Waconia Patriot

Fans of Waconia Show Choir enjoyed the inaugural Star Chasers Cabaret event at Sovereign Estate Vineyard and Winery in Waconia on Saturday, Oct. 11. Cabaret featured a special performance by several alumni from the show choir program, plus some special guests. The event included a four-course Oktoberfest meal. The Cabaret performers gathered for a group [...]

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The Waconia Lions Club will again be sponsoring a program to pay the postage for Christmas gifts shipped to military personnel deployed overseas. The dates will be Saturday, Nov. 22 and Saturday, Dec. 6. Please note the following: • Packages must be addressed to an APO or FPO • Please use flat rate boxes available [...]

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An assault that included the use of a souvenir baseball bat as a weapon occurred at Westwood Community Church in Chanhassen during the early morning hours of Sunday, Oct. 12. According to the Carver County Sheriff’s Office, deputies received a complaint of an assault that occurred at Westwood Community Church in Chanhassen at about 4:50 [...]

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Just in time for Halloween, get ready for an afternoon full of scary Minnesota stories of werewolves, Bigfoot, hauntings, and sea serpents as author Chad Lewis presents “Mysterious Creatures of Minnesota” at the Waconia Library (217 S Vine Street) at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 25. In this presentation, Lewis showcases his on-site investigations of [...]

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A Dahlgren Township man died after accidentally being buried in a drainage ditch on Sunday, Oct. 19. According to the Carver County Sheriff’s Office, a 9-1-1 call reported that a person had been buried in a ditch off of County Road 43, south of Highway 212, in Dahlgren Township at about 2:19 p.m. on Oct. [...]

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Two separate incidents involving drowning victims occurred on Parley Lake, located just east of Waconia, over the weekend. The first incident involved the death of 6-year-old Hunter Heyrman of St. Bonifacius in the early morning hours of Friday, Oct. 17. The second incident occurred almost exactly 24 hours later, taking the life of Dean Buetow, [...]

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