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  The St. Bonifacius Fire Department hosted its annual Easter Egg Hunt at the fire station on Saturday, April 4. An estimated 450 children eagerly awaited the sound of the fire truck siren to dash toward the colored specks scattered amongst the fire station lawn. At the prompt time of 10 a.m., the ...Read More
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  The Waconia Fire Department held the official kickoff of a fundraiser for a Lucas 2 CPR machine during the Waconia Fire Department Relief Association’s Spring Pancake, French Toast and Sausage Breakfast held on Sunday, April 12. According to Chief Mark Morse, the department responded to 25 card...Read More
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By Elsie Machtemes 10 Years Ago – April 14, 2005 Lake Waconia official ice out was Friday. One eager boater was on the lake, with a thin layer of ice still covering the eastern most third of the lake. By late Friday only remnants of ice remained on the lake. David and Cindy Splettstoeszer and [......Read More
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Although Richard Happ, 46, who fatally stabbed both of his parents in their Waconia home in 1999 and was later deemed mentally ill and dangerous, remains a resident of the Minnesota Security Hospital in St. Peter, a recent state panel ruling will allow Happ to move to a less restrictive facility in ...Read More
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Mental health discussion THURSDAY, APRIL 16 – NAMI Minnesota will host a Community Conversation on Mental Health from 6 to 8 p.m. at Mount Calvary Lutheran Church, 301 CR 19, in Excelsior. No registration required. Event encourages people to talk about mental health and mental illnesses. Info:...Read More
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Not all lakes are created equal and that certainly is the case with the more than 11,000 lakes in Minnesota. The 2nd annual Shallow Lakes Forum will explore the challenges and benefits of shallow lakes, which need to be managed differently than their deep counterparts. Attendees will learn technique...Read More
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