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Downtown merchants have endured four major road closures in the last two years due to flooding and road reconstruction. Can they endure one more? The County Road 101 river crossing in Shakopee would have to fully close for one year to raise the crossing here, according to the latest update from a state flood mitigation study. Alternatively, Highway 41 in Chaska could remain open during an estimated 18-month construction window. With construction of a major new river crossing likely decades off, the state is looking for a lower-cost, short-term solution to the seemingly increasing flood closures in this area. It is considering raising a crossing in either Chaska or Shakopee by constructing a land bridge and using fi ll to raise other roadbed. (The effect on water flow has to be neutral, due to federal environmental rules.) Although it’s trickier (and more costly) to construct a 3,000-foot land

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bridge on the narrower 101 crossing, the latest research shows the traffic benefit of nearly flood-proofi ng the more traveled 101 crossing is even greater than expected. This is because the elevation of the County Road 101 bridge permits the river crossing to be raised approximately 2 feet higher in Shakopee than Chaska. “Both are good projects,” notes the state’s south-area transportation engineer Nicole Peterson, but an improved crossing in Shakopee could withstand worse floods than Chaska. A new crossing elevation of 724 feet in Shakopee would be higher than all 10 floods that triggered closures in the past. In Chaska, a new elevation of 722.5 feet wouldn’t be enough to beat waters as high as the historic 1965 flood, but it would withstand at least eight other

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Better, but ways to go BY KRISTIN HOLTZ kholtz@swpub.com

Shakopee High School students boosted their performance on the Minnesota Comprehensive Assessments science exam, but two in five are still not meeting proficiency standards. The Minnesota Department of Education recently released the annual MCA-II science results that show scores holding steady across the state. Shakopee students outperformed the state average with the biggest jump coming on the high school biology exam. Sixty percent of students completing high school biology met or exceeded proficiency standards, up from 53 percent in 2010. “While the proficiency is not yet where we’d like it, it is encouraging that it is on the increase,” said school

MCA-II Science results Tests were given in fifth grade, eighth grade and high school. Percentage of students proficient in science standards (those who meet or exceed standards) over the past two years.

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changed little from the previous year: I For high school, 54 percent of students were proficient compared to 52 percent in 2010. I Eighth-graders fell 3 percentage points to 45 percent proficient. I Forty-six percent of fi fth-grade students were proficient, the same as 2010. Gibson noted Shakopee’s secondary science teachers have made a conscientious effort the past year to ensure they are not only teaching to

Shakopee High School seniors will have their say in whether they want to move graduation off campus. The Shakopee School Board directed high school Principal Kim Swift to ask 12th-graders about where they’d like to hold commencement exercises next June. Swift will meet with the class of 2012 the first week of school to discuss whether they’d rather continue graduation at Shakopee High and limit tickets or move graduation offsite and have unlimited guests. Shakopee High always intends to host graduation outdoors at Vaughan Field. However, commencement has been inside the

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dist rict Teaching and Learning Director Jayne Gibson. Percentages were relatively flat at both the fi fth- and eighthgrade levels. Fiftythree percent of Shakopee fifth-graders met the science standards, down from Jayne 55 percent in 2010. Gibson Forty-six percent of eighth-graders met the targets, down from 47 percent. S t at ew ide , 2 011 MCA s c or e s

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The extension of County Road 21 is nearly complete and the Shakopee City Council wants the new segment named after Pfc. Edward “Jim” Herrgott — policy be damned. Councilor Steve Clay pushed most of the council last week to forgo a special naming committee Jim with the city of Herrgott Prior Lake and instead immediately recommend Scott County name the new segment of County Road 21 after the fallen Shakopee soldier, the first Minnesotan to die in the current Iraq war. “He’s our boy, we ought to recognize him,” said Clay. “Prior Lake can do what it wants.” A contingency from the “Beyond the Yellow Ribbon” campaign, which supports returning soldiers, spoke in favor of calling the new segment Herrgott Memorial Drive. Ryan Love of Shakopee said veterans from past wars have been remembered and it’s time to start honoring today’s generation. Herrgott was shot in the neck by a sniper in 2003 while guarding the National Museum in Baghdad. “Jim died at age 20 a day before July 4; this could be his independence day,” Love said. A portion of the new road segment (which goes from County Road 42 to County Road 18) lies in Prior Lake. Although Prior Lake and Shakopee veterans’ organizations support the designation, the Shakopee City Council had tabled action on the item so the administrators and mayors of both cities could first meet.

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aking Eagle Scout is a rare accomplishment, to say the least. In 2008, 5.7 percent of those in Boy Scouts achieved the Eagle Scout rank. Through 2008, only about 2 percent of those who had ever been in Boy Scouts had achieved the honor. For six boys from Prior Lake, Jordan and Savage — one a Shakopee High School graduate — their accomplishment is even more unique. Drew Christensen, Michael Dunning, Sam Farnen and Phillip Rasmussen of Savage, Mike Goehring of Jordan and Zach Johnson of Prior Lake joined the Scouts around the same time in first grade, and all with Troop 333 in 2004. Now, just months after achieving a huge life milestone — graduating from high school — they got to celebrate another one: achieving Eagle Scout rank. And as they earned that achievement together, going on trips together, helping each other with their Eagle Scout projects, they decided that they had no choice but to be honored together. “We’ve been together for so long we figured we might as well end it together,” said Johnson.

A RARE ACHIEVEMENT Eagle Scout is the highest rank attainable in the Boy Scouts division. Requirements include earning a number of merit badges and demonstration of Scout Spirit, service and leadership. Typically, when a Scout reaches Eagle rank, he gets his own ceremony commemorating the achievement. But on Aug. 10, the six young men gathered at Glendale United Methodist Church in Savage to be honored together. Making Eagle Scout is rare enough. But for six boys, all the same age and from the same troop, to make Eagle Scout together at the same time? “It’s extremely rare,” said Jim Soleim, assistant scoutmaster for Troop 333. Soleim said in the last 15 years he has missed only a handful of Eagle Scout ceremonies, and in all his years he has never seen anything like this. “We were excited when we had two make Eagle Scout [in one year].” But Soleim said it isn’t just the number of kids making Eagle Scout that was remarkable. It’s the kids themselves. “What’s special about

this group is they did it all and designed and built together, and they all helped cedar park benches for the each other along the way,” he Hamilton Hills community said. park and the Savage Chamber There’s a reason why of Commerce. More than 150 making Eagle Scout is pretty hours went into his project rare: it’s pretty darn difficult. overall. He implemented the “We all put in over 100 project within the guidelines hours to finish our Eagle laid out by the Parks and Scout projects,” said Recreation Department, Dunning. solicited volunteer help for And seeing as how it’s a constructing the benches lot of work for a teen trying and raised funds to cover the to navigate through school cost of materials. During his work, a social life, sports scouting career Rasmussen and other obligations, it’s served in various troop understandable that a lot leadership roles including of them give up on being an patrol leader and assistant Eagle Scout. senior patrol leader. He “If you asked me last year also served as the patrol if I’d get my Eagle Scout, leader during a two-week I’d say no way. No way,” said backpacking expedition Christensen. at the Boy Scout Philmont “All of us thought about Wilderness area in New quitting at some point,” Mexico and during a summer said Johnson, the other five camp trip to Lewis and Clark nodding in agreement. Boy Scout Camp in South “I kind of think that’s part Dakota. of your journey to Eagle, LOOKING AHEAD though,” added Goehring. Looking ahead, the boys But they didn’t give up. all seem to have bright Why? “Whenever someone futures staring back at them. would mention it, we would Christensen, Dunning and always be like ‘dude, don’t Rasmussen quit,’” said will be Dunning. “We heading to the refused to let University of them do it.” Minnesota, “It was where like a positive Christensen peer-pressure plans to study that they political gave to each science and other,” said pre-law, and Rasmussen’s Michael Dunning Dunning and father, Brian. Rasmussen Eagle Scout They also will study at gave credit to the College of their parents Biological Sciences. Farnen (“They’re the ones who put will attend St. Cloud State the boot in our behind,” to study music education. Rasmussen said laughing) as Goehring will attend well as the scout leaders who Marquette University for guided them along. “They international business and wouldn’t let us give up, they finance, and also plans on really cared about us,” said entering ROTC. Johnson is Dunning. headed to the University of And now that they have Minnesota-Morris to study all made it, a feeling of relief history and philosophy. and accomplishment has And while they all will be washed over all of them. “It going their separate ways feels so good to be done,” said in varying degrees, they do Johnson. plan on always staying in But aside from the touch with each other. The accomplishment itself, boys were even talking about the boys have taken away planning a hiking trip in the something that is perhaps boundary waters for next even more important: the summer. They agreed that special bond of a lifelong it will be weird not having friendship. scouting in their lives, but “Through all of this, you that they’ll find ways to get to see the best and the compensate. Rasmussen said worst of every single person he’ll scratch the itch with here,” said Goehring, “and more camping, and Goehring that experience brings you all said he’ll do it with volunteer so much closer together.” work. “Not too many people get Looking back, the boys to do what we’ve done,” added thought about the most Dunning, “and we did all of it important thing they took together.” away from their Boy Scouts Rasmussen, son of Brian experience. “It was people and Angela Rasmussen of we met, the connections we Savage, is a high-honors made,” said Christensen. graduate of the Shakopee And the most important High School class of 2011. He thing they learned? “Never worked with the Savage Parks give up,” said Rasmussen. and Recreation Department

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Handcuffed suspect escapes, caught here An ex-convict, who fled police three days prior (apparently on his bicycle), escaped from the Belle Plaine police station last week and went on a five-day crime spree before being found at a rural Shakopee motel. Belle Plaine police Officer Brian Vycital had just started questioning 32-year-old Shaun Michael Carlson about a home burglary on the morning of Aug. 12 when he left to respond to a 911 domestic call. Vycital handcuffed Carlson and left him in the unsecured room, reported KSTP-TV. There are various rumors about what Carlson was handcuffed to, but Belle Plaine Police Chief Tom Stolee declined to tell the Belle Plaine Herald how he was restrained. Stolee told the newspaper, “We don’t have the luxury of a secure holding facility.” Carlson apparently “walked out the back door” of the police department undetected,

according to KSTP-TV. (He was likely familia r wit h t he layout of the police station given his longtime history with the Bel le Plai ne Shaun police.) Carlson Police suspect Carlson stole two cars and broke into a home before being arrested at a Shakopee motel, KSTP-TV reported. The vehicles have been returned to their owners, according to the Belle Plaine Herald. Stolee told the newspaper he couldn’t fault the officer, who left to help a member of the community on a domestic 911 call. “We have to prioritize,” Stollee reportedly said. He also told the Herald Carlson had been very cooperative and there was “no inclination he’d take off.” What hasn’t been reported

is that three days earlier, Carlson fled the same Belle Plaine police officer, apparently on his bicycle, according to criminal complaint fi led in a Scott County On Aug. 9, Officer Vycital spotted Carlson riding a bicycle in Belle Plaine, dressed in the same clothes he allegedly wore while getting cash at Borough Bowl from a credit card stolen from a Belle Plaine home while the owner was at church. Carlson told Vycital someone gave him the Discover card and he used it. He “subsequently fled the area,” according to the criminal complaint. On the morning of Aug. 12, a woman reported that Carlson rode a bike to her residence on Church Street. Officer Vycital responded and arrested Carlson. He allegedly left Carlson in the police interview room about 10:17 a.m. About 25 minutes later, Vycital returned and discovered Carlson missing. Officers from Jordan, the

State Patrol, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, and sheriff’s departments from Scott, Le Sueur and Sibley counties helped Belle Plaine police search for Carlson. Late Tuesday afternoon last week, Carlson was arrested by a Scott County deputy at the Hillview Motel in Louisville Township. Sgt. Phil Nawrocki of the Scott County Sheriff’s Office said it’s unclear from the report how deputies knew he was staying at the rural Shakopee motel. Ca rlson, who has an extensive criminal history in Scott County, was serving 10 years of probation for seconddegree burglary at the time of his arrest. He has a 28-month prison sentence hanging over his head. His past convictions include check forgery, mo tor vehicle theft and f leeing police. Carlson is being held on $100,000 bail at the Scott County Jail. Shannon Fiecke

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Good field of candidates is good news for voters This should be a good election year for the Shakopee community. Shakopee city and school district voters have a large number of candidates to choose from this fall, which is good news. Not only will voters have choices, but the healthy number of local residents seeking office shows an interest in our city and school district. Of course, this hasn’t always been the case in past elections, which is unfortunate. It is also notable that three women are seeking city or school district seats. After a two-week filing period ended last week, five candidates fi led for the three open seats on the seven-member School Board. Most significantly, there will be a turnover in membership because the three incumbents — Kathy Busch, Chuck Berg and John Canny — opted not to run for another term. Seeking the seats are Andrea Bauer Gustafson, Reggie Bowerman, Jeremy Casper, Matt McKeand and Angela Tucker. There is ample competition for two open City Council seats and the mayor’s post. Voters can choose from a whopping nine candidates seeking

the two open four-year City Council posts. Among the nine are council incumbents Matt Lehman and Patrick Heitzman, along with Amy Zellmer, Mike Luce, Eric Brown, Mark Reimler, Premm Badhwa, Suresh Nair and Jay Whiting. Incumbent Mayor John Schmitt will face challenger Brad Tabke for the two-year post. The fact that so many people showed interest in city government is wonderful news for the citizens of this community. However, the large number of candidates for City Council once again brings up the glaring deficiency in Shakopee’s voting system, which lacks a primary. The top two vote-getters for City Council will be elected, but because the votes could be so spread out among so many candidates, the city may not get the voters’ ultimate top choices if the field were narrowed fi rst. We congratulate the candidates for stepping forward. It’s not easy to put yourself before the public to be judged. We also strongly urge residents to closely study the candidates and their views and decide who would be best to help govern our city and school district.

Garbage in my past Wednesday nights are a big deal at my house. It’s a time of celebration. That’s the night I put the garbage cans out so they can be emptied the next day by the man in the truck. It’s not as much fun during the winter — so part of my enthusiasm is to mask my reluctance in going out into the cold. Garbage has a special meaning for me; I spent 12 months of my life on a garbage truck. I treasure that experience and wouldn’t throw it away. It was hard work — so every Wednesday night I celebrate the experience, the memory and the fact I don’t do that for a living anymore. Garbage was collected differently in the early ’80s than it is today. The garbage was in metal cans, and we picked them up, not by grabbing them with a mechanical arm extended from a truck, but with our hands. Some days 700 cans were emptied. I don’t seek pity or praise — rather I offer the perspective of walking in another’s shoes. The first six months of my stint as a garbageman were in St. Cloud. I had graduated from St. Cloud State University and was waiting for Rhonda to do the same; she had started a year later than me. At night I tended bar at the Red Carpet (another column?) and drove the trash truck during the day. Hermie rode on the back. He was not a big man — maybe 5-foot-6, 140 pounds — but he was tough. No can was too big for him to abuse. If people put out too many cans or they had forgotten to put their cans out, he would holler obscenities at the house. I would get out and help on an especially heavy stop, but he preferred that I stayed in the truck to keep our day moving. One of my favorite memories is when two toddlers waved as we drove by their house. When I pulled the air-horn in response they both tipped over. When Rhonda graduated in the spring I moved from St. Cloud. The following year we were married and I began law school. The next year I was out of school with that dream dashed, so I needed a job. I felt that my degree should account for something but was having trouble finding someone to agree with me. It’s hard to look for work when you’re working, but I found it harder not to work. So I got a job as a garbageman, except this time I was riding on the back of the truck for $5 an hour. It took more grit than I possess now to get out of a warm car and climb on the back of a garbage truck in an October rain; cold, wet gloves may be worse than no gloves at all. My index fingers were so calloused after a few weeks of emptying cans that I could pop the metal lids off

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two tightly sealed garbage cans with one movement. Glenn, the driver, weaved in and out of the alleys and streets of South Minneapolis while I threw the cans. Rhonda would pack me a lunch, which I learned to share with Glenn in the truck in between stops (don’t worry — I wiped my hands on my pants before I ate). “What’s for lunch today?” he would ask. After we ate he would toss the candy wrappers out the window. “Job security,” he would say with a grin. We worked for a guy who would haul away anything. Sometimes we would carry hide-a-beds down from the third floor of a house; other days we would back up the truck to a busted-up concrete driveway, open the back end and shovel the chunks into the truck. I know that there are people who work harder than this every day, and I respect them for it. It was brutally hard work and not what I went to school for, but it was a job and I was getting paid. Those days as a garbageman are gone, and on Wednesday nights I think of them when I take out the trash. Jerry Kucera of Sand Creek Township owns a Shakopee insurance agency and is a Valley News community columnist. Read his past columns on his blog: www. jerrykucera.blogspot.com.

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The age of U.S. Army Pfc. Jim Herrgott of Shakopee, the first Minnesota soldier to die in the current Iraq conflict, was incorrect on Page 5 of the Aug. 11 print edition and in the editorial on Page 4 in the Aug. 18 edition. He was 20. I In a story that started on Page 1 in the Aug. 18 print edition, the age of Charles Maddox, who was sentenced for murder, was incorrect. He is 47. I The editorial on Page 4 in the Aug. 11 edition contained an error. It should have said that the net cost for the Shakopee Fire Department to implement the duty-crew program is $50,000.

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Road should be named for Herrgott I would like to vehemently disagree with the Shakopee Valley News and its editorial stance opposing the naming of County Road 21 for Pfc. James Herrgott. As an Afghanistan and Iraq War veteran I have one question to ask the editorial board and the Scott County Board: What’s the harm? For over 10 years now our soldiers have fought and died in two wars. For the average American their lives go on uninterrupted. The Marines said it best: “The Marines (and the American military) are at war, and America is at the mall.” What better way to remind Scott County residents of the sacrifice those soldiers have made than to see Pfc. James Herrgott’s name on a road traveled by thousands of motorists every day? Perhaps a boy or girl traveling in the back seat will ask their mom or dad who he was and why the road is named for him. The editorial stated it would be “unfair” to other soldiers who have died in other wars. Really? We have streets named after the Marschalls and the Vierlings and schools named for Pearson and Sweeney, and highways named for a former governor 80 years ago (Floyd B. Olson). Why did roads and schools get named for those people and not for others who owned land or contributed to the community? The editorial states there is a marker in Veterans Memorial Park with the names of 45 soldiers and sailors who died in previous wars. How many people in this county have actually seen it? Compare that to how many people would see Pfc. James Herrgott’s name on that sign each day. Please spare me the “fairness” argument. Life is not fair, death is not fair, and war certainly is not fair. Honor Pfc. James Herrgott for his life and for his sacrifice. He was the fi rst Minnesotan to die in Iraq. He was from Shakopee and Scott County. We have certainly named many things around here for people who have done much less. Let’s put it another way: If he had been the first Minnesotan to die in World War II would we even be having this argument?

Lt. Col. James Smith Shakopee James Smith is battalion commander for the U.S. Army Reserve 407th Civil Affairs Battalion in Arden Hills.

How can we connect with Rep. Kline? Last week the Chanhassen Villager published a commentary from U.S. Rep. John Kline. Mr. Kline states, “Throughout this month I have enjoyed visiting with and hearing from many Minnesotans at public forums and meetings … ” Where? When? I have been looking for an opportunity to discuss issues with my representative, Mr. Kline, for over two years. Those opportunities are either very rare or do not exist. In the summer of 2010, I received a robo-call from Mr. Kline’s campaign for re-election. This was a polling call, asking me to give single-word

responses to a variety of questions. I was frustrated by the limited nature of the response options I was given. One question in particular made me very angry. The question was: “Do you hold Barak Obama responsible for the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico?” Since then, I have looked for any opportunity to have a discussion with Mr. Kline about why he would ask this question, and about my concerns regarding his stances on many issues. I have sent him multiple e-mails, left him multiple phone messages, and have received nothing but form letter responses in return and a voice mail from a staffer suggesting I sign up for Mr. Kline’s e-newsletter. Mr. Kline’s statement that he held public forums cannot be true. I have found no publicized public meeting where I could meet with Mr. Kline during this congressional recess. Mr. Kline appears to avoid meeting with his constituents. He does not seem to want to listen to his constituents. How can he represent us? Who does he represent? John Kline voted for the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, and for the Bush tax cuts. He also voted for the Medicare Part D bill that sold out American seniors to the ph a r m ac eut ic a l c or p or at ion s. Now, citing the mess that he and his cronies caused, Mr. Kline has voted to end Medicare as we know it, and has voted to protect corporations and the richest individuals at the expense of those who can least afford it. John Kline, why do you represent only your corporate donors and avoid facing your constituents?

Sue Lantto Chanhassen

Labor’s future returns to past In 1492 Columbus sailed under the Doctrine of Discovery, later incorporated into our law by the U.S. Supreme Court decision, Johnson vs. McIntosh, never overturned, which justified policies including “extermination” of the Native American civilization, terminology also employed by early Minnesota political leaders, “… by bestowing on them [Native Americans] civilization and Christianity” in the words of Chief Justice John Marshall’s opinion. Attempts to enslave the Native American population proved less profitable than “imported” slaves and indentured servants; slaves being regarded as mere property under U.S. law, and indentured servants as little more than that during their often lengthy periods of indentured servitude. Douglas Blackmon, Wall Street Journal Atlanta bureau chief, and others noted that “Slavery by Another Name…” existed into the 1940s, contrary to those who believe slavery ended with 19th century post Civil War constitutional amendments. As “Slavery by Another Name…” was ending, in 1947 the internationally condemned and still operative Taft-Hartley “Slave Labor Law” was enacted into law by an overwhelming congressional majority, including both political parties, over President Truman’s veto. Other common and continuous

themes pervade labor’s political landscape from ancient to contemporary times. Plato’s ancient observation regarding the rich that “… their fondness for money makes them unwilling to pay taxes” has been reflected in state tax incidence studies for many years. Various federal tax and withholding laws mirror Plato’s previous comment including, for example, massively misappropriated federal Social Security income withholding defalcated for national debt reduction. Alexander Hamilton’s concern that citizens of the fi rst class be given “ … a distinct permanent share in the government … ” was reinforced by the U.S. Supreme Court’s 2010 Citizens United vs. Federal Election Commission decision. The various federal and state tax and withholding laws also bear little resemblance to the concerns of the great philosophers, many of them recorded in U.S. Sen. Huey Long’s 1934 “Share Our Wealth” pamphlet and analyzed by historians including Charles A. Beard, concluding that the various class interests of our political system must be balanced in order to ensure systemic survival. The longstanding fear of Hamilton’s fi rst class that a party representing the interests of the majority would arise has been negated throughout history. Even when individual reformers arose they were generally taken down in various ways well before they were able to consolidate enough power to threaten the perceived interests of Hamilton’s fi rst class. With no apparent solution under our acquisitive driven political system and with both foreign and domestic economists warning of possible destruction of capitalism itself, other potential outcomes include long-feared major warfare and additional domestic strife. Arcane calculations on the U.S. Census Bureau website in current dollars showed that median pay of U.S. males has never exceeded the 1974 median, although the U.S. economy had more than doubled. Combining massive demand destruction, a major weakness of capitalism, including a major disproportionate economic expansion emphasizing narrowly directed profits and shareholder equity in a 70 percent consumer spendingdependent economy, would have led to an economic crisis eventually, even without financial deregulation and deleveraging.

Arthur E. Yeske Prior Lake

Local businesses generous to students On behalf of the staff and students of the Shakopee Junior High School summer school program, we would like to thank the many businesses for their generous support. Each business was so kind in its willingness to offer incentive prizes in support of student attendance. The support of community businesses toward the education of students is greatly appreciated.

Bruce Finke Shakopee Bruce Finke is the junior high summer school dean of students.

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SCHOOL BRIEFS At its regular meeting Mond ay, t he Sha kopee School Board: I Approved certified contracts with Anthony Degel, dean of students, Shakopee Middle School; Carolyn Givens, student progress advisor, Shakopee High School; Monisha Kumar, special services, middle school/Jackson Elementary; Nicholas Larson, social studies teacher, middle school; Kelsey Lucas, fourth grade teacher, Sun Path Elementary; Megan O’Neill, fi fth grade teacher, Sun Path; Rebecca Spitzner Keller, first grade teacher, Jackson; Justin Swoboda, special services, junior high; and Erin Esson, fourth grade teacher, Jackson. I Approved long-ter m substitute contracts with Gina Zurn, replacing Kathryn Bohn, media specialist, Sweeney Elementary; Sharon Sand, replacing Nichole Storkson, teacher, high school; Barbara Kazika, replacing Kathleen Nordby, teacher, Sweeney; and Karen LeRoux, replacing Sara Roemer, teacher, Sweeney. I Approved co-curricular assignments for Robert Harder, assistant girls soccer coach; Sally Petersen, assistant girls swim/dive coach; and Nicholas Larson, head girls track and field coach. I Accepted letters of resignation from Rebecca Colbeth, assistant girls soccer coach; Renee Schlittler, programsuppor t aide ( PSA), Red Oak Elementary; Souvanna Kouanchao, cultural liaison, Red Oak; Kari Vaupel, musical choreographer; and Amy Huston, PSA, Eagle Creek Elementary. I Approved a letter of retirement from Frank Strom, custodian, Sun Path. I Approved a resolution to combine Prior Lake precincts 5 and 7 with Shakopee precinct 9 for the November School Board election. The 413 voters from the Prior Lake precincts will be notified by mail that they will vote at Cross of Peace Church, 150 6 Wood Duck Trail E., Shakopee. Because of new state laws, absentee voters cannot vote at the district office this fall. They can apply for an absentee ballot at Central Family Center but must vote at the Scott County Government Center, superintendent assistant Sarah Koehn reported.

Chaska woman named state’s poet laureate Joyce Sutphen of Chaska has been named poet laureate for the state of Minnesota by Gov. Mark Dayton. She will serve as the primary spokesperson, supporter and promoter of poetry in the state. Sutphen g rew up on a farm near St. Joseph, Minn., and lives in Chaska. She has degrees from the University of Minnesota, including a master’s in English with an emphasis in writing and a Ph.D. in renaissance drama. She teaches literature and creative writing at Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter. Sutphen received the Minnesota Book Award in Poetry.

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Will lacrosse become a school sport? Interest in lacrosse continues to grow in Shakopee, leading some to wonder whether Shakopee High School will make it an official sport. Jennifer Clarke of Shakopee Lacrosse spoke to the School Board about the sport’s growing popularity during Monday’s open forum. In its three years, the club has seen participation numbers increase from 24 boys on one junior varsity team to 87 male and female players on five teams. This past spring, the girls won the NorthCentral Schoolgirls Lacrosse Association state championship. The club is seeking permission to use an additional field by the Shakopee Junior High, as well as take advantage of school athletic perks, such as using the activity bus to transport freshman to the high school for after-school practice, allowing students to store equipment in

sports lockers and including the varsity lacrosse teams in the high school yearbook. The Shakopee School Board has talked about adding lacrosse to its athletic offerings after students showed high interest in a 2008 survey. “With more students, it does look like the next logical activity to add,” Board Member Kathy Busch said. Board members, however, are hesitant to agree to any new activity with tight finances. Chuck Berg noted the district just increased its class size targets. “If our goal here is to educate students, if we had some extra dollars, that would be the fi rst thing to do, to draw those class sizes down,” he said. The board asked Activities Director John Janke to sit down with the lacrosse club and create a formal proposal for consideration.

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Three schools receive Energy Star rating Three Shakopee Elementary buildings — Eagle Creek, Red Oak and Pearson — were honored Monday with the U.S. Envi ron ment a l P rotection Agency’s Energy Star certification. The buildings are in the top 25 percent of similar facilities nationwide for energy efficiency. They use on average 35 percent less energy than the average building. Overall, Shakopee saved more than $440,000 in energy costs last year, Building and

Grounds Manager John Gates told the School Board Monday. The district has saved energy by installing new energy-efficient light bulbs, replacing worn equipment and steam traps, lowering and raising temperature settings, recommissioning heating, air-conditioning and venti lation equipment and changing behaviors of students and staff. Eagle Creek, Red Oak and Pearson each received a plaque. “The goal is to get all the buildings to this level,” Gates said.

Shakopee projects enrollment at 7,285 Shakopee is set to start the school year with 7,285 students, Superintendent Rod Thompson said Monday. That’s a 330-boost from last spring, though enrollment typically drops by Oct. 1. As of Monday, the district has approximately 3,690 elementary students. The middle school has 1,133 students enrolled, the junior high 989 and the high school 1,522, which includes postsecondary educa-

tion options students. The district as hired new staff to fill nearly 40 full-time-equivalency positions, the majority at the secondary level. Eight new positions were added due to district growth, Human Resources Manager Shaleen Roth said. The new staff average three years of experience, she said. Roth added that it felt like this year’s applicants had more experience than the past.

Elementary open houses are next week Shakopee Public Schools are hosting their annual back-toschool open houses. Shakopee High School’s open house is from 6 to 8 p.m. today. I Shakopee Area Catholic School back-to-school night, 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday. I Eagle Creek Elementary open house, 3:30 to 5 p.m. Tuesday (kindergarten) or 4 to 5:30 p.m. Wednesday (grades 1-5). I Jackson Elementary open house, 5 to 6:30 p.m. Tuesday (kindergarten) or 5 to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday (grades 1-5). I Red Oak Elementary open house, 4:30 to 6 p.m. Tuesday (kindergarten) or 5 to 6:30 p.m.

Wednesday (grades 1-5). I Sun Path Elementary open house, 4:30 to 6 p.m. Tuesday (kindergarten) or grades 4:30 to 6 p.m. Wednesday (grades 1-5). I Sweeney Elementary open house, 4 p.m. Tuesday (kindergarten AM), 5:30 p.m. Tuesday (kindergarten PM) or 5 to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday (grades 1-5). Jackson Elementary will b e op en for a c om mu n it y open house from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. A ribbon-cutting ceremony will be at 4:30 p.m., fol lowe d by l i g ht ref reshments. The first day of school is Tuesday, Sept. 6.

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POLICE REPORT The following are selected initialcomplaint reports filed by Shakopee police. You can listen to police, fire and sheriff’s department calls 24/7 through our online police scanner at www.shakopeenews.com/crimebeat. Aug. 15 Theft from a motor vehicle was reported at 5:53 p.m. on the 1100 block of Prairie Court S. An 18-year-old woman from Burnsville was arrested for fifth-degree assault at 5:55 p.m. on the 2100 block of Greenway Avenue. A Burnsville man, 20, was arrested for fifth-degree domestic assault at 6:30 p.m. on the 2100 block of Greenway Avenue. Theft was reported at 7:38 p.m. on the 1600 block of 13th Avenue W. Theft from a motor vehicle was reported at 8:26 p.m. on the 200 block of Alexander Court. Theft was reported at 7:38 p.m. on the 1600 block of 13th Avenue W. Theft from a motor vehicle was reported at 8:26 p.m. on the 200 block of Alexander Court. A hit-and-run property-damage incident was reported at 10:33 p.m. at Valleyfair. Aug. 16 Theft was reported at 1:38 a.m. at Valleyfair. Theft was reported at 11:17 a.m. at Best Buy Motors, 1350 First Ave. E. Theft was reported at Famous Footwear, 1593 17th Ave. E. at 12:04 p.m. A hit-and-run property-damage incident was reported at 12:23 p.m. at Target. Theft was reported at 3:19 p.m. on the 1200 block of Taylor Street. Theft was reported at 4:08 p.m. on the 600 block of Jackson Street. A hit-and-run property-damage in-

DISTRICT COURT cident was reported at 4:32 p.m. on County Road 101 E. and Main Street. A 48-year-old Shakopee man was arrested at 6:23 p.m. on the 1000 block of Bluff Avenue. A motor vehicle crash was reported at 9:09 p.m. on Southbridge Parkway and County Road 18. Aug. 17 Theft from a motor vehicle was reported at 1:57 a.m. on the 2000 block of Elsberry Curve. Burglary was reported at 6:42 a.m. at Jiffy Lube, 1534 Vierling Drive E. Burglary was reported at 3:58 p.m. on the 8800 block of Whispering Oaks. Theft from a motor vehicle was reported at 6:03 p.m. on the 2900 block of County Road 79. A 27-year-old Maplewood man was arrested at 10:06 p.m. at Canterbury Park for assault and disorderly conduct. A 47-year-old St. Paul man was arrested for DWI and driving after revocation at 11:18 p.m. on Marschall Road and Highway 169. Aug. 18 A 24-year-old man from New Hope was cited for possession of a small amount of marijuana in a motor vehicle, driving after revocation and no proof of insurance at 12:30 a.m. on the 1100 block of Canterbury Road. A hit-and-run property-damage incident was reported at 11:07 a.m. on Valley Park Drive and County Road 101. A vehicle fire was reported at 3:01 p.m. on Sarazin Street and Eagle Creek Boulevard. Burglary was reported at 3:36 p.m. on the 1100 block of Pierce Street S. Assault was reported at 7:52 p.m. on the 4500 block of Bulrush Boulevard. Aug. 19 Theft from a motor vehicle was re-

ported at 12:11 a.m. on the 500 block of Sixth Avenue W. Assault was reported at Best Western hotel, 511 Marschall Road S. at 5:29 a.m. Theft was reported at 10:31 a.m. at Valleyfair. Theft was reported at 10:36 a.m. on the 600 block of Seventh Avenue W. A crash with injury was reported at 11:50 a.m. on the 2100 block of Staghorn Drive. Motor vehicle theft was reported at 2:06 p.m. on the 1300 block of Third Avenue W. A road-rage incident was reported at 5:15 p.m. on County Road 18 and Crossings Boulevard. Assault was reported at 5:54 p.m. on the 1400 block of St. Francis Boulevard. Fire was reported at 6:46 p.m. at 403 First Ave. W. Nothing was found other than smoke. Fire was reported at 8:51 p.m. on Highway 169 and Canterbury Road. A road-rage incident was reported at 9:17 p.m. on the 8100 block of Old Carriage Court. A 32-year-old man from Santa Cruz, Calif., was arrested for DWI at 10:09 p.m. on First Avenue and Holmes Street. Aug. 20 A hit-and-run property-damage incident was reported at 12:53 a.m. on Spencer Street and Second Avenue E. Theft from a motor vehicle was reported at 3:11 a.m. on the 1400 block of McIntosh Circle. Theft from a motor vehicle was reported at 9:14 a.m. on the 1100 block of Atwood Street. A 29-year-old woman from St. Louis Park was cited for shoplifting at Walmart at 11:09 a.m. A crash with injury was reported at

2:12 p.m. on Johnson Memorial Drive and Old Brick Yard Road. Theft was reported at 2:21 p.m. at Walmart. Theft was reported at 7:03 p.m. on the 1200 block of Kennsington Drive. Theft was reported at Valleyfair at 10:38 p.m. A 19-year-old Shakopee man was arrested for trespassing and underage consumption at 11:25 p.m. on the 2400 block of Fourth Avenue E. Aug. 21 A 39-year-old Shakopee man was arrested for DWI at 1:24 a.m. on County Road 101 and Canterbury Road. A hit-and-run property-damage incident was reported at 10:56 a.m. on the 400 block of Marschall Road S. A motor vehicle crash was reported at 1:14 p.m. on Canterbury Road and Highway 169. Theft was reported at 2:29 p.m. on the 1100 block of Minnesota Street. Theft was reported at 8:40 p.m. on the 100 block of Bluestem Avenue. Burglary was reported at 9:22 p.m. on the 300 block of Appleblossom Lane. A 32-year-old Shakopee man was arrested for DWI at 10:52 p.m. on the 1700 block of Valley View Road. Aug. 22 A 22-year-old St. Paul man was arrested for obstruction of the legal process with force and criminal damage to property at 1:10 a.m. at Arizonas, 1244 Canterbury Road. Theft was reported at 9:03 a.m. on the 3600 block of Whitetail Drive. A hit-and-run property-damage incident was reported at 9:21 a.m. at Valleyfair. Theft was reported at Valleyfair at 1:04 p.m. Theft was reported at Cub Foods at 1:15 p.m.

