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1892 Shakopee Courier

March 3, 1892

Anyone who attended the Marble entertainment could not help noticing the many strange faces that came into the hall, mostly all brought here by our manufacturing enterprises.

Gen. Shields Post we are informed have rented rooms in conjunction with the contemplated relief corps, at the lodge of the Workmen on Holmes street. They meet again next Monday.

March 10, 1892

Ex-probate judge John Daly will remove to St. Paul about April 1st, having sold his house and lots on Lewis street to watchman Huss.

Mrs. Thomas is intending to build on her farm near James Pengilly’s place. The cellar is dug, a well is being bored, and the well will follow.

The following persons are intending to build in Shakopee this spring: Dr. Smith an addition to his residence, James Reynolds a residence, and John Dean an addition to his residence.

The Minnesota Stove Company had a large number of visitors Monday afternoon to see the modus operandi of making Coral stoves.

That’s a pretty good trade when a man can earn upwards of $140 a month. That is what one of the stove company employers did last month.

March 17, 1892

The 1st ward is booming, as they have put up two houses the past fine winter—couldn’t wait till spring, too long coming.

Saw Russ. Jones in Minneapolis last week. Thinks he sees light for the desk business in April. Hope it won’t be April 1st.

Our building local last week should have said John Dean will build an addition to his blacksmith shop this spring instead of residence.

Otto Derberger, the popular liveryman and ‘bus man, has finally got moved into his Sommerville street building where he has 14 stalls, plenty of carriage room, a good well, barn and granary, and nice office accommodations.

March 24, 1892

Wm. Lader bought the Russ. Jones Horse and rig for $75, of H. Schroeder.

H. F. Gross says he has finished his picture of “Liberty Enlightening the World,” which he intends to send to the World’s Fair at Chicago.

E. J. Hamilton has moved to Chaska, and will enter extensively into broom making, at which he is quite expert.

The woman’s relief corps of Shakopee will be organized on the 1st day of April. All those intending to join are requested to be present at Workman hall, 1 p.m.

Another effort is being made to get a telephone connection here, and we understand the prospect is favorable. C. J. Strunk has worked it up so far, and it will not be his fault if it doesn’t succeed.

March 31, 1892

Paul Bierlein has rented the Moore house and will move his family here in a short time.

T. A. Thayer will leave his position at the depot to accept a promotion as freight solicitor for the Express Co., in Minneapolis. The loss to Shakopee of Mr. and Mrs. Thayer, where they have so many friends, can hardly be told. Thomas has been here many years as the faithful agent of the Mil. & St. Paul, and lately of the American Express Company also.

The Bierlein Bros. have completed six of their big machines, and are rushed with work.

Judge John Daly and family who have lived here so long, moves to St. Paul, having sold out their residence property on Lewis street. His sons, long residents of St. Paul, will reside with their father and mother in future. John Daly’s name was the first to go on the subscription book, paid in advance, of the Shakopee Courier, and he has been a constant subscriber and prompt payer ever since. We never had to wait on him for a subscription due. When Mr. Daly leaves here, Shakopee loses a good citizen.

1892: Scott County Argus

March 3, 1892

On Wednesday morning Mr. Aug. Stralow and family removed to Hamburg, this state, where they will make their future home.

Wm. Heidenreich has let a contract for a brick dwelling to Wm. Hamyer. It will be built west of Mr. Mergens’ residence on Second street.

Otto Dierberger has purchased from James Sullivan the lot east of the Conter House and the brick barn on the north end of the lot. The barn is the one used by John Gordon for some two years as a horse-training stable. Mr. Dierberger will use the stable for a first-class livery.

The library of the Union School is soon to have an addition of about sixty volumes purchased by the Board of Education. The library is a very potent factor for good among the pupils of the school. It comprises about 300 books at the present time and doubtless this number could be swelled by individual contributions if the parents but knew of all its usefulness. Books at home once read are sometimes thrown aside to do no more good in the world. Contributions of such would be most gratefully received by those directly interested in the schools.

A choir has been organized in the Lutheran church during the past week.

Andrew Lyon, formerly a pattern maker in the employ of the Minnesota Stove Co., left on Monday last for Chicago.

Mr. John Westpheldt, an artist who has been residing in the city during the winter removed with his family to St. Paul on Tuesday last.

