Posted on: April 18, 2017

Let's Go Fishing!

Lets Go Fishing

The Scott County Let’s Go Fishing Chapter is offering boat excursions and fishing outings again this summer on Cedar Lake, all outings are free for seniors, veterans, and people with disabilities.  All two-hour trips start at Cedar Lake Fa...

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Posted on: April 4, 2017

Backstretch Gardens

backstretch gardens

Looking to belong to a community garden?  The Backstretch Garden located at Canterbury
Park in Shakopee is now accepting applications! Community gardens offer opportunities to provide healthier food options,
develop skills, and foster a sens...

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Posted on: March 30, 2017

Garden Party and Presentation

garden bounty

Calling all gardeners! Get your hands dirty at the Scott County
Historical Society and help them prep and plant the Museum Garden for the summer.At 7 PM, guest presenter T.J. Malaskee, President of the State Grange of
Minnesota, will give a presentati...

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Posted on: March 21, 2017

New transit service starts April 16

New bus service

A new transit option will soon be rolling into town. Beginning April 16, Jordan residents will be able to take a bus to various locations between Mankato and Minneapolis.Land to Air Express out of Mankato will be launching its Highway 169 Connection next ...

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Posted on: January 26, 2017

Do you know a Future Leader of Scott County?

Future Leaders of Scott County

Scott County will be hosting the 16th annual Future   Leaders of Scott County event on Friday, April 28, 2017! This event affords selected 8th and 9th graders from Scott County schools who are studying   government a hands-on opportunity to ...

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Posted on: November 30, 2016

Charges in Prior Lake homicide

Courthouse Image

Four people were charged in Scott County District Court with second-degree murder, aggravated robbery, and burglary in the murder of James Herron.   The Complaint against Derrick Zechariah Smith can be found here.  The Complaint against Tyre...

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Posted on: September 14, 2016

State v. Cox

Supreme Court

Shakopee resident Aaron Moran was shot and killed in October of 2013. The Shakopee Police Department quickly identified Anthony Cox as the primary suspect. Cox was arrested when he returned to Shakopee. He later confessed. The Scott County Attorney's Offi...

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Posted on: March 31, 2017

Help SmartLink's services

SmartLink

SmartLink Mobility Management is always looking for new and better ways to serve you.  Please help improve SmartLink’s services by taking a short  survey. 


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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 parents of the
child...

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Posted on: April 19, 2017

Missing Juveniles

Missing Juveniles

The Scott County Sheriff's Office is requesting the public’s assistance in locating two missing teens from the New Prague area.  They were last seen together at 10:58 AM on 4/15/2017 leaving the Walmart in Shakopee. The initial...

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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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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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Posted on: February 12, 2017

House Fire in Spring Lake Township

On Sunday, February 12th at approximately 8:52 p.m., Scott County Dispatch received a call of a house fire in the 17300 block of Marschall Road in Spring Lake Township.  Two motorists on Marschall Road observed flames and smoke coming from a hous...

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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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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 contain...

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Posted on: April 24, 2017

National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

National Take it Back Day

Did you know that 40% of high school seniors say it's easy to get prescription drugs? Next Saturday, April 29th, is National Prescription Drug Take Back Day!

In Scott County, you can dispose of your unused medications any day through our Take It To the Box...

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Posted on: March 29, 2017

18th Annual SVABW Fundraiser

Jeans and Gems

Southern Valley Alliance for Battered Women

Join us for an evening of celebration!

Southern Valley Alliance for Battered Women presents their 18th annual Jeans & Gems celebration.  This event is a major source of funding for the work SVABW does...

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Posted on: February 28, 2017

Fingerprinting Services

Fingerprinting

When: Fingerprinting is conducted by appointment only.  It occurs twice a month on the second Thursday from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm and the fourth Saturday from 9:00 am to 11:00 am. Appointments are scheduled in ten minute increments and can only...

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Posted on: February 28, 2017

2017 Firearms Safety Training

Youth firearms training

2017 Firearms Safety Training

Spring class- April 13,18,20,25,27- May 2, 4, 6 (range day), 9 (test day)

Fall class- August 3, 8, 10, 15, 17, 22, 24, 26 (range day), 29 (test day)

Contact Kevin Sura at 612-964-4711 after 4:00 pm for registration info.

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Posted on: February 28, 2017

Join the Volunteer Reserve Unit

SCSO Reserve Unit

The Volunteer Reserve Unit is part of the crime prevention unit and is made up of individuals who are not compensated financially, but volunteer time to give supplemental assistance to the Sheriff’s operations and other requesting law enforcement agencies...

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Posted on: March 17, 2017

Volunteer Shoreline Planting Events in Jordan

Sand Creek Shoreline Planting

Ridges at Sand Creek, an 18-hole public golf course, has opened their property to shoreline restoration efforts to improve habitat along the creek. The restoration will take place on two days - May 8th (at 12:30 PM) and May 9th (at 5:30 PM).  Vol...

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Register online with Great River Greening