Business of the Week July 28, 2017

Business of the Week:  Ridges at Sand Creek Golf Course/Restaurant and Wedding Banquet Destination

Welcome to Ridges at Sand Creek, an 18-hole public golf course, restaurant and banquet facility. In 2009, we were recognized as the Golf Course of the Year by Midwest Golf Owners Owner’s Association.

Exceptional Golf at Every Level of Play

Ridges at Sand Creek opened for play in July of 2000 and quickly became one of Minnesota’s premiere golf courses in the metro area. Since it’s opening, Ridges has been recognized for many local and national awards including “2009 Golf Course of the Year” by the Midwest Golf Course Owners Association and was the only public course from Minnesota selected in Golf World’s “Readers Choice Top 50” in 2010.

Whether a high handicapper or a scratch golfer, Ridges at Sand Creek offers a great golf experience to everyone. With five sets of tees, large bent grass green and beautiful scenery, the course was designed with every golfer in mind.

With superb course conditions and exceptional golfing amenities, Ridges at Sand Creek annually hosts the 2AAA and 6AAA High School Section Championships along with the Class AA  Boys and Girls State High School Tournament.

Come give the course a try for yourself! We are located just a short drive from the Twin Cities metro area, give us a call today to set up your tee time.
We look forward to seeing you soon at Ridges at Sand Creek!

Exceptional Dining at Ridges at Sand Creek

Whether you are stopping in for lunch after a round of golf, enjoying dinner with friends, or having a relaxing evening cocktail, Ridges at Sand Creek is sure to please.

Our indoor dining area offers beautiful views of the golf course or take advantage of our large, covered patio and enjoy your meal or cocktail in the beautiful outdoors.

From casual lunching to exquisite dinner entrees, our diverse menu is sure to please even the most meticulous palates.

Exceptional Service for Your Wedding Day

Planning a wedding can be stressful, but you’ll be in good hands at Ridges at Sand Creek. Let our expert event staff handle all the details. Our culinary team will work with you to create a meal that your guests will rave about long after your event.

Whether you are planning an intimate gathering for 10, or going all out with hundreds of people, the staff at Ridges at Sand Creek is committed to making your wedding an event to remember.

If you would like more information regarding our banquet facility or would like to visit for a tour, contact Julie Allar by email or at 952-492-2644 ext 21.

“Congratulations and a sincere thank you to your entire staff for making our daughter’s wedding day a wonderful success.  The attention to detail, the food and service exceeded our expectations and was simply amazing.  Many of our guests commented on how great the setting was and how beautifully the room was set up.  We couldn’t be happier and will be sure to recommend Ridges at sand Creek.  Thank you for a memorable night .”

John, Lakeville

Our Location

Ridges at Sand Creek
21775 Ridges Drive
Jordan, MN 55352


Business of the Week July 21, 2017

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Business of the Week: Scott County Fair The 5 Best Days of Summer

Wednesday, July 26 – Sunday, July 307151 190th St W, Jordan, MN 5535

Admission: FREE!
Parking: $10/day or $20 for a 5 day season pass

The Five Best Days of Summer are at the Scott County Fair! Join us for thrilling grandstand events, endless daily entertainment including popular Beer Garden Bands, Draft Horse Shows, the Miracle of Birth Center, Gold Star Amusements, our restored Carousel and Ferris Wheel, and more! Go for details.

Amazing fun for the whole family.  One of the best county fairs in the state.  If you haven’t gone to the Scott County Fair yet, you are missing out.  Plenty of parking and very friendly people.  See you at the Scott County Fair!



Business of the Week July 13, 2017

Business of the Week: Nicolin Mansion Bed and Breakfast


“The Jewel of Scott County”

We invite you to visit our jewel, 125 years in the making.

Enjoy yourself in our amazing home built by old-world craftsmen, renovated to intrigue today’s avid B&B connoisseur. Relax in our rooms, savor our breakfast, explore our small river valley town, and discover your own jewel.  Enjoy one of five guest rooms, each uniquely decorated from traditional to art deco. Slow your pace, rejuvenate your spirit, and escape to each other.  Each guest rooms has a private bath, sitting area and in-room coffee service.  Some rooms have whirlpool tubs.

