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Although Basil Philippy, a resident of Austin, Texas, only visits Waconia about once a year, he remains informed about his native city thanks to his Waconia Patriot subscription, which he has held since 1953. “I could not let this month pass without calling to your attention that this is my 60th renewal as an out-of-town [...]

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If you’re a local baseball fan, take a good look at Lions Field in Waconia because by next fall, you may not recognize it. Thanks to strong fundraising work by the Waconia Baseball Association (WBA) and other efforts such as the inaugural J. Carver Distillery “Golf With A Purpose” tournament, the Lions Field grandstand project [...]

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Carver-Scott Humane Society (CSHS) is hosting the 22nd annual Walk/Run Fur Love 5K from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 13 at Lions Park (1101 Adams Street) in Shakopee to benefit homeless animals. The goal this year is to raise $20,000. This pet-friendly walk/run 5K will kick off a day of celebrating animals [...]

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SunPatriot Newspapers is pleased to introduce James Stitt as the newest member of its editorial staff. Stitt’s first day was Monday, Aug. 18 and he will be covering sports (including regular coverage of Waconia High School and Mayer Lutheran High School sports) for the Waconia Patriot and its sister newspapers, along with completing other general [...]

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The 21st annual Nickle Dickle Medallion hunt continues this week with Clue #3. The medallion will be located on public property. Everyone is encouraged to follow along with the weekly clues that will be published in The Waconia Patriot. You are looking for a brass medallion inside a red bag. The person who finds it will [...]

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by Brady Lass On Saturday, Sept. 6, you’ll have the chance to attend an event that can benefit your health and allow you the opportunity to benefit someone else’s life as well. The Sanctuary Health and Wellness event will be held by real estate husband and wife team Tim and Michaelee Jenkins of REMAX International [...]

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