Elections

Voters in Prior Lake and Savage turned out in droves on Election Day and chose Melissa Enger (incumbent), Mary Frantz and Lee Shimek for the three open Prior Lake-Savage Area School Board seats, according to unof…

Prior Lake-area residents will join millions of Americans on Tuesday in the general election. Polls will be open Nov. 8 from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Ali C. Ali’s life journey has taken him from his homeland, in the northern part of Djibouti, on the Horn of Africa, to Shakopee. A human rights advocate in Djibouti because of “the many governmental abuses” of th…

State Sen. Eric Pratt is in his first re-election campaign after being elected in 2012, succeeding another Republican, longtime officeholder Claire Robling.

The 2016 Legislature adjourned without addressing key items – taxes, transportation and bonding bills. Partisan gridlock is a recurring theme. What specific measures do you support to increase the transparency an…

The 2016 Legislature adjourned without addressing key items – taxes, transportation and bonding bills. Partisan gridlock is a recurring theme. What specific measures do you support to increase the transparency an…

A few hundred people crowded the second floor at Canterbury Park in Shakopee last Thursday night with campaign signs, and some with a beer, to hear from Gary Johnson, the Libertarian Party’s presidential candidate.

Dan White of Prior Lake, running for re-election on the Prior Lake-Savage Area School Board against seven opponents, has already had a long career with the school board, and school boards have always been a part …

Chad Rittenour of Prior Lake is one of three incumbents hoping to win back a spot on the Prior Lake-Savage Area School Board this fall. His experience on the board has somewhat soured his opinion of politics, but…

The Minnesota Secretary of State’s office provides a sample ballot for residents to prepare for the Nov. 8 election.

Kevin Burkart has lived in Prior Lake nearly all of his life. He and his family have stayed “positively entrenched” in the community since moving here in 1974.

Juan Macias of Savage is one of the eight candidates vying for three spots on the Prior Lake-Savage Area School Board this year. When he looks at the competition out there, he said, he couldn’t be happier.

Mary Frantz of Prior Lake, one of eight candidates for three seats on the Prior Lake-Savage Area School Board, already has a long list of coffee shop meetings under her belt. People have been asking for her opini…