Sherburne County
It’s road construction season. To find out the latest on road work being done in Sherburne County, go to www.co.sherburne.mn.us and click on the 2015 Road Construction Viewer. One of the bigger projects this year will be done on County State Aid Highway 15 from 211th Avenue to 233rd Avenue. Knife ...Read More
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by Jim Boyle Editor Pressure from solar energy companies is mounting, but the Sherburne County Board of Commissioners decided to pass on a request for a moratorium related to the location and establishment of solar energy parks. Commissioners agreed to let current county ordinance, which does not pr...Read More
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by Joni Astrup Associate Editor Sherburne County’s population has increased 3 percent since 2010, a modest rise compared to the rapid growth before the Great Recession. U.S. Census Bureau’s population estimates released last week show that Sherburne’s population increased from 88,499 in 2010 t...Read More
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by Joni Astrup Associate Editor A survey of businesses in Sherburne County last year revealed some dissatisfaction with their access to technology. Case in point: •Half were dissatisfied with their primary broadband provider. •60 percent felt the current telecommunication services in the area pu...Read More
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A 32-year-old Princeton in is in jail on charges child endangerment and possession of drugs. The Sherburne County Sheriff’s received a call from a local hospital shortly after noon on March 13 in reference to the welfare of two children ages 2 and 3. Deputies from the Sheriff’s Office responded ...Read More
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by Debbie Griffin Contributing Writer The Zimmerman City Council did not discuss the item for long at its Feb. 23 meeting, but its supporting documents say the city is eligible for up to $410,000 in Sherburne County Solid Waste Legacy Grant funds, which must be used for green-building construction o...Read More
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Two area auditor-treasurers have been honored by their professional association. Diane Arnold, Sherburne County auditor-treasurer, received the Auditor Of The Year award and Bob Hiivala, Wright County auditor-treasurer, received the Treasurer Of The Year award. The awards were presented by the Minne...Read More
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• County employee will do as many as possible now that caseload is at 236 by Jim Boyle Editor Licensed child care workers in Sherburne County will begin seeing more of their licensor. Heather Knutsen, who took over all of the licensing for the county in 2009, came to her supervisor, Jodi Heurung, ...Read More
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• History Center bond being paid off six years early by Jim Boyle Editor The Sherburne County Board of Commissioners has approved the transfer of two funds to pay off the 2005 Heritage Center bond. The result of transfers will be about $119,000 savings from projected interest payments over the li...Read More
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District 728 Community Education will host its first Career Exploration Fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 28 at the Handke Center, 1170 Main St., Elk River. The free event will have reprentatives from dozens of career fields based on a study of the top 100 jobs in America. There will als...Read More
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