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The Carver-Scott Humane Society (CSHS) is hosting the 11th annual Rescue Roundup at 6 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 24 at the Chanhassen Event Center to benefit animals in need in Carver, Scott and Hennepin counties. “It’s going to be a fun-filled event with amazing BBQ for dinner, a large silent auction, a photo station and [...]

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By Elsie Machtemes 10 Years Ago – Sept. 30, 2004 The Lions Skate Park in Waconia is now fully completed and operational at Brook Peterson Park. According to city parks and recreation director Kristi Olson, the skate park has been heavily used since it opened two weeks ago. Nine-year-old Harley Tolzmann of Cologne was one [...]

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WEpalooza 2014, an event designed to enrich the lives of area women while helping out a great cause, will be held at Schram Vineyards Winery and Brewery in Waconia from 1 to 5 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 5. Created to serve as a women’s expo, WEpalooza is a multi-generational event for mothers, daughters, grandmothers, granddaughters, [...]

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Scarecrow Contest Scarecrow creators wanted! The Waconia Chamber of Commerce is hosting the 7th annual Scarecrow Contest Oct. 9-19. If you have a group that enjoys being creative, one of our businesses would be happy to showcase your scarecrow.   Info: Contact the Chamber at (952) 442-5812. No fee to create a scarecrow. Waconia Chamber [...]

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For 40 years I have watched for and expected to see the first dark-eyed juncos, also called snowbirds, on or close to Sept. 25. The first ones have never failed to appear at this time. It’s reassuring to see them, each year, appear at the end of September even if they signal the end of [...]

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There are informative classes and interesting activities and events galore for all ages occurring this October at the Waconia Library, which is located at 217 S. Vine St. For more information, contact (952) 442-4714. Library Happenings • Service of the Month: Genealogy – Looking For Your Roots? You Can Dig for Them at Your Library! [...]

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