Sibley County

Sibley County

News pertaining to county-level government in Sibley County.

Sibley County's adjusted net property tax levy will drop next year. County Commissioners, Tuesday, set the preliminary adjusted net property tax levy at $10,825,411. This is a reduction of .54% or $58,707 from the adopted 2010 levy of $10,884,118. Sibley...
After 22 years of working in the Sibley County Sheriff's Office, investigator Ellerd Mathwig will be retiring Sept. 30. Mathwig began his law enforcement career in 1975. For the next 10 years he worked part-time as a police officer...
An investigation by the Sibley County Sheriff's Office and the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension has determined that the report of an abduction and assault of a juvenile female in Moltke Township Sept. 7 was false. On Sept. 7...
In six to eight weeks, the Sibley County communities and Fairfax will find out whether or not a fiber-to-the-home and fiber-to-the-farm program will pay for itself. Doug Dawson of CCG, the company conducting the study, informed Gaylord's City Council...
Transit Township will have the only race in area township elections November 2. Jim Janicke and Larry Bumgardner have both filed for a four-year term as supervisor. Brad Voss has filed for two-year supervisor's term, which was created by the...
Sibley County has secured three grants to help fund the conversion from a 25 kilohertz to a 12.5 kilohertz or less radio system. Tom Phillips, Sibley County Emergency Management Director, told Commissioners last week that a $23,000 matching grant,...
Sibley County will have five employees retiring September 30, four from the Public Works Department and one from the Sheriff's Office. Retirees from the Public Works Departments are maintenance employees Bob Plieseis and Dave Kolter out of the Henderson...
Unexpected soil problems at the new Trailblazer Transit site in Glencoe are expected to cost more than $70,000. Gary Ludwig, director of Trailblazer Transit, explained that two weeks after the July groundbreaking, the excavator noticed that five of the...
Improvements to the Minnesota Prairie Line will result in un-budgeted expenses for Sibley County's Public Works Department. Darin Mielke, Public Works Director, Tuesday, explained to Commissioners that two railroad crossings, on CSAH 9 just west of Arlington, and CR...
The general public is invited to attend any one of the following public meetings to learn more about the Fiber to the Home project in Sibley and Renville Counties. Project Consultant Doug Dawson from CCG Consulting will be...