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SHAKOPEE SABERS Nick McBeain is defensive player the top Missota Conferenin the ce.

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Fri., Sept. 2 Fri., Sept. 9 Fri., Sept. 16 Fri., Sept. 23 Fri., Sept. 30 Fri., Oct. 7 Fri., Oct. 14 Wed., Oct. 19

Opponent Fridley at Chanhassen Chaska at Farmington New Prague at Holy Angels Red Wing at Northfield

Time 7 p.m. 7 p.m. 7 p.m. 7 p.m. 7 p.m. 7 p.m. 7 p.m. 7 p.m.

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n just over a year, the Shakop ee High School football team went from a Missota Conference also-ran and sometimes bottom-feeder those seven games. The closest to top dog. opponent came a conference to the Sabers

running back but don’t be surprised if get a chance others to carry the ball. “There are a lot of guys pushing carries,” Stone him for said. McBeain will handle the fullback while Conrad line will have duties was 21 points. will be the Sabers’ With that impressiv to get experienc at the receiver big-play guy fast.” e record behind e and mature Shakopee looks position. it, toward Stone said Taylor Seniors Scott Conference champion repeating as Missota Johnson Bode and Colton Watford will moving from s in 2011 — but Clark are come without also be options and Yaree linebacker to it won’t its challenge position. at the receiver defensive end Tony Sohns s. “We expect to will and win,” head coach The only players offensive line. play nose tackle and in said. “Will we the that Stone knows make it as stylish Jody Stone on the offensive In addition to will play I’m afraid that’s line are Sohns as last year? McBeain, Nick Steve Lattery not going to at center and Matt Conrad Larson and expect to go happen but we at tackle. All will play out other positions up for grabs. Trevor Mulcrone linebacker. game we play, and compete in every single are will play a rover even Even with the that is a hybrid “There are good the playoffs. position of safety the team knows question marks, Stone teams in the The other positions and linebacker. said maybe better what to do. than us but we’ll Missota and will have guys “Winning is up from the every game.” the ultimate have a shot in moving junior goal,” he said. teams into varsity varsity or even sophomo Shakopee must re “We will have roles. last year’s team, replace 17 starters from young guys that can run impact players. including some really highin the other positions,” Stone Stone said the said. “We program has feel comforta do that, but the players to ble with all that one never these knows how the players.” players will perform under new Offensively, pressure. “The deal is the Sabers there are a lot probably won’t he said. “The of unknown be seniors are a s,” powered as they as highlittle less known because they were last played JV. We year — they don’t know what’s going didn’t score to happen when Jody Stone fewer than 34 pressure.” they get under points a game Head coach — but will be One thing that more consuming offense. of a timeSabers’ coaching Stone and the rest of the staff know for “The offense Shakopee may sure is that is have eight-minute-drivebuilt to be a 10- to 11-play, Missota Conferen the best player in the offense and ce on its roster. spirit,” break your Stone said. Senior linebacke r Nick McBeain The Sabers must dynamic play made replace a lot after dynamic on offense, most of positions and should only play a year ago notably be better his quarterback, fullback, wide senior year. Stone said McBeain receiver and tight end, and almost the entire can be a Division college football offensive line. I player and that Right now, the depend on him the Sabers will quarterback to lead a young between Zak position is According to defense. Hoffman and Nick Larson. Stone said most returns a few Stone, the defense only likely Hoffman starters from the guy because last year and a couple of those will be Larson will players will and he wants play positions. be in new to limit the number on defense players they of two-way Besides McBeain have. “Both are quality returns to anchor , free safety Brady Fish guys at that the back of the Stone said. “We Thu., Sept. 2 ........... position,” “He’s [Fish] defense. feel Fridley .................... confi going to make dent with both them.” bail out a young Fri., Sept. 10 ........... ....W a lot of defensive line,” of plays and Chanhassen............W 40-7 Hoffman was That defensive Stone. Fri., Sept. 17............ 35-14 a workhorse line is almost Chaska.................... Sabers at running last year for new and the complete the Fri., Sept. 24 ........... ..W 37-14 back and will key to ly of opportun Farmington ............. get plenty “We will be as the defense. ity to carry the Fri., Oct. 1................ W good as our ball from the quarterback allows us to New Prague .............W 34-0 spot. be,” Stone said. defensive line Fri., Oct. 8................ “He will get “Our defensive Holy Angels ............W 44-7 his carries,” Fri., Oct. 15 ............. Stone said. Jordan Gunhus 62-28 Red Wing ................. is the main option Wed., Oct. 20 ......... W 38-0 at Northfield

That’s what happens when the Missota Conference like you roll through 2010. the Sabers did in Shakopee went and really didn’t 7-0 in conference play have a close contest in

“We will be as good as our defensive line allows us to be.”

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New building, leaders, school year

County agency eyes it for senior complex BY SHANNON FIECKE sfiecke@swpub.com

Shakopee seniors who once played and studied at the corner of Fifth Avenue and Sommerville Street might be able to live there in just a few years. After years of discussion, the Church of St. Mary received word Friday that the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis will allow the parish to sell the former Catholic school site. Scott County Community Development Agency Executive Director Bill Jaffa informed county commissioners of the news during a budget workshop Tuesday. He said the agency has plans to acquire the property next year. St. Mary’s has long considered new uses for the vacant lot, which is on the same city block as the church and rectory. The church has been in talks with the CDA over the last three years about a possible senior

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River gauge needed, but who pays? BY KRISTIN HOLTZ kholtz@swpub.com

County Road 101 commuters know when the river starts to rise, it’s time to pay attention to the numbers. The river hits flood stage at 708 feet in Shakopee. At 710, it closes the downtown river crossing. But those numbers are harder to decipher now that the river gauge was damaged and local leaders are not sure they’re willing to fork over the funds necessary for a new one. City, county, state and federal agencies have been discussing whether the ability to forecast river levels in Shakopee outweighs the $30,000 price tag of installing a new automated gauge and the ongoing maintenance costs that could tally up to $16,000 a year. The National Weather Service manual staff gauge was wiped out last spring by debris and its backup water-weight gauge was removed during construction of the Holmes Street bridge. The weather service office in Chanhassen uses river gauges to forecast flood events based on

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PHOTO BY KRISTIN HOLTZ

Eagle Creek Elementary kindergarten teacher Sara Addler greets Cameron Lemos, left, to kindergarten Tuesday during the annual open house. Cameron’s brother, Marcus, a second-grader, accompanied him to the classroom.

About third of students in a new school BY KRISTIN HOLTZ kholtz@swpub.com

Shakopee school kids will be excitedly (or dejectedly) clambering up the bus steps Tuesday, but for many, it’s a new bus and a new school. Nearly a third of district students will be heading to a new school this fall after the Shakopee School Board redrew elementary attendance boundaries last spring. “Just a lot of new fresh families and

faces,” Sun Path Elementary Principal Patrick Leonard said. Shakopee readjusted its boundaries to accommodate the opening of its newest elementary building, Jackson Elementary. The new building, located near the intersection of 17th Avenue and Marystown Road, will open its doors Tuesday to approximately 700 students. Pearson Elementary staff

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Opening day projected enrollment Shakopee High School Shakopee Junior High Shakopee Middle School Eagle Creek Elementary Jackson Elementary Red Oak Elementary Sun Path Elementary Sweeney Elementary Total

1,524 991 1,147 700 703 820 794 695 7,374

Source: Shakopee Public Schools

Babe’s Place murals among things to see on historic site tour Sept. 10 BY KRISTIN HOLTZ kholtz@swpub.com

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tudy the walls at Babe’s Place in downtown Shakopee and you might be left scratching your head.

PHOTO BY KRISTIN HOLTZ

Babe’s Place, 124 Holmes St., has been a saloon for most of its history.

Four murals run the length of the southern wall, depicting pastoral settings and a scene right off a pirate ship. What they mean exactly, no one really knows, said Babe’s Place owner Don Matta.

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Local artist John Kodylek painted the murals in the 1880s. Story has it, Kodylek was in town painting murals on the walls of St. Mark’s Church and the Opera House when he struck a deal with the owner of Babe’s building to paint the walls for food, beer and boarding. “This is the story I’ve always heard,” said longtime employee Mary Isakson. “I don’t know much about it, but it sounds good.” Located at 124 Holmes St., fact and lore have blurred at the downtown building.

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WE WANT YOUR … “First day of school” photos … now & then That first day of school is a snapshot moment. Do you take photos of your youngsters on that first day of the new school year? Do you have cute pictures from years ago that show you or your now-grown kids on school’s first day? Share your best photo with Shakopee Valley News readers. Send your picture – in .jpg format, at least 3 MB file size – to Editor Pat Minelli, editor@ shakopeenews.com, before noon on Wednesday, Sept. 7. Include your name and city of residence. Most photos will be used on shakopeenews.com; the best will be published in the Sept. 15 Valley News print edition. E-MAIL: editor@shakopeenews.com PHONE: (952) 345-6680

City to Country Tour is Sept. 24 The 13th annual Scott County City to Country Tour will be on Saturday, Sept. 24. The drive-it-yourself tour hosted by the University of Minnesota Extension in Scott County will be open from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The purpose of the event is to demonstrate the importance of agriculture and the rural character of Scott County. Each site is designed to leave an impression on visitors about agriculture and horticulture in Scott County and Minnesota through demonstrations, hands-on activities and educational displays. The 2011 tour will focus on sites in the Elko New Market and southern Prior Lake. The cost of the tour will be $10 per vehicle for the entire day. Vehicle passes will be available at the tour sites. Visitors can pick up a pass at their fi rst stop and then use it as a passport for the remaining sites. For more information call the Scott County Extension office at (952) 492-5410; e-mail Laura Kieser at: torb0022 @ umn.edu or go on Facebook: facebook.com/citytocountrytour. The tour brochure can also be found online on the Scott County website: www. co.scott.mn.us. Here are this year’s stops:

Whispering Oaks Alpacas Whispering Oaks Alpacas is owned by Dale and Tari Maxfield and their family. The Maxfields have been raising alpacas for seven years on their 10-acre farm. Alpacas are fiber-producing animals that are native to South America. They originate from the high Andes regions in Peru, Chili and Bolivia. They part of the camelid family. Thompson’s Hillcrest Orchard Thompson’s Hillcrest Orchard is owned by Gene and Barb Thompson and their family. This is a small but growing apple orchard. The Thompsons wanted to use their small acreage productively, so they planted their fi rst 200 trees in 1996. The orchard has expanded to more than 1,000 trees on approximately five acres. Friedges Dairy Farm Charles and Jeri Friedges milk 45 Jersey cows and farm approximately 320 acres. They raise corn, alfalfa, soybeans and small grains to feed their cows. With an average body weight of 1,000 pounds and producing more than 7 gallons of milk each day, a Jersey cow produces more pounds of milk per pound of body weight than any other breed.

STAFF PHOTO BY SHANNON FIECKE

County, city and tribal officials were on hand last Thursday for a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the intersection of Eagle Creek and the new County Road 21. Pictured from left: County Commissioner Jon Ulrich, Shakopee Mdewakanton Dakota Vice Chairman Glynn Crooks, Prior Lake Mayor Mike Myser, Shakopee Mayor John Schmitt, County Board Chair Tom Wolf, County Commissioner Barbara Marschall and state Rep. Mike Beard, R-Shakopee.

Almost done, and a longtime coming BY SHANNON FIECKE sfiecke@swpub.com

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After two years of construction, the County Road 21 extension is nearly complete. The road is expected to open by Sept. 15 at County Road 42, providing a quick path from Prior Lake through Shakopee’s Southbridge area to Highway 169. “The road to this road wasn’t traveled easily,” said Scott County Board Chair Tom Wolf at a ribbon-cutting last Thursday afternoon. “This section represents the fi nal leg of the Highway

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“This section represents the final leg of the Highway 169 bypass project that was initiated almost 20 years ago.” Tom Wolf Scott County Board Chair

169 bypass project that was initiated almost 20 years ago.” The last concrete pour for the main road was fi nished Friday. All that’s left is turf establishment and small curb and gutter work. Crews are still completing the road’s intersection with County Road 18. That has taken

some time because it has to be done under traffic. “It takes a lot of phasing to get all the concrete poured,” said construction manager Len Laxen, explaining it takes three to seven days to cure concrete. A transit Park-and-Ride is planned at the corner of Eagle Creek Boulevard

and the new County Road 21 on land owned by the Shakopee Mdewakanton Dakota Community. The county hopes that project will be complete by late fall but it will not open for a few months. The service will be part of the BlueXpress line to Minneapolis. Shannon Fiecke

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Cologne woman is accused of fleeing after hitting cars A man who lives on top of the bluff overlooking Dean’s Lake awoke at 5 a.m. Monday to find a smashed up Toyota Corolla on his property at 5215 Eagle Creek Blvd. It had crashed into two of his parked vehicles, but the driver was nowhere to be seen. By calling a family member who co-owned the Corolla, police located the alleged driver, a 19-year-old Cologne woman who was staying at a residence nearby on Dean’s Lake Road. She showed signs of intoxication and was arrested on suspicion of fourth-degree drunken driving. Officers suspect the woman had been traveling eastbound on Eagle Creek Bou levard when she drifted across the road to the north side and hit a driveway and culvert and began to roll, sideswiping an outbuilding. The Corolla came to rest after colliding with two vehicles parked on the property. The Corolla was “mangled,”

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Police are investigating an incident Monday morning in which a car smashed into two vehicles. and appeared to have rolled multiple times, said Shakopee police Capt. Chris Dellwo. “The fact that she was not seriously injured is amazing,” Dellwo said. The woman, who had minor cuts and abrasions, told police the crash occurred on her drive back from Mankato, somewhere between midnight

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Just out of jail, area man arrested again A 38-year-old Prior Lake man who just got out of jail for fighting with a Shakopee police officer is behind bars again for a bout he allegedly had outside Shakopee Derby Days. Jaben Wess Christensen faces multiple charges related to an allegedly drunken escapade that occurred during the annual city celebration. Police were called on the evening of Aug. 5 to the report of an intoxicated man on his bike near Huber Park. Bystanders told police Christensen had fallen off his bike into a lane of traffic on County Road 101 and sat there, blocking traffic, yelling at vehicles and displaying his middle fi nger at motorists. Officers say they attempted to apprehend Christensen but he resisted, grazing one officer with his clenched fist, according to the criminal complaint. Before his arrest, Christensen allegedly discarded a small metal pipe, believed to have been used for smoking illegal substances. Christensen is charged with felony fi fth-degree assault for a repeat offense, gross-misdemeanor counts of fourth-degree assault of a police officer and obstructing the legal process, misdemeanor disorderly conduct and petty misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia. Christensen, whose bond was set at $30,000, has a long history of violent behavior. In June, Christensen was sentenced to two months in jail (with work release eligibility) for struggling with a police officer (whom he also threatened to kill) after he got kicked out of Arizona’s restaurant. He also previously served 10 months in jail, starting in 2009, for the minor assault of a probation agent. Shannon Fiecke

Tanning salon manager accused of theft A 27-year-old Marie Elizabeth Thiesen of Shakopee is accused of stealing bank deposits on the last day she worked at Ultra Tan on Vierling Drive. Thiesen was charged in Scott County District Court in July with one gross-misdemeanor count of theft. She has three previous convictions for theft, from Hennepin County in 2006 and 2009 and Scott County in 2008. According to the criminal complaint, the owner of Ultra Tan discovered two deposits missing from the bank receipts in March, totaling $884. Thiesen allegedly was supposed to have taken four days of deposits to the night deposit box at the bank on her last day of employment, but two were missing. The salon owner said it took her until May to reach Thiesen, who told her she had talked to an attorney, knew she would be facing prosecution for the missing money and just wanted to try to pay it back. The owner gave Thiesen three days to return the money, but on the fi nal day Thiesen texted her to say she could not pay it back, according to the criminal complaint Thiesen told detectives she made the deposit that night as a favor to the owner. She denied taking the money. She said she had offered to pay the money back because she had been the manager at the time and felt responsible. Shannon Fiecke

Woman charged with embezzling from firm An assistant property manager of Winfield Townhomes in Savage is accused of cooking the books so much that an employee believes it will “take years to fi gure out the extent of all the fraudulent activity.” Latisha Alveda Cannon, 32, who moved to an apartment on Taylor Street in Shakopee after resigning from her job at the Savage rental townhome community, was charged in July in Scott County District with three felony counts of theft by swindle. Savage police detectives were asked to investigate the case in late December after the company began looking into discrepancies between the office ledgers and bank deposits. The company’s portfolio manager realized the townhome community was not cash-flowing, even though it had full occupancy, as she prepared for the 2011 budget. She also noticed another oddity — referral bonuses for all new tenants. Employees initially uncovered $18,000 in thefts — missing deposits, bogus checks, forged money orders and theft of money orders, according to the criminal complaint. Cannon, who was hired as an assistant property manager in August 2008, also lived on-site. Cannon allegedly never deposited any of her rent checks, which totaled $4,200, and bank records show she deposited money orders from tenants, totaling $13,420, into her personal account. At the time the criminal complaint was fi led, the company estimated its losses at $33,000. Shannon Fiecke

Police offer rewards for vandalism info The Shakopee Police Department is offering $500 rewards to anyone with information leading to the arrest and conviction of those responsible for either recent “egging” or graffiti incidents in the city. Egging incidents have occurred in the Southbridge area and on Thistle Lane near Vierling Drive E. The recent graffiti incidents occurred in the area of Marschall Road S. and Eagle Creek Boulevard. Those with any information about either case should report it to the Police Department tip line by calling (952) 233-9499, texting the word “SPDTIPS” and the information to 847411, or e-mailing to http://tiny.cc/SPD_TIP411. Pat Minelli

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and 12:30 a.m. Police are continuing the investigation to try to confi rm when the incident occurred, Dellwo said. The Shakopee Valley News doesn’t generally name suspects of a crime until they are formally charged. Shannon Fiecke

McCloud may lose law license for 2 years BY SHANNON FIECKE sfiecke@swpub.com

Shakopee criminal defense attorney Sam McCloud will be allowed to practice l aw a g a i n — about six months after his release from prison — if the Minnesot a Supreme Court approves an ag reement McCloud Sam reached McCloud with the Minnesota Office of Lawyers Professional Responsibility. McCloud, 68, is serving an 18-month federal prison sentence for hiding nearly $600,000 in income from the federal government from 2004 to 2006. He agreed to a two-year suspension of his law license after the board fi led a petition Aug. 3 for disciplinary action from the Minnesota Supreme Court, which can range from no suspension to disbarment. The Supreme Court usually adopts the recommendation of the lawyers’ board. The suggested 24-month suspension is effective July 5, the day McCloud was to report to a minimum security penitentiary in Duluth. Although disbarment is the presumptive pena lty when a lawyer is found guilty of a felony, the lawyers’ board recommended suspension based on ot her Supreme Court decisions involving tax evasion. “Felony disbarment cases have involved misconduct directly related to the practice of law or have involved more serious misconduct than tax evasion or fraud,” the office wrote. This is not the fi rst time McCloud has been in trouble. A colorful attorney with a reputation for tackling major legal issues, McCloud was also known for his cowboy attire and living life by his own rules. He pleaded guilty to fleeing a police officer in 1996 and has three fifth-degree assault convictions on his record. McCloud managed to get a drug possession charge against him thrown out by claiming his ex-wife framed him. This is the first suspension of McCloud’s license since he began practicing in 1977, but not the fi rst time he has faced disciplinary action from the lawyers’ board. He has been admonished four times: I In 1986, for failing to advise a client of an impliedconsent hea ri ng a nd for falsely representing to the client that he had personally appeared at that hearing. I In 1993, for contacting a juror, which resulted in a mistrial.

