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Chaska High School yearbook delayed to remove blackface photo  Star Tribune

Chaska High School officials are removing a page from school yearbooks — which have already been printed — after discovering a photo of a student wearing ...

Group wants Chaska HS principal removed over series of 'racist incidents'  Bring Me The News

A number of racist incidents has sparked a movement to bring about major changes in the Eastern Carver County school district — including the removal of ...

Parents angered by racist incidents at Eastern Carver County schools  Star Tribune

Frustrated by how school officials have handled racist acts and behavior by students in the Eastern Carver County School District, a group of parents is calling ...

'It's unacceptable': Racist image circulated through Chaska High School  KMSP-TV

An image circulating on social media has some people at Chaska High School upset and it's not the first time the district has dealt with a controversy concerning ...

Chaska High school students create racist Google Map

CHASKA, Minn. — Chaska, it happened again. Another racially charged incident in Eastern Carver County Public Schools. This time, an image of a Google map, ...

Packed board meeting over racist incidents at Chaska High School

Students, parents and community members took their concerns about racism to the Eastern Carver County school board Monday night. In a room packed ...

Chan-Chaska Clay Target Club in full swing  SW News Media

Turner Laxen, a junior at Chanhassen High School, shot 50 straight (two perfect rounds) on Thursday, April 18, at the Watertown Rod and Gun Club. Laxen is a ...

Chaska High School releases dean's list | Education  SW News Media

Chaska High School released its Dean's List for the first semester of the 2018-19 school year. Students on Dean's List 1 have a 3.667-4.0 grade point average.

District: Some Chaska HS Students Painted Faces Black at Football Game Friday  KSTP

Brett Johnson, the director of community relations of Eastern Carver County Schools, said in an official release Tuesday the families of Chaska High School were ...

'Three Musketeers' at Chaska High School | Chaska Education  SW News Media

Chaska High School presents “The Three Musketeers,” from April 26-May 4.

Airsoft gun confiscated at Chaska High School | Chaska Herald  SW News Media

School officials confiscated an Airsoft pellet gun after a student pointed it out a car window toward another vehicle with students in the Chaska High School ...

Equity coordinator out, racial issues continue to plague Eastern Carver County Schools

A student says the school did not allow her to hang posters she made for Black History Month.

Chaska High students protest over censoring of Black History Month posters  KMSP-TV

Some Chaska High School students are accusing school officials of trying to censor portions of Black history.

Commentary: School should have been proactive | Chaska Opinion  SW News Media

Recently I attended an event at the Chaska Event Center that had a display of posters prepared for Black History Month by several Chaska High School ...

Chaska principal responds to social media post containing 'racially offensive' hashtag  SW News Media

Chaska High School principal Jim Bach addressed a social media post involving a Chaska High School student in a letter to parents, Feb. 19.

Chaska High Principal Calls Students’ Racist Social Media Post ‘Teachable Moment’  WCCO | CBS Minnesota

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Chaska High School's principal is condemning the behavior of two students over alleged racist social media posts. According to a ...

District 112 sets out to create equity framework | Chaska Herald  SW News Media

African-American culture was given the spotlight during Pioneer Ridge Middle School's celebration of diversity on Thursday, March 21.

Chaska students protest over Black History Month posters  SW News Media

For Faith Blackstone and her family in Chaska, Black History Month is a time to celebrate, reflect and share their African-American culture and history with the ...

Racial slur leads to police investigation at Chaska Middle School East  KSTP

A racial slur written on a 13-year-old student's gym shirt at Chaska Middle School East has lead to a police and school district investigation into the incident...

District holding listening session for proposed $110 million bond referendum  SW News Media

A new elementary school, an expanded bus garage and funding for long overdue maintenance on some of District 112's oldest schools.

Student-led benefit concert for music teacher Gina Ford will be at Chaska High School  SW News Media

Students of the late Gina Ford, an orchestra and band teacher at Chaska Middle School West, will be putting on a benefit concert in her honor, on Thursday, Dec.

