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Scarecrow Contest Scarecrow creators wanted! The Waconia Chamber of Commerce is hosting the 7th annual Scarecrow Contest Oct. 9-19. If you have a group that enjoys being creative, one of our businesses would be happy to showcase your scarecrow. Info: Contact the Chamber at (952) 442-5812. No fee to create a scarecrow. Boy Scout wreath [...]

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University of Minnesota Extension and the Farm Service Agency of the U.S. Department of Agriculture are beginning a series of free dairy education seminars this month to help farmers make decisions brought about by the 2014 Farm Bill. Dairy producers have until Nov. 28 to enroll in the Dairy Margin Protection Program. Newly created by [...]

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The Minnesota Landscape Arboretum Foundation announces the beginning of the public phase of an ambitious five-year $60 million “Building a More Beautiful Future” fundraising campaign, aimed at transforming the public garden and education and research center into a life-changing destination for horticultural discovery and environmental learning to serve generations to come. The Arboretum Campaign officially [...]

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If you are single, have never been married, and are between the ages of 13 to 18 years, applications are being accepted for the title of 2015 Miss Teen Carver County! Miss Teen Carver  County will represent her county at the Miss Teen Minnesota pageant, which will be held at the Ritsche Auditorium in St. [...]

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By Elsie Machtemes 10 Years Ago – Oct. 7, 2004 President George W. Bush will address Republican supporters during a rally at City Center Park in Chanhassen, Saturday Oct. 9. Republican candidates from the area will be present, including State Rep. Paul Kohls (R) from Victoria. Teachers Craig McCourt, Jimmy Grimsley and Pete Graudin and [...]

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A fire destroyed a house in Norwood Young America on Thursday, Oct. 2. According to the Carver County Sheriff’s Office, at approximately 10:37 a.m. on Oct. 2, deputies responded to a report of a residential structure fire at 118 Casper St. in Norwood Young America. When the first deputy arrived, he immediately noticed flames coming [...]

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