Government

At its Oct. 21 board meeting, the Carver County Commissioners looked to move forward with road construction plans that would mean the demolishment of two buildings in Watertown. Though the county has reviewed the historical significance of the two buildings, one resident wanted to make sure all the bases were covered. “I would hate for [...]

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In Watertown, three seats will be contested in the General Election on Tuesday, Nov. 4. The two-year term for mayor, a position currently held by Charlotte Johnson, features three candidates. Joining Johnson in the race are current council member Steve Washburn and Al Heidorn. Two four-year terms on the council are also on the ballot, [...]

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by ADAM GRUENEWALD NYA Times Cologne City Council members approved one project and tabled another during a brief 20-minute meeting on Monday, Oct. 20. Council members approved a $1,644 light project for the dock on Benton Lake, stemming from their decision to relocate the city’s ice skating rink to that area. City Administrator John Hendel [...]

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For the Watertown-Mayer School Board, three seats will be contested in the General Election on Tuesday, Nov. 4. All three seats are four-year terms and incumbents Jeff Jackson, Jennifer Janikula, and Timothy Thompson are running along with challenger Julie Sweeney. For the upcoming election, all four candidates were asked to provide some background about themselves [...]

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In Waconia, four seats are up for grabs in the General Election on Tuesday, Nov. 4. The two-year term for mayor, a position currently held by Jim Nash, features only one candidate in Jim Sanborn. In Ward I, incumbent Lynn Ayers is running unopposed. In Ward II, incumbent Kent Bloudek is being challenged by Jeff [...]

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For the Waconia School Board, four Director positions will be contested in the General Election on Tuesday, Nov. 4. All four seats are four-year terms and incumbents Mike Bullis, Keith Griffin, Brian Rothstein, and John Weinand are all running unopposed. As part of this newspaper’s coverage for the upcoming election, all four candidates were asked [...]

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