Posted on: January 3, 2017

HHW Facility Reopening Delayed

Doe to construction work associated with the expansion of the HHW facility, reopening has been delayed and now is expected in February 2017.

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Posted on: December 20, 2016

We want your feedback!

Watershed map

Every 10 years, the Scott Watershed Management Organization updates its water resources management plan. Attend 1 of 3meetings, or take our online survey, to tell us what you think the issues and priorities are for the WMO watershed in Scott County.

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Posted on: December 20, 2016

Morris A. Miller Health Hero 2016

Morris Miller 2016

This award was established by Scott County to honor people in the community who make a spontaneous reaction to an emergency while not thinking of their own safety during an unusual medical or lifesaving incident.As part of the recognition, Scott County Sh...

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Posted on: January 17, 2017

Family Snowshoeing with Hot Cocoa

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Come snowshoeing with the family at Cleary Lake Regional Park in Prior
Lake! Explore snow banks, search for animal tracks, and warm up with hot cocoaafterwards. Cost is $6 and there is a 20 percent discount for groups of four or
more. This program is ...

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Posted on: January 17, 2017

Free Party in the Club Series

Party in the Club

Party in the Club is back! Warm up your winter with two remaining free winter parties for kids & their families to get out of the house and move! All parties take place at Club Prior, same building as the Prior Lake Library (16210 Eagle Creek Ave. , P...

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Posted on: December 20, 2016

Contest winners announced

Local Contest Winners

In late spring, Scott County sent out a call to all of our budding young artists to help develop several designs and drawings for the County’s new 2040 Comprehensive Plan and a logo for the Scott County Statewide Health Improvement Program (SHIP).&nbs...

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See the winning entries here!
Posted on: November 2, 2016

Scott County: Live. Learn. Earn.

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Scott County is a growing, prospering, vibrant community for residents, businesses, and visitors. Click the link below to find out more about how we're a great place to live, learn, and earn!

Minnesota: Thriving in the North

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: September 16, 2016

HHW Facility Reopening Delayed

HHW facility expansion plan

This project will offer three main areas of improvement: 1. An expanded drop-off area 2. A turn-around lane for better traffic flow 3. Additional storage space for operations The Scott County Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Program has been serving local ...

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Posted on: July 28, 2016

HHW is closed for construction, tentatively scheduled to re-open in February, 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 February 2017.

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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: December 19, 2016

We want your feedback!

Watershed_Jurisdictional_Boundaries.jpg

Every 10 years, the Scott Watershed Management Organization updates its water resources management plan. Attend 1 of 3 meetings, or take our online survey, to tell us what you think the issues and priorities are for the WMO watershed in Scott County.

Learn more here!