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By Madeline Seveland Carver County Water Management The waste water from your home, including sinks, toilets, and showers, gets treated at a wastewater treatment facility where trash, bacteria and other pollutants are removed. Then the water is purified and released into a water body like a lake or river. There is other water from your [...]

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By Jm Gilbert As a bird flaps its wings, it disturbs the air and leaves whirling eddies behind. Some gregarious species, such as the Canada goose, have learned to take advantage of the upward disturbed air created off the wings of others in the flock by flying in a wedge or V-formation. Each bird thus [...]

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October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month and in 2014, at least 12 Minnesotans have been killed as a result of domestic violence. That statistic only begins to scratch the surface of the sadness, pain, and devastation caused by domestic violence every day in our country, where a woman is battered every 15 seconds. Domestic [...]

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A Chaska woman died while riding her motorcycle near County Road 40 and 152nd Street in Dahlgren Township in the morning hours of Friday, Oct. 24. According to the Carver County Sheriff’s Office, deputies received a 9-1-1 call of a two vehicle crash on County Road 40 at 152nd Street in Dahlgren Township at 7:16 [...]

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Landlords, farmers and agri-Business professionals should make plans to attend one of four meetings being held across Carver and Scott counties. These free meetings are provided by the University of Minnesota Extension. Farm land rental rates continue to fluctuate and determining a fair farm rent agreement is a challenge in today’s economy. Significantly lower commodity [...]

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University of Minnesota Extension and the Farm Service Agency of the U.S. Department of Agriculture have been hosting a series of free dairy education seminars thru October and early November to help farmers make decisions brought about by the 2014 Farm Bill. Dairy producers have until Nov. 28 to enroll in the Dairy Margin Protection [...]

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