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by ADAM GRUENEWALD NYA Times   2002 Central High School graduate Haley Snyder isn’t afraid to share her personal story of battling an eating disorder. Suffering anorexia nervosa since she was 5, Snyder has participated in a recovery program and hopes her experiences can help others understand eating disorders and “end the stigma.” In addition [...]

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• The Waconia High School Prom will be held on Saturday, May 3. Grand March will be held in the high school gym at 3 p.m. The theme for this year’s prom is “The Great Gatsby.” After Grand March, students will travel by bus to the Mall of America, where they will enjoy dinner and [...]

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By Don Heinzman Gov. Mark Dayton said April 10 that soon he will no longer need crutches and is not feeling any pain from his hip replacement. During a recent interview with the ECM Editorial Board, the governor obviously also wasn’t feeling any political pain. Most of the major bills – the tax bill, increase [...]

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By Jim Gilbert As lake ice melts we are seeing animals coming out of hibernation. Leopard frogs began leaving Lake Waconia on April 12 when there was a ring of open water around the lake. A snapping turtle emerged at Kelzer Pond in Victoria on April 7, and a painted turtle was seen sunning there [...]

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The Minnesota Safe and Secure Schools Act has been passed by the Legislature, signed by Gov. Mark Dayton and is now state law. The act establishes structure and detailed definition of bullying behavior. “Bullying” means “intimidating, threatening, abusive, or harming conduct that is objectively offensive … .” The act is specific in detail and defines [...]

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