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Oakwood Community Church is sending one of its own into the mission field. After 10 years of service in Waconia, Senior Pastor Steve Anderson is resigning his position in order to join an international missions organization. Committed to advancing the Gospel to the ends of the earth, Anderson will t...Read More
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If you’re happy and you know it, you could very well be living in Carver County. The county ranks fourth nationwide in the “Happiest Places in America” category, according to a new study. The status is an affirmation of what many local residents have long known. “I think Carver County has a ...Read More
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by Sarah Price Waconia Patriot Intern On June 18, the Minnesota Alliance of Local History Museums honored local history projects at its annual meeting in Duluth. The Carver County Historical Society in Waconia won the Minnesota History Award and the Award of Merit from the American Association for S...Read More
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10 Years Ago – June 23,2005 The Waconia Triathlon makes its 16th appearance in the city by the lake. The race, which this year serves as the Minnesota Qualifier for the Best of the U.S. National Amateur Triathlete Championship, features some of the Upper Midwest’s finest athletes, as well as num...Read More
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Suicide is preventable, and everyone has a role in preventing suicide. The Mental Health Consortium of Carver County is supporting these concepts by sponsoring a free program that can help anyone recognize people who are suicidal and get them the help they need. Called QPR (Question, Persuade, Refer...Read More
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Thousands of people in communities across the country and around the world held celebrations June 7 to honor cancer survivors and celebrate life on the 28th Annual National Cancer Survivors Day. The celebrations call attention to the ongoing challenges of cancer survivorship and show that life after...Read More
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