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Promising alternatives for area’s flood problem People in the Shakopee area have endured f looding for decades. It wasn’t that long ago when spring brought the closing of the Bloomington Ferry Bridge, an annual event as certain as Christmas. The two-lane bridge and the windy road leading to it were sufficient for a small town like Shakopee and the bridge closing affected a relatively few commuters. There was the downtown bridge and Highway 41 bridge as alternates — unless they flooded. Today, of course, Shakopee and the surrounding area is well-served by the new Bloomington Ferry Bridge, which brought with it a significant increase in population and commuters south of the river. There is still f looding, of course, but the Ferry Bridge is a reliable outlet for commuters. That reliable bridge, we now fi nd, is insufficient to handle the amount of traffic trying to get north and south of the Minnesota River during the flooding season. When bridges in downtown Shakopee, on Highway 41 and near Jordan close, we have a traffic problem. It was exacerbated when Mother Nature played a trick on us and flooded the area last fall. Our headaches grew. And such closures are hurtful on another front: The cost to commuters each day crossings close in Chaska and Shakopee due to flooding is estimated to be $670,000. This is expected to reach $1.7 million by 2030. A solution is a new river bridge between Shakopee and Chaska, which is in the planning stages at the Minnesota Department of Transportation. But there is a problem or two: Construction is likely decades away — if at all. Bridge and road funding at the state level cannot handle maintenance needs let alone construction projects. Thus, a quicker and cheaper solution is needed. MnDOT is looking at what appears to be a pragmatic short-term solution, though not one without myriad issues that must be addressed. The state agency is exploring raising a crossing

in either Chaska or Shakopee by constructing a land bridge and using fi ll to raise the roadbed. There are pluses and minuses with each site. It appears the County Road 101 bridge — the busier of the two — would need to be closed for about a year if it is raised. Conversely, the Highway 41 bridge could remain open during construction work, which has been estimated to be 18 months. It would also be more expensive and challenging to construct a 3,000-foot land bridge on the narrower County Road 101 bridge. On the other hand, MnDOT says there are advantages to the downtown Shakopee option. For one, the bridge’s elevation would allow for it to be raised approximately 2 feet higher than the Highway 41 bridge, so it could withstand higher water levels than the Highway 41 bridge. When both bridges are flooded, the damage to the County Road 101 bridge is more severe, said MnDOT. The bridge is typically the fi rst to close and last to reopen. At the new elevation of 724 feet, the downtown bridge could withstand all 10 floods that triggered closures in the past. If the Highway 41 bridge was elevated to 722.5 feet, it would still flood when water reach levels such as the historic 1965 flood, but it would withstand at least eight other record levels. It’s too close to call on the second highest flood record of 1993. MnDOT continues to study the possibilities. It is also considering modifying Highway 169 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 during flooding this year — which got rave reviews from motorists — or permanently adding a lane from County Road 18 to Pioneer Trail. 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.

Pop made him work with corn I relish corn in all manners and stages, some more than others: popcorn, corn bread, corn flakes, frozen corn, canned corn, corn nuts, Corn King hot dogs, creamed corn, field corn, corn syrup, ethanol and corny jokes. But about this time of year I start to grow tired of corn-onthe-cob. We have a garden at our place. I say we, but mostly it’s my wife Rhonda’s garden, as my only contribution is to till it twice a year. Corn, still on the cob, begins to show up at meal times with regularity for a few weeks every August. It’s hard to complain about food when it is plentiful and prepared for you, but please let me try. My aversion to excessive corn goes back to my childhood; the memories still disrupt my sleep. As part of my training my parents sent me to Montgomery to work the corn pack at the Green Giant factory one summer. Although it only lasted a few weeks, it seemed more like a few years. The shifts lasted 12 hours and then swung around to let the night shift go to the day shift (and vice versa). I would work 18 hours during those swing days. During those long days that turned into night I witnessed people fall asleep while standing up. My social life suffered greatly during those weeks. I’m not sure if it was the hairnet worn throughout the day, the corn that clung to my clothing, or the smell that permeated my pores that made me want

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More and more are using our local transit services Are spiking gas prices cramping your wallet? Downtown Minneapolis parking woes getting to you? Traffic congestion on the way to work, school, or appointments enough to drive you mad? Scott County may not have all of the solutions for you, but we and our partners have a few options for you to consider. There are good, reliable and cost-efficient transit alternatives right here in Scott County — whether you need to travel around locally or express your way into downtown Minneapolis, whether you’re crossing several county borders, or just planning a trip to the grocery store. Now in its fourth year of operation, the BlueXpress commuter transit service to and from downtown Minneapolis has proven its value many times over. A partnership between Prior Lake (Laker Lines) and Shakopee (Shakopee Transit), ridership is at an all-time high and has far exceeded expectations. To help facilitate use of the BlueXpress service, Scott County worked with the two cities and other partners to open the Southbridge Crossing Park and Ride Station, and will soon open the Eagle Creek Transit Station (at the intersection of county roads 16 and 21) and the Marschall Road Transit Station (at Highway 169 and Marschall Road in Shakopee). Federal funding was used to construct a “bus only” ramp to

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expedite access to Highway 169 from the Southbridge station. BlueXpress has been so successful that it has added several new buses to the route, and riders are still interested in additional service. The BlueXpress now serves over 650 riders per day with ridership steadily increasing. One-way fares range from 75 cents to $3, and are determined by the route and time of day. Ten buses run in the morning and afternoon to and from the Southbridge station to downtown Minneapolis. Mid-day returns from downtown Minneapolis to the Burnsville Transit Station and Southbridge Crossing Park and Ride Station are available. People who ride the bus love the convenience, love the economy, love the comfort, love the ease — and love the drivers too. But what about those quick trips? For that, just look to the partnership between Scott and Carver counties — SmartLink

Transit. This unique two-county collaboration, which serves as the region’s Dial-a-Ride as well as ADA and MA transportation service, rapidly became a model for the metropolitan area. SmartLink provides access to public transportation for all county residents. Ridership averages between 700 and 1,000 riders each day. Fares range from $2.25 to $6.75 depending on distance. By pooling and sharing resources (including the fleet and operations), SmartLink has not only served more riders than the previous two services combined, it has kept costs significantly — and consistently — well below the state’s average. Circulator and Diala-Ride services are currently being provided in both Prior Lake and Shakopee through SmartLink. On the subject of costs, I want to note that not one Scott County property tax dollar goes into either BlueXpress or SmartLink services. These services are funded through federal and state programs, grants, regional resources, contracts, and — of course — fares. But our work in transit is hardly done. Residents would benefit from expanded services to broader areas and more communities throughout the county. Of course, this depends on the availability of stable resources, and there never seems to be enough of them to go around. Undaunted, our professional transit providers are planning for the

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to stay home and rest in between shifts. The freshly picked corn was delivered by truck day and night from the fields of Scott, Rice and Le Sueur counties. They kept coming and coming. While I sat outside alone during my breaks I remember being impressed and feeling depressed witnessing this long parade of trucks. I had two different jobs at the factory. Both of them had comical “Lucille Ball” qualities. On one I stood next to a fast-moving conveyor belt. In front of me, cobs of corn whizzed by that had been husked by a (husking?) machine. My job was to quickly grab those that had been missed by the machine and put them down a chute, where they presumably would be sent back to be husked (or rehusked?). My secondary task on that con-

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LETTERS

Road should not be named after soldier Last week, a letter-writer asked what the harm would be in naming part of County Road 21 after Pfc. James Herrgott. What’s the harm? Everything to us and every family that had a loved one taken from them in war. I also had a 20-year-old brother, Richard L. Cox, killed in the Vietnam War on Memorial Day weekend. It doesn’t matter how long ago it was, it still feels like yesterday. My brother was the fi rst soldier killed in Vietnam from Shakopee. I also had an uncle taken from us in World War II. Why should we single out just one soldier? Honor them all. Richard L. Cox was medic and was killed helping soldiers on the front line. If you name one road after one person, then you better get pre-

pared to do the same for next one. I do agree with the name “Veterans Memorial.” Let’s honor them all, not just one. I travel that area a lot and I don’t want to think of one person getting all the credit. And yes, my children and grandchildren all know about their uncle and now what am I to tell them when they ask me why “Herrgott” and who is he, when I can explain “veterans” better.

Barb (Cox) Stark Shakopee This letter was also signed by Beverly (Cox) Ince of Shakopee, James Cox of Shakopee and Tom Cox of Bloomington.

CAP thanks residents, businesses for help Thank you Scott County residents and businesses for your generous,

kindhearted and deeply needed support of the Scott Carver Dakota CAP Agency’s 2011 school supply distribution. Because of your thoughtful contributions in these uncertain times, 965 children in Scott County received backpacks filled with school supplies for the coming year. The Scott Carver Dakota CAP Agency would also like to extend a huge thank-you to the 37 volunteers that assisted with the 2011 school supply distribution. In total, they volunteered 310 hours of their time to ensure this event was a success. Your generosity toward the Scott Carver Dakota CAP Agency and members of your community is greatly appreciated. Thank-you for helping to ensure the success of future generations.

Carolina Bradpiece Shakopee Carolina Bradpiece is president and CEO of the Scott Carver Dakota CAP Agency, Shakopee.

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The Minnesota Landscape Arboretum invites entries for Scarecrows on Parade. Scarecrows on Parade is a juried exhibit of original, one-ofa-kind creations of scarecrows and other garden folk that capture the harvest season in Minnesota. Entries will be on display Sept. 17 through Nov. 6 as part of the Arboretum’s “Autumn Unplugged” celebration. Three entry categories: design professional, organization and individual or family. The top three entries in each category, and a People’s Choice Award Winner, will receive an Arboretum gift card valid for gift store, classes, membership, admission and restaurant purchases. Winners will be announced at 2 p.m. Sept. 24. Two free guest passes, good through June 2012, will be awarded for each entry. Applications are due Aug. 31, and the actual scarecrow entries are due between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Sept 9-10 to the Arboretum’s Margot Picnic Shelter area. Arboretum staff will install and determine the placement of all entries. For more information and to download a registration form, visit arboretum.umn.edu or call (952) 443-4401. There is a $20 entry fee for the Scarecrows on Parade competition.

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Ladies Night Out On Thursday last week, 15-year-olds Kyle Steinhoff (left) and Jake Bennett each balance an extra bike as they bicycle down Marschall Road to meet their buddies, Derek Bonsante, 14, and Aaron Mancini, 13. The two went to a gas station to pump up the bikes for their pals. The boys, all from Shakopee, have spent much of their summer vacation biking around town.

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housing complex, but the archdiocese had a moratorium on building projects for 18 months as it underwent a strategic planning process. With that ban now lifted and the archdiocese permission, St. Mary’s can now sell the land. The church school, which was built in 1935 and later added onto, was razed in 2005 after the Shakopee Area Catholic School opened across Highway 169. The CDA board has been talking about buying the site at recent meetings. An appraisal and land survey have been completed, but no purchase agreement has been reached. Details still must be hammered out. Nothing has been “inked” yet or presented to the church body or council, noted St. Mary’s parishioner Duane Marschall, who was asked by a priest years ago to look into possible uses for the old school site. Any purchase agreement

Northridge Court in the River City Centre in downtown Shakopee. St. Mary’s has yet to determine how it would dedicate money from the sale. In the past, St. Mary’s discussed putting a fellowship hall into any senior housing complex built on the site, but that’s not currently being considered, church representatives said. The CDA is open to another entity partnering at the site. The agency has asked St. Gertrude’s Health Center in Shakopee if it would be interested in space for a physical rehabilitation service. St. Mary’s has long envisioned building a larger modern church near the Shakopee Area Catholic School. If that happens, it’s unknown what would become of the current church building. Church administrator Steve Hofer said the parish hasn’t discussed the future of the building yet. “In this book, only a few chapters have been written,” said Marschall. Sh ann on Fi e ck e c an b e reached at (952) 345-6679 or sfiecke@swpub.com.

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These and other friendly pets are available from the Carver-Scott Humane Society (368-3553). All pets are checked for good temperament, shots are updated, and they are vet-checked, spayed/neutered if possible, and an Infopet chip is implanted. Adoption fees: The donation for a cat is $100-plus and $150 for a dog. If you can give it a home, call the Humane Society at 952-368-3553.

25 years ago… From the Shakopee Valley News, 1986 Bar Owner Likes His Work – Says He’ll Never Retire – He’s 76 years old, well beyond the usual retirement age, but Arnie Theis is anything but ready to call it quits. Theis has been the owner of Arnie’s Friendly Folks Club since 1938. Wearing his familiar tennis shoes and Red Schmidt suspenders, Theis said he will own his bar “’til I drop.” He never married because “no one asked me,” he said with a laugh. “From what I see now, I’m kinda glad I ain’t… they don’t last.” “Back in the 1930s,” he said, “there were 32 places in town that had slot machines. That was when there were only about 4000 people here. Shakopee was a big gambling town. It was all outside business. That’s what made the town.” “Golden Boys” perform at Valleyfair – Frankie Avalon, Fabian and Bobby Rydell, “The Golden Boys of Bandstand” will be appearing at Valleyfair. The show will spotlight each of the three vocalists singing such all time

favorites as “Venus,” “We Got Love,” “Turn Me Loose” and “Tiger.” The trio will perform tunes from American Bandstand, the TV show that made South Philadelphia famous.

50 years ago… From the Shakopee Valley News, 1961 Stans Honored by American Chamber of Commerce – Maurice Stans, former Shakopee resident and Federal Budget Director under the Eisenhower administration, was honored by the American Chamber of Commerce “in recognition of his efforts to create greater understanding of the need for fiscal responsibility in government.” Stans is now president of Western Bancorporation, Los Angeles.

100 years ago… From the Scott County Argus, 1911 Minneapolis has obtained from the State Supreme Court what it long has waited for, a decision upholding the city in its assertion of police power in regulation of the smoke nuisance. The decision is rendered in the case of Minneapolis versus the

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Holmes Street Bridge in Shakopee. Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul Railroad. The company was prosecuted because its engines, burning soft coal, emitted great clouds of smoke. The railroad held that the city had no right to prevent use of soft coal in its engines. According to the mayor, “it is the best thing that has happened to the city in many months.” Now is the time when you want your horse clipped. When clipped he will look better, can work better and will stand more driving, and you will be rid of the annoyance of flying hair and hair in your clothes. My clipper is run by electric power and I can do all kinds

of clipping promptly and satisfactorily. Give me a trial and be convinced…Geo. C Kopp, Shakopee Geo Plumstead had the misfortune to fracture his right elbow in a runaway accident yesterday. A team of colts attached to a load of straw which he was unloading ran away and threw him off by running into a tree. Citizens of Carver County propose to raise the water level of Lake Minnetonka by driving the water of Lake Waconia into it instead of into the Minnesota River. This would ensure a steady flow of water for Minnehaha Falls in the year ahead.

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Reggie’s is a 4-year-old beagle-mix that was not claimed at impound. He is good with kids and dogs and leaves cats alone. He enjoys brushing. Reggie is mostly house-trained and sleeps in a crate. He does OK on a leash and loves to go with you in the car. Reggie would benefit from a fenced yard. Do you have room in your heart for this friendly, affectionate guy?

Fall days will be warmer with quiet, easygoing Noah curled up on your lap; he’ll jump on or let you place him there. He’s fi ne being carried upright and you’ll enjoy watching him play with wand toys. When you arrive, Noah will be there to meet you, ankle-rub and follow you around. Noah is fi ne with female cats, plus he’s confident and friendly with new folks. This white 3-year-old would love a home with you.

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In Loving Memory of

Jed Brown 2-25-95 to 9-3-10

LaVonne Rachel Carlson

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On June 27, 1930, at the family farm in Ambrose, ND, Otto Sr. and Edna (Opperude) Johnson on announced the birth of twins, LaVonne Rachel and LaVern Richard. LaVonne was the second of eleven children, and they grew up during the depression. LaVonne attended school through the eighth grade and left home at the age of 15 to work in a café in Thief River Falls. While working at the café, LaVonne was introduced to Bennie Carlson by his nephew, Jerry Warden. The two couples, Bennie and LaVonne and Jerry and Linda were married in a double ceremony, June 12, 1948. While living in Minneapolis, LaVonne and Bennie welcomed two baby girls to their family, Cheryl and Gayle. The family, in 1951, moved to Prior Lake and later welcomed Becky, Renee, and much later – Cory. Bennie passed away Dec. 7, 1985. Although the girls were grown, Cory was only ten, and these difficult times created a special bond between LaVonne and Cory. Throughout LaVonne’s entire life, she was an excellent baker and cook, with emphasis on cookies, lefse, beans and buns. Many hours were spent baking bread and cookies with and for the grandchildren. LaVonne was also an avid gardener and enjoyed canning the fruits of her labor. Always prepared, she bought a cookie freezer just so she could make and freeze treats for visitors that stopped by. In her spare time, LaVonne enjoyed dancing with her husband in Milaca at Ann Lake, while visiting Bennie’s side of the family. She was a member of the V.F.W. Ladies Auxiliary. LaVonne also treasured the times spent with her daughters shopping. Meticulous about her home, LaVonne’s home was always open to family. Over the years she was a caregiver to her parents and provided a welcoming home to siblings moving into the area. In later years, the roles were reversed, when she became unable to move about freely, LaVonne’s brothers and their wives were always there to lend a helping hand. LaVonne was a good hearted, generous, fun-loving and devoted wife, mother, grandmother and sister. At the age of 81, LaVonne passed away peacefully Monday, Aug. 22, 2011 at Fairview Ridges Hospital in Burnsville. LaVonne’s love and strength will be missed by children, Cheryl (John) Lindner of Allen TX, Gayle (John) Hafner of Bloomington, Becky (John “Jack”) Hardy of Rolla, ND, Renee (Leroy) Schommer of Prior Lake, Cory (Renee) Carlson of Eau Claire, WI; grandchildren, Heather Lasher, Aimee Lindner, Catherine Day, Andrew Hafner, Rachel Marsh, Cordell Hardy, Tatia Hardy, Kyle Hardy, Dustin Leistiko, Madalyn Carlson, and Benjamin Carlson; brothers Lloyd (Bonnie) Johnson of Prior Lake, Lester “Red” (Leila) Johnson of Bottineau, ND, Raymond “Smiley” (Virginia) Johnson of Prior Lake, Otto (Jan) Johnson of Prior Lake; sister Marlene Olson of Portland, ND; sister-in-laws, Nancy Johnson of Burnsville, Kerin Bymark of Prior Lake, and Avis Johnson of Prior Lake; and many other relatives and friends. LaVonne is preceded death by her husband, Bennie (1985); parents; brothers, Arvid “Swede” (Ivy) Johnson, her twin brotherLaVern Johnson, Clayton Johnson, Donald Johnson; sister, Donna Larson; and brother-in-law, Norman Olson. The visitation was Thursday, Aug. 25 from 4-7 p.m. at Ballard-Sunder Funeral Home, Prior Lake and also one hour prior to the service at church. Celebration of Life Service was held Friday, Aug. 26 at 11 a.m. at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Prior Lake. The Rev. John P. Vaughn officiated. Her grandchildren served as her pallbearers.The interment at St. Paul Lutheran Cemetery in Prior Lake. Memorials preferred and will be distributed in LaVonne’s memory by the family. The Carlson family was served with honor, care and compassion by Ballard-Sunder Funeral Home, Prior Lake Chapel www.ballardsunderfuneral.com

Ann Hohler, 67, of Shakopee. Visitation Friday, Sept. 2 from 10-11 a.m., with funeral services at 11 a.mm, all at McNearney Funeral Home, 1220 E. Third Ave., Shakopee, 952-445-2755. www.mcnearneyfuneralhome.com

Roy John Schlauderaff Rudolph and Christian (Bohnsack) Schlauderaff were proud to announce the birth of their son, Roy John on Feb. 5, 1922, in New Prague. Roy married Alice Scharf on Sept. 11, 1947 at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Jordan. He proudly served in the United States Army from Nov. 5, 1942 – Nov. 10, 1945. A resident of Jordan, Roy was 89 years old when he passed away the late morning of Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2011 at Mala Strana Health Care Center in New Prague. Roy will be deeply missed by wife of almost 64 years, Alice; daughter, Mavis (John) Fedele of Burnsville; son, David Schlauderaff; granddaughter, Gina (Devon) Halberg of Plymouth; grandson, Anthony Fedele of St. Paul; greatgrandchildren, Benjamin and Bryce Halberg; sister, Rosalia (Loren) Jabs of Jordan; sister-in-law, Betha Schlauderaff of Red Wing; other relatives and friends. Roy is preceded in death by his parents; brother, Clarence Schlauderaff; sister, Helen (Alvin) Mueller. Celebration of Life Service was Saturday, Aug. 27 at 2 p.m., with visitation two hours prior all at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Jordan. The Rev. Jeremy Glowicki officiated. Roy will be laid to rest at Spirit Hill Cemetery in Jordan. The Schlauderaff family is served with honor, care and compassion by Ballard-Sunder Funeral Home, Jordan Chapel www.ballardsunderfuneral.com

