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2014 Press Releases

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Mdewakanton Public Safety Invites Families to Explore Fire Station

Open House from 5-8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 8.
Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Prior Lake, Minn. – Mdewakanton Public Safety (MPS), the fire and ambulance department of the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community (SMSC), is inviting the public to explore its state-of-the-art fire station and enjoy family-oriented activities on Wednesday, October 8, at an open house from 5-8 p.m. 

SMSC Announces Endowed Scholarship Recipients at the University of Minnesota

Monday, September 29, 2014

Prior Lake, Minn. – The Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community (SMSC) today announced nine new recipients of the SMSC Endowed Scholarship at the University of Minnesota for the 2014-2015 academic year. This scholarship program is designed to recruit and retain talented American Indian students with demonstrated financial need.

SMSC Recognized With Two National Awards

Vice-Chairman Keith Anderson recognized for commitment to Native children's health and protecting tribal sovereignty
Friday, September 12, 2014

Prior Lake, Minn. – Vice-Chairman Keith Anderson of the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community (SMSC) has received two notable awards this month recognizing him for the SMSC’s commitment to tribal sovereignty and economic development, as well as to Native American children’s health by fighting childhood diabetes and obesity through diet and research. Serving his third elected four-year term on the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community Business Council, Anderson has been Vice-Chairman since August 2012 after serving eight years as Secretary/Treasurer.

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