Waconia Patriot

The Waconia Chamber of Commerce promises an evening of festive holiday cheer at the Old Fashioned Tree Lighting event, which will take place from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at City Square Park in downtown Waconia on Friday, Nov. 28. At the event, enjoy a cozy night of cocoa, caroling, warming fires and a brilliantly lit […]

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By Lorrie Ham WACONIA PATRIOT Sergeant Mike Kokesh of the Minnetrista Public Safety Department provided a history of the department in a presentation to the St. Bonifacious City Council during its meeting on Nov. 5. When the Minnetrista department was organized in 1950s, constables drove their own cars and were paid $1 per year. The […]

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Toastmasters Club 2ND AND 4TH MONDAYS – Want to get over your fear of public speaking? Want to improve your public speaking and leadership skills in a friendly and supportive environment? The Carver County Communicators Toastmasters Club meets at Chaska Middle School (East Room E30) from 7 to 8 p.m. Info: 5518.toastmastersclubs.org. Golden Connections 2ND […]

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The 11th annual Waconia Toy Drive is in full swing and businesses are ready to accept donations. Toy drop sites, located throughout Waconia, will be accepting donations through Monday, Dec. 7. They are: Colony Plaza, Dojo Karate, Early Childhood Family Education Office, Frost & Steam, Holiday Station,, Hometown Bank, Klein Bank, Laketown Gym, Mackenthun’s, MidCountry […]

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By Supt. Pat Devine With Thanksgiving being the season to give thanks, it seems appropriate to give thanks to this community for the many ways it supports ISD ONE10, Waconia Public Schools. I am extremely thankful to be a part of this wonderful community and for the welcome you have given me and my family […]

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