Down Memory Lane
By Elsie Machtemes 10 Years Ago – Sept. 30, 2004 The Lions Skate Park in Waconia is now fully completed and operational at Brook Peterson Park. According to city parks and recreation director Kristi Olson, the skate park has been heavily used since it opened two weeks ago. Nine-year-old Harley Tol...Read More
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By Elsie Machtemes 10 Years Ago – Sept. 23, 2004 Trinity Lutheran School and Church celebrated a groundbreaking for a $4.1 million building expansion on Sunday. Cologne-The fate of Cologne’s dance pavilion has been on the minds of city council members for the past few years. After much discussio...Read More
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By Elsie Machtemes 10 Years Ago- Sept. 16, 2004 The Waconia boys soccer team extended its winning streak to three games with a 5-1 victory at St. Michael-Albertville. Waconia has outscored its opponents 17-11 and is undefeated in the conference and on the road this season. Jason and Amy Theis of Wac...Read More
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By Elsie Machtemes 10 Years Ago – Sept. 9, 2004 The old Faith Lutheran Church sanctuary was reduced to rubble last week when a digger began knocking down the structure. The church successfully moved into its new building located just north of the razed structure. Euna and Will Yetzer of Waconia pl...Read More
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By Elsie Machtemes 10 Years Ago- Sept. 2, 2004 Students at Trinity Lutheran School were back in class this past Monday as the first day of the new school year started for the local private school. Fourth grader Christophe Morschen was seen walking to the front door with his mom, Stephanie and little...Read More
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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 wed...Read More
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