On an unseasonably warm winter day, Jan. 26, Jeffers Pond Elementary fifth-grade students experienced their first Snowfest, a day to explore physical science and engineering through snow and ice. Students got outside to learn about the physics of snowball fights, melting and more.
Average retail gasoline prices in the Twin Cities have fallen 4.1 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $1.96 per gallon yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 1,106 gas outlets in the Twin Cities. This compares with the national average that has fallen 2.3 cents per gallon in the last week to $2.02 per gallon, according to gasoline price website GasBuddy.com.
Registration for the Practice ACT at Prior Lake High School closes today, Jan. 26, at 3:15 p.m. - no exceptions. Students must sign up at the guidance office before that time to take the test on Jan. 31.
The Prior Lake Chamber held a ribbon cutting ceremony for the Reaching Our Community's Kids (ROCK) organization and volunteered to pack 140 backpacks full of food to be sent home to kids for the weekend.