The Minnesota House Capital Investment Committee toured the southwest metro Thursday, Oct. 10 as part of its statewide tour to learn about regional public works projects that need state funding.
The Timothy L. Correll Foundation issued a $6,000 grant to the city of Jordan on Oct. 10 for emergency medical technician training. The foundation was established in honor of Jordan High School graduate Tim Correll, who was a 24-year-old volunteer firefighter and EMT when he died in a car cr…
The Jordan Area Historical Society will use a nearly $10,000 grant to purchase 118 rolls of microfilmed newspaper and make primary records more accessible to the public.
The Minnesota State Patrol has identified the driver who died in a crash along I-35 near Elko New Market Wednesday, Oct. 9.
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Tom Rademacher is a skinny man with wispy hair and a lot to say about what makes him tick. He’s got an addictive personality, he said, and he knows it. He smoked cigarettes most of his life and is a recovering alcoholic, going on four years sober. But about 18 years ago, a new addiction ente…
Local reader Vladimir Fadeyev, of Shakopee, spent some time hiking in the North Shore a week ago, just as fall colors were starting to change.
The Legislature ended last session without a plan for providing emergency access to insulin to Minnesotans with diabetes, but Savage’s state legislators said this week an agreement among Democrats and Republicans could come before the year’s end.
On Sept. 19, Shakopee Area Catholic School’s student council was honored with a Lifeblood Award from the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society for coordinating the donation of $2,200 throughout the 2018-19 school year. Proceeds went to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.
The National Weather Service issued a flood warning Thursday morning for the Minnesota River near Jordan. The warning is expected to last until Sunday morning.
The Scott County Historical Society in Shakopee received a $8,873 grant from the Minnesota Historical Society to upgrade its management software, according to a release from the state’s historical society.
The Shakopee Police Department responded to and provided summaries for the following incidents Oct. 2-6. The Valley News 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.
Curt Seefeldt, Director of Church Relations at the Lutheran Home Association in Belle Plaine, published a booklet in 2011 that gives families practical advice in dealing with Alzheimer’s, and he delivers presentations across the country on the topic.
A public hearing will be held by the Jordan Planning Commission Tuesday night regarding the potential addition of alkaline hydrolysis services at Ballard-Sunder Funeral & Cremation in Jordan.
The Scott County Sheriff’s Office announced Thursday afternoon a vulnerable adult gone missing Saturday, Sept. 28 has been found.
The Scott County Board unanimously approved a deal this week with a correctional market servicing parent company, Keefe Group, as a “one-stop-shop” vendor for the Scott County Jail at its Oct. 1 meeting.
At 7:30 a.m. on a hazy October morning, Ella, Carlos and Blanca Correa were already a couple hours deep into their work shifts. Joshua Correa was already on his way home after working through the night preparing hundreds of doughnuts for Shakopee locals and passersby.
The first marathon, as legend has it, was run more than two millennia ago by a messenger named Philippides between the Greek cities of Marathon and Athens. Much has changed since 490 B.C., but the grit, dedication and shear willpower it takes to complete a 26-mile jaunt remains the same.
A Shakopee native will be honored this weekend as a Distinguished Alumni of South Dakota State University.
The Scott County Library will celebrate its 50th anniversary this year, and its six locations will be hosting celebrations and events in October to mark its birthday.
Longtime Shakopee resident Gary Hartmann has wanted a tractor ever since he was a little boy living on a farm in St. Benedict.
The Minnesota Department of Transportation has made speed limit changes for a portion of Highway 282 in Scott County, according to a news release from the Scott County Sheriff’s Office.
MINNETRISTA — Dale Evans was at the Carver County Fair in 2011 and got an idea — he should visit more county fairs in Minnesota.
Local reader and avid photographer Randy Monnens captured the view from the top of St. Mark’s Catholic Church, 350 Atwood St., in Shakopee on a sunny, blue sky day.
A 25-acre property off Marschall Road that has irritated Shakopee city officials for more than a decade is for sale for $2.75 million. The property owner, 71-year-old Gerald Schmitz, has received more than 30 tickets from the city for ordinance violations since 2008 to clean up the exterior …
The leaves are turning colors and it’s time to celebrate the return of fall with Oktoberfest celebrations right in Chaska.
Joe Vaughan, the CEO and Executive Director of the Scott, Carver and Dakota County Community Action Partnership died unexpectedly Sunday evening at age 55. Vaughan grew up in Shakopee and enjoyed spending time with his wife, Karla, and his children Gracie and Danny, those close to him said.
On Thursday, 185 middle school students at Shakopee Area Catholic School walked more than three miles with a gallon of water atop their heads to experience what life is like for some children in Africa who need to walk miles every day for clean water.
The Shakopee Alumni Association has named its four 2019 inductees for the Distinguished Hall of Fame and the Athletic Hall of Fame.
The Shakopee School Board unanimously approved the pursuit of a co-op gymnastics team with Prior Lake High School at the Sept. 23 school board meeting. Athletic Director Matt Hanson, who proposed the idea, said three families approached him this summer to ask about gymnastics programs in Sha…
Jordan City Councilman Jeff Will was the subject of an Aug. 16 employee complaint that spurred the city council to authorize an ongoing investigation earlier this month, City Attorney Brian Wisdorf revealed in response to a records request filed by the Jordan Independent late last month.
The Minnesota Department of Labor cited the Chipotle in Shakopee with a “serious” violation in November 2018 when it found that employees were not provided with information and training on hazardous chemicals in their work area.
The House will begin an impeachment investigation into whether President Donald Trump has abused his power for personal and political gain, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced Tuesday after U.S. Rep. Angie Craig, D-Minnesota, and other Democrats in Congress voiced their support.
A tornado watch is in effect for much of Minnesota, including Scott, Carver and Hennepin counties, effective until 12 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 25, according to the National Weather Service in Chanhassen.
David Allen Frikart, a 41-year-old Duluth man, was charged in Scott County District Court with four counts of criminal sexual conduct for allegedly raping and sexually assaulting a minor.
ST. PAUL — Ojibwe elder Mary Lyons’ tears cut through the rumbling of a packed crowd at the Minnesota Humanities Center.
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