Sibley County

Sibley County

News pertaining to county-level government in Sibley County.

Charges are pending against two adult males for entering the Sibley East School in Arlington in the early morning hours of Wednesday, Dec. 27. According to the Sibley County Sheriff's Office, minor damage was done inside of the school...
The proposed CapX2020 345 kV electrical transmission line "preferred route" has raised an issue for residents in the Henderson and Le Sueur area. According to Dolores Hagen, director of Henderson Feathers, "People aren't happy having that power line proposed...
The City of Arlington is exploring an agreement for the Sibley County Sheriff's Office to provide on-call coverage. Sibley County Sheriff Bruce Ponath told the county commissioners last week, that it is proposed that the Sheriff's Office would answer...

A look at life inside

Two options exist to provide bonds for ditch petitions. David Schauer, Sibley County Attorney, explained the two choices available last week to County Commissioners. The two options for bonds are personal surety bonds, in which one or more petitioners...
Keeping shelves filled at the Sibley County Food Shelf has been a task. Sibley County FoodShare board chairman Yvonne O’Brien (above) reported this week that usage in 2008 increased by 1,000 clients. O’Brien said the hike in usage continued...
Sibley County Children’s Collaborative, along with other children’s collaboratives throughout Minnesota, are recognizing May 6th as National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day. This year Children's Mental Health Awareness Day focuses for the first time on early childhood which directly...
Although Sibley County has paid the contracted amount of $116,500 for its recently completed comprehensive plan, the company contracted for the work spent more hours on it than planned. Darin Mielke, Sibley County Public Works Director, told the County...

PURE GOLD

The soybean harvest is off to a later than normal start this year. The Minnesota Field Office of the National Agricultural Statistics Service reports that, as of Sunday, soybeans were 8% harvested. Last year at this time, more than...
Section corners will be established for Washington Lake Township this year using Global Positioning System control survey, but it has not yet been determined when work will be completed in the other townships. County Commissioners, last week, authorized moving...