Ben Garcia was swimming with a friend at the Commons Beach in Excelsior on Lake Minnetonka on the afternoon of July 1 when the two began struggling in the water.
The Minnesota Landscape Arboretum has received $20,000 in an urban agriculture award, given by the Urban Agriculture Resilience Program, according to an Arboretum press release.
After competing against 100 local contestants in the regional Toastmasters International Speech Contest, Chaska resident Peter Tartaro is advancing to the region quarterfinal round at the Toastmasters International Convention in August, according to a Toastmasters press release.
Leaving his personal care attendant job several weeks ago, George Nathaniel III got into his car and started driving, but the trip didn’t last long. The Chaska resident knew his blood sugars were going low so he stopped at a nearby gas station to drink a soda.
To curl, you need stones, a broom, and a few other pieces of equipment to help you stay warm and not slip. For some curlers, the only other thing they really need is their wheelchair and delivery stick.
The Chaska Human Rights Commission asked the Chaska City Council to stand with a statement against rising hate toward Asian Americans at the April 5 council meeting. All councilors and Mayor Mark Windschitl voiced support for the message.
In high school, Deryck Hak’s friends casually called him a slur that meant Asian on the outside, white on the inside.
Like Cher, Prince and Madonna, Peyton Scott Russell prefers a mononym: Peyton, though he’s also donned the titles Sprayfinger and DAESK.
Chaska Middle School West student Leah Nelson was chosen to play piano in the Minnesota State Honor Jazz Band on Saturday, March 20.
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