The following are Scott County District Court felony and gross-misdemeanor dispositions. Defendants either pleaded guilty or were found guilty by the court unless otherwise indicated. Elizabeth Anne Lancette, 39, Savage, driving while intoxicated (DWI), a gross-misdemeanor. Two years’ probation, 30 days in jail, 30 hours of community service, follow recommendations of evaluation, abstain from alcohol, random tests, $435 in fines. William Chives Leanyear, 30, St. Paul, theft by swindle, a felony. Serve 18 months in prison (concurrent to previous sentence), provide DNA sample, restitution, $160 in fines. Jaconna Marie Simmons, 36, Shakopee, financial-transaction card fraud, a felony. Serve 18 months in prison (concurrent to previous sentence), provide DNA sample, no contact with victim(s), restitution, $160 in fines. Soukanya Vorachak, 25, Prior Lake, DWI, a gross-misdemeanor. Two years’ probation, 30 days in jail, follow recommendations of evaluation, $335 in fines. Matthew Allen Wittchow, 25, Shakopee, DWI (refusal to submit to test), a gross-misdemeanor. Two years’ probation, two days in jail, 28 days under electronic home-monitoring, follow recommendations of evaluation, $410 in fines. Alexander John Zorbas, 46, Eden Prairie, DWI, a gross-misdemeanor. Two years’ probation, 30 days in jail, 28 days under electronic home-monitoring, follow recommendations of evaluation, $410 in fines. Walter Duane Boyd, 50, Prior Lake, terroristic threats, a felony. Three years’ probation, five days in jail, follow recommendations of evaluation, no contact with victim(s), restitution, $385 in fines. Domestic assault, a misdemeanor. Two years’ probation (concurrent). Timothy Charles Bratsch, 28, Le Sueur, DWI (refusal to submit to test), a gross-misdemeanor. One year probation, two days in jail, follow recommendations of evaluation, $460 in fines. Charles Morgan Cox, 37, Minne-

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apolis, driving after cancellation (inimical to public safety), a gross-misdemeanor. Adjudication stayed: Two years’ probation, $600 in fines. Christopher Joseph Danielson, 31, Prior Lake, fifth-degree sale of controlled substance, a felony. Adjudication stayed: Five years’ probation, 15 days in jail, 15 days of community service, follow recommendations of evaluation, abstain from alcohol, random tests, $200 in fines. Michael Clemons Farnquist, 25, New Prague, illegal disposal of infectious waste, a gross-misdemeanor. One year probation, restitution, $385 in fines. Gino Lee Fiebelkorn, 40, Shakopee, fourth-degree possession of controlled substance, a felony. Year and a day in prison (concurrent to other sentence), provide DNA sample, $160 in fines. Jessica Lynn Ford, 28, Savage, DWI, a gross-misdemeanor. Two years’ probation, 30 days in jail, follow recommendations of evaluation, abstain from alcohol, random tests, provide DNA sample, $110 in fines. Fifth-degree possession of controlled substance, a felony. Five years’ probation (concurrent). Erin Elizabeth Johnson, 31, Waconia, fifth-degree possession of controlled substance, a felony. Four years’ probation, follow recommendations of evaluation, abstain from alcohol, random tests, provide DNA sample, $85 in fines. Jeffrey Patrick Nedeau, 18, Minneapolis, third-degree possession of controlled substance, a felony. Ten years’ probation, 60 days under electronic home-monitoring, provide DNA sample, abstain from alcohol, random tests, $160 in fines. Breanna Marie Reed, 30, Montgomery, issuance of dishonored checks, a gross-misdemeanor. One year probation, restitution, $85 in fines. Richard John Reed, 44, Chaska, fifth-degree possession of controlled substance, a felony. Five years’ probation, 90 days in jail, follow recommendations of evaluation, abstain from alcohol, random tests, provide DNA sample, $185 in fines.

Curtis D. Carlson

Bradley John Miller

Roland Gerald Sunder

Curtis Carlson, 68, of Shakopee, died at his residence Saturday, Aug. 20, 2011. Services will be held Thursday, Aug. 25, at 1 p.m. at Gearty-Delmore Plymouth Chapel, 15800 37th Ave. N. at Vicksburg Lane. Gearty-Delmore 763-553-1411.

In Minneapolis, on May 18, 1974, Bradley John Miller was born to the parents of John and Marilyn (Botko) Miller. The fourth of four children, he grew up on a hobby farm, south of Prior Lake. As a young boy, Brad was never dry and never clean. With a creek running through the land, it meant adventurous days catching frogs, building dams, and playing in the mud. Even as the baby of the family, he found ways to keep up with his older sisters and brother. Attending the Prior Lake School District, Brad was a long distance runner for the cross country team, played trombone in the band and was a varsity baseball player. Brad graduated from Prior Lake High School in 1992 and later from the University of Minnesota, Duluth Campus with a Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing. While attending a St. Patrick’s Day party, Brad was introduced to a beautiful lady named, Joy Mullery. They soon fell in love and on the hot, yet beautiful day of April 28, 2001 at Shepherd of the Lake Lutheran Church in Prior Lake, they exchanged wedding vows. Brad and Joy soon welcomed to the world, Nicholas, Anna and twin girls, Maggie and Paige. Over the last 10 years, Brad raised the bar for the rest of us to be a compassionate husband and loving father. He loved and adored his wife and children, first and foremost. Brad lived each day by the motto “we are in this together”, as a husband, a father, a son, a brother and as an uncle. He was most proud of raising happy and successful children. In the last year, he even became his children’s soccer coach, just to spend extra time with them. He still enjoyed running, just so he could keep fit to keep up with his children. A planner by trait, Brad loved spending time at the family lake cabin and Island Lake Acres (124 acres in northern Minnesota). He was always dreaming about the next adventure or task. Maybe it was the next fishing, hunting or snowmobiling excursion, or where to create new trails in the woods. Brad was proud of his perfectly manicured lawn and sustaining ever lasting friendships. Brad was determined, confident, thoughtful and loyal. He was always happy, had a wonderful sense of humor and always had a positive attitude. He lived his life on faith, wanted to know you for who you were and appreciated the desire to always try and learn new things in life. A resident of Shakopee, Brad was 37 years young when he passed away unexpectedly the early morning hours of Aug. 21, 2011. Brad will always be loved and deeply missed by wife, Joy (Mullery); children, Nicholas, Anna, Maggie, Paige; parents, John and Marilyn Miller of Prior Lake; sisters, Laurie Miller of Prior Lake, Lisa (Eric) Schmid of New Prague; brother, Erik Miller of Maple Grove; grandma, Louise Botko of Prior Lake; parents-in-law, Gloria and John Mullery of Burnsville; sister-in-law, Erin (Scott) Vandenbark of Hudson, WI; brother-in-law, Shawn (Stephanie) Mullery of Minneapolis; nieces and nephews, Jeremy and Alice Schmid, Helen, Henry and Tripp Vandenbark; many other relatives and friends. Brad is preceded in death by his grandparents, Wesley and Alice Miller. The visitation will be Thursday, Aug. 25 from 4-8 p.m. at Ballard-Sunder Funeral Home 833 S. Marschall Rd, Shakopee and starting at 9:30 a.m. prior to the service at church. Celebration of Life Service will be on Friday, Aug. 26 at 11 a.m. at Shepherd of the Lake Lutheran Church 3611 N. Berens Rd, Prior Lake. Pastor Mark Holman will officiate. Pallbearers will be his brother, Erik; brothers-inlaw, Eric Schmid and Shawn Mullery; cousin, Chris Miller; and close friends, Sean Brockway, Brent Anderson, Jim Lemke, Dave Dunbar. Brad will be laid to rest at a private family burial. Memorials are preferred to the family to help further his children’s education. The Miller Family is served with honor, care and compassion by Ballard-Sunder Funeral Home, Shakopee Chapel www.ballardsunderfuneral.com

On July 24, 1925 in Jordan, Joseph and Isabelle (Leonard) Sunder welcomed the birth of their son, Roland Gerald “Rollie” Sunder. Rollie was the second oldest of four active boys. His siblings were Len, Lee and Paul. In his early years, Rollie, his brothers and the neighbor boys enjoyed spending hours outdoors. A natural on the ice, he loved skating on the rink behind their house, that his dad prepared each year. Rollie also enjoyed downhill skiing at Moon Valley and was also a proud member of the Boy Scouts. As a family, they traveled to various sights around the country, including attending the World’s Fair. They spent many weekends, enjoying their family cabin in Longville, MN. The movie camera was always rolling to capture the family swimming, skating, fishing, and hunting. Rollie treasured his school years. As an avid sportsman, he played football, basketball and had a special love for baseball. After graduating from Jordan High School, he furthered his education by attending both St. Thomas University and Dunwoody Institute for drafting. Soon he was called back to Jordan to help run the family business, Sunder’s General Store. Later, Rollie and his brother, Paul purchased and operated the general store for many years. In 1967, he and Toby Mares built and co-owned Toby and Rollie’s Bar (which is now Clancy’s). After many years of operation in the bar business, Rollie decided to semi-retire and enjoyed working at Pekarna’s Meats. Life changed for Rollie, when he was introduced to Vivienne Bauer. Their first date was an evening to an ice skating show in Minneapolis. Three years later on Sept. 1, 1949, Rollie and Vivienne exchanged wedding vows at Holy Redeemer Catholic Church in Montgomery, MN. They were blessed with five children, Gregg, Maureen, Mark, Kate, Charlie and eight grandchildren. A life-long member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church and an active member of its choir, Rollie believed the highest form of prayer was singing. A strong supporter of his community, Rollie was a member of the Jordan Fire Department, Knights of Columbus, past president of the Jordan Commercial Club and involved with the local politics. In his younger years, Rollie was the long time center fielder for the Jordan Brewers. In later years, he enjoyed running, golfing, boating and painting, especially Christmas village houses. A life-long resident of Jordan, Rollie was 86 years old when he died from heart complications in the early morning hours of Sunday, Aug. 21, 2011 at St. Francis Regional Medical Center in Shakopee. We will miss Rollie’s contagious smile, positive attitude and gentle soul. Rollie will be deeply missed by his wife of almost 62 years, Vivienne; children, Gregg (Lora) Sunder of Wauwatosa, WI, Maureen (Pat) Lynch of Austin, MN, Kate (Paul) Parparian of Vero Beach, FL, Charlie (Mary) Sunder of Prior Lake; grandchildren, Joseph, John Erik and Jennifer Sunder, Christopher and Jack Lynch, Nick Parparian, Tony and Jacob Sunder; brothers, Len Sunder of Arden Hills, Paul (Betty) Sunder of Jordan; sister-in-law, Gert Sunder of Richfield; many other loving nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Rollie is preceded in death by his son, Mark Sunder (2008); parents, Joe and Isabelle Sunder; brother, Lee Sunder; sister-in-law, Josephine Sunder; brother-in-law, Harvey (Maxine) Davis. The family will greet friends at the visitation Friday, Aug. 26 from 4-8 p.m. at Ballard-Sunder Funeral Home, 104 W. First St., Jordan and also one hour prior to the mass at church. Mass of Christian Burial will be Saturday, Aug. 27 at 11 a.m. at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, 210 N. Broadway, Jordan. The pallbearers will be Joseph Sunder, John Erik Sunder, Jennifer Sunder, Jack Lynch, Nick Parparian and Tony Sunder. Father Timothy Yanta will officiate. Rollie will be laid to rest at Calvary Cemetery in Jordan. The Sunder Family was served with honor, care and compassion by Ballard-Sunder Funeral Home, Jordan Chapel www.ballardsunderfuneral.com

Nora M. Hall Nora Hall, 95, of River Gable Apartments in Chaska, died Saturday, Aug. 20, 2011 at St. Gertrude’s Care Center, Shakopee. She was born in Terre Haute, IN, Aug. 1, 1916, to Edward and Sarah (Jeffers) Hoffman. Prior to her retirement Nora worked for Anderson Windshield Wipers in Gary, IN. She is survived by daughters-in-law, Gail Hall of Savage, Sandy Hall of Bloomington, IN; grandchildren, Jeff Hall of Farmington, Jerilyn (Arne) Benson of Shakopee, Harris (Nusheen) Hall of California, Lauren (John) Young of Ohio; great-grandchildren,Thomas, Brennan, and Claire Benson, Spencer and Carsyn Hall, Nicholas and Tess Young. Preceded in death by husband, Herbert; sons, Don and Howard. Visitation was Monday, Aug. 22 from 4-6 p.m., with funeral services at 5:30 p.m., all at McNearney Funeral Home. The Rev. Ray Kruger officiated. Interment at Valley Cemetery, Shakopee. Pallbearers were Jeff Hall, Arne Benson, Tom Benson, John Loewing. Funeral arrangements through McNearney Funeral Home in Shakopee, 952-445-2755. www.mcnearneyfuneralhome.com

Pastor Arthur Matychuk Arthur Matychuk, 80, of Burnsville, born Feb. 27, 1931 in Minneapolis to Peter and Celia Matychuk, passed away peacefully at home Sunday, Aug. 21, 2011. Pastor Matychuk was a graduate of Milwaukee Bible College and over a lifetime of ministry, pastored three churches, was instrumental in planting two churches, served as a missionary in Bolivia, South America, was a marriage counselor, served on mission boards for 40 years, invested time in prison ministry and for many years ran his own small business. In addition, he was the former Senior Pastor and current Pastor Emeritus at Bethesda Church in Prior Lake. He was preceded in death by brother, Donald Matychuk. Arthur will be dearly missed by his wife of 58 years, Gretchen; children: Pastor Mark (Kathy) Matychuk, Minnesota Representative, Pam (Chuck) Myhra, David (Nancy) Matychuk and Wayne (Karen) Matychuk; 13 beloved grandchildren: Nathaniel, Ailyse, Stephen, Kristin, Justin, Kathrin, Elizabeth, Brendan, Rachel, Emily, John, Brianna and Lily; and other family and friends. Visitation, 5-8 p.m., Friday, Aug. 26 at Henry W. Anderson Mortuary, 3640 23rd Ave. S., Minneapolis. Funeral service, 10:30 a.m., Saturday, Aug. 27, at Bethesda Church; 15033 Hwy. 13 S. in Prior Lake with visitation one hour before. Interment, Lakewood Cemetery. Henry W. Anderson 612-729-2331. www.HenryWAnderson.com

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A meditation class led by a Buddhist Monk from 10:10 to 11:30 a.m. Saturdays at the Chanhassen Library. Classes are open to all regardless of experience. There is no charge but donations are welcome. Call Ralph at (952) 934-9727, meditation@triplegem.org. CPR anytime classes are from 6 to 7 p.m. once a month at St. Francis Regional Medica l Center, Shakopee. T he free class teaches lifesaving skills in case of an emergency. Call the Ask St. Francis information line at (952) 428-2000; stfrancis-shakopee.com. 55+ Driver Improvement course from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 6 District Services Center, 4540 Tower St, SE,, Prior Lake. Advanced registration required at (888) 234-1294 or mnsafetycenter.org. Cost is $20. Women with Spirit Bible Study runs from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Tuesdays, Sept. 13 to March 27 at Pax Christi Church, 12100 Pioneer Trail, Eden Prairie. Tuition of $100 covers lectures, books, retreats, and child care. Registration is available online at paxchristi. com/womensbiblestudy.aspx and the church reception desk. Register by Sept. 1. Call Donna (952) 944-2861. 55+ Driver Improvement course from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. Sept. 15 at McKenna Crossing, 13810 Shepards Path NW., Prior Lake. Advanced registration required at (888) 234-1294 or mnsafetycenter.org. Cost is $20. F ree cer v ica l c a ncer screening by St. Francis Regional Medical Center is 6 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 20 at St. Francis Cancer Center. This screening is intended for the uninsured and underinsured only. Register by calling (952) 428-2000. The next HomeStretch Seminar, sponsored by the Carver County Community Development Agency is 6 to 9 p.m. Sept. 22 and 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Sept 24 at the Carver Co. CDA, 705 Walnut St., Chaska. Class is necessary for some special “down-payment assistance” loan programs approved by Mn Housing and HUD. Cost is $25/family; preregister at (952) 448-7715, ext. 2773.

Small-business owners meet at 7:30 a.m. Thursdays at the Knights Event Center, 1760 Fourth Ave. E., Shakopee, to promote your business. Free continental breakfast served. Call Charlie at (952) 445-4056 to RSVP. Great Scott Cycling Club meets at 6:15 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays at Michael’s Cycle in Prior Lake. Three groups of riders to cover all levels. Helmets are required; road bikes recommended. Call Al at (952) 220-4585; greatscottcycling.com. Shakopee Toastmasters meet from noon to 1 p.m. the second and fourth Thursdays of the month at the Minnesota School of Business, 1200 Shakopee Town Square, Shakopee. Call Julie Kopf (612) 251-5697; http://shakopee.freetoasthost. org. Savage Area Women of Today are hosting an “Unbirthday Party” by gathering donations of party supplies from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 30 at the Buffalo Tap, 4990 W. 123rd St., Savage. Attendees will assemble Birthday Party in a Bag sets to donate to the CAP Agency Food Shelf. Contact Stacy at SavageAreaWT@ gmail.com or (952) 226-6815.

SUPPORT GROUPS Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) meets at 7 p.m. Wednesdays, 7 p.m. Thursdays and 9 a.m. Saturdays at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 119 Eighth Ave., Shakopee; at 7 p.m. Mondays at the church at 2488 Vierling Dr. E.; and at 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays at the Shakopee Community Center, 1255 Fuller St. S., Shakopee. The 24-hour AA hotline number is (952) 922-0880 or visit aaminneapolis.org. 12-step groups for individuals struggling with addictive or compulsive behaviors meet from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Thursdays through July at Grace Church in Eden Prairie. The workbook costs $12. Contact atgrace.com/ directions; (952) 224-3180. E mot ion s A nony mou s meets 7 p.m. Thursdays at St. Anne’s parish center, 411 Fourth St. N., Le Sueur in the south end of St. Anne’s parking lot. Call Kathleen at (507) 665-2644.

Celebrate Recovery, dealing with hurts, habits and hang-ups for all individuals in our community, runs from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Fridays at Friendship Church, 17741 Fairlawn Ave., Prior Lake. Cost is $16. Contact celebraterecovery@ friendship-church.org; (952) 447-0546. Ref lex sympathetic dystrophy syndrome (RSD) support group meets from 10 a.m. to noon the fourth Saturday of each month at the Savage Public Library, 13090 Alabama Ave. Contact Bonnie Scherer at (952) 447-4930 or Eddie Hustad at (612) 998-7688. Gamblers Anonymous/ Gam-Anon support group me et s we ek ly at 6 : 3 0 p.m. Saturdays at Shepherd of the Lake Lutheran Church, 3611 North Berens Road NW., Prior Lake. Contact Charlie at (952) 884-9417 or Michael at (952) 607-8619. Step Up, a student-led youth group, meets from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Sundays at the Hub of Jordan, 231 Broadway St. S. Call (952) 492-5553. Support group for parents, careg ivers of adults with disabilities meets locally at 7 p.m. on the last Monday of the month. Call Karen Bates at (952) 492-2847. Alanon meets at 7:30 p.m. Mondays at First Presbyterian Church, 909 Marschall Road S. Call (952) 920-3963. G a mbler s A nony mou s (GA) meets at 7 p.m. Tuesdays at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 5634 Luther Drive in Prior Lake. Overeaters Anonymous meets from 7 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays at Christ Lutheran Church, 1053 Jefferson St., Shakopee. Call Nancy (612) 250-0075 or Steve (612) 845-2672. Parental support group for parents of children with autism meets at 6:30 p.m. the last Wednesday of each month at the Savage Public Library, 13090 Alabama Ave. S. Call Anna Wetzel at (952) 882-4989, e-mail annamail@usfamily. net.

MISCELLANEOUS Loaves and Fishes offers free community meals from 5 : 3 0 to 6 : 3 0 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays at the Church of St. Mark, 350

EDUCATION NOTES The following Shakopee students graduated from the University of St. Thomas spring 2011: Andreas Bjorneby, master business administration, business administration; Matthew Hanson, education specialist, educational leadership and administration; Jeffery Hopkins, education specialist, educational leadership and administration; Cori Johnson, bachelor of arts, communication and journalism, magna cum laude; Joshua Kleven, bachelor of science, electrical engineering; Jill Kuepker, education specialist, educational leadership and administration; Stuart Lang, education specialist, educational leadership and administration; Peter Meier, post-baccalaureate certificate, manufacturing systems; Julie Moran, education specialist, educational leadership and administration; Kaitlin O’Brien,

bachelor of arts, business administration – marketing management, cum laude; Lauren Rembowicz, bachelor of arts, communication and journalism; Bryan Reynolds, bachelor of arts, business administration – accounting; Troy Sabal, master of software systems, software systems; and Aaron Vant, master business administration, business administration. Gregory Loher of Shakopee was named to Riverland Community College’s 2011 spring dean’s lists. Two local students have earned the distinction of being named to the dean’s list for the 2011 spring semester at Saint John’s University. They are John Lano, son of Michael and Candace Lano of Shakopee, a senior Hispanic studies and psychology major, and Patrick Miles, son of John Miles and

Dorothy Clark-Miles of Shakopee, a fi rst-year biology major. Sydney Solberg, daughter of Jeff and Paris Solberg of Shakopee, has earned the distinction of being named to the dean’s list for the 2011 spring semester at the College of Saint Benedict. Solberg is a senior psychology major. Four area students participated in St. Olaf College’s 122nd commencement ceremony May 29. They included Cassandra Forster of Shakopee, daughter of Perry and Dawn Forster, a bachelor of arts in sociology and anthropology; Molly Ladwig of Savage, daughter of Glen and Maralee Ladwig, a bachelor of arts in psychology; Holly Berg of Shakopee, daughter of Charles and Shannon Berg, bachelor of arts in social studies education and theater; and Rebecca Carlson, daughter of Scott and Pamela Carlson,

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Atwood St. S., Shakopee. Visit loavesandfishesmn.org. Mobi le hea lt h cl i n ic through a partnership with Scott County Public Health and the Shakopee Mdewakanton Dakota Community will be from 2 to 5 p.m. Thursdays, Aug. 25 at the Russian Evangelical Baptist Church, 1205 10th Ave., Shakopee; Sept. 8 at the Scott County Fairgrounds, 7151 190th St. W., Suite 100, Jordan; and Sept. 22 at the Savage Public Library, 13090 Alabama Ave.Call (952) 496-8555; http:// co.scott.mn.us. K9 R and R, a nonprofit dog rescue group, holds dog adoptions from 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. the last Saturday of every month at the Eden Prairie Petco. Visit k9rescueandrehoming.org/wordpress/. Contact Many or Dave at k9randr@ charter.net. Free law clinic for Spanish and English speakers from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 31 at the Shakopee Library, 235 Lewis St. S., Shakopee. The Scott County Law Library and Volunteer Lawyers Network will answer questions regarding immigration, family law, housing and criminal case questions. You must provide proof of public assistance or two paystubs. No reservation or identification is necessary; just stop by. Call the Scott County Law Library (952) 496-8713. Carver Scott Humane Society will host a pet adoption event from noon to 3 p.m. Sept. 3 at Chaska Petco, 244 Pioneer Trail. Adoption fees start at $195+ for dogs and $165+ for cats. Call (952) 386-3553; carverscotths.org. American Red Cross blood drive from 2 to 7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 12 at Living Hope Lutheran Church, 8600 Horizon Dr. S., Shakopee. Schedule an appointment at redcrossblood. org or call (800) RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767). Shakopee Girl Scouts information and registration night is 7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 12 in the Shakopee Middle School cafeteria, 1137 Marschall Road, Shakopee. All girls from kindergarten through high school and their parents are welcome. If you can’t make this date, contact the Registrar at registrarshakopeegs@gmail.com for information.

bachelor of art in studio art. Kelby Thone, daughter of Mark and Christine Thone of Shakopee, has been awarded two scholarships from Drake University. Thone was awarded the Drake Presidential Scholarship for Outstanding Academic Achievement having earned a 4.0 GPA for her high school career and the Fine Arts Department’s Talent Scholarship for an excellent entrance audition. Thone will be a freshman at Drake University this fall and will be pursuing a bachelor’s degree in violin performance. She earned a score of 4 on the Advance Placement English Literature and Composition Exam, which qualifies her to enter college with six college credits. In addition Thone earned five college credits at the University of Minnesota for completing a post secondary French class this past academic year.

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On a little hill near the Midway, the Scott County Fair will permanently host a Ferris wheel, a project started by developer and contractor Dick Ames of Jordan. The wheel’s base is anchored, a garden planted around it, and a sign is posted, but the wheel isn’t up yet. working condition, the dealer said. It will be lighted, Terwedo said. Eli Bridge Co. of Jacksonville, Ill., assured Ames that its Ferris wheel is safe. Many historic rides are

still in use, according to the company’s website. So Ames bought the Ferris wheel and sent an employee to disassemble and bring it cross country. “He’s a generous man,” Bowler said.

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a statement following the Aug. 20 verdict: “Of the 751 days of Shane and Josh’s imprisonment, yesterday and today have been the most difficult for our families. Shane and Josh are innocent a nd have never posed a ny threat to the Islamic Republic of Iran, its government or its people. “We are encouraged that the Iranian Foreign Minister, Ali Akbar Salehi, has said he hopes the case will proceed in a manner that will result in Shane and Josh’s freedom. We appeal to the authorities in Iran to show compassion and allow them to return home to our families without delay. “We a l so ask ever yone around the world who trusts in

the benevolence of the Iranian people and their leaders to join us in praying that Shane and Josh will now be released.” Bauer and Fattal, both 29, have been held in Iran’s Evin Prison since shortly after their arrest along the border with Iraq in July 2009. Also arrested was Bauer’s fiancée, Sarah Shourd, who was released in September 2010 on $500,000 bail. Bauer is the son of Sand Creek Township resident Al Bauer. The two are said to have 20 days to appeal the decision. New reports say it is unclear whether the jail sentence will include the time they have already served. Pat Min elli an d Kri stin Holtz

Portion of Co. Rd. 42 to close all day Monday On Monday, County Road 42 in Shakopee will be closed all day between county roads 17 (Marschall Road) and 83 (Canterbury Road) to facilitate construction of the interchange at county roads 42 and 17. Crews will be setting the bridge beams and can’t allow traffic neat the area, according to the Scott County Highway Department. The road will close at 7 a.m. and reopen by 4 p.m. A detour will be available.

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Marcus and Tera Sames of Belle Plaine announce the birth of their son, Jackson Curtis, who was born at 11:22 a.m. May 4, 2011, at St. Francis Regional Medical Center in Shakopee. Jackson weighed 8 pounds, 10 ounces and was 21 inches long. He has blue eyes and red hair. Grandparents are Randy and Sue Sames and Curtis and Andrea Funk, all of Shakopee. Gre at- g r a ndpa rent s a re Geraldine Moser, Ronald and Yvonne Estes and Elroy Funk, all of Rapid City, S.D. Great-great-grandmother is Eleanor Freier of Rapid City. Jackson will be baptized

Sarah Ann-Marie Bartelds and Michael Clemens Farnquist of New Prague announce the birth of their daughter, Lucianna Violet, who was born July 24, 2011, at Queen of Peace Hospital in New Prague. Lucianna weighed 8 pounds, 5 ounces and was 19¼ inches long. Grandparents are Mark and Connie Bartelds of New Market and Lane and Bev Farnquist of New Prague. Gre at- g r a ndpa rent s a re Ken and Dorothy Lundgren of Shakopee, Shirley Bartelds of Faribault, Minn., Clem and Carol Kreuser of Prior Lake and Grace Farnquist of Prior Lake.

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Matt and Molly Hergott of Bel le Plaine announce the birth of their daughter, Sawyer Elizabeth, who was born at 2:24 p.m. July 22, 2011, at Ridgeview Medical Center in Waconia. Sawyer weighed 8 pounds, 8 ounces and was 19 inches long. She has blue eyes and dark brown hair. Grandparents are Bev and Arnie (Mark) Hergott of Shako-

Pat rick and Jenni fer Cantwell of Chaska announce the birth of their daughter, Tenley Marie, who was born at 6:16 p.m. May 13, 2011, at Ridgeview Medical Center in Waconia. Tenley weighed 6 pounds, 6 ounces and was 18½ inches long. She has dark brown eyes and light brown hair. Grandparents are Patrick Cantwell and Jo Ann Nils-

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Joseph and Alison Stanton of Lakeville announce the birth of their daughter, Maya Genevieve, who was born at 3:49 a.m. May 13, 2011, at Fairview Ridges Hospital in Burnsville. Maya weighed 7 pounds, 9 ounces and was 20 inches long. She has blue eyes and brown hair. Grandparents are Mike and Kathy Stanton of Elko, Gary and Mary Wilhelm of Shako-

Joshua and Shawna Grover of Shakopee announce the birth of their son, Peter Donald, who was born at 4:32 a.m. June 7, 2011, at St. Francis Regional Medical Center in Shakopee. Peter weighed 9 pounds and was 20½ inches long. He has dark blue eyes and dark brown hair. Grandparents are Doug and Dee Thomas of Henderson, Minn.; Don and Susan Grover of Amboy, Minn.; and Peter and Lynette Wold of Shakopee. Great-grandparents are Bob and Judy Denn of Madelia, Minn.; Gordon and Janet Grover of Amboy; Phil and Dorothy

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Laura Weckman and Juston Lano of Jordan announce their engagement and upcoming wedding. Laura is the daughter of Lyle and Lynne Weckman of Jordan. She attended Jordan High School and Normandale Community College. She is employed at Valleyview Assisted Living. Juston is the son of Roger and Jennifer Lano of Shakopee. He attended Shakopee High School and Dakota County Technical College. He is employed by Lano Equipment. An Oct. 15, 2011, wedding is planned at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Jordan.

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These faucets are located near your stove to provide you with a convenient way to fill a pot without having to carry it to the nearest sink. This saves plenty of back-breaking work and minimizes the likelihood of spills. Pot fillers are commonly found in the restaurant industry and have quickly made their way into private kitchens across the country. They are available as a wall mount or deck mount. Find a style that matches your appliances and other faucets in the room.

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Should judges be appointed by the governor or chosen by the voters? State Rep. Mike Beard of Shakopee is set to debate fellow Republican state Sen. Julianne Ortman of Chanhassen on this issue at a public forum tonight moderated by former gubernatorial candidate Tom Emmer. The schedule calls for a 6:30 to 7 p.m. social time, and the debate from 7 to 9 p.m. at Turtle’s 1890 Social Centre, 132 First Ave. E., Shakopee. (A $10 cover charge is requested to cover event costs and raise funds for the GOP). “ Pa r t y memb er s, l i ke most Minnesotans, agree on desired outcomes, but often disagree on the policy direction to achieve them,” said Scott County GOP media relations Director Cory Merrifield in a press release. Beard has proposed replacing contested judicial elections with a “retention election” system, where judges are initially appointed by the governor and residents decide in future elections whether to retain them by casting a “yes” or “no.” If a judge is voted out of office, the governor would appoint a replacement from a list of candidates recommended by a commission. No judge would run directly against another lawyer or judge, Beard said, pointing out the millions that can be spent in Wisconsin elections pushing one candidate over another. (Some fear this could happen in Minnesota where judges have been given more leeway in their campaign practices.) Beard a lso proposes a judicial commission to help the public evaluate judges’ actions. “Minnesotans take their elections and their judiciary seriously, and they are frustrated with the lack of in for mation avai lable to them so that they can make intelligent and in formed decisions,” said Beard in announcing the local debate. If Beard’s proposal is enacted next session, Minnesotans would vote on the constitutional amendment question in 2012, according to the Scott County GOP. Ortman disagrees with B e a rd a nd supp or t s t he GOP platform position. She has recruited retired Judge Charles Porter to help make her case tonight. Beard will be joined by Dakota County Judge David Knutson at Turtle’s 1890 Social Centre. Members of the public are invited to join the Scott County GOP as local Republicans discuss (and debate) alternative pathways to holding judges accountable to voters, and ensuring that voters are empowered with information to make decisions at the ballot box. “ T he L e g i s l at u r e h a s a responsibility to make sure that voters not only retain accountability over their courts, but that they have credible information at their disposal to do so,” said Beard.

