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DERBY DAYS RECAP
Jackson will retain Pearson’s AYP history BY KRISTIN HOLTZ firstname.lastname@example.org
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From left, Melanie Pearsons, Nathan Vasa and Branden Wood, friends from high school, met up Thursday night at Taste of Shakopee.
Fireworks go on despite a downpour
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clean its AYP history. The state uses AYP to determine whether schools and districts are making adequate progress toward the federal NCLB’s goal that all children be proficient in math and reading by 2014. State education officials told the school district’s Teaching and
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Mother Nature smiled down on Shakopee Derby Days with almost perfect weather — almost. Just as the first firework blasted into the sky Saturday night, rain started to fall on the assembled crowd at Huber Park. A downpour fell during the 10-minute show, leading some people to wonder why it was held at all. Shakopee Derby Days President Jack McGovern said the committee was watching weather radar Saturday when it noticed a storm was brewing. The committee decided to bump up the show, but by the time American Fireworks Display Co. was ready to go at 9:20 p.m., the rain was, too. “It kind of hit us fast and hit us hard,” McGovern said. A 20-minute show was crammed into half the time. While some people liked the finale-like feel of the show, others complained it was too short, he said. Shakopee police and fire departments were monitoring the weather with the committee, McGovern said. While lightning flashed in the western sky, no watches or warning were issued. The fireworks company set up the show Saturday afternoon, placing a tarp over the fireworks until 30 minutes before showtime. At about 8:30 p.m., McGovern said it looked like the rain was moving away, but minutes later it made a sudden beeline toward Shakopee. By 9:15 p.m., McGovern was about ready to postpone the show to
Jackson Elementary will open next month with shiny new floors, new textbooks, new students, a clean new slate. But one thing isn’t changing: its adequate yearly progress (AYP) history. The new elementary building will keep Pearson Elementary’s AYP status history despite retaining only a quarter of its student population. T he Mi n nesot a D epa r t ment of Education advised the district against requesting a new No Child Left Behind (NCLB) identification number, which would have wiped
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When Shakopee city Finance Director Gregg Voxland retired a few months ago, he remarked that he was getting out at the right time. One-time options have primarily been used to get the growing city through the past couple years without raising taxes; tough choices now lie ahead. Shakopee can no longer rely on surpluses in its debt service levies to get by, new city Finance Director Julie Linnihan told city councilors in their fi rst round of 2012 budget sessions, which ended Aug. 3. “We are at the point where these levies can’t be cancelled every
year,” she said. Although councilors also tightened budgets in recent years and began outsourcing custodial services, this could be their toughest year yet as they prepare for future street overlays and growth in the Fire Department. Linnihan and city Public Works Director Bruce Loney are urging the council to start building a fund to get through a future hump of overlays expected as roads built during the city’s latest growth spurt come due for resurfacing. Linnihan is requesting $200,000 start the new street fund. “It’s a good idea, but is this the
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Tim, Rachel and Megan Anderson of Shakopee came prepared to the Shakopee Derby Days fireworks Saturday. A downpour coincided perfectly with the first big bang about 9:20 p.m., which sent many spectators scrambling for cover. Sunday, but the first firework went off before he could call the fireworks company. “If we would have known it would have been a short slam-bam rain, we would have kept things tarped up,” he said. McGovern apologized if his decision upset anyone, but no one can control the weather. “We were kind of caught off guard.” Following the show and rain, the park emptied, except for a blizzard
of mayflies, McGovern said. The Casablanca Orchestra was unable to retake the stage after its speakers became wet. The early Saturday shutdown will cost the Derby Days committee some profit. Final numbers are not in for the weekend, and activity was slow at Huber Park Friday, too, McGovern said. Some good news: the parade route between Adams Street and Spencer Street was a hit with Derby Days organizers, said McGovern.
With one week left to file, all Shakopee City Council members up for re-election have announced they will seek another term, while no incumbents on the Shakopee School Board have fi led. So far, two of the three School Board incumbents have announced they won’t seek re-election and three others have announced bids. And it appeared there could be just one person running for mayor until incumbent John Schmitt fi led Monday for a fifth term, ending weeks of speculation. Schmitt, whom some thought may not run again, said Monday he decided to do so because of
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work that’s unfi nished — such as transportation-related items and representation issues the city has with the Metropolitan Council. “I’d like to see some of them brought to fruition,” said Schmitt, a retired fi nancial executive. He will face Brad Tabke, chairman of the Shakopee Chamber of
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Environmental learning center still $20,000 short
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The Shakopee Environmental Learning Center might be mid-construction but the $ 216,000 project still hasnâ€™t reached its fi nal fundraising goal. Shakopee High School Assistant Principal Paul Nettesheim updated the board Monday on the buildingâ€™s construction, which is being funded mainly by grants and donations. More than $195,000 has been committed to the project already. The city of Shakopeeâ€™s Planning Commission recently issued the project a conditionaluse permit to install a 51-foot high residential wind turbine just east of the SELC. The turbine is about half the size of the Shakopee Public Utilities turbine and should not disturb neighbors, Nettesheim said. â€œThereâ€™s no way people are going to hear this,â€? Shakopee
industrial arts teacher Brian Christian said. In addition, the school is installing 24 solar-electric panels on the buildingâ€™s roof. The turbine and solar panels will produce enough energy to run a 3,000-square-foot house, said Nettesheim, noting unused power will be sold back out on the grid. Before either project can start, the school needs a sustainability account; Nettesheim is working with the city to see how much is required. Both projects were funded through a $28,000 grant from Shakopee Public Utilities. Nettesheim and Christian hope to complete the SELC by next spring. The community gardens at the center are already being utilized, they said. Kristin Holtz
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Who said you canâ€™t wear your bridesmaid dress again? On the last night of womenâ€™s softball, players from the Pabloâ€™s team and the BC Slammers took the field in bridesmaid dresses with one athlete even wearing her wedding gown. To top it off, coaches Tammy Bachelor and Leslie Call brought a tuxedo for the umpire to play the groom.
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The state shutdown has ended, but local school districts are the ones picking up the pieces. The Shakopee School District is wading through the omnibus K-12 education bill, passed during the Ju ly 2 0 special session, trying to fi gure out how to deal with its piece of the $2.79 billion cash flow and property tax funding shift. â€œ[The state] has a 2.8 [billion dollar] IOU out to education after what they did during the special session,â€? Business Services Manager Mike Burlager told the School Board Monday. The district will receive 60
percent of its allocated state revenue during the 2012 fiscal year â€” the remaining 40 percent the following year â€” forcing Shakopee to rely more heavily on its fund balance to cover payroll and bills. Burlager estimates the district will have to borrow about $5 million next spring to cover cash flow. The district hopes to hold off borrowing until January or February, Burlager said. The district could take out a shortterm loan from its capital or construction funds, though it would still have to pay interest on any dollars borrowed, he said. The K-12 bill does include a $ 50 -per-pupil increase in general revenue for each of the next two years.
The increase was a surprise to the Shakopee School Board, which passed its 2011-12 budget anticipating a $100-per-pupil reduction. The bill also includes the elimination of integration aid following the 2012-13 school y e a r. S h a k o p e e r e c eiv e s $ 4 5,0 0 0 i n i nteg ration aid annually. Districts could also receive an $ 85 -per-pupil incentive for each third-grader meeting reading proficiency and fourth-grader meeting his or her literacy growth targets, beginning in 2012-13. The $48.6 million fund is aimed at encouraging schools to work toward the stateâ€™s new goal that every child read at or above grade level by the end of third grade. Itâ€™s unknown,
however, how much the district will receive since the fund is expected to be prorated, Burlager said. Burlager and district Teaching and Learning Director Jayne Gibson noted the K-12 bill also: I Suspends of the requirement districts set aside money for staff development. I Removes of the Jan. 15 deadline for teacher contract negotiations. I Requires evaluation for probationary teachers and principals annually and certified teachers every three years. I Requires all students to graduate with one-year of biology and one-year of chemistry or physics, beginning with the class of 2015.
At its regular meeting M o n d a y, t h e S h a k o p e e School Board: I Accepted letters of resignation from Sue Voegele, programsupport assistant, Eagle Creek Elementary; Jesus CamachoRuiz, middle school/junior high soccer coach; Alyssa Randall, eighth-grade volleyball coach; Jessica Petersen, assistant volleyball coach; and Rebekah Colbeth, social studies teacher, Shakopee Middle School. I Accepted letters of retirement from Virginia Roberto, food service, middle school, and Karen Read, food service, Sweeney Elementary. I Approved certified contracts with Heather Baumback, family and consumer science teacher, Shakopee High School/ Shakopee Junior High; Kayla Beaman, science teacher, high school; Shanna Bodilly, second grade teacher, Sweeney; Cynthia Bolster, special services, Red Oak Elementary/Eagle Creek; Jamye Casperson, vocal music teacher, junior high; Shawn DeBoer, health teacher, middle school; Lisa Dolan, English teacher, high school; Charmin Erickson, second grade teacher, Red Oak; Joshua Fish, special services, high school; Laura Haas, art teacher, Eagle Creek; Megan Hall, math teacher, high school/ junior high; Tara Hjalmquist, English teacher, junior high; Ka-
tie Irvin, music teacher, middle school/junior high; Melissa Isaacson, math teacher, middle school; Milicant Kleinfehn, special services/eval. team, high school; Stuart Lang, dean of students, junior high; Kristen Loney, fourth-grade teacher, Red Oak; Bethany Masters, second grade teacher, Eagle Creek; Paul McMorrow, math teacher, high school; Mara Sonday, English teacher, junior high; Jody Stone, social studies teacher, junior high; and Mary Thom, sixthgrade reading, middle school. I Approval of a long-term substitute contract with Robert Engdale, replacing Kathryn Tabke, teacher, high school. I Approved a co-curricular assignment with Robert Cole, musical tech and lighting. I Approved a termination of employ ment of T homas McEachern, custodian, Central Family Center. I Heard an update on the Jackson Elementary building project. Construction is anticipated to come in at $15 million, about $1.25 million less than Eagle Creek Elementary, which was built in 2007. Most of the furniture and equipment has been moved and staff was allowed into the building Aug. 1. â€œA ribbon cutting ceremony will be at 4:30 p.m. Aug. 31, followed by a community open house from 5 to 6:30 p.m.
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Frisbee searching or burglar hiding? Sand St.
It was 11:15 p.m. and Marc Stevenson was crawling around the roof of a townhome complex on Lewis Street S. The married father of two lives down the block and claimed he was searching for his kids’ lost Frisbee. But police suspect he was hiding following an attempted burglary nearby. According to a criminal complaint fi led last month, a family heard someone moving along the roof of its Lewis Street townhome as it watched a movie the night of July 6. Their next-door neighbor heard noises for several minutes before a light shone through his upstairs skylight window. He thought someone was looking in to see if anyone was home. When Shakopee police Sgt. Er ron Ba l fanz ar rived, he shone a light on the roof and saw Stevenson run up the roof peak away from the officer. The man took off on the ground, and Balfanz chased after him toward Highway 169. Stevenson scaled two fences before falling and being caught by an officer, according to police. Stevenson was covered in sweat, police said, and had pink gloves and a f lashlight
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Attempted burglary - 11:01 p.m. Man on townhome roof 11:16 p.m. Defendant lives on Appleblossom Ln.
on him. He told of ficers he lived nearby on Appleblossom Lane and was on the roof looking for a Frisbee his kids lost on the Fourth of July. No Frisbee was ever found, police said. Fifteen minutes earlier, a man matching Stevenson’s description removed a screen from a residence on Braeburn Drive. The reporting party saw a male in a white T-shirt run from his house after opening a window. Balfanz was investigating that report when the call came in from Lewis Street. Assuming the man was Stevenson, police Capt. Chris Dellwo surmised Stevenson may have gone airborne afterward, peering into townhomes to fi nd a place to hide. The screen is being tested for fi ngerprints, but none may be
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Man gets jail, probation for child porn Jesse Edwin Beaupre, 31, of Shakopee pleaded guilty last month to three counts of felony child pornography possession and received a 15-month stayed prison sentence from Scott County District Judge Diane Hanson. He must serve 90 days in jail and register as a predatory offender. Conditions of his five-year probation include abstaining from sexually explicit material, alcohol and illegal drugs. He will be subject to random computer searches and is barred from contact with minors. Beaupre’s home on Jarmann Lane was searched in April 2010 after a computer at the residence he shared with his girlfriend and brother were found to contain suspected child pornography fi les on the Internet. Beaupre initially told police he downloads porn, but has never run across questionable porn and believes that child porn is disgusting. Police uncovered a CD containing photos of Beaupre, as well as suspected child pornography. In all, officers found 61 video fi les of suspected child porn. The fi les included children engaged in sexual acts with adults. The videos were submitted to the national Center for Missing and Exploited Children, which was able to identify real child victims. In August, Beaupre told detectives if there were images of child porn on his computer discs, he must have burned them inadvertently. He then admitted viewing two fi les that could be child pornography and described them. They included a young girl and a young boy. Asked if he was curious about downloading child pornography, police said Beaupre responded, “a little bit.” Shannon Fiecke
Women arrested twice for prostitution A Shakopee detective went undercover two weeks ago to arrest a 48-year-old woman police say was prostituting herself out of her subsidized townhome on Kennsington Drive. After she was released from jail, Deanna Karen Cramer allegedly reposted a personal ad using a different alias, this time as a 40-year-old natural redhead named Kennedy offering a “hot time.” On Friday, an undercover officer from the Southwest Metro Drug Task Force arranged another meeting, arresting Cramer again. On both days, police also found a crack-pipe, said Shakopee police Sgt. John Buetow, who arranged the fi rst appointment, offering cash for sex. In the fi rst incident, police arrested Cramer both for prostitution and child endangerment as she had a 17-year-old son in the home, said Buetow. Police were alerted to Cramer thanks to a tip left on the department’s anonymous tip-line. Her ad was listed under the escort service on the online classifieds website Backpage. In a different ad, she and another woman offer services together in Andover. Police have only arrested Cramer thus far, although they recorded a couple of license plate numbers off vehicles that went to her home. Buetow said Cramer was previously arrested in the city Bloomington for prostitution because of an ad she posted on Craigslist. Shannon Fiecke
Shakopee boy accused of attacking teen Was it a robbery or drug deal gone bad? A 17-year-old boy is accused of attacking another 17-yearold Shakopee boy with a knife in the parking lot of Cub Foods about 11 p.m. Aug. 3. The two, who met at Shakopee Derby Days, were riding around town in the victim’s vehicle with two friends. The suspect and his friend were seated in the back. The victim told police the other two stole his cash. After he was wounded, the teen followed his alleged attacker, who fled on foot, to Country Inn & Suites. He yelled for people to call 911, said Shakopee police Sgt. John Buetow. The victim suffered multiple wounds requiring four stitches, but Buetow was unsure where the victim was cut. There was a lot of blood loss in the car, he said. The victim and his friend, an 18-year-old Apple Valley man, told police the suspect’s friend took off with $180 in cash. They claim the victim was robbed. The 17-year-old suspect, who was found with a white substance on him, told police it was a drug deal gone bad. He was arrested on suspicion of aggravated robbery, second-degree assault and minor consumption. Police forwarded the case to the Scott County Attorney’s Office for charging. Buetow said prosecutors will seek to charge the suspect as an adult. Shannon Fiecke
found if it was Stevenson since he had gloves, Dellwo said. Stevenson smel led of alcohol when he was arrested and his eyes were bloodshot and watery, officers said. His blood-alcohol content measured 0.11 percent on a preliminary breath test (0.08 is considered legal ly drunk) . Police confiscated a metal cigarette pipe from him, cigarette rolling papers and a small bag containing an unknown substance. Stevenson was charged with felony possession of burglary tools (gloves and f lashlight), as well as obstructing the legal process, fleeing a police officer and possession of drug paraphernalia, all misdemeanors or petty misdemeanors. His record includes drunken driving and fi fth-degree drug possession from a 2009 traffic stop in Freeborn County. Stevenson was released from jail on his own recognizance. His last court hearing at Scott County District Court was Aug. 1. He did not respond to a request for comment from the Valley News. Stevenson and his wife have owned a townhome on Ap pleblossom Lane since 2004. Shannon Fiecke
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City teen charged with sale of fake heroin A Shakopee teen could face a year in prison for allegedly selling fake heroin. A confidential informant thought he was purchasing $85 worth of heroin from 18-yearold Chad Kristopher Ruud earlier this summer. But instead, police say, Ruud sold him a package of brown sugar. Last month, Ruud was one of four area teens arrested for allegedly used a parent’s Mercedes as the getaway car in a Jordan burglary. They are accused of stashing stolen shotguns, rifles and a bottle of champagne in the woods near Jordan Middle School. Ruud remains jailed on that offense. According to the criminal complaint fi led in Scott County District Court, a confidential informant met Ruud at the Kwik Trip in Shakopee on June 1. The informant paid Ruud $ 85 and received a blue balloon (how heroin is often packaged) with a brown powdery substance, consistent with the appearance of heroin. Ruud was arrested and told police he used to sell heroin, which is how people know to call him, but he is trying to get off heroin himself. He said since he didn’t have any heroin, he used brown sugar instead. A male who was with Ruud at Kwik Trip told police Ruud was expecting a shipment of heroin the next day. The package weighed approximately 5 grams. It came back negative for a controlled substance in field tests. Detectives believe the substance is brown sugar, but sent it for further testing to the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension. Ruud is charged with three felony counts: selling a non-controlled substance as a narcotic, packaging a non-controlled substance in a manner used for delivering illegal drugs and charging more than the value of a non-controlled substance. W hile the charges carry a maximum penalty of three years in prison or a $ 20,000 fi ne, the penalty for someone with a low criminal history score would likely be one year in prison, under the state sentencing guidelines. The sale of the same amount of real heroin would likely be a 48-month prison sentence. The sting was conducted by the Southwest Metro Drug Task Force. Shakopee Police Chief Jeff Tate said heroin is on the uptick in this area. In the past, police may have seen one case of heroin per year. “It’s very disturbing,” Tate said. “Heroin is one of the nastiest and most addictive drugs.”
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Fire Department’s plan could save money, time Times are changing, even for the Shakopee Fire Department. The city of Shakopee has grown from a sleepy Minnesota River town to a thriving suburban community of some 36,000 people. In the old days, a single fi re hall centrally located in downtown Shakopee with 30 eager volunteer fi refighters responding to calls was the norm. Today, the city has two fi re halls. One of the two, the downtown station, will soon be replaced by one near Lions Park and a third station will eventually be built on the eastern side of the city. Also, the city now has a full-time fi re chief and a fi re marshal. There are other changes occurring in modern Shakopee. Today, for a variety of reasons, the Fire Department is having a difficult time getting a sufficient number of fi refighters to respond to daytime calls. One major reason has to do with the economy: local employers have fewer people these days and many will not allow their workers to leave to answer a fi re call. Several other Twin Cities communities have experienced the same situation and have come up with a solution, which Shakopee Fire Chief Rick Coleman wants to adopt here: The so-called duty-crew system, which the local department has been studying for two years. Instead of hiring full-time daytime fi refi ghters, the department would assign volunteer fi refi ghters to occupy the main fi re station in daytime intervals of three hours. Under this concept, crews of three to five would work out of the station on Vierling Drive during daytime hours — such as 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. — Monday through Friday. The move is advantageous on two fronts: it solves the staffi ng issues during the day and it would be a money-saver, according to Coleman. It would eliminate the need for
several of the department’s 46 volunteer fi refi ghters to respond to calls for which they are not needed. The department responded to more than 600 calls last year, with many of those non-emergencies. “I can count on my hands every week the number of residential fi re alarms and carbon monoxide alarms that five people can take care of,” Coleman said. But under the current system, many more might respond. The net cost to implement the duty-crew program is roughly $50, said Coleman. While the actual cost is $156,000, the city would save the difference by not having to page the entire department on every call and paying up to 46 fi refighters at a rate of $10 per hour. The fire chief assured that the change would also improve call times with crews manning the station. “That fi rst truck is going to go out faster on every call,” Coleman said. “Everybody’s response times will get faster.” Coleman has presented the plan to the City Council as well as officials in Louisville and Jackson townships, which are covered by the Fire Department. The local governments are mulling over the idea. Down the road, the city will build a station in the Southbridge development in far eastern Shakopee. The city may implement “station paging,” in which crews assigned to a particular station would initially respond rather than the whole department. And local officials are exploring the idea of having fi refighters from the Southbridge area respond in tandem with firefighters from nearby stations in Savage and Prior Lake to improve efficiencies and money for all three local governments. Kudos to the fire chief and his department for looking at ways to not only save money but improve the level of service.
Signs of our times should bother us Some signs are easier to explain than others. I have seen handpainted signs stuck in the ground along country roads that read, “Eggs,” “Cucumbers,” or some that say “Produce.” I hope the last one refers to things grown and raised for sale instead of a command of “get to work.” I was driving through Wisconsin the other day with my friend Mark when we saw a sign that almost made us turn around and stop in to inquire: “Kittens $20.” No need to worry: This is not the second column in a series about kittens — this one is more about economics. Clearly we should have stopped in to satisfy our curiosity about these cats. Instead we chose to
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theorize. Having seen numerous signs over the years for “Free Kittens,” we wondered if these kittens were special, even rare for
this part of the country. Maybe it was just the opposite, perhaps the $20 was offered as an incentive to anyone who would take a kitten. Real money could have been made if the litter was large. Whatever their intent, no cash or cats were exchanged. The signs seen in the downtown areas of small towns don’t require much thinking to determine their intent: “For Lease,” “For Sale.” The downtowns, those main streets that were a town’s commerce center, are dying as businesses either dry up or move away. This situation is certainly not new, but it seems to be getting worse.
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Racino would be wrong for state I just moved to Shakopee and received a copy of the Shakopee Valley News from the Welcome folks. I was bummed that that fi rst editorial I read was in glowing support of a racino to save the state! Racino? Let’s also open municipal liquor stores at all the busy intersections. Let’s legalize prostitution in the city and run it out of our local Shakopee hotels. While we’re at it, let’s start selling markers and glues for school children to sniff. Just think of all the money we will raise! Any unwholesome means that preys upon the weakness of my neighbors to raise state government money! Sheesh! I hope for a wholesome world! At a minimum I’d pay for each public school to have a large garden and orchard to raise a portion of the food it uses in the cafeteria and the summer crops can go to the CAP Agency. It would provide our children with clean local wholesome food, give them a self-support skill they could use their entire life, and it would provide meaningful employment within the community. But nobody lobbies for stuff like this, it makes sense but not cents. I seriously pray daily for the good sense of decision-makers and influential folks, but it doesn’t seem to do much good. This generation of children will probably be the fi rst generation of Americans that will not have it better off than their parents, thanks to crap like racinos as a means to generate governments funds. Just put your foot on the accelerator and full speed ahead! Drive this state/country into the ground!
Victoria Ranua Shakopee
Thanks to many for support of Canterbury On behalf of the 1,100-plus em-
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ployees of Canterbury Park, I would like to express our sincere gratitude to Sen. Claire Robling and Rep. Mike Beard for their vocal support of Canterbury Park, the Minnesota horse racing industry and our local community. Unfortunately, the recent government shutdown forced Canterbury Park to shut our doors to the public during what would normally be the peak of our live-racing season. While the closure of our business had a broad negative impact, the most unfortunate outcome was being forced to place over 1,000 loyal Canterbury Park employees on a temporary leave of absence. During this very difficult period, Sen. Robling and Rep. Beard offered to host a press conference at Canterbury Park to bring attention to the devastating impact the shutdown was having on our employees, fans, horse industry and the local business community. The event was a tremendous success with over 1,000 people in attendance to show their support for Canterbury Park. Sen. Robling and Rep. Beard, as well as Mayor John Schmitt and Scott County Commissioner Tom Wolf, spoke passionately about the need to end the shutdown and the damage it was unnecessarily causing to so many people. Even before the damage caused by the shutdown, our industry was facing many challenges. That is why I want to also thank all of our Scott County legislators, including Rep. Mark Buesgens, Rep. Kelby Woodard and Sen. Al DeKruif, for their enthusiastic support of racino legislation. They all understand that passing racino legislation is essential to the future of Minnesota’s equine community. Today, more than 40 racetracks throughout North America operate as racinos. Quite simply, it’s become a necessity to compete and survive in the racing business. In addition to securing the future of horse racing in Minnesota, a racino at Canterbury Park would provide substantial
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benefits to our community and to the state of Minnesota. I want to personally thank Sen. Robling and Rep. Beard for fighting for Canterbury Park, its employees, Minnesota’s equine community and the city of Shakopee during the shutdown. I also appreciate the support that all of our Scott County legislators have provided over the years for racino legislation and with their continued leadership, I look forward to the day when our vision for a thriving horse-racing industry in Minnesota will become a reality.
Randy Sampson Chanhassen Randy Sampson is president and CEO of Canterbury Park.
Keep jobs here, make our country great again Where has all the common sense gone? Ever since all the new technology and computers have come into play the last 50 years, our jobs in the USA have been less and less. I think you have to look back and see what has happened. The employers get the new technology and replace some workers. Also jobs have gone out of our country for less wages. Where does the money saved go? To the owners, investors and upper management. Since more and more jobs are being replaced by computers and such, the jobs they are replacing can no longer be helping to pay taxes. We wonder why we are so much in debt! We can’t be sending our jobs out of the country and not have those taxes coming in. Now the Republicans think the people who are mostly benefiting from this should not have to pay anymore taxes. Who is going to pay the taxes for the jobs lost? The answer is, whoever is left in the middle class and lower class that has work, because the wealthy people who have benefited don’t want to lose what they have gained. Let’s stop the jobs from going out
of the country right now. Let’s get our jobs back so people can pay the taxes and stop the loopholes for the rich and make this country great again. It is just common sense!
Mike Jensen Shakopee
Chairs were stolen after Sunday parade This past Sunday my children and I followed our tradition of watching the annual Derby Days parade. We have not missed a single one in the 11 years we have lived in Shakopee. Our tradition like most people in town has been to set up our chairs and blanket on the way to church. In past years, we have set up canopies as well for shade. This year, I just set up two beach chairs and a blanket at about 10:15 a.m. At 1:15 the kids and I along with some neighbor friends rode our bikes the three-quarters of a mile to the junior high school where our chairs and blanket were waiting. We had a wonderful time watching the parade and the kids each got their bag of candy and we headed home. I thought about trying to bring our chairs but decided I would come back in my car to get them. When I returned in my vehicle to the spot, everything was gone. I asked a city worker taking care of garbage if he saw any chairs and a blanket and he said no. As I drove further down 10th Avenue, there were some groups of chairs still out but ours were gone. Those chairs sat there safely in the morning for three hours but got stolen within 30 minutes after the parade. So, to the person who took our turquoise and red backpack beach chairs, please don’t take other people’s stuff in the future. This sounds familiar but Shakopee is not the place it used to be. It was not wise for me to leave it behind and I know that the right person is just waiting for opportunity but this has always been how we have done it. I’m just grateful we
did not use the canopy and from now on I will use chairs we have found in the garbage so that it won’t be something our family bought brand new (years ago). My warning to all Derby Days parade-goers, don’t leave anything nice unattended.
