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National Night Out is Aug. 2
National Night Out is 5-10 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 2. “Neighborhoods throughout Chaska are being invited to join forces with thousands of communities nationwide for the 28th Annual National Night Out crime and drug prevention event," states the latest Chaska Police newsletter. National Night Out is sponsored by the National Association of Town Watch and co-sponsored locally by Chaska Police Department, the newsletter stated. The event is designed ...
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Mourners put flowers and candles at a makeshift memorial outside of Domkirken church in Oslo.
'Our hearts go out to the people of Norway'
Local groups, including the Scandia Sons of Norway lodge, which meets in Waconia, and the Nordic Heritage Club, which meets in Victoria, have responded to the tragedy in Norway. Ross Hanson, with the Scandia lodge, has a daughter, son-in-law and grandchildren in Oslo (the Domkirken church photos attached with this story are from them). Here is Hanson's statement: "We formed the Scandia Sons of Norway lodge because we, as Norwegian-Americans, f...
Carver County Environmental Center closed Wednesday
Due to unforeseen issues with construction at the Environmental Center, the facility will be closed on Wednesday, July 27. Staff are working to resolve the issues and are hopeful to open the Environmental Center by Thursday, July 28. The center's website will be updated with any new information. For questions, please contact Environmental Services at (952)361-1800.
Southwest Christian closes on Bavaria Road site
by Mollee Francisco
Southwest Christian High School has closed on the 29-acre site it has been eyeing for a new school. The purchase of the parcel at the southeast corner of Highway 212 and Bavaria Road was finalized on Friday, July 22. Grading has already begun on the south end of the site. Southwest Christian has been temporarily housed in the old Nordic Track facility on Peavey Road in Chaska's industrial park for more than a decade. The school currently serve...
Obituary for Jerome Anthony Kelzer
Jerome Kelzer, 87, of Chaska, died Tuesday, July 26, 2011, at his home. Mass of Christian Burial is Friday, July 29, 11 a.m. at Guardian Angels Catholic Church, 218 W. Second St. Visitation is Thursday, July 28 from 4-8 p.m., with prayer service at 7:30 p.m. at the Bertas Funeral Home, 200 W. Third St., and also one hour prior to the service at church. Father Al Backmann is the Celebrant. Casket bearers are Wade Neutgens, Trent Neutgens, Ryan ...
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