The Minnesota Renaissance Festival has called Shakopee home since 1974. The most recent festival season, which ran weekends from Aug. 16 through last Sunday, marked the festival’s 40th year at its iconic location.
Every other Wednesday night in the summer, the downtown Victoria area turns into a car lover’s hub. Thanks to the efforts of the Victoria Business Association (VBA), car enthusiasts have been coming to Victoria eight times each summer.
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While the official paperwork still needs to be done, Mayor Tom O’Connor said that he and the council have made a verbal offer to Laurie Hokkanen to be Victoria’s city manager. Hokkanen is currently assistant city manager with the city of Chanhassen.
Drew Poppen, like the rest of his senior teammates, wondered in August, when District 112 and Chanhassen High School officials announced Storm Stadium was closed indefinitely, if they had played its last home game.