Emily Matuza Shakopee
Recycling leads to trash in her yard Are we really saving the Earth? Practically EVERY garbage pickup day when I return home from work I am guaranteed to have the neighborhood’s recycled trash all over my front and sometimes my backyard and I’m tired of picking up everyone’s trash! I don’t use the red recycle bins for that very reason, they’re worthless! I’m trying to understand how this is saving the Earth as it allows more trash to litter. Trash is in the yards, in the storm drains, in the fields and so forth. If people are truly dedicated to the recycling mentality, they should at least ensure that their recyclables are contained in such a manner that the wind will not blow the items all over the Earth or they should demand that the city provide a covered container.
Tina Watson Shakopee
Kudos to many for a great Derby Days There are too many volunteers to name who made this Derby Days celebration one of the best. There was something for everyone, from the turtle races to the outstanding parade, to all the kids getting free helium-filled balloons and candy galore. Thank-you for all your efforts.
Don McNeil Shakopee
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Shakopee native Jason Turnbull, pictured serving, helped create the menu and recipes for SpeedDog, a gourmet hot dog, gyros and wings shop that opened this summer at 815 First Ave. W. “We have everything that Shakopee doesn’t have. We planned it that way,” said Turnbull, a local cook who used to be a Sous Chef in Las Vegas. Mark Peterson of Lakeville, who has owned the building for years, gutted the former Taco John’s and spent more than a year remodeling it with a racing theme.
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BUSINESS NEWS I Gus Khwice, the proprietor of Dangerfield’s Restaurant, is opening Delux Buffet and Bakery in the old Panzanella Bakery and Café spot at 1561 First Ave. E. Two restaurants that continued the Panzanella name have opened and closed in the spot since Khwice operated his original café there. The buffet will feature American and international cuisine, with lunch and dinner Monday through Sunday, as well as brunch on the weekend. Khwice could open the buffet as early as next week. The building, last rented by Laura and Frank Garza, has been
closed for renovation for weeks now. The Garzas said their business steadily grew after opening in March, but couldn’t withstand the slowdown from road reconstruction on County Road 101. I Shakopee Family Martial Arts moved Aug. 1 from downtown Shakopee to 1280 Fourth Ave. E., next to Family Video Store (old Snyder Drug building). I Sh a kop e e C on ne c t is hosting an Insights Discovery Assessment on the evening of Aug. 24 at the Minnesota School of Business, 122 Shako-
pee Town Square. Participants can learn more about their personal strengths, weaknesses and communication style, and how it impacts their personal and work-place relationships. The event costs $10 to attend; RSVP and fi nd more details at www.ShakopeeConnect.com. ShakopeeConnect is a young professionals organization that strives to create opportunities for networking, socializing, professional development and philanthropy for young leaders who live, work or play in the Shakopee area. Compiled by Shannon Fiecke
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Proposal would name road after fallen soldier The Shakopee City Council put off deciding last week whether to ask Scott County to name the new segment of County Road 21 as “Herrgott Memorial Drive” in honor of U.S. Army Pfc. Jim Herrgott of Shakopee, the first Minnesota soldier to die in the current Iraq conflict. Herrgott, 18, was killed while on duty in Baghdad on July 3, 2003. Prior Lake and Shakopee veterans’ organizations support the designation. If the cities of Prior Lake and Shakopee recommend it, the Scott County Board would be likely to adopt it, according to a city memo. County Road 21 is being extended from County Road 42 in Prior Lake to County Road 18 in Shakopee’s Southbridge area. The item was taken off
U.S. Army Pfc. Jim Herrgott the Aug. 3 agenda because Prior Lake officials wanted to discuss it first with Shakopee. The Shakopee and Prior Lake mayors will meet to talk
about the road naming Friday. It could be added to a meeting agenda later this month or in early September, said Shakopee City Administrator Mark McNeill. The Shakopee School Board declined naming Eagle Creek Elementary School after Herrgott because it felt a different facility would be more appropriate to honor him. In a staff memo, McNeill noted that city councilors should be cognizant of the precedent set in naming of roads. According to a marker at Veterans Memorial Park, 45 Shakopee soldiers have died at war. “Because PFC Herrgott was the first Minnesotan to lose his life in the Iraqi War, a distinction can be made in this case,” McNeill suggested. Shannon Fiecke
Berg new Rotary district governor Chuck Berg of Shakopee was installed as district governor for Rotary International District 5950 June 28 at Americas Best Value Inn (formerly Canterbury Inn) in Shakopee. Berg is the sixth member from Shakopee to lead District 5950, joining Dr. Bror Pearson (1960-61), Dr. Paul Nevin (196970), Virgil Mears (1985 -86), Jack Cole (1991-92), and Tammy Laurent (2007-08). He is a past president of the Shakopee Rotary and will be the 97th district governor. District 5950 covers a geographic area that includes the Minneapolis metro are and
extends west to Willmar, north to Alexandria and south to Fairmont. The district includes 62 clubs and about 3,000 members, making it the largest district Chuck in the state of Berg Minnesota. Rotary International began in 1905 under the leadership of Chicago attorney Paul Harris. The precursor to District 5950 was created on Feb. 18, 1910, when the Rotary Club of Min-
neapolis was chartered. The Rotary Club of Shakopee was chartered on Feb. 22, 1955. Rotary Club is a worldwide organization of business and professional leaders whose goal is to provide humanitarian service and help to build goodwill and peace in the world. There are approximately 1.2 million Rotarians who are members of more than 32,000 Rotary clubs in more than 200 countries and geographical areas. The Rotary Club of Shakopee meets Tuesdays at noon at Dangerfield’s Restaurant. To learn more, visit shakopeerotary.org.
Gala benefit for the CAP Agency “Don’t Stop Believing” will be an evening fi lled with favorite Journey songs sung by Steve Augeri, former lead singer of Journey from 1997 to 2006. Also appearing will be Patty Peterson and moZiak. Summer Smash, the area
CAP Agency’s only major fundraiser of the year, starts at 6 p.m. Friday at The Epic Event Center, 110 Fifth St. N., Minneapolis. Tickets are $80 or $40 for students (over 18 recommended). The night includes live and silent auctions, raffle, head and
tail games, hors d’oeuvres, cash bar and more. This is the fourth annual Summer Smash. The event has raised move than $60,000. For more information or to order tickets, visit summersmashgala.com.
Faith Fest takes the stage Aug. 20 Enjoy an afternoon of Christian music at Shakopee Faith Fest 2011. The annual celebration of Christian music takes place from noon to 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 20 at Huber Park in Shakopee.
The free event includes music, food, games, prizes and drawings, as well as performances by T he Revelation Quartet, Waters Edge and the Friendship Band.
The event is presented by First Presbyterian Church, Faith Lutheran Church and Friendship Church. All proceeds support the local CAP Agency.
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EDUCATION NOTES Madalyn Mae Baldwin of Shakopee was named to the University of Iowa president’s list for the 2011 spring semester. Seven Shakopee residents have been named to the University of St. Thomas 2011 spring semester dean’s list. They are
Benjamin Coleman, John Hellkamp, Cori Johnson, Derek Johnson, Carter Mulcrone, Thomas Seifert, and Hung Vuong. Stepha n ie M a l i nsk i of Sh a kop e e g r adu ate d f rom Marquette University in Mil-
waukee, Wis., with a bachelor of arts degree in writing intensive English. She was also named to the spring semester 2011 dean’s list. H ayley D eMer s of Shakopee has been named to the dean’s list for winter 2011 se-
mester, which ended May 31, at St. Catherine University in St. Paul, Minn. DeMers is a senior at St. Kate’s and is the daughter of Robert and Barbara DeMers of Shakopee. She is a graduate of Shakopee Senior High School.
Barrett Anderson, son of Todd and Lynn Anderson of Shakopee, participated in the commencement ceremony at the University of Minnesota on May 16. He received a bachelor of science in business\fi nance and accounting from the Carl-
son School of Management. Erin Lindsay Umland of Shakopee graduated during the University of WisconsinMadison’s spring commencement ceremonies, May 13-15, 2011. She earned a bachelor of science degree in nursing.
LIVESREMEMBERED Kevin W. Spoerner
Kevin Spoerner, 54, of San Diego, CA, died suddenly Friday, July 8, 2011. Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be held Saturday, Aug. 13 at 10:30 a.m. at Guardian Angels Catholic Church, 218 W. Second St., Chaska, with Father Doug Ebert officiating. Family will receive friends after 9:30 a.m. at the church. Survivors include his wife, Annie; parents, Russell and Marie Spoerner of Chaska; brothers, Steve (Laura) of Eden Prairie, Terry (Carol) of Maple Grove, John of Cottage Grove, Dave (Kim) of Chaska; sisters, Patricia (Larry) Ernst of Shakopee, Susan (Paul) Vedeen of Eden Prairie; nieces, nephews, friends and relatives.
Bonnie Wellens, 54, of Prior Lake, formerly from Shakopee, died Saturday, Aug. 6, 2011. Survived by siblings, Chuck (Melode) Wellens, Bobbie (Scott) Lindemann, Bev (Dale) Rudolph, Daniel Wellens, Brenda (Tom) Ginter; nieces and nephews, Anita (Gregg) Frey, Karla Lindemann (Mark Priester), Kurt Lindemann, Jacob, Jon and Matt Rudolph, Melissa and Nick Ginter; great-nieces and great-nephew, Hope, Logan, Emily, Jordan, Samantha and Brooke. Proceeded in death by parents Am and Charles. Visitation 10 a.m. with Mass of Christian Burial 11 a.m. at St. Mary of the Purification Catholic Church in Marystown Tuesday, Aug. 16. Interment Marystown Catholic Cemetery.
Robert A. Horgen Robert Horgen, 75, of Shakopee, died Sunday, Aug. 7, 2011 at Westwood Health Care Center, St. Louis Park. Bob was born in Hinsdale, IL, May 10, 1936 to Alvin and Mary (Schumacher) Horgen. He and Judy (Medd) were married Oct. 23, 1998. Bob was a long time employee of Continental Machines of Savage. He served in the United States Army and was a member of Shakopee American Legion Post 2. Bob is survived by wife, Judy; children, Sandy (Tod) Longhenry of Alexandria, Robin (Todd) Rutherford of Shakopee, Robert of St. Paul; stepdaughters, Kris (Wes) Bigelow of Apple Valley, Kathryn (Keith) Swanson of Wabasha; 13 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by wife, Audrey and parents. Visitation was Wednesday, Aug. 10, from 5-7 p.m. at the McNearney Funeral Home, Shakopee. Funeral service is Thursday, Aug. 11, 10:30 a.m. at the McNearney Funeral Home. The Rev. Alan Naumann will officiate. Interment Fort Snelling National Cemetery with Honors. Funeral arrangements through McNearney Funeral Home in Shakopee, 952-445-2755. www.mcnearneyfuneralhome.com
Kenneth Paul Realander The proud parents of George and Magdalen (Yetzer) Realander, welcomed into the world a baby boy named, Kenneth Paul Realander on July 7, 1921 in Shakopee. Raised on the family farm, he was the youngest of twelve children. Working on the farm meant long days, a lot of hard work, and yet many fond memories growing up with his siblings. While working on the farm, Ken was drafted and proudly served in the United States Army. He was first in the infantry division, where he was training for the invasion of Japan. Fortunately, Ken never had to use those training skills, for the war was over. He concluded his tour as an electrician. During his two years of service, Ken received the Asiatic Pacific Campaign Medal, Good Conduct Medal and the World War II Victory Medal. Returning from the service, Ken took advantage of the government education program, where he trained to be an auto body man. During all of Ken’s working years, he worked for several body shops in the area. Ken retired on his 62nd birthday, July 7, 1983. He would tell people, “Do not work one more day longer than you have too.” His life was changed forever one evening while attending a dance at the Spring Lake Pavilion. Ken met a young gal named Donna Dorenkamper. They courted for three years and exchanged wedding vows on Sept. 19, 1953 at All Saints Catholic Church in Des Moines, IA. In 1961 they were blessed with a beautiful son, Jeffrey. In 1962, they built a home on Prior Lake, where they enjoyed family activities and created many fond memories together. They also enjoyed weekends at their cabin on Washburn Lake in Cass County. Ken enjoyed fishing and hunting for deer, pheasant, squirrel and moose with his family and friends. A dedicated Catholic, Ken made sure before the fishing line was dropped into the lake, they knew when and where the weekend Mass was going to take place. In his spare time, he enjoyed working around the house as a handyman. Ken would intently buy things broken, just so he could fix it. He also dappled in golf for a while. An avid Minnesota Twins fan, he enjoyed attending the games at the old Metropolitan Stadium, but never was able to make it to Target Field. He was also a life-long member of the Shakopee V.F.W. and a former member of the Prior Lake Sportsman Club. A long time resident of Prior Lake, Ken was 90 years young when he passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family the late evening of Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2011 at his home. Shortly before Ken passed, he was still cheering on the Minnesota Twins, with Michael Cuddyer hit a grand slam. After he passed they went on to win the game in his honor. Ken is loved and will be deeply missed by wife of almost 58 years, Donna (Dorenkamper); son, Jeffrey (Karen) Realander of California; grandsons, Brandon and Jonathon Realander; granddaughter, Megan Realander; many nieces and nephews and friends. Ken is preceded in death by his parents; George and Magdalen; 11 brothers and sisters. Visitation was Sunday, Aug. 7 from 4-7 pm at BallardSunder Funeral Home, Prior Lake and also one hour prior to the mass at church. Mass of Christian Burial was held Monday, Aug. 8 at 11 a.m. at the Church of St. Michael, Prior Lake, with military honors by the Prior Lake Veterans Honor Guard. Father Tom Sieg officiated. Pallbearers were Brandon Realander, Jonathon Realander, Dennis Gruhlke, Rollyn Dorenkamper, Doug Berens and Steve Pivec. Ken was laid to rest at Fort Snelling National Cemetery in Minneapolis on Tuesday, Aug. 9 at 10:30 a.m., with full military honors provided by the Fort Snelling Volunteer Rifle Squad. Arrangements made by Ballard-Sunder Funeral Home, Prior Lake Chapel www.ballardsunderfuneral.com
If love could have saved you, you would have lived forever.... you were taken from us too soon.
James G. Lebens
Roger Luedloff 1939-2005
Those whom we love and lose are no longer where they were before. They are now wherever we are, with many, many, memories. Your family, Karon Luedloff, Jeff, Beverly, Devin, Dillan Luedloff, Jill Rippentrop, Justin Luedloff
James Lebens, 58, of Shakopee, died Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2011 in Shakopee. He was born July 25, 1953 to Melvin and Dolores (Ries) Lebens. Jim was a 2/22/1975 - 8/9/2008 partner in Lebens Brothers Interiors of Shakopee. Beloved Father, Son, He is survived by children, Allan Brother, Nephew, Lebens, Kristina Lebens and Jesse James (Keri) Lebens; three grandchildren, Breana, Jaykob Uncle and Friend and Easton Lebens; special friend, Michelle Desrosier and Love Dad, Sheri, her children, Desaray Desrosier and Conner Brewer; sister, and Jersey Barbara (Gary) Osterkamp; brothers, John (Therese) Lebens and Daniel (Karen) Lebens. He was preceded in death by parents and sister, Suzanne Natzel. Visitation was Saturday, Aug. 6, from 12 noon – 4 p.m. at the McNearney Funeral Home, Shakopee, followed by a reception Spencer Welin, 85, of Hopkins, formerly of St. Louis Park, at the Shakopee Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4046. died Monday, Aug. 8, 2011, at Golden Living Center in Funeral arrangements through McNearney Funeral Home in Hopkins. Among others, he is survived by family in Shakopee, 952-445-2755. www.mcnearneyfuneralhome.com Shakopee. Visitation Thursday, Aug. 11, from 3-6 p.m., followed by funeral service at 6 p.m., all at Gearty-Delmore Park Chapel, 3960 Wooddale Ave. (at Excelsior Blvd). Interment Fort Snelling National Cemetery Friday, Aug. 12, 10:45 Ervie Prenevost, 91, of Shakopee, died a.m., assembly area 2. A full obituary will appear in the Monday, Aug. 8, 2011, at St. Francis Regional Shakopee Valley News next week. Medical Center, Shakopee. Funeral arrangements through Gearty-Delmore Park He was born in Terrebonne, MN, Nov. 26, 1919 to Arthur Chapel, 952-926-1615. and Emma (Sauve) Prenevost. Ervie and Doris G. (Mosleth) were married March 13, 1945 at Fort Worth, TX. Ervie was a licensed professional civil engineer and was employed as Assistant County Engineer for Todd County Mike was born March 6, 1943 in Kansas and Head Engineer for Yellow Medicine County and Scott City, MO; he was the son of John and Mary County. He was a member of the St. Mark’s Choir at St. (Jensen) Homyak. He and his family then Mark’s Catholic Church in Shakopee. Ervie served in the moved to Minnesota. He attended schools United States Army-Air Force during World War II and flew in Bloomington and graduated from 36 missions over Europe. A member of the American Bloomington High School in 1961. Legion, he served as Commander of the Red Lake Falls After proudly serving for four years in Post and continued his membership in Shakopee at Post 2. the Unites States Air Force, Mike was staHe is surived by son, Tim Prenevost of Charles City, IA; tioned in Minot, ND and then in Izmir, daughter, Pat (Kevin) Wishy of Eden Prairie; grandchildren, Turkey. He settled into to a career as a sales Ali (Bruce) Platter, Chris (Brianna) Busch, J P (Rebecca) representative, traveling the upper Midwest. Prenevost, Kim (fiance Chris) Herman and Mike Herman; For more than 40 years, he called on the floral industry, plyloving great-grandchildren, Paige, Peyton and Maryn; sis- ing his trade of ribbons and floral supplies and imparting his ter, Emmalynn Sullivan. He was preceded in death by wife, repertoire of industry know-how and good-natured banter. Doris; parents; brothers, Clarence and Pete; sisters, Mike made many life-long friends through the years. He Frances and Lillian. married his wife, Joann, in 1973 and he moved his family to Visitation is Thursday, August 11 one hour prior to the Prior Lake in 1974. Mass at St. Mark’s Catholic Church, Shakopee. Mass of Mike’s hobbies included fishing for the big walleye in the Christian Burial is Thursday, Aug. 11, 10 a.m. at St. Mark’s Canadian waters, camping in almost every state park in Catholic Church, Shakopee with the Rev. Thomas Boedy Minnesota and cruising on his Harley. Most recently, following SJ officiating. Pallbearers are Mike Herman, J P Prenevost, retirement, he and Joann were realizing his long-held dream Chris Busch, Bruce Platter, Mike Hergott and Bob of criss-crossing the U.S. in the motor home was going to be Schneider. Interment at Catholic Cemetery, Shakopee. cut short by his illness. They made trips that included Funeral arrangements through McNearney Funeral Home in Montana, Michigan, the Desert Southwest, the Appalachian Shakopee, 952-445-2755. www.mcnearneyfuneralhome.com Mountains, Niagara Falls, and the Pacific Northwest trying to see as much as possible as quickly as possible, knowing their time was running out. Mike and Joann loved these wonderful trips and the time they shared together. To all Mike's kids, he leaves them with these Dad-isms.... Richard Schoenbauer, 67, of New Prague, died Friday, “Where's all my tools? Nobody knows nothing. What do you Aug. 5, 2011 at his home. think I am, a money tree? Nobody ever listens to me. Kill He was born in Lanesburgh Township, LeSueur County the lights. I'm not playing their damn games. You've been May 20, 1944, the son of Joseph J. Schoenbauer and had. Run it into the ground. Go ask your mother. What part Lillian R. (Kes) Schoenbauer. A lifelong resident of New of "no" don't you understand? Watch me (whenever they Prague, he attended St. Wenceslaus School and New told him he couldn't). Because I said so." Prague High School. Richard married Helen M. Schmitz A resident of Prior Lake, Mike was 68 years young when May 25, 1965 at St. Wenceslaus Church, New Prague. He he passed away surrounded by his loving family the early worked at Transport Designs in Savage for 10 years, he morning of Saturday, Aug. 6, 2011, after a 20-month battle was a dairy farmer for 14 years and also was employed at with a glioblastoma multiforme brain tumor. Hennes Feed Mill, Dick Korbel Mill and New Prague Mike is preceded in death by his young son, Bobby and Farmers Coop. He retired from Malto Meal in June of 2011 his mother, Mary Homyak. He is loved and will be deeply after about 18 years employment. missed by his wife of 38 years, Joann (Riesgraf); sons, Richard was a Third Degree Knights of Columbus. He James (Wendy) Homyak of Champlin, Michael (Lori) enjoyed bowling in several bowling leagues and enjoyed Homyak of Shakopee, Andrew (Cindy) Homyak of many types of music. His hobbies included gardening, LeCenter; daughter, Tari (Shawn) Millard of Shakopee; cooking, baking and canning his produce. He enjoyed play- stepdaughter, Sheri (Ray) Jacques of Isanti; stepson, Brett ing euchre and belonged to two card clubs. Langer of LeSueur; grandchildren, Tricia, Kaela, Nick, He is survived by wife, Helen of New Prague; children, Saera, Austin, Zachary, Jimmy, Joey, Jasmine, Taylor and Gina M. (Alan) Wagner of New Market, Brian J. (Carol) of Brianne; great-grandchildren, Aurora, Ethan, Jacob, Annika New Prague, Dale R. (Becky) of Granite City, IL, Gwen A. and Makenna; father, John Homyak of Savage; brothers, Schoenbauer of Prior Lake; brothers and sisters, Lillian Robert (Darlene) Homyak of Sun City West, AZ, David (Bernard) Tupy of Northfield, Angela (Harold) Shimota of (Patty) Homyak of Forest Lake, John Homyak of Faribault; New Prague, Chuck (Katie) Schoenbauer of Jordan, Mark mother-in-law, Odelia Riesgraf of Prior Lake; brothers and Schoenbauer of Mankato; sister-in-law, Dorothy B. sisters-in-laws, Ken and Sandie Riesgraf of Mankato, Schoenbauer of New Prague; brother-in-law, Leo R. Rodney Riesgraf of Jordan, Donna and Jim Murphy of Hinderscheid; 12 grandchildren. Golden Valley, Marilyn and Willie Kalal of Prior Lake, Lois He was preceded in death by parents; brother, Edward J. Reisgraf of Chaska, Brenda and Scott Kern of Eden Prairie, Schoenbauer; sister, Joyce M. Hinderscheid. many nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. Visitation was Monday, Aug. 8 from 4-8 p.m. and Visitation was Tuesday, Aug. 9 from 4-8 p.m. at BallardTuesday, Aug. 9 from 7:30-9:30am at Bruzek Funeral Sunder Funeral Homes, Prior Lake and also one hour prior Home in New Prague. Mass of Christian Burial was held at to the mass at church. Mass of Christian Burial was St. Wenceslaus Church, New Prague, Tuesday, Aug. 9 at Wednesday, Aug. 10 at 11 a.m. at the Church of St. 10 a.m. The Rev. Kevin Clinton presided. Pallbearers Michael, with the Prior Lake Veterans Honor Guard being included Nathan Wagner, Mike Wagner, Shane Wagner, present. Pallbearers are his children, Brett, Jim, Sheri, Amanda, Jenny and Kaitlyn Schoenbauer, Ashley Houser, Mick, Tari and Andy. Father Tom Sieg officiated. Michael will Cassandra Schoenbauer, Brandy Schoenbauer, Samantha be laid to rest on Thursday, Aug. 11 at 10:15 a.m. at Fort Schoenbauer, Jason Schoenbauer, and Jasmine Snelling National Cemetery with full military honors providSchoenbauer. 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POLICE REPORT The following are selected initialcomplaint reports ﬁled by Shakopee police. You can listen to police, ﬁre and sheriff’s department calls 24/7 through our online police scanner at www.shakopeenews.com/crimebeat. Aug. 1 Burglary was reported at 3:37 p.m. on the 1600 block of Meadow Place. Theft was reported at 8:37 p.m. on the 7300 block of Whitehall Road. A 24-year-old Shakopee woman was arrested for driving while intoxicated (DWI), open bottle in a motor vehicle and furnishing alcohol to a minor at 11:26 p.m. on the 1800 block of County Road 101. Also cited: a boy, 16, and girl, 17, for underage consumption, and two Shakopee girls, ages 15 and 16, for curfew violations. Aug. 2 Theft was reported at Valleyfair at 7:48 a.m. Theft was reported at 8:02 a.m. on the 5700 block of 12th Avenue E. Theft from a motor vehicle was reported at 10:40 a.m. on the 1100 block of Polk Street. Assault was reported at 8:48 p.m. on the 1200 block of Bluff Avenue E. Theft from a motor vehicle was reported at 10:06 p.m. on the 1400 block of Adams Street S. Aug. 3 Assault was reported at 2:41 a.m. on the 1200 block of Shakopee Avenue E. Theft was reported at Perkins Restaurant at 2:47 a.m. Motor vehicle theft was reported at 9:23 a.m. on the 1800 block of Eagle Creek Boulevard. A natural-gas leak was reported at 10:25 a.m. on County Road 101 and Dakota Street. Theft was reported by Apple Suzuki, 1400 First Avenue E. at 6:35 p.m. A 26-year-old Shakopee man was arrested for second-degree assault, obstruction of the legal process with force and on an outstanding warrant at 11:05 p.m. at Babe’s Place, 124 Holmes St. S. A Shakopee boy, 17, was arrested for aggravated robbery, second-degree assault and minor consumption at 11:18 p.m. at Country Inn & Suites, 1204 Ramsey St. S. Aug. 4 Theft from a motor vehicle was re-
ported at 7:27 a.m. on the 3700 block of Whitetail Drive. Theft was reported at 10:51 a.m. on the 600 block of Holmes Street. Theft was reported at Ultra Tan, 1110 Vierling Drive E. at 11:37 a.m. Theft from a motor vehicle was reported at 11:56 a.m. on the 200 block of Holmes Street S. Fire was reported at 12:14 p.m. on the 9100 block of Highway 169. Theft was reported at 2:42 p.m. at Valleyfair. Theft was reported at the Minnesota School of Business at Shakopee Town Square at 5:27 p.m. Aug. 5 A 48-year-old Shakopee man was arrested for disorderly conduct at 12:19 a.m. at Canterbury Park. Theft was reported at 12:05 p.m. on the 1000 block of Spencer Street S. A hit-and-run property-damage incident was reported at 12:40 p.m. at 224 First Ave. E. Theft was reported at Walmart at 1:28 p.m. A motor vehicle crash with injury was reported at 2:16 p.m. on Johnson Memorial Drive and Chestnut Boulevard. Two 15-year-old girls — from Shakopee and Chaska — were cited for shoplifting at 4:47 p.m. at Walmart. Two 17-year-old boys — from St. Louis Park and Minneapolis — were cited for minor consumption at Valleyfair at 8:24 p.m. A Shakopee man, 18, was cited for possession of drug paraphernalia and a small amount of marijuana at 9:20 p.m. at Huber Park. A 38-year-old man from Prior Lake was arrested for fourth-degree assault, obstruction of the legal process with force, disorderly conduct and possession of drug paraphernalia at 9:24 p.m. on First Avenue and Spencer Street. Aug. 6 Two 20-year-old Minnesota men — from Brownton and Stewart — were cited for underage consumption at 2:42 a.m. on Vierling Drive and Heritage Drive. A 22-year-old Shakopee man was cited for shoplifting at 3:06 a.m. at HolidayStation, 444 First Ave. E. Theft was reported at 4:09 a.m. on Rymark Court and Blakewood Drive. Theft was reported at 5:17 p.m. on the 700 block of Garden Lane. Theft was reported at Valleyfair at
6:43 p.m. Theft was reported at Huber Park at 7:35 p.m. A Prior Lake man, 28, was arrested for violation of a harassment restraining order at 9:56 p.m. on the 1100 block of Minnesota Street S. A hit-and-run property-damage incident was reported at 10:59 p.m. on Marschall Road and County Road 42. A 20-year-old Jordan man was cited for minor consumption and false information to police at 11:18 p.m. on the 100 block of First Avenue E. Aug. 7 A 29-year-old man from Lewisville, Texas was cited for disorderly conduct at 12:46 a.m. on the 200 block of Lewis Street. A vehicle-deer property damage incident was reported at 1:02 a.m. on Highway 169 and Canterbury Road. A Shakopee man, 25, was arrested at 2:08 a.m. for disorderly conduct and obstruction of the legal process on the 100 block of First Avenue E. Theft was reported at 9:42 a.m. on the 800 block of Providence Drive. Theft from a motor vehicle was reported at 11:31 a.m. on the 1500 block of Liberty Circle. Assault was reported at 12:44 p.m. on the 600 block of Jackson Street. A hit-and-run property-damage incident was reported at 5:53 p.m. at Valleyfair. A hit-and-run property-damage incident was reported at 7:37 p.m. at SuperAmerica, 1195 Canterbury Road S. Theft was reported at Huber Park at 8:26 p.m. A 27-year-old Minneapolis man was arrested for violation of an order for protection at 9:34 p.m. on County Road 101 and Valley Park Drive. Aug. 8 Burglary was reported at 8:11 a.m. on the 1900 block of Pheasant Run St. Theft was reported at 10:12 a.m. on the 1200 block of Miller Street. Theft was reported at 12:01 p.m. on the 800 block of 10th Avenue W. Theft was reported at Valleyfair at 12:16 p.m. Theft from a motor vehicle was reported at 12:43 p.m. on the 2000 block of Chester Court. Theft was reported at 1:41 p.m. at Camauta’s Autos, 804 First Ave. E.
