Sibley County

Sibley County

News pertaining to county-level government in Sibley County.

Sibley County accepted 452 absentee ballots for the Nov. 4 general election - the highest number ever, according to Karen Ruehling, administrative assistant in the County Auditor’s Office. Ruehling told County Commissioners last week that until this month’s election,...
The Sibley County Road 8 bridge over Highway 169 near Le Sueur was struck by farm machinery last Wednesday afternoon. A tractor, driven by Todd W. Paulsen, 44, of Le Center, was pulling a chisel plow and anhydrous tanks...
Changes to the Sibley County Zoning ordinance regarding roads and driveways, manufactured homes, and wind energy were presented in draft form to Sibley County Commissioners May 8. The zoning changes were developed by County Attorney Dave Schauer as a...
Sibley County Food Share, 11 South 5th St., Gaylord, has been awarded a grant from Hunger Solutions to enable parents to purchase healthy, nutritional foods for their children. Foods such as fresh fruit, vegetables, meat, along with dairy products,...

Full steam ahead!

Exhaust from Heartland Corn Products, located on Highway 19 near Winthrop, could be seen from several miles away Saturday as sub-zero temperatures created this scene at the ethanol plant. The area experienced its coldest temperatures since last February....
An 11-year-old New Auburn girl will no longer have to struggle with hearing loss, thanks to the generosity of Starkey Labs and its founder, Bill Austin. Keisha Prafke, 11, was one of 200 people who received free hearing aid...
Sibley County Commissioners, last week, approved a contract between New Auburn and the Sibley County Sheriff's Office to patrol an average of four and a half hours per week in the community. Under the contract, 234 hours of patrol...
Two hundred fifty families with 640 children were served by the Sibley County Santa's Helpers program in 2007, according to a report presented to the County Human Services Board Tuesday. Participation was down from 2006, when 255 families with...
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...
A Belle Plaine man who accidentally killed his eight-year-old son while turkey hunting in Faxon Township last spring was sentenced Monday to 30 days in jail and 10 years probation. Anthony Klaseus apparently mistook his eight-year-old son, Hunter, for...