Waconia Patriot

By Lorrie Ham   The Mayer City Council unanimously rejected the single bid received for the restroom project at Old Schoolhouse Park at the July 14 council meeting. In April, the council engaged the services of Oleson and Hobbie Architects to complete the required drawings for the project with the hope of attracting multiple competitive [...]

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Basketball, swimming, golf, or bowling. Whether it’s in school or in the community, athletic opportunities abound for Waconia area residents, including Special Olympic athletes. The Wild West team, as it has come to be known, is a community-based group of 52 Special Olympic athletes from Waconia, Watertown, Mayer, Victoria, New Germany, St. Boni, and other [...]

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The 2014 Primary Election will be held on Tuesday, Aug. 12. As part of the newspaper’s primary election coverage, a question and answer session was held with Bob Frey and Jim Nash, the Republican candidates for State House District 47A. Each candidate was allowed 75 words to discuss their background and a total of 400 [...]

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For the second consecutive season, the Waconia Lakers played Winsted in the Crow River Valley League North Division title game in the final regular season game, and for the second time, the Lakers found themselves on the losing end of a close game that would award Winsted the title. Waconia finished the regular season with [...]

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A comparison of the DFL, Republican parties   To the editor:   As we move closer to November and the election, we hear more and more outlandish claims especially from those attacking our governor and the DFL controlled legislature. It is unfortunate that many of these claims do not have anything to do with the [...]

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The Mayer Blazers will have to get past Glencoe in a best-of-three series this weekend for a shot at the Region 7C tournament that begins later next week. The Blazers ended the regular season last weekend with losses to Watertown and Winsted, finishing the year with a 5-15 record, fifth in the Crow River Valley [...]

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