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Alumni choir group Star Chasers, a Waconia High School Show Choir alumni choir group, is forming to promote show choir activities. If you would like to be a part of the group, mail your contact information to Star Chasers, Attn: L. Olson, 10560 Little Ave., Waconia, MN 55387. WHS 1984 Reunion FRIDAY, SEPT. 12 – [...]

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The Mental Health Consortium of Carver County is sponsoring a community forum on hoarding from 9 to 11 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 20 at the Chaska Community Center Theater, 1661 Park Ridge Drive in Chaska. A presentation will be given by The Hoarding Project staff from the Minnesota Hoarding Task Force. Hoarding is a mental [...]

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By Elsie Machtemes 10 Years Ago – Sept. 9, 2004 The old Faith Lutheran Church sanctuary was reduced to rubble last week when a digger began knocking down the structure. The church successfully moved into its new building located just north of the razed structure. Euna and Will Yetzer of Waconia played a major role, [...]

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A Young America Township resident has died as a result of a crash on the morning of Sept. 7. Bradley Scott Schauer, 40, was reportedly involved in a fight before fleeing the scene, according to Carver County Sheriff Jim Olson. Olson advises that at about 2:30 a.m. Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a report of fight [...]

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by ADAM GRUENEWALD NYA Times Norwood Young America resident and Waconia banker John “JP” Fahey made history on Aug. 16, winning the first full distance triathlon in Minnesota. The 140.6-miler, hosted by HITS Triathlon Series in Waconia, included a 2.4-mile swim, 112-mile bike and 26.2-mile run. Fahey completed the event in 11 hours, 19 minutes [...]

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Cologne Academy, a public charter school serving students from approximately 20 neighboring towns, welcomed several new staff members as the 2014-15 school year begins. Among the new staff members were Jessica Bronk, Carla Riemer, Tamra Kielty, Alyssa Benson, Jennifer Laaksonen, Melissa Miller, Leann Bohn, Amy Rodelius, Dan Armstrong, Becky Puckett, Brittany Herrmann, Mitchel Frey and [...]

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