The city of Shakopee was awarded a $458,600 cleanup grant to help with the redevelopment of contaminated land and buildings at the Riverfront Bluffs development.
Local businesses struggling during the pandemic can get assistance from Scott County and the state of Minnesota under two new programs.
The Amazon warehouse in Shakopee has had 88 confirmed cases of COVID-19 among its 2,500 associates as of June 22, according to the Minnesota Department of Health.
Shelly’s Boutique, which is attached to Bill’s Toggery, will close after an inventory clearance sale this month, according to Billy Wermerskirchen, the toggery’s third-generation owner.
The Shakopee Economic Development Authority unanimously approved June 16 a grant application to the Federal Economic Development Authority for $16.7 million to fully fund an innovation center at First Avenue and Atwood Street in Shakopee.
The Seagate Technology building in Shakopee will be consolidated to a Bloomington office as 500 positions from across all of the company’s global offices have been terminated. The building housed a 410,000-square-foot disc drive research facility and, at one point, nearly 1,000 jobs in Shakopee.
Favorable weather conditions have put Scott and Carver county crops ahead of the five-year growth average, according to recent USDA crop progress reports.
Shakopee’s restaurants can use the city’s public parking as patio space starting June 1 under a city administrative order, giving them the ability to reopen in compliance with Gov. Tim Walz’s guidelines.
Mystic Lake and Little Six casinos will reopen for gaming and dining on Tuesday, May 26, according to a release by the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community. The casinos plan to use a phased approach to welcome guests for the first time since the venues closed on March 18 in response to the c…
Charlie’s on Prior went up for sale last weekend because of the coronavirus pandemic and state limits on restaurant business, the owner and property broker said.
The state must let restaurants and other shops in Prior Lake and nearby cities try to safely reopen to more customers in order for them to survive, several elected officials and business owners said this month.
St. Francis Regional Medical Center in Shakopee applied to use the city as a conduit to issue $25 million in municipal bonds to finance the expansion of its emergency department and cancer center.
The global COVID-19 pandemic has placed unprecedented stress on local businesses. To help, Southwest News Media has launched a local guide to help locals find open businesses.
Amazon is hiring 600 employees in Minnesota to fulfill picking, packing and shipping and delivery, according to a recent press release. Shakopee is home to a fulfillment center.
Canterbury Park announced Wednesday it has temporarily furloughed approximately 850 employees without pay following the park’s closure amid COVID-19, according to a press release.
Hy-Vee, which operates a number of stores in the southwest metro, announced possible changes to its staffing — including reductions — in a Tuesday email announcement.
MediaNews Group, owner of the St. Paul Pioneer Press and dozens of other newspapers from coast to coast, has purchased the assets of Red Wing Publishing/Big Fish Works.
Call it a sugar rush, but the activity never stops at Minnesota's Largest Candy Store — even when it's closed for the season.
Metro Millers Baseball LLC announced Monday that its proposed 8,500 capacity stadium is aiming to build somewhere within Canterbury Commons, adjacent to Canterbury Park, and organizers want it to throw its first pitch in spring 2021.
United Properties will develop a 300,000-square-foot distribution center near Canterbury Road called Canterbury Distribution Center, according to a news release.
LeeAnn Waddell, a tailor living and working just south of Prior Lake, is taking it easy in semi-retirement these days by working just 40 hours a week — not 80, as she did in her heyday.
Across from the Scott County Jail in Shakopee sits a single-level building discreet enough to go unnoticed by most passersby.
Tucked in a corner across from an ice cream shop at Keg and Case Market in St. Paul is a wooden shop that looks like a dry bar in your rich uncle’s basement. Shelves are lined with bottled drinks called Switchel Fizz, and customers can walk up to a keg to pour themselves a bubbly sample of e…
River Valley Running in Shakopee will be changing ownership in the next few weeks, according to the store’s current owner Kurt Keiser.
SHAKOPEE — Michele Starbeck and Allie Erickson giggled like old school friends while Erickson nursed her baby girl inside Stacked, a plus-size consignment store in downtown Shakopee that Starbeck owns.
Canterbury Park's holding corporation chair Curtis Sampson and vice chair Dale Schenian, who have served on the board since 1994, have retired from their positions, according to a recent press release.
Valleyfair is now a Certified Autism Center designation, according to a Oct. 2 press release from the amusement park. The certification comes from the International Board of Credentialing and Continuing Education Standards. In order to pass the certification, Valleyfair’s staff underwent sen…
Six Flags Entertainment Corp is considering merging with Cedar Fair LP, which operates Valleyfair, Reuters reported this week based on findings from a confidential source. The two entities are the country’s largest amusement park operators.
At 7:30 a.m. on a hazy October morning, Ella, Carlos and Blanca Correa were already a couple hours deep into their work shifts. Joshua Correa was already on his way home after working through the night preparing hundreds of doughnuts for Shakopee locals and passersby.
Shakopee-based Cameron’s Coffee and Distribution Company was acquired Sept. 18 by Grupo Nutresa, a Colombia-based food processing company, for $113 million, according to a recent press release from Grupo Nutresa.
Quad, a worldwide marketing solutions partner, announced Aug. 7 it will cease manufacturing operations at its Shakopee facility next month. The Shakopee location specializes in producing retail advertising inserts and employs 140 people, according to a press release. Workers at that plant wi…
BrightStar Care, a national home care franchise, opened in Savage this month to serve residents throughout Scott and Carver counties.
The Scott County Board approved a permit Tuesday, allowing Sever’s Fall Festival to set up shop in Louisville Township later this year.
Six public hearings were scheduled for Thursday's Planning Commission meeting, including a proposed Taco Bell reconstruction and downtown zoning change.
Workers at the Shakopee Amazon fulfillment center will participate in a strike on one of Amazon’s busiest days, Prime Day, July 15, from 3 to 6 p.m.
MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell will be featured in the ninth episode of a new A&E television series called ‘Addiction Unplugged,” which will premier Aug. 24 at 1 p.m.
Stop by the Canterbury Park horse stables on a weekday morning, and you’d think you were in a different town. Trainers and groomsmen massage the calves of their horses, and jockeys nod their helmets as they ride past. Trucks glide through the dirt, kicking smoke in the air and into the nostr…
Sand Companies is proposing a 58-unit affordable mixed-use building on a vacant lot off Crossings Boulevard, near the Marcus movie theater and McCoy’s Copper Pint in Shakopee.
The Shakopee Public Utilities Commission estimated the water capacity charge for the recently approved splash pad at Lions Park would be $211,000 — a price tag that left City Administrator Bill Reynolds scratching his head.
The Perkins on First Avenue in Shakopee will close June 23 at 3 p.m., according to Juan Rodriguez, one of the restaurant managers.
In the brewhouse, Jake Rimnac opened up a bag, pouring malt into the miller. Soon, another batch of beer was brewed at Badger Hill Brewing Company in Shakopee.
A trio of local entrepreneurs partnered with former Viking linebacker Chad Greenway to create, promote and supply native Minnesota vodka to Prior Lake restaurants and beyond.
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