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Second Harvest Heartland is opening a new distribution location for the Nutrition Assistance Program for Seniors (NAPS) right here in Watertown. The NAPS program provides a 30 to 35 pound box of nutritious food to seniors once a month. The types of food provided are canned fruits and vegetables, juice, dry and shelf stable milk, […]

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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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by ADAM GRUENEWALD NYA Times After making the state tournament for the first time since 2008, Central football concluded their season on Saturday, losing to Pipestone at Gustavus Adolphus College at St. Peter, 30-28. The game was a back-and-forth contest with the Raiders taking a 28-22 lead early in the fourth quarter on a 3-yard […]

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by James Stitt WACONIA PATRIOT After a competitive season and an impressive run through the section tournament, the Mayer Lutheran volleyball team ended their season at the state tournament this past weekend, taking fourth place in Class A. The Crusaders opened the state tournament with a first round win against Carlton on Nov. 6, then […]

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Central athletes were officially honored with all-conference honors for their standout performances at the Minnesota River Conference meet on Oct. 9 in Watertown. Alex Wischnack and Ben Barth both made the boys’ team with Central junior Francisco Medina and Mayer Lutheran junior Ben Quiram earning honorable mention. The MRC Coaches named Owen Keiser of  Jordan  […]

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