Waconia Patriot

Writers prefer Frey over another ‘career politican’ To the editor: My wife and I have lived in Carver County our entire lives and in that time frame we have witnessed an abundance of “careers made through politics,” a phrase that is used in the political world describing career politicians. With the primary fast approaching, how [...]

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By Lorrie Ham The St. Boni City Council took action on several items July 16 which were discussed at the previous night’s workshop session. The council approved several improvements for city parks, including a $4,280 expense for restriping and overlay at the basketball court at City Park. W.M. Mueller submitted the lowest of three bids [...]

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Although another school year is only a few months away and a building referendum looms this fall, it’s still the middle of summer and the Waconia School Board made quick work of its regular meeting held July 14. Todd Swanson, Director of Finance and Operations, gave an update on the slate of 2014-15 capital projects [...]

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Garden Help Desk   The Carver/Scott Extension Master Gardeners are staffing a garden help desk at the Waconia Library on Saturday mornings from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. for the summer. Bring questions and samples.   Volunteer for the Relay   Volunteers are needed for the Relay For Life of Waconia. To learn more, contact [...]

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August promises to be a magical month at the Waconia Library! The library has been in its current location for 10 years … be sure to attend the library’s 10th Birthday party on Saturday, Aug. 16. The Waconia Library is located at 217 S. Vine St. For more information, contact (952) 442-4714.   Library Happenings [...]

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Marty Seifert is the most traveled of the Republican candidates for governor, having visited all 87 Minnesota counties in the run-up to the Aug. 12 primary election. The former southwestern Minnesota farm kid has also covered a lot of ground in his professional and political careers, from teaching high school history and government to serving [...]

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