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Posted on: April 23, 2018

Snow melt and possible road closures

Remember the old joke about the two seasons in Minnesota?  Well, we’re adding another one:  In addition to winter and road construction, it seems that the southwest metro also has flooding season as well.  According to...

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County Press Releases
Posted on: April 20, 2018

U selects Ramsey, Scott Counties as next partners for Resilient Communities Project

Scott County is thrilled to be selected as one of the 2018 University of Minnesota’s Resilient Communities Project partners!“We are very excited to partner with the University of Minnesota to undertake research that will help advance o...

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Posted on: April 19, 2018

Appealing your Scott County property assessment?

If Scott County property owners have any concerns about their property assessment, they should visit the County's website at http://www.scottcountymn.gov/DocumentCenter/View/10274 to learn more about the the appeal process and where/when they  sh...

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County Press Releases
Posted on: April 9, 2018

Need fingerprinting services?

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Need fingerprinting services?  Please note…As of Monday, April 23, Scott County’s fingerprinting services will be provided by My Brother’s Keeper, located at 136 Holmes Street South in Shakopee. My Brother&rsquo...

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County Press Releases
Posted on: December 27, 2017

New fees for TVs, Monitors, and Appliances starting 1/1/18

Starting January 1st, 2018, the Scott County HHW will be charging a $10 fee for each television and computer monitor, regardless of size.   There will also be a fee of $10 for each household appliance.  This includes refrigerators, stove...

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Posted on: April 25, 2018

Classic Car Cruise and Dozinky Festival

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Dozinky, a Czech Harves Festival patterned after the “Old Country” original, is held on the third full weekend of September. Main Street is transformed into an open air market with food, music, and beer garden on Saturday. There is als...

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Posted on: April 25, 2018

Czech Out New Prague!

Czech Out New Prague

Czech Out New Prague is a business and community event showcasing what New Prague has to offer New Prague and the surrounding communities. The event takes place on the first Thursday every August in Memorial Park. Czech Out New Prague features various exh...

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County Spotlights
Posted on: April 25, 2018

Run New Prague!

Run New Prague

Join us on May 5 for a great day of running, eating, shopping, and having fun!  It's the 33rd Annual New Prague Half Marathon, 10K, 5K, and Kids Fun Run.  Plan to stay for the day after the run for a post-race party and to enjoy all of N...

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County Spotlights
Posted on: April 23, 2018

Mother’s Day Weekend Tree Planting

Spring Lake Tree Planting

Mother’s Day Weekend Tree Planting, Spring Lake Regional Park, Prior Lake  

May 12, 9 AM – 12 noonHelp restore a forest this Mother’s Day weekend! Reestablish native habitat by planting trees representative of a maple...

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Posted on: April 16, 2018

Spring-a-Ding!

Spring a Ding

Come to Lakefront Park (5000 Kop Parkway, Prior Lake) on Saturday, May 5 to celebrate spring and get excited for summer in Prior Lake. Enjoy Kidsdance, a petting zoo, pony rides, clown, inflatables, crafts and more. Food trucks will be on site selling con...

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County Spotlights
Posted on: April 12, 2018

May Day Kids Kraft!

Kids Kraft May Day

Enjoy a fun morning of stories and crafts at the Scott County Historical Society! They're reading spring stories and making May Day baskets and paper flowers to take home! Free, but registration is required for supplies.  Register here: https://b...

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County Spotlights
Posted on: March 22, 2018

Free Yard Waste Drop-Off

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Scott County residents can drop off yard waste for free every Sunday from April 8 to May 27 at the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community’s Organics Recycling Facility.The SMSC Organics Recycling Facility is located at 1905 Mystic Lake Drive South...

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County Spotlights
Posted on: January 5, 2018

Summer Fun for Kids

Three Rivers golf camp

There’s snow outside, but it’s not too early to plan for summer! Registration for summer camps in Three Rivers Park District begins January 23. Send your children on a fun-filled adventure this summer in Three Rivers Park District, whe...

