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PrairieCare Seeks a Building Expansion

The Two Twelve Medical Center in Chaska is about to get an 18,000 square foot expansion for PrarieCare, a health services division focused on psychiatric and behavioral health. This new development is set to open in 2014. “We are excited to further expand critical behavioral health services in the Twin Cities. This expansion will increase capacity for youth Partial Hospital Program (PHP) and an Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP), as well as adult and family outpatient mental health clinic services,” said Todd Archbold, PrairieCare’s Chief Development Officer.   This expansion will help the center provide care for many additional patients, over 1,000 more clinic patients and 600 more children annually. This new addition is in an effort to make Chaska a central location for patients of all ages to feel comfortable getti
Posted on 24 May 2013

Annual CSHS Meeting Features Animal Behavior Expert as Keynote Speaker

An animal behavior expert is an excellent way to learn the best tactics for training your pets. Dog owners especially know how difficult it can be to get an excited puppy to learn good behavior and where to go to the bathroom.    Carver-Scott Humane Society’s, or
Posted on 20 March 2013

A Classic Tale Coming Back to the Stage

It’s hard to go wrong when a play company adapts a classic tale beloved by so many. The River City Theatre is doing just that. They are putting on Arsenic and Old Lace, a story that was written for the stage back in 1939 by Joseph Kesselring, but was also adapted into a movie starring the adored Carey Grant in 1944.
Posted on 19 February 2013

Hwy 212 Corridor Study Receives More Federal Funds

MnDot recently approved Carver County for an additional $400,000 for their Highway 212 Corridor Study. This money will be appropriated to help improve design of the highway system, right of way acquisition, and construction. Carver County will take the lead on this study and plans on breaking ground for this project should take place in May, 2013. This study will begin by prioritizing how to spend the money on these research projects surrounding safety, plans for the corridor, and construction. This extra money could help make this planning process easier.
Posted on 04 February 2013

A Chance to Ski at Night by Candlelight

Skiing during the daytime is so cliche. So why not switch it up and join Carver County residents for a candle lit nighttime skiing event. Not only will you be skiing under different circumstances, but you also have a chance to experience the Carver County Parks in the evening. If you don’t have skis, or you don’t know how to ski, equipment rental and simple lessons are available with event participation. Renting equipment is first come first serve however, so you might want to get there early if you need skis and such. The event costs $4 per person, or $15 per family. Ski
Posted on 21 December 2012

Santa in the Park Event Taking Place at Lake Minnewastha

Christmas is just around the corner and it’s never too early to get your kids an audience with Santa so they can tell him what they want him to leave under the tree (only with good behavior mind you). Carver County doesn’t bring Santa to the kids at the traditional shopping center setting, but by inviting him to Lake Minnewastha Regional Park. Not only will Santa be present, but there will be plenty of activities and events for kids of all ages. The ev
Posted on 18 November 2012