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Man critical after fall off Hwy. 169 overpass An apparently intoxicated 25-year-old Faribault man tried to jump from the Marschall Road bridge Monday night to an attached pedestrian bridge and missed, falling through the gap to Highway 169 below. Shane Alan Wilson landed on a grassy shoulder of northbound 169. He was able to talk and move his arms and neck when police arrived. “He appeared to be in agony,” a police officer noted. Wilson appeared to be under the inf luence of alcohol and was transported by ambulance to St. Francis Regional Medical Center in Shakopee, then airlifted to Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis where he was listed in critical condition at noon Wednesday. A passerby, presumably a motorist, called 911 shortly before 10:30 p.m. Wilson told officers he tried to jump from the concrete ledge on Marschall Road because he

thought there was a walkway. There is, but it’s several feet away from the edge of the main bridge and fenced in. It appears Wilson was walking on Marschall Road at the southeast section of the overpass when the incident happened, police said. Wilson was alone, said Shakopee police Capt. Craig Robson. It is unclear what he was doing in Shakopee. T his is t he second ti me someone has fallen from the Marschall Road bridge. In April 2007, 34-year-old mortgage consultant James Johnson died from a fall off the western side of the bridge, which lacks a pedestrian passageway. Johnson, who was married with two kids, was walking home from a downtown bar and may have stopped to tie his shoes or take a rest on the side of the bridge when he fell over. Shannon Fiecke

Last councilor candidate is new to city of Shakopee So who is the mystery candidate who fi led for city office on the last day possible? Eric Timothy Brown, 37, is a senior technology director for Thomson Reuters who settled in Shakopee in June 2009 because he likes the country setting with its proximity to the urban environment. Brown fi led on Tuesday last week, the fi nal day in the twoweek fi ling period. Although this is his first run for office and he hasn’t been involved in any Shakopee organizations before, Brown said he’s active in other groups, including leading two task forces for an international think-tank called the Green Grid that promotes envi ronmenta l ly sustainable data centers in workplaces. Brown, who last lived in New Jersey, said he’s traveled internationally and nationally

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Mr. Bubble is celebrating his 50th birthday this year.

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said. “It’s a very engaging conversation. “You can’t help but have a smile on your face talking about Mr. Bubble.”

Mr. Bubble became a Chaska resident in 2008 after The Village Company acquired the bubble bath icon from the failing Ascendia Brand. It was a big coup for Klisanich’s company. “It was enormously important,” said Klisanich of the Mr. Bubble acquisition. “The No. 1 brand in the (bubble bath) marketplace for kids and adults is Mr. Bubble,” he explained. Adding the cultural icon to their bath product lines, which include Sesame Street for kids and Village Naturals for adults, “opened a lot of doors” for the company, said Klisanich. “Retailers looked at The Village Company in a different way,” he noted. The acquisition also gave Klisanich a great dinner party conversation topic. “People ask what do you do and when I say I sell Mr. Bubble, they smile,” he

Not long after Mr. Bubble joined The Village Company, they began planning for his big birthday bash. “Turning 50 only happens once in a career,” said Klisanich. The party included a bubble bath play area, cake, prizes and a bubble beard contest. Guests also attempted to set a record by creating the “World’s Largest Bubble Bath.” Klisanich said that unlike others turning 50, Mr. Bubble is feeling good about his age. “He’s not having any difficulties being 50,” he said. In fact, Mr. Bubble is capitalizing on his continued fame by expanding his presence in the bath market. Klisanich said several new Mr. Bubble products are slated for release this year including a hand soap and a body wash.

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f you’ve taken a bath in the last five decades, chances are pretty good that he’s joined you at least once. One of the most recognizable bubble bath brands on the planet, Mr. Bubble, celebrated his 50th birthday this summer with the World’s Largest Bubble Bath Party at the Water Park of America in Bloomington. “Mr. Bubble’s a baby boomer like the rest of us,” said Frank Klisanich, president and CEO of The Village Company.

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“We wanted to keep the kids as they got a little older and expand the usage of Mr. Bubble outside the bathtub,” he said. Mr. Bubble is also getting a slight makeover. “We wanted to modify Mr. Bubble’s look – contemporize him,” said Klisanich. Mr. Bubble was introduced to the country by the Gold Seal Co. fi rst as a boxed powder bubble bath in 1961 and then as a liquid bubble bath in 1972. According to AC Nielsen Data, it remains the top brand of bubble bath in the country.

Hazeltine unveils its ‘Walking Man’ Statue is final piece of club’s $15 million renovation project BY MOLLEE FRANCISCO mfrancisco@swpub.com

Putting the fi nishing touches on its $15 million makeover, Chaska’s Hazeltine National Golf Club unveiled a bronze statue in June that celebrates the club’s golfers. “Our intention for developing a new logo was to create an iconic image that would not only become nationally recognized, but also be profoundly symbolic of our club’s values,” said Club President Tim Rainey, in a press release. “This statue will live as a symbol of all that is good about golf at Hazeltine.” The 6-foot-tall bronze “Walking Man” statue was created by Minnesota-based relief sculptor Bill Mack. Hazeltine commissioned the statue for its private club in September 2010. It took eight months to complete and is now visible in front of the clubhouse entrance. Among his pieces, Mack most recently created bronze statues of Kirby Puckett, Rod Carew and Harmon Killebrew for Target Field. He has also done work for the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, Figure Skating Hall of Fame and the U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame. According to Hazeltine, “Walking Man” is based on a photo of one of the club’s longtime members – though they’re not advertising which one. “This symbol does not represent one man, but every man, woman and child that has or will play at Hazeltine,” said Rainey. “Our logo represents our membership’s love of golf in its purest form: simple competitive and enduring. Walking is a large

part of the golf experience at Hazeltine so its fitting the logo reflects that.”

RENOVATIONS After wrapping up the PGA Tournament in August 2009, Hazeltine shut its doors to rebuild the clubhouse and improve the greens. The original clubhouse was demolished to make way for a modern, threestory, 49,000-square-foot facility featuring multiple dining areas, a bar, numerous fireplaces and a three-season porch. The course itself underwent “small and subtle” changes, said Rainey. Root zones of all the greens were cored out and all putting surfaces were reseeded with creeping bent grass to make them fi rm and fast. The fairways and the fi rst eight feet of the roughs were also re-grassed to create a consistent playing surface. The changes also made the course more environmentally sustainable by using less water and fewer inputs. “Hazeltine National’s mission is to provide a world-class golf facility for its members and maintain a course suitable for the conduct of national championships,” said Rainey. “The game of golf is the soul of this club, and this transformation allows us to provide one of the finest training and playing opportunities in the country.” After losing a summer of play, Hazeltine reopened to golfers on June 7. Ruth Lundquist, director of sales and marketing, said that members have been happy to have the course back. “It feels like coming home again,” she wrote in an e-mail. “The course is playing fast and fi rm, as it was intended. This should keep the course in championship condition throughout the season.” Hazeltine’s next major golf event will take place in 2016 when it plays host to the Ryder Cup. And the club’s “Walking Man” statue will no doubt be front and center for all the action.

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Hazeltine’s 6-foot-tall bronze “Walking Man” statue was unveiled to the public in late June. It stands at the entrance to the new Hazeltine clubhouse.


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record levels. It’s too close to call on the second highest flood record of 1993. “It looks promising for us to get an elevated land bridge,” Shakopee Mayor John Schmitt surmised to the City Council last week while sharing the latest news from the study. It also make more sense to flood-proof 101 than Highway 41 from a maintenance perspective as flooding wreaks greater havoc on the 101 crossing than 41. “101 is typically the first to close and the last to open,” said Peterson, noting that the damage is also worse because the crossing is lower. But while the transportation benefit of elevating 101

www.shakopeenews.com | Shakopee Valley News appears greater, there’s still the issue of cost. With limited state bonding dollars available, only one local crossing can be improved. It could take tens of millions of dollars for such a project. It would likely be several million less for Chaska, where a land bridge would be less than half as long as 101. Transportation engineers are still crunching numbers, and must f inish hydrau lic modeling. “From the study, a choice will be made on how to proceed,” said Peterson, who is in charge of the project. Engineers are also looking at modi fyi ng Highway 16 9 for both flooding and routine congestion relief. Options include adding a temporary lane during seasonal flooding from County Road 101 to Pioneer

Trail, similar to what was done this year, or permanently adding a lane from County Road 18 to Pioneer Trail. An initial public open house on the flood-mitigation study was held in May. An update was provided earlier this month at a meeting of the U.S. Highway 169 Corridor Coalition. A fi nal report is expected in October. (View the fi nal concept designs at shakopeenews. com.) The outcome will be used to determine which crossing should be used to apply for state bonding dollars. Originally, approximately $30 million was left for floodmitigation projects. However, that pool may shrink due to the state government shutdown. The cost to commuters each day crossings close in Chaska and Shakopee due to flooding is estimated to be $670,000. This is

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ting constraints, unless Scott and Carver counties kicked in additional funding. The land bridge could be built to allow for expansion in the future, however. Peterson said it’s possible whatever crossing isn’t chosen could still be raised in the future. With the state’s new emphasis on low-cost, high-yield

projec t s, some wor r y t hi s might happen if 41 isn’t chosen at this time. Their fear is the state would opt to improve the current Highway 41 and permanently scrap plans for a future river crossing near Chaska that is supposed to be built to the magnitude of Highway 169’s Bloomington Ferry Bridge. Shannon Fiecke

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City Administrator Mark McNeill and Shakopee Mayor John Schmitt returned from that meeting recommending a committee quickly be assembled to look at the naming issue. “It’s not our decision to make,” said Schmitt, noting the road covers a wide area and there are many veterans who’ve gone unrecognized from previous wars. “To specify one may or may not be a valid choice.” McNeill noted that County Road 21 is a regional highway, which encompasses not only Prior Lake and Shakopee, but also Credit River Township, and becomes a Dakota County road. It’s possible these other entities might want to consider renaming existing portions the road, which is also called Eagle Creek Boulevard and 185th Street. Prior Lake uses a review committee in the naming of its streets and parks. While Shakopee has a policy for naming parks, it has none for streets. Schmitt and Prior Lake Mayor Mike Myser suggested

representatives of the local veterans’ groups, “Beyond the Yellow Ribbon” campaign and city councils meet over the next couple weeks to develop a recommendation for the County Board. Credit River Township and Dakota County could also have been part of this discussion. McNeill said there might be a desire for a consistent name throughout the road corridor, such as Veterans Memorial Drive. Schmitt preferred Shakopee go along with the committee process that Prior Lake has. Clay said the County Board can still go with whatever name it wants for the county road. “I don’t know why Dakota County should have any say on what a stretch of road in Shakopee is called,” said Councilor Pat Heitzman. Councilor Matt Lehman, who sided with Clay in the final vote, initially suggested the county adopt a veteranthemed road name with sections in Prior Lake and Credit River Township memorializing people from their communities. Schmitt, the only no vote, said he feels Veterans Memorial Drive would be

more appropriate than Herrgott Memorial Drive given the number of veterans who may have been left out over time. “There’s been a lot of conflicts in the last 70 years,” he said. “When you honor one veteran, you honor them all,” responded King Cole, an American Legion member from Savage. “We’re not forgetting the past, but now is a good time to start a new way of thinking,” added Dave Theisen of Shakopee. Herrgott’s family supports the designation. The Prior Lake City Council hasn’t yet discussed the road renaming. County, city and tribal leaders will gather today to commemorate the near-completion of the County Road 21 extension from County Road 42 to Highway 169 in Shakopee. The event is set for noon at the southwest corner of county roads 16 and 21. Crews have been completing intersection work at county roads 18 and 21 near Southbridge in Shakopee. The new road is expected to open in early September. Shannon Fiecke

2010 to 45 percent in 2011. Red Oak Elementary continued its slide. After recording 57 percent proficiency rate in 2009, only 41 percent of fi fth-grades met or exceeded standards in 2011. Gibson attributes the variance between buildings in part to the microscope of No Child Left Behind (NCLB). W hi le t he scienc e MCA scores do not impact whether the schools are meeting NCLB’s adequate yearly progress, the consequences of failing to meet AYP do impact how schools divide their classroom time, Gibson said. For example, Title I schools like Sweeney and Pearson have had to spend more time on math and reading, which leaves less for science and social studies.

Students took the MCA-II science assessments online this spring. The tests, which measure student performance

on Minnesota’s academic standards, define what students show know and be able to do in a particular grade. Next year, the state will switch to the MCA-III exam, using 2009 state education science standards. Shakopee has already started implementing the standards, which beef up critical-thinking and problemsolving skills, Gibson said. She hopes the district will be able to take advantage of its strong Project Lead the Way program to incorporate more engineering skills into regular core instruction areas. Gibson said students and parents will notice a change in how science instruction is delivered this school year. Instruction will move away from textbook and computersimulated teaching to more hands-on experiments. The state has yet to release 2011 math and reading MCA results. It expects to do so in mid- to late-September.

“If it’s overwhelmingly to keep it and the limit-the-ticket system, then it’s done,” Thompson said. If, however, students provide mixed feedback, the high school will look at surveying parents of the senior class and possibly community members, Thompson said. He expects a report back to the board within a few weeks. Board members spoke about the possibility of moving gradu-

ation during Monday’s work session. They also asked school staff to check whether a live simulcast over public access television would be possible, Thompson said. Shakopee anticipates graduating 475 students next spring. Nearly 400 participated in the graduation ceremony this year. “This is such a personal decision for our seniors that they deserve to have their voices heard fi rst,” Thompson said.

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high school gymnasium the past four years due to weather. Students then receive four tickets each with overflow seating in the auditorium. If the students strongly favor keeping graduation as is, the board does not plan to pursue the issue further, Superintendent Rod Thompson said.

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Choosing an online school Making a change in your child’s education to a full-time online public school is a big decision, with many questions to consider:

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Is our family ready for this change? Most families are surprised by the rigor of online schools. Parents and students alike need to be engaged to succeed.



What kind of support will we receive from the teachers and school? Is my teacher local if I need to meet with him or her? How often do teachers check in? Are they state-certified?



What do other families think about the school? High parent satisfaction scores and glowing testimonials bode well. To get the real scoop, look for opportunities to get together with parents currently involved.



How do students stay connected to their classmates? From outings to moderated online community areas to clubs and discussion areas, online school students stay connected and well-socialized. Does the school offer activities your child is interested in?



How many students are using this program, and where are they going when they graduate? Does the school offer career and college counseling to help students find their path postgraduation?

Beyond the screen Online education (also referred to as virtual learning) is becoming increasingly popular for elementary, middle and high school students. In a 2008 report, the National Center for Education Statistics estimated that the number of K–12 public school students enrolling in online courses grew by 65 percent in the two years from 2002–03 to 2004–05. A 2009 estimate puts the number at more than one million online students. In addition, data suggests that by 2019, about half of high school courses will be delivered online. For some students, online learning gives them the opportunity to access single courses not available through their brick-and-mortar school — perhaps a foreign language or an AP course. However, an increasing number of students have made the leap to full-time online schooling, frequently through an online public school option offered tuition-free by their state or school district.

How it works An online public school utilizes a combination of online and offline coursework — including a wide array of textbooks, CDs, videos and hands-on materials. Students are guided by a state-certified teacher who may also set up class outings to museums or science centers. While older students can work independently, a parent (or “Learning Coach”) keeps younger students on track. Families report that the extra effort involved is more than offset by the ability of the program to be adapted to each child’s learning style. Individualization is frequently the spark needed to jump-start a student’s interest in learning. “Every child learns differently, so a one-size-fits-all approach can’t succeed,” says John Holdren, senior vice president of content and curriculum at K12, a leading online curriculum provider. “Engaging curriculum and a really powerful partnership between parents and teachers — these are the things that help each of our students achieve their personal academic potential.”

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LIBRARY SCHEDULE Find out what’s happening at the Shakopee Library for families. I CAP/CCRR Play and Learn from 10:30 a.m. to noon Thursdays, Sept. 1, Oct. 6, Nov. 3 and Dec. 1. Children of all ages and their caregivers are invited to drop in for interactive fun. No registration is required. Please note caregivers must stay in the room with their children. I Family story time at 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays, Sept. 13 to Oct. 11 and Nov. 15 to Dec. 6. For kids of all ages, no reservations needed. Local author Cathy Isles will be the special guest on Sept. 13. I Toddler story time at 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays, Oct. 18 to Nov. 1. For children 18-36 months old (with a parent or caregiver). No reservations needed. Library system-sponsored events: I Scott County Art Crawl Preshow from Aug. 27 to Sept. 29. Art will be displayed upstairs in the library. I Spanish-Speakers Legal Clinic from 4 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 31. The Scott County Law Library and bilingual volunteer attorneys will present a walk-in law clinic to answer questions regarding immigration, family law, housing and criminal cases. You must provide proof of public assistance or two paystubs. No reservation

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I E-mail Basics: Building Job Skills from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 4. In this class, learn how to set up a free email account, send and receive messages and add attachments. Registration begins Sept. 6. I Microsoft Word Basics: Building Job Skills from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 25. Learn how to enter and edit text, apply formatting and save files. Prerequisite: ability to use the keyboard and mouse. Registration for this class begins Sept. 28. I Microsoft Excel Basics: Building Job Skills from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 15. Learn how to work with spreadsheets, create formulas and build a budget. Prerequisite: ability to use the keyboard and mouse. Registration for this class begins Oct. 18. All events are free and open to the public. They take place in the large meeting room unless noted. If school starts late or closes due to weather, story times are canceled. The Shakopee Branch of the Scott County Library System is located at 235 Lewis St. S., Shakopee. For more information, call (952) 233-9590 or (952) 4964123 (text telephone calls only) or visit the website at scott. lib.mn.us. The Scott County Public Library is on Facebook; become a fan.

is necessary and you do not need identification. Call the Scott County Law Library at (952) 496-8713 with questions about the clinic. I Closed Sunday, Sept. 4 and Monday, Sept. 5 for Labor Day. I Scott County Art Crawl Exhibitions from 5 to 9 p.m. Friday, Sept. 30 and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 1. Stop by the library to view the works of several artists during Art Crawl. The library will be open extended hours though some services may be limited. The Scott County Library System presents free computer classes for job seekers held at the Scott County Government Center’s Professional Development Center, 200 Fourth Ave. W., Shakopee. These hands-on classes are for anyone looking to enhance their job skills and are taught by t he Science Museu m of Minnesota Computer Education Center, funded by the Metropolitan Library Service Agency. Each class is limited to 16 people. Pre-register for each class by calling (952) 707-1770. I Computer Basics: Building Job Skills from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 13. In this class, learn to use the mouse and keyboard, become familiar with Windows, and save fi les. Registration began Aug. 16.

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Women of Today plan ‘Unbirthday Party’

Army Pvt. Luke L. Sames has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga. Sames earned distinction as an honor graduate. The 2008 Shakopee High School graduate is the son of Jackie Sames of Shakopee.

PROFESSIONAL NOTE Carmen Barbone of Shakopee High School was selected to participate in a three-week summer institute sponsored by the Minnesota Writing Project. The institute involves teachers, kindergarten through college, in exploring current theory and practice in the teaching of writing, learning from other teachers about the teaching of writing and discussing more about their own literacy process.

Savage A rea Women of Today are inviting families and others to help assemble Birthday Party in a Bag sets from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 30 at Buffalo Tap, 4990 W. 123rd St., Savage. While most children enjoy a birthday party each year, some parents in our community are not able to provide their children with the joy of gathering friends and family for cake, ice cream, and party games to celebrate their special day simply because they cannot afford to purchase the supplies for a birthday party.

Items requested include: chi ld ren’s bir thday par ty i nvit ations ; pa r t y plates, napkins, cups and utensils; cake mixes, frosting, sprinkles and candles; balloons; plastic table cloths; ribbon; party favors; streamers; wrapping paper; generic birthday gift (children’s videos, CDs, books); grocery gift cards ($5 or $10 for purchase of eggs, ice cream, etc.); and cash. The sets will be donated to the CAP Agency Food Shelf. Contact Stacy at SavageAreaWT@gmail.com or (952) 2266815 with any questions.

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SHAKOPEE GIRLS SOCCER

It’s an expectation Talented team expects to contend BY TODD ABELN tabeln@swpub.com

PHOTO BY TODD ABELN

Senior Gracie Vaughan will anchor the Sabers’ midfield this fall.

Things have changed for the Shakopee girls soccer team. The defending Missota Conference champions go into the 2011 season not with a goal but expectations. “I don’t think it’s a goal. Last year it was a goal, this year it’s an expectation that we should compete for the conference crown,” head coach Mike Ceola said. Even though he expects his team to be at or near the top of the standings, his team isn’t without flaws. “We do have some question marks though,” Ceola said. The biggest question marks are the team’s defense and goaltending. Ceola expects his defense to be fi ne because he preaches defense fi rst. “We will stick to our defensive style of play,” he said. Alissa Trudel will anchor the team’s defense while other players will step into new roles. The Sabers will have a new goalie for this fall with Nikkole Adams and Amy Menke

2011 Shakopee girls soccer schedule Thursday, Aug. 25 ............... Holy Family ....................................... 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 27................ at Burnsville ...................................... 3 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 30 ................. at Rosemount ................................... 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 1 ................ Bloomington Kennedy ................. 5 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 6 .................. at Minnetonka.................................. 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 10 ............... Waconia .............................................. 1 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 15 .............. at Chanhassen.................................. 8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 17 ............... at Eagan.............................................. 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 20 ................ Chaska................................................. 5 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 22 .............. at Farmington .................................. 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 24............... at Hopkins ........................................11 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 27 ................ New Prague ...................................... 5 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 29 .............. at Holy Angels .................................. 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 1 ................... at Bloomington Jefferson ..........11 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 4 .................... Red Wing ........................................... 5 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 6 .................. at Northfield .................................... 7 p.m. sharing the duties. “They both offer something and both have something to work on,” Ceola said. I f the defense and goa ltending is a concern, Ceola said the midfield and attacking positions are the team’s strength. Seniors Gracie Vaughan and Jolyssa O’Fallon will anchor the midfield. Both may also find sometime playing in an attacking role. One problem for the Sabers

over the years as been goal scoring. Ceola said he thinks sophomore Samantha Verbeke and freshman Roxanne Roemer can fi ll the void. “We need to score more. We’ve had trouble finishing the last few years,” Ceola said. “We have people that can score, we just have to fi nish.” The Sabers open up their season tonight against Holy Family at home and then travel to Burnsville on Saturday.

SHAKOPEE BOYS SOCCER

Turnover won’t slow Sabers down When the Shakopee boys soccer team steps on the pitch at Sh a kop e e Ju n ior H i g h School Stadium tonight as the defending Missota Conference champion, it will have a very different look. The Sabers will try to defend their conference championship with only a few players returning that played on last year’s team. Even with that turnover, don’t expect Shakopee to take a step back in the conference. “I expect us to be up there and competing with everybody,” head coach Jon Poppen said. “The goal is always the same — be successful and win every game. A bigger goal is to continue to improve and play the correct way. If we do that, the results will come with it.” With only six players back there are many opportunities open for new players to help the team make another run to the top of the Missota. “We got a younger team this year with some turnover from last year,” Poppen said. “Our challenge with a younger team is to be consistent everyday with our effort and mental focus.” Even though most of the starter positions will have new faces to them, Shakopee and Poppen do return a couple of dynamic goal scorers that

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2011 Shakopee boys soccer schedule Thursday, Aug. 25 ............... Holy Family Catholic ...................... 7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 27................ at Burnsville ...................................... 5 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 30 ................. at Rosemount ................................... 5 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 1 ................ Bloomington Kennedy ................. 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 6 .................. at Minnetonka.................................. 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 10 ............... Waconia .............................................11 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 15 .............. at Chanhassen.................................. 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 17 ............... at Eagan.............................................. 5 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 20 ................ Chaska................................................. 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 22 .............. at Farmington .................................. 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 24............... at Hopkins ......................................... 1 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 27 ................ New Prague ...................................... 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 29 .............. at Holy Angels .................................. 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 1 ................... at Bloomington Jefferson........... 1 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 4 .................... Red Wing ........................................... 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 6 .................. at Northfield ..................................... 5 p.m.

FOOTBALL Conference W L 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Overall W L 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Thursday, Sept. 1 Owatonna at Chanhassen, 7 p.m. Mankato West at New Prague, 7 p.m. Northfield at St. Paul Central, 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 2 Fridley at Shakopee, 7 p.m. Red Wing at Austin, 7 p.m. Farmington at Roch. Mayo, 7 p.m. Holy Angels at Chisago Lakes, 7 p.m. Roch. Century at Chaska, 7 p.m. VOLLEYBALL Conference W L Holy Angels 0 0 New Prague 0 0 Red Wing 0 0 Chaska 0 0 Farmington 0 0 Northfield 0 0 Shakopee 0 0 Chanhassen 0 0

Overall W L 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Thursday, Aug. 25 New Prague at Minnetonka, 7 p.m. Northfield at Lakeville South, 7 p.m. Bl. Kennedy at Holy Angels, 7 p.m. Farmington at Albert Lea, 7:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 26 Hopkins at New Prague, 7 p.m. Goodhue at Red Wing, 7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 27 Prior Lake at Chaska, 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 30 Shakopee at Eastview, 7 p.m. Blake at Holy Angels, 6 p.m. Austin at Farmington, 7 p.m. New Prague at Waconia, 7 p.m. Chaska at Lakeville South, 7 p.m. Red Wing at Cannon Falls, 7 p.m. Hasting at Northfield, 7 p.m. BOYS SOCCER Conference W L T 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Overall W L T 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Thursday, Aug. 25 Holy Family at Shakopee, 7 p.m. New Prague at Hutchinson, 1 p.m. Farmington at Faribault, 5 p.m. Northfield at Eagan, 7 p.m. Minnehaha Academy at Holy Angels, 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 26 SW MN Christian at New Prague, 1 p.m. Chanhassen at Minnetonka, 5 p.m. Red Wing at Faribault, 5 p.m. Hopkins at Chaska, 7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 27 Shakopee at Burnsville 5 p.m. Red Wing at Kasson-Mantorville, 10 a.m. Mankato West at Chanhassen, 3 p.m. Chaska at Prior Lake, 5 p.m. Holy Angels at Mpls. Southwest, 5 p.m. Farmington at Lakeville North, 7 p.m.

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should help the transition. Seniors Mario Pena and Amed Abshir give the Sabers a punch up front that most teams are always looking for. Pena scored over 20 goals last year and is a consistent threat to score in every game. Abshir is a great complement to Pena and should be a dangerous player up from for Poppen. “We have some very dynamic players up front,” Poppen said. But behind Pena and Abshir is where the question marks begin for the Sabers. Senior Alex Kubitz moves from an outside midfield spot to a center mid but the other spots are an open competition. “We will have younger guys with speed on the outside,” Poppen said. The only returning defenseman is Justin Evans, who like Kubitz will move from an outside position to the sweeper role. Nick Loughrey also returns for the Sabers and will play both midfield and defense for the team. Lukas Kinsel will anchor

Holy Angels New Prague Red Wing Chaska Farmington Northfield Shakopee Chanhassen

Holy Angels New Prague Red Wing Chaska Farmington Northfield Shakopee Chanhassen

A new, younger team for Shakopee BY TODD ABELN tabeln@swpub.com

Missota Conference standings

Holy Angels New Prague Red Wing Chaska Farmington Northfield Shakopee Chanhassen

PHOTOS BY TODD ABELN

Amed Abshir will play an attacking role for this year’s boys soccer team at Shakopee.

the goalie spot after finding some time there last year as a sophomore. After that all the other positions will be fi lled with players new to varsity. “Some kids really have to step up big into their roles,” Poppen said. “Were confident we have kids that can do it. It’s a matter of how quickly they can do it.” Poppen and the Sabers hope it is Thursday against Holy Family. A fter the season-opener against the Fire, Shakopee plays a tough nonconference scheduled that includes games against the top teams in the state like Bloomington Jefferson, Eagan, Burnsville, Minnetonka and Rosemount.

Senior Mario Pena is one of the top goal-scorers returning in the Missota Conference.

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GIRLS SOCCER Conference W L T 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Overall W L T 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Thursday, Aug. 25 Holy Family at Shakopee, 5 p.m. Mankato East at New Prague, 4 p.m. Chanhassen at Bl. Kennedy, 4 p.m. Faribault at Farmington, 5 p.m. Holy Angels at Benilde, 7:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 26 Faribault at New Prague, 4 p.m. Hopkins at Chaska, 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 27 Shakopee at Burnsville 3 p.m. Chanhassen at Bl. Jefferson, 1 p.m. Chaska at North St. Paul, noon Northfield at SPA, 1 p.m. Totino-Grace at Holy Angels, 7 p.m. GIRLS TENNIS Conference W L Holy Angels 0 0 New Prague 0 0 Red Wing 0 0 Chaska 0 0 Farmington 0 0 Northfield 0 0 Shakopee 0 0 Chanhassen 0 0

Overall W L 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Thursday, Aug. 25 Shakopee at Mankato West, 2 p.m. Shakopee at Mankato East, 4:30 p.m. Chaska at Eden Prairie, 9 a.m. Hastings at Northfield, 10 a.m. Red Wing at Roch. JM, 11 a.m. Farmington at Faribault, 4:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 29 Shakopee at Eden Prairie 4 p.m. Le Sueur at New Prague, 4 p.m. Northfield at Cannon Falls, 4 p.m. South St. Paul at Farmington, 4:15 p.m.

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Fishing around for grizzly photos I woke with arrival, the a massive salmon started headache. The to build at the kind of pain in mouth of the your head that creek out in hurts so bad the ocean and it wakes you now they were from a deep running up sleep. This is the creek. The not uncommon ocean tides for me when play a huge jet-lagged in wet role in the cold weather. activity of the I could hear salmon, which NATURALIST strong winds in turns plays buffeting my a bigger role tent walls. I thought to myself in the activity of the bears. at least it’s not raining. I The bears come down from rummaged around in the the mountain just to fish this dark for my watch to check creek and I am here for the the time — 4 a.m. Lying in my bears. sleeping bag I couldn’t wait I am joined by two other for the sun to come up so I photographers on this could get up and get moving. adventure. Two days ago we Before I could complete my flew into the bear camp in thought I could hear the fi rst a small bush plane landing rain drops hitting the tent on the beach. After getting roof. Dang, I can deal with the settled in we hit the beach wind but the rain is defi nitely looking for the bears. We not what I wanted. were fortunate enough to Getting up at 6 a.m. I put on photograph a couple bears my very damp clothing and as they attempt to catch stepped out of my tent and fish. Each bear has its own into the wilderness of Katmai unique way of catching fish. National Park in Alaska. It Some sit calmly along the was a typical summer day shore watching for the dorsal in August — high winds, fi ns of the salmon to break temperatures in the 40s and the water’s surface before 50s and light rain. Ahhh, the charging into the water. life of a wildlife photographer Others walk on their hind doesn’t get much better than legs while surveying the river this. No cell phone service, no from a higher angle for fish. e-mails, no TV, just bears and Others just run up and down wilderness. the creek in hopes of scaring a I came to Katmai, a 4.3 fish up and out of the water. million acre park in southwest But now it’s raining. We Alaska, to photograph bears. head out with heavy duty The coastal brown bears of rain gear for ourselves and Katmai are legendary. I’ve the camera gear. Even though been working on a new book the winds are gusting to about bears and there is no 35 to 40 mph and the rain better place to get up close stings like insect bites when and personal with these huge it hits exposed skin, we are land predators. The night determined to photograph before I was fortunate enough these bears. Near where the to have some sunshine and creek enters the ocean a single decent weather but today bear is lying in the sand is threatening to be a total facing the creek. It looks to be washout. waiting in a crouched position After a quick breakfast, we ready to pounce but actually headed out on the half mile it’s resting while waiting for walk down the wind-swept the next fish. We set up with beach to a small creek where a decent angle to catch some the salmon were running. fishing action. Sure enough, it There are five different kinds suddenly gets up and rushes of salmon in Alaska and into the freezing cold water. three of them spawn here at Undaunted by the cold water, Katmai. Just days before our the bear makes several runs

FOOTBALL

New set of rules MSHSL sets 2012 playoff format for 6A BY DAN HUSS dhuss@swpub.com

Stan

TEKIELA

PHOTO BY STAN TEKIELA

Grizzly bears use a variety of techniques to capture salmon. up and down the creek bed chasing fish. Our cameras are smoking as we capture some great action shots in the rain. The bear gives up and heads back to the shore where it resumes the same position ready to charge again. This goes on for a while and the bear never catches a fish so it wanders off toward the ocean surf. We head up stream to see if we can fi nd some more bears. Sure enough, we come across a mother and a 1-year-old cub. These bears were patrolling the banks of the creek occasionally entering the water. They too are looking for a fish meal. We managed to capture a few nice images of these bears before they wander off too far away for our lens. At the end of the day we head back to camp to dry out some gear and get a warm meal. For the next three days the rain and wind continues. As I write this we are supposed to fly out of this camp tomorrow but the weather looks bad. The small airplanes that carried us in and out can only fly if they weather cooperates, so for now we are stranded. Only time will tell if we will make it out or not. To be continued. Stan Tekiela is an author / naturalist and wildlife photographer from Victoria who travels to study and photograph wildlife. He can be followed on twitter or facebook or at www.naturesmart.com.

rotate every two years. After two rounds, the eight remaining teams will advance to the state quarterfinals, where they’ll be seeded according to the current seeding format, with coaches voting on the top four seeds and a blind draw determining opponents for the remaining four teams. Quarterfi nal games will be played when the other classes play their quarterfinals games. Class 6A semifi nal games will be played the Thursday prior to Thanksgiving. The Class 6A state championship game will be on Friday night of Prep Bowl weekend. “I don’t know if going to 32 teams was the right decision,” said Mike Grant, coach of the perennial power Eden Prairie football team, “but if it is, this seems to be the fairest way to run playoffs.” “For us,” he adds, “it would’ve been almost impossible to make it any harder than what we’re doing right now. Some years, our section has five teams ranked in the top 10.” In addition to the five Lake Conference teams (Eden Prairie, Edina, Hopkins, Minnetonka and Wayzata), Section 6 includes Minneapolis South,

Robbinsdale Armstrong and Shakopee. Meanwhile, teams in Section 3 include: Prior Lake, Burnsville, Rosemount, Eastview, Lakeville North, Lakeville South, Eagan and Park of Cottage Grove. Section 4 teams are: CretinDerham Hall, Forest Lake, Mounds View, North St. Paul, Roseville Area, Stillwater Area, White Bear Lake Area and Woodbury. Section 5 teams are: Anoka, Blaine, Brainerd, Centennial, Champlin Park, Coon Rapids, Maple Grove and Osseo. Of the largest schools for 2012, Eden Prairie, Wayzata, Cretin-Derham Hall and Minnetonka have combined to win nine state titles since 2000 with Eden Prairie and Wayzata each winning three times, Cretin twice and Minnetonka once. Burnsville and Stillwater were powers in the 1970s and 1980s, combining to win seven titles in the two decades. Burnsville’s last title was in 1991, while Stillwater won 1995. Coon Rapids, Rosemount won titles in the 1980s, while Anoka won twice in the 1900s, while Woodbury won once.

