Posted on: May 26, 2017

Slow No Wake In Effect

A Slow No-Wake speed limit of 5 mph will be in effect on McMahon (Carls) Lake for areas within 150 feet of shore once signage is placed at the public Boat Launch. On June 3, 2014 the Scott County Board of Commissioners passed Surface Water Use Ordinance C...

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Posted on: May 26, 2017

No Wake Speed Limit in Effect

A Slow No-Wake speed limit of 5 mph will be in effect on McMahon (Carls) Lake for areas within 150 feet of shore once signage is placed at the public Boat Launch. On June 3, 2014, the Scott County Board of Commissioners passed Surface Water Use Ordinance ...

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Posted on: May 25, 2017

Expanded Bus Service

SmartLink transit

Scott County is pleased to announce expanded transportation services beginning June 1, 2017!

Expanded Dial-A-Ride bus service hours:

Weekends: Saturdays and Sundays, 7:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Weekday evenings until 9 PM

Reservations number: 952-496-8341 Ext. 1

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Posted on: May 22, 2017

Family Canoeing at Cedar Lake

Canoeing at Cedar

Join friends and neighbors at Cedar Lake Farm Regional Park (New Prague)
on Saturday, June 10 from 1 to 3 PM for some great family canoeing! Learnsafety, entering and exiting a canoe, and paddle strokes while having fun on
the water. Cost is $15, and ...

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Posted on: May 22, 2017

Relay for Life

Relay For Life

The annual Scott County Relay for Life will be held on Friday, July 14 at a new location!  (Sweeney Elementary, Lions Park).   This new location means many new events and -- as always -- a complimentary cancer survivors celebratio...

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Posted on: May 22, 2017

Sand Point Beach Party

Sand Point Beach Party

Mark your calendar for one of the first beach parties of the summer!
School is out, and it’s time to celebrate! Come to the Sand Point Beach (14349Crest Avenue NE, Prior Lake) for a big party, with activities like face
painting, wacky hair c...

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Posted on: May 16, 2017

Business entrepreneurs and ideas sought

Fast Track business competition

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Technology Village,
located in Prior Lake City Hall, is working in collaboration with the ScottCounty First Stop Shop to sponsor a county-wide business challenge.  The FAST-TRACKChallenge is open to all entrepreneurs who have a business ide...

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Click here to apply.
Posted on: May 16, 2017

Ready for the County Fair?

Fair

The Scott County Fair... Where the fun never ends!  July 26-30

 

Going to the Fair? Buy a season pass, and come back again and again – there’s so much to do!  Bring your friends, neighbors, and co-workers along -- you&am...

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Posted on: April 18, 2017

Let's Go Fishing!

Lets Go Fishing

The Scott County Let’s Go Fishing Chapter is offering boat excursions and fishing outings again this summer on Cedar Lake, all outings are free for seniors, veterans, and people with disabilities.  All two-hour trips start at Cedar Lake Fa...

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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: 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: May 22, 2017

HHW Closed Saturday 5/27/17 for Memorial Day Weekend

The Scott County HHW Facility will be closed Saturday, May 27th for observance of Memorial Day weekend.  The facility will re-open under its normal operating hours on Wednesday, May 31st at Noon.  For more hours and drop-off information, visit w...

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Posted on: May 26, 2017

Cleary Lake Master Plan update in progress

We are updating the Cleary Lake Master Plan.  Click on the link below to find out more about the update process.  If you have comments please send them to Parks Planner Nathan Moe at nmoe@co.scott.mn.us

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Cleary Lake Master Plan Update Information

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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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. 

It ...

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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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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 parents of the
child...

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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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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: May 10, 2017

Crime Map Now Available 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,&r...

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http://www.communitycrimemap.com/?address=shakopee
Posted on: February 28, 2017

2017 Firearms Safety Training

Youth firearms 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

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

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: May 2, 2017

2016 SWMO Annual Report Now Available

2016 Annual Report

Click on the link to view the full annual report.

2016 SWMO Annual Report