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Posted on: November 14, 2017

Rod Thompson charged in Scott County

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Rod Thompson was charged in Scott County District Court with a 21-count Complaint: 6 counts of felony Theft by Swindle, 13 counts of felony Embezzlement of Public Funds, 1 count of felony Possession of Stolen Property, and 1 count of misdemeanor Possessio...

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Posted on: November 1, 2017

Charges in Shakopee murder

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Balandin was charged for killing his live-in girlfriend.  Balandin will appear for a bail hearing in Scott County District Court on November 9, 2017.  Charging documents can be found here.

 

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Posted on: May 17, 2017

Sundblad sentencing

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At sentencing on May 8, 2017, Judge Wilton imposed a total of 313 months in prison for Sundblad, who was earlier convicted of causing the death of his 59-day-old son.  Sundblad was ordered to serve three consecutive sentences: 103 months for Firs...

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Posted on: February 27, 2018

Want County Highway project news? Look for the cone!

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You can go directly to the Scott County Highway Project page for up-to-date news, progress, and information about projects in and around the community!

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Posted on: December 27, 2017

New fees for TVs, Monitors, and Appliances starting 1/1/18

Starting January 1st, 2018 the Scott County HHW will be charging a $10 fee for each television, computer monitor, and residential appliance.  Cash, check or credit card is accepted.

Note: This $10 fee applies to all televisions and monitors, regard...

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Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Program

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Posted on: April 25, 2018

MnDOT HWY 169 Overlay Belle Plaine and Jordan

About this project

Summary of work

  • Repair or replace concrete pavement on Hwy 169 from just south of Hwy 282 in Jordan to just north of Hwy 19 in Blakely Township
  • Construct Reduced Conflict Intersection (RCI) at Hwy 59/Deleware Ave
  • Install cable median barrie...
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Please visit the MnDOT Website for more info Roads & Transportation

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Posted on: March 8, 2018

Death Investigation

At approximately 12:00 p.m. on March 8, 2018, the Eden Prairie Police Department notified the Scott County Sheriff’s Office that a vehicle we had impounded on March 6th was registered to a missing person out of the city of Eden Prairie. &nbs...

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Scott County Sheriff's Office Press Releases
Posted on: February 23, 2018

K9 Donation

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The Scott County Sheriff’s Office received a $17,000 donation toward the purchase of a new K9 Deputy on Thursday.  R&D Batteries, Inc., located in Burnsville, which focuses primarily on the engineering, testing, manufacturing and di...

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Scott County Sheriff's Office Press Releases
Posted on: January 16, 2018

House Fire In St. Lawrence Township

On January 13th at approximately 7:55
pm, Scott County Communications Center received several 911calls from passingmotorist, reporting a house fire in the 6700 block of Old Highway 169 in St. Lawrence
Township.

When deputies from the Scott Cou...

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Scott County Sheriff's Office Press Releases
Posted on: December 8, 2017

2017 ‘Season’s Greetings’ Card Contest Winner

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Today, Scott County Sheriff Luke Hennen announced the winner of the first annual Sheriff's Office 'Season's Greetings' Card Design Contest.  "We were thrilled with the level of interest that this challenge inspired," Sheriff Hennen said...

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Posted on: November 20, 2017

Sheriff's Office Greeting Card Design Contest

Scott County Sheriff’s Office’s ‘Season’s Greetings’ Card Design Contest

 

The Scott County Sheriff’s Office is searching for creative kids to help design the artwork for its 2017 &lsq...

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Scott County Sheriff's Office Press Releases
Posted on: November 14, 2017

Rod Thompson 11/14/2017 Booking Photo

Click here for Rod Thompson's booking photo.


Further inquiries should be directed to the Shakopee Police Department.

Scott County Sheriff's Office Press Releases
Posted on: November 1, 2017

Fatal Motorcycle Crash Update

UPDATE: 

The vehicles involved are as follows:  The motorcycle was a 2014 Harley Davidson, black in color. The truck was a 2001 Chevrolet Silverado, silver in color.  It is unknown if alcohol/drugs were a factor.  The Sc...

