Severe storms early Friday produced at least two tornadoes in the south metro, the National Weather Service has confirmed.
Carver County has more schools reporting COVID-19 outbreaks than any other county in the state, according to the latest data from the Minnesota Department of Health.
The future is now in the present for Carver Elementary, with design and planning of the 19,000-square-foot addition all but wrapped up. The construction phase is set to begin in December, with a target opening in fall 2022.
Do you remember where you were at the time of the collapse of the Twin Towers 20 years ago? We do. With the recent 20-year anniversary of the 9/11 Twin Towers catastrophe, we watched the TV replays of the disaster and what unfolded immediately afterward. We thought about the phrase, “Never f…
Service to your children is my life’s work. From the moment I began student teaching at Chaska High School in 1990, to current preparations readying to teach freshman English, my work is to serve your children.
Sept. 16, 1926: Chaska High School will have another football team this season. With the opening of the fall term last week, Coach Mooney issued his clarion call for football volunteers and his efforts were promptly rewarded when fourteen young huskies responded to the summons.
Our church’s “Black Lives Matter” flag got stolen, and we don’t know by whom. Maybe it was an errant teenager bent on some random vandalism; I was a teenage vandal myself a couple times.
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.
Whether you are looking to get outside or stay cozied up at home, Carver County Library has family friendly programs planned for you. Take a stroll and read a story at Chaska’s StoryWalk on Saturday, Sept. 18 anytime between 10:30 a.m. and noon.
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.
The non-profit Twin Cities Walleyes Unlimited helped build a fishing pier on the City of Victoria’s Wasserman Lake. Funding went to Wasserman West Lakefront Park located at 9175 Church Lake Blvd., which sits on the west side of Wasserman Lake.
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
On the morning of the 20th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terror attacks, volunteers placed 12 flags in the St. John’s Lutheran Cemetery, located at 300 E 4th St., Chaska. The flags were displayed until Sunday afternoon.
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."
Sept. 9, 1976: Bluegrass music came to Chaska last week with about 800 fans gathering in the Chaska Athletic Park to listen to six groups at the Bluegrass Western-Swing Festival. The crowd was smaller than anticipated. The Chaska Jonathan Jaycees handled the concessions and other arrangement…
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.