Sherburne County

Sherburne County commissioners have sent a contract to new county administrator Steve Taylor seven days after the board was unanimous in making him their pick. The board was split on the contract’s terms, however, and Commissioner Bruce Anderson, of Elk River, voted against the final draft because of severance pay that the contract promises with [...]

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The Sherburne County Board voted unanimously Sept. 24 to negotiate a contract with county administrator finalist Steve Taylor. Taylor  is currently the assistant county administrator for Carver County. Taylor has worked for Carver county for eight years. Prior to that, he was the  director of finance and administration for the public library system in  Denver. [...]

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When visiting Sherburne County’s government center to attend a court hearing, apply for a passport or complain to the County Board about taxes, guests to the campus in Elk River may not notice the smell of cigarettes near the building’s public entrances. And, they shouldn’t. Cigarette smoking has been banned at most of the campus [...]

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BLUE HILL TOWNSHIP — A loose dog led Sherburne County authorities to a drug bust on Tuesday, July 23 in Blue Hill Township. Sherburne County deputies were called to the 14000 block of 284th Ave NW, in Blue Hill Township on a report of a dog running at large. While making a stop at the [...]

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By Paul Rignell County Board Reporter Sherburne County residents will soon be increasing their contributions toward road repairs. The Sherburne County Board voted July 9 to impose a new $10-per-vehicle wheelage tax to help pay for local road repairs. The Minnesota Legislature approved a measure during the 2013 session allowing counties to levy the new [...]

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A 46-year-old Big Lake man died July 7 after being electrocuted while charging a boat battery. Daniel Peterson and his sister, Kris Biser, 49, were found floating and unresponsive in Eagle Lake in Orrock Township at about 2:45 p.m. on Thursday, July 4. Eagle Lake is north of Big Lake in Sherburne County, about 20 [...]

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