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Scott County Sheriff's Office Press Releases
Posted on: November 1, 2017

Fatal Motorcycle Accident

On October 31st at approximately 7:55 pm, a fatal motor cycle crash occurred on Panama Ave. South of the intersection of 190th St. E. in Spring Lake Township.

Initial investigation shows that the vehicle in question (MC) was traveling South Bound on Panama...

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Scott County Sheriff's Office Press Releases
Posted on: October 4, 2017

Suspect Arrested on Suspicion of Criminal Vehicular Homicide

F O R   I M M E D I A T E   R E L E A S E

October 4, 2017 – Shakopee,  Minnesota:  Scott County Attorney Ron Hocevar and Scott
County Sheriff Luke Hennen announced today that an arrest has be...

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Posted on: September 18, 2017

Sgt. Kvasnicka Receives Special Olympics MN’s Law Enforcement Torch Run Unsung Hero Award

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MINNEAPOLIS, MN. – September 15, 2017 – Athletes, coaches, families, sponsors and volunteers of Special Olympics Minnesota (SOMN) gathered to honor the champions of the 2017 Distinguished Service Awards on Saturday, September 9 at the ...

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Scott County Sheriff's Office Press Releases
Posted on: September 15, 2017

Fatal Crash Update

The following is an update to the fatal crash that occurred on Zumbro Ave yesterday September 14, 2017.

The driver was released from St. Francis Regional Medical Center.  The driver’s identity is being withheld due to data privacy concerns and the...

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Scott County Sheriff's Office Press Releases
Posted on: September 15, 2017

Fatal Crash Update

On September 14, 2017, at approximately 3:11 pm, the Scott County Sheriff’s Office responded to a single car motor vehicle crash near the 13800 block of Zumbro Ave in Jackson Township.

Of the 5 occupants, JaMason Moffett (16) was deceased at the ...

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Scott County Sheriff's Office Press Releases
Posted on: September 14, 2017

Fatal Crash

On September 14, 2017, at approximately 3:11 pm, the Scott County Sheriff’s Office responded to a single car motor vehicle crash near the 13800 block of Zumbro Ave in Jackson Township.

Of the 5 occupants, one was deceased at the scene, 2 were cri...

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Scott County Sheriff's Office Press Releases
Posted on: August 27, 2017

Motor Vehicle Hit and Run - Jackson Township

On
August 27th 2017, at approximately 10:48 am, the Scott County Sheriff’s Office responded to a motor vehicle hit and run incident involving a pedestrian.  The incident occurred on Strunks Road inJackson Township.
The
initi...

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Scott County Sheriff's Office Press Releases
Posted on: July 21, 2017

Residential House Fire

On July 20th, 2017 at approximately 10:39 p.m., a residential house fire occurred at a home in the 7000 block of 165th St E in Credit River Township.

Initial investigation shows that the fire is believed to have started in the furnace room of the home. &am...

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Scott County Sheriff's Office Press Releases
Posted on: July 14, 2017

Burglary / Narcotics Arrest

On July14, 2017 at approximately 1:40 p.m., Scott County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a trespassing complaint in the 13000 block of Johnson Memorial Drive in Jackson Township.

Initial investigation shows that two or more individuals where tres...

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Scott County Sheriff's Office Press Releases
Posted on: June 13, 2017

Annual Youth Catfish Derby

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QUESTION: “What do cops, kids and catfish have in common?”  

ANSWER:  “One fun-filled day on the Minnesota River!”  

Are you a youth 12 - 16 years of age who lives...

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Scott County Sheriff's Office Press Releases
Posted on: June 8, 2017

Boat Fire on Prior Lake

MEDIA RELEASE

 

FROM:       Sheriff Luke Hennen

DATE:       June 8th, 2017

 RE:             Boat Fire on Prior Lake 

On June ...

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Scott County Sheriff's Office Press Releases
Posted on: May 10, 2017

Scott County Sheriff’s Office Releases Crime Map to Public

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The Scott County Sheriff’s Office now provides a new way for the public to stay informed about crime in Scott County. “This new crime map enables citizens to see crime activity in their own neighborhoods or throughout the county,” said Scott County Sherif...

