Good Question: What's Recyclable?Estimates range from 2% to 10% of what people consider residential recycling can’t be recycled. Plastic bags, like those from grocery stores, are the number one culprit. Ziploc, bread and newspaper bags also fall in that category.
WCCO Saturday Morning Links & Recap (Sept. 26)This first weekend of fall is jam-packed with fun! Grab your broom, put on that invisibility cloak and get those wands ready, because "The Pub Crawl That Must Not Be Named" is going down Saturday night from 7 p.m. to 2 a.m. Yes, it is Harry Potter themed and will feature nine different bars in downtown Minneapolis. Costumes are encouraged, and they might even get you a deal!
Police: Thieves Targeting Daycare Centers In Minnesota, WisconsinPolice in Minnesota and Wisconsin are on the lookout for thieves who are targeting day care centers. Police say in the last few weeks, thieves have hit day cares in four cities: Hudson, Wis., St. Paul, Shakopee and Edina.
Mother Of Fallen Soldier Seeks Donations For Military Appreciation FundThe Herrgott family of Shakopee is part of Minnesota's history, a part of its history they never wanted to be a part of.
Sever's Corn Maze Opens For Fall SeasonSever's Corn Maze and Fall Festival opens for its 19th year Friday. The theme this year is firefighters. The corn maze is a picture of a fire truck with the words, "Thank You" written underneath.
Police: Suspect Stealing Catalytic Converters From Shakopee BusinessA Shakopee business says they won't let it happen again. For the second time this summer, someone has stripped metal from their work truck. But now they have some clues. Surveillance video at a Shakopee industrial park shows a man in broad daylight with a mask on, stealing a catalytic convertor from the open lot.
Amazon's Shakopee Location Could Change Twin Cities Shopping LandscapeBy next year's State Fair, marketing experts say the state of retail and grocery shopping in the Twin Cities could be dramatically changed.'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.
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.
Charges: Shakopee Man Exposed Himself To 3 Young Girls Outside MallA 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.
Police: Future Site Of Community Mural In Shakopee VandalizedPolice in Shakopee are searching for the person(s) responsible for vandalizing the site of a future community mural.
Canterbury Race Horses Take To On-Site Swimming PoolCanterbury 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
2 Men Charged With Credit Card Fraud In Ramsey CountyTwo 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.