A New Market Township woman has been arrested on suspicion of first-degree assault and second-degree intentional attempted murder, the Scott County Sheriff's Office said Friday.
The City of Burnsville will pay over $97,000 to former City Manager Melanie Mesko Lee under a separation agreement authorized by the Burnsville City Council this week.
Two young Prior Lake girls are helping families in need keep their feet warm during the winter months after collecting more than 200 packages of socks and donating them to the CAP Agency earlier this month.
The Victoria City Council’s recent four-minute regular meeting obviously went swiftly, but it included approval of donations which routinely have a significant impact on the community.
The Burnsville-Eagan-Savage District is preparing to ration milk at school lunch amid growing shortages in the paper carton supply chain.
Gretchen Moen remembers the differences between the work she found in pediatrics and her father’s work as a small town general practitioner.
“Thrown by Love” — a romance novel by local writer Christine Kelly — debuted last month through Kirk House Publishers.
“Due to the increasing stress on operations” related to the COVID-19 pandemic, Shakopee Public Schools is moving all K-12 students into distance learning from Tuesday, Jan. 18, through Friday, Jan. 28, the district announced Wednesday.
School districts across Minnesota shifted to distance learning this week amid unprecedented student absences and staffing shortages driven by the pandemic.
The first Prior Lake City Council meeting of the new year was held on Monday, Jan. 3. City council members discussed several items, including a flag presentation from the VFW, approval of a major amendment to a preliminary unit plan for the Villas at Crest Woods and consideration of a resolu…
Local leaders are taking a closer look at how recreational marijuana might impact communities as the nation’s trend toward adult-use legalization is forecasted to reach Minnesota in the coming years.
A 24-year-old Elko New Market man is charged with second-degree murder after he allegedly killed his neighbor with a hammer during an argument this month.
The Shakopee Police Department responded to and provided summaries for the following incidents Dec. 27-Jan. 2. 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 o…
Minnesota health officials on Friday warned of what's to come as the state enters what's predicted to be the most intense stages of the Omicron surge.
Shakopee Area Catholic Schools is experimenting with personalized plans this school year in an effort to provide its students with a learning experience that goes beyond academic performance.
Growing up with family members who worked in public safety, Ashlee Sames always thought it made sense for her to follow a similar path. Her dad worked in the fire service for many years and several cousins were police officers.
Amid a tight labor market and changing industry dynamics heralded by the pandemic, local city and county associations are continuing efforts to repeal a Minnesota law capping the salary of local government employees.
Unicorns, narwhals, a pet panda bear and a dermatologist who goes to space are a few of the characters introduced on a new children’s music album written and recorded in Savage.
Scott County Public Health will administer free COVID-19 tests at the Shakopee Library this month amid all-time high positivity rates.
A fire near the shore of Upper Prior Lake destroyed a detached garage belonging to a former Prior Lake mayor and damaged a neighboring house on Christmas Eve.
A Minneapolis-based landscape architecture firm begins work this year to design new lakeside amenities for Spring Lake Regional Park.
The holidays are a time of celebration for many — good food, lots of parties, gift giving, family and friends — but for families going through tough times, it is sadly not the case.
A lively walk-through Christmas display in Savage’s Dufferin Park neighborhood inspired another year of generosity.
Over a hundred community members came together on a cold Dec. 16, Thursday evening at Club Prior in Prior Lake to attend a Community Coffee and Conversations event hosted by Prior Lake-Savage Area Schools, along with the cities of Savage, Prior Lake and Credit River. The event was to discuss…
Scott County’s tax levy increase adopted for the upcoming fiscal year trails significantly behind a benchmark measuring inflation and growth, leading some top-level administrators to question if the board’s unwillingness to increase the levy undermines the future financial stability of the county.
Prior Lake recently gathered community input and is in the early stages of developing a master plan for the future of Lakefront Park and its amenities. The park has not had any major improvements since the mid-1990s.
Carver County officials adopted the upcoming fiscal year’s budget this month, raising the county’s tax levy by 3.5% over the current year.
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