Four named to First District bench
Gov. Mark Dayton today announced the appointment of Eric J. Braaten, Christopher J. Lehmann, Timothy J. Looby, and Cynthia L. McCollum as District Court Judges in Minnesota's First Judicial District. Braaten will replace Judge Richard C. Perkins, and will be chambered at Chaska in Carver County.
Sun Sep 14, 2014
Sept. 14--Large, newly built homes throughout Minnesota will come with an added feature next year -- whether their owners want it or not. A state mandate requiring indoor sprinklers in new homes 4,500 square feet and larger goes into effect in January.
Tue Sep 09, 2014
West news briefs: ESL tutors needed at Creekside
Excelsior's main street recently made Parade magazine's recent list of top main streets in the country. Parade readers nominated more than 2,000 main streets for the list, and editors selected 16 that readers could vote on.
Thu Sep 04, 2014
Fatal head-on crash brings closure to Hwy. 41 in Chaska
The head-on crash involving a passenger car and a dump truck happened just after 11 a.m. on Hwy. 41 north of Hwy.
Fri Aug 29, 2014
Fire safety awards for a dozen Minnesota communities
To qualify for the award from The National Association of State Fire Marshals Fire Research and Education Foundation, fire departments had to have zero fire deaths in residential structures or a 10% reduction from the previous year, have an active fire prevention program and demonstrate a commitment to preventing residential fires.
Sat Aug 23, 2014
Ambitious development looms for Chaska
An ambitious development is on the horizon in Chaska, a payoff city officials have been looking for since the Hwy.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
11 Metro Work Zones to Avoid if You're Heading to the State Fair
Getting to the Minnesota State Fair can be a challenge, especially during peak construction season.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
Finance and Commerce
SouthWest Transit may reject Met Council agreement
SouthWest Transit is trying to negotiate with the Metropolitan Council for funds to expand local bus service as part of an agreement over their future joint operation of the SouthWest Station in Eden Prairie.
Customer Interaction Solutions
Mortenson Applies Lean Principles to Expedite Completion of New Data Center
Minneapolis, MN August 21, 2014 Adapting Lean production methods first made famous by Toyota to data center design and construction, Mortenson has completed and commissioned a highly secure and efficient, Tier-III data center in Chaska, Minnesota.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Schmidt Brewery warehouse to become self-storage facility
Premier Storage plans to convert a vacant industrial building next to the Schmidt Artist Lofts into a self-storage facility.