Waconia Patriot

An aggravated assault was reported in New Germany on Sunday, July 27. According to the Carver County Sheriff’s Office, deputies responded to a report of a gunshot occurring in a residence on the 300 block of Park St. E in New Germany at about 8:47 p.m. The reporting party/victim, a 30-year-old male from Dassel, told [...]

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When riders roll out of Minnetonka High School on Saturday, Aug. 2 for the multi-distance Tour de Tonka bike ride, they’ll be a part of a nine-year Minnetonka tradition that has exposed thousands to the Lake Minnetonka area and generated excitement for the sport of cycling. “When we started Tour de Tonka in 2006, there [...]

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The filing period for municipal/school district elections in which a primary is not to be held opens at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, July 29 and closes at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 12. To file, citizens are encouraged to stop by their city hall or district office for more information. There is a small fee [...]

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An innovative approach to fundraising being spearheaded by Bill Miller of the J. Carver Distillery in Waconia could help give the Waconia Baseball Association (WBA) grandstand project at Lions Field the financial push it needs to get off the ground yet this fall — and help other community efforts in the future. As detailed in [...]

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By Lorrie Ham   The Mayer City Council unanimously rejected the single bid received for the restroom project at Old Schoolhouse Park at the July 14 council meeting. In April, the council engaged the services of Oleson and Hobbie Architects to complete the required drawings for the project with the hope of attracting multiple competitive [...]

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Basketball, swimming, golf, or bowling. Whether it’s in school or in the community, athletic opportunities abound for Waconia area residents, including Special Olympic athletes. The Wild West team, as it has come to be known, is a community-based group of 52 Special Olympic athletes from Waconia, Watertown, Mayer, Victoria, New Germany, St. Boni, and other [...]

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