By Elsie Machtemes 10 Years Ago – Sept. 9, 2004 The old Faith Lutheran Church sanctuary was reduced to rubble last week when a digger began knocking down the structure. The church successfully moved into its new building located just north of the razed structure. Euna and Will Yetzer of Waconia played a major role, [...]
A Young America Township resident has died as a result of a crash on the morning of Sept. 7. Bradley Scott Schauer, 40, was reportedly involved in a fight before fleeing the scene, according to Carver County Sheriff Jim Olson. Olson advises that at about 2:30 a.m. Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a report of fight [...]
by ADAM GRUENEWALD NYA Times Norwood Young America resident and Waconia banker John “JP” Fahey made history on Aug. 16, winning the first full distance triathlon in Minnesota. The 140.6-miler, hosted by HITS Triathlon Series in Waconia, included a 2.4-mile swim, 112-mile bike and 26.2-mile run. Fahey completed the event in 11 hours, 19 minutes [...]
Cologne Academy, a public charter school serving students from approximately 20 neighboring towns, welcomed several new staff members as the 2014-15 school year begins. Among the new staff members were Jessica Bronk, Carla Riemer, Tamra Kielty, Alyssa Benson, Jennifer Laaksonen, Melissa Miller, Leann Bohn, Amy Rodelius, Dan Armstrong, Becky Puckett, Brittany Herrmann, Mitchel Frey and [...]
by ADAM GRUENEWALD NYA Times Bill Salden is remembered as a quiet, stoic man who had a love of cars and, most importantly, his family and their nicknames. Bill battled colon cancer before passing away at the age of 55 on Dec. 13 of last year. Honorary Caregiver Dawn Salden of Cologne and her daughters, [...]
The Waconia Chamber of Commerce is proud to host the 53rd annual Nickle Dickle Day celebration on Saturday, September 13, 2014. Check out the Waconia Patriot’s NICKLE DICKLE DAY SPECIAL SECTION.