Hospitals, health care systems and local health departments can begin offering the coronavirus vaccine to broader groups of Minnesotans, including those age 65 and over, the Minnesota Department of Health announced Thursday.
More than 3,000 individuals in Scott County have received at least one dose of the coronavirus vaccine, the Minnesota Department of Health this week.
My parents bought me a JCPenny clock radio as a birthday present when I was a teenager. I’ve been using it almost daily ever since. It’s officially named an AM/FM Clock Radio Cassette Player. The radio offers two alarms, which I’ve grown accustomed to using so I can have one alarm for workda…
A woman was injured last weekend when a robbery suspect crashed into her vehicle while fleeing Savage police, authorities say.
The last year has been challenging for many local businesses, but Shakopee Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Angie Whitcomb has been there to ride it out with them, as she has been since April 2010 when she first stepped into the role, and arguably throughout her entire career thus far.
SouthWest Transit is now providing on-demand transit service in and out of Shakopee, according to a news release from the city of Shakopee.
Prior Lake resident Ron Hendrickson bought a pet goose as a companion for his son during the pandemic and now he has two — Peeps and Puddles.
The B117 coronavirus variant first identified in the United Kingdom has been identified in the Twin Cities metro area, state health officials confirmed Monday.
First of all, thank you again for putting your trust in me to be your voice in St. Paul. Being the third generation Mortensen to live in Shakopee, it truly is an honor to be your representative. Of course, we aren’t all going to agree with one another and that’s OK. We just need to be tolera…
What happened to the America that I grew up in? An America that welcomed immigrants and embraced those looking for a better life in the greatest country on Earth. An America where people were considered innocent until proven guilty. An America where the news media reported the facts and the …
The events of this past week have caused five people to lose their lives, leave our country with a major black eye, and completely undermined the process of governance that has existed for almost 250 years. The reaction has left people with shock and anger with knee jerk reactions across the…
Limited social gatherings and events due to the pandemic now coupled with cold weather, have left us with more time than ever spent at home and indoors. You might be dreaming of summer days and time spent in the yard, but you don’t need a garden patch to be able to grow flowers, vegetables o…
A return to youth and high school sports in 2021 was given the green light by Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz on Dec. 28, but with certain restrictions.
Photos of Marilyn Monroe and Elvis Presley, vinyl records, paintings of vintage cars and other relics of the 60s decorate the interior of Ze’s Diner in Prior Lake giving it that old-time feel, but everything is nearly brand new.
U.S. Congresswoman Angie Craig, D-Eagan, who represents Minnesota’s 2nd Congressional District, said she was walking from the House gallery to her office in the U.S. Capitol to take a 15-minute call when her phone alerted her of a bomb threat.
Mike Stout was a 14-year-old kid from a stereotypical small town in west Michigan with an everyone-knows-everyone culture.
Each year the Minnesota Sheriffs’ Association provides $600 scholarships to students of law enforcement who excel academically but need financial help to aid in the continuation of their educational path.
The Shakopee Police Department responded to and provided summaries for the following incidents Dec. 29 to Jan. 4. 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 …
When Shakopee junior Olivia Grabianowski, known as Liv to her friends, graduates next year and attends Lindenwood University, she’ll continue an impressive streak for the Shakopee girls high school hockey team. She will be the third player in three consecutive years to play Division I hockey…
Jan. 5 was the final day of my term as the State Representative for Minnesota House District 55A. I could not possibly be prouder of the work we have done together. Thank you so much for the honor of representing you.
Editor's note: Dr. Karissa L. Niehoff is an executive director of the National Federation of State High School Associations.
Shakopee Public Schools is seeking input from the public on the naming of two spaces within the district: a multipurpose room at West Middle School and the district’s grass fields on the corner of county roads 78 and 79.
The Minnesota Legislature convened for the first day of the regular session Jan. 5, and freshman lawmaker Rep. Erik Mortensen, R-Shakopee, officially took office.
Each year the Federal Emergency Management Association, or FEMA, reassesses the floodplains in Scott County to make sure flood maps are up to date.
The coronavirus vaccine will become available to local police and fire personnel in Scott County starting Tuesday, Jan. 5, a local health official confirmed.
A new Chipotle restaurant with a “Chipotlane,” a digital order drive-through system, will be coming to Shakopee this summer, according to a spokesperson for the company.
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