Janet M. Strunk Janet Strunk, 93, of Shakopee, died Friday, Aug. 26, 2011, at her home. She was born in Shakopee, Oct. 19, 1917, the daughter of John and Anna M. (Anglesberge) Heinen. Janet and Robert Strunk were married in Shakopee, July 16, 1942. Janet was employed as City Recorder and Treasurer for the City of Shakopee and was a bookkeeper and office manager for Shakopee Ford. Janet attended the College of St. Benedict and graduated from the MacPhail School of Music in 1940. She spent countless hours volunteering her services and making quilts for St. Francis Hospital Ladies Auxiliary. She was a life long member of St. Mark’s Catholic Church where she served as church organist and was a member of St. Mark’s Council of Catholic Women. She is survived by daughter, Ann Marie (Dennis) King; son, Stephen Strunk; grandchildren, Scott, Chris, Bill (Rachel) Schneider, Heidi (Paul) Busch, Daniel, Joy and and Ryan Strunk; seven great-grandchildren; sister, Marian Heinen Caron. She was preceded in death by husband, Bob; parents; brothers-in-law, Euclid Caron and Lee Wagner; sister-inlaw, Mary Louise Wagner. Visitation was Wednesday, Aug. 31, from 9:30-10:30 a.m.at St. Mark’s Catholic Church, Shakopee, followed by Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30 a.m. at the church. The Rev. Thomas Boedy SJ officiated. Pallbearers were Chris, Ashlee, Blake , Scott, Rachel Schneider, Paul and Heidi (Strunk) Busch. Interment at Catholic Cemetery, Shakopee. Funeral arrangements through McNearney Funeral Home in Shakopee, 952-445-2755. www.mcnearneyfuneralhome.com

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Germaine S. Wagner Germaine Wagner, 85, of Shakopee, died Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2011, at The Lutheran Home in Belle Plaine. She was born in Elko, MN, March 16, 1926 to John and Mathilda (Haus) Mayerhofer. She and Jerome F. Wagner were married in Jordan May 12, 1948. Germaine was employed as a waitress at Interlachen Country Club in Edina for 28 years. She was a member of St. Mark’s Council of Catholic Women. Survivors include her children, Jean (Paul) Klingelhutz of Green Isle, Sharon (Glen) Parpart, Randy (Nita), Raymond (Crystal), Leann (Bob) Baxton, Alice (Frank) Grocutt, all of Shakopee, Ellen (Terrry) Battcher of Minneapolis, Marilyn (Duane) Schmieg of Chaska, Mark of Cokato; 17 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; brother and sisters, Eugene (Delores) Mayerhofer; Virginia Schmitz, Angela Korbel, Helen (Albert) Breeggemann, Sister Annella Mayerhofer OSB, Marie (Leander) Ries, Florence (Patrick) Moriarty; special friend of the family, Rose Schmitz. She was preceded in death by husband; daughter, Patricia Wagner; parents; grandson, Michael Wagner, daughter-in-law, Shelly Wagner; brothers, Benedict, Ervin and Hilmar; sister, Bernice Julkowski. Visitation was Monday, Aug. 29, from 4-8 p.m. at the McNearney Funeral Home, Shakopee. Mass of Christian Burial was held Tuesday, Aug. 30, 10 a.m. at St. Mark’s Catholic Church, Shakopee. Officiating at the funeral service was the Rev. Peter Wittman. Pallbearers included Tim, Kalvin, and Amanda Wagner, Shaun Schmieg, Josh Klingelhutz, Emily and Andy Battcher. Interment at Fort Snelling National Cemetery. Funeral arrangements through McNearney Funeral Home in Shakopee, 952-445-2755. www.mcnearneyfuneralhome.com

Harold John Schmidt A devoted Catholic, hardworking and strong willed husband, father and grandfather, Harold was a resident of Shakopee. He was 89 years young when he passed away the early morning hours of Monday, Aug. 29, 2011 at the Central Health Care in LeCenter, MN. Harold will always be loved and deeply missed by children, Harold W. (Linda) Schmidt of Arizonia, Marion R. (Leon) Bohnsack of Jordan, Paulette M. (Terry) Bauer of Webster; grandchildren, Troy (Amy) Schmidt, Kim Schmidt, Denise (David) Helke, Brian (Susan) Bohnsack, Tanner (Jessie) Bohnsack, Dustin Schmidt, Donny Best, Krystyna Best; many great-grandchildren; sister, Marie (Francis) Bisek of New Prague; brothers, Robert Schmidt of Marystown, Alex “Dick” (Darlene) Schmidt of Shakopee, Paul (Lavina) Schmidt of Shakopee; other relatives and friends. Harold is preceded in death by his wife, Viola; parents, Peter and Catherine; eight brothers and sisters. The Mass of Christian Burial will be Friday, Sept. 2, at 11 a.m. with visitation starting at 9:30 a.m,. all at Church of St. Mark, 350 Atwood St., Shakopee. Father Peter Wittman will officiate. Pallbearers for Harold will be Dan Schmidt, Mike Vierling, Ed Vierling, Bill Janousek, Vern Hennes and Terry Stier. Harold will be laid to rest at next to his wife at the Catholic Cemetery in Shakopee. The Schmidt family is served with honor, care and compassion by Ballard-Sunder Funeral Home, Shakopee Chapel www.ballardsunderfuneral.com

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point-specific river-level observations. But even before the Shakopee gauge was damaged, the weather service was relying on infrequent readings from the manual gauge and struggling to model Minnesota River levels without real-time observations, according to weather service hydrologist Diane Cooper. Forecasting water levels requires accurate data since rivers change from f lood to f lood depending on season, vegetation, erosion and ice, she said. In spring, the water moves quickly, chewing away at the bottom of the river bed so that it can hold more water. Once it slows down, sediment and debris starts to settle, refi lling the river bottom and reducing its capacity. For example, the September 2010 flood had distinct differences than spring f looding because the grasses and leaves slowed down the water flow. River gauges are helpful in planning for future f lood events and keeping the public informed, said Scott County Emergency Management Director Chris Weldon. The gauge not only tracks where the water is currently, but models it days ahead. “Once we know that the water gets to a certain level a road is going to close, we can anticipate that and start looking at what need s to be done to close the road,” Weldon said. During the past two floods, county and city officials have relied on a makeshift ruler installed by the Minnesota Department of Transportation just north of the County Road 101 bridge. However, the pole is only usable once the river has risen high enough for backwater, Weldon said. “Anybody can stick a stick in the ground and tell us how high the river is,” said Carver County Emergency Management Director Ken Carlson. “Where the river level is headed, that’s the big thing for us.” Ca r ver Cou nt y of f icia ls would like to see Shakopee keep its gauge because of its wealth of historical data, Carlson said. The close proximity to County Road 101, a major river crossing between Scott and Carver counties, also makes it ideal, he said. If Shakopee were to pass on a gauge, the city of Chaska may have some interest in its own automated gauge. Chaska currently utilizes modeling from the Jordan gauge upstream and its own wire-weight manual gauge, said Chaska Public Works Director Tim Wiebe. “We can get a pretty good idea of what’s coming,” said Wiebe, who adds a couple of days and a couple of feet difference to the Jordan readings to forecast the impact on Chaska. Even if Chaska were to install a gauge on Highway 41, it would be years before the new site could build up the historical data of Shakopee gauges, Carlson said. “We really would like to see the Shakopee site continue,” he

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The Minnesota Department of Transportation installed a pole to measure how high the Minnesota River rose last spring near the Raguet State Wildlife Management Area sign north of the County Road 101 bridge. Right now it’s the only tool local officials have for measuring the river depth.

The main crux to installing a new gauge is who pays for it. The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) is the federal agency responsible for operating and maintaining river gauges across the county. While the agency receives some federal funding, it relies heavily on partnerships between interested local and state parties to cover the full cost of installation, Cooper said. Local partners, such as the city, county and MnDOT, could apply for a U.S. Homeland and Security hazardous mitigation grant, Weldon said. The grant could cover up to 75 percent of the gauge, while local partners chip in the rest. The grant, however, does not cover annual operations and maintenance, which Cooper estimates between $12,000 and $16,000 a year. Operations and maintenance cover not only general upkeep of the gauge but also routine and special measurements to identify the river’s flow, Cooper said. These measurements are used to develop rating curves that translate a river’s flow into flood stage values. The fund also covers the hourly transfer of stage data to the weather ser vice via satellite, as well as analyzing and archiving those numbers for public use, according to Cooper. The USGS has said it would fund up to 40 percent of annual maintenance costs, Weldon said. The city, county, MnDOT and other interested local parties would be responsible for the rest. While recent f lood events highlight the importance of a gauge, it’s really more of a want

than a need, Shakopee Police Chief Jeff Tate said. The city is facing tight budgets and does not have funding set aside to cover the expense of maintaining a river gauge, he said. Having seen his depar tment’s office staff shrink and hoping to add a 47th officer in next year’s budget, Tate said if given a choice between an automated gauge and the officer, he prefers the latter. “We just simply don’t have the resources we can devote to [a new gauge] right now,” Tate said. “Maybe there’s a creative solution, we just haven’t figured it out yet.” Chaska and Carver County officials don’t want the Shakopee gauge abandoned, but they’re not necessarily sure they can commit to fi nancially supporting it either. If local partners pass on an automated gauge, the weather service will discontinue specific river level forecasts and probabilistic outlooks for the Minnesota River in Shakopee, Cooper said. It would continue to issue general river f lood information, but it would not replace or fi x the manual staff gauge. Shakopee wou ld have to rely on projections from the automated Jordan and Savage gauges. The real question for local partners comes down to whether the benefits of river forecasting outweigh the costs, Cooper said. While she’d like to see a new gauge in Shakopee, she knows it’s the local communities’ decision and sometimes “you have to say no to good things even though it’s a desirable thing.” “Deep down should Shakopee have a gauge? Yes, especially on a major crossing like this,” Tate said. “But right now the costs are at a point where it’s a hard pill to swallow.”

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future while managing the growing demand for services in the present. We have come a long way in providing transit services to the larger Scott County community in recent years. And if you’re still on that proverbial fence about using one of these services, just try it once — I suspect you’ll be back. For more information on BlueXpress, visit www. bluexpressbus.com or call

www.shakopeenews.com | Shakopee Valley News dozens of frozen cobs. Corn may be the only vegetable that I have a love/ hate relationship with. I will no longer eat corn right off the cob; I require it to be cut off. I still have all my teeth so that’s not the reason, nor am I so highly cultured that the very idea of eating right from the cob is beneath me. I’ve just never been a fan of having corn stuck between my teeth, plus with a moustache, I have to contend with the smell of butter beneath my nose unless I thoroughly scrub up after eating. But soon I will no longer have corn coming out of my ears. Fall will come and winter will follow. I will spend my nights reading, writing, watching movies and eating popcorn. 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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Principal Kim Swift  1,524 students (including post-secondary education option students).  New to the staff are seven teachers, a fourth guidance counselor, principal and assistant principal.

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Kim Construction on the Swift Shakopee Environmental Learning Center is set for completion this spring with classes to start in the building in fall 2012.

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 Five new teachers in second grade, third-grade reading intervention, fourth grade, fifth grade and special education (shared with Eagle Creek).

Principal Chris Endicott 

991 students.



Seven new full-time teachers, dean of students and part-time positions shared with other buildings.  New modified bock schedule: Every-other Chris Wednesday and Thursday, Endicott students will have 90-minute classes with one period dedicated to SWAT (school-wide achievement time) for struggling students to receive interventions and caught-up students additional enrichment.

“It’s our way of making sure no kids fall through the cracks and, conversely, that our best and brightest are appropriately challenged as well,” Endicott said.  Remodeled upstairs band and choir rooms for school’s EBD program.  SMARTBoards for all math classrooms, heartrate monitors for phy-ed department.

Principal John-Paul Jacobson  1,147 students, a 100-student increase from fall 2010.

John-Paul Jacobson

 Expanded the number of co-teaching reading sections for English learners and special education.  Continuing its successful reading strategies courses in sixth and seventh grades.

EAGLE CREEK  700 students, a third of whom will be new to the school. “It’s going to be a lot of fun to get to know all these new faces,” Bergen said.  Three new teachers in second grade, art and special education (shared with Red Oak).

Principal Patrick Leonard  794 students, Sun Path’s biggest enrollment as a K-5 school.  Two new teachers in fourth and fifth grades.  In addition to SMARTBoards, the school added portable Patrick student response systems and Leonard document cameras for every grade level. The technology was funded by district, school and PTO funds.

 Five new teachers: two second grade, two special education and one physical education.  Added student response Dave systems and document Orlowsky cameras for majority of gradelevel classrooms, thanks in part to the PTO’s support, Orlowsky said. “There’s plenty of new technology things for the teachers to figure out with an eye toward helping kids engage and learn,” he said.  One of two schools with a Minnesota Reading Corps volunteer.

 860 students prekindergarten through eighth-grade, an increase of about 30 from last year.

Libby Bergen

 One of two schools with a Minnesota Reading Corps volunteer to provide additional reading support for K-3 students.

JACKSON Principal Doug Schleif

 “SACS Serves” is the 2011-12 theme, culminating with a mobile Feed My Starving Children packing unit in April during Holy Week.

Scott Breimhorst

The school hopes to show students that service is a lifelong activity. “One of the things that SACS has always prided itself on is service and then it’s connecting back to why you do it,” Breimhorst said.  The school accelerated its plan to install 40 interactive SMARTBoards. SACS now has one in every classroom.  SACS Marathon is Oct. 1 with a “We’re Cooking Now” theme. The school hopes to have $125,000 in pledges for the event.



703 students, a quarter of them from Pearson Elementary.

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heating and cooling zone for the office and new high-efficiency boiler and water heater. The middle school entrance was also moved; day-time visitors must enter through the school of-

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 Will revisit its school-wide Love and Logic framework. Seven staff members attended core training on the philosophical program over the summer. Eagle Creek has used Love and Logic since opening in 2007.

Three new teachers in first grade, fourth grade and English as a second language. Approximately 90 percent of school staff came from Pearson.

 Received Energy Star certification along with Eagle Creek and Pearson buildings.

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TECHNOLOGY

 Added more studentresponse systems for the school, which teachers plan use more this coming year.

 695 students, about a third are new to the school.

 Visitors will enter through a new front entrance via the school office. The main entrance is now marked as the middle door on the southside of the building.

New in every elementary classroom this fall are SMARTBoards. The district made a significant investment over the summer to install the interactive whiteboards so that all the buildings are at a similar technology level. Many buildings added to their technology offerings with student response systems and document cameras to make learning even more interactive. “Whenever you bring that technology in, it’s really engaging for kids,” Sweeney Principal Dave Orlowsky said.

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Principal Dave Orlowsky

Eight new teachers, including the school’s first dean of students, Tony Degel. Added a fourth team in seventh-grade, the Blue Herons.

 820 students, up 60 from the end of 2011. “They are all full classrooms,” Perrine said.

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“The PTO has been the biggest reason we’ve been able to move as fast as we have with the technology,” Leonard said.

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Superintendent Rod Thompson joined the district Aug. 1, taking over for retiring Jon McBroom. Thompson joins the district from St. Anthony-New Brighton Public Schools where he was superintendent the past five years. Thompson has kept busy this week meeting Shakopee’s returning staff. “I’ve been very impressed with the quality and dedication of all of our Shakopee staff,” he said. Joining Thompson in the district is Shakopee High School Principal Kim Swift. Swift joins the district after 33 years as a teacher, counselor and principal with Dubuque (Iowa) Public Schools. She replaces longtime principal Jim Murphy, who resigned last fall. Former Shakopee Junior High Dean of Students Robbi Mondati is stepping into the assistant principal position at the high school, formerly held by Barb McNulty, who took the high school principal job in Jordan. Mondati had been dean at the junior high for two years. “I’m thrilled to have a new opportunity,” she said. “I’m excited to continue to work with the same students I’ve seen for years. The poor sophomores can’t get rid of me. They’ve had me since seventh grade.” Replacing Mondati at the junior high is Stuart Lang, who joined the district from South St. Paul. Across the district, Shakopee has nearly 40 new full-time teachers and a handful of new paraprofessionals. Most of those new positions come at the secondary level as larger class sizes beginning moving up. Eight of the new positions are due to enrollment growth, according to Human Resources Manager Shaleen Roth.

While Jackson steals the headlines as this year’s major build, the Shakopee Middle School also underwent a big improvement behind the scenes. T he district invested $ 2 million into a renovation of their third-f loor and office area heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems. The project includes two new HVAC units and penthouse, separate

 Biggest goal: Developing a school community through its PBIS program, “Jackson Pride.” The school is planning a number of assemblies, picnics and parent involvement activities to share expectations and create a unified school climate.

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moved over to the new building. “It’s like kids in a candy store,” Jackson Principal Doug Schleif said about his staff’s excitement at being in a new building. “They’re running into each other [because] they’re looking around so much.” The district will start the school year with an enrollment of 7,374 students — more than 360 from opening day 2010.

Principal Kurt Schmidt  79 students kindergarten through fourth grade; 46 students in prekindergarten.

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HAPPENINGS 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. DivorceCare video series will be offered from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursdays beginning Sept. 8 at Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church, 12650 Johnny Cake Ridge Road, Apple Valley. DivorceCare provides an opportunity for education and support for those separated, going through divorce or who have recently gone through divorce. Cost is $15 and includes the workbook. KidCare is available for $60 per child for the 15-week session. Pre-register online at sotv.org/ events or (952) 432-6351. 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. GriefShare video series will be offered from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursdays beginning Sept. 15 at Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church, 12650 Johnny Cake Ridge Road, Apple Valley. Each night combines a video session with a grief support group discussion time to allow group participants to talk about the content of the video and about how they are dealing with the death of their loved one. Cost is $15 and includes the workbook. KidCare is available for $27 per child for the entire series. Pre-register online at sotv.org/events or (952) 432-6351. 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 MnHousing and HUD. Cost is $25/family; pre-register at (952) 448-7715, ext. 2773.

MEETINGS 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 Jaycees’ general membership meeting is 7:30 p.m. the first and third Thursdays of each month at the Jaycees’ office, 121 Lewis St. S. Visit shakopeejaycees.org. M o t h e r ’s C o n n e c t i o n Group meets at 7 p.m. the fi rst Thursday of the month at the Preserve Building meeting room, 11221 Anderson Lakes Parkway, Eden Prairie. Call Wendi Russo at (612) 730-5044. Sunset Spinners a nd Weavers Guild of New Prague meets at 7 p.m. the first Monday and third Wednesday of each month at New Prag ue City Hall. Call Virginia Lorang at (507) 744-5858 or Linda Pieper at (952) 492-3018. Beyond the Yellow Ribbon South of the River will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 6 in the lower level of the Prior Lake VFW Club. BTYR is a group providing honor, service and support to military personnel and their family. Call (952) 440-5011 or visit btyr-southoftheriver.org. River Valley Theatre Company meets from 7 to 9 p.m. the fi rst Wednesday of each month at the Shakopee Public Library, 235 Lewis St. S. Visit rivervalleytheatrecompany.com or call (952) 856-7062. Savage Area Women of Today meets at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 8 in the dining room of the Savage American Legion, 12375 Princeton Ave. S. At this meeting the club will also be collecting teacher supplies for the local schools. Contact Stacy at SavageAreaWT@gmail.com; (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. Caregiver, memory-loss support groups meet from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. the fi rst Thursday of the month at Prairie Adult Care, 16200 Berger Drive (Victory Lutheran Church) in Eden Prairie. Call (952) 949-3126. 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. Gamblers Anonymous/ Gam-Anon support group meets weekly at 6:30 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. Alanon meets at 7:30 p.m. Mondays at First Presbyterian Church, 909 Marschall Road S. Call (952) 920-3963. Diabetes support group meets at 7 p.m. the first Monday of each month at St. Francis Regional Medical Center in Shakopee. Call (952) 428-3324. Separation and Divorce Support Group meets from 7

to 8:30 p.m. the fi rst and third Tuesdays of each month in the St. Wenceslaus Church basement in New Prague. Infant loss support group meets at 7 p.m. the fi rst Tuesday of every month at St. Francis Regional Medical Center in Shakopee. Call (952) 428-2002. Heart support group meets at 7 p.m. the fi rst Tuesday of each month at St. Francis Regional Medical Center in Shakopee. Call (952) 428-2080. 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. National Alliance for the Mentally Ill (NAMI) in Scott County, a support and outreach group for those affected directly or indirectly by mental illness, meets at 6:30 p.m. the fi rst Wednesday of the month at Valley Green Workforce Center, 752 Canterbury Road S., Shakopee. Contact Janet at (952) 890-1669 or Kevin at (952) 496-8513. Widow’s Lunch Club, a social fellowship group for widowed people of all ages, meets from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. the fi rst Wednesday at the month at Biaggi’s Restaurant, 8251 Flying Cloud Drive at the Eden Prairie Mall. RSVP to (763) 497-1779 or e-mail joanne @ heartachetohealing.com. Depression Support Coalition meets at 7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 12 at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, 4625 125th St. W., Savage. Former Minnesota State Legislator John Hottinger will present “Depression: An Illness, Not a Character Defect.” Contact (952) 890-9465, ext. 114.

