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Because severe weather can threaten the lives and property of Minnesotans at any time, Governor Mark Dayton has proclaimed April 21-25, 2014 as Severe Weather Awareness Week. At 1:45 p.m. on Thursday, April 24 the National Weather Service will issue a simulated tornado warning, and outdoor warning sirens will be activated so families and businesses [...]

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RE/MAX Advantage Plus will be hosting Southern Valley Alliance for Battered Women’s 15th annual Silent Auction and Dinner Fundraiser on Friday, April 25. This year’s event will be held at the Mystic Lake Casino Hotel in the Grand Ballroom. The theme is “Jeans and Gems” with a special flare of “crystal” to help celebrate the [...]

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by Brad Unangst Carver County News From an early age, Dan Petermeier has usually had stories to tell and the former Watertown resident preferred telling his tales with a pen. Beginning in elementary school and extending through his senior year, his interest and ability to create compelling narratives helped Petermeier develop a reputation as an [...]

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Ridgeview Medical Center is one of seven clinics throughout the state that has agreed to participate in a Minnesota Medical Association-backed implementation program to improve physician-patient dialogue about unnecessary health care services. The implementation program is part of an initiative known as Choosing Wisely, which the ABIM Foundation, along with Consumer Reports, launched in April [...]

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The Carver County Sheriff’s Office will conduct extra enforcement April 11-20 in an effort to reduce distracted driving. Driver distraction is a leading crash factor in Minnesota, accounting for around 25 percent of all crashes annually. In 2012, distracted driver-related crashes resulted in 51 deaths and 8,304 injuries, according to the Minnesota Department of Public [...]

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At approximately 9:30 a.m. on Tuesday, April 8, the Carver County Sheriff’s Office received a 9-1-1 call of a suspicious incident in Waconia Township. Carver County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the scene and found a deceased adult male and female in a residence. The two adults found deceased have been identified as Kenneth and Beverley [...]

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