Nickle Dickle Day

The 20th annual Nickle Dickle Medallion hunt came to an end on Wednesday, Sept. 4. The father/son team of Lloyd Graupmann of Plato and Jason Graupmann of Waconia, along with members of their family, found the medallion in a retaining wall located near the basketball court at Cedar Point Park at approximately 3:50 p.m. on [...]

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The 20th annual Nickle Dickle Medallion hunt continues this week with Clue No. 2. The medallion will be located on public property. Everyone is encouraged to follow along with the weekly clues that will be published in The Waconia Patriot. You are looking for a brass medallion inside a red bag. The person who finds [...]

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The 20th annual Nickle Dickle Medallion hunt begins this week with Clue No. 1. The medallion will be located on public property. Everyone is encouraged to follow along with the weekly clues that will be published in The Waconia Patriot. You are looking for a brass medallion inside a red bag. The person who finds [...]

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Thousands of people visited Waconia for Nickle Dickle Day, the community’s annual celebration that’s organized by the Waconia Chamber of Commerce, on Saturday, Sept 15. Patriot photos by Todd Moen

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The 27th annual Nickle Dickle Day Antique and Collector Car and Truck Show was held on Saturday, Sept. 15. The event, which was sponsored by the Waconia Chamber of Commerce, featured a record 330 vehicles. Class 1: 0-1940 – Stock 1) Steve Helgeson, Lakeville, Ford Model A – Tudor 2) John Latterner, Mound, 1927 Paige [...]

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The 2nd annual Pie Eating Contest was held on Nickle Dickle Day in Waconia on Saturday, Sept 15. The contest, which was sponsored by the Waconia Patriot, was a fundraiser for schools in Waconia. In the main event, Tracy Hartmann, a seventh grade math teacher at Clearwater Middle School, narrowly edged Josh Sell of Southview [...]

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