When Kayla Casciano and Alex Heroff met their puppy, Minnie, it was love at first sight. The couple of nine years took her home that same day in December 2018.
Stop by the Canterbury Park horse stables on a weekday morning, and you’d think you were in a different town. Trainers and groomsmen massage the calves of their horses, and jockeys nod their helmets as they ride past. Trucks glide through the dirt, kicking smoke in the air and into the nostr…
The owner of Whiskey Inferno in Savage read the June 6 Villager article about his interest in opening a restaurant in Chanhassen, at the former Applebee's site.
Taleisha Hilder, 15, of Melbourne, Australia just spent the past nine months studying in the U.S., enrolled as a ninth-grader at Holy Family Catholic High School in Victoria.
MINNEAPOLIS — A new Minneapolis Institute of Art exhibit gives an unprecedented glimpse of Native American women’s history and present: their skills, their loss, their ties to one another and the rest of the world.
Historic flooding on the Mississippi River is bringing record-breaking delays to the year’s barge season for Savage businesses along the Minnesota River, several business officials said.
Chanhassen Park and Recreation Director Todd Hoffman recently led a group of city officials on a walk through the future Lake Ann Park expansion.
A sensory room is a quiet, calming space where a student with overwhelming feelings or emotions can retreat, decompress, and divert or still the mind.
ORONO — The Orono Police Department is the second in the state to give young adults with disabilities the opportunity to serve on the force as junior cadets.
The Shakopee Public Utilities Commission estimated the water capacity charge for the recently approved splash pad at Lions Park would be $211,000 — a price tag that left City Administrator Bill Reynolds scratching his head.
Kurt Rademacher wants high school students to know that not everyone has to get a four-year college degree to find a good job with good pay.
Letters of recommendations from politicians, a physical assessment by a medical review board and impressive academic standing — those are some of the qualifications Chaska students had to fulfill to be accepted into military schools.
JORDAN — Supper clubs were once the kings of dining in the upper Midwest, dotting the edges of small towns across Minnesota long before the advent of chain restaurants, fast food and brewpubs.
The Chanhassen Historical Society submitted a proposal to the city to rent and use the historic Village Hall. Members of the historical society met with Chanhassen City Council at its work session meeting May 25.
In the coming weeks, high school students will be handed their diplomas from schools across the state of Minnesota. And if the graduating class of 2019 is anything like the class of 2018, there will be disparities between racial and ethnic groups.
When Mary Margaret Mellen started Cakes for a Cure, it was her way of turning a family hardship into confections for charity.
Bipartisan legislation bumping up school district funding and fighting opioid addiction will improve the lives of Savage residents and other Minnesotans, the city’s legislators said, though a legal roadblock to a Dan Patch railway still stands.
When Melanie Gezel-Rangel went to Mexico last summer to undergo multiple sclerosis treatment, she didn’t know whether the associated costs and health risks would be worth the attempt to halt the progression of her degenerative disease.
A local mom reads a bedtime story to her toddler from across the ocean. More and more veterans are able to get around on golf carts. A local man drops and gives the world 22 pushups every day to bring attention to veteran suicide.
People who visit in Jordan might be shocked to learn the giant yellow candy shop along Highway 169 started out as a humble family apple stand.
WAYZATA — One of the dishes at French restaurant Bellecour is descended from a chef in New York City, and before that, a chef in Lyon.
Driving down Marschall Road south of Shakopee, a casual driver might not notice the outcropping of dense brush and woodlands near the intersection with 150th Street. You have to look closely to see the decaying corpses of long dead cars, wooden pallets, tires and truck cabs piled up among th…
The first time Taylor tried to stop playing so many video games, he was 17. His game of choice was “World of Warcraft,” and as he became more engrossed in the online multiplayer fantasy game, he noticed his attention to other activities slipping.
The Academies of Shakopee High School have been in nearly-full swing since September, but next school year will mark a final step in implementing the academy curriculum model when students make the switch to a block schedule.
Adults and youth from the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community donned their full regalia for the annual Young Native Pride at Prior Lake High School on Thursday in front of a crowd of community members and other locals.
On a recent Thursday afternoon, Metcalf Middle School sixth-grade chess players sat divided into two teams, playing a game of chess on a large paper chess board hanging over the classroom’s whiteboard.
MINNETONKA — “Bubble butt” is a hard phrase to take seriously, but one senior from Minnetonka High School is trying to fix a very serious problem attached to the phrase.
WAYZATA — The transition to high school is difficult for a lot of young students, and mental health is one of the many challenges that students face as they navigate high school.
Eden Prairie's branch of Royal Credit Union is much like any other financial institution: Visitors can make withdrawals, open lines of credit and learn about smart spending strategies. However, at this branch, every transaction earns the visitor a coupon for a cookie at Eden Prairie High Sch…
Over the last five years, the number of drug cases in Scott County has more than doubled, reaching 987 filings last year.
A breast cancer diagnosis can affect all parts of a person’s life. Even after remission and recovery, scars from a lumpectomy or mastectomy can serve as a reminder of the pain of the past. That’s where Lorraine Dressel and Cathy Rieckenberg come in.
“NA1SS, NA1SS, this is N9CHA, over,” said radio control operator Russ Morris. The radio’s static ballooned over the crowd of students who waited in the Hidden Oaks Middle School gym. A tense moment passed as no response came through.
Growing up in Lima, Peru, Luis Canchari lived on a farm and grew up riding his friend’s horse, until one day, his friend said he was so tiny, “You should be a jockey.”
In a housing market where buyers are snatching up homes hours after they hit the market, Barb Kochlin is struggling to give away a Victorian-era house in downtown Jordan.
Scientists and industry experts have been saying significant advances in automation are just around the corner for decades, but Generation Z appears to be the first group to fully embrace it.
The City of Chanhassen’s 36th Annual Easter Egg Candy Hunt will be at 9 a.m., Saturday, April 20 at City Center Park, 7700 Market Blvd, just north of City Hall. Children, ages 12 and under, along with their friends and family participate in this annual event. This popular event includes door…
Local families and residents who might not otherwise have access to beauty salons were treated to a day of high-end services on April 13 thanks to a partnership between a Savage business, county agency and ministry organization.
A small little town called Shakopee, on the outskirts of Minneapolis, used to buzz with electric energy on Saturday nights in the 1930s. Laughter, music, and the occasional quarrel broke through windows of taverns.
Preventing future flooding at Valley Green Park is a priority for city officials, but it also comes with a hefty price tag.
Minnesota's steel industry and taxpayers have reaped the benefits of President Donald Trump's policies, Trump told a crowd of supporters and officials during a quick visit Monday, April 15, to Burnsville's Nuss Truck & Equipment.
- Three suspects arrested in motor vehicle theft in Chanhassen
- Bridge over Highway 12 in Wayzata will close June 28
- Wayzata High School graduate Sarah Burnham makes her mark at Hazeltine
- Some residents air frustrations at Tabke Town Hall
- Letter: Redevelopment in the Port of Mound area
- Updated: Savage Police accuse teen of rape at Prior Lake High School
- Minnetonka man killed in crash with dump truck
- MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell to be on TV show, launch online help for addicts
- Car flees scene after striking elderly woman at Cub Foods
- Burnsville-Eagan-Savage officials approve 2019-2020 budget, levy plan