2017 Prior Lake-Savage Teacher of the Year

As Prior Lake continues to strive in academics, we can contribute this to our amazing teachers of District 719, especially the top teachers of the year for 2017-18. Every year the Prior Lake-Savage area school district name sthe Teachers of the Year for their outstanding service at their respective schools. This year’s amazing teachers are… Read more »

Prior Lake Lakefront Days

Lakeshore Plus loves Prior Lake and is excited to celebrate the city this week. Lakefront Days officially kicks off Thursday, August 3rd with the Business Expo and Wine Tasting at Premiere Dance Academy (4616 Colorado St., Prior Lake, N 55372). The doors open at 6:30 pm, and tickets can be bought for $15 before the… Read more »

A Tale of Two Lakes

Whether you grow up living on the lake, near the lake or dreaming about the lake, Prior Lake is the epitome of lake life. Home to 14 lakes within its city limits, Prior Lakes most popular lakes are Upper and Lower Prior Lake. Lower Prior Lake is the larger of the two with an area… Read more »

Congratulations to the Prior Lake High School Class of 2017!

As another school year comes to a close, Prior Lake High School looks to welcome a new class of graduating seniors to the ever growing group of proud Alumni. Prior Lake High School has been recognized as one of the best high schools in America by Newsweek. This recognition comes from the quality of course… Read more »

Rising Lake Levels on Prior Lake

Ever since the highly destructive Prior Lake flood of 2014, city staff have been very attentive to the lake levels. Over this past week, the lake has been experiencing a rapid increase in its lake levels. Prior Lake levels increased by almost 5 inches due to rain this week, to an elevation of about 903.08…. Read more »

5 Things the Lakeshore Plus Team is excited for in the Summer of 2017

Our team here at Lakeshore Plus can’t help but get excited for the quickly approaching summer! Nothing can quite compare to a summer on the lake in Minnesota. Our favorite lake is Prior Lake, where there is no lack in fun things to do and beautiful sights to see. Here are five things that we… Read more »

Prior Lake Low Flow Gate Opened    

On April 25 around noon, the low flow gate on the Prior Lake Outlet Structure was opened. Prior Lake was 902.87 feet above sea level before the low flow gate was opened. The National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) 7-day weather forecast calls for more rain from today until Sunday, April 30. The low flow gate… Read more »

The Grass is Always Greener in Prior Lake

While it’s no secret that Prior Lake is a great place to live, it’s much more than meets the eye!   The city of Prior Lake is abundant with beautiful land and water features. The town features many recreational amenities including more than 55 parks on 1,000 acres, over 100 miles of trails and sidewalks… Read more »

Update on Lake Levels for Prior Lake

Since the devastating flood of 2014, Prior Lake has been continually monitoring the local environmental conditions to assess flooding risk. These factors include winter snowpack, precipitation, and lake levels. The city is especially mindful of conditions right now, considering the early spring is one time of year when flooding potential receives a lot of attention…. Read more »

Spring Market Update

Not surprisingly, the millennials and boomers are predicted to dominate the spring market. These two massive demographic groups are expected to fuel the demand for the market for the next decade in fact. The suburbs will make a comeback for these groups, however Midwestern cities are still popular for millennials. With fewer homes on the… Read more »

Parade of Homes

Looking for your new dream home, ideas for your dream home, or even just a relaxing day? Come see me at The Parade of Homes on our very own shores of Prior Lake with Highmark Builders! Parade #173 at 14271 Shady Beach Trail NE is the perfect opportunity to see a new build walkout rambler… Read more »

Prior Lake Teachers of the Year

As Prior Lake continues to strive in academics, we can contribute this to our amazing teachers of District 719. Especially the top teachers of the year 2016. Every year Prior Lake-Savage area school district names Teachers of the Year for their outstanding service for their respective schools. This year’s amazing Teachers of the year are… Read more »

Prior Lake Flood Prevention Mechanisms

In the summer of 2014 Prior Lake experienced a devastating flood that caused severe damage to several Prior Lake homes. It has been two years since the flood occurred and several committees have met to discuss the future of Prior Lake. The Prior Lake flood mitigation study was recently completed the Prior Lake-Spring Lake Watershed… Read more »

The Fall 2016 Parade of Homes and Remodelers Showcase

The Fall 2016 Parade of Homes and Remodelers Showcase took place September 10th through October 2nd displaying 423 fabulous homes in 90 Minnesota cities. These homes displayed a variety of tastes in the luxury lifestyle with the least expensive home on the tour priced at $189,950 to the most expensive valued at $2,600,000! The $2.6… Read more »

Top 5 Reasons to live on Prior Lake

(As told by Prior Lakers) “Recreation for everyone at your doorstep.” The Lakeshore lifestyle involves a variety of recreational activities in and alongside the water. Including boating, water sports, fishing, swimming, sunbathing by the water, or drinking your morning cup of coffee with a lakeside view, there’s sure to be something that everyone will love…. Read more »

2nd Year Flood Anniversary

With the heavy rains affecting much of Minnesota and especially central Minnesota, it brings back memories of Prior Lake’s flood that happened two short years ago. Today, the lake level on Lower Prior Lake is 902.35 ft. which seems to be a comfortable level for most home owners. At the peak of the flood the… Read more »

Fish Dying Fast on Prior Lake Shoreline

The retreat of water from different lakes combining with chemicals and a lake lacking oxygen can lead to one thing: dead fish and a lot of it. As you walk up and down the shoreline of Prior Lake lakeshore recently, you will find many dead fish. One of the reasons is because of the chemicals… Read more »

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