Savage NewsSchool briefs: Burnsville-Eagan-Savage seeks tech advisory committee members
Each March for seven years, St. Thomas Academy has collected food for St. Paul's Neighborhood House as part of the Minnesota Food Share March Campaign, the largest food and fund drive in Minnesota. This year, students amassed 9,840 pounds of food and supplies as part of the school's Advocacy of the Hungry Food Drive, bringing the seven-year collection total to nearly 40 tons.Scott County Board weighs transportation sales tax
The County Board is weighing up to a half-cent retail sales tax to fund transportation projects. State legislation from 2013 gives counties that option if they're not part of the Counties Transit Improvement Board , which collects a quarter-cent sales tax.South metro police blotter excerpts
Theft. A 26-year-old Savage man was cited for stealing beer and driving with a revoked license at Village Liquor, 16731 S. Hwy.Charges: Drunk driver killed former Fulbright Scholar in crash
Neftali Paolo Ramirez, 25, was charged Tuesday with criminal vehicular homicide in connection with the crash that killed Erin Claudia Randall, 34, of Richfield. Officers responded to reports of a crash at the intersection of Minnesota 13 and Nicollet Avenue around 2 a.m. Sunday.Lakeville school board debates videotaping work sessions
The Lakeville school board is toying with the idea of videotaping its work sessions, the informal meetings where board members learn about and casually discuss issues, but don't vote on them. Lakeville school board member Jim Skelly is pushing the board to consider taping them, after raising the issue during his re-election campaign last fall.