Waconia recently welcomed two new businesses, Heal Her Peer Support and Uplift Your Life Feng Shui. These two businesses are both unique in their approach to offering empowerment and healing through their services.
A large industrial gas company based in Pennsylvania has its eye on Norwood Young America as a possible location for a new facility.
Winter started innocently enough with little snow and modest temperatures. But last month saw record snowfalls – about 30 inches for February – and bitter cold temperatures we haven’t experienced in 20 years. And March keeps piling it on, with 4-6 inches added over the weekend.
It’s a well-known fact that everybody is Irish on St. Patrick’s Day. So for all the Irishmen and Irishwomen looking for somewhere fun in town to celebrate their heritage, here are a few local events.
Assistant brewers Amy Ratzlaff from Waconia Brewing Company and Kendra Gephart from Enki Brewing Company collaborated on Feb. 15, and will collaborate again on International Women’s Day on March 8th, as a part of Pink Boots’ Collaboration Brew Day initiative. This organization aims to bring …
With Carver County as a proud farming community, it’s no surprise that it would also be home to a Dairy Expo. For its 27th year, the expo will be held in Norwood Young America’s Central high school on Feb 18. With a range of speakers and vendors, along with a hot lunch, the expo hopes to sho…
Minnesota business leaders say that encouraging entrepreneurship will guarantee future success and help grow the state’s economy for decades to come. Meanwhile, business statistics indicate that one in four individuals is planning to start their own business.
The Waconia Chamber of Commerce appointed and recognized board of director members at its annual meeting last Thursday. Chamber members also celebrated the many community events the Waconia Chamber staged in 2018 and heard a state of the city address.
Despite the cold, the Norwood Young America Area Chamber met on Jan 24 for their chamber banquet. With folks representing several businesses from NYA, Plato, Waconia, and more coming together to enjoy a warm meal, the chamber revealed some of its new plans for the year to come.
Carver-Scott Humane Society has been hard at work moving and renovating for the last few months. With their move close to finishing, their ready to show off who they are and what they will be offering in their new space.
It’s time to get those creative juices flowing to write some poetry. For the 6th year running, the Arts Consortium of Carver County will be holding its Poetry Contest. This is for anyone and everyone in the community to show off their poetry prowess and maybe even win an award.
Frontier Communications has failed to provide adequate, reliable phone and internet service to its Minnesota customers, according to an investigation by the Minnesota Commerce Department.
It’s not unusual to see help wanted or now hiring signs up during the holidays, but the signs seem to be pervasive in Waconia and surrounding communities not just seasonally but all the time.
On Dec 26, Watertown’s City Council held a special meeting regarding Watertown Fuel & Food’s tobacco sales license application. The license had been revoked in February as the result of charges of tax evasion from the Minnesota Department of Revenue.
Mario’s Italian Kitchen housed the River City Theatre troupe for their showing of A Christmas Carol on Dec 13 and 14. With dinner, wine, and a show, as well as Mario himself as the ghost of Christmas Future, the evening was abound with holiday cheer. (Photos submitted by Mario Cortolezzis)
It’s finally time to indulge your sweet tooth, Watertown. You’ve seen the Cookie Store’s foodtruck at a few events, but now Dani Daniels will be getting a more permanent set up: a small bakery in Watertown’s Highland Park Center, which won’t just be the Subway Building anymore.
Adams Publishing Group announced Dec. 3 they have purchased the assets of the Daily Jefferson County Union and the affiliated Hometown News Limited Partnership from W.D. Hoard & Sons Company. The Daily Jefferson County Union and the affiliated Hometown News Limited Partnership publish 13…
Probably one of the most frustrating parts of December and winter in general is finding things to do. It’s usually too cold or dark outside, shopping malls and stores are packed with last-minute shoppers, and snow makes it hard to get around. Luckily, Mario’s Italian Kitchen has two shows ha…
The owners of Watertown Fuel and Food face multiple tax-related felonies – amounting to more than $45,000 in unpaid sales tax from December 2017 through June 2018 – according to the Minnesota Department of Revenue.
There’s an old barn off County Road 10 about 4 miles west of Waconia that is unlike most other barns you might see in rural Minnesota.
Manufacturing provides numerous benefits to Norwood Young America and the surrounding communities, from jobs to services. These benefits are not lost on the community, as Oct. 1-7 was celebrated as Manufacturer’s Week, highlighted by the yearly luncheon.
Entering a year of planning, the NYA joint committee’s plan to revitalize the two downtowns is finally beginning to take shape.
Like many industries, Jonathan Lueck noted, bowing is facing a rough transition to the 21st century. And that something he looks to get ahead of.
Catalyst Medical Clinic, PA, has been a valued member of the Watertown community since it opened its doors in 2000. With a location in Watertown and Chaska, the clinic serves a wide range of communities spanning from Chaska, Waconia, Watertown, Mayer, Norwood Young America, Wayzata, Orono, L…
For twenty-one years, a golf tournament has been part of the Rails to Trails festival in Watertown. However, in 2013, the golf tournament was renamed as the Gary Burke Memorial Golf Tournament to honor a beloved member of the Watertown community.
Director of Health and Human Services Rod Franks presented the Carver County Board of Commissioners with a special award at an August 21 meeting.
Diane Langenbach, south area engineer for the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) Metro District, visited Watertown to present information about an upcoming highway improvement project between Watertown and Mayer to the Watertown Chamber of Commerce.
Director of Health and Human Services (HHS) Rod Franks appeared before the Carver County Board of Commissioners to discuss the creations of an advisory committee for the Steiner-Kelting Mental Wellness Facility.
Lakeview Clinic has long been a staple in the community of Watertown. Currently located at 309 Jefferson Avenue SW, the full service clinic provides family medicine, internal medicine, pediatrics and complete x-ray facilities, and a clinical laboratory.
If you are a business or organization, you don’t necessarily want your former website domain showing up as an internet porn site.
Jodi Theis and family have been operating a pet boarding and dog training facility outside of New Germany for 20 years now called Paws Inn Resort.