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The American Legion Oratorical Contest exists to develop deeper knowledge and appreciation for the U.S. Constitution among high school students. Since 1938, the program has presented participants with an academic speaking challenge that teaches important leadership qualities, the history of our nation’s laws, the ability to think and speak clearly, and an understanding of the [...]

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In Mayer, three seats will be contested in the General Election on Tuesday, Nov. 4. The two-year term for mayor, a position currently held by Mike Dodge, features two candidates, current council member Daniel Lueth and Gerry Thomas. Two four-year terms on the council are also on the ballot, with incumbent Erick Boder, Krista Goedel, [...]

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An assault that included the use of a souvenir baseball bat as a weapon occurred at Westwood Community Church in Chanhassen during the early morning hours of Sunday, Oct. 12. According to the Carver County Sheriff’s Office, deputies received a complaint of an assault that occurred at Westwood Community Church in Chanhassen at about 4:50 [...]

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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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The 2015 edition of the Barns of Carver County Calendar is now available at local Carver County retailers. The calendar features 12 historic barns in Carver County with accompanying text that tells the history of the farm families. In 2006, local artist and photographer Ruth Tremblay of Waconia began photographing the barns around Carver County. [...]

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