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by ADAM GRUENEWALD NYA Times Despite receiving a significant individual honor, Peace Villa Housing Manager Brenda Schmitz attributed her success away from herself and instead on staff, residents and her family. Schmitz, who was named the USDA Rural Development Minnesota Site Manager of the Year, said she was thankful most of them were their during [...]

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The fifth annual Taste of NYA put on by the NYA Chamber of Commerce will be held on Tuesday, July 22 from 5 to 8 p.m. at Wilkommen Park and Pavilion. This year’s event will include a variety of area food and beverage vendors serving up samples of tasty treats as well as activities and [...]

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by Jeff Hage ECM PUBLISHERS   Shortly before 11 p.m. Jan. 15, 2014, a fiery explosion ripped through the Coin-Tainer Co.’s block-long manufacturing facility in Milaca. As fire lit the January night sky, firefighters from four departments as close as Milaca and as far away as Onamia (22 miles north of Milaca) left the warm [...]

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Guests visiting the new Waconia Manufacturing facility in NYA certainly didn’t mind being forced inside after heavy rains last Thursday morning. In fact, it may have been preferable as weather was raging outside. Heavy rains may have kept the ribbon cutting ceremony inside, but guests had a new building to tour and celebrate. The 67,000-square-foot [...]

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The Norwood Young America Library will host fun events during the month of July.   Service of the Month Book club in a Bag kits It’s soon time for summer and with that, it’s fun to read as a family or plan book clubs on the beach (or wherever) with your friends. Is it difficult [...]

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Post Office Packages The NYA VFW will continue to pay for packages sent to veterans, but the dates have changed. Rather than any day, packages can be dropped off at the NYA Post Office on the 1st and 15th of each month from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. If that falls on the weekend, the [...]

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