Since becoming Scott County’s newest city in a historic election that transformed Credit River Township into the City of Credit River in June 2021 — city officials say the municipality really hasn’t seen any major changes. But one thing that has certainly changed is that residents feel a new…
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is asking for public input on deer population goals in 28 of 130 deer permit areas.
A Prior Lake teenager will be sentenced in April after pleading guilty last month to aiding and abetting second-degree murder in the 2020 shooting death of a Burnsville teenager.
A 33-year-old New Market Township woman has been charged with second-degree murder in connection with her mother’s death earlier this month.
The Scott West Nordic ski team is gearing up for its second-ever section meet, with hopes of qualifying a skier or two for state.
A New Market Township woman has been arrested on suspicion of first-degree assault and second-degree intentional attempted murder, the Scott County Sheriff's Office said Friday.
Looking for a fun way to pass the time this winter? The Minnesota Landscape Arboretum in Chanhassen has just the thing. Give snowshoeing on the Arboretum’s eight miles of trails a try.
I am no stranger to winter weather. After all, I do live in the frozen northland. So, I really didn’t think much about it when I went out the other day to photograph some owls.
Snowmobile trail conditions vary throughout Minnesota but, in areas where there’s good snow, riders have been getting out with gusto.
The Burnsville-Eagan-Savage District is preparing to ration milk at school lunch amid growing shortages in the paper carton supply chain.
Local leaders are taking a closer look at how recreational marijuana might impact communities as the nation’s trend toward adult-use legalization is forecasted to reach Minnesota in the coming years.
A 24-year-old Elko New Market man is charged with second-degree murder after he allegedly killed his neighbor with a hammer during an argument this month.
Minnesota health officials on Friday warned of what's to come as the state enters what's predicted to be the most intense stages of the Omicron surge.
Amid a tight labor market and changing industry dynamics heralded by the pandemic, local city and county associations are continuing efforts to repeal a Minnesota law capping the salary of local government employees.
The Art Shanty Projects — which turns fish houses into art installations and puts them out on a frozen lake in Minnesota in January and February — returns to Lake Harriet (Bde Unma) in 2022 with health and safety changes.
Scott County Public Health will administer free COVID-19 tests at the Shakopee Library this month amid all-time high positivity rates.
A Minneapolis-based landscape architecture firm begins work this year to design new lakeside amenities for Spring Lake Regional Park.
Legendary Duke University basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski once said: "Defense is one man guarding the ball and four others helping him."
Jan. 9 marks the annual National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day and Southern Valley Alliance will show support to local police and sheriff’s departments by bringing them treats as a small token of appreciation, according to a press release.
The Minnesota Zoo is wrapping up its “Nature Illuminated” lights display show in January with new animals, themes and an added walking tour.
As a teenager, Jim Bark would wait outside the visiting team’s clubhouse at County Stadium in Milwaukee hoping to get an autograph from some of his favorite baseball players.
Winter can be a challenging time for wildlife, especially when deep snow blankets the land and the wind blows bitterly cold. Birds fluff up their feathers and search high and low for anything to eat. Squirrels are extra plump and fuzzy and dig down through the snow in hopes of finding a forg…
The holidays are a time of celebration for many — good food, lots of parties, gift giving, family and friends — but for families going through tough times, it is sadly not the case.
Scott County Sheriff Luke Hennen announced the promotion of 911 dispatcher Ashlee Sames to the rank of dispatch supervisor this week.
Scott County’s tax levy increase adopted for the upcoming fiscal year trails significantly behind a benchmark measuring inflation and growth, leading some top-level administrators to question if the board’s unwillingness to increase the levy undermines the future financial stability of the county.
Senior Zach Tracy and sophomore Matt Randolph found the medal for the Scott West wrestling team at one of the toughest tournaments in the state.
A viral TikTok trend is sounding off alarms among school districts across the nation as videos on the social media platform warned of potential school violence on Friday, Dec. 17.
A future park reserve planned along the Minnesota River bluffs in Blakeley Township received a boost from the Metropolitan Council last month.
Canterbury Park’s request for a 65-day 2022 thoroughbred and quarter horse racing season was unanimously approved Dec. 15 by the Minnesota Racing Commission.
Local government agencies in Minnesota are expecting to receive funding allocations following the multi-billion dollar settlement of national opioid lawsuits earlier this year.