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Scott County Sheriff's Office Press Releases
Posted on: May 8, 2017

Submerged Car in Thole Lake

On May 8, 2017 at approximately 12:00PM, The Scott County Sheriff’s Office received a call of a car submerged in water 30 feet from shore at the Thole Lake boat landing in Louisville Township, which is located south of the City of Shakopee.&...

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Scott County Sheriff's Office Press Releases
Posted on: April 28, 2017

Level 3 Predatory Offender

According to Minnesota Statute 244.052, the Scott CountySheriff’s Office is releasing information regarding a Level 3 Predatory
Offender who has moved to Jackson Township as of April 26, 2017. Thisindividual has served the sentence imposed ...

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Scott County Sheriff's Office Press Releases
Posted on: April 20, 2017

**LOCATED** Missing Juveniles

On Thursday, April 20, 2017 at 5:30 p.m. the Scott County Sheriff’sOffice was notified that the missing juveniles had been located in Maricopa
County, Arizona.  The Juveniles wereunharmed and safe.  The p...

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Scott County Sheriff's Office Press Releases
Posted on: February 21, 2017

Scott County Recognized by the National Weather Service as "StormReady"

The Scott County Sheriff’s Office is pleased to announce that the National Weather Service has recognized Scott County as a StormReady community. Scott County Emergency Management Director, Captain Scott Haas, accepted the StormReady designation...

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Scott County Sheriff's Office Press Releases
Posted on: February 17, 2017

Scott County Road Restrictions in Effect

Scott County road restrictions begin today, February 17 at 12:01 AM.  Scott County follows the Minnesota Department of Transportation road restriction schedule.   During this time all county, city and township roads are limited to axle l...

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Scott County Sheriff's Office Press Releases
Posted on: January 31, 2017

Deputies now equipped with the antidote Narcan to fight opioid overdoses

The Scott County Sheriff’s Office has joined other agencies across the country in equipping deputies with the lifesaving antidote Naloxone to combat opioid overdoses.

Scott County Sheriff’s Deputies recently received training through North Memorial Health ...

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Scott County Sheriff's Office Press Releases
Posted on: January 13, 2017

Dairy Barn Fire - New Market Twp

Dairy Barn Fire

On January 13, 2017 at approximately 4:22am, a barn fire was reported north of the intersection of 260th Street East and Xerxes Avenue in New Market Township in Scott County. 

Initial investigation shows that this was a working dairy barn that con...

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Scott County Sheriff's Office Press Releases

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Posted on: March 23, 2018

Give Us Your Thoughts on the Draft 2019-2026 SWMO Comprehensive Water Resources Management Plan

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The Scott Watershed Management Organization (Scott WMO) has drafted the next generation Comprehensive Water Resources Management Plan (2019 – 2026), due to the current plan being completed by the end of 2018.  The commentary period on the draft p...

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Posted on: March 21, 2018

Are You Losing Top Soil?

170330 Cover Crop

The SWCD has a wealth of information and resources available to help you get started using cover crops. 

For starters, they have:

  • Soil health know-how 
  • Networking opportunities with the Scott County Soil Health Team
  • Incentive payments of $20...
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Visit Scott SWCD's New Cover Crop Webpage Watershed Management Spotlights
Posted on: March 1, 2018

BWSR Highlights Scott County Water Quality Success Stories

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In this newsletter, BWSR highlights some big success stories the Scott Watershed Management Organization has managed.  But we could not accomplish any of it without partnering with landowners, local sportsman clubs, BWSR, three SWCDs, Great River...

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Posted on: July 28, 2017

View the Sand Creek Watershed Story Map

Sand Creek Watershed Story Map

Scott Watershed Management Organization (SWMO) is pleased to present The Sand Creek Watershed Story Map.  It uses maps, pictures, videos, and narratives to tell the story of the Sand Creek Watershed's water quality.  

In this online tool,...

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