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SunPatriot Newspapers is pleased to introduce James Stitt as the newest member of its editorial staff. Stitt’s first day was Monday, Aug. 18 and he will be covering sports (including regular coverage of Waconia High School and Mayer Lutheran High School sports) for the Waconia Patriot and its sister newspapers, along with completing other general [...]

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by Brady Lass On Saturday, Sept. 6, you’ll have the chance to attend an event that can benefit your health and allow you the opportunity to benefit someone else’s life as well. The Sanctuary Health and Wellness event will be held by real estate husband and wife team Tim and Michaelee Jenkins of REMAX International [...]

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Water is a valuable and vulnerable, life-sustaining natural resource that all too often just goes needlessly down the drain. The Minnesota Landscape Arboretum’s 2014 Clean Water Summit will attempt to address this issue by focusing on the costs and benefits of incorporating green infrastructure features in development projects, including the economic, social and ecological factors. [...]

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The Northern Star Council of the Boy Scouts of America announces the Rocket Into Scouting event for young boys and their parents on Sept. 18 from 7 to 8 p.m. at elementary schools statewide. This marks the largest Cub Scout recruitment event of the year and the first time a single event will take place [...]

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On Sunday, Sept. 7, the Wright County/West Metro Whitetails Chapter of the Minnesota Deer Hunters Association (MDHA), will be hosting its 24th annual fundraiser banquet at the River City Extreme entertainment complex in Monticello. Social hour begins at 3:30 p.m. and a roast beef and chicken dinner starts at 5 p.m. There will be lots [...]

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By Jim Gilbert When young spiders emerge from their eggs they already are adults in miniature. The mother spider cares for her eggs and watches over her newly hatched young with as much diligence as the more sophisticated mammals. It might appear that there are more spiders in August than in early summer because they [...]

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