Community

Whether it’s the manicures and pedicures, the variety of polishes and other nail-related products, or the friendly service of owner Khoi Vo and his staff, 1st Nails has long been the go-to nail salon for many area citizens. The success of 1st Nails is evidenced by the fact that the business recently celebrated its 10 [...]

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Wrestling/BB salt sale The Waconia wrestling and baseball teams have kicked off their annual spring water softener salt sale. Residents who live in ISD #110 can order salt and have it delivered to their homes on Saturday, April 26. Three types of softener salt are available: coarse, pellet and iron. All proceeds benefit the WHS [...]

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An old Scottish proverb goes, “Charity begins at home, but shouldn’t end there.” It is truly appropriate of the Waconia-West Carver Rotary Community Services subcommittee. The Rotary Club is known for its work with Strive and the International Exchange program, but the club also accepts requests from the community so that the various groups can [...]

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By Elsie Machtemes 10 Years Ago – April 1, 2004 Daylight Savings Time Begins April 4. Spring your clocks ahead! Cologne – Becky Rademacher, daughter of Robert and Cheryl Rademacher is a candidate for Carver County Dairy Princess. She is sponsored by First National Bank of Waconia, Kenzoil and the Waconia Farm Supply. Waconia High [...]

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It’s not too early to start thinking about getting involved in the Hope Rides Youth Show Extravaganza, a horse event fundraiser that will be held at the Carver County Fairgrounds in Waconia on Sunday, June 22. Hope Rides is a registered 501(c)(3) organization that was founded by Vollie Heitkamp in 2007. Hope Rides Youth Ranch [...]

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Chris Prescott of Waconia has joined the tech-powered real estate brokerage Redfin to lead the launch (and growth) of the business in the Twin Cities. With more than 20 years of real estate experience in the Minneapolis-St. Paul area, as well as time spent as a real estate continuing education instructor, Prescott joins Redfin as [...]

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