Gourmet Candlelight Breakfast
You choose if you would like to join other guests at our grand mahogany dining table, or have breakfast served in the privacy of your room. First course features breads and fruit such as our signature Scones and Chocolate-Dipped Strawberries.  Second course entree could be Croissant Stuffed French Toast or Scotch Eggs. Third course dessert has featured Molten Spiced Chocolate Cake and Marbled Pumpkin Cheesecake.  Every day is different, and can accommodate any dietary restriction

Historic Mansion, Modern Amenities
A National Register of Historic Places property, Frank Nicolin’s mansion was considered the finest residence ever constructed in Scott County. Relax and enjoy the many amenities.

  • Guest kitchen offering complimentary wine, soft drinks, coffee, tea and popcorn any time
  • Baby grand piano in front parlor
  • Courtyard garden and koi pond
  • Free high speed wireless internet
Beautiful Historic Downtown Jordan
Founded in 1854, the charming City of Jordan is a gem surrounded by the bluffs and rolling green hills of the beautiful Minnesota River Valley. Just minutes from Minneapolis / St. Paul, Jordan offers a cozy small-town environment with a wide variety of activities to experience.
  • Visit the apple orchards, mill pond, and waterfalls
  • Shop at the largest candy store in Minnesota
  • Recreation ranges from paint ball to golf, balloon rides to horse rides, and zip lines to classic 80s arcade
  • Restaurants feature fine French dining to classic family diners
  • Local events include some of the best hometown baseball in the country and the Scott County FairAmenities Included with Every Stay
    • Three Course Gourmet Candlelight Breakfast
    • Guest Kitchen Offering Complimentary Wine, Soft Drinks, Coffee, Tea and Popcorn Anytime
    • Guest Kitchen Refrigerator, Freezer and Microwave
    • Free High Speed Wireless Internet
    • In-Room Coffee Service
    • In-Room Air Conditioners
    • Courtyard Garden with Koi Pond, Patio, Gazebo and Firepit
    • Front Parlor with Baby Grand Piano and Fireplace
    • Middle Parlor with Television, DVD/VHS Library and Player
    • Large Selection of Board Games and Puzzles
    • Large Selection of Books, Magazines, and Daily Newspaper
    • Free On-Street Parking
    • Concierge Service


    Kevin & Terri Knox, Innkeepers
    221 Broadway Street South
    Jordan, Minnesota 55352
    Toll Free: 800-683-3360


The Deputy Registrar is closed between July 20-24 due to a statewide computer system replacement.

After July 24:

  • Customers should allow extra time for an office visit as everyone adjusts to the new system.
  • As always, customers need to bring all documentation required to successfully complete their transactions.                             MN Dept of Public Safety News Release

Business of the Week July 5, 2017

Business of the Week:  Valley View Assisted Living 

Make an easy transition into assisted living when you choose Valleyview of Jordan or Valleyview of Northfield. Backed by over 15 years of experience, our friendly and compassionate staff will help you make our home, your home.

Make an easy transition into assisted living when you choose Valleyview of Jordan or Valleyview of Northfield. Backed by over 15 years of experience, our friendly and compassionate staff will help you make our home, your home.

Essential Assisted Living Services and Amenities:

The quality of an assisted living facility is often defined by the services and amenities they offer. At Valleyview of Jordan and Valleyview of Northfield, we strive to provide everything you or your family member might need – in a home-like atmosphere.

 Our nurses and home health aides are the key to our success. Backed by over 15 years of experience, we understand what it takes to keep you safe and comfortable. Let us help you make our home, your home – for 1/2 the cost of a nursing home!

Offering Quality Care Services  When Needed:

  • Psychiatric nurse practitioner on-site 2 times a month

  • Weekly psychotherapy services available

  • Licensed nurses set up scheduled insulin for diabetics

  • Medication administration

  • 24-hour awake staffing

  • Medical transportation

  • Personal wellness checks

  • Recreational activities

  • Private, furnished rooms

  • Three meals a day and snacks

  • Weekly housekeeping

  • Laundry and linens

  • Beauty and barber shop services

  • FREE basic cable TV

  • FREE internet service

  • Air conditioning

  • Weekly Shopping Trips

  • Indoor smoking room

  • Locked unit available

  • AA Meeting every Sunday

  • And so much more


    Char Koepp, Admissions Director

    Primary Phone: 952-429-6160, Ext. 228

    Admissions Fax Line:  952-492-3172