There has been some talk of organizing a Loan and Trust Company here. The idea has not yet been entirely abandoned, but the $50,000 required to be deposited with the state auditor will likely prove an insurmountable obstacle to the contemplated organization. The movement may result in the organizing of a Mortgage Company.

B. H. Pond left on Tuesday morning for Minot, N. D., where he will have charge of the large farm of M. S. Titus. Mrs. Pond and children will go up next week.

March 10, 1892

The two heaviest steers ever marketed in Shakopee were bought by Lins Bros. at Monday’s Fair. Their combined weight aggregated 4050 lbs.

J. A. Wilder’s wind mill was blown from the tower yesterday forenoon.

March 17, 1892

Chas. Erickson, of Minneapolis, has been engaged as second miller in the mill.

Michael Huss is building a frame addition to the Daly house which he recently purchased.

John Haack is building a story and a half frame addition to his house in East Shakopee, which will add materially to its size and comfort.

During the warm days last week the excavation was made and a foundation laid for the frame house of Mrs. Giegerich, on the vacant lot east of Mr. Buchanan’s residence. The work will proceed as the weather moderates.

Dr. H. O. Smith has had plans drawn for practically a new residence. The front part of the present dwelling is to be torn down and a handsome two story and a half house will be erected in its place. The new building will afford, beside the commodious living rooms, two large, roomy offices which the doctor has needed for some time. Mr. Aug. Bornarth is drawing the plans and it promises to make a comely addition to that part of the city.

A brass band of about sixteen pieces has been organized by the young men of the town. It is to be under the instruction and leadership of Mr. Jacob Bierline, formerly a cornetist in the Chaska band. They expect to practice two evenings in the week, and hope to be a full fledged band by July Fourth next. There is a spirit of enterprise in this that should be encouraged, and there is no doubt but that a good band, in good practice, could be appreciated here as well as in our neighboring villages. The young musicians who start in now will gain knowledge and experience that will grow from year to year and, in time, some of them may become good artists in their line. It is a move in the right direction and deserves success.

Mr. Henry Peters, an employee in the cooper shop, recently moved his family into Mr. Busse’s brick house on First street.

H. D. Gardner, of Minneapolis, who has been filling the position of head engineer at the mill for the past month gave up that position on Monday last and returned to his home in that city. Michael Sullivan is acting in that capacity for the present.

Work on the new iron draw bridge between this point and Chaska is progressing little by little. The piling is all done across Gifford’s lake, and from this time on the work is to be pushed more rapidly. The new road will materially shorten the distance between the two towns, and in this regard will be quite advantageous to our city.

Mr. John Kaschnitzke, who recently moved into the Spearman house, has one of the good old-fashioned families; there being twelve children under his paternal care. If “in union there is strength”, Mr. Kaschnitzki’s family ought to be able to best a whole troop of ghosts in a hand to hand conflict.

March 24, 1892

Mr. S. L. Winter has opened a cigar factory in one of the rooms of the Conter House.

For Rent.—House, 6 rooms, 2 lots, large garden, water, in East Shakopee. Possession May 1st. D. L. How.

Last week Louis Prescott received $800.00 from the Government for services rendered as a scout during the massacre of ‘62. The heirs of John Otherday received a like amount. Prescott paid off a four hundred dollar mortgage on his place, paid bills around town, bought silk dresses for his wife and daughter and at the end of a week had four dollars left. He was in great luck to come out so near even.

Mr. Michael Berens is to erect a fine brick block on the present site of his store, one half to be completed this year and the other in ‘93. This is another element in Shakopee’s indisputable healthful boom. The building will be patterned after the one occupied by the firms of Lins Bros. and Huntsman & Edert and will consequently add much to the business portion of our city.

The Wampach factory has imported a new carriage painter.

As spring is likely to re-open now we would suggest to the street committee the availability of buying a carload of Jacob Ries’s broken bottles to “improve” cross-walks with. Another needed improvement is a bridge or ferry along the west side of Holmes street from Second to Third street to enable people to go to and from the court house.

Frank Simmons and James Riley are now learning the moulder’s trade at the Stove Foundry.

March 31, 1892

Peter Steinmetz, who has been acting as janitor of St. Mark’s church for the past two years will give up that position on Friday next.

Henry Philipp this week received a carload of hard lumber from Wisconsin.

An auction was held on Monday last on the farm of Mike Delwo about two miles south of town. A large crowd was in attendance and fair prices were realized on the grain and stock sold. Mat Theis acted as auctioneer.

