Down Memory Lane
By Elsie Machtemes 10 Years Ago – March 3, 2005 Dawn Pistulka donated her long, red hair to” Locks of Love.” It flowed all the way to the small of her back. She and her mother Dawn decided to cut her hair when they learned of a friend who was diagnosed with breast cancer. For [...]...Read More
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By Elsie Machtemes 10 Years Ago – Feb. 24, 2005 St. Bonifacius – Lockheed Martin last week announced that St. Boni resident Micheal E. Smith was awarded two patents by the U. S. Patent and Trademark Office. Smith received patents for a Video Display Console with Upright Display and for a Video D...Read More
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By Elsie Machtemes 10 Years Ago – Feb. 17, 2005 Sunday night an estimated three inches of snow fell on the Waconia area. By noon on Monday much of it was melted as 42 degree temperatures broke through and reminded everyone that spring is on the way. Medallion Cabinetry conducted a ribbon cutting c...Read More
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By Elsie Machtemes 10 Years Ago – Feb. 10, 2005 This last week was great for those folks looking ahead to spring. The temperature was in the 40s or 50s almost every day. On Friday it was 52 degrees. The average high is 28 degrees. The Circle C 4-H Saddle Club officers Katie Nord, Libby [...]...Read More
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By Elsie Machtemes 10 Years Ago – Feb. 3, 2005 Hundreds of snowmobile enthusiasts and collectors made Waconia their home this past weekend, during the 15th Annual Vintage and Antique Snowmobile Event. Cologne – Ethel Worm, who describes herself as 81 years young, earned “Poet of the Year” ho...Read More
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By Elsie Machtemes 10 Years Ago – Jan. 27, 2005 The wimpy winter of 2005 finally reared its head and dropped 8 inches of snow on the area last Friday. It provided the year’s first opportunity for sledding, as Faith Gongoll and Sierra Johnson discovered sliding down Trinity Hill in Waconia. Last ...Read More
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