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 Atwood St. S., Shakopee. Visit loavesandfishesmn.org. K9 R and R, a nonprofit dog rescue group, holds dog adoptions from 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. the fi rst Sunday of every month at the Chaska Petco. Visit k9rescueandrehoming.org/ wordpress/. Contact Many or Dave at k9randr@charter.net. CAP Agency WIC voucher pickup for residents of Carver County is from 9 a.m. to noon and 1 to 4 p.m. the first and third Wednesday of each month at the CAP Agency, 110650 Village Road, Chaska. Call (952) 402-9869. 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, 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) 4968555; http://co.scott.mn.us. 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.

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DISTRICT COURT 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. Yvonne Lea Sonju, 32, New Prague, issuance of dishonored check, a grossmisdemeanor. Two years’ probation, 80 hours of community service, restitution, $160 in fines. Lyubov Afanasyev, 39, Shakopee, malicious punishment of a child, a gross-misdemeanor. Adjudication stayed: Two years’ probation, 40 hours of community service, continue counseling, $210 in fines. Disorderly conduct, a misdemeanor. One year probation (concurrent). Lucio Morales Cruz, 52, Shakopee, driving after cancellation (inimical to

public safety), a gross-misdemeanor. Two years’ probation, 30 days of community service, $385 in fines. Erin Elizabeth Johnson, 31, Waconia, fifth-degree possession of controlled substance, a felony. Adjudication stayed: Four years’ probation, follow recommendations of evaluation, chemical testing, $75 in fines. Cheyenne Durana Jones, 19, Minneapolis, motor vehicle theft, a felony. Five years’ probation, 45 days in jail, provide DNA sample, $235 in fines. Driving while intoxicated (DWI), a misdemeanor. One year probation, 45 days in jail (concurrent), follow recommendations of evaluation, abstain from alcohol, random tests. Angela Nina-Marie Peet, 23, St. Louis Park, forgery with intent to de-

fraud, a felony. Five years’ probation, 20 hours of communit6y service, provide DNA sample, $160 in fines. Benjamin Lee Smrt, 24, Shakopee, check forgery, a felony. Five years’ probation, 10 days in jail, follow recommendations of evaluation, abstain from alcohol, random tests, provide DNA sample, restitution, $300 in fines. Joseph Ole Tranby Sr., 73, Bloomington, violation of driver’s license restrictions, a gross-misdemeanor. One year probation, $385 in fines. Andrea Marie Hansen, 31, St. Peter, check forgery, a gross-misdemeanor. Two years’ probation, 26 days in jail, restitution, $85 in fines. Using driver’s license of another person, a misdemeanor. One year probation, 26 days in jail (concurrent).

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Theft was reported at Famous Footwear, 1593 17th Ave. E. at 6:02 p.m. Aug. 25 A hit-and-run property-damage incident was reported at 3:06 p.m. on the 8200 block of Old Carriage Court N. Aug. 26 A 34-year-old Shakopee man was arrested for DWI at 3:48 a.m. on the 1800 block of Parkway Avenue. Theft was reported at 10:56 a.m. on the 700 block of Roundhouse Street. Theft was reported at Walmart at 1:55 p.m. A 49-year-old Chanhassen man was arrested for DWI, test refusal, possession of a small amount of marijuana in a motor vehicle, driving after cancellation and improper use of license plates at 7:28 p.m. on Dakota Street and Third Avenue E. A crash with injury was reported at 8:14 p.m. on the 300 block of Shawnee Trail. Two 16-year-old girls, from Biwabik and Angora, Minn., were arrested at 8:40 p.m. for possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia at Valleyfair. A 47-year-old Shakopee man was arrested for disorderly conduct and on an outstanding warrant at Canterbury Park at 11:36 p.m. Aug. 27 A 27-year-old Shakopee woman was arrested for DWI at 12:08 a.m. on Highway 169 and Canterbury Road. A 22-year-old man from Wahpeton, N.D., was arrested for third-degree assault and disorderly conduct and a Shakopee man, 23, was cited for disorderly conduct at 2:36 a.m. following a fight on the 100 block of First Avenue E. A hit-and-run property-damage incident was reported at 2:53 a.m. on the 5500 block of Tinta Lane. Assault was reported at 7:45 a.m. at Canterbury Park. Theft was reported at Valleyfair at 1:16 p.m. A 19-year-old Shakopee man was arrested for DWI, open bottle, underage consumption, driving after revocation,

no proof of insurance, and possession of drug paraphernalia and a small amount of marijuana at 5:03 p.m. on Bluff Avenue and Market Street. A residential burglary was reported at 8:49 p.m. on the 1900 block of Raspberry Lane. A 28-year-old man from Savage was arrested for domestic assault at 9:02 p.m. on Spencer and Mound streets. A crash with injury was reported at 10:38 p.m. on Johnson Memorial Drive and Delaware Avenue. Aug. 28 Motor vehicle theft was reported at 2:50 a.m. Americas Best Value Inn, 1244 Canterbury Road S. Burglary was reported at 10:54 a.m. on the 8400 block of Moraine Circle. Theft was reported at Valleyfair at 12:06 p.m. A hit-and-run property-damage incident was reported at 12:23 p.m. on the 1200 block of First Avenue E. Theft was reported at 6:09 p.m. at High Score Video games at Shakopee Town Square. A road-rage incident was reported at 7:11 p.m. on the 1100 block of Canterbury Road. A hit-and-run property-damage incident was reported at 7:23 p.m. at Valleyfair. A 23-year-old Shakopee woman was arrested at 10:46 p.m. for DWI and possession of drug paraphernalia on 10th Avenue and Dakota Street S. Aug. 29 A motor vehicle crash was reported at 5:16 a.m. on the 5200 block of Eagle Creek Boulevard. A motor vehicle crash with injuries was reported at 6:26 a.m. at 1475 Stagecoach Road. A motor vehicle crash with injury was reported at 9:09 a.m. on Highway 169 and County Road 18. Theft was reported at Kohl’s Department Store at 10:15 a.m. Theft was reported at 1:02 p.m. on the 700 block of Third Avenue W. Theft was reported at 1:09 p.m. on the 2400 bloc of Ponds Way.

Former legislator to speak about depression John Hottinger reached the peak of his political career in 2003 when he was appointed as the majority leader of the Minnesota state Legislature. At the same time, he was enduring a very difficult personal battle with clinical depression. Eventually he reached a breaking point. “I was standing on a bridge ready to jump but I had some friends who were good enough to get me over to Regions Hospital,” he explains. “After spending three days as an inpatient I went through eight months of three-times-a-weekcare as an outpatient. I got great care and it turned my life around.” Hottinger will share his personal story at 7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 12 at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, 4625 125th St. W., Savage in a talk titled “Depression: An Illness, Not a Character Defect.” The presentation is part of the educational speaker series sponsored by the Depression Support Coalition, whose mission is to inform, educate, support and cultivate a community of spiritual hope for those affected by depression – as well as their families. For more information on the Coalition, visit DepressionSupportCoalition. org or contact Julie Opheim at (952) 432-6351.

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let'sGo!Calendar WE WANT YOUR LISTINGS! Listings are printed free but not guaranteed, although we do our best to include them. Submit your events through our www.LetsGo.mn website, where you can find many more local and regional fun things to do. You can also send an e-mail to editor@shakopeenews. com. Deadline is one week prior to publication. For information call (952) 345-6680.

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SEPT. 1 THE FLEMMING FOLD Huber Park Performance Series presents the family-friendly The Flemming Fold. Time: 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 1 Cost: Free Location: Huber Park, 150 Fillmore St. N., Shakopee Info: (952) 233-9500; ci.shakopee. mn.us

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 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

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 Location: Scott County Fairgrounds, 7151 W. 190th St., Jordan Info: (952) 492-5410 or esmith515@umn.edu

Friday

SEPT. 2 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) 4966563

Saturday

SEPT. 3 MINNESOTA RENAISSANCE FESTIVAL The 41st annual Minnesota Renaissance Festival features 16 stages of live entertainment, live armored jousting, food, drink, artisan booths and seven themed weekends. Themed weekends are as follows: Sept. 3, 4 and 5 - Silk Road and Discover the Riches featuring longbow competition, belly dance lessons and performances, belly dance competition and Middle Eastern music; Sept. 10-11 – Highland Fling featuring World Highland Games and Minnesota Highland Games, Scottish vendors, free beer tasting, kilt competition and sign language Saturday; Sept. 17-18 – Wine, Chocolate and Romance featuring wine and chocolate festival, charity auction, free wine tasting, free vow renewals, chocolate pie eating contest and grape stomp; Sept. 2425 High Seas Adventure featuring backyard barbecue competition, barbecue vendors, homebrew

competition and pirate games; Sept. 30 – Festival Friday featuring visits by school groups and home school students; Oct. 1-2 – Shamrocks and Shenanigans featuring harvest market, Irish vendors, Irish dancers and music, free Guinness beer tasting and kilt competition. Time: Weekends through Oct. 2; Labor Day, Sept. 5 and Friday, Sept. 30 Cost: Adults $20.95; seniors $18.95; children 5-12 $11.95; age 4 and younger free; dogs $10 with registration; free parking; discount tickets available at SuperAmerica, Walgreens, Menards, Whole Foods Market; discount coupons available at Subway Location: Three miles south of Shakopee on Hwy. 169 Info: (952) 445-7361 or renaissancefest.com/MRF

WEEKEND FAMILY FUN Enjoy nature-based fun for the whole family. The September theme is Cattail Creations. Time: Noon-4 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, Sept. 3-4, 10-11, 17-18, 24-25 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

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

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) 4966563

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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

Monday

SEPT. 5 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

Location: Grace Church, Eden Prairie Info: atgrace.com/events, (952) 224-3064

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

KC SHRIMP AND STEAK DINNER The Shakopee Knights of Columbus is hosting a shrimp and steak dinner with fried shrimp, sirloin steak with mushrooms, baked potato, Texas toast, salad bar, dessert and coffee or milk. Time: 5-8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 9 Cost: $15 for both, $12 for shrimp or steak and $3 children’s meal Location: Shakopee Knights Events Center, 1760 Fourth Ave. E., Shakopee

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Shakopee Heritage Society is hosting a tour of nine historic homes and sites. Tickets available at the Scott County Historical Society, 235 Fuller St. S., Shakopee. Time: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 10 Cost: $10 Location: Downtown Shakopee Info: (952) 445-2002, ploumenp@ aol.com

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 #423011-00. 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

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)

POND HOUSE Back to school! Learn to read and write the Dakota alphabet, devised by Gideon Pond and his brother Samuel during the summer of 1834. Time: 1:30-4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 4 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

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FAMILY STORY TIME 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

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The Shakopee American Legion Auxiliary is hosting a casserole/salad luncheon. Time: 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 14 Cost: $7 Location: Legion Clubroom, 1266 First Ave. E., Shakopee Info: (952) 250-2207

RALLY SUNDAY East Union Lutheran Church is celebrating Rally Sunday with the beginning of Sunday School, a blessing of the backpacks, communion and a car show. Children can be registered for Sunday School. Pastor Tom Stutelberg will be retelling the Story of Jonah with hats. Time: 9 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 18 Location: East Union Lutheran Church, Carver

HARLEM AMBASSADORS VS. SHAKO DUNKERS Get ready for dazzling ball-handling tricks, high-flying slam-dunks and hilarious family comedy when the Shakopee Rotary Club presents the Harlem Ambassadors Basketball show against the local Shako Dunkers. Purchase tickets at Shakopee Community Center or the Scott County Historical Society or at the door. All proceeds benefit Shakopee Rotary projects and select area charitable organizations. Time: 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 22 Cost: $5 students/seniors, $8 adults, free children 4 and under Location: Shakopee High School gym Info: shakopeerotary.org

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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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LET’sGO!CALENDAR 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

More Fun Things To Do 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

JORDAN HEIMATFEST Jordan’s Heimatfest kicks off on Friday, Sept. 9, with the annual car cruise, and a street dance. Then, on Sept. 10, the parade will start at 11 a.m. at the Jordan fire station. A lineup of events are held, including the 9 a.m. Walk/Run of the Mill 5K race, fishing contest, noon events in the park, and the Miss Jordan coronation at 4 p.m. Saturday. Time: Car cruise starts 5 p.m. Friday, Sept. 9; events run throughout the day and close with 9 p.m. fireworks Cost: Free festival entry with a $4 Heimatfest button ($5 at the gate) Location: Water Street in downtown Jordan, and Lagoon Park, 300 Park Dr., Jordan Info: (952) 492-2355; (952) 4926211 for Run of the Mill info

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

WATERCOLOR JOURNALING FALL WORKSHOP Instructor Sandra Muzzy will demonstrates techniques in watercolor, ink and colored pencil in this workshop. The topic of the workshop is “In the Orchard and Vineyard.” Time: 9:45 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays, Sept. 10, 17, 24 and Oct. 1 Cost: $95 for Arboretum members; $110 for non-members Location: Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, 3675 Arboretum Dr., Chaska Info: www.arboretum.umn.edu/learn. aspx or (952) 443-1422

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

FIRST FINGER FOODS CLASS AT THE ARBORETUM Instructor Michelle Horovitz will teach participants how to make their own baby food from healthful garden produce. Time: 10 a.m.-noon, Saturday, Sept. 10 Cost: $40 Arboretum members; $45 non-members Location: Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, 3675 Arboretum Dr., Chaska Info: www.arboretum.umn.edu/learn. aspx or (952) 443-1422

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

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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

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: Through Labor Day Sept. 5 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

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 adventureloving 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 through Nov. 30 Cost: $70 Location: Cleary Lake Park, 18106 Texas Ave., Prior Lake Info: (763) 559-6700 or threeriversparkdistrict.org

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

‘MERCY WATSON TO THE RESCUE!’

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Tommy Emmanuel will perform at the Burnsville Performing Arts Center Sept. 10.

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

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 $23.50-$33.50 Location: Children’s Theatre Company, 2400 Third Ave. S., Minneapolis Info: childrenstheatre.org or (612) 874-0400

BLINK 182 Blink 182 will perform with My Chemical Romance and Matt & Kim. Time: 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 7 Cost: $29-$49 Location: Xcel Energy Center, 175 Kellogg Blvd. W., St. Paul Info: xcelenergycenter.com or (651) 265-4800

JAPANESE MOON VIEWING See the ornamental grass collection and enjoy a traditional harvest celebration, based on Japanese tradition. Enjoy poetry and music around a campfire. Time: 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 8 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

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

‘A DON’T HUG ME COUNTY FAIR’ It’s county fair time in Bunyan Bay, Minnesota, which means one thing to Gunner and Clara Johnson, owners of a little bar called The Bunyan: The Miss Walleye Queen Competition. Bernice, the pretty waitress, sees this as her chance to win Miss Walleye Queen, to be discovered and more importantly, to have her face carved in butter at the State Fair. Things get ugly when Gunner’s wife, Clara, and Gunner’s estranged twin sister, Trigger, decide they also want to win Miss Walleye Queen. Time: Evening and matinee showtimes Sept. 8-Oct. 16 Cost: $24 Location: Camp Bar, 490 N. Robert St., St. Paul Info: ticketmaster.com or 800-9292787

HOW ’BOUT THEM APPLES A Master Gardener will share

Cost: $40 Location: Burnsville Performing Arts Center, 12600 Nicollet Ave., Burnsville Info: (952) 895-4680 or ticketmaster.com

information about how to grow, maintain and harvest apples. This program is part of the Evenings in the 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 BRAVA WOMEN’S drama is based on Dore Schary’s CHORAL AUDITIONS hit “Sunrise at Campobello,” which BRAVA! women’s choral ensemble ran 70 weeks on Broadway. Asner is seeking new members. BRAVA! stars as one of America’s best-loved performs throughout the year and presidents, Franklin D. Roosevelt. FDR offers a diverse repertoire of sacred, explores the events and decisions secular, classical and popular music that shaped a nation. The play follows for a wide variety of venues. The the iconic president as he reflects on ensemble is looking for women of his years in office, from inauguration all ages who love to sing, can read to the trials of World War II. music moderately well and who can Time: 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 9 commit to creating the unique BRAVA! Cost: $39-$75 sound: a special blend of vocal skills Location: Fitzgerald Theater, 10 East and sparkling enthusiasm. Those Exchange St., St. Paul interested are invited to attend an Info: (651) 290-1221 or open rehearsal. fitzgeraldtheater.publicradio.org Time: 9-11:45 a.m. Friday mornings COMEDIAN Sept. 9-Oct. 28 DERICK LENGWENUS Cost: Free Location: Colonial Church, 6200 Comedian Derick Lengwenus currently Colonial Way, Edina (off Crosstown resides in Chicago where he performs Highway and Tracy Avenue) stand-up and studies improv at Info: bravasings.net or (952) 583Second City. Comedian Pete Borchers 6256 or email bravasings@gmail.com will also perform.

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

APPLE CIDERING 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


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LET’sGO!CALENDAR ‘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

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 50yard 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: $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.

VICTORY LUTHERAN BREAKFAST AND PUPPET SHOW First Light puppeteers will perform at Victory Lutheran Church as a part of their fall kickoff events. After the 9 a.m. service and a free breakfast, the First Light puppeteers will then take center stage to bring the gospel message to children of all ages in story and song. These Rally Day events are designed to kick-start fall education and spiritual growth programs. Time: 9 a.m. service; 10:15 a.m. free breakfast followed immediately by puppet show Sunday, Sept. 11 Cost: Free Location: Victory Lutheran Church, 6200 Berger Drive, Eden Prairie Info: victorylcms.org or (952) 9340956

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

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

‘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

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;

Foo Fighters will perform at the Xcel Energy Center Sept. 14.

FOO FIGHTERS 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

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

AFTERNOON TEAS AT THE ARB Enjoy traditional formal tea complete with handmade sweets and savories.

Time: 2:30-4 p.m. Wednesdays, Sept. 14, Oct. 12 and Nov. 9 Cost: $23 for Arboretum members; $26 for non-members Location: Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, 3675 Arboretum Dr., Chaska Info: www.arboretum.umn.edu or (952) 443-1422

‘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

HAPPY HOUR AT THE ARBORETUM Enjoy wine flights, beer and appetizers at the Arboretum restaurant. Time: 4:30-6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 15 Cost: Free admission every third Thursday after 4:30 p.m. Location: Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, 3675 Arboretum Dr., Chaska Info: www.arboretum.umn.edu or (952) 443-1422

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

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) 2654800

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

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

JUNK BONANZA

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

The Junk Bonanza hosts more than 100 juried junk vendors of antiques and one-of-a-kind and artisanrepurposed 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 ANDRE RIEU Classical artist André Rieu, renowned for his energetic and festive concerts, 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

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

‘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 acid-tongued, pill-popping grandmother at the center of this storm.

