After 37 years, the Prior Lake Chamber of Commerce is rebranding Lakefront Days to Prior Lake Chamber Fest. The name might be different, but the goal is still the same — supporting local businesses.
Whether residents are rotating out seasonal items or purging a basement, an annual spring cleaning is a good time to reevaluate what’s taking up extra space in a home.
Yes, Minnesota has an official state mushroom: and it's a rare delicacy that has sparked a nationwide hobby for dedicated foragers.
I remember the day pretty clearly. Elementary school-aged me set up a music stand in our brightly-painted living room, my grandma and parents sitting on the couch in anticipation.
For almost a decade, Dale Swanson has become accustomed to telling other people’s stories as the Prior Lake author of two historical-fiction novels about the U.S.–Dakota Wars and a children’s book.
It’s already mid-December, but there’s still time to save on 2019 taxes before the year ends, a local finance expert and government agencies said.
It's the final countdown. Christmas is less than two days away, and procrastinators — or shall we call them the spontaneous type — still have some time to check off the remaining items on the list.
A comfortable retirement is possible in a wide variety of circumstances, though it might look different than expected and require some major changes in habits, a local financial adviser and author says in a new book.
Join the St. John the Baptist community for an evening of fun, prizes and fellowship Sunday, Nov. 18. A meal of a hot turkey sandwich, chips, brownie and beverage will be served. All proceeds go to the summer Vacation Bible School program for St. John's sister parish, Immaculate Heart of Mar…
Join the Scott County Historical Society for the November edition of Kids Kraft. Bring the family and create a “thankfulness turkey” at the museum. Afterwards, head into the exhibit gallery to hear an autumn-themed story. Registration is required.
The Night of Hope Benefit Concert will be a night of music supporting the American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life of Scott County. Bands performing include The Suds and Bridge 33. Admission is a free will offering and refreshments will be available.
Learn about the roots of German immigration in Minnesota and its impact on apple growing in the state at Apfelfest, from the German word for apple, from noon to 5 p.m. at The Landing.
August is just around the corner, but summer is still in full swing in the Southwest metro. Head outdoors for concerts, festivals and fairs this weekend.
For those who have sipped a crisp mimosa on the deck of Charlie’s on Prior on a summer morning and looked out across the churning waters of Upper Prior Lake, Lone Tree Island is impossible to miss.
The Veterans Harvest Market is returning to the Prior Lake VFW on Thursday, June 21, for its third year, bringing local produce to downtown for a variety of good causes.
Though the forecast looks like rain, Southwest Metro residents can still celebrate the beauty of the great outdoors this weekend with garden and art festivals, the Scott County summer scavenger hunt and a look at Lake Minnetonka history aboard the Steamboat Minnehaha.
Kick off the unofficial start of summer with a take a dip in one of the Three Rivers Parks ponds and beaches, which will be open Memorial Day weekend.
Chef Miguel Urrutia is particularly proud of the mole sauce. The recipe came from his mother, who is 83 years old, “stubborn as can be,” still lives in Mexico and resists any and all attempts to help her in the kitchen.
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