Waconia Patriot

by Lorrie Ham The Mayer City Council hired the architectural firm of Oleson and Hobbie to perform design services for a new park restroom facility in Old Schoolhouse Park at the council’s meeting on April 14. The vote was 3-2, with Mayor Mike Dodge and councilmembers Tice Stieve-McPadden and Bruce Osborn in favor, and councilmembers [...]

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After spending months to develop a profile of the desired skills and characteristics of the next superintendent for Waconia Schools and conducting a nationwide recruitment of qualified candidates, members of the Waconia School Board are getting close to actually sitting down with the top candidates. An update on the superintendent search was made during the [...]

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Couples golf league   Do you enjoy golf? Are you part of a couple? If yes, consider joining the Dahlgreen Couples Golf League, which meets every other Friday starting May 2. Info: Ron Stark at (952) 937-8860.   Trinity Open House   THURSDAY, APRIL 24 – Trinity Lutheran School in Waconia will be hosting an [...]

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From Brain Fitness resources to a “Library Advice for Your Device” event, there are plenty of interesting activities and events available at the Waconia Library and other county libraries in May. The Waconia Library is located at 217 S Vine St. in Waconia. For more information, contact (952) 442-4714. Library Happenings • Service of the [...]

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• The Waconia High School Prom will be held on Saturday, May 3. Grand March will be held in the high school gym at 3 p.m. The theme for this year’s prom is “The Great Gatsby.” After Grand March, students will travel by bus to the Mall of America, where they will enjoy dinner and [...]

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By Don Heinzman Gov. Mark Dayton said April 10 that soon he will no longer need crutches and is not feeling any pain from his hip replacement. During a recent interview with the ECM Editorial Board, the governor obviously also wasn’t feeling any political pain. Most of the major bills – the tax bill, increase [...]

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