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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.

Shakopee’s New Quarry Lake Trail Opens To Public

Shakopee Mdewakanton leaders join Shakopee city officials to cut the ribbon on new trail
Friday, November 7, 2014
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Shakopee, Minn. – Shakopee Mdewakanton leaders joined City of Shakopee officials Thursday to cut the ribbon on the brand-new Quarry Lake Trail near Quarry Lake Park. The new .5-mile trail, made possible in part by a grant from the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community (SMSC), connects Quarry Lake Park to Gateway Drive in Shakopee.

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