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Heat wave: Chaska electricity use at all-time high
by Mark Olson
“Usage is up, way up. Our system peak demand set an all-time high of almost 71,000 kilowatts (kW) on Monday afternoon at about 4 p.m.,” reports Chaska Electrical Director Dan Geiger. “We may exceed that number on Tuesday or Wednesday also.” For the city’s municipal electric department, it’s been a record-breaking summer, with two previous peak demands on June 7 and July 1 that broke a previous high of 66,600 kW from 2010. “So we are about 7 pe...
Minnesota Historical Society to reopen July 23
The Minnesota Historical Society , its museums, historic sites and library will reopen to the public on Saturday, July 23, following the state of Minnesota government shutdown, according to a society press release. All programs scheduled beginning Saturday will resume as initially planned. Hours of operation and special programs are outlined at This reopening schedule is contingent upon the passage of a budget bill by the legisla...
Obituary for Richard Anthony Mosley
Richard “Rick” Anthony Mosley, 42, of Carver, died Monday, July 18, 2011, suddenly at his home. Mass of Christian Burial will be held Friday, July 22, 10:30 a.m. at Guardian Angels Catholic Church, 218 W. Second St., Chaska, with Father Doug Ebert celebrating. Visitation will be held Thursday, July 21, 4-8 p.m., with Prayer Service at 7:30 p.m. at the Bertas Funeral Home, 200 W. Third St., Chaska, and also one hour prior to mass at the church....
The heat is on emergency crews
Ridgeview medical crews have already treated about six people for heat-related illnesses in the latest wave of hot temps. One of those treated included a young healthy male who was working on a roof on Monday. He developed heat exhaustion and came in by ambulance, reports Dr. David Larson , director of Emergency Medicine at Two Twelve Medical Center in Chaska and Ridgeview Medical Center in Waconia. Those working outside, as well as the young ...
Want to be in a parade?
The Chaska Area Jaycees is inviting parade entries for the Chaska River City Days Parade. The event is 1 p.m., Sunday, July 31 in downtown Chaska. The Jaycees are accepting parade applications for area businesses, clubs, bands, neighborhoods, antique/classic vehicles and other groups/individuals. For more info and application, visit
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