Waconia Patriot
Privatization of transit would impact service To the editor: In April of this year the Scott County Board of Commissioners will begin reviewing RFPs for the privatization of its transit service, specifically its drivers. As a result, Scott County plans to replace its current skilled and knowledgeabl...Read More
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By Elsie Machtemes 10 Years Ago – April 7, 2005 Apparently, residents just love it in Waconia. In a random quality of life survey of 300 residents, most believe the quality of life here is desirable. Forty-eight percent say it is excellent. Forty-seven percent say it is good. Only 4 percent state ...Read More
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Cologne Academy recently announced a $1,000 grant award from the Minnesota Valley Electric Cooperative (MVEC) to off set the production costs of the middle school musical “There’s a Monster in My Closet.” Cologne Academy’s students worked hard to bring together this year’s musical play, wh...Read More
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When it comes to teen hangouts, they often become etched in one’s memory. In “Happy Days,” one might recall that Richie, the Fonz and company enjoyed spending time at Arnold’s. And for Zack, Screech and the gang in “Saved by the Bell,” it was The Max. One day, teens in Waconia may very w...Read More
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Head coach: Audra Lehrke Assistant coaches: Bergen Pickett, Katie Keogh and Wayne Trapp 2014 results: The Wildcats opened the season by playing in the championship game of the Mankato West tournament, and followed up the effort with an eight-game win streak that stretched into May. They finished the...Read More
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The Waconia boys basketball team battled through a tough schedule and an imposing section tournament to finish the season at the state tournament, downing two teams seeded above the Wildcats. “I thought it was a tremendous year for our team and our program,” coach Pat Hayes said. The regular sea...Read More
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