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Ridgeview Medical Center has provided more than $10,000 to 66 local nonprofit organizations since September 2013, when it launched a new giving initiative in partnership with DoTopia. With goals to help improve their health while giving back to area nonprofits, hundreds of people have taken action and registered with Ridgeview’s Family Health Manager online tool [...]

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Nominations from county residents are now being sought for the 2014 Outstanding Senior Citizens of Carver County. Candidates for the award are Carver County residents over the age of 65 that are known for going out of their way to help others, to volunteer, to organize, or help out with volunteer services. The award recognizes [...]

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Wednesday, July 2 Theft was reported on Elm Street W in Norwood Young America. A Waconia woman was arrested for fifth degree possession of a controlled substance after suspicious activity was reported on 1st Street W in Waconia. A Waconia man was arrested for fourth degree DWI on Lakeridge Way in Waconia. Thursday, July 3 [...]

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The Carver County Sheriff’s Office responded to a burglary reported at the Verizon Wireless Store, located at 716 Vista Blvd., and the Bella Nails and Spa, located immediately next door, in Waconia on Monday, July 14. According to Sheriff Jim Olson, it appeared the burglars forced entry into Bella Nails and Spa by prying the [...]

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If one could wave a magic wand and reduce the number of tobacco smokers by more than 10 percent, the percentage of adult alcoholics by 12 percent, the percentage of those suffering from chronic depression by more than half, most people would do so. Although no magic wand exists, finally society is getting a grip [...]

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by Eric Hagen ECM PUBLISHERS   Six Lake Minnetonka area fire chiefs are brainstorming about how they might band together in a fire district to share services. The communities of Maple Plain, Loretto, Long Lake, Mound, St. Bonifacius and Excelsior have yet to make any decisions and may include Hamel in a prospective partnership called [...]

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