A group of 10 enthusiastic birders joined me on a recent trip to northern Minnesota to see and learn about migration. Our first stop was to a private hawk-banding station. We were fortunate because the skies were nearly clear and the winds were out of the west. Not ideal for raptor migration but it turned out to be an amazing day with all sorts of migrating hawks, falcons and eagles anyway.
Chaska Rotary is seeking fund recipients for the proceeds to be raised at its 2015 Annual Gala. The gala, which celebrates Chaska by honoring and recognizing a long time community advocate with the George C. Klein Service Above Self Award, raises over $20,000 annually, which is disbursed directly to local community groups.
On the first football practice of the season Aug. 4, with yellow tape surrounding the plaza and grandstand above the stadium turf at Chanhassen High School, Storm Head Football Coach Bill Rosburg had a plan: Find a way to give his players, especially his seniors, an opportunity to play on its home field.