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: 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: 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: 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!

SmartLink

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: 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: March 17, 2017

Law Enforcement Career Fair

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Law Enforcement Opportunities (LEO) Career Fair

Wednesday, April 12, 2017, 10 am - 3 pm

The Scott County Sheriff's Office, along with 35 other agencies will be represented at Minnesota's largest law enforcement career fair, including several demos (Crime La...

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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 Firearm Safety 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 7, 2017

SWCDs to host free Cover Crop and Soil Health Workshop

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The Scott Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) has partnered with the Scott Watershed Management Organization, Carver SWCD, Le Sueur SWCD and Rice SWCD put on a free full day Cover Crop and Soil Health workshop.

The workshop will take place on Thurs...

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Posted on: March 8, 2017

FREE Plant a Raingarden Workshop Series Offered!

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April 4, 2017 from 6:30pm to 8:00pm at the McColl Pond Environmental Learning Center, 13550 Dakota Ave S, Savage, MNApril 6, 2017 from 6:30pm to 8:00pm at the State Bank Community Room, 1101 1st St SE, New Prague, MNApril 8, 2017 from 10:00am to 11:30am a...

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Posted on: March 8, 2017

FREE Restore Your Shoreline Workshop

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April 18, 2017 from 6:30pm to 8:00pm at Prior Lake City Hall, 4646 Dakota St. SE, Prior Lake, MN

The Scott Soil and Water Conservation District is hosting a free shoreline restoration workshop and is inviting you to attend. If you’re seeing more ...

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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