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On the afternoon of Monday, Aug. 4, Carver County Sheriff Jim Olson announced that the high water declaration on Lake Waconia is terminated, effective immediately. The lake water surface levels on Lake Waconia have been 0.1 feet below ordinary high water levels for three consecutive days, prompting removal of the slow-no wake restriction pursuant to [...]

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By Brady Lass Dave Daubert, the owner of Papa’s Shoe Repair in Waconia, has worn shoes that have had some global experience. Daubert is a marathon runner, and despite being in his 60s, he is close to achieving an ambitious goal that would challenge anyone of any age group: Participate in a marathon on all [...]

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Carver County Libraries seek to advocate and develop programs that encourage healthy lifestyles. As part of this initiative, you may see small children with their noses pressed against the windows of the library watching “their” pumpkins growing out of a straw bale.  The straw bale garden is just one part of the Farm To Table [...]

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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.   Volunteer for the Relay   Volunteers are needed for the Relay For Life of Waconia. To learn more, contact [...]

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August promises to be a magical month at the Waconia Library! The library has been in its current location for 10 years … be sure to attend the library’s 10th Birthday party on Saturday, Aug. 16. The Waconia Library is located at 217 S. Vine St. For more information, contact (952) 442-4714.   Library Happenings [...]

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By Jim Gilbert Unfortunately for quite a few farmers in Carver County, due to the late spring and then heavy rains, many cornfields were never planted this year. The corn that is in and developing has begun showing tassels, the male structures located up on top. In Minnesota, corn an annual is usually planted in [...]

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