The Prior Lake Players have announced its 40th anniversary season. Its fall production will be “Fairy Tale Adventures!” — a collection of fairy tale stories, including “Hansel & Gretel” and “Cinderella & the Seven Dwarfs: A Fairy Tale MashUp.” The production will be co-directed by Justin Dekker and Kay Dunning. Auditions
will be held in late August and performances will be Oct. 7-9 and 14-15 at Twin Oaks Middle School. The spring 2012 production will be the classic musical, “Fiddler on the Roof.” Directed by Karen Welch, this popular show includes the songs “If I Were a Rich Man,” “Sunrise, Sunset” and “Matchmaker.” Auditions will take place in
December, with performances in March. The Prior Lake Players is a nonprofit, volunteer organization dedicated to providing quality theater entertainment to Prior Lake and surrounding areas. The Prior Lake Players has been an active part of the Twin Cities community since 1972. For more information, visit www.plplayers.org.
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Commerce and Shakopee Parks and Recreation Board, who announced last week. Tabke said he is running because the city needs a long-term vision to maintain its standard of living. “We need a new vision for Shakopee — a vision recognizing our growth in the last decade has turned us into a powerhouse community in the T w i n C it ie s m e t r o. S h a kopee should embrace this role, not run from it,” said Tabke, the vice president of sales for a commercia l John landscaper. Schmitt The contest will be one to watch — with Schmitt’s long civic involvement and Tabke a wellknown emerging leader. The race for two City CounBrad cil seats could Tabke be equally fascinating, with three new faces stepping up for public office. In addition to incumbents Pat Heitzman and Matt Lehman, Shakopee Heritage Society president and past council candidate Jay Whiting is running, as are city Transit Advisory Committee members Ma rk Rei m ler and P rem m Badhwa. Suresh Nair, who has no prior city board experience, also fi led last week.
That makes six candidates for two four-year seats. (The mayoral seat is two years.)
SCHOOL BOARD Two more candidates have entered the race for Shakopee School Board. There are three seats open, but incumbents John Canny and Chuck Berg are not seeking re-election. Incumbent Kathy Busch is undecided. Jeremy Casper fi led for the board late last week. Casper is a senior Web specialist at the University of Minnesota. The 31-year-old has lived in Shakopee four years and is chair of the city’s transit advisory commission. Also fi ling was Angela Tucker. An accounting manager, Tucker, 36, has lived in Shakopee since 2005. She’s served on the recent district facilities task force, the strategic planning task force in 2008 and is the chair of the Special Education Parent Advisory Council. The pair joins Matt McKeand running for the three four-year board seats. McKeand, 37, works in human resources. He’s lived in Shakopee more than a decade and also recently served on the facilities task force. Canny announced at the Shakopee School Board meeting Monday he does not plan to see re-election.
Canny, who was elected in 20 07, said it was a fami ly de ci sion “to grant my wife’s wishes to not r u n.” The local real estate agent, who has three Matt young kids at McKeand home, said his time on the board has been rewarding and he was looking forward to working with new superintendent Rod Thompson. He may consider running again in the future, he said.
COUNCIL CANDIDATES The skinny on the councilor candidates: Matt Lehman, an auto mechanic, has been on the council since 2002. Lehman, who was toying with a mayoral run, said he’s intent on remaining a councilor because he wants to work in the “trenches” on behalf of residents. Pat Heitzman, a pest-control specialist, is fi nishing his fi rst term on the City Council. He said he want to stay on the council because of the challenges that lie ahead for the city, primarily economic-related. Mark Reimler, a local real estate agent and member of the city’s transit advisory commission, is making his fi rst bid for city office. He said he doesn’t have any particular beef with the city and believes it’s important to step up so the same people don’t have to serve time after time. Premm Badhwa, a measurement technician in the oil industry, sits on the city’s transit commission and is looking to become an even greater part of the community. Suresh Nair, a software en-
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gineer, recently became a U.S. citizen and wants to become more involved in Shakopee. Jay Whiting, the fi rst candidate to announce, is president of the Shakopee Heritage Society and vice president of Shakopee Derby Days. He was one of the top finishers two years ago. “It’s time for a city councilor who will listen to the citizens and not just listen for his own voice to be heard,” says Whiting on his campaign website. Filings close Tuesday for school and city offices.
time to do it?” asked Councilor Steve Clay. “There’s never a good time to raise taxes,” responded City Administrator Mark McNeill. The city is also looking at ramping up for a third fire station planned in the Southbridge area in 2014. And these are just some of the capital needs, as the Shakopee Community Center looks at replacing its roof next year ($300,000). The city is also leaving room in its 2012 budget for a 1 percent pay increase for all regular employees, with three union contracts set to expire at the end of 2011. The Fire Department is also requesting raises and a move to a daytime duty crew. T he Police Depa r t ment would like permission to finally hire a 47th patrol officer, which has been budgeted since 2 0 07. This would be partially offset by making a full-time community service officer a part-time evidence room technician instead. T he cit y i s a l s o b ei n g smacked with a $20,000 compensation study it says it must undertake to meet state reporting requirements. Staff is recommending the city quit lending video equipment to cable studio users to save money and have its telecommunications coordinator take on growing information technology tasks. As it looks to 2 012, the council will have to consider whether to raise taxes, make
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further cuts or save less for parks and building replacement. Taxes would have to rise 4 to 5 percent annually in coming years to maintain current operations and make planned street and facility repairs, according to details of a five-year capital improvement plan. Councilor Matt Lehman reiterated his stance to keep the levy as flat as possible. He believes the city can do a better job of looking at what services it must provide, citing movies at Huber Park as one example of something that could go. “That’s a decision the voters will make,” responded Mayor Schmitt. “If they’re not happy with the way council is doing things, they will make a change.” “Surely, in all levels of government, there is waste to be found,” said Lehman. “We’ve frozen the tax levy for the past three years — that must say something,” Schmitt said. “Would you suggest we take streets off the table?” Lehman said the city might be able to fi nd the money in something it doesn’t need. “Well, you must have something in mind,” the mayor prodded. The city administrator said he will bring back possible reduction items for the council at its Aug. 16 meeting. Shannon Fiecke
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When I was a kid growing up in Belle Plaine the town was much smaller than it is today, and yet in the downtown area there were four grocery stores, two hardware stores, two drug stores, a variety store, two gas stations within a few blocks of downtown, a shoe store, a couple clothing stores and several other businesses. Many of them are gone, or have moved out closer to the highway. I don’t know for sure why this is happening. I suspect that it is due to several reasons such as shifting traffic patterns, competition, and changing market conditions, but I keep going to back to how Dad looked at supporting local businesses many years ago. Dad had an office in downtown Belle Plaine and he was disciplined in where he shopped. He shopped in Belle Plaine. When I asked why he didn’t go elsewhere he explained it to me this way: He needed to buy his bread at the local bakery, so the baker would have money to buy a watch from the jeweler next door, so the jeweler could get his car fixed from the garage down the block, so the mechanic could buy his groceries to feed his family and the grocer would be able to keep his store open. He felt a responsibility to these merchants and he didn’t want to break the chain. Well the chain broke and no business or store is immune. Borders, the large book store chain, will shut its doors soon. At one time they were considered the big bully on the block that was responsible for the demise of the local independent bookstore. Now, unable to compete with Amazon and Barnes & Noble, they will close their books. Sure, it’s convenient to point and click and shop at one stop, but what will happen to the local retail merchant? This isn’t about me and my silly little office. This is about saving local businesses or soon we may be left with only the big-box stores and a mouse to shop with. So please shop local when you can, or at least buy a cat to keep the mice in control. Their only $20. Jerry Kucera of Sand Creek Township owns a Shakopee insurance agency and is a Valley News community columnist. Read his past columns on his blog: www.jerrykucera.blogspot. com.
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Learning Director Jayne Gibson last week the school would have needed a significant student and staff shift to impact the school’s status. “They don’t start fresh just because they’re in a new set of four walls,” Gibson told the Shakopee School Board Monday. Shakopee did not receive new AYP statuses in 2007 after a major attendance boundary shift either. Thus, Jackson could face corrective action if Pearson students did not meet proficiency targets on the spring 2011 MCA math and reading exams. Schools receiving Title I funds face a rising scale of consequences if they fail to meet AYP in consecutive years. In 2010, Pearson and Sweeney Elementary were the only Shakopee schools to receive Title I dollars. Pearson Elementary met AYP in 2010; however, the state requires schools to meet AYP two years before moving off the list. Jackson P ri ncipa l Doug Schlei f said he doesn’t understand the logic behind the decision, saying it seems like a bigger judgment on his staff than student performance.
SCHOOL TO RESTRUCTURE? The education department’s recommendation also means Sweeney, which has failed to meet AYP four straight years, cannot restart its AYP consequence schedule either. After failing to meet AYP in 2010, Sweeney faced corrective action and adopted a new math curriculum, Gibson said. If Sweeney fails to meet AYP this year, the school could face
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Year 2 - School choice/ transfer option
“I don’t want to get anybody panicked thinking we’re going to have oust two-thirds of the staff over there,” Gibson said. “There’s nothing to lead me to believe that will be the case. What we’re going to have to continue doing is looking at the quality of instruction.” The district would have the option of declining Title I dollars if did not want to restructure, Gibson added.
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Year 4 - Corrective action Year 5 - Prepare for restructuring Year 6 - Restructuring a mandated restructuring. The two-year restructuring process requires schools to consider alternative governance options. The two most common options are replacing the principal (through reassignment) or replacing the principal and 50 percent of staff to receive a fresh AYP start. Either way, if Sweeney misses AYP, the school must have a plan ready by May 12, 2012, with implementation in summer 2012, Gibson said. For Sweeney staff, the consequences are a hard pill to swallow. The school missed AYP the past two years in just one student population. “The fact that we’re this far down the line and we’ve missed it by just a hair a few years in the row is very frustrating and it’s very punitive,” Orlowsky said. “It’s very difficult for people who work quite hard, and I’m talking for my staff here, to be labeled as failing.” Gibson hopes the district could work with the state education department to find a restructuring alternative, such as altering the daily schedule.
If either Jackson or Sweeney miss AY P, they would also be required to offer school choice. Parents could choose to transfer their students to a different elementary, if another Shakopee school makes AYP. Unfortunately, the district might not know until Sept. 30 whether its schools have met AYP. Any transfers would come mid-school year. With the debut of a new MCA-III math exam in spring 2011, the state had anticipated a later-than-typical release date, Gibson said. But with the state shutdown, MDE officials are pushing it back even further. “That’s where it’s going to get a little hairy,” Gibson said. “We won’t know until the end of September … All of this is going to be up in the air until we know how we performed.” The possibility of overhauling Sweeney staff is just one of a several what-if scenarios due to the flux of NCLB. U.S. Education Secretary A r ne Du ncan recent ly announced states can apply for waivers from the 2014 deadline if they agree to yet-announced education reforms. Minnesota plans to seek a waiver, Gov. Mark Dayton said Monday. “There’s a lot of unknowns at this point,” Gibson said. W h i le e duc ator s pr a i s e NCLB’s focus on math and
reading, they know it’s not perfect, especially considering nearly half of Minnesota schools failed to meet AYP in 2010 and more are expected to do so as the proficiency bar rises to 100 percent. “I would like nothing better than for us to meet AYP, but there’s something inherently flawed about this law if there’s that many people not making it,” Orlowsky said. “We would love to be off the list … and if somebody has the answer on how to do that, we’re absolutely all ears.” Shakopee school Superintendent Rod Thompson praised Orlowsky’s type of attitude Monday. “There are no excuses coming out,” he said. “It’s really positive. This is what we have to do.”
TITLE I SCHOOLS The redrawing of elementary attendance boundaries also means a third Shakopee elementary school will receive Title I dollars in 2011-12. Eagle Creek Elementary joins Sweeney and Jackson as qualifying for the federal dollars aimed at improving math and reading literacy. Schools qualify for Title I when their free and reduced-price lunch population is the same or higher than the district average, Gibson said. As a Title I school, Eagle Creek cou ld now face consequences if it fails to meet AYP. However, consequences begin only after the school has received Title funding for two years. Shakopee High School, Shakopee Junior High, Shakopee Middle School, Sun Path Elementary and Red Oak Elementary do not face consequences for failing to meet AYP because they do not receive Title I dollars.
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AUG. 11 WENDY’S WIGGLE JIGGLE AND JAM Huber Park Performance Series presents the family-friendly Wendy’s Wiggle Jiggle and Jam. Time: 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 11 Cost: Free Location: Huber Park, 150 Fillmore St. N., Shakopee Info: (952) 233-9500; ci.shakopee. mn.us
‘DISNEY’S BEAUTY & THE BEAST, JR.’ When Maurice becomes lost in the woods he seeks shelter in an old castle, but the master of the castle is a horrible beast who takes him captive. Maurice’s daughter Belle must give up her freedom to save his life. Cast members for this production are ages 7 to 17. Presented by The Play’s the Thing Productions. Time: 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 11; 1 p.m. Friday, Aug. 12; 7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 13 Cost: Adults $13; seniors and students $11 Location: Burnsville Performing Arts Center, 12600 Nicollet Ave., Burnsville Info: (952) 895-4680 or ticketmaster.com
BRRR … FREEZING IN AUGUST Master Gardeners will provide directions for maximizing flavor and nutritional value of fruits, vegetables and herbs through freezing. This program is part of the Evenings in the Garden series. Time: 6:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 11 Cost: Free Location: Scott County Fairgrounds, 7151 W. 190th St., Jordan Info: (952) 492-5410 or firstname.lastname@example.org
AUG. 12 CAR SHOW The Minnesota Valley Rally is a biweekly classic car show. Time: 6-10 p.m. Fridays, Aug. 12, Aug. 26, Sept. 9, Sept. 23 Cost: Free Location: Downtown Shakopee
SUMMER SMASH CAP Agency’s annual gala, “Don’t Stop Believing,” will be a magical evening filled with all of your favorite Journey songs sung by Steve Augeri, former lead singer of Journey from 1997 to 2006. Also appearing will be Patty Peterson and moZiak. The night includes live and silent auctions, raffle, head and tail games, hors d’oeuvres, cash bar and more. This is the fourth annual Summer Smash and is the CAP Agency’s only major fundraiser of the year. Time: 6 p.m.-midnight Friday, Aug. 12 Cost: $80, $40 for students (over 18 recommended) Location: The Epic Event Center, 110 N. Fifth Street, Minneapolis Info: summersmashgala.com
‘SLEEPING BEAUTY’ Prairie Fire Children’s Theatre August production is “Sleeping Beauty.” Time: 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 12 and 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 13 Cost: Free Location: Shakopee Junior High School auditorium
COMEDIAN MATT FULGATE From his start as a third-grader reciting Bill Cosby routines at recess,
to performing today at comedy clubs around the nation, Matt Fugate delights his audiences with original, real comedy. In addition to laying out the tales of his life in unflinching detail, Fulgate takes time to explore the humor in everything from how eggs are graded to the meaning of life. Comedian Paul Dillery will also perform. Time: 8:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Aug. 12-13; 10:30 p.m. Aug. 13 Cost: $13 for 8:30 Friday and 8 p.m. Saturday shows; $10 for 10:30 p.m. Saturday show Location: MinneHAHA Comedy Club, 1583 1st Ave., Shakopee Info: minnehahacomedyclub.com/ shakopee
JAZZIN’ UP CHASKA Jazziblue will perform at 6 p.m. and the Paul Cherba Quartet will perform at 7:15 p.m. at Chaska’s jazz event. Time: 6 p.m. Friday, Aug. 12 Cost: Free Location: City Square Park, 120 E. Fourth Ave., Chaska Info: (952) 448-453, ext. 4
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Times haven’t changed much when it comes to guys and beer. In this undated photo, Shakopee men sit around with a keg.
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Cross of Peace Lutheran Church will host a huge yard and bake sale. There will be refreshments, food and a silent auction. A new children’s book, “Molly and The Dust Bunnies Ball,” will also be released with readings at 9 a.m., 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Time: 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 13 Location: Cross of Peace Church, 1506 Wood Duck Trail, Shakopee Info: (952) 445-5479
To register or for more information, contact Scott County Historical Society, 235 Fuller St. S., Shakopee, at (952) 445-0378.
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ST. WENCESLAUS CHURCH FESTIVAL St. Wenceslaus Parish Festival in New Prague will feature Polka Masses, euchre tournament, bean bag tournament, live entertainment, cash and prizes, food and craft and bake sale. Time: 5-10 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 13 and 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 14 Cost: Free Location: Church of Wenceslaus, 215 Main. St. E., New Prague
‘CHICAGO’ Minnetonka Theatre’s first ever Student Summer Stock is presenting “Chicago.” Time: 7:30 p.m. Aug. 13, 20 and 2 p.m. Aug. 20 Cost: $10 Location: Arts Center on 7, Studio Theatre, 18285 Highway 7, Minnetonka Info: (952) 401-5898, minnetonkatheatre.com
WEEKEND FAMILY FUN: PRAIRIE NATIVES Families are invited to search for late bloomers in the prairie and the butterflies and birds that call the prairie home. Time: Noon-4 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, Aug. 13, 14, 20, 21, 27, 28 Cost: Free with gate admission of $9 for adults; free for ages 15 and younger; free to Arboretum members Location: Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, 3675 Arboretum Dr., Chaska Info: www.arboretum.umn.edu or (952) 443-1422
Enjoy a nature walk with a naturalist. Meet at the Ordway parking lot. Time: 10 a.m. Saturdays, Aug. 13, 20, 27 Cost: $7.50 Location: Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, 3675 Arboretum Dr., Chaska Info: www.arboretum.umn.edu or (952) 443-1422
CANOE AND KAYAK DEMO Give a variety of canoes and kayaks a test drive. Time: 10 a.m.-noon Saturday, Aug. 13 Cost: Free Location: Hyland Lake Park Reserve, 10145 Bush Lake Rd., Bloomington Info: (763) 559-9000 or threeriversparkdistrict.org
CANOE WHEN THE MOON IS FULL Enjoy a leisurely paddle as guides lead the group on a canoe trip under a full moon. Watch for deer, muskrats, herons and other wildlife while being entertained with stories of the full moon. Reservations required; reference activity number 323906-00. for ages 8 and older. Time: 8-10 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 13 Cost: $8 Location: Bryant Lake Regional Park, 6800 Rowland Rd., Eden Prairie Info: (763) 559-6700 or threeriversparkdistrict.org
AUG. 14 POND HOUSE In 1835, Gideon Pond helped build a mission and schoolhouse at Lake Harriet (in present-day Minneapolis) for Rev. Jedediah Stevens. Discover why Gideon felt pressured into living there. Time: 1:30-4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 14 Cost: $2, free for youth through high school
Observe moths attracted by “moth bait” and learn the differences between butterflies and moths. For ages 6 and older. Time: 8-9:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 13 Cost: $5 Location: Lowry Nature Center
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$3 TOUR DAYS AT THE LANDING Join a guided tour at the Landing. Enter through the visitors center at the main entrance. Walking distance is 1.5 miles round trip. Time: 12:30, 1:30, 2:30 and 3:30 p.m. Sundays, Aug. 14, 21, 28; noon5 p.m. weekdays through Aug. 26 Cost: $3; ages 2 and younger free Location: The Landing - Minnesota River Heritage Park, 2187 E. Hwy. 101, Shakopee Info: (763) 559-9000 or threeriversparkdistrict.org
REFUGE RAMBLE Join Refuge staff for a walk exploring trails and observing the natural world. Enjoy the solitude of the Minnesota River valley tucked into the midst of the busy urban landscape. Explore prairie, forest and wetland habitats and discover the diverse plants and animals that depend on the refuge for survival. For all ages. Time: 2-3 p.m. Sundays, Aug. 14, 21, 28 Cost: Free Location: Rapids Lake Education and Visitor Center, Carver Highlands Lot, 15865 Carver Highlands Dr., Carver Info: (952) 361-4500 or fws.gov/ midwest/minnesotavalley
BIRD WALK Walk refuge trails to search for birds and other wildlife. This outing involves several miles of walking trails at a slow pace. Dress for the weather, including for mud, bugs and sun. Time: 8:30-11:30 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 14 Cost: Free Location: Louisville Swamp Unit, 3801 145th St., W. Shakopee Info: (952) 854-5900 or fws.gov/ midwest/minnesotavalley
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AUG. 17 River Valley Theatre Company will host its annual picnic for all members, sponsors, artists, volunteers and friends. The August general meeting will be held, too. Time: 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 17 Location: Lions Park, 103 Adams St. S., Shakopee Info: rivervalleytheatrecompany.org
Upcoming ELVIS TRIBUTE Huber Park Performance Series presents the Ultimate Tribute to Elvis Presley. Time: 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 18 Cost: Free Location: Huber Park, 150 Fillmore St. N., Shakopee Info: (952) 233-9500; ci.shakopee. mn.us
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Hop on the bus to visit the places these breweries once called home and enjoy beer samplings in various pubs along the route. Trip includes stops at sites in Shakopee, Jordan, Belle Plaine and New Prague. Register with Scott County Historical Society. Time: 2-6 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 20 Cost: $30, $25 for SCHS members Location: Scott County Historical Society, 235 Fuller St. S., Shakopee Info: (952) 445-0378, info@ scottcountyhistory.org or scottcountyhistory.org
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Under the direction of real firefighters, Shakopee Fire Explorers practice drills recently in a smoke-filled house across from the Scott County Government Center. The Shakopee Fire Department plans to conduct a controlled burn later this month. The county acquired the house for parking space. Find more pictures at photos.shakopeenews.com.
State Special Olympics to honor groups, man Two local organizations and a Shakopee man have been honored for their work on behalf of Special Olympics. The Shakopee Lions Club has been selected as the 2011 Special Olympics Minnesota Outst a ndi ng A gency/Nonprofit. The Tri-County Chargers, a Special Olympics Minnesota team serving Scott, Le Sueur and Carver counties, has been selected as the 2011 Outstanding Delegation. And Don McNeil of Shakopee has been selected to receive the 2011 Outstanding Media Coverage Award. The honorees will be recognized at the at the Special Olympics Minnesota Distinguished Service Awards banquet Sat u rd ay, S ept . 2 4 at Treasure Island Resort and Casino in Welch, Minn. Distinguished Service Awards recognize Special Olympics Minnesota athletes, coaches, volunteers, sponsors and family members who demonstrate an incredible amount of support, enthusiasm and time
commitment to the organization. The Shakopee Lions Club has been a major supporter of the Area 9 Fall Bowling Tournament for the past eight years. It has made the event possible with generous donations and volunteer work. The Lions Club recruits 30 to 40 members as volunteers to help set up, serve food, monitor lanes, keep score and run bingo each year. The club has been key to the eventâ€™s success and they has committed to sponsoring it in the future. The club has also held fundraisers to support the Tri-County Chargers Special Olympics team. The Tri-County Chargers includes more than 500 athletes, coaches, unified partners and volunteers. It trains athletes in basketball, aquatics, athletics, bocce, equestrian and bowling. The Tri-County Chargers team sent three athletes to the 2010 National Games in Lincoln, Neb. and sent athlete Matthew Schoenbauer to the 2011 World Summer Games in Athens,
Greece. Schoenbauer, 14, received a gold medal in equestrian competition. The team has participated in numerous Special Olympics initiative programs including the Leadership and LETR Conference, Athlete Leadership Programs, Healthy Athletes, Law Enforcement Torch Run, Polar Bear Plunge and many other local community activities. Special Olympics Minnesota said the volunteers and athletes of the Tri-County Chargers are passionate about Special Olympics and exemplify the values of the organization. McNeil has worked with Shakopee Public Access Cable to provide media coverage for Special Olympics Minnesota for the past five years. He has dedicated time, money and skills to produce videos for the organization and aired them on the local public channel. Tickets for the award ceremony and banquet can be purchased for $25 at www.specialolympicsminnesota.org/DSA. php.
The Carver-Scott Humane Society will be starting dogtraining classes in September at its training center, 1320 Crystal Lane, Chaska. Classes include Obedience Level I, Mondays and Wednesdays, and Obedience Level II, on Wednesdays. For class descriptions and to register, go to www.carverscotths.org. For more information, call (612) 963.0944. Classes fi ll fast so early registration is recommended.
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Humane Society Shakopee Rotary to sponsor Harlem Ambassadors game dog-training classes planned Get ready for dazzling ballhandling tricks, high-flying slam-dunks and hilarious family comedy. The Shakopee Rotary Club along with community sponsors will present t he Ha rlem A mbassadors Basketball show on Thursday, Sept. 22 at 7 p.m. at the Shakopee High School gym, as they take on the Shako Dunkers. Tickets for this family event are available for purchase in advance and at-the-door. Advance ticket prices are $5 for students/seniors, $ 8 for
adults, and children 4 and under are free. Tickets may be purchased at the Shakopee Community Center or the Scott County Historical Society/Stans Museum. More information is available at www.shakopeerotary.org. The Shako Dunkers team is made up of a select group of individuals from the community. All proceeds will go directly back into Shakopee Rotary projects and select area charitable organizations.
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Four-year-old Andrew Fitzgerald patiently watches his turtle during the first Turtle Derby. Shakopee Parks and Recreation staff recruited others to help stock the derby. It cost $2 per turtle to enter.
