:::: UPDATE :::: City of Savage Police Chief Rodney Seurer tells us the bear is still on the loose and was spotted around 9 p.m. last night headed toward 141st Street and Princeton Avenue in a residential part of town. (Original post -- May 29) The Savage Police Department is still hunting for a ... More >>
Badger Hill Brewing is moving into its own space later this year, setting a tentative goal to open doors in Shakopee by Labor Day. The brewery, founded in 2011, is currently sharing space with Lucid and Bad Weather in an alternating proprietorship, a business arrangement in which the separate busine ... More >>
You may recognize Christopher Straub from season six of Project Runway, the competitive fashion design show hosted by German bombshell Heidi Klum. Though he was eventually voted off the show, he's remained a fixture in Minnesota's fashion world. In December, he unveiled two dresses made entirely fro ... More >>
Two bald eagles found injured with their talons locked together in a Shakopee yard Monday afternoon following a fight are being nursed back to health at the University of Minnesota Raptor Center.SEE ALSO: Minnesota Timberpuppies video is too cute Asked why the birds were going at it, Julie Ponder, e ... More >>
Do we really know what love is? Is it large amounts of chocolate? Is it a little fat guy with wings and an arrow? Is it my healthy, safe obsession with Jessica Alba? Or how about the love of music and live performance from a high school choir in Shakopee?On Friday night, the classic American band Fo ... More >>
-- Updates at bottom --Early this afternoon, a major explosion rocked a plant owned by Rahr Malting along the Minnesota River in Shakopee.SEE ALSO: Cars go up in flames during Dinkytown blaze [VIDEO]No injuries have been reported yet, but witnesses say the force of the blast could be felt blocks awa ... More >>
Saturday Night Live still thinks the state of hip hop radio in the Twin Cities is laughable. Over the weekend, we returned to the fictional studios of B-108 in Shakopee, "Minnesota's home for blazing hip hop," for another early morning joke at our scene's expense. This time, guest The Hunger Games s ... More >>
In their final weekend of the season, the Trail of Terror, outside of Shakopee, is celebrating the season with the addition of a few mobile food vendors to the creepy festivities. Who will be there?See also:Halloween costume ideas, 2012 edition: Crafty costumes10 Great DIY Halloween food ... More >>
By Mike MaddenRelated:Bambu on the L.A. riots' 20th anniversary, his Soundset debutTraveling from his native Sacramento to take over Shakopee, Chuuwee might be the best bet among this year's Soundset freshmen to blow up by the time May 2013 rolls around. Not long removed from his excellent Wa ... More >>
With Soundset about to go off on Sunday at Canterbury Park, it's time for all of the online debate and heated discussions about the local hip-hop scene to grow silent in favor of the music itself, as the beats and rhymes of some of the best rap artists in the game are set to bring Minnesota hip-hop ... More >>
The Women's Correctional Facility in Shakopee is the only women's prison in the state. During the past 17 years, seven offenders have escaped from the prison, and 15 others have tried, only to be thwarted by prison staff.The kicker? The 25-year-old women's prison has no fence -- just a knee-high ... More >>
Lindsay Lohan dons a conrnrow wig in a Saturday Night Live skit about a fictional B108 hip-hop radio station based in Shakopee, Minnesota. Alhough it's a concept delivered with plenty of amusing local color -- anyone who remembers waiting expectantly in their youth for school closings to be annou ... More >>
Maybe the the mayor of Shakopee simply misread his calendar by a year.That's because today -- one day before the Governor Dayton-imposed deadline for final stadium proposals -- Shakopee Mayor Brad Tabke plans to hold a news conference at the State Capitol to announce the suburb is "going after th ... More >>
Photos by Nick WosikaWarped Tour 2011July 10, 2011Canterbury Park, ShakopeeGive me your tired, your cynical youth, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free...and gather them all at Canterbury Park for Van's Warped Tour. Despite the government shutdown and races being cancelled, the sche ... More >>
You've been to the fair, the amusement park, the zoo, and a dozen art fests. Now it's time to take a little road trip out to Shakopee for another summertime tradition: Ye Olde Renaissance Festival. And while you may love the cheesy fun of it all, money can be a little tight at the end of the ... More >>
Horse racing and wine go together, like, uh, well, we didn't really know they went together until we heard about Canterbury Uncorked, which takes place tomorrow night at Canterbury Downs. The event pairs live racing with wine tasting (bottomless glasses of wine from Shakopee Wine Cellars) and ... More >>
P.O.S at Soundset 2009Photo by Denis Jeong PlasterMemorial Day weekend is upon us, and that means it's time for Soundset 2010 to take over the parking lot of Canterbury Park in Shakopee. Every year, the annual Rhymesayers-sponsored hip-hop festival features a mix of local heroes, classic legends, ... More >>
Luba LavrusikTimes are tough in the suburbs. Might as well start up a high-end call girl service. That's what Ivan and Luba Lavrusik told police. Cops say Ivan handled the website advertising and kept the books and appointments. Luba, under the trade name "Katerina," saw clients the couple's ... More >>
Photo: wetwebworkiA deadly suburban crime spree ended with gunfire this morning in a Shakopee highway ditch after police shot and killed an as-yet unidentified 34-year-old male suspected of a convenience store robbery, a carjacking and a fatal stabbing. The Shakopee Valley News is reporting ... More >>
I don't own a smoker and I don't barbeque. Barbecuing is all about low temperature and slow cooking. I'm a griller - high heat, fast cooking, instant gratification. Most of the recipes I create are meals that can be made in under an hour so ribs aren't something I do on my show. But I do li ... More >>
The lineup for this year's Soundset has been released, and Rhymesayers bigwigs Atmosphere will headline once again with a slew of openers, including Def Jam duo Method Man & Redman, the Hieroglyphics crew (Del the Funky Homosapien, Souls of Mischief, Casual, and Pep Love), and Rhymesayers art ... More >>
Richfield Police Chief Barry Fritz was among those who were on hand for the Washington press conference.
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