Posted on: November 8, 2016

WWI Items, Stories Sought


"We’re looking for stories and items to help develop the World War I exhibit," said Kathleen Klehr, executive director for the Scott County Historical Society. "We want this exhibit be local and personal to the residents of Scott County. We...Read on...

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Posted on: July 12, 2016

What's your vision for Scott County?

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What do you think Scott County should look like in the year 2040? As the County embarks on its next long-range comprehensive plan to guide land use, transportation, environmental, natural resource, recreation, housing, social service and economic developm...Read on...

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Posted on: November 1, 2016

What is a Fair Farm Rental Agreement?


Determining a fair farm rent agreement is a challenge in today’s economy with significantly lower corn and soybeans prices in 2016 preceded by recent record high commodity prices and farm land values. Farm land rental rates are dropping as corn and soybea...Read on...

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Posted on: September 19, 2016

Yoga for Adults

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Whether you’ve never touched a yoga mat before or you’re a seasoned yoga pro, Club Prior has the yoga practice for you! Instructor Lindsy Wilkerson is a registered yoga teacher with Yoga Alliance as well as a Certified Group Fitness Instructor. All clas...Read on...

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Posted on: November 30, 2016

Charges in Prior Lake homicide

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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

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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: September 16, 2016

Scott County HHW Facility closed for expansion

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This project will offer three main areas of improvement:
1. An expanded drop-off area2. A turn-around lane for better traffic flow
3. Additional storage space for operations

The Scott County Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Program has been...Read on...

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Posted on: July 28, 2016

HHW will be closed for construction from September 2nd to late January 2017

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The Scott County Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) facility will be undergoing an expansion this fall/winter and will be closed September 2nd for construction. The facility is tentatively scheduled to re-open in late January.

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