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by ADAM GRUENEWALD NYA Times Dan Weinand of NYA and his family received some welcome news last week in advance of a celebration with the community. Weinand, 45, who has been recovering from Non-Hodgkin’s Large Cell Type B Lymphoma for almost seven months, was told by doctors just last Tuesday, July 22, that his cancer [...]

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by ADAM GRUENEWALD NYA Times Cologne City Council members reviewed their current financial situation and also approved a key water project during their regular meeting on Monday, July 21. With Mayor Matt Lein absent in Germany, council members unanimously approved a bid of $684,960.20 from Chanhassen-based Minger Construction Inc. The lone bid came in 22 [...]

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When riders roll out of Minnetonka High School on Saturday, Aug. 2 for the multi-distance Tour de Tonka bike ride, they’ll be a part of a nine-year Minnetonka tradition that has exposed thousands to the Lake Minnetonka area and generated excitement for the sport of cycling. “When we started Tour de Tonka in 2006, there [...]

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An innovative approach to fundraising being spearheaded by Bill Miller of the J. Carver Distillery in Waconia could help give the Waconia Baseball Association (WBA) grandstand project at Lions Field the financial push it needs to get off the ground yet this fall — and help other community efforts in the future. As detailed in [...]

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Approximately 40 firefighters from five area fire departments responded to a house fire that occurred at 421 Lake Street E in Waconia at about 5:38 p.m. on Thursday, July 17. Waconia Fire Chief Mark Morse was the first to arrive on the scene, which was a residence fully engulfed in flames. Morse said a 2nd [...]

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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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