Laurie Schmidt always knew she wanted to be a teacher.
Staff from the Southern Valley Alliance, an area nonprofit organization dedicated to providing the victims of domestic violence and their family members with support and resources, dropped off a special delivery to the Jordan Police Department this month.
Jordan Public Schools students will transition back to hybrid and in-person learning models beginning Tuesday, Jan. 19, according to an update provided by Superintendent Ranae Case Evenson at a Jan. 4 Jordan School Board meeting.
Hospitals, health care systems and local health departments can begin offering the coronavirus vaccine to broader groups of Minnesotans, including those age 65 and over, the Minnesota Department of Health announced Thursday.
More than 3,000 individuals in Scott County have received at least one dose of the coronavirus vaccine, the Minnesota Department of Health this week.
In 2008 I ran for election to the Jordan City Council. Finished sixth out of seven candidates for four seats. So, wanting to be involved somehow, I finagled a seat on what was then called the Parks and Recreation Commission (AKA Park Board). When I showed up for the first meeting, I and one …
Prior Lake resident Ron Hendrickson bought a pet goose as a companion for his son during the pandemic and now he has two — Peeps and Puddles.
The B117 coronavirus variant first identified in the United Kingdom has been identified in the Twin Cities metro area, state health officials confirmed Monday.
What happened to the America that I grew up in? An America that welcomed immigrants and embraced those looking for a better life in the greatest country on Earth. An America where people were considered innocent until proven guilty. An America where the news media reported the facts and the …
The events of this past week have caused five people to lose their lives, leave our country with a major black eye, and completely undermined the process of governance that has existed for almost 250 years. The reaction has left people with shock and anger with knee jerk reactions across the…
Limited social gatherings and events due to the pandemic now coupled with cold weather, have left us with more time than ever spent at home and indoors. You might be dreaming of summer days and time spent in the yard, but you don’t need a garden patch to be able to grow flowers, vegetables o…
A return to youth and high school sports in 2021 was given the green light by Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz on Dec. 28, but with certain restrictions.
Photos of Marilyn Monroe and Elvis Presley, vinyl records, paintings of vintage cars and other relics of the 60s decorate the interior of Ze’s Diner in Prior Lake giving it that old-time feel, but everything is nearly brand new.
U.S. Congresswoman Angie Craig, D-Eagan, who represents Minnesota’s 2nd Congressional District, said she was walking from the House gallery to her office in the U.S. Capitol to take a 15-minute call when her phone alerted her of a bomb threat.
When Jeremiah and Molly Monyok both decided to run for open seats in local Jordan representation, they knew there was a possibility they would both be adding a significant time commitment to their family’s plate.
Each year the Minnesota Sheriffs’ Association provides $600 scholarships to students of law enforcement who excel academically but need financial help to aid in the continuation of their educational path.
Editor's note: Dr. Karissa L. Niehoff is an executive director of the National Federation of State High School Associations.
Each year the Federal Emergency Management Association, or FEMA, reassesses the floodplains in Scott County to make sure flood maps are up to date.
If you're looking to set up a home gym, you might be in luck — the Jordan High School weight room is in the process of clearing out some of its outdated equipment, and has placed several items up for sale online.
The coronavirus vaccine will become available to local police and fire personnel in Scott County starting Tuesday, Jan. 5, a local health official confirmed.
After graduating from New Prague High School in 2000, Dave Hruby and his group of friends went their separate ways.
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