Shakopee

2021.10.14 - Simmons Item 2

Hidden room with explosive, guns found on indicted TikToker's property

The MN man has been indicted on numerous charges, including impersonating an officer.

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Valleyfair bans bags during Halloween Haunt event

Guests won't be allowed to bring in any type of bag unless "medically necessary."

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ValleySCARE returns this Saturday with new attractions

It's the first time the Shakopee park has been open for the Halloween-themed attractions since 2019.

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Bloomington woman dies in crash on southwest Twin Cities highway

The collision happened just south of the Minnesota Renaissance Festival grounds.

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Popular TikToker shared his life as a federal agent. Charges say it's all a lie.

Authorities allege the Minnesota man has a long history of deceit.

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Former Ren Fest supervisor pleads guilty to sexually assaulting 3 teens

The three victims worked with Bryan Ellinger at the time of the assaults.

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Charges: $18M Ponzi scheme funded horse racing stable, other businesses

The couple owns Empire Racing Stables, which is one of the leading horse owners at Canterbury Park.

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Autopsy: Decapitation was cause of Shakopee woman’s death

The victim's alleged killer has been charged and is jailed.

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Charges: Woman killed in horrific Shakopee attack was trying to leave suspect

The shocking incident happened at an intersection Wednesday afternoon.

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Woman beheaded in horrific Shakopee attack, suspect arrested

The police chief condemned video that shows the aftermath of the killing.

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Woman charged with murder in Golden Valley man's overdose death

The woman is accused of selling a lethal dose of fentanyl to the victim, who died last December.

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New concert series coming to Canterbury Park this summer

The series will feature six concerts starting in August.

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Twin Cities trash is piling up so quickly, 4 landfills need to expand

Waste generation in the metro area was up 30% in the past year.

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State settles sexual harassment cases with Renaissance Festival, 2 others

The state says the three businesses didn't have or didn't implement policies to prevent sexual assault and harassment.

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SWAT team paramedic from Shakopee charged with child porn offenses

The 40-year-old from Shakopee is facing four charges.

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Someone cut off the foot of a lion at the Shakopee splash pad

Officials are offering a $1,000 reward for information on who did it.

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Shakopee restaurant owner charged with 58 tax crimes

The woman, from Savage, is accused of underreporting sales to avoid tax.

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Valleyfair food workers getting a pay raise for 2021 season

The starting wage will increase from $11.25 an hour to $15 an hour.

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DFL files complaint against Shakopee state rep, political nonprofit

In a post on Facebook, Rep. Mortensen accuses fellow Republican Kurt Daudt of gathering the information for the complaint and giving it to the DFL to file.

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Ex-Marine who killed Shakopee man acquitted due to mental illness

Brady Zipoy has been acquitted of second-degree murder.