Prior Lake residents and other locals can talk about their struggles affording insulin with state Sen. Eric Pratt, R-Prior Lake, at a listening session on Saturday, Oct. 26, Pratt announced this week.
The Timothy L. Correll Foundation issued a $6,000 grant to the city of Jordan on Oct. 10 for emergency medical technician training. The foundation was established in honor of Jordan High School graduate Tim Correll, who was a 24-year-old volunteer firefighter and EMT when he died in a car cr…
After reading about the upcoming referendum I felt that I had to write a letter asking about why the level of administration staffing in the district has increased so much from 2013. Yes, I served on the school board until that date. From that date to today the Jordan School Board has added …
If you drive down Highway 169 through Jordan, you can’t miss it — it’s a giant, yellow building with a huge sign that reads “Minnesota’s Largest Candy Store.”
The Jordan Area Historical Society will use a nearly $10,000 grant to purchase 118 rolls of microfilmed newspaper and make primary records more accessible to the public.
The Minnesota State Patrol has identified the driver who died in a crash along I-35 near Elko New Market Wednesday, Oct. 9.
Two 8-year-old children broke into the Jordan Area Food Shelf on Sept. 28, vandalizing and stealing items from the building, according to a Jordan Police Department burglary report.
The National Weather Service issued a flood warning Thursday morning for the Minnesota River near Jordan. The warning is expected to last until Sunday morning.
Even though I ran the Twin Cities marathon for the first time on Oct. 6, I still don’t consider myself a “runner.” Running isn’t something I love. I love scoring a deal on a $4 sweater at Goodwill that still has retail tags from Target. I love stopping strangers on sidewalks to pet their dac…
The most recent small game hunter survey from the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources revealed the fewest number of hunters pursuing species like grouse, waterfowl and squirrels since the DNR began keeping track of these figures in 1969.
Food is my friend. Food is my enemy. I am comforted by food. I feel like I’m being attacked by food advertising at every turn. Food is how I show love. Food is how we celebrate. I’m a foodie. All I ever think about is food. I avoid food as long as I can until I break and eat everything in sight.
A restraining order filed by Jordan Mayor Tanya Velishek against Councilman Jeff Will was dismissed Friday after both parties signed a contact agreement in Scott County District Court.
I appreciate Mr. Boncher’s guest column in this past week’s paper, but his analytics don’t accurately represent the facts. One of the big reasons our total budget has increased is because of our increased enrollment, which he accurately highlights in his column. Another significant reason fo…
With hunting season underway, the Department of Natural Resources reminds waterfowl hunters to take precaution against spreading aquatic invasive species.
Historians estimate cremation developed as a funeral practice about 5,000 years ago, but it’s only become popular in the United States over the past couple decades.
A public hearing will be held by the Jordan Planning Commission Tuesday night regarding the potential addition of alkaline hydrolysis services at Ballard-Sunder Funeral & Cremation in Jordan.
Earlier this year, when I met with leaders from several southern Minnesota rural electric cooperatives, their communities were still reeling from the devastating blizzards and high winds that knocked out hundreds of power lines across the region and left thousands of families and businesses …
Shakopee schools still need two literacy tutors for the 2019-2020 school year, according to a news release from Minnesota Reading Corps and Minnesota Math Corps. Scott County schools, overall, are still currently seeking 21 tutors. The need is urgent and area residents are encouraged to appl…
The Scott County Sheriff’s Office announced Thursday afternoon a vulnerable adult gone missing Saturday, Sept. 28 has been found.
The Southern Valley Alliance for Battered Women is holding two major year-end fundraisers, the advocacy and support organization announced.
The Scott County Board unanimously approved a deal this week with a correctional market servicing parent company, Keefe Group, as a “one-stop-shop” vendor for the Scott County Jail at its Oct. 1 meeting.
Six Flags Entertainment Corp is considering merging with Cedar Fair LP, which operates Valleyfair, Reuters reported this week based on findings from a confidential source. The two entities are the country’s largest amusement park operators.
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