About the Chanhassen Villager

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SW News Media and its' 8 local newspapers including the Chanhassen Villager is owned by Big Fish Works. Big Fish Works is a second-generation, family-owned, Minnesota company that has 11 established community newspapers, a successful digital agency and commercial printing operations. Current family ownership of Big Fish Works runs back nearly 50 years.


Established October 1987.



Offering FREE Print Subscriptions to Local Residents

  • Residents must live in Chanhassen and Victoria with the following zip codes: 55317, 55386 and 55331
  • For just $48, you can add a voluntary subscription that includes full digital access to SWNewsmedia.com

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  • $48 if you live in Scott or Carver County
  • $60 if you live outside of Scott or Carver County but in the United States
  • Digital access to SWNewsMedia.com, which features news and information from all eight of our southwest suburban newspapers.