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SMSC donates its 900th AED

Friday, February 5, 2016

Prior Lake, Minn. – The Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community donated its 900th automated external defibrillator (AED) to the Excelsior Fire District on Thursday. Since 2004, the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community (SMSC) has donated AEDs to tribes, schools, police and fire departments, nonprofits, and other organizations across the nation.

SMSC elects new Business Council

Charlie Vig and Keith B. Anderson re-elected; Freedom Brewer is Secretary/Treasurer
Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Prior Lake, Minn. – Members of the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community (SMSC) elected incumbent Charlie Vig as Chairman, incumbent Keith B. Anderson as Vice-Chairman, and Freedom Brewer as Secretary/Treasurer of the Business Council on Tuesday. The SMSC’s three-person Business Council is responsible for the operations of the tribal government.

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

Monday, December 14, 2015

Prior Lake, Minn. – For the third year, the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community (SMSC) will provide free Christmas tree recycling to Scott Country residents who drop off their Christmas trees at the Organics Recycling Facility during designated hours from Monday, December 28, through Friday, January 15. Each year, more than 25 million real Christmas trees are sold in the United States. When recycled, these trees can be repurposed into usable compost.

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