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One new face and a few familiar ones are vying for positions on the Norwood Young America City Council. Mayor Tina Diedrick is running for re-election unopposed while three people are vying for two spots on the council. Incumbents Jim Keller and Carol Lagergren are joined in the race by Francis Green. We have asked [...]

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by ADAM GRUENEWALD NYA Times Jon Lambrecht and the Central Softball Booster Club clearly expressed some urgency to the NYA City Council for the softball dugouts project during the council meeting on Monday, Oct. 13. Lambrecht, who had spoken to the council previously regarding the first and subsequent phases of dugouts for the softball fields, [...]

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by ADAM GRUENEWALD NYA Times An NYA mom with an eye for sales and savings is looking to making an impact on the NYA retail community. Michelle Simons opened Michelle’s Thrift and More on Oct. 1 and business has been great so far. Originally from the Hollywood Township area, Simons graduated from Watertown-Mayer High School [...]

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A Dahlgren Township man died after accidentally being buried in a drainage ditch on Sunday, Oct. 19. According to the Carver County Sheriff’s Office, a 9-1-1 call reported that a person had been buried in a ditch off of County Road 43, south of Highway 212, in Dahlgren Township at about 2:19 p.m. on Oct. [...]

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Two separate incidents involving drowning victims occurred on Parley Lake, located just east of Waconia, over the weekend. The first incident involved the death of 6-year-old Hunter Heyrman of St. Bonifacius in the early morning hours of Friday, Oct. 17. The second incident occurred almost exactly 24 hours later, taking the life of Dean Buetow, [...]

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