Waconia Patriot

An assault that included the use of a souvenir baseball bat as a weapon occurred at Westwood Community Church in Chanhassen during the early morning hours of Sunday, Oct. 12. According to the Carver County Sheriff’s Office, deputies received a complaint of an assault that occurred at Westwood Community Church in Chanhassen at about 4:50 [...]

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Just in time for Halloween, get ready for an afternoon full of scary Minnesota stories of werewolves, Bigfoot, hauntings, and sea serpents as author Chad Lewis presents “Mysterious Creatures of Minnesota” at the Waconia Library (217 S Vine Street) at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 25. In this presentation, Lewis showcases his on-site investigations of [...]

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A Dahlgren Township man died after accidentally being buried in a drainage ditch on Sunday, Oct. 19. According to the Carver County Sheriff’s Office, a 9-1-1 call reported that a person had been buried in a ditch off of County Road 43, south of Highway 212, in Dahlgren Township at about 2:19 p.m. on Oct. [...]

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Two separate incidents involving drowning victims occurred on Parley Lake, located just east of Waconia, over the weekend. The first incident involved the death of 6-year-old Hunter Heyrman of St. Bonifacius in the early morning hours of Friday, Oct. 17. The second incident occurred almost exactly 24 hours later, taking the life of Dean Buetow, [...]

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The 2015 edition of the Barns of Carver County Calendar is now available at local Carver County retailers. The calendar features 12 historic barns in Carver County with accompanying text that tells the history of the farm families. In 2006, local artist and photographer Ruth Tremblay of Waconia began photographing the barns around Carver County. [...]

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St. Joseph Catholic School in Waconia hosted the first meet of the season for the Metro West math division of the Minnesota Junior High Math League on Oct. 6. In the individual competition, two St. Joe’s seventh graders finished in the top five out of a field of more than 70 mathletes. Samuel McNulty finished [...]

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