Sherburne County
Three years ago, after years of recognizing a need for mentoring in the region, Sherburne County Health and Human Services was awarded nearly half a million dollars from the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Programs to develop the Mentors Inspiring Success Program. The goal of this program...Read More
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by Paul Rignell Contributing Writer Sherburne County is putting an economic development specialist in office at the Government Center in a move that officials expect actually will save the county several thousand dollars next year. County Assessor Dan Weber, who joined the county in Elk River in ear...Read More
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by Joni Astrup Associate Editor Amanda Larson, who was a key figure in the initial start-up of the Elk River YMCA, has a new job as the planner at Sherburne County Health and Human Services in Elk River. Her duties include contact with the Minnesota Legislature and managing the health and human serv...Read More
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by Paul Rignell Contributing Writer Sherburne County Board members voted 4-1 Oct. 15 to increase general salaries for all nonunion, nonelected employees by 1 percent next year. Commissioner Ewald Petersen voted against this measure that was moved by John Riebel and seconded by Bruce Anderson. Peters...Read More
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by Joni Astrup Associate Editor Vehicle-deer crashes spike in the fall, and nowhere in Minnesota are there more of them reported than in Sherburne County. Sherburne leads the state in the number of reported vehicle-deer collisions with 515 from 2010 to 2012, according to the Minnesota Department of ...Read More
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  Click here to read about roundabouts in Minnesota. by Joni Astrup Associate Editor The finishing touches have been put on Elk River’s first roundabout. Located  at the intersection of Railroad Drive, Irving Avenue and Third Street near the old post office, the roundabout has been open but ...Read More
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by Paul Rignell Contributing Writer When elected officials, staff and the public of Sherburne County welcome Steve Taylor as their new county administrator Monday, Nov. 4, they will be greeting a native of Chicago whose father, too, was born in the Windy City and whose mother came from Stuttgart, Ge...Read More
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