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Flooding Closes 3 Rides At Valleyfair, Limits Parking

Flooding in Shakopee, Minn. has led to the closure of three rides Wednesday at a popular Twin Cities amusement park. According to officials at Valleyfair, the park has closed the Renegade and Excalibur rollercoasters and the Thunder Canyon water ride.

06/25/2014

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Guide To Valleyfair

Minnesota boasts one of the coolest amusement parks with some of the best roller coasters in the Midwest. Use this guide to help you get started at Valleyfair.

05/24/2014

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Everything Old Is New Again At Valleyfair

You don’t have to have nerves of steel to have a good time. This year, the amusement park is offering up some more family-friend rides as well. Edward Moody checked out the all-new area geared towards families. Did we say “all-new”? Well, in this case at least, everything old is new again.

05/20/2014

Flying Trapeze at Valleyfair. (credit: Valleyfair)

Valleyfair Unveils New (And Old) Attractions

The Shakopee, Minn. amusement park Valleyfair is adding a new ride this year called Northern Lights. The ride is aimed at families, so it’s not among the park’s faster, wilder rides. Instead, it reaches a top speed of 43 miles per hour.

04/22/2014

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As Cold Lingers, MOA’s Nick Universe Offers More Free Rides

With many schools in the area now on their fifth day off due to extreme cold conditions, some parents may understandably be trying to figure out how to combat cabin fever. Once again, the Mall of America’s Nickelodeon Universe is offering free rides.

01/28/2014

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MOA’s Nick Universe Offering Free Rides All Day

As Gov. Mark Dayton’s decision to mandate all public schools be closed for Monday, many parents may be left wondering how to keep their children busy this afternoon. One potential and thrifty option was just announced at the Mall of America, where the Nickelodeon Universe amusement park will be offering free rides all day.

01/06/2014

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New State Fair Ride Shut Down For The Day After Stalling Again

It hasn’t exactly been a smooth debut for a new ride at the State Fair. The Stratosphere has stalled out twice already, and it’s only the second day of the fair.

08/24/2012

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Power Restored At Valleyfair, Set To Open 10 a.m. Wednesday

Power went out at the Valleyfair amusement park just after 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, leaving riders stuck on rides, such as the Ferris wheel.

08/14/2012

Flying Trapeze at Valleyfair. (credit: Valleyfair)

Valleyfair To Debut New Peanuts Attraction

Valleyfair will debut a new attraction, Planet Snoopy, when the Shakopee amusement park opens for the season Saturday.

05/11/2011

PA amusement park has a not quite so amusing game

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08/05/2010

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