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Bhante Sathi- Mindfulness Center in Chaska

Have you ever wondered how your brain works? Why do you respond a certain way when something that you don’t like happens? Is there a way to train your mind to be more intentional? This interview was very fun to do and I learned a lot and connected several dots in my head. Bhante is…

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Graham Johnson- formerly a staff writer SW News (Herald & Villager)

Graham Johnson wanted to be a writer most of his life. He landed what he thought was going to be a dream job reporting for SW News on the Chaska Herald and Chanhassen Villager. Unfortunately for Graham and the community, the parent company decide to close both papers. We visit a little about the importance…

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Doug and Lynn Nodland- Sharing a lifetime of wisdom

Have you ever read those thoughtful editorials about the human condition in the Chaska Herald or Chanhassen Villager? — Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/greg-anderson29/message

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Erika Rivera Kennedy- A story of perseverance and growth

Erika has a compelling story filled with overcoming adversity, perseverance, grit and a sense of being part of something bigger than one’s self. Hers is the story of an immigrant who has overcome many challenges with grace, determination all while being good natured and committed to giving back to her community in her work with…

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City of Carver Mayor Courtney Johnson on managing growth

If you haven’t been to Carver in the past year or so, you will be blown away with the construction, both commercial and residential. We have Carver Mayor Courtney Johnson here to discuss all the new development, the city’s plan to address the coming needs that go along with this growth. Courtney is committed to…

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Carver County Sherriff Jason Kamerud talks policing in MN in 2024

Policing has changed radically over the past several years. Bad policing makes the news and affects public opinion, making a hard job, even harder to do and a challenge to recruit new officers. Given the fact that the Carver County Sheriff's Department are responsible for policing everywhere in Carver County except Chaska, we thought an…

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Chaska City Manager Matt Podhradsky talks about the massive changes in Chaska during the past 12 months

Chaska City Manager Matt Podhradsky discusses the recent improvements to Hwy 41 and the impact to local businesses including Cooper’s Grocery Store. We discuss the role and limitations cities have in determining which specific businesses come into the city. We also discuss some of the background story on the old Oakridge Conference site (aka; Costco…

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Eckankar-What is it? What do they believe? David Maloney and Heather Davari share their journeys

Did you know the worldwide headquarters of a faith organization is located here in Eastern Carver County? The Eckankar Temple is that huge piece of land located at Hwy 5 and Powers Blvd in Chanhassen. What is it? What do they believe? I sit down with staffers David Maloney and Heather Davari for a discussion…

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Bob Roepke- Community outlook and some serious gratitude for responders

Back for another visit is long time Chaska community advocate Bob Roepke to discuss happenings in Chaska and broader Carver County Minnesota. Bob has a great deal to be thankful for and we discuss that in detail and as always, Bob drops a ton of wisdom for anyone wanting to make a difference in their…

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Welcome to Season 6! So what are we trying to do here anyway? Also, where have we been???

Thank you for your interest in Living In Carver County Minnesota and our hyper-local podcast. What started as a bit of a lark is now in season 6 and we've been humbled by your feedback and inspired by your feedback and guest recommendations. Our lofty objectives are to educate listeners about local events, happenings and…

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