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Senior Center TUESDAYS – The Waconia Senior Center is open on Tuesdays from noon to 4 p.m. in the Veterans of Foreign Wars building. Come and socialize. Legion, VFW events Waconia American Legion holds a sheephead tournament at 7 p.m. on Thursdays and a Texas hold ‘em tournament at 7 and 9 p.m. on Fridays. [...]

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Generations of Minnesota families have been touched by adoption. Since 1865, more than 46,000 children have been united with families over a combined 275 years of service through Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota and Children’s Home Society of Minnesota, now serving as partners in adoption. These two organizations, marking milestones in their history — 150 [...]

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By Madeline Seveland, Carver County Water Management We know zebra mussels as small fingernail size mussels with brown and yellow stripes. But before we see the actual shell encased mussel, zebra mussels can be living in a lake or river as veligers. Veligers are free swimming zebra mussel larvae and are so named for their [...]

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By Elsie Machtemes 10 Years Ago- Sept. 16, 2004 The Waconia boys soccer team extended its winning streak to three games with a 5-1 victory at St. Michael-Albertville. Waconia has outscored its opponents 17-11 and is undefeated in the conference and on the road this season. Jason and Amy Theis of Waconia announce the birth [...]

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The 2014 Carver County Senior Expo will be held at Waconia High School (1400 Community Drive, Waconia) from 8 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 16. Under the theme “Minnesota Style,” the expo will feature the following aspects: • Keynote speakers Doug Ohman, photographer, and Will Weaver, author of “Barns of Minnesota” • Knee-slapping [...]

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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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