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Garden Help Desk   The Carver/Scott Extension Master Gardeners are staffing a garden help desk at the Waconia Library on Saturday mornings from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. for the summer. Bring questions and samples.   Volunteer for the Relay   Volunteers are needed for the Relay For Life of Waconia. To learn more, contact [...]

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August promises to be a magical month at the Waconia Library! The library has been in its current location for 10 years … be sure to attend the library’s 10th Birthday party on Saturday, Aug. 16. The Waconia Library is located at 217 S. Vine St. For more information, contact (952) 442-4714.   Library Happenings [...]

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By Jim Gilbert Unfortunately for quite a few farmers in Carver County, due to the late spring and then heavy rains, many cornfields were never planted this year. The corn that is in and developing has begun showing tassels, the male structures located up on top. In Minnesota, corn an annual is usually planted in [...]

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By Elsie Machtemes 10 Years Ago – July 29, 2004 Waconia District 110 will move its meetings to the new City Hall located on Vine Street downtown Waconia. The city extended an invitation to the school to use the facilities. The school was more than happy to accept the offer since the City Hall has [...]

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Motorists near Chanhassen started encountering a full closure and detour for both directions of Carver County Highway 61 at 6 a.m. Monday, July 28. Both directions of County Highway 61 will close to the east of Great Plains Boulevard at Bluff Creek as construction crews begin Phase 1 of the Southwest Reconnection Project. Great Plains [...]

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When riders roll out of Minnetonka High School on Saturday, Aug. 2 for the multi-distance Tour de Tonka bike ride, they’ll be a part of a nine-year Minnetonka tradition that has exposed thousands to the Lake Minnetonka area and generated excitement for the sport of cycling. “When we started Tour de Tonka in 2006, there [...]

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