The scarecrow exhibit has been a mainstay of fall at the Arboretum for so long that signature events manager Wendy Composto can't remember when it began.
It was two years ago when Zoe Thoma, a sophomore, helped the Chanhassen girls swimming and diving team accomplish something for the first time in school history. The Storm girls placed all three relays on the podium at the state meet.
Chris Evans ran to an 11th-place time at the Norwood Young America Invitational at Baylor Regional Park for Southwest Christian, leading the boys team to a third-place finish among 17 teams on Sept. 14.
Eric Oconitrillo converted a free kick with under three minutes to play, the only goal scored in Holy Family Catholic's 1-0 win over Delano Sept. 14.
In the early weeks of 2020, when a mysterious new virus began making headlines, South St. Paul resident Steve Romenesko watched the news closely.
Winning the first five races and diving competition, Chanhassen jumped out to a 22-point lead on Chaska, improving to 2-0 in Metro West Conference duals with a 111-75 victory on Sept. 9 at Pioneer Ridge Middle School
Chanhassen firefighter Doug Foote will walk 200 miles, from Marietta to St. Paul, to raise awareness and funds for the Minnesota Firefighter Initiative (MnFIRE) and firefighter health.
An 11-point lead in the third quarter, consecutive plays, one on offense, another on defense, each ended with touchdowns, Minnetonka pulling away for a 28-3 win over Blaine Sept. 10.
Chanhassen isn't going to win a state championship. Sorry, that's probably going to the team directly north.
Estelle Haugen, with a wide open mouth, approached teammate Mehlayna Straub following a solo block in game four. She gave her a friendly nudge. Straub responded with a large smile. Haugen came back with a "are you kidding me" look.
The 2021 meeting between Chaska and Chanhassen will go down as a scoreless draw, the first since 2011. Two 40-minute halves and a 10-minute overtime session without a goal.
Nothing will top the final 10 minutes of regulation and overtime in the 2018 meeting between Chaska and Chanhassen girls soccer.
Jim Mason, off the top of his head, doesn't remember his Chanhassen girls tennis program scoring a victory over Prior Lake in the first 12 seasons. Following Wednesday's 4-3 win, he is now certain that has been accomplished.
A lockdown was triggered at Chanhassen High School Thursday morning (Sept. 9, 2021). District 112 officials released a statement on their social media accounts that "police are on the scene clearing the building; there is no reason to believe there is an active threat."
Evelyn Grimm called it a “nice honor” for her and her husband Marvin to be selected as grand marshals for the upcoming Steamboat Days parade in Carver.
Who doesn’t love lutefisk? At the Nordic Music Festival, attendees have the opportunity to watch the gelatinous fish be tossed through the air.
Grace Fogarty scored one goal as a sophomore, finishing with a team-high seven assists for Chanhassen girls soccer in 2020.
In-person storytime returns to Chanhassen, Chaska, and Victoria libraries beginning Monday, Sept. 13 with a special outdoor storytime at the Victoria Library at 10:30 a.m. Victoria also presents storytimes on Wednesday mornings at 10:30 a.m. starting with dance party on Sept. 15.
Briar Charchenko and Tali Bellefey fought through the win, and a third set, clinching a 4-3 win for Holy Family Catholic in a Wright County Conference match with Southwest Christian Sept. 7.
Every now and then I get an opportunity to work with a species that I don’t have much hands-on experience with. These are often rare or endangered species or a species that is difficult to access and lives in areas that makes it hard to get close to.
One team, Sobieski, was making its fourth state championship game appearance in eight years. The other, Watertown, last played in, and won, a Minnesota State Amateur Baseball Tournament championship in 1951.
Many people thought this might be the year for Waconia, maybe even Young America, but Watertown, probably not.
John Straka figured his night was done. A pair of one-out hits in the ninth inning put the tying runs on base in a 3-1 game on Friday, Sept. 3, in the Class B winners bracket final in Hamburg.
Waconia felt right at home in front of a large Friday night crowd in Chaska, breaking open a third round game with Luxemburg with a five-run seventh inning in a 9-2 victory Sept. 3 at Athletic Park.