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Ridgeview Medical Center is one of seven clinics throughout the state that has agreed to participate in a Minnesota Medical Association-backed implementation program to improve physician-patient dialogue about unnecessary health care services. The implementation program is part of an initiative known as Choosing Wisely, which the ABIM Foundation, along with Consumer Reports, launched in April [...]

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Couples golf league Do you enjoy golf? Are you part of a couple? If yes, consider joining the Dahlgreen Couples Golf League, which meets every other Friday starting May 2. Info: Ron Stark at (952) 937-8860. Faith Renewal event APRIL 6-10 – A Faith Renewal/Parish Mission will be held at the Catholic parishes of St. [...]

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The Waconia Chamber of Commerce is hosting a luncheon that will include a program on the proposed 2014 mill and overlay project and the 2015 roadway improvements on Highway 5 and County Road 10. Guest speakers from MnDOT, the city of Waconia, and Carver County will lead this program, which will include a delicious meal [...]

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By Elsie Machtemes 10 Years Ago – April 8, 2004 Rosalie Peterson, a longtime resident of Waconia and Waconia Good Samaritan Center, passed away. She was a frequent correspondent for The Waconia Patriot. She leaves a legacy of kindness, inspiration and civic activism. She suffered from a disability for most of her life and was [...]

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For a short period of time, the last remaining fleet of majestic square-rigged merchant ships that sailed the world flew the Finnish flag and hailed from the Åland Islands. Åland, “the land belonging to the sea,” is an archipelago of 6,500 islands between Sweden and Finland where the sea has shaped a society of fishermen, [...]

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