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Heidi Hoks, the new Library Director for Carver County, developed her passion for libraries during her childhood, when her two favorite things were ideas and people. “Libraries have been a part of my life for my entire life because of my mother,” said Hoks, whose first official day as the Library Director was Aug. 18. [...]

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by ADAM GRUENEWALD NYA Times With ongoing construction in the background, Central Elementary teachers and students organized for the school year near the playground on a sun-filled and bright Tuesday morning. In addition to new students, among the group were several new teachers, including third grade teacher Katrina Jaeger. Jaeger, originally from Milwaukee, Wisconsin, was [...]

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by ADAM GRUENEWALD NYA Times Central freshmen Ashley Louwagie and Emma Klaustermeier brought with them memories of a special summer when they entered the doors of the high school this week. The freshmen, who got involved in scouting when they were in kindergarten and are now part of Troop 1072 West Carver Girl Scouts, visited [...]

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Carver-Scott Humane Society (CSHS) is hosting the 22nd annual Walk/Run Fur Love 5K from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 13 at Lions Park (1101 Adams Street) in Shakopee to benefit homeless animals. The goal this year is to raise $20,000. This pet-friendly walk/run 5K will kick off a day of celebrating animals [...]

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SunPatriot Newspapers is pleased to introduce James Stitt as the newest member of its editorial staff. Stitt’s first day was Monday, Aug. 18 and he will be covering sports (including regular coverage of Waconia High School and Mayer Lutheran High School sports) for the Waconia Patriot and its sister newspapers, along with completing other general [...]

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