Major changes to the Highway 13 corridor in Savage are set to begin next year, but it’s still unclear exactly how the dominos will fall on local streets.
A Prior Lake man convicted of a drug offense in 1992 was granted clemency by President Donald Trump during his final moments in office, the Associated Press reports.
In March, Chelsey and Chase Ireland were searching for a new place to live. Having just adopted a puppy, they wanted a home with a yard in place of their current apartment. With the pandemic looming, “it strangely felt like the right time to move,” Chelsey Ireland said.
Community vaccination clinics will begin administering the coronavirus vaccine to a broader group of Minnesotans this week under a pilot program announced by state officials on Monday.
The Prior Lake-Savage Area School District saved nearly $173,000 in energy cost avoidance over the last school year through energy efficient buildings, mechanical renovations and the PLSAS Operations Department’s monitoring of system controls, according to a press release from the district.
You may have packed up your camping gear, stored your hiking boots and put away the bug spray, but there’s still exploring to be done amid the snow. With extra time spent at home, a winter hike or walk gets you out of the house and lets you see a favorite trail or destination in a whole new …
“Everybody asked, ‘How was the season? Were you up?’ Honestly, if there was a golf course that wasn’t up, something is wrong,” said Scott Reuter, head golf professional at The Wilds in Prior Lake.
As of Jan. 11, statewide restrictions on indoor dining at restaurants and bars were loosened due to a decline in COVID-19 case numbers across Minnesota. Some area restaurant owners said it's just the latest step in what's been a "rollercoaster" of a year.
It's a well-documented fact that in times of economic downturn, readership at libraries goes up, Scott County Library Director Jake Grussing said.
Hospitals, health care systems and local health departments can begin offering the coronavirus vaccine to broader groups of Minnesotans, including those age 65 and over, the Minnesota Department of Health announced Thursday.
More than 3,000 individuals in Scott County have received at least one dose of the coronavirus vaccine, the Minnesota Department of Health this week.
Beth Fuller has worn many hats inside and outside the Prior Lake High School building over the last 23 years. First as guidance counselor and softball coach, the last seven years as assistant activities director.
The Prior Lake Police Department responded to and provided summaries for the following incidents Jan. 5-12. 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 other…
It’s a new year and at Prior Lake-Savage Area Schools we are already planning for the 2021-22 school year, and looking ahead with hope and optimism that all students will be able to return to in-person learning. As we plan, our goal is always to create learning experiences that are personali…
The Jan. 11 organizational meeting of the Prior Lake-Savage Area School Board began with the welcoming of a familiar face and two new ones to the board.
Prior Lake resident Ron Hendrickson bought a pet goose as a companion for his son during the pandemic and now he has two — Peeps and Puddles.
The B117 coronavirus variant first identified in the United Kingdom has been identified in the Twin Cities metro area, state health officials confirmed Monday.
What happened to the America that I grew up in? An America that welcomed immigrants and embraced those looking for a better life in the greatest country on Earth. An America where people were considered innocent until proven guilty. An America where the news media reported the facts and the …
The events of this past week have caused five people to lose their lives, leave our country with a major black eye, and completely undermined the process of governance that has existed for almost 250 years. The reaction has left people with shock and anger with knee jerk reactions across the…
Limited social gatherings and events due to the pandemic now coupled with cold weather, have left us with more time than ever spent at home and indoors. You might be dreaming of summer days and time spent in the yard, but you don’t need a garden patch to be able to grow flowers, vegetables o…
A return to youth and high school sports in 2021 was given the green light by Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz on Dec. 28, but with certain restrictions.
Photos of Marilyn Monroe and Elvis Presley, vinyl records, paintings of vintage cars and other relics of the 60s decorate the interior of Ze’s Diner in Prior Lake giving it that old-time feel, but everything is nearly brand new.
If you’re close to retirement, you’ll have several financial issues to consider, but you’ll want to pay attention to one of the most important of these issues: health care costs.
A recent letter writer is wrong in proposing that our country needs to be “separated” because some of the rest of us (including the majority in Minnesota) do not live in the Trump cult world of alternate facts.
The following letter was sent to all staff of Prior Lake-Savage Area Schools from the school board. It is being shared here to publicly acknowledge that every single staff person in the district contributed to helping the students, families and community navigate the past year.
U.S. Congresswoman Angie Craig, D-Eagan, who represents Minnesota’s 2nd Congressional District, said she was walking from the House gallery to her office in the U.S. Capitol to take a 15-minute call when her phone alerted her of a bomb threat.
Secondary students within the Prior Lake-Savage Area School District will begin their return to school in the hybrid learning model starting Feb. 4, according to an email from Superintendent Dr. Teri Staloch sent to parents Friday afternoon.
Each year the Minnesota Sheriffs’ Association provides $600 scholarships to students of law enforcement who excel academically but need financial help to aid in the continuation of their educational path.
I wear my heart on my sleeve. When I say Prior Lake Rotary is awesome, I’m not being boastful, but telling it like it is. I’m honored and privileged to be leading this group of people of action this year as club president. As we are to the midway point of the Rotary year, a year that has loo…
The Prior Lake Police Department responded to and provided summaries for the following incidents Dec. 21 to Jan. 5. 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 …
An overflowing bag of cotton stuffing, yards of colorful fabric and the buzz of a sewing machine filled the common space of the Zimmermann’s home in Prior Lake over the last month — all the pieces of a pillow-making operation that inspired a young girl and benefited local businesses.
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