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At Canterbury Park’s starting gate, more than 185 runners take off for the annual 5K Turf Run Saturday. The top male and female finishers were once again Trent Lusignan, 18, and Maria Hauger, 17, of Shakopee. Find the results and photos at shakopeenews.com.
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Cold Spring Super Section All games played at Cold Spring Baseball Park Friday, Aug. 12 Shakopee vs. Sauk Rapids, 6 p.m. Blaine vs. Savage, 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 13 Shakopee/Sauk Rapids loser vs. Blaine/Savage loser, noon Shakopee/Sauk Rapids winner vs. Blaine/Savage winner, 3 p.m. Elimination game, 6 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 14 Championship game 1, noon Championship game 2 (if necessary), 3 p.m. Brandon Olson dives back safely to first base on a pickoff attempt.
Champs win game five Indians advance to Super Regionals this weekend BY TODD ABELN email@example.com
T he t wo -ti me defendi ng Class B state champions are still alive. The Shakopee Indians sur-
vived a grueling five-game series against Jordan and advanced to the Super Section portion of the playoffs. Shakopee topped Jordan 6-0 on Friday night in the fi fth and deciding game of their
playoff series to advance and keep their hopes alive for a three-peat. In the past, Shakopee would have advanced directly to the Class B state tournament but the format was changed this year by the Minnesota Baseball Association. Instead of advancing right to the state tournament, the MBA is hosting four super regionals before the state tournament. Shakopee was seeded 13th out of 16 teams and was placed in the Cold Spring Super Section were it will play Sauk Rapids at 6 p.m. Friday night. The other teams in the section are Blaine and Savage. The Indians received the 13th seed because they lost a one-game seeding game to Chaska 6-5 on Sunday.
BEST OF FIVE
PHOTOS BY TODD ABELN
Catcher Chris Baso drove in two runs in game five against Jordan.
By the time game five rolled along on Friday, Shakopee and Jordan had seen just about enough of each other. Game five would mark the eighth time the two teams would meet in the past 20 days. Jordan forced a game five by beating Shakopee 6-5 last Thursday at the Mini-Met in Jordan. In the deciding game, the Indians Dane Secott was the difference. Secott was brilliant, allowing only four hits over eight innings as Shakopee won 6-0. Secott, who hadn’t pitched
much this season because of some arm trouble, didn’t allow a Jordan runner to get past second base in eight innings. The game was close until Shakopee broke it open in the seventh innings with five runs. Leading 1- 0, Joey Heller made it 2-0 when he doubled home Nate Brown. Jordan walked Aaron Olson and Troy Wasiloski to load the bases. Chris Baso delivered the clutch hit as he singled to left to score Heller and Olson for a 4-0 lead. Wasiloski would score on a wild pitch and Baso on a Brewers error and the Indians led 6-0. Shakopee struck early to make it 1-0 when Heller scored on a Wasiloski double after he walked to start the bottom of the fi rst. The Indians could have ended the series a day earlier but allowed a 4-0 lead to slip away from them. Jordan rallied for six runs in the final four innings, including the game-winner in the bottom of the ninth, to take game four 6-5. Shakopee grabbed a 1-0 lead in the first inning and then pushed it to 4-0 in the second inning. That lead remained until Jordan scored a run in the sixth to cut the margin to 4-1. In the seventh, the Brewers scored four times to grab their fi rst lead of the game, 5-4. In the ninth, Olson tied it up with a solo home run, only to see Jordan win it in the bottom
Shortstop Aaron Olson fields a grounder cleanly for Indians against the Brewers. of the eighth. In the ninth, Kyle Green walked the lead-off batter who would eventually score on an infield hit.
SEEDING GAME With the win in game five, Shakopee advanced to the Super Sections. Before the Indians could find out when and where they would play, they had to play Chaska to fi nd out which would be the top seed in Section 3B. Chaska rallied for three runs in the bottom of the ninth inning to win 6 -5 and gain the No. 3 seed in the Super
Sections. Shakopee, being the second seed from Section 3B, dropped to the 13th seed. Shakopee grabbed a 3-0 lead in the fourth inning when Olson doubled home two runs and later scored on Baso’s single. In the fifth, Kyle Hoover doubled home Curt Hartiel for a 4-0 lead. I n t he f i f t h, Chaska answered with three runs off of starter Chris Rupert. The score remained 4-3 until Shakopee scored in the ninth inning for a 5-3 lead. Chaska rallied for three runs in the bottom of the ninth to get win and the top seed.
Former hockey coach, now AD at Jordan Jeff Vizenor moves into administrative role BY TODD ABELN firstname.lastname@example.org
After 39 years, the Jordan High School Athletic Department is under new direction. Jeff Vizenor was hired as Jordan’s new athletic director after Ken Hanson retired last spring after nearly four decades as the AD. This will be Vizenor’s fi rst job as an athletic director but he comes to Jordan with years of experience as a teacher and coach. “I’m really excited to me here,” Vizenor said. For t he past t wo yea rs, Vizenor was the boys hockey coach at Shakopee High School. He was social studies teacher for the fi rst year at Shakopee then became the dean of students last year. With the move to Jordan High School, Vizenor will be able to combine both teaching and administration. Besides being the school’s athletic director, Vizenor will teach two classes of social studies. “After spending a year as a dean at Shakopee, I really liked the different contact with students,” he said. “I enjoy
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Former boys hockey Jeff Vizenor is now the athletic director at Jordan High School. teaching and the opportunity to do both I thought was a really good fit.” Prior to joining Shakopee Public Schools, Vizenor was the women’s hockey coach at Minnesota State University, Mankato for eight years where he compiled a 77-140-23 record. He has jumped into the job feet fi rst and is ready for the
coming challenges. Vizenor has already hired two new varsity coaches, in baseball and girls basketball, and is preparing for fall sports, which begins on Monday. One of his fi rst moves as athletic director was to set up a fall sports meeting for all students and their parents to get ready for the upcoming season. That meeting was held Tuesday night and it gave everybody a chance to meet him as well as get all their paperwork in order and for each individual sport to have a team meeting before the start of the season. “I’ve spent a lot of time preparing for the meeting,” Vizenor said. Not only is he jumping into the job feet fi rst but he is jumping into the community. Vizenor has already moved to Jordan along with his wife Amy and 8-year-old daughter Abby. “It felt good for our family,” he said. “We moved into town because we like the community and the district. I’m really excited to be here.”
CHANGES Because Ken Hanson was as prepared as any athletic director can be Vizenor said that he
hasn’t had to do much as far as schedules are concerned. “Ken was ultra-prepared and ultra-organized and has set me up to succeed,” Vizenor said. One thing that he wanted to do was get the Jordan athletic department website updated. So after working with Cat Pass and the coaches of each sport, the website is up and running with all the information that a parent needs. “We wanted to revamp that and make that a tool for our parents and community,” Vizenor said. Besides preparing for the meeting and revamping the website, Vizenor has met with every varsity coach at Jordan. A ll those meetings have gone well and they have made him even more excited for the job. “The coaches are passionate here for kids and teams,” Vizenor said. “When you have that it makes things a little easier. You can work with people that are passionate about what they do.” Even with that passion, Vizenor said it will take some time to get to know everybody. “It will take a year to learn,” he said. “A year to learn the culture, the community and realize what the community wants and supports and work with them.”
Great Scott Cycle Club rides again Bicycling enthusiasts are invited to join the Great Scott Cycle Club. The club rides Monday and Thursday evenings from May to October, weather permitting. The group leaves at 6:15 p.m. from the parking lot in front of Michael’s Cycles located at 16731 Hwy 13 S. in Prior Lake. There are five groups of riders to cover all levels. Helmets are required; road bikes are highly recommended. The club represents a mix of young and old, men and women, singles and tandems. This is a social club for riding and gathering afterwards for friendship, food, drink and conversation. New members are always welcome. For more information, call Al at 952-220-4585. To get on the email list for the latest updates and additional rides visit our website at www.greatscottcycling. com and press the “subscribe” button. Also follow us and join our Facebook page, the link can be found on our website.
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Send in athlete information The Shakopee Valley News welcomes information on athletes from the Shakopee who don’t attend Shakopee High School and are excelling somewhere else. The newspaper wants to know about these athletes, including ones who are competing at the college level. To submit an athlete for consideration for a feature story, send an e-mail to Todd Abeln at email@example.com or call (952) 345-6587.
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SGSA end of year meeting set The Shakopee Girls Softball Association will be holding its annual end-of-year meeting on Monday, Aug. 22 at 7 p.m. at the Shakopee High School. The following SGSA board positions are open: secretary, travel director, equipment coordinator, tournament director, vice president and communications coordinator. Contact SGSA President Matt Rude at (952) 402-9545 if interested in volunteer positions.
Meadows at Mystic named best course
PHOTO BY KRISTEN HOLTZ
Trent Lusignan (left) and Maria Hauger repeated as the male and female winners of the Shakopee Derby Days 5K Turf Run at Canterbury Park.
Repeat winners for Turf Run Two familiar faces returned to the winners’ circle of the Shakopee Derby Days 5K Turf Run last Saturday at Canterbury Park. T rent Lusig nan was the overall winner with a time of 16 minutes, 42.8 seconds. Maria Hauger was the top female with a time of 17:59.7. Overall, there were 185 runners in the 5K Turf Run. Below are the top-three fi nishers in each division
(23:04.4), Samantha Schnirriny (23 : 33.9), Kaitlyn Guenther (25:07.9) 15 – 19 : M a r i a H au ger (17:59.7), Katie Moran (20:03.8), Brittany Platt (21:21.6) 20 – 29 : Hannah Lemke ( 2 4 : 5 4 . 0 ) , H e at h e r Yo u n g ( 2 9 : 2 8 .7 ) , A m b e r J e p s o n (30:28.7) 30 – 39: Emily Montgomery (22:04.0), Victoria Ranua (22:19.4), Teresa Pruszynski (22:41.3) 40 – 49: Maureen McDowall (28:39.6), Suzanne Brousseau (3 0 :15.9 ), K ris Beach (30:40.0) 50 – 59: Sandy Fink (31:58.8), Annie Loney (33:27.9), Michelle Hansen (35:31.3)
(16:42.8), Nicholas Lindstrom (16:58.0), Alec Olson (17:19.7) 20 – 29: Ryun Hess (18:49.6), Marcus Swiontek (20:17.8), Anthony Curren (23:02.0) 3 0 – 3 9 : Kevi n Spiczka (1 9 : 4 4 . 3 ) , R a f a e l Ji m e n e z ( 2 0 : 0 4 . 2 ) , Tom Wi sch n ack (20:43.7) 40 – 49: Jim Vilter (18:20.0), Chris Humbert (19:23.6), Tim Leininger (19:45.7) 50 – 59: Kirt Goetzke (21:19.2), Dave Mulcrone (23:17.7), Mark Zigman (23:46.6) 60 and Over: Doug Ayers (30:37.1), Robert Kern (33:11.2), Dave Rusinko (39:25.0)
MEN’S TOP 3 FINISHERS 14 a n d Un d e r : A lex Wischnack (20:14.2), Bryon Olfert (22:13.0), Keenan Ronayne (22:24.3) 15 – 19 : Trent Lusignan
WOMEN’S TOP 3 FINISHERS 14 and Under: Olivia Dengel
How to submit youth photos The Shakopee Valley News welcomes youth photos, which are run free of charge on a space-available basis. Youth photos may be emailed to Todd Abeln at firstname.lastname@example.org, or mailed
to: Youth Photos, Shakopee Valley News, P.O. Box 8, Shakopee, MN 55379. They also may be dropped off at our office, 327 Marschall Road S., during regular business hours. Also include the name
and phone number of someone we can reach during the day if we have questions. If you want the photo returned, please include a selfaddressed, stamped envelope.
The Meadows at Mystic Lake has been selected as the best casino golf course in Minnesota by the readers of Midwest Gaming & Travel magazine. Readers of the magazine from 19 states and Canada voted last April for their favorite Midwest Native American casinos and amenities in a number of categories based
on personal experience within the past twelve months. The Meadows at Mystic Lake is adjacent to Mystic Lake Casino Hotel. Both of these enterprises are owned and operated by the Shakopee Mdewakanton Dakota Community. The Meadows at Mystic Lake was also selected as the 11th Best Casino Golf Course in the country by Golfweek magazine. Golf Digest also named The Meadows at Mystic Lake as one of the top new golf courses in the country out of several hundred courses in its January 2007 issue. For more information about The Meadows at Mystic Lake call 952-233-5533 or go to www. mysticlakegolf.com.
sists of five loops on one of the Twin Cities most challenging single-track courses. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m.; race starts 8 : 30 a.m. Helmets are required for all racers. Cost is $40 for pre-registration, $ 50 for day-of registration. To pre-register, call (763) 5596700 by Aug. 19 and reference activity No. 323735-05. This race is for ages: 18 and up. G o t o w w w.t h r e er iver sparks.org/events/M/murphy-menace-50.aspx for more information.
Murphy Menace 50 registration
The Prior Lake Area Running Club meets weekly for group runs and also has guest speakers and can provide discounts at local running stores. All levels of runners and joggers are welcome. You don’t have to be from Prior Lake to join the club. For more information contact Doug K rohn at doug. email@example.com.
Do you have the endurance and mental fortitude to battle heat, bugs, and 50 miles of mountain bike racing? You can fi nd out on Saturday, Aug. 27, from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., at Murphy-Hanrehan Park Reserve, Savage. The Murphy Menace 50 con-
Prior Lake Area Running Club
Stealth compete in World Series The Shakopee Stealth 16U Elite fastpitch team played in the USSSA World Series in Overland Park, Kan. on July 25 to 31. Playing against club teams from around the country, the Stealth started pool play games on Tuesday and fell to the St. Louis Classics by a score of 6-2. The Stealth rebounded nicely on Wednesday morning to win the first game 9-1 against the Storm and the second game 7-2 against the South Side Slammers to win their pool. On Thursday in bracket play the team faced a very good team from Kansas, the Olathe Rockets, beating them 3-1 before losing to the Vortex 5-0 in a very hot afternoon game. On another very hot day, the Stealth lost a heartbreaking elimination game to Zeal Fast Pitch in the last inning, 3-2. There were 65 other teams from across the country that participated in the World Series. Pictured from left; Liz Bade, Kayla Stark, Courtney O’Connor, Aubrey Bartlett, Kailee Mamula, Greta Schleif, Emily Horsmann, Hannah Mendez, Bea Lawson and Halle Erickson.
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tomp out domestic violence by participating in the inaugural “Boots & Boas Fun Dash & 5K Run/Walk.” Bring along your favorite boots and don a complimentary boa for the 50-yard fun dash. A portion
of proceeds will beneﬁt two local organizations dedicated to ending domestic abuse: Cornerstone and Southern Valley Alliance for Battered Women. The 5K Run/Walk takes place on easy, ﬂat terrain that wraps around a scenic wetland.
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All programming is recorded unless noted and subject to change. Refer to the channel 15 bulletin board for the most up-to-date information. Friday, Aug. 12 10:00 Miss MN Valley 12:00 F.I.S.H. 1:30 Heatherlyn 3:00 Shakopee Heritage 4:00 Friend. Set to Music 5:00 Miss MN Valley 7:00 F.I.S.H. 8:30 Heatherlyn 10:00 Shakopee Heritage 11:00 Friend. Set to Music
REMEMBER WHEN Collected by Don McNeil, Shakopee Heritage Society
3:00 Program Potluck 5:00 Friend. Set to Music 6:00 Army Newswatch 6:30 St. Marks Mass 8:00 Twin City Fellowship 9:00 Ed. Conversations 1 9:30 Mt. Olive Church 11:00 Program Potluck
25 years ago… From the Shakopee Valley News, 1986 June 4, 1986 – Workmen used bright artificial lights to illuminate the city water tower east of Sweeney Elementary School on 10th Avenue. They were patching the structure to prepare it for a new paint job. June 4, 1986 – Banners welcoming tourists between Apgar Street on the west and Marschall Road on the east – 42 bright yellow banners have been hung from city utility poles on First Avenue. Seven different messages are portrayed. The logo and name of five are attractions: Canterbury Downs, Little Six Bingo, Minnesota Renaissance Festival, Murphy’s Landing and Valleyfair, plus “Welcome to Shakopee” by the city and “Welcome” from the Chamber of Commerce.
Tuesday, Aug. 16 10:00 Ed. Conversations 2 10:30 Mt. Olive Church 11:00 Vets Visits on TV 11:30 Comm. Ed. Monthly 12:00 Kids Fishing at Lions 12:30 Community Ed 1:00 F.I.S.H. 2:30 St. Marks Mass 4:00 Friend. Set to Music 5:00 Ed. Conversations 2 5:30 Mt. Olive Church 6:00 Vets Visits on TV 6:30 Comm. Ed. Monthly 7:00 Kids Fishing at Lions 7:30 Community Ed 8:00 F.I.S.H. 9:30 St. Marks Mass 11:00 Friend. Set to Music
Saturday, Aug. 13 10:00 Twin City Fellowship 11:00 Daddy Daughter Dance 12:00 Wheelies Event 2011 1:00 Meet The Lions 1:30 Relay For Life 2:00 House Call 2:30 Amp it Up 3:00 Army Newswatch 3:30 Ed. Conversations 1 4:00 Ed. Conversations 2 4:30 Vets Visits on TV 5:00 Twin City Fellowship 6:00 Daddy Daughter Dance 7:00 Wheelies Event 8:00 Meet The Lions 8:30 Relay For Life 9:00 House Call 9:30 Amp it Up 10:00 Army Newswatch 10:30 Ed. Conversations 1 11:00 Ed. Conversations 2 11:30 Vets Visits on TV
Wednesday, Aug. 17 10:00 Miss MN Valley 12:00 F.I.S.H. 1:30 Relay For Life 2:00 Program Potluck 4:00 Shakopee Heritage 5:00 Miss MN Valley 7:00 F.I.S.H. 8:30 Relay For Life 2:00 Program Potluck 4:00 Shakopee Heritage Thursday, Aug. 18 10:00 Heatherlyn 11:30 Friend. Set to Music 12:30 Twin City Fellowship 1:30 Daddy Daughter Dance 2:30 Wheelies Event 3:30 Meet The Lions 4:00 Relay For Life 4:30 House Call 5:00 Heatherlyn 6:30 Friend. Set to Music 7:30 Twin City Fellowship 8:30 Daddy Daughter Dance 9:30 Wheelies Event 10:30 Meet The Lions 11:00 Relay For Life 11:30 House Call
Sunday, Aug. 14 10:00 Comm. Ed. Monthly 10:30 Kids Fishing 11:00 Comm. Ed. Monthly 11:30 House Call 12:00 St. Marks Mass 1:30 Heatherlyn 3:00 Mt. Olive Church 3:30 Shakopee Heritage 4:30 Amp it Up 5:00 Comm. Ed. Monthly 5:30 Kids Fishing at Lions 6:00 Community Ed 6:30 House Call 7:00 St. Marks Mass 8:30 Heatherlyn 10:00 Mt. Olive Church 10:30 Shakopee Heritage 11:30 Amp it Up
Check out Shakopee Public Access online: www.shakopeepublicaccess. com. On the site you can ﬁnd an interactive version of the cablecast schedule along with information about how to make your own show a reality, a list of available equipment, our policy and forms, FAQs and a live video stream of our channel.
Monday, Aug. 15 10:00 Friend. Set to Music 11:00 Army Newswatch 11:30 St. Marks Mass 1:00 Twin City Fellowship 2:00 Ed. Conversations 1 2:30 Mt. Olive Church
onions, hamburger, pizza. Tri-Y Drive Inn…one mile north of Shakopee on Highway 169.
100 years ago… From the Shakopee ArgusTribune, 1911 Sept. 8, 1911 – Nomination Blank…Scott County Argus Popular Voting Contest. I hereby Nominate Miss….., City or Town ……as the most popular candidate in the Scott County Argus Popular Voting Contest. Signed….address….. Names of people making nominations will not be divulged when so requested. Sept. 15, 1911 – Free Government Land Not All Gone… Nearly 500,000 acres free land in South Dakota opening of Rosebud and Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. Drawing will be held for the distribution of lands in the Rosebud and Pine Ridge Indian Reservation of South Dakota, which are being opened to settlement by the U.S. Government.
50 years ago…
125 years ago…
From the Shakopee ArgusTribune, 1961
From the Shakopee Courier, 1886
March 16, 1961 – A 1961-62 teacher salary schedule with a base of $4,500 for an inexperienced teacher with a four-year degree was adopted. March 16, 1961 – Only 14 fi le for city offices as deadline of March 20 nears. March 16, 1961 –A hearing to be conducted by the Minnesota Labor Conciliator’s office will highlight a continuing salary schedule dispute between the Shakopee School Board and the Shakopee Public School faculty. March 23, 1961 – The annual Recreation Department Table Ten nis Tou r na ment will be held Monday evening at the Shakopee High School Auditorium. Trophies will be awarded. M a rch 2 3 , 19 61 – Now open…Tri-Y Drive Inn…Sunday through Thursday 11 a.m. to midnight, Friday and Saturday 11 a.m. to 2 a.m. Our specialty…homemade French fried
March 31, 1886 – It is stated that farm laborers in parts of Missouri have beg un to strike for higher pay. If such a movement should spread far it would encounter the opposition of the largest body of capitalists in America…the farmers of the United States and the results might prove very interesting. April 21, 1886 – President Cleveland discusses labor troubles with Congress…proposes a National Arbitration Committee. April 21, 1886 – John Dellow has returned from his schooling in St. Paul and now has gone back to Mr. Zoller’s Shoe Shop. April 21, 1886 – Be it resolved by the Common Council of the city of Shakopee: That the salary of Overseer of Streets, Highways and Alleys for the ensuing year be fi xed at $1.75 per day for each day actually employed.
eBooks coming to Scott County libraries The Scott County Library System is launching its eBook collection on Aug. 16. The collection includes fiction, nonfiction, children’s and teen titles. Patrons can browse the collection of eBooks, check out up to three eBooks out with their Scott County Library card and download the eBooks to their PC, Mac, a variety of mobile devices and most eBook readers, with the exception of the Kindle. This new service, powered by OverDrive, is free with a Scott County library card. Look for more information at www.scott.lib.mn.us and in the libraries soon. Five things to know about the eBook collection: I You can check out up to three eBooks at a time. I ebooks check out for 14 days. Finished in five days? Return eBooks early and check out another title. I The collection is limited to Scott County residents. Those who live in another county should check their local library. I eBook titles automatically expire at the end of the lending period so there are never any late fees. eBooks cannot be renewed but can be checked again if there isn’t a waiting list.
