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Posted on: July 19, 2018

Some ePermits now available

July 19, 2018; Shakopee, Minnesota -- Scott County is thrilled to announce that many ePermits are available for Scott County township properties.  ePermits provide the ability to obtain a permit for certain residential building, plumbing, and mec...

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County Press Releases
Posted on: June 12, 2018

A Slow No-Wake speed limit in effect on McMahon (Carls) Lake

On June 3, 2014, the Scott County Board of Commissioners passed Surface Water Use Ordinance Chapter 30 setting a slow no-wake zone on McMahon Lake to protect the shoreline.  The Slow No-Wake speed limit of 5 m.p.h. applies only when the lake exce...

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County Press Releases
Posted on: April 20, 2018

U selects Ramsey, Scott Counties as next partners for Resilient Communities Project

Scott County is thrilled to be selected as one of the 2018 University of Minnesota’s Resilient Communities Project partners!“We are very excited to partner with the University of Minnesota to undertake research that will help advance o...

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Posted on: April 9, 2018

Need fingerprinting services?

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Need fingerprinting services?  Please note…As of Monday, April 23, Scott County’s fingerprinting services will be provided by My Brother’s Keeper, located at 136 Holmes Street South in Shakopee. My Brother&rsquo...

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County Press Releases

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Posted on: June 21, 2018

Hometown Scavenger Hunt!

SCHS 50th

The Scott County Historical Society is celebrating its 50th year with a Summer Scavenger Hunt!What: Visit 10 Scott County historic locations listed on their website between June 1 and August 20How:Take a selfie or a family photo with each site; once you c...

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County Spotlights
Posted on: May 21, 2018

Music in the Park

Prior Lake

Free concerts are returning to Lakefront Park in Prior Lake! Bands will perform at the Lakefront Park Bandshell, and food trucks will be onsite with concessions for purchase. There is no provided seating at the Lakefront Park Bandshell, so  pleas...

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County Spotlights
Posted on: April 25, 2018

Classic Car Cruise and Dozinky Festival

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Dozinky, a Czech Harves Festival patterned after the “Old Country” original, is held on the third full weekend of September. Main Street is transformed into an open air market with food, music, and beer garden on Saturday. There is als...

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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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Posted on: February 27, 2018

Want County Highway project news? Look for the cone!

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You can go directly to the Scott County Highway Project page for up-to-date news, progress, and information about projects in and around the community!

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Posted on: August 7, 2018

Scott County HHW Closed Wednesday, September 19th

The Scott County HHW will be closed Wednesday, September 19th for a county wide training event.  It will re-open during normal operating hours on Thursday, September 20th.

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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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Posted on: April 25, 2018

MnDOT HWY 169 Overlay Belle Plaine and Jordan

About this project

Summary of work

All traffic between Jordan and Blakely Township is a single lane on one side of the road. Motorists traveling north of Belle Plaine are in single lane/head to head on the northbound side of Hwy 169. South of Belle Plaine i...

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Please visit the MnDOT Website for more info Roads & Transportation

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Posted on: August 13, 2018

MN Sheriffs’ Scholarship Program

Sheriff Luke Hennen announced today the commencement of the Law Enforcement Scholarship Program for 2018.  The Minnesota Sheriff’s Association (MSA) Board of Directors has established a scholarship fund awarding up to fifteen $600 schol...

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Scott County Sheriff's Office Press Releases
Posted on: July 27, 2018

Fatal Motor Vehicle Crash - New Market Township

On July 26, 2018, at approximately 2:30 pm, Scott County Sheriff’s Deputies were responding to a driving complaint when the vehicle in question crashed near the intersection of Pillsbury Avenue (County Road 46) and Deuce Road (County Road 2) in ...

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Scott County Sheriff's Office Press Releases
Posted on: June 26, 2018

Flood Safety Advisory

As the Minnesota River continues to rise, the Scott County Sheriff’s Office would like to remind citizens about the dangers the flooding river could impose.After excessive rainfall in the southern portion of Minnesota, the Minnesota River has been steadil...

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Scott County Sheriff's Office Press Releases
Posted on: June 20, 2018

National Night Out 2018

Scott County Sheriff’s Office Encourages Neighborhood Involvement as Crime Prevention Tool

 

Shakopee, MN – The Scott County Sheriff’s Office invites local residents and business owners to join neighborhoods across the state and nation to recognize...

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Scott County Sheriff's Office Press Releases
Posted on: June 24, 2018

Registration for Sheriff’s Office Annual Youth Catfish Derby Opens Soon

Every summer, local kids join dozens of Scott County deputies, police officers, fire fighters and emergency medical personnel in fishing boats for a day of fun and fishing on the Minnesota River!  Up to 50 kids, ages 12 to 16, who live in or atte...

