Sherburne County Board of Commissioners
by Jim Boyle Editor Sherburne County commissioners received an anonymous letter mailed to them last week making allegations of misconduct, and the commissioners in turn went to Sherburne County Administrator Steve Taylor one way or an another with the inflammatory information. Sherburne County Attor...Read More
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• Commissioners bid acceptance takes advantage of better bond rating, lower interest rates to save taxpayer expense by Jim Boyle Editor The Sherburne County Board of Commissioners took action April 21 to save $1,099,220 in bond payments for a public works facility built in Becker and a Sherburne ...Read More
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• Sheriff says it was time to upgrade safety for board, county staff, public by Joni Astrup Associate Editor A uniformed officer is now present at Sherburne County Board meetings, a change implemented in the wake of a Jan. 26 shooting at New Hope City Hall. In that case, a man opened fire on polic...Read More
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• Nonprofit garners county support to locate ag learning facility on former Cox property in Becker by Jim Boyle Editor It was an informal work session of the Sherburne County Board of Commissioners on March 3, but there was enough head nodding to prompt Jean Johnson and Francine Larson to give eac...Read More
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by Joni Astrup Associate Editor Sherburne County commissioners and department heads are establishing priorities for the next few years. They met in a wide-ranging, 2 1/2 hour workshop April 24 at the Elk River Library community room to drill down into a number of topics. The issues ranged from quali...Read More
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Elk River Mayor John Dietz has been visiting with area residents on the first Saturday of the month ever since he took office three years ago. The monthly get-together happens from 9 to 10  a.m. at the American Legion Club, 525 Railroad Dr., Elk River. Beginning in January Dietz will share the stag...Read More
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by Paul Rignell Contributing writer Sherburne County commissioners began their 2013 schedule of business Jan. 8 each with an increase of 2 percent in their base salaries. Commissioners Rachel Leonard, Felix Schmiesing and Ewald Petersen voted for the raise Dec. 11, and were joined in a 4-1 majority ...Read More
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My name is Bidal Duran Jr. I am writing this letter in support of re-electing Larry Farber. I have known Larry Farber for eight years now through his son Jake. I met Larry when he was a police officer for Fridley Police Department, before he retired. I have always wanted to become a police officer [...Read More
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John Riebel is the name of the man from Becker Township I will be voting for District 3 county commissioner on Nov. 6 and I hope you in Elk River Wards 2A and 2B will vote for John as well. Because John Riebel is from the Becker area, the majority of you probably haven’t had [...]...Read More
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On April 10, the Sherburne County Board of Commissioners proclaimed the month of April as Child Abuse Awareness and Prevention Month in Sherburne County, calling upon all citizens, community agencies, religious organizations, medical facilities and businesses to increase their participation in effor...Read More
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by Paul Rignell Contributing writer The Elk River City Council and Sherburne County Board of Commissioners held a joint meeting April 9 in a conference room at Elk River City Hall, their first such gathering since August 2010. The city and county officials caught up with one another on many issues a...Read More
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