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Posted on: October 18, 2016

Thursday to Sunday - Road work at Highway 41 & County Road 61


Thursday evening and overnight early Friday morning, a traffic shift will be placed in the intersection as crews will begin to abandon a portion of existing watermain in the intersection.

The roadway intersection will be open during the work but traf...Read more »

Posted on: October 3, 2016

Fall Clean-Up Day - October 29

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Mark your calendar for Fall Clean-Up Day, which is set for Saturday, October 29, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Athletic Park, a half mile west of Highway 41 on 1st Street. Clean up your yard and dispose of yard waste free of charge. Disposal of yard waste incl...Read on...

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Posted on: September 22, 2016

Transportation to the Ryder Cup for Chaska Residents

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SouthWest Transit will operate a bus service for attendees who will be dropped off by hired or personal vehicles. The fee will be $5 round-trip per person, per day (cash only). There will be no parking or staging of vehicles at the drop-off locations. How...Read on...

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Posted on: September 22, 2016

September 2016 Chaska Today

Chaska Today

Read important information about going to the Ryder Cup and fun things to do around town the week of this special event!

September 2016 Chaska Today Ryder Cup Edition
Posted on: September 13, 2016

The 19th Hole Community Celebration

19th Hole Community Celebration

In celebration of the 2016 Ryder Cup that will be played at Hazeltine National Golf Club in Chaska September 27 - October 2, 2016, we are hosting a huge Community Celebration called "the 19th Hole Community Celebration"!

This event will feat...Read on...

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Posted on: August 16, 2016

17th Annual BRIDGING Chaska Rotary Club Collection Drive


Once again, Chaska Rotarians are teaming up with BRIDGING on Saturday,
September 10th, 2016 from 8AM to Noon to lend a helping hand to those in need.- Drop off location: VALLEY EVANGELICAL FREE CHURCH parking lot. Highway 41 and Engler Boulevard. A se...Read on...

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Posted on: August 10, 2016

Winter 1 Curling Registration Opens

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We continue to grow the game of curling and encourage new people to sign up and play. We are offering 15 leagues, Sunday – Friday, including two Beginner Open leagues for brand new curlers. All registration opens August 31 at 10:00am.

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Posted on: August 1, 2016

Art Walk


Come meet local artists and see displays of their work. Some artists will have their artwork for purchase. Enjoy an afternoon of art demonstrations and family interactive art experiences. The Art Walk is a partnership program between City of Chaska Parks ...Read on...

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Posted on: July 12, 2016

Night to Unite - August 2, 2016

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Chaska’s Night to Unite is designed to (1) Heighten crime and drug prevention awareness; (2) Strengthen neighborhood spirit and police-community partnerships; and (3) Send a message to criminals letting them know neighborhoods are organized and fighting b...Read on...

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Posted on: June 3, 2016

Great music is planned for the Fire and Ice Bonspiel and Community Festival

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Hailing from Des Moines, the ever fluid Brian Congdon is known for his sing-along mix of alt, country and rock music. Cyril Paul and the Calypso Monarchs are bringing their Caribbean sound and toe-tapping dance tunes. Local favorites, The Tuxedo Band, f...Read on...

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Posted on: June 2, 2016

Congratulations to the Chaska Curling and Event Center!

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Congratulations to the Chaska Curling and Event Center! They are highlighted in the June 2016 issue of Athletic Business as a 35th annual Facilities of Merit awards program finalist.

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Posted on: May 24, 2016

Volunteer for River City Days

Chaska River City Days has several volunteer job openings. There will be an "Open-House" on Tuesday, June 7th from 6pm until 8pm at the City of Chaska, One City Hall Plaza, Chaska (second floor- Large conference room). Stop by and get informatio...Read on...

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Posted on: May 24, 2016

New in 2016 - Chaska River City Days Ambassadors!


Are you interested in becoming a Chaska River City Days

This is your chance!

This is NOT a beauty pageant or talent contest

Chaska River City Days Ambassadors are in local parades, attend coronat...Read on...

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Posted on: May 6, 2016

Commission Member Vacancy

The Heritage Preservation Commission is responsible for conducting surveys on historic properties in the city, as well as participating in projects and research related to historic preservation in the city. If you are interested in applying view the Herit...Read on...

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Posted on: May 3, 2016

Chaska Today

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Read what is going on in Chaska Today!

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Posted on: April 28, 2016

Award Winning Explorers

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Our Chaska Police Department Explorers competed at the Minnesota State Conference in Rochester, April 21st to April 24th, and won “1st Place” in Arrest and Search and “2nd Place” in Use of Force.

There were 497 youth attending the conference represe...Read on...

Posted on: April 22, 2016

Chaska Dog Park Development

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The City of Chaska welcomes the public to attend an open Park Board meeting to discuss Chaska's future Dog Park. The City of Chaska Park Board has been working to create a community Dog Park over the last few years. The Park Board has worked with the City...Read on...

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Posted on: April 18, 2016

County Highway 61/Highway 41 Improvements in the Downtown Chaska Area


Carver County and the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT), in partnership with Chaska, Chanhassen and Carver, are identifying long-term improvement needs on County Highway 61 (Chaska Boulevard) and Highway 41 (Chestnut Street) in the areas show...Read on...

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Posted on: April 7, 2016

Chaska Wayfinding Signage Project Community Open House

Please join us for a Community Open House for the Chaska Wayfinding Signage Project. The City of Chaska is currently developing a wayfinding signage program for downtown and the city-wide trail system, as well as key roadway entries and intersections thro...Read on...

