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by ADAM GRUENEWALD NYA Times Bruce Pawelk knows exactly how lucky he is. A survivor of a rare type of cancer, Bruce will be honored as the Honorary Survivor during the American Cancer Society Relay for Life in NYA on Sept. 27. Bruce was actually born with chordoma cancer, a encapsulated growth that developed when [...]

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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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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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The 2014 Carver County Senior Expo will be held at Waconia High School (1400 Community Drive, Waconia) from 8 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 16. Under the theme “Minnesota Style,” the expo will feature the following aspects: • Keynote speakers Doug Ohman, photographer, and Will Weaver, author of “Barns of Minnesota” • Knee-slapping [...]

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by ADAM GRUENEWALD NYA Times It’s time for the city of NYA to catch up on its regular maintenance schedule and it’s going to need funds to do so. That was the message sent by NYA City Council members and City Administrator Steve Helget on Monday, Sept. 8, in their approval of the 2015 preliminary [...]

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