Sibley County

Sibley County

News pertaining to county-level government in Sibley County.

New Auburn Mayor Roger Becker believes residents of our county, state, and country have a lot to learn from Sweden about recycling. Becker has traveled to Sweden twice, to visit his daughter Wendy, who lives and works there. During...
Being prepared. That is the reason why Sibley County formed an entry team about eight years ago. The entry team can be used for high risk entries for search warrants. Most often, the team is called when suicidal...

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The Sibley County Sheriff's Department is planning upgrades to its dispatch equipment. According to Sheriff Bruce Ponath, the current equipment was used before the new jail was built (1995) and is at least 20 years old. County Commissioners, last week,...
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...
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...
After 22 years of working in the Sibley County Sheriff's Office, investigator Ellerd Mathwig will be retiring Sept. 30. Mathwig began his law enforcement career in 1975. For the next 10 years he worked part-time as a police officer...
After more than a year of discussion, the Sibley County Sheriff's Office will have a new radio tower. County Commissioners, last week, awarded a bid to Tower 2000 of Sauk Rapids to construct a 160 foot radio tower for...
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....
Less than ideal weather conditions didn’t keep people away from the High Island Arena Rodeo in Jessenland Township this past weekend. According to rodeo coordinator Kathy Biron, approximately 2,200 spectators attended the sixth annual event. Rodeo participants entertained the...