Friday Jul 25
Carver Co. Considers New Way to Keep Aquatic Invasive Species From Spreading
Carver County is considering a creative new approach to keep aquatic invasive species out of its lakes; all 115 of them.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
Burglars Climb through Ceiling, Cut Walls to Steal from Waconia Verizon Store
Suspects who burglarized a Verizon Wireless store Monday in Waconia climbed through ceiling tiles and cut through walls to get into the storeroom, according to Carver County authorities.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
Carver County Couple's Newborn Battling Rare Disease
Shortly after their son Lucas was born in May, Barbara Anderson and Brett Lane of Mayer learned their child had a rare disorder called RCDP.
Meet Bob Frey, The Sodomy-Obsessed AIDS Villain And Heir To Michele Bachmann
Minnesota's local political candidates probably aren't too high up on many people's radar, but this guy certainly should be.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
Cologne Man, 81, Killed In Carver County Crash
An 81-year-old man was killed in a two-vehicle crash Monday in Carver County, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
After years of slow growth, Watertown courts home buyers
Richard and Julaine Schimmel moved from Crystal to a spot outside Watertown in 1970, and brought their house with them.
Taste of Minnesota likely to return, but maybe not to St. Paul
Despite a last-minute venue change that moved festivities 40 miles west, Taste of Minnesota enjoyed a successful relaunch over the Fourth of July weekend.
Carver County collision kills 80-year-old driver
The crash occurred about 6:50 p.m. Monday at Hwy. 284 and County Road 153, just north of Cologne.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
Storms Rolling into Twin Cities, Starting in West Metro
KSTP Chief Meteorologist Dave Dahl says moisture is moving through the west metro, stretching from Elk River to Delano.
Carver Co. Officials Looking For Hotel Robbers
Authorities in the south metro are looking for two men who allegedly robbed a Chanhassen hotel last week at gunpoint.
Sun Jul 06, 2014
The Island Packet
West Nile virus found in Twin Cities metro area
The Star Tribune reports there have been no confirmed cases of residents getting sick with the illness this summer, and dead birds tested by the district also have turned up negative.
Sat Jul 05, 2014
Bangor Daily News
Small Minnesota town will pay up to $12,000 for new residents
HARMONY, Minnesota - In an empty, grassy lot bordered by cornfields stands a red sign: "Up to $12,000 CASH to Build in Harmony!" This southeastern Minnesota city, population 1,020, wants you to live here.
Fri Jul 04, 2014
Taste of Minnesota Thrives in New Waconia Home
Food, music and family fun is back at the Taste of Minnesota, except this time it's at the Carver County Fairgrounds in Waconia.
Men chat up clerk, then hold up the Chanhassen hotel at gunpoint
Two men chatted up the clerk, then robbed a west metro hotel at gunpoint late at night and have yet to be caught, authorities said.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
Despite flooding, location change, Taste of Minnesota starts Thursday
Linda Maddox faced an uphill battle in relaunching Taste of Minnesota, the free festival her late husband, Ron, ran from 1983 to 2008.
A Taste of Minnesota: Healthy eating choices
A Taste of Minnesota runs from Thursday, July 3rd through Sunday, July 6th. Hours are 11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m. each day.
Live here: A Midwest town will pay you to move in
So much so that it will pay you $5,000 to $12,000 if you build a house. Officials began the rebate after sorting the dozens of cities in the area's three counties by residents' median age and income.