Waconia Patriot

With just under one month to go before the HITS Triathlon series descends on Waconia August 16-17, the routes for the swim, bike, and run courses have been finalized and announced. The series, which offers five different courses ranging from the short Open to the full-length Full course, will take swimmers into Lake Waconia. Bikers [...]

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By Brady Lass WACONIA PATRIOT   Mackenthun’s Fine Foods in Waconia is utilizing a new service that will please people concerned with their health and dietary habits. The store has partnered with ShopWell, a personalized nutrition app on iOS and Android that specializes in providing customers with nutritional facts with a simple scan of their [...]

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By Brady Lass WACONIA PATRIOT   Thanks to the 140th annual Imperial Session of Shriners International, an abundance of red fezzes and heartfelt stories were shared in Minneapolis a few weeks ago. The event is an annual business meeting and celebration of the international fraternity, which is composed of 195 temples (chapters) around the world. The [...]

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A week of surprising wins and losses has shaken up the Crow River Valley League with just one week left in the regular season. The Waconia Lakers have fallen from their throne atop the CRVL North division after two league losses last week bumped them to second place under now league leader Winsted. The Winsted [...]

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On Thursday, July 17, Carver County Sheriff Jim Olson reported the current state of restrictions on the following bodies of water:   Waconia • Lake Waconia-Wake restriction within 300 feet of shore. This is a change from the slow-no wake restriction that had previously been on the entire lake.   Victoria • Lake Zumbra-Wake restriction [...]

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Although the season may have ended earlier than wished, the Waconia baseball team has a lot to be proud of from the 2014 campaign, including the team’s first Wright County Conference championship since 2008. With a 16-4 overall record, the Wildcats were an impressive 12-1 in the WCC – East standings, easily winning the conference [...]

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