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I have written about mile-markers in life several times. It is a term every biker understands because for each mile on a bike trail there is a new mile-marker. You usually start with zero and go to one, then two, and on and on. On the Cannon Valley Trail there are 18 mile-markers and on the …

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The fall season evokes memories of harvest on the farm and the wonderful smells wafting from my mom’s kitchen. Apple crisp, praline pumpkin date bread, pot roast meatloaf, beef stroganoff, butterscotch pie, and a family favorite, caramel bars.

On a late Wednesday afternoon at Canterbury Park, about the only things familiar to regular racing fans were the plastic cups of foaming beer, Paul Allen’s voice over the loudspeaker and the horses and their jockeys, ready to take their marks before the sounding of the gun.

I (Boaz) am the outgoing, friendly, slightly dominate male kitten of my sibling group. I’ll be at the door when I hear my trusted person coming and complaining that she should hurry up and come see me. I play with anything I can move. I like window watching. My purr is quickly heard when I’m…

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.

Even though Steamboat Days festivities were canceled this year in Carver, Emily Gillespie wasn’t about to miss out on a chance to do “a little bit of celebrating."

Sept. 17, 1953: Between 500 and 600 square dancing fans are expected to watch and take part in the Folk and Square Dance Festival to be held this Sunday afternoon from 2:00 to 6:00 o’clock in the Valley Ballroom. There will be no admission charge and the public has been invited by the Chaska…

The correct answer to last week's quiz was the Chaska Skate Park at Chaska Community Park, next to Clover Ridge Elementary School.

Chaska recorded the three fastest times in seven of 11 races, including the 200-yard medley relay, in a 98-25 win over Bloomington Kennedy on Sept. 10. It was the home opener for the Hawks (2-0) at Pioneer Ridge Middle School.

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