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Scott County Sheriff's Office Press Releases
Posted on: June 1, 2018

K9 Deputy Floyd Officially in Service

Last week, the Scott County Sheriff’s Office’s new K9 Deputy Floyd, a two-year-old purebred Belgian Malinois, graduated from the St. Paul Police K9 Unit Basic Canine Handlers Course (Police K9 Academy).  Deputy Floyd and his h...

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Scott County Sheriff's Office Press Releases
Posted on: May 22, 2018

Water Safety Advisory

Scott County is known for its many local lakes and the Minnesota River that make up our beautiful community.  May is National Water Safety Month and is the perfect time to ensure you and your family are prepared to spend a fun, safe day by the wa...

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Scott County Sheriff's Office Press Releases
Posted on: May 21, 2018

Driver in Fatal Rollover Sentenced

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 May 21, 2018; Shakopee, Minnesota:  Scott County Sheriff Luke Hennen and Scott County Attorney Ron Hocevar announced today that Khalil Malik Watson, the driver that caused the single-vehicle rollover crash that kill...

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Scott County Sheriff's Office Press Releases
Posted on: May 15, 2018

Planting Season and Roadway Safety

May 15, 2018 (SHAKOPEE):  With temperatures on the rise, more farmers will be in their fields, which means slow-moving farm equipment will also be on Scott County roadways.  “We want to encourage drivers to be mindful, slow dow...

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Scott County Sheriff's Office Press Releases
Posted on: May 10, 2018

Hit & Run Crash - ARREST UPDATE

May 10, 2018 (SHAKOPEE) –Scott County Sheriff Luke Hennen announced today that an arrest has been made regarding the hit and run crash in Credit River Township that occurred on April 29, 2018. Timothy Lee Biby (45), of St. Paul was arrested toda...

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Scott County Sheriff's Office Press Releases
Posted on: May 1, 2018

Hit & Run Crash - UPDATE

UPDATE:

The vehicle in question has been located.  It is a 1999 Honda Accord DX, blue in color.  No arrests have been made.  We would like to thank the public for their efforts in helping us attempt to locate the vehicle. The inv...

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Scott County Sheriff's Office Press Releases
Posted on: May 1, 2018

Hit & Run Crash

At approximately 11:00 pm on April 29, 2018, the Scott County Sheriff’s Office received a call of a personal injury crash on 185th St East (CR21) near Hobby Hills Trail in Credit River Township.

The reporting party, Grant Skluzacek (18) of Prior ...

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Scott County Sheriff's Office Press Releases
Posted on: March 8, 2018

Death Investigation

At approximately 12:00 p.m. on March 8, 2018, the Eden Prairie Police Department notified the Scott County Sheriff’s Office that a vehicle we had impounded on March 6th was registered to a missing person out of the city of Eden Prairie. &nbs...

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Scott County Sheriff's Office Press Releases
Posted on: February 23, 2018

K9 Donation

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The Scott County Sheriff’s Office received a $17,000 donation toward the purchase of a new K9 Deputy on Thursday.  R&D Batteries, Inc., located in Burnsville, which focuses primarily on the engineering, testing, manufacturing and di...

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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

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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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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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Posted on: September 18, 2017

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

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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: June 13, 2017

Annual Youth Catfish Derby

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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: 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: 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

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Posted on: June 12, 2018

McMahon (Carls) Lake No-Wake in effect

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Notice June 12, 2018

 

A Slow No-Wake speed limit of 5mph will be in effect on McMahon (Carls) Lake for areas within150 feet of shore, signage is in place at the public Boat Launch.  On June 3, 2014 the Scott County Board of Commissioners ...

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Posted on: May 1, 2018

2017 SWMO Annual Report is available

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Find out about Scott Watershed Management Organization's 2017 achievements in the 2017 Annual Report.  

Read the 2017 Annual Report Watershed Management Spotlights
Posted on: March 21, 2018

Are You Losing Top Soil?

170330 Cover Crop

The SWCD has a wealth of information and resources available to help you get started using cover crops. 

For starters, they have:

  • Soil health know-how 
  • Networking opportunities with the Scott County Soil Health Team
  • Incentive payments of $20...
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Visit Scott SWCD's New Cover Crop Webpage Watershed Management Spotlights
Posted on: March 1, 2018

BWSR Highlights Scott County Water Quality Success Stories

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In this newsletter, BWSR highlights some big success stories the Scott Watershed Management Organization has managed.  But we could not accomplish any of it without partnering with landowners, local sportsman clubs, BWSR, three SWCDs, Great River...

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