Shakopee HS athlete honored at hockey game

Shakopee High School hockey player Mikayla McCarvel died Tuesday night after being injured in a car crash in December. Thursday, she was honored by fellow teammates at a hockey game.

Remembering Shakopee HS athlete Mikayla McCarvel

Shakopee High School hockey player Mikayla McCarvel died on Tuesday night after sustaining injuries from a car crash in December. The hockey team is dedicating their time on the ice during Thursday’s game to McCarvel.

Snocross race brings high-flying action to Canterbury Park

The best snocross riders in the world will be at Canterbury Park this weekend for the Pirtek Snocross National in Shakopee. More than 300 riders will be competing in 45 races scheduled over the next two days. Races begin at 11:15 a.m. on Jan. 12-13 and continue through each day with opening ceremonies at 6 p.m. There is plenty of indoor space to watch the races plus food vendors and kids activities. General admission ticketing begins at $20 for Friday and $25 Saturday. Parking is free.

Shakopee apartment forces residents to move

Triple Crown Apartments is either evicting or forcing residents to move out for an optional sprinkler repair to the building. The complex is removing all the residents in one of their buildings, and residents are saying the owners are refusing to let them out of their leases.

Last chance for fall fun in Minnesota

After this weekend, the holiday events will get underway so this may be your last chance to embrace the fall season by wandering through a pumpkin patch, jumping in a corn pit and getting lost in a corn maze. Sever’s Fall Festival in Shakopee is open Oct. 28-29 and then they will begin switching over to their Holiday Lights event. This will also be the last weekend for Twin Cities Harvest Festival in Brooklyn Park. Ferguson’s Minnesota Harvest in Jordan will remain open through Nov. 5 and Aamodt’s Apple Farm is open through December, but many of their fall offerings will wrap up this weekend as well.