This month Kraus-Anderson Construction completed a $2.2 million expansion of the Scott County Law Enforcement Center in Shakopee.
A Canada goose known as "Peeps" has been separated from the Prior Lake family who raised the bird in violation of federal law, U.S. Fish & Wildlife authorities confirmed Friday.
Beginning at 5 a.m. Monday, May 10, Highway 282 will be closed in between Mill Street and Lydia Road in Jordan.
An Eastern Carver County School District substitute teacher was arrested and charged on Tuesday with threats of sextortion of an adult and two teenage minors, according to a criminal complaint filed in U.S. District Court.
Mother’s Day is this weekend, and there are few places more beautiful to take your family matriarchs or matriarch-figures than the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum — especially during tulip season.
Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz will end all of his statewide coronavirus restrictions by July 1 — or sooner, if 70 percent of residents older than 16 get vaccinated, his office announced Thursday.
The Shakopee Police Department responded to and provided summaries for the following incidents April 29 to May 3. 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 …
Valleyfair is looking to hire 300 food and beverage associates for the 2021 season, and will pay them $15 per hour — an increase from $11.25 per hour in 2019.
The first half of property taxes are due on Monday, May 17, according to a news release from Scott County. The Scott County Government Center in Shakopee remains closed to the public due to COVID-19, but there are options available to pay taxes, the county said.
Country superstars Old Dominion are bringing their Band Behind the Curtain Tour to the Mystic Showroom at Mystic Lake for two performances on Oct. 9 and 10.
After a year of unexpected expenditures and fluctuating enrollment numbers, school districts throughout the state face budget shortfalls that could be ongoing.
Each year since 1974, the Jordan Commercial Club has hosted the Distinguished Service Award, or DSA, Banquet, which honors individual Jordanites for their service to the community.
The intersection of Highway 282 and Creek Lane will get a facelift this summer when a new roundabout is constructed to improve the safety and flow of traffic throughout the area.
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…
The Shakopee Police and Fire Departments responded to and provided summaries for the following incidents April 21 to 26. The Valley News does not include a comprehensive list of calls to which the departments responded. Incidents are included here based on severity, impact on public safety o…
The state’s proposed plan to address toxic, man-made “forever chemicals” found in the groundwater surrounding Minnesota’s closed landfills could lead to further investigations in the area where Burnsville and Savage’s drinking water is drawn.
Rep. Erik Mortensen, who represents Minnesota House District 55A, will join other prominent Minnesota Republicans and gubernatorial candidate Scott Jensen at a fundraiser May 1 for Albert Lea bar owner Lisa Hanson.
When Rose Vyskocil first started working at the Shakopee Perkins off County Road 101 in 1979, there was an A&W across the street and an empty lot adjacent to the restaurant where Travelodge now sits. The town was much smaller, too. There were just a handful of other breakfast joints in t…
A new community garden will soon adorn land near 10th Avenue and Main Street in Shakopee, where community members will be able to rent beds and garden together, and the Community Action Partnership will also use the garden to grow produce for the food shelf.
Darius Rucker will bring an evening of his chart-topping country hits to Mystic Lake’s outdoor Mystic Amphitheater on Friday, June 18.
When Dave Holzer retired from the Jordan Fire Department on April 3, his 29 years of active service were the second-longest in department history.
On April 19, five representatives from the city of Jordan participated in a groundbreaking ceremony for the infrastructure improvements along Highway 282 and Creek Lane, along with representatives from Scott County and the Minnesota Department of Transportation.
Shakopee Police Officer Nick Bengston was named the 2020 Shakopee Police Officer of the Year at a Shakopee City Council meeting April 20.
After a rollercoaster year of shuttered gates, Valleyfair in Shakopee will open to the public May 22, and Soak City Waterpark will open May 29.
At an April 19 meeting, Jordan City Council members approved the final plat and development agreement for a 10th and final addition to the Bridle Creek neighborhood.
A fundraising event this month will raise money for additional court amenities at Prior Lake’s new pickleball courts, the Prior Lake Pickeball Club announced.
The newly-constructed Veterans Affairs clinic, located off 17th Avenue and Marystown Road in Shakopee, will now be the health care home to more than 3,000 area veterans. The clinic offers services ranging from physical therapy, mental health care, social work, dietician services, pharmacy ma…
The existing 55 mile per hour zone on U.S. Highway 169 between County Road 14 and Old Brickyard Road in Louisville and Jackson Townships will increase to 65 miles per hour starting in early May.
A 22-year-old Jordan woman was charged in Scott County District Court last month with assault and obstructing the legal process after she allegedly threatened someone with a knife and then assaulted a police officer who arrested her.
Construction is set to begin on a Highway 13 interchange in Savage next year, but the project only marks the first in a series of improvements being planned for the corridor.
The Shakopee City Council unanimously approved the preliminary plat and Planned Unit Development for 175 new homes off Mystic Lake Drive in Shakopee, adjacent to Shakopee Gravel, at a council meeting April 20.
Every spring and fall, land managers in and around Minnesota survey parts of the state for an annual burn cycle that benefits the environment in multiple ways, including preservation of native species and soil enrichment.
The Shakopee Police and Fire Departments responded to and provided summaries for the following incidents April 7 to 19. The Valley News does not include a comprehensive list of calls to which the departments responded. Incidents are included here based on severity, impact on public safety or…
Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison announced Tuesday that his office has settled its lawsuit against St. Patrick’s Tavern & Restaurant in New Prague for violations of Gov. Tim Walz’s executive orders, which aimed to help stop the spread of COVID-19.
Hundreds of Shakopee High School students participated in a walkout in solidarity against racial injustice on Tuesday, April 20.
Burnsville Fire Chief BJ Jungmann says inadequate staffing levels and increasing 911 calls have caused the city’s combined fire and ambulance service to fall behind the demands of the community.
Republican Tyler Kistner announced his second campaign for Minnesota’s Second U.S. Congressional District on April 20.
A limestone quarry in Louisville Township is looking to expand its mining footprint southward before ending operations sometime in the next decade.
U.S. Rep. Angie Craig visited Jordan April 17 to speak with small business owners about pandemic shutdowns, Paycheck Protection Program loans and and the U.S. Highway 169 interchange project that will affect operations throughout the summer.
One evening in June 2020, Brady Daniel Zipoy walked into Candace Garlitos’ Shakopee home. Garlitos and her grandfather, Tim Guion, saw a pair of tan, barefoot feet making their way down the glass-railing staircase that led to their basement. Tim Guion reached for a gun that was holstered to …
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- 'Peeps' the goose being evaluated for possible return to the wild, authorities say
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- Shakopee High School releases third quarter honor rolls
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- Highway 282 in Jordan, Sand Creek Township closing May 10 to mid-June
- 4-story addition planned for Savage Senior Living
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