Community

Waconia history book The Waconia Heritage Association presents the long-awaited Volume II “Waconia: Paradise of the Northwest – The Town and Its People,” a 496-page book with 600+ photos. Available at Carver County Historical Society, Waconia City Hall, Mackenthun’s Fine Foods, Melchert Hubert Sjodin Law Office, and Wild Bird Store. Boy Scout wreath sale From [...]

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Last year, NAMI Minnesota partnered with community organizations and affiliates to offer 20 Community Conversations on Mental Health throughout the state. This fall, the Mental Health Consortium of Carver County, in collaboration with NAMI Minnesota and the Make-it-OK Campaign, will be hosting a forum on Tuesday, Oct. 28 to talk about how we can better [...]

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4-H is a year round program that focuses on a variety of programs. This includes but is not limited to photography, arts and crafts, clothing and textiles, gardening, food and nutrition, exploring wildlife and the environment, shooting sports, aerospace and robotics, vet science, and livestock project areas. 4-H has a Cloverbud program for Kindergarten-2nd graders, [...]

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Approximately 1,000 citizens attended the Waconia Fire Department’s biannual Pancake, French Toast and Sausage Breakfast, which was held at the fire station on Sunday, Oct. 5. “The firefighters are very appreciative of the community support for this biannual fundraiser for the Waconia Fire Department Relief Association,” said Waconia Fire Chief Mark Morse, who acknowledged and [...]

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The League of Women Voters of Eastern Carver County will host a series of Candidate Forums in the weeks prior to the Nov. 4 General Election. The forums will include candidates for the State House seat representing western Carver County (District 47A), County Commissioner and County Sheriff. The League of Women Voters brings candidates together [...]

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The Suicide Bereavement Support Group is open to anyone that has experienced the loss of a loved one to suicide. The group meets at 6:30 p.m. on the second Tuesday of each month at Waconia Moravian Church (209 E 2nd Street) to provide information, help people cope with the loss of their loved one from [...]

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