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Cologne FD Toy Drive NOW TO DEC. 16 – The Cologne, NYA and Hamburg fire departments are planning a toy drive with the Southwest Metro Food Shelf. Cologne drop-off sites are KleinBank, Security Bank, Holiday, Community Center, Hairs 2 U. Assistant Chief Dan Worm is the contact person for cash donations — (612) 432-5889. Southview […]

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By Elsie Machtemes 10 Years Ago – Nov. 11, 2004 Secretary of State Mary Kiffmeyer announced last week that Minnesota’s 77 percent voter turnout in Tuesday’s general election was enough to garner the first-place ranking among all of the states, according to the Washington D.C. based Committee for the Study of the American Electorate. This […]

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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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