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By Elsie Machtemes 10 Years Ago – Nov. 25, 2004 The top snowiest winters in this area were in 1983-84 with 98.6 inches of snow and 1981-82 with 95 inches of snow. The driest winters were in 1930-31 when there was 14.2 inches of snow and in 1894-95 with 16.2 inches of snow. Samantha Konrady, […]

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Thanks to the generous donations of area citizens and the dedication of those involved with the effort, the 2014 Stuff-A-Truck Food Drive organized by Mackenthun’s Fine Foods collected 20,472 lbs of food for area food shelves — including the Watertown Friends for Life, Waconia United and Southwest Carver food shelves, an amount that surpassed the […]

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The Waconia Chamber of Commerce promises an evening of festive holiday cheer at the Old Fashioned Tree Lighting event, which will take place from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at City Square Park in downtown Waconia on Friday, Nov. 28. At the event, enjoy a cozy night of cocoa, caroling, warming fires and a brilliantly lit […]

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Toastmasters Club 2ND AND 4TH MONDAYS – Want to get over your fear of public speaking? Want to improve your public speaking and leadership skills in a friendly and supportive environment? The Carver County Communicators Toastmasters Club meets at Chaska Middle School (East Room E30) from 7 to 8 p.m. Info: 5518.toastmastersclubs.org. Golden Connections 2ND […]

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The 11th annual Waconia Toy Drive is in full swing and businesses are ready to accept donations. Toy drop sites, located throughout Waconia, will be accepting donations through Monday, Dec. 7. They are: Colony Plaza, Dojo Karate, Early Childhood Family Education Office, Frost & Steam, Holiday Station,, Hometown Bank, Klein Bank, Laketown Gym, Mackenthun’s, MidCountry […]

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