Chaska Theater one act is a top selection  SW News Media

The Chaska High School Theater one act play production proved victorious in the MSHSL One Act Play Subsection contest on Jan. 26.

Homecoming parade is Friday | Chaska Herald  SW News Media

It's Homecoming Week at Chaska High School. On Monday Giana Di Nicola and Justin Bach were crowned Homecoming queen and king. On Friday, Oct. 12 the ...

Vision of America: Local student sweeps art competition  SW News Media

Jenna September has never been on a road trip across America.

Dick Beardsley to give public talk at Chaska High  SW News Media

Note: This Chaska Police Department announced Tuesday afternoon that this event was cancelled due to the cold temperatures.

Chaska High School, Integrated Arts Academy seek Promise Fellow applicants  SW News Media

Minnesota Alliance With Youth is recruiting people to serve Eastern Carver County Schools students through the AmeriCorps Promise Fellow program.

Teacher of the Year finalists announced | Education  SW News Media

The District 112 Foundation Excellence in Education Award Program has announced this year's Teacher of the Year finalists.

Get ready for Homecoming! | Chaska Herald  SW News Media

Get ready for Homecoming week. The school's Homecoming king and queen will be crowned during coronation at 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 8 at the Chaska High ...

Chaska Speech has strong showing at Lakeville Tourney  SW News Media

Last weekend, the Chaska Speech Team competed at a tournament hosted by Lakeville North High School.

Chaska Principal Responds to Offensive Social Media Post  KDUZ/KARP Radio

Chaska High School principal Jim Bach addressed a social media post involving a Chaska High School student in a letter to parents, Feb. 19. The Chaska ...

Chaska Principal: Racist Social Media Post 'Teachable Moment'  WCCO | CBS Minnesota

Chaska High School's principal is condemning the behavior of two students over alleged racist social media posts, reports Frank Vascellaro (0:31). WCCO 4 ...

Students perform 'Little Women' musical | Education  SW News Media

Chaska High School Theater and Thespian Troupe 6517 present “Little Women, The Broadway Musical.”

Voice of the Hawks | Chaska Sports  SW News Media

Ryan Paul has always been the director. Sometimes he was the commissioner of a baseball game in the backyard. He would double as lead announce for ...

Chaska High School Class of 2018 | Education  SW News Media

Bilaal Ahmed Abdi+; Lubna Ali Abdirahman**+°; Betsy Louise Aberle**+°; Sahira Joanna Aburto Lemus; Antonia Sinziana Aitai*; Adina Marie Allen*‡; Daniela ...

Chaska student surveys his peers about district initiatives  SW News Media

Ryan Paul said he was first introduced to the concept of personalized learning as middle school student in Eastern Carver County Schools.

Boys Basketball: Chaska all alone in first place  SW News Media

A halftime deficit for the third time in four games, Chaska came alive in the second half, outscoring St. Louis Park 35-20, winning a first-place showdown over St.

Students Protest After Minnesota High School Denies Approval for Some Black History Month Posters  Yahoo News UK

Students of color protested in their high school in Chaska, Minnesota, on March 1, after they said the school administration denied approval for some Black ...

Athletic Park, Chaska's premier baseball field, to be flooded  SW News Media

Athletic Park, affectionately known as “Athletic” to generations of Chaskans, is going under water.

Special Election: Candidates talk about combating racism in forum  SW News Media

Four candidates vying for the Chaska City Council addressed topics ranging from affordable housing to racism at the League of Women Voters Eastern Carver ...

Chaska intentionally floods baseball field

The city says doing so could actually prevent damage.

Chaska High School's Hawk Haul offers food, supplies for hungry students  Minneapolis Star Tribune

A few days before winter break, a Chaska High School student was desperate: He and his family didn't have enough food. His counselor led him to the Chaska ...

