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92 Employees Plunge Into Icy Lake, Raise Money for Special Olympics

Wednesday, March 4, 2015
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Prior Lake, Minn. - Jumping into icy cold water in February in Minnesota isn’t something most folks would want to do, but 92 Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community (SMSC) employees and Mystic Lake team members on 11 teams raised $15,858 for Special Olympics Minnesota by doing just that. They were among the 729 participants in the Polar Bear Plunge held in Prior Lake on February 21.

Construction scheduled for Highway 169 Lane Addition

Project funded by Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community
Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Shakopee, Minn. – Construction to reduce congestion and create a third southbound lane between County Road 21 and County State Aid Highway 83 in Shakopee is expected to begin in April. The project, which is anticipated to be completed in August, is being led and funded entirely by the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community (SMSC).

Congressman Kline Recognizes Local Woman Whose Call Led to Ty Hoffman's Arrest

Thursday, February 19, 2015
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Congressman John Kline presented a “Star of the North” award to Twin Cities resident Kristen Anderson on February 17 in recognition of her critical role in the arrest of fugitive Ty Hoffman, who has since pled guilty to the second-degree murder of Kelly Phillips. Hoffman had evaded law enforcement for a full month before Anderson’s attentive and composed 911 call on September 11, 2014.

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