Waconia Patriot

Oakwood Community Church invites everyone to see A Misfit Christmas at Waconia High School on Sunday, Dec. 14 at 9 a.m. Performed by Theater for the Thirsty actors Jeremiah and Vanessa Gamble, this original musical is funny and festive. Smile, laugh and hum along to your favorite Christmas carols as a tone-deaf angel, an absentminded […]

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By John Braland Our dog Hunter teaches me some of the coolest lessons about God and His love for me. Hunter is our 5 year old, 60 pound black lab and he is an integral part of our family. We talk to him like a person and he just looks at us and wags his […]

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Wednesday, Nov. 5 Suspicious activity was reported on the 500 block of Industrial Boulevard in Waconia. A sex crime was reported on Commercial Drive in Waconia. An accident was reported on County Road 20 in Watertown Township. An estimated $200 worth of tools were reportedly stolen from a vehicle on the 600 block of Street […]

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There’s always something political to discover To the editor: The last thing you may want to read is another political letter but stay with me. The midterms are over and the presidential campaign has begun. Nationally the Republicans handed the president a historic defeat. Yet the president is willing to create a Constitutional crisis over […]

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Coach: Patrick Lenton Assistant coaches: Mark Grundhofer, Andy Mair, Kyle Ryan and Jason Miller Captains: Matt Fulkerson and Cal Rassman. Assistant captains: Collin Reus and Joe Benson. 2013 results: The Wildcats finished the season 10-12-1. Lenton said the season had its ebbs and flows, but the ‘Cats had a big moment at the end of […]

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The Waconia boys basketball team fell behind 34-10 at Colombia Heights on Nov. 20, but refused to hang their heads, fighting back to win the season-opener in overtime 72-64. “It was a good testament of this team,” said coach Patrick Hayes. The Wildcats dropped behind early, and trailed 38-19 at half. “We didn’t handle their […]

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