A third, one-mile southbound lane will be added to Highway 169 between County Roads 21 and 83 in Shakopee, and the $1.5 million project will be funded completely by the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community (SMSC).
Grace Church’s Big Serve event took place on Feb. 21 with hundreds of volunteers assigned across the metro area, giving to the community through their service. There were approximately 2,345 hours of community wide impact across the metro area in this one day.
The Optimist Club of Eden Prairie is encouraging area students to speak their minds about the topic “How My Optimism Will Help Me Press On To 'Greater Achievements of the Future?'" as part of the Optimist International Oratorical Contest for the 2014-15 year.
Intense snow rates are possible Monday night, continuing into Tuesday afternoon with 2 to 5 inches likely in the region, accord-ing to the National Weather Service office in Chanhassen. To make matters worse, on Tuesday morning northwest winds of 25 to 35 mph and gusts as high as 45 mph are expected, particularly across western and south-central Minnesota, which will result in con-siderable blowing and drifting snow and blizzard conditions, said the weather service.