NEW PRAGUE CLASSIC CAR CRUISE

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

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

APPLE-TASTING WEEKENDS Taste-test University of Minnesota research apples and rate for flavor, size and texture. Time: 1-3 p.m. Sept. 17-18, 24-25 and Oct. 1-2, 8-9 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

PLANT DYES: COLOR FROM THE GARDEN Learn the essentials of plant dyes in this hands-on class. Take home two skeins of dyed wool and recipes for dyeing more. Time: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 17 Cost: $85 for Arboretum members; $90 for non-members Location: Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, 3675 Arboretum Dr., Chaska

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

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

ORNAMENTAL GRASSES View the Arboretum’s ornamental grass collection at its peak and learn which ones work best for your landscape. Instructor is University of Minnesota professor Mary Meyer. Time: 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 17 Cost: $35 Arboretum members; 45 non-members Location: Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, 3675 Arboretum Dr., Chaska Info: www.arboretum.umn.edu/learn. aspx or (952) 443-1422

HEAVENLY HARVEST WITH KRIS JAMES Create family-pleasing recipes using Minnesota-grown apples and cucurbits. The menu will include penne with pumpkin, sausage and sage; shrimp salad with apple cider vinaigrette; apple, squash and quinoa salad; and pumpkin dumplings. Time: 9-11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 17 Cost: $30 for Arboretum members; $40 for non-members Location: Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, 3675 Arboretum Dr., Chaska Info: www.arboretum.umn.edu/learn. aspx or (952) 443-1422

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 #42391100. 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

GORDON LIGHTFOOT Gordon Lightfoot, the legendary Canadian songwriter known for enduring hits including “Sundown” and “The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald,” will perform. Time: 8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 17 Cost: $48.50-$58.50 Location: State Theatre, 805 Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis Info: hennepintheatredistrict.org or (612) 339-7007


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LET’sGO!CALENDAR NATURE YOGA FOR WOMEN: REAPING THE HARVEST 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 naturalist-led 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 singer-songwriters 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

BEN FOLDS Singer-songwriter Ben Folds, known for his singularly subversive rock style, made a wildly successful Orchestra Hall debut in October 2009, selling out his first performance with the Minnesota Orchestra. In this return engagement, the audience will hear more favorite Folds hits, including “You Don’t Know Me,” “Kylie from Connecticut,” “Cologne,” “Smoke,” “Fred Jones” and “Evaporated.” Time: 8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 17 Cost: $25-$80 Location: Orchestra Hall, 1111 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis Info: minnesotaorchestra.org or (612) 371-5656

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

RAPTORS IN THE YARD Meet a captive merlin and barred owl and learn about these birds of prey. Cameras welcome. For all ages Time: 2-4 p.m. Sundays, Sept. 18, Oct. 16 and Nov. 13 Cost: Free Location: Lowry Nature Center (Carver Park Reserve), 7025 Victoria Dr., Victoria Info: (763) 559-9000 or threeriversparkdistrict.org

‘OKLAHOMA!’ Rodgers and Hammerstein’s “Oklahoma” tells the tale of a highspirited rivalry between farmers and cowboys, a love story’s journey and the birth of a new state. The score includes “Oh, What a Beautiful Morning,” “People Will Say We’re in Love” and “Oklahoma!” Time: Evening and matinee showtimes through Sept. 18 Cost: Adults $28; students and seniors $25 Location: Bloomington Civic Theatre, 1800 W. Old Shakopee Rd., Bloomington Info: bloomingtoncivictheatre.org

HONEY HARVEST See what the busy bees have been up to all summer. Learn about the process of harvesting honey. Help spin the frames in the extractor, add honey

PHOTOS COURTESY CHILDREN’S MUSEUM OF INDIANAPOLIS

Children can 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 at the Minnesota Children’s Museum.

LEGO CASTLE ADVENTURE 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.

to the setting tank and watch the Lowry staff pour honey into bottles. Visitors will get a chance to taste a sweet honey sample. Reservations required; reference activity #41130102. For ages 5 and older. Time: 1-2:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 18 Cost: $5 Location: Lowry Nature Center (Carver Park Reserve), 7025 Victoria Dr., Victoria Info: (763) 559-6700 or threeriversparkdistrict.org

APPLE CIDERING Make and taste apple cider the oldfashioned way. Squeeze apples with a wooden press. Taste the fresh cider and learn about apple varieties and cidering history. For all ages. Time: 3-4 p.m. Sundays, Sept. 18, Sept. 25 and Oct. 2 Cost: Free Location: Richardson Nature Center, 8737 E. Bush Lake Rd., Bloomington Info: (763) 559-9000 or threeriversparkdistrict.org

WALKER EXHIBIT Sex, celebrity, violence, and surveillance are the themes of the exhibit “Exposed: Voyeurism, Surveillance, and the Camera since 1870.” Through photographs of private, candid, spontaneous, and secret moments, the exhibition explores the powerful and invasive role of the voyeur, provoking an array of uneasy questions about the relationship between photographer and subject. Time: Through Sept. 18 Cost: Adults $10; seniors $8; students/teens with ID $6; free Thursdays from 5-9 p.m. and the first Saturday of each month Location: Walker Art Center, 1750 Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis Info: walkerart.org or (612) 3757600

JOHN HIATT AND THE COMBO “Dirty Jeans and Mudslide Hymns,” the new album from acclaimed musician and songwriter John Hiatt, was released Aug. 2 and is his 20th solo album. Hiatt’s career as a performer and songwriter has spanned more than 30 years and in 2008 he was inducted into the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame. Time: 7:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 19 Cost: $40-$42 Location: Guthrie Theater, 818 South 2nd St., Minneapolis Info: guthrietheater.org or (612) 377-2224

Time: 6-8:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Sept. 21, Oct. 19, Nov. 16 Cost: $25 per night Location: Savage Art Studios & Gallery, 4735 W. 123rd St., Suite 200, Savage Info: savageartstudios.com

FALL GARDEN FESTIVAL The public is invited to celebrate fall with Master Gardeners as they present information about fall and holiday container design, planting fall bulbs, how to select wines to serve with harvested garden vegetables and fruits, fall lawn care, seed saving, creating cards and stationery from garden photos and line dancing. Time: 6-8:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 22 Cost: Free; pre-registration requested Location: Scott County Fairgrounds, 7151 W. 190th St., Jordan Info: (952) 492-5410 or esmith515@umn.edu

SEASONAL COMFORT FOOD Chefs Beth Fisher and Caroline Glawe will demo the following menu: apple cheddar crostini; fennel carrot salad with vanilla balsamic vinaigrette; pork chop with tomato jam and vegetable paparadella; and sweet corn bread with fruits and basil whipped cream. The evening will include wine tasting. Time: 6:30-8:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 22 Cost: $45 for Arboretum members; $55 for non-members Location: Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, 3675 Arboretum Dr., Chaska Info: www.arboretum.umn.edu/learn. aspx or (952) 443-1422

‘GOLDEN NIGHTS ON THE SILVER SCREEN’ Jawaahir Dance Company will present “Golden Nights on the Silver Screen” inspired by Egypt’s film heyday. The all-new dance production features the renowned Georges Lammam Ensemble and will feature Arabic musicians from across the nation creating a lush musical environment for all-new dances sparked by the music and movies of the time. Audience members will see clips of old Egyptian movies in the Ritz Theater lobby before taking their seats for the big show. Time: 8 p.m. Sept. 22-25, 28-30 and Oct. 1-2 Cost: Adults $29; children 8 and younger $15 Location: Ritz Theater, 345 13th Ave. NE, Minneapolis Info: jawaahir.org or (612) 436-1129

LET’S TALK PHOTOGRAPHY

SCOTT COUNTY CRAZY QUILTERS

Amateur photographers who are interested in improving skill, sharing their work and receiving feedback are invited to this monthly meeting on the topic of photography. Photographer Darrell Tangen will listen to the interests of the group and lead discussions on these topics. Those participating are encouraged to bring digital images to share.

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

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

BROADWAY SONGBOOK: IRVING BERLIN The program will feature a mix of stories of composer Irving Berlin’s life, discussion of his work and performances of his music by an ensemble of artists from the Twin Cities. Time: 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Sept. 23-24; 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 25 Cost: $24 Location: Ordway Center for the Performing Arts, 345 Washington St., St. Paul Info: ordway.org or (651) 224-4222

DESIRING GOD 2011 NATIONAL CONFERENCE People from around the world will gather for the Desiring God 2011 National Conference. The theme for the conference will be “Finish the Mission: For the Joy of All Peoples, Bringing the Gospel to the Unreached and Unengaged.” Speakers will include Louie Giglio, David Platt, Michael Ramsden, Michael Oh, Ed Stetzer and John Piper. Time: Sept. 23-25 Cost: Register before Aug. 31 $470 per person; register Sept. 1-16 $185 Location: Minneapolis Convention Center, 1301 Second Ave. S., Minneapolis Info: desiringgod.org

‘MISS NELSON IS MISSING’ “Where is Miss Nelson?” ask the students of Room 207. Their new teacher is Miss Viola Swamp and the kids can see she is a real witch. Will Miss Nelson ever return? Time: Evening and matinee showtimes Sept. 23-Oct. 23 Cost: Adults $15; children 2-7 and seniors 60 and older $12 Location: Stages Theatre Company, 1111Mainstreet, Hopkins Info: (952) 979-1111 or stagestheatre.org

AN EVENING WITH ANI DIFRANCO Singer, songwriter, guitarist and activist Ani DiFranco will perform. Time: 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 23 Cost: $43 Location: Pantages Theatre, 710 Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis Info: hennepintheatredistrict.org or (612) 339-7007

JOHN OLIVER John Oliver is a British-born stand-up comedian, actor and writer. He is best known for his work on “The Daily Show” with Jon Stewart. Time: 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 24 Cost: $40 Location: Pantages Theatre, 710 Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis Info: hennepintheatredistrict.org or (612) 339-7007

AUXILIARY FALL HARVEST SALE The Arboretum Auxiliary will host a sale of handmade crafts and textile arts. The Fall Harvest sale will also feature colorful and

dramatic dried floral arrangements, potpourri, wreaths and handmade cards, all created by talented Auxiliary members. A highlight of the sale will be the raffling of a full-size quilt, hand-stitched by the Auxiliary quilters. This year’s quilt, “Summer Garden in Bloom,” is a lively mélange of brightly blooming flowers. Raffle tickets will be sold in the Oswald Visitor Center for $2, until noon Sept. 24, with the drawing scheduled for 2 p.m. that day in the Oswald building. All proceeds from the sale and the raffle will benefit the Arboretum. Time: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 24; noon-5 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 25 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

APPLES FOR MINNESOTA GARDENS Visit the Horticultural Research Center and learn about growing apples in Minnesota. Instructor Peter Moe is Arboretum operations director and former orchard owner. Time: 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 24 Cost: $35 for Arboretum members; $45 for non-members Location: Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, 3675 Arboretum Dr., Chaska Info: www.arboretum.umn.edu/learn. aspx or (952) 443-1422

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. Time: 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 24 Cost: Free Location: Richardson Nature Center, 8737 E. Bush Lake Rd., Bloomington Info: (763) 559-6700 or threeriversparkdistrict.org

HARVEST HOEDOWN Come for an evening of fiddling, fun and farm-fresh food. Enjoy stringband music and learn the basics of easy and fun family folk dancing. Take a wagon ride, meet the farm animals and explore the farm. Farmraised concessions available for an additional fee. For all ages. Time: 5-8:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 24 Cost: $6 Location: Gale Woods Farm, 7210 County Rd. 110 W., Minnetrista Info: (763) 559-9000 or threeriversparkdistrict.org

LEARN TO SPIN

Learn to spin using the most ancient of tools – the drop spindle. Wendy Johnson will teach a simple way to hand-spin. Meet Gale Woods sheep and use their processed wool. Drop spindle and all supplies included. Reservations required by Sept. 19; reference activity #43742-29. For ages 8 and older. Time: 12:30-3:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 24 Cost: $35 FALL COLORS KAYAK TOUR Location: Gale Woods Farm, 7210 Paddle around the secluded islands County Rd. 110 W., Minnetrista and bays of Lake Minnetonka. Take a Info: (763) 559-6700 or short side trip to Wawatasso Island and threeriversparkdistrict.org learn some of the history of the Upper BEGINNING NATURAL Lake. Previous paddling experience PLANT DYEING WORKSHOP required. All equipment provided. Reservations required; reference Join natural-dye artist Karen Rognsvoog activity #426212-00. For ages 16 and to learn the basics of natural wool older. dyeing. Purchase Gale Woods wool or Time: 9 a.m.-noon Saturday, Sept. 24 bring your own and take home colored Cost: $45 wool for a project. Reservations Location: Lake Minnetonka Regional required by Sept. 19; reference activity Park, 4610 Cty. Rd. 44, Minnetrista #437425-28. For ages 8 and older. Info: (763) 559-6700 or Time: 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Saturday, threeriversparkdistrict.org Sept. 24 Cost: $40 PUMPKN Location: Gale Woods Farm, 7210 PALOOZA DISPLAY County Rd. 110 W., Minnetrista Check out the display of thousands Info: (763) 559-6700 or of pumpkins inside the Oswald threeriversparkdistrict.org Visitor Center and surrounding ‘A PRAIRIE HOME landscapes. On Pumpkin Palooza COMPANION’ Weekend, Oct. 22 and 23, watch master pumpkin carvers, learn Garrison Keillor, Sue Scott, Tim pumpkin-growing tips and catch Russell, Tom Keith and the Guy’s Allother fun events. Star Shoe Band will offer two hours Time: Sept. 24-Oct. 31 of live radio fun in the Prairie Home Cost: Free with gate admission of Companion fall season of shows. $9 for adults; free for ages 15 and Time: 4:45 p.m. Saturdays, Sept. 24, younger; free to Arboretum members Oct. 1, 8, 15 and 22 Location: Minnesota Landscape Cost: $32-$48 Arboretum, 3675 Arboretum Dr., Location: Fitzgerald Theatre, 10 East Chaska Exchange St., St. Paul Info: www.arboretum.umn.edu or Info: (651) 290-1221 or (952) 443-1422 fitzgeraldtheater.publicradio.org


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Classic Friday nights

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ou have two Fridays left — Sept. 9 and Sept. 23 — to make new friends and catch the hot rods and classic cars at the Minnesota Valley Rally. The show runs 6 to 10 p.m. in downtown Shakopee.

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Owner Steve Dean of Minnetonka purchased this restored 1950 Chevrolet Bel Air coupe, which his friends have nicknamed Lipstick. “I didn’t pick the color. It looked more cherry red in the florescent lighting,” he said. The fuchsia tone, which changes with how the light strikes the car, is a hit with women. “I have a pretty-girl rule, if they like my car, I let them sit in it.”

STAFF PHOTOS BY SHANNON FIECKE

Four-year-old Brody Hahn and his sisters Layla, 7, and Shelby, 9, of Shakopee were mesmerized during their first time to the Minnesota Valley Rally.

Edward Kaiser of Shakopee was on his way up north to look at hunting land when he came across this 1978 Dodge Little Red Express. He purchased the Dodge instead, at the urging of his wife. Kaiser has been restoring the truck (his first classic) ever since. “I do a little more every year — whatever I can afford,” he said.

This 1965 Volvo 544 is outfitted with a matching antique doll and picnic set. “It’s all about bringing back the memories,” said owner Randy Scott of Carver. Below — “It’s much more of a social thing than a car show for us,” says Colleen Hardin of Orono (left) who met her friends Sharon Schneider of Eden Prairie and Connie Dean of Minnetonka (right) while attending shows with her husband. The couples went to eight shows in six days last week.

“This car is capable of 200 miles per hour,” said Dick Stokvis of St. Paul, who built this 1960 Shelby Daytonna coupe replica using a kit and a 1969 Ford engine. “You get the feel of the original, but it’s new.”


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Check out the murals at Babe’s Place and other sites during the Shakopee Heritage Society’s Historic Site Tour. The downtown bar is one of nine historic sites featured on the biennial tour, which runs from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 10. Tickets are $10 each and available at the Scott County Historical Society, 235 Fuller St. S., Shakopee. The original Babe’s building, then a saloon owned by German immigrant William Heidenreich, was destroyed in an 1879 fire. Heidenreich rebuilt at the same spot, and a picture of his building in Julius Coller’s “The Shakopee Story” resembles the current home of Babe’s. Anecdotal evidence suggests the building housed Main Meat Market around the turn of the 19th century. However, it’s believed to have resorted back to a saloon, possibly owned by Hilarius Schlink or John C. Abeln, shortly afterward. Little is known about the building during Prohibition, though Isakson has heard stories of the basement being used as a Speakeasy. “They did some illegal stuff down there,” Isakson said. In December 1936, Hub Paron relocated his beer emporium to 124 Holmes St. Following his death, bartender Clair Sheffer purchased the business, running it as Clair’s until the 1980s. Darlene Matta bought the bar in the mid1990s. Isakson came to work at Babe’s shortly after Darlene purchased the bar. Darlene named the establishment after her mother, Elizabeth “Babe” Vig. About five years ago, Darlene restored the outside of the building, which has been painted a tan/peach color, Isakson said. Crews sandblasted the brick and “brought it back to its former glory on the outside,” she recalled. Darlene died last summer and Don took over ownership of Babe’s Place. He has plans for a remodel and hopes to have Kodylek’s paintings

Shakopee Historic Site Tour Step back in time by touring nine historic Shakopee homes and businesses during Shakopee Heritage Society’s third home tour. Learn more about each of the sites at shakopeenews.com. BABE’S PLACE 124 Holmes St. S. Current owner: Don Matta

KOEPER HOUSE 408 Sixth Ave. W. Current owners: John and Brenda Ward

Rebuilt after the 1879 fire, this establishment has had several owners, but it’s always been a saloon. In the 1880s local artist John Kodylek painted murals on the interior walls. What to ask: How was the mural artist paid for his work?

GROSSER/CARLOS LUIS HOUSE 225 Fifth Ave. E.

This three-story Chaska brick home is best known for one of its owners, Carlos Luis, who owned it from about 1955 to 1968. He was a good friend of Maurice.

What to ask: Where was the original barn located? STRUNK HOUSE

STEINHOFF HOUSE 605 Fourth Ave. W.

103 Third Ave. E.

Current owner: Susan Osacho

Current owners: Gary and Patricia Hawley

What to ask: How was the park grass cut in the early days?

What to ask: Who stayed in the upstairs apartment temporarily?

Current owners: Greg and Dixie Duff y

This 1910 home has had only four owners. The original Koeper farmhouse burned down but was rebuilt.

This 1860s home sits across the street from Shakopee’s first park, Holmes Park. In 1943, Louis and Genevieve Steinhoff moved their family from Jordan to the house.

This Shakopee brick home with its original stained-glass windows was once a private family home converted into law offices in 1971.

What to ask: Which famous people stayed or visited here, including one U.S. president?

Originally built for C.J. Strunk (Frank Strunk’s father) in 1902, this home stayed in the Strunk family until the Hawleys purchased it in 1994. What to ask: Where was the original main entrance? STANS HOUSE 128 Second Ave. W. Current status: a museum operated by the Scott County Historical Society

BISEK HOUSE 505 Sommerville St. Current owner: Kasse Barta

Band director Hubert Stans built this bungalow in 1908, the year his son Maurice was born. Maurice later served in the Eisenhower and Nixon administrations.

Originally built in 1888, the Shakopee brick home was damaged by fire in 2006, within a month after the current owner bought it. She has been remodeling it ever since.

What to ask: About a scandal that entangled one of the residents.

What to ask: About two special grocery deliveries made to the house.

525 First Ave. E.

LEAVITT-KENNEDY HOUSE Current owners: Jeffrey Kennedy and Roger Ramstad

cleaned. He recalled that when his mother purchased the bar, murals were also visible on the northern wall but were damaged beyond repair. “They’re interesting,” Don said about the murals. “I’d like to know more about them.”

ST. JOHN’S LUTHERAN CHURCH 705 First Ave. E. Current tenant: Atlas Staffing Built in 1890 by the St. John’s congregation, the building has hosted an Assembly of God Church, a bridal gown shop, Salon St. John and current tenant Atlas Staffing. What to ask: Which building at The Landing was once part of St. John’s?

If you go… What: Shakopee Heritage Society’s Historic Site Tour, featuring nine Shakopee homes and businesses. When: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 10.

Where: Downtown Shakopee. Admission: Tickets are $10 and available at the Scott County Historical Society, 235 Fuller St. S., Shakopee.

