In June 2019, the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community held its grand opening for Hoċokata Ti, a cultural center looking to educate the public on Mdewakanton Dakota culture and stand as a gathering place for members to learn, celebrate and preserve their heritage.
Engage Your Destiny, a Twin Cities-based nonprofit recently hosted a Warrior Bash gathering for local Vietnam veterans at the Minnesota Horse and Hunt Club on Thursday, Oct. 14 in Prior Lake.
Sexual assault charges against a former Renaissance Festival manager were refiled Oct. 15 in Scott County District Court, after being dropped for over a year.
The Minnesota Department of Revenue announced Oct. 19 that the Scott County Attorney’s Office recently charged Tu Anh Phan, of Prior Lake, with four felony counts of failing to file income tax returns and four felony counts of failing to pay income tax.
A lawsuit filed against the City of Prior Lake faces uncertainty as a Scott County judge mulls over a motion to dismiss a majority of the suit's counts.
Getting to and from Minnetonka High School is going to be challenging beginning after Friday's home football game with Centennial.
The Shakopee Police Department responded to and provided summaries for the following incidents Oct. 4-10. The Shakopee Valley News doesn’t include a comprehensive list of calls to which the department responded. Incidents are included here based on severity, impact on public safety or other …
The City of Prior Lake is facing a lawsuit brought by a local business over the city’s ban on the sale of flavored vaping products.
A Shakopee banker alleges she was placed on unpaid leave by her employer following a Facebook comment criticizing the Shakopee Public Schools board chair.
A new online platform launched this month aims to better connect local business and residents with Savage's local government.
A design team is set to begin working early next year on a plan to bring new lakeside amenities to Spring Lake Regional Park.
City of Savage employees who’ve not received the COVID-19 vaccine are required to submit to weekly testing under a city policy adopted last month.
The quiet cul-du-sac in Savage where Peter and Jenny Schmitz raised their children had grown quieter over the years since they’d become empty-nesters alongside many of their neighbors.
The National Glass Association announced last month the election of Guy Selinske as Chairman of its Board of Directors. Selinske, president of American Glass & Mirror in Prior Lake, has served on the NGA board since 2014. He took office on Sept. 14 during the glass, window and door expo …
The class of 2000 Reunion Committee hands a check for $2,245 to the parents of Jon Just, a class of 2000 graduate who died in 2004. The funds were presented at 17th Annual Jon “Just Get ER Done” Memorial Motorcycle Ride on Sept. 26, which raises money to buy motorcycles for indigenous pastor…
From 5-8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 4, Southern Valley Alliance is partnering with Shakopee Brewhall and the Shakopee Lions to host Brewhall Bingo For Southern Valley Alliance.
The Shakopee School Board passed a motion to revise its masking policy at its Monday night meeting on the Shakopee High School Thrust Stage.
The City of Savage is eyeing a 6.6% property tax increase that would collect nearly $1 million additional dollars for city services.
A St. Paul-based consultant will lead the work of Savage's racial equity task force set to begin meeting next month.
Severe storms early Friday produced at least two tornadoes in the south metro, the National Weather Service has confirmed.
Scott County's seven-day average positivity rate is the highest in the Twin Cities metro, according to the latest data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Carver County has more schools reporting COVID-19 outbreaks than any other county in the state, according to the latest data from the Minnesota Department of Health.
Burnsville planners embraced a proposal this week to divide up Burnsville Center’s property into new lots that’ll be marketed for redevelopment.
On Sept. 6, the Rotary Club of Prior Lake released their charitable giving for the Rotary year 2020-21, which runs from July 1-June 30.
The Memorial Park Bridge opened to the public last Friday after years of work centered on addressing structural concerns and potential damages to native land.
Forty-five youth from Scott County took the opportunity to demonstrate their hard work at the 2021 Minnesota State Fair. Twenty-two youth loaded up animals to compete at the Livestock Encampment Aug. 25-29, and 27 youth displayed stationary projects in the 4-H Building on the State Fair campus.
After months of discussion, the Prior Lake City Council voted 4-1 to approve increasing city gas and electric franchise fees beginning in January 2022. Councilman Kevin Burkart opposed the motion, which was voted on at the Sept. 7 city council meeting.
The Prior Lake City Council voted 4-0 on Sept. 7 to approve a 2022 preliminary budget of $34.6 million that invests significantly in public safety.
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- Nonprofit raises $350,000 for Vietnam veterans at Minnesota Horse & Hunt Club
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