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Wander your way through Carver County this weekend to see, or purchase, an eclectic array of paintings, pottery, jewelry and so much more during the 3rd annual Art Wander 2014 Studio Tour. The three day event, Sept. 27-28, will feature 29 different artists displaying their art in 13 different studios across Carver County. The 13 […]

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A Young America Township resident has died as a result of a crash on the morning of Sept. 7. Bradley Scott Schauer, 40, was reportedly involved in a fight before fleeing the scene, according to Carver County Sheriff Jim Olson. Olson advises that at about 2:30 a.m. Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a report of fight […]

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Although Basil Philippy, a resident of Austin, Texas, only visits Waconia about once a year, he remains informed about his native city thanks to his Waconia Patriot subscription, which he has held since 1953. “I could not let this month pass without calling to your attention that this is my 60th renewal as an out-of-town […]

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One doesn’t need to fly to Las Vegas or New York to enjoy delicious wood fired artisan pizza. Thanks to Rolling Hearth Bistro, one can enjoy artisan pizza much closer to home — even in their own backyard! Rolling Hearth Bistro is a made-to-order artisan pizza business run by Tim and Kirsten Huinker of Waconia, […]

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One of the most prominent businessmen in Waconia, Kim Mackenthun of Mackenthun’s Fine Foods, was recently immortalized by his peers after he was inducted into the Minnesota Grocers Association (MGA) Hall of Fame in recognition of his outstanding service and exemplary contributions to Minnesota’s food industry. Mackenthun received the award from MGA Board Chairman Glen […]

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