“Dinosaurs Alive” is the big new attraction this year at Valleyfair in Shakopee. It promises a life size trip back into time. The exhibit features huge, life-sized dinosaurs that are to scale and that come alive when theme park-goers are nearby.
A 47-year-old Shakopee man pleaded guilty Wednesday in federal court to using other people’s food stamps. Chin Son Kim pleaded guilty to one count of food stamp fraud.
It’s the time of year when turtles of all shapes and sizes are on the move. Many, including the Blandings Turtle, cross busy roadways to lay their eggs. The Blandings is a protected species in Minnesota, and some in the south metro worry it’s even more at risk in their neighborhood.
The national average for a gallon of gas has gone up 17 days in a row. But here in the Twin Cities, gas has dropped three cents to an average of $4.17 a gallon.
Twin Cities suburbs feature plenty of spacious homes and luxury cars, but they’re also seeing a big increase in poverty. In fact, a new study says the growth in the poverty rate for the Twin Cities suburbs is among the highest in the nation.
Canterbury Park opens its 2013 horse racing season in just about a week. The 69-day race meet is the Shakopee track’s longest since 2006. The meet runs until Sept. 14.
Gov. Mark Dayton is calling members of a Shakopee audience “rude” and “juvenile” after a raucous town hall meeting.
The city of Shakopee is giving the all-clear after a plant explosion rocked the city south of Minneapolis.
A 27-year-old Minneapolis man is accused of shooting and killing a Shakopee High School student that was part of a triple shooting during an apparent drug deal, according to charges filed Wednesday in Scott County Court.
Police arrested one suspect and continued searching for two others Friday after gunfire in a Shakopee apartment left a high school student dead and two other people wounded.
A Shakopee man was charged Thursday with one count of food stamps fraud, costing the Supplemental Nutrition and Assistance Program (SNAP) over $29,000.
The state wants this weekend’s wet weather to be a warning to home owners.
The case of a 9-week-old puppy that was stolen from a Shakopee pet store led police to a large marijuana growing operation in Northfield, Minn., according to authorities.
A local pet store is asking for help to find a 9-week-old Chihuahua puppy that was stolen Monday morning.
We observe President’s Day on the third Monday of February, but we can get in touch with our leaders in many ways on many different days.
Shakopee Police arrested a man who led them on a chase after he allegedly robbed a Famous Footwear at gunpoint Monday morning.
Police say a man’s body was found in the snow in Shakopee Tuesday morning.
The big Minneapolis Kennel Club Dog Show is this weekend, and along with all the dogs on display young handlers will be competing as well.
Canterbury Park will have a longer racing season next year. The Minnesota Racing Commission Thursday approved a 69-day thoroughbred and quarter horse race meet for the Shakopee track in 2013.
Police have declared an explosion at a wine shop in Shakopee as a possible case of arson, and they’re offering a reward for information leading to an arrest.
One person was killed when a vehicle left the roadway and hit a tree in Scott County on Wednesday, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.
A Twin Cities man with a unique job has found his niche drinking coffee for a living. Patrick Dinkins calls coffee a mix of science and art. He loves the process, the taste and, of course, the aroma.
Visitors can have a blast this autumn with a new attraction at a Twin Cities corn maze. Sever’s Corn Maze in Shakopee is known for always having a new theme and design for its more than 10-acre crop maze.
A Shakopee businessman has been sentenced Monday for failing to pay federal income taxes withheld from workers.
Dinosaurs are coming to Valleyfair. A nearly five-acre attraction featuring more than 30 life-sized creatures from the land before time will soon greet visitors near the front gate of the amusement park.