As of Aug. 1, a Family Resource Center will be open in the Jordan Area Food Shelf one day a week. The program is part of Scott County's push to provide families with support and end child abuse and neglect, according to a news release from Scott County Health & Human Services.
A criminal complaint filed Friday details the circumstances surrounding the alleged gruesome murder of a Shakopee woman at a busy residential intersection this week.
Many in the Shakopee community are expressing feelings of shock and sadness following the death of one of their own this week.
Shakopee police have released more details following a reported homicide in the city, including the name of the victim and the suspect.
Sightings of Minnesota’s state bee continue to excite bee surveyors in the Twin Cities metro who say the endangered pollinator has recently been spotted in residential gardens and other urban landscapes.
Ben Thompson and Blake Hokanson, who will be seniors at Shakopee High School, have earned the rank of Eagle Scout, scouting’s highest honor. Thompson is the son of Greg and Jill Thompson and Hokanson is the son of Dan and Julie Hokanson. Both scouts conducted Eagle Scout Projects that benefi…
The 50th annual “Dueffert Open” is set to take place at 9 a.m. on Saturday, July 31 at Montgomery National Golf Club and will be giving away a $1,000 scholarship to a deserving Prior Lake High School football player.
The Savage American Legion Dan Patch Post 643 awarded $14,000 in scholarships to local graduates this summer, the organization announced.
Local residents spoke up at last week’s Prior Lake City Council work session in support of keeping a water ski course on the surface of the south shore of lower Prior Lake.
People. After months and months of social isolation, those talking, breathing 3D figures nearly seemed foreign.
One day before International Overdose Awareness Day, the Chris Wivholm Foundation will host a golf, dinner and silent auction fundraiser at the Wilds Golf Course in Prior Lake.
The Northern long-eared bat, a federally-listed threatened bat species, can be found spending its summertime in Scott County, according to observations made this year by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
An enormous landfill expansion proposed in Burnsville drew new objections from city officials in Bloomington this month after the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency published a draft of the project’s environmental review.
If you've recently driven around Prior Lake and noticed local veterans on downtown banners, you can thank Prior Lake resident Mark Kes for initiating the Hometown Hero Banner Program.
Registration is open for the Scott County Sheriff’s annual youth fishing derby, the county announced in a news release.
River Valley Theatre Company’s Youth Studio, in collaboration with Shakopee Community Education, will present Disney’s “Frozen Jr.” to audiences in the coming days.
Local governments are expecting millions in federal pandemic recovery funds to arrive this month, and Savage officials say they’ll look to gather community input before deciding how to spend the money.
The Scott County Transportation Department is estimating between $10,000 to $15,000 in damages after five juveniles involved in a crash drove off a bridge at Grainwood Crossings Park in Prior Lake.
Savage officials are set to vote this month on plans to develop the Loftus farm property into a 150-unit senior living facility.
A few days before the Fourth of July holiday, the regular rush was back at Pekarna Meat Market in Jordan after a year of lockdowns, banned barbecues and early pandemic panic-purchasing. The busy ebb and flow of business on a Thursday afternoon would slow down by Saturday, ahead of the holida…
Rebecca Crooks-Stratton grew up on the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community reservation between Shakopee and Prior Lake.
A heavily-wooded property in Savage that’s been surrounded by residential developments over the past decade is now set to join the neighborhood with a luxury townhome development of it’s own.
Burnsville officials are urging residents to think twice before releasing a pet fish into local waters after groupings of giant goldfish were pulled from a local lake this month.
The Savage City Council on Tuesday unanimously approved a resolution to charter a task force to guide the city’s work in addressing issues of race, equity, diversity and inclusion.
On June 29, members of the Shakopee City Council and city staff hopped on a bus and took a tour of the city to receive updates on developments, projects and plans coming down the pipeline.
When thinking of America’s favorite past time, hot dogs, ice-cold beer and rooting for your favorite player comes to mind. Well, now you can add goat yoga to the list, thanks to the St. Paul Saints, which will feature Game-Day Goat Yoga presented by Gray Hobby Farm located in Prior Lake at t…
The local Fourth of July fireworks extravaganza and annual boat parade presented by the Prior Lake Association last week was another success.
It was a near-perfect day June 22 on the Minnesota Valley State Trail, where a group of five people passed by — three on bikes and two on segways.
The road worker who was struck by a vehicle while directing traffic earlier this week has died from his injuries, according to the Scott County Sheriff's Office.
Round the clock fire station coverage officially began in Savage this week as the Savage Fire Department’s staffing model change took full effect on July 1.
The city of Shakopee and Shakopee Public Utilities each recently purchased their first electric vehicles — a 2021 Ford Mach-E — as a way to test their range and normalize EV usage within the community.
Even during the massive heat wave that passed through Minnesota in June, Scott and Carver county firefighters were able to stay on top of training in the event of an emergency.
A 55-year-old father of three from Shakopee was arrested after he flew from Minnesota to Palm Springs, Florida, to have sex with a 15-year-old girl at a resort.
The TRI-Co Chapter of American Bikers for Awareness, Training and Education, or ABATE, delivered Buddy Bears to the Shakopee Fire Deptarment, the Norwood Young America Fire Department, and the Scott County Sheriff’s Office on Monday, June 14. These Buddy Bears are given to children to hold o…
The Prior Lake City Council unanimously approved a resolution to increase police department salaries at their June 21 meeting. The additional funds are generated from General Fund reserves and took effect July 1.
The Prior Lake Association’s 2021 Dive the Lake Cleanup event on June 19 was a success that included pulling up some surprising treasures along with junk thrown into the lake over the years.
Downtown Jordan security camera footage from March 12 shows a red 2008 Chevrolet Cobalt sedan engulfed in flames, the result of a suspected arson, local authorities said.
- Friends remember America Thayer as kind, hard-working following her death in Shakopee
- Alexis Saborit charged with 2nd-degree murder in death of girlfriend America Thayer
- Chaska High School releases Dean's List for second semester of 2020-21 school year
- Scott County opens Family Resource Center in Jordan
- Chanhassen High School releases second semester Dean's List for 2020-21 school year
- City of Carver discusses splash pad and performance stage for downtown
- Chanhassen Dinner Theatres reopens to happy audiences
- One injured in Chaska Highway 212 semi crash Friday
- Aaron 'Ole' Olson remains a leader in Shakopee Indians baseball
- Progress underway on Avienda project in Chanhassen