Fall is breeding season for deer in Minnesota, and that means an animal’s date with a mate can turn deadly for deer and motorists. All motorists need to be alert because more deer are on the move — but motorcyclists are at the greatest risk.
Jury selection was underway Tuesday in the first-degree murder trial of Anthony James Cox, 22, of Minneapolis, who is charged in the shooting death of 32-year-old Aaron James Moran of Shakopee last Oct. 22. A Scott County grand jury indicted Cox on Dec. 5. He is also charged with two counts of second-degree murder.
Pumpkins in the Park, a family-friendly, non-scary Halloween celebration for children ages 10 and under, will be held Saturday, Oct. 11 from 4 to 6 p.m. at Veterans Memorial Park, 1801 County Road 101 E., in Shakopee. The event, sponsored by the Shakopee Chamber of Commerce, is open to the public.