CABLE CHANNEL 16 All programming is recorded unless noted and subject to change. Refer to the channel 16 bulletin board for the most up-to-date information. City of Shakopee meetings may also be viewed by visiting the city Web site, www.ci.shakopee.mn.us, and click the video-on-demand link on the right-hand side. Friday, Aug. 12 8:00 School Board 7-11 9:00 County Board 7-26 10:00 Council Workshop 8-1 1:00 City Council 8-3 4:00 Plann. Comm. 8-4 6:00 Environ. Comm. 8-10 8:00 School Board 7-11 9:00 County Board 7-26 10:00 Council Workshop 8-1
3:00 Council Workshop 8-1 6:00 City Council 8-3 9:00 Plann. Comm. 8-4 Monday, Aug. 15 9:00 Environ. Comm. 8-10 12:00 Council Workshop 8-1 3:00 City Council 8-3 6:00 Plann. Comm. 8-4 9:00 Environ. Comm. 8-10 Tuesday, Aug. 16 9:00 City Council 8-3 12:00 Plann. Comm. 8-4 3:00 Environ. Comm. 8-10 7:00 City Council (LIVE) Wednesday, Aug. 17 8:00 Environ. Comm. 8-10 10:00 City Council 8-16 12:00 City Council 8-3 3:00 Plann. Comm. 8-4 5:00 Environ. Comm. 8-10 7:00 Econ. Dev. Comm. (LIVE)
Saturday, Aug. 13 9:00 City Council 8-3 12:00 Plann. Comm. 8-4 3:00 Environ. Comm. 8-10 6:00 Council Workshop 8-1 9:00 City Council 8-3
Thursday, Aug. 18 9:00 Econ. Dev. Comm. 8-17 12:00 Plann. Comm. 8-4 3:00 Environ. Comm. 8-10 6:00 City Council 8-16 9:00 Econ. Dev. Comm. 8-17
Sunday, Aug. 14 9:00 Plann. Comm. 8-4 12:00 Environ. Comm. 8-10
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publicnotices NOTICE OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that default has occurred in the conditions of that certain Mortgage, dated February 16, 2004, executed by Horace D. Allen, as mortgagor, and delivered to Merrill Lynch Credit Corporation, as mortgagee, which mortgage was recorded with the Ofﬁce of the Scott County Recorder on March 10, 2004 as Document No. A648076 (the “Mortgage”), the original principal amount secured by said Mortgage, being $100,000.00; that no action or proceeding has been instituted at law to recover the debt secured by said Mortgage or any part thereof; that any notice required by said Mortgage, or any note secured thereby, or by law, to be given prior to the commencement of these proceedings to foreclose said Mortgage has been given; that there is due and claimed to be due upon said Mortgage, including interest to date hereof, the sum of $171,731.32; and that pursuant to the power of sale therein contained, said Mortgage will be foreclosed. The tract of land in said Mortgage, lying and being in Scott County, Minnesota, and legally described as follows, to-wit: Lot 5, Block 1, THE WILDS, according to the recorded plat thereof, Scott County, Minnesota (the “Property”) together with all the improvements now or hereafter erected on the Property, and all easements, appurtenances, and ﬁxtures now or hereafter a part of the Property, and all replacements and additions thereto; will be sold by the Sheriff of Scott County, Minnesota at public auction on September 13, 2011 at 10:00 o’clock A.M., at the Scott County Sheriff ’s Ofﬁce, Law Enforcement Center, 301 Fuller Street, Shakopee, Minnesota, in said county to pay the debt secured by said Mortgage and taxes, if any, on said premises and the costs, attorneys’ fees and disbursements allowed by law. The time allowed by law for redemption by the Mortgagor, its personal representatives, successors or assigns is six (6) months from the date of said sale. Property address: 2802 Fox Run, Prior Lake, Minnesota 55372 Transaction agent, residential mortgage servicer, and the lender or broker: PHH Mortgage Corporation (residential mortgage servicer), Bank of America, N.A., successor by merger to Merrill Lynch Credit Corporation (lender) Tax Parcel ID Number: 252970050 Transaction agent’s mortgage identiﬁcation number: N/A Residential mortgage originator: N/A Each person holding a junior lien upon the Mortgaged Property or some part thereof may redeem beginning after the expiration of the Mortgagor’s redemption period, but only if one week or more before the end of the Mortgagor’s redemption period the creditor ﬁles with the Ofﬁce of the County Recorder in the county where the Mortgaged Property is located a notice of intention to redeem. On or before 11:59 p.m. on March 12, 2012, the Mortgagor must vacate the property if the Mortgage is not reinstated under Minn. Stat. §580.30 or the property redeemed under Minn. Stat. §580.23. THE TIME ALLOWED BY LAW FOR REDEMPTION BY THE MORTGAGOR, THE MORTGAGOR’S PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVES OR ASSIGNS, MAY BE REDUCED TO FIVE WEEKS IF A JUDICIAL ORDER IS ENTERED UNDER MINNESOTA STATUTES, SECTION 582.032, DETERMINING, AMONG OTHER THINGS, THAT THE MORTGAGED PREMISES ARE IMPROVED WITH A RESIDENTIAL DWELLING OF LESS THAN FIVE UNITS, ARE NOT PROPERTY USED IN AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTION, AND ARE ABANDONED. Dated: July 15, 2011 BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO MERRILL LYNCH CREDIT CORPORATION FAEGRE & BENSON LLP D. Charles Macdonald Attorneys for Mortgagee 2200 Wells Fargo Center 90 South Seventh Street Minneapolis, MN 55402 (Published in the Shakopee Valley News on Thursday, July 21, 28 and August 4, 11, 18, 25, 2011; No. 5062) NOTICE OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that default has occurred in the conditions of that certain Mortgage, Assignment of Leases, Rents and Contracts, Security Agreement and Fixture Filing dated May 12, 2006, executed by MB SHAKOPEE VIERLING, L.L.C., a Delaware limited liability company (“Mortgagor”), as mortgagor, and delivered to Allstate Life Insurance Company, an Illinois insurance corporation, as mortgagee, which mortgage was recorded on June 1, 2006 as Document No. T177059 in the Ofﬁce of the Registrar of Titles, Scott County, Minnesota (the “Mortgage”), and as assigned pursuant to that certain Assignment of Mortgage and Security Agreement dated June 1, 2011, by Allstate Life Insurance Company to Road Bay Investments, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company, its successors and assigns (“Mortgagee”), which assignment was recorded on June 2, 2011 as Document No. T209473 in the Ofﬁce of the Registrar of Titles, Scott County, Minnesota, the original principal amount secured by said Mortgage, being $8,800,000.00; that no action or proceeding has been instituted at law to recover the debt secured by said Mortgage or any part thereof; that any notice required by said Mortgage, or any note secured thereby, or by law, to be given prior to the commencement of these proceedings to foreclose said Mortgage has been given; that there is due and claimed to be due upon said Mortgage, including interest to date hereof, the sum of $9,029,839.21; and that pursuant to the power of sale therein contained, said Mortgage will be foreclosed. The tracts of land in said Mortgage, lying and being in Scott County, Minnesota, and legally described as follows, to-wit: Lot 1, Block 1, Vierling Plaza, Scott County, Minnesota,
(the “Land”), TOGETHER with all of Mortgagor’s estate, right, title and interest in, to and under all buildings, structures, improvements and ﬁxtures existing or erected on the Land and all right, title and interest, if any, of Mortgagor in and to the streets and roads, opened or proposed, abutting the Land to the center lines thereof, and strips within or adjoining the Land, the air space and right to use said air space above the Land, all rights of ingress and egress on or within the Land, all easements, rights and appurtenances thereto or used in connection with the Land, including, without limitation, all lateral support, alley and drainage rights, all revenues, income, rents, cash or security deposits, advance rental deposits, profits, royalties, and other benefits thereof or arising from the use or enjoyment of all or any portion thereof, all interests in and rights, royalties and proﬁts in connection with all minerals, oil and gas and other hydrocarbon substances thereon or therein, and water stock, all options to purchase or lease, all development or other rights relating to the Land or the operation thereof or used in connection therewith (including, without limitation, all concurrency rights, permits, prepaid utilities and impact fees of any nature, storm water drainage rights and reservations, sanitary sewer rights and reservations, potable water rights and reservations, allocations of trafﬁc trips, use, rights and reservations, law enforcement, library, park and educational fees, uses, rights and reservations), including all Mortgagor’s right, title and interest in all ﬁxtures, attachments, partitions, machinery, equipment, building materials, appliances and goods of every nature whatever, located on, or attached to, the Land, all of which, including replacements and additions thereto, shall, to the fullest extent permitted by law and for the purposes of the Mortgage, be deemed to be real property and, whether afﬁxed or annexed thereto or not, be deemed conclusively to be real property (collectively the “Improvements”, and together with the hereinafter deﬁned collateral the “Property”); TOGETHER WITH (A) All equipment, fixtures, inventory, goods, farm goods, instruments, appliances, furnishings, machinery, tools, raw materials, component parts, work in progress and materials, and all other tangible personal property of whatsoever kind, used or consumed in the improvement, use or enjoyment of the Property now or any time hereafter owned or acquired by Mortgagor, wherever located and all products thereof whether in possession of Mortgagor or whether located on the Property or elsewhere; (B) To the extent such general intangibles are assignable, all general intangibles relating to the Property or the design, development, operation, management and use of the Property (other than trademarks that contain the word “Inland”), including, but not limited to, (1) all names under which or by which the Property may at any time be owned and operated or any variant thereof, and all goodwill in any way relating to the Property and all service marks and logotypes used in connection therewith, (2) all permits, licenses, authorizations, variances, land use entitlements, approvals, consents, clearances, and rights obtained from governmental agencies issued or obtained in connection with the Property, (3) all permits, licenses, approvals, consents, authorizations, franchises and agreements issued or obtained in connection with the construction, use, occupation or operation of the Property, (4) all materials prepared for ﬁling or ﬁled with any governmental agency, and (5) all of the books and records of Mortgagor in any way relating to construction or operation of the Property; (C) All shares of stock or partnership interest or other evidence of ownership of any part of the Property that is owned by Mortgagor in common with others, including all water stock relating to the Property, if any, and all documents or rights of membership in any owners’ or members’ association or similar group having responsibility for managing or operating any part of the Property provided, however, that the foregoing shall not include any ownership interests in Mortgagor; (D) All accounts, deposit accounts, supporting obligations, letter-of-credit rights, tax and insurance escrows held pursuant to or in connection with this Mortgage, accounts receivable, instruments, documents, documents of title, general intangibles, rights to payment of every kind, judgments, settlements, all of Mortgagor’s rights, direct or indirect, under or pursuant to any and all construction, development, financing, guaranty, indemnity, maintenance, management, service, supply and warranty agreements, commitments, contracts, subcontracts, insurance policies, licenses and bonds now or anytime hereafter arising from construction on the Land or the use or enjoyment of the Property to the extent such are assignable; and (E) All condemnation and eminent domain proceeds (including payments in lieu thereof) and insurance proceeds related to the Property; TOGETHER with all additions to, substitutions for and the products of all of the above, and all proceeds therefrom, whether cash proceeds or noncash proceeds, received when any such property (or the proceeds thereof) is sold, used, exchanged, leased, licensed, or otherwise disposed of, whether voluntarily or involuntarily. Such proceeds shall include any of the foregoing specifically described property of Mortgagor acquired with cash proceeds. Together with, and without limiting the above items, all Goods, Accounts, Documents, Instruments, Money, Chattel Paper, Deposit Accounts, Letter-of-Credit Rights, Investment Property, Equipment and General Intangibles (other than trademarks that contain the word “Inland”) arising from or used in connection with the Property, as those terms are deﬁned in the Uniform Commercial Code from time to time in effect in the State of Minnesota (collectively the “Collateral”) (collectively, the “Mortgaged
Property”) P.I.N.: 27-278-001-0 will be sold by the Sheriff of Scott County, Minnesota at public auction on September 13, 2011, at 10:00 o’clock A.M., at the Scott County Sheriff ’s Ofﬁce, Law Enforcement Center, 301 Fuller Street, Shakopee, Minnesota in said county to pay the debt secured by said Mortgage and taxes, if any, on said premises and the costs, attorneys’ fees and disbursements allowed by law. The time allowed by law for redemption by the Mortgagor, its personal representatives, successors or assigns, is six (6) months from the date of said sale. Each person holding a junior lien upon the Mortgaged Property or some part thereof may redeem beginning after the expiration of the Mortgagor’s redemption period, but only if one week or more before the end of the Mortgagor’s redemption period the creditor ﬁles with the Ofﬁce of the Registrar of Titles and with the Ofﬁce of the County Recorder in the county where the Mortgaged Property is located a notice of intention to redeem. Dated: July 15, 2011 ROAD BAY INVESTMENTS, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company FAEGRE & BENSON LLP D. Charles Macdonald Attorneys for Mortgagee 2200 Wells Fargo Center 90 South Seventh Street Minneapolis, MN 55402 (Published in the Shakopee Valley News on Thursday, July 21, 28 and August 4, 11, 18, 25, 2011; No. 5063) NOTICE OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE THE RIGHT TO VERIFICATION OF THE DEBT AND IDENTITY OF THE ORIGINAL CREDITOR WITHIN THE TIME PROVIDED BY LAW IS NOT AFFECTED BY THIS ACTION. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that default has occurred in the conditions of the following described mortgage: DAT E O F M O R T G AG E : 06/23/2005 MORTGAGOR(S): William M. Folz and Lisa B. Folz, husband and wife. MORTGAGEE: Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. as nominee for PHH Mortgage Corporation fka Cendant Mortgage Corp d/b/a Burnet Home Loans SERVICER: Nationstar Mortgage, LLC MORTGAGE ID #: 100020000287345643 DATE AND PLACE OF RECORDING: Recorded June 30, 2005,Scott County Recorder, Document No. A703735. ASSIGNMENTS OF MORTGAGE: Assigned to: CitiMortgage, Inc. Dated: July 20, 2010,Recorded August 05, 2010,Scott County Recorder, Document No. A859181. Nationstar Mortgage LLC Dated: May 20, 2011,Recorded June 06, 2011,Scott County Recorder, Document No. A881598. LEGAL DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: LOT 6, BLOCK 4, PRAIRIE VILLAGE 4TH ADDITION TAX PARCEL NO.: 27-280-030-0 ADDRESS OF PROPERTY: 1856 Mooers Avenue Shakopee, MN 55372 COUNTY IN WHICH PROPERTY IS LOCATED: Scott O R I G I N A L P R I N C I PA L A M O U N T O F M O RT G AG E : $272,500.00 AMOUNT DUE AND CLAIMED TO BE DUE AS OF DATE OF NOTICE, INCLUDING TAXES, IF ANY, PAID BY MORTGAGEE: $300,488.38 That prior to the commencement of this mortgage foreclosure proceeding Mortgagee/Assignee of Mortgagee complied with all notice requirements as required by statute; that no action or proceeding has been instituted at law or otherwise to recover the debt secured by said mortgage, or any part thereof; PURSUANT to the power of sale contained in said mortgage, the above described property will be sold by the Sheriff of said county as follows: DATE AND TIME OF SALE: Tuesday, September 20, 2011, 10:00 a.m. PLACE OF SALE: Scott County Sheriff ’s Office, Civil Unit, 301 Fuller Street S., City of Shakopee to pay the debt then secured by said Mortgage, and taxes, if any, on said premises, and the costs and disbursements, including attorneys’ fees allowed by law subject to redemption within 6 months from the date of said sale by the mortgagor(s), their personal representatives or assigns. DATE TO VACATE PROPERTY: The date on or before which the mortgagor must vacate the property if the mortgage is not reinstated under Minnesota Statutes section 580.30 or the property redeemed under Minnesota Statutes section 580.23 is 03/20/2012 at 11:59 p.m. If the foregoing date is a Saturday, Sunday or legal holiday, then the date to vacate is the next business day at 11:59 p.m. MORTGAGOR(S) RELEASED FROM FINANCIAL OBLIGATION ON MORTGAGE: NONE THE TIME ALLOWED BY LAW FOR REDEMPTION BY THE MORTGAGOR, THE MORTGAGOR’S PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVES OR ASSIGNS, MAY BE REDUCED TO FIVE WEEKS IF A JUDICIAL ORDER IS ENTERED UNDER MINNESOTA STATUTES SECTION 582.032, DETERMINING, AMONG OTHER THINGS, THAT THE MORTGAGED PREMISES ARE IMPROVED WITH A RESIDENTIAL DWELLING OF LESS THAN FIVE UNITS, ARE NOT PROPERTY USED IN AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTION, AND ARE ABANDONED. Dated: July 13, 2011 Nationstar Mortgage LLC Assignee of Mortgagee Peterson, Fram & Bergman, P.A. By: Ben I. Rust Attorneys for: Nationstar Mortgage LLC Assignee of Mortgagee 55 E. 5th St., Suite 800 St. Paul, MN 55101 (651) 209-7599 THIS IS A COMMUNICATION FROM A DEBT COLLECTOR. 17226-110041 (Published in the Shakopee Valley News on Thursday, July 28, August 4, 11, 18, 25 and September 1, 2011; No. 5064)
NOTICE OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE THE RIGHT TO VERIFICATION OF THE DEBT AND IDENTITY OF THE ORIGINAL CREDITOR WITHIN THE TIME PROVIDED BY LAW IS NOT AFFECTED BY THIS ACTION. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that default has occurred in the conditions of the following described mortgage: DAT E O F M O R T G AG E : 04/28/2003 MORTGAGOR(S): William J. Sims and Jennifer L. Sims, husband and wife. MORTGAGEE: Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. as nominee for Lakeland Mortgage Corporation SERVICER: CitiMortgage MORTGAGE ID #: 100137510000071581 DATE AND PLACE OF RECORDING: Recorded May 22, 2003,Scott County Recorder, Document No. A603603. ASSIGNMENTS OF MORTGAGE: Assigned to: CitiMortgage, Inc. Dated: May 6, 2011 LEGAL DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: Lot 2, Block 6, Sunset Hills Addition TAX PARCEL NO.: 251720810 ADDRESS OF PROPERTY: 3299 Spruce Trl SW Prior Lake, MN 55372 COUNTY IN WHICH PROPERTY IS LOCATED: Scott O R I G I N A L P R I N C I PA L A M O U N T O F M O RT G AG E : $313,500.00 AMOUNT DUE AND CLAIMED TO BE DUE AS OF DATE OF NOTICE, INCLUDING TAXES, IF ANY, PAID BY MORTGAGEE: $288,759.71 That prior to the commencement of this mortgage foreclosure proceeding Mortgagee/Assignee of Mortgagee complied with all notice requirements as required by statute; that no action or proceeding has been instituted at law or otherwise to recover the debt secured by said mortgage, or any part thereof; PURSUANT to the power of sale contained in said mortgage, the above described property will be sold by the Sheriff of said county as follows: DATE AND TIME OF SALE: Tuesday, September 20, 2011, 10:00 a.m. PLACE OF SALE: Scott County Sheriff ’s Office, Civil Unit, 301 Fuller Street S., City of Shakopee to pay the debt then secured by said Mortgage, and taxes, if any, on said premises, and the costs and disbursements, including attorneys’ fees allowed by law subject to redemption within 6 months from the date of said sale by the mortgagor(s), their personal representatives or assigns. DATE TO VACATE PROPERTY: The date on or before which the mortgagor must vacate the property if the mortgage is not reinstated under Minnesota Statutes section 580.30 or the property redeemed under Minnesota Statutes section 580.23 is 03/20/2012 at 11:59 p.m. If the foregoing date is a Saturday, Sunday or legal holiday, then the date to vacate is the next business day at 11:59 p.m. MORTGAGOR(S) RELEASED FROM FINANCIAL OBLIGATION ON MORTGAGE: NONE THE TIME ALLOWED BY LAW FOR REDEMPTION BY THE MORTGAGOR, THE MORTGAGOR’S PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVES OR ASSIGNS, MAY BE REDUCED TO FIVE WEEKS IF A JUDICIAL ORDER IS ENTERED UNDER MINNESOTA STATUTES SECTION 582.032, DETERMINING, AMONG OTHER THINGS, THAT THE MORTGAGED PREMISES ARE IMPROVED WITH A RESIDENTIAL DWELLING OF LESS THAN FIVE UNITS, ARE NOT PROPERTY USED IN AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTION, AND ARE ABANDONED. Dated: July 13, 2011 CitiMortgage, Inc. Assignee of Mortgagee Peterson, Fram & Bergman, P.A. By: Steven H. Bruns Attorneys for: CitiMortgage, Inc. Assignee of Mortgagee 55 E. 5th St., Suite 800 St. Paul, MN 55101 (651) 209-7599 THIS IS A COMMUNICATION FROM A DEBT COLLECTOR. 12890-110170 (Published in the Shakopee Valley News on Thursday, July 28, August 4, 11, 18, 25 and September 1, 2011; No. 5065) NOTICE OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE THE RIGHT TO VERIFICATION OF THE DEBT AND IDENTITY OF THE ORIGINAL CREDITOR WITHIN THE TIME PROVIDED BY LAW IS NOT AFFECTED BY THIS ACTION. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that default has occurred in the conditions of the following described mortgage: DAT E O F M O R T G AG E : 06/30/2004 MORTGAGOR(S): Robert T. Pich, a single person. MORTGAGEE: Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. as nominee for Lakeland Mortgage Corporation SERVICER: Nationstar Mortgage, LLC MORTGAGE ID #: 100137510000146078 DATE AND PLACE OF RECORDING: Recorded August 04, 2004,Scott County Recorder, Document No. A666809. ASSIGNMENTS OF MORTGAGE: Assigned to: Nationstar Mortgage LLC Dated: April 12, 2011, Recorded April 29, 2011, Scott County Recorder, Document No. A879379 . LEGAL DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: The West of Fortyeight (48) feet of Lot Three (3), Block Ten (10), City of Shakopee, according to the recorded plat thereof on ﬁle and of record in the Ofﬁce of the County Recorder, Scott County, Minnesota TAX PARCEL NO.: 27-001098-1 ADDRESS OF PROPERTY: 619 1st Ave West Shakopee, MN 55379 COUNTY IN WHICH PROPERTY IS LOCATED: Scott O R I G I N A L P R I N C I PA L A M O U N T O F M O RT G AG E : $116,100.00 AMOUNT DUE AND CLAIMED
TO BE DUE AS OF DATE OF NOTICE, INCLUDING TAXES, IF ANY, PAID BY MORTGAGEE: $117,598.89 That prior to the commencement of this mortgage foreclosure proceeding Mortgagee/Assignee of Mortgagee complied with all notice requirements as required by statute; that no action or proceeding has been instituted at law or otherwise to recover the debt secured by said mortgage, or any part thereof; PURSUANT to the power of sale contained in said mortgage, the above described property will be sold by the Sheriff of said county as follows: DATE AND TIME OF SALE: Tuesday, September 20, 2011, 10:00 a.m. PLACE OF SALE: Scott County Sheriff ’s Office, Civil Unit, 301 Fuller Street S., City of Shakopee to pay the debt then secured by said Mortgage, and taxes, if any, on said premises, and the costs and disbursements, including attorneys’ fees allowed by law subject to redemption within 6 months from the date of said sale by the mortgagor(s), their personal representatives or assigns. DATE TO VACATE PROPERTY: The date on or before which the mortgagor must vacate the property if the mortgage is not reinstated under Minnesota Statutes section 580.30 or the property redeemed under Minnesota Statutes section 580.23 is 03/20/2012 at 11:59 p.m. If the foregoing date is a Saturday, Sunday or legal holiday, then the date to vacate is the next business day at 11:59 p.m. MORTGAGOR(S) RELEASED FROM FINANCIAL OBLIGATION ON MORTGAGE: NONE THE TIME ALLOWED BY LAW FOR REDEMPTION BY THE MORTGAGOR, THE MORTGAGOR’S PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVES OR ASSIGNS, MAY BE REDUCED TO FIVE WEEKS IF A JUDICIAL ORDER IS ENTERED UNDER MINNESOTA STATUTES SECTION 582.032, DETERMINING, AMONG OTHER THINGS, THAT THE MORTGAGED PREMISES ARE IMPROVED WITH A RESIDENTIAL DWELLING OF LESS THAN FIVE UNITS, ARE NOT PROPERTY USED IN AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTION, AND ARE ABANDONED. Dated: July 20, 2011 Nationstar Mortgage LLC Assignee of Mortgagee Peterson, Fram & Bergman, P.A. By: Ben I. Rust Attorneys for: Nationstar Mortgage LLC Assignee of Mortgagee 55 E. 5th St., Suite 800 St. Paul, MN 55101 (651) 209-7599 THIS IS A COMMUNICATION FROM A DEBT COLLECTOR. 17226-110005 (Published in the Shakopee Valley News on Thursday, July 28, August 4, 11, 18, 25 and September 1, 2011; No. 5069) NOTICE OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE THE RIGHT TO VERIFICATION OF THE DEBT AND IDENTITY OF THE ORIGINAL CREDITOR WITHIN THE TIME PROVIDED BY LAW IS NOT AFFECTED BY THIS ACTION. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that default has occurred in the conditions of the following described mortgage: DAT E O F M O R T G AG E : 10/31/2006 MORTGAGOR(S): Neal Jackson, a single man. MORTGAGEE: ING Bank FSB SERVICER: Weltman, Weinberg & Reis MORTGAGE ID #: n/a DATE AND PLACE OF RECORDING: Recorded December 08, 2006,Scott County Recorder, Document No. A759036. LEGAL DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: Lot 18, Block 1, Priorview Second Addition, Scott County, Minnesota TAX PARCEL NO.: 252750180 ADDRESS OF PROPERTY: 16585 Five Hawks Ave SE Prior Lake, MN 55372 COUNTY IN WHICH PROPERTY IS LOCATED: Scott O R I G I N A L P R I N C I PA L A M O U N T O F M O RT G AG E : $128,400.00 AMOUNT DUE AND CLAIMED TO BE DUE AS OF DATE OF NOTICE, INCLUDING TAXES, IF ANY, PAID BY MORTGAGEE: $132,754.02 That prior to the commencement of this mortgage foreclosure proceeding Mortgagee/Assignee of Mortgagee complied with all notice requirements as required by statute; that no action or proceeding has been instituted at law or otherwise to recover the debt secured by said mortgage, or any part thereof; PURSUANT to the power of sale contained in said mortgage, the above described property will be sold by the Sheriff of said county as follows: DATE AND TIME OF SALE: Tuesday, September 20, 2011, 10:00 a.m. PLACE OF SALE: Scott County Sheriff ’s Office, Civil Unit, 301 Fuller Street S., City of Shakopee to pay the debt then secured by said Mortgage, and taxes, if any, on said premises, and the costs and disbursements, including attorneys’ fees allowed by law subject to redemption within 6 months from the date of said sale by the mortgagor(s), their personal representatives or assigns. DATE TO VACATE PROPERTY: The date on or before which the mortgagor must vacate the property if the mortgage is not reinstated under Minnesota Statutes section 580.30 or the property redeemed under Minnesota Statutes section 580.23 is 03/20/2012 at 11:59 p.m. If the foregoing date is a Saturday, Sunday or legal holiday, then the date to vacate is the next business day at 11:59 p.m. MORTGAGOR(S) RELEASED FROM FINANCIAL OBLIGATION ON MORTGAGE: NONE THE TIME ALLOWED BY LAW FOR REDEMPTION BY THE MORTGAGOR, THE MORTGAGOR’S PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVES OR ASSIGNS, MAY BE REDUCED TO FIVE WEEKS IF A JUDICIAL ORDER IS ENTERED UNDER MINNESOTA STATUTES SECTION 582.032, DETERMINING, AMONG OTHER
THINGS, THAT THE MORTGAGED PREMISES ARE IMPROVED WITH A RESIDENTIAL DWELLING OF LESS THAN FIVE UNITS, ARE NOT PROPERTY USED IN AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTION, AND ARE ABANDONED. Dated: July 20, 2011 ING Bank FSB Mortgagee Peterson, Fram & Bergman, P.A. By: Michael T. Oberle Attorneys for: ING Bank FSB Mortgagee 55 E. 5th St., Suite 800 St. Paul, MN 55101 (651) 209-7599 THIS IS A COMMUNICATION FROM A DEBT COLLECTOR. 15287-110027 (Published in the Shakopee Valley News on Thursday, July 28, August 4, 11, 18, 25 and September 1, 2011; No. 5070) NOTICE OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE THE RIGHT TO VERIFICATION OF THE DEBT AND IDENTITY OF THE ORIGINAL CREDITOR WITHIN THE TIME PROVIDED BY LAW IS NOT AFFECTED BY THIS ACTION. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that default has occurred in the conditions of the following described mortgage: DAT E O F M O R T G AG E : 02/17/2005 MORTGAGOR(S): Kevin J. Schutte and Amy E. Schutte, husband and wife. MORTGAGEE: State Bank of New Prague SERVICER: State Bank of New Prague MORTGAGE ID #: n/a DATE AND PLACE OF RECORDING: Recorded February 28, 2005,Scott County Recorder, Document No. A689981. LEGAL DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: Lot 18, Block 5, Scott’s Field Third Addition, according to the recorded plat thereof, and situate in Scott County, Minnesota. TAX PARCEL NO.: 200470520 ADDRESS OF PROPERTY: 921 Meadow Pl Belle Plaine, MN 56011 COUNTY IN WHICH PROPERTY IS LOCATED: Scott O R I G I N A L P R I N C I PA L A M O U N T O F M O RT G AG E : $172,000.00 AMOUNT DUE AND CLAIMED TO BE DUE AS OF DATE OF NOTICE, INCLUDING TAXES, IF ANY, PAID BY MORTGAGEE: $159,234.89 That prior to the commencement of this mortgage foreclosure proceeding Mortgagee/Assignee of Mortgagee complied with all notice requirements as required by statute; that no action or proceeding has been instituted at law or otherwise to recover the debt secured by said mortgage, or any part thereof; PURSUANT to the power of sale contained in said mortgage, the above described property will be sold by the Sheriff of said county as follows: DATE AND TIME OF SALE: Tuesday, September 20, 2011, 10:00 a.m. PLACE OF SALE: Scott County Sheriff ’s Office, Civil Unit, 301 Fuller Street S., City of Shakopee to pay the debt then secured by said Mortgage, and taxes, if any, on said premises, and the costs and disbursements, including attorneys’ fees allowed by law subject to redemption within 6 months from the date of said sale by the mortgagor(s), their personal representatives or assigns. DATE TO VACATE PROPERTY: The date on or before which the mortgagor must vacate the property if the mortgage is not reinstated under Minnesota Statutes section 580.30 or the property redeemed under Minnesota Statutes section 580.23 is 03/20/2012 at 11:59 p.m. If the foregoing date is a Saturday, Sunday or legal holiday, then the date to vacate is the next business day at 11:59 p.m. MORTGAGOR(S) RELEASED FROM FINANCIAL OBLIGATION ON MORTGAGE: NONE THE TIME ALLOWED BY LAW FOR REDEMPTION BY THE MORTGAGOR, THE MORTGAGOR’S PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVES OR ASSIGNS, MAY BE REDUCED TO FIVE WEEKS IF A JUDICIAL ORDER IS ENTERED UNDER MINNESOTA STATUTES SECTION 582.032, DETERMINING, AMONG OTHER THINGS, THAT THE MORTGAGED PREMISES ARE IMPROVED WITH A RESIDENTIAL DWELLING OF LESS THAN FIVE UNITS, ARE NOT PROPERTY USED IN AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTION, AND ARE ABANDONED. Dated: July 20, 2011 State Bank of New Prague Mortgagee Peterson, Fram & Bergman, P.A. By: Steven H. Bruns Attorneys for: State Bank of New Prague Mortgagee 55 E. 5th St., Suite 800 St. Paul, MN 55101 (651) 209-7599 THIS IS A COMMUNICATION FROM A DEBT COLLECTOR. 17250-110002 (Published in the Shakopee Valley News on Thursday, July 28, August 4, 11, 18, 25 and September 1, 2011; No. 5071) NOTICE OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE THE RIGHT TO VERIFICATION OF THE DEBT AND IDENTITY OF THE ORIGINAL CREDITOR WITHIN THE TIME PROVIDED BY LAW IS NOT AFFECTED BY THIS ACTION. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that default has occurred in the conditions of the following described mortgage: DAT E O F M O R T G AG E : 02/28/2007 MORTGAGOR(S): John Ulibarri and Mary Ulibarri, husband and wife. MORTGAGEE: Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. as nominee for Decision One Mortgage Company, LLC SERVICER: CitiMortgage MORTGAGE ID #: 100077960000670936 DATE AND PLACE OF RE-
