National Night Out: Downtown Chaska, Mn

National Night Out is “an annual event designed to strengthen our communities by encouraging neighborhoods to engage in stronger relationships with each other and with their local law enforcement partners.” What a great opportunity to get to know your neighbors even better! I’m helping to organize NNO for our neighborhood in downtown Chaska this year […]

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Ash Borer Tree Care and Lawn litters on foreclosed house next door

Carver-based Ash Borer Tree and Lawn littered a flyer on the foreclosed house next door, even though the property is clearly in foreclosure and vacant. I still don’t understand why Chaska Police can’t enforce littering laws on companies like this one, Qwest Dex, Sarpinos, SW Metro Transit, Chaska Fire Department and other businesses who continue […]

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5 Lessons from the Chaska Flood

The Minnesota River flooding in downtown Chaska has crested and soon the Highway 41 bridge will be open. Everything will soon be back to normal. What lessons can we learn from this event? People will park and walk downtown: For all the conversation bemoaning lack of downtown parking options, the flood proved that people will […]

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Have you Googled yourself lately? I mean, really gave yourself a deep Googling? What are people saying about you? What kinds of pictures will your boss, employees or (gasp!) kids discover with a few short clicks? What does any of this mean to your personal brand? This Thursday I’m co-presenting “The Brand of You in […]

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