Down Memory Lane

By Elsie Machtemes 10 Years Ago – June 10, 2004 The annual Lake Minnetonka Kennel Club dog show was held in Waconia last Friday-Sunday, with hundreds of dogs, and their owners, coming to town to demonstrate their skills, obedience, beauty and training. The show was held at the fairgrounds. The Waconia Wildcats baseball team is [...]

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By Elsie Machtemes 10 Years Ago – June 3, 2004 Mayer – The banks of the Crow River could be the next site for a Carver County regional park. It was discussed at a recent Mayer council meeting by Marty Walsh, the director of Carver County Parks. Many reasons were given as to why it [...]

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10 Years Ago – May 27, 2004 A total of 160 high school seniors will participate in graduation ceremonies at Waconia High School this Sunday. There will be co-valedictorians this year: Mallory Hanson and Kaylee Rasmussen. Both completed their high school careers with perfect 4.0 grade point averages. Both will give speeches Sunday. Allen Hasse, [...]

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By Elsie Machtemes 10 Years Ago – May 20, 2004 The Waconia Lions Club has donated $75,000 to the city to build a skate park at Brook Peterson Park. It is expected to be finished by this summer. The Waconia baseball team finished a superb three game stretch last week, going 3-0. The Wildcats remain [...]

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By Elsie Machtemes 10 Years Ago – May 13, 2004 This Saturday is a big day for Minnesota anglers, with the walleye, northern and lake trout season opener being held, starting at midnight. The Governor’s Fishing Opener will be held in the Lake of the Woods. MSNBC was in Waconia last week, taping interviews for [...]

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By Elsie Machtemes 10 Years Ago – May 6, 2004 Trinity Lutheran School will be expanded in the months ahead to provide more space for a growing enrollment. Ground breaking is scheduled for August. Trinity’s last expansion occurred in 1995. Waconia High School students recently competed in the regional art competition in Litchfield. The individual [...]

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