Waconia Patriot

By John Braland A friend called late at night to inform me his marriage was in trouble and he needed to meet. So we met early the next morning to talk, pray, and come up with a plan. After we met, I arrived at the office to start working through my tight schedule. First was […]

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By Elsie Machtemes 10 Years Ago – Nov. 11, 2004 Secretary of State Mary Kiffmeyer announced last week that Minnesota’s 77 percent voter turnout in Tuesday’s general election was enough to garner the first-place ranking among all of the states, according to the Washington D.C. based Committee for the Study of the American Electorate. This […]

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After two and a half months of practice, the memorization of thousands of lines, countless hours of stage preparations, costume design, and help from volunteers and a backstage crew, Trinity Lutheran School in Waconia recently performed “Dorothy in Wonderland,” a comical collision of the worlds of Oz and Wonderland. Over 400 people enjoyed the students’ […]

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By Joe Nathan Contacted on Election Day, two key Minnesota House Republicans offered several priorities in education. Democrats are still the majority in the Minnesota Senate, and DFL Gov. Mark Dayton was re-elected, but Republicans replaced DFLers as the majority in the Minnesota House. The legislative process ultimately requires compromises between House, Senate and governor, […]

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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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