Waconia Patriot

New to Waconia this year is unified bowling, a sport that pairs special needs athletes with non-disabled peers to play on the same team. The two groups, who aren’t often in the same classes at school, meet up at the bowling alley after school, bowling, laughing and having a good time. “We’re just helping some […]

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In recent weeks, members of WHOOT (Wildcats Helping Others Over Themselves) and the Waconia Show Choir joined forces to collect food for the annual Stuff-A-Truck community food drive. The students collected items during the “Trick or Treat for a Ton” activity on Halloween and continued collecting donations in the high school lobby in the weeks […]

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Waconia history book The Waconia Heritage Association presents the long-awaited Volume II “Waconia: Paradise of the Northwest – The Town and Its People,” a 496-page book with 600+ photos. Available at Carver County Historical Society, Waconia City Hall, Mackenthun’s Fine Foods, Melchert Hubert Sjodin Law Office, and Wild Bird Store. Cologne FD Toy Drive NOW […]

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If you need help this holidays eason to provide your children with gifts, you are welcome to attend the 2014 Waconia Toy Drive on Friday, Dec. 12 from 9 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the Waconia Fire Station. You will be required to show a proof of address that you live in the Waconia area […]

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For the first time, students from Cologne Academy attended We Day, which was held at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul on Wednesday, Nov. 12. We Day is a daylong retreat that schools earn their way to.  You cannot purchase a ticket to We Day, rather you have to earn it through service. Service […]

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Ridgeview Medical Center announces that Charles J. Snow, MD, a board-certified obstetrician and gynecologist, has joined Western OB/GYN, A Division of Ridgeview Clinics. He sees patients in Waconia and Chaska, and will begin seeing patients at Ridgeview Sibley Medical Center in January. Dr. Snow’s medical special interests include contraception, infertility, gynecological surgery, and general and […]

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