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Update: Missing Chanhassen Man, 87, Found Safe

An 87-year-old Chanhassen man that went missing Thursday afternoon has been found safe. Verne Fedje Christensen was last seen Thursday afternoon when he left home to go workout at a gym — but never arrived.

01/30/2015

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Sheriff: Driver Crosses Center Line, Strikes Squad Head-On

A Carvery County deputy and another driver were injured in a head-on collision late Thursday evening. According to the sheriff’s office, the crash happened at about 9 p.m. on County State Aid Highway 11 near 4th Street in Carver.

01/23/2015

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Sheriff: Adult Male Stops 12-Year-Old Boy, Asks If He Wants A Ride

hanhassen Crime Prevention released a public safety notice after an adult male reportedly stopped a boy walking home from school. According to the Carver County Sheriff’s Office, around 4:40 p.m. on Monday a 12-year-old boy was walking home from the bus drop on Orchard Lane when an adult male pulled up next to him.

12/16/2014

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Mother, 6-Year-Old Son Remembered After Deadly Carver Co. Crash

A mother and her 6-year-old son died in a car crash on an icy road near Norwood Young America Saturday. Her husband and surviving 4-year-old son are in serious condition.

11/16/2014

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At Least 5 Die In Crashes On Icy Minnesota Roads

At least five people died in crashes on icy highways as 1 to 2 inches of snow fell across much of southern Minnesota this weekend.

11/16/2014

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Chaska Woman Killed In Motorcycle Accident

A 27-year-old woman was killed in a motorcycle accident in Carver County Friday morning. The Carver County Sheriff’s Office says the accident happened at about 7:16 a.m. at the intersection of County Road 40 and 152nd Street in Dahlgren Township. Jennifer Marie Compton of Chaska was traveling southbound on CR 40 when an eastbound vehicle entered the intersection at 152nd Street.

10/28/2014

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Ariz. Teen Charged With Baseball Bat Assault At Chanhassen Church

A 19-year-old man from Flagstaff, Arizona was charged Monday with second- and third-degree assault for an attack on an 18-year-old man in the parking lot of a Chanhassen church. Jabari Javon Marshall is accused of hitting Oliver Smith in the head several times with a souvenir baseball bat at Westwood Community Church in the early morning of Oct. 12.

10/23/2014

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Officials: Farmer Accidentally Buried Alive In Ditch

Carver County officials say a 78-year-old farmer was accidentally buried alive in a ditch Sunday while working to install a drainage tile.

10/19/2014

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Two Drown In Separate Incidents On Parley Lake

Just one day after a little boy drowned in Carver County, a man drowned in the very same lake.

10/18/2014

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1 Dead In Carver Co. Rollover

One man is dead after a rollover crash in Carver County Sunday night.
Forty-year-old Bradley Scott Schauer, of Young America Township, died after sustaining serious injuries in a rollover crash.

09/10/2014

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Man, 51, In Custody For Allegedly Shooting At Another Man

A 51-year-old man is in custody Thursday for allegedly shooting at another male Sunday evening. According to the Carver County Sheriff’s Office, police responded to a call of a gunshot at 8:47 p.m. Sunday at a residence in the 300 block of Park Street E. in New Germany, Minn.

07/31/2014

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Police: Verizon Burglars Cut Hole In Wall, Climbed Through Ceiling Tiles

The Carver County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the burglary of a Waconia Verizon Wireless store, where thieves entered through ceiling tiles and cut a hole through drywall. Authorities responded to reports of a burglary at the store, located at 716 Vista Blvd., as well as Bella Nails and Spa next door.

07/15/2014

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Flood Damage Tally For Minnesota: $32M But Rising

Initial estimates from recent flooding across Minnesota put the public infrastructure damage at $32 million, with more assessments to come that will push the total up. Gov. Mark Dayton and his emergency managers provided the estimate Tuesday. They said it makes them confident that the state would be eligible for federal assistance to offset costs of response and recovery. Flooding damage was seen in nearly half of Minnesota’s counties.

07/01/2014

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With The Minnesota River On the Verge Of Cresting, Carver Braces For More Rain

Minnesotans from all across the metro came to Carver. Minn. Wednesday to help fill up more sandbags. The Minnesota River that runs along the community is expected to crest Wednesday. But more rain in the forecast has people preparing for the worst. The downtown flooded badly back in 1965.

06/25/2014

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Court Appearance Postponed For Man Who Allegedly Shot At Neighbor, Son

A Carver Co. man who allegedly shot at his neighbors while they farmed has had his court date postponed. Kenneth Walsh, 51, has been charged with attempted murder in the first degree and attempted murder in the second degree for allegedly shooting at his neighbor and his neighbor’s son while they were farming.

05/30/2014

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