1917: Shakopee Tribune

March 2, 1917

The interior of the Beckerich building on First street, is being treated to a new coat of paint, J. H. Stans wielding the brush.

Church Destroyed By Fire. Fire destroyed the Catholic church at Marystown, early Wednesday morning. Thirteen hour devotion was held in the church on Tuesday, closing about 9:00 o’clock in the evening. About 12:45, one of the visiting priests discovered the church in flames, and rushed from the parsonage, which is but a few feet from the church and gave the alarm. There being no fire apparatus in Marystown, it was seen at once that the structure was doomed. The church was totally destroyed, including a pipe organ, vestments etc. It is the belief that the fire started in the sacristy. The loss is partially covered by insurance, to the amount of $13,000.

To Discuss Prohibition. Plans have been made so both sides of the proposed amendment to the State Constitution on the liquor question may be presented at the meeting in the opera house next Sunday evening, March 4th. Senator J. B. Ries, who voted against the amendment in the Senate has been invited to speak for the side he voted for and Mr. W. G. Calderwood will represent the dry side. It is not intended that his meeting shall be a debate on the issue, but each side may present their arguments for the benefit of the votes who have the responsibility of settling the question of the manufacture and sale of liquor in Minnesota after 1920. This is the people’s meeting and all are invited to hear the addresses, free.

March 9, 1917

Nick Huss entered the John Gentgen barbershop on Monday, as an apprentice.

A deal was closed on Tuesday whereby Daniel Frawley of Savage became the owner of the John Thole residence in east Shakopee. The price paid was $3000. Mr. Frawley and family will move here about April 15th. Mr. Thole will build a new home, work to commence as soon as the weather permits.

March 16, 1917

The George Kopp home was placed under quarantine on Monday, Miss Edna being a victim of scarletina.

Mrs. Susan Franklin has rented the J. M. Spindler residence and will move into same about the first of next month.

Lawrence Schlinker and Ted Veight left for Detroit, Mich., on Thursday where they have accepted a lucrative position in a garage.

For Sale:—The Wilder property, consisting of good comfortable house, electric lighted, good barn, well and 20 lots. For further particulars inquire of Mrs. C. G. Bowdish.

March 23, 1917

High School Notes. Mr. Smith has forty pupils in the grades organized into a bird club, and birdhouses will be built by them as a part of their studies of bird lore.

The Charles Sawatsky family departed for Hopkins last Friday, where they will make their future home.

The mammoth production “Satan”, which was to have been shown at the Gem, St. Patrick’s day, will be shown next Tuesday, afternoon and evening. Mr. Dawson, the owner of the film was unable to get here, being snowbound at Heron Lake.

March 30, 1917

Our enterprising young business men, George Hauer and Edward Kaup, proprietors of the Shakopee Creamery, have put in an order for new machinery, preparatory to starting a cheese factory, in connection with the creamery. As soon as the new equipment arrives, the work of installing will be pushed with rapidity and the new manufacture will commence.

1917: Scott County Argus

March 2, 1917

Ed Kaup this week bought a half interest in the Shakopee creamery from George Hauer and the young men are now conducting the business in partnership under the firm name of the Shakopee Creamery Co. Both the proprietors are wide-awake young business men and their success is practically assured.

E. G. Dahl has re-purchased the stock of general merchandise which he sold to the late J. M. Spindler two weeks ago and the store was re-opened for business by Mr. Dahl the first of this week.

March 9, 1917

T. H. J. Notermanns departed yesterday for Woodstock, Pipestone county, where he will take up farming. Mrs. Notermanns and children will follow Monday and the family carry with them the good wishes of all who know them for prosperity in their new home.

On Saturday last R. J. Wise closed a deal with Joe Allen, who has been his assistant in installing and repairing electric lights locally, whereby the latter became the proprietor of the electrical supply shop which R. J. has been conducting since last May. The latter is at present engaged on work at Prior Lake. His successor needs no introduction in Shakopee and his patrons will find his stock complete and Joe always ready to serve them as in the past.

Our fellow-townsman, H. P. Marx, was honored with the position of vice president of the Minnesota Optometrist association at the annual meeting held at Minneapolis last week. Congratulations H. P.

Supt. F. B. Harrington has tendered his resignation as superintendent of the high school to take effect at the close of the present school year.

