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KPMG Day 4 - Hannah Green

Hannah Green off the tee at hole No. 9, a position in the tournament June 23 in which she led the field by three strokes at 11-under par.

The top women golfers in the world took center stage at Hazeltine National Golf Club last week for the 2019 KPMG Women’s PGA Championship.

The golf course will be home to the Ryder Cup for the second time in 2028.

Sober Skippers3

Brad McGill gets ready to captain a boat. His company DASSHH now offers a service called Sober Skippers.

This summer Brad McGill, of Minnetonka, launched Sober Skippers.

Sober Skippers gives boaters a boat captain for the day so they can enjoy the lake without fear of a boating while intoxicated citation.

Those interested can hire a boat captains for $50 an hour.

Wingwalker Donut Flight

An assortment of hot, deep-fried cake donut holes and three syringes with DIY fillings – Bavarian cream, chocolate custard and Minnesota lingonberry jam.

It's the most wonderful time of the year — the unveiling of the new Minnesota State Fair foods.

Among the announced treats: The Deep-Fried Dilly Dog, Fried Tacos On-A-Stick, and Cheesy Sriracha Funnel Cake Bites.

The Minnesota State Fair has added 31 official new foods and seven new food vendors for 2019.

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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.


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