Sibley County

Sibley County

News pertaining to county-level government in Sibley County.

There will be two new faces on the Sibley County Board of Commissioners next year. Joy Cohrs of New Auburn Township defeated Steve Gillaspie of Green Isle Township 751 to 497 in the District Four Commissioner race. Cohrs' victory...
New Auburn residents re-elected their long-time mayor, and added a new face to the City Council. Roger Becker, who has served as mayor for 24 years, was re-elected with 88 votes. His challengers Pam Horton and Craig Lowden each...

City of Arlington Election Results

Jim Kreft was successful in his bid for a second term as City of Arlington Mayor. Kreft, an Arlington-Green Isle High School graduate, was reelected with 509 votes. That was 298 more than challenger Bruce Anderson received. Four candidates were...

City of Henderson Election Results

Challenger Tim Nytes defeated incumbent Keith Swenson in race for Henderson Mayor. Nytes received 246 votes, 89 more than Swenson. Four candidates were vying for two City Council seats in Henderson. Kelly Braun and Randall Tiegs won those seats...

Township Election Results

Larry Bumgardner defeated Jim Janicke for the four-year supervisor's term in Transit Township. The vote was 62 to 60. This was the only race for area townships. Brad Voss was elected to the two-year supervisor's term in Transit Township,...
A Green Isle man, Brian A. Zeiher, was killed Wednesday afternoon, Sept. 15, in a car-dump truck head on collision on Highway 25, east of Green Isle. According to the State Patrol, Zeiher, 48, was driving a car westbound...
Sibley County Commissioners, last week, approved 2% across the board increases for the County's nonunion staff in 2011. In the same motion, Commissioners placed a moratorium on probationary and merit performance increases for employees. Sibley County Commissioners will not...
Sibley County Commissioners, last week, approved conditional use permits for the construction of two hogs barns in Sibley Township. High Point Farms, LLC, of Cleveland proposes to construct two, 2,400 head finishing barns approximately six miles southeast of Gaylord....
County Commissioners, Tuesday, tabled until Sept. 28, action on the default of a tax abatement agreement for a Green Isle business. V & V Properties Partnership, LLP, a stained glass company owned by Ronald and Nancy Wittman-Beltz of Chaska,...
Sibley County is moving forward with the streambank stabilization project at Rush River County Park. County Commissioners, Tuesday, approved advertising and setting the bid opening date for Thursday, Oct. 21 at 11 a.m. at the County Board Room. The...