Sherburne County Board of Commissioners
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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by Paul Rignell Contributing writer After seeking advice from other county residents in renaming a park, particularly asking for help among some school communities in the Clear Lake area, the Sherburne County Board of Commissioners has selected Island View Park as a favorite choice for the land know...Read More
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