Posted on: December 27, 2017

New fees for TVs, Monitors, and Appliances starting 1/1/18

Starting January 1st, 2018, the Scott County HHW will be charging a $10 fee for each television and computer monitor, regardless of size.   There will also be a fee of $10 for each household appliance.  This includes refrigerators, stove...

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County Press Releases

Posted on: February 13, 2018

Volunteer Opportunities through FISH

Volunteer event

Families and Individuals Sharing Hope (FISH) invites you to attend a community meeting on Thursday, March 8 (9:30 - 11 AM) at the Hosanna Church in Shakopee (1690 Vierling Drive East) to find out how you can help people in your community.  One of...

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Additional Info... County Spotlights
Posted on: February 9, 2018

Moonlight Snowshowing

moonlight snowshoeing

Join others on Friday, March 2, from 6-9 p.m., at The Landing-Minnesota River Heritage Park for some moonlit snowshoeing!  Explore the woods and creeks of the Minnesota River Valley on traditional wooden snowshoes. Beginners welcome. Equipment pr...

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County Spotlights
Posted on: February 9, 2018

Beginning Aquatic Log Rolling

aquatic log rolling

Join Three Rivers Park District on Friday, March 2, from 5:30-6:30 PM at the New Prague Aquatics Center, New Prague, for an evening of “Beginning Log Rolling.” Improve balance, agility, concentration, and core strength by trying a spor...

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County Spotlights
Posted on: January 19, 2018

Free Medicare Counseling

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Medicare CounselingHave questions about Medicare and open enrollment?  Call ahead 952-447-9783 and make your appointment today!Who: Ages 55 and overWhen: February 14, March 14Where: Club PriorTime: 1:00, 2:00, 3:00Cost: Free

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County Spotlights
Posted on: January 5, 2018

Summer Fun for Kids

Three Rivers golf camp

There’s snow outside, but it’s not too early to plan for summer! Registration for summer camps in Three Rivers Park District begins January 23. Send your children on a fun-filled adventure this summer in Three Rivers Park District, whe...

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County Spotlights
Posted on: December 19, 2017

Party in the Club

Teddy Bear Band

Warm up your winter with three free parties for kids and their families to get out of the house and move! All parties take place at Club Prior, adjacent to the Prior Lake Library at 16210 Eagle Creek Ave.  All ages welcome; registration ...

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County Spotlights

Posted on: November 14, 2017

Rod Thompson charged in Scott County

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Rod Thompson was charged in Scott County District Court with a 21-count Complaint: 6 counts of felony Theft by Swindle, 13 counts of felony Embezzlement of Public Funds, 1 count of felony Possession of Stolen Property, and 1 count of misdemeanor Possessio...

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Highlighted Cases
Posted on: November 1, 2017

Charges in Shakopee murder

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Balandin was charged for killing his live-in girlfriend.  Balandin will appear for a bail hearing in Scott County District Court on November 9, 2017.  Charging documents can be found here.

 

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Highlighted Cases
Posted on: May 17, 2017

Sundblad sentencing

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At sentencing on May 8, 2017, Judge Wilton imposed a total of 313 months in prison for Sundblad, who was earlier convicted of causing the death of his 59-day-old son.  Sundblad was ordered to serve three consecutive sentences: 103 months for Firs...

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Highlighted Cases

Posted on: December 27, 2017

New fees for TVs, Monitors, and Appliances starting 1/1/18

Starting January 1st, 2018 the Scott County HHW will be charging a $10 fee for each television, computer monitor, and residential appliance.  Cash, check or credit card is accepted.

Note: This $10 fee applies to all televisions and monitors, regard...

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Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Program

Posted on: February 16, 2018

Sheriff's Office Internship Opportunities

Scott County Sheriff Luke Hennen announced that the Sheriff’s Office is currently accepting applications for summer internship opportunities.

This unpaid internship program is designed to provide college students with insight through observation ...

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Scott County Sheriff's Office Press Releases
Posted on: January 16, 2018

House Fire In St. Lawrence Township

On January 13th at approximately 7:55
pm, Scott County Communications Center received several 911calls from passingmotorist, reporting a house fire in the 6700 block of Old Highway 169 in St. Lawrence
Township.

When deputies from the Scott Cou...