Mr. and Mrs. Deirberger have moved into the flat over Walter Schoch’s garage. Mrs. Deirberger is spending a few days in St. Paul while the rooms are undergoing renovation.

March 16, 1917

George Scherkenbach began work at the mill last week as assistant to C. T. Buchanan in the office.

March 23, 1917

R. G. Chapman is completing the interior of his new residence as rapidly as possible to have it in readiness of occupancy April 15th. He will finish the exterior during the summer.

A blazing gasoline stove at E. F. Thiede’s residence was the cause of a fire alarm Sunday night about six o’clock, but fortunately there proved no need for the department.

L. E. Dawson, who was absent last week making bookings for his new film “Satan”, was caught at Heron Lake in the big storm and snowbound there from Thursday to Monday, preventing the fulfillment of his booking here last Saturday. Mr. Dawson arrived home Wednesday and announces the picture will be shown here next Tuesday.

At a recent meeting of the Board of Education of Independent District No. 1 Supt. E. E. Howard of Glenville was elected to succeed Supt. Harrington who resigned.

March 30, 1917

Beginning April 2d we will sell 35 sample ranges which have been used for exhibits at conventions and demonstrations, at cost prices. These ranges are high class in every respect and if you are in the market for a range this is the chance of a lifetime. See them at John McMullen’s or the Minnesota Stove Co.

Sen. Julius A. Coller appeared before the senate finance committee during the week accompanied by representative women of the women’s clubs of the state to advocate the including of $250,000 in general omnibus bill or budget of the state for the coming two years for the buildings of the women’s reformatory. The omnibus bill will be passed the last week of the session.

Cheese Factory for Shakopee. Messrs. Hauer and Kaup, the enterprising young proprietors of the Shakopee Produce Co., are making extensive improvements in their building and installing new machinery preparatory to branching out in their business to include the manufacture of cheese. This part of the produce business is entirely new to them and will be tried out as an experiment in connection with their well-established creamery. They are installing a press, a 700 gallon milk vat, and have engaged the services of Ben Wiskow of Neillsville, Wis., who will take exclusive charge of the work. The cheese factory will open for business about the middle of April and the proprietors have an announcement elsewhere in our columns of interest to farmers.

R. J. Wise has just closed a contract to wire the Jos. Koeper dairy farm for electric lighting. All wiring is to be conduit wiring and the work will begin next week.

Ted Veiht has gone to Chicago where he has secured work in an automobile factory.

Eagle Creek. John Deegan of Prior Lake, Fred Scherer, John McKenna, Nels Pearson, Jos. Everling and Ignatz Vierling went before the county board Monday as a delegation to request that an appropriation be made for the improvement of the Shakopee-Grainwood road.

1942: Shakopee Argus-Tribune

March 5, 1942

Thos. H. Walsh Resigns Office. Thomas H. Walsh, who for nearly 28 years has served Scott county in an official capacity, has resigned as county auditor. His resignation, dated February 26, was accepted by the county board Tuesday…

Kite Fliers Warned of Electric Line Dangers. Warning of the dangers of flying kites in the vicinity of power lines, R. C. Condon, city electrician, has asked the Argus-Tribune to urge parents to caution their children about trying to retrieve kites which become entangled in electric lines…

March 12, 1942

Mrs. Neil Kline informs us that she has, this week, sold to Miss Virginia Rudell, her beauty salon, known as Marge’s Beauty Shoppe, on First street. Mrs. Kline owned and operated this establishment the past seven years and for the past four has been assisted by Miss Rudell as assistant operator. Miss Rudell will take possession next Monday.

Song of Local Composer on Radio Bill Monday. For Shakopee residents a radio program broadcast from KSTP Monday morning was of more than usual interest. The program featured a new war song, the composition of A. M. Hogan, who lives in Shakopee…

Victory Garden Program To Be Presented Here. Under the sponsorship of the Farm Bureau and in connection with Farm Bureau activities, a Victory Garden program will be given at 8:15, Friday evening, March 13, in the Shakopee high school…


New Industry To Be Located in Shakopee

Practically assuring the location of another new industry in Shakopee the City Council, by unanimous vote Tuesday night, passed a resolution providing for the eventual conveyance of a portion of the old foundry site in West Shakopee to the in-coming firm.