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Chiefs reach state semifinals

Volleyball team ranked fourth

The public is invited to meet the Shakopee High School football team, the defending Missota Conference champions, on Friday from 5 to 8 p.m. at the junior high school football field. Everyone is welcome to meet the coaches, players and cheerleaders. The National Guard will be there with a rock wall and obstacle course. They will also be providing footballs for the youths. The cheerleaders will be there to face-paint and cheer. Shakopee Youth Football will provide food.

The Shakopee Chiefs won their first two games in the Minnesota Senior Baseball state tournament last weekend. The Chiefs defeated St. Louis Park 14-0 on Saturday and then beat Belle Plaine 5-4 on Sunday. They are scheduled to play St. Peter at 8 p.m. in Belle Plaine on Friday in the semifi nals. If they win they would play for the state title at 8 p.m. Saturday at Jordan’s MiniMet. If they lose they would play for third place at 6 p.m. in Jordan.

The Shakopee Sabers volleyball team is ranked fourth in the Class 3A preseason poll that was recently released. Shakopee got 57 points to finish fourth behind Lakeville North, Bloomington Jefferson and Wayzata. The preseason top-10 : 1) Lakeville North, 2) Bloomington Jefferson, 3) Wayzata, 4) Shakopee, 5) Lakeville South, 6) Blaine, Centennial, Eden Prairie, 9) Hopkins, 10) Andover.

The Class 6A football playoff format passes the smell test. The sight test? Well, let’s just say it looks confusing. For those that don’t remember, or never heard in the first place, the Minnesota State High School League’s Board of Directors approved the addition of a seventh class of football for the 32 largest schools in the state at its April meeting. The board voted on a playoff format Aug. 16 and beginning with the 2012 season (not this fall), the 32 6A teams will be divided into four eight-team sections. For the first round of the playoffs, sections will seed the eight teams and commence play with No. 1 hosting No. 8; No. 2 hosting No. 7; No. 3 hosting No. 6 and No. 4 hosting No. 5. Here’s the confusing part. In the second round, the four winning teams from one section will be matched up against the four winning teams from another section. Which section plays which section will be determined by a random draw; high seeds play low seeds. Section to section pairing will

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Thursday

array of venues ranging from comedy clubs and universities, to Fortune 500 boardrooms and biker bars and, most recently, a nudist resort. Comedian Raleigh Weld will also perform. Time: 8:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Aug. 26-27; 10:30 p.m. Aug. 27 Cost: $13 for 8:30 Friday and 8 p.m. Saturday shows; $10 for 10:30 p.m. Saturday show Location: MinneHAHA Comedy Club, 1583 1st Ave., Shakopee Info: minnehahacomedyclub.com/ shakopee

AUG. 25 RIVERSIDE SWING BAND Huber Park Performance Series presents The Riverside Swing Band. Time: 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 25 Cost: Free Location: Huber Park, 150 Fillmore St. N., Shakopee Info: (952) 233-9500; ci.shakopee. mn.us

FAMILY FUN NIGHT

PRIOR LAKE PLAYERS AUDITIONS Auditions are open for the Prior Lake Players production of “Fairy Tale Adventures.” The show is a collection of fairy tale stories including “Hansel and Gretel” and “Cinderella and the Seven Dwarfs: A Fairy Tale Mash-Up.” The production will be co-directed by Justin Dekker and Kay Dunning. Auditions are first-come, first-served. No appointments needed. Those auditioning will read from the script. Performances will be Oct. 7-9 and 14-15. Time: Children 12 and younger 6:307:30 p.m.; teens and adults 13 and older 7:30-9 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 25 and Monday, Aug. 29 Cost: Free Location: Twin Oaks Middle School, 15860 Fish Point Road S.E., Prior Lake Info: plplayers.org

SCOTT COUNTY CRAZY QUILTERS Bring needles, yarn, fabric and trim for an evening a needlework. Beginners through masters welcome. Time: 6:30 p.m. Thursdays, Aug. 25, Sept. 22, Oct. 27, Dec. 1 Cost: Free Location: Scott County Historical Society, 235 Fuller St., Shakopee Info: (952) 445-0378, (507) 8684058 or scottcountyhistory.org

Enjoy nature at night on a naturalistled walk, playing games, sitting by a campfire and meeting an animal that is adapted for hunting at night. Bring marshmallows or a hot dog, a roasting fork and a blanket for the campfire. Long pants and insect repellent are recommended. Reservations required; state activity number #312901-0102 at time of reservation. For ages 2 and older. Time: 6:30-8:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 26 Cost: $5 Location: Richardson Nature Center, 8737 E. Bush Lake Rd., Bloomington Info: (763) 559-6700 or threeriversparkdistrict.org

Saturday

AUG. 27 MOVIE IN THE PARK Huber Park Performance Series presents an outdoor movie in the park, “Miracle.” Time: Sunset Saturday, Aug. 27 Cost: Free Location: Huber Park, 150 Fillmore St. N., Shakopee (rain site: Shakopee Community Center) Info: (952) 233-9500; ci.shakopee. mn.us

MASTER GARDENERS PLANT SALE Hardy perennial divisions from the Carver/Scott Master Gardeners including hosta, ornamental grasses, ground covers, iris, peonies, daffodils, houseplants and shrubs. This year only, gardeners are offering 100 “one of a kind” daylily varieties developed by a Carver/Scott Master Gardener. Time: 9 a.m.-noon Saturday, Aug. 27 Location: Rainbow parking lot, Highway 41 and Pioneer Trail, Chaska

ALL ABOUT ORNAMENTAL GRASSES A Master Gardener will present information about how ornamental grasses grow and how to better use them in the home landscape. This class is part of the Evenings in the Garden program. Time: 6:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 25 Cost: Free Location: Scott County Fairgrounds, 7151 W. 190th St., Jordan Info: (952) 492-5410 or esmith515@umn.edu

CAR SHOW Westwood Community Church hosts a car show featuring any make, any year, any shape car show, with food and trophies. Time: 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 27 Cost: Free Location: 3121 Westwood Drive, Chanhassen Info: (952) 224-7378

Friday

AUG. 26 CAR SHOW The Minnesota Valley Rally is a biweekly classic car show. Time: 6-10 p.m. Fridays, Aug. 26, Sept. 9, Sept. 23 Cost: Free Location: Downtown Shakopee

WEEKEND FAMILY FUN: PRAIRIE NATIVES

CHEKOV PLAYS Dances on High Theater – created, produced and directed by Russian theater veteran and 12-year Shakopee resident Dmitri Gerasimenko – is presenting two one-act Chekhov plays, “Bear” and “Proposal.” Time: 7 p.m. Aug. 26-27 Cost: $12 adults, $8 students/ seniors Location: Black Box Theater, Shakopee High School, 100 17th Ave. W., Shakopee Info: dohtheatre.org, (612) 239-8952

COMEDIAN CRAIG ALLEN Craig Allen’s smart, sarcastic style has made him a favorite at a wide

Families are invited to search for late bloomers in the prairie and the butterflies and birds that call the prairie home. Time: Noon-4 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, Aug. 27 and 28 Cost: Free with gate admission of $9 for adults; free for ages 15 and younger; free to Arboretum members Location: Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, 3675 Arboretum Dr., Chaska Info: www.arboretum.umn.edu or (952) 443-1422

WALKS FOR THE CURIOUS Enjoy a nature walk with an Arboretum naturalist. Meet at the Ordway parking lot. Time: 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 27 Cost: $7.50 Location: Minnesota Landscape

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Vadim Lyadov, left, and Natalya Taylor rehearse a scene from “Proposal” by Anton Chekhov to be performed this weekend in the Shakopee High School Black Box theater, 100 17th Ave. W., Shakopee.

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high school’s Black Box. Tickets are $12 adults, $8 students and seniors. Seating is limited.

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TONY BENNETT Time: 8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 27 Cost: $68-$87 Location: Mystic Lake Casino Hotel, 2400 Mystic Lake Blvd., Prior Lake Info: mysticlake.com or (952) 4966563

GRIMM FARM OPEN HOUSE Step back in time and explore Wendelin Grimm’s farm. See the restored 1870s house and fields where Grimm, a German immigrant, experimented with alfalfa. Hear how his work transformed the Upper Midwest into America’s dairy belt. Experience hands-on work and play on a late 1800s Minnesota farm. For all ages. Time: 1-4 p.m. Saturdays through Aug. 27 Cost: Free Location: Grimm Farm (Carver Park Reserve), 7025 Victoria Dr., Victoria Info: (763) 559-9000 or threeriversparkdistrict.org

BIRD WATCHING TREK Hike the refuge trails to look for birds nesting on the refuge. Visitors should see a wide variety of species during the trek. Bring binoculars and dress for the weather. Led by Volunteer Refuge Naturalist Craig Mandel. Time: 7-10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 27 Cost: Free Location: Rapids Lake Education and Visitor Center, Carver Highlands Lot, 15865 Carver Highlands Dr., Carver Info: (952) 361-4500 or fws.gov/ midwest/minnesotavalley

Sunday

AUG. 28 POND HOUSE Childhood friends Edward Pond and John Williamson followed in their pioneer father’s footsteps as missionaries to the Dakota. Discover their amazing stories.

Time: 1:30-4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 28 Cost: $2, free for youth through high school Location: Pond House, Pond Dakota Mission Park, 401 104th E. St., Bloomington Info: (952) 563-8738; ci.bloomington.mn.us

MONARCH TAGGING Catch and tag monarchs as they fuel up for their 2,000 mile journey to Mexico. See them in different life stages. Learn about past years’ tagging research and receive a colorful chart of butterflies to take home. Nets provided or bring your own. Reservations required for this activity; state number 311301-06-07. For ages 4 and older. Time: 1-3 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 28 Cost: $5 Location: Lowry Nature Center (Carver Park Reserve), 7025 Victoria Dr., Victoria Info: (763) 559-6700 or threeriversparkdistrict.org

REFUGE RAMBLE

must stay in the room with their children. Time: 10:30 a.m.-noon Thursdays, Sept. 1, Oct. 6, Nov. 3, Dec. 1 Cost: Free Location: Shakopee Library, 235 Lewis St. S., Shakopee Info: scott.lib.mn.us, (952) 2339590

LIVING PROOF Christian author and speaker Beth Moore will be featured in a Living Proof Live simulcast event. The event offers powerful messages to women that will challenge them to dig deeper into a more intimate relationship with God. Grace Church is one of over 700 churches from around the world that is participating in this live simulcast. Time: 9:30 a.m.-4:15 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 10 (doors open 8 a.m.) Cost: $20 (includes lunch) Location: Grace Church, Eden Prairie Info: atgrace.com/events, (952) 224-3064

SHEPHERD OF THE LAKE GOLF TOURNAMENT

Join Refuge staff for a walk exploring trails and observing the natural world. Enjoy the solitude of the Minnesota River valley tucked into the midst of the busy urban landscape. Explore prairie, forest and wetland habitats and discover the diverse plants and animals that depend on the refuge for survival. For all ages. Time: 2-3 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 28 Cost: Free Location: Rapids Lake Education and Visitor Center, Carver Highlands Lot, 15865 Carver Highlands Dr., Carver Info: (952) 361-4500 or fws.gov/ midwest/minnesotavalley

Shepherd of the Lake Lutheran Church is holding its 15th annual golf tournament. Cost includes18 holes of golf, electric cart, range balls and dinner. Register at sollc. org or print the form on the site and mail to Ron Bickle, SOLLC, 3611 North Berens Rd. NW, Prior Lake, MN, 55379. Time: Noon, Sunday, Sept. 11; 1:30 p.m. shotgun start Cost: $75 per golfer Location: The Wilds Golf Club, Prior Lake

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For kids of all ages, no reservations needed. Local author Cathy Isles will be the special guest on Sept. 13. Time: 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays, Sept. 13Oct. 11, Nov. 15- Dec. 6. Cost: Free Location: Shakopee Library, 235 Lewis St. S., Shakopee Info: scott.lib.mn.us, (952) 2339590

CAP/CCRR PLAY AND LEARN Children of all ages and their caregivers can drop in this play group for interactive fun focusing on literacy concepts, writing, arts and crafts, music and movement, science, math, large and fine motor skills and the development of social and emotional skills. No registration is required. Please note caregivers

FAMILY STORY TIME

GARAGE AND BAKE SALE Shepherd of the Lake Lutheran

Church will hold its annual garage sale and bake sale. Friday, Sept. 16 is half-price day. Time: 4-8 p.m. Sept. 14; 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Sept. 15; 8 a.m.-noon Sept. 16 Location: Shepherd of the Lake Lutheran Church, 3611 North Berens Road NW, Prior Lake Info: rbree70@yahoo.com, (952) 447-2082 or (952) 447-2692

SCHS HANGAR DANCE The “Bees Knees – 1920s” Hangar Dance will raise funds for the Scott County Historical Society. Get dolled up in your ’20s glad rags and get a wiggle on. Music by the Roseville Big Band, silent and live auctions, moonshine cash bar (wine/beer), light supper, costume and Charleston dance contests and more. Tickets available at SCHS or the Shakopee Chamber of Commerce. You must be 21 or older to attend. Time: 6:30-10:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 24 Cost: $30, $25 SCHS members Location: Flying Cloud Airport – Gate H Info: (952) 445-0378, info@ scottcountyhistory.org

SCOTT COUNTY ART CRAWL See art from local artists in this selfguided tour with Shakopee, Prior Lake and Savage. Time: 5-9 p.m. Friday, Sept. 30 and 9 a.m.- 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 1 Cost: Free Location: Venues through Shakopee, Prior Lake and Savage Info: scottcountyartcrawl.org

KIDS’ STUFF SALE Shakopee Early Childhood Family Education and Central Family Center are hosting a kids’ stuff sale featuring gently used children’s clothing, games, cribs, strollers and more. Time: 8 a.m.-noon Saturday, Oct. 8 Cost: $1 Location: Shakopee Junior High School, 200 10th Ave. E., Shakopee Info: klattern@shakopee.k12.mn.us, (952) 496-5033

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LET’sGO!CALENDAR More Fun Things To Do MINNESOTA STATE FAIR The Minnesota State Fair is one of the largest and best-attended agricultural and educational fairs in the nation. The fair features agricultural and commercial exhibits, live entertainment, concerts, food ona-stick and fun for the whole family. Time: Aug. 25-Labor Day Cost: Adults 13-64 $12; seniors 65 & over $10; children 5-12 $10; children under 5 free; pre-fair adult discount tickets $9 Location: 1265 Snelling Ave. N., St. Paul Info: (651) 288-4400 or mnstatefair. org

MEDITERRANEAN CUISINE AT THE ARB Joan and David Donatelle will create an Italian summer feast from the Minnesota garden. Wine tasting will be included. Time: 6:30-8:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 25 Cost: $45 for Arboretum members; $55 non-members Location: Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, 3675 Arboretum Dr., Chaska Info: www.arboretum.umn.edu or (952) 443-1422

TRUMPET CREEPER TRAM TOUR Take a guided tour along the Arboretum’s Three-Mile Drive. Purchase tickets at the visitors’ center. Time: 10:30 a.m., noon, 1:30 p.m. and 3 p.m. daily; 6:30 p.m. Thursdays through Aug. 25 Cost: Tram tour is $3; gate admission is $9 for adults; free for ages 15 and younger; free to Arboretum members Location: Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, 3675 Arboretum Dr., Chaska Info: www.arboretum.umn.edu or (952) 443-1422

Families can explore the ponds at Ricahrdson Nature Center during the Pond Exploration class.

POND EXPLORATION Meet a naturalist at the nature center’s dock and use a net and a bowl to scoop critters out of the pond. Discover the many small animals that live in a pond and make up the aquatic food chain. For all ages.

WOOD’S MUSIC AND MAGIC Bring a blanket or lawn chair and enjoy a show by Wood’s Music and Magic. Also available will be the Chamber Market featuring food, vendors and fun from 5-8 p.m. Time: 7 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 25 Cost: Free Location: Lakefront Park, 5000 Kop Parkway, Prior Lake Info: (952) 447-9823

‘HAMLET’ The King of Denmark is dead. Consumed with grief, Prince Hamlet determines to avenge his father’s apparent murder with devastating consequences for his family and the Kingdom. Featuring Michelle Barber as Gertrude and Bradley Greenwald as Claudius. Time: Evening and matinee showtimes Aug. 26-Oct. 9 Cost: $20-$35 Location: Jungle Theater, 2951 Lyndale Ave. S., Minneapolis Info: jungletheater.com or (612) 822-7063

‘SHOOTING THE LIGHT’ PHOTOGRAPHY SYMPOSIUM Students should bring a camera, tripod, small flash light and the camera’s operating manual. After learning photography fundamentals, those attending will be able to improve their photography by understanding the role of natural light. Photographer John Pennoyer will discuss temperature of light, difficult lighting situations, Graduated Neutral Density filters, diffusing and reflecting light, backlighting and side lighting techniques. On Friday afternoon the group will shoot on the Arboretum grounds for sunset, twilight and perhaps some night photos. Saturday session starts at dawn to capture sunrise images. The symposium will end with a class slide show of images shot during the weekend. Admission includes dinner, breakfast and lunch. Time: 3:30-9:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 26; 5:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 27 Cost: $140 for Arboretum members; $155 non-members Location: Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, 3675 Arboretum Dr., Chaska Info: www.arboretum.umn.edu or (952) 443-1422

DEATH CAB FOR CUTIE Grammy nominated Death Cab for Cutie will perform with special guest Frightened Rabbit. Time: 7:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 26 Cost: $35 Location: Roy Wilkins Auditorium, St. Paul River Centre, 175 W. Kellogg Blvd., St. Paul Info: theroy.org or ticketmaster.org

WEEKEND FAMILY FUN: PRAIRIE NATIVES Families are invited to search for late bloomers in the prairie and the butterflies and birds that call the prairie home. Time: Noon-4 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, Aug. 27 and 28 Cost: Free with gate admission of $9 for adults; free for ages 15 and younger; free to Arboretum members Location: Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, 3675 Arboretum Dr., Chaska

Info: www.arboretum.umn.edu or (952) 443-1422

MN ZOO TIGER TRACKS 5K AND KIDS RUN This Minnesota Zoo wild run will start at the Puma Pavilion, weave into the zoo, and around the Northern Trail. Bring the whole family for a brisk morning run, then slow down the pace and enjoy a day at the zoo. All proceeds from the run support the zoo’s conservation programs. Registration includes zoo admission, T-shirt, and refreshments. iPods and cameras are allowed on the course. Time: 5K run 8 a.m.; Kids’ Run (1/2 mile and 1 mile) 8:45 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 27 Cost: 5K registration $25 through Aug. 25; $35 on race day; Kids’ Run $15 through Aug. 25; $25 on race day Location: Minnesota Zoo, 13000 Zoo Blvd., Apple Valley Info: mnzoo.com or (952) 431-9200 or (651) 688-9143

ARBORETUM GUIDED WALKING TOURS Tour the gardens with a trained guide. Tours depart from Oswald Visitor Center. Time: 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays-Fridays; 1 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays through Aug. 27 Cost: Free with gate admission of $9 for adults; free for ages 15 and younger; free to Arboretum members Location: Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, 3675 Arboretum Dr., Chaska Info: www.arboretum.umn.edu or (952) 443-1422

prairie, forest and wetland habitats and discover the diverse plants and animals that depend on the refuge for survival. For all ages. Time: 2-3 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 28 Cost: Free Location: Bloomington Visitor Center, 3815 American Blvd. E., Bloomington Info: (952) 854-5900 or fws.gov/ midwest/minnesotavalley

‘H.M.S. PINAFORE’ “H.M.S. Pinafore,” Gilbert and Sullivan’s first major success, provides a farcical look at the mixing of social classes and the failure of idealistic socialism when put into practice. With a plot imbued with mirth and silliness, a surprise disclosure changes relationships dramatically near the end of the story. Directed by Joe Dowling. Time: Evening and matinee showtimes through Aug. 28 Cost: $29-$69 Location: Guthrie Theater, 818 South 2nd St., Minneapolis Info: guthrietheater.org or (612) 377-2224

BEAT THE HEAT: SUMMER FILMS Come inside to enjoy a comfortable hour of films featuring favorite refuge wildlife, habitats and management practices. Films about the prairie will be featured. Time: 3:30-4:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 28 Cost: Free Location: Bloomington Visitor Center, 3815 American Blvd. E., Bloomington Info: (952) 854-5900 or fws.gov/ midwest/minnesotavalley

BIRD WATCHING TREK

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Hike the refuge trails to look for birds nesting on the refuge. Visitors should see a wide variety of species during the trek. Bring binoculars and dress for the weather. Led by Volunteer Refuge Naturalist Craig Mandel. Time: 7-10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 27 Cost: Free Location: Rapids Lake Education and Visitor Center, Carver Highlands Lot, 15865 Carver Highlands Dr., Carver Info: (952) 361-4500 or fws.gov/ midwest/minnesotavalley

Registrants will spend over an hour on the lake and learn how to get into and out of a kayak safely, how to make a kayak go in a straight line and spin in one spot. Priorities are safety, fun, participation and skill. Reservations required. For ages 12 and older. Time: 1-3 p.m. or 4-6 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 28 Cost: $20 Location: Hyland Lake Park Reserve, 10145 Bush Lake Rd., Bloomington Info: (763) 559-6700 or threeriversparkdistrict.org

$3 TOUR DAYS AT THE LANDING Join a guided tour at the Landing. Enter through the visitors center at the main entrance. Walking distance is 1.5 miles round trip. Time: 12:30, 1:30, 2:30 and 3:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 28; noon-5 p.m. weekdays through Aug. 26 Cost: $3; ages 2 and younger free Location: The Landing - Minnesota River Heritage Park, 2187 E. Hwy. 101, Shakopee Info: (763) 559-9000 or threeriversparkdistrict.org

JEARLYN STEELE SINGS ‘A PRAIRIE HOME COMPANION’

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Jearlyn Steele will perform a wideranging program of songs she has performed on Garrison Keillor’s “A Prairie Home Companion” radio show – everything from gospel to folk, blues and country. The performance is part of the Old Log’s Sounds for Summer concert series. Time: 7:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 29 Cost: $20-$23 Location: Old Log Theater, 5185 Meadville St., Excelsior Info: oldlog.com or (952) 474-5951

Join Refuge staff for a walk exploring trails and observing the natural world. Enjoy the solitude of the Minnesota River valley tucked into the midst of the busy urban landscape. Explore

Indie duo the Weepies have sold more than a half a million albums and their simple, direct songwriting has sent

THE WEEPIES

Time: 3-4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 28 Cost: Free Location: Richardson Nature Center, 8737 E. Bush Lake Rd., Bloomington Info: (763) 559-9000 or threeriversparkdistrict.org

them to the top of the folk charts in a dozen countries. Time: 7:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 29 Cost: $28 Location: Guthrie Theater, 818 South 2nd St., Minneapolis Info: guthrietheater.org or (612) 3772224

NOOKS & CRANNIES TOURS During the 90-minute Nook & Crannies tours at the James J. Hill House, visitors will learn about the architecture and construction details of the house and the challenges in preserving the massive home. Guides will lead visitors in areas not seen on regular house tours including the attic theater, eaves, storage areas and un-restored basement rooms. Reservations recommended. Time: 6 p.m., 6:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. Tuesdays through Aug. 30 Cost: Adults $8; senior citizens and college students $6; children 6-17 $4; $2 discount for Minnesota Historical Society members Location: James J. Hill House, 240 Summit Ave., St. Paul Info: mhs.org or (651) 297-2555

REVOLUTION 5 Join History Center staff as they get in the mood for “1968,” the new Minnesota Historical Society exhibit opening in October. Step back in time and enjoy Revolution 5, a Beatles tribute band from central Minnesota, as it offers music from 1968 and the rest of the Beatles era. Playing authentic instruments to replicate the sound of the era, the group sounds like the Beatles and will get the audience moving. Those attending are encouraged to wear vintage outfits for prizes and photo ops. Time: 6:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 30 Cost: Free Location: Minnesota History Center, 345 W. Kellogg Blvd., St. Paul Info: mnhs.org or (651) 259-3000

THE SCRIPT The Script, an Irish alternative rock band from Dublin, will perform. Time: 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 30 Cost: $31 Location: Orpheum Theatre, 910 Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis Info: hennepintheatredistrict.org or (612) 339-7007

MINIGOLF AT THE SCIENCE MUSEUM The Science Museum features a ninehole EarthScapes miniature golf course that provides a fun, challenging way to learn how water moves from mountains to oceans and shapes the landscape along the way. Time: After 5 p.m. daily through Aug. 31 Cost: $5; stop at the box office during museum hours to pick up a golf admission sticker Location: Science Museum of Minnesota, 120 Kellogg Blvd., St. Paul Info: smm.org or (651) 221-9444

BIG BACK YARD EXHIBIT The Big Back Yard hands-on exhibits and miniature golf course illustrate

landscape evolution, river dynamics and biodiversity. The outdoor gallery features a prairie maze, gardens, a camera obscura and an awardwinning solar-powered building. The exhibit is included in regular admission to the Science Museum. Time: 9:30 a.m.-9:30 p.m. daily through Aug. 31 Cost: Adults $11; children 4-12 and seniors $8.50; mini-golf additional $4.50 for adults, $3 for children Location: Science Museum of Minnesota, 120 Kellogg Blvd., St. Paul Info: smm.org or (651) 221-9444

EXHIBIT: HEROES AMONG US Listen to stories told by local WWII veterans, watch a WWII video and gain an understanding of the experiences these young men and women endured during a pivotal period in the country’s history. This exhibit makes the connections between Scott County and the world at war, from the home front to the battleground. Time: Through August Cost: Adults $4, students $2, Scott County Historical Society Members free Location: Scott County Historical Society, 235 Fuller St., Shakopee Info: (952) 445-0378 or scottcountyhistory.org

IT’S FOR THE BIRDS: GOURD, THAT IS! A Master Gardener will share information about growing and harvesting gourds and how to turn them into eco-friendly, inviting and protective nesting destinations for birds. This program is part of the Evenings in the Garden series. Time: 6:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 1 Cost: Free; pre-registration requested Location: Scott County Fairgrounds, 7151 W. 190th St., Jordan Info: (952) 492-5410 or esmith515@umn.edu

‘ON GOLDEN POND’ “On Golden Pond” is a celebration of everyday life, love and family. The play centers around lovable curmudgeon, Norman Thayer, Jr., and his spirited wife, Ethel, who make their 48th annual trip to their summer home on Golden Pond in Maine. They are soon visited by their middle-aged daughter and her dentist fiancé, who, en route to a European vacation, leave behind his teenage son for the summer. The boy quickly becomes the “grandchild” the elderly couple has longed for, and as Norman revels in taking his ward fishing and thrusting good books at him, he also learns some lessons about modern teenage awareness – and slang – in return. Time: Ongoing through Sept. 3 Cost: $19.50-$42.50 Location: Old Log Theater, 5185 Meadville St., Excelsior Info: oldlog.com or (952) 474-5951

EAGLE CREEK FAIR Visit the Eagle Creek Fair to celebrate a successful summer with the farmers and townsfolk of Eagle Creek on

Labor Day weekend. Play games and enjoy a ride on a trolley pulled by Percheron draft horses. See craft and farm exhibits and visit soldiers from the 5th Minnesota infantry. Monday only: paddle a Wilderness Inquiry canoe, hear live music and watch a Shakespearean play and a 1860s “base ball” match. The gift shop will be open and food available for purchase. Time: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 3; noon-5 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 4; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday, Sept. 5. Cost: Ages 18-64 $5; ages 2-17 and seniors $3; children younger than 2 free Location: The Landing - Minnesota River Heritage Park, 2187 E. Hwy. 101, Shakopee Info: (763) 559-9000 or threeriversparkdistrict.org

HONEYBEES Find out about the bees that make honey and pollinate the flowers. Watch a beekeeper open an active hive and see its inner workings. See how honey is harvested, walk to the bee tree on the prairie and taste fresh honey. Find out the different roles the queen, drones and worker bees play in a hive. For ages 4 and older. Time: 10-11:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 3 Cost: $5 Location: Richardson Nature Center, 8737 E. Bush Lake Rd., Bloomington Info: (763) 559-9000 or threeriversparkdistrict.org

EXHIBIT: ‘FOLLOW THE MUSE’ Burnsville Performing Arts Center will host the “Follow the Muse” exhibit featuring the artwork of K. Daphnae Koop, Marc Clements and Ingrid Restemayer. The artists utilize mediums of wood, glass, stone and fiber to celebrate texture. Time: Exhibit hours 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday and 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays through Sept. 3 Cost: Free Location: Performing Arts Center, 12600 Nicollet Ave., Burnsville Info: (952) 895-4680

‘THE DIXIE SWIM CLUB’ “The Dixie Swim Club” will return to the Old Log Theater with the original cast for a limited run. Written by Jessie Jones, Nicholas Hope and Jamie Wooten, “The Dixie Swim club” is about five Southern women whose friendships began when they were on the college swim team. They set aside a long weekend each August to recharge those relationships. Free from husbands, kids and jobs, they meet at the same beach cottage to laugh, catch up and meddle in each other’s lives. “The Dixie Swim Club” focuses on four of those weekends and spans a period of 33 years. Time: 8 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays; 1:30 p.m. Wednesdays-Thursdays through Sept. 3 Cost: $19.50-$32 Location: Old Log Theater, 5185 Meadville St., Excelsior Info: oldlog.com or (952) 474-5951


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CARRIE UNDERWOOD Since winning the fourth season of “American Idol” in 2005, Carrie Underwood has become one of the most popular female entertainers in country music. Returning to Mystic Lake for the first time since selling out two performances on New Year’s Eve of 2006, Underwood and special guest Sons of Sylvia will perform. Time: 8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 3 Cost: $59-$85 Location: Mystic Amphitheater, 2400 Mystic Lake Blvd., Prior Lake Info: mysticlake.com or (952) 496-6563

JONNY LANG Blues, gospel and rock musician Johnny Lang will perform. Time: 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 2 Cost: $32-$55 Location: Mystic Showroom, Mystic Lake Casino Hotel, 2400 Mystic Lake Blvd., Prior Lake Info: mysticlake.com or (952) 496-6563

PHOTOS COURTESY MYSTIC LAKE CASINO HOTEL

BLONDIE’S ‘PANIC OF GIRLS’ TOUR Blondie and her Rock and Roll Hall of Fame new wave group will kick off their “Panic of Girls” tour at the Mystic Lake Showroom. Time: 7 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 4 Cost: $19-$29 Location: Mystic Showroom, Mystic Lake Casino Hotel, 2400 Mystic Lake Blvd., Prior Lake Info: mysticlake.com or (952) 4966563

MONARCH TAGGING Families can catch, tag and release monarchs as the butterflies fuel up for their 2,000-mile journey south to Mexico. Tagging is a way of tracking the migration route and population status of the butterflies and was established as an ongoing international research project. For all ages. Time: 1-2:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 4 Cost: $5 Location: Lowry Nature Center (Carver Park Reserve), 7025 Victoria Dr., Victoria Info: (763) 559-9000 or threeriversparkdistrict.org

MARVELOUS MONARCHS Learn about the life cycle and migration of monarch butterflies. Use a special net to catch one. Help tag one as part of a national research project. Search the prairie for the plants that monarchs depend upon. For ages 3 and older. Time: 2-4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 4 Cost: $5 Location: Richardson Nature Center, 8737 E. Bush Lake Rd., Bloomington Info: (763) 559-9000 or threeriversparkdistrict.org

KING TUT EXHIBITION Experience the riches of royal life in Egypt more than 3,000 years ago in “Tutankhamun: The Golden King and the Great Pharaohs.” Discover more than 100 authentic artifacts illuminating the lives of great rulers buried in the Valley of the Kings, including the most famous of them all—King Tut. Time: Through Sept. 5 Cost: $18-$24 Location: Science Museum of Minnesota, 120 Kellogg Blvd., St. Paul

GREENFIT CLUB Get daily exercise in the natural setting of Cleary Lake Park. Hike under the canopy of trees and try yoga on a sunny hilltop. Paddle the lakes and streams to build muscle tone. Environment- and adventure-loving instructors will help each registrant start a fitness program that is easy and fun to stick with. All equipment provided. Reservations required; reference activity #42461700. For ages 18 and older. Time: 5:30-6:30 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, Sept. 5-Nov. 30 Cost: $70 Location: Cleary Lake Park, 18106 Texas Ave., Prior Lake Info: (763) 559-6700 or threeriversparkdistrict.org

2011 CHAMPIONSHIP WEINER DOG RACE Along with regular Labor Day races,

Canterbury Park will host the 2011 Championship Weiner Dog Race. Free Hormel hot dogs for all who attend. Time: Racing 1:30-6 p.m. Monday, Sept. 5 Cost: $5 Location: Canterbury Park, 1100 Canterbury Rd. S., Shakopee Info: canterburypark.com

BON IVER Bon Iver will be touring in support of the just released new album, “Bon Iver.” Canadian singer-songwriter Kathleen Edwards will open the show. Time: 7:30 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday, Sept. 6-7 Cost: $37.50 Location: Orpheum Theatre, 910 Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis Info: hennepintheatredistrict.org or (612) 339-7007

FLATWATER KAYAKING ESSENTIALS FOR WOMEN This hands-on beginner class is set up to teach beginning paddlers about safety, proper paddling form and paddle strokes. Participants will learn the basics of kayaking from qualified instructors. All equipment provided. For ages 14 and older. Reservations required; reference activity #42301100. Time: 4:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 6 Cost: $50 Location: Hyland Lake Park Reserve, 10145 Bush Lake Rd., Bloomington Info: (763) 559-6700 or threeriversparkdistrict.org

‘MERCY WATSON TO THE RESCUE!’

