Reader Tricia Lafferty sent in this photo of her daughter, Rosemma Lafferty, that she took at the Lower Sioux Pow Wow in Morton, Minn.
The 2020 preliminary levy, EDA special benefit levy and general fund budget were approved at the Sept. 17 Shakopee City Council meeting. This sets the maximum amount the city can utilize from residents’ property taxes.
A new law offers seniors a bill of rights and sets up funding to enforce new parameters around eldercare at assisted living facilities around the state.
The Heights Theater has been nicknamed “the jewel of the Twin Cities,” and like a prized jewel, it’s maintained its beauty and splendor for nearly a century.
A north Prior Lake shelter for children and young adults who have been sexually exploited or trafficked is raising money to buy its facility.
Construction began on the Savage Intensive Residential Treatment Services mental health facility this week.
Fall officially begins Sept. 23, but after a couple cool snaps and a whiff of autumn air, plenty of Minnesotans are itching to bundle up in a sweater, grab a pumpkin spice latte and spend an afternoon at the apple orchard.
Shakopee High School has a great opportunity for businesses to help prepare students for college and/or career. 2018-19 marks the second year for the Academies of Shakopee, and we couldn’t be more excited.
The Minnesota Department of Administration announced Monday the independent investigation into the Shakopee school district’s “operational health” — otherwise known as the NeuVest report — is public.
Monthly gatherings in Prior Lake and Shakopee can help locals confront the fear and loss of Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia in a social, even fun way, organizers said earlier this month.
University of Jamestown sophomore wide receiver Garrett Mitchell, a 2017 Shakopee grad, caught three touchdown passes to tie a program record, in a 38-21 loss to Hastings College on Saturday.
The Shakopee Sabers will be taking on the Eden Prairie Eagles on Friday, Sept. 20 at TCO Performance Center and today is the final day for the general public to purchase tickets.
The Shakopee Police Department responded to and provided summaries for the following incidents Sept. 5-9. 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.
Shakopee students’ math and reading achievement rates are higher than Minnesota’s overall public school marks, but the district’s rates have dropped since 2018.
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Morgan Alex Crooks, a 32-year-old Prior Lake man, was sentenced in Scott County District Court to 270 days in county jail, $7,000 in fines and 10 years on probation Aug. 20 after he was charged with third-degree criminal sexual conduct for having sexual relations with a minor.
Some Shakopee students must find new ways to cope with their mental health concerns since their favorite therapist, who doubles as a canine, isn’t allowed at the high school due to a new approval process related to therapy animals in the school.
District 55A Rep. Brad Tabke, D-Shakopee, and his family, along with other local families, took a behind-the-scenes tour of the Minnesota Capitol Sept. 7 with the Minnesota Historical Society. The group was able to see St. Paul from the Capitol’s rooftop and spoke with Rep. Dave Pinto, D-St.…
The play based-on the life of Tennessee Williams and widely considered one of America's most significant plays opens at the Guthrie Theater in Minneapolis this month.
If you wrote down all of the reasons why high school years are awkward, dating would be at or near the top of the list for most of us. Dating can encompass all of a teen’s worst fears, from being rejected to doing something embarrassing that everyone will be talking about at school the next …
Neil Thomas Klein, a 44-year-old Shakopee man, was sentenced in Scott County District Court Aug. 21 to 60 days in Scott County Jail and five years on probation following nine child pornography charges, of which he was convicted of six.
Those who deal with conditions like Alzheimer’s disease or dementia — and their loved ones — a may be able to find support thanks to an upcoming Memory Cafe happening in Shakopee later this month.
A record Minnesota State Fair attendance this year also helped Minnesota Valley Transit Authority achieve an all-time ridership record, according to a news release from the organization.
Minnesota Valley Transit Authority will begin new weekday service for commuters on Highway 169 beginning Monday, Sept. 16.
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