Arts & Entertainment
  Join Waconia High School for its spring play, the sinister and comedic production of “Gossip,” which will be performed at Waconia High School at 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 16 and Friday, April 17. In the show, high school theater students befriend a charming yet sinister new student named ...Read More
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An aspiring local artist went from the small scale to being featured at the White House — and just at the age of 14. Amanda Dressel, an eighth grader at Christ Community Lutheran School in Watertown, was selected as a winner of a design contest for the White House’s Easter Egg Roll, the largest ...Read More
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Rich Uncle Pennybags (aka Mr. Monopoly). Collect $200 Salary As You Pass Go. Take a ride on the Reading Railroad. Free Parking. Community Chest and Chance cards. Illinois Avenue. Boardwalk. Waconia? As unlikely as it may sound, the city of Waconia will soon hold a permanent place in the iconic unive...Read More
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  Everyone has dreamt of being a rock star at some point in their life. Those dreams may be even more vivid for Waconia High School students who participate in show choir. Lucky for them, once a year after an intense competition season, they are given the opportunity for their inner rock star t...Read More
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Carl Mathwig of Waconia has been selected to perform as a member of the Colts Drum & Bugle Corps of Dubuque, Iowa. Approximately 350 young people auditioned for one of the 150 positions in the group. The son of Tom and Andrea Mathwig of Waconia, Mathwig is a student at Northern State University....Read More
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Put a hole in a Maple tree, grab a bucket and collect… delicious syrup?  Wait a minute, there has to be more to it than that!  Carver County Parks Department would like to invite you and your family to our annual Maple Syrup Open House, where you can not only taste real maple syrup, but [...]...Read More
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