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By Lorrie Ham WACONIA PATRIOT Just in time for Veterans’ Day, a brand new Veterans’ Memorial was dedicated in St. Bonifacius last Sunday. Located in City Park, at the base of the American flag next to the Nike Missile, the memorial and surrounding paver patio are tributes to the men and women who served and […]

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By Kellie Sites, president of the Waconia Chamber of Commerce Have you seen the movie, “New in Town”? It’s a great movie and one of my favorite scenes is the community singing around the giant evergreen tree in their city square park. That’s one of the reasons I love Waconia, it’s truly a Small Town […]

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Cologne FD Toy Drive NOW TO DEC. 16 – The Cologne, NYA and Hamburg fire departments are planning a toy drive with the Southwest Metro Food Shelf. Cologne drop-off sites are KleinBank, Security Bank, Holiday, Community Center, Hairs 2 U. Assistant Chief Dan Worm is the contact person for cash donations — (612) 432-5889. Southview […]

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By Elsie Machtemes 10 Years Ago – Nov. 11, 2004 Secretary of State Mary Kiffmeyer announced last week that Minnesota’s 77 percent voter turnout in Tuesday’s general election was enough to garner the first-place ranking among all of the states, according to the Washington D.C. based Committee for the Study of the American Electorate. This […]

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The Watertown Commission on Aging will be hosting its annual free holiday dinner for area senior citizens on Tuesday, Dec. 2 in the Watertown Community Center at 309 Lewis Ave. S. Social time will begin at 4 p.m. with dinner at 4:30 p.m. The Watertown-Mayer School music department will provide musical entertainment. People should register […]

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TOPS meetings Mondays, 6:45 to 7:30 p.m. – Take Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS) of Watertown meets at the Watertown Community Center. Info: Dory at (952) 200-8655 or Debbie at (952) 955-3079. Watertown Senior Club Tuesdays, 1 p.m. – The Watertown Senior Club meets every Tuesday at 1 p.m. at Watertown City Hall. All 55+ welcome. Info: […]

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