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Mailing Address

Sun Patriot Newspapers

PO Box 5

Waconia, MN 55387

Building Address

8 South Elm Street

Waconia, MN 55387

Map It

Phone: (952) 442-4414

Fax: (952) 442-1272

Circulation & Delivery

Phone: (763) 712-3544

News Department

J.L. Schmucker

Sun Patriot Newspapers Managing Editor


Phone: (952) 442-4186

James Stitt

Sports Writer

Sun Patriot Newspapers


Phone: (952) 442-6804

Al Lohman

Community Editor - Waconia

Sun Patriot Newspapers


Phone: (952) 442-6810

Todd Abeln

Community Editor

Laker Pioneer (Long Lake, Orono, Maple Plain, Independence, Minnetonka Beach)


Phone: (952) 442-1231

Elizabeth Hustad

Community Editor

Laker Pioneer (Mound, Minnetrista, Spring Park, Navarre)


Phone: (952) 442-6800

Megan Glenn

Community Editor

Greater Carver County News & Times


Phone: (952) 442-2521


Sales Department

Mike Specht (Waconia Patriot display)

(952) 442-6819

Norma Carstensen (News & Times display)

(952) 442-6820

Kristi Pexa (Laker and Pioneer display)

(952) 442-6808

Norma Carstensen (Classifieds)

(952) 442-6820

Obituaries and Announcements

To place an obituary click here.

To place an announcement click here (births, engagements, anniversaries, etc.).

Phone: (763) 241-3651 or

Legal Notices

Tonya Orbeck




Keith Anderson

Director of News

Mark Weber

Regional President



APG of East Central MInnesota

4095 Coon Rapids Blvd.

Coon Rapids, MN 55433

Mark Weber, President

John McGraw, CFO


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