Notice of Public Hearing Stearns County, Board of Adjustment

A public hearing will be held by the Stearns County Board of Adjustment Thursday, Jan. 28, 2021, beginning at 6:30 p.m. In response to COVID-19 and pursuant to Minnesota Statute Chapter 12 relating to Emergency Management, Governor Walz has declared a state of emergency. In response to the state of emergency and in accordance with…

Museum board member receives County honor

County recognizes educator, author for lifelong work, public history advocacy Annette Atkins, a longtime board member of the Stearns History Museum, was named a historian laureate by the Stearns County Board of Commissioners at its Nov. 3 meeting. The honor recognizes her professionalism, zest for history, and more than 30 years of service promoting the…

Stearns County election review

Stearns County Auditor-Treasurer Randy Schreifels wants to inform residents of the post-election review process. As an additional checks and balance for the Nov. 3, General Election, a post-election review was conducted Nov. 17. This post-election review process included counting the top three races: U.S. President/Vice President, U.S. Senator, and U.S. House of Representatives. 

Citizens can apply to serve on a county committee

There is an opportunity for Stearns County residents to get involved with their local county government. Numerous openings exist for residents wanting to serve on a Stearns County board, committee, or task force. The boards and committees serve a variety of county departments in a variety of areas. Stearns County is recruiting for appointments to…

Notice of Public Hearing Stearns County Planning Commission

Notice is hereby given that the Stearns County Planning Commission, in and for the County of Stearns, will conduct certain public hearings as follows: • To consider an amendment to Interim Use Permit 2001-0018 submitted by Larry and Helen Krippner, Kimball, Minn., according to Sections 4.18, 7.17, and 9.2.6D of Stearns County Land Use and…

Hours extended for ballot drop off drive-thru

Hours extended for ballot drop off drive-thru Randy Schreifels, Stearns County Auditor-Treasurer, is extending the drive-thru hours for dropping off ballots at the Stearns County Service Center. Hours will be extended beginning Tuesday, Oct. 27, to make it easier for residents to use the drive-thru. 

Maine Prairie/Stearns County Public Hearing Notice

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING TOWN OF MAINE PRAIRIE STEARNS COUNTY NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Maine Prairie Town Board will conduct a public hearing at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, September 8, 2020, at the Maine Prairie Town Hall, 7551 Dellwood Road, -Kimball MN, to consider an application for a Conditional Use Permit. Franklin Outdoor…

Mail ballots sent for Aug. 11 Primary election sent

Ballots for the Aug. 11, Primary have been mailed to all registered voters who live in a mail ballot jurisdiction. This would include the townships: Collegeville P