Finance and Commerce
An unusual sight in suburbs: Affordable senior housing
Chaska got a rare infusion of moderately priced senior apartments with the recent opening of Minneapolis-based Aeon's new Landing development in the city, but funding for future affordable senior projects may be tougher to come by.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Wright County: Doctor on motorcycle killed in golf cart crash
Authorities say the man who died when his motorcycle collided with a golf cart in Wright County was a doctor from Monticello.
Sat Jul 19, 2014
Parade of ponds, interior design workshops and more
This large swimmable pond is one of 13 sites on the Minnesota Water Garden Society Pond and Garden Tour next weekend.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
St. Cloud Times
Artist of the week: Sam SpiczkaArtist of the week: Sam SpiczkaSauk...
Artist of the week: Sam Spiczka Sauk Rapids artist is known for his large-scale work Check out this story on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/entertainment/arts/2014/07/16/artist-week-sam-spiczka/12757771/ Sauk Rapids artist Sam Spiczka has been a full-time sculptor for more than 15 years, and this week, he's Visual Arts Minnesota's ... (more)
Opus plans 60-acre business and retail park in Chaska
Opus Group wants to develop 60 acres at the southwest corner of Highway 212 and County Road 10 in Chaska.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
The Dirt: Water gardens on parade
Want to incorporate more native plants into your landscape? There are good reasons to go native: Native plants, with their deep root systems, require minimal watering and provide habitat for birds, bees and other creatures.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
Man Charged With Indecent Exposure Says He Must Have Been 'Sleepwalking'
Chaska police say a man told them he was drinking and "must have been sleepwalking" in connection to reports that a man was on the roof of a car, naked.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
Jackson County Pilot
Harold "Rusty" Leverson, 84
A Mass of Christian Burial for Harold "Rusty" Leverson of Fairmont will take place July 11 at 10:30 a.m. at St. John Vianney Catholic Church in Fairmont.
update: Hwy. 41 Minnesota River crossing open, 101 still closed
Ever so slowly the waters are receding along the Minnesota River, at least enough for the Hwy.
Sat Jul 05, 2014
MnDOT reopens Highway 41 bridge in Chaska
The stretch of Highway 41 between Chaska and Highway 169, including the bridge across the Minnesota River, has been closed for about two weeks due to high water.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
Klossner House becomes history
A popular evening hot spot in Klossner for old-time music, dancing and food served crowds last weekend before closing its doors.
9 a.m. update: Rush hour wrap up
We saw lighter than normal levels of traffic this morning, perhaps because people were getting an early start to the Independence Day weekend.
Mon Jun 30, 2014
update: A number roads in Scott County still closed due to flooding
Two major crossings over the Minnesota River remained closed due to high water. Those include Hwy.
Thu Jun 26, 2014
Obama visit to bring road closures to south Minneapolis Thursday
Besides the continued closures of Hwy. 41 and Hwy. 101 over the Minnesota River in Chaska and Shakopee , the big news that will affect commuters is the arrival of President Obama for a two-day visit.
Wed Jun 25, 2014
Valleyfair feeling impact of floodwaters, remains open
Minnesota's largest and most popular amusement park has had to shut down three rides and reduced the number of parking spaces as well.
Keeping tabs on Wednesday's morning commute
The Minnesota Department of Transportation promised to carry through with the plan to reduce the northbound lanes of 35E between Maryland Avenue and Little Canada Road to two lanes, and now it has.
Tue Jun 24, 2014
Chaska, Belle Plaine, Blakeley Seek Governor Dayton's Help with Flood Relief
On Tuesday, Gov. Mark Dayton toured more cities trying to clean up, and repair all of the damage from the flooding.
Dayton travels across MN to assess flood damage
Tuesday Dayton visited Delano, Chaska, Belle Plaine and Mendota to assess flood damage, meet with local emergency managers and discuss flood prevention/mitigation efforts.
St. Cloud Times
Dayton meets with emergency managers on floodingDayton meets with...
Gov. Mark Dayton made the rounds of more Minnesota cities along flood-swollen rivers Tuesday to meet with emergency managers and local Dayton meets with emergency managers on flooding ST.