Waconia City Council

  In Waconia, Jim Sanborn was elected mayor, earning 96.66 percent, or 3,095 votes. On the council, Lynn Ayers was elected as the Ward I representative, earning 99.26 percent, or 1,340 votes, and Kent Bloudek was elected to represent Ward II, taking 69.21 percent or 1,416 votes compared to 30.16 percent and 617 votes for […]

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Citizens wishing for more options when it comes to dining and nightlife in Waconia will soon be luck. A site plan and design review for Jax Taphouse was approved by the Waconia City Council during its meeting on Monday, Oct. 20. The new business is located at 140 West Main Street, which is currently occupied […]

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A request to hold an organized 5K that would start at midnight and pass through residential streets was met with caution by the Waconia City Council, which considered the event during its regular meeting on Sept. 15. The event in question, the inaugural Herbalife Family Foundation 5K Midnight Fun Run/Walk, was slated to take place […]

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Could an increasing number of free fitness classes being offered at Safari Island translate into higher membership rates in 2015? In an effort to address the costs that are associated with offering the free fitness classes, the Waconia Park Board is considering a possible rate increase that would go into effect in 2015. The matter […]

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Waconia continues to experience residential growth and action taken by the Waconia City Council during its regular meeting held on Monday, Aug. 18 will help accommodate that growth. During the meeting, the council approved the preliminary and final plats for the Crosswinds Planned Unit Development (PUD). Developer Mattamy Homes will construct homes on 96 single […]

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If you’re a local baseball fan, take a good look at Lions Field in Waconia because by next fall, you may not recognize it. Thanks to strong fundraising work by the Waconia Baseball Association (WBA) and other efforts such as the inaugural J. Carver Distillery “Golf With A Purpose” tournament, the Lions Field grandstand project […]

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