Sibley County

Sibley County

News pertaining to county-level government in Sibley County.

Minnesota Valley Regional Rail Authority recently gave its support to the proposed development of an industrial park in Winthrop. Winthrop City Administrator Mark Erickson told the Rail Authority that the city has taken a 120-day option on the 12-acre...
Because it had been seven years since the last violation, County Commissioners, last week, reduced the tobacco ordinance violation for Wagar's Red Owl/Citgo of Henderson from the third offense to the second offense. The business was caught selling tobacco...
Sibley County has had 120 new voter registrations since September 12. "That's an awful lot," according to Karen Ruehling, administrative assistant in the Sibley County Auditor's Office. The number of registered voters in Sibley County has grown from 8,590...
Does a substandard bridge on a driveway affect property values? That was a question faced by Sibley County's Board of Equalization last week. Lyle and Rose Forst of Bismarck Township requested consideration of a property value reduction. The property...
Sibley County land records will soon be available over the World Wide Web, to those willing to pay a fee. County Commissioners, Tuesday, set the fee to use the system to $50 for set up, $50 per month, plus...

May is Mental Health Month

In order to raise awareness about mental health, about 30 area residents participated in a Walk for Mental Health on Wednesday, May 7 in Gaylord. Participants walked from the Sibley County Human Services office to the County Connection Clubhouse...
Sibley County will have a new commissioner to represent the Fourth District next year. Four candidates have filed for the seat, that is being vacated by Charlie Woehler. Woehler has represented the Fourth District since January 1993. He announced...
A policy on handling payments that are $5 over or under the amount due has been approved by Sibley County Commissioners. The policy, presented by Treasurer Mary Fisher, states that it has become increasingly more expensive to issue refund...
The Sibley County Sheriff's Office is continuing to investigate the death of a Chaska man who was found dead in a burned vehicle in rural Green Isle. Sheriff Bruce Ponath said that tips are still coming in about the...
Retired Nicollet County Veterans Service Officer Hank Sadler assumed duties Monday as Sibley County's interim Veterans Service Officer. He is replacing Steve Schow, who retired May 30. Sadler retired Oct. 1, 2007 after 23 years as the Nicollet County...