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We’re sure you’ve heard the saying, “Sticks and stones may break my bones, but names will never hurt me”. Maybe you sang that lyrical message yourself as a child. Many moms, dads and caregivers passed that message along to little ones. They wanted to encourage children to be tough and to tur…

May 13, 1926: Sealed bids will be received by the Board of Education of Independent School District No. 5 of Chaska, Carver County, Minn. up to 7 p.m. Monday, May 31st, for 150 tons of Southern Illinois Franklin County Coal, to be delivered to bins of town school buildings. Board reserves th…

Most days, Julie Hilden heads west along Chaska’s Big Woods Boulevard, turning onto an unpaved driveway to about an acre of her personal oasis: a hayloft, a saddle shed, a wooden fence and a 20-something-year-old Rocky Mountain quarter horse named Spirit.

Emily Sands has always been a "Jeopardy!" fan. She and her family watch the popular quiz show every night — but little did she know that the half hour she spent on an online test would result in a trip to Los Angeles and tens of thousands of dollars.

Each week we publish a detail of a local landmark. The next week we identify the landmark. Do you know where the heck this is? Send us your guess.

This 8-pound gray tabby gal is very friendly and cuddly with trusted people. She is almost-four-years old. She meets you at the door, leg rubs, follows you around, is OK being picked up, and will knead you while happily purring. Chloe sleeps part of the night with you, plays with cat toys, a…

There has been a lot of back and forth on this page recently about whether or not recent changes to Georgia's election law make it illegal to give water to voters standing in line. It does. Here is a link to it: www.legis.ga.gov/api/legislation/document/20212022/201498

May 6, 1880: Several horse teams took freight near Byhoffer’s corner last Wednesday noon and made a first class sensation in that quarter of the town. Mr. Schimpf’s and Mr. Gobelhie’s teams were unmanageable and ran away doing some damage to the horses and wagon. Mr. F. Bullmer was also cons…

Each week we publish a detail of a local landmark. The next week we identify the landmark. Do you know where the heck this is? Send us your guess.