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Wednesday, Aug. 20 Juvenile males were warned for curfew violation on 4th Street W in Waconia. Suspicious activity was reported on Main Street E and Main Street W in Waconia. A fire call was reported on 5th Street W in Waconia. A family dispute was reported on Yancy Avenue in Hollywood Township. Suspicious activity was [...]

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By Brady Lass If you want a fast-paced and entertaining read that has humor, tension, romance, and hits close to home, then Fred Plocher’s new novel, “Stealing Watermelons,” is for you. The story is set in Carver County, Asia, and Europe. Four boys meet in Waconia High School in 1954 and the plot follows them [...]

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Heidi Hoks, the new Library Director for Carver County, developed her passion for libraries during her childhood, when her two favorite things were ideas and people. “Libraries have been a part of my life for my entire life because of my mother,” said Hoks, whose first official day as the Library Director was Aug. 18. [...]

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by Genna Torney Guest Columnist One in four individuals live with a mental illness, which means that you or someone you know would likely benefit from programs and classes that the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) of Minnesota provides. The Mental Health Consortium of Carver County has utilized NAMI speakers for a number of [...]

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Scott Wakefield, president of First Minnesota Bank in Mayer, has been elected Treasurer of the Independent Community Bankers of Minnesota (ICBM) during the association’s annual convention Aug. 14-17. Wakefield’s first banking job was as an assistant cashier at First Bank of Minnesota in Hutchinson. He also worked as an ag farm director in Sheldon, Iowa. [...]

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