A 36-year-old man from Tennessee was charged in Scott County District Court with robbing a Metro Mobility bus while the driver was taking a break in the shade at Sunpath Elementary School in Shakopee last week, court documents said.
Jackson Township officials say two recently-approved annexations do not fall under the scope of the original agreement that was discussed between the city of Shakopee and the township.
Several years ago, a friend’s son got his driver’s license. My friend told me she was happy for him and it meant she no longer had to drive him everywhere, but at the same time, she said she’d miss the one-on-one time with him in their car. Even though their car rides where typically less th…
The remaining corner of Savage’s once-sprawling Loftus farm property would become a four-story senior living facility under a proposal being evaluated by city officials.
The Shakopee Police Department responded to and provided summaries for the following incidents June 9-14. 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.
Minnesota's graduation rate reached an all-time high last year despite online learning and other challenges brought with the onset of the coronavirus pandemic, according to data released this month by the Minnesota Department of Education.
Comedian, television host, advocate and best-selling author Chelsea Handler is bringing her standup show to the Mystic Showroom on Friday, Dec. 3 for a night full of laughs and stories.
Hunters have a new opportunity to harvest up to six teal during an experimental five-day early teal season and shooting hours will continue until sunset rather than ending at 4 p.m. during the first portion of Minnesota’s waterfowl hunting season.
Don Bittner filled his high school schedule with all the cooking classes in the catalog. When he took an aptitude test measuring students’ likes and dislikes against those of various professionals, his results lined him up with the characteristics of a baker.
A Shakopee veteran was given military funeral honors this month after not receiving them during his private interment at Fort Snelling National Cemetery on May 5, 2020 — during the height of the coronavirus pandemic.
Minnesota Valley Transit Authority will now offer rides to Valleyfair, Canterbury Park, Mystic Lake Casino Hotel and the Mall of America.
Amid the record-breaking heat so far in June, Shakopee Public Utilities is requesting customers adhere to watering restrictions.
The Shakopee Chamber of Commerce will host a blood drive later this month in partnership with Memorial Blood Centers, according to a news release from the chamber.
Grab your fanny pack, your comfy walking shoes and be prepared to ditch the silverware for foods served on a stick the last 12 days of summer.
Charles James Howard, a 23-year-old Shakopee man, was charged in Scott County District Court earlier this month with second-degree assault after allegedly attacking a victim with a toilet tank cover in a room at the Shakopee Inn on June 4.
The Shakopee Police Department responded to and provided summaries for the following incidents June 1-6. 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.
If you hear a rumble coming from the western horizon July 10, it’s not thunder, it’s the roar of the Renegade Monster Truck Tour at the Carver County Fairgrounds in Waconia.
Brian Podgorski used to spend every Sunday morning walking the streets of a local farmers market. He and his then-girlfriend, Nikki, spent their first days as a couple sipping coffee, chatting with vendors and offhandedly talking about how fun it would be to someday become vendors themselves.
Chanhassen was one win away from state in 2019. They won 13 matches in 2018, received the No. 1 seed and played for a section title in 2018. The Class of 2020 had high hopes dashed away because of COVID.
Each year, dozens of pregnant mothers at the Shakopee Correctional Facility must say goodbye to their babies after giving birth and then return to prison.
Shakopee resident Alyssa Diioia always lived an active lifestyle before suffering a bulging disc in her back years ago.
Like a lot of people I know, I wasn’t able to see my parents for more than a year because of the pandemic. They were isolating at their home in rural Indiana, so we respected their decision. Now that they’re vaccinated, as are other members of our family, we were finally able to get together…
Around $300,000 in grants funding remains on the table for Scott County landowners looking to plant native prairies or complete other large-scale conservation projects.
Dog races are returning to Canterbury Park this year after a hiatus in 2020. Also returning to the park are camel, ostrich and zebra racing, the Indian Horse relay and unicorn and llama races, according to a news release from the Shakopee horse racing venue.
Summer was well upon the city of Shakopee on Friday, June 4, as a solo violinist played in the 95-degree heat while shoppers purchased fresh food from the Shakopee Farmers Market. Around a dozen vendors were scattered throughout the River City Centre parking lot for the market’s first day of…
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has issued an emergency rule temporarily prohibiting the movement of all farmed white-tailed deer within the state, with the exception of deer being transported to slaughter.
The latest data reported Thursday by the Minnesota Department of Health shows more than 95% of Scott County residents aged 65 and over have received at least one vaccine dose and around 92% are fully vaccinated.
The Scott Soil and Water Conservation District will host a free Native Prairie webinar next month and it's open to the public.
Shakopee Public Utilities Interim General Manager Greg Drent was selected to stay in the role permanently June 2.
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