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Shakopee council member Mike Luce is asked to resign, reacts with complete silence

Shakopee City Council member Jay Whiting demanded Tuesday that Mike Luce resign from the body or at least apologize for making false accusations against him. Luce responded with stony silence. Tension between the two council members strained to the breaking point when Luce filed a complaint last mon

MINNEAPOLIS STAR TRIBUNE - 2017-09-20 15:57:00

Shakopee leaders need to end the cage match

The Shakopee Chamber of Commerce expresses disappointment and concern at the lost opportunity to bring the CPM Projects to Shakopee. It appears that internal discord has contributed to driving away another business from our city, and it threatens the prosperity of all of our businesses. This communi

SWNEWSMEDIA.COM - 2017-09-20 21:25:00

Shakopee, Jordan skiers take part in world record attempt

At some point, a good amount of humanity has tried to break a world record and make it into the Guinness World Records. Three skiers from Shakopee and Jordan might have done it. Timo Harju from Jordan and Tim Fitzgibbons and Paul Snell from Shakopee traveled to Wisconsin on Sept. 10 to join other sk

SWNEWSMEDIA.COM - 2017-09-19 15:50:00

Plea deal sheds murder charge against Minneapolis drug seller whose buyer overdosed

A drug dealer has pleaded guilty to selling heroin to a 25-year-old Twin Cities woman who quickly fell into a coma and died. Russell J. Cage, 40, of Minneapolis, admitted in Hennepin County District Court last week to a felony charge of selling drugs, and in exchange a count of third-degree murder w

MINNEAPOLIS STAR TRIBUNE - 2017-09-19 21:05:00

Arrest made in Minneapolis crash that killed UST student

Minneapolis police have made an arrest in a Sunday crash in which a driver fled and left behind a passenger who died of her injuries. Michael Laurence Campbell, 21, was booked into the Hennepin County jail on probable cause criminal vehicular homicide.Ria Patel University of St. Thomas junior Ria Pa

PIONEER PRESS - 2017-09-19 16:24:41

Recognizing who we are today

We experienced a tragedy in Shakopee last week. We lost a young man as the result of a traffic accident. The city, the district, the students were all impacted by the loss of Ja'Mason Moffett, a student known for his affectionate and charming persona, a truly infectious personality. I listened to a

SWNEWSMEDIA.COM - 2017-09-20 21:11:00

Working and living at Valleyfair

Former Valleyfair employee Adriana Leontina and her coworkers share watermelon on the third floor lobby of their dorm summer 2015. Photo courtesy of Adriana Leontina Outside Valleyfair employee housing. There are two dorms, each with three floors. A total of 415 associates live in the dorms each sum

SWNEWSMEDIA.COM - 2017-09-20 08:30:00

Arts Calendar for the week of Sept. 22

To submit items for the Arts Calendar, email: [email protected]. Auditions Twin Cities Ballet will hold auditions for "A Minnesota Nutcracker" 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 24, at Ballet Royale Minnesota, 16368 Kenrick Ave., Lakeville. Information: balletroyalemn.org or [email protected]. Come

SUNTHISWEEK.COM - 2017-09-20 20:36:00

Met Council rejects SWLRT bids

As expected, the Metropolitan Council on Wednesday rejected all four bids it received to build the $1.9 billion Southwest light-rail line, adding time and uncertainty to the project. Now, the regional planning body must retool its bid package in coming weeks to fit within its budget, which the counc

MINNEAPOLIS STAR TRIBUNE - 2017-09-20 22:04:00

Minnesota professor explores link between philosophy and Lego

All in all, it's not just another brick in the toy chest. At least that's the conclusion you might reach after reading a new book coedited by University of Minnesota philosophy professor Roy T. Cook titled "LEGO and Philosophy: Constructing Reality Brick by Brick." Cook and co-editor Sondra Bacharac

MINNEAPOLIS STAR TRIBUNE - 2017-09-20 16:56:00

Eden Prairie man becomes Amerprise Financial Hall of Fame member

Eden Prairie resident Lance Butner, a private wealth adviser with Consilium Wealth Group, a private wealth advisory practice of Ameriprise Financial Services Inc. in Edina, has earned membership in the company's Hall of Fame. Butner was one of only 11 advisers to earn this recognition last year. He

SWNEWSMEDIA.COM - 2017-09-21 00:20:00

Council sets maximum tax levy

The Chaska City Council set the maximum tax levy at its Monday night meeting. The 2018 maximum operating levy will be set at $8.39 million for the general fund and other funds supported by the tax levy. The impact on the average home in Chaska will be an increase of $32 in city taxes. The average ho

SWNEWSMEDIA.COM - 2017-09-20 16:30:00

Where the heck is it?

Whenever Chaska Herald Newsroom posts new content, you'll get an email delivered to your inbox with a link. Email notifications are only sent once a day, and only if there are new matching items. Whenever Chaska Herald Newsroom posts new content, you'll get an email delivered to your inbox with a

SWNEWSMEDIA.COM - 2017-09-20 15:00:00

2018 Eden Prairie mayoral race shaping up

The 2018 Eden Prairie mayoral race is already beginning to shape up with the first campaign financial report being filed with the city. At this point, it looks like it will be a race of Brad Aho versus Ron Case. Both men are city councilors. Eden Prairie Mayor Nancy Tyra-Lukens, who was re-elected i

SWNEWSMEDIA.COM - 2017-09-20 14:00:00

Education briefs for the week of Sept. 22

Learn about District 191 funding requests on ballot Voters in Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191 will be asked to vote on two school funding requests that were placed on the Nov. 7 ballot by a unanimous vote of the Board of Education. There will be two questions on the ballot: Question 1:

SUNTHISWEEK.COM - 2017-09-20 22:13:00

Questions, grief remain after BHS senior's death

Questions remain and grief abounds after the death of 17-year-old Devin Delaney. The Burnsville High School senior was found unresponsive on Sunday, Sept. 17, in a dorm room at North Dakota State University in Fargo. As of Wednesday afternoon, authorities hadn't announced the cause of Delaney's deat

SUNTHISWEEK.COM - 2017-09-20 23:10:00

Business Buzz for the week of Sept. 22

'Make & take' classes at Rockler Rockler Woodworking and Hardware, Burnsville, is hosting a series of "Make and Take" classes Saturdays, Sept. 30 through Oct. 21, where participants can learn new woodworking skills while handcrafting items. Class projects include a custom knife, a wooden footstool,

SUNTHISWEEK.COM - 2017-09-20 22:14:00

Arts briefs for the week of Sept. 22

Art Works Eagan, a 501(c)3 nonprofit, is now offering studio memberships for private studio and common studio spaces. Community-minded artists - ceramicists, painters, mixed media, writers, all artists - are welcome. Art Works Eagan is at 3795 Pilot Knob Road. Email [email protected] for a tour an

SUNTHISWEEK.COM - 2017-09-20 21:33:00

College news for the week of Sept. 22

Apple Valley Drake University, Des Moines, Iowa, spring graduates, from Apple Valley - Brooke Haesemeyer, B.A., journalism and mass communication, digital media production; Whitney Hanson, B.S., business administration, economics, international business; Hannah Ruszczyk, B.S., business administratio

SUNTHISWEEK.COM - 2017-09-20 20:40:00

Business Calendar for the week of Sept. 22

Apple Valley Chamber of Commerce events:Tuesday, Sept. 26, 11 a.m. to noon, ribbon cutting, Southside Nutrition, 14050 Pilot Knob Road, Suite 164, Apple Valley. Free.Friday, Sept. 29, 4-9 p.m., Oktoberfest, Kelley Park, Apple Valley. Free admission. Live music; beer, wine and food available for purc

SUNTHISWEEK.COM - 2017-09-20 20:15:00