The Carver County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a Waconia High School athletics coach after allegations of improperly administering medication were reported to the Minnesota Department of Education.
County Sheriff Jason Kamerud announced a new council being brought to the county last week: the Citizen’s Advisory Council. This council will advise the county on matters of law enforcement, and all who live within the county are encouraged to apply.
There are few things in the world that give out more good feelings than charity. In a gesture of thanks, Norwood Young America residents Lois Fahey, Peg Boyle, and Candice and Wanda Wilson donated to the NYA fire department. The donation was high enough to allow the department to purchase an…
In an age of tension, one of the most popular terms being thrown around is “mental health”. There’s been a significant increase in how many are diagnosed with mental illness in the last decade. But what does mental health actually refer to, and where do you go if the mind is unhealthy?
A Norwood Young America resident was arrested in northeastern Nebraska mid-December, in what Nebraska’s Stanton County Sheriff’s Office says is the largest drug seizure in the office’s history.
The City of Watertown is offering a $500 reward for any information leading to the arrest and prosecution of vandals who caused approximately $1,400 in damage to residents’ Christmas decorations, according to the Carver County Sheriff’s Office.
We’re all experiencing it; unfamiliar numbers calling almost daily, even multiple times in a single day. Sometimes it’s just a recording, and sometimes an actual human is trying to scam you. Either way, this is becoming frustrating for many since sometimes you’re expecting a call, and never …
The Church in the Maples, admittedly small but carrying a huge historical footprint in the community, celebrated its 160th anniversary in September. Now, its congregation faces an uncertain future after the church was gutted by fire late Sunday.
Carver County Sheriff’s Office divers recovered the body of a snowmobiler from Winsted Lake on Nov. 29—a tragic reminder of the perils of thin ice during early winter.
On Sept. 17, the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension announced that the investigation of the July 13 officer-involved shooting of Archer Amorosi has been turned over to the Carver County Attorney’s Office for review.
A Waconia man has been sentenced to three years in prison after pulling a gun on a patron in a Waconia restaurant in January, according to the Carver County Attorney’s office.
Editor's note: This story originally contained information that was unrelated to the calls for emergency service regarding Archer Amorosi’s welfare. Sharing that information was insensitive to other members of the Amorosi family and we apologize for any additional pain caused by our reporting.
The Minnesota Department of Public Safety Bureau of Criminal Apprehension has identified the two Carver County Sheriff’s Office deputies who shot and killed 16-year old Minnetonka High School student Archer Amorosi at his home in Chanhassen.
The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension is investigating a July 13 officer-involved shooting that resulted in the death of Minnetonka High School student Archer Amorosi, 16, at his home in Chanhassen.
A volunteer freshman football coach at Waconia High School was found dead in his St. Bonifacius apartment on July 7, according to local officials.
A report of a suspicious vehicle in Watertown Township led to a multi-county pursuit and has resulted in a motorist hospitalized and one man in custody at the Carver County Jail.
A popular – and by some accounts, dangerous – pre-graduation tradition has come to an end early this year after a car crash on Friday, May 11, in Waconia.
Minnesota is the first state in the nation to require carbon monoxide detectors and warning stickers on certain boats.
Editor's Note: This post was updated at 8:12 a.m., 5/1/2018, to include a statement from Troy Walker that was published on Dog Tag Furniture's public Facebook page.
A Cologne man is in custody following a report of an armed robbery at KleinBank in Victoria Friday afternoon, according to the Carver County Sheriff’s Office.
A Cologne man is in custody following a burglary early Tuesday in Waconia, according to the Carver County Sheriff’s Office.
Carver County Board of Commissioners honored those who dedicate their lives to protecting the public as they approved a proclamation for the upcoming public safety weeks. Chief Deputy Jason Kamerud spoke at the April 3 meeting about the opportunities the months of April and May provide for e…
A Waconia man who killed his parents in the late 1990’s has been arrested south of Chicago after leaving a West St. Paul group home, Tinley Park, Illinois, police have confirmed.
Law enforcement officials in Florida report a Waconia man shot and killed his 1-year-old daughter and her mother before attempting to take his own life in the Ocala National Forest.
It’s time to clean out your medicine cabinets, folks! Saturday, April 28 is Medicine Take Back Day in Carver County. Residents will be able to dispose of any unwanted medication at several locations across the county for no cost from 10:00am to 2:00pm.
An alleged threat at Watertown-Mayer High School prompted a response from the Carver County Sheriff’s Office on Friday morning.
Following the move of a Level III predatory offender to Norwood Young America, the Minnesota Department of Corrections and The Jacob Wetterling Foundation were on hand to educate community members on just what all the labels mean, as well as safety tips for community members moving forward.