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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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Grecia Lozano, Latino Voices is making a difference locally with people from around the world

Grecia is the Executive Director of Latino Voices, an organization formed in 2019 with a mission to connect and inform the Latino Community in Carver County with resources, news, events, and activities that will improve their livelihoods and give them opportunities to thrive and succeed. Grecia and her team also help people in our local…

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Kris and Rachel Residence, owners of Red’s Savoy Pizza along with Matt Udermann

The origin of this business is an incredible story of faith, grace and the impact of someone seeing the value in a person even when they are at their lowest. Kris’s personal story is one of trauma, addiction, recovery and ultimately, paying it forward. Kris and Rachel have big goals to give people a chance…

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Kaycee Stanley- Founder of The REEL HOPE Project talks about their group’s efforts to help kids find their “Forever Family” and out of Foster Care

I just love this what this organization is doing to help kids who have been permanently removed from their birth parents by protective services and who are currently in Foster Care, waiting to find their “Forever Family”. They do this by producing an individual video that showcases these kids with their personalities and interests out…

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Carver County Commissioner District 1 Candidate Q&A with Gayle Degler & Lisa Anderson

“Elections matter” seems to be plastered all over the media these days.  The elections that have the most direct impact on the day to day lives of voters are arguably the local races such as city council, school board seats and county commissioners.  You get taxed, you get services.  In Eastern Carver County, one of…

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Rich Wagner, President Dunwoody College of Technology- The value of an education in the trades

What Minnesota institution of higher learning has the highest ROI (return on investment) on tuition dollars spent relative to earning??? Dunwoody College of Technology has been turning out highly productive workers since 1914 and according to several metrics, has the best return on investment for your educational dollar. President Rich Wagner talks about the innovations,…

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Bob Roepke- A conversation about community, leadership and the upcoming elections

Bob Roepke is a local legend for his extensive community involvement dating back to the early ’80s.  Bob and I visit about the leadership qualities he likes to see in elected officials as we come into 2022 elections next month.  His life is an example of service to the community and he loves to talk…

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Jill Zieroth of the MDI (Minnesota Dairy Initiative) discusses the future of the family dairy farm

Jill Zieroth discusses the future of the family dairy farm in Minnesota.  The MDI comes along side the farmer with a full menu of support and expertise ranging from nutrition to planting cycles, veterinary care to financial management. If you care about where your food comes from regardless of political affiliatiation this is an important…

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