Not wearing a seat belt was a deadly choice for the half of the people killed in car crashes during the first six months of 2015. Of those who died in crashes in Minnesota between Jan. 1 and Jun 30, 50 percent were not wearing a seat belt, according to preliminary state data.
Bill Von Bank has been named executive director of RiverSouth — Land of Big Fun, a marketing collaboration between four of Minnesota’s most popular entertainment destinations located in the southwest metro area — Mystic Lake Casino Hotel, Canterbury Park, Valleyfair, and the Renaissance Festival.
The Shakopee Police Department was honored Tuesday as the recipient of the 2015 ConnectedCOPS’ social media Award of Excellence for a small agency at the SMILE (Social Media the Internet and Law Enforcement) Conference in Niagara, Ontario.
Canterbury Park director of racing and racing secretary Doug Schoepf will retire after 21 years at the Shakopee racetrack. Canterbury said Schoepf will pursue other interests in the horse racing industry.