It’s a busy time of year but there are still plenty of fun, interesting and informative activities available at the Waconia Library this December. The library is located at 217 S. Vine St. For more information, contact (952) 442-4714. Library Happenings • Storytimes – All library storytimes follow the Every Child Ready to Read practices […]

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By Don Heinzman The millennials, ages 18-34, are forcing changes in the metropolitan area housing patterns, particularly in the first-ring suburbs and urban centers. Steve Elkins is the District 5 Metropolitan Council member, representing Bloomington, Richfield, Edina and Hopkins, who spoke to progressives recently in Bloomington. He is an economist for Optum Technology, a division […]

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Oakwood Community Church invites everyone to see A Misfit Christmas at Waconia High School on Sunday, Dec. 14 at 9 a.m. Performed by Theater for the Thirsty actors Jeremiah and Vanessa Gamble, this original musical is funny and festive. Smile, laugh and hum along to your favorite Christmas carols as a tone-deaf angel, an absentminded […]

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By John Braland Our dog Hunter teaches me some of the coolest lessons about God and His love for me. Hunter is our 5 year old, 60 pound black lab and he is an integral part of our family. We talk to him like a person and he just looks at us and wags his […]

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Wednesday, Nov. 5 Suspicious activity was reported on the 500 block of Industrial Boulevard in Waconia. A sex crime was reported on Commercial Drive in Waconia. An accident was reported on County Road 20 in Watertown Township. An estimated $200 worth of tools were reportedly stolen from a vehicle on the 600 block of Street […]

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On Nov. 22 in Annandale, 64 FFA region officers gathered for the annual Providing Officers With Essential Resources (POWER) II leadership conference. Michael Burns from the Watertown-Mayer FFA chapter attended POWER along with region officer teammates. The POWER II leadership conference helps FFA officers plan for the remaining events during their year of service and […]

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