Sibley County

Sibley County

News pertaining to county-level government in Sibley County.

In order to ease cash flow for Trailblazer Transit, the Joint Powers Board recently agreed that Sibley and McLeod County would make their first half payments for expenses above the Minnesota Department of Transportation funding next month. Sibley and...
Ten welfare fraud cases with over-payments of $82,271.53 were prosecuted in Sibley County in 2007. Preston Cowing, Sibley County's part-time welfare fraud investigator, presented his report at the Human Services meeting March 18. There was one criminal conviction in Sibley...
Sibley County Public Health is making preparations for immunizing the public for the H1N1 virus. Allie Freidrichs, director of Sibley County Public Health, told commissioners Tuesday that her department has pre-registered as a site and will place an order...
A little known Minnesota statute will cause four townships to lose their state aid for road maintenance this year. Darin Mielke, Sibley County Public Works Director, told County Commissioners last week that he recently became aware of the requirement....
The organizational meeting of the Norseland Preservation Association (NPA) will be held March 22, at 7 p.m. at the Scandian Grove Lutheran Church in Norseland. The Norseland Preservation Association is a non-profit corporation (501c3), which was organized as part...
Sibley County Sheriff's K-9 Zeus and Deputy Jeremy Templin will be honored at an open house for media and county employees Tuesday from 2-3 p.m. in the Sibley County Courthouse Annex Basement. Zeus, who is 10, was retired from...
Trailblazer Transit’s Joint Powers Board, Thursday, supported continuing Trailblazer Transit’s policy for the use of caretakers and assistants. According to the current policy, in the event a customer is capable of riding the bus alone, but cannot make responsible...
According to the Minnesota Coalition Against Sexual Assault, one in four girls will be sexually assaulted before the age of 18, and one in six boys will be sexually assaulted before they turn 18 years old. April is Sexual...

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...
Trailblazer Transit, from its three programs, is projecting that it will provide 168,300 one-way rides in 2010. Gary Ludwig, director of Trailblazer Transit, presented the proposed budget at the Joint Powers Board meeting last month in Gaylord. In 2009,...