Downtown Shakopee will play host to the Holiday Winter Market, which will include handmade crafts and gifts made by local artisans, on Saturday, Dec. 5 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The historic St. Mark’s Catholic School building behind St. Mark’s Catholic Church in downtown Shakopee was torn down Dec. 2.
Eight-year-old Cameron Reyna and his mother Alex Mars say sometimes people overthink how they can lend a helping hand — "if can, than must," is the simple motto that helped them collect over 500 winter clothing items for donation this fall.
Former Jordan High School coach and social worker Mary Bright was known by her coworkers as the "glue" that kept them together.
As the last bit of the Thanksgiving leftovers are consumed and the leaf garland and decorative squash are taken off the table, residents are preparing for the holidays by adorning their homes in faux snow, digging out decorations and stringing up light displays.
The last eight months have highlighted the necessary duties carried out by frontline workers in a variety of industries, such as nurses, EMTs, police officers, grocery store staff and truck drivers. Among those on the frontlines are the food service workers responsible for preparing meals fo…
Scott County's alternative justice programs continue to serve critical needs in the community for those battling addiction and mental illness, those involved with the specialty courts told the Scott County Board of Commissioners at a meeting this month.
After the coronavirus pandemic postponed plans for a construction project in Prior Lake, city staff and involved developers have tentatively rescheduled the first phase of construction for the downtown reconstruction and redevelopment project for 2021.
Heather and Keith Berndt moved into their house off Wood Duck Trail on Dec. 3, 1999, just in time for Christmas. As a young family with a baby boy, they purchased the land years prior and slowly built it from the ground up.
The Shakopee School Board unanimously accepted a clean 2019-2020 audit report at its Nov. 23 business meeting. Its fund balance grew by $3.1 million, which was $1.7 million more than expected, but most of those gains are restricted funds that can only be spent on specific expenses such as fa…
The Dan Patch American Legion Post 643 halted all operations and furloughed staff this month in response to the latest state shutdown.
Mark Seifert, market president of Frandsen Bank & Trust in Jordan, announced the bank donated an Autel Robotics EVO II Dual drone to the Scott County Sheriff’s Office on Nov. 17, a press release said.
Recently-elected District 55A Rep. Erik Mortensen, a Republican, has sent a letter inviting Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz and Attorney General Keith Ellison to his Shakopee home for a “freedom celebration” in defiance of the recent COVID-19 restrictions imposed last week to slow the surge in cases.
After more than a century of changing hands, the rifle of Mdewakanton Dakota leader Chief Sakpe II has found its final home.
Two suspects were arrested in connection to a police chase that ended in a foot pursuit in Spring Lake Township Nov. 19.
A Prior Lake woman will serve roughly three years in prison under a sentence assigned last week for her involvement in the shooting death of a Burnsville teen earlier this year.
While increasing COVID-19 case numbers have led the Prior Lake-Savage Area School District to switch all of its students to distance learning, Prior Lake High School Choir students had the opportunity to safely practice their singing skills in the classroom with the donation of special “sing…
“To teach is to touch a life forever” and Robin Gunning touched the lives of hundreds of Prior Lake-Savage students and staff.
Gov. Tim Walz announced tougher restrictions Wednesday evening to slow the spread of the coronavirus after a surge in COVID-19 cases throughout November.
The effects of COVID-19 have been felt by small business owners since the start of the pandemic nearly one year ago and as the holiday season approaches business owners are still seeing a lack of customers in what is supposed to be their busiest time of the year.
In the early stages of the pandemic, food shelves throughout the Twin Cities southwest metro region saw record donation numbers as community members recognized an opportunity to help fill a need for their neighbors.
A new COVID-19 community testing site opened in Burnsville this week, the Minnesota Department of Health announced.
A complaint filed with the Shakopee Police Department against former Shakopee Public Utilities Commission Manager John Crooks will not end in any criminal charges, according to a letter from Scott County Attorney Ron Hocevar to the police department.
The Shakopee Fire Department, along with eight mutual aid departments, responded to a residential fire in the 1700 block of Wood Duck Trail at 8 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 17, according to the city of Shakopee. The house is believed to be a total loss.
Apartments are being explored for future development of the 29-acre vacant property south of the Savage Fen Scientific and Natural Area.
The City of Savage will provide water to Credit River Township residents under a cooperative agreement approved by city officials this month.
Scott County added nearly 1,000 newly confirmed COVID-19 cases in the past week, and 11 local residents have died from the virus this month as of Thursday.
Across the country, communities are calling for police reform, demanding a change to the way their police departments engage with the community, particularly among people of color.
The Savage City Council is now accepting applications from residents interested in serving on one of the council's four advisory commissions.
The Jordan Lions and the Jordan Fire Department will provide Christmas food baskets for Jordan families in need once again this Christmas season, according to a news release from organizers.
Spring Lake Township will hold its monthly meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 12 at Spring Lake Township Hall, 20381 Fairlawn Ave., Prior Lake.
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- Carver County COVID statistics for Nov. 30
- Historic St. Mark's Catholic School building in Shakopee is torn down
- 'Work hard, play hard for each other': Jordan remembers beloved coach and social worker
- Commentary: Jordan is changing
- Jordan man touts community pride and a love for baseball
- Jon Summer of Chaska High School named AD of the Year
- Local restaurants navigate a second shutdown with uncertainty
- COVID cases and deaths rise in Carver County
- Local mother and son support grassroots outreach with winter clothes drive