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Freshwater Community Church in St. Bonifacius, Trinity Lutheran Church in Waconia, and St. John’s Lutheran Church in Norwood Young America are among the local places that will serve as one of 4,000+ sites nationwide collecting gift-filled shoeboxes for hurting children around the world during National Collection Week, Nov. 17-24. National Collection Week marks the high […]

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Westonka’s grassroot ride sharing program WeCAB is expanding its services out to Eastern Carver County. The heart of the program is providing safe, affordable, supplemental and flexible transportation for registered riders who are unable to drive to medical appointments, food shelf, grocery store, social events and other errands. Now riders in Carver, Chaska, Chanhassen and […]

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A fatal crash occurred in San Francisco Township on Monday, Nov. 10. According to the Carver County Sheriff’s Office, authorities received a 9-1-1 call of one vehicle accident at County Rd 40 and Kelly Lake Rd in San Francisco Township at 5:20 p.m. on Nov. 10. Deputies arrived on scene with rescue personnel and found […]

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After practicing law with Melchert Hubert Sjodin for more than 30 years, Tim Looby of Waconia has parlayed his extensive expertise and the respect of his peers to the biggest assignment of his career. In mid-September, Looby was appointed by Governor Mark Dayton to serve as a district court judge in the state’s First Judicial […]

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Inspiration: to fill with an animating, quickening, or exalting influence. The mission statement of the Waconia United Food Shelf reads thus: “The Waconia United Food Shelf is a community organization providing food and supportive services to residents of Independent School District 110, Waconia, St. Bonifacius, New Germany, Cologne and Victoria.” What can be read between […]

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CA info meeting THURSDAY, NOV. 6 – Cologne Academy, a free, public K-8 Charter school, will host an informational meeting for those interested in learning more about the school’s educational program. The meeting will be held at 6:30 p.m. in the CA cafeteria. Brief presentation, followed by Q&A and tours. Info: www.cologneacademy.org or (952) 466-2276. […]

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