Posted on: March 31, 2016

City Hall Bulletin

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Posted on: March 22, 2016

Chaska will participate in the Public Power Lineworkers Rodeo on April 2

The 2016 Public Power Lineworkers Rodeo is April 2 at Canterbury Park in Shakopee. This event began in 2001 by the American Public Power Association (APPA). Public power lineworkers come together from all over the United States and some U.S. territories t...Read on...

Posted on: March 21, 2016

The City of Chaska Fire Department is looking to recruit new paid-on-call firefighters!

Chaska Fire Department provides a critical service to the community, it must take every precaution to select the best possible candidates who fulfill the following criteria:
• Must be 18 years of age or older. • Be a high school graduate or equivalent...Read on...

Posted on: March 17, 2016

March 17, 2016 City Hall Bulletin

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Posted on: March 17, 2016

Spring Shade Tree Program


This Spring, Chaska property owners again will be able to purchase shade trees at wholesale prices. The program, sponsored by the City Council and the Public Works Dept. is designed to both rep...Read on...

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Posted on: March 10, 2016

Homeless In My Hometown


The City of Chaska Human Rights Commission and Police Department is hosting Homeless In My Hometown A OneCommunity Conversation on Saturday, March 12 at 2:00 p.m. at the Chaska Community Center

What do YOU think makes a healthy community?
OneCommunity...Read on...

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Posted on: February 25, 2016

2-25-2016 City Hall Bulletin

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Posted on: February 19, 2016

2-18-16 City Hall Bulletin

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Posted on: February 4, 2016

Join the Chaska Police Department Citizen Academy

Want to learn more about Chaska's Police Department?
Join the Citizen Academy! The Citizen Academy is a seven-session program beginning February 16th, in which people learn about police work in Chaska by experiencing police work. Lectures and actual hand...Read on...

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Posted on: January 19, 2016


Citizen Academy is a seven-session program, in which people learn about police work in Chaska by experiencing police work. Lectures and actual hands-on experiences are combined for a unique insight into the police department. The classes are held on Tuesd...Read on...

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Posted on: January 15, 2016

Chaska Junior Police Explorers are Looking for New Members

What is Chaska Junior Police Explorers?
The Chaska Police Junior Explorers motivates young people to be outstanding citizens through law enforcement education. An outgrowth of community policing, Junior Explorers transforms the traditional role of the po...Read on...

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Posted on: January 8, 2016

Certify, Recharge, or Buy a Fire Extinguisher Today!

Stop by the Chaska Fire Department today before 12:00 NOON today to certify, recharge, or buy a new fire extinguisher.

Posted on: December 17, 2015


Over the past four years, the City of Chaska has been working to help spur redevelop of the former Chaska Building Center site along the north side of Co Rd 61. The Chaska Building Center went out of business in 2010 as an unfortunate victim of the signi...Read on...

Posted on: December 15, 2015


The following Commissions have openings for a three-year term of service in the City of Chaska beginning January 31, 2016:

Planning Commission – Three Openings
Park and Recreation Board – Four OpeningsHuman Rights Commission – Two Openings
Heritage...Read on...

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Posted on: December 11, 2015


Chaska Curling Center

With a crowd of over 250 people on Monday, November 30, the Chaska City Council cut the ribbon on opening the Chaska Curling and Event Center. This was an exciting night. Chaska residents got their first opportunity to view the inside of the building, in...Read on...

Posted on: November 6, 2015

Chaska Police Explorers Recognized for Accomplishments

The Chaska Police Explorers were recognized for their accomplishments at the recent explorer competition that was held in Duluth over MEA weekend at the City Council meeting.

There were 260 youth representing 27 police departments across the state. The...Read on...

Posted on: November 5, 2015




OneCommunity is pleased to present ACCESS TO CARESATURDAY, NOVEMBER 21, 2015 - 10AM to 3PM
Chaska Library, 3 City Hall Plaza, Chaska, MN 55318


Posted on: October 15, 2015

The City of Chaska is seeking task force volunteers

The City of Chaska is seeking two residents to serve on a task force to discuss and make recommendations to the City Council on the transition of Veteran’s and Schimelpfenig Parks. At its September 21st meeting, the City Council voted to swap the names o...Read on...

Posted on: January 29, 2015

Chaska - Top 10 Safest Cities in Minnesota

To be one of the safest places within one of the safest states in the United States, well, that’s quite an accomplishment.

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Posted on: December 4, 2014


Golden Shovels

Beginning next week residents will see work start in Firemen’s Park as part of the overall redevelopment project. The first work will include the installation of fencing around the site and mobilization of equipment. The corner of the site will then be pr...Read on...

Posted on: October 8, 2014


Cooking fires cause hundreds of deaths and thousands of injuries in our nation each
year. Recently, the Chaska Fire Department has responded to three kitchen fires, one of them resulting in an injury. This fact, along with the more than $2.5 million in p...Read on...

Posted on: May 1, 2014

Public Safety Announcements by Nixle

You need fast and accurate information to keep yourself, your family, and your business safe during emergency and crisis situations. You need to receive Nixle emergency messages from the Chaska Police Department.

In 2009, the Chaska Police Departm...Read on...

Posted on: June 11, 2014



All thunderstorms produce lightning and are dangerous. If you hear the sound of thunder, then you are in danger from lightning. Lightning kills between 75 to 100 people each year and being outdoors is the most dangerous place to be. Always listen to the r...Read on...