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SHAKOPEE VOLLEYBALL

Sabers start season as fourth-ranked team Senior-laden Shakopee looks for seventh-straight conference crown BY TODD ABELN tabeln@swpub.com

For the past six years, Shakopee has been one of the best volleyball programs in the state. That trend isn’t expected to stop anytime soon, especially not this year. The Sabers return at least five starters and three other players that played significant minutes for last year’s team that went undefeated in the Missota Conference. Not only do the Sabers return experience but that experience comes in the form of some very talented players. With that talent and experience returning, Shakopee will not be under the radar this fall in volleyball. In the first preseason poll of the season, Shakopee was ranked fourth in the state in the coaches poll. “I look at that as more of honor for our program,” head coach Matt Busch said. “We don’t pay much attention to that, though.” Even with that high ranking, Shakopee will have its work cut out for it this season. They have one of the hardest schedules in the state which includes matches against highly ranked teams like Eden Prairie, Wayzata, Belle Plaine, and Lakeville North. Not to mention they will participate in the three tournaments that will be littered with the best teams in the state.

ABOVE ALL TEAM That’s the team motto for this year and Busch hopes it can carry them back to the state tournament, which they missed last year for the fi rst time in four years. “The girls and coaches felt like i f ever y thing is team fi rst then we will have a very successful year,” Busch said. “The attitude has been fantastic.” Shakopee can boost one of the strongest hitting teams in the state with at least six players that can put the ball on the ground in a hurry. The team’s top hitter is middle blocker Claire Sames, who is a three-year starter and

consistent threat to have a big game. She suffered through an ankle injury last year but comes back at full strength this fall. “She’s a go-to player,” Busch said. “We’d be foolish not to get the ball to her.” Other hitters that will be dangerous this year are seniors Kari Monnens, Rachel Rhinesmith, Alyssa Blees, juniors Carlee Hoppe and Taylor Koehn. A couple newcomers, Mackenzie Pieper and Kaylee Lemke, should provide depth to the team. One position that won’t have any experience at it is the setter spot, which will be handed to Maggie Holcombe to start the season. “We feel like we aren’t going to take a step back at all at the spot,” Busch said. With all the firepower returning, Busch has concentrated the early season practices on defense because he didn’t feel they were very good at it at the end of last season. “We need to pick up our allaround defense,” Busch said. They hope to improve their defense by have senior Alex Berger as the full-time libero. “She is going to turn heads,” Busch said. “People are going to notice that she doesn’t let the ball hit the floor.” Senior defensive specialist Hanna Leadstrom will also help the team defense. “We’ve already noticed a big difference in our defense,” Busch said. “We are a defensive team; we aren’t letting any balls hit the ground.”

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

PHOTO BY TODD ABELN

Senior Claire Sames will be the Saber volleyball team’s “go-to” player this fall.

2011 Shakopee volleyball schedule Tuesday, Aug. 30 ...........at Eastview...............7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 6 ............Eden Prairie .............7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 8 ..........at Chanhassen ........7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 10 .........Shakopee Invite ..... 9 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 13 ..........at Wayzata ...............7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 15 ........Chaska .......................7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 20 ..........at Waconia ...............7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 22 ........at Farmington .........7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 23 ..............Eagle Invite ..............5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 24.........Eagle Invite .............. 9 a.m.

Tuesday, Sept. 27 ..........Belle Plaine ..............7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 29 ........New Prague .............7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 3 ..............Minnetonka .............7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 6 ............at Holy Angels ........7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 11 ............Red Wing ..................7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 13 ..........Lakeville North ......7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 14 ................Eastview Invite .......5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 15 ...........Eastview Invite ....... 9 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 18 ............at Northfield...........7 p.m.

‘Just going to run as fast as we can’ BY TODD ABELN tabeln@swpub.com

Even though the Shakopee girls cross country team has qualified for the state meet for

Senior Aaron Wood is the top runner for the boys team.

three straight years and has the two-time defending state champion, the Sabers aren’t feeling any pressure. “We are just going to run as fast as we can and see where we end up,” head coach Mark Neu said. “Just trying to do our best.” Their best should be pretty good bec ause t hey ret u r n four runners that have been on all three of those state meets, including junior Maria Hauger. Hauger, the two-time defending state champion, is the overwhelming favorite to make it three in a row. “She’s focused and has one thing on her mind and that’s to put time between her and No. 2,” Neu said. “She’s a one-in-amillion runner.” Hauger struggled during the spring track season but had a strong summer by winning a national meet in Kansas. Neu said that Hauger is key to the team’s success but the other runners on the team are equally important. Neu called senior Anna Neu and junior Winona Rachel and Alli Lynch “the meat of the team.” “They don’t get the credit they deserve but they just go out and do their job,” Neu said. “They are the workhorses. I can’t say enough about those girls. Without them we would have a couple fast runners and nothing else.” That gives the Sabers four strong runners that should help them compete in both the

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

Overall W L 0 1 0 2 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0

Thursday, Sept. 1 Prior Lake at Chanhassen 5 p.m. Red Wing at Park, 7 p.m. Farmington at Rosemount, 7 p.m. Northfield at Roch. Century, 7:15 p.m. Results Thursday, Aug. 25 Lakeville South def Northfield 25-9, 2514, 25-19 Minnetonka def New Prague 25-13, 2325, 25-16, 25-13 Bl. Kennedy def Holy Angels 25-19, 2225, 25-14, 23-25, 15-7 Farmington def Albert Lea 25-13, 25-15, 23-25, 25-23 Saturday, Aug. 27 Prior Lake def Chaska 25-15, 25-16, 25-22

SHAKOPEE CROSS COUNTRY

Maria Hauger looking for third state title

Holy Angels New Prague Red Wing Chaska Farmington Northfield Shakopee Chanhassen

FOOTBALL Conference 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.

SEVEN IN A ROW The Sabers are going for their seventh Missota Conference champions in a row this fall. Busch said the conference should be better this year and that Chaska and Chanhassen will be their toughest competition but that everybody in the conference is improved. Getting to state won’t be easy because the section got a little bit tougher with the addition of Hutchinson and Delano. Those two have been Class 2A powers before getting moved up to Class 3A this season.

Missota Conference standings

Holy Angels New Prague Red Wing Chaska Farmington Northfield Shakopee Chanhassen

PHOTOS BY TODD ABELN

2011 Shakopee cross country schedule Friday, Sept. 2..................at Northfield...................................10:45 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 8 ...........at Montgomery-Lonsdale ................ 4 p.m. Friday, Sept. 16 ...............at Lakeville North .......................... 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 24..........at Apple Valley ................................... 10 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 29 .........at Burnsville..................................... 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 4 ...............at Chaska ...........................................3:20 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 11 .............Shakopee Invite ................................... 4 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 18 .............Missota Conference............................ 4 p.m. Monday, Oct. 24 .............at Robbinsdale Armstrong ........ 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 27 ...........at Section Tournament ..................... 3 p.m. Missota Conference and in the section. The question for Neu and the Sabers is fi nding depth. Allison Walker and Katie Mulcrone ran on varsity last year and should give the Sabers’ a strong effort but after that the team is looking for

somebody to step up.

BOYS The boys team lost its toptwo runners from last year and is looking to find their replacements. One candidate is senior Aaron Wood, who turned in

the fastest time at the Sabers time trials last week. With that top fi nish, head coach Jason Sheeley said Wood could have a strong season. “If he really buckles down, anything is possible,” Sheeley said. “I don’t see why getting all-conference isn’t possible.” Sheeley said freshman Bryan Olfert, eighth-grader Kyle Rachel and sophomore Mike Rachel fi nished after Wood in their trial. He also said Sam Hall and Josh Lemke should run for the varsity this season. “ T he t hi ng I’m excited about is that we have our one through seven runners that when they fi nish won’t be that far from one another,” Sheeley said. “A lot of races can be won that way.”

Overall W L T 0 1 1 0 2 0 1 1 0 0 2 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 1 1 0 2 0

Thursday, Sept. 1 New Ulm at New Prague, 3 p.m. Northfield at Lakeville South, 5 p.m. Red Wing at Pine Island, 5 p.m. Bl. Kennedy at Shakopee, 7 p.m. Waconia at Chaska, 7 p.m. Rosemount at Farmington, 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 6 New Prague at Mankato Loyola, 4 p.m. Farmington at Hastings, 5 p.m. Holy Angels at Simley, 7 p.m. Shakopee at Minnetonka, 7 p.m. Owatonna at Northfield, 7 p.m. Results Thursday, Aug. 25 Holy Family 2, Shakopee 0 Hutchinson 2, New Prague 1 Farmington 4, Faribault 0 Northfield 1, Eagan 1 Holy Angels 5, Minnehaha 0 Hopkins 1, Chaska 0 Friday, Aug. 26 SW MN Christian 14, New Prague 0 Minnetonka 3, Chanhassen 1 Faribault 5, Red Win 1 Saturday, Aug. 27 Shakopee 1, Burnsville 1, OT Red Wing at Kasson-Mantorville, 10 a.m. Mankato West 3, Chanhassen 0 Prior Lake 1, Chaska 0 Mpls. Southwest 4, Holy Angels 0 Farmington 0 Lakeville North 0

Holy Angels New Prague Red Wing Chaska Farmington Northfield Shakopee Chanhassen

Maria Hauger (left), Winona Rachel and Alli Lynch are three key runners for the Sabers this fall.

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

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 1 1 0 2 1 0 1 0 0 1 1 2 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 2 0

Thursday, Sept. 1 New Ulm at New Prague, 3 p.m. Lakeville South at Northfield, 7 p.m. Bl. Kennedy at Shakopee, 5 p.m. Waconia at Chaska, 5 p.m. Roch. JM at Farmington, 5 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 6 New Prague at Mankato Loyola, 6 p.m. Farmington at Hastings, 7 p.m. SW Christian at Chanhassen, 7 p.m. Shakopee at Minnetonka, 5 p.m. Owatonna at Northfield, 5 p.m. Results Thursday, Aug. 25 Shakopee 3, Holy Family 1 Mankato East 7, New Prague 0 Bl. Kennedy 1, Chanhassen 0 Farmington 6, Faribault 0 Holy Angels 0 Benilde 0 Saturday, Aug. 27 Burnsville 2, Shakopee 0 Bl. Jefferson 5, Chanhassen 0 Chaska 1, North St. Paul 1 SPA 3, Northfield 2 Prior Lake 2, Farmington 1 Totino-Grace 3, Holy Angels 1 GIRLS TENNIS Results Thursday, Aug. 25 Shakopee 4, Mankato West 3 Shakopee 4, Mankato East 3 Monday, Aug. 29 Eden Prairie 5, Shakopee 2


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SHAKOPEE GIRLS TENNIS

SHAKOPEE GIRLS SOCCER

EP hands tennis team first loss Girls start season with two wins in Mankato BY TODD ABELN tabeln@swpub.com

The Shakopee girls tennis team has started the season by playing three close matches. Shakopee opened the season by sweeping Mankato West and Mankato East in a doubleheader. It followed that by falling to Eden Prairie at home on Monday. Against Eden Prairie, the Sabers got swept in singles play and lost 2-5. Getting wins for Shakopee were seniors Kristina Worm and Sam Root at No. 2 doubles and JoJo Lindstrom and Kayla Schmidt at No. 3 doubles. Worm and Root won 6-3, 6-3 while Lindstrom and Schmidt won 6-3, 4-6, 6-4. In the four of the other five matches, Shakopee lost i n straight sets. Vonnick Boyogueno lost 3-6, 2-6 at No. 1 singles while Haley Lickfold fell 3-6, 6-7 (4-7) at No. 2 followed by Grace Sperr and Kate Mayberry falling in straight sets. Dannick Boyog ueno and Taylor Koenen lost in three sets at No. 1 doubles. That loss comes after Shako-

PHOTO BY TOM SCHARDIN

Freshman Samantha Verebeke (left) scored two goals in the Sabers’ win against Holy Family.

Blaze blank Sabers PHOTO BY TODD ABELN

Eighth-grader Grace Sperr returns a ball in her match at No. 3 singles against Eden Prairie. pee won both Mankato matches 4-3 last Thursday. Against West, Shakopee swept all four singles matches to get the win.

Vonnick Boyogueno, Lickfold, Dannick Boyogueno and Koenen got the wins for Shakopee. In the match against East,

Lick fold and Sperr won in straight sets in singles play while Boyogueno and Koenen along with Worm and Root won in doubles competition.

SHAKOPEE BOYS SOCCER

Late goal prevents win for Sabers Young team shocked in opener BY TODD ABELN tabeln@swpub.com

Even though his team didn’t get a win in their first two games, Shakopee boys soccer coach Jon Poppen saw improvement from game to game. The Sabers opened the season with a 2-0 loss to Holy Family but bounced back to get a 1-1 tie against Burnsville to open the season 0-1-1. Holy Family took advantage of the Sabers’ varsity inexperience and shocked the Sabers last Thursday at home, 2-0. Against Burnsville, it appeared the Sabers were going to win 1-0 but the Blaze scored with 17 seconds left in regulation to force overtime and gain the 1-1 tie. “The fi rst game was a little disappointing,” Poppen said. “The mental toughness piece we struggled with. You could tell that we had sophomores and juniors in their first goaround.” I n t he Bu r nsvi l le game,

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Mario Pena put the Sabers up 1-0 with a goal in the 35th minute. That lead held up until the Blaze scored with just seconds left and forced overtime. In the second half, Burnsville kept the pressure on and battered goalie Lukas Kinsel with shot after shot. “Burnsville put us under pressure for the last 20 minutes and we weren’t able to relief that stress,” Poppen said. Sha kop ee went i nto t he 10-minute overtime with no momentum but kept the game tied and walked away without losing. “In the overtime, we were the better side,” Poppen said. “The team really grew up in the second match.”

PHOTO BY TOM SCHARDIN

Shakopee goalie Lukas Kinsel can’t get to the ball before a Burnsville player scores with 17 seconds left in regulation to tie the match at 1-1.

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The Shakopee Chiefs won the Minnesota Senior Baseball Association Class AA state title over the weekend. The Chiefs defeated Slayton 10-1 on Saturday night at Jordan’s Mini-Met to claim the state title. Shakopee reached the title game by defeating St. Peter 1-0 on Friday in Belle Plaine. The state tournament runs over two weekends and the Chiefs won both games last weekend to reach the semifinals. They opened the state tournament with a 14-0 win against St. Louis Park and then edged Belle Plaine 5-4. This is the first time that Shakopee has won the Class 2A state title. It won the Class A state title in 2002, 2001, 1998 and 1996. Shakopee finished as Class 2A runners-up in 1995. The Chiefs finished the regular season with a 12-4 record. Pictured from left: Steve ONeill, Kevin Keohen, Benji Borner, Eric Welter, Chris Brown, Brad Van Bergen, David Windschitl, Brad Keenan, Tim Holzhueter, Chad Killian, Derek Boegeman and Bob Britz; kneeling: Mike Hron (bat guy). Not pictured: David Flom, Josh Flug and Craig Baumann.

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University in its five-set victory against Villanova last weekend.

The Shakopee Sabers volleyball team is ranked fourth in the Class 3A preseason poll

BY TODD ABELN tabeln@swpub.com

Before their season started, Shakopee girls soccer coach Mike Ceola was concerned about how the team’s defense was going to play. His concern came to life on Saturday a fternoon in Burnsville when the Sabers allowed two soft goals to the No. 7-ranked Blaze and ended up losing 2-0. The two goals came just 15 minutes into the game and allowed Burnsville to cruise to victory. Despite giving up the two go a l s, over a l l C e ol a wa s pleased with his team. “We played a very strong game,” he said. “We strung numerous passes together and I really felt we had the better play for most of the game. However, we had sev-

eral defensive breakdowns that led to the two very weak goals.” After it gave up the two goals, Shakopee played much better in the back and kept the game close. “The defense played much stronger in the second half,” Ceola said. “I do feel we let one slip through our hands.”

GOOD START Shakopee started the season with a big 3-1 win against Holy Family last Thursday night at home. Samantha Verebeke opened the scoring 10 minutes into the game when she took a pass from Roxanne Roemer at the top of the box and put it past the Holy Family goalie. The Fire tied it up seven minutes later and the game stayed at 1-1 until halftime. In the second half, Verebeke scored again and then Gracie Vaughan put the game away with a goal late in the game. “This was a quality win,” Ceola said.

Shakopee’s Lemke grabs Legends race

CHIEFS WIN STATE TITLE

Geske stars for Ohio Volleyball team Shakopee graduate Mollie ranked fourth Geske had 30 digs for Ohio

Team starts season with win against Holy Family

that was recently released. Shakopee got 57 points to fi nish 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.

With near perfect weather, excellent car counts and exciting racing action in every division Raceway Park gave its fans their moneys worth this past week-end at the famed quarter-mile asphalt oval in Shakopee. On Friday night, the Bandoleros and Legends returned with the best field of cars they’ve had all season. Eleven Prestige Plumbing Bandoleros took the green for the 10-lap feature but a fi rst lap melee took out four cars. One of the cars was driven by 2011 points leader James Wenzel but his crew was able to make some quick repairs and return to action. On the restart Jesse Mahoney grabbed the lead with Grant Brown in hot pursuit. She led until lap six when Grant passed her for the lead and the win just ahead of James who thrilled the crowd with his second place fi nish. Grant won his heat for a clean sweep much to the delight of his family and other fans in the stands. Shakopee’s Derek Lemke put a brand new Great Northern Legends/Cheerios Legend car on the track Sunday unsure of how the car would do. He had nothing to worr y about as he t u r ned i n a sterling performance by winning his heat and the 20-lap feature despite some stiff competition from Great Northern Legends Distributor T i m Bro ck hou se a nd 2010 Legends Champ Bryan Keske. His father Jon Lemke a former track champion at Raceway was all smiles in the pits afterwords. The other heat winner was that fast 14yea- old Kyle Hansen. In other action on Friday night Brian Adams bested a 17-car Mini Stock field, Mark Bronstad and best pal Todd Wilson were the Top Dogs in the Figure 8’s; multiple division racer Todd Tacheny sliced and diced his way to a Flag pole race win; and Blake Dorweiler bumped and banged his way to victory in the Front Wheel Flyer fi nale. With 96 race cars in the si x NASCA R W helen A l lAmerican divisions on hand

Sunday night, Raceway Park fans knew they were going to see some serious racing as drivers vied for points in the closing weeks of the season. One racer who wasn’t as concerned about point’s was 16-year Raceway Park veteran Kenny Schug. Schug’s had a tough year but Sunday night he did something he had never done before - win a Impact Printing Bomber division feature proving once again that persistence and pluck pay off. The Schug Clan’s fi rst ever visit to Victory Lane was a joyous one. It was all Todd’s of the Wilson and Tacheny variety in the evening’s Figure 8 action as each tooled their way to triumphs continuing their winning ways from Friday night. Sh a kop e e’s Ad a m Wie busch made it two in a row in the Ventaire Hobby Stocks but not with out some pressure from 2010 Track Champ Brent Kane. Kane, showing his usual outside groove prowess, worked his way from seventh to second by lap 2 0. With Wiebusch in the lead the pair raced side-by-side for the next five laps with the outcome in doubt up to the end when it was Wiebusch by a bumper at the fi nish line. All season long Adam Royle and Chad Walen have battled for Super Late Model bragging rights with one or the other winning every feature of the season but one. Royle set the fast time on Sunday night and then found himself starting on the pole with Chad back in the seven spot. Despite some early race distractions Royle and Walen kept their eyes on the prize by running fi rst and second for the duration. The point’s battle remains close with just three SLM events remaining. Racing resumes on Labor Day Weekend with race programs scheduled on Sunday Night (6 p.m. start) and Labor Day (3 p.m. start). For more i n for mation please visit www.goracewaypark.com or call (952) 4452257.


