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by ADAM GRUENEWALD NYA Times While numerous drivers and residents had already become familiar with the new Kwik Trip in NYA since its opening on July 31, a ribbon cutting ceremony officially opened the gas station on Wednesday, Aug. 6. Attended by NYA city staff and council members, NYA Area Chamber of Commerce members, Kwik [...]

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Representing agricultural achievement in diverse farming operations, 74 families from throughout Minnesota are being honored as a 2014 Farm Family of the Year by the University of Minnesota. In Carver County, that honor goes to the Buetow Farm in Cologne. The farm families will be recognized in ceremonies beginning at 1:30 p.m. at the annual [...]

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“Let’s play” are words commonly not associated with public libraries, but that is what you may be hearing frequently in the future. Starting in August, all five Carver County libraries will introduce a new Early Literacy Sensory station, essentially a play and learn center for early literacy activities. The learning centers will feature a rotation [...]

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The 103rd edition of the Carver County Fair promises to be “Not Just Your Mama’s Fair” when it takes place at the Carver County Fairgrounds in Waconia on Aug. 6-10. Organizers have made sure that plenty of new offerings and traditional favorites will be available for fair-goers, from activities and event to the food and [...]

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Region 7C Playoffs Scores, Schedule • Thursday, July 31 – Winsted 3, Young America 2; Green Isle 9, Glencoe 7 • Friday, Aug. 1 – Plato 11, Watertown 1; Waconia 7, Brownton 3 • Saturday, Aug. 2 – Watertown 5, Young America 3; Brownton 2, Glencoe 1, 11 inn. • Sunday, Aug. 3 – Plato [...]

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Come join us Sunday, Aug. 24, rain or shine at the 13th annual Stiftungsfest Classic car, Truck and Tractor show as well the first annual car cruise. Registration will begin any time after 8 a.m. with the show starting at 9 a.m. Don’t want to miss church? No problem. There is an outdoor church service starting [...]

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