Sherburne County
Wayne Leistico, 29, Elk River was arrested Tuesday, Dec. 11 for 1st degree criminal sexual conduct, the use of minors in sexual performance and possession of pornographic work involving minors. He was booked into the Sherburne County Jail. According to Sherburne County Sheriff Joel Brott, investigat...Read More
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According to Sheriff Joel Brott, Sherburne County Dispatch Supervisor Lori Morgan, just returned from the prestigious Chief Executive Officer Training Seminar, held outside of the nation’s capital, at the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC) located in Alexandria, VA.   ...Read More
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Voter turnout was high in Sherburne and Mille Lacs counties during last week’s general election. Sherburne’s turnout of 46,708 voters was 82.2 percent of eligible voters if including the combined 48,691 registered voters prior to election day and the 8,125 new registered voters. In Mille Lacs th...Read More
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Longtime Sherburne County Commissioner Rachel Leonard was re-elected Nov. 6 over challenger Wendy Kowalski. Leonard, who has been a Sherburne commissioner since 2001, and is in the newly-configured District 5, had 4,537 votes to Kowalski’s 2,748. District 5 takes in the city of Zimmerman, Baldwin ...Read More
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  Sherburne County commissioners voted this week to hand the keys for the county jail kitchens to a different food serviceprovider for a three-year contract. The provider to receive the county contract, Philadelphia-based Aramark, isn’t new to the food service business, as the company has dec...Read More
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Two dozen or so persons, including some Sherburne County commissioners, conservation services staff members and others, toured projects involving conservation at seven stops in Sherburne County last Friday. The group rode aboard an Elk River charter bus for the tour put on by the Sherburne Soil and ...Read More
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By Paul Rignell Sherburne County could become an innovator for dental discounts in Minnesota, with approval of a program that would allow residents to get breaks on fees for everything from periodic evaluations and cleanings to tooth extractions and root canals. Commissioner Larry Farber shared more...Read More
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