Longtime editor Ray Tschimperle, known for his 'legendary' storytelling, passes away at 84  SW News Media

Longtime editor and lifetime Chaska resident Ray Tschimperle was known best for his popular editorials, “Ray's Ramblings.”

Chaska Speech heads to state | Chaska Education  SW News Media

Last Saturday, 28 Chaska High School Speech Team entries competed at the MSHSL 2AA Section tournament in Hutchinson.

Chaska High School kicks off food drive for Hawk Haul  SW News Media

The Chaska High School Student Council will collect canned foods and dry goods throughout next week, with all items to benefiting Hawk Haul.

Mattress fundraiser for middle school musicians | Chaska Education  SW News Media

A middle school music department fundraiser aims to raise money for instruments, gear, music, and travel expenses.

Chaska High School gears up for Homecoming | Chaska Education  SW News Media

Chaska High School is gearing up for its 2017 Homecoming activities and this year's theme is "Can I have this dance? (High School Musical)."

Mike Koster named Reed Larson award recipient | Sports  SW News Media

Mike Koster, a senior defenseman on the Chaska High School boys' hockey team, has been named the winner of the 2019 Reed Larson Award.

Chaska High School Class of 1967 | Education  SW News Media

Chaska High School held its 50th class reunion at the Chaska VFW Post 1791 on Sept. 16. "We graduated on June 7, 1967. We were the last graduating class ...

Plan would shift racial balance at Chanhassen, Chaska high schools  Star Tribune

Just a few miles apart in the sprawling southwest metro suburbs, Chaska and Chanhassen's high schools reflect the cities they're nestled in. Chanhassen's ...

Boys Hockey: Star power has Chaska on a roll  SW News Media

Chaska's star players have come to life, and ironically a five-game winning streak has been produced.

Chaska students planning "walk-in" to protest gun violence joining others across the southwest metro  SW News Media

A demonstration will take place at Chaska High School next week to protest gun violence. It's an effort encouraging students to discuss the issue, following last ...

American Indian parents are building a cultural bridge  SW News Media

As a child, Alena Boklep danced with a ballerina as part of a Redwood Falls school program.

Chaska High School Class of 2017 | Chaska Education  SW News Media

Lina Ali Abdirahman**+○; Lizbeth Aguilar Zapata; Cyrus Khorsand Aiken+‡; Antonia Sinziana Aitai*; Leire Nailea Alegria Dominguez; Jakob Paul Alessio*+○; ...

Bach takes reins at Chaska High School | Education  SW News Media

Five years ago if you would have asked Jim Bach if he'd consider leaving his Chaska Middle School East principal position, he probably would have said, “No.”

Brecht reflects on time as Chaska High School's principal  SW News Media

District 112 is searching for a new Chaska High School principal.

Chaska Speech heads to subsections | Chaska Education  SW News Media

The Chaska Speech Team recently had a busy week.

Football: A case of déjà vu as Chaska upsets top-seeded Waconia  SW News Media

Asked if Chaska had 210 total yards of offense in Saturday's Section 2-5A semifinal, whether Hawks head football coach Bryan Dahl would have been confident ...

Veterans Park dedication on Veterans Day  SW News Media

Community members are invited to the dedication of the newly-completed Veterans Park on Veterans Day (Sunday, Nov. 11), at 619 Creek Road, Chaska.

Chaska High School Graduation 2017 | Chaska Herald  SW News Media

Hundreds of people celebrated over 300 seniors completing high school at Grace Church in Eden Prairie, June 9.

After frantic search, bodies of 2 missing women found in Chaska  Star Tribune

Two bodies were pulled from a murky pond in Chaska late Sunday, bringing a frantic two-day search for two 19-year-old cousins and best friends from ...

Boys Basketball: Chaska has Lakeville North's number again  SW News Media

Chaska upset seventh-ranked Lakeville North last December on the road, rallying from a seven-point deficit in a 62-55 decision.