CHAIRLIFT RIDES Enjoy a picturesque chairlift ride up Mt. Gilboa, one of Hennepin County’s highest points. On the hilltop, meet a live bird of prey, view autumn’s colorful skyline through a spotting scope, listen to live acoustic music and purchase barbecue food. Bring a blanket, and after dark, relax by a campfire, view stars through a telescope and follow a lantern-lit trail down the hill. Adults must accompany children. No pets permitted. Note: Everyone who rides the chairlift must sign a waiver. Adults must accompany children. Time: 5-9 p.m. Friday, Oct. 7 and 4-9 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 8 Cost: $5 Location: Hyland Lake Park Reserve, 10145 Bush Lake Rd., Bloomington Info: (763) 559-9000 or threeriversparkdistrict.org

CLEAN WATER SUMMIT AT THE ARB The 2011 Clean Water Summit will focus on trees and the role they play in protecting and achieving clean water. Speakers will address technical aspects, as well as policy and planning issues related to using trees in stormwater management, including current treatment practices, operations and maintenance concerns, assessment tools and methodologies and the multiple community benefits trees provide. The event will also feature a “tree city panel” of local city leaders and public works staff who will provide their perspective on the role of trees in obtaining clean water goals. A tree giveaway and cash bar will conclude the event. Time: 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 8 Cost: $50 for Arboretum members; $60 for non-members. Location: Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, 3675 Arboretum Dr., Chaska Info: (952) 443-1422 or www. http://www.arboretum.umn.edu/ greeninfrastructureforcleanwater.aspx

Based on the bestselling books by Kate DiCamillo. Mr. and Mrs. Watson think that 54 Deckawoo Drive will be the perfect home for their family, especially their beloved Mercy. But when Eugenia Lincoln gets wind that her new neighbor is a P-I-G, Eugenia stirs up trouble of the most hilarious sort. Time: Evening and matinee showtimes Sept. 6-Oct. 23 Cost: Adults $33.50-$43.50; children/teens/students/seniors ‘A DON’T HUG ME $23.50-$33.50 COUNTY FAIR’ Location: Children’s Theatre Company, 2400 Third Ave. S., Minneapolis It’s county fair time in Bunyan Bay, Info: childrenstheatre.org or (612) Minnesota, which means one thing 874-0400 to Gunner and Clara Johnson, owners of a little bar called The Bunyan: The BLINK 182 Miss Walleye Queen Competition. Blink 182 will perform with My Bernice, the pretty waitress, sees this Chemical Romance and Matt & Kim. as her chance to win Miss Walleye Time: 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 7 Queen, to be discovered and more Cost: $29-$49 importantly, to have her face carved Location: Xcel Energy Center, 175 in butter at the State Fair. Things get Kellogg Blvd. W., St. Paul ugly when Gunner’s wife, Clara, and Info: xcelenergycenter.com or (651) Gunner’s estranged twin sister, Trigger, 265-4800 decide they also want to win Miss Walleye Queen. ARETHA FRANKLIN Time: Evening and matinee Aretha Franklin epitomized soul at showtimes Sept. 8-Oct. 16 its most gospel-charged. Her run of Cost: $24 late-’60s hits with Atlantic Records Location: Camp Bar, 490 N. Robert – “Respect,” “I Never Loved a Man,” St., St. Paul “Chain of Fools,” “Baby I Love You” and Info: ticketmaster.com or 800-929“I Say a Little Prayer” – have earned her 2787 the title “The Queen of Soul.” HOW ’BOUT THEM APPLES Time: 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 7 Cost: $69-$89 A Master Gardener will share Location: Mystic Lake Casino Hotel, information about how to grow, 2400 Mystic Lake Blvd., Prior Lake maintain and harvest apples. This Info: mysticlake.com or (952) 496program is part of the Evenings in the 6563 Garden series.

Time: 6:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 8 Cost: Free; pre-registration requested Location: Scott County Fairgrounds, 7151 W. 190th St., Jordan Info: (952) 492-5410 or esmith515@umn.edu

‘BUS STOP’ A young headstrong rodeo cowboy falls head-over-heels for a nightclub singer and whisks her onto a bus to go home to Montana. But theirs is just one story on a bus of likeable misfits who find themselves stranded for a night in small town Kansas. Time: Evening and matinee showtimes Sept. 9-Oct. 2 Cost: $15 Location: Theatre in the Round, 245 Cedar Ave., Minneapolis Info: theatreintheround.org or (612) 333-3010

CONCRETE AND GRASS LOWERTOWN MUSIC FESTIVAL The Concrete and Grass Lowertown Music Festival is a free three-day festival that welcomes performers from the McNally Smith College of Music, Minnesota Opera, Dave Pirner (of Soul Asylum), Bomba De Luz, Alma Brasileira, The New Primitives, Alison Scott, Freedy Johnston, the Schubert Club Scholarship Competition winners and finalists and the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra. Food, wine and beer from restaurants in the Lowertown district will be available in the park all weekend. Time: 5:30-10 p.m. Friday, Sept. 9; 1-10 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 10; 1-5 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 11 Cost: Free Location: Mears Park, 221 E Fifth St., St. Paul Info: concreteandgrass.com

‘ED ASNER AS FDR’ Minnesota Public Radio presents Ed Asner as FDR. This solo performance drama is based on Dore Schary’s hit “Sunrise at Campobello,” which ran 70 weeks on Broadway. Asner stars as one of America’s best-loved presidents, Franklin D. Roosevelt. FDR explores the events and decisions that shaped a nation. The play follows the iconic president as he reflects on his years in office, from inauguration to the trials of World War II. Time: 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 9 Cost: $39-$75 Location: Fitzgerald Theater, 10 East Exchange St., St. Paul Info: (651) 290-1221 or fitzgeraldtheater.publicradio.org

COMEDIAN DERICK LENGWENUS Comedian Derick Lengwenus currently resides in Chicago where he performs stand-up and studies improv at Second City. Comedian Pete Borchers will also perform. Time: 8:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Sept. 9-10; 10:30 p.m. Sept. 10 Cost: $13 for 8:30 Friday and 8 p.m. Saturday shows; $10 for 10:30 p.m. Saturday show Location: MinneHAHA Comedy Club, 1583 1st Ave., Shakopee Info: minnehahacomedyclub.com/ shakopee

JORDAN HEIMATFEST

APPLE CIDERING

Jordan’s annual hometown celebration includes a Friday evening classic car cruise and street dance. On Saturday, events include volleyball, Texas Hold ’em and horseshoe tournaments, 5K Run of the Mill, Family Fun Run, live music and entertainment, fishing contest, Miss Jordan coronation, parade 11 a.m. and fireworks at 9 p.m. Time: Sept. 9-10 Cost: Buttons are $4 presale and $5 at the gate; buttons may be purchased from now any Miss Jordan candidate and will be available at for sale at Radermacher’s Fresh Market, HomeTown Bank, Frandsen Bank, Riverland Bank, Pekarna’s Meat Market, and the Jordan Community Education Office after Aug. 19. Location: Lagoon Park, 300 Park Drive, Jordan

Make and taste apple cider the oldfashioned way. Squeeze apples with a wooden press. Taste the fresh cider as you learn about apple varieties and cidering history. For all ages. Time: 1-4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 10 Cost: Free Location: Lowry Nature Center (Carver Park Reserve), 7025 Victoria Dr., Victoria Info: (763) 559-9000 or threeriversparkdistrict.org

FREE GUIDED HIKE Take a free guided hike to commemorate the season. Search for flora and fauna and walk along the colorful trails. Learn about other Three Rivers parks to visit, and the dates of other hikes to participate in for completion of the program. Bring binoculars and enjoy the splendor of fall on one of these guided hikes. Time: 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 10 Cost: Free Location: The Landing - Minnesota River Heritage Park, 2187 E. Hwy. 101, Shakopee Info: (763) 559-9000 or threeriversparkdistrict.org

SNAKE MOON Take a full-moon, naturalist-guided hike and learn about Minnesota snakes and how they prepare for fall and winter hibernation. For ages 6 and older. Time: 7:30-9 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 10 Cost: $5 Location: The Landing - Minnesota River Heritage Park, 2187 E. Hwy. 101, Shakopee Info: (763) 559-9000 or threeriversparkdistrict.org

CANTERBURY’S FAN APPRECIATION DAY On Canterbury’s Fan Appreciation Day race fans will be admitted free of charge and one fan will drive away in a new car. Time: 1:30-6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 10 Cost: Free admission and programs Location: Location: Canterbury Park, 1100 Canterbury Rd. S., Shakopee Info: canterburypark.com

PRESERVING THE HARVEST COOKING CLASS Build a foundation of skills to prepare healthful and delicious meals from scratch. Taste everything that’s made during the class and ask all the questions you want. The focus will be on preserving the harvest. Reservations required; reference activity #437411-00. For ages 16 and older. Time: 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 10 Cost: $30 Location: Gale Woods Farm, 7210 County Rd. 110 W., Minnetrista Info: (763) 559-6700 or threeriversparkdistrict.org

‘MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING’ The play centers on two couples: young lovers Claudio and Hero and middle-aged Lord Benedick and Beatrice, sworn enemies who become the victims of a clever scheme. In a world where everyone eavesdrops, meddles and mind others’ business, Benedick’s friends fool him into believing Beatrice loves him and the women do the same for Beatrice. Thus begins their inevitable and entertaining journey to finding true love late in life. Time: Evening and matinee showtimes Sept. 10-Nov. 5 Cost: $24-$68 Location: Guthrie Theater, 818 South 2nd St., Minneapolis Info: guthrietheater.org or (612) 377-2224

TOMMY EMMANUEL Two-time Grammy award nominee Tommy Emmanuel’s unique style of guitar playing uses all ten fingers for melody, rhythm, bass, and drum parts. Time: 8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 10 Cost: $40 Location: Burnsville Performing Arts Center, 12600 Nicollet Ave., Burnsville Info: (952) 895-4680 or ticketmaster.com

BOOTS & BOAS FUN DASH & 5K RUN/WALK Stomp out domestic violence by participating in the inaugural Boots & Boas Fun Dash & 5K Run/Walk. Bring along your favorite boots and don a complimentary boa for the 50-yard fun dash. A portion of proceeds will benefit two local organizations dedicated to ending domestic abuse: Cornerstone and Southern Valley Alliance for Battered Women. The 5K Run/Walk takes place on easy, flat terrain that wraps around a scenic wetland. Presented by St. Francis Regional Medical Center, Eden Prairie News and Savvy.mn Magazine. Major Sponsor: LasikPlus. Nutritional Food Sponsors: Complete Nutrition and Pure Market Express. Water Station Sponsor: Anytime Fitness, Eden Prairie and Chaska. Time: 8-11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 10. Race starts around 9 a.m., awards at 10:30 a.m.; exhibitor booths open 8-11 a.m. Cost: $25 through Aug. 20; $30 through Sept. 3; $35 Race Day. Includes a T-shirt while supplies last. Location: Purgatory Creek Park, 13001 Technology Drive, Eden Prairie Info: Register at active.com by searching “Boots & Boas 5K.” Find more training tips and info on Facebook.


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LET’sGO!CALENDAR LEGO CASTLE ADVENTURE

original. New Prague’s Main Street will be transformed into an open-air market with vendor booths lining the sidewalks and a beer garden featuring authentic Czech beer. Food booths, including those with traditional Czech dishes, will be featured. Main Street will be closed to through traffic. No dogs, bikes or golf carts are allowed. Time: Sept. 16-17 Cost: Free Location: Main St., New Prague Info: newprague.com/Dozinky

Children and families are transported to a LEGO kingdom where they can become master castle builders using LEGO bricks. Create a LEGO masterpiece in age-appropriate build areas; use a 3-D computer program and catapult to virtually build and test the castle walls; dress up like a princess, knight or dragon; or don suspender-style horse costumes and play in a safe “jousting field” with foam-rubber lances and soft targets. Time: Through Sept. 11 Cost: Ages 1-101 $8.95; museum members and children younger than 1 free Location: Minneapolis Children’s Museum, 10 W. Seventh St., St. Paul Info: (651) 225-6000 or mcm.org

MODEL RAILROAD SHOW More than 200 tables of new and used trains, toys, models, tools and many other hobby or collectable items will on display at the Twin Cities Model Railroad Show. Time: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 17 Cost: Adults $6; children 5 and younger free Location: Education Building, Minnesota State Fairgrounds, 1265 Snelling Ave. N., St. Paul Info: tcmrm.org or (651) 647-9628

FAMILY ARCHERY Learn proper safety and shooting techniques with instructors from Three Rivers’ Outdoor Recreation School. Bring family and/or friends and discover who has the hidden talent for the time-honored sport. All equipment is provided. Reservations required; reference activity #424611-00. For ages 8 and older. Time: 1-4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 11 Cost: $10 Location: Cleary Lake Park, 18106 Texas Ave., Prior Lake Info: (763) 559-6700 or threeriversparkdistrict.org

DAVE RYAN’S 5K AND 10K Dave Ryan’s 5K & 10K is open to all ages and ability levels — walk or run at your own pace. Participants can come alone or bring friends for a little morning exercise alongside the beautiful scenery of downtown Minneapolis. Time: 9 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 17 Cost: $25-$30 Location: Boom Island, 800 Sibley St. NE, Minneapolis Info: daveryan.kintera.org or (612) 604-1255

POND EXPLORATION Meet a naturalist at the nature center’s dock and use a net and bowl to scoop critters out of the pond. Discover the many small animals that lie in a pond and make up the aquatic food chain. For all ages. Time: 3-4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 11 Cost: Free Location: Richardson Nature Center, 8737 E. Bush Lake Rd., Bloomington Info: (763) 559-9000 or threeriversparkdistrict.org

FLATWATER KAYAKING ESSENTIALS This hands-on beginner class is set up to teach beginning paddlers about safety, proper paddling form and paddle strokes. Participants will learn the basics of kayaking from qualified instructors. All equipment provided. For ages 14 and older. Reservations required; reference activity #423911-00. Time: 9 a.m.-noon Saturday, Sept. 17 Cost: $50 Location: Bryant Lake Regional Park, 6800 Rowland Rd., Eden Prairie Info: (763) 559-6700 or threeriversparkdistrict.org

‘CENTER OF GRAVITY’ EXHIBIT On exhibit in the Arboretum’s Restaurant Gallery will be incredible balanced rock photographs by Peter Juhl. Time: Through Sept. 11 Cost: Free with Arboretum admission of $9 for adults; free for ages 15 and younger; free to Arboretum members Location: Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, 3675 Arboretum Dr., Chaska Info: www.arboretum.umn.edu or (952) 443-1422

NATURE YOGA FOR WOMEN

EXHIBIT: ‘UNDERWEAR: A BRIEF HISTORY’ See the kinds of underpinnings worn by generations past, from 1920s flappers to 1970s modsters. Peruse the business records and product samples of Munsingwear, Inc. View items from the collection including photos, advertisements and clothing including the union suit and men’s briefs with the “kangaroo pouch.” Time: Through Sept. 11 Cost: Adults $10; seniors and college students $8; children 6-17 $5; children younger than 5 and MHS members free Location: Minnesota History Center, 345 W. Kellogg Blvd., St. Paul Info: mnhs.org or (651) 259-3000

SNAKE MOON Take a full-moon, naturalist-guided hike and learn about Minnesota snakes and how they prepare for fall and winter hibernation. For ages 6 and older. Time: 7:30-9 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 11 Cost: $5 Location: Richardson Nature Center, 8737 E. Bush Lake Rd., Bloomington Info: (763) 559-9000 or threeriversparkdistrict.org

CANOE WHEN THE MOON IS FULL Enjoy a leisurely paddle as a guide leads you on a canoe trip under the full moon. Watch for deer, muskrats, heron and other wildlife while being entertained by stories of the full moon. Reservations required; reference activity #427506-00. For ages 5 and older. Time: 6-8 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 11 Cost: $8 Location: Gale Woods Farm, 7210 County Rd. 110 W., Minnetrista Info: (763) 559-6700 or threeriversparkdistrict.org

SNAKE MOON Take a full-moon, naturalist-guided hike and learn about Minnesota snakes and how they prepare for fall and winter hibernation. For ages 6 and older. Time: 7:30-9 p.m. Monday, Sept. 12 Cost: $5 Location: Lowry Nature Center (Carver Park Reserve), 7025 Victoria Dr., Victoria Info: (763) 559-9000 or threeriversparkdistrict.org

ALISON KRAUSS AND UNION STATION The music of Alison Krauss bridges the gap between country, rock and pop. Time: 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 13 Cost: $55-$88.50 Location: Orpheum Theatre, 910 Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis Info: hennepintheatredistrict.org or (612) 339-7007

PHOTO COURTESY MINNESOTA CHILDREN’S MUSEUM

Nature and art merge in an immersive outdoor gallery located on the fourth floor of the Museum’s roof overlooking downtown St. Paul. The exhibit is open through the summer.

ROOFTOP ARTPARK Nature and art merge at the Children’s Museum’s Rooftop ArtPark. Gallery activities include dipping hands into the stream bed’s cool water, scampering up the 12-foot tree fort, dancing under the shadow dome and mimicking the shadows, shapes and movement of trees and plants. Exhibit is free with museum admission. Time: 9 a.m.-4p.m. Tuesday-Thursday; 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Friday-Saturday; 9

GARDEN TOUR Enjoy the changing beauty of Norenberg Gardens with Three Rivers Park District’s Horticulture Supervisor Arla Carmichiel. During the tour she will share her knowledge of plants and garden design, answer questions and share thoughts about the garden as the summer progresses. Time: 6-7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 13 Cost: $5 Location: Noerenberg Gardens, 2840 North Shore Dr., Wayzata Info: (763) 559-9000 or threeriversparkdistrict.org

FOO FIGHTERS The Foo Fighters are touring in support of their most recent No. 1 album, “Wasting Light.” Also appearing will be Rise Against and Mariachi El Bronx. Time: 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 14 Cost: $34.50-$54.50 Location: Xcel Energy Center, 175 Kellogg Blvd. W., St. Paul Info: xcelenergycenter.com or (651) 265-4800

‘YO GABBA GABBA! LIVE!’ Yo Gabba Gabba! will infuse retrostyle and beat-driven music to teach simple life lessons through song in their “It’s Time to Dance!” show. The audience will enjoy a mix of music, animation, games and new songs. Time: 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 15 Cost: $25-$45 Location: State Theatre, 805 Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis Info: hennepintheatredistrict.org or (612) 339-7007

4X4 CULINARY CLASSES AND WINE PAIRINGS In four Thursday evening dinners,

food- and wine-lovers will experience Minnesota wines and gourmet menus. A leading chef will demonstrate how to create the four-course dinners served and University of Minnesota Enologist Katie Cook will guide participants through the wine pairings. Time: 6:30-8:30 p.m. Thursdays, Sept. 15, Oct. 20, Nov. 10, Dec. 1 Cost: per dinner: $55 for Arboretum members; $60 for non members Location: Harvest Kitchen Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, 3675 Arboretum Dr., Chaska Info: Visit www.arboretum.umn.edu and click on Learn, Education for Adults and Cooking or call (952) 443-1422

CANVAS & VINES Enjoy an evening of sampling and learning about various wines and craft beer and tasting a variety of foods from local restaurants, while viewing fine art, listening to music from Greenwood Tree, and bidding on silent auction items. Canvas and Vines is hosted by the Burnsville Convention and Visitors Bureau. Must be 21 to attend. Time: 6-9 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 15 Cost: $35 Location: Second Floor Reception, Burnsville Performing Arts Center, 12600 Nicollet Ave., Burnsville Info: (952) 895-4690 or canvasandvines.com

ALL THINGS MINNESOTA BOOK CLUB The book featured at the September meeting of the All Minnesota Book Club will be “Another Planet: A Year in the Life of a Suburban High School” by Elinor Burkett. Time: 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 15 Cost: Free Location: Scott County Historical

a.m.-5 p.m. Sundays; closed Mondays through Aug. 31 Cost: Ages 1-101 $8.95; children under one year and museum members free Location: Minnesota Children’s Museum, 10 W. Seventh St., St. Paul Info: mcm.org or (651) 225-6000

Society, 235 Fuller St., Shakopee Info: (952) 445-0378 or scottcountyhistory.org

JUNK BONANZA The Junk Bonanza hosts more than 100 juried junk vendors of antiques and one-of-a-kind and artisan-repurposed pieces. This year’s event will include a farm market with local harvest goods, special displays and giveaways. Time: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 15; 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday-Saturday, Sept. 16-17 Cost: $8 per day; children younger than 12 free Location: Canterbury Park, 1100 Canterbury Rd. S., Shakopee Info: junkbonanza.com

GETTING READY FOR WINTER A Master Gardener will share information about how to prepare landscape plants, lawns and gardens for winter survival and successful spring return. This program is part of the Evenings in the Garden series. Time: 6:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 15 Cost: Free; pre-registration requested Location: Scott County Fairgrounds, 7151 W. 190th St., Jordan Info: (952) 492-5410 or esmith515@umn.edu

AN EVENING WITH LINDSEY BUCKINGHAM Grammy-winning Fleetwood Mac guitarist and lead male singer Lindsey Buckingham will perform. He is touring with his band in support of his sixth solo album, “Seeds We Sow,” set to be released in September. Time: 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 16 Cost: $43.50-$53.50 Location: Pantages Theatre, 710 Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis

Info: hennepintheatredistrict.org or (612) 339-7007

AN EVENING WITH ANDRE RIEU Classical artist André Rieu will present “An Evening with André Rieu.” Time: 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 16 Cost: $41-$141 Location: Xcel Energy Center, 175 Kellogg Blvd. W., St. Paul Info: xcelenergycenter.com or (651) 265-4800

‘AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY’ In this fiercely funny, bitingly sad story, a large extended family returns to the homestead when their alcoholic patriarch disappears. Forced to confront unspoken truths and secrets, the family must also contend with Violet, the acidtongued, pill-popping grandmother at the center of this storm. Time: Evening and matinee showtimes Sept. 16-Oct. 2 Cost: $20-$60 Location: Park Square Theater, Historic Hamm Building, 20 W. 7th Place, St. Paul Info: parksquaretheater.org or (651) 291-7005

NEW PRAGUE CLASSIC CAR CRUISE New Prague’s Classic Car Cruise will start and end on Main St. Registration for cruisers is from 5-6:30 p.m. by the New Prague Middle School on County Rd 37, by the bus garage. Fee to cruise is $10. No pre-registration necessary. Time: 6:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 16 Cost: Free Location: Main Street, New Prague Info: newprague.com/Dozinky

DOŽÍNKY Dožínky is Czech Harvest Festival patterned after the “Old Country”

Yoga instructor Annalisa Bragg will lead simple yoga to tune the body to autumn. Take stock of personal bounty and take time to reflect on fall with a naturalistled walk. No prior yoga experience necessary. Natural refreshments will be available. Bring a journal or make one during class. Reservations required; reference activity #411317-01. For ages 18 and older. Time: 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 17 Cost: $25 Location: Lowry Nature Center (Carver Park Reserve), 7025 Victoria Dr., Victoria Info: (763) 559-6700 or threeriversparkdistrict.org

ALAN JACKSON A staple of country music, Alan Jackson opened Mystic Lake Casino Hotel’s Mystic Showroom on Sept. 15, 2007. Nearly four years later he’ll take the stage of Mystic Lake’s newest concert venue, the Mystic Amphitheater. Jackson is one of the most successful and respected singersongwriters in music. He’s sold nearly 60 million albums worldwide, topped the country singles charts 35 times, and scored more than 50 Top-10 hits. Time: 8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 17 Cost: $35-$55 Location: Mystic Amphitheater, 2400 Mystic Lake Blvd., Prior Lake Info: mysticlake.com or (952) 4966563

CHEF’S HARVEST CELEBRATION DINNER Come for an evening of food, a cooking lesson, music and fun as Gale Woods Chef Mary Jane Miller hosts a progressive dinner on the farm. Those attending will dine their way from the wood-fired pizza oven in the herb garden, through the pastures on a wagon tour, appetizers and music at the chicken coop, and then settle into the harvest kitchen set with long tables filled with the farm’s bounty. Mary Jane will demonstrate how the dinner was cooked so those attending can recreate the meal at home. An array of desserts and coffee will be available to enjoy by a bonfire on the patio. Those attending may bring their own wine to enjoy with dinner. Reservations required by Sept. 14; reference activity #437411-01. For ages 16 and older. Time: 5-8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 17 Cost: $50 Location: Gale Woods Farm, 7210 County Rd. 110 W., Minnetrista Info: (763) 559-6700 or threeriversparkdistrict.org

BIRD BANDING See wild birds safely trapped, studied and tagged with numbered rings. Hear a bird’s heartbeat and help release it. For ages 4 and older. Time: 9 a.m.-noon Saturdays, Sept. 17, Oct. 15 and Nov. 12 Cost: Free Location: Lowry Nature Center (Carver Park Reserve), 7025 Victoria Dr., Victoria Info: (763) 559-9000 or threeriversparkdistrict.org


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publicnotices NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING ON THE 2012 BUDGET FOR THE LOWER Minnesota River WATERSHED DISTRICT Notice is given that at a special meeting of the Board of Managers of the Lower Minnesota River Watershed District scheduled for 7:00 P.M. on Tuesday, September, 13, 2011 at the District’s meeting place at the Chaska City Hall, Valley Room, 1 City Hall Plaza, Chaska, Minnesota, the Managers of the District will consider the adoption of the District’s 2012 budget. A summary of the proposed budget to be considered by the Managers is as follows: A $927,260 budget which would require a tax levy in 2011 to be collected for taxes due and payable in 2012, of $373,000.00 to be used for administrative purposes, including permit review, permit inspection, cooperative projects, engineering, legal and secretarial services, and costs and other expenses of the District’s operations. Preliminary 2012 Budget Revenues

Tax/Market Value-General General Property Tax-Projects Grants - Metropolitan Council Interest Revenue Miscellaneous Income Total Revenues General Fund Money Available as of January 1, 2012* 2012 Total Funds Available

0 $380,200 547,038

927,238

Expenses Administration Cooperative Projects 509 Plan Nine Foot Channel



250,000 123,000 7,200 0

84,175 140,026 378,546 14,513

Total Expenses

$617,260

Reserve for 2013 * Total Expenses and Reserve

$309,978 $927,238

This amount will vary depending upon receipt of tax payments, delinquenttaxes,otherincomeand/oradditionalexpenses

Dated: August 17, 2011 BY ORDER OF THE BOARD OF MANAGERS S/Len Kremer L. Kremer Secretary Lower Minnesota River Watershed District

voluntarily or involuntarily. Such proceeds shall include any of the foregoing specifically described property of Mortgagor acquired with cash proceeds. Together with, and without limiting the above items, all Goods, Accounts, Documents, Instruments, Money, Chattel Paper, Deposit Accounts, Letter-of-Credit Rights, Investment Property, Equipment and General Intangibles (other than trademarks that contain the word “Inland”) arising from or used in connection with the Property, as those terms are defined in the Uniform Commercial Code from time to time in effect in the State of Minnesota (collectively the “Collateral”) (collectively, the “Mortgaged Property”) P.I.N.: 27-278-001-0 will be sold by the Sheriff of Scott County, Minnesota at public auction on September 13, 2011, at 10:00 o’clock A.M., at the Scott County Sheriff ’s Office, Law Enforcement Center, 301 Fuller Street, Shakopee, Minnesota in said county to pay the debt secured by said Mortgage and taxes, if any, on said premises and the costs, attorneys’ fees and disbursements allowed by law. The time allowed by law for redemption by the Mortgagor, its personal representatives, successors or assigns, is six (6) months from the date of said sale. Each person holding a junior lien upon the Mortgaged Property or some part thereof may redeem beginning after the expiration of the Mortgagor’s redemption period, but only if one week or more before the end of the Mortgagor’s redemption period the creditor files with the Office of the Registrar of Titles and with the Office of the County Recorder in the county where the Mortgaged Property is located a notice of intention to redeem. Dated: July 15, 2011 ROAD BAY INVESTMENTS, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company FAEGRE & BENSON LLP D. Charles Macdonald Attorneys for Mortgagee 2200 Wells Fargo Center 90 South Seventh Street Minneapolis, MN 55402 (Published in the Shakopee Valley News on Thursday, July 21, 28 and August 4, 11, 18, 25, 2011; No. 5063)

(Published in the Shakopee Valley News on Thursday, August 25 and September 1, 2011; No. 5102) NOTICE OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that default has occurred in the conditions of that certain Mortgage, dated February 16, 2004, executed by Horace D. Allen, as mortgagor, and delivered to Merrill Lynch Credit Corporation, as mortgagee, which mortgage was recorded with the Office of the Scott County Recorder on March 10, 2004 as Document No. A648076 (the “Mortgage”), the original principal amount secured by said Mortgage, being $100,000.00; that no action or proceeding has been instituted at law to recover the debt secured by said Mortgage or any part thereof; that any notice required by said Mortgage, or any note secured thereby, or by law, to be given prior to the commencement of these proceedings to foreclose said Mortgage has been given; that there is due and claimed to be due upon said Mortgage, including interest to date hereof, the sum of $171,731.32; and that pursuant to the power of sale therein contained, said Mortgage will be foreclosed. The tract of land in said Mortgage, lying and being in Scott County, Minnesota, and legally described as follows, to-wit: Lot 5, Block 1, THE WILDS, according to the recorded plat thereof, Scott County, Minnesota (the “Property”) together with all the improvements now or hereafter erected on the Property, and all easements, appurtenances, and fixtures now or hereafter a part of the Property, and all replacements and additions thereto; will be sold by the Sheriff of Scott County, Minnesota at public auction on September 13, 2011 at 10:00 o’clock A.M., at the Scott County Sheriff ’s Office, Law Enforcement Center, 301 Fuller Street, Shakopee, Minnesota, in said county to pay the debt secured by said Mortgage and taxes, if any, on said premises and the costs, attorneys’ fees and disbursements allowed by law. The time allowed by law for redemption by the Mortgagor, its personal representatives, successors or assigns is six (6) months from the date of said sale. Property address: 2802 Fox Run, Prior Lake, Minnesota 55372 Transaction agent, residential mortgage servicer, and the lender or broker: PHH Mortgage Corporation (residential mortgage servicer), Bank of America, N.A., successor by merger to Merrill Lynch Credit Corporation (lender) Tax Parcel ID Number: 252970050 Transaction agent’s mortgage identification number: N/A Residential mortgage originator: N/A Each person holding a junior lien upon the Mortgaged Property or some part thereof may redeem beginning after the expiration of the Mortgagor’s redemption period, but only if one week or more before the end of the Mortgagor’s redemption period the creditor files with the Office of the County Recorder in the county where the Mortgaged Property is located a notice of intention to redeem. On or before 11:59 p.m. on March 12, 2012, the Mortgagor must vacate the property if the Mortgage is not reinstated under Minn. Stat. §580.30 or the property redeemed under Minn. Stat. §580.23. THE TIME ALLOWED BY LAW FOR REDEMPTION BY THE MORTGAGOR, THE MORTGAGOR’S PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVES OR ASSIGNS, MAY BE REDUCED TO FIVE WEEKS IF A JUDICIAL ORDER IS ENTERED UNDER MINNESOTA STATUTES, SECTION 582.032, DETERMINING, AMONG OTHER THINGS, THAT THE MORTGAGED PREMISES ARE IMPROVED WITH A RESIDENTIAL DWELLING OF LESS THAN FIVE UNITS, ARE NOT PROPERTY USED IN AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTION, AND ARE ABANDONED. Dated: July 15, 2011 BANK OF AMERICA, N.A.,

SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO MERRILL LYNCH CREDIT CORPORATION FAEGRE & BENSON LLP D. Charles Macdonald Attorneys for Mortgagee 2200 Wells Fargo Center 90 South Seventh Street Minneapolis, MN 55402 (Published in the Shakopee Valley News on Thursday, July 21, 28 and August 4, 11, 18, 25, 2011; No. 5062) NOTICE OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that default has occurred in the conditions of that certain Mortgage, Assignment of Leases, Rents and Contracts, Security Agreement and Fixture Filing dated May 12, 2006, executed by MB SHAKOPEE VIERLING, L.L.C., a Delaware limited liability company (“Mortgagor”), as mortgagor, and delivered to Allstate Life Insurance Company, an Illinois insurance corporation, as mortgagee, which mortgage was recorded on June 1, 2006 as Document No. T177059 in the Office of the Registrar of Titles, Scott County, Minnesota (the “Mortgage”), and as assigned pursuant to that certain Assignment of Mortgage and Security Agreement dated June 1, 2011, by Allstate Life Insurance Company to Road Bay Investments, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company, its successors and assigns (“Mortgagee”), which assignment was recorded on June 2, 2011 as Document No. T209473 in the Office of the Registrar of Titles, Scott County, Minnesota, the original principal amount secured by said Mortgage, being $8,800,000.00; that no action or proceeding has been instituted at law to recover the debt secured by said Mortgage or any part thereof; that any notice required by said Mortgage, or any note secured thereby, or by law, to be given prior to the commencement of these proceedings to foreclose said Mortgage has been given; that there is due and claimed to be due upon said Mortgage, including interest to date hereof, the sum of $9,029,839.21; and that pursuant to the power of sale therein contained, said Mortgage will be foreclosed. The tracts of land in said Mortgage, lying and being in Scott County, Minnesota, and legally described as follows, to-wit: Lot 1, Block 1, Vierling Plaza, Scott County, Minnesota, (the “Land”), TOGETHER with all of Mortgagor’s estate, right, title and interest in, to and under all buildings, structures, improvements and fixtures existing or erected on the Land and all right, title and interest, if any, of Mortgagor in and to the streets and roads, opened or proposed, abutting the Land to the center lines thereof, and strips within or adjoining the Land, the air space and right to use said air space above the Land, all rights of ingress and egress on or within the Land, all easements, rights and appurtenances thereto or used in connection with the Land, including, without limitation, all lateral support, alley and drainage rights, all revenues, income, rents, cash or security deposits, advance rental deposits, profits, royalties, and other benefits thereof or arising from the use or enjoyment of all or any portion thereof, all interests in and rights, royalties and profits in connection with all minerals, oil and gas and other hydrocarbon substances thereon or therein, and water stock, all options to purchase or lease, all development or other rights relating to the Land or the operation thereof or used in connection therewith (including, without limitation, all concurrency rights, permits, prepaid utilities and impact fees of any nature, storm water drainage rights and reservations, sanitary sewer rights and reservations, potable water rights and reservations, allocations of traffic trips, use, rights and reservations, law enforcement, library, park and educational fees, uses, rights and reservations), including all Mort-

gagor’s right, title and interest in all fixtures, attachments, partitions, machinery, equipment, building materials, appliances and goods of every nature whatever, located on, or attached to, the Land, all of which, including replacements and additions thereto, shall, to the fullest extent permitted by law and for the purposes of the Mortgage, be deemed to be real property and, whether affixed or annexed thereto or not, be deemed conclusively to be real property (collectively the “Improvements”, and together with the hereinafter defined collateral the “Property”); TOGETHER WITH (A) All equipment, fixtures, inventory, goods, farm goods, instruments, appliances, furnishings, machinery, tools, raw materials, component parts, work in progress and materials, and all other tangible personal property of whatsoever kind, used or consumed in the improvement, use or enjoyment of the Property now or any time hereafter owned or acquired by Mortgagor, wherever located and all products thereof whether in possession of Mortgagor or whether located on the Property or elsewhere; (B) To the extent such general intangibles are assignable, all general intangibles relating to the Property or the design, development, operation, management and use of the Property (other than trademarks that contain the word “Inland”), including, but not limited to, (1) all names under which or by which the Property may at any time be owned and operated or any variant thereof, and all goodwill in any way relating to the Property and all service marks and logotypes used in connection therewith, (2) all permits, licenses, authorizations, variances, land use entitlements, approvals, consents, clearances, and rights obtained from governmental agencies issued or obtained in connection with the Property, (3) all permits, licenses, approvals, consents, authorizations, franchises and agreements issued or obtained in connection with the construction, use, occupation or operation of the Property, (4) all materials prepared for filing or filed with any governmental agency, and (5) all of the books and records of Mortgagor in any way relating to construction or operation of the Property; (C) All shares of stock or partnership interest or other evidence of ownership of any part of the Property that is owned by Mortgagor in common with others, including all water stock relating to the Property, if any, and all documents or rights of membership in any owners’ or members’ association or similar group having responsibility for managing or operating any part of the Property provided, however, that the foregoing shall not include any ownership interests in Mortgagor; (D) All accounts, deposit accounts, supporting obligations, letter-of-credit rights, tax and insurance escrows held pursuant to or in connection with this Mortgage, accounts receivable, instruments, documents, documents of title, general intangibles, rights to payment of every kind, judgments, settlements, all of Mortgagor’s rights, direct or indirect, under or pursuant to any and all construction, development, financing, guaranty, indemnity, maintenance, management, service, supply and warranty agreements, commitments, contracts, subcontracts, insurance policies, licenses and bonds now or anytime hereafter arising from construction on the Land or the use or enjoyment of the Property to the extent such are assignable; and (E) All condemnation and eminent domain proceeds (including payments in lieu thereof) and insurance proceeds related to the Property; TOGETHER with all additions to, substitutions for and the products of all of the above, and all proceeds therefrom, whether cash proceeds or noncash proceeds, received when any such property (or the proceeds thereof) is sold, used, exchanged, leased, licensed, or otherwise disposed of, whether

NOTICE OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE THE RIGHT TO VERIFICATION OF THE DEBT AND IDENTITY OF THE ORIGINAL CREDITOR WITHIN THE TIME PROVIDED BY LAW IS NOT AFFECTED BY THIS ACTION. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that default has occurred in the conditions of the following described mortgage: DAT E O F M O R T G AG E : 06/23/2005 MORTGAGOR(S): William M. Folz and Lisa B. Folz, husband and wife. MORTGAGEE: Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. as nominee for PHH Mortgage Corporation fka Cendant Mortgage Corp d/b/a Burnet Home Loans SERVICER: Nationstar Mortgage, LLC MORTGAGE ID #: 100020000287345643 DATE AND PLACE OF RECORDING: Recorded June 30, 2005,Scott County Recorder, Document No. A703735. ASSIGNMENTS OF MORTGAGE: Assigned to: CitiMortgage, Inc. Dated: July 20, 2010,Recorded August 05, 2010,Scott County Recorder, Document No. A859181. Nationstar Mortgage LLC Dated: May 20, 2011,Recorded June 06, 2011,Scott County Recorder, Document No. A881598. LEGAL DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: LOT 6, BLOCK 4, PRAIRIE VILLAGE 4TH ADDITION TAX PARCEL NO.: 27-280-030-0 ADDRESS OF PROPERTY: 1856 Mooers Avenue Shakopee, MN 55372 COUNTY IN WHICH PROPERTY IS LOCATED: Scott O R I G I N A L P R I N C I PA L A M O U N T O F M O RT G AG E : $272,500.00 AMOUNT DUE AND CLAIMED TO BE DUE AS OF DATE OF NOTICE, INCLUDING TAXES, IF ANY, PAID BY MORTGAGEE: $300,488.38 That prior to the commencement of this mortgage foreclosure proceeding Mortgagee/Assignee of Mortgagee complied with all notice requirements as required by statute; that no action or proceeding has been instituted at law or otherwise to recover the debt secured by said mortgage, or any part thereof; PURSUANT to the power of sale contained in said mortgage, the above described property will be sold by the Sheriff of said county as follows: DATE AND TIME OF SALE: Tuesday, September 20, 2011, 10:00 a.m. PLACE OF SALE: Scott County Sheriff ’s Office, Civil Unit, 301 Fuller Street S., City of Shakopee to pay the debt then secured by said Mortgage, and taxes, if any, on said premises, and the costs and disbursements, including attorneys’ fees allowed by law subject to redemption within 6 months from the date of said sale by the mortgagor(s), their personal representatives or assigns. DATE TO VACATE PROPERTY: The date on or before which the mortgagor must vacate the property if the mortgage is not reinstated under Minnesota Statutes section 580.30 or the property redeemed under Minnesota Statutes section 580.23 is 03/20/2012 at 11:59 p.m. If the foregoing date is a Saturday, Sunday or legal holiday, then the date to vacate is the next business day at 11:59 p.m. MORTGAGOR(S) RELEASED FROM FINANCIAL OBLIGATION ON MORTGAGE: NONE THE TIME ALLOWED BY LAW FOR REDEMPTION BY THE MORTGAGOR, THE MORTGAGOR’S PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVES OR ASSIGNS, MAY BE REDUCED TO FIVE WEEKS IF A JUDICIAL ORDER IS ENTERED UNDER MINNESOTA STATUTES SECTION 582.032, DETERMINING, AMONG OTHER THINGS, THAT THE MORTGAGED PREMISES ARE IMPROVED WITH A RESIDENTIAL DWELLING OF LESS THAN FIVE UNITS, ARE NOT PROPERTY USED IN AGRI-

CULTURAL PRODUCTION, AND ARE ABANDONED. Dated: July 13, 2011 Nationstar Mortgage LLC Assignee of Mortgagee Peterson, Fram & Bergman, P.A. By: Ben I. Rust Attorneys for: Nationstar Mortgage LLC Assignee of Mortgagee 55 E. 5th St., Suite 800 St. Paul, MN 55101 (651) 209-7599 THIS IS A COMMUNICATION FROM A DEBT COLLECTOR. 17226-110041 (Published in the Shakopee Valley News on Thursday, July 28, August 4, 11, 18, 25 and September 1, 2011; No. 5064) NOTICE OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE THE RIGHT TO VERIFICATION OF THE DEBT AND IDENTITY OF THE ORIGINAL CREDITOR WITHIN THE TIME PROVIDED BY LAW IS NOT AFFECTED BY THIS ACTION. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that default has occurred in the conditions of the following described mortgage: DAT E O F M O R T G AG E : 04/28/2003 MORTGAGOR(S): William J. Sims and Jennifer L. Sims, husband and wife. MORTGAGEE: Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. as nominee for Lakeland Mortgage Corporation SERVICER: CitiMortgage MORTGAGE ID #: 100137510000071581 DATE AND PLACE OF RECORDING: Recorded May 22, 2003,Scott County Recorder, Document No. A603603. ASSIGNMENTS OF MORTGAGE: Assigned to: CitiMortgage, Inc. Dated: May 6, 2011 LEGAL DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: Lot 2, Block 6, Sunset Hills Addition TAX PARCEL NO.: 251720810 ADDRESS OF PROPERTY: 3299 Spruce Trl SW Prior Lake, MN 55372 COUNTY IN WHICH PROPERTY IS LOCATED: Scott O R I G I N A L P R I N C I PA L A M O U N T O F M O RT G AG E : $313,500.00 AMOUNT DUE AND CLAIMED TO BE DUE AS OF DATE OF NOTICE, INCLUDING TAXES, IF ANY, PAID BY MORTGAGEE: $288,759.71 That prior to the commencement of this mortgage foreclosure proceeding Mortgagee/Assignee of Mortgagee complied with all notice requirements as required by statute; that no action or proceeding has been instituted at law or otherwise to recover the debt secured by said mortgage, or any part thereof; PURSUANT to the power of sale contained in said mortgage, the above described property will be sold by the Sheriff of said county as follows: DATE AND TIME OF SALE: Tuesday, September 20, 2011, 10:00 a.m. PLACE OF SALE: Scott County Sheriff ’s Office, Civil Unit, 301 Fuller Street S., City of Shakopee to pay the debt then secured by said Mortgage, and taxes, if any, on said premises, and the costs and disbursements, including attorneys’ fees allowed by law subject to redemption within 6 months from the date of said sale by the mortgagor(s), their personal representatives or assigns. DATE TO VACATE PROPERTY: The date on or before which the mortgagor must vacate the property if the mortgage is not reinstated under Minnesota Statutes section 580.30 or the property redeemed under Minnesota Statutes section 580.23 is 03/20/2012 at 11:59 p.m. If the foregoing date is a Saturday, Sunday or legal holiday, then the date to vacate is the next business day at 11:59 p.m. MORTGAGOR(S) RELEASED FROM FINANCIAL OBLIGATION ON MORTGAGE: NONE THE TIME ALLOWED BY LAW FOR REDEMPTION BY THE MORTGAGOR, THE MORTGAGOR’S PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVES OR ASSIGNS, MAY BE REDUCED TO FIVE WEEKS IF A JUDICIAL ORDER IS ENTERED UNDER MINNESOTA STATUTES SECTION 582.032, DETERMINING, AMONG OTHER THINGS, THAT THE MORTGAGED PREMISES ARE IMPROVED WITH A RESIDENTIAL DWELLING OF LESS THAN FIVE UNITS, ARE NOT PROPERTY USED IN AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTION, AND ARE ABANDONED. Dated: July 13, 2011 CitiMortgage, Inc. Assignee of Mortgagee Peterson, Fram & Bergman, P.A. By: Steven H. Bruns Attorneys for: CitiMortgage, Inc. Assignee of Mortgagee 55 E. 5th St., Suite 800 St. Paul, MN 55101 (651) 209-7599 THIS IS A COMMUNICATION FROM A DEBT COLLECTOR. 12890-110170 (Published in the Shakopee Valley News on Thursday, July 28, August 4, 11, 18, 25 and September 1, 2011; No. 5065) NOTICE OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE THE RIGHT TO VERIFICATION OF THE DEBT AND IDENTITY OF THE ORIGINAL CREDITOR WITHIN THE TIME PROVIDED BY LAW IS NOT AFFECTED BY THIS ACTION. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that default has occurred in the conditions of the following described mortgage: DAT E O F M O R T G AG E : 10/31/2006 MORTGAGOR(S): Neal Jackson, a single man. MORTGAGEE: ING Bank FSB SERVICER: Weltman, Weinberg & Reis MORTGAGE ID #: n/a DATE AND PLACE OF RECORDING: Recorded December 08, 2006,Scott County Recorder, Document No. A759036. LEGAL DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: Lot 18, Block 1, Priorview Second Addition, Scott County, Minnesota TAX PARCEL NO.: 252750180 ADDRESS OF PROPERTY:

16585 Five Hawks Ave SE Prior Lake, MN 55372 COUNTY IN WHICH PROPERTY IS LOCATED: Scott O R I G I N A L P R I N C I PA L A M O U N T O F M O RT G AG E : $128,400.00 AMOUNT DUE AND CLAIMED TO BE DUE AS OF DATE OF NOTICE, INCLUDING TAXES, IF ANY, PAID BY MORTGAGEE: $132,754.02 That prior to the commencement of this mortgage foreclosure proceeding Mortgagee/Assignee of Mortgagee complied with all notice requirements as required by statute; that no action or proceeding has been instituted at law or otherwise to recover the debt secured by said mortgage, or any part thereof; PURSUANT to the power of sale contained in said mortgage, the above described property will be sold by the Sheriff of said county as follows: DATE AND TIME OF SALE: Tuesday, September 20, 2011, 10:00 a.m. PLACE OF SALE: Scott County Sheriff ’s Office, Civil Unit, 301 Fuller Street S., City of Shakopee to pay the debt then secured by said Mortgage, and taxes, if any, on said premises, and the costs and disbursements, including attorneys’ fees allowed by law subject to redemption within 6 months from the date of said sale by the mortgagor(s), their personal representatives or assigns. DATE TO VACATE PROPERTY: The date on or before which the mortgagor must vacate the property if the mortgage is not reinstated under Minnesota Statutes section 580.30 or the property redeemed under Minnesota Statutes section 580.23 is 03/20/2012 at 11:59 p.m. If the foregoing date is a Saturday, Sunday or legal holiday, then the date to vacate is the next business day at 11:59 p.m. MORTGAGOR(S) RELEASED FROM FINANCIAL OBLIGATION ON MORTGAGE: NONE THE TIME ALLOWED BY LAW FOR REDEMPTION BY THE MORTGAGOR, THE MORTGAGOR’S PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVES OR ASSIGNS, MAY BE REDUCED TO FIVE WEEKS IF A JUDICIAL ORDER IS ENTERED UNDER MINNESOTA STATUTES SECTION 582.032, DETERMINING, AMONG OTHER THINGS, THAT THE MORTGAGED PREMISES ARE IMPROVED WITH A RESIDENTIAL DWELLING OF LESS THAN FIVE UNITS, ARE NOT PROPERTY USED IN AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTION, AND ARE ABANDONED. Dated: July 20, 2011 ING Bank FSB Mortgagee Peterson, Fram & Bergman, P.A. By: Michael T. Oberle Attorneys for: ING Bank FSB Mortgagee 55 E. 5th St., Suite 800 St. Paul, MN 55101 (651) 209-7599 THIS IS A COMMUNICATION FROM A DEBT COLLECTOR. 15287-110027 (Published in the Shakopee Valley News on Thursday, July 28, August 4, 11, 18, 25 and September 1, 2011; No. 5070) NOTICE OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE THE RIGHT TO VERIFICATION OF THE DEBT AND IDENTITY OF THE ORIGINAL CREDITOR WITHIN THE TIME PROVIDED BY LAW IS NOT AFFECTED BY THIS ACTION. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that default has occurred in the conditions of the following described mortgage: DAT E O F M O R T G AG E : 02/28/2007 MORTGAGOR(S): John Ulibarri and Mary Ulibarri, husband and wife. MORTGAGEE: Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. as nominee for Decision One Mortgage Company, LLC SERVICER: CitiMortgage MORTGAGE ID #: 100077960000670936 DATE AND PLACE OF RECORDING: Recorded March 07, 2007,Scott County Registrar of Titles, Document No. T182783 Against Certificate of Title no. 44438. ASSIGNMENTS OF MORTGAGE: Assigned to: CitiMortgage, Inc. Dated: December 14, 2007,Recorded December 26, 2007,Scott County Registrar of Titles, Document No. T188051 Against Certificate of Title no. 44438. LEGAL DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: Lot 7, Block 4, Sand Pointe 3rd Addition, according to the plat thereof on file and of record in Scott County, Minnesota. TAX PARCEL NO.: 252140410 ADDRESS OF PROPERTY: 14389 Aspen Avenue NE Prior Lake, MN 55372 COUNTY IN WHICH PROPERTY IS LOCATED: Scott O R I G I N A L P R I N C I PA L A M O U N T O F M O RT G AG E : $194,000.00 AMOUNT DUE AND CLAIMED TO BE DUE AS OF DATE OF NOTICE, INCLUDING TAXES, IF ANY, PAID BY MORTGAGEE: $247,755.52 That prior to the commencement of this mortgage foreclosure proceeding Mortgagee/Assignee of Mortgagee complied with all notice requirements as required by statute; that no action or proceeding has been instituted at law or otherwise to recover the debt secured by said mortgage, or any part thereof; PURSUANT to the power of sale contained in said mortgage, the above described property will be sold by the Sheriff of said county as follows: DATE AND TIME OF SALE: Tuesday, September 27, 2011, 10:00 a.m. PLACE OF SALE: Scott County Sheriff ’s Office, Civil Unit, 301 Fuller Street S., City of Shakopee to pay the debt then secured by said Mortgage, and taxes, if any, on said premises, and the costs and disbursements, including attorneys’ fees allowed by law subject to redemption within 6 months from the date of said sale by the mortgagor(s), their personal representatives or assigns.

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publicnotices DATE TO VACATE PROPERTY: The date on or before which the mortgagor must vacate the property if the mortgage is not reinstated under Minnesota Statutes section 580.30 or the property redeemed under Minnesota Statutes section 580.23 is 03/27/2012 at 11:59 p.m. If the foregoing date is a Saturday, Sunday or legal holiday, then the date to vacate is the next business day at 11:59 p.m. MORTGAGOR(S) RELEASED FROM FINANCIAL OBLIGATION ON MORTGAGE: NONE THE TIME ALLOWED BY LAW FOR REDEMPTION BY THE MORTGAGOR, THE MORTGAGOR’S PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVES OR ASSIGNS, MAY BE REDUCED TO FIVE WEEKS IF A JUDICIAL ORDER IS ENTERED UNDER MINNESOTA STATUTES SECTION 582.032, DETERMINING, AMONG OTHER THINGS, THAT THE MORTGAGED PREMISES ARE IMPROVED WITH A RESIDENTIAL DWELLING OF LESS THAN FIVE UNITS, ARE NOT PROPERTY USED IN AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTION, AND ARE ABANDONED. Dated: July 25, 2011 CitiMortgage, Inc. Assignee of Mortgagee Peterson, Fram & Bergman, P.A. By: Steven H. Bruns Attorneys for: CitiMortgage, Inc. Assignee of Mortgagee 55 E. 5th St., Suite 800 St. Paul, MN 55101 (651) 209-7599 THIS IS A COMMUNICATION FROM A DEBT COLLECTOR. 12890-110201 (Published in the Shakopee Valley News on Thursday, August 4, 11, 18, 25 and September 1, 8, 2011; No. 5075) NOTICE OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE THE RIGHT TO VERIFICATION OF THE DEBT AND IDENTITY OF THE ORIGINAL CREDITOR WITHIN THE TIME PROVIDED BY LAW IS NOT AFFECTED BY THIS ACTION. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that default has occurred in the conditions of the following described mortgage: DAT E O F M O R T G AG E : 12/19/2007 MORTGAGOR(S): Todd Nemitz and Heather J. Nemitz, husband and wife. MORTGAGEE: ABN AMRO Mortgage Group, Inc. by merger now known as CitiMortgage, Inc. SERVICER: CitiMortgage MORTGAGE ID #: n/a DATE AND PLACE OF RECORDING: Recorded January 02, 2008,Scott County Registrar of Titles, Document No. 188106 Against Certificate of Title no. 38947. LEGAL DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: Lot 2, Block 4, Southbridge Cove 2nd Addition, Scott County, Minnesota. TAX PARCEL NO.: 272960350 ADDRESS OF PROPERTY: 6870 Sussex Ln Shakopee, MN 55379 COUNTY IN WHICH PROPERTY IS LOCATED: Scott O R I G I N A L P R I N C I PA L A M O U N T O F M O RT G AG E : $390,000.00 AMOUNT DUE AND CLAIMED TO BE DUE AS OF DATE OF NOTICE, INCLUDING TAXES, IF ANY, PAID BY MORTGAGEE: $381,237.10 That prior to the commencement of this mortgage foreclosure proceeding Mortgagee/Assignee of Mortgagee complied with all notice requirements as required by statute; that no action or proceeding has been instituted at law or otherwise to recover the debt secured by said mortgage, or any part thereof; PURSUANT to the power of sale contained in said mortgage, the above described property will be sold by the Sheriff of said county as follows: DATE AND TIME OF SALE: Tuesday, October 11, 2011, 10:00 a.m. PLACE OF SALE: Scott County Sheriff ’s Office, Civil Unit, 301 Fuller Street S., City of Shakopee to pay the debt then secured by said Mortgage, and taxes, if any, on said premises, and the costs and disbursements, including attorneys’ fees allowed by law subject to redemption within 6 months from the date of said sale by the mortgagor(s), their personal representatives or assigns. DATE TO VACATE PROPERTY: The date on or before which the mortgagor must vacate the property if the mortgage is not reinstated under Minnesota Statutes section 580.30 or the property redeemed under Minnesota Statutes section 580.23 is 04/11/2012 at 11:59 p.m. If the foregoing date is a Saturday, Sunday or legal holiday, then the date to vacate is the next business day at 11:59 p.m. MORTGAGOR(S) RELEASED FROM FINANCIAL OBLIGATION ON MORTGAGE: NONE THE TIME ALLOWED BY LAW FOR REDEMPTION BY THE MORTGAGOR, THE MORTGAGOR’S PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVES OR ASSIGNS, MAY BE REDUCED TO FIVE WEEKS IF A JUDICIAL ORDER IS ENTERED UNDER MINNESOTA STATUTES SECTION 582.032, DETERMINING, AMONG OTHER THINGS, THAT THE MORTGAGED PREMISES ARE IMPROVED WITH A RESIDENTIAL DWELLING OF LESS THAN FIVE UNITS, ARE NOT PROPERTY USED IN AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTION, AND ARE ABANDONED. Dated: August 10, 2011 ABN AMRO Mortgage Group, Inc. by merger now known as CitiMortgage, Inc. Mortgagee Peterson, Fram & Bergman, P.A. By: Steven H. Bruns Attorneys for: ABN AMRO Mortgage Group, Inc. by merger now known as CitiMortgage, Inc. Mortgagee 55 E. 5th St., Suite 800 St. Paul, MN 55101 (651) 209-7599 THIS IS A COMMUNICATION FROM A DEBT COLLECTOR. 12890-110368 (Published in the Shakopee Valley News on Thursday, August 18, 25 and September 1, 8, 15, 22, 2011; No. 5089)

NOTICE OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE THE RIGHT TO VERIFICATION OF THE DEBT AND IDENTITY OF THE ORIGINAL CREDITOR WITHIN THE TIME PROVIDED BY LAW IS NOT AFFECTED BY THIS ACTION. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that default has occurred in the conditions of the following described mortgage: DAT E O F M O R T G AG E : 11/24/2004 MORTGAGOR(S): Dana P. Scarlett and Kaycee E. Scarlett, husband and wife. MORTGAGEE: Argent Mortgage Company, LLC SERVICER: CitiMortgage MORTGAGE ID #: n/a DATE AND PLACE OF RECORDING: Recorded January 20, 2005,Scott County Recorder, Document No. A686230. ASSIGNMENTS OF MORTGAGE: Assigned to: CitiFinancial Mortgage Company, Inc. by reason of merger now known as CitiMortgage, Inc. Dated: August 26, 2005,Recorded September 06, 2005,Scott County Recorder, Document No. A711955. LEGAL DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: Lot 17, Block 1, Woodbridge Ponds 3rd Addition. TAX PARCEL NO.: 262000170 ADDRESS OF PROPERTY: 14599 Alabama Ave S Savage, MN 55378 COUNTY IN WHICH PROPERTY IS LOCATED: Scott O R I G I N A L P R I N C I PA L A M O U N T O F M O RT G AG E : $346,500.00 AMOUNT DUE AND CLAIMED TO BE DUE AS OF DATE OF NOTICE, INCLUDING TAXES, IF ANY, PAID BY MORTGAGEE: $371,598.23 That prior to the commencement of this mortgage foreclosure proceeding Mortgagee/Assignee of Mortgagee complied with all notice requirements as required by statute; that no action or proceeding has been instituted at law or otherwise to recover the debt secured by said mortgage, or any part thereof; PURSUANT to the power of sale contained in said mortgage, the above described property will be sold by the Sheriff of said county as follows: DATE AND TIME OF SALE: Tuesday, October 18, 2011, 10:00 a.m. PLACE OF SALE: Scott County Sheriff ’s Office, Civil Unit, 301 Fuller Street S., City of Shakopee to pay the debt then secured by said Mortgage, and taxes, if any, on said premises, and the costs and disbursements, including attorneys’ fees allowed by law subject to redemption within 6 months from the date of said sale by the mortgagor(s), their personal representatives or assigns. DATE TO VACATE PROPERTY: The date on or before which the mortgagor must vacate the property if the mortgage is not reinstated under Minnesota Statutes section 580.30 or the property redeemed under Minnesota Statutes section 580.23 is 04/18/2012 at 11:59 p.m. If the foregoing date is a Saturday, Sunday or legal holiday, then the date to vacate is the next business day at 11:59 p.m. MORTGAGOR(S) RELEASED FROM FINANCIAL OBLIGATION ON MORTGAGE: NONE THE TIME ALLOWED BY LAW FOR REDEMPTION BY THE MORTGAGOR, THE MORTGAGOR’S PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVES OR ASSIGNS, MAY BE REDUCED TO FIVE WEEKS IF A JUDICIAL ORDER IS ENTERED UNDER MINNESOTA STATUTES SECTION 582.032, DETERMINING, AMONG OTHER THINGS, THAT THE MORTGAGED PREMISES ARE IMPROVED WITH A RESIDENTIAL DWELLING OF LESS THAN FIVE UNITS, ARE NOT PROPERTY USED IN AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTION, AND ARE ABANDONED. Dated: August 12, 2011 CitiFinancial Mortgage Company, Inc. by reason of merger now known as CitiMortgage, Inc. Assignee of Mortgagee Peterson, Fram & Bergman, P.A. By: Steven H. Bruns Attorneys for: CitiFinancial Mortgage Company, Inc. by reason of merger now known as CitiMortgage, Inc. Assignee of Mortgagee 55 E. 5th St., Suite 800 St. Paul, MN 55101 (651) 209-7599 THIS IS A COMMUNICATION FROM A DEBT COLLECTOR. 12890-110365 (Published in the Shakopee Valley News on Thursday, August 25, and September 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, 2011; No. 5093) NOTICE OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE THE RIGHT TO VERIFICATION OF THE DEBT AND IDENTITY OF THE ORIGINAL CREDITOR WITHIN THE TIME PROVIDED BY LAW IS NOT AFFECTED BY THIS ACTION. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that default has occurred in the conditions of the following described mortgage: DAT E O F M O R T G AG E : 03/31/2006 MORTGAGOR(S): David Miller and Cheryl Miller, husband and wife. MORTGAGEE: Bank of America, National Association SERVICER: Bank of America, N.A. MORTGAGE ID #: N/A DATE AND PLACE OF RECORDING: Recorded April 26, 2006,Scott County Recorder, Document No. A 736533. LEGAL DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: Lot Four (4), Maple Knoll, Scott County, Minnesota TAX PARCEL NO.: 110240040 ADDRESS OF PROPERTY: 3070 Maple Dr. Prior Lake, MN 55372 COUNTY IN WHICH PROPERTY IS LOCATED: Scott O R I G I N A L P R I N C I PA L A M O U N T O F M O RT G AG E : $204,800.00 AMOUNT DUE AND CLAIMED TO BE DUE AS OF DATE OF NOTICE, INCLUDING TAXES, IF ANY, PAID BY MORTGAGEE: $201,668.93 That prior to the commencement of this mortgage foreclosure

proceeding Mortgagee/Assignee of Mortgagee complied with all notice requirements as required by statute; that no action or proceeding has been instituted at law or otherwise to recover the debt secured by said mortgage, or any part thereof; PURSUANT to the power of sale contained in said mortgage, the above described property will be sold by the Sheriff of said county as follows: DATE AND TIME OF SALE: Tuesday, October 18, 2011, 10:00 a.m. PLACE OF SALE: Scott County Sheriff ’s Office, Civil Unit, 301 Fuller Street S., City of Shakopee to pay the debt then secured by said Mortgage, and taxes, if any, on said premises, and the costs and disbursements, including attorneys’ fees allowed by law subject to redemption within 6 months from the date of said sale by the mortgagor(s), their personal representatives or assigns. DATE TO VACATE PROPERTY: The date on or before which the mortgagor must vacate the property if the mortgage is not reinstated under Minnesota Statutes section 580.30 or the property redeemed under Minnesota Statutes section 580.23 is 04/18/2012 at 11:59 p.m. If the foregoing date is a Saturday, Sunday or legal holiday, then the date to vacate is the next business day at 11:59 p.m. MORTGAGOR(S) RELEASED FROM FINANCIAL OBLIGATION ON MORTGAGE: NONE THE TIME ALLOWED BY LAW FOR REDEMPTION BY THE MORTGAGOR, THE MORTGAGOR’S PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVES OR ASSIGNS, MAY BE REDUCED TO FIVE WEEKS IF A JUDICIAL ORDER IS ENTERED UNDER MINNESOTA STATUTES SECTION 582.032, DETERMINING, AMONG OTHER THINGS, THAT THE MORTGAGED PREMISES ARE IMPROVED WITH A RESIDENTIAL DWELLING OF LESS THAN FIVE UNITS, ARE NOT PROPERTY USED IN AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTION, AND ARE ABANDONED. Dated: August 17, 2011 Bank of America, National Association Mortgagee Peterson, Fram & Bergman, P.A. By: Steven H. Bruns Attorneys for: Bank of America, National Association Mortgagee 55 E. 5th St., Suite 800 St. Paul, MN 55101 (651) 209-7599 THIS IS A COMMUNICATION FROM A DEBT COLLECTOR. 16751-111682 (Published in the Shakopee Valley News on Thursday, August 25 and September 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, 2011; No. 5095) NOTICE OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE THE RIGHT TO VERIFICATION OF THE DEBT AND IDENTITY OF THE ORIGINAL CREDITOR WITHIN THE TIME PROVIDED BY LAW IS NOT AFFECTED BY THIS ACTION. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that default has occurred in the conditions of the following described mortgage: DAT E O F M O R T G AG E : 12/17/2003 MORTGAGOR(S): Thongsavanh Phung, a single person. MORTGAGEE: Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. as nominee for River City Mortgage Corp. SERVICER: Bank of America, N.A. MORTGAGE ID #: 100060677002256444 DATE AND PLACE OF RECORDING: Recorded January 12, 2004,Scott County Recorder, Document No. A 641409. ASSIGNMENTS OF MORTGAGE: Assigned to: BAC Home Loans Servicing LP Dated: August 17, 2009,Recorded September 01, 2009,Scott County Recorder, Document No. A 834992. LEGAL DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: Lot 3, Block 1, Wensmann 3rd Addition, CIC No. 1106, according to the recorded plat thereof, Scott County, Minnesota. TAX PARCEL NO.: 253930030 ADDRESS OF PROPERTY: 3705 Fox Tail Trail NW Prior Lake, MN 55372 COUNTY IN WHICH PROPERTY IS LOCATED: Scott O R I G I N A L P R I N C I PA L A M O U N T O F M O RT G AG E : $240,000.00 AMOUNT DUE AND CLAIMED TO BE DUE AS OF DATE OF NOTICE, INCLUDING TAXES, IF ANY, PAID BY MORTGAGEE: $252,351.94 That prior to the commencement of this mortgage foreclosure proceeding Mortgagee/Assignee of Mortgagee complied with all notice requirements as required by statute; that no action or proceeding has been instituted at law or otherwise to recover the debt secured by said mortgage, or any part thereof; PURSUANT to the power of sale contained in said mortgage, the above described property will be sold by the Sheriff of said county as follows: DATE AND TIME OF SALE: Tuesday, October 18, 2011, 10:00 a.m. PLACE OF SALE: Scott County Sheriff ’s Office, Civil Unit, 301 Fuller Street S., City of Shakopee to pay the debt then secured by said Mortgage, and taxes, if any, on said premises, and the costs and disbursements, including attorneys’ fees allowed by law subject to redemption within 6 months from the date of said sale by the mortgagor(s), their personal representatives or assigns. DATE TO VACATE PROPERTY: The date on or before which the mortgagor must vacate the property if the mortgage is not reinstated under Minnesota Statutes section 580.30 or the property redeemed under Minnesota Statutes section 580.23 is 04/18/2012 at 11:59 p.m. If the foregoing date is a Saturday, Sunday or legal holiday, then the date to vacate is the next business day at 11:59 p.m. MORTGAGOR(S) RELEASED FROM FINANCIAL OBLIGATION ON MORTGAGE: NONE THE TIME ALLOWED BY LAW FOR REDEMPTION BY THE MORTGAGOR, THE MORTGAGOR’S PER-

