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by ADAM GRUENEWALD NYA Times With ongoing construction in the background, Central Elementary teachers and students organized for the school year near the playground on a sun-filled and bright Tuesday morning. In addition to new students, among the group were several new teachers, including third grade teacher Katrina Jaeger. Jaeger, originally from Milwaukee, Wisconsin, was [...]

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by ADAM GRUENEWALD NYA Times Central freshmen Ashley Louwagie and Emma Klaustermeier brought with them memories of a special summer when they entered the doors of the high school this week. The freshmen, who got involved in scouting when they were in kindergarten and are now part of Troop 1072 West Carver Girl Scouts, visited [...]

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Although Basil Philippy, a resident of Austin, Texas, only visits Waconia about once a year, he remains informed about his native city thanks to his Waconia Patriot subscription, which he has held since 1953. “I could not let this month pass without calling to your attention that this is my 60th renewal as an out-of-town [...]

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If you’re a local baseball fan, take a good look at Lions Field in Waconia because by next fall, you may not recognize it. Thanks to strong fundraising work by the Waconia Baseball Association (WBA) and other efforts such as the inaugural J. Carver Distillery “Golf With A Purpose” tournament, the Lions Field grandstand project [...]

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Carver-Scott Humane Society (CSHS) is hosting the 22nd annual Walk/Run Fur Love 5K from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 13 at Lions Park (1101 Adams Street) in Shakopee to benefit homeless animals. The goal this year is to raise $20,000. This pet-friendly walk/run 5K will kick off a day of celebrating animals [...]

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