This year, the Prior Lake Snowmobile Association participated in the Prior Lake-Savage Fall Community Fest. Our goal in attending the event was to create awareness of our organization, educate the community on the ordinance surrounding snowmobiling in Scott County and asking those that snowmobile in Minnesota to be involved in a club.
I support the City Council’s recent decision to set the preliminary tax levy for 2016 at 11.5 percent. I’m concerned that the levies in 2011 through 2014 have not kept up with the maintenance of our infrastructure and the staffing needs of our growing city. I don’t want to see our city go backwards.
Following a milder winter and a conservative deer season last year, hunters this fall may see more deer on the landscape during the archery deer season and while scouting for the Nov. 7, firearms deer opener, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.