Sherburne County
• 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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2015 is shaping up to be a busy year for Sherburne County with a number of projects and continuing efforts in the hopper. Some of our work is not readily seen by the residents of the county as we look for ways to increase efficiency.  For example, 2015 will include work on an internal Classificatio...Read More
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Sherburne County is seeking two citizens, including one ethnic minority,  to represent the county on its Community Corrections Advisory Board. These are unpaid volunteer positions. Candidates must be Sherburne County residents interested in corrections and be willing to commit to a two year term...Read More
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• Sherburne County Health and Human Services talk about getting disseminating good information by Amanda Larson Special to the Star News The recent publicity of Ebola in the United States has sparked concern with some Sherburne County residents and community leaders. As part of its efforts to pro...Read More
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The number of Minnesota homes lost to foreclosure during the first half of 2014 shows continued improvement in the state’s housing market, according to a new Minnesota Homeownership Center report. There were 4,375 foreclosures in the first half of 2014, a decline of 36 percent from the same time p...Read More
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• Domestic abuse victim tells her story before Rivers of Hope annual fundraiser (Editor’s note: This story was written by a reporter for the West Sherburne Tribune in Big Lake. Names in the article have been changed to ensure confidentiality.) by Aleah Stenberg Special...Read More
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• Partnership with Anoka County puts robust electronic filing system in place here with relative ease by Jim Boyle Editor File cabinets have been disappearing from the probation department at the Sherburne County Government Center. No one is worried, though. The culprit has been the department’...Read More
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• Would be first increase since 2000  in Sherburne County by Jim Boyle Editor After five years of authorizing a county levy with no increase or a decrease, Sherburne County Commissioners have been asked to provide some wiggle room this year. Commissioners went along with a staff recommendation t...Read More
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