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publicnotices CORDING: Recorded March 07, 2007,Scott County Registrar of Titles, Document No. T182783 Against Certiﬁcate of Title no. 44438. ASSIGNMENTS OF MORTGAGE: Assigned to: CitiMortgage, Inc. Dated: December 14, 2007,Recorded December 26, 2007,Scott County Registrar of Titles, Document No. T188051 Against Certiﬁcate of Title no. 44438. LEGAL DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: Lot 7, Block 4, Sand Pointe 3rd Addition, according to the plat thereof on ﬁle and of record in Scott County, Minnesota. TAX PARCEL NO.: 252140410 ADDRESS OF PROPERTY: 14389 Aspen Avenue NE Prior Lake, MN 55372 COUNTY IN WHICH PROPERTY IS LOCATED: Scott O R I G I N A L P R I N C I PA L A M O U N T O F M O RT G AG E : $194,000.00 AMOUNT DUE AND CLAIMED TO BE DUE AS OF DATE OF NOTICE, INCLUDING TAXES, IF ANY, PAID BY MORTGAGEE: $247,755.52 That prior to the commencement of this mortgage foreclosure proceeding Mortgagee/Assignee of Mortgagee complied with all notice requirements as required by statute; that no action or proceeding has been instituted at law or otherwise to recover the debt secured by said mortgage, or any part thereof; PURSUANT to the power of sale contained in said mortgage, the above described property will be sold by the Sheriff of said county as follows: DATE AND TIME OF SALE: Tuesday, September 27, 2011, 10:00 a.m. PLACE OF SALE: Scott County Sheriff ’s Office, Civil Unit, 301 Fuller Street S., City of Shakopee to pay the debt then secured by said Mortgage, and taxes, if any, on said premises, and the costs and disbursements, including attorneys’ fees allowed by law subject to redemption within 6 months from the date of said sale by the mortgagor(s), their personal representatives or assigns. DATE TO VACATE PROPERTY: The date on or before which the mortgagor must vacate the property if the mortgage is not reinstated under Minnesota Statutes section 580.30 or the property redeemed under Minnesota Statutes section 580.23 is 03/27/2012 at 11:59 p.m. If the foregoing date is a Saturday, Sunday or legal holiday, then the date to vacate is the next business day at 11:59 p.m. MORTGAGOR(S) RELEASED FROM FINANCIAL OBLIGATION ON MORTGAGE: NONE THE TIME ALLOWED BY LAW FOR REDEMPTION BY THE MORTGAGOR, THE MORTGAGOR’S PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVES OR ASSIGNS, MAY BE REDUCED TO FIVE WEEKS IF A JUDICIAL ORDER IS ENTERED UNDER MINNESOTA STATUTES SECTION 582.032, DETERMINING, AMONG OTHER THINGS, THAT THE MORTGAGED PREMISES ARE IMPROVED WITH A RESIDENTIAL DWELLING OF LESS THAN FIVE UNITS, ARE NOT PROPERTY USED IN AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTION, AND ARE ABANDONED. Dated: July 25, 2011 CitiMortgage, Inc. Assignee of Mortgagee Peterson, Fram & Bergman, P.A. By: Steven H. Bruns Attorneys for: CitiMortgage, Inc. Assignee of Mortgagee 55 E. 5th St., Suite 800 St. Paul, MN 55101 (651) 209-7599 THIS IS A COMMUNICATION FROM A DEBT COLLECTOR. 12890-110201 (Published in the Shakopee Valley News on Thursday, August 4, 11, 18, 25 and September 1, 8, 2011; No. 5075) NOTICE OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE THE RIGHT TO VERIFICATION OF THE DEBT AND IDENTITY OF THE ORIGINAL CREDITOR WITHIN THE TIME PROVIDED BY LAW IS NOT AFFECTED BY THIS ACTION. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that default has occurred in the conditions of the following described mortgage: DAT E O F M O R T G AG E : 09/07/2005 MORTGAGOR(S): Erwin Dumalag and Trisha L Dumalag, husband and wife. MORTGAGEE: Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. as nominee for Ryland Mortgage Company SERVICER: Bank of America, N.A. MORTGAGE ID #: 100050500008110575 DATE AND PLACE OF RECORDING: Recorded September 28, 2005,Scott County Recorder, Document No. A714737. ASSIGNMENTS OF MORTGAGE: Assigned to: BAC Home Loans Servicing LP Dated: July 28, 2009,Recorded July 31, 2009,Scott County Recorder, Document No. A 832346. LEGAL DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: Lot 4, Block 1, of RIVERSIDE FIELDS 1st ADDITION, according to the recorded plat thereof, Scott County, Minnesota. TAX PARCEL NO.: 27-366004-0 ADDRESS OF PROPERTY: 8412 Lobelia Court Shakopee, MN 55379 COUNTY IN WHICH PROPERTY IS LOCATED: Scott O R I G I N A L P R I N C I PA L A M O U N T O F M O RT G AG E : $285,185.00 AMOUNT DUE AND CLAIMED TO BE DUE AS OF DATE OF NOTICE, INCLUDING TAXES, IF ANY, PAID BY MORTGAGEE: $314,230.39 That prior to the commencement of this mortgage foreclosure proceeding Mortgagee/Assignee of Mortgagee complied with all notice requirements as required by statute; that no action or proceeding has been instituted at law or otherwise to recover the debt secured by said mortgage, or any part thereof; PURSUANT to the power of sale contained in said mortgage, the above described property will be sold by the Sheriff of said county as follows: DATE AND TIME OF SALE: Tuesday, September 27, 2011, 10:00
a.m. PLACE OF SALE: Scott County Sheriff ’s Office, Civil Unit, 301 Fuller Street S., City of Shakopee to pay the debt then secured by said Mortgage, and taxes, if any, on said premises, and the costs and disbursements, including attorneys’ fees allowed by law subject to redemption within 6 months from the date of said sale by the mortgagor(s), their personal representatives or assigns. DATE TO VACATE PROPERTY: The date on or before which the mortgagor must vacate the property if the mortgage is not reinstated under Minnesota Statutes section 580.30 or the property redeemed under Minnesota Statutes section 580.23 is 03/27/2012 at 11:59 p.m. If the foregoing date is a Saturday, Sunday or legal holiday, then the date to vacate is the next business day at 11:59 p.m. MORTGAGOR(S) RELEASED FROM FINANCIAL OBLIGATION ON MORTGAGE: NONE THE TIME ALLOWED BY LAW FOR REDEMPTION BY THE MORTGAGOR, THE MORTGAGOR’S PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVES OR ASSIGNS, MAY BE REDUCED TO FIVE WEEKS IF A JUDICIAL ORDER IS ENTERED UNDER MINNESOTA STATUTES SECTION 582.032, DETERMINING, AMONG OTHER THINGS, THAT THE MORTGAGED PREMISES ARE IMPROVED WITH A RESIDENTIAL DWELLING OF LESS THAN FIVE UNITS, ARE NOT PROPERTY USED IN AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTION, AND ARE ABANDONED. Dated: July 27, 2011 Bank of America, N.A., as successor by merger to BAC Home Loans Servicing, LP Assignee of Mortgagee Peterson, Fram & Bergman, P.A. By: Steven H. Bruns Attorneys for: Bank of America, N.A., as successor by merger to BAC Home Loans Servicing, LP Assignee of Mortgagee 55 E. 5th St., Suite 800 St. Paul, MN 55101 (651) 209-7599 THIS IS A COMMUNICATION FROM A DEBT COLLECTOR. 16751-106538 (Published in the Shakopee Valley News on Thursday, August 4, 11, 18, 25 and September 1, 8, 2011; No. 5078) NOTICE OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE THE RIGHT TO VERIFICATION OF THE DEBT AND IDENTITY OF THE ORIGINAL CREDITOR WITHIN THE TIME PROVIDED BY LAW IS NOT AFFECTED BY THIS ACTION. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that default has occurred in the conditions of the following described mortgage: DAT E O F M O R T G AG E : 05/09/2005 MORTGAGOR(S): Nancy R. Kaatz, a single person. MORTGAGEE: New Century Mortgage Corporation SERVICER: Chase Home Finance, LLC MORTGAGE ID #: N/A DATE AND PLACE OF RECORDING: Recorded May 24, 2005,Scott County Recorder, Document No. 698999. ASSIGNMENTS OF MORTGAGE: Assigned to: U.S. Bank National Association, as Trustee for MASTR Asset Backed Securities TRUST 2005-HE2, Mortgage Pass Through Certiﬁcates, Series 2005-HE2 Dated: January 30, 2009,Recorded February 12, 2009,Scott County Recorder, Document No. A817731. LEGAL DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: Lot 24, Block 1, South Hills 3rd Addition, Scott County, Minnesota. TAX PARCEL NO.: 261350240 ADDRESS OF PROPERTY: 5244 West 143rd Street Savage, MN 55378 COUNTY IN WHICH PROPERTY IS LOCATED: Scott O R I G I N A L P R I N C I PA L A M O U N T O F M O RT G AG E : $229,500.00 AMOUNT DUE AND CLAIMED TO BE DUE AS OF DATE OF NOTICE, INCLUDING TAXES, IF ANY, PAID BY MORTGAGEE: $270,130.48 That prior to the commencement of this mortgage foreclosure proceeding Mortgagee/Assignee of Mortgagee complied with all notice requirements as required by statute; that no action or proceeding has been instituted at law or otherwise to recover the debt secured by said mortgage, or any part thereof; PURSUANT to the power of sale contained in said mortgage, the above described property will be sold by the Sheriff of said county as follows: DATE AND TIME OF SALE: Tuesday, March 22, 2011, 10:00 a.m. PLACE OF SALE: Scott County Sheriff ’s Office, Civil Unit, 301 Fuller Street S., City of Shakopee to pay the debt then secured by said Mortgage, and taxes, if any, on said premises, and the costs and disbursements, including attorneys’ fees allowed by law subject to redemption within 6 months from the date of said sale by the mortgagor(s), their personal representatives or assigns. DATE TO VACATE PROPERTY: The date on or before which the mortgagor must vacate the property if the mortgage is not reinstated under Minnesota Statutes section 580.30 or the property redeemed under Minnesota Statutes section 580.23 is 09/22/2011 at 11:59 p.m. If the foregoing date is a Saturday, Sunday or legal holiday, then the date to vacate is the next business day at 11:59 p.m. MORTGAGOR(S) RELEASED FROM FINANCIAL OBLIGATION ON MORTGAGE: NONE THE TIME ALLOWED BY LAW FOR REDEMPTION BY THE MORTGAGOR, THE MORTGAGOR’S PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVES OR ASSIGNS, MAY BE REDUCED TO FIVE WEEKS IF A JUDICIAL ORDER IS ENTERED UNDER MINNESOTA STATUTES SECTION 582.032, DETERMINING, AMONG OTHER THINGS, THAT THE MORTGAGED PREMISES ARE IMPROVED WITH A RESIDENTIAL DWELLING OF LESS THAN FIVE UNITS, ARE NOT PROPERTY USED IN AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTION, AND ARE ABANDONED.
Dated: January 18, 2011 U.S. Bank National Association, as Trustee for MASTR Asset Backed Securities TRUST 2005HE2, Mortgage Pass Through Certiﬁcates, Series 2005-HE2 Assignee of Mortgagee Peterson, Fram & Bergman, P.A. By: Michael T. Oberle Attorneys for: U.S. Bank National Association, as Trustee for MASTR Asset Backed Securities TRUST 2005HE2, Mortgage Pass Through Certiﬁcates, Series 2005-HE2 Assignee of Mortgagee 55 E. 5th St., Suite 800 St. Paul, MN 55101 (651) 209-7599 THIS IS A COMMUNICATION FROM A DEBT COLLECTOR. 16309-110010 (Published in the Shakopee Valley News on Thursday, January 27, February 3, 10, 17, 24 and March 3, 2011; No. 5725) NOTICE OF POSTPONEMENT OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the above Mortgage Foreclosure Sale is hereby postponed to Tuesday, May 03, 2011, at 10:00 a.m., Scott County Sheriff ’s Ofﬁce, Civil Unit, 301 Fuller Street S., City of Shakopee in said County and State. Dated: March 22, 2011 U.S. Bank National Association, as Trustee for MASTR Asset Backed Securities TRUST 2005HE2, Mortgage Pass Through Certiﬁcates, Series 2005-HE2 Assignee of Mortgagee Peterson, Fram & Bergman, P.A. By: Michael T. Oberle Attorneys for: U.S. Bank National Association, as Trustee for MASTR Asset Backed Securities TRUST 2005HE2, Mortgage Pass Through Certiﬁcates, Series 2005-HE2 Assignee of Mortgagee 55 E. 5th St., Suite 800 St. Paul, MN 55101 (651) 209-7599 16309-110010 (Published in the Shakopee Valley News on Thursday, March 31, 2011; No. 5906) NOTICE OF POSTPONEMENT OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the above Mortgage Foreclosure Sale is hereby postponed to Tuesday, June 21, 2011, at 10:00 a.m., Scott County Sheriff ’s Ofﬁce, Civil Unit, 301 Fuller Street S., City of Shakopee is said County and State. Dated: April 07, 2011 U.S. Bank National Association, as Trustee for MASTR Asset Backed Securities TRUST 2005HE2, Mortgage Pass Through Certiﬁcates, Series 2005-HE2 Assignee of Mortgagee Peterson, Fram & Bergman, P.A. By: Michael T. Oberle Attorneys for: U.S. Bank National Association, as Trustee for MASTR Asset Backed Securities TRUST 2005HE2, Mortgage Pass Through Certiﬁcates, Series 2005-HE2 Assignee of Mortgagee 55 E. 5th St., Suite 800 St. Paul, MN 55101 (651) 209-7599 16309-110010 (Published in the Shakopee Valley News on Thursday, April 21, 2011; No. 5927) NOTICE OF POSTPONEMENT OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the above Mortgage Foreclosure Sale is hereby postponed to Tuesday, July 05, 2011, at 10:00 a.m., Scott County Sheriff ’s Ofﬁce, Civil Unit, 301 Fuller Street S., City of Shakopee in said County and State. Dated: May 24, 2011 U.S. Bank National Association, as Trustee for MASTR Asset Backed Securities TRUST 2005HE2, Mortgage Pass Through Certiﬁcates, Series 2005-HE2 Assignee of Mortgagee Peterson, Fram & Bergman, P.A. By: Michael T. Oberle Attorneys for: U.S. Bank National Association, as Trustee for MASTR Asset Backed Securities TRUST 2005HE2, Mortgage Pass Through Certiﬁcates, Series 2005-HE2 Assignee of Mortgagee 55 E. 5th St., Suite 800 St. Paul, MN 55101 (651) 209-7599 16309-110010 (Published in the Shakopee Valley News on Thursday, June 9, 2011; No. 5000) NOTICE OF POSTPONEMENT OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the above Mortgage Foreclosure sale is hereby postponed to Tuesday, August 30, 2011, at 10:00 a.m., Scott County Sheriff ’s Ofﬁce, Civil Unit, 301 Fuller Street S., City of Shakopee in said County and State. Dated: June 13, 2011 U.S. Bank National Association, as Trustee for MASTR Asset Backed Securities TRUST 2005HE2, Mortgage Pass Through Certiﬁcates, Series 2005-HE2 Assignee of Mortgagee Peterson, Fram & Bergman, P.A. By: Michael T. Oberle Attorneys for: U.S. Bank National Association, as Trustee for MASTR Asset Backed Securities TRUST 2005HE2, Mortgage Pass Through Certiﬁcates, Series 2005-HE2 Assignee of Mortgagee 55 E. 5th St., Suite 800 St. Paul, MN 55101 (651) 209-7599 16309-110010 (Published in the Shakopee Valley News on Thursday, June 23, 2011; No. 5023) NOTICE OF POSTPONEMENT OF MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the above Mortgage Foreclosure sale is hereby postponed to Tuesday, October 04, 2011, at 10:00 a.m., Scott County Sheriff ’s Ofﬁce, Civil Unit, 301 Fuller Street S., City of Shakopee in said County and State. Dated: August 01, 2011 U.S. Bank National Association, as Trustee for MASTR Asset Backed Securities TRUST 2005HE2, Mortgage Pass Through Certiﬁcates, Series 2005-HE2 Assignee of Mortgagee Peterson, Fram & Bergman, P.A. By: Michael T. Oberle Attorneys for: U.S. Bank National Association,
continued from previous page as Trustee for MASTR Asset Backed Securities TRUST 2005HE2, Mortgage Pass Through Certiﬁcates, Series 2005-HE2 Assignee of Mortgagee 55 E. 5th St., Suite 800 St. Paul, MN 55101 (651) 209-7599 16309-110010 (Published in the Shakopee Valley News on Thursday, August 11, 2011; No. 5084) STATE OF WISCONSIN CIRCUIT COURT LA CROSSE COUNTY PUBLICATION SUMMONS Case No. 11-CV-525 TO: Alec M. Hentges 1213 South Minnesota Street Shakopee, MN 55379 THE STATE OF WISCONSIN: To each person named above as a defendant: You are hereby being notiﬁed that the Plaintiff University of Wisconsin-La Crosse has filed a lawsuit or other legal action against you. The Complaint, which is also served upon, states the nature and basis of the legal action. Within forty (40) days after July 28, 2011, you must respond with a written answer, as that term is used in Chapter 802 of the Wisconsin Statutes, to the complaint. lie court may reject or disregard an answer that does not follow the requirements of the statutes. The answer must be sent or delivered to the Court, whose address is 333 Vine Street, La Crosse, WI 54601 and to Plaintiffs attorney, Howard, Solochek & Weber, S.C., whose address is 324 East Wisconsin Avenue, Ste. 1100, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53202. You may have an attorney help you or represent you. If you do not provide a proper answer within forty (40) days, the court may grant judgment against you for the award of money or other legal action requested in the Complaint and you may lose your right to object to anything that is or may be incorrect in the complaint. A judgment may be enforced as provided by law. A judgment awarding money may become a lien against any real estate you own now or in the future, and may also be enforced by garnishment or seizure of property. This communication is from a debt collector and is an attempt to collect a debt. Any information obtain will be used for that purpose. Dated at Milwaukee, Wisconsin this July 15,201 1. Howard, Solochek & Weber, S.C. Attorneys for Plaintiff By: Dennis J. Elverman State Bar No. 1062618 Post Ofﬁce Address 324 East Wisconsin Avenue, Ste. 1100 Milwaukee, WI 53202 (414) 272-0760 (Published in the Shakopee Valley News on Thursday, July 28 and August 4, 11, 2011; No. 5066) NOTICE OF FILING DATES FOR ELECTION TO THE SCHOOL BOARD INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 720 SHAKOPEE PUBLIC SCHOOLS STATE OF MINNESOTA NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the period for ﬁling afﬁdavits of candidacy for the ofﬁce of school board member of Independent School District No. 720 shall begin on August 2, 2011, and shall close at 5:00** o’clock p.m. on August 16, 2011. The general election shall be held on Tuesday, November 8, 2011. At that election, three (3) members will be elected to the School Board for terms of four (4) years each. Affidavits of Candidacy are available from the school district clerk, 505 Holmes Street South, Shakopee, MN 55379. The ﬁling fee for this ofﬁce is $2. A candidate for this ofﬁce must be an eligible voter, have not ﬁled for the same or any other ofﬁce at the upcoming general election, must be 21 years of age or more on assuming ofﬁce, must have been a resident of the school district from which the candidate seeks election for at least thirty (30) days before the general election.. The affidavits of candidacy must be filed in the office of the school district clerk and the ﬁling fee paid prior to 5:00** o’clock p.m. on August 16, 2011. Dated: July 11, 2011 BY ORDER OF THE SCHOOL BOARD /s/ Mary Romansky School District Clerk (Published in the Shakopee Valley News on Thursday, July 14, 21, 28 and August 4, 11, 2011; No. 5048) MINUTES OF THE SHAKOPEE PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION (Regular Meeting) President Mars called the regular session of the Shakopee Public Utilities Commission to order at the Shakopee Public Utilities meeting room at 5:00 P.M., July 18, 2011. MEMBERS PRESENT: Commissioners Mars, Helkamp, McGowan, Joos and Yost. Also present, Liaison Clay, Utilities Manager Crooks, Finance Director Schmid, Planning & Engineering Director Adams, Line Superintendent Athmann, Water Superintendent Schemel and Marketing/Customer Relations Director Ambach. Motion by Joos, seconded by McGowan to approve the minutes of the June 20, 2011 meeting. Motion carried. President Mars offered the agenda for approval. Motion by McGowan, seconded by Joos to approve the agenda as presented. Motion carried. President Mars stated that the Consent Item was: item 8b: 13 Month Nitrate Report – Advisory. Commissioner Helkamp requested item 13a: Proposed Holiday Schedule – 2011 be added to the Consent Business. Motion by Helkamp, to approve the amended Consent Business agenda as presented. Motion carried. The warrant listing for bills paid July 5, 2011 was presented: Darren Alick 100.00 Julie Ambach 40.00 Ancom Communications Inc. 286.78 Aramark Refreshment Services Inc. 372.90 Arrow Ace Hardware 96.86
Assurant Employee Beneﬁts 1,982.44 Barnum Gate Services Inc. 581.30 Jason Bell 300.00 Robert Berndtson 257.55 Douglas Boe 400.00 Border States Electric Supply 7,141.12 Anthony Breeggemann 100.00 Carlson Building Services, Inc. 3,045.94 Choice Electric Inc. 15,816.88 Cintas Corp. #754 160.25 City of Shakopee 412,184.00 City of Shakopee 286,649.31 City of Shakopee 149,500.00 City of Shakopee 830.00 City of Shakopee 2,999.90 Concrete Cutting & Coring Inc. 446.74 John Crooks 32.27 Customer Contact Services 290.39 C3-Ilex, LLC 5,000.00 Daffron & Assoicates Inc. 900.00 Delta Dental Plan of MN 4,320.46 Dichtomatik 15,833.00 DSI/LSI 170.06 Dwayne Douglas 300.00 John Eckoldt 100.00 David Ernst 400.00 Ess Brothers & Sons Inc. 88.71 Excal Visual 508.75 Fastenal Ind. & Const Supplies 97.16 Ferguson Waterworks 4,418.94 Filtration Systems, Inc. 3,363.38 Gopher State One-Call 100.00 Hach Company 449.89 Curtis Harms 100.00 Hawkins Inc. 5,575.68 Heath Hayer 160.00 Hennen’s Shell 47.33 Andy Hohenthaner 400.00 Integra Telecom 335.82 Mike Koukal 60.00 Tyra Kratochvil 46.92 Konstantin Kudin 300.00 Thomas R. Lacina 157.08 Pat & April Lagro 200.00 Lloyd’s Const Services 353.75 Locators & Supplies Inc. 433.08 Mark Lureen 95.00 Manoj Magavi 60.00 Metals Joining Lab Co. Inc. 1,145.27 Anthony Michels 60.00 Minn Valley Testing Labs Inc. 30.00 Minnesota Pipe & Equipment 55.84 MMUA 12,372.39 MN Child Support Payment Center 369.00 MN Dept. of Revenue 158,312.00 James Modugno 100.00 Napa Auto Parts 126.72 NCPRES Group Life Insurance 176.00 Nextel Communications 419.75 Cindy Nickolay 264.69 Northern States Power Co. 3,046.31 Pitney Bowes Inc. 1,356.00 Powerhouse Electric Inc. 1,500.00 Printlink Studios, Inc. 1,688.59 Quality Power Solutions, LLC 1,902.64 Ron’s Mechanical, Inc. 125.00 S & T Ofﬁce Products Inc. 330.80 S S Design & Productions Inc. 103.99 Scott County Treasurer 324.00 Shakopee Schools 6,480.00 Shakopee Schools Red Oak 2,040.00 Ben Shellinger 200.00 Short Elliott Hendrickson Inc. 15,112.81 Simplexgrinnell LP 158.00 Christine Singleton 130.00 Todd Strand 100.00 Subramanian Arunkumar 100.00 Tasc 925.40 Chester Teich 300.00 Gregory Triplett 239.19 Twin City Water Clinic 100.00 UPS Store #4009 8.69 Von Hanson’s Meat 1,600.00 Terry Weimer 15.00 WESCO Receivables Corp. 689,172.38 Mike Wohnoutka 200.00 Motion by McGowan, seconded by Helkamp to approve the warrant listing dated July 5, 2011 as presented. Motion carried. The warrant listing for bills paid July 18, 2011 was presented: Joseph D Adams 60.00 Rick Allex 400.00 Julie Ambach 34.17 Scott Ancel 300.00 Arrow Ace Hardware 31.43 Marvin Athmann 217.51 Tom Bailey 60.00 Robert Berndtson 348.22 Bill’s Toggery Inc. 139.96 Mary Blackowiak 35.00 Blue Cross Blue Shield of MN 81,443.00 Bonestroo Rosene Anderlik & Assoc. 1,228.87 Border States Electric Supply 2,635.35 Mark Braam 100.00 James Brandl 2.00 Michael Browers 6.00 Chuck & Don Pet Food Outlet 221.00 Cintas Corp. #754 160.25 City of Prior Lake 2,569.50 City of Savage 2,474.79 City of Shakopee 7,189.03 City of Shakopee 1,435.00 CMS 30.00 Creativegraphics of Prior Lake 1,771.76 Shakopee Cub Foods 104.00 De Lage Landen Financial Services 224.22 DLT Solutions Inc. 2,594.26 Epic Lawn & Landscape Co. 3,687.19 Fastenal Ind. & Const Supplies 22.19 Ferguson Waterworks 11,589.57 Martin Glynn 209.00 Gopher State One-Call 1,042.00 Hawkins Inc. 7,746.60 HD Supply – Waterworks, LTD 321.83 Robert Hillman 60.00 Interstate Companies 670.00 Howard Krohn 300.00 200.00 James Kuhr Thomas R Lacina 259.66 Craig Lamp 100.00 Thomas Lamphere 60.00 Daniel & Sarah LaPlant 100.00 Linder’s Greenhouses 124.00 Lonergran, Pat 300.00 Cletus Mathiowetz 160.00 Minn Valley Testing Labs Inc. 499.00 Minnesota Life 1,141.22 Minnesota Pipe & Equipment 477.73 Minnesota Plumbing & Heating Inc. 8,031.24 Minn Municipal Power Agency 2,628,720.31 MMUA 850.00 Luz Mortl 200.00 Anne & Tony Newman 6,000.00 William Nichols 15.00 Cindy Nickolay 322.88 Northern States Power Co. 13,268.04
Northland Securities Inc. 1,750.00 Pearson Florist 77.91 Tamara Pink 70.00 Pitney Bowes Inc. 163.50 Printlink Studios, Inc. 324.53 Dex Media East 62.00 RW Beck 1,626.09 RESCO 378,432.04 Larry Ricklick 160.00 Dave Rief 100.00 RPU Inc. 4,655.00 Shane Ruffenach 400.00 S S Design & Production Inc. 356.60 Barbara Scheller 60.00 Bruce Schmidt 200.00 Shakopee Rotary Club 150.00 Teresa Shanks 100.00 Short Elliott Henderickson Inc. 9,413.64 Southwest Newspapers 1,831.14 Dia Steinhoff 30.53 TASC 136.85 TASC 726.07 Gregory Triplett 272.61 Twin City Water Clinic 200.00 UMMA 100.00 Valley National Gases WV, LLC 64.93 WATERISAC 83.33 WESCO Receivables Corp. 2,461.33 Steve Zastro 200.00 Harold N Zwart 60.00 Motion by McGowan, seconded by Joos to approve the warrant listing dated July 18, 2011 as presented. Motion carried. Liaison Clay said the Hwy. 101 street reconstruction project is going well, which was in response to a question from Commissioner Joos. Water Superintendent Schemel provided a report of current water operations. It was stated water production is still well below last year’s ﬁgures and is due to the wet weather that has continued since Spring. It was also reported that the reconstruction projects are going smooth and should be wrapped up in two months. Item 8b: 13 Month Nitrate Report – Advisory was received under Consent Business. Line Superintendent Athmann provided a report of current electric operations. He stated a record electric demand of 96 MW was set during this hot humid weather. A record demand month in June was also discussed. Mr. Athmann reported a contractor tore down a power line on the city recon project and that 52,000 ft. of cable had been pulled at the Pike Lake Substation site by SPUC crews. Utilities Manager Crooks provided a Smart Grid Business Case Analysis update. Staff is expecting the ﬁnal draft of the report in two weeks for review. The Commission workshop scheduled for initial discussion of the report will be deferred until September. The Huber Park transformer issue for Shakopee Derby Days was presented by Mr. Crooks. Discussion centered on the permanent power location and transformer size. Motion by Helkamp, seconded by Joos to authorize the installation of a new transformer for Huber Park with funding identified in the Electric CIP budget. Motion carried. Marketing/Customer Relations Director Ambach reported the OPOWER Home Energy Reports and E Portal are now in place and the mailings were being made this week. A Debt Reduction Proposal was presented by Finance Director Schmid. An opportunity exists to buy down 1.8 million dollars in debt outstanding under the 2003 Bond Series which is fully callable on 9/1/11. It was stated that SPUC has sufﬁcient cash reserves to support the bond retirement. There would be a savings on interest expense alone of $347,000 between 2012 and 2018. Motion by McGowan, seconded by Helkamp to pursue execution of the call feature of the 2003 Bond Series. Motion carried. Motion by Joos, seconded by McGowan to offer Resolution #992. A Resolution Authorizing The Defeasance Of The Shakopee Public Utilities Commission Refunding Revenue Bonds, Series 2003. Ayes: Commissioners Yost, McGowan, Joos, Helkamp and Mars. Nay: none. Motion carried. Resolution passed. The SPUC and Staff 2011 Priorities and Schedules form was reviewed. Mr. Crooks provided the quarterly update. The Personnel Policy Manual, Asset Tracking and the Daffron iXP update were discussed. Item 13a: Proposed Holiday Schedule – 2012 was received under Consent Business. Ms. Schmid provided the Commission a memo and sample report of a SPUC Employee Total Compensation and Beneﬁts Summary – 2010. Discussion centered on the presentation of the information in the sample report. The report is an attempt to show each employee the total value of their individual compensation and beneﬁts package from the Utilities. The total compensation calculations were questioned by Liaison Clay and Commissioner Yost as to not overstate the value of the compensation and beneﬁts. Commissioner consensus was to provide the employees with the reports, as presented, garner comments from employees and revisit the reports next February with the Commission. Ms. Schmid presented an overview of results of a request for proposal for our group life insurance. Proposals were received from ﬁve companies. MN Life submitted the low bid which will result in an estimated 38% savings in monthly premiums and includes a 3 year guarantee. Motion by Helkamp, seconded by Yost to designate MN Life as the provider for life insurance and AD&D coverage for Shakopee Public Utilities. Motion carried. The tentative commission meeting dates of August 1 and August 15 were noted. Motion by Helkamp, seconded by Joos to adjourn to the August 1, 2011 meeting. Motion carried. Commission Secretary: John R. Crooks (Published in the Shakopee Valley News on Thursday, August 11, 2011; No. 5082) RESOLUTION #993 A RESOLUTION MODIFYING
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These and other friendly pets are available from the Carver-Scott Humane Society (368-3553). All pets are checked for good temperament, shots are updated, and they are vet-checked, spayed/neutered if possible, and an Infopet chip is implanted. Adoption fees: The donation for a cat is $100-plus and $150 for a dog. If you can give it a home, call the Humane Society at 952-368-3553.
