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Landlords, farmers and agri-Business professionals should make plans to attend one of four meetings being held across Carver and Scott counties. These free meetings are provided by the University of Minnesota Extension. Farm land rental rates continue to fluctuate and determining a fair farm rent agreement is a challenge in today’s economy. Significantly lower commodity [...]

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University of Minnesota Extension and the Farm Service Agency of the U.S. Department of Agriculture have been hosting a series of free dairy education seminars thru October and early November to help farmers make decisions brought about by the 2014 Farm Bill. Dairy producers have until Nov. 28 to enroll in the Dairy Margin Protection [...]

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From the Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service to other efforts held throughout the year, the students of Waconia Public Schools are known for their commitment to community service. A new student organization called WHOOT (Wildcats Helping Others Over Themselves) at Waconia High School offers further proof of the dedication of local students to [...]

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The Waconia American Legion Post 150 is seeking nominations for the Minnesota Employment Awards. The American Legion, Department of Minnesota, presents awards each year to a deserving employer in the following categories: 1. Employer of Veterans Award; • Category I: Employers with over 200 employees • Category II: Employers with  50 -200 employees • Category [...]

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As most people have heard of Alcoholics Anonymous (AA), many are probably aware that AA meetings are held in communities throughout Carver County. Unfortunately, alcohol is not the only vice challenging area citizens. It’s worth asking, how aware are citizens regarding local chapters of Narcotics Anonymous (NA)? For the record, several NA groups meet in [...]

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The Community Foundation for Carver County (carvercountyfoundation.org) announced the formation of the Cologne Community Fund. The Mission of the Cologne Community Fund is to advance the quality of life in the Cologne area. • Encourage charitable giving in the Cologne area–building permanent funds that will provide resources for the needs of today and tomorrow. • [...]

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