Posted on: February 21, 2017

Way to go, Scott County Emergency Management officials!

StormReady award

The National Weather Service designates communities as StormReady when
that community has demonstrated that they have effectively prepared theirorganizations with the communication and safety skills needed to save lives and
property before, during, an...

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Posted on: January 3, 2017

HHW Facility Reopening on February 22!

The construction work associated with the expansion of the HHW facility is almost done! The HHW will be reopening at 12 noon on February 22!

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Posted on: February 21, 2017

Book and Bake Sale!

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Everyone is welcome and encouraged to stop by the Scott County Government Center (Board Room) on March 30 to snap up some great deals on used books, magazines, DVDs, CDs, games, puzzles, and video games (from 10:30 AM to 1:30 PM) -- or perhaps just to pic...

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Posted on: February 7, 2017

Free Planting Native Prairies Workshop

Native Prairie

Have you heard the buzz about Native Prairie?

Come to a free workshop on Thursday, March 2 from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. at Prior Lake City Hall (4646 Dakota St. SE, Prior Lake)!

You don’t need to live on a large property to create natural areas, help po...

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Register online here.
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 FutureLeaders of Scott County event on Friday, April 28, 2017! This event affords
selected 8th and 9th graders from Scott County schools who are studyinggovernment a hands-on opportunity to learn about co...

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Posted on: January 24, 2017

SmartLink Wants To Hear From You!

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SmartLink Mobility Management is always looking for new and better ways to serve you.  Please help them improve their service by taking a short survey available here.  

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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

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: February 21, 2017

Way to go, Scott County Emergency Management officials!

StormReady award

The National Weather Service designates communities as StormReady when that community has demonstrated that they have effectively prepared their organizations with the communication and safety skills needed to save lives and property before, during, and a...

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Posted on: January 28, 2017

The HHW facility is now OPEN!

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The Scott County Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) facility has re-opened! For facility hours and information, please visit www.scottcountymn.gov/hhw

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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 hou...

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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: January 23, 2017

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Posted on: January 23, 2017

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