A Savage resident and former employee of Smiles of Distinction in Savage is accused of embezzling more than $36,000 in cash from the dental practice, and she also allegedly defrauded insurance companies to obtain reimbursements for procedures that were never performed.
Shakopee High School students were treated to a special pep rally Tuesday, which included a visit by Minnesota Vikings linebacker Chad Greenway, as a reward for winning a competition against other schools to collect the most food and clothing for the Salvation Army.
A Hennepin County grand jury declined to bring charges against law enforcement officers responsible for fatally shooting two people after a chase on Highway 212 earlier this year, according to a release from the Hennepin County Attorney's Office Friday.
A new dog off-leash area is set to open at Murphy-Hanrehan Park Reserve in Savage on Tuesday. The 3-acre facility will be the third dog park operated under the Scott County-Three Rivers partnership, joining Cleary Lake Regional Park’s 27-acre site and Spring Lake Regional Park’s 9-acre site. Other local options include dog off-leash areas operated by the city of Savage and the city of Shakopee.
The Minnesota Board of Water and Soil Resources (BWSR) announced that Scott Water Management Organization (WMO) will receive a $2.2 million grant, funded through the Clean Water, Land and Legacy Amendment’s Clean Water Fund.
CORRECTION: In a previous version of this article, it was reported that "Commissioner Dave Menden of Shakopee, a former county sheriff, defended the position that the county sheriff and county attorney deserve their salaries since they are also licensed professionals," but it was Commissioner Joe Wagner who mentioned that the county sheriff and county attorney need professional licenses during a discussion on pay increases.