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The city of Watertown just got a bit more cultured. China B-1, Watertown’s new Chinese restaurant, opened its doors June 23 and with it, no doubt, is another step in advancing and growing downtown’s Lewis Street. Store owner Song Liu and his wife Bing Gao came to the United States over 14 years ago. Traveling [...]

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Despite the best efforts to save a white trumpeter swan that had been illegally shot and found in Waconia in May, the injuries proved too severe and the bird was euthanized on Wednesday, July 2. The ordeal began on May 17 when Waconia resident Nina Roberts Salveson discovered a seriously injured and grounded trumpeter swan [...]

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The 8th annual Mayer Rising Community Festival returns to Mayer this Saturday, July 12. All of the events will take place at the Old Schoolhouse Park and in the Mayer Community Center, located at 413 Bluejay Ave. The events will begin at 9 a.m. and will conclude around 2 p.m. One of the focal points [...]

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Garden Help Desk   The Carver/Scott Extension Master Gardeners are staffing a garden help desk at the Waconia Library on Saturday mornings from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. for the summer. Bring questions and samples.   Music in the Park   THURSDAY, JULY 10 – Waconia Parks & Recreation hosts Music in the Park at [...]

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It’s summertime and the Waconia Library remains as busy as ever during the month of July! The Waconia Library is located at 217 S. Vine St. For more information, contact (952) 442-4714.   Library Happenings • Service of the Month: Bookclub in a Bag kits. It’s soon time for summer and with that, it’s fun [...]

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By Elsie Machtemes 10 Years Ago – July 8, 2004 A new church is taking shape. Faith Lutheran Church is adding on to its current facility. A new sanctuary will seat 500. The new facility will also have a nursery area, large gathering space and administrative offices. JOIN ME! As I celebrate my 60th birthday [...]

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