Waconia

According to officials with the city of Waconia, the community experienced its first frozen water service line to a property due to the deep penetrating frost conditions and cold temperatures this past week. The property owner contacted city staff quickly to aid in diagnosing the problem,  and the process to thaw the pipe began resulting [...]

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The Minnesota Timberwolves & Lynx Basketball Academy have announced details of its holiday basketball clinics held between Dec. 27 and Jan. 3. The clinics occur around the metro area during the holiday season in Andover, Burnsville, Coon Rapids, Farmington, Maple Grove, Minneapolis, North St. Paul, Prior Lake/Savage, Rogers and Waconia. The clinics are for boys [...]

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On Monday, Dec. 2, the city of Waconia will hold a Public Information Meeting on the proposed 2014 Budget. The proposed 2014 budget keeps the tax rate flat from 2013. This means that any change in the city’s share of property taxes are a result of changes in market valuation on the property. Overall, the [...]

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The Waconia Chamber of Commerce held the 6th annual Scarecrow Contest in Waconia Oct. 10-20. Citizens were asked to tour the 36 participating businesses that featured a scarecrow and vote for their favorites. The Grand Prize was earned by Waconia Veterinary Clinic for its “The Three ‘Vet’migos” scarecrow. KleinBank’s “Penny & Benny” scarecrow won the [...]

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NerdWallet, a consumer advocacy website, conducted a study on the best towns in Minnesota for young families, and it named Waconia as the top city. “This was a fantastic recognition and was for many of us the validation of something that we have known for a long, long time!” Waconia Mayor Jim Nash wrote in [...]

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Waconia City Council Regular Meeting Aug. 5, 2013 Pursuant to due call and notice thereof, the regular meeting of the City Council of the City of Waconia was called to order by Mayor Jim Nash at 6:00 p.m.  The following members were present: Lynn Ayers, Marc Carrier, Kent Bloudek, Jim Nash, Charles Erickson Staff Present: [...]

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