The following are Scott County District Court felony and gross-misdemeanor dispositions. Defendants either pleaded guilty or were found guilty by the court unless otherwise indicated. Spencer Dean Shellum, 20, Prior Lake, receiving stolen property, a gross-misdemeanor. Two years’ probation, restitution, $75 in fines. Jilleen Kae Comstock, 41, Apple Valley, driving while intoxicated (DWI), a gross-misdemeanor. Three years’ probation, six days in jail, follow recommendations of evaluation, abstain from alcohol, random tests, $810 in fines. Samual Allen Schoenbauer, 36, DWI, a gross-misdemeanor. Two years’ probation, follow recommendations of evaluation, abstain from alcohol, random tests, $610 in fines. James Andrew Simon, 32, Brownton, Minn., driving after cancellation (inimical to public safety), a grossmisdemeanor. One year probation, $385 in fines. Rafael Humberto Chacon, 49,
Friendly Ben came to CSHS because the past owner never claimed him at impound: their loss. He is a calm, smart, easyto-care for 4-year-old chocolate Lab. Ben is house -trained, k nows basic com ma nd s, and nudges you with his head or puts it in your lap asking for attention. He weighs 80 pounds, is physically fit, and looks forward to walks and car rides. Ben is fi ne with kids, most dogs, and new folks. He’s a great companion.
Attractive, sweet, easygoing Aggie greets you at the door, ankle-rubs and will let you know if you are late for dinner. This affectionate, tricolored tortoiseshell was born in June 2010. She likes being carried, getting her tummy stroked, and playing with toys. Aggie will stay on your lap for a short while, but prefers to sit next to you. She is fine with kids and most cats and particularly her sister Caramel. She is waiting for your call.
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Shakopee, DWI, a gross-misdemeanor. Two years’ probation, 20 days in jail, 20 days under electronic homemonitoring, follow recommendations of evaluation, $610 in fines. Sara Elizabeth Nehls, 33, Shakopee, DWI (refusal to submit to test), a gross-misdemeanor. Three years’ probation, eight days in jail, 60 days under electronic home-monitoring, follow recommendations of evaluation, $235 in fines. Obstruction of the legal process, a misdemeanor. One year probation, concurrent. Sara Marie Surbaugh, 28, Chaska, driving after cancellation (inimical to public safety), a gross-misdemeanor. Adjudication stayed: One year probation, 30 days under electronic homemonitoring, comply with ignition interlock program. Randy Lee Tesch, 50, Shakopee, violation of order for protection, a gross-misdemeanor. Adjudication stayed: Two years’ probation, complete treatment, abstain from alcohol, aftercare program, $160 in fines.
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continued from previous page RESOLUTION #929 BY ESTABLISHING A TIMEOF-USE OPTION TO CERTAIN ELECTRIC RATES BE IT RESOLVED BY THE SHAKOPEE PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION at meeting duly assembled on the 1st day of August 2011, that Resolution #893 is repealed and Resolution #929 is modified upon this resolution taking effect, by the addition of Section XII to the existing Sections I through XI of Resolution #929 and resulting electric rates shall be and hereby are established for all customers of the Shakopee Public Utilities Commission who meet the qualifications and requirements of Section XII, and subject to the limitations of that Section. Section XII: LARGE INDUSTRIAL SERVICE - with Time Of Use Option: Non-ResidenAvailability: tial customer with demand of 1,000 KW and over, who would otherwise be subject to the requirements of Section VIII of Resolution #929. Limitations to Availability: Due to the exploratory basis on which Time Of Use Service is being offered, the availability of such service terms under Resolution #929 is limited to one customer, and further subject to such practical limitations as may exist involving the availability of technology and the administrative practices to provide billing under such TOU rates. The billing demand shall be as described in this section. The sum of: SERVICE CHARGE: $100.00 per month DEMAND CHARGE: On-peak KW of billing demand $8.50 per KW Off-peak KW of billing demand in excess of On-peak KW of billing demand $2.00 per KW ENERGY CHARGE: On-peak KWH’s $0.0613 per KWH Off-peak KWH’s $0.0493 per KWH with a credit applied to KWH’s in excess of 400 hours times the billing demand $0.006 per KWH TIME PERIODS: On-peak period 9 a.m. - 10 p.m., M – F CST or CDT as applicable Off-peak period all other hours OTHER TERMS APPLICABLE Service provided and billed under Resolution #993 are subject to all terms, factors, and adjustments applicable under Resolution #929, including the Power Cost Adjustment and other charges not itemized here; and other terms, conditions of service and policies of the Shakopee Public utilities Commission as generally applicable. Shakopee Utilities will make reasonable efforts to provide reliable and prompt billings within the provisions of this resolution, however, in the event of a failure to provide reliable billing as a result
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NOTICE Notice is hereby given that on September 15, 2011 at 11:00AM at Acorn Mini Storage, 3050 130th Street W, city of Shakopee, county of Scott, state of Minnesota, the undersigned Acorn Mini Storage will sell at Public Sale by competitive bidding the personal property heretofore stored with the undersigned by: Unit #425 Cindy Rojas – weed trimmer, power tools, VCR, stereo equip., tools, luggage, fishing equip., BBQ grill, boxes of unknown content #3957313 Unit #433 Kevin Kitowski – space heater, television, furniture, boxes of unknown content #3957314 Unit #1307 Stephanie Roubideaux/Jonna Richards – television, vacuum cleaner, furniture, boxes of unknown content #3957315 Unit #1405 David Bergwall/Sharon Johnson – computer equip., stereo equip., ladder, furniture, boxes of unknown content #3957316 Location: Shakopee Sent Letters: 8/3/2011 Cut Locks: 8/3/2011 Auction: 9/15/2011 (Published in the Shakopee Valley News on Thursday, August 11 and 18, 2011; No. 5085)
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Prior Lake Rentals 809 Bradbury Cir 2 BR, 2-1/2 BA, loft, 2 story, basement. All appliances, W/D. Available 8/1. $1,040/ month. Call Jim 612-414-3496
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2 Bedroom Home. Single car garage. Dogs o.k. $1200/month. Available Sept 1st 612-6180644 3BR, 2BA secure bldg; Parking; $1,050. No pets, smoking. 612770-1669
1 BR APARTMENT Section 8 project Low income rent to qualifying persons. Age 62 or older. 30% of income Smoke-free units available
Shakopee Housing 952-403-1086
Apartment, lower level of private Prior Lake country home. No children or indoor pets. Rent reasonable. 952288-8479
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NEED HANDYMAN? Little Job Expert! For all the odd jobs needing Attention!!! Painting: • Interior & Exterior Finish Carpentry: • Basements • Bathrooms • Ceramic Tile • Sheet Rock & Taping Dennis 952-334-1755 952-445-9034
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Hillview Motel Micro/ Refrig. Weekly $175 & Up. Daily, $35 & Up. 952-445-7111
Block Layer, FT. 612309-1251. Southwest metro area.
Construction Southwest metro poured wall company hiring full time form setters and concrete finishers. Experience preferred. Hart Foundations 952-4485700
Sandalwood Studiosfull kitchenettes, nightly/ weekly/ monthly rates available. 952-277-0100
Carpenters/ Framing. Apprentice & lead position. FT year-round, SW Metro. Mark: 612-6854966
REAL ESTATE Houses Real Estate Auction Nominal Opening Bids Start at $1,000 16754 SE Brunswick Ave., Prior Lake 2BR 1.5BA 560sf+/7615 3rd Ave S, Richfield 2BR 1BA 1,281sf+/All properties sell: 12:30PM Wed., Aug. 17 at 7615 3rd Ave S, Richfield williamsauction.com/ august 800-801-8003 Many properties now available for online bidding! Williams & Williams MN Broker: Dean C. Williams Re Lic RA88426 7120 S. Lewis Avenue, Suite 200 Tulsa OK 74136-5401
Lots/Acreage 70 tillable acres. Owner/ Agent, 612-756-1899 Farmland for Sale & Wanted. Randy Kubes, Realtor... 612-599-7440
Carpentry Contractors Corp. now has openings for Carpenters in our Field Finish Division. These positions are F/T, benefits eligible. Job requirements to include; power tool use, interior finish/trim duties, kneel, squat, bend and twist frequently, and be able to lift 75 lbs of construction materials, pass physical, BGC, and drug screen. Valid D/L and independent transportation required for employment. Please call our Jobs Line: 952-380-3720. Consider a career with the Minnesota Judicial Branch! The First Judicial District seeks to fill a Senior Court Clerk position in Carver County District Court in Chaska, MN. Detailed information at http://agency. governmentjobs.com/ mncourts/default.cfm
Country Inn & Suites/ High Timbers Lounge is now accepting applications for a Full Time Bar Manager. Must have prior bartending, supervisory experience. This position works evenings. Must be able to pass a criminal background check and drug screen. Please apply in person at: Country Inn & Suites 591 West 78th St. Chanhassen EOE
CPA Work close to home We are a dynamic, growing CPA firm, located in Chaska and Waconia, looking for: -CPAs with 3 to 9 years of experience in taxation, tax planning and compilations/reviews. -Seasonal tax preparers for approx. Feb 1 to Apr 16, 2012. Learn more at: www.dha-cpa.com/ current-opportunities
Class A Roll Off Driver Elite Waste Disposal is looking for quality Class A CDL driver to drive Roll Off Truck. Experience preferred, but will train the right candidates. Must have current Class A CDL. Clean driving record required. Email resume to email@example.com No phone calls please.
Real Estate Bargains Lender-owned home, built in 1957, $64,900 New home, 3 car garage, $154,900. 24 acres of farmland, $109,900. 2-1/2 acre lots, $39,900-$69,900. 5 acre Hobby Farm, great bldgs. $219,900 Randy Kubes Realtor 612-599-7440
WE ARE GROWING!! Elite Waste Disposal is seeking energetic, focused and driven Sales Reps for our Commercial and Roll-Off Divisions Responsibilities include: - Generating and maintaining new accounts - Maintaining our existing accounts Experience in sales is required. Experience in the waste disposal business is not required. Must have clean driving record. Please call 952-445-4301 and ask for extension 203.
Wanted: 20-80 acres in eastern Carver County. Call 612-382-7733
EMPLOYMENT CITY OF SHAKOPEE IT Specialist
Full-Time ASSOCIATE TRAINEE Real Estate Career Excellent Potential Fast Growth
Coldwell Banker Burnet Eden Prairie Irene: 952-949-4759 Rolland: 952-949-4724 EOE
Automotive/ Commercial Painter. Body shop looking for Lead Painter. 952-496-1540
Full-time position providing direct technical assistance to approximately 150 computer users in 7 city departments. Responsible for daily computer operations, installing and supporting hardware and software, setting up new computers and new users, and researching and resolving user problems. Minimum Qualifications: Two year degree and two years related IT experience, or equivalent. Must have a valid driver's license and the ability to pass an in-depth background check. Starting Salary: $50,192 $55,211, plus excellent benefits. Application Deadline: 08/26/11. “Obtain application from City of Shakopee" at www.ci.shakopee.mn.us/employment.cfm or (952) 233 - 9320." EOE.
DON'T SETTLE FOR LESS THAN THE BEST! The area's BEST Center has immediate openings for:
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Ladybug Childcare Centers 306 Lake Hazeltine Dr. Chaska Please contact: Chaska: Julie at 952-448-7202 Waconia: Katie at 952-442-5057
Full Time Teaching Opportunities at KinderCare Learning Center in Savage, MN. Great benefits! Please send resumes to Kelli at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 952-440-9890 with any questions. Immediate opening for lawn care crew member. Must be hard working, 18 yrs old, experience preferred. CDL +, $10+ DOE. 952-447-3213
Jordan Public Schools has an opening for a Building/ Mechanical Manager. Responsible for the overall programs of buildings and heating/ cooling operations. AA degree and related field preferred. All other duties as assigned by the Superintendent. Salary regionally competitive. Send letter and application to Kirk Nelson, Superintendent, 500 Sunset Dr., Jordan, MN 55352. Open until filled.
Metro area asphalt paving contractor has openings for qualified experienced personnel. Skilled positions are available in all areas of excavation/ grading and asphalt installation. Clean driving records with Class A CDL is required. For more information please contact Pam at 952-4962651
Help Wanted PT/FT Night Cooks and Servers. Must be 18 to be a server. Experience preferred but will train the right candidate. Apply at Emma Krumbees 351 Enterprise Drive Belle Plaine.
Visa, Discover Mastercard, Amex accepted
Manufacturing 1st/2nd/3rd shift We have several skilled and entry-level positions Assembly Packaging Tig Welder Warehouse Machine Operators Quality Technician Maintenance Automation Tech. Please apply ASAP! TEAM PERSONNEL Shakopee...952-746-3346 Mankato...507-720-6556 www.teampersonnel.com
RN ADMISSIONS NURSE St. Gertrude's Health & Rehabilitation Center has an opening for a RN Admissions Nurse to assist in our fast paced transitional unit. Recent LTC/Rehab experience required. Fulltime position. Please apply online at: www.stgertrudes shakopee.org
School Bus Drivers Palmer Bus Service is looking for persons with a good driving record to drive school bus in the Shakopee School District. Opportunity for AM, PM, Activity routes and Special Education routes. Requires School Bus license. Will train eligible applicants. Excellent salary, annual bonus, paid training. Palmer Bus Service 952-445-1166
JORDAN TRANSFORMER, LLC
Controls Engineer Inquiries sought from motivated individuals with analog and digital machine control design experience. Associate Degree or higher in electrical engineering required. Assignments require strong computer skills, the ability to read, design and draw wiring diagrams and control schematics using AutoCAD 2012 and good communications skills. Jordan Transformer offers competitive wages, 401K plan and medical package. Inquires send resume with wage expectations to: Email: email@example.com
SWING DRIVER Looking for a driver with experience that is energetic, has a good attendance record, great attitude and clean driving record with CDL license. $14/ hour+ benefits. Apply at: 5980 Credit River Rd., Prior Lake, MN. 952-2266441. Truck Driver-FT Radermacher's Fresh Market is looking to fill a local FT truck driver position. Class A license & experience required. Excellent pay & benefits. Apply at any Radermacher's Fresh Market location or send resume to : crystalw@ radermachers.com or fax 952-403-5926
WE ARE GROWING!! Elite Waste Disposal needs a FT Cust. Service Rep/Acctg Clerk. Pay based upon experience. Please call 952445-4301 and ask for extension 215.
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Entry Level Carpenters in our Field Frame, Siding and Windows Divisions
Wyn Ray 952-556-1750
Basic rough framing carpentry duties, siding and window installation and power tool use. Requires the ability to work outdoors in all weather conditions, climb ladders and/or scaffolding frequently and climb/work up to 35 feet. Must be able to lift 75lbs, pass physical, BGC, and drug screen. Valid D/L and independent transportation required for employment. Please call our Jobs Line: 952-380-3720 or firstname.lastname@example.org
MDS NURSE St. Gertrude's Health & Rehabilitation Center has an opening for a MDS Nurse to assist in our fast paced transitional unit. Recent MDS experience required. Position is 57 to 64 hours/pay period. Please apply online at www.stgertrudes shakopee.org
Truck Driver/ Mechanic Ditch Witch of Minnesota, Inc. is currently seeking a full-time truck driver/mechanic. Qualified applicants will have 5+ years experience with formal training. Class A license is required. Benefits include: medical, dental, 401k & uniforms. Fax resume to: 952-4450035 or mail to: 12826 Emery Way, Shakopee, MN 55379 or come in to fill out an application.
Jordan Kids Company has an opening for a part time Group Leader. Hours will be 2:30pm5:30pm. Mon-Fri. Call Lori at 952-492-4312 for application. Position open until filled.
Part-Time Professional, experienced Groomer. High Demand. Paws & Pals Pet Resort. E-mail interest to:
Milo's Sandwiches 16534 W 78th St Eden Prairie 952-224-2440 Morning prep person slicing meats and veggies Counter sandwich maker 11-2 or 5-8 Delivery driver schedule varies New Horizon Foods is seeking dining assistants in Shakopee LTC facility. 16- 32/hours week. $8-9/hour. Send resume to: email@example.com
fax 763-445-2143 Newspaper Route: Weekday/Weekend Routes now avail. Bloomington area. Must be 18 yrs. & have own vehicle. (952) 451-8188 Personal Care Assistant Wanted Aspirience Home Care is hiring a PT PCA to care for a young boy near Chaska. Position requires flexible scheduling, may include weekends and evening shifts. Must be able to lift 50 lbs. Must be mature, non-smoker, neat, and must be active. Going swimming, to the park, therapy, etc. Could lead to FT. Call Tom at 952-412-5828 PIZZAMAN In store help wanted. Shakopee/ Chaska locations. Apply within
Part-Time PT ReceptionistShakopee Veterinary Clinic
We a re looking for a part time evening Receptionist. The hours would consist of Monday thru Thursday 3pm until close (~6:30pm), and one Saturday a month. The job responsibilities would include checking in appointments, answering phone calls, scheduling appointments, record keeping, filing records, dispensing medication and pet food, checking out appointments, and giving basic post-surgery discharge instructions. If you are interested in the position please mail, fax, or drop off resume to the clinic: Shakopee Veterinary Clinic 12675 Marystown Rd., Shakopee, MN 55379 Fax- 952-445-3341 If there are any further questions, please call us at 952-445-4765.
Rewarding & fun position working as an activities coordinator. No experience required. $9$11/ hour. Call 612-2456797. RN Needed Knowledge of home health. Very pt work Flexible schedule Pay rate $22.00/hr. Please fax resume attn: Gay 952-746-5738 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
StarTribune Newspaper Carriers Needed immediately Weekends (Sat & Sun) Routes available in Chaska & Shakopee Weekdays (M-F) 1route open immediately in Chaska. Ask about our $100 signing bonus on select routes. For further information see our website at; www.Chaskadelivery.com
Substitute Teacher & Paraprofessional Meeting. New Prague Area Schools, August 22, 8:30 a.m. for more info check online @ www.np.k12.mn.us Veterinarian Technician- PT 2:30pm-close, Mon-Fri. 1 Sat/ mth. Assisting vet with appointments, lab work, taking x-rays. Shakopee Veterinary Clinic: 952-445-4765
JIMMY JOHN'S GOURMET SANDWICHES Hiring Delivery Drivers, Cashiers, Sandwich Makers, & Entry Level Mgrs., Days, Nights, Weekends. If you enjoy working in an energetic atmosphere, come in and apply at Shakopee 952-746-5990. Savage, 952-440-2200. between 2pm-4pm
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Handy Home Repair Service, Inc.
Family owned since 1979
Any Task... Just Ask Insured, References, Licensed #20374699
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Handyman Ser vices PROFESSIONAL, PROMPT, COURTEOUS SERVICE 28 YEARS OF TRADE EXPERIENCE Bob Wagner (952) 686-4833 www.bobshandymanservices.com for available services and rates. Fully Insured LOW HOURLY RATES, TELL ME WHAT YOU CAN AFFORD AND WE WILL MAKE A DEAL!
ODD JOBS Bruce Mackenthun Does It All! WindowDoor- Deck specialist! Professional services. 952-270-9166. Lic #20452534 Ins. www.brucedoesitall.com
Ken's HANDYMAN SERVICE Repairs, Installations & Home Improvements. Call Ken: 952-445-1836
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Roofing Windows OSiding ORemodeling O
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PLASTER/DRYWALL KREUSER ROOFING, INC. 952-492-3842 952-412-4718(cell)
18 yrs. exp. Insured. Commercial/Residential. Interior/Exterior. Wood finishing, Enameling, Custom Texturing, Water Damage, Wallpaper Removal. Deck Refinishing. Quality conscious perfectionist! Estimates/Consultation
No wall too small
PLUMBING/SEPTIC Father/ son plumbing company. Licensed, bonded, insured. Working for you! R&D Plumbing952-237-0115 Plumbing, heating, remodel and repair, new construction. 952-4922440
Storm damage repairs Defective shingle claims Family owned & operated Thousands of satisfied customers Professional and Courteous
Breimhorst Painting. Interior/ Exterior. Insured. Albie: 952-261-2234 MJ Painting Interior/ Exterior painting & staining. 952-445-2904 Marvin Jeurissen
Monnens Custom Builders Roofing/ Additions New Construction Siding/ Windows Locally owned 20 + Years Jim's Cell: 612-859-4618 Mike's Cell: 612-859-4620 952-496-0921 Lic. 4960
Regal Enterprises, Inc. Roofing, siding, windows, gutters. Insurance work. Since 1980. regalenterprisesinc.net 952-201-4817
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Campers Travel Trailers
Campers Travel Trailers
Campers Travel Trailers
Dutchman Camper 2002- 28ft. Excellent condition. Sleeps 6-8 w/queen bed. A/C, heat, appliances, plumbing works perfect. $7800. Must see. 952-474-6230
2003 Harley Softtail Deuce Anniversary model. 5500 miles. $13,000. 952-447-4280
Honda style 2007 JMST 250cc Scooter. 1329 miles, original owner, 80 mpg, 4 stroke 2 passenger, $2900.00, call Ray 952-402-9110
2007 Suzuki Eiger 400. Only 170 miles. Warn winch, ITP mud tires, lift kit. Great condition!! $3500 952-994-1291
1992 Vibo 21' Hexagon pontoon. Low hrs. 2 motors. '96 Merc 90HP + 9.9. Marine radio. Trailer. Clean. $10,500. 952934-3902
94 Starcraft, 17ft. Aluminum. Walleye, Bass Â˝ Console 75hp. Mariner & 8hp. Kicker. $6500. 612-554-6725 or firstname.lastname@example.org
1991 Fleetwood Southwind Motorhome, Class A, 33ft. Only 38k miles! Smooth runner, fully loaded, sleeps 6, hydraulic leveler, $10,500, 612-669-4172
2001 Camper, 5th wheel 2 slideouts, golfcart, shed $14,500. Excellent condition. Parked on beautiful wooded lot in Zumbrota, MN 612-7208683/ 612-599-0184
Boats/Motors 14' Lund & trailer. 1970 9-1/2 HP Johnson motor, $600. 952-445-2459
2002 Larson 19' FishNSki, SEI 190, 135 HP Outboard, stored indoors. $11,900.00 or BO, NADA guide suggested $13,945.00, Jon 612-730-8116
Hydro Stream Vegas. 20'. 200 HP+++. Complete restoration. 5 passenger. A real head turner! $8,900 or all trades welcome. 952215-5421
Campers Travel Trailers 1981 Sea Nymph 16' fish/ ski boat, 1989 Evinrude 60hp tracker, Spartan trailer, trolling motor, livewells, locators, anchormates, pedestal seats. REDUCED! $3200. 952445-5473
2006 Crestliner Lsi Angler 2285. Lots of extras. 60 HP Mercury 4 stroke and dual axle trailer. 763-360-6251
2004 41' SportsCoach Elite. Fully equipped. 23,000K. Well-maintained. 3 slides. $100,000. 952-797-6264 1996 Itasca Suncruiser Motorhome. Class A, 39'. Excellent condition, shedded at all times/ winterized. Loaded! 29,300 actual miles. $35,000/BO. 507-6656019
1987 31' Pathfinder Motorhome. $5,000/ BO. 952-496-2243
1998 Holiday Rambler Vacationer 36' motorhome, great condition, sleeps 6, 60,000 miles, $31,900 or best offer. Call Gary at 952492-1129.
