Down Memory Lane

By Elsie Machtemes 10 Years Ago – Aug. 26, 2004 The Waconia Food Shelf was officially started in July 2003. Since then it has distributed an estimated 60,000 plus pounds of food. More than 800 students are now registered at Waconia High School. Gerald and Betty Trende will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary, Sept. 11, [...]

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By Elsie Machtemes 10 Years Ago – Aug. 19, 2004 Elizabeth Wagner and Parker Breza, both 7 and a half years old, shared a ride on the Tilt-A-Whirl at the Carver County Fair. Mayer –Harold Hill’s 90th birthday will be celebrated at the Mayer Community Center on Sunday. Minnesota’s duck hunting season will be September [...]

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By Elsie Machtemes 10 Years Ago – Aug. 12, 2004 For 93 years the fabulous Carver County Fair has brought excitement to folks far and near. Last year an estimated 84,000 people passed through the gates, making it one of the five largest fairs in the state. This year, with good weather, numbers could nudge [...]

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By Elsie Machtemes 10 Years Ago – Aug. 5, 2004 As meth labs continue to become a growing problem in society, Carver County now has an ordinance for cleaning up the waste from meth lab sites. Five other counties in the state have adopted similar ordinances and have recognized the property owner as being liable. [...]

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By Elsie Machtemes 10 Years Ago – July 29, 2004 Waconia District 110 will move its meetings to the new City Hall located on Vine Street downtown Waconia. The city extended an invitation to the school to use the facilities. The school was more than happy to accept the offer since the City Hall has [...]

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By Elsie Machtemes 10 Years Ago – July 24, 2004 An appreciation ceremony will be held honoring Duella and the late Arlo Hasse for the many Native American artifacts they have contributed to the Carver County Historical Society museum in Waconia. So far this summer the weather has not cooperated much with outdoor enthusiasts, but [...]

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