Tag Archives: Sherburne County

Mounted Patrol celebrates 10th anniversary

The Sherburne County Sheriff’s Mounted Patrol (SCSMP) is down in membership from its peak since it was founded in February 2001. But it is still going strong in its function and number of volunteer hours during this 10th-anniversary year. The … Continue reading

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Sherburne lowest in unseatbelted deaths

Traffic fatalities involving people not wearing seat belts are among the lowest in the state in Sherburne County, according to results of a study released last week by the Minnesota Department of Public Safety (DPS). Twenty people died in traffic … Continue reading

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New septic regulations for Sherburne County

Sherburne County officials have adopted a new septic system ordinance that will still allow trench systems on eligible sites in highly permeable soils. The new ordinance reflects a modification of what the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency had originally planned to … Continue reading

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Sherburne County has lowest unbelted fatality rate

by Jeffrey Hage, Princeton Union-Eagle — Traffic fatalities involving people not wearing seatbelts are among the lowest in the state in Sherburne County, according to results of a study released last week by the Minnesota Department of Public Safety (DPS). … Continue reading

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Declining inmate population leads to layoffs in Sherburne County

Responding to a declining jail inmate population, the Sherburne County Board of Commissioners unanimously approved a request Sept. 6 to eliminate 17.3 jail staff. Sherburne County Sheriff Joel Brott told the Star News the number of all types of inmates … Continue reading

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County child welfare gets high marks in review

by Bob Grawey Staff writer Sherburne County’s child welfare department recently completed its Minnesota Child and Family Service Review from the Minnesota Department of Human Services. It included a Performance Review Plan, and has generated high marks for the county. … Continue reading

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Memorial will honor Sherburne’s veterans

by Bob Grawey Staff writer A new veterans memorial is planned for the Sherburne History Center  in Becker to honor men and women from Sherburne County who have served in one of five branches of U.S. armed forces. Proposed near … Continue reading

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Last of Sherburne’s unions under contract

The last of 10 bargaining units of union employees for Sherburne County has reached an agreement with the county. Terms for the Law Enforcement Labor Services, Transport, Court Security and Licensed Corrections Officers Unit run from Jan. 1, 2011, through … Continue reading

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Sheriff’s office buys radios for jail

The Sherburne County Sheriff’s Office received approval from county commissioners to purchase 20 800MHz radios for the Sherburne County jail. Funds for the $23,020.50 purchase come out of an established account set aside to replace the old frequency radios. Law … Continue reading

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Get rid of household hazardous waste

Got paint? Pesticides? Herbicides? Fluorescent light bulbs? Solvents? Other chemicals with words such as ‘danger,’ ‘warning’ or ‘poison’ on the label? Dispose of these items for free at upcoming household hazardous waste collection events at these locations: •Sherburne County Fairgrounds … Continue reading

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