Carver County Historical Society
The “Storyland: A Trip Through Childhood Favorites” exhibit opens at the Carver County Historical Society in Waconia on Saturday, June 7 and will be available for viewing during regular society hours (9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday) from June 7 through S...Read More
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The Carver County Historical Society (CCHS) is planning a number of upcoming events, including a Ukrainian Egg Painting activity on April 12 and several day camps that will be held this summer. Ukrainian Egg Painting Easter is coming soon, it is time to get artistic and create some colorful eggs to ...Read More
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by Christopher Aadland MURPHY NEWS SERVICE The fate of one of Carver County’s most historic properties remains unclear as legal issues surrounding the property are ironed out. The Andrew Peterson Farmstead’s previous owner, Ward Holasek, deeded 51 acres of the property to the Carver County Histo...Read More
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By Wendy Peterson Biorn In 2009, Rene Zellweger starred in the film, “New in Town.” Her character was an executive from Florida, sent to New Ulm, Minn., in the dead of winter. She arrives at the Minneapolis airport and notices everyone dressed in heavy coats, boots, hats and mittens. She is in h...Read More
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The Carver County Historical Society is planning a tour of Laketown Chocolates in Waconia. Chocolate has a long and rich history. Truffles, chocolate bars, hot cocoa, chocolate syrup — it is a versatile product. Join the Carver County Historical Society as it explores the history of chocolate back...Read More
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By Wendy Peterson Biorn, Carver County Historical Society A news article by U.S. Today recently announced the top 10 disappearing jobs in the US. One job, a word processor or typist, had a 10 year decline of 54 percent. The reason given for the decline was advances in technology and computers (Hess,...Read More
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