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Continued: West news briefs: Benefit for the Westonka Historical Society March 23

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  • Last update: March 12, 2013 - 4:26 PM

The city also is celebrating the 20th anniversary of the program by seeking submissions for a sculpture that will be installed inside City Hall. Local artists are encouraged to apply, but any U.S. artist is eligible. The deadline for proposals is 4 p.m. May 7. For more information, call 763-509-5223 or go to or



SouthWest Transit expands service

SouthWest Transit is adding more direct service between Chanhassen and downtown Minneapolis due to rider requests.

The service started March 11 on Route 692 to encourage more riders to park at the Chanhassen Transit Station in downtown Chanhassen. For more details, go to

SouthWest Transit elects new commissioners

SouthWest Transit will have two new members on its seven-person commission.

Chaska City Council Member Jay Rohe and former Chaska Mayor Bob Roepke join the commission in 2013.

One elected official and one appointed citizen from each of the agency’s three founding cities — Chanhassen, Chaska and Eden Prairie — serve three-year terms. The seventh member is a rider representative who also serves a three-year term and is appointed by the commission members.

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