Although Shakopee is a friendly, welcoming, close-knit community, some people on the outside of town view it differently.
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A town in MN that sucks at all sports compaired to Prior Lake
"Shakopee sucks so bad at everything they do."
A town in Minnesota that has the most school spirit ever! They are amazing in Basketball! When you come to shakopee you will never want to leave. By the way... Prior Lake has REALLLLLY bad sportsman ship!
"You went to shakopee? Ah man im Jealous! Bring me next time!"
A really cool town in Scott County, Minnesota, that has everything you could possibly want in a town in Minnesota. It has shopping centers, but also has many farms and a small town feel. Many of the houses in downtown Shakopee were originally farmhouses, and some of the buildings are over 100 years old! There is a ton of history packed into this small town, and once you visit, you'll never want to leave!Girl #1: What should we do today?
Girl #2: How about we go shopping!
Girl #3: No, let's go to a small town where everyone is friendly,
Girl #1: We can go to Shakopee! It has all that and more!