For more than a year, the Scott County Board has been analyzing and debating the option of increasing the general sales tax by half of 1 percent to fund transportation needs in Scott County. We asked for, and received, hundreds of comments – both pro and con – from residents, business groups, civic organizations, and other governmental entities.
The public is invited to take part in ceremonies marking Memorial Day, which will be observed Monday in Shakopee and across the nation. In Shakopee, a Memorial Day program will start with a 10 a.m. assembly at Veterans Memorial Park, followed by a march to the monument and program at 10:15.
Motorists can expect traffic delays on Highway 169 and County Road 101 as 30,000 or more people are expected to attend the hip-hop music festival Soundset all day Sunday on the festival grounds at Canterbury Park in Shakopee.
Jordan police do not believe the general public is under any threat after they were dispatched to the McDonald’s restaurant on Triangle Lane at 3:14 p.m. Thursday to meet with a taxi cab driver regarding an unpaid fare in an incident that resulted in a lockdown at the high school.