2001, 17ft. Starcraft, 90HP, Mercury. Excellent condition. $9,000 952-890-2630
2007 27' Colorardo RL 5th Wheel, 2 Slide $29,500 or best offer. 507-934-4834 M-F after 5:30
27' 2007 Palomino Thoroughbred, 1 slide out, triple bunk, queen bed sleeps 7-8. $17,499, Parked in Waseca. Call Mitch 612-325-7365
1994 Harley Heritage Softtail, 26300k, all service records avail, extra set of pipes. $7500. Call Mike @ 612-309-6737
2000 Harley Davidson 883 Sportster, wife's bike, never rode, must go. 1300 miles, Lots, lots of extras, mint! $7000. 952-890-0905
2001 Cycle mate CM2000 Motorcycle trailer. Excellent condition. Used twice. $750. 952-836-4652
2004 Harley FXST Softail 24,000 miles. Extras too much to list. Call for details. $9,400. 952836-6773
2005 black Yamaha R6, 6,000 miles. Yoshimurd customized exhaust. With OEM cover & tank bra. $5,500. 952-3610142
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2005 Kawasaki 1600 Vulcan Classic with Vance & Hines pipes. New tires. 10,895 miles. Mint condition. $5900 Call (952) 934-7358
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1972 rare triple black 'Cuda, with high compression 340 HP. 727 slapstick tranny. Posirearend, PS, bucket seats, Recession reduced!! $42,500. 612804-4074
1986 BMW 528e, sunroof, 5 speed, 4 door, 2.7L, good tires, good body. Reduced to $1,250. 952-426-5657
1988, Cadillac Eldorado 78,000 miles. All original, with maintenance records. $6500. b/o 952233-2148
2000 Jaguar XJR. Well maintained. $9700 Silver and black interior, 83,000 miles. Call 612655-6680
Lincoln LS, 2003 Sedan. Original owner. Premium sound system, heated/cooling seats, keyless entry. Brand new tires. Excellent condition. $7991 612-5542405
1964 Chevy C20, 350 engine, 350 auto tranny, every bolt, nut, part replaced, or sandblasted and painted. 8K. REDUCED- $12,500. 952913-7808
2004 Chevy Silverado Z71 Ext. Cab. 77,XXX perfect cond. Loaded, leather, Bose, 6Disc, Topper and many xtras. $15,700 B/O 612-2030804
2000 Ford Windstar LX 7 Passenger Van, 133,349 Miles. $2,250. 6 Cyl Engine, Automatic Runs and drives great. Craig 952-368-9689
1998 Dodge Stratus, 6 cyl, AT. 156K. $1,500. 952-445-6173 1976 Classic Cadillac Convertible. Low mileage. 8 cyl. 440 engine. Complete facts available by calling. 559-435-3751
1988 Chev Monte Carlo SS T-Top, 305 HO Engine, original, fast, 69K, stored, like new. $9,900 or b/o. 952-445-6533, Gale
2007 Ford Focus. 5 speed, manual. 37 MPG 19k + miles. One owner, $10,500. 612-8400884
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1993 Ford Ranger, extended cab, topper, 102,000 miles. V6 AT. Great mileage, cold air, runs good. $2500. or b/o. 952-447-8169
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GARAGE SALES AUCTIONS Estate Sales Estate Sale Thursday, 8/11- Saturday, 8/13. 8:30 -4pm. 1221 Prairie St. Chaska
Chanhassen Sales Girl Scout multi-family fundraiser sale. 8/10-12. Wed. 5-8pm. Thurs. and Fri. 8am-5pm. 8370 West Lake Drive, Chanhassen.
Eden Prairie Sales
Prior Lake Sales
Annual Sale! Sat. 8/13, 8am-3pm. New books from publisher, children's clothes, purses, HH items, silk plants & more! 17538 Hackberry Ct.
HUGE Moving Sale: lots of quality furniture, antiques, childrens items, HH goods, clothing, sporting goods. Fri. 8/12, 7am-7pm. Sat. 8/13, 7am-12noon. 4972 Bluff Heights Tr. SE
Garage Sale Friday, 8/12 8-6pm. Saturday, 8/13 8-3pm. Young adult clothes, luggage, bedding and lots of misc. 1840 Evergreen Lane. Behind Betaseed
Thurs-Friday, Aug 18 & 19. 8-5pm. Multi Family Garage Sale. Mens, womens & childrens clothing. Sporting goods. Home Goods. Lots of awesome stuff. 201 Appleblossom Lane W
Garage/ Moving SaleClothes, kids toys, furniture, HH, accessories. Thurs-Fri-Sat., 8/11-1213, 8am-5pm. 8197/ 8192 Trillium Lane
Jordan Sales Estate Sale August 1819, 9-6pm August 20 91pm. Furniture, HH, garage, wood shop items. 4476 Morlock Dr. Hwy 282 E. of Jordan. Cash only Yard sale Wednesday 8/10 -Saturday 8/13 86pm. Baby clothes, girls up to 2T and boys up to 3T. Toys & misc. 104 2nd St. E.
Prior Lake Sales
Thursday 8-11, Friday 8-12, 8am-5pm. Furniture, carseats, toys, well-cared for kids clothes (infant-4T), more! 4584 Overlook Dr SE ThursdaySaturday 8/11-8/13 9am-5pm. 2850 Spring Lk Rd SW (170th) Prior Lake Genuine Antiques as well as vintage or general second-hand items.
Garage Sale. FRI. SAT, 8/12-13 & MON. 8/15, 9am-5pm. 1077 Legion St. S. Clothes, misc items, books, landscape blocks. HUGE 200+ Family Church Garage Sale Tools, clothes, HH, toys, furniture, yard, collectibles, sport equip., antiques, more!! Featuring a new children's book release! “Molly and the Dust Bunnies Ball.” Readings at 9am, 11am and 1pm, in the church library. Get your signed copy throughout the day.
Whale of a Sale! Vintage tools, HH items, old stuff. Thurs-Fri., 8/11-12, 8am-5pm. Sat., 8/13, 8am-12noon. 222 W. 6th Ave.
SW Metro Sales Other Areas
Moving Sale: Thurs-Fri, 8/11-12, 8am-5pm. Sat., 8/13, 8am-12noon. Furniture, dishes, collectibles, antiques. 9142 Fox Ct. (across from Lake Bavaria)
Garage Sale Thursday, Friday 8-11 & 8-12. 85pm. Cookbooks $2. each. Tools, jeans, womens clothing. 14251 Timothy Ave.
ThursFri. 8/11-12, 9am-4pm. Sporting goods, bikes, youth/ adult clothes, toys, HH. Cash only! No early sales. 1166 Wildwood Way.
Garage Sale- Thurs-FriSat. 8/11-12-13, 9am6pm. Antiques, collectibles, much misc. Many years accumulation! 14160 Rolling Oaks Cir. (2.2 mi west of 13 on CR 42)
An easy way to find the Garage Sales advertised in this week’s paper!
1. Access any of our 7 websites: chanvillager.com edenprairienews.com chaskaherald.com 2. At the top of the shakopeenews.com web page, click on jordannews.com Classifieds and plamerican.com then Garage Sales savagepacer.com
3. Click on the ‘blue’ balloon for information & directions on that sale!
SW Metro Sales Other Areas
Lunch & Bake Sale Sat. Aug. 13, 8am-4pm Cross of Peace Church
1.7 miles south of Hwy 169 on Marschall Rd/CR 17
Th-Sat Aug. 11-13 Th-F 8-4, Sat. 9-2. Toys, child clothing, lawnmower, French horn, fixer swing/set, nursery dressers, Trek 24 bike, lawn mower. 1110 Falls Curve
Garage Sale Mapping Easy as 1-2-3!
Awesome Garage Sale Thurs-Sat Aug 11-13 8-5pm. Antiques, collectibles. Furniture, clothing, HH items. Movies books Toys FirePit much miscellaneous. Fantastic sale! 5709 W. 139th St.
Sat 8/13 9am-5pm. Toys, men's, women's clothing. Sofa. DVD player. Books, lawn & garden items. Tools. kitchen items. One day sale! 1821 Countryside Dr. Shakopee
Thurs-Fri, 8/11-12, 8am5pm, Sat. 8/13, 8am3pm. Many HH items, antiques. 5606 132nd St.
Sat., 8/13, 9am-2pm. Baby girl (0-18 mths), curio cabinet, crib, misc. baby stuff. 1198 Monroe St.
Wed. 8/17, 9am-8pm ~ Thurs. 8/18, 9am-6pm Check out our Garage Sales online:
125 Wayzata Blvd. E., Wayzata 55391 www.wayzatacommunitychurch.org/thesale 952-473-8877 Net proceeds go to charities Refreshments avail. ~ Prices reduced Thursday No strollers, shopping carts or pets, please.
Now you can post an unlimited number of ads to Thriftmart, our free-ads marketplace. Go to www.imarketplace.mn/thriftmart to place your ad, or call (952) 345-3003. (A telephone surcharge applies if you call.) And now businesses can use Thriftmart, too!
17 inch, computer monitor. Dell brand, never used. $35. 952-4961525 2, matching, small, wood, coffee tables. $150. 952-941-1313 2, Wendy Brent bunny 22" porcelain. 1987 $150. cash 952-8824919 20", RCA TV w/remote control and wall mount. $25. 952-233-8046 21” 3.5hp. snowblower. $75. 952-492-5741 3 piece, lined, white suit. Never used, Sz8P. $40. 952-7582428 3 qt. cast aluminum, Regal saucepan, w/cover. New, $8. 952-447-4961 4, P205/60/16 tires. 50% tread, $60. 952447-0802 50", Projection TV. Toshiba, Very good condition. $250. 952-3937895 52" Sony rear projection TV. Works great. $200. 952-236-7545 62 vinyl records. 33's Hawaii, Polkas, German, Christmas. $50. 952-447-4577 7/16" OSB Sheathing 4'x8' $25 6 new sheets. $25. 952-393-7895 Antique, boiling pot. 24"x18", copper. $90. 612-644-8377 Antique, glass plate mirror. 35" round. $200. 952-403-0771 Aquarium, 40 gallon with matching stand. Oak finish. $140. 952693-3933 Artificial trees, plants. Large, $15. 952-4476933 Barbie, pink, motorized 4 wheel Trail Blazer. $60. 952-447-5771 Cigar humidor, holds 55. $20. 612-644-8377
Basketball hoop & backboard, adjustable, good condition, ball. $20. 952210-7572 Basketball hoop, adjustable height, in good shape. $50. pickup 612709-0537 Bathroom cherry vanity. 30x21 w/blue pearl granite top. $190. 952445-5656 Beautiful oak, antique, vintage, china cabinet. Excellent display. $300. 952-994-1097 Bethany popup camper. No leaks, new tires. Nice. $399. 952-6490888 Bicycle, Boys 20", single speed. Great condition. $60. 952-443-3226 Bicycles, boys red, girls blue. 26 inch wheels. $20. 952-445-5342 Bike, 20" girls, Diamondback $65 Excellent condition. 952-4265528 Bike, Mens 21 Speed Schwinn. hardly used $20. 952-221-4828 Bike, skate ramp. Includes 2 launch ramps. $35. 952-445-0294 Bike, women's 18" frame, 18 speed, tuned up. $175. 952-6075398 Cabinets, medallion kitchen. 6 units, Lt wood. $200. 952-4432633 Cairne Terrier, Poo mix. Small male, 11 months. $100. 952-649-0888 Chair, black sling w/ footstool. Great for dorm/apt. $35 952-4406221 Chairs, 2, upholstered, light mauve, excellent condition, $100/ pair, 952-934-5713 Compost Bin-resin 27"X27" wide 30" tall $15. 952-447-4423
Coleman, Powermate, 5000w, portable/generator. 10hp, Briggs & Stratton $450. 952-4963440 Computer desk/cabinet, cherry finish. Good condition. $200. call 952217-7770 Converse, all-star women's, shoes. Size 8. $10. Very cute. 952201-9989 Corelle dishes, for 11, flowered. $40. or b/o 952-442-5109 Corner bookshelf. Great shape, light colored. Modern, $20. 952-2107690 Couch & loveseat, reclining, some wear. $100. for both. 952-4450533 Couch, leather, cream color. $125. Matching love seat, free. 952-4744058 Couch/ loveseat, leather, cream, cushions worn, college decor, $25, 952-4849417 Craftsman, 10” table saw. With motor, stand. $50. 952-445-1987 Crib, good condition. Like new mattress. $50. Call: 952-361-5401 Darling, moose pail. $25. 952-443-0186 Diningroom table, 2 extra leaves, 7 chairs. $100. 952-758-2124 Dirt bike, Baja 70cc good condition, runs good. $349. 952-4409910 Dryer, Whirlpool, model WGN5300STO, almost new, white. $225. 952496-0103 Electric fireplace, $100. Lakeville 952-461-3287 Electronic Keyboard, Casio. 61 full size keys. $60. 952-403-0927
Elliptical machine. Brand new. $400. or b/o. Call 952-240-3426 End table. Glass top, antique. $45. 952-4962476 Entertainment center, new in box. $80. 612644-8377 Entertainment Center, newer, medium color. $50. 952-442-5358 EP letter jacket, new, never used. $115. Call 952-240-0372 Fan, ceiling. Brasswood. 52", 3 speed,reversible. Works. $15. 952-443-2518 File cabinet, 2-drawer lateral, cherry wood finish. $50. call 952-2177770 File cabinets, 3. HON 2drawer, Putty colored. 15"Wx29"Hx25"D, $90. 952-445-0533 Finch, adorable, cage, food, accessories. $40. 952-994-7899 Fine china, Noritake service for 8. Blythe pattern, $100. 612-3824680 Fisher Price,Infant-Toddler Bouncer, Rocker with calming vibration. $30. 952-226-2236 Flexsteel sofa, 81”, light blue plaid, good condition, $20, 952-934-6427 Foosball table, good condition. $50. Pickup. 612-709-0537 For sale, used Bach TR300 trumpet. $325. Excellent condition. 612-269-0198 Formal sofa, elegant, wooden legs. Almost like new. $125. 952393-7895 Free Floor Mix. 6-80lbs. bags, never opened. 952-210-7690 U haul Freezer, upright, Kenmore. Great condition. $200. 952-288-7997
Free, female cat, fixed, declawed, trained, mellow, moving 8/29. 952448-6773 Frigidaire range. Bisque, works well. Just remodeled kitchen. $75. 651428-0220. Generator-gas Coleman 2500 watts. $150 or b/o. 952-447-4423 German Shepard/Hound mix. 20 lbs, 10 months. $100. Jannenp72@gmail.com German shepherd puppy. Female, 8 weeks. Black, tan. $375. 952681-9100 Halloween cat hairband, ears, tail, bow. $5. Age 3-5. 952-226-2236 Homecrest glasstop oval table, mocha, 4 chairs, umbrella, $50, 952-447-3027 Huffy, basketball hoop with portable base. Free. You haul. 952447-4706 Hutch, solid oak, excellent condition. $350. 952-440-5266 Hyperlite, wakeboard, like new. With carrying bag. $200. 952-4840009 Inflatable, indoor/outdoor bouncer. 8x8 with pump. $25. call David 612-237-8839 Joiner, plainer, built to last. $60. 612-616-3658 Karcher, model 2301 6.0hp 2.2gpm@2300psi, gas, pressure washer. $400. 952-496-3440 Keen shoes. New, men's black, sz10. Brandon Clog. $30. 952-210-7690 Kevis, hair growth products. 60 unopened vials, booster. $200. 952-4482015 Kitten 8 weeks. $5. 952492-2119 Playpen, colorful, 26X38 $10. 952-445-5342
Kitten, 8 weeks old, trained. Free to good home. 952-447-4107 Kitten, female short hair. $10. Lakeville 952-4613287 Kittens, 1 male, 2 females, already spay neutered, current on shots, sweet and friendly. $100. 952-440-2102 Lifestyler 3000, Treadmill. Free. You haul. Call 952-913-3483 Little Tikes picnic table. Good condition. Used outdoors. $20. 612-2691630 Lodging, Las Vegas resort, 1BR. 9/9 -9/16. $150. 952-361-5401 Mac desktop computer with HP copier, $25/ all, 952-543-8163 Maple diningroom table, 6 chairs, 3 expandable leafs. $200. 952-4451792 Mary Kay 3 in 1 cleanser. $15. 952-8914694 Mary Kay, Affection perfum, New, $40. cash o/bo. 952-564-1161 Mary Kay, Velocity perfum. New, $15. cash 952-564-1161 Mattress twin w boxspring & frame. Good condition. $35. 952-440-6221 Mega blocks (80) & pop its, girl colors. $20. 952210-7690 New, 36”, exterior steel door. $45. 952-4484583 Piano, brown woodgrain. Up right style. Good condition. $25. 952-440-6788 Piano, Kimball artist console. Beautiful condition. $450. 952-4487929 Rattan, antique chair. Excellent condition, $35. or b/o. 952-496-1525
Playset, solid, wooden slide, playhouse, sandbox, swings. $30. 952-445-7027 Primed wood mantel. Never installed. Beautiful details. $125. 952210-7690 Recliners, Lazyboy, brown, good condition. $195. pair or b/o 952412-7570 Refrigerator, Kenmore, white. Great condition. $150 or b/o. 952-2887997 September Outing. Persis Clayton Weirs, framed 36"x28", 253/1200 $150. 952236-7545 Sewing machine cabinet. Great condition. Free 952-226-1012 Shermag, glider rocker chair. Very good condition. Tan. $100. 612269-1630 Sm. 2 pcs. Curio cabinet. 3 shelves. $195. 952-941-1313 Small, antique looking desk. Cute, $30. 952443-0186 Sofa, 70” Ethan Allen, multi-colored floral, excellent condition, $100. 952-934-5713 Stevie Nicks, Mystic Lake 8-24-11, SecH Row24, 2tickets $116.pr 952-873-4548 Storage shed. Unfinished, 8x12. $150. Prior Lake 612-490-8700
TV w/remote, Toshiba, 24", model #24AF46, Great condition. $30. 952-445-0533 Used, American Girl doll. Nellie O' Malley. G/condition. $75. 952492-2889 Used, retro lamp. FloorCeiling. Great shape. $65 o/bo. cash. 952492-2889 Vito Clarinet, model 7214WC. 2 years old. $400. 952-250-3431 Wall shelf, 2 tier. Gold metal, 8"Hx15"W, $5. 952-447-4961 Weslo Cardioglide, Ideal stress free exercising, perfect condition. $50. 952-445-6317 Whirlpool, dishwasher, good condition. White, various cycles. $35. 952-496-0103. Wilderness cabin, wooden logs. 93 pcs. $38. Call: 952-361-5401 Windows, 2 Pella designer awning, 47"W, 17"H, white. $100. 952443-2633 Wood, glider, rocker. Paisley print pillows, good condition. $25. 952-882-4919 Wooden horse, on wheels. Purchased at Bachmans. $100. 612382-4680
Table 42" dia white. 2 chairs leaf. Savage $150. 952-496-2476 Table, pub height, solid oak. Good condition, $40. 952-440-5266 Tire, Primewell, radial 185/65/R15. Used, great condition. $25. 952-9945505 Total Bodyworks, 5000 Like the total gym. $50. Cash 952-233-8046
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e g ! !! u H 200 + Family Church Garage Sale Tools Baby clothes Household Toys Mens clothes Furniture Yard equip. Womens clothes Specialty Sporting equip. Collectibles Bake Sale Items Antiques Featuring a new children’s book release! Molly and The Dust Bunnies Ball. Readings at 9 AM, 11 AM and 1 PM in the church library. Get your signed copy throughout the day.
A delicious lunch fresh off the grill will also be served!
Saturday Only August 13th, 8:00–4:00 Cross of Peace Church in Shakopee Just 1.7 miles south of Hwy. 169 on Marschall Rd. (Co. Rd. 17) 205985
Tackling Kids’ Sports Injuries: The Importance of Mouthguards
Chanhassen Library. Classes are open to all regardless of experience. There is no charge but donations are welcome. Call Ralph at (952) 934-9727, firstname.lastname@example.org. CPR anytime classes are from 6 to 7 p.m. once a month at St. Francis Regional Medica l Center, Shakopee. T he free class teaches lifesaving skills in case of an emergency. Call the Ask St. Francis information line at (952) 428-2000; stfrancis-shakopee.com. 55+ Driver Improvement course from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. Aug. 18 at McKenna Crossing, 13810 Shepards Path NW., Prior Lake. Advanced registration required at (888) 234-1294 or mnsafetycenter.org. Cost is $20.
Weavers Guild of New Prague meets at 7 p.m. the first Monday and third Wednesday of each month at New Prag ue City Hall. Call Virginia Lorang at (507) 744-5858 or Linda Pieper at (952) 492-3018. R iver Va l ley 4 W heelers meets at 7 p.m. the third Wednesday of each month at Cities Edge Motorsports in Shakopee, lower level. Call Dave (612) 581-0961; rivervalley4wheelers.com. ShakopeeConnect is hosting an Insights Discovery Assessment from 5 to 7 p.m. Aug. 24 at the Minnesota School of Business, 122 Shakopee Town Square. Participants will learn more about their persona l streng ths, weaknesses and communication style, and how it impacts their personal and work-place relationships. The event costs $10 to attend; RSVP and fi nd more details at ShakopeeConnect.com.
Small-business owners meet at 7:30 a.m. Thursdays at the Knights Event Center, 1760 Fourth Ave. E., Shakopee, to promote your business. Free continental breakfast served. Call Charlie at (952) 445-4056 to RSVP. Great Scott Cycling Club meets at 6:15 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays at Michael’s Cycle in Prior Lake. Three groups of riders to cover all levels. Helmets are required; road bikes recommended. Call Al at (952) 220-4585; greatscottcycling.com. Savage Area Women of Today meet 6 p.m. networking and 7 p.m. chapter meeting Thursday, Aug. 11 at the Tin Shed Tavern, 12250 Zinran Ave., Savage. Learn about upcoming events, recent events and meet our members at our monthly chapter meeting. A g uest speaker will discuss women’s wellness. Contact Stacy at SavageAreaWT@gmail. com or (952) 226-6815 with any questions. Shakopee Toastmasters meet from noon to 1 p.m. the second and fourth Thursdays of the month at the Minnesota School of Business, 1200 Shakopee Town Square, Shakopee. Call Julie Kopf (612) 251-5697; http://shakopee.freetoasthost. org. Senate District 35 DFL business meetings are 7 p.m. the second Thursday of every month at the Prior Lake Public Library, 16210 Eagle Creek Ave. SE., Prior Lake. Call Nancy at (612) 791-8344. MOMS Club of Sha ko pee meets at 9:30 a.m. the second Thursday of each month at Cross of Peace Lutheran Church, 1506 Wood Duck Trail, Shakopee. Call Erin at (952) 496-2163. Sunset Spinners a nd
Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) meets at 7 p.m. Wednesdays, 7 p.m. Thursdays and 9 a.m. Saturdays at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 119 Eighth Ave., Shakopee; at 7 p.m. Mondays at the church at 2488 Vierling Dr. E.; and at 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays at the Shakopee Community Center, 1255 Fuller St. S., Shakopee. The 24-hour AA hotline number is (952) 922-0880 or visit aaminneapolis.org. 12-step groups for individuals struggling with addictive or compulsive behaviors meet from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Thursdays through July at Grace Church in Eden Prairie. The workbook costs $12. Contact atgrace.com/ directions; (952) 224-3180. E mot ion s A nony mou s meets 7 p.m. Thursdays at St. Anne’s parish center, 411 Fourth St. N., Le Sueur in the south end of St. Anne’s parking lot. Call Kathleen at (507) 665-2644. Low Vision Support Group meets from 10 to 11:30 a.m. the second Thursday of every month at St. Francis Regional Medical Center, Shakopee. Call (952) 428-2002. Arc Great Rivers offers a coffee group for parents of children with developmental disabilities and adults with developmenta l disabi lities from 6:30 to 8 p.m. the second Thursday of each month at Carasim Coffee House, 106 First St. E., Jordan. Families Advocating for Change in Education meets from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. the second Thursday of each month at Ridgeview Medical Center, 500 S. Maple St., Waconia. The group is for parents and others who want to work collaboratively with schools to achieve better educational outcomes and help children with special needs exceed expectations. Contact
Arc Greater Twin Cities at (952) 920-0855. General Support Group for parents of school-age children with any type of intellectual or developmental disability meets from 6:30 to 8 p.m. the second Thursday of each month at Awakenings Coffee Shop and Café, 106 First St. E., Jordan. Call (952) 920-0855. Celebrate Recovery, dealing with hurts, habits and hang-ups for all individuals in our community, runs from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Fridays at Friendship Church, 17741 Fairlawn Ave., Prior Lake. Cost is $16. Contact celebraterecovery@ friendship-church.org; (952) 447-0546. Gamblers Anonymous/ Gam-Anon support group meets weekly at 6:30 p.m. Saturdays at Shepherd of the Lake Lutheran Church, 3611 North Berens Road NW., Prior Lake. Contact Charlie at (952) 884-9417 or Michael at (952) 607-8619. Overeaters Anonymous meets from 9 to 10:30 a.m. Saturdays at Pax Christi Church, 12100 Pioneer Trail in Eden Prairie. Call Joe at (952) 2705252 or Sarah at (952) 943-8422; email@example.com. Step Up, a student-led youth group, meets from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Sundays at the Hub of Jordan, 231 Broadway St. S. Call (952) 492-5553. Alanon meets at 7:30 p.m. Mondays at First Presbyterian Church, 909 Marschall Road S. Call (952) 920-3963. Alzheimer’s support group meets from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. the third Monday of the month in the conference room at The Lutheran Home in Belle Plaine. Contact Sarah Beckius, Paula Giesen or Deb Wirt at (952) 873-2215. Separation and Divorce Support Group meets from 7 to 8:30 p.m. the fi rst and third Tuesdays of each month in the St. Wenceslaus Church basement in New Prague. Autism Spectrum Disorder Support Group meets from 7 to 9 p.m. the third Tuesday of each month at Panera Bread, 8062 Old Carriage Court in Shakopee. Call Melissa at (952) 233-8933. G a mbler s A nony mou s (GA) meets at 7 p.m. Tuesdays at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 5634 Luther Drive in Prior Lake. Overeaters Anonymous meets from 7 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays at Christ Lutheran Church, 1053 Jefferson St., Shakopee. Call Nancy (612) 250-0075 or Steve (612) 845-2672. National Alliance for the Mentally Ill (NAMI) in Scott County, a support and outreach group for those affected directly or indirectly by mental illness, meets at 6:30 p.m. the third Wednesday at the Valley Green Workforce Center, 752 Canterbury Road S., Shakopee.
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