Waconia Patriot

The Waconia swimming and diving team traveled to Delano on Tuesday, Oct. 14, tying with Delano 73-73. The Wildcats only used half of their team, as the others prepared for the season-culminating meet on Monday. The tie was a bit of a disappointment coach Amy Howard said, but the year as a whole has been [...]

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  The Mayer Lutheran volleyball team wrapped up its regular season this past week, defeating Norwood Young America on Oct. 14 before going 2-2 at the Chaska tournament on Oct. 18. LHS vs. NYA Mayer Lutheran hosted NYA on Tuesday, Oct. 14, defeating the Raiders 3-1. NYA won the first set 28-26 before the Crusaders [...]

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If you’re wondering why red and white balloons seem so prevalent in the community this week, just know that the balloons are honoring the memory of a special boy who touched the hearts of many. Hunter Heyrman, 6, of St. Bonifacius, passed away in a drowning accident while preparing to go duck hunting with his [...]

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With the opening of its tap room this week, Waconia Brewing Company holds the distinction of being the city’s first brewery since the late 1800s. Owned by Pete and Dee DeLange and Bob and Kaye DeLange, the brewery, located at 255 W. Main Street in downtown Waconia, opened its doors to the public on Wednesday, [...]

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On Tuesday, Nov. 4 Minnesotans will decide if they should keep Mark Dayton as their governor for the next four years. Dayton told ECM’s Editorial Board that under his leadership and policies, he has placed the state on the right moderate course with a balanced approach on spending and raising revenues. The board agrees that [...]

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If Minnesotans in 2009 were expecting Al Franken to arrive in Washington, D.C., as a bombastic elected official wanting to turn the U.S. Senate into a comedy hall, they were clearly mistaken. Instead, Sen. Al Franken became a low-key, out-of-the-limelight senator who quietly went about his business of serving Minnesota. With the narrowest of victories [...]

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