Construction planned for this week on a new Veterans of Foreign Wars building in downtown Prior Lake has been placed on an indefinite hold, as the coronavirus pandemic has brought uncertainty to the local post’s financial outlook and the future of a major downtown redevelopment project.
Local businesses struggling during the pandemic can get assistance from Scott County and the state of Minnesota under two new programs.
The Amazon warehouse in Shakopee has had 88 confirmed cases of COVID-19 among its 2,500 associates as of June 22, according to the Minnesota Department of Health.
David Penn is the new owner of the Minnesota Horse and Hunt Club following an $11 million sale of the 600-acre event venue and recreation area in Prior Lake.
Favorable weather conditions have put Scott and Carver county crops ahead of the five-year growth average, according to recent USDA crop progress reports.
Summer warmth arrived, cottonwood seeds drifted through the air, and restaurant patios, parking lots and sidewalks filled with newly welcome patrons this week.
A new Prior Lake-based company says it has a solution for consumers who want to reduce the spread of the coronavirus but are weary of cloth face masks.
After receiving the green light to resume preventative care, local optometrists have welcomed the opportunity to reconnect with patients and get creative with their safety protocols.
The Prior Lake Farmers Market will reopen for the season at 8 a.m. Saturday, May 23, downtown with several modifications to help manage the spread of coronavirus, its owner and manager announced this month.
Charlie’s on Prior went up for sale last weekend because of the coronavirus pandemic and state limits on restaurant business, the owner and property broker said.
The state must let restaurants and other shops in Prior Lake and nearby cities try to safely reopen to more customers in order for them to survive, several elected officials and business owners said this month.
Prior Lake's Ugo Wear has launched a new campaign to unite outdoor companies impacted by COVID-19 and raise money for families in need, according to a press release by the company.
The global COVID-19 pandemic has placed unprecedented stress on local businesses. To help, Southwest News Media has launched a local guide to help locals find open businesses.
Since Gov. Tim Walz halted all elective or non-emergency medical procedures during the pandemic, patient visits at Prior Lake and Savage clinics have slowed to almost nothing, providers said.
Sunlight gleamed on Edelweiss Bakery’s doughnuts and pastries Tuesday as a steady stream of customers, most standing several feet apart, came by for what was the bakery’s last day open for at least a week and a half.
Hy-Vee, which operates a number of stores in the southwest metro, announced possible changes to its staffing — including reductions — in a Tuesday email announcement.
MediaNews Group, owner of the St. Paul Pioneer Press and dozens of other newspapers from coast to coast, has purchased the assets of Red Wing Publishing/Big Fish Works.
Call it a sugar rush, but the activity never stops at Minnesota's Largest Candy Store — even when it's closed for the season.
Emily Tiritilli made her own birthday cake for her 17th birthday in September, a pretty-in-pink vanilla confection covered in frosting swirls, sprinkles and a vanilla icing drip. It was both a sweet treat and an inspiration for the Prior Lake High School student.
Black Friday came a few days early at downtown Prior Lake’s D. Copperfield Jewelers on Tuesday, the first day of its going-out-of-business sale.
Metro Millers Baseball LLC announced Monday that its proposed 8,500 capacity stadium is aiming to build somewhere within Canterbury Commons, adjacent to Canterbury Park, and organizers want it to throw its first pitch in spring 2021.
LeeAnn Waddell, a tailor living and working just south of Prior Lake, is taking it easy in semi-retirement these days by working just 40 hours a week — not 80, as she did in her heyday.
Prior Lake-based builder Key Land Homes earned a Reggie Award from Housing First Minnesota for one of its homes last month, the company recently announced.
Tucked in a corner across from an ice cream shop at Keg and Case Market in St. Paul is a wooden shop that looks like a dry bar in your rich uncle’s basement. Shelves are lined with bottled drinks called Switchel Fizz, and customers can walk up to a keg to pour themselves a bubbly sample of e…
A new children’s book by a Prior Lake native and her husband is about choosing to step out into new adventures while still coming back home at the end of the day, they said this month.
The news brought tears of joy to Melanie Cole and Vicky DeRouchey’s eyes: The UGO Wear tablet, the second product from their Prior Lake company, was named best new product overall at an international boat show in Rhode Island.
Months of construction on highways 13 and 21 has created a maze of no-turn-signs and put parking spaces at a premium in Prior Lake’s business centers for months.
Six Flags Entertainment Corp is considering merging with Cedar Fair LP, which operates Valleyfair, Reuters reported this week based on findings from a confidential source. The two entities are the country’s largest amusement park operators.
At 7:30 a.m. on a hazy October morning, Ella, Carlos and Blanca Correa were already a couple hours deep into their work shifts. Joshua Correa was already on his way home after working through the night preparing hundreds of doughnuts for Shakopee locals and passersby.
Shakopee-based Cameron’s Coffee and Distribution Company was acquired Sept. 18 by Grupo Nutresa, a Colombia-based food processing company, for $113 million, according to a recent press release from Grupo Nutresa.
A Burnsville eye care clinic has moved to the Prior Lake-Savage border for double the exam rooms and space for patients.
BrightStar Care, a national home care franchise, opened in Savage this month to serve residents throughout Scott and Carver counties.
A new co-working space in Prior Lake will give on-the-go professionals a place to work, meet and relax, its owners said at a ribbon-cutting earlier this month.
Workers at the Shakopee Amazon fulfillment center will participate in a strike on one of Amazon’s busiest days, Prime Day, July 15, from 3 to 6 p.m.
Two Prior Lake businesses are teaming up to create a do-it-all dancewear boutique that also provides custom-designed leotards for Prior Lake dance community.
In 1994, Mark Glewwe’s interest in brewing beer in his Spring Lake Township home got out of hand fast. When he pitched the idea of running a tap from the basement through a hole in the kitchen counter, his wife, Laurel, told him to get out.
MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell will be featured in the ninth episode of a new A&E television series called ‘Addiction Unplugged,” which will premier Aug. 24 at 1 p.m.
Stop by the Canterbury Park horse stables on a weekday morning, and you’d think you were in a different town. Trainers and groomsmen massage the calves of their horses, and jockeys nod their helmets as they ride past. Trucks glide through the dirt, kicking smoke in the air and into the nostr…
In the brewhouse, Jake Rimnac opened up a bag, pouring malt into the miller. Soon, another batch of beer was brewed at Badger Hill Brewing Company in Shakopee.
A trio of local entrepreneurs partnered with former Viking linebacker Chad Greenway to create, promote and supply native Minnesota vodka to Prior Lake restaurants and beyond.
A Savage art studio teaching kids from infancy to their tweens about pottery, painting and even a little art history marks one year in business this month.
Trending Now in Prior Lake
Sorry, there are no recent results for popular articles.