Sibley County

Sibley County

News pertaining to county-level government in Sibley County.

A four-year-old child has the first confirmed diagnosis of the H1N1 flu (swine flu) in Sibley County. Sibley County Public Health Director Allie Freidrichs said that she was recently notified of the diagnosis by the regional epidemiologist. Freidrichs said...
What will New Auburn's streets look like in the future? That will be the focus of a public meeting in New Auburn Tuesday, Oct. 21 at 7 p.m. in the City Hall. The public is invited. Justin Black, engineer...
Trailblazer is on pace to provide 100,000 one-way rides this year, according to Trailblazer Transit Director Gary Ludwig. Ludwig told the Joint Powers Board that Trailblazer provided nearly 8,000 one-way rides in June, which is very good. "You lose...
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...
Sibley County Commissioners have held the line on their salaries for 2010. County Commissioners, last week, unanimously kept their annual salaries the same for next year, by setting it at $23,179.07/year. Commissioners will receive no annual adjustment, formerly known...
In “urgent” need of help! That was the message from Sibley County Foodshare, Inc. last week as a representative from the food shelf reported that supplies are running low. Sibley County Foodshare, Inc. accepts all non-perishable foods and cash donations....
Sibley County Commissioners, Tuesday, unanimously agreed to assist the City of Winthrop in the development of its industrial park. County Commissioners proposed a trade off with the City. Commissioners agreed to provide either 10,000 cubic yards of gravel or...
A part-time county employee and a consultant will meet Sibley County's emergency management needs for now. Sibley County Commissioners, last week, appointed interim emergency management director Tom Phillips as part-time emergency management director. Phillips, who currently serves as the...
Two route options for a proposed electrical transmission line will be presented at nine public meetings throughout the state. One of the meetings will be held Thursday, Aug. 21 from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. at the Arlington Community...
The American Red Cross has scheduled four blood drives in Sibley County within the next two weeks. A blood drive will be held Tuesday, May 26 from 1 - 7 p.m. at the Minnesota New Country School in Henderson. Winthrop's...