The Minnesota Valley Transit Authority (MVTA), which merged in September to include the cities of Prior Lake and Shakopee, has announced the introduction of Route 493 — express service between the Marschall Road Transit Station (MRTS) in Shakopee and downtown Minneapolis beginning Monday, Feb. 23.
A Savage resident and former employee of Smiles of Distinction in Savage is accused of embezzling more than $36,000 in cash from the dental practice, and she also allegedly defrauded insurance companies to obtain reimbursements for procedures that were never performed.
Shakopee High School students were treated to a special pep rally Tuesday, which included a visit by Minnesota Vikings linebacker Chad Greenway, as a reward for winning a competition against other schools to collect the most food and clothing for the Salvation Army.
A Hennepin County grand jury declined to bring charges against law enforcement officers responsible for fatally shooting two people after a chase on Highway 212 earlier this year, according to a release from the Hennepin County Attorney's Office Friday.
A new dog off-leash area is set to open at Murphy-Hanrehan Park Reserve in Savage on Tuesday. The 3-acre facility will be the third dog park operated under the Scott County-Three Rivers partnership, joining Cleary Lake Regional Park’s 27-acre site and Spring Lake Regional Park’s 9-acre site. Other local options include dog off-leash areas operated by the city of Savage and the city of Shakopee.