The Friends of the Chanhassen Library’s book sale kicks off 4-8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 26.
A few years ago, my wife, Ann, and I decided to join a Lutheran church group on a mission trip to El Salvador. We flew to Houston and then on to San Salvador, the capital city of El Salvador.
In July, I wrote about the numerous issues going on at the Department of Human Services, the state’s largest agency that over a million Minnesotans rely on for services.
Club Book returns to the Chanhassen Library with author Nora McInery, who will present at the Chanhassen Library from 6:30-8 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 17.
On Jan. 6, 1969, Living Christ began with a formative meeting in a private home with the Rev. Arthur Klemp, pastor of Our Savior Lutheran Church in Excelsior, attending.
As a former public school teacher and a dad, the back-to-school season is a meaningful time of year for me. This year, it’s also full of change. My daughter, Hope, starts her first year of college at the University of Minnesota and my son, Gus, heads back to middle school. This will also be …
Visit the Chanhassen Library this fall for another series of Great Decisions programs. Funded by the Friends of the Chanhassen Library, each program features a speaker exploring a topical foreign affairs subject.
Moving about independently can often be difficult for many individuals in Carver County. Carver County is considered more rural than some of our larger metro neighbors and transportation options are more limited compared to some of the more urban counties in the Twin Cities Metro area.
It’s hard to believe that we’re in the last days of summer, but everywhere I look, the staff of Eastern Carver County Schools are busy preparing for the 2019-20 school year. It’s always an exciting — and a little nerve-wracking — time as we work to make sure we’re prepared for the arrival of…
Around the time of the September equinox, the days shorten at their fastest clip and the night reasserts its dominance of the northern sky. This year the equinox arrives at 2:50 a.m. on the 23rd. At that moment the sun will shine directly over the equator, lighting the Earth from pole to pole.
The Carver County Library thanks the community for their great support of the “A Universe of Stories” youth summer reading program. Over 1,000 children and teens wrote 16,452 reviews to earn exciting incentives such as tickets to the State Fair, Minnesota Twins, Sea Life, and Crayola Experience.
Bring your family to Life Time Fitness in Chanhassen from 10:30 a.m. to noon Saturday, Aug. 24 for a special Storywalk through the book “Silly Sally,” stopping to read the book pages on large posters in an event sponsored by the Friends of the Victoria Library.
Sweden was a wonderful place to be this summer. It was filled with sun, warmth, beautiful sites, and music festivals.
Sometimes common ground is hard to recognize in politics. That makes acknowledging it all the more important.
Five words from the oft-quoted challenge to the nation by President John F. Kennedy in his inaugural address is the title of this column. These words inspired me to pose a question for all who drive on our Minnesota roads. More about that quote and my question a bit later.
Each spring I lead a bunch of wildlife photo tours. Dozens of photographers from around the world spend anywhere from a few hours up to a week with me pursuing a number of natural subjects. One of the favorite subjects are American black bears (Ursus americanus).
The sudden, unexplained departures of the top four officials at the Department of Human Services (DHS) in the past week — and then two of them “rescinding” their resignations — is deeply worrying, and revealing of disorder at our largest state agency.
August nights make for some of the best star watching all year. At nightfall the Milky Way plunges down from the bright Summer Triangle, through stars of Sagittarius and Scorpius shining close to the southern horizon.
Healthcare is a central piece in the puzzling journey of a happy and healthy life. We all require quality medical care for everything from stitches to chronic disease, and each life stage brings new issues that require unique forms of care.
Physical abuse, mental abuse and drug abuse. That’s how Maria grew up. She was bullied in school. She had a learning disability. She didn’t wear the same clothes as the other kids. She felt alone and isolated, like there was no place to go. And it’s why in 7th grade she tried to end her own …
As many of you have heard by now, the Minnesota Legislature has established a new hands-free phone use law for motorists. The law becomes active, and enforceable, on Aug. 1. With only a few weeks before then, it’s important for all motorists to become familiar with the changes.
I wanted to share my perspective about Bethesda Cornerstone Village as the Victoria City Council prepares to discuss the project at its July 8 meeting.
One of the best experiences I had while campaigning for Chanhassen City Council in 2018 was meeting countless people and hearing their unique stories.
The “Universe of Stories” youth summer program rocks and rolls on with the kid-friendly music of The Bazillions, performing at Carver County Library.
A recent letter by Sen. Scott Jensen made assertions that were broadly accusatory, but short on facts (“Nothing to do with GOP Facebook” June 20). At issue is the Carver County GOP Facebook (CCGOPFB) page and its alleged “misleading news” and “offensive content.”
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