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Recycle Christmas Trees Free of Charge at SMSC’s Organics Recycling Facility

Monday, December 15, 2014

Prior Lake, Minn. – The Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community (SMSC) invites Scott County residents to drop off their Christmas trees for free at the Organics Recycling Facility from Friday, December 26-Saturday, January 17. More than 25 million real Christmas trees are sold in the United States each year and recycling helps repurpose them into usable compost.

Dakotah! Sport and Fitness Turkey Trot 5K Winners Announced

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

Prior Lake, Minn. – Minneapolis resident Matt McCoy, 38, and Savage resident Heather Himler, 39, were announced as winners of the Dakotah! Sport and Fitness 21st Annual Turkey Trot 5K on November 22. A total of 236 runners participated in the 5K, and 18 runners participated in the half-mile Kid’s Fun Run.

Local Student Selected as Youth Ambassador for White House Conference

Monday, November 24, 2014

Shakopee, Minnesota – Chosen for her exceptional community involvement, local high school junior Summer Brooks will serve as a Youth Ambassador at the 2014 White House Tribal Nations Conference in December.

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