A police pursuit of a suspected drunk driver that started in Bloomington ended in a crash outside Arnie’s Bar and Grill just after 2 a.m. June 17, according to Bloomington police.
Gail Lynn Schauer, 45, of Faribault, was sentenced in Scott County Court on April 16 to a year in Scott County Jail after she pleaded guilty and was convicted of a criminal vehicular homicide charge, a felony, for the fatal crash that killed a Prior Lake High School student in Credit River T…
Shakopee residents will soon see different garbage trucks around town after the Shakopee City Council approved a five-year contract with Dick’s Sanitation, or DSI, on June 15.
A 36-year-old man from Tennessee was charged in Scott County District Court with robbing a Metro Mobility bus while the driver was taking a break in the shade at Sunpath Elementary School in Shakopee last week, court documents said.
Jackson Township officials say two recently-approved annexations do not fall under the scope of the original agreement that was discussed between the city of Shakopee and the township.
The remaining corner of Savage’s once-sprawling Loftus farm property would become a four-story senior living facility under a proposal being evaluated by city officials.
Savage city leaders are preparing to convene a citizen’s task force later this year to guide the city’s work in addressing issues of race, equity, diversity and inclusion.
A proposed commercial and mixed-use residential redevelopment project on the south side of downtown Prior Lake has been put on hold due to rising material costs and the inability to secure sufficient property.
Sarah Gerrish was living her normal life as a devoted wife, full-time working mom to three young children, a runner and someone who enjoyed giving back to her community — until her life changed in the blink of an eye on March 28.
A Shakopee veteran was given military funeral honors this month after not receiving them during his private interment at Fort Snelling National Cemetery on May 5, 2020 — during the height of the coronavirus pandemic.
Prior Lake High School and Bridges Area Learning Center graduated 754 seniors at Dan Patch Stadium on Friday, June 11 at 7 p.m. — the first graduation ceremony the school has held in person since the COVID-19 pandemic began.
Each year, cities across the state of Minnesota can participate in the Minnesota GreenStep Cities challenge, an assistance and recognition program that helps cities achieve their sustainability and quality of life goals.
The Shakopee Chamber of Commerce will host a blood drive later this month in partnership with Memorial Blood Centers, according to a news release from the chamber.
A section of Old Highway 169 in Belle Plaine Township buckled due to extreme heat the afternoon of Tuesday, June 8.
Charles James Howard, a 23-year-old Shakopee man, was charged in Scott County District Court earlier this month with second-degree assault after allegedly attacking a victim with a toilet tank cover in a room at the Shakopee Inn on June 4.
If you hear a rumble coming from the western horizon July 10, it’s not thunder, it’s the roar of the Renegade Monster Truck Tour at the Carver County Fairgrounds in Waconia.
A recent spike in water usage due to the recent heat wave has created a strain on city resources, according to a public announcement from the city of Jordan.
Each year, dozens of pregnant mothers at the Shakopee Correctional Facility must say goodbye to their babies after giving birth and then return to prison.
Around $300,000 in grants funding remains on the table for Scott County landowners looking to plant native prairies or complete other large-scale conservation projects.
An online archive preserving the local history of Burnsville, Eagan and Savage grew tremendously during the pandemic thanks to the volunteer-led efforts of the Burnsville Historical Society.
Judy Feldsien was on a 6 a.m. walk Tuesday morning when a pacing mother duck caught her attention. The hen waddled across the street, standing in front of cars and circling one particular spot along the curb, a single duckling in tow.
For Ariana Velishek, the best part of participating in the Jordan Ambassadors program has always been the opportunity to serve and represent her community.
Summer was well upon the city of Shakopee on Friday, June 4, as a solo violinist played in the 95-degree heat while shoppers purchased fresh food from the Shakopee Farmers Market. Around a dozen vendors were scattered throughout the River City Centre parking lot for the market’s first day of…
The latest data reported Thursday by the Minnesota Department of Health shows more than 95% of Scott County residents aged 65 and over have received at least one vaccine dose and around 92% are fully vaccinated.
The Scott Soil and Water Conservation District will host a free Native Prairie webinar next month and it's open to the public.
Shakopee Public Utilities Interim General Manager Greg Drent was selected to stay in the role permanently June 2.
A 38-year-old Montgomery man was charged in Scott County District Court last week with assault and making terroristic threats after a crashed vehicle was found in Sand Creek. The man behind the wheel was allegedly found naked by police officers, who used a Taser on him, according to court do…
The Minnesota Department of Human Rights reached a settlement agreement with Mid-America Festivals Corporation, the parent company for the Minnesota Renaissance Festival, after the department ruled the company failed to provide a safe work environment free from sexual assault and harassment.
Shakopee Public Schools will be offering free summer meal pickup and delivery opportunities for children up to 18 years old starting June 15.
Mountain climbers of all ages can test their skills on Mt. Everest this month without leaving the Twin Cities.
Correction: The previous headline for this story incorrectly stated the peace pole was dedicated to George Floyd. It has since been amended to reflect that the peace pole was inspired by a monument at George Floyd Square in Minneapolis. We regret the error.
Mike Seifert Jr. grew up bailing hay and milking cows on his parents’ farm, but never in a million years did he think he’d be helping his dad run it as an adult.
For the second time this season, Valleyfair is upping the minimum wage for employees in efforts to hire 300 additional employees for the 2021 season.
Updated at 9:42 a.m. Wednesday. U.S. Rep. Angie Craig, a Democrat, submitted a request for the city of Shakopee to receive nearly $10 million to help stabilize the area’s riverbank — a project estimated to cost $12.5 million overall.
St. Francis Regional Medical Center broke ground on a $5 million mental health emergency department expansion on May 18, adding six rooms designed for patients experiencing mental health emergencies.
Spectators wearing festive red, white and blue lined up 160th St. SE and County Rd 44 to honor fallen veterans on Memorial Day, Monday, May 31, after last year’s events were canceled due to COVID-19.
- City of Shakopee cans garbage and recycling contract with Republic Services, moves forward with DSI
- Driver in fatal crash that killed Prior Lake High School student sentenced to year in jail
- Jackson Township, city of Shakopee in disagreement over annexation
- Bloomington police chase comes to crashing halt in downtown Shakopee
- Minnesota River drops as region heads into drought conditions
- Fire heavily damages Buca di Beppo restaurant in Burnsville
- Senior living proposed for Loftus farm after curling center plans dissolve
- Man charged with robbing Metro Mobility bus in Shakopee
- Savage woman stands tall after fall at home left her paralyzed
- Fourth suspect arrested in connection with Quality Inn attempted murder case