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by ADAM GRUENEWALD NYA Times It may have taken months of consideration and a few weeks of intense negotiation but the Cologne Academy project received necessary approval from Cologne City Council members on Monday, Sept. 15. In approving several different items related to the project, council members moved the project forward. Among the items were [...]

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by ADAM GRUENEWALD NYA Times Central Elementary students were given tools to help combat bullying thanks to a special play performance on Sept. 15. Through an effort requested by parent groups, Climb Theater performed two plays for students emphasizing recognizing and understanding bullying, “Jays Away” and “Actors Union Club.” The plays, written by Peg Wetli [...]

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The 2014 Nickle Dickle Car Show attracted a record 355 vehicles. Here are the results of the show: Class 1 – 0-1940 — Stock 1st: 1932 Ford Deluxe Sport Roadster owned by Joel Way of Minnetonka 2nd: 1927 Paige 645 owned by John Latterner of Mound Class 2 – 1941-54 — Stock 1st: 1951 Chevrolet [...]

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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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