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Amazon’s Shakopee Location Could Change Twin Cities Shopping Landscape

By next year’s State Fair, marketing experts say the state of retail and grocery shopping in the Twin Cities could be dramatically changed. Amazon.com’s massive distribution center in Shakopee is now under construction. When it’s finished, it’s expected to provide same day delivery of 200 million consumer products.

08/31/2015

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Huzzah! The Renaissance Festival Is Here!

Saturday is the official start to the 45th annual Minnesota Renaissance Festival in Shakopee. The festival has grown to be the largest of its kind in the United States, with an annual attendance of 300,000.

08/22/2015

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Charges: Shakopee Man Exposed Himself To 3 Young Girls Outside Mall

A 27-year-old Shakopee man is accused of exposing himself to three young girls outside a Burnsville mall in June, according to charges filed in Dakota County.

08/18/2015

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Police: Future Site Of Community Mural In Shakopee Vandalized

Police in Shakopee are searching for the person(s) responsible for vandalizing the site of a future community mural.

08/17/2015

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Canterbury Race Horses Take To On-Site Swimming Pool

Canterbury Park in Shakopee brings in fans of horse racing every weekend. Visitors show up for those exciting few minutes of competition, but the real work happens off the track. Trainers work with the horses every day to get them ready for the races

08/15/2015

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2 Men Charged With Credit Card Fraud In Ramsey County

Two men believed by police to have used fraudulent credit cards in at least eight metro area cities have been charged with identity theft and fraud.

08/07/2015

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Best Upcoming Outdoor Concerts Near Minnesota

Five fantastic outdoor happenings make this a summer to remember.

07/16/2015

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Jockey Returns To Canterbury Park Determined To Get Back On Her Feet

There was a big homecoming at Canterbury Park on Sunday, but it wasn’t about a horse. Much of the attention today went to a jockey who had been away for a year and a half.

06/28/2015

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Guy On A Bike: Remembering Cecil Behringer

Ask anyone who has been on the Minnesota cycling scene for at least a couple of decades and the name Cecil Behringer will likely illicit some sort of response. He was a state cycling champion, track owner, custom frame builder and bike advocate well before it was en vogue. But the man friends affectionately referred to as “Cec” was also much more than that.

06/22/2015

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Canterbury Park Cancels Ostrich Races Due To Bird Flu Scare

There is some breaking news out of Shakopee that is sure to ruffle some feathers. Canterbury Park officials have announced that ostriches will not take part in this year’s Extreme Race Day — the park’s most popular event of the year.

06/11/2015

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Canterbury Park Offers $2 Million Purse For American Pharoah

Minnesota’s Canterbury Park is hoping it has a shot at hosting horse racing’s new Triple Crown star. The Shakopee track says it’s prepared to put up $2 million to attract American Pharoah, in what it says would be the largest purse offered this summer in North American horse racing.

06/11/2015

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Could American Pharoah Be Coming To Canterbury Park?

Could the greatest race horse in the past four decades be coming to Minnesota? Officials with Canterbury Park in Shakopee hope so, and have extended an invitation to the owner of Triple Crown winner American Pharoah.

06/10/2015

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Twin Cities Craft Brewers Brace For Sunday Growler Sales

A single pint of beer can often lead to a much bigger sale in the craft brewery business. The 64-ounce growler allows customers to bring home a sampling of their favorite brew.

05/30/2015

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Shakopee Celebrates Memorial Day With Historically-Themed Event

Celebrate Memorial Day by taking a step back in time at The Landing in Shakopee. See what life was like along the Minnesota River over 150 years ago at a special event downtown.

05/25/2015

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Valleyfair Opens For Summer Fun

It’s Valleyfair’s opening weekend! For more information on all the fun in Shakopee, click here!

05/16/2015

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Voters In Edina, Shakopee Approve Million Dollar Changes To School Districts

Some big changes are on the way for Edina Public Schools after voters approved plans for district wide improvements. Voters in Edina passed a nearly $125 million bonding measure to upgrade schools Tuesday evening.

05/06/2015

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Hundreds Come Together For Shakopee Girl’s 10th Birthday Party

Mackenzie Moretter has Sotos Syndrome–it left her with some brain damage and makes it difficult for her to make friends. When no one responded to invitations to her birthday party, her mom reached out on Facebook and Mackenzie got much more than a party.

04/18/2015

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Everyone Invited To 10-Year-Old’s Shakopee Birthday

Every parent wants their child’s birthday to be a day they’ll remember. Jenny Moretter of Shakopee is no different.

04/17/2015

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Allina Hospitals Establish $15 Min. Wage In Twin Cities Hospitals

Around 3,000 hospital employees in the Twin Cities metro area approved a contract from Allina Healthcare establishing a minimum wage of $15 per hour.

04/17/2015

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Tap Talk: Badger Hill Brewing Company

Next up for Tap Talk is Shakopee’s Badger Hill Brewery.

04/17/2015

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Seven Departments Respond To Shakopee Building Fire

Dozens of firefighters spent the night battling a fire in Shakopee. The fire was in a commercial building on County Road 101 that houses four businesses.

03/29/2015

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Pickle Company Takes Responsibility For Southwest Metro Stench

People living in the southwest metro might have noticed an unpleasant smell over the past couple of days. “It smelled like raw sewage,” Shakopee resident Mike Moll said. “It was absolutely disgusting.”

03/18/2015

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Prep Blog: State Gymnastics Meet Highlights Busy Weekend

You have to love this time of year if you’re a high school sports fan. Yes, it’s the middle of February and it’s bitterly cold, but the best programs around Minnesota are flocking to the Twin Cities to take home trophies.

02/20/2015

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Farmington Teen’s Snocross Wishes Come True

Thursday’s snow was the perfect complement to a Farmington teen’s dream come true. Nick Kraml, 14, is battling a cancer so rare that his mom says only three patients have been seen with it at Children’s Hospital. He’s been responding to treatments though, and was well enough to show up at Canterbury Park’s Snocross track in Shakopee.

01/08/2015

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Prep Blog: Girls Hockey Tournament Highlights Weekend Match-Ups

This week, South St. Paul is hosting a girls hockey tournament with some traditionally strong programs. There’s also The Clash National Duals in Rochester, which features Minnesota’s top high school wrestling programs as well as some of the top programs from around the country.

01/02/2015

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