NYA Looking Back

10 years ago Nov. 21, 2002 The Central football team will play for the Class 2A football title this Saturday at the Metrodome against Kingsland after a last minute, come-from-behind 17-14 victory over Windom Area. Following the championship game this weekend, a caravan of fire trucks and fans will travel from Cologne to Norwood Young [...]

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10 years ago Nov. 14, 2002 Voters in School District 108 turned down three operating levy questions and one bond referendum question on the ballot in last week’s General Election. Superintendent John Landgaard said this vote means that future cuts are inevitable. A high-profile race for the title of Carver County Sheriff was decided last [...]

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10 years ago Nov. 7, 2002 The Central football team has reached the state quarterfinals and will face Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton at Moorhead this Friday. The Raiders earned that trip with a 26-12 victory over Holdingford for the first section championship in school history. Teddy Roosevelt was president and television was still decades away when Elizabeth McCormick [...]

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10 years ago Oct. 31, 2002 Two Central High School students were killed and three more were injured in a single-vehicle accident Monday, Oct. 28. Matthew Franck and Zachary Tracy, both 15 years old, died as a result of the crash. Three female students were injured, and two remained in the hospital at the time [...]

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10 years ago Oct. 24, 2002 Despite citizen objections, the Cologne City Council has denied a second request from Aatlas Waste Services for a license to haul garbage in the city by a 3-2 vote. Residents said that Aatlas’ price would cut their costs in half, but council members rejected the proposal since the company [...]

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10 years ago Oct. 10, 2002 Local candidates for the state House of Representatives seat in District 34A include Republican Paul Kohls of Victoria and Democrat Bev Simon of Chaska. Kohls narrowly won a primary race against Don Schwartz. Burglars struck the NYA McDonalds restaurant, using a brick to break a drive-in window and opening [...]

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