Waconia Patriot

In New Germany, two races will be contested in the General Election on Tuesday, Nov. 4. Incumbent Mayor Steve Van Lith is running unopposed this election. There are two four-year terms on the council that will be on the ballot, with incumbents Nick Hartwig and Cathy Ruschmeier, along with challenger Paul Engelhart, all vying for [...]

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The American Legion Oratorical Contest exists to develop deeper knowledge and appreciation for the U.S. Constitution among high school students. Since 1938, the program has presented participants with an academic speaking challenge that teaches important leadership qualities, the history of our nation’s laws, the ability to think and speak clearly, and an understanding of the [...]

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By Elsie Machtemes 10 Years Ago – Oct. 21, 2004 The battle for mayor of Waconia begins. Cynthia Stevens and Mark Schiffman, who have both served on the city council, are running for that position. A quick tumble in the temperatures this past week had many people scrambling for winter gear, but Jim Gilbert reminds [...]

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The Waconia Chamber of Commerce & Tourism Bureau hosted its 7th annual Scarecrow Tour with a record setting 42 entries. The artistic appeal and creativity of the scarecrows truly made it fun to explore Waconia. The Grand Prize winner, ”Kiss a Boo” at Unearthed Arts on Main Street, was judged on Artistic Appeal, Original Theme, [...]

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In Mayer, three seats will be contested in the General Election on Tuesday, Nov. 4. The two-year term for mayor, a position currently held by Mike Dodge, features two candidates, current council member Daniel Lueth and Gerry Thomas. Two four-year terms on the council are also on the ballot, with incumbent Erick Boder, Krista Goedel, [...]

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In St. Bonifacius, three seats will be contested in the General Election on Tuesday, Nov. 4. The two-year term for mayor features a race between incumbent Rick Weible and challenger Fred Keller. Two four-year terms on the council are also on the ballot, with incumbents Terrill Anderson and Joe Arwood and challengers Mary Bishop and [...]

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