About the Savage Pacer

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SW News Media and its' 8 local newspapers including the Savage Pacer is owned by Big Fish Works. Big Fish Works is a second-generation, family-owned, Minnesota company that has 11 established community newspapers, a successful digital agency and commercial printing operations. Current family ownership of Big Fish Works runs back nearly 50 years.


The Savage Pacer newspaper was founded by Southwest Newspapers in 1994 to serve the growing suburb of Savage, which is located on the south bank of the Minnesota River and is named for M.W. Savage, owner and trainer of the renowned race horse Dan Patch.



Offering FREE Print Subscriptions to Local Residents

  • Residents must live in Savage with the following zip code of 55378 or 55372 for a free print subscription
  • For just $48, you can add a voluntary subscription that includes full digital access to SWNewsmedia.com

Full Access Print + Digital starting at $48 a year

  • $48 if you live in Burnsville, Scott or Carver County
  • $60 if you live outside of Burnsville, Scott or Carver County but in the United States
  • Digital access to SWNewsMedia.com, which features news and information from all eight of our southwest suburban newspapers.