Under the terms of the resolution the city is to deed all of block 38 and the north half of block 37 to the firm known as Page and Hill Company, manufacturers of pre-fabricated houses. The deed, the resolution provides, is to be held in escrow in the First National Bank for no more than 90 days, pending assurance of good faith on the part of Page and Hill.

In its agreement with the city, the manufacturing company proposes to erect a large addition to the present structure on the site conveyed to them, increasing the floor space to cover an area 100 feet by 400 feet.

The building to be conveyed was formerly the enamelling plant of the old stove company and is not in use by the Kienzle & Merrick company which occupies the foundry machine shop and major portion of the old stove plant.

March 19, 1942

Young Red Cross Workers Lauded

That the Junior Red Cross chapter of Scott county is really doing things in the present emergency, is revealed in a letter received this week from the station hospital at Camp Wolters, Texas.

The letter, received by Miss Cora Huber, county chairman of the Junior Red Cross, is the result of the first project undertaken by the juvenile organization—the making of sick tray favors for hospital patients. The favors were used on Washington’s Birthday…


157 To Get First Aid Certificates

A countywide rally of all Red Cross first aid enrollees is to be held in the Shakopee high school at 8 p.m. March 24, it was announced this week…

Listed on the program is an address by Paul Schuller, accredited safety engineer of the Hamm Brewing company; motion pictures entitled “Nursing,” “How to Eat” and “Posture Exercise”; and the awarding of first aid certificates to 157 enrollees who have successfully completed the ten-week training courses, conducted recently under the jurisdiction of the Red Cross…

March 26, 1942

Mrs. Doris Peterson, author of the poem “God’s Album,” which was recently published in the Argus-Tribune, has been informed that her poem had been selected from many received, to be read on the Hearth and Home program, over Station WMIN, on Sunday, March 28. Mrs. Peterson was also notified that she had been awarded a beautiful lamp by the Edward Hoffman Company, as a premium for her excellent work.

Firemen Discuss Convention Here. Plans to make the 1942 state firemen’s convention here in June one of the most interesting, entertaining and successful ever held by the organization (and incidentally the biggest event ever staged in Shakopee) were formulated at a dinner meeting of state and local officers held at the Rock Spring cafe Tuesday noon…

1967: Shakopee Valley News

March 2, 1967

First Service in the newly completed edifice of the Christ Lutheran Church of Shakopee, Tenth Avenue and Adams Street, will be at 9:30 a.m. this Sunday, March 5. The new $194,000 building, just off Marystown Road in the Notermann Addition, was underway early last August and was expected to be completed about the first of April. At the site are two off-street parking lots and the completed Worship – Education building is the first of several units planned for this site. The new church faces Jefferson Street projected, with it having a canopy from the parking lot to the entrance. The congregation has been holding services in the Shakopee Public Elementary School, Fifth and Lewis, pending completion of this new church. Christ Lutheran is a mission congregation of the Lutheran Church – Missouri Synod, and has grown to more than 140 baptized members since the first services in Shakopee in April of 1965.

Radiologic Monitor Courses For Shakopee. Shakopee Mayor Ray Siebenaler announced this week that a school for Radiological Monitoring is to be held this Saturday, March 4, and on Saturday, March 11, at the Shakopee Fire Station, 334 West Second…


Case Clothing Plans Expansion To Include Present Theatre Space

Harold Case, owner of Case’s Clothing store and the Shakopee Theatre, announced Tuesday of this week plans of completely remodeling and enlargement of their present store facilities, located at 120 East First.

The remodeling will include some 5,000 square feet of floor space with provisions to be made for an additional 3,600 square feet, which may be added at a later date.

The newly-renovated structure will take up the space now occupied by the Shakopee Theater and Case’s Clothing. Case further stated that the Theatre will remain open until all present clothing store stock is liquidated…

March 9, 1967

Fluoridation of water is now being effected with the City of Shakopee’s water supply with equipment … now installed at the pump house on Tenth Avenue adjacent of Shakopee Public High School…

With Local Firm. Robert Jasper has accepted a new position with the Capesius Agency as a real estate salesman. Bob, formerly of Jasper Brothers, Inc., Home Builders, has 20 years of experience in the building, development and sale of homes…


New Bridge Location Gets Further ‘Look’

The counter-proposal to the locating of the proposed new bridge to span the Minnesota River from the Highway 169-212 intersection to just west of Rahr Malting on West First was given a further “look” at a meeting Monday night of this week by the Shakopee Planning Commission in the Council Chambers of the Shakopee City Building with State Legislators present.

