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A house fire proved fatal in Watertown over the weekend. According to Carver County Sheriff Jim Olson, his office received a 9-1-1 call of a house fire in the city of Watertown at approximately 9:47 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 13. Carver County Sheriff’s Office, Watertown Fire Department and Ridgeview Ambulance were dispatched to the 400 [...]

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If they haven’t already, area history buffs better make room on their bookshelves because the Waconia Heritage Association (WHA) will soon be releasing the second volume of “Waconia: Paradise of the Northwest.” The second volume, entitled “The Town And Its People,” is the long-awaited follow up to the first volume, “The Lake And Its Island,” [...]

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An inquisitive eye and a little bit of luck helped Jackson Boberg of Waconia put an end to the 21st annual Nickle Dickle Medallion Hunt at about 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 3. While engaged on a “long and easy” practice run for the Waconia High School cross country team with teammate Max Stanton, Boberg [...]

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If you’re hoping to land a babysitter for the evening of Saturday, Sept. 13, you might be out of luck as most of them are probably already booked by area folks that have plans to attend the All Class Reunion for Waconia Public Schools, which starts at 5:30 p.m. at the Lake Waconia Event Center [...]

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Alumni choir group Star Chasers, a Waconia High School Show Choir alumni choir group, is forming to promote show choir activities. If you would like to be a part of the group, mail your contact information to Star Chasers, Attn: L. Olson, 10560 Little Ave., Waconia, MN 55387. WHS 1984 Reunion FRIDAY, SEPT. 12 – [...]

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The Mental Health Consortium of Carver County is sponsoring a community forum on hoarding from 9 to 11 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 20 at the Chaska Community Center Theater, 1661 Park Ridge Drive in Chaska. A presentation will be given by The Hoarding Project staff from the Minnesota Hoarding Task Force. Hoarding is a mental [...]

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