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A total of 5,255 citizens out of 57, 146 registered voters in Carver County voted in the Primary Election on Tuesday, Aug. 12. In races of note, Republican Jim Nash won the GOP House District 47A race against Bob Frey. According to the unofficial results released by Carver County, Nash won the race with 1,406 votes (59.93 percent) [...]

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UPDATE-10:48 PM-Republican Jim Nash is leading late in the GOP House District 47A race against Bob Frey. With 16 of 21 precincts reporting, Nash has a 1,263 to 811 vote lead over Frey. Nash is benefitting from his home turf with Ward 1 and 2 voters in Waconia providing him with 483 votes to Frey’s [...]

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By Jim Gilbert The first wide open giant sunflower blossom was seen in our area on July 25. Examining a sunflower closely we see it is not a single flower but a whole bouquet. We can see many, hundreds or a thousand plus small flowers packed together in a structure known as a head. The [...]

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Representing agricultural achievement in diverse farming operations, 74 families from throughout Minnesota are being honored as a 2014 Farm Family of the Year by the University of Minnesota. In Carver County, that honor goes to the Buetow Farm in Cologne. The farm families will be recognized in ceremonies beginning at 1:30 p.m. at the annual [...]

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By Madeline Seveland Roads closed, basement remodels on the rise, and the mosquitoes, insane. This has not felt like an ordinary summer for many of us with the multiple impacts from rain that would have made Noah visit his local lumber yard. One of the mostly noticeable differences this summer has been the lack of [...]

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“Let’s play” are words commonly not associated with public libraries, but that is what you may be hearing frequently in the future. Starting in August, all five Carver County libraries will introduce a new Early Literacy Sensory station, essentially a play and learn center for early literacy activities. The learning centers will feature a rotation [...]

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