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SHAKOPEE COMMUNITY EDUCATION Office hours are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Registration can also be completed by mailing registration form and payment. Give us a call at (952) 496-5029 for more information. Faxed credit card registrations are accepted at (952) 496-5098. No phone registrations accepted. To register online, visit our website at shakopee.k12.mn.us and click on the Community Education icon. Many classes fi ll quickly, so early registration is encouraged. Registrations are taken on a first-come, first-served basis until a class is full. Most deadlines are one week before the start of the class. Decisions are made on the registration deadline date to hold a class or not. Addition a l c at a logs a re available on our website and a variety of school and community locations. A “Community Education Monthly” update airs on public access Channel 15. Show times and listing are included in the weekly Shakopee Valley News’ TV section. Other community education special events and activities are also shown on this public access channel. Our fall catalog was mailed Aug. 15. Early Childhood Family Education (ECFE). ECFE is a program for parents and their children from birth through age 4. Our mission is to provide quality learning opportunities and resources for all families in our school district. ECFE recognizes that parents are children’s fi rst and most significant teachers. It is our mission to strengthen families and enhance the ability of parents to provide the best environment for the healthy growth and development of their children. Please join us and other parents in supporting our district’s youngest learners in preparing them for school success. Fall catalogs were mailed the week of July 11 with the class lottery took place Aug. 17. Shakopee’s ECFE and Central Family Center’s Fall Kids Stuff Sale takes place from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, Oct. 8 at the Shakopee Junior High School. See page 53 in our fall Community Education catalog for more information to donate, sell or buy. Contact Kim Latterner at (952) 496 -5033 or klattern@ shakopee.k12.mn.us if you need more information. Youth classes and activities. See our website or fall catalog to view the numerous youth enrichment opportunities in Shakopee this fall. High schoolers, increase your ACT or PSAT

scores through our ZAPS seminars (Sept. 17 for the PSAT and Oct. 3-4 for the ACT). You can also learn how to tune-up your bicycle while helping a family in need in our Basic Bike Maintenance class. Middle schoolers are invited to learn 3D Video Game Design beginning Oct. 13 or get a strong foundation in Spanish in our Spanish PREP class, which begins Oct. 3. Let your creative elementary student shine in many of our art classes, such as Abrakadoodle I Love Art or Think Pink by Kidcreate. Bui ld and blow up your bridge in Structural Engineering: Replica Bridges. All of these are offered at each elementary building, so check our catalog or website for the exact details for your school. We are always looking for new, fun classes for our youth. Have any ideas on what you’d like to see offered? Want to teach a class or need more i n for mation? Cont act Jenny Ames at (952) 496-5027 or james@shakopee.k12.mn.us. Adult classes and activities. Continue checking out our adult enrichment classes in the fall catalog. Exciting opportunities abound. Returning this fall is the Unicycle class taught by a member of the Twin Cities Unicycle Club. If you enjoy homemade bread and jams, there are two classes you shou ld n’t mi ss. Ca rol Schaub will be teaching Artisan Bread in Five Minutes a Day Tuesday, Oct. 25 and Ja m s /Jel l ie s / M a r m a l ades and Butters Nov. 10. Shakopee High School industrial technology instructor, Todd Anderson, is again offering Make Your Own Lawn A r t and Learn How to Weld. If you want to have fun on an autumn weekend in rural Minnesota, consider enrolling in one of our Go Green classes – either Recyclable Bent Willow Chairs or Recyclable T wig F u r niture. Wanting to try out a new hobby? Join instructor Dennis Bartholow in the three-week class on Model Railroading. Our online Ed2Go classes continue to have one to three participants per six-week cycle. A variety of affordable training opportunities are available including the availability of clock hours for various professions. Check out their course list at ed2go.com/Shakopeece. The Scott County Senior Expo takes place from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 21 at the Shakopee High School. A $10 registration includes lunch, vendors, prizes and speakers. The first 100 registered will receive a free $5 gift card from a local grocery store. See page 51

in the fall Community Education catalog for more information and how to register. For the first time in over two years, Jazzercise will not be offered in our Community Education catalog. If you know of a Jazzercise instructor who would like to teach in Shakopee, have them contact DeeDee Currier (952) 496-5031 of dcurrier@shakopee.k12.mn.us. Classroom Drivers’ Education. The 2011-12 information/registration packets will be made available to the public at the Community Education Office, the junior high and high school offices and on the school district website. Classroom sessions take place at the Shakopee Junior High School, Room 122. Stepping Stones P re school. Registration for the 2011-12 school year continues. This 3- and 4-year-old preschool program is housed at Central Family Center, 505 Holmes St. S. For more information, contact the Community Education office at (952) 496-5029. Sliding fee scale available. The 2011-12 school year will be this program’s 11th year in providing an affordable, high-quality preschool experience for our school districts families. Program open house takes place from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Sept. 7-8. Student attendance fi rst days are Sept. 12-13. YMCA School Age Care. If your family is looking for a 2011-12 school year school age child care program for your child in grades K-5, the Shakopee School District provides this program in collaboration with the River Valley YMCA. This program exists at all of our elementary school buildings (1-5) and at the Central Family Center (kindergarten program location). For more information, call (952) 230-2935 or ymcatwincities.org River Valley Theatre Company. River Valley Theatre Company is a non-profit community theater group, located right here in Shakopee. The company is committed to engaging the community at many levels while creating quality productions that appeal to a broad audience. Learn more at one of its monthly meetings; see website for the current meeting schedu le. Contact RVTC at (952) 856-7062, e-mail rvtc411@ gmail.com or visit rivervalleytheatrecompany. com. RVTC’s next production is the farcical comedy “Lend Me a Tenor” weekends November 1020 at the Shakopee Junior High School auditorium. Started in 2007, RVTC is dedicated to creating opportunities for community involvement through the performing arts.

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A rose in need of a name Arboretum is asking public to name flower BY MOLLEE FRANCISCO mfrancisco@swpub.com

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The rose was developed through the University’s Woody Landscape Plant Breeding and Genetics program at the Horticultural Research Center. The landscape plant breeding program was born out of the University’s highly successful fruit breeding program which has produced everything from the classic Haralson apple and the wildly popular Honeycrisp apple to more than 100 varieties of apricots, cherries, strawberries, blueberries and grapes. Rosa 66 is one of 46 landscape plants released through the landscape plant breeding program since its inception in 1954. Other plants include shade trees, flowering trees, shrubs and 13 different kind of azaleas – all designed to withstand Minnesota’s unique and harsh climate. The last rose plants the University introduced to the public was the Sven, Ole and Lena rose bushes in 2008.

To submit your ideas for Rosa 66’s new name, visit www.arboretum.umn.edu/ nametherose

“It’s quite a process,” said Barb DeGroot, public relations specialist for the Arboretum. “There are quite a few factors to consider. They have to be able to survive our winters and they have to be distinctive.” Though less than 100 plants exist today, Rosa 66 is expected to make its debut in the floral marketplace next year. It is a shrub rose resistant to blackspot disease. Rosa 66 blooms intermittently throughout the summer. The rose plant is now on display at the Arboretum’s Cloister Garden. Entries for its name can be submitted online or at the Arboretum’s Oswald Visitor Center now through Sept. 30. “We’ve already received 700 entries,” said DeGroot. “And we’ve hardly even publicized it.” The Horticultural Research Center has invited the public to name its plants in the past. “People love it,” said DeGroot. In the fall of 2007, more than 7,000 entries were received from around the world when apple MN447 was in need of a name. “Frostbite” was declared the winner the following spring. Trees bearing Frostbite apples are scheduled to enter the marketplace in 2014.

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began a column in 1995: “I’ve got poison ivy. Again.” Well, it’s 16 years later and I have poison ivy. Again. I know what you’re thinking – “Wow, I must really be clever to have avoided poison ivy all these years.” Or maybe that’s not what you’re thinking. Yes, I know very well how to avoid poison ivy, but I thought I was being careful. It was right there amongst the Virginia Creeper vine, wild raspberry and assorted annual weeds that I was trying to remove to make a proper planting bed in the shade for hostas. My practice on woody plants is to cut the stems off at ground level and apply a drop or two of woody brush killer to the stem so the woody plant won’t resprout. Lately I’ve been giving the same treatment to poison ivy. Wearing gloves, I carefully snip the viney stems and apply a few drops of chemical. Six days after I was being very careful, my inside forearms broke out in poison ivy blisters. A few of you may recall my poison ivy remedy from that 1995 column – hold the blistered body part under very hot water and the itch will go away for a couple of hours. That remedy still works, but you’d think I could have avoided the experience altogether. Any gardener who tries to clear woody plants out of a wooded space can attest to what a time-consuming and labor-intensive job it is. The top few inches of soil are a tangle of roots just waiting for a combination of sunlight and moisture to send forth vigorous new growth. Often the cleared space has to be patrolled for years for – at least in my yard – the reappearance of plum trees, gray dogwood, wild raspberries, poison ivy, Virginia Creeper, buckthorn and a host of other uninvited plants. It’s quite rewarding, however, to clear a wooded space and watch as spreading

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No matter how cautious, it’s difficult to avoid these troublesome plants. hostas, heucheras, right, I better water the pulmonaria, ligularia, moved shrubs or they’ll filipendula and other never take hold in their shade-loving plants get new space. established and fill in, Once the hostas are dug especially when the space up from somewhere else includes walking paths to and divided into three or admire the new plantings four clumps, and planted up close. in the cleared space, One complication with I’ve got those old hosta a project like this is that holes to refill. Then apply it is never simple. One mulch around all the new thing leads to another. Or, plantings and the filled one thing requires about holes. PUTTING DOWN ROOTS 10 other things to take Generally after a day or place, usually in a precise two on this type of project sequence, to make it all work. it occurs to me that the new cleared For example, if one of the woody space could use more plants than I have plants I want to clear out is a desirable available from overcrowded gardens plant, like red-twig dogwood or highand I contemplate whether I should bush cranberry, I can’t just saw off the head to the garden center for some new stems and apply brush killer. That would purchases, or maybe call up a friend be too cruel. Dogwood and cranberry and ask them if they have any hostas or bushes can’t just be destroyed and cast heucheras that need to be divided. aside. So, I dig them out and figure And so the life of a gardener goes, out where on my property they can be week to week, season to season, year replanted. Then I have to dig those holes after year. Non-gardening friends and carefully re-plant the dogwood and look on from a distance in a state of cranberry in their new spaces. Then the puzzlement, wondering why we don’t soil from those new holes needs to be spend our time golfing or going to returned to the removal site. Oh, that’s baseball games or sipping tea and

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reading a book in the shade. I don’t have a good answer for them, except that it may have something to do with a quote I read recently: “There can be no other occupation like gardening in which, if you were to creep up behind someone at their work, you would find them smiling.” Master Gardener Cliff Johnson is a Carver resident. More than 200 previous Putting Down Roots columns can be viewed at www.puttingdownroots.net.


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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

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Dated: August 17, 2011 BY ORDER OF THE BOARD OF MANAGERS S/Len Kremer L. Kremer Secretary Lower Minnesota River Watershed District (Published in the Shakopee Valley News on Thursday, August 25 and September 1, 2011; No. 5102) 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 AGRICULTURAL 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. 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 PER-

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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

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publicnotices 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, 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)

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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, 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) 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 : 09/26/2002 MORTGAGOR(S): Gregory J. Beuning and Lisa M. Beuning, husband and wife. MORTGAGEE: Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. as nominee for Home Town

Mortgage, Inc. SERVICER: Bank of America, N.A. MORTGAGE ID #: 100177700000152363 DATE AND PLACE OF RECORDING: Recorded October 17, 2002,Scott County Recorder, Document No. A 567791. ASSIGNMENTS OF MORTGAGE: Assigned to: BAC Home Loans Servicing LP Dated: December 15, 2010, Recorded ,Scott County Recorder. LEGAL DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: Lot 10, Block 1, Whispering Creek, Scott County, Minnesota TAX PARCEL NO.: 23-007-010-0 ADDRESS OF PROPERTY: 145 Dakota Ave. New Market, MN 55054 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 : $189,500.00 AMOUNT DUE AND CLAIMED TO BE DUE AS OF DATE OF NOTICE, INCLUDING TAXES, IF ANY, PAID BY MORTGAGEE: $176,636.21 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, May 24, 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 11/24/2011at 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: March 16, 2011 BAC Home Loans Servicing LP Assignee of Mortgagee Peterson, Fram & Bergman, P.A.

continued from previous page By: Steven H. Bruns Attorneys for: 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. 16751-106829 (Published in the Shakopee Valley News on Thursday, March 24, 31 and April 7, 14, 21, 28, 2011; No. 5870) NOTICE OF POSTPONEMENT OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the above Mortgage Foreclosure Sale is hereby postponed to Tuesday, August 23, 2011, at 10:00 a.m., Scott County Sheriff ’s Office, Civil Unit, 301 Fuller Street S., City of Shakopee in said County and State. Dated: May 24, 2011 BAC Home Loans Servicing LP Assignee of Mortgagee Peterson, Fram & Bergman, P.A. By: Steven H. Bruns Attorneys for: BAC Home Loans Servicing LP Assignee of Mortgagee 55 E. 5th St., Suite 800 St. Paul, MN 55101 (651) 209-7599 16751-106829 (Published in the Shakopee Valley News on Thursday, June 9, 2011; No. 5001) NOTICE OF POSTPONEMENT OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the above Mortgage Foreclosure Sale is hereby postponed to Tuesday, October 25, 2011, at 10:00 a.m., Scott County Sheriff ’s Office, Civil Unit, 301 Fuller Street S., City of Shakopee in said County and State. Dated: August 22, 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 16751-106829 (Published in the Shakopee Valley News on Thursday, September 1, 2011; No. 5104) 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) 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) NOTICE OF SALE AND DISPOSAL OF PROPERTY Notice is hereby given that the personal property listed below will be sold at public auction held on Date: September 13, 2011, at Time: 10:30 AM. Location of Auction: 240 Shumway Street, Suite 600, Shakopee, MN 55379. Description of the goods and name of the person(s) whose personal property is to be sold is as follows: Unit F16 5W X 15L x 13H Amanda Duncan of Shakopee Minnesota: All the contents of unit: may include: “Antiques, Collectibles, Electronics, and Tools!” Boxes, Totes, Wood Furniture and Desk, Household belongings, Garage articles/lawnmower and much more:” Kevin Hauerwas General Manager Scott Co. Mini Storage Office 952-445-6858 (Published in the Shakopee Valley News on Thursday, September 1 and 8, 2011; No. 5103)

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Landscape Services 952 445-0663

Visit our website: www.caolalandscaping.com

www.fonderscarpet.com

Radloff & Weber Blacktopping Inc.

www.country trailtreemoving.com

952-440-WOOD (9663)

www.duffyshardwoodfloors.com

Drapes, Blinds, Fabrics, Upholstery, Bedspreads. Lakes Interiors. 38 yrs. 952-447-4655.

952-492-6289 952-292-2050

• Tree Removal • Stump Grinding • Brush Chipping • Overgrown Areas Mowed • Excavating • Sand & Gravel • Crushed Limestone

952-445-7302 www.rdandassociates.com

LAWNS ARE US C r e a t e s D i s t i n c t i v e O u td o o r L i v i n g X Complete

ELECTRICAL #Priority Electric Inc. Licensed- Bonded- Insured. No job too small. 952-403-9200

Landscape & Irrigation Services & Block Walls X Drainage Correction X Complete Fertilization & Weed Control Packages X Aeration & Over Seeding X Dethatch & Fall Clean-Up X Boulder

952-492-3160


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Full-Time

Full-Time

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

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

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Full-Time

Full-Time

Truck Driver/ Mechanic 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.

L.P.N. FT position available to work in a clinic setting. Previous experience preferred. EOE For an application Please visit our website @ www.lakeviewclinic.com or call 952-442-4461 ext 215

Full-Time

Full-Time

Full-Time Store Management & Crew Members

DIETARY MANAGER

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

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

ROUTE DRIVER Allied Waste Services seeks FT Route Drivers for residential routes in the Twin City area and suburbs. WE OFFERExcellent pay Advancement opportunities Benefits-including medical, dental, vision and life insurance plans, long-term disability, shortterm disability, health spending account, dependent spending account, 401k, uniforms, paid holidays, personal and vacation time

EQUIPMENT SALES REPRESENTATIVE General Equipment & Supplies Inc. is now hiring an Equipment Sales Representative in our Shakopee location. Are you ready for that next challenge in your career? If so, we need to talk to you. General Equipment & Supplies, a rapidly expanding company is now looking for an Equipment Sales Representative specializing in cranes and other mobile equipment in our MN territory. We need an independent, outgoing individual who will constantly strive to be number one. FOR A FULL JOB DESCRIPTION GO TO: WWW.GENEQUIP.COM Mail Applications to: General Equipment & Supplies Attn: HR, 4300 Main Ave. Fargo, ND 58103 email: human-resources@genequip.com

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

Full-Time

424 Hwy 5 West Waconia MN 55387

APPLICANT MUST POSSESClass B (CDL) license w/Air Brake Endorsement Excellent driving record High School Diploma or equivalent Stable employment history 1 year commercial driving experience Knowledge of Twin Cities area and suburbs Excellent communication skills Physical ability to lift 45+# repeatedly

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.

Position requires strenuous physical labor with 45+ hours per week in all kinds of weather. Candidate must pass DOT physical and drug screen as well as assessment for essential physical job skills. If you are interested in joining our team, stop in and fill out an application, Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Applications accepted through September 19, 2011.

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:

Chart Inc. 9813 Flying Cloud Drive Eden Prairie, MN 55347 An Equal Opportunity Employer, m/f/d/v

407 7th Street NW New Prague, MN 56071 EOE

Place an ad! 25 words for $25 | online mapping Call (952) 345-3003

GARAGE SALES AUCTIONS Chanhassen Sales ThursdaySaturday 9/1-9/3. 8-5pm. Sofa, loveseat, coffee table, king pine bed. area rugs, dumbells, office chair, designer perfume oils, HH items. 170 Lakeview Rd E

Point your way to Classifieds. 952-345-3003

Chaska Sales Garage Sale! Downsizing. Thurs-Fri 9/8-9 7am-5pm. Sat 9/10 7am-? Whirlpool washer/ dryer, excellent condition. Round oak dining table/ 6 chairs, newer lift chair, sm oak entertainment center, oak tv stand, old china cabinet glass front/ sides, old tea cart, misc furniture. Gas grill/ tank, lots of kitchenware, misc items. 112088 Stone Creek Dr. More info 320-296-5005. Cash only

Chaska Sales

Jordan Sales

Prior Lake Sales

Shakopee Sales

HUGE Sale! Furniture, toys, clothes, TV, HH decor. Thurs-Fri-Sat., 9/1-2-3, 8am-4pm. 2594 Christian Pkwy.

Barn Sale- full of goodies! Furniture, lots of HH, clothes, children's toys, little boy clothes, tools/ power tools. Come check it out! Thurs-Fri, 9/8-9 8am5pm. 634 Broadway St N.

Fabric Sample Sale Thursday, 9/1 9-5pm. Follow signs at Hwy. 13 and 150th St. 14891 Estate Ave. SE

Sat ONLY!!! Sept 3rd 8am-3pm. 430 E. 5th Ave - Alley garage. Multi-family sale. Furniture. Adult & kids stuff.

Eden Prairie Sales

Moving Sale- Saturday, 9/3, 9am-12noon. Twin bed, 19” TV, Entertainment center, many other items. 8805 JASMINE LANE

Thursday, Friday, 9/19/2, 1-7pm. Saturday 9/3, 8-1pm. Powerwheels, toddler beds, cribs, boys and girls brand name clothes. Twin boy clothes, toys, HH, misc. 845 Hickory Place

Thrift Stores

Shakopee Sales

Thrift Stores

HUGE SALE! Many Items are 10%-50% off! CONSIGNMENT, AUCTIONS, ANTIQUES, & ESTATES POTTERS 590 Marschall Rd. 952-233-7323 T-F 10-6, Sat 9-3 (Farmers Market) Lic/Bond/Ins. K-Bid Affiliate. http://www.PottersStores.com

Garage/Estate Sale 13120 Oaklawn Dr. September 8, 9, 10. 85pm. “Old Brickyard and, Cty 78” follow signs. Hunting, reloading, RC planes, cars, tools, HH, antiques.

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

LANDSCAPING

LANDSCAPING Rock Engraving at Hermans

6 Miles S. of Shakopee on 169 Pulverized Dirt $12.50/ yd. Colored Mulch $26.50/ yd. Cypress, Cedar, Hardwood

Flagstone, Steppers Decorative Rock Edging/ Poly/ Fabric Retaining Walls, Pavers

Call for Hours Wever i l e 952-492-2783 D

MOVING/STORAGE

952-292-2261 Premiere One Landscapes

MOVING? You Call - We Haul

Completely Enclosed Truck Very Reasonable Rates

952-758-2552 We Haul Moving New Prague

LANDSCAPING

You’re #1 when you place your ad in the Classified

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

Handy Home Repair Service, Inc. Any Task... Just Ask Insured, References, Licensed #20374699

612-201-6316, bgmach3_3@hotmail.com www.handyhomereapairservice.com

Handyman Ser vices Bob Wagner (952) 686-4833 www.bobshandymanservices.com for available services and rates. Fully Insured LOW HOURLY RATES, TELL ME WHAT YOU CAN AFFORD AND WE WILL MAKE A DEAL!

