Scott-Carver Project Community Connect (PCC) organizers are asking for community support to draw attention to homelessness and poverty by contributing to a personal-care products drive and volunteering at PCC on Sept. 13 at Canterbury Park Expo Center in Shakopee.
Isn’t this a wonderful time of year? The farmer’s markets are brimming with fresh cut flowers, tomatoes and sweet corn. Friends and neighbors share their garden bounty. Zucchini bread recipes get dusted off and once again cause people to say “There’s zucchini in this bread?” Personally, I am on my annual quest to find fresh tomatoes as good as the ones from my mother’s garden.
Zebra mussels were detected Aug. 18 in Lake Minnewashta in Chanhassen near Carver County’s public boat launch at Lake Minnewashta Regional Park, according to information from the Minnehaha Creek Watershed District.
Average retail gasoline prices in Twin Cities have risen 4.7 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.21 Sunday, according to gasoline price website GasBuddy.com. That compares to the national average that has increased 3.7 cents per gallon in the last week to $2.16.