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The theme of Watertown-Mayer Elementary School this year is “The Power of One.” School officials want their students to recognize how they can make an impact everywhere around them. For the last five years, the school has collected between 3,000 and 4,000 pounds of food every fall for Friends For Life Food Shelf in Watertown, [...]

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On the evening of March 4, don’t be surprised if you run into the likes of princesses like Aurora, Cinderella and Belle or super heroes like Superman, Batman and Wonder Woman … they’re all gathering at Southview Elementary School in Waconia to celebrate the 5th birthday of Jillian Taylor, who’s quite the heroine herself. Jillian, [...]

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River City Theatre Company is putting the finishing touches on its 11th production, “Little Women.” The show will be performed seven times at the Watertown-Mayer Primary School Auditorium (313 Angel Ave NW, Watertown). Showtimes are 7 p.m. on Friday, Feb 28, Saturday, March 1, Thursday, March 6 and Friday, March 7 and at 2 p.m. [...]

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The Expressions of Buffalo Grove High School from Buffalo Grove, Ill., was the big winner at the 2014 Star Power Lake Waconia Invitational show choir competition held at Waconia High School on Saturday, Feb. 15. The Expressions was named Grand Champion in the Open Class, which featured 11 choirs. The Expressions also earned the titles [...]

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Alex Lewandowski will likely go down as the all-time field goal percentage leader at Watertown-Mayer Middle School. The manager of the eighth grade girls’ basketball team, who suffers from a rare physical and neurological disability, was given a unique opportunity to play in a game recently, and she certainly made the most of it. With [...]

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One of the Midwest’s top annual show choir competitions will be held at Waconia High School on Saturday, Feb. 15. The event, which features 23 groups from Minnesota, Iowa, Wisconsin, Illinois and South Dakota this year, attracts thousands of spectators. In addition, Waconia’s choirs will give exhibition performances: Shockwave – 1:10 p.m.; Illuminations – 7 [...]

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