Waconia Patriot

By Elsie Machtemes 10 Years Ago- April 22, 2004 The first spring storm of the season ripped through the area this past Sunday causing little damage, but sending some folks to the ‘junk drawer’ searching for matches and candles. The biggest complaint was power outages. Some neighborhoods in Waconia were without power for four hours. [...]

facebook icon
twitter icon
comments icon

Gardeners — take heart! The 46th annual Arboretum Auxiliary Spring Plant Sale is just around the corner. Visit the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum on Mother’s Day weekend, May 10-11, to shop for unique plants, hard-to-find varieties, and University of Minnesota introductions. Sale hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. both days. Highlights include sections on Shade [...]

facebook icon
twitter icon
comments icon

On March 22, a group of 16 students and four chaperones from Holy Family Catholic High School embarked on a cultural immersion and service trip to Haiti. Inspired by previous mission trips and attendance at Minnesota’s We Day–Minnesota rally for student volunteers, Ella Dahlin, 18, and Emily Kirsch, 18, both of Waconia, decided to propose [...]

facebook icon
twitter icon
comments icon

Diane Herrmann, a Waconia daycare provider, was recently selected as the “2014 Provider of the Year” by the Carver County Licensed Child Care Association (CCLCCA). Herrmann was one of 27 licensed family child care providers in Carver County to be nominated for this honor. She will represent Carver County at the Minnesota Licensed Family Child [...]

facebook icon
twitter icon
comments icon

In a couple of weeks, the city of Waconia will be saying goodbye to Shane Fineran, who has served as the assistant city administrator since May 2009. Fineran was recently selected as the new city administrator for the city of Watertown so he offered his voluntary resignation, effective May 2, to the Waconia City Council, [...]

facebook icon
twitter icon
comments icon

Waconia Farmer’s Market is ramping up for its second year and organizers report that space is still available! The market will run from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday mornings from May 31 to mid-September. Organizers are still seeking jams, fresh produce, maple, honey and cut flowers. To learn more, contact Tracy LeTourneau at [...]

facebook icon
twitter icon
comments icon
up arrow
up arrow