Albert A. Van Bergen lost a leg to a German sniper in the battle for the Argonne Forest in World War I, one of the biggest and bloodiest battles of the war. For his service, he was awarded the prestigious Purple Heart medal.
Grab your fanny pack, your comfy walking shoes and be prepared to ditch the silverware for foods served on a stick the last 12 days of summer.
David Schons, junior at Prior Lake High School, recently took first place out of 223 teams in the Minnesota Stock Market Game by BestPrep. This is the third year in a row that a PLHS student took first place in the competition.
The first half of property taxes are due on Monday, May 17, according to a news release from Scott County. The Scott County Government Center in Shakopee remains closed to the public due to COVID-19, but there are options available to pay taxes, the county said.
Plans are now underway for the fifth annual Scott County Fast Track Challenge, an annual event that helps new businesses in the county find their road to success.
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.
The Scott County Sheriff’s Office was selected as a recipient of the 2020 Guardians of the Flame Award, according to a news release from the office. This award is normally presented at the annual Minnesota Sheriff’s Association Conference but was postponed due to the pandemic. The award was …
Shakopee resident Anne Meurer was elected chairwoman of the Scott County GOP on Feb. 1, replacing outgoing chairman Joseph Ditto, who did not run for reelection.
Monday's Minnesota Department of Health COVID-19 vaccine pilot program announcement for Minnesotans aged 65 and older brought out questions and concerns for many on social media.
Southern Valley Alliance was able to provide over 60 families with holiday gifts this year during their annual Gifts of Hope Program. This program assists families impacted by domestic violence. Families receive toys, cleaning supplies, personal care products, blankets and hats and mittens. …
Christmas tree farms across the state opened the day after Thanksgiving to a rush of families ready to kick off the holiday season. But instead of picking a pre-cut tree this year, considering trying something new — chopping it down yourself.
Susan Timmerman’s foster cat had kittens just a few days before lockdowns began in March — and after her office quarantined, she was left at home with her own three cats, the mama cat and her seven kittens.
Savage City Administrator Brad Larson earned “fully satisfactory” and “commendable” marks on his annual performance evaluation with the city’s elected officials last month.
The sumac leaves have turned burgundy and prairie grass has transformed into golden waves. Overhead, flocks of migratory birds head south.
The second half of property taxes are due on Thursday, Oct. 15, according to a news release from Scott County. The Scott County Government Center in Shakopee remains closed to the public due to COVID-19, but there are options available to pay taxes, the county said.
If there was no pandemic, 21-year-old Colton McArdell would be spending his summer out of the house: swimming, bowling, going to church, riding his bike or hanging out with friends.
Beginning Monday, July 20, all Scott County Library locations will reopen with limited express services, according to a news release from the county.
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