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…
Joan MacDonald may be retiring as Bluff Creek Elementary School’s principal on June 30, but she’s spending her last few months doing more than just administrative duties.
Beau Jorgensen has been collecting old arcade games for at least a decade. They aren't collecting dust in his basement, though — they're on display at his downtown Jordan business, Zap Arcade.
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.
Ben Sampson won the second set at fourth singles in Chaska's 7-0 loss to Delano in boys tennis on May 11.
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.
Three Chaska scores -- Kennedy Sanders, Josie Lakosky and Jenna Davis -- combined for 13 goals as the Hawks improved to 6-2 with a 21-7 win over Mound-Westonka on May 11.
Edina posted a second-day team score of 335, winning the two-day, six-team Oak Ridge Girls Prep Classic on May 12. The Hornets finished with a 36-hole score of 671.
Nancy Wittman-Beltz has been an educator for 46 years; a principal in Eastern Carver County Schools for 26 years; the building leader at Jonathan Elementary the last 23 years.
A Chanhassen man has been charged with second-degree murder in the fatal shooting of his sister on May 8, reportedly firing hundreds of rounds, according to charges filed on Tuesday in Carver County District Court.
Ella Schmidt returned to the Southwest Christian softball line-up May 10, striking out 12 batters in a 6-3 road varsity win at Mayer Lutheran.
Gavin Harvieux likes what he sees this spring on the Chaska boys lacrosse team. More importantly, the senior captain likes what he hears, what he feels.
June Johnson waved her hands in front of her face, fanning herself a bit as she became emotional while trying to verbalize why she is retiring after 37 years of serving children, families and communities as a public education leader.
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…
Three top-five match-ups in three days, Saturday's road contest at Prior Lake was all Lakers through 24 minutes. A 4-0 deficit for Chanhassen, which looked destined to finish the week with a 1-2 record after defeating No. 1 Benilde-St. Margaret in double overtime on Tuesday.
Edina's defense was suffocating. Chanhassen, unable to find shooting lanes, showed their youth, forcing passes, turnovers were the result.
An Eastern Carver County School District substitute teacher was arrested and charged on Tuesday with threats of sextortion of an adult and two teenage minors, according to a criminal complaint filed in U.S. District Court.
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
If we want to make significant progress in reducing racial economic disparities, we need to change our economic development playbook of small and scattered investments into a comprehensive strategy offering wealth building tools in every ALANA (African Latino Asian and Native American) community.
Josh Katof and Mick Fitzgibbons pulled out a three-set victory at first singles, a 4-6, 6-1, 10-3 score at first doubles, as Chanhassen improved to 5-0 with a 7-0 win over Waconia on May 6.
I am always interested in the unsung hero or the rulebreakers of nature. The kind of critter that is common, yet no one seems to pay any attention to them. Or the bird who is so common throughout the U.S., yet no one seems to notice them.
Mother’s Day is this weekend, and there are few places more beautiful to take your family matriarchs or matriarch-figures than the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum — especially during tulip season.
Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz will end all of his statewide coronavirus restrictions by July 1 — or sooner, if 70 percent of residents older than 16 get vaccinated, his office announced Thursday.
When Chanhassen resident Rebecca Varone went to launch her boat in Lake Susan last summer, the cloudy water stopped her in her tracks.
Four meets down, 27 holes to go, five-time defending Metro West Conference girls golf champion Chanhassen and Chaska are in a dead heat in the team standings.
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…
In 2019, 15,000 fans arrived at Canterbury Park in Shakopee amid temperatures approaching 100 degrees to see big-name performers like Tim McGraw, Pitbull and Aerosmith’s Steven Tyler.
Records are meant to be broken, and Holy Family Catholic senior captains Alexa Cuadros and Julia Red Wing are making sure they are.
A five-run third inning, a 10-strikeout performance from Chase Eiden, Chanhassen shutout Edina 7-0 in baseball on May 4 at Storm Stadium.
Sydney Turner has always enjoyed poetry. The Chaska High School senior was one of six blue ribbon winners for a poetry contest held by the Arts Consortium of Carver County in 2018.
Trending Now in Chaska
- Believe in every kid, like Jonathan Elementary principal Nancy Wittman-Beltz did
- Equestrian cited for riding horse on Chaska streets
- From Carver to Cologne, Highway 212 to 4 lanes
- Golf Roundup: Chaska, Chanhassen separated by mere strokes
- Chaska: Baseball, softball defeat Bloomington Kennedy
- After 37 years as an educator, Principal June Johnson set to retire
- Lacrosse Roundup: Win streak reaches five for Chaska Hawks
- Old abodes: Cue Chaska historic homes guide
- Region Roundup: Southwest Christian softball, baseball sweep Mayer Lutheran
- If shut out of a room, Chloe meows and scratches