Carver County

Victims In Chaska Double Shooting Expected To SurvivePolice are searching for a suspect they believe shot two people in a Chaska home late Thursday night.
Watertown Cancels Festival To Clean Up From StormThe timing of the Saturday morning storm could not be worse for the Watertown area. The town was celebrating its annual Rails to Trails summer festival, but organizers canceled the event after surveying the damage.
EF-1 Tornado Hits Carver Co., Thousands Without Power In Twin Cities MetroThe National Weather Service says an EF-1 tornado touched down in Carver County early Saturday morning during a loud and windy night of severe weather throughout the Twin Cities metro. The tornado caused extensive damage to trees and homes in Watertown and neighboring Hollywood Township.
Minnesota’s 'Sanctuary City' MurderThe killing of 32-year-old Kathryn Steinle in San Francisco, California, allegedly by Juan Francisco Lopez-Sanchez, an undocumented immigrant, has many focusing on the "sanctuary city" policy that many U.S. Cities adopted. But the real focus shouldn’t be on sanctuary cities, it should be on what happens to illegal immigrants after they commit a crime.
'A Taste Of Minnesota' Returns To Carver CountyIt may look like the Minnesota State Fair, but it has got its own flavor. "All the great music, all the great bands, it's fantastic," Chaska resident Daniel Mills said. A Taste of Minnesota, which dates back to 1983, has had its share of issues over the years.
Carver County Named One Of Happiest Counties In NationA Twin Cities community is claiming a spot on a national list that's sure to make them smile.
Cologne Becomes Minnesota's 1st Solar-Powered TownA Minnesota town has become the first in the state to source 100 percent of its electricity with power from the sun. Cologne has a population of 1,500 people in Carver County. The city council voted to subscribe to a community solar garden .
Carver Co. Sheriff: Beware Of Door-To-Door Tax ScammersThe Carver County Sheriff's office is warning metro residents of a door-to-door scammer posing as a Minnesota Department of Revenue agent. Sheriff Jim Olson says the scammer is demanding people to pay back taxes immediately or they will call local law enforcement.
Courthouse In Chaska Evacuated After Bomb ThreatAuthorities said the Carver County Courthouse was evacuated Thursday morning following a bomb threat. Sources in the Carver County Sheriff's office say they received a handful of phone calls about a bomb threat on the courthouse before 7:00 a.m.
Newest Library In Carver Co. Brings Technology To The ForefrontWhile many see libraries as not keeping up with the digital devices times, one library is doing exactly that. Heidi Hoks oversees all 10 libraries in Carver County. While in between a workshop for her Carver County staff, the Library Director gave Lucia a tour of the newest building to hit Victoria.
Granlund Sculpture Stolen From Minn. Landscape ArboretumA statue by world-renowned Minnesota sculptor Paul T. Granlund was stolen last week from the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum in Chaska. The 42-inch high bronze statue "South Wind" was removed from the Nelson Shrub Rose Garden sometime between last Thursday night and Saturday morning, according to arboretum officials.
Police Investigate Officer-Involved Shooting In Norwood Young AmericaPolice are investigating an officer-involved shooting that occurred in Norwood Young America early Friday morning. According to the Carver County Sheriff's Department, officers responded to a call around 2:40 a.m. of a shooting at a Kwik Trip, located on the corner of Highway 5 and Highway 212.