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.
Officials of Canterbury Park and Minnesota Horsemen’s Benevolent and Protective Association have united to provide funding to encourage thoroughbred horse ownership, both during and after racing careers.
On March 17, Brenda Arvidson of Shakopee got a phone call from her credit card company asking if she was at Party City in Bloomington buying some $300 worth of St. Patrick’s Day items.
Three Somali Muslim women have filed a federal discrimination complaint against Amazon, claiming the company discriminated and retaliated against them for taking part in a Dec. 14 protest of working conditions at Amazon’s Shakopee fulfillment center.
Referral Collision, LLC, a growing, family-owned collision service center in Shakopee, announced the grand opening of a new, second location in Shakopee.
Growing up in Lima, Peru, Luis Canchari lived on a farm and grew up riding his friend’s horse, until one day, his friend said he was so tiny, “You should be a jockey.”
Canterbury Park Holding Corporation today announced that Robert M. Wolf has resigned as the company’s chief financial officer and senior vice president of finance, effective April 19, to accept a position at NXC Imaging, a Minneapolis-based distributor of medical solutions.
High school students in Minnesota and beyond sorely lack the knowledge needed to effectively manage their financial lives. While lack of literacy likely will cause life-long financial struggles for many, educators and community bankers in Shakopee are working together to educate students and…
Three remaining homes on the southeast corner of First and Atwood streets will be purchased by the city and a developer as part of a planned riverfront development in downtown Shakopee.
The stores at Eden Prairie Center are propelling focus toward entertainment as retail patterns continue to change.
A Savage kickboxing gym closed abruptly this week, with a statement left on the door and online saying the owners could no longer make it work.
Some horse racing publications are crying foul over what they consider a light penalty and lack of explanation after a Canterbury racehorse tested positive for a banned drug after winning an August race.
Dozens, perhaps hundreds, of East Africans, union members and supporters protested at the Amazon fulfillment center in Shakopee Dec. 14 prompting dozens of police officers and state troopers to converge on the protest when the group headed toward the doorstep of the massive Amazon warehouse.
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