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Scott County Sheriff's Office Press Releases
Posted on: December 8, 2017

2017 ‘Season’s Greetings’ Card Contest Winner

Seasons Greetings Winner (1)

Today, Scott County Sheriff Luke Hennen announced the winner of the first annual Sheriff's Office 'Season's Greetings' Card Design Contest.  "We were thrilled with the level of interest that this challenge inspired," Sheriff Hennen said...

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Press Release Scott County Sheriff's Office Press Releases
Posted on: November 20, 2017

Sheriff's Office Greeting Card Design Contest

Scott County Sheriff’s Office’s ‘Season’s Greetings’ Card Design Contest

 

The Scott County Sheriff’s Office is searching for creative kids to help design the artwork for its 2017 &lsq...

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Scott County Sheriff's Office Press Releases
Posted on: November 14, 2017

Rod Thompson 11/14/2017 Booking Photo

Click here for Rod Thompson's booking photo.


Further inquiries should be directed to the Shakopee Police Department.

Scott County Sheriff's Office Press Releases
Posted on: November 1, 2017

Fatal Motorcycle Crash Update

UPDATE: 

The vehicles involved are as follows:  The motorcycle was a 2014 Harley Davidson, black in color. The truck was a 2001 Chevrolet Silverado, silver in color.  It is unknown if alcohol/drugs were a factor.  The Sc...

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Scott County Sheriff's Office Press Releases
Posted on: November 1, 2017

Fatal Motorcycle Accident

On October 31st at approximately 7:55 pm, a fatal motor cycle crash occurred on Panama Ave. South of the intersection of 190th St. E. in Spring Lake Township.

Initial investigation shows that the vehicle in question (MC) was traveling South Bound on Panama...

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Scott County Sheriff's Office Press Releases
Posted on: October 4, 2017

Suspect Arrested on Suspicion of Criminal Vehicular Homicide

F O R   I M M E D I A T E   R E L E A S E

October 4, 2017 – Shakopee,  Minnesota:  Scott County Attorney Ron Hocevar and Scott
County Sheriff Luke Hennen announced today that an arrest has be...

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Additional Info... Scott County Sheriff's Office Press Releases
Posted on: September 18, 2017

Sgt. Kvasnicka Receives Special Olympics MN’s Law Enforcement Torch Run Unsung Hero Award

Sgt Kvasnicka Special Olympics Award 2017

MINNEAPOLIS, MN. – September 15, 2017 – Athletes, coaches, families, sponsors and volunteers of Special Olympics Minnesota (SOMN) gathered to honor the champions of the 2017 Distinguished Service Awards on Saturday, September 9 at the ...

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Scott County Sheriff's Office Press Releases
Posted on: September 15, 2017

Fatal Crash Update

The following is an update to the fatal crash that occurred on Zumbro Ave yesterday September 14, 2017.

The driver was released from St. Francis Regional Medical Center.  The driver’s identity is being withheld due to data privacy concerns and the...

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Scott County Sheriff's Office Press Releases
Posted on: September 15, 2017

Fatal Crash Update

On September 14, 2017, at approximately 3:11 pm, the Scott County Sheriff’s Office responded to a single car motor vehicle crash near the 13800 block of Zumbro Ave in Jackson Township.

Of the 5 occupants, JaMason Moffett (16) was deceased at the ...

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Scott County Sheriff's Office Press Releases
Posted on: September 14, 2017

Fatal Crash

On September 14, 2017, at approximately 3:11 pm, the Scott County Sheriff’s Office responded to a single car motor vehicle crash near the 13800 block of Zumbro Ave in Jackson Township.

Of the 5 occupants, one was deceased at the scene, 2 were cri...

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Scott County Sheriff's Office Press Releases
Posted on: August 27, 2017

Motor Vehicle Hit and Run - Jackson Township

On
August 27th 2017, at approximately 10:48 am, the Scott County Sheriff’s Office responded to a motor vehicle hit and run incident involving a pedestrian.  The incident occurred on Strunks Road inJackson Township.
The
initi...

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Scott County Sheriff's Office Press Releases
Posted on: July 21, 2017

Residential House Fire

On July 20th, 2017 at approximately 10:39 p.m., a residential house fire occurred at a home in the 7000 block of 165th St E in Credit River Township.

Initial investigation shows that the fire is believed to have started in the furnace room of the home. &am...

