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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Thrift Shoppe open   The Trending Upward Thrift Shoppe will be open at Promise Church (141 Depot Drive in Waconia) every Thursday through Saturday in August from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Info: (952) 261-2343.   Alumni choir group   Star Chasers, a Waconia High School Show Choir alumni choir group, is forming to promote [...]

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Youngsters like Kerrie Maleski, Kayley Schoonmaker, Matt Rubel and Will Tully are part of a major trend in Minnesota. They are among the growing number of students in Minnesota’s two-year community colleges. They’ve also been elected as leaders of the Minnesota State College Student Association. National research says cost and preparation for good jobs is [...]

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School’s back in session in September — students should note that a number of “Homework Help” resources are available at the Waconia Library. Don’t miss this and many other special events and activities at the Waconia Library, which is located at 217 S. Vine St. For more information, contact (952) 442-4714.   Library Happenings • [...]

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Writer says it’s time to invest in district’s future   To the editor:   Let me start by stating that my opinion is biased. I have children in Waconia Public Schools. That said, I don’t believe in settling. I’ve seen documentaries that detailed the truly sad state in some public schools. If my children were [...]

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