Waconia Patriot

Several members of a group of teens that were allegedly running through backyards and causing criminal damage to residences on Sparrow Road in Waconia were caught and detained by deputies with the Carver County Sheriff’s Office during the early morning hours this past weekend. According to the Carver County Sheriff’s Office, at approximately 2:38 a.m. [...]

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WEpalooza 2014, an event designed to enrich the lives of area women while helping out a great cause, will be held at Schram Vineyards Winery and Brewery in Waconia from 1 to 5 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 5. Created to serve as a women’s expo, WEpalooza is a multi-generational event for mothers, daughters, grandmothers, granddaughters, [...]

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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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In recent months, officials with ISD #110 have been working hard to inform the public about the building referendum that will be decided by voters in the General Election this November. District officials are planning two open forums to further inform voters about the referendum, which is described by the district as a tax-neutral $75 [...]

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Wander your way through Carver County this weekend to see, or purchase, an eclectic array of paintings, pottery, jewelry and so much more during the 3rd annual Art Wander 2014 Studio Tour. The three day event, Sept. 27-28, will feature 29 different artists displaying their art in 13 different studios across Carver County. The 13 [...]

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Carver County Commissioners adopted the 2015 preliminary property tax levy and budget at the Sept. 16 board meeting. The proposed levy reflects improving economic times experienced locally, and it marks the 10th consecutive year that county taxes on an average-value home will be decreased or flat-lined. In addition, county taxes on average-valued commercial and agricultural [...]

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