Sherburne County

Kevin Pedlar, 43, was arrested at his Blue Hill Township residence following the execution of a search warrant of his home. According to Sherburne County Sheriff Joel Brott, sheriff’s deputies were at the residence in the 18600 block of 325th Avenue on January 3 at about 1:30 p.m. to arrest Pedlar on outstanding warrants. While [...]

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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, investigators from the Criminal Investigative Division, investigated a sexual assault [...]

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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.   After receiving an invitation to attend the specifically designed training seminar for Law [...]

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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 the percent was 77.3 percent, when figuring that 13,179 [...]

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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 Township, most of Livonia Township and the Sherburne part of [...]

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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 decades of experience in operating kitchens for schools, sports facilities, [...]

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