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The Carver County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a Waconia High School athletics coach after allegations of improperly administering medication were reported to the Minnesota Department of Education.

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County Sheriff Jason Kamerud announced a new council being brought to the county last week: the Citizen’s Advisory Council. This council will advise the county on matters of law enforcement, and all who live within the county are encouraged to apply.

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There are few things in the world that give out more good feelings than charity. In a gesture of thanks, Norwood Young America residents Lois Fahey, Peg Boyle, and Candice and Wanda Wilson donated to the NYA fire department. The donation was high enough to allow the department to purchase an…

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In an age of tension, one of the most popular terms being thrown around is “mental health”. There’s been a significant increase in how many are diagnosed with mental illness in the last decade. But what does mental health actually refer to, and where do you go if the mind is unhealthy?

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We’re all experiencing it; unfamiliar numbers calling almost daily, even multiple times in a single day. Sometimes it’s just a recording, and sometimes an actual human is trying to scam you. Either way, this is becoming frustrating for many since sometimes you’re expecting a call, and never …

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At a May 23 meeting of the Watertown City Council, officials discussed plans for a sidewalk along a portion of Highway 25. This is part of a broader improvement project that the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT) has scheduled for 2020. 

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Carver County Board of Commissioners honored those who dedicate their lives to protecting the public as they approved a proclamation for the upcoming public safety weeks. Chief Deputy Jason Kamerud spoke at the April 3 meeting about the opportunities the months of April and May provide for e…

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“It’s not just in the city. It’s not just in a dark alley. It’s on our main street. It’s in Waconia. It’s in Mayer. It’s everywhere,” said local resident, Melanie Haubrich.

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It’s time to clean out your medicine cabinets, folks! Saturday, April 28 is Medicine Take Back Day in Carver County. Residents will be able to dispose of any unwanted medication at several locations across the county for no cost from 10:00am to 2:00pm.

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Following the move of a Level III predatory offender to Norwood Young America, the Minnesota Department of Corrections and The Jacob Wetterling Foundation were on hand to educate community members on just what all the labels mean, as well as safety tips for community members moving forward.