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Waconia High School Grad to Intern at International Wolf Center in Ely

A 2012 Waconia High School graduate has landed an internationally coveted summer internship at the International Wolf Center in Ely. According to the Sun Patriot, Shauntel Stahlke, who is now double majoring in wildlife biology and ... Read More

In Blog, Community News on June 15, 2017 by Community Expert Team

Longtime Waconia ECFE Educator Retires

A longtime educator with Waconia’s Early Childhood and Family Education (ECFE) program has retired. According to the Sun Patriot, after 30 years with the program, educator Marilyn Laulainen said goodbye to families on May 11. “I’ve been ... Read More

In Blog, Community News on June 7, 2017 by Community Expert Team

Waconia Boy’s Make-A-Wish Request for New Playground Equipment Granted

A 7-year-old Waconia resident recently had his Make-A-Wish request granted. According to the Sun Patriot, Quinn Larsen and his family had a simple request—to add antistatic slides to the local playgrounds. You see, after suffering a fall ... Read More

In Blog, Community News on May 4, 2017 by Community Expert Team

Waconia Man Spoke to United Nations on April 2

A Waconia man was invited to speak to the United Nations in New York on April 2 in honor of World Autism Awareness Day. According to the Star Tribune, Noah McCourt, a 24-year-old autistic man, ran ... Read More

In Blog, Community News on April 7, 2017 by Community Expert Team

Prehistoric Artifacts Discovered at Lake Waconia Regional Park

Scientists recently announced prehistoric artifacts have been discovered at Lake Waconia Regional Park. According to the Star Tribune, scientists commissioned to study Lake Waconia Regional Park’s Coney Island last fall discovered prehistoric artifacts on the former ... Read More

In Blog, Community News on March 28, 2017 by Community Expert Team
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