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The rose vigil for victims the shooting and bombing in Norway attracted over 150,000 people. (Photo by Kristina Kelly)
Minnesotan in Norway: 'Biggest tragedy since WWII'
“I have never seen anything so powerful, strangers were hugging and crying in each others arms,” reports Kristina Kelly, a 2006 Chaska High School graduate, who is now living in Norway. Kelly is studying photography in Oslo and sent the Herald photos of a large rose vigil held July 26 in memory of the more than 70 people killed in bombing and shooting attacks. Anders Behring Breivik is accused of both July 22 attacks. Kelly reports: I was actu...
Obituary for Wilton O. Borgmann
Wilton Borgmann, 91, of Chaska, died Friday, July 22, 2011 at the Marie Steiner Kelting Hospice Home, Chaska. Funeral service will be held Thursday, July 28, 11 a.m. at Zion Lutheran Church, 241 5th Ave. N., Hopkins, with the Rev. Randall A. Neal officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to service at the church. Casketbearers include Duncan Borgmann, David Unruh, Bob Brown, Jerome, Meyers, Samuel Meyers, and Nicholis Meyers. Burial will ...
Norwegian connections?
Are you a Carver County resident impacted by the massacre in Norway? Share your story with the Chaska Herald by calling (952) 345-6574 or e-mailing
Chaska Library adds curbside drop-off
The Carver County Library added a curbside book/materials return for Chaska Library users. The curbside return is located on an island in the city of Chaska parking lot (between Chestnut and Elm) on the west side of city hall. “The new curb-side book return was placed with the customer in mind,” stated Carver County Commissioner Randy Maluchnik, in a press release. “They can drop off their library material 24 hours a day seven days a week with...
Darren Kermes hired as interim head of educational co-op
by Kristin Holtz
The Carver-Scott Educational Cooperative (CSEC) in Chaska will have a familiar face taking over as executive director. Darren Kermes, director of special education for the cooperative, was hired as interim director to replace retiring executive di-rector Randy Zitterkopf. Kermes, 45, of Lakeville, is also the executive director of the Minnesota River Valley Special Education Cooperative (MRVSEC) in Jordan. “I’ve very excited to continue to wor...
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