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A new Minnesota law that changes immunization requirements for students entering Grade 7 goes into effect Sept. 1, 2014. The updated requirements make Minnesota’s immunizations law in-line with current national recommendations and practices. The new school immunization law requires all students entering Grade 7 to receive a single dose of the Tdap (tetanus, diphtheria and [...]

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By Elsie Machtemes 10 Years Ago – Aug. 12, 2004 For 93 years the fabulous Carver County Fair has brought excitement to folks far and near. Last year an estimated 84,000 people passed through the gates, making it one of the five largest fairs in the state. This year, with good weather, numbers could nudge [...]

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(Editor’s Note: This special article was contributed by Katie (Hebeisen) Louden, daughter of Jeff Hebeisen of NYA, who shares the story of how her father was rescued in 2013 with equipment purchased from Stiftungsfest funds.) BY Katie (Hebeisen) Louden Growing up in the Norwood Young America area, Stiftungsfest was always the last hurrah of summer [...]

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One had breast cancer. One had leukemia. One cared for a mother battling lymphoma. Each of them has a different story, but along with several others they all had this in common: they were honored at a Relay For Life of Waconia event. This year Relay For Life of Waconia will honor yet another inspiring [...]

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by Brady Lass Relay For Life celebrates not just those who have survived cancer, but also those who help the ones suffering from it. Each year, Honorary Caregivers are recognized for their efforts during the event. At the 5th annual Relay For Life of Waconia, which will be held at the Carver County Fairgrounds on [...]

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by ADAM GRUENEWALD NYA Times Whether it’s animals, 4-H exhibits, music, rides or simply walking around, the Carver County Fair offers plenty of activities and options for area residents. On the morning of Friday, Aug. 8, residents took advantage of nice weather to check out the fair. Diane Munsterteiger of Buffalo was guided around by [...]

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