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.
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.
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.