The Savage Pacer newspaper was founded by Southwest Newspapers in 1994 to serve the growing suburb of Savage, which is located on the south bank of the Minnesota River and is named for M.W. Savage, owner and trainer of the renowned race horse Dan Patch.
The Pacer newspaper is mailed free of charge on Saturday’s to 5,600 homes and businesses that have requested its delivery. The newspaper annually conducts a voluntary subscription campaign.
The Pacer’s website is www.savagepacer.com. The office is located at 14093 Commerce Ave. in Prior Lake, and the Pacer’s mailing address is: Savage Pacer, P.O. Box 376, Savage, MN 55378. Call (952) 445-3333.
Amy Lyon has 15 years of journalism experience in the metro area, and has edited newspapers, magazines and specialty publications. Prior to joining the Pacer, she worked at Lakeshore Weekly News. Amy is married and has two children. When she’s not working, she enjoys reading memoir and creative nonfiction, gardening, gathering with friends and family, and volunteering at a downtown Minneapolis homeless shelter. Amy can be reached at (952) 345-6376 or e-mail her.