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Chanhassen Hosts ‘Cars And Coffee’

Thousands attended an event Saturday morning called “Cars and Coffee” in Chanhassen, Minn. It gives people the chance to see about 400 different kinds of cars.

07/05/2014

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Minn. Pilot Critical Injured In New Mexico Crash

A single-engine plane crashed while landing at a northern New Mexico airport, injuring all four people aboard, including one critically. Federal Aviation Administration spokesman Lynn Lunsford says the pilot was hospitalized in critical condition while the three passengers on the plane suffered less serious injuries in the crash at the Las Vegas airport late Wednesday.

07/03/2014

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PODCAST PAGE: The WCCO Morning News With Dave Lee 5-29-14

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05/29/2014

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1 Killed After Vehicle Hits Guard Rail, Strikes Other Vehicle Head-On

The Carver County Sheriff’s Office is investigating after a vehicle careened into oncoming traffic and struck another vehicle, killing its driver Thursday afternoon. The sheriff’s office says a vehicle was heading eastbound on Flying Cloud Drive in Chanhassen when it hit a guard rail, which caused it to careen into oncoming traffic and strike the other vehicle head-on.

05/01/2014

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Conference Focuses On Women In Agriculture

Women from all walks of agriculture will gather at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum in Chanhassen on Wednesday for the 16th annual Minnesota Agri-Women’s spring leadership conference.

03/31/2014

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Prince Planning Paisley Park Parties This Weekend

“Sometimes It Snows In April,” and sometimes the Purple One shows up to “Play in the Sunshine” at Paisley Park in March. Prince is planning a big party at Paisley Park this weekend called “Paisley Park After Dark.”

03/27/2014

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Last Gasp Of Winter? Spring Is Calling

Residents in parts of eastern Minnesota are dealing with 10 inches of new snow as the winter season officially comes to an end. Seasoned Minnesotans know that just because the first day of spring arrives on the calendar Thursday, winter-like weather is still very much a possibility.

03/19/2014

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Elderly Man Found Dead After Motel Fire In Chanhassen

Investigators are trying to figure out the cause of an overnight motel fire in Chanhassen, Minn. that claimed the life of one man.

03/17/2014

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More Than 10 Inches Of New Snow In S Minn.

Parts of southern Minnesota are dealing with more than 10 inches of new snow. The deep spot is Mapleton in Blue Earth County where 10 1/2 inches had fallen by Wednesday morning. St. James in Watonwan County has 9 1/2 inches of fresh snow.

03/05/2014

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State Patrol: 2 Dead After Officer-Involved Shooting

What began as a routine morning commute Friday down Highway 212 to Chanhassen quickly turned into a bizarre and dangerous scene.

02/07/2014

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Vikings Release LB Erin Henderson

The Minnesota Vikings have released linebacker Erin Henderson, who was recently arrested twice on suspicion of drunken driving. The Vikings announced Henderson’s release Friday. Henderson had one season left on his contract with a $1.95 million salary. Henderson’s latest arrest was Jan. 1 after he crashed his sport utility vehicle in Chanhassen.

02/07/2014

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Chanhassen Star Ragnow Commits To Arkansas

With National Signing Day less than a week away for high school football recruits, Chanhassen star Frank Ragnow made one of the biggest decisions of his life.

02/01/2014

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TCF Bank To Close 8 Cub Foods Branches

TCF Bank announced Wednesday that they will close eight branches locating inside Cub Foods stores by the end of March. According to a company spokesperson, the branches affected are located in Chanhassen, Elk River, Forest Lake, Hastings, Lakeville South, Mankato West, Northfield and Rogers. Chanhassen, Elk River and Forest Lake will still have free-standing TCF locations.

01/29/2014

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Woman Gets 2 Years For Stealing More Than $500,000 From Employer

A 47-year-old Chanhassen woman received a two-year prison sentence Friday for stealing more than half a million dollars in checks from her employer, a family-own business.

01/24/2014

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MN Highway Reopened After Blizzard Closure

Blizzard conditions temporarily closed a main highway in northwest Minnesota. The State Patrol said about 30 miles of Highway 2 from East Grand Forks to Crookston were closed because of heavy, blowing snow.

01/22/2014

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Vikings LB Erin Henderson Arrested For DWI

For at least the second time since November, Henderson was arrested Wednesday in Chanhassen on suspicion of DWI. According to jail records, Henderson was booked into the Carver County Jail at 3:03 p.m. Wednesday for fourth-degree DWI, third-degree DWI, second-degree DWI test refusal and violating the conditions of a limited driver’s license.

01/02/2014

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Minn. Arboretum Offers Free Gate Admission In Jan.

The Minnesota Landscape Arboretum is offering free gate admission every day in January. Visitors who want to stay warm can view a 25-foot-tall tree covered with orchids in the Visitor Center Great Hall.

01/01/2014

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Finding Minnesota: Discovering Life In The Dead Of Winter

If all you see outside now are lifeless fields of brown and white, you’re not looking closely enough. Naturalist Matt Schuth is ready to lead dozens of visitors on a long walk through the woods at the Arboretum on Nov. 28.

12/22/2013

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Wind Chill Warning For Central/NE Minnesota

Forecasters say the deep freeze that has gripped Minnesota is more typical of mid-January temperatures. The National Weather Service predicted readings won’t make it much above zero in many areas of the state Wednesday.

12/11/2013

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Minn. Car Fans To Honor ‘Fast and Furious’ Actor

Minnesota car fans plan a charity cruise around the Twin Cities Sunday to remember “Fast and Furious” star Paul Walker. Organizers say all proceeds will go to Walker’s charity, Reach Out Worldwide.

12/07/2013

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2 Pets Killed In Carver County House Fire

A couple escaped from a house fire in in Carver County Wednesday morning, but their two pets were killed in the blaze. Firefighters were called to 4000 Leslee Curve near Chanhassen just before 5 a.m. Crews were able to extinguish the flames, but not before the home was completely gutted.

11/20/2013

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Minnesota Landscape Arboretum Grows By 78 Acres

The Minnesota Landscape Arboretum in Chanhassen has grown by 78 acres. The University of Minnesota bought the Lake Tamarack property in Carver County to restore and protect the watershed. It contains native forest, wetlands, tillable land and 1,300 feet of shoreline.

11/13/2013

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Patrol: Trooper Hurt In Crash On 212 In Chanhassen

The State Patrol said one of its troopers suffered non-life-threatening injures Friday morning after being involved in a three-car crash on Highway 212 west of the Twin Cities. The patrol said Lacey Raser, 17, was driving a 2000 Dodge Dakota when the teenager hit 46-year-old State Trooper John Thompson, of Golden Valley. Donald Kahaian, 44, wasn’t injured as his Ford Fusion was also involved.

11/01/2013

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Woman In Custody After Chanhassen Massage Parlor Bust

A 37-year-old Eden Prairie woman is in Carver County jail pending charges of felony promotion of prostitution after officers raided a Chanhassen massage parlor last Wednesday. According to Carver County Sheriff Jim Olson, deputies served a search warrant at a message business on the 7900 block of Stone Creek Drive in Chanhassen on the afternoon of Oct. 29. Deputies had originally targeted to the business after allegations that employees were offering sexual services for a “$40-$50 tip.”

11/01/2013

Roseville Tops White Bear Lake 21-14

Prep Blog: First Round Playoff Preview

The regular season in high school football is over, which means there are no more guarantees for anything anymore. We’re in the playoffs, where the ultimate goal is to survive, advance and hopefully win a championship.

10/22/2013

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