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An innovative approach to fundraising being spearheaded by Bill Miller of the J. Carver Distillery in Waconia could help give the Waconia Baseball Association (WBA) grandstand project at Lions Field the financial push it needs to get off the ground yet this fall — and help other community efforts in the future. As detailed in [...]

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Approximately 40 firefighters from five area fire departments responded to a house fire that occurred at 421 Lake Street E in Waconia at about 5:38 p.m. on Thursday, July 17. Waconia Fire Chief Mark Morse was the first to arrive on the scene, which was a residence fully engulfed in flames. Morse said a 2nd [...]

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Garden Help Desk   The Carver/Scott Extension Master Gardeners are staffing a garden help desk at the Waconia Library on Saturday mornings from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. for the summer. Bring questions and samples.   Volunteer for the Relay   Volunteers are needed for the Relay For Life of Waconia. To learn more, contact [...]

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By Elsie Machtemes 10 Years Ago – July 24, 2004 An appreciation ceremony will be held honoring Duella and the late Arlo Hasse for the many Native American artifacts they have contributed to the Carver County Historical Society museum in Waconia. So far this summer the weather has not cooperated much with outdoor enthusiasts, but [...]

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By Brady Lass WACONIA PATRIOT   Thanks to the 140th annual Imperial Session of Shriners International, an abundance of red fezzes and heartfelt stories were shared in Minneapolis a few weeks ago. The event is an annual business meeting and celebration of the international fraternity, which is composed of 195 temples (chapters) around the world. The [...]

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On Thursday, July 17, Carver County Sheriff Jim Olson reported the current state of restrictions on the following bodies of water:   Waconia • Lake Waconia-Wake restriction within 300 feet of shore. This is a change from the slow-no wake restriction that had previously been on the entire lake.   Victoria • Lake Zumbra-Wake restriction [...]

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