Sherburne County Board
From staff reports This week was a new beginning for many area elected officials as they took their oaths of office. Elk River council members Barb Burandt and Matt Westgaard were sworn in at the first council meeting of the year Monday, Jan. 7. Burandt is new to the council, having won the Ward 3 [...Read More
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If I were to list all the things that Bruce has accomplished as our sheriff, the list would be longer than you want to read and I want to write. Bruce has already had several letters to the editor in this paper attesting to this and I am sure he will have several more all [...]...Read More
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by Paul Rignell Contributing writer Candidates who are vying to represent parts of Elk River on the Sherburne County Board for the next four years met in City Council chambers early Oct. 6 to share where they stand on issues. Current incumbents Larry Farber and John Riebel were joined for the Elk Ri...Read More
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by Paul Rignell Contributing writer The Sherburne County Board on Sept. 11 will consider a preliminary tax levy for 2013 with no increase over 2012. “We were able to do a combination of some more cuts and some additional revenue to get it to zero,” County Administrator Brian Bensen told the Star...Read More
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Here is a wrap-up of the election filings in the Elk River area. Filings for many area offices opened May 22 and closed June 5. Four people run for open Elk River City Council seat in Ward 3 Four people are running for an open Ward 3 seat on the Elk River City Council. They [...]...Read More
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Former Sherburne County Sheriff Bruce Anderson of Elk River is running for the county board. Anderson filed for office Monday, June 4, in District 1. He is challenging the incumbent, Commissioner Larry Farber of Elk River. A race has also developed in District 3. Commissioner John Riebel of Becker i...Read More
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Three incumbents and one challenger have filed so far for three seats on the Sherburne County Board. Commissioner Rachel Leonard is being challenged by Wendy Kowalski in District 5. Commissioner Felix  Schmiesing has filed in District 4 and Commissioner Larry Farber in District 1. Filings opened Tu...Read More
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by Paul Rignell Contributing writer Four of the brightest and most socially responsible graduating seniors from Elk River High School this spring visited the Sherburne County Board May 1 to report on their experience through T.I.E.S. (Together Inspiring Education and Success) in our Community. For t...Read More
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by Paul Rignell Contributing writer The Sherburne County Board will open a public hearing at its 9 a.m. meeting April 3 on redistricting plans for the county commissioner districts, though residents should not expect any great change, said County Administrator Brian Bensen. The commissioners studied...Read More
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