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  1. With no time to spare, ice-outs unlock the Minnesota fishing opener statewideRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2018 | Star Tribune

    The Minnesota DNR reported on Thursday that fishing license sales are picking up steam in advance of Saturday's opener. Mother Nature answered the prayers of anglers, bait shop owners and resorters this week with an improbable mix of rain, wind and sunshine that unlocked frozen lakes in time for Saturday's walleye and northern pike fishing opener.

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  2. Decades later, Korean and Vietnam-era veterans mark homecomingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2018 | Star Tribune

    Jon Ittel, a Vietnam War veteran who served in the Army, hugged his daughter Jennifer, and grandsons, from left, Hutton, 10, Henry, 7 and Harrison Deming, 12, after Ittel arrived back in Waconia after a whirlwind trip to Washington, D.C. to visit the Korean and Vietnam War memorials Wednesday. ] AARON LAVINSKY A aaron.lavinsky@startribune.comCarver County veterans and charity groups raised nearly $100,000 to send 143 Korean and Vietnam war vets on an honor trip to Washington, D.C., to tour the war memorials.

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  3. Carver County honors vetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2018 | Star Tribune

    Carver County veterans and charity groups raised nearly $100,000 to send 143 Korean and Vietnam war vets on an honor trip to Washington, D.C., to tour the war memorials. When they arrived home Wednesday night after whirlwind 16-hour trip, hundreds of residents lined the streets for a parade to honor their service.

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  4. Waconia killer's flight from group home confirms his family's worst fearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2018 | Star Tribune

    Richard Happ's relatives had worried for years that he would get out again, and two weeks ago their fears were confirmed. Happ had fatally stabbed his parents with a butcher knife in their Waconia home in 1999, and he also tried to kill his brother David.

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  5. Minnesota dad dies after killing girlfriend, baby in FloridaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2018 | Star Tribune

    Authorities in Florida say a Minnesota man has died two days after killing his girlfriend and young child before shooting himself. The Marion County Sheriff's Office said Monday morning that 27-year-old Kevin Benjamin Olesen Farias of Waconia, Minnesota, died.

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  6. Massive $3.245M country estate in Mayer, Minn., comes with a bonus houseRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2018 | Star Tribune

    If you like a lot of space - and can pony up $3.245 million - there's a property in Mayer, Minn., with your name on it. Built in 2006, the sprawling walkout rambler contains 7,178 finished square feet - and that's just in the main house.

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  7. Project will digitize diaries of 19th-century Swedish immigrant in WaconiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2018 | Star Tribune

    Andrew Peterson in 1885, standing by the log cabin he first lived in on his farm in Waconia. The farmhouse, in the background, constructed between 1867 and 1881, was the primary home of the Peterson family from 1870 until 1943.

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  8. Ruling: Carbon monoxide killed man in fish house on Leech LakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2018 | Star Tribune

    Accidental carbon monoxide poisoning is what killed a 21-year-old Bemidji man last week in a fish house on Leech Lake, the Ramsey County medical examiner's office said Tuesday. Cass County sheriff's deputies were called to the fish house about 9 a.m. on Feb. 25 during the International Eelpout Festival.

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  9. West metro police blotter, March 4Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2018 | Star Tribune

    Assault. Two 16-year-old boys and a 17-year-old girl were cited for assault in the 7600 block of Century Court.

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  10. Name of man found dead in Leech Lake fish house is releasedRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2018 | Star Tribune

    Authorities have released the name of a 21-year-old Bemidji man who died this week after being found unresponsive in a fish house during the International Eelpout Festival on Leech Lake. Cass County sheriff's deputies were called to the fish house about 9 a.m. Sunday, where they found Samuel Schooley.

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  11. Carver, Wright county sheriffs hang up their badgesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2018 | Star Tribune

    As a 28-year-old salesman on the car lot of the White Bear Lake Dodge dealership in 1987, Jim Olson was ready for a career change. He grew tired of his workplace interactions being driven by a sale, but he wanted to continue to serve people.

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  12. American Swedish Institute in Minneapolis celebrates beauty of '101 Bowls'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2018 | Star Tribune

    To reflect on that sentiment, the institute has filled its Osher Gallery with an exhibit, "101 Bowls," in sometimes wild and unexpected shapes and forms that push the boundaries of this most everyday of objects, each with a tale that brings to life its history, maker or owner. We all know the shape of a bowl, or at least what passes for the object that we use to slurp soup or chew cereal.

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  13. Home listings: What 349,900 buys in the Twin CitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2018 | Star Tribune

    Waconia Built in 1999, this four-bedroom, four-bath house has 2,506 square feet and features three bedrooms on one level, vaulted ceilings, fireplace, hardwood floors, granite kitchen countertops, stainless steel appliances, full finished basement and patio. Listed by Tom Dunn, Lakes Sotheby's International Realty, 952-649-7174.

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  14. Rift in Carver County GOP causes chairman to quitRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2018 | Star Tribune

    Infighting has upended Republican Party leadership in one of the Twin Cities' most conservative counties, prompting the local chairman to quit the post after less than a year and renounce his GOP membership. Factions have been wrestling over control of the Carver County Republicans for some time.

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  15. Tuesday's prep sports roundupRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2018 | Star Tribune

    In a boys' hockey matchup of top 10 teams in Class 1A, No. 5 Orono won 2-1 against No.

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  16. Know your red squirrels from the graysRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2018 | Star Tribune

    Red squirrels come most winter days to eat seeds, and especially cracked corn, at our feeding station near the shore of Lake Waconia. Soon after sunrise on a winter day at Lowry Nature Center in Carver Park, near Victoria, I counted 18 gray squirrels and four red squirrels at the feeding station.

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  17. Scott County to establish new mobile mental health crisis unitRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 26, 2017 | Star Tribune

    A surge of mental health calls in Scott County has pushed local leaders to seek a dedicated mobile crisis response unit for residents, ending a longtime collaboration with neighboring Carver County. For 20 years, the Carver-Scott mental health crisis team provided face-to-face emergency intervention and stabilization services for southwest metro residents in an attempt to avoid hospitalization.

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  18. No. 3 Centennial defeats No. 1 Edina in girls' hockeyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2017 | Star Tribune

    Centennial, ranked No. 3 in Class 2A, beat top ranked Edina 3-2 on Friday in girls' hockey.

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  19. 'Tigers of the air,' the great horned owl is busy in winterRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2017 | Star Tribune

    Each year about this time my wife, Sandy, and I have the opportunity to hear the nighttime duet hooting of a pair of great horned owls near our home on the edge of Lake Waconia. Other observers can hear this, too.

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  20. Fire Department captain in west metro dies soon after 'physically challenging' trainingRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2017 | Star Tribune

    Capt. Jeff Vollmer, a 12-year veteran of the Mayer Fire Department, died early Tuesday at his home, the department announced Wednesday. Eden Prairie Chief George Esbensen, a board member with a statewide foundation that is responsible for the Fallen Firefighter Memorial at the State Capitol, said Vollmer's training Monday was "physically challenging" and was followed by "an apparent heart attack" suffered about 4 a.m. The Mayer Fire Department and others across Carver County scheduled training that night to refresh their personnel's emergency medical service skills, "getting people out of tight spaces, moving people up and down stairs," said Esbensen, speaking on behalf of the Minnesota Fire Service Foundation.

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