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By Jim Gilbert It’s the time of the illuminated woods, but beautiful fall foliage colors can also be seen along city boulevards, in yards and gardens, and even on the sides of some buildings where Boston ivy vines display handsome red leaves. Millions of people drive many miles on autumn weekends to see New England’s [...]

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Carver County parents of children with intellectual and developmental disabilities are invited to find resources, support and connections at three free networking groups from The Arc Greater Twin Cities. The General Support Group of the Southwest Metro meets on the second Thursday of the month from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Perkins Restaurant & Bakery, [...]

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The Carver-Scott Humane Society (CSHS) is hosting the 11th annual Rescue Roundup at 6 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 24 at the Chanhassen Event Center to benefit animals in need in Carver, Scott and Hennepin counties. “It’s going to be a fun-filled event with amazing BBQ for dinner, a large silent auction, a photo station and [...]

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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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The Carver County Sheriff’s Office recently received a $2,200 donation from Paws Inn Resort in New Germany for the Carver County Sheriff’s Office K-9 program, which was selected as the recipient of the money raised during Paws Inn Resort’s annual fundraiser. Jodi Theis, owner of Paws Inn Resort, presented a check to Sheriff Jim Olson [...]

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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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