Down Memory Lane

By Elsie Machtemes 10 Years Ago – Aug. 12, 2004 For 93 years the fabulous Carver County Fair has brought excitement to folks far and near. Last year an estimated 84,000 people passed through the gates, making it one of the five largest fairs in the state. This year, with good weather, numbers could nudge [...]

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By Elsie Machtemes 10 Years Ago – Aug. 5, 2004 As meth labs continue to become a growing problem in society, Carver County now has an ordinance for cleaning up the waste from meth lab sites. Five other counties in the state have adopted similar ordinances and have recognized the property owner as being liable. [...]

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By Elsie Machtemes 10 Years Ago – July 29, 2004 Waconia District 110 will move its meetings to the new City Hall located on Vine Street downtown Waconia. The city extended an invitation to the school to use the facilities. The school was more than happy to accept the offer since the City Hall has [...]

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By Elsie Machtemes 10 Years Ago – July 24, 2004 An appreciation ceremony will be held honoring Duella and the late Arlo Hasse for the many Native American artifacts they have contributed to the Carver County Historical Society museum in Waconia. So far this summer the weather has not cooperated much with outdoor enthusiasts, but [...]

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By Elsie Machtemes 10 Years Ago – July 15, 2004 Cologne – The Cologne City Council has cleared the path for a major housing development. The proposed Hans Hagen development of more than 1,000 homes is planned in three phases. If all goes as planned, construction of the first phase would begin in 2005 and [...]

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By Elsie Machtemes 10 Years Ago – July 8, 2004 A new church is taking shape. Faith Lutheran Church is adding on to its current facility. A new sanctuary will seat 500. The new facility will also have a nursery area, large gathering space and administrative offices. JOIN ME! As I celebrate my 60th birthday [...]

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