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  • Last update: July 1, 2014 - 12:40 PM

Need help with damaged items?

The Scott County Historical Society is offering its help to folks hit by floods and mud slides. Officials can help advise on how to stabilize, clean and preserve business and personal items.

Give them a call at 952-445-0378 or e-mail info@scottcountyhistory.org with any questions on salvaging flood-damaged items.

The organization is also asking for help in documenting the events themselves.

Please send photos, videos and other records of high water, flood damage, mud slides.

The society can scan or copy them if you wish to keep the originals.

County issues warning on lakes

Scott County has extended no-wake restrictions to boaters on O’Dowd Lake, Thole Lake, Cedar Lake, and Fish Lake

Natural Resources Manager Paul Nelson extended the restrictions for 30 days, or until lake levels subside to what has been determined to be safe.

An inspection found that all the lakes had water level elevations exceeding established “Ordinary High Water levels,” Nelson said.

Amid forecasts for additional rain, potential for additional damage and safety concerns from debris in the water, deputies will patrol the lakes for violations.

Slow no wake is defined as “the operation of a watercraft at the slowest possible speed necessary to maintain steerage, but in no case greater than five miles per hour.”

Questions can go to the Scott County Sheriff’s Office at (952) 445-7750.

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Work on busy intersection nears

Work on one of Shakopee’s busiest intersections will be done in three stages to keep traffic flowing but will still cause delays, officials are warning.

Work on the intersection at Marschall Road at Vierling Drive and Highway 169 begins early this month.

The goal is to decrease congestion and improve safety in the Marschall Road corridor.

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