Built as a booming river town on the Minnesota River, this city attracts visitors to Historic Murphy’s Landing, Valleyfair amusement park and Canterbury Park racetrack.

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129 S. Holmes St., Shakopee, MN 55379

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Mine chips away at Renaissance Festival's magic

ARTICLE Updated: Sep 16 2014 - 11:36 AM

When crowds round the gravel road leading up to the Minnesota Renaissance Festival’s main gate, they’re met with magic: rising turrets marked with flags, the mast of a pirate ship,...

Fugitive murder suspect Ty Hoffman arrested in Shakopee, police say

ARTICLE Updated: Sep 12 2014 - 1:01 PM

A monthlong manhunt that had police scrambling from Arden Hills to Shakopee ended peacefully Thursday morning when authorities arrested murder suspect Lyle “Ty” Hoffman after he was...

South metro schools launch a new year

ARTICLE Updated: Sep 2 2014 - 3:00 PM

New faces in principals’ offices, lots of shiny iPads and several new college readiness programs are among the changes that students will notice at south-metro high schools as they arrive for their...

South metro test scores remain steady

ARTICLE Updated: Aug 29 2014 - 11:49 PM

For south metro schools, the results of this year’s statewide standardized tests aren’t likely to produce the frustrated sighs they did last year, when a new reading test resulted in average scores...

Charges: Geriatric poker foursome cheated Canterbury Park

ARTICLE Updated: Aug 22 2014 - 12:04 AM

A geriatric foursome ran a quick and nominally profitable cheating scheme while playing poker at Canterbury Park one night last summer, according to charges.One of the four out-of-staters was hunted...

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Recent sales in Shakopee

Date Address Sale price
07/25/2014 1881 Preserve Court 405,000
07/25/2014 2325 Samara St. 439,900
07/24/2014 7971 Spring Lake Lane 420,213
07/23/2014 1832 Alden Av. 315,000
07/18/2014 2923 Wyndam Court 156,000
07/17/2014 1824 Wyndam Dr. 338,000
07/17/2014 1944 Davis Court 183,000
07/17/2014 2358 Mathias Rd. 324,900
07/16/2014 1038 Tyler St. S. 199,900
07/16/2014 268 Bluestem Av. 220,000

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