continued from previous page SONAL REPRESENTATIVES OR ASSIGNS, MAY BE REDUCED TO FIVE WEEKS IF A JUDICIAL ORDER IS ENTERED UNDER MINNESOTA STATUTES SECTION 582.032, DETERMINING, AMONG OTHER THINGS, THAT THE MORTGAGED PREMISES ARE IMPROVED WITH A RESIDENTIAL DWELLING OF LESS THAN FIVE UNITS, ARE NOT PROPERTY USED IN AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTION, AND ARE ABANDONED. Dated: August 17, 2011 Bank of America, N.A., as successor by merger to BAC Home Loans Servicing, LP Assignee of Mortgagee Peterson, Fram & Bergman, P.A. By: Steven H. Bruns Attorneys for: Bank of America, N.A., as successor by merger to BAC Home Loans Servicing, LP Assignee of Mortgagee 55 E. 5th St., Suite 800 St. Paul, MN 55101 (651) 209-7599 THIS IS A COMMUNICATION FROM A DEBT COLLECTOR. 16751-105657 (Published in the Shakopee Valley News on Thursday, August 25 and September 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, 2011; No. 5096) SUMMONS IN APPLICATION FOR REGISTRATION OF LAND STATE OF MINNESOTA COUNTY OF SCOTT DISTRICT COURT FIRST JUDICIAL DISTRICT OTHER CIVIL COURT FILE NO. 70-CV-10-26430 In the Matter of the Application of Edward K. Briggs, or his successors, as Trustee of the Edward K. Briggs Revocable Trust U/A dated January 23,2002. To Register Title to Certain Land. In the Matter of the Application of Edward K. Briggs, or his successors, as Trustee of the Edward K. Briggs Revocable Trust U/S dated January 23, 2002, to Register Title to the following described real estate situation in Scott County, Minnesota: That part of Government Lot 8, Section 30, Township 115, Range 21, Scott County, Minnesota adjoining the plat of Eastwood described as follows: Beginning at the northeasterly corner of Lot 21, said plat of Eastwood; thence North 16 degrees 47 minutes 32 seconds West assumed bearing along the northwesterly extension of said Lot 21 a distance of 101.22 feet, more or less, to the shoreline of Prior Lake; thence southwesterly along said shoreline to its intersection with the northwesterly extension of the southwesterly line of said Lot 21; thence South 16 degrees 48 minutes 41 seconds East along the northwesterly extension of the southwesterly line of said Lot 21 a distance of 79.41 feet, more or less, to the most northwesterly corner of said Lot 21; thence North 73 degrees 14 minutes 00 seconds East a distance of 50.12 feet to the point of beginning. Vs. C. Theo Weiland, Minnie M. Weiland, C.T. Weiland, C. Theodore Weiland, John McCall, Margaret Cameron, Edward K. Briggs, Heidi L. Brigs, Sean Noonan, Kimberly S. Noonan, Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., Jan E. Mathiesen, Ann T. Mathiesen, Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc., Summit Mortgage Corporation, City of Prior Lake, Minnesota Valley Electric Cooperative, State of Minnesota. Also all heirs and devisees of any of the above named persons who are deceased and “all” other persons or parties unknown, claiming any right, title, estate, lien or interest in real estate described in the application or amendments herein,” Defendants. THE STATE OF MINNESOTA TO THE ABOVE NAMED DEFENDANTS: You are hereby summoned and required to answer the application in the above proceeding and to file your answer to the said application in the office of the Administrator of said court, in said county, with 20 days after service of this Summons upon you exclusive of the day of such service, and, if you fail to answer the application within the time aforesaid, the applicant in this proceeding will apply to the court for the relief demanded therein. WITNESS, Scott County Court Administrator and the seal Thereof, at Shakopee, Scott County, Minnesota this 27th Day of July, 2011 BY: Renee Moshier Deputy Attorneys for applicant JASPERS, MORIARTY AND WALBURG, P.A. Lee Vickerman #112744 206 Scott Street Shakopee, MN 55379 (952)445-2817 (Published in the Shakopee Valley News on Thursday, August 18, 25 and September 1, 2011; No. 5086) JACKSON TOWNSHIP 920 ROSEWOOD CIRCLE SHAKOPEE, MN 55379 August 11, 2011 SNOWPLOWING BIDS The Jackson Town Board is accepting bids for snowplowing for the season 2011-2012. Anyone wishing to bid should contact the clerk at 952-445-6495 for a copy of the bidding forms. Bids will be accepted at the Clerk’s home until September 2, 2011 and bids maybe turned in at the September 7, 2011 meeting to the Clerk by 7 P.M. Bids will be opened at 7:30 P.M. on September 7, 2011. Jackson Township reserves the right to reject any and all bids, to waive irregularities and informalities and to award the contract to the bid that is in the best interest of Jackson Township. Roselyn Menke Jackson Township Clerk (Published in the Shakopee Valley News on Thursday, August 18 and 25, 2011; No. 5088) MINUTES OF THE SHAKOPEE PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION (Regular Meeting) Vice-President Helkamp called the regular session of the Shakopee Public Utilities Commission

to order at the Shakopee Public Utilities meeting room at 5:00 P.M., August 1, 2011. MEMBERS PRESENT: Commissioners Helkamp, McGowan, Joos and Yost. Also present, Liaison Clay, Utilities Manager Crooks, Finance Director Schmid, Planning & Engineering Director Adams, Line Superintendent Athmann, Water Superintendent Schemel and Marketing/Customer Relations Director Ambach. Commission President Mars was absent as previously advised. Motion by McGowan, seconded by Joos to approve the minutes of the July 18, 2011 meeting. Motion carried. Vice-President Helkamp offered the agenda for approval. Motion by Joos, seconded by Yost to approve the agenda as presented. Motion carried. Vice-President Helkamp stated that the Consent Item was: item 8b: 13 Month Nitrate Report – Advisory. Commissioner McGowan requested item 9f: Burger King Electric Easement Issue be added to the Consent Business. Motion by McGowan, seconded by Joos to approve the Consent Business agenda as amended. Motion carried. The warrant listing for bills paid August 1, 2011 was presented: AM Conservation Group 1,715.76 Amaril Uniform Co. 36.53 Ancom Technical Center Inc. 320.75 Arrow Ace Hardware 187.53 Assurant Employee Benefits 1,990.89 Marvin Athmann 1,790.68 Bell Lumber & Pole Company 13,022.72 Benchmark Learning 1,499.00 James Bergstrom 35.00 Robert Berndtson 199.80 Border States Electric Supply 15,393.58 Delmont Briest 100.00 Michael Browers 35.00 Canterbury PTE Assn. 2,845.16 Carlson Building Services, Inc. 3,045.94 Centerpoint Energy 366.71 Choice Electric Inc. 90.00 City of Shakopee 7,833.67 City of Shakopee 149,500.00 Cooper Power Systems 13,953.60 Creativegraphics of Prior Lake 150.72 John Crooks 56.06 Customer Contact Services 329.01 Dakota Supply Group 646.59 Delta Dental Plan of MN 4,513.09 DSI/LSI 176.92 Fastenal Ind & Const Supplies 5.45 FS3 Inc. 4,275.00 Edward Giesen 400.00 Grainger Inc. 389.93 Gene Hauer 200.00 Hawkins Inc. 137.73 HD Supply - Waterworks, LTD 3,674.17 Hennen’s Shell 332.25 HR Specialist – Employment Law 161.00 Integra Telecom, Inc. 2,183.62 Stuart C Irby Co. 1,263.58 JT Services 916.96 Steven Kickert 400.00 Jeff King 300.00 Tyra Kratochvil 46.45 Thomas R Lacina 58.28 Louisville Township 380.00 Joseph Mamer 400.00 Marschall RD Venture 144.00 Renee McNeill 300.00 Tim Meek 100.00 Minn Valley Testing Labs Inc. 90.00 MMUA 575.00 MN Child Supoprt Payment Center 369.00 Healthsmart Benefit Solutions, Inc. 176.00 Nextel Communications 685.65 Nexus Information Systems 1,746.34 Cindy Nickolay 222.01 Colin O’Brien 400.00 Gerald Pink 200.00 RBC Global Asset Management Inc. 9,606.69 S & T Office Products Inc. 3,059.11 SAIC Energy, Environment & Infrastru 51,418.18 Schilz Ornamental Iron Inc. 704.25 Renee Schmid 25.13 Jodi Schramel 100.00 Scott County Treasurer 162.00 Amy Shahin 60.00 Shakopee Rotary Club 350.00 Shakopee Schools Red Oak 1,785.00 Timothy Sinnen 100.00 T & R Services 90.00 Gregory Triplett 197.03 Twin City Water Clinic 60.00 UPS Store #4009 22.90 Viking Electric Supply Inc. 209.08 Bruce Watson 35.00 Chuck Wellens 124.00 Wesco Receivables Corp. 4,238.50 Elroy Wolf 260.00 XCEL Energy 4,509.85 Motion by Joos, seconded by Yost to approve the warrant listing dated August 1, 2011 as presented. Motion carried. Liaison Clay reported that City Public Works Director Bruce Loney said the street reconstruction projects are proceeding on schedule and going well. Water Superintendent Schemel provided a report of current water operations. Mr. Schemel stated that water production has seen an increase in July. It was reiterated the reconstruction projects are proceeding well and all the watermain has been installed on both projects. Item 13a: Month Nitrate Report – Advisory was received under Consent Business. Line Superintendent Athmann provided a report of current electric operations. Thermal imaging had discovered an issue at the Jmar warehouse and averted a potential outage for the company. It was reported that a storm the day of the Commission meeting caused an outage on Circuit 22. There was a discussion on the record electric demand on July 18. Lastly, an extensive discussion took place on the fiber optic installation on Oxford Circle which caused an outage relating to our UG cable being nicked by the fiber optic line. Planning and Engineering Director Adams reviewed a letter received from Kevin Favero in regards to the Pike Lake Substation design/ construction monitoring services. Due to complications with the project there has been a request for an increase in the authorized budget for this portion of the project. It was requested by the Commission to have Mr. Favero attend the August 15 meeting to explain the overages in more detail. Mr. Adams provided an over-

view on the Time of Use rates provided to Imagine Print Solutions. Imagine has requested the TOU rates be applied to them. Motion by Joos, seconded by McGowan to offer Resolution #993. A Resolution Modifying Resolution #929 By Establishing A Time-OfUse Option To Certain Electric Rates. Ayes: Commissioners Yost, McGowan, Joos and Helkamp. Nay: none. Motion carried. Resolution passed. Marketing/Customer Relations Director Ambach reported the initial mailings for the OPOWER Home Energy Reports were last week. Ms. Ambach provided information on the types of calls received by Staff. The deployment went very well. Utilities Manager Crooks stated SPUC was the first of 10 MN utilities to meet all milestones and deadlines with the rollout of the reports. Item 9f: Burger King Electric Easement Issue was received under Consent Business. Finance Director Schmid provided an overview of the June financials. It was reported the cool wet weather has had a negative impact on the budget, but the warmer weather in July should help offset some of the budget impacts. Year to date revenues through June are down 0.7% for the electric and 17% for water. Mr. Athmann reviewed the newly created Meter/Electronics Technician position. This will take the place of an existing Service Worker opening in his Department. Ms. Schmid reviewed the salary ranges for the position. Motion by McGowan, seconded by Yost to establish a Meter/Electronics Technician job classification and to change SPUC’s Organizational Chart for the Electric Department from 3 Service Workers positions to 2 Service Workers positions and 1 Meter/Electronics Technician position. Motion carried. The tentative commission meeting dates of August 15 and Tuesday, September 6 were noted. Motion by Joos, seconded by Yost to adjourn to the August 15, 2011 meeting. Motion carried. Commission Secretary: John R. Crooks (Published in the Shakopee Valley News on Thursday, August 25, 2011; No. 5094) OFFICIAL PROCEEDINGS OF THE CITY COUNCIL ADJ. REGULAR SESSION SHAKOPEE, MINNESOTA JULY 26, 2011 Mayor Schmitt called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m. with Council members Matt Lehman, Steve Clay, Pam Punt and Pat Heitzman present. Also present were Mark McNeill, City Administrator; Kris Wilson, Assistant City Administrator; Judith S. Cox, City Clerk; Julie Linnihan, Finance Director; R. Michael Leek, Community Development Director; Jamie Polley, Park, Recreation & Natural Resources Director; and Rick Coleman, Fire Chief. Also present at the meeting was Rose Menke, Clerk and Supervisors Chris Brinkhaus, Paul Westveer and Tom Weckman representing Jackson Township Board. Representing Louisville Township were Supervisors John Weckman and Robert Pieper. Clay/Lehman moved to approve the agenda. Motion carried 5-0. Chief Coleman gave an overview of the purpose of the fire department as well the areas it covers, staffing, and equipment they maintain. Chief Coleman said the total budget request for 2012 is $1,831,574. This number is 6% less than 2011. The factor for the budget reduction is due to the fire pension having a good investment year. Chief Coleman also said the Fire Inspector position is completely funded by the Fire Department for 2012. Chief Coleman also discussed the concept of a rotational schedule for three to five firefighters on three hour shifts from 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. to be on hand to respond to fire calls during a regular work week called a Duty Team. Chief Coleman discussed a pay enhancement for paid-on-call firefighters. He said staff is seeking funding to change the structure and increase the amount paid to the City’s 46 paid-on-call firefighters. As it stands firefighters currently get a flat rate of $10 per hour for a call out. The last increase was in 2004. Chief Coleman said an option would be to increase the rate by $2.00/hr. and continue with a single wage for all. Another option is to create a pay for performance system. Chief Coleman discussed the need to look at adding firefighters and staffing for the planned fire station in Southbridge in 2014. Chief Coleman said that once the department has 70 on-call firefighters, there will also be a need for a full-time training officer. Julie Linnihan, Finance Director discussed the need to review of the Township Fire Service Agreements. Ms. Linnihan said that the current agreements were drafted and signed in 1994. Jamie Polley, Parks, Recreation and Natural Resources Director, discussed the Park and Recreation mission statement and staffing. The 2012 revenue budget will increase by 2% and expenditures will increase by 1% for a total of $1.3 million. Ms. Polley discussed future one-time expenditures such as the teen center carpet replacement, pool vacuum, pool repairs, electrical run to the pool shelter, etc. She also talked about a 5% increase in recreation fees that was suggested by their consultant. Ms. Polley discussed future recreation facilities which include maintenance, new facilities and replacement facilities. She discussed the radiant heating replacement over bleacher area, flooring replacement in ice arena, resurfacing the Community Center Walking Track, replacement of gym dividing curtain, and a 2nd floor to the fitness area. Clay/Lehman moved for a five minute recess. Motion carried 5-0. Mayor Schmitt reconvened the meeting at 8:56 p.m. Ms. Polley said that the Natural Resources budget request for

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2012 is $45,247 which is down 29%, eliminating an intern in 2012. She asked Council to consider hiring a Natural Resources Coordinator or a Forester position. She also stated that if Council doesn’t plan on moving forward with the hiring of a Natural Resources Coordinator or Forester, they need to discuss what to do with the EAC. Council members did not support filling the Natural Resources position and directed staff to bring back for discussion at the end of the year the future of the EAC. Ms. Polley discussed the Park Capital Improvement Program (CIP). She discussed the current projects that are taking place in 2011. She also discussed possible park projects to consider for 2012 for a total expenditure of $917,000. Michael Leek, Community Development Director, presented the Community Development budgets which include the divisions of Planning, Building/Inspections, Economic Development Authority (EDA) and Transit. The total budget for Transit is $1.24 million proposed for 2012, which is up $51,665. Mr. Leek said that the recent transportation funding signed into law reduces revenue available to suburban transit providers which may include a $66,000 reduction for 2012 and 2013. This could result in a shortfall between revenues and expenditures for 2012 of approximately $250,000. Mr. Leek said that based on the projected shortfalls, the City of Shakopee will consider the impacts on both existing and planned future service. Mr. Leek presented the EDA budget. Mr. Leek said there is an increase to the expenditures because of the addition of the Downtown Façade Improvement program being added for 2012. The total proposed fund balance for 2012 is $438,211. The next budget Mr. Leek presented was the Building/Inspections budget. The significant difference in the budget is the elimination of the Fire Inspector’s salary which was moved to the Fire Department budget. The total proposed budget for 2012 is $723,210. Mr. Leek said that there has been an increase in applications other than for new construction. Revenues are down and will have to be addressed. The Planning budget for 2012 is $452,697 which is a reduction of $26,763 from the 2011 budget. Mr. Leek said there are no staffing changes to this budget. The supply of lots is below a one year supply. Mark McNeill, City Administrator, presented Council with the Mayor & Council budget. Mr. McNeill said there is a slight reduction of 3.2% resulting in $205,707 for the 2012 budget. Judy Cox, City Clerk, presented the City Clerk budget. She said the budget for 2012 is an increase of $34,403 and is mostly due to upcoming primary and presidential elections that year. The total budget for 2012 is $361,583. Julie Linnihan, Finance Director, presented Council with the Finance budget. Ms. Linnihan said there is an increase to the budget due to the Sr. Accounting Clerks’ position being raised from 80% to 100% due to a pending retirement. Ms. Linnihan said it would be difficult to find a person of that skill level to fill the position if it’s not a full-time position. The total 2012 budget is $855,696. Kris Wilson, Assistant City Administrator, presented the Administration Department budget. Ms. Wilson said there is an increase of 1% for the 2012 budget. Ms. Wilson is requesting that there be an increase in hours for the Communication Coordinator’s position. The second item Ms. Wilson is requesting is for $2,500 to improve the employee recognition efforts. The total 2012 budget is $1,009,553. Ms. Wilson discussed several policy issues which are out-of-state training budget, compensation study for pay equity compliance, public access equipment check-out service and restructuring the position of the Telecommunication’s Coordinator to be half time in the IT department and half time in the Telecommunications department. Ms. Wilson also discussed the budget request for 2012 to include a consultant to update the Pay Plan at an estimated one time cost of $20,000. Ms. Wilson also talked about the Information Technology Internal Service Fund. She said that in 2012 there is a need to upgrade the Storage Area Network (SAN) at a cost of approximately $133,828. She also discussed the number of network accounts within the City and the cost increase per account which will be approximately $275,500 for 2012. Ms. Wilson presented Council with the Facility Maintenance budget. The total requested budget for 2012 is $462,000 which is down 7.7% from 2011. She also provided Council an overview of the Building Maintenance projects for the next several years. Lehman/Lehman offered Resolution No. 7111, a Resolution of Appreciation to Therese Scherer Romsdahl, and moved its adoption. Motion carried 5-0. Punt/Clay moved to adjourn to Monday, August 1, 2011, at 7:00 p.m. Motion carried 5-0. The meeting adjourned at 10:58 p.m. Judith S. Cox City Clerk Kim Weckman Recording Secretary (Published in the Shakopee Valley News on Thursday, August 25, 2011; No. 5097) OFFICIAL PROCEEDINGS OF THE CITY COUNCIL ADJ. REGULAR SESSION SHAKOPEE, MINNESOTA AUGUST 1, 2011 Mayor Schmitt called the meet-

ing to order at 7:00 p.m. with Council members, Pat Heitzman, Steve Clay, Matt Lehman and Pamela Punt present. Also present Mark McNeill, City Administrator; Kris Wilson, Assistant City Administrator; Judith S. Cox, City Clerk; R. Michael Leek, Community Development Director; Bruce Looney, Public Works Director/City Engineer; Julie Linnihan, Finance Director; Jeff Tate, Police Chief; and Rick Coleman. Punt/Clay moved to approve the agenda. Motion carried 5-0. Bruce Loney, Public Works Director/Engineer, introduced Tom Roushar of WSB & Associates who was at the meeting to provide an overview of the Lift Station L16 Emergency Operating Plan. Mr. Roushar provided background and history of the Shakopee interceptor and its capacity and infiltration. He then explained to Council the reliability and deficiencies outlined in the evaluation he conducted of Lift Station 16 (L16). Based on Mr. Roushar’s evaluation the total cost to meet his recommendations would cost approximately $334,000. This includes $50,000 for the demolition of the old lift station building located east of the intersection at Bluff Avenue and Marschall Road. He also recommended keeping spare parts and materials on hand for emergency force main repairs. Lehman/Clay moved to accept the “Lift Station L16 Emergency Operating Plan” (dated July 25, 2011). Motion carried 5-0. Mr. Loney provided Council with the following Public Works/ Engineering budget information: 2012 Sanitary Sewer – provided an overview of the Sanitary Sewer Division’s responsibilities and staffing. Sanitary Sewer expenditures for 2012 are estimated at $4,269,359 which is a 3% increase from 2011. 2012 Surface Water – provided an overview of the Surface Water Maintenance Division’s responsibilities and staffing. Surface Water expenditures for 2012 are estimated at $1,471,580 which is a decrease from 2011. 2012 Engineering Division – provided an overview of the division’s responsibilities and staffing. Engineering expenditures for 2012 are estimated at $662,799 which is a .18% increase from 2011. 2012 Street Maintenance Division – provided an overview of the division’s responsibilities and staffing. Street Maintenance expenditures for 2012 are estimated at $2,121,374 which is a 3% increase from 2011. 2012 Fleet Maintenance Division – provided an overview of the division’s responsibilities and staffing. Fleet Maintenance expenditures for 2012 are estimated at $113,759 which is a 7% decrease from 2011. 2012 Park Maintenance Division – provided an overview of the division’s responsibilities and staffing was provided. Park Maintenance expenditures for 2012 are estimated at $1,590,142 which is a .8% increase from 2011. In summary, Mr. Loney said that the overall increase is $67,504 or 1.52% above what was spent in 2011 for Public Works/Engineering divisions. Jeff Tate, Police Chief provided Council with the 2012 Police Department budget. An overview of the goals established by the Police Services Master Planning Task Force was reviewed as well as current staffing numbers. Chief Tate said the 2012 requested budget is $7,267,470 which is an increase of $4.2% from 2011. He discussed the notable increases and reductions in the budget. He recommended filling the budgeted 47th police patrol position. He also recommended reducing the hours for the CSO’s and creating a civil evidence position. Lehman/Heitzman moved to recess for a five minute break. Motion carried 5-0. Mayor Schmitt reconvened the meeting at 8:36 p.m. Kris Wilson, Assistant City Administrator, presented Council with Employee Compensation. Ms. Wilson provided Council with the number’s of staff in each of the employee groups. She stated that of the full-time employee’s half are union and half are non-union. She also stated that all three of the union groups’ contracts are set to expire at the end of 2011. She provided the past history of general wage increases since 2007 for all employee groups and also discussed health care costs for employees. Julie Linnihan, Finance Director, provided information to Council regarding transfers within the City. She said that City receives transfers from Shakopee Public Utilities for water and electric. Approximately $1.2 to 1.3 million annually is transferred in from the electric fund and $850,000 is transferred in from the water fund. Ms. Linnihan stated that the transfer in from the Transit Fund may decrease due to the recent legislative session and funding decreases. She also briefly discussed the transfer in from the Capital Improvement Fund, which includes the dollars from state aid. Ms. Linnihan then provided a spreadsheet of the 2012 budget which outlined each of the department’s additional requests and the financial impact each would have on the 2012 budget. Michael Leek, Community Development Director took this opportunity to update Council on the impacts of the current legislative decisions regarding transit for the City of Shakopee and activities at the Metropolitan Council. Ms. Linnihan stated that with all of the information that has been provided for Council over the past budget workshop sessions, she will provide budget overviews and scenarios for Council at their next meeting to aid in the decisions they

will need to make to set a budget by September 15, 2012. She did remind Council that because of the State shutdown in July, there are many unknown factors as to the impacts it may have had on cities. Clay/Heitzman moved to adjourn to Wednesday, August 3, 2011 at 7:00 p.m. Motion carried 5-0. The Council meeting ended at 9:50 p.m. Judith S. Cox City Clerk Kim Weckman Recording Secretary (Published in the Shakopee Valley News on Thursday, August 25, 2011; No. 5098) NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING T O W H O M I T M AY C O N CERN: Pursuant to provision of the Shakopee City Code, Section 11.89, Subd 8, the Planning Commission of the City of Shakopee will hold a public hearing on Thursday, September 8, 2011, at 7:00 P.M., or thereafter, in the Council Chambers of City Hall at 129 South Holmes Street, Shakopee, to consider an amendment to the City Code regarding the criteria for changeable electronic signs. Comments from interested citizens concerning this matter will be taken at this public hearing. Any questions concerning this application may be addressed by calling the Planner listed below at the Community Development Department (952) 233-9300 prior to the September 8, 2011 meeting. Dated this 18th day of August,2011. Julie Klima Planner II (Published in the Shakopee Valley News on Thursday, August 25, 2011; No. 5099) NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING T O W H O M I T M AY C O N CERN: Notice is also hereby given that the Shakopee Board of Adjustment & Appeals will meet in the Council Chambers at City Hall, located at 129 Holmes Street South, Shakopee, on Thursday, September 8, 2011 at 7:00 P.M., or thereafter to consider an application by The Hertz Corporation for a Conditional Use Permit for an Automotive Rental facility in the Highway Business (B1) Zone. The subject property is located at 491 Marschall Road. Comments from interested citizens concerning this matter will be taken at this public hearing. Any questions concerning this application may be addressed by calling the Planner listed below at the Community Development Department (952) 233-9348 prior to the September 8, 2011 meeting. Dated this 18th Day of August, 2011. Mark Noble Planner II (Published in the Shakopee Valley News on Thursday, August 25, 2011; No. 5100) STATE OF MINNESOTA SECRETARY OF STATE CERTIFICATE OF ASSUMED NAME Minnesota Statutes Chapter 333 File Number: Date Filed: August 08, 2011 The filing of an assumed name does not provide a user with exclusive rights to that name. The filing is required as a consumer protection, in order to enable consumers to be able to identify the true owner of a business. 1. State the exact assumed name under which the business is or will be conducted: Olympic Pools 2. State the address of the principal place of business. A complete street address or rural route and rural route box number is required; the address cannot be a P.O. Box: 135 South Atwood Street, Shakopee, MN 55379 3. List the name and complete street address of all persons conducting business under the above Assumed Name, OR if an entity, provide the legal corporate, LLC, or Limited Partnership name and registered office address. Attach additional sheet(s) if necessary: PK Companies, LLC – 135 South Atwood Street, Shakopee, MN 55379 4. I, the undersigned, certify that I am signing this document as the person whose signature is required, or as agent of the person(s) whose signature would be required who has authorized me to sign this document on his/her behalf, or in both capacities. I further certify that I have completed all required fields, and that the information in this document is true and correct and in compliance with the applicable chapter of Minnesota Statutes. I understand that by signing this document I am subject to the penalties of perjury as set forth in Section 609.48 as if I had signed this document under oath. Signature: Donald Pampuch – Partner Mary M.L. O’Brien - Contact Person 612-338-0661 Date: 7-1-11 (Published in the Shakopee Valley News on Thursday, August 25 and September 1, 2011; No. 5101)

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Ditch Witch of Minnesota, Inc. is currently seeking a full-time truck driver/mechanic. Qualified applicants will have 5+ years experience with formal training. Class A license is required. Benefits include: medical, dental, 401k & uniforms. Fax resume to: 952-4450035 or mail to: 12826 Emery Way, Shakopee, MN 55379 or come in to fill out an application. Express Employment Professionals In Partnership with Apex International Currently have 50+ positions available at Apex International in Chaska, MN. Individuals should have: Production & assembly experience Ability to pass a basic skills evaluation High school diploma or GED equivalent required Overtime is Available! 2nd, 3rd shifts Available: $10+/hr *Production/assembly *Compounding/sanitation *Warehouse/forklift 124 Columbia Court West, Chaska, MN 55318

Date: Wed, Aug 31st 2011 Time: 10:00 a.m. CALL 952-915-2000 WITH QUESTIONS

School Bus Drivers Palmer Bus Service is looking for persons with a good driving record to drive school bus in the Shakopee School District. Opportunity for AM, PM, Activity routes and Special Education routes. Requires School Bus license. Will train eligible applicants. Excellent salary, annual bonus, paid training. Palmer Bus Service 952-445-1166

JORDAN TRANSFORMER, LLC

Controls Engineer

Printing Press Operator

Inquiries sought from motivated individuals with analog and digital machine control design experience. Associate Degree or higher in electrical engineering required. Assignments require strong computer skills, the ability to read, design and draw wiring diagrams and control schematics using AutoCAD 2012 and good communications skills. Jordan Transformer offers competitive wages, 401K plan and medical package. Inquires send resume with wage expectations to: Email: hr@jordantransformer.com

North Star Publishing of International Falls is seeking a Printing Press Operator for its sheetfed print shop. Heidelberg experience is preferred, but willing to train the right individual. This is a union position with good wages and benefits. Primarily a day shift position, but flexibility is a must. Starting pay scale commensurate with experience. To apply, email resume to: jerry@northstarpublishingmn.com send to Jerry Flansburg, North Star Publishing, 1602 Hwy 71, International Falls, MN 56649 or call Jerry or Rob at 218-285-7411

Store Management & Crew Members Opportunities Available Now hiring for a full time Assistant Store Management position. Stores are located in the Shakopee, Chanhassen, and Excelsior areas. Please call Michelle at 612.718.3520 or Lauren at 952.239.1466 for interested inquiries. WE OFFER: Flexible scheduling Opportunity to run your own store Competitive pay Pleasant atmosphere Multi-store opportunities Due to continued growth, M.A. Gedney Company, the Minnesota Pickle, has current openings for qualified individuals in our manufacturing plant. Machine Operators Mixers Forklift Drivers Positions are available on both first and second shifts. We are seeking individuals with previous line maintenance experience in a manufacturing setting to include trouble-shooting, line setup, PLC's and with basic skills in electrical, welding and machining, and a desire to be a part of the team that manufactures the country's best pickles. In exchange for your experience, we offer a full range of employee benefits. Interested candidates may submit their resume to hr@ gedneypickle.com or fax to 952-448-1790.

DRIASI in Chanhassen, MN is currently hiring Claims Examiners. Candidates must be familiar with Life and Health Insurance concepts and must also have at least 3 years claims examining experience. For full detail and to apply, please go to: https://home.eease. adp.com/ recruit/?id=814271

Finish carpenters wanted with 2-5 years of experience. Position is full time and benefits eligible. Must have valid D/L, reliable transportation and be able to pass background check, drug screen and physical. Call our job line at 952-380-3720 or send resume to jobs@carpentrycontractors.com

DIETARY MANAGER Shakopee Friendship Manor Nursing Home is seeking a Dietary Manager to provide high-energy leadership. We are looking for an energetic individual with long term care experience who can guide our dietary department and will be responsible for preparing and serving meals, ordering the food and planning menus for our 80-bed nursing home. Responsibilities include supervision of the dietary staff and must be knowledgeable of the Federal and State nursing home rules and guidelines. Qualified applicants please send resume to: Shakopee Friendship Manor, Attn: Administrator, 1340 West Third Avenue, Shakopee, MN 55379 or email to: bsalmela@spacestar.net

Framing, Siding and Window carpenters wanted with all levels of experience. Positions are full time and benefits eligible. Must have valid D/L, reliable transportation and be able to pass background check, drug screen and physical. Call our job line at 952-380-3720 or send resume to: jobs@carpentry contractors.com

Shakopee Midas is growing! We are looking for an experienced full-line technician with strong driveability background. We are a full service shop. We service most makes and most services. Looking for an energetic, personable tech that can develop relationships with our customers. We offer 5 day work week, vacation, holiday pay, health insurance, employee discounts, tool insurance, clean shop and friendly atmosphere. Teamwork, flexibility and adaptation is important. ASE certification, trade school or manufacturer certification required. Immediate placement, competitive wages for the right person. Must possess valid drivers license. Please e-mail reedstyve@shakopeemidas.com or apply in person. 952-496-2656

HELP WANTED SALES

New and used car and truck sales. We need self starters, looking for long term employment and huge earning potential. We are one of the few growing Ford dealerships in Minnesota. Experience preferred but will train the right individual. Wolf Motors Jordan, MN 952-492-2340

is currently recruiting for the following openings: - Outdoor/Seasonal General Laborers - Assemblers/Packagers -Warehouse/Pick& Pack - Machine Operators

PRIOR LAKE OPENING SOON NOW HIRING!!

Employees of The Work Connection receive excellent wages, weekly pay, affordable benefits & great work environments! Must successfully pass a pre-employment drug screen and criminal background check prior to start. HS diploma/GED required, or equivalent work experience in manufacturing. To apply for these positions, contact the Chaska office: (952) 368-4898, 1340 Crystal Lane

Immediate opening for an experienced Fast Food Manager in Jordan MN. We are a growing company with competitive salary & benefits available. Qualified applicants reply by email to: dema8364@gmail.com or 952-224-8370

*DRIVERS *CUSTOMER SERVCE *COOKS *SHIFT MANAGERS

Manufacturing 1st/2nd/3rd shift We have several skilled and entry-level positions available for: -Assembly -Packaging -Welder -Warehouse -Machine Operators -Quality Tech. -Maintenance -Quality Assurance Tech. Please apply ASAP for immed. consideration! TEAM PERSONNEL Shakopee....952-746-3346 Mankato....507-720-6556 www.teampersonnel.com

Apply now start working right away!! Paid Training, Fun Atmosphere, Free Uniforms, Discounted Meals, Paid Vacations For more details and to apply online: www.PizzaHut.com Prior Lake Pizza Hut 6880 Boudin St NE, Prior Lake, MN 55372

Welders Chart Inc. is a leading global manufacturer of standard and custom engineered products and systems for a wide variety of cryogenic and heat transfer applications. Chart's New Prague MN manufacturing campus is a 27-acre site with over 275,000-sq. ft. of heavy manufacturing space. Presently, Chart has immediate openings for Welders on our night shift. Primary job responsibilities will include performing complex and critical welding operations on various metals using Flux-core, TIG, MIG and Sub-arc Welding. The ideal candidate shall have a high school diploma, vocational welding program certificate or equivalent welding experience and the ability to read and interpret drawings and weld symbols. Chart's fast track to a rewarding career includes a competitive compensation and benefits program. If you are interested in the challenge please apply in person, call or send your resume and/or application to:

FULL & PART TIME

PEOPLE WORK Provide support and assistance to a group of adults, 21-85 years old with a Developmental Disability, some with Alzheimers. Fun and challenging team work with unique schedules. Learn more about job duties, qualifications, pay and benefits and do an online application at our website.

