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Sheriff Jim Olson reports that deputies responded, along with Norwood Young America Fire and Rescue, MN State Patrol and Ridgeview Ambulance, to a three-car motor vehicle crash on CSAH 33 at CSAH 34 in Young America Township. The incident happened on Friday, July 26, 2013 at approximately 5:00 p.m. A vehicle traveling westbound on CSAH [...]

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by Greta Sowles WACONIA PATRIOT It’s been a busy year for Waconia resident Jeni Haler. Ten months ago she was just beginning her senior year at Waconia High School. By October, she crowned the first Miss Waconia, and as of July 19, Haler’s new title was that of 2014 Aquatennial Princess. Haler was crowned out [...]

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Come one, come all to the 102nd Carver County Fair, which will be held at the Carver County Fairgrounds in Waconia Aug. 7-11. The fair always delivers a large variety of food, 4-H exhibits and events, entertainment and other exciting programs and activities and 2013 is no different. Old favorites return — like Vogel’s Pig [...]

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The Watertown Red Devils and the Mayer Blazers met in a best-of-three, opening-round playoff series last week in Watertown, with the Red Devils taking the series, 2-1. However, the league later voted on Monday to remove Watertown from the District 7C tournament for using an alleged illegal player — one who allegedly hadn’t played in [...]

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The Watertown City Council last week approved a fee deferral program for home builders and developers that the city hopes will help spur renewed residential growth in several of the city’s subdivisions. Plagued by a housing crash that resulted in only 19 new home permits in Watertown from 2008 to 2012 — including just one [...]

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Chanhassen and Carver County Day at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum will be Friday, Aug. 2. On this special day, Chanhassen/ Carver County residents will be admitted free of charge to the Arboretum (upon showing proof of residency at the gatehouse). Arboretum Director Ed Schneider will welcome city and county officials at a public welcoming ceremony, [...]

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