Waconia Patriot

Carver County welcomes new Veterans Service Officer Dan Tengwall, who took his oath of office administered by Carver County Board Chairman Gayle Degler during the county board meeting on Sept. 2. “Dan has a lot of energy and passion for veterans,” Degler said. “Dan is a good fit at Carver County and I am confident [...]

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By Lorrie Ham The Mayer City Council approved a MnDOT cooperative agreement on Sept. 8 which states that MnDOT will fund $588,000 toward the construction of a roundabout in town. The roundabout, to be located at Highway 25 and 62nd Street, is a cost-sharing project between Mayer Lutheran High School (MLHS), MnDOT and the city. Total [...]

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Scarecrow Contest Scarecrow creators wanted! The Waconia Chamber of Commerce is hosting the 7th annual Scarecrow Contest Oct. 9-19. If you have a group that enjoys being creative, one of our businesses would be happy to showcase your scarecrow.   Info: Contact the Chamber at (952) 442-5812. No fee to create a scarecrow. Waconia Chamber [...]

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For 40 years I have watched for and expected to see the first dark-eyed juncos, also called snowbirds, on or close to Sept. 25. The first ones have never failed to appear at this time. It’s reassuring to see them, each year, appear at the end of September even if they signal the end of [...]

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Vote ‘Yes’ on referendum for families, community To the editor: Our public school facilities are stretched to the maximum and action through a positive “Yes” vote on Nov. 4, 2014, is now necessary. Our public schools have had a tradition of superior performance and to maintain and or to improve this performance, the proposed referendum [...]

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There are informative classes and interesting activities and events galore for all ages occurring this October at the Waconia Library, which is located at 217 S. Vine St. For more information, contact (952) 442-4714. Library Happenings • Service of the Month: Genealogy – Looking For Your Roots? You Can Dig for Them at Your Library! [...]

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