EMT students win first place | Chaska Education  SW News Media

SouthWest Metro Intermediate District's Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) class attended the State HOSA (formerly known as Health Occupation Students of ...

Chaska High School Class of 2016 | Chaska Education  SW News Media

Brandon Chase Adel-Kraus+; Crystal Josselyne Alatorre Segura; Sara Marie Alberts+○; Alya Nasrine Al-Hilwani+○; Hugo Almaraz Aleman; Josephine Elise ...

Big man on campus | Sports  SW News Media

Cole Nicholson usually finds a front-row seat as a member of the Chaska Superfan group.

Volleyball: Chaska, Chanhassen advance to section quarterfinals | Sports  SW News Media

A dominating first game, Chaska needed to fight and claw in the Section 2AAA volleyball opener, a 3-2 win over visiting Mankato West Oct. 24 at Chaska High ...

Sign of the times: Wally's to close in downtown Chaska  SW News Media

Wally's Sport and Clothing will be closing its doors in downtown Chaska for the final time by Sept. 30.

Chaska senior sets school record

CHASKA, Minn. — Scrambled eggs and oatmeal have been on the pregame dinner menu for Cole Nicholson since he broke the Chaska High School boys ...

Student finds racial slur written on shirt at Chaska middle school  SW News Media

A viral social media post led to a police investigation at Chaska Middle School East after a student found a racial slur written three times on his gym shirt last.

Q&A with Chaska City Council Ward 2 candidate Taylor Hubbard  SW News Media

Q: Why are you running for this position? As a small business owner, mother, and wife, I believe Chaska's positive growth stems from our rich diversity, so we ...

Nordic Ski: Three competitions in the books for Storm Hawks  SW News Media

Chaska was the go-to-destination for Nordic skiing in the metro area at one time.

Chaska High School closes open enrollment | Education  SW News Media

The District 112 School Board voted to close Chaska High School to open enrollment for the 2015-16 school year.

Chaska High principal moves to district job  Minneapolis Star Tribune

Chaska High School principal David Brecht is moving into a district administrative role this summer after eight years at the helm of the high school in the Eastern ...

Q&A with District 112 School Board candidate Jennifer Stone  SW News Media

What are the three top priorities you plan to focus on if elected?

New principal hired for Chaska High School | Education  SW News Media

Jim Bach has been hired as the new principal of Chaska High School.

Charges: Chaska call center duped 13000 people into paying for $10 million in magazine subscriptions  Star Tribune

A Twin Cities man's telemarketing company collected more than $10 million by having employees make cold calls to thousands of people and dupe them into ...

Football: A bit different than week five in 2017  SW News Media

Chaska and Apple Valley, week five in 2017, was about as good of a high school football game as it gets.

Chaska Speech places first in Eagle Invitational | Chaska Education  SW News Media

The Chaska High School Speech Team competed in the 15th annual Eagle Invitational in Eden Prairie on Saturday. The team placed first out of 24 teams in the ...

5 reasons to attend BBQ Bash, which benefits Chaska High School  SW News Media

Community members are invited to celebrate Chaska High School's Hawk pride during the 12th annual BBQ Bash on Friday, May 4, at Hazeltine National Golf ...

Loosbrock, Urbanciz 'ExCEL' at Chaska High School | Chaska Education  SW News Media

Chaska High School's 2016-17 ExCEL Award nominees include a dancer who has competed at the state level and a student who is a successful hockey and ...

Fire Department warns of possible sinkhole in South Minneapolis  MinnPost

Sinkhole alert. KARE reports: “Minneapolis Fire Department is warning the public to stay away from the intersection of E. 60th St. and 2nd St. S. over concerns of ...

Flooding puts more Minnesota roads under water; Hwy. 41 to close tonight  Star Tribune

The spring snow melt this week is pushing river levels higher and putting a number of roads under water. Here are some current and pending flood-related road ...

