The Dan Patch American Legion Post 643 halted all operations and furloughed staff this month in response to the latest state shutdown.
Some say health care workers are on the “front lines” fighting COVID-19. Our physicians, nurses, caregivers, and those supporting clinical operations are working harder than ever due to COVID’s prevalence in our communities.
The Savage community is invited to celebrate the season with a virtual and contact-less spin on the city’s annual holiday events.
This week Prior Lake-Savage Area Schools celebrated American Education Week, a time when we honor public education and the many staff members who are making a difference in the lives of students in our community.
It’s almost Thanksgiving. And although 2020 may have been a difficult year for you, as it has been for many people, you can probably still find things for which you can be thankful — such as your family. How can you show your appreciation for your loved ones?
Aspects of the political turmoil roiling our nation are relatively novel. The level of intensity is not. In the mid-19th century, political conflicts precipitating civil war polarized society. In the mid-20th century, Americans divided over civil rights, Vietnam, antiauthoritarian foment, se…
Promise yourself “to give so much time to the improvement of yourself that you have no time to criticize others.” This is the ninth stanza of the Optimist Creed. This is perfect advice. We are all in this together. Support each other and set a goal to make each day more positive than the one…
A Prior Lake woman will serve roughly three years in prison under a sentence assigned today for her involvement in the shooting death of a Burnsville teen earlier this year.
“To teach is to touch a life forever” and Robin Gunning touched the lives of hundreds of Prior Lake-Savage students and staff.
Gov. Tim Walz announced tougher restrictions Wednesday evening to slow the spread of the coronavirus after a surge in COVID-19 cases throughout November.
The Savage Police Department responded to and provided summaries for the following incidents Nov. 9-16. 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 decision in March to postpone Twin Cities Summer Jam, an outdoor music festival held in July at Shakopee’s Canterbury Park, was an easy one said the festival’s CEO Jerry Braam.
Authorities say no victims or suspects were located after shots were fired outside of the Glen at Burnsville Apartments on Tuesday.
In the early stages of the pandemic, food shelves throughout the Twin Cities southwest metro region saw record donation numbers as community members recognized an opportunity to help fill a need for their neighbors.
The federal program that allows Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191 to provide free meals to all children ages 1-18 has been extended through June 30, 2021, or until funding runs out, the district announced.
Apartments are being explored for future development of the 29-acre vacant property south of the Savage Fen Scientific and Natural Area.
Secondary students within the Prior Lake-Savage Area School District have the next few days of school off as the district transitions grades 6-12 from a hybrid learning model to distance learning and soon K-5 students will join them.
The City of Savage will provide water to Credit River Township residents under a cooperative agreement approved by city officials this month.
Most school districts in Scott County will halt in-person learning for some students this month in response to rapidly increasing community spread of COVID-19.
Savage City Administrator Brad Larson earned “fully satisfactory” and “commendable” marks on his annual performance evaluation with the city’s elected officials last month.
Scott County added nearly 1,000 newly confirmed COVID-19 cases in the past week, and 11 local residents have died from the virus this month as of Thursday.
For the first time, the Valleyfair grounds in Shakopee will be home to a drive-thru Christmas light show running from late November through January.
The Savage Police Department responded to and provided summaries for the following incidents Nov. 2-9. 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.
Two adults sustained non-life-threatening injuries after being shot outside a McDonald’s restaurant in Burnsville last week, authorities say.
The Savage City Council is now accepting applications from residents interested in serving on one of the council's four advisory commissions.
With Halloween behind us, Thanksgiving approaching and the effects of the pandemic on top of it all, many have already begun putting up their decorations for Christmas to help spread a little more joy this year.
Thank you to everyone in our community for electing me to serve you as your state representative during this challenging time. I am deeply humbled by your support, and I want to assure you that I am going to work day and night to make sure that your concerns are heard and addressed.
I have always promoted third-party voting as a way to highlight your issue to major party candidates for whom you would have to hold your nose or cross your fingers to support. My preference though would be to pass ranked-choice voting where a voter could support a candidate or party that em…
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