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By Joe Nathan “Simple Choices” is one of the wisest, most humble and helpful books for parents that I’ve read in a long time. It’s written by Lisa Graham Keegan, a nationally recognized educator and political leader who has had to deal with her father’s desertion of the family, discovery that she is carrying a [...]

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The Zion LWML (Lutheran Women’s Missionary League) of Mayer will host the Spring Rally of the North Carver and South Carver LWML Zones at Zion Lutheran Church in Mayer at 7 p.m. on Monday, April 21. The registration fee is $5 unless you are a first-time attendee, in which case the registration fee is waived. [...]

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There’s a new sheriff in town at the Carver County News office as Christopher Officer recently began his tenure as the newspaper’s next community editor. Officer takes the place of Matt Bunke, who left the newspaper in February to pursue other interests. A Minneapolis native, Officer now lives in Mound and is excited to join [...]

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Gardeners — take heart! The 46th annual Arboretum Auxiliary Spring Plant Sale is just around the corner. Visit the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum on Mother’s Day weekend, May 10-11, to shop for unique plants, hard-to-find varieties, and University of Minnesota introductions. Sale hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. both days. Highlights include sections on Shade [...]

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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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