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Scott County Sheriff's Office Press Releases
Posted on: July 14, 2017

Burglary / Narcotics Arrest

On July14, 2017 at approximately 1:40 p.m., Scott County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a trespassing complaint in the 13000 block of Johnson Memorial Drive in Jackson Township.

Initial investigation shows that two or more individuals where tres...

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Scott County Sheriff's Office Press Releases
Posted on: June 29, 2017

**LOCATED** Prior Lake Runaway Juvenile

On Wednesday, June 28th, 2017 at approximately 5:00 p.m. the Scott County Sheriff’s Office was notified that juvenile runaway, Lillian Frahm, had been located in the city of Minneapolis.  She was unharmed and safe.  The Scott County Sher...

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Scott County Sheriff's Office Press Releases
Posted on: June 26, 2017

National Night Out

National Night Out

National Night Out is held annually on the first Tuesday in August and will occur on August 1st this year.  This program is designed to:

  • Heighten awareness of crime and drug prevention efforts.
  • Generate support for, and participation in, local anti...
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Scott County Sheriff's Office Press Releases
Posted on: June 13, 2017

Annual Youth Catfish Derby

Catfish Derby

QUESTION: “What do cops, kids and catfish have in common?”  

ANSWER:  “One fun-filled day on the Minnesota River!”  

Are you a youth 12 - 16 years of age who lives...

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Scott County Sheriff's Office Press Releases
Posted on: June 8, 2017

Boat Fire on Prior Lake

MEDIA RELEASE

 

FROM:       Sheriff Luke Hennen

DATE:       June 8th, 2017

 RE:             Boat Fire on Prior Lake 

On June ...

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Scott County Sheriff's Office Press Releases
Posted on: May 10, 2017

Scott County Sheriff’s Office Releases Crime Map to Public

LexisNexis Crime Mapping

The Scott County Sheriff’s Office now provides a new way for the public to stay informed about crime in Scott County. “This new crime map enables citizens to see crime activity in their own neighborhoods or throughout the county,” said Scott County Sherif...

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Scott County Sheriff's Office Press Releases
Posted on: May 8, 2017

Submerged Car in Thole Lake

On May 8, 2017 at approximately 12:00PM, The Scott County Sheriff’s Office received a call of a car submerged in water 30 feet from shore at the Thole Lake boat landing in Louisville Township, which is located south of the City of Shakopee.&...

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Scott County Sheriff's Office Press Releases
Posted on: April 28, 2017

Level 3 Predatory Offender

According to Minnesota Statute 244.052, the Scott CountySheriff’s Office is releasing information regarding a Level 3 Predatory
Offender who has moved to Jackson Township as of April 26, 2017. Thisindividual has served the sentence imposed ...

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Scott County Sheriff's Office Press Releases
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 p...

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Scott County Sheriff's Office Press Releases
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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Scott County Sheriff's Office Press Releases
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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Scott County Sheriff's Office Press Releases
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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Scott County Sheriff's Office Press Releases
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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Scott County Sheriff's Office Press Releases
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 con...

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Scott County Sheriff's Office Press Releases

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 ...

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Additional Info... Sheriff - Spotlights
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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Additional Info... Sheriff - Spotlights

Posted on: February 13, 2018

FREE Planting Native Prairie Workshop on March 1st!

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Something as small as a half-acre of your lawn or as large as a 10 acre or more crop field can be converted to beautiful and environmentally beneficial native grasses and flowers! The Scott Soil and Water Conservation District is hosting a FREE Native Pra...

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Click here to register online! Watershed Management Spotlights
Posted on: February 13, 2018

FREE Cover Crop Workshop offered on March 15!!

Cover Crops

FREE Cover Crop Workshop

Workshop location: Le Center American Legion, 97 S Park Ave, Le Center

Description: This workshop will feature cover crop innovator, Gabe Brown.  He will discuss how Cover Crops can add profitability, reduce input costs and...

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Register online Watershed Management Spotlights
Posted on: July 28, 2017

View the Sand Creek Watershed Story Map

Sand Creek Watershed Story Map

Scott Watershed Management Organization (SWMO) is pleased to present The Sand Creek Watershed Story Map.  It uses maps, pictures, videos, and narratives to tell the story of the Sand Creek Watershed's water quality.  

In this online tool,...

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The Sand Creek Watershed Story Map Watershed Management Spotlights