Sibley County

Sibley County

News pertaining to county-level government in Sibley County.

Sibley County Commissioners, Tuesday, unanimously adopted a revised snow and ice control policy for county roads. The new policy prioritizes snow removal routes and defines the level of service on each type of route. Darin Mielke, County Public Works Director,...
Sibley County's Board of Commissioners welcomed Jim Swanson as the newest member of the board last week. Swanson, of Gaylord, was elected third district commissioner to replace Leo Bauer, who retired. Fourth District Commissioner Charlie Woehler of Green Isle Township...
There were no surprises when Sibley County Commissioners adopted the proposed levy for 2008. The board approved a 4.22% increase for 2008. The proposed net tax levy for 2008 is $10,136,291, while the proposed budget for 2008 is $23,058,780. County...
A Sibley East student who was diagnosed with cancer more than a year ago recently had his wish of meeting Lightning McQueen come true. Alex Gieseke, 10, the son of Aaron and Jen Gieseke of Arlington, was diagnosed with...
Communication appeared to be the biggest obstacle Saturday during a hazardous material drill in Green Isle for 60 firefighters, ambulance personnel, and railroad employees. Participants were firefighters from Green Isle, Arlington, Hamburg, Henderson, Le Sueur, Winthrop, and New Auburn;...
Sibley County's used computers will now benefit those in need. County Commissioners, last week, approved the recommendation of Beth Wilson of the information services department, to donate the used computers to PCs For People. PCs For People is a...
The U.S. Fish & Wildlife Services owns slightly more than 900 acres in Sibley County. However, the revenue sharing payments Sibley County receives as payment in lieu of taxes is not keeping up with what the property tax calculation...
The Sibley County Prairie Line Trails Committee would like to update our citizens on the progress we are making towards the vision of a system of trails in the county that will link all our cities, and 3 major...
Sibley County's 140th annual County Fair will open its gates Wednesday, July 29. It will be conclude Sunday, August 2. Wednesday is entry day from 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. Livestock entry deadline is 8 p.m. The carnival will...
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...