District Administrator Heiko Karger of Mecklenburgische Seenplatte County has a mammoth task. He must ensure that the district becomes a single entity.
There are great distances to be overcome in the district. Image: imago / BildFunkMV
It’s still early on this cold, clear morning in autumn when Heiko Karger once again takes in a facet of his new district. All around, pale light falls over muddy meadows; further back, allotment gardens stand out. Heiko Karger trudges toward the entrance of the low-rise building in front of him. "So," he says, "let’s have a look."