Metro area asphalt paving contractor has openings for qualified experienced personnel. Skilled positions are available in all areas of excavation/ grading and asphalt installation. Clean driving records with Class A CDL is required. For more information please contact Pam at 952-4962651

Apply on-line at CommunityLivingHomes.com Community Living Inc, 952-443-2048 eoe

Chart Inc. 407 7th Street NW New Prague, MN 56071 EOE

To learn more about these businesses, go to www.imarketplace.mn Call (952) 345-3003 to place an ad

LANDSCAPING

ODD JOBS

ODD JOBS

Handyman Ser vices PROFESSIONAL, PROMPT, COURTEOUS SERVICE 28 YEARS OF TRADE EXPERIENCE Bob Wagner (952) 686-4833 www.bobshandymanservices.com for available services and rates. Fully Insured

Retaining Walls, Concrete & Paver Drives, Patio & Walks, Boulder walls, & much more!

Handy Home Repair Service, Inc.

952-292-2261

Insured, References, Licensed #20374699

Premiere One Landscapes

LANDSCAPING #1 Schieber Outdoor Services LawncareLandscaping. Commercial Residential. Senior Discount. Joe: 952-2924445 612-275-2574. AJ's Tree & Lawn Service LLC. Trimming & removal. Licensed, insured. 952-445-1812 Paul Bunyan Tree Service. Tree Removal and Trimming. www.paulbunyantree serviceinc.com AA Tree Removal/ trimming/ firewood/ brush hauling, stump grinding. Steve, 952-445-5239

MOVING/STORAGE

MOVING? You Call - We Haul

Completely Enclosed Truck Very Reasonable Rates

952-758-2552 We Haul Moving New Prague

PAINT/WALLPAPER

ROOFING

MJ Painting Interior/ Exterior painting & staining. 952-445-2904 Marvin Jeurissen

Monnens Custom Builders

LOW HOURLY RATES, TELL ME WHAT YOU CAN AFFORD AND WE WILL MAKE A DEAL!

Any Task... Just Ask 612-201-6316, bgmach3_3@hotmail.com www.handyhomereapairservice.com

Quality Remodeling and Home Repairs A Minnesota Greenstar Qualified contractor

References, Lic & Ins Mn Lic. 20632058 Kevin Hayes

(612)867-8287 kevin@hmwhome.com www.hmwhome.com

NEED HANDYMAN? Little Job Expert! For all the odd jobs needing Attention!!! Painting: • Interior & Exterior Finish Carpentry: • Basements • Bathrooms • Ceramic Tile • Sheet Rock & Taping Dennis 952-334-1755 952-445-9034

ODD JOBS Bruce Mackenthun Does It All! WindowDoor- Deck specialist! Professional services. 952-270-9166. Lic #20452534 Ins. www.brucedoesitall.com

Ken's HANDYMAN SERVICE Repairs, Installations & Home Improvements. Call Ken: 952-445-1836

Best Drywall LLC Serving SW Metro 18 yrs. Small crew/no subs/ painting. New Const/ Basements/ Repair. BBB Reg/Ins/Free Est. All work guaranteed Mic 612-685-0476 bestdrywallminnesota.com

PAINT/WALLPAPER *A and K PAINTING* Schedule your Summer painting now!

Ext/Int Paint/ Stain ~Carpentry/ Repair~ Free Estimates Ins/ Bonded

952-474-6258 Major credit cards accepted

“Bill's Painting” Exterior/ Interior/ Decks. 29 yrs/ guaranteed work. 10% scheduling discount. 952-448-6633/ 952-220-1090 Breimhorst Painting. Interior/ Exterior. Insured. Albie: 952-261-2234

952-448-3761 No wall too small

Roofing/ Additions New Construction Siding/ Windows Locally owned 20 + Years Jim's Cell: 612-859-4618 Mike's Cell: 612-859-4620 952-496-0921 Lic. 4960

Why Wait Roofing LLC Offering best extended manufacturers warranty! Tear-offs, Re-roofs, Siding & Gutters, New Construction Insurance Specialist Over 18 years experience FREE ESTIMATES Rodney Oldenburg Cell # 612-210-5267 952-443-9957 Lic. ID-20156835

952-492-3842 952-412-4718(cell) Storm damage repairs Defective shingle claims Family owned & operated Thousands of satisfied customers Professional and Courteous Lic# 20632183

Let us know how we can earn your business. (952)873-6078 Roofing Windows OSiding ORemodeling O

ROOFING

Regal Enterprises, Inc. Roofing, siding, windows, gutters. Insurance work. Since 1980. regalenterprisesinc.net 952-201-4817

SIDING/GUTTERS Grade A Gutters, competitive prices, free estimates. Since 1991. 952448-9943

Discounted fabrics... drapes, bedspreads, residential/ commercial. 38 years' experience. 952-447-4655

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Locally Owned & Operated Licensed & Insured #20631439

Classifieds 952-345-3003

PLUMBING/SEPTIC Father/ son plumbing company. Licensed, bonded, insured. Working for you! R&D Plumbing952-237-0115 Plumbing, heating, remodel and repair, new construction. 952-4922440

ROOFING

UPHOLSTERY

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Finding the Service you are looking for OR To place your Ad in this section!

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952-882-8888 Call today for your Free Inspection! Family Owned & Operated www.capstonebros.com Lic# 20609967

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Always Quality Interior Painting. RELIABLE, Professional, Experienced 952-334-0977 Jerry Fehn

ROOFING

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JOIN A WINNER! South Metro Federal Credit Union has an opportunity for individuals seeking permanent Fulltime employment as a MSR/TELLER. Opening is for 8am-5pm or 9am-6pm. Flexible work week due to scheduling. MSR/Tellers perform member transactions, including deposits, withdrawals, loan payments, transfers, check cashing, debit card ordering and other member services. Additional duties include assisting members in opening new accounts, handling member requests and introduction of member services. SMFCU offers a competitive wage & benefit package including a 401(k) savings plan. If you want to be a part of an organization that is a good place to work with friendly people, please submit you resume to: South Metro Federal Credit Union 2573 Credit Union Dr. Prior Lake, MN 55372

Now hiring for full time, part time, and seasonal full time positions! **Warehouse experience preferred, but not required.** Heartland America is a direct marketing company offering brand name and other quality merchandise at value prices via catalog and internet sales. Excellent starting wage and full time benefits include: Medical, dental, 401K, paid vacations, paid holidays, a generous merchandise discount & more!! Application available online at: www.heartland america.com/ application Send resume or apply in person: Conveniently located off of Hwy 5/41, Chaska Heartland America Attn; Jason/Warehouse 8085 Century Blvd. Chaska, MN 55318 Phone (952) 361-5609 Email: jdrum@heartland america.com

ATT: Human Resources

Phone calls will not be accepted in response to this posting. Thanks for your consideration. South Metro Federal Credit Union is a growing Federally Chartered Credit Union in Prior Lake.

Painter, FT/PT, pay based on experienced. 612-701-6805 Work Close To Home! Inside Sales and Telesales Manager Positions Experience desired. For complete postings, see our listings on Careerbuilder and Craigslist.

Send resumes to: recruitment@ apothecaryproducts.com

A New Career

Carver County office: Are you fun and outgoing? Take the real estate style test and find out if a real estate career is right for you.

Part-Time Help needed in busy Chiropractic office. 1424 hours per week. Salary DOQ. Chaska 952-448-3900 Lunchroom Supervisor/ Study Hall Supervisor. Jordan Middle School has an opening for a lunchroom/study hall supervisor. PT, 11am2:15pm, during student days for the school year. Please send application & letter of interest to: Lance Chambers, Principal, Jordan Middle School, 500 Sunset Dr., Jordan, MN 55352 Open until filled. Newspaper Route: Weekday/Weekend Routes now avail. Bloomington area. Must be 18 yrs. & have own vehicle. (952) 451-8188

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Wyn Ray 952-556-1750 st

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Part-Time

Part-Time

Now hiring Cashiers, Sales, Lot. Chaska Home Depot. www.homedepot.com 952-368-0281

Office Support Small office in Eden Prairie is looking for part-time (20-25 hrs weekly) employee to answer phones, input customers and general office work. Must have good phone skills and be able to use Windows based programs. Please send resume to krosland@comcast.net

RN Needed Knowledge of home health. Very pt work Flexible schedule Pay rate $22.00/hr. Please fax resume attn: Gay 952-746-5738 or email:

Sales Positions

TRANSPORTATION

Prior Lake State Bank has an immediate opening for a Part-time Teller of 20-30hrs per wk including Saturdays. The main duties will be to conduct a variety of banking transactions efficiently & accurately. Candidates will possess the following: High School Education or equivalent is required. 1-2yrs of cash handling and customer service experience is helpful. 1-2 yrs of banking experience is preferred. Please send your resume and cover letter to: Prior Lake State Bank, Attn: Paula Ruths, 16677 Duluth Ave SE, Prior Lake, MN 55372 or email to pruths@priorlake.com Equal Opportunity Employer

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED Southern Valley Alliance for Battered Women is in need of additional volunteers to answer its 24-hour crisis line and provide childcare at support groups. Free training for crisis line volunteers will begin Oct. 1. No training is required for childcare volunteers. For more information, call Kim by Sept. 14,

952-873-4214

Rewarding & fun position working as an activities coordinator. No experience required. $9$11/ hour. Call 612-2456797.

Part-Time

1981 Sea Nymph 16' fish/ ski boat, 1989 Evinrude 60hp tracker, Spartan trailer, trolling motor, livewells, locators, anchormates, pedestal seats. REDUCED! $3200. 952445-5473

1992 Vibo 21' Hexagon pontoon. Low hrs. 2 motors. '96 Merc 90HP + 9.9. Marine radio. Trailer. Clean. $9,500. 612720-2262

2001, 17ft. Starcraft, 90HP, Mercury. Excellent condition. $9,000 952-890-2630

Community Services Technician The City of Eden Prairie is looking for a PT Community Services Technician. This position provides resources, referrals and assistance related to housing and community services. Minimum three years of experience in social services including working with immigrant populations. Starts at $19.66 to $22.41/hr. Apply online at; www.edenprairie.org. Application Deadline September 6, 2011.

2002 Larson 19' FishNSki, SEI 190, 135 HP Outboard, stored indoors. $11,900.00 or BO, NADA guide suggested $13,945.00, Jon 612-730-8116

Job Fair! Mains'l Services, Inc. is currently seeking several individuals to partner with consumers with disabilities who are attending or pursuing college in the Eden Prairie, MN area. The College Plus program focuses on: Education Skills, Independent Living Skills,Vocational Skills, and Social Skills. Positions are for 20 hours per week, and begin at $10.00/ hour. Hours may vary based on consumers' school schedules. Join us at the Eden Prairie Community Center on Friday, August 26 between 9am-12pm to learn more about this program and to apply in person. Applications can also be submitted online at www.mainsl.com

1987 31' Pathfinder Motorhome. $5,000/ BO. 952-496-2243

27' 2007 Palomino Thoroughbred, 1 slide out, triple bunk, queen bed sleeps 7-8. $17,499, Parked in Waseca. Call Mitch 612-325-7365

Boats/Motors

www.Chaskadelivery.com

Part-Time Teller

Campers Travel Trailers

2006 Crestliner Lsi Angler 2285. Lots of extras. 60 HP Mercury 4 stroke and dual axle trailer. 763-360-6251

1991 Fleetwood Southwind Motorhome, Class A, 33ft. Only 38k miles! Smooth runner, fully loaded, sleeps 6, hydraulic leveler, $10,500, 612-669-4172

1996 Itasca Suncruiser Motorhome. Class A, 39'. Excellent condition, shedded at all times/ winterized. Loaded! 29,300 actual miles. $35,000/BO. 507-6656019

Experienced Maintenance Mechanics Due to company growth, M.A. Gedney Company is currently searching for experienced Line Mechanics for second shift. We are seeking individuals with previous line maintenance experience in a manufacturing setting to include trouble-shooting, line setup, PLC's and basic skills in electrical, welding and machining. In exchange for your experience, we offer a full range of employee benefits. Interested candidates may submit their resume to hr@ gedneypickle.com or fax to 952-448-1790.

Lifeguard and Water Safety Instructors Flexible hours available. Must be certified in Red Cross Lifeguarding/First Aid and CPR/AED for Lifeguards and/or Water Safety Instructor. Day, Evenings & Weekend hours available. For more information please contact Tessa Syverson at 952-227-7746.

94 Starcraft, 17ft. Aluminum. Walleye, Bass ½ Console 75hp. Mariner & 8hp. Kicker. $6500. 612-554-6725 or bsehlers3242@gmail.com

1998 Holiday Rambler Vacationer 36' motorhome, great condition, sleeps 6, 60,000 miles, $31,900 or best offer. Call Gary at 952492-1129.

2001 Camper, 5th wheel 2 slideouts, golfcart, shed $14,500. Excellent condition. Parked on beautiful wooded lot in Zumbrota, MN 612-7208683/ 612-599-0184

2004 41' SportsCoach Elite. Fully equipped. 23,000K. Well-maintained. 3 slides. $100,000. 952-797-6264

2005 Fleetwood Utah pop-up camper. A/C, furnace, slide-out, outside shower, king beds, bonus add-on-room. Great condition. $6500 or b/o. 952-445-7044

2000 Harley Davidson 883 Sportster, wife's bike, never rode, must go. 1300 miles, Lots, lots of extras, mint! $7000. 952-890-0905

Hydro Stream Vegas. 20'. 200 HP+++. Complete restoration. 5 passenger. A real head turner! $8,900 or all trades welcome. 952215-5421

2007 27' Colorardo RL 5th Wheel, 2 Slide $29,500 or best offer. 507-934-4834 M-F after 5:30

Sporting Goods CASH$$ We buy guns SPORTS STOP Shakopee 952-445-5282

EZ-GO Gas Golf Cart with Rear Seat. White with White Top and Seats. $2195. 952-2390446

Cars $$ Paid for Junkers/ Repairables FREE TOW. Immediate pickup. Serving Carver/ Scott counties. 952-220-TOWS, 24/7

2003 Harley Softtail Deuce Anniversary model. 5500 miles. $13,000. 952-447-4280

2004 Harley FXST Softail 24,000 miles. Extras too much to list. Call for details. $9,400. 952836-6773

$$ Wanted $$ JUNK CARS Viking Auto Salvage 651-460-6166

1963 Buick Custom Convertible. V6 A/T. Completely rebuilt 3000 miles ago. New white/top, brakes. Excellent condition some minor restoration needed. $5000. 605-2127283

Phil is happy because he sold his car through the ‘Classifieds’! You can be happy too!

Call our Classified Dept. 8am-5pm Mon-Fri 952-345-3003

Certified Fitness Instructors Positions available to instruct aqua, cycling, studio, and SilverSneaker fitness classes at the Chaska Community Center in a variety of formats. New instructors are welcome to apply; mentoring is available to improve your teaching skills. $15-$25/class. Questions may be directed to Susan Marek, CCC Fitness Coordinator, 952-227-7780 or smarek@chaskamn.com

2005 Kawasaki 1600 Vulcan Classic with Vance & Hines pipes. New tires. 10,895 miles. Mint condition. $5900 Call (952) 934-7358

Honda style 2007 JMST 250cc Scooter. 1329 miles, original owner, 80 mpg, 4 stroke 2 passenger, $2900.00, call Ray 952-402-9110 1994 Harley Heritage Softtail, 26300k, all service records avail, extra set of pipes. $7500. Call Mike @ 612-309-6737

NOW HIRING Part-Time Fitness Job Opportunities! The Chaska Community Center has the following part-time job opportunities. Applications are available online at: www.chaskacommunitycenter.com or at the front desk of the Chaska Community Center.

Dutchman Camper 2002- 28ft. Excellent condition. Sleeps 6-8 w/queen bed. A/C, heat, appliances, plumbing works perfect. $7800. Must see. 952-474-6230

2005 black Yamaha R6, 6,000 miles. Yoshimurd customized exhaust. With OEM cover & tank bra. $5,500. 952-3610142

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1 & 2 Shift CNC, Vertical Machining Center. 2nd Shift Turning Center. Program. Setup and Operate. 3-5 years experience a must. We offer a competitive wage and excellent benefit package including holiday and vacation pay, health & disability insurance, simple IRA retirement plan! Must be 18 to apply. Busch Bros. Machining, Inc 600 Sixth St NW New Prague, MN 56071 952-758-5757

Motorcycles

Local State Farm agent seeking full-time sales rep. Please send resume to: kim@kimschaffer.com

gdeleeuw@136mbk.com

StarTribune Newspaper Carrier Needed immediately Weekdays (M-F) 1route open immediately in Chaska. For further information see our website at;

Campers Travel Trailers

or email: classifieds@iMarketplace.mn

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Cars

Cars

1972 rare triple black 'Cuda, with high compression 340 HP. 727 slapstick tranny. Posirearend, PS, bucket seats, Recession reduced!! $42,500. 612804-4074

1986 BMW 528e, sunroof, 5 speed, 4 door, 2.7L, good tires, good body. Reduced to $1,250. 952-426-5657

1976 Classic Cadillac Convertible. Low mileage. 8 cyl. 440 engine. Complete facts available by calling. 559-435-3751

1988 Chev Monte Carlo SS T-Top, 305 HO Engine, original, fast, 69K, stored, like new. $9,900 or b/o. 952-445-6533, Gale

Cars

1988, Cadillac Eldorado 78,000 miles. All original, with maintenance records. $6500. b/o 952233-2148

1998 Dodge Stratus, 6 cyl, AT. 156K. $1,500. 952-445-6173

Cars

2000 Jaguar XJR. Well maintained. $9700 Silver and black interior, 83,000 miles. Call 612655-6680

2007 Ford Focus. 5 speed, manual. 37 MPG 19k + miles. One owner, $10,500. 612-8400884

Quit Idling. Put your car search in drive!

Trucks

1964 Chevy C20, 350 engine, 350 auto tranny, every bolt, nut, part replaced, or sandblasted and painted. 8K. REDUCED- $12,500. 952913-7808

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Trucks

1993 Ford Ranger, extended cab, topper, 102,000 miles. V6 AT. Great mileage, cold air, runs good. $2500. or b/o. 952-447-8169

Sport Util Vehicles

Vans

2002 Ford Expedition, original owner, 4.6 liter, A/C, 6CD, third row seat, no accidents, runs, looks very good. $5,700. 952-270-8292

2000 Ford Windstar LX 7 Passenger Van, 133,349 Miles. $2,250. 6 Cyl Engine, Automatic Runs and drives great. Craig 952-368-9689

2004 Chevy Silverado Z71 Ext. Cab. 77,XXX perfect cond. Loaded, leather, Bose, 6Disc, Topper and many xtras. $15,700 B/O 612-2030804

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GARAGE SALES AUCTIONS Estate Sales Estate Sale: Fri-Sat. 8/26-27, Fri-Sat. 9/2-3, Sat-Sun. 9/10-11, 9am4pm. 14018 Pennock Ave., Apt. #134, Apple Valley. New furniture, misc. HH, clothing, jewelry.

Eden Prairie Sales

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Prior Lake Sales

Shakopee Sales

Antiques, glassware, old toys, books, misc. Wed. 8/24, 4pm. Thurs-Fri. 8/25-26, 8am-6pm, Sat. 8/27, 8-12noon. CR 4 & North Hillcrest Ct. Cash Only!

Thurs/Friday & Sat, Multi family garage sale, Aug 25-27, 8am-5pm, Hockey skates, golf clubs, HUGE scrapbook & craft supplies, wine fridge, kitchen items, toys and books. 4164 White Oak Lane.

Thursday 8/25, Friday 8/26, 8-6pm. Saturday 8/27, 8-5pm. Lots of garage stuff, treadmill, dressers, electronics, kids stuff. Ice fishing equipment. 16697 Anna Trail SE

Multi Family Sale. Thursday 8/25, Noon5pm. Friday 8/26 95pm. Saturday 8/27 95pm. Toys, girls clothes, junior clothes, HH items. 1349 Thistle Lane

Friday, August 26th 8am-3pm. Books, household items, fire pit. One day sale! 19139 Maple Leaf Dr.

Jordan Sales

Savage Sales

Thrift Stores

Chanhassen Sales Garage Sale Thursday 8/25, Friday 8/26, Saturday 8/27. 8-4pm. Furniture, HH items, patio furniture, lots of misc. 10460 Bluff Circle Moving Sale- Refrigerator, stove, dishwasher, microwave, white, Furniture & Household Goods. All in excellent condition. 9/1-2, 9am4pm (Near Hwy 5 & Minnewashta Pkwy) 4164 Lakeridge Road Call for more information 612-709-9372

Multi Family Thursday 8/25 10-7pm, Friday 8/26 8-2pm, Saturday 8/27 9-12. Livingroom furniture, home decor, kitchenware, adult clothing, books, college student items. 6527 Kurtz Lane

Sat., 8/27, 9am-4pm. Housewares, clothing, ping-pong table, books, shoes, bags, movies, CDs, regulation soccer goal, etc. 8914 Knollwood Dr.

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Garage Sale! Sat. August 27 8am-4pm. Infant boy clothing. Baby swings, rocking chair, car seats, strollers, Trek burly, Power wheelstruck and John Deere. Boy toys. 1361 Romeo Ct.

Thurs/Fri/Sat 25 -27th Thurs/Fri: 8-4pm Sat: 8-1pm. Joint Family Garage Sale! Housewares, furniture, electronics, toys, games, sports equipment, dormfirst apt. needs, misc. 16408 Kelsey Lane, Eden Prairie

Salvage Sale for antique/ repurpose lovers! Sat. 8/27, 9am-4pm. Vintage haywagon, plow, livestock watertanks, feed troughs, wringer washer, paned doors/ windows, 2 sets portable steps/ railings, 1980's kitchen cabinets, other misc. 20801 Johnson Memorial Dr.

Prior Lake Sales Fabric Sample Sale Thursday, 8/25 9-5pm. Follow signs at Hwy. 13 and 150th St. 14891 Estate Ave. SE Garage Sale: Thurs-FriSat., 8/25-26-27, 8am4pm. 16245 Itasca Ave. SE. Lots of everything, including HH, tools, men's items, much more! Thurs-Sat 8/25-8/27, 9am-6pm. Antiques, lawnmower, TV, electronics, butcher block table, desk, HH, prints, misc., 1971 Ford truck. 5742 Birchwood Ave NE (near Sandpoint beach).

Multi-Family Sale: Thurs, 8/25, 8:30-5pm. Fri., 8/26, 8:30-1:30pm. Kids items, all ages, toys, electronics, HH, lots more! 8103 W. 126th St., benefits Minnesota Valley Gymnastics.

Shakopee Sales August 25, 26, 27. 85pm. Bed, dollhouse, toys, TV, bike, women and kids clothing. Books, movies, CD's. Light fixtures, lots of misc. 2121 Swallowtail Dr. Garage Sale ThursdaySaturday 8/25, 8/26, 8/27. 7am-5pm. Kids name brand clothes, HH, games, books, electronics, much more. 1761 Gotland Lane Moving Sale: Antiques, HH, lotza stuff! Thursday 9/1, 9-5pm, Friday 9/2 Noon-5pm. 1097 Van Buren

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1100 DA Bernina serger overlock machine, Accessories, perfect. $450. 952-941-3375 17 ft. Michicraft Square Back canoe. $300. Call 952-474-8095 1954 Evinrude Lightwin 3 boat motor, runs. $200 o/bo. 612-366-2412 1998 F-150 4x4 Extcab 4.6L V8 w/fiberglass topper. $1000. 952-2126215 2 goalie XL Chaska varsity hockey jerseys. $30. both. 612-2077976 2 wing back chairs. Navy/beige. Excellent condition. $130. 952215-6012 2000 S-10 Stepside truck. New tires topperbedliner. 165K $1400. 952-649-7936 3, new Bemis humidifer filters. 1-1041,2-1051 $15. 952-440-3075 3-year old Toy Poodle. Great with kids. $50. 952-451-5156 36" metal 6 panel outside door with screen. $25. 952-447-5676 40x55 table (opens75”), 4 chairs, A-1 condition, $300. 952-4451935 5 drawer metal Plan File 47X36X17. $75. 952934-9049 6 pc. furniture set. Great for cabin, college. $200. 952-440-5017 Antique 60" dresser, 7 drawer. Nice but heavy. $30. 952-403-9352 Antique, Vindex, high arm sewing machine. Fair condition, $150. 952-443-1987 Apple computer, keyboard, mouse. $300. Call 612-644-5314 Area rug, blue 8x5. Great condition. $20. 612-205-2591 ATV camo cover. Fits Polaris 500 1998- 2005. $50. 952-649-7936 Auger for grain. 7" x 16' $100. 952-492-3023 Back 2 life machine used very little. $100. or b/o 952-226-2838

Bar stools, 29", oak finish. $150. 952-492-6293 Basic ironing board. Good condition. $15. 952-447-4961 Basketball hoop portable. $25, new rim pickup, 952-368-9670 Bed, extra long. Twin mattress, box spring. Like/new. $150. 952448-9528 Bed, twin set, with headboard, mattress and nightstand. $200 952-994-1303 Bike, 10 speed, woman's style, pink. $20. 952-445-7207 Bike, 20 inch Girl's Trek, purple, excellent condition. $100. 952-4039674 Black metal futon and dorm size microwave. $50. 952-949-9232 Blue Sky Clayworks "Four Seasons collection", $150. call Mike 763-257-2585 Brown leather sofa. Excellent condition. $300. 952-934-1684 Browning Gold Hunter Auto 12ga 2-3/4 3-1/2 26" $450. 952-8734436 Burley d'lite 2 passenger bike trailer $150, 952-388-3303 Butcher block, maple. 30"x25"x 1.5" thick. $65. 952-448-3699 Carpetball table & fullset of cue balls. $30. 952447-5516 Children's VHS videos. Disney classics. 21 total, $25. firm, 763-2572585 Childrens bed, 4 years old, with drawers $150. 612-518-1836 Coat, snaps, brown medium leather, suede. Like new. $50. 952-4922047 Compound bow. Browning Cobra, 45# with arrows. $60. 952-3888456 Computer armoire cabinet. 41"W x 70"H, cherry finish. $195. 952-2177770 Jeep, car topper. $100. 952-457-1001

Computer desk, black onyx top, metal base, 56", $50. 952-949-1374 Computer table, great dorm. $20. 612-2815015 Conference room chairs. 4 fabric, wood. Excellent condition. $200. 952-237-1579 Couch & loveseat, recliner, some wear $80. for both. 952-445-0533 Couch, brown, folds out to bed. Excellent condition, $200. 952-4673813 Couch, chair. Tan nubuck leather. Fair condition. No/deliveries. Free. 952-440-4291 Couch, loveseat, creamwith mauve, blue. $100. for both. 952-368-3019 Craftsman, tool bench w/2 back panels. New $150. Tim 952-2001996 Cross country spikes Size mens 8.5. great condition, $10. 612-2077976. Dehumidifier, Kenmore Humidstat. Good condition. FREE pick up. 952-361-3791 Dehumidifier, Whirlpool 40pt, excellent. $75. 612-986-3262 Desk, from Room and Board, corner, light wood, $75. 952-2214828 Dog kennel, chain link with top. 6X11x11 $125. 952-994-1303 Doors, steel, exterior 36" white arch/window almost new. $75. 952895-5764 DR table, wood, 4 chairs, colonial style, $125, 952-393-9321 Dremel flex shaft attachment. New. $25. 952240-1025 Dremel, 185 piece accessory kit. New. $30. 952-240-1025 Dryer electric. G.E. white. Works great. $75. 952-649-7936 Duckboat, 13"ft, 47" beam, jonboat style. Good condition. $450. 952-447-4498

Electric range. Excellent condition. $75. b/o 612834-5004 Entertainment center, oak. Holds TV to 28 inches. $150. 952-3683019 File cabinet, HON, 2drawer. Putty colored. $25. 952-445-0533 Fisher Price Carnival, Kick & Whirl $20. Great Condition. 952-4430186 Free entertainment center. Good condition. Free pool table. 952448-6149 Free female cat to a good home. 952-4453636 Free kitten, 4 months, friendly, nice markings, 612-306-8874 Freezer, chest type. Good condition, $150. 952-898-2692

Freezer, Kenmore, upright. 5 cf, brand new. $100. Tim 952-2001996 Fridgedaire, heavy duty gas dryer. White, works well. $20. 952-448-4422 Full size sofa, cream beige colored. Excellent condition. $50. 651308-3319 Game table, with foosball, pool, air hockey, more. $75. 612-5588472 German shepard puppy. $500. Mike 952-8732075 German Shepherd, AKC, 9 wks. Vet, shots. $375. 952-681-9100 Girls clothes, Sz 6-8. 40+ pcs. Great condition. $20. 952-937-1835 Glass table top, perfect 36"Wx60"L $50. Call 612-644-5314 Go-Kart 6hp Tecumseh engine. $200. 612-7900939

Golf clubs, womens, never used, $50, 952393-9321 Golf: Nike, 2011 vr procavity irons, steel stiff. $375. 612-578-5967 Hammond organ #J212. Fair condition. You pick up. FREE! 952934-1219 Hamster cage + accessories. Just need the hamster! $20. 952-4457803 Heavy duty fire pit ring with grill. $50. call 952233-1968 Hiking backpack, CampTrails, external, sturdy, aluminum frame. $35. 952-994-5505 Hiking backpack, Coleman peak, external frame. $25. 952-9945505 Home gym system, (weider) 33 different exercises. $75. 952-4926986 Hutch, 2 pcs, white w/ lighted display. $200. b/o. 952-250-2894 Hutch, solid oak, excellent condition, $350, 952-440-5266 Igloo doghouse. Large dog, retails over $100. $45. 952-937-8021 Keyboard, Yamaha PSR 520. Excellent condtion. $100. 952-4454847 King size bed, rarely used. $250. 952-9941303 Kitten, 6 weeks old. Free to good home. 612-310-3156 Kitten, 7 weeks old, female. $5. 952-492-3401 Ladies bike: GT-outpost All terrain (Magenta) good condition! $60. 952-270-4616 Ladies watch, new "Rumous" silver, $75. 612281-5015 Lawn mower, Yard machine. 6.75hp, bagger/ mulcher. Self/prop. $115. 952-496-0511 Leather jacket, ladies sm, chaps, helmet, boots, size7. $100. 952797-3130

Leather studded jacket. Womens, M, $100. 952457-1001 Letter jacket, red and black. Never worn. $115. Call 952-2400372 LISW, exam study guide; questions, answers. $100. 952-8368021 Little Tikes kitchen set. 43x44x14" w/playfood, $60 952-890-3470 Love seat, cream yellow, green floral pattern. Excellent, $450. 952217-7770 Magnavox 46" TV. Excellent. Older model. FREE. Pick up. 952361-3791 Mary Kay, age fighting moisturizer. $18. 952891-4694 Mary Kay, TimeWise age fighting moisturizer, w/spf. $10. 952-5641161 Matching desk & dresser. Used, pickup, $350. o/bo 612-715-6017 Men's, Sears, one piece coverall. Green, new $15. 952-447-4961 Mens western boots size 8 ½, $15. 952-4474578 Mission style computer cabinet, like new. $400. Call 952-240-0372 Multi-purpose recreational table. Foose ball, air hockey, ping-pong. $30. 952-233-5291 Neon MGD bar light. Large $125. 952-4571001 New $99 trailer for garden tractor, asking $75, 952-445-1024 New 6' replacement cord, for electric dryers. $5. 952-240-1025 Nintendo DSI pink. Like new, $110. b/o. Cash only. 612-735-3593 Outdoor play structure good condition. Responsible for pickup. $400. 612-839-4410 Paintball kit. Helmet, 2 cylinders, Semi-auto gun, balls. $75. 612281-9878

Patio 7 piece, beige, glass top, good cond $100. 952-445-5039 Piano, Gulbransen with bench. Great sound, good condition. $300 952-445-4847 Pool table light - Ram, 3 light. $250. b/o 952440-8181 Pottery Barn, white doll furniture. 3 pieces, $60. 952-388-3303 Pressback oak chairs. 2 pr each $100. 952-4748095 Pull-behind plug soil aerator, $50, 952-8732925 Radio flyer wagon. Excellent condition. $60. Can text pic. 952-7585526 Rattan, glass top, table and 4 chairs. $125. 952941-9466 Refrigerator freezer Frigidaire, white 18 cu. ft.-power saver. $55. 952-443-3771 Refrigerator, GE 4.3 cu ft dorm size, $60, 952447-1296 Refrigerator, good condition, $125. 952-8982692 Rocker, mission, oak with grey leather, excellent condition. $100. 952-440-5266 Sage green, queen sofa sleeper. Great shape. $200. 952-797-3130 Simmons pillow top queen mattress and box spring. $60. 952-4484422 Small baby stroller, $10. 952-443-0186 Sofa, microfiber, light brown, like new from Schneiderman's, $250. 612-747-0740 Solid oak coffee table. Size 45x21. $50. 952941-9466 Stereo, cassette deck, digital disk changer, cabinet, speakers, $60. 952-829-9848

Tickets, Statefair Def Leppard, Heart. 7:30 pm 8/26 $100. 952-4922047 Total gym 14000, with extra features. $250. 952-465-2814 Toy bench, chest, wooden, white. 25X33x15" $24. 952890-3470 Treadmill, 2004 ProForm 840. Runs great. $300. 952-492-2142 TV entertainment armoire, 2 tone wood, pickup. $250. 952-3689670 TV, Sony 57" rear projection, 8 yrs. $350.b/o 952-440-8181 TV/VHS, Philips 13" w/remote & wall mount bracket. $50. 952-4456874 Twins, white mock jersey. Like new, Size 3XL $20. 952-447-3952 Upright, Kirby, vacuum. Like new, with attachments. $200. b/o 952442-2037 Walker, large size, $80. 952-447-0679 Weight set 35# chrome bar with spin-on ends. $150. 952-888-8316 Westinghouse, upright freezer. 51 inches tall $100. 952-937-2938 or 952-200-3617 Winter Royal, Upright Piano. $1500. or b/o. 952-913-4057 Yard machine, 21” 3.5hp snowblower. $75. 952-492-5741

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T-rex 4 wheeler. ToysRUs. Great condition. Holds 70lbs. $200. 612396-4130 Table saw roller stand. 29"-51" Heavy duty $35. 952 401-3786

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