Secord’s Crayons, an emerging business in Shakopee, has been busy making hundreds of custom crayons for families and daycare centers for Valentine’s Day.
Amazon announced plans to close its MSP5 sortation center in Shakopee at the end of March, impacting about 680 workers, according to a company notice sent to state officials Monday.
Prioritizing good fitness and health is often a top New Year’s resolution on people’s lists. Local fitness studio ShakRa Yoga & Fitness has approached this new year hoping to make newcomers’ fitness journeys a welcoming and accommodating experience in the southwest metro region.
Marcus Theatres closed its Marcus Shakopee Cinema at Shakopee Town Square Tuesday, Jan. 10, leaving the community with one movie theater.
Amazon workers at the MSP1 fulfillment center in Shakopee rallied outside the building the evening of Dec. 8, advocating for worker safety, climate justice and better pay.
While its numbers are bouncing back from a pandemic-induced drop, the Minnesota Valley Transit Authority ridership remains almost half as much as before COVID-19 hit the area.
Construction on a new Canterbury Commons development kicked off Monday afternoon with a groundbreaking ceremony and celebration.
After 30 years of being known as Dangerfield’s Restaurant, the historic restaurant location on First Avenue in Shakopee is entering a new chapter.
Ramble On Records, a locally-owned record store, is reopening at a new storefront location in downtown Shakopee on Saturday, Oct. 1.
A simple way to enjoy a Minnesota summer day is on a local patio. With plenty to choose from in the Southwest metro, there are an abundance of views, bites and beverages to experience.
Spontaneous combustion of freshly-laundered kitchen rags caused the fire that heavily damaged the Windmill Cafe last month, according to a report by the State Fire Marshal's Office.
Canterbury Park in Shakopee has announced an organizational restructuring resulting in the promotion of four individuals to senior vice president roles.
Loons Landing Brewery, a new establishment preparing to enter the Twin Cities beer scene, plans to put down roots in the south metro.
Pondering things that go well together, one's mind might wander to peanut butter and jelly, or salt and pepper.
The dream of any entrepreneur is to see a good idea grow from a seed into something bigger than they could’ve dreamed. That’s exactly what happened to Technology Village, Prior Lake’s business accelerator program, which has transformed from a mentorship program and 2,000 square feet of offic…
Amazon MSP1 in Shakopee, the company’s largest fulfillment center in Minnesota, celebrated its fifth anniversary on July 27.
Cherne Industries recently completed a move of its headquarters and manufacturing operations — its first in more than 60 years — to a newly constructed, 130,000-square-foot facility in Shakopee, according to a news release.
A local resident received an award June 22 for one of the "Top 100 Tech Innovators and Influencers Award" by Prism Events, Inc. at the MGM Resorts International in Las Vegas.
Vacant land on the northeast corner of Highway 13 and 126th Street in Savage is set to be transformed into a Holiday Station Store, according to plans approved by city officials this month.
A new Chipotle Mexican Grill opened in Shakopee’s west end Tuesday, and it has a drive-thru pickup lane called a Chipotlane.
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.
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.
Shakopee resident Alyssa Diioia always lived an active lifestyle before suffering a bulging disc in her back years ago.
Nearly 30 years ago, Al Lindback was in his 20s and drawing his first tattoos before he had a single tattoo on his own body.
On April 28, the dining room at Taco Loco was somber. A customer said goodbye to co-owner and manager Josue Mendez, thanking him for the time he’s spent in town. The dining room was full of customers wanting to enjoy the Mexican food for the last time. Cars filled the parking lot of a buildi…
Christine Castro, Executive Chef and General Manager at O’Brien’s Public House in Shakopee, surveyed her empty restaurant on Tuesday, March 16 — the day before St. Patrick’s Day — as she helped her bartenders stock the bar. In the kitchen, hundreds of pounds of corned beef were being process…
The local immigrant entrepreneurs behind a newly-launched clothing and lifestyle brand will soon begin selling their designs at Mall of America.
Chef and television star Guy Fieri's virtual restaurant chain, Flavortown Kitchen, is now open in Minnesota.
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.
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.
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.
Funding for the Metro Millers stadium, a proposed minor-league baseball stadium in Shakopee, is “on hold” due to the coronavirus pandemic. But the goal is still to open the arena by 2022 “assuming the vaccination goes as planned,” according to Steve Becher, CEO of the Metro Millers.
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