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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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by GILBERT DAMMANN (Editor’s Note: Plato native and Glencoe High School graduate Gilbert Dammann recently decided to share his account of a Harley motorcycle trip he took in the summer of 1947. Dammann first purchased his bike in 1946, making his first bike trip from California to Washington, befo...Read More
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Stage two of the CSAH 10 Bridge and Intersection project began on April 6, starting minor detours through the middle of June. The detours will mainly affect truck drivers, who will be sent along Bickford Street and portions of Angle Avenue. and Maple Street. No parking zones have been established al...Read More
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BY katie morford The Laker The Haven project groundbreaking and blessing ceremony held March 31 attracted a large crowd of community members and those involved in the project. “We’re finally getting to see the results,” Curt Wilson, Peace Villa Board president, said enthusiastically at the ble...Read More
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