Shrey Pothini of Savage, a fifth-grade student at Harriet Bishop Elementary School, turned 11 on Nov. 1. He celebrated the same way he always has since he was four years old. Rather than toys, games or gift cards, he asks for only one kind of gift: towels.
I was coming around a curve on McColl Drive recently, headed for home, when there on the south side of the road lay an orange cat. The motionless tabby clearly was not going anywhere. My heart sank, and I am pretty sure I uttered a four-letter word. Maybe two.
For the first time since 1993, Prior Lake-Savage Area Schools' policy on students with DNI (Do Not Intubate) and DNAR (Do Not Attempt to Resuscitate) orders has been reviewed and a change has been proposed.