Drew Poppen, like the rest of his senior teammates, wondered in August, when District 112 and Chanhassen High School officials announced Storm Stadium was closed indefinitely, if they had played its last home game.
Two metro lakes will be designated as infested after the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources confirmed the presence of zebra mussels in them this week, underscoring the need for ongoing vigilance against aquatic invasive species in the state’s waters.
Volunteers from local girl scout troops appeared in their prairie dresses at the Carver County Annual Community Picnic on Sunday, Sept. 21, hosted by the Chanhassen Historical Society in Heritage Square, at Historic St. Hubert's Church and the old village hall. The girls dressed in costumes reminiscent of Chanhassen's pioneer days, helped serve refreshments. Carver County cities take turns hosting the annual county historical society picnic. In addition to a picnic lunch, visitors enjoyed live music by Motivated by Midnight, and a backstage tour at the Chanhassen Dinner Theatres. Later in the afternoon the Chanhassen Redbirds hosted a vintage era base ball game at Chanhassen High School's ball field.
The Victoria City Council will meet and interview five candidates for the Victoria City Manager job this weekend. The position opened up in July when City Manager Don Uram took a job with the city of Wayzata.
The folks at the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society couldn’t say enough good things about Olivia Allen at its recent awards gala at the Women’s Club in Minneapolis. Here’s how the emcee introduced Olivia Allen, a freshman this year at Chanhassen High School. Olivia received the LLS Lifeblood Award that evening, for raising nearly $3,000 while at Chaska Middle School West.