Waconia Patriot

Who is the best cook in America? In a couple of months, it may very well be Marc Huebner of Waconia. Huebner is one of 16 home cooks from across the nation to be selected as a contestant for the new culinary competition series “America’s Best Cook,” which premieres on Food Network at 8 p.m. [...]

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Last week, officials with Waconia Public Schools learned that the Minnesota Department of Commerce Division of Energy Resources has awarded the district approximately $130,000 toward the installation of an array of solar panels mounted on top of the high school roof. The project is expected to be completed by Aug. 31. The photovoltaic array features [...]

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Ridgeview Medical Center is one of seven clinics throughout the state that has agreed to participate in a Minnesota Medical Association-backed implementation program to improve physician-patient dialogue about unnecessary health care services. The implementation program is part of an initiative known as Choosing Wisely, which the ABIM Foundation, along with Consumer Reports, launched in April [...]

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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. Faith Renewal event APRIL 6-10 – A Faith Renewal/Parish Mission will be held at the Catholic parishes of St. [...]

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The Waconia Chamber of Commerce is hosting a luncheon that will include a program on the proposed 2014 mill and overlay project and the 2015 roadway improvements on Highway 5 and County Road 10. Guest speakers from MnDOT, the city of Waconia, and Carver County will lead this program, which will include a delicious meal [...]

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By Elsie Machtemes 10 Years Ago – April 8, 2004 Rosalie Peterson, a longtime resident of Waconia and Waconia Good Samaritan Center, passed away. She was a frequent correspondent for The Waconia Patriot. She leaves a legacy of kindness, inspiration and civic activism. She suffered from a disability for most of her life and was [...]

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