Waconia Patriot

Area choral music is reaching a high note thanks to two choral groups that will provide the opportunity to sing the finest repertoire year-round. • The Carver Chorale is a new vocal organization that provides the opportunity to sing September through May. The director is Dr. John Scott Moir, whose education and wide-ranging experience include [...]

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Water is a valuable and vulnerable, life-sustaining natural resource that all too often just goes needlessly down the drain. The Minnesota Landscape Arboretum’s 2014 Clean Water Summit will attempt to address this issue by focusing on the costs and benefits of incorporating green infrastructure features in development projects, including the economic, social and ecological factors. [...]

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By Elsie Machtemes 10 Years Ago – Aug. 26, 2004 The Waconia Food Shelf was officially started in July 2003. Since then it has distributed an estimated 60,000 plus pounds of food. More than 800 students are now registered at Waconia High School. Gerald and Betty Trende will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary, Sept. 11, [...]

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The 2014 International Cold Climate Wine Competition was held in St. Paul last week. Sovereign Estate Winery and Parley Lake Winery, both of Waconia, were among the winners at the competition, which included 284 wines from 59 commercial wineries located in 11 states. Awards were based on blind tastings by 21 expert judges, who include [...]

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In late July, Edward Jones Investments expanded and opened its second Edward Jones office in Waconia. The original office is located at 718 Vista Blvd and will continue to be run by the branch team of Chuck Schmidt and Geri Dreier. Financial Advisor Ryan Pederson will run the second office, which is located inside the [...]

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Wednesday, Aug. 13 A theft was reported in Watertown on the 600 block of White Street SW. On the 100 block of Main Street in Waconia there was a complaint of vandalism.   Thursday, Aug. 14 A suspicious vehicle was reported on Swede Lake Road in Watertown Township. Another report of a suspicious vehicle in [...]

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