The Planning Commission presented the city’s counter-proposal to that of the State Highway department that the proposed bridge be located at the east edge of Shakopee near Memorial Park for a more suitable link to Highway 101, with Legislators concurring with this thinking…

March 16, 1967

New Department Open House At Scott Co. Lumber. An Open House will be held at the Scott County Lumber Company tomorrow, (Friday), and Saturday, March 17 and 18, to acquaint the community with the firm’s new floor covering department…

Teacher Residency Clause Upheld In Court’s Ruling. Upheld was the Shakopee Public School District No. 720 residency clause in teachers’ contracts that requires those now on faculty to be residents of the school district six years from the adoption of the policy by the board of education in the 1960-61 school year, which makes it effective in the year 1966…

Proposal Seeks To Further City Plan. Revealed at the meeting Tuesday night of this week of the Common Council of the City of Shakopee was a proposal for the possible locating of the proposed warehouse and garage for the Shakopee Public Utilities Commission at the southeast edge of the city limits to set the stage for carrying out plans for annexation of a portion of Eagle Creek Township with this area to be an industrial park for the City of Shakopee…

93 Women At Home Council’s ‘Let’s Do Some Banking’ Day In Shakopee. A group of 93 women from the Scott and Carver County Home Councils attended a program with the theme, “Money in a Woman’s World,” held Monday of this week, March 13, at the Community Room, First National Bank of Shakopee…

March 23, 1967

Sunday, April 2, marks the 10th Anniversary Year for Raceway Park, on Highway 101 between Shakopee and Savage, as the 1967 racing season opens…


First Services To Be Easter At New Presbyterian Church

First services in the new edifice of the First United Presbyterian Church of Shakopee are to be this Sunday on Easter, March 26.

The first service at the new location, at the end of Shakopee Avenue on Scott County Road No. 17 (Spring Lake Road) will be at 6 a.m. Easter Sunrise service this Sunday, March 26…

March 30, 1967

600 Participate In Jaycees’ First Easter Egg Hunt. More than 600 participants turned out for the first Annual Easter Egg Hunt for the Shakopee community staged last Saturday afternoon, March 25, at Memorial Park, just off Highway 101 at the east edge of Shakopee under the auspices of the Shakopee Junior Chamber of Commerce…

1992: Shakopee Valley News

March 5, 1992

95-day meet at track approved. The Minnesota Racing Commission last week approved Ladbroke Racing Corp.’s request for 95 live racing days at Canterbury Downs in 1992.


School Board OKs phone system study

The Shakopee School Board has hired a consulting firm to develop a telecommunications analysis and plan for the district.

A contract with Elert & Associates of St. Paul, at a cost not to exceed $6,173, was approved by the board Monday.

According to Administrative Services Director Ronald Ward, the district’s telephone system is 15 years old and is experiencing a variety of problems, from overloading to equipment failures. Ward told the board there were times when the telephone system had to be shut down…

March 12, 1992

Teen group pushes for responsible decisions from peers at school

You don’t have to drink or smoke to be cool. Not all teens who go to parties drink. Many teens welcome the opportunity to make responsible decisions.

Those are the messages that SWAPP – Students Working Against Peer Pressure – at Shakopee High School is trying to send to the public…

March 19, 1992

Judge rules off-track betting unconstitutional. A Ramsey County district Court Judge Tuesday ruled that off-track betting lounges and telephone wagering from Canterbury Downs are unconstitutional…


City orders environmental report on mine expansion

The Shakopee City Council on March 10 authorized the hiring of the engineering consulting firm Orr-Schelen-Mayeron & Associates, Minneapolis, to prepare an environmental assessment worksheet (EAW) for a proposed westward expansion of the J. L. Shiely Mining Co.

The mine, which opened in 1961, is located south of Highway 101 and east of Valley Park Drive. Its first conditional-use permit was issued in 1984 and has been renewed or amended several times…

March 26, 1992

Couple named farm family of year. Marion and Don Breeggemann of Shakopee were honored as Scott County’s Outstanding Farm Family of the Year during a ceremony and banquet March 19 on the St. Paul campus of the University of Minnesota. Farm families from throughout the state were recognized at the 12th annual event, sponsored by the Minnesota Extension Service…

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