“If can, then must” — this is the motto 9-year-old Cameron Reyna and mother Alex Mars follow in their work collecting winter clothing items for their donation drive.
Planners in Dakota County are developing design concepts to close a gap in Burnsville’s segment of the Lake Marion Greenway, a 20-mile trail corridor planned to connect Farmington to the Minnesota River.
Another walleye stocking effort was completed by the Prior Lake Spring Lake Watershed District on Thursday, Nov. 18 in Spring Lake, Upper Prior Lake and Lower Prior Lake.
Community organizations in Shakopee and Scott County are coming together to establish the Shakopee Riverfront Cultural Trail.
Over 70 water bodies in Scott and Carver counties are proposed to be listed on Minnesota’s latest impaired waters list.
The Savage community is invited to celebrate the season at the City of Savage’s annual tree lighting ceremony and Toys for Tots donation drive.
The Prior Lake-Savage Area School Board study session got heated Monday night as activists demanded two Prior Lake High School students be disciplined for their involvement in a racist video directed at a Black classmate.
In early September, from a hospital room at the St. Francis Regional Medical Center in Shakopee, Scott County Commissioner Dave Beer watched his son’s wedding ceremony over a Facetime call.
The Burnsville-Eagan-Savage District will transition students to virtual learning around the Thanksgiving holiday in hopes of slowing the latest COVID-19 surge.
Sarah Wheelock, an attorney for the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community, will become the first Native American judge to serve on the Minnesota Court of Appeals.
Burnsville-Eagan-Savage school leaders voiced their worries and exhaustion this week following a new report on surging COVID-19 cases, a district labor shortage and nationwide supply chain disruptions that threaten access to school lunch food.
Shakopee Public Schools will be closed Monday and Tuesday leading into the upcoming Thanksgiving break amid a sharp rise in COVID-19 infections, the district announced Thursday.
The Shakopee Police Department responded to and provided summaries for the following incidents Nov. 9-Nov. 15. 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…
The Burnsville Lions Club formally changed its name to the Burnsville Savage Lions Club last month to better reflect the organization’s contributions in both communities.
The Prior Lake Police Department responded to and provided summaries for the following incidents Oct. 26-Nov. 2. The Prior Lake American 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 …
On the morning of Oct. 28, Jerry England received a call from his neighbor telling him the sign in front of his Shakopee home had been damaged.
Students at WestWood Elementary School in Prior Lake have transitioned to virtual learning amid a doubling in the district’s confirmed COVID-19 caseload.
A long-sought interchange project on Highway 169 in Jordan received an $8 million boost in federal funding, U.S. Rep Angie Craig announced last week.
The City of Prior Lake declared Saturday, Nov. 27, as Small Business Saturday at its latest city council meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 15 as well as approving a resolution of a wetland replacement plan for the Villas at Crest Woods development.
Landfills and other state-regulated industrial facilities may soon be required to monitor releases of potentially harmful substances known as PFAS, or “forever chemicals.”
The No Child Left Inside grant program doesn't seem to be as controversial as the No Child Left Behind Act.
A New Prague woman reported missing by her husband last week has been found safe in Idaho, according to law enforcement.
A New Prague women reported missing last week may no longer be in Minnesota, according to the new details from investigators.
An expanded surgical wing at the Mayo Clinic Health System in New Prague will begin offering new services this month.
Benedictine St. Gertrude’s in Shakopee is Minnesota’s first alternative care site, seeking to alleviate hospital capacity concerns and staff shortages caused by COVID-19.
Hundreds of students, activists and community members gathered outside of Prior Lake High School Thursday afternoon. They staged a peaceful protest supporting a student of color who was allegedly targeted in a racist video posted on social media earlier this week by a fellow classmate.
The Shakopee High School’s drama program begins performing “Mamma Mia!” for the school’s fall musical Friday, Nov. 12.
Prior Lake-Savage Area School officials confirmed that a protest will be taking place at the high school Thursday afternoon in the wake of a viral video that started circulating on social media Tuesday allegedly involving a Prior Lake High School student directing racial slurs towards anothe…
Prior Lake resident Katie Moras was recently awarded the 11th annual Amicus Curiae Award given by the First Judicial District for her service work volunteering and mentoring several participants in the Scott County Treatment Court.
While Carver and Scott Counties are seeing a moderate surge in COVID-19 case rates, public health officials say they hope getting children vaccinated will curb those numbers closer to zero.
Prior Lake-Savage Area Schools officials say they are investigating a “serious and disturbing racist video” allegedly involving a Prior Lake High School student that started circulating on social media Tuesday.
Children ages 5-11 will have an opportunity to received the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine at Eagle Ridge Middle School in Savage next week.
New research exploring COVID-19’s impact on Scott County reveals disparities in how the pandemic impacted local residents, but the study’s findings also illustrate a sense of optimism for the community’s recovery.
Jon Allen, the City of Savage’s natural resources superintendent, retired Nov. 5 after nearly four decades of service to the city.
The Prior Lake High School Junior Optimist Club has a lot to be proud of this year. The service club was recently named Junior Optimist International Club of the Year for the district made up of Minnesota, North and South Dakota as well as Manitoba. It was also recognized as one of the large…
The Savage American Legion Dan Patch Post 643 will hold two celebrations next week to mark the Marine Corps’ birthday and Veterans Day.
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