Sunfish anglers will need to closely check the 2021 Minnesota Fishing Regulations booklet and signs at water accesses for new limits that are now in effect on 94 state waters.
In the next few days many of you will be receiving a ballot in the mail for Minnesota Electric Valley Co-op Board of Directors election. If you are an MVEC Co-op member, I encourage you to vote for Tom Wolf! Tom is a great steward of our co-op and he keeps a keen eye on cost and reliability …
The January/February edition of Smithsonian Magazine has a fascinating article about Joseph Hayne Rainey (“Meet Joseph Rainey, the first Black congressman,” Jan. 6). Rainey was the first African American to be seated in the United States House of Representatives and the first member of Congr…
In just a couple weeks, we will experience the vernal equinox — one of the two times in the year when the sun is exactly above the equator. Apart from this astronomical anomaly, though, the equinox is mostly known as the beginning of spring — a fresh beginning and the time to spruce things up.
This week, ballots arrive in the mail for Minnesota Valley Electric Cooperative Board of Directors. MVEC is governed by nine member-owners who serve as the cooperative's board of directors.
The Savage Police Department responded to and provided summaries for the following incidents Feb. 22 to March 1. The Savage Pacer 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 factors.
The Scott County and Carver County jails were recently subject to a biennial inspection performed by the Minnesota Department of Corrections, according to inspection reports published earlier this year.
The Science Museum of Minnesota has reopened with friendly reminders for visitors to stay a Golden Eagle's wingspan apart.
As a child of the 1970s, I remember road trips riding in the third row of our Buick station wagon looking out the open back window. I also remember the smell of exhaust, headaches and car sickness from those rides. Riding in school buses caused similar feelings of car sickness.
The last year has been incredibly challenging between the COVID crisis and the political tension that has overshadowed our lives. I questioned whether kindness was disappearing. Well, the experience I had last week changed that thought.
Following updates to the state's Safe Learning Plan last week, plans are underway for Prior Lake-Savage Area Schools secondary students to transition to an in-person learning model, according to an email from Superintendent Teri Staloch sent to staff and families Feb. 23.
Did you think that we would still be in the pandemic, one year later? I know I did not. In fact, I remember, sitting with my girlfriend last March, spaced six feet apart in my driveway as we remarked that if we had to do this for a couple of months, it would not be so bad. But here we are on…
Human-caused global climate change is one of the most complex issues facing society today. It is a global problem felt on local scales that cuts across many dimensions — science, economics, society, politics, and moral and ethical questions. It is here today, will be around for decades and c…
The Savage Police Department responded to and provided summaries for the following incidents Feb. 15-22. The Savage Pacer 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 factors.
Credit River, Scott County’s upcoming new city, has contracted with the Scott County Sheriff’s Office to provide law enforcement services to its nearly 6,000 residents, according to a news release from the sheriff’s office.
Savage’s municipal liquor business thrived in 2020, and local residents could soon reap the benefits.
Teachers in the Burnsville-Eagan-Savage District are raising support for a colleague amid her husband's second cancer diagnosis.
Chef and television star Guy Fieri's virtual restaurant chain, Flavortown Kitchen, is now open in Minnesota.
Local artist Greg Preslicka’s artwork can be found lining the interior of the Shakopee community pool, welcoming visitors to downtown Prior Lake, on the walls of the Savage Library and soon in the pages of those books.
We’ve all seen the headlines about the electrical grid failure in Texas, where about 90% of their energy comes from burning fossil fuels. Did you know we have similar systems here in Minnesota that may not be as resilient as we will need in the rapidly changing climate of our future?
The Prior Lake football team has won a lot of games over the last 13 years, including earning four berths into the Class 6A state tournament since 2011.
Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz announced Monday that Hy-Vee will be added to the expanding network of pharmacies vaccinating residents across the state, according to a news release from the governor’s office.
Maybe it was Amanda Gorman speaking her poem, “The Hill We Climb” at the inauguration last month, or maybe it’s the bitter cold and stark white of a Minnesota winter, but I find myself yearning for beauty among my truths. In his poem, “Ode on a Grecian Urn,” John Keats first penned the lines:
At last, some good news: we seem to be slowly crawling our way out of the pandemic. Even with new variant strains, our community rates are low, hospitalizations have decreased and fewer Americans are critically sick and dying. More of us are vaccinated every day as supply increases. Schools,…
Of course, it was on a below-zero morning during our long arctic blast that the zipper broke on my parka. This was not just any parka; this was the perfect parka.
Students are at the center of all decisions made at Prior Lake-Savage Area Schools and there is much to celebrate in our district. This is also the time of year when school districts work to determine the budget for the coming school year. As always, PLSAS strives to be fiscally responsible …
Eighty-three-year-old Nancy Harrison has ventured outside the one-bedroom apartment she shares with her son in Chaska precisely four times since March 14 of last year.
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