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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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...

Man shot in neck near Renaissance Festival; gunman arrested

ARTICLE Updated: Aug 21 2014 - 11:37 PM

A man was shot in the neck and mouth outside the Renaissance Festival late Wednesday, authorities said, and a suspect was caught at the scene.The bloodshed occurred about 10:40 p.m. near the festival...

Pool envy in Shakopee as neighbors up the ante on amenities

ARTICLE Updated: Aug 5 2014 - 2:43 PM

With a fancy community center complete with renovated aquatics in next-door Chaska, some Shakopee residents were already green — or maybe blue — with envy.Shakopee City Council member...

Vote on south-metro transit merger set for August

ARTICLE Updated: Jul 29 2014 - 1:18 PM

South suburban bus service operated by Prior Lake and Shakopee appears likely to merge with the metro area’s biggest suburban operator, the Minnesota Valley Transit Authority, at the first of...

In Shakopee, Latinas reinvent the 'soccer mom'

ARTICLE Updated: Jul 23 2014 - 5:37 AM

Yuniba Montoya was accustomed to cheering from the sidelines as her sons played soccer. Then one day her son asked: “Why don’t you play sometime so you can see what it’s...

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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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