The Shakopee Police Department responded to and provided summaries for the following incidents Feb. 22 to Feb. 28. 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…
The Science Museum of Minnesota has reopened with friendly reminders for visitors to stay a Golden Eagle's wingspan apart.
Valleyfair amusement park, which was shuttered for the 2020 season due to the COVID-19 pandemic, is planning on finally opening its gates after a rollercoaster year for the entertainment venue.
A Belle Plaine woman was charged in Scott County District Court with one count of mail theft and one count of possessing stolen checks — both felonies — after her mother found pieces of mail within the apartment they shared and alerted authorities.
Human-caused global climate change is one of the most complex issues facing society today. It is a global problem felt on local scales that cuts across many dimensions — science, economics, society, politics, and moral and ethical questions. It is here today, will be around for decades and c…
Credit River, Scott County’s upcoming new city, has contracted with the Scott County Sheriff’s Office to provide law enforcement services to its nearly 6,000 residents, according to a news release from the sheriff’s office.
Last week my wife and I went to see the Sistine Chapel exbibit at the Mall of America. I’ve never been to Vatican City to visit the pope’s official residence in person, although I’m familiar with the incredible artwork. Seeing the images replicated larger than life at the mall exhibit was a …
Chef and television star Guy Fieri's virtual restaurant chain, Flavortown Kitchen, is now open in Minnesota.
It is hard to believe that it has been almost a year since COVID-19 began to grip our state causing a major shift in the delivery of education to students. I recently read an article about education in 1937 during the polio outbreak. The photograph with the article showed several children hu…
Local artist Greg Preslicka’s artwork can be found lining the interior of the Shakopee community pool, welcoming visitors to downtown Prior Lake, on the walls of the Savage Library and soon in the pages of those books.
Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz announced Monday that Hy-Vee will be added to the expanding network of pharmacies vaccinating residents across the state, according to a news release from the governor’s office.
The Legislature is into its second month and thus far I have managed to work both across the aisle and increase accountability in St. Paul. I’m proud to say a bill I co-sponsored last month with a handful of Democrats has already become law.
The newest bakery in town has been years in the making, but Ashley Minh — daughter of Sabbai’s Donut Hole owners Sothy and Ohnarith Minh — said it was all worth it.
Brady Daniel Zipoy, the 24-year-old Minneapolis man who was charged with second-degree murder after allegedly shooting and killing 65-year-old Timothy Guion in Guion's home on June 8, 2020, will undergo a trial by stipulated facts after two forensic psychologists deemed him unable to compreh…
Eighty-three-year-old Nancy Harrison has ventured outside the one-bedroom apartment she shares with her son in Chaska precisely four times since March 14 of last year.
The public will lose access to Scott County’s law enforcement dispatches starting next week, the Scott County Sheriff’s Office confirmed today.
If you made a resolution to improve your health and wellness in 2021 and stuck with it, congratulations. Most people don’t. A 2019 study by Strava, which offers a fitness app, found that most people throw in the towel on their New Year’s resolutions on Jan. 19. It’s now dubbed “quitter’s day.”
The Shakopee Police Department responded to and provided summaries for the following incidents Feb. 10 to 16. 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.
The Scott County Sheriff’s Office was selected as a recipient of the 2020 Guardians of the Flame Award, according to a news release from the office. This award is normally presented at the annual Minnesota Sheriff’s Association Conference but was postponed due to the pandemic. The award was …
Middle and high schools in Minnesota will be allowed to fully reopen as early as Monday under new guidance from Gov. Tim Walz, even if county coronavirus case rates remain high.
Outdoor warning sirens reverberate their high-pitched wail throughout cities to warn of oncoming dangers like high winds and tornadoes.
J. Patrick Michael Rowley, a level three predatory offender who relocated to Shakopee in May 2019, has been taken back into custody after being charged with three counts of child pornography offenses.
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