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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 ...

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

Editor's note: An earlier online version of the dean's list included errors, as submitted by District 112. This is the corrected version.

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 ...

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 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.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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.

Turkey Zumba on Nov. 19 | Education  SW News Media

The Chaska High School Student Council presents Turkey Zumba from 6:45-7:45 p.m. Monday, Nov. 19 in the auxiliary gym at Chaska High School, 545 ...

Chaska High students create entrepreneurship curriculum for younger students  SW News Media

Three Chaska High School seniors believe learning about entrepreneurship should start as early as elementary school.

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

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

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.

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. The store, once filled with all sorts of Chaska Hawks and ...

A complete team heads to sections | Sports  SW News Media

Entering the Section 2AAA Boys Golf Tournament May 30 and June 4, Chaska has played in 11 tournaments or league meets. When at full strength, the Hawks ...

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 ...

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?

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.

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 ...

School-record 65 from Chaska's Lincoln Johnson | Sports  SW News Media

Lincoln Johnson knows the Chaska Town Course as well as any 18 holes. He knows each and every fairway and green. He knows where to take chances.

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'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 ...

Chaska High School Class of 2017 | Education  SW News Media

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

Thanks for your support | Sports |  SW News Media

Saturdays at the gymnasium isn't something new for Kelly Loosbrock. A father of three Chaska High School athletes over the years, Dec. 9, 2017, was a fairly ...

Craft brewery planned for South St. Paul’s Concord area  St. Paul Pioneer Press

A craft brewery is in the works for South St. Paul's Concord Street area, which is seeing a surge of commercial building activity. Master Properties is partnering ...

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's Brad Hand doesn't mind missing some sleep  Star Tribune

WASHINGTON – Brad Hand wore a wide grin despite going on little sleep. The Padres closer — and Chaska High product — flew in from San Diego on Sunday ...

Chaska High School gears up for Homecoming | 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)."

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.”

Chaska Rotary helps bridge the gap | Local  SW News Media

Fran Heitzman, 93, recalls Chaska fondly. He competed against Chaska High School in football and basketball in the 1940s, during the legendary rein of Coach ...

State Football: Welcome to the state tournament, Chaska Hawks  SW News Media

Todnem Field has been as good of a high school home-field advantage as any football facility in the state of Minnesota.

Chaska High School Class of 2016 | Education  SW News Media

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

Employee falls from ladder, dies at Chaska school  Star Tribune

A buildings and grounds employee working at a Chaska middle school fell off a ladder and died Monday morning, a spokesman for the Eastern Carver County ...

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

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

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 ...

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 ...

Dollar Store opens Thursday in downtown Chaska | Chaska Herald  SW News Media

The Dollar Store is opening in downtown Chaska and is filled with toiletries items, fairy wings, Halloween costumes and more.

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

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

Chaska High School presents 'The Great Gatsby' | Education  SW News Media

C haska High School's upcoming spring play “The Great Gatsby” is a show with many messages, according to cast member Diego Symouksavanh.

Q&A with District 112 School Board candidate Cecilia A. Laube  SW News Media

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

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 ...

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.

Chaska students find their voices in debate | Education  SW News Media

Being part of Chaska High School's debate team has opened his mind, said Kian O'Connor.

Call made from area where teens drown; request for audio transcript denied  SW News Media

The morning two teens went missing, the Chaska Police Department received a call near the location where their bodies were found over 24 hours later.

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 School Homecoming Coronation 2015 | Chaska Herald  SW News Media

Chaska High School crowned Isaac Loosbrock and Josie Lange 2015 Homecoming King and Queen on Sept. 28.

Chaska High student conducts scientific research in Costa Rica  SW News Media

When Maggie Lano applied to go to Costa Rica this summer to conduct scientific research, she had no idea that research would hit closer to home.

Highway 41 closing Tuesday | Local  SW News Media

Updated 2:48 p.m. Monday. The Highway 41 Minnesota River crossing will close 9 a.m. Tuesday, June 26, according to an alert from the Chaska Police ...

Facebook phonies? Unofficial school Facebook pages fool incoming freshmen  KMSP-TV

Several Facebook Class of 2022 sites associated with more than a dozen Minnesota universities and colleges, are unaffiliated with the schools and part of a ...

