Shakopee

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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Population:

37,076

County:

Scott

ZIP Codes:

55379

Incorporated

1857

Mayor:

Brad Tabke

City Hall:

129 S. Holmes St., Shakopee, MN 55379

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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...

Flood didn't weaken Valleyfair's wood structures

ARTICLE Updated: Jul 22 2014 - 2:28 PM

A swollen Minnesota River spilled over its banks and onto the footings of three rides at Valleyfair in Shakopee. Two are made of wood.But spokeswoman Robin Stinnett said none of the three suffered...

Shakopee's dormant downtown sees turnaround

ARTICLE Updated: Jul 13 2014 - 6:43 AM

Inessa Hansen, brimming with attitude and optimism, is about to take her One Sexy Biker Chick motorcycling apparel business to a new level in downtown Shakopee — and become part of a...

Shakopee's logjam on sports venues spurs movement

ARTICLE Updated: Jul 8 2014 - 1:42 PM

It’s not uncommon to hear about Shakopee students open-enrolling at schools in other districts simply because there are better sports opportunities elsewhere, said school board member Matt...

Glitzy tennis center pondered in Shakopee

ARTICLE Updated: Jul 2 2014 - 4:26 PM

Eight indoor courts and, eventually, eight outdoor courts. Classrooms, a community room, a computer lab and a retail pro shop. All for public use.Those amenities and more would be featured in a...

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Recent sales in Shakopee

Date Address Sale price
07/07/2014 1822 Groveland Way 252,500
07/03/2014 20321 Lake Ridge Dr. 435,000
07/01/2014 1394 Elmwood Av. 132,900
07/01/2014 2350 Eagle Creek Blvd. 125,711
07/01/2014 703 Shakopee Av. E. 148,000
07/01/2014 836 Roundhouse St. 155,000
06/30/2014 1546 Sussex Pl. 373,900
06/30/2014 1608 Hamel Lane 152,500
06/30/2014 1625 Lexington Lane 189,000
06/30/2014 1823 Evergreen Lane 283,000

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