Savage NewsBook Notes
By definition, westerns are stories set in 19th-century frontier, full of action and adventure. They often involve cowboys, lawmen and outlaws of the Old West.South school briefs: Lakeville students advance to Lego League World Championship
Five students won an award for having the best visual display at the Minnesota Zoo's Spanish Day on Feb. 10. Caroline Pippert, Sheila Flores, Mariah Wanna-Nelson, Lauren Johnson and Emily Sweeney are enrolled in Advanced Placement Spanish. Students from AP Spanish and Spanish 4 prepared presentations on different animals and presented to student groups all day.Scott County mental health program offers day treatment for teens
It looks like a typical classroom art project: In the center of the wall is a 10-foot paper tree with brightly-colored leaves. Each leaf features an inspirational saying, made by a student or quoted from someone famous.One killed, two injured in Scott County crash
A vehicle with three occupants was traveling northbound on Murphy Lake Boulevard north of Sunset Lake Road when it apparently left the roadway and struck a tree, according to the Scott County sheriff's office. The driver and front seat passenger were critically injured and are being treated at Hennepin County Medical Center, according to the sheriff's office.A look at how Minnesota's school-issued credit cards are used
From running classrooms to maintaining schools, educating students is costly and requires many supplies. Districts issue some employees credit cards to make purchasing items easier.Town briefs: Burnsville event aims to prevent teen drug and alcohol abuse
Residents are invited to a drug and alcohol prevention program sponsored by the Burnsville Police Department, Burnsville- Eagan -Savage School District 191 and Minnesota Adult & Teen Challenge. The free event will feature teens sharing their personal stories of addiction and recovery - and how they kept the substance abuse hidden from their parents.