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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.

Second Year of Free Yard Waste Collection Draws 3,300 People to SMSC’s Organics Recycling Facility

Monday, November 17, 2014

Shakopee, Minnesota – In its second year, the Organics Recycling Facility’s (ORF) free drop-off program drew 3,305 participants in 2014 – nearly 1,000 more people than last year. Each Saturday during the months of April, May, September and October, the ORF accepted yard waste free of charge from Scott County residents.

Local Performance to Raise Awareness About Growing Issue of Sex Trafficking in Minnesota

Monday, November 10, 2014

Prior Lake, Minn. – An all-youth cast will help raise awareness about the growing problem of sex trafficking in Minnesota through their free performance of the original play “bottom” on Sunday, November 23, at 2 p.m. at Shepherd of the Lake Lutheran Church in Prior Lake.

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