Sibley County

Sibley County

News pertaining to county-level government in Sibley County.

HARD AT WORK - Election judge Paula Geisler of Green Isle (center) was busy separating ballots for the Senate candidates under the watchful eyes of Sen. Norm Coleman's challenger Linda Larsen (left) and candidate Al Franken's challenger Dan Conner...
Sibley County will use a retiring Sheriff's squad car as a fleet vehicle starting this summer. County Commissioners recently decided to use a 2003 Chevrolet Impala retiring squad car for a year, instead of leasing or purchasing a new...
Nearly 300 people attended Memorial Day programs Monday in Gaylord and New Auburn. Gaylord’s program was held at the Veterans’ Memorial in the City Park. Bill Walsh spoke first and honored the memory of Gordon Evers who was a...
Sibley County, for the first time this summer, is using a procedure to recycle old asphalt pavement for the CSAH 2 south and north projects near Gibbon. Cold In-Place Recycling grinds off the top two to six inches of...
It will cost less than anticipated to replace more than 2,000 curve warning signs on Sibley County roads. County Commissioners, last week, awarded the curve warning sign safety project to JAAK, Inc. of Le Sueur for $300,781, contingent upon...
Sibley County Commissioners, last week, approved the purchase of a network security appliance for the County's computer network. Beth Wilson, information services director, explained that the County's computer network is currently protected by a firewall that is approximately eight...
There are several new changes regarding real estate taxes this year. Mary Fisher, Sibley County Treasurer, recently told County Commissioners that that one new change, is that if the property tax owed is $250 or less, the entire bill...
How would the 30,000 square foot Muck property, adjacent to the Sibley County Highway Department shop in Gaylord, fit into the county's long range plans? That is a question that Sibley County officials are pondering. Sibley County has been approached...
Sibley County Human Services Board, last week, approved paying $222,021 back to South Country Health Alliance (SCHA), a 14-county, county-based purchasing program for medical services. Sibley County, along with 13 other member-counties, were asked last month to help the...
Sibley County may have an opportunity for federal Economic Development Authority grants. Troy Bonkowske, Gaylord's EDA executive director, informed EDA members Monday night that Region Nine wants to submit a grant application in Sibley County next year. Bonkowske said that...