Waconia Patriot

The Wildcats traveled to take on New Prague on Oct. 9, and defeated the Trojans 121-55. The Waconia swimmers showed off their versatility in the meet, and performed well. “[It was a] very fun meet,” said coach Amy Howard. “The girls swam up to their potential and I had put a lot of girls in [...]

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The Mayer Lutheran/Lester Prairie/Holy Trinity cross country team traveled to Watertown-Mayer on Oct. 9 to compete in the Minnesota River Conference meet. The girls finished sixth and the boys finished eighth, with All-Conference Honorable mentions going to junior Ben Quiram and freshman Emily Berry. The Crusaders continued to lower their times, as several posted season [...]

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The Mayer Lutheran boys soccer team season came to an end on Oct. 7, when the Crusaders lost to Holy Family Catholic in the first round of the Section 6A tournament, 7-0. The Crusaders started the game with aggressive play as juniors Charlie Menke and Brandon Holmes had several probing attacks early, testing the defense [...]

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A 6-year-old boy was reported missing and later found in the waters of Parley Lake, east of Waconia, in the early morning hours of Friday, Oct. 17. Efforts to revive the boy were unsuccessful. According the Carver County Sheriff’s Office, authorities received a 9-1-1 call reporting a missing 6 year-old from a boat on Parley [...]

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Sen. Ortman supports Nash for District 47A To the editor: I write in support of Jim Nash for the Minnesota House of Representatives. I’ve known Jim and Kim Nash and their beautiful family for several years, and admire them tremendously for their commitment to serve the community. Jim is a very successful businessman and will [...]

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From the Noid to now, Domino’s Pizza has been a part of the Waconia community for many years. In fact, the business, owned by Richard Dupont of Waconia, is celebrating its 25th anniversary this week. “The day we opened was the day there was an earthquake in the Bay Area during the World Series, so [...]

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