Waconia Patriot

The 2015 edition of the Barns of Carver County Calendar is now available at local Carver County retailers. The calendar features 12 historic barns in Carver County with accompanying text that tells the history of the farm families. In 2006, local artist and photographer Ruth Tremblay of Waconia began photographing the barns around Carver County. [...]

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St. Joseph Catholic School in Waconia hosted the first meet of the season for the Metro West math division of the Minnesota Junior High Math League on Oct. 6. In the individual competition, two St. Joe’s seventh graders finished in the top five out of a field of more than 70 mathletes. Samuel McNulty finished [...]

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As a seasonal business that’s open only a limited number of weekends out of the year, the Heart & Home Boutique in Waconia Township has proven to be a winner, consistently drawing a wide range of customers who travel near and far to browse the boutique’s wide assortment of handcrafted gifts and other items. Owned [...]

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The Waconia volleyball team continued to pound away at its schedule, playing seven matches in five days. The Wildcats went 2-5 during this busy stretch, leaving them with a 15-12 record with only one match remaining in the regular season. Waconia vs. Wayzata Waconia started the week with a home loss on Oct. 7, falling [...]

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The Mayer Lutheran football team got its first win of the year, getting a big day from senior tight end Taylor Otterstatter, as well as a big stop from their defense late in the game, to defeat Sibley East 19-16 at home on Oct. 10. “This was a very close game,” said coach Dean Aurich. [...]

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With three minutes remaining, the Waconia football team had a chance to take the lead over visiting New Prague, but the Wildcats’ attempt to convert on a fourth-and-seven failed. After a couple of plays and a controversial call, the Trojans ran the clock out to beat the Wildcats 13-7 in Waconia on Oct. 10. “We [...]

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