Waconia Patriot

Icy, snow covered roads are believed to be the primary factor in a serious car crash that ultimately claimed the lives of a young Waconia mother and her daughter this past weekend. Misty Petschl, 34, and her daughter, Jazmine Petschl, 6, of Waconia passed away due to their injuries sustained in the crash, which took […]

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In the fall of 2013, Trinity Lutheran Church & School in Waconia commissioned Pastor Dave Larson to plant a church in South Minneapolis. This left the Associate Pastor position vacant with the duties and responsibilities assumed by Senior Pastor Phil Wagner, with the assistance of retired pastors within the congregation. After a yearlong search, Trinity […]

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The Waconia girls swimming and diving team is sending four girls to the state tournament, after qualifying in one of the toughest section meets in the state in Hutchinson on Nov. 6 and Nov. 8. “The best section meet yet for us,” said coach Amy Howard. “Unbelievable swims and great diving! We were informed that […]

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After a competitive season and an impressive run through the section tournament, the Mayer Lutheran volleyball team ended their season at the state tournament this past weekend, taking fourth place in Class A. The Crusaders opened the state tournament with a first round win against Carlton on Nov. 6, then lost to Tracy-Milroy-Balaton on Nov. […]

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Coach: Ryan Rice Assistant coaches: TJ Garin, Julie Rochford, Kip Rakos Captains: Abby Hanscom, Meghan Burmeister 2013 results: 16-9-1 overall  6-2 in conference(2nd) Key losses: Sarah Rosland, Jamie Kichler, Shania Gonzales Key athletes: “Senior Abby Hanscom and junior Megan Menzuber will be our leaders up front with the most experience,” said Rice. “Mackenzie Kratch will […]

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The Waconia girls soccer team’s season ended earlier than the Wildcats would have liked, losing in the second round of the section tournament, but the season was their best ever. The Wildcats reached marks they had never seen before. Their 11-3-2 regular season record was their best finish ever, only a couple of seasons removed […]

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