District's athletic dome will soon be open to students  SW News Media

District 112 will finally have it's own indoor athletic dome, filled with fields and batting cages for students and athletes to use.

Nine-goal outburst for Chaska hockey | Sports  SW News Media

A tight game through two periods, a four-goal third stanza pulled Chaska away from host Spring Lake Park in a 9-3 decision Feb. 8 at Fogarty Arena.

Prepare for Highway 41 closures near Pioneer Trail and Highway 169  SW News Media

A piece of Highway 41, Chaska's main north/south arterial road, will be closed beginning June 11, throughout the summer. The section of road, between Pioneer ...

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 ...

'Anything Goes' opens Nov. 13 at Chaska High School  SW News Media

What happens when a Wall Street broker decides to pursue the love of his life on a boat trip?

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, ...

Victoria man charged after allegedly stabbing father, setting home on fire  SW News Media

A Victoria man has been charged with attempted murder after allegedly stabbing his father.

BBQ Bash to celebrate community's support of Chaska High School  SW News Media

Since 2007, more than $330000 has been raised to support Chaska High School through an annual event.

Plan would add hundreds of new residents to downtown Chaska  SW News Media

A major development would add hundreds of residents to downtown Chaska. The Chaska City Council unanimously approved concept plans for two apartment ...

Filing for local offices continue | Local  SW News Media

Filings for city council and school board races began July 31 and run through Aug. 14.

Cross Country: Where one is two can be found  SW News Media

Where John Starkey is, that's where Dylan Schaefer wants to be.

Scream Town owner apologizes for Facebook post targeting Somali customers  SW News Media

The owner of one of the state's largest Halloween attractions, located west of Chaska, apologized Tuesday for a post he wrote singling out Somali customers.

McKayla Hatfield is running for Ward 3 | Local  SW News Media

McKayla Hatfield is running for the Ward 3 Chaska City Council position.

Chaska Boulevard closed due to accident | Public Safety  SW News Media

Update at 9:12 a.m.: County Road 61 has reopened following a personal injury crash, according to a Chaska Police alert.

Man arrested after stabbing woman then stealing firefighter's car  SW News Media

A man was arrested by authorities after he allegedly stabbed a woman in Mayer and stole a volunteer firefighter's vehicle while he was administering first aid.

Always the game of the year | Sports  SW News Media

Jacob Miller and Justin Bach were good friends in middle school. Neither would have believed then that come week three of the 2018 prep football season, both ...

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.

Josiah Chock is speech state champ | Education  SW News Media

The Chaska Speech team has had a busy few weeks, competing in state subsections, sections and, for four students, the state speech tournament.

Q&A with District 112 School Board candidate Josie Colleran  SW News Media

What are the three top priorities you plan to focus on if elected? Consistency among schools: It's not about the age of the buildings but about the programming ...

Dynamic Duo: Chaska mother-daughter team heading to national powerlifting competition  SW News Media

Most people can't lift their own weight. However, Sydney Berggren, a 15-year-old student at Chaska High School, can dead lift an astounding 210 pounds.

Car, bodies found in Chaska pond after two Shakopee teenagers go missing  SW News Media

Updated 8:07 a.m.. Hundreds of people gathered at a Chaska swamp Sunday night as divers searched the water for two 19-year-old women from Shakopee ...

Q&A with Chaska mayor candidate Margo Steffel | Elections  SW News Media

Why are you running for this position? I debated running for mayor for about five years. After retirement, I began to miss being a part of the city decision-making ...

Bon Voyage: Chaska native to sail around the world without GPS  SW News Media

270 days. That's how long Nabil Amra hopes it takes for him to sail around the world, as part of the 2018 Golden Globe Race. The trek commemorates the 50th ...

Graduation rates for local high schools higher than statewide numbers  SW News Media

The four-year graduation rates for area high schools continue to be higher than statewide numbers, according to data recently released by the Minnesota ...

Chaska homecoming parade cancelled | Chaska Herald  SW News Media

Hawks fans will have to wait another year before they see a Chaska High School homecoming parade.

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 ...

Officials Close Chaska High School After Reported Threat  CBS Local

CHASKA, Minn. (WCCO) – A threat to Chaska High School put the school on lockdown Tuesday morning and canceled classes for students later in the day.

