Waconia Patriot

Sunday, Aug. 31 Officers were advised of a loud party along Red Oak Lane. Three teens were cited for underage alcohol consumption. A Minnetrista male was asked to trim his yard after a nuisance complaint was received. Officers checked County Road 110W for a teenager that had gotten out of a vehicle after having an [...]

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The 2014 Carver County Senior Expo will be held at Waconia High School (1400 Community Drive, Waconia) from 8 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 16. Under the theme “Minnesota Style,” the expo will feature the following aspects: • Keynote speakers Doug Ohman, photographer, and Will Weaver, author of “Barns of Minnesota” • Knee-slapping [...]

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For the seventh time, the Carver County Sheriff’s Office is participating in the National Take Back Initiative Program on Saturday, Sept. 27. According to the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) website, since the start of the Medicine Take Back Program, “4.1 million pounds (2,123 tons) of prescription medications have been removed from circulation. This is important [...]

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A house fire proved fatal in Watertown over the weekend. According to Carver County Sheriff Jim Olson, his office received a 9-1-1 call of a house fire in the city of Watertown at approximately 9:47 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 13. Carver County Sheriff’s Office, Watertown Fire Department and Ridgeview Ambulance were dispatched to the 400 [...]

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Could an increasing number of free fitness classes being offered at Safari Island translate into higher membership rates in 2015? In an effort to address the costs that are associated with offering the free fitness classes, the Waconia Park Board is considering a possible rate increase that would go into effect in 2015. The matter [...]

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If they haven’t already, area history buffs better make room on their bookshelves because the Waconia Heritage Association (WHA) will soon be releasing the second volume of “Waconia: Paradise of the Northwest.” The second volume, entitled “The Town And Its People,” is the long-awaited follow up to the first volume, “The Lake And Its Island,” [...]

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