Two Jordan Police Department vehicles were totaled in a high-speed car chase that resulted in the arrest of Theodore Sherman Grimm, a 28-year-old Shakopee man who fled police on Highway 169 on Dec. 5.
In the 1960s, Gary Shelton lived a comfortable life in Nevada with a large house, color television, central air conditioning and planned vacations each year. He didn’t have many things to want, until he lost both his mother and father before turning 16 — his mother to ovarian cancer, his fat…
Scott County public safety officials this month said they don't believe there's a threat to public safety after charges were dropped against the 27-year-old man previously accused of attacking and raping a 20-year-old woman in Jordan last year.
The Jordan Police Department responded to the following calls Nov. 19-25. The Independent does not include a comprehensive list of calls to which the department responded. Incidents are included here based on severity, impact on public safety or other factors.
It’s already mid-December, but there’s still time to save on 2019 taxes before the year ends, a local finance expert and government agencies said.
A malware attack on Scott County in September cost about $70,000 in repair costs and lost revenue, county officials said.
Thanksgiving fell later than normal this year putting consumers in a pinch to get all the presents wrapped, all the baking done and the holiday cards mailed out before Dec. 25.
A winner has been announced in the Scott County Sheriff’s Office’s 2019 Season’s Greetings Card Design Contest, according to a news release from the law enforcement agency.
Comedian and actress Tiffany Haddish will bring her stand-up comedy show “Tiffany Haddish: Live in Concert” to the Mystic Showroom at Mystic Lake Casino Hotel at 8 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 30.
Actor Rob Lowe will bring his new show, “Stories I Only Tell My Friends Live,” to the Mystic Showroom at Mystic Lake Casino Hotel at 8 p.m. Saturday, April 18. From the Brat Pack to “The West Wing” to “Parks and Recreation” and beyond, Lowe’s four-decade career is the inspiration for his live show.
Downtown Jordan was lit Saturday night by the glow of Christmas spirit — and thousands of colored bulbs — as the sixth annual Jordan Dazzle Parade rolled through town, spreading cheer and joy.
John Oman is on a mission to commute to his job at Shakopee Public Schools from his Chaska home half of the contract school days — by bicycle.
The Jordan City Council, on an 6-1 vote, approved an 8.1% levy increase for the 2020 fiscal-year budget. Councilman Jeff Will was the only council member to vote against the levy increase. Will was also the sole vote against a resolution to approve the 2020 budget.
Safiyo Mohamud, worked at Amazon for two and a half years before she quit a few months ago. She was carrying items from a conveyor belt when she rolled her ankle, she said. The facility's health clinic gave her ice and she went back to work.
The Jordan City Council shot down a reimbursement request from Councilman Jeff Will Monday, Dec. 2. Will asked the city to reimburse $3,900 in legal fees he accrued while defending himself against a harassment restraining order filed by Mayor Tanya Velishek in August.
Jordan Police Department secretary and forfeiture coordinator Michelle Guscette was the subject of a Nov. 18 closed session by the Jordan City Council, City Attorney Brian Wisdorf revealed in response to a records request filed by the Jordan Independent on Nov. 19.
Multiple vehicles were struck and forced off Highway 169 Thursday, Dec. 5, as Jordan and Belle Plaine police squad cars pursued a 28-year-old Shakopee man at speeds around 100 mph.
Editor's note: Dr. Karissa L. Niehoff is in her second year as executive director of the National Federation of State High School Associations. She is the first female to head the national leadership organization for high school athletics and performing arts activities and the sixth full-tim…
As Twin Cities wrap themselves in warm coats and sweaters, cities deck themselves out in extravagant light displays. Get the most out of the season of light with these free metro events.
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Twin Cities Summer Jam announced Wednesday more performers that will headline its event at Canterbury Park this summer.
Come for some fun to get the old team back together to compete with your high school classmates in the 4th Annual Jordan Holiday Alumni Classic Basketball Tournament.
It has been said the impeachment proceedings are a waste of taxpayer money. What’s truly a waste of our money is all of the millions and millions of dollars spent on travel and security detail while this president plays golf. At his own properties. These impeachment proceedings are unfortuna…
If the Jordan School Board decides to take another crack at an operating levy and bonding referendum, it may enlist the expertise of a research firm to gather valuable input from voters regarding their priorities and tolerances.
Many would say Jordan Dazzle — the parade and light show in downtown Jordan — marks the start of the holiday season in town — and it all starts with the lights in Pekarna Park. In recent years, members of the Pekarna family have made it a tradition to decorate the park that sits across the s…