It's all good in the CCHA | Chaska Sports  SW News Media

PeeWee AA: No. 1. PeeWee A: No. 2. PeeWee B1: No. 10.

11 current/future Gophers pegged as NHL draft prospects  Duluth News Tribune

MINNEAPOLIS -- After striking gold with forward Sammy Walker, who was the Big Ten's top rookie last season, the Minnesota Gophers look to have an influx of ...

Chaska PD becomes first Minnesota police department to test BolaWrap 100  Star Tribune

With the push of a button — and a loud bang — an 8-foot cord shot out of the remote-controlled device and entangled the legs of Chaska Police Chief Scott ...

Chaska High School Class of 2015 | Entertainment  SW News Media

Austin Michael Aase*+•; Sarah Ahmed; Michael Benjamin Alberts; Adeeb Mir Ali**+«; Brian Matthew Allen*+•; Jonathan Kyle Allen*◊; Tyler David Allen*+◊; Soyla ...

Lake Conference says 'no' to STMA | Sports  SW News Media

Last spring, the St. Michael-Albertville school board met with St. Michael-Albertville athletic/activities coaches and advisers. The meeting confirmed what ...

Dr. Malinda Hansen is named Resident of Year  SW News Media

Dr. Malinda M. Hansen, of Fort Worth, Texas, was named the 2019 Resident of the Year by the American Academy of Osteopathy (AAO) on March 14 during its ...

Chaska High School's prom is May 21 | Education  SW News Media

C haska High School's prom will be reminiscent of “Peter Pan” this year.

Q&A with District 112 School Board candidate Lisa Anderson  SW News Media

What are the three top priorities you plan to focus on if elected?

Football: A wild finish to the Jug game  SW News Media

Coaches always tuck a play in their back pocket. Something that worked, something that should have worked, something that maybe only a few people saw.

A performance never seen before at Chaska | Sports  SW News Media

Cole Nicholson won the opening tip, ran to the right box, caught the basketball and without a dribble scored a lay-up. Nine seconds in.

Chaska High School may be closed to open enrollment  SW News Media

Students who live or attend school outside of District 112 may not be able to open enroll at Chaska High School next year.

Gunfire hits front of North High School in Minneapolis; no one hurt  Star Tribune

No one was hurt after bullets struck North High School in Minneapolis Wednesday afternoon, school officials said. Multiple shots were fired about 12:30 p.m. by ...

Military info session at high schools | News  SW News Media

The information session “Truths & Myths – Military 101" is 4-5 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 7 in the Minnetonka High School Forum; and 7-8 p.m. at Chanhassen High ...

'We believe in the future': With millions of dollars, businesses come to the aid of Owatonna schools  Star Tribune

School leaders in Owatonna hope that an unprecedented show of support from the city's largest businesses will drive voters to approve a $116 million bond ...

Minnesota Court of Appeals OKs controversial solar garden in Carver County  Star Tribune

A Minnesota Appeals Court ruling has given a solar-energy company a green light to build a solar garden in Carver County, reversing a decision by Carver ...

Chaska student hopes to inspire more girls to join STEM, robotics team  SW News Media

Walking into her first engineering class at Chaska High School, Aerith Cruz felt out of place.

Lindquist concert is Sept. 22 | Education  SW News Media

Eastern Carver County Schools music educators present the Jean Lindquist Benefit Concert, a night of acts ranging from light classical, to pop and Broadway, ...

Chaska HS volleyball tournament promotes important message  KARE

In two weeks, there will be a high school volleyball tournament in Chaska, featuring 12 teams where the volleyball being played is secondary.

In brief: Chipotle coming in June, Aldi opening "soon" and Hy-vee plans pushed back  SW News Media

Development is well underway at the site along Hazeltine Boulevard in Hazeltine Plaza. The exterior buildings appeared complete on Feb. 8 and a sign ...

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