Waconia Patriot

On Sunday, Sept. 7, the Wright County/West Metro Whitetails Chapter of the Minnesota Deer Hunters Association (MDHA), will be hosting its 24th annual fundraiser banquet at the River City Extreme entertainment complex in Monticello. Social hour begins at 3:30 p.m. and a roast beef and chicken dinner starts at 5 p.m. There will be lots [...]

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Thirty-eight students at Holy Family Catholic High School have earned AP Scholar Awards in recognition of their exceptional achievement on AP Exams. The College Board’s Advanced Placement Program (AP) provides willing and academically prepared students with the opportunity to take rigorous college-level courses while still in high school, and to earn college credit, advanced placement, [...]

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One doesn’t need to fly to Las Vegas or New York to enjoy delicious wood fired artisan pizza. Thanks to Rolling Hearth Bistro, one can enjoy artisan pizza much closer to home — even in their own backyard! Rolling Hearth Bistro is a made-to-order artisan pizza business run by Tim and Kirsten Huinker of Waconia, [...]

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Although expected, it’s now official. This fall, voters will consider a school referendum designed to address current overcrowding issues and anticipated increases in enrollment in the Waconia School District. At its meeting on Aug. 11, the Waconia School Board voted unanimously to formally place the referendum on the General Election ballot this November. In a [...]

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Under the theme “Light Up the Night,” hundreds of people attended the 5th annual Relay For Life of Waconia that was held at the Carver County Fairgrounds in Waconia on Friday, Aug. 15. Recognized as one of the top Relays in the state and Midwest for its fundraising success, the Relay For Life of Waconia [...]

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Minnesota’s cold-hardy winemakers, including Waconia’s Parley Lake Winery, will be at this year’s Minnesota State Fair representing the state’s resilient, growing wine industry at Minnesota Wine Country, 1271 Underwood St. between Carnes Avenue and Judson Avenue. At Minnesota Wine Country, fairgoers will have the opportunity to sample flights of Minnesota wine in four varieties — [...]

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