The annual Shakopee Community Ed Color Run takes place Saturday, June 3, showering runners in a variety of colors, all while supporting community education courses in town.
St. Francis Regional Medical Center will continue to serve as the Health Sciences Academy Champion for Shakopee Public Schools, renewing a five-year sponsorship agreement in May.
The Shakopee American Legion Post #2 hosted several Memorial Day services in Shakopee on Monday.
Shakopee Public Schools has announced details regarding its 2023 summer meal program.
This year’s Shakopee High School graduates mark an important milestone for the school — taking part in the district’s 125th graduating class.
Cheers and screams erupted through the first-grade hallway of Sweeney Elementary last Friday, with nearly a hundred first graders celebrating gifts of books and goodies.
Ales in the Alley debuted in downtown Shakopee last Saturday, with residents enjoying nice weather, vendors, live music and a variety of drinks from local businesses.
The show will officially be going on in Savage this year after the city council on May 15 approved allocating up to $40,000 for the annual Dan Patch Days celebration this summer.
Members of the Shakopee Fire Department spent much of their evening May 11 in a rare position — 40 feet off the ground on Valleyfair’s popular Power Tower ride.
Live horse racing is back at Canterbury Park Saturday, May 27.
The Shakopee City Council approved several requests at its May 16 meeting for the city’s Big Taste of Fun event next month.
For four Mondays throughout the summer, the First Presbyterian Church of Shakopee is hosting “Music on Marschall” — the first of which takes place next Monday night.
Don Ramon Restaurante celebrated its grand opening with a Shakopee Chamber event Tuesday.
In April, Chanhassen unveiled its signature artwork for the 2023 Fourth of July Celebration. This year marks the 40th Anniversary of the event, and the city wanted the logo to reflect the significance of the yearly tradition.
The third annual “A walk to remember Chris” walk-a-bout is returning to Shakopee next month, raising funds and awareness for multiple sclerosis.
The Community Foundation for Carver County is seeking nominations for the inaugural Award in Philanthropy to be presented at the organization’s gala in September.
Chaska-based nonprofit Bountiful Basket Food Shelf is now SuperShelf certified and invites the public to attend the SuperShelf Open House Celebration on May 21 from 1–3 p.m.
The Shakopee City Council approved extended construction hours for the full-depth pavement reconstruction project near Valleyfair.
The Savage Rotary will be hosting a fundraiser for the Southern Valley Alliance, a local nonprofit who helps all those who are impacted by domestic violence.
The Shakopee Lions recently made donations to Shakopee Community Assistance and The Toy Corner in Shakopee.
Shepherd’s Flock Preschool in Prior Lake is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year and is inviting the community to an outdoor party to honor its milestone on Monday, May 15, at the preschool.
The Savage Fire Department responded to a fire early in the morning on Friday May 5.
The City Council approved plans for downtown Shakopee’s upcoming “Ales in the Alley” event during the council meeting Tuesday night.
At its April 18 meeting, the Carver County Board of Commissioners voted to move forward with the first phase in the revival of Watertown Township’s Katharine Parsons Camp.
Prior Lake City Council recently denied a request by Waters Edge Marina’s owners to approve a resolution that would allow the continuation of a 48-foot temporary dock extension to their business’ dock in 2023 in a 1-3 vote at its latest meeting on Monday, May 1. Councilmember Kimberly Church…
Scott County officials are reminding residents that the first half of their property taxes are due on May 15.
Canterbury has completed the sale of 37 acres to Bloomington Investments, an entity related to Swervo Development, in preparation for the upcoming amphitheater development.
Prior Lake roads will be more congested than usual this year due to road construction in certain areas of the city to improve traffic flow and future development.
The Shakopee City Council has approved an agreement with Scott County for construction of a new traffic signal in town.
The West Middle School pool complex in Shakopee will soon be renamed as the Kathy Carlson Aquatic Center.
Shakopee High School hosted students, teachers and judges from around the state for the Section 2AA Minnesota State High School League Visual Arts Festival Friday, April 21.
The Jordan Elementary School PTO raised a record $30,950.56 for its annual read-a-thon, earning the students a book vending machine.
The city of Jordan’s long-term credit rating was upgraded from A1 to Aa3 by Moody’s, according to a press release from the city.
The Shakopee City Council unanimously approved renovation plans for SandVenture Aquatic Park during its council meeting Tuesday.
It might have been summer seemingly over night in some parts of the state last week including the southwest metro, but meteorologists predict cooler temperatures will linger until the end of the month, possibly until mid May.
A long-awaited project to build a pedestrian span over Highway 169 in Shakopee got underway with a few symbolic shovels of dirt.
Golf in Minnesota is inching closer and closer as the Chaska Town Course plans to open April 25.
The University Minnesota Extension for Carver and Scott Counties will be hosting a beginner workshop for backyard chicken keeping.
The Minnesota Zoo is celebrating another year of new additions to the zoo with its Farm Babies exhibit.
The Shakopee Scouts will again be collecting non-perishable food donations for the community as part of its Scouting for Food initiative.
The Huber Park playground in Shakopee is temporarily closing in mid-April for its replacement project.
Valleyfair announced its 2023 opening date Tuesday and also highlighted its event lineup consisting of themed events and new entertainment.
The Shakopee Police Department promoted Sgt. Jamie Pearson to the rank of captain, according to a social media post Tuesday morning.
A run to regionals for a Jordan High School a cappella group has come to an end, but it did not come home without any hardware.
All ages can sign up for the Minnewashta Mud Run, which will be held July 15 at Lake Minnewashta Regional Park.
Jesse Lara will soon join the Shakopee City Council after winning the city’s April 11 special election, according to unofficial results announced by the city.
Jordan will once again be participating in No Mow May to help out pollinators and insects.
The Shakopee City Council continued discussions on plans for SandVenture Aquatic Park, a recreational staple in the community for more than 50 years.
About a decade ago, the Savage Sports Center was built in Community Park as a way to provide a space for local teams to play and practice for sports, along with a place for the local community to keep active during cold Minnesota winters.
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