and later found in the waters of Parley Lake, east of Waconia, in the early morning hours of Friday, Oct. 17. Efforts to revive the boy were unsuccessful. According the Carver County Sheriff’s Office, authorities received a 9-1-1 call reporting a missing 6 year-old from a boat on Parley [...]

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After serving two terms, Ernie Leidiger (R-Mayer) is not running for re-election for the Minnesota House of Representatives District 47A seat, meaning citizens in western Carver County will have a new person representing them following the General Election in November. Matt Gieseke, who received the Democratic nomination, and Jim Nash, who defeated Bob Frey in [...]

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The race for Carver County Commissioner for District 4 includes incumbent Tim Lynch and challenger Frank Long. As part of this newspaper’s coverage for the upcoming election, both candidates were asked to provide some background about themselves and share a few thoughts about the position and their candidacy. Biography FRANK LONG: Age: 55; family: Vicky, [...]

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The race for Carver County Sheriff includes incumbent Jim Olson and challenger Derek Lee. As part of this newspaper’s coverage for the upcoming election, both candidates were asked to provide some background about themselves and share a few thoughts about the position and their candidacy. Biography DEREK LEE: Prior to becoming a Police Chief I [...]

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