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Woman Hit By Car, Killed In Chaska On Halloween Night

Authorities said a woman is dead after being hit by a car in a busy intersection Thursday night in the southwest Twin Cities metro. Police said the crash happened at about 6:30 p.m. in Chaska near State Street and Chaska Boulevard.

11/01/2013

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Landscape Arboretum Hosting ‘Ar-Boo-Retum’ Halloween

Little ghosts and goblins are taking over the University of Minnesota’s Arboretum in Chaska this Halloween. The “Ar -BOO-retum” event will provide a safe, family friendly way to enjoy a day of Halloween fun for families and children.

10/31/2013

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Excellent Educator: Mike Schladweiler

It’s Friday and that means it’s time to recognize this week’s Excellent Educator. The award brought us to Jonathan Elementary School in Chaska, where Mike Schladweiler is one of the favorites among students.

10/25/2013

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Duck Dynasty Stars Coming To Benefit 2 Christian Schools

It’s watched by millions of television viewers each week — a show featuring a family of camouflage-clad characters and their ZZ Top theme song. A & E’s Duck Dynasty is a reality TV series like no other.

10/03/2013

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ICYMI: High School Sports Rally: Sept. 27, 2013

A warm (and windy) Friday night was the perfect occasion for high school football. And just in case you missed out on any big plays, we’ve got them for you in the videos below, as well as a profile on Nick Leach, our ASPIRE athlete of the week.

09/27/2013

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Prep Blog: Week 5, Previewing ‘The Big 4’

There is no better time for a high school football fan than between late September and early October. It’s when the conference favorites emerge and when all the hard work in offseason starts to show.

09/27/2013

A Remnant Of 9/11 In Southwest Minnesota

After the 9/11 investigation at Ground Zero was complete, officials allowed parts of the Twin Towers to be donated for memorials.

09/10/2013

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High School Sports Rally: Sept. 6, 2013

Friday’s High School Sports Rally had it all! The featured game was between high-ranked East Ridge and the Roseville Raiders, who upset Cretin-Durham Hall last week. Watch the highlights below. — Other games played Friday […]

09/06/2013

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Chaska In-Laws Accidentally Shoot Each Other In 2 Incidents

Police in Chaska say that three in-laws were accidentally shot by other family members in two separate incidents, one of which happened during a game of Monopoly. Officers say alcohol does not appear to have been involved in either shooting.

09/04/2013

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Prep Blog: Zero Week, Previewing ‘The Big 4’

For as many as 21 Minnesota football teams, they’ve been practicing for two full weeks now, and all that hard work will be on display Friday night. It’s “Zero Week” in prep football around the state, meaning that high school football is already kicking off officially.

08/22/2013

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Police: 1 Hurt After Car Hits School Bus In Chaska

Authorities say one person suffered minor injuries after a car hit a school bus with children on board Friday morning in Chaska. Police responded to the crash at about 10:30 a.m. on Highway 41 near Hudertmark Road.

08/02/2013

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Lemonade Stand Raises Funds For Boy With Neuroblastoma

The weather wasn’t quite sunny or warm enough to have people craving lemonade, but plenty of drivers did stop for a bright yellow stand in Chaska.

05/28/2013

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Where Does Fishing Bait Come From?

Ask anglers where minnows come from and they’ll likely say the bait store. But odds are the bait in your bucket went through Ron Meuwissen’s pole barn. “They’re gonna work hard or die trying,” Meuwissen said. “That’s what they say in the bait store.” Ron’s dad started Ken’s Bait Service back in 1950. It’s been supplying bait stores ever since.

05/10/2013

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Red Cross Helping Two Families After Chaska Fire

The Red Cross said it’s helping two families Wednesday following a fire in Chaska, Minn.

04/24/2013

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Charges Won’t Be Filed In Teen’s Death From Arrow

Authorities said Thursday that criminal charges won’t be filed against the teen that shot and killed his best friend with a bow-and-arrow, calling the incident an accident.

03/07/2013

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Prep Blog: Looking Back At The Weekend

If you love sports, you love to watch teams and athletes when they’re at their best. There’s nothing better than watching a superb athlete take over a game and lead his or her team to victory.

01/28/2013

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Prep Blog: Top Weekend Match-Ups

As someone who keeps a pretty close eye on the high school sports scene, this is one of my favorite times of the year. January is coming to an end, which means conference races around the state are heating up.

01/25/2013

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Chaska Police Chief Weighs In On Obama’s Gun Control Proposal

President Obama is asking for a new, stronger assault weapons ban after the mass shooting in Connecticut where 20 elementary school students were murdered.

01/17/2013

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Officials Close Chaska High School After Reported Threat

Chaska High School is in a precautionary lockdown Tuesday morning after officials learned of a threat against the school.

01/08/2013

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Prep Blog: Timberwolves Shootout Leads Top Weekend Events

The holidays have wrapped up and teams are back from their post-Christmas tournaments. Within the next week, high school squads enter the grind of the conference season.

01/03/2013

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Chaska Police Search For Target Store Thief

Chaska Police are asking for the public’s help in locating a man who walked out of a Target store with over $600 worth of merchandise.

11/09/2012

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Chaska Arboretum Hosting Family Fun For Halloween

Families looking to get out and have some fun on Halloween should head to the University of Minnesota Landscape Arboretum in the southwest metro on Wednesday.

10/31/2012

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Chaska Police Arrest Man In Apartment Garage Burglaries

Police have arrested a 34-year-old man they believe is responsible for a rash of burglaries in September at Chaska apartment complexes.

10/25/2012

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Police Submit Minn. Arrow Death To County Attorney

Chaska police have asked the Carver County prosecutor to review the death of a 16-year-old boy who was shot in the head with an arrow.

10/24/2012

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Funeral Today For Boy Shot, Killed By Arrow

A 16-year-old boy from Chaska will be laid to rest on Monday after he was shot and killed by an arrow in an accident last week.

10/22/2012

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