Chaska Hawk

The Chaska High School graduating Class of 1971 holds its 50-year class reunion Thursday, Sept. 30.

The reunion will be held in the Snyder Auditorium at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum on Highway 5 (3675 Arboretum Drive) in Chanhassen.

The entry price for this reunion is $75/each for classmates and $65/each for an accompanying spouse/guest. The Arboretum admission fee is included in the price.

The schedule:

  • 10 a.m.: Sign-in table opens; pick up name tag, lanyard and memory book. Come early to enjoy the fall beauty at the Arboretum.
  • 2-7 p.m.: Cash bar is open.
  • 3-4:30 p.m.: Social gathering in the Snyder Auditorium.
  • 4:30-6 p.m.: Dinner Buffet in the Snyder Auditorium.
  • 6-7 p.m.: Program.

Fellow classmates who have not yet signed-up for this event are encouraged to contact Robert or Lois (Grimm) Bies at or; 763-565-2437 or 262-497-7730.

Community Editor

Mark Olson, the Chaska and Chanhassen community editor who has worked in Carver County for 20 years, makes any excuse to write about local history. In his spare time, Mark enjoys perusing old books, watching blockbusters and taking Midwest road trips.