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by ADAM GRUENEWALD NYA Times NYA is among the locations being considered for the proposed solar farms across the state. According to the Minnesota Department of Commerce, the “West Waconia” location is one of 24 locations proposed in 16 different counties across the state as part of the “Aurora Distributed Solar Project.” At the NYA [...]

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WEpalooza 2014, an event designed to enrich the lives of area women while helping out a great cause, will be held at Schram Vineyards Winery and Brewery in Waconia from 1 to 5 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 5. Created to serve as a women’s expo, WEpalooza is a multi-generational event for mothers, daughters, grandmothers, granddaughters, [...]

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Scarecrow Contest Scarecrow creators wanted! The Waconia Chamber of Commerce is hosting the 7th annual Scarecrow Contest Oct. 9-19. If you have a group that enjoys being creative, one of our businesses would be happy to showcase your scarecrow.   Info: Contact the Chamber at (952) 442-5812. No fee to create a scarecrow. Waconia Chamber [...]

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For 40 years I have watched for and expected to see the first dark-eyed juncos, also called snowbirds, on or close to Sept. 25. The first ones have never failed to appear at this time. It’s reassuring to see them, each year, appear at the end of September even if they signal the end of [...]

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