Prior Lake, Minn. – The Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community (SMSC) is planning prescribed burns during the spring fire season, which typically occurs from April to May, but can vary depending on weather conditions. The SMSC conducts prescribed burns on reservation lands and in neighboring governments’ jurisdictions each fall and spring as an effective land management tool. Several burns are planned on about 95 acres of reservation land and 24 acres of off-reservation land.
PRIOR LAKE, Minn. – The Meadows at Mystic Lake, a nationally acclaimed public golf course in Prior Lake, will officially open for the 2015 season on Friday, April 10. A special $67 greens fee, which includes use of the practice range and a GPS-equipped golf cart, will be offered through May 15.
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – The Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community and three nationally significant partners today announced Seeds of Native Health, a major philanthropic campaign to improve the nutrition of Native Americans across the country. The SMSC is committing $5 million to launch the campaign and plans to recruit other funding and strategic partners.