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Matthew Greenwood was at the 2016 Ryder Cup at Hazeltine National Golf Club as a tournament marshal. The Chaska resident made his claim to be back at the course in 2028, purchasing a Ryder Cup 2028 sweatshirt at the KPMG Women's PGA Championship last year.

The Shakopee Police Department responded to and provided summaries for the following incidents June 29 to July 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 …

I see a lot of incredibly stupid comments on social media and also hear them in person on occasion. It made me wonder if people are becoming less intelligent or if people have always been this ignorant, they just now have more avenues to showcase their stupidity because of the internet and m…

Due to COVID-19, fall sports registration and volunteer registration in Shakopee schools will remain closed until they receive word that athletics and activities can happen in the fall, the Shakopee activities department announced on Tuesday.

As a young child I was taught the concept of head in the sand. At an early age I also realized the adage, never cry wolf, and its impact on our actions and lives. This summer began with an explosive mandate on recognizing racism for what it is and how it affects all of us, not simply people …

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources conducted an informal independent survey of gun clubs throughout Minnesota in 2001, and it was determined the average age of members was almost 57 years old.

For the first time, I feel a lot of anxiety about our country. It’s because of recent events. I suspect that most people, regardless of their political views, have seen, read, or experienced events that left them shaking their head if not sick to their stomach. I worry that we’ve become so b…

Chances are you spent the last 90 days at home, watching streaming services and eating more processed food than normal (I know I did). You were probably sitting more often, moving your body less, and your sleep schedule might have changed due to not having your normal work schedule dictating…

During an emergency evacuation, individuals may find themselves scrambling to make sure loved ones and prized possessions are accounted for, but Scott County Emergency Management Director Scott Haas wants to make sure pets are not one of those things.

Nature has so many different ways to accomplish just one task — reproduction. At this time of year, it seems that everywhere I look I see baby birds. It’s a blizzard of baby birds being fed by their parents. From a small backyard pond to the large expansive lakes and wetlands to suburban bac…

Last Monday, June 15, the tent outside Turtle’s Bar & Grill was bustling with people enjoying food, drinks and a live band. They were celebrating Turtle’s 30th anniversary in business. I caught up with Bryan Turtle, the owner, a couple days later to talk about his three decades in downto…

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