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By Jim Gilbert Some great blue herons returned in March, but since the ice cover left Lake Waconia on April 2 we’re seeing more of these majestic birds. They winter in a range extending from the southern states down into Central America, and always return to their breeding range and specifically t...Read More
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By Elsie Machtemes 10 Years Ago – April 7, 2005 Apparently, residents just love it in Waconia. In a random quality of life survey of 300 residents, most believe the quality of life here is desirable. Forty-eight percent say it is excellent. Forty-seven percent say it is good. Only 4 percent state ...Read More
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When it comes to teen hangouts, they often become etched in one’s memory. In “Happy Days,” one might recall that Richie, the Fonz and company enjoyed spending time at Arnold’s. And for Zack, Screech and the gang in “Saved by the Bell,” it was The Max. One day, teens in Waconia may very w...Read More
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Early Childhood screen. APRIL 9 & 10 – District 110 staff offers Early Childhood Screening to check a child’s overall development and health. Recommended screening age: 3 1/2 to 4 years. Screening will take place from 2:30 to 5 p.m. on Thursday, April 9 and 8:15 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. on Frid...Read More
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Registration is now open for the Lake Waconia Triathlon. The Lake Waconia Triathlon is one of the oldest and most beloved triathlons in the Twin Cities. This event is a Sprint Triathlon which began in 1990. It consists of a 1/2 Mile Swim, 20 Mile Bike and 4 Mile Run — great distances for a [...]...Read More
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