Chaska Speech team results from Chanhassen tournament | Chaska Herald  SW News Media

The Chaska Speech Team competed at the Chanhassen Speech Tournament on Jan. 20, placing 9th out of 26 teams.

Hawk Haul needs your support | Sports  SW News Media

A win-win situation. You bring a non-perishable food item, you receive half-priced admission to the Friday, Feb. 9 Chaska Hawks girls basketball game at the ...

District 112 considering school boundary changes | Education  SW News Media

Proposed school boundaries would move La Academia into Chaska Elementary and redraw Chaska High School's borders to include students from outside of ...

Semifinal round includes Chaska, Eden Prairie | Sports  SW News Media

A 17-point game in the first half, Chaska's defense playing as well as a team can, Minnetonka getting back into the Section 2-4A boys basketball quarterfinals ...

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 ...

Chaska Speech brings back awards from Eden Prairie  SW News Media

The Chaska Speech Team competed at Eden Prairie High School on Jan. 27 and brought in a number of awards.

Shakopee volleyball falls in battle of ranked teams  SW News Media

In a battle of ranked teams, the Shakopee volleyball team came up just short.

Season sweep for Chaska over Bloomington Kennedy | Sports  SW News Media

Mallory Heyer continued her strong play in Metro West Conference action, netting 19 points in Chaska's 53-40 girls basketball win at Bloomington Kennedy Feb.

County's yard and brush waste service that serves thousands, to close next year  SW News Media

Carver County's yard and brush waste *service* will cease by Jan. 1, 2019, impacting users from Chanhassen, Chaska, Carver, Victoria and Waconia.

6 things to know about Aldi, Chipotle and Starbucks coming to Chaska  SW News Media

The Chaska City Council approved the concept plan for the building of an Aldi, Chipotle and Starbucks at its meeting on Feb. 5. Here are six things to know ...

Things you didn't know about the new Pioneer Ridge Middle School pool  SW News Media

The new pool at the west end of Pioneer Ridge Middle School is months away from completion.

Teen who terrorized high school now accused of arson  SW News Media

Nathan Christopher Kieffer, 19, the teen whose comments terrorized fellow Chaska High School students two years ago and resulted in a school lockdown, ...

Watertown gas station owners charged with multiple tax felonies  SW News Media

The owners of a Watertown gas station have each been charged with 15 tax-related felonies.

Three Qs: CAP teens deliver positive messages with a sweet twist  SW News Media

This Friday, high school students representing the Chemical Awareness and Prevention (CAP) club will visit eighth-graders at Chaska Middle School East to ...

League of Women Voters celebrates 50 years | Chaska Herald  SW News Media

The League of Women Voters Eastern Carver County was founded as a way for women to get involved in politics.

Chaska Dance Team coach suspended for one year  SW News Media

According to the Minnesota State High School League Facebook site, the MSHSL Board has suspended head dance coaches at five schools -- including ...

Chaska High visits Narnia this spring | Education  SW News Media

This spring, Chaska High School students will bring to life the children's fantasy tale, “The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe,” by C.S. Lewis, adapted for the ...

Ten Chaska Speech entries advance to final rounds  SW News Media

The Chaska Speech Team competed in the East Ridge Speech Tournament in Woodbury last Saturday, placing 9th as a team out of 36 teams.

Teen Lit Con 2018 Coming to Chaska

The 5th annual Twin Cities Teen Lit Con will feature 11 authors on hand for book signings, breakout sessions, writer workshops and an action-packed exhibit ...

Mike Koster ready for USA Hockey All-American Prospect Game  SW News Media

Mike Koster doesn't dwell on regrets. A year after winning gold with the U.S. Under-18 National Team at the 2017 Hlinka Gretzky Cup, Koster, a captain, left Red ...

Carver County retains No. 1 health ranking, despite highest rate of excessive drinking in metro  SW News Media

Carver County ranks first in health outcomes and health factors according to 2018 County Health Rankings report, released March 14 by the Robert Wood ...

Q&A with District 112 School Board candidate Delane Wetterlin  SW News Media

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

Baseball: Chaska runs winning streak to 10 games | Sports  SW News Media

Zach Hartford is kryptonite to Chanhassen batters. The Chaska senior, now 4-0 all-time against the Storm, pitched a two-hitter May 18 in a 3-0 win to clinch the ...

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