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Waconia history book The Waconia Heritage Association presents the long-awaited Volume II “Waconia: Paradise of the Northwest – The Town and Its People,” a 496-page book with 600+ photos. Available at Carver County Historical Society, Waconia City Hall, Mackenthun’s Fine Foods, Melchert Hubert Sjodin Law Office, and Wild Bird Store. Boy Scout wreath sale From [...]

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By Madeline Seveland Carver County Water Management The waste water from your home, including sinks, toilets, and showers, gets treated at a wastewater treatment facility where trash, bacteria and other pollutants are removed. Then the water is purified and released into a water body like a lake or river. There is other water from your [...]

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By Jm Gilbert As a bird flaps its wings, it disturbs the air and leaves whirling eddies behind. Some gregarious species, such as the Canada goose, have learned to take advantage of the upward disturbed air created off the wings of others in the flock by flying in a wedge or V-formation. Each bird thus [...]

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By Elsie Machtemes 10 Years Ago – Oct. 28, 2004 Daniel Whitaker, along with about 10 other kids in grades K-4 from St. Joseph Catholic School in Waconia, made a surprise visit to the home of Audrey Scheuble last Thursday to rake her yard. Scheuble was just returning home from the nursing home. St. Bonifacius [...]

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October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month and in 2014, at least 12 Minnesotans have been killed as a result of domestic violence. That statistic only begins to scratch the surface of the sadness, pain, and devastation caused by domestic violence every day in our country, where a woman is battered every 15 seconds. Domestic [...]

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A Chaska woman died while riding her motorcycle near County Road 40 and 152nd Street in Dahlgren Township in the morning hours of Friday, Oct. 24. According to the Carver County Sheriff’s Office, deputies received a 9-1-1 call of a two vehicle crash on County Road 40 at 152nd Street in Dahlgren Township at 7:16 [...]

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