Throughout the summer, local elementary-school philanthropist Sanya Pirani of Prior Lake organized a food drive with Scott and Carver County Libraries. Her goal before the end of the drive on Aug. 15 was to gather 500 pounds of nonperishable food via various collection sites located inside area libraries.
Both directions of County Road 17 (Marschall Road) in Shakopee will be closed from County Road 42 to County Road 78 beginning at 5 a.m. on Monday as crews install water main and casings. The road is expected to reopen on Wednesday.
Scott County is among the recipients of $5.6 million awarded by the Minnesota Board of Water and Soil Resources (BWSR) to 26 counties in the second phase of funding for recovery work from the 2014 summer floods.
With the exception of ruffed grouse hunters, fewer game bird hunters took to Minnesota’s fields and forests in 2014, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources annual small game survey.