Imagine sitting in the woods on a spring morning with wildflowers in bloom, trees budding bright green and birds overhead migrating back to Minnesota.
Animal shelters and rescue organizations across the southwest metro are offering tips on how animals can be protected and kept safe during the cold Minnesota winter months.
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is asking for public input on deer population goals in 23 deer permit areas in eastern and south-central Minnesota.
Beginning this February, citizens and business owners will be getting a first-hand view and hands on experience of how the Scott County Sheriff’s Office works during its annual Sheriff’s Community Academy — a free, interactive, seven-week series meant to give community members a working know…
The sports world paused and held its breath on the night of Jan. 2 when Buffalo Bills safety Damar Hamlin suffered cardiac arrest and collapsed on the field during Monday Night Football.
The Scott West wrestling team bounced back from its first two dual losses to win the Minnewaska Invitational Jan. 13.
The Three Rivers Park District returns this new year with one its most popular programs — Under the Full Moon — which offers participants a chance to explore winter sights and sounds under the light of the beautiful full moon at various parks in the southwest metro.
With the more than usual amount of snow that has accumulated across the region, snowmobilers are taking advantage of all the trails the southwest metro has to offer.
The Jordan girls basketball team continued its perfect path starting the New Year with a pair of impressive wins in the Southern Minnesota Hoops Fest.
The Scott County Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Association Scholarship Committee is accepting applications for its 2023 scholarship.
Golf facilities across all categories in Minnesota reported a decrease in golf rounds over the previous year by an average of 5.4%.
The Scott West wrestling team finished off 2022 with eight on the medal stand at the Rogers Holiday Matness tournament Dec. 29-30.
Winter trout fishing is another way to enjoy the outdoors along streams that meander through the scenic bluffs and hills of southeastern Minnesota.
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has finalized an updated wolf management plan that incorporates the diverse views of Minnesotans and will guide the state’s approach to wolf conservation for the next 10 years.
In July, the Scott County Commission was faced with having to take a vote on a more than 7% levy increase due to increased costs and virtually no increase in revenue from the state.
Workers in Scott County are currently modifying the Marschall Road Transit Station in Shakopee so that it can eventually serve as the site of a new Family Resource Center.
A new event center and restaurant in the historic downtown district of Jordan has moved one step closer to reality after the city approved the venue’s conditional use permit.
With winter weather hitting Minnesota the last few weeks, local riders are getting prepared for the upcoming snowmobile season and are encouraging more people to get out and enjoy the sport.
For months, Allen Andersen, a candidate for Scott County Attorney, argued there shouldn’t be any more money spent prosecuting marijuana possession crimes.
To help address the lack of parking spaces in downtown Jordan, the city council approved the purchase of 315 Broadway Street South, for $25,000.
At this time of year, stalking through the forest with my camera in hand in search of White-tailed Deer (Odocoileus virginianus) is one of my favorite activities. The crunching of leaves under my boots, the crisp cold air and the smell of the decomposing leaves are all part of the autumn whi…
When Scott County Sheriff Luke Hennen began his career in law enforcement 25 years ago, talking about mental health wasn’t something that happened regularly.
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