PAINT/WALLPAPER -- ML Smith Painting -Exterior/Interior/Power Washing. 20+ Years Exp Residential & Farm. Top Quality & Affordable rates. Free Estimates. Call Marty 952-270-1001 MJ Painting Interior/ Exterior painting & staining. 952-445-2904 Marvin Jeurissen

PLASTER/DRYWALL

ROOFING

ROOFING

KREUSER ROOFING, INC.

952-345-3003

ROOFING

Monnens Custom Builders

952-492-3842 952-412-4718(cell)

Roofing/ Additions New Construction Siding/ Windows Locally owned 20 + Years Jim's Cell: 612-859-4618 Mike's Cell: 612-859-4620

Storm damage repairs Defective shingle claims Family owned & operated Thousands of satisfied customers Professional and Courteous

952-496-0921 Lic. 4960

Lic# 20632183

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

651-480-3400

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

sundanceexteriors.com

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

Family owned since 1979

Best Drywall LLC

Free wind & hail damage inspections... We can handle all of your insurance claims. Roofing, Siding, Windows & all home improvement needs. We do it all!

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

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

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

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

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

Locally Owned & Operated Licensed & Insured #20631439

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

Ext/Int Paint/ Stain ~Carpentry/ Repair~

#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.

ODD JOBS

PROFESSIONAL, PROMPT, COURTEOUS SERVICE 28 YEARS OF TRADE EXPERIENCE

www.HermansLandscape.com

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

ODD JOBS

Free Estimates Ins/ Bonded

UPHOLSTERY

952-474-6258 Major credit cards accepted

952-448-3761 No wall too small

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

•Roofing •Siding •Windows

PLUMBING/SEPTIC

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

Father/ son plumbing company. Licensed, bonded, insured. Working for you! R&D Plumbing952-237-0115

Breimhorst Painting. Interior/ Exterior. Insured. Albie: 952-261-2234

Plumbing, heating, remodel and repair, new construction. 952-4922440

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

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

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Full-Time

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 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.

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NOW HIRING! FT Account Executive Looking for a self motivated, self starter to service and grow accounts in the Scott and Carver County Area. Duties include, but are not limited to maintaining existing accounts, building new accounts, commercial script writing, and marketing the radio station through community events. Please send resume for consideration by 9/16/2011 to GM, Kristin Guerrette at kguerrette@kchkradio.net

No phone calls please Ingstad Mediactive is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Part-Time

Part-Time

$11 Per Visit To Start Welcome Neighbor is looking for a greeter to welcome new residents in Chanhassen. Must live in the area. Flexible hrs, 20-25 visits per month includes 3-4 eves a week. Must be self motivated and enjoy meeting new people. Great job for the retired! Call 952-442-9000 or send resume to; welcome@welcome neighbormn.com

Custodian- PT 2 hour per day Custodian for Shakopee Middle School. General cleaning and other duties assigned. Full description and directions on how to apply can be found by visiting: www.shakopee.k12. mn.us/ and referring to posting number 1277.

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:

NOW HIRING SCHOOL BUS DRIVERS 2011-2012 SCHOOL YEAR No experience Necessary will train

Art Teacher – PT Seeking reliable, high energy teacher for children's after school art education classes in the Chaska/Waconia & Prior Lake areas. No art exp needed, will train. Teaching or daycare exp pref. 4-7 hrs/wk. $15-$18/ hr.

Starting wage $13.25 an hour DOE No dui's, must have class d license at least 3 years And be 21 years of age Positive Connections 460 N Hickory Street Chaska, MN 55318 952-361-0899

Call Lezlee: 952-440-6035

Ovations Salon & Spa Independents Wanted

Ovations is an upscale, full service salon & spa (hair, nails, massage) located in the Chanhassen/ Excelsior area. Ovations has recently expanded and is looking for full & part-time booth renters. The time to move is now, before the holidays arrive. Ovations offers the best booth rental package in the area. Contact Christin at: 952-474-8777 Christin@ovationssalonspa.com

Restaurant Manager FOH-Entry Level Must have previous FOH exp. No late hrs/ No early AM. 40-45 hrs/wk, varied sched. Paid weekly. Insurance & Bonus. Vacation every 6 mos. Fun, fastpaced, well staffed. Lions Tap Family Restaurant 16180 Flying Cloud Dr. Eden Prairie, MN 55347. Apply in person

Part-Time

lhustad@abrakadoodle. com

LearningRx in Savage continues to grow! If you have a passion to help students excel, consider joining the LearningRx team of cognitive trainers! LearningRx uses clinically proven techniques to get to the root cause of learning struggles and help students excel academically. 10-25 hours/week. Great pay plus bonus! To learn more visit www.learningrx.com Interested parties send cover letter and resume torich@learningrx.net

BUS DRIVER Summit Place Senior Campus in Eden Prairie has an opening for a part-time bus driver, 15-20 hours per week. You must have a valid Class B driver's license, passenger endorsed, meet all of the MNDOT requirements, and have the physical ability to drive and load and unload passengers. The candidate also needs excellent customer service and communication skills. Please email your resume to Carol Hansen at chansen@summitplacecampus.com

Part-Time Now hiring Cashiers, Sales, Lot. Chaska Home Depot. www.homedepot.com 952-368-0281 Rewarding & fun position working as an activities coordinator. No experience required. $9$11/ hour. Call 612-2456797.

Full-Time

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

JORDAN TRANSFORMER, LLC

Controls Engineer 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

1st & 2nd 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

St. John the Baptist Church in Jordan is hiring a part-time, 3 days a week, Administrative Assistant to work in the parish office. This position requires strong computer knowledge, excellent communication skills and a respect for the confidentiality of sensitive information. If you are interested, please email your resume to pbeckius@frontiernet.net or mail it to St. John the Baptist Church, 313 East Second Street, Jordan, MN 55352. Please call the parish office if you have any questions. 952-492-2640.

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StarTribune Newspaper Carrier Needed immediately Shakopee & rural Waconia Weekend routes. For further information see our website at;

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

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

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

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

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,

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

952-873-4214

Sales Positions INSIDE SALES- calling business owners nationwide from our Jordan office. Nice office, great pay! Call Vern Schwartz, 612-810-8097 Office from home with manufacturing company; great commissions; bonuses; car allowance available. Contact

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

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or call 612-386-9551

Childcare Needed Nursery Ministry Coordinator for Church, Chaska permanent, part time. Dependable, experienced with infants. Background check required. luci@crownofglory.org $10-15.00 depending on experience

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

Dock, Vibo, roll-in, aluminum. Easy to assemble. 4ft. x 32ft. With bench. $1000. 952448-2580

Boats/Motors

1979 Mark Twain 17' Runabout, trailer, 115 HP Mercury. Power tilt, swim step, custom canvas seats/carpet. Registered 2013, $1,999. 612-590-1595

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

Immediate Openings for:

FT Executive Chef and FT Line Cooks Flexible hours Tuesday Sunday evenings and Wednesday & Saturday days. All pt positions require a 3 shift minimum per week. We offer a competitive salary, benefits package for FT positions, reduced cost show tickets and a fun work environment. Visit us online at www.chanhassendt.com or apply in person at 501 W 78th Street, Chanhassen, MN.

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. $8,800. 952836-6773 1998 Holiday Rambler Vacationer 36' motorhome, great condition, sleeps 6, 60,000 miles, $31,900 or best offer. Call Gary at 952492-1129.

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

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 2005 Kawasaki 1600 Vulcan Classic with Vance & Hines pipes. New tires. 10,895 miles. Mint condition. $5900 Call (952) 934-7358 2004 41' SportsCoach Elite. Fully equipped. 23,000K. Well-maintained. 3 slides. $100,000. 952-797-6264

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

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Campers Travel Trailers PT Servers, Service Assistants, Expeditors, Banquet Captain, Banquet Servers, Banquet Bartenders

Motorcycles

Honda style 2007 JMST 250cc Scooter. 1329 miles, original owner, 80 mpg, 4 stroke 2 passenger, $2900.00, call Ray 952-402-9110

Part time opportunities Night or weekend shifts Chanhassen location We are a leading local learn-to-swim program looking for motivated, professional and reliable office staff. Are you looking for a fun, rewarding place to work with families and great co-workers? Then we want to talk with you! Please call our Chanhassen office at 952-906-5942.

Campers Travel Trailers

www.Chaskadelivery.com

TRANSPORTATION Swim School Office Staff Foss Swim School® Leading Local Learn-to-Swim Program

Boats/Motors

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

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

1986 14' aluminum Mirrocraft fishing boat, 10 HP motor, new trailer, $2200/ all. 952-4485607

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

Motorcycles

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

1994 Harley Heritage Softtail, 26300k, all service records avail, extra set of pipes. $7500. Call Mike @ 612-309-6737

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

$$ Wanted $$ 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

powered by Print/online package can be renewed until auto sells, all for the best deal price of $39. To place your ad, go to www.imarketplace.mn/autos or call (952) 345-3003.

Cars

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

Cars

Cars

Cars

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

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

Trucks

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

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

Trucks

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

Sport Util Vehicles

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

Vans

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

1991 Toyota Celica, 179k. Many new parts, 5 speed, $900. 952261-9397

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

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


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tomp 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.

Now you can post an unlimited number of ads to Thriftmart, our free-ads marketplace. Go to www.imarketplace.mn/thriftmart to place your ad, or call (952) 345-3003. (A telephone surcharge applies if you call.) And now businesses can use Thriftmart, too!

**September Outing ** Persis Clayton Weirs, 36"x28", 253/1200 $150. 952-236-7545 14 mth Black Lab/ Boxer, female, free, good home, 952-607-5414 14.ft Sea King, aluminum boat. $175. 952412-2201 1969, Browning 9mm handgun. Walnut grips. $500. Bob 612-4194836 1973 Skidoo, 399cc, very good condition, $500. 952-233-4991 1999 Ford Contour. New tires, brakes, exhaust. 165K, runs great. $1600. b/o 952-6497936 2 contemporary kitchen chairs, walnut, chrome legs, fine, $30, 952-4433690 28 piece Antique RedWing dinner ware set, $500. complete. 952240-1514 3 pair men's jeans. 31"wx32"l. Like new. $24. 952-240-1025 3 yr. old, male, Chihuahua, shots to date. Free 612-532-3463 3, tractor seat bar stools. $105. 952-4472808 4 lamps, 2-241/2":13":13-1/2"; $20. 952-403-1567 44”, Gabberts pedestal dining table, with 4 chairs. $150. 763-2572585 48 DVD movies. Wide variety. $25 all. 952233-2131 52" Sony rear projection TV. Works great! $200. 952-236-7545 Ab circle pro + DVD. Abdominal exercise machine, $100. 612-3852755 Ab lounge, almost new $35. 7952-445-8989 American Girl sized horse. Great shape, $40. hiltonfrye@mchsi.com see on-line_4_pic. Antique dresser w/mirror. Good condition, dark finish. $40. 952873-4548 Avon, Genics, anti-aging cream. Trial size, $5. 952-594-0157

B Makowsky, metallic leather hobo, Beautiful, $100. or b/o. 952-2263062 Backpack, grey, black, large w/wheels, compartments. Like new. $15. 952-929-0147 Barbie, lil trail rider, ATV. For 1-3 y/o. $40. 952-461-3508 Basketball hoop, portable. Needs backboard. $20. Prior Lake. 952-447-1867 Bathroom cherry vanity. 30x21 w/blue pearl granite top. $130. 952445-5656 BC72XLT Uniden Nascar. Compact new in box. $70. b/o. 952440-8670 Bed frame, full $30. Donna 612-916-8274 Bedding, queen, Texas Longhorns, comforter, shams, bed skirt. $50. 952-457-3811 Bedroom set, full size. Headboard, frame, dresser w/mirror. $40. 952-403-1677 Bike rack carrier, boat hitch, holds 2 bikes, $85, 952-466-4777 Black Lab, 8 wks, female, shots, purebred, $325, 952-445-4077 Breastpump, medela like new. $50. joanna 952-594-0927 Brussels Griffon Pup. Smooth coat, 06/25/11. $300. 612-247-6498 Bunk bed, white, metal. Good shape, $20. 952378-7361 Cast iron, white, bathtub, used. $50. or b/o. 612-508-0947 Cat, free 4y, f, brn, blk indoor. Accessories included. 952-440-6094 Cedar wood mailbox. New construction! Sale price, $38. Call: 952361-5401 Center video console for vehicle. KEC mobile applications, $15. 612237-1300 Chandelier, brushed finish, frosted glass covers one cracked. $50. 763257-2585 Collage picture frame. Like new, 11"w x 22"l $10. 952-447-4961 Desk-metal, $25. 952288-8479

Converse, black shoes w/plaid tongue. Women's 8, new. $25. 952447-7533 Cosco, 1 step, metal, utility stool. New, $6. 952-447-4961 Craftsman, torque wrench. Max 140 lbs, used, $15. 952-4404699, 612-532-7905 Crown pump organ from the 1800's. Great condition. $150. 952-8732222 Dehumidifier, Sears brand. 14 pint, $20. 952440-6400 Dish set Corelle by Corning: Cups, plates, platter, bowls. Price, $30. 952-220-5051 Dish set, fresh flowers by Excel Price. $30 952-220-5051 Dollhouse, wooden, handmade, 26"x26"x13.5". 1/2 complete Great project. $50. 952-240-1514 Door, steel, prehung,Insulated, RH, 32x80, No window, $25. 952-4922142 Electric stove, selfcleaning, flat-top. Good condition, $100. b/o. 952-873-6732 Entertainment center, oak, with glass doors. Excellent condition. $25. 952-448-4898 Fitness Quest Inc, Ab Lounge 2, excellent condition, $40. 952-4405266 Flexsteel sofa. 78". Tan, blue, peach color. $100. 952-929-5718 Flute. Gemeinhardt 2sp, silver plated. Good condition. $175. 952-7974959 Foldable ladderball game. New in box, never opened. $10. 952233-2131 Fooseball table, good condition. $100. 952451-2438 Four baby dolls, great shape, clothes. $20. hiltonfrye@mchsi.com Free kitten. Litter box trained. To good home. 612-328-3351 Freezer, 15cf Kenmore, chest. 43"W 28"D 36"H. $65. 952-492-2376 Kitten, 8 weeks old. Female. $5. 952-492-3401

German Sheperd purebred. 9wks, vets shots. $375. 952-681-9100 Girls clothes, Sz3-6, 50 + pcs. Great condition. $25. 952-937-1835 Golden 220 Jr. left handed golf clubs. $45. 612-508-3887 Grand Piano, needs tuning service. $300. Can deliver. 952-445-4177 Grill, gas, Char-Broil, $25. 952-443-5020, leave msg if no answer Hammock, freestanding, yellow and green. Never used, $50. 952-4454142 Handcrafted deck chair. Cedar and hardwood. $65. 952-361-5401 Handcrafted rocking chair. Cedar and hardwood. $65. Call: 952361-5401 HOM, love seat, 2 armless chairs, neutral, $500. 952-226-3062 Hot tub pump, filtration system. Fits all tubs. $75. 952-649-7936 Jogging stroller. Bob ironman. Yellow, $150. Like new. 612-209-7848 Kennel Petmate 28L20.5W21.5H. Excellent condition, $35. 952-491-0134 Kitchen sink, double, almond, excellent condition. Faucet included. $40. 952-894-1713 Ladder, 16ft. Aluminum $40. 952-895-1966 Ladders, 2 24ft, $120. 952-895-1966 Ladies clothes, size p,m,s 9 items $7. 952403-1567 Las Vegas, resort condo. Week of 9/9-9/16. $250. Call: 952-3615401 Lawnmower Honda Husqvarna 21” with bagger. Beautiful condition $150. 952-836-5433 Little Tykes, bench/storage toybox. Pink/white. Great condition. $25. 952-447-7533 Mary Kay, Even Complexion Essence. $32. 952-891-4694 Mary Kay, Men's Cooling aftershave gel. $12. 952-891-4694 Mens, western hat. $30. 952-447-4578

Mary Kay, satin hands pampering set. $20 952564-1161 Mary Kay, Timewise, visibly fit body lotion. $12. 952-564-1161 Maternity clothes, sz 12. 10 pieces. Business, casual. $50. 952-9427570 Men's Jordan basketball shoes. Size 12. $30 or b/o. 952-937-2656. Mens black leather jacket. Size M, like new. $50. 612-205-2591 Mint cond, loveseat hide a bed. Taupe color. $250. 612-390-7840 New, 322 dish receiver@acc /dish. $50 or b/o. 952-448-4907 Noritake Provencial, blue goblets, wines, sherbets, $60. 952-9750473 Norman Rockwell, collector 9 numbered plates. $75. 952-4573811 Office desk with return. Good condition. Walnut color. $65. 952-9443306 PB, kids quilt, full, queen, two standard shams, $75. 952-9229118 Pickup, 91, F-150 5.8L Auto 4wd 138k. Ext-Cab $500. 612-812-7291 Pool table, 8'3 piece slate, with accessories, burgundy. $500. 612242-8558 Proform, Elliptical, XP160. $150. 612-5083887 PS2 console, 4 controllers. 2 wireless, games, memory. $65. 612-965-1773 PS2 Guitar Hero, 4 guitars, drums, microphone. $50. 612-9651773. Radio Flyer wagon. Excellent condition. $60. Can text pic. 952-7585526 RC snowmobile, runs on grass, snow. Excellent condition. $25. 612-2052591 Remington 1100 auto 12 gauge 3” magnum, $350, 952-233-4991 Rifle, M1 Garand, mfg. H&R, 1952 rework, $975, 952-445-5274

Sharper Image, hot, cold snack box. Brand new. $15. 612-2371300 Sheriff, special assisted. Open knife, New. Email for pics, $35. mjk55344@yahoo.com Skin So Soft. 5 pc. set $25. 952-594-0157 Slate, bumper pool.Good condition. $100. 952-451-2438 Sleeper sofa, brown, beige, plaid. Good condition. $30. 952-4458139 Starbury high top athletic shoes. Mens 9-1/2. New. $15. 952-2401025. Swivel rocker. Blue, very good, condition, $25. Call; 952-8906830 T.V. 36" Hitachi, excellent picture. $50. 952403-0771 Television, JVC 32", good condition. Free, you move. 952-9349943

Thomas Train set, table, tracks, 20+ cars. $150 obo. 952-906-9500

Twin trundle bed. White metal, $40. Donna 612916-8274

Thomas train table Island of Sodor with accessories $100. 612209-7847 Tires, Michelen, 235/55/17, only 20,000 miles. $200. or b/o. 952937-2656 Trampoline, used, free, u-haul, contact Sue or Mat at 952-496-9201

Utility table, 6'x3' free. 952-448-4907

Trumpet, Bach TR300, Used with case. Excellent condition. $325. 612-269-0198 Trumpet, Blessing student model. $65. 952492-2914 Trumpet: Borg, student model, $75. 952-4922914

Washer & electric dryer $150. set. Dan in PL 951-221-1809 Washer, Frigidaire, front loader. $150. 952-4030771 Weight bench, w/150# weights. DP fit/life, good condition. $20. 952873-4548 Western shirt, $2. 952447-4578 White pedestal sink with faucet. Good condition! $50. 952-448-6730

TV stand 32". Great for cabin, college student. $15. 952-445-8989

Windows, 2, vinyl, single hung, insulated, white, 30x36. $50. 952492-2142

TV, RCA 26 inch console. Great condition, $35. pickup. 952-8291968

Yardman riding mower, 22 HP, 50” cut, Kohler, $450/BO, 952-492-2050

CLEAR THE CLUTTER Advertise Your Garage Sale in the Classified Section email: classifieds@ iMarketplace.mn or Call

952-345-3003


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What Kind of Movie?

Visit our website to see the answers to these puzzles and to print out some new puzzles: What Kind of Work? and Palindromes (words that can be read the same forward and backward!) www.readingclubfun.com

Check Out These Movies These movies are based on good books. You can read the book with your friends or family and then watch the movie. When you are done, talk about the differences between the book and the way the movie was made. Match each movie to its description:

There are many kinds of movies! Do you like spooky or funny ones? Match each kind of movie below to what it is or does:

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