Sherburne County
• Commissioners recognize foster parents who care for children, adults as well as the foster child of the year Special to the Star News The Sherburne County Board of Commissioners recognized on Monday foster care providers making a positive difference in the lives of children and disabled adults....Read More
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For the 20th year in a row, Sherburne County has received a Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting. The award was presented to the county by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada. Auditor-Treasurer Diane Arnold and audit staff members H...Read More
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by Joni Astrup Associate Editor An outside review of some cases involving internal personnel investigations in Sherburne County has concluded they were handled properly. Commissioner Felix Schmiesing had asked for a review to determine if internal investigations were handled consistently from a broa...Read More
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by Joni Astrup Associate Editor A local program has seen some success recycling car seats. There were 290 car seats collected locally in 2013 — the equivalent of 2,610 pounds of trash, according to Mark Lees, community health coordinator for Sherburne County. Lees said they work with the Recycling...Read More
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The results of a community health assessment are in and now it’s time for the public to react. The public health division of Sherburne County Health and Human Services conducted the survey of residents in early 2014. The results provide the foundation for improving and promoting the health of a co...Read More
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by Joni Astrup Associate Editor Sherburne County saw an uptick in home building in 2013, after several years of stagnant growth. There were 231 single-family homes built in the county last year, up from 140 a year earlier, according to the Sherburne County Building and Estimated Population Report. ...Read More
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Sherburne County Commissioner Bruce Anderson of Elk River will be joined by his colleague, Commissioner John Riebel of Becker, at a meeting at the Elk River American Legion, 525 Railroad Dr. Riebel’s district includes part of Elk River. The meeting begins at 9 a.m. Saturday, March 1. The public is...Read More
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