Shakopee Valley News

Shakopee police reports: man cited in connection with stealing Nutter Butters

Posted on Thursday April 09, 2020

The Shakopee Police Department responded to and provided summaries for the following incidents March 25 to April 5. The Valley News does not include a comprehensive list of calls to which the department responded. Incidents are included here based on…


Remembering Randy Sohn: Renowned Savage pilot is county's first known COVID-19 death

Posted on Thursday April 09, 2020

A local pilot with a global impact on aviation died this month, Scott County’s first known death related to the coronavirus pandemic.


Column: Hair salon owner describes impact of shutdown

Posted on Thursday April 09, 2020

When Shakopee resident Patty Kutina opened her hair salon two years ago, she was fulfilling a dream to own and operate her own business. With more than three decades of experience as a stylist and manager, she was thrilled to…


Residents of Scott County are out of work, and it's leaving some groups in the margins

Posted on Thursday April 09, 2020

Theresa Garcia is a single mother from Puebla, Mexico who spoke across a crackling phone in broken English, wondering aloud when she’d finally be able to report back to work as a housekeeper at a local hotel.


Letter: Schools work because we do

Posted on Thursday April 09, 2020

Four weeks ago, our governor and our superintendent communicated to public school staff an extraordinary request: transition your entire model of doing things. Do it in less than three weeks.