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Shakopee man killed in crash near Willmar
Joshua Torgenson of Shakopee was killed in a crash Thursday afternoon north of Willmar. Shortly before 4 p.m., Torgenson was eastbound on County Road 127 in a 2018 Chevrolet truck when he struck a 2007 Chevrolet Suburban driven by a 40-year-old New London woman who was northbound on County Road 9, a
Minneapolis Edison High School goes into lockdown during incident involving parents
Thomas Edison High School in Minneapolis went into lockdown earlier Monday after two adults caused a disturbance inside the school. Dirk Tedmon, Minneapolis Public Schools' officer of communications, released the following statement to Edison school families.
Operation Kandy Kane collecting toys at Shakopee Eagles Club
There are holiday toy drives every which way this time of year, but for those wanting to support veterans in need and their families, Operation Kandy Kane at the Shakopee Eagles Club is the place to go.
Shakopee: Check Out 5 Local Homes For Sale
SHAKOPEE, MN — Looking for a new home, and want the latest information on what's available near you? Need some help in your search? Not to worry! To help simplify your search, we here at Patch have compiled an up-to-date batch of new listings nearby.
Minnesota man guilty of child sex crimes
An Eagan, Minnesota man, who tried to have sex with a teenage boy in Rice Lake, was found guilty by a jury on all counts last week. After about 2 hours of deliberation Sanjeev S. Sewpersaud, 43, was found guilty by a jury of felony counts of using a computer to facilitate a child sex crime, child en
New restaurant coming to Lakeville
B-52 Burgers and Brew is coming soon to downtown Lakeville. The new full-service restaurant and bar will be located in the 5,650-square-foot former Erickson Drug building at 20751 Holyoke Ave. This will be a second location for the business, which has an existing location in Inver Grove Heights.
Crews fighting fire at Church in the Maples in Norwood Young America Sunday night
NORWOOD YOUNG AMERICA, Minn. (FOX 9) - Multiple agencies are responding to a church fully engulfed in fire in Norwood Young America Sunday night. The building is home to the Church in the Maples United Methodist Church, according to Carver County Dispatch. Authorities do not yet know if anyone was i
New superintendent hopes to propel Shakopee schools forward
After spending the last five years as a Goodhue Wildcat, Superintendent Mike Redmond is settling into his new role as a Shakopee Saber. The Shakopee School Board approved Redmond’s three-year superintendent contract in October. Superintendent Gary Anger died in August after a 10-month battle with ca
That's So Minnesota: Holiday Houses
GOLDEN VALLEY, Minn. - We had many traditions in my family growing up, and among them, was looking at the holiday lights in my hometown of River Falls, Wis. My dad would drive us a few laps around town to check them out, every year. Some homes had the same set up every year, but it didn't matter. I
The Spoonful: Amazon protests, new Savage eats and how much driveway salt you really need
The Spoonful is a weekly roundup of top stories from across the southwest metro. Read more about the stories discussed on this week's episode below:. East African workers to protest at Amazon this week.
Sarah Stonich reads from her latest work in this week’s literary events
MELISSA COLEMAN: Signs copies of “The Minimalist Kitchen.” 1-3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 16; Magers & Quinn, 3038 Hennepin Ave. S., Mpls. ALLEN ESKENS: Minnesotan reads from his widely praised novel “The Shadows We Hide.” 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec.11; River Falls Library, 140 Union St., River Falls, Wis., pres
Photo of the week: The depot
Karen Lorinser got this photo of the Depot at the Landing in Shakopee during Folkways of the Holidays. The Shakopee Valley News publishes the best photo from readers every week. To enter our contest, submit your photo with a caption by Friday each week to email@example.com. Please include the
American Indian leaders condemn 'deplorable' actions of street outreach group at Mpls. homeless camp
Leaders in the Twin Cities' American Indian community are strongly condemning a street outreach group associated with a south Minneapolis homeless camp for "unacceptable, deplorable" actions that have triggered complaints from other nonprofits working there.
Target agrees to pay $7.4M in California waste dumping case
Target has agreed to pay $7.4 million to settle a case of alleged illegal dumping in California. The Minneapolis-based retailer agreed to pay the sum, which includes $3.2 million in fines, to settle a lawsuit with the state of California.
ProAct Holiday Lights Recycling campaign collecting light strings, cords
Multiple Dakota County locations, expansion to Maplewood, Hudson, Shakopee, Red Wing for 32 drop-off spots in all, people with disabilities disassemble and sort material. Now in its fifth season, ProAct, a nonprofit serving people with disabilities, continues the “Holiday Lights Recycling” effort in
Farewell to City Council member Steven Tyacke
WAYZATA — Steven Tyacke is saying goodbye to the Wayzata City Council. Tyacke was elected to the City Council in 2014 for a four-year term. He did not seek re-election. Previously he served as the chair of the Wayzata Charter Commission and was a member of the Wayzata Planning Commission.
4 Injured In New Hope Bar Stabbing
MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Authorities are investigating after four people were injured in a stabbing at a New Hope bar early Saturday morning. According to police, the incident happened at the Outtakes Bar and Grill in New Hope at around 1 a.m. Saturday.
Stearns Co. Deputy’s Squad Car Struck Attempting To Make Traffic Stop
MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Authorities are investigating after a Stearns County Sheriff’s Office deputy was struck by another motorist while attempting to make a traffic stop Friday evening.
Here’s why your 2019 property tax bill is so high
If you’re a homeowner with sticker shock over your most recent tax bill, you are not alone. Homeowners are getting hit with a double-whammy on their proposed property tax bills for 2019. Here’s why:
Around Town: A look at this weekend's events
No plans this weekend? Need to get out of the house? Here is a look at what is going on in the Twin Cities this weekend:. Celebrate the holiday season Friday with Minneapolis' Holidazzle. Holidazzle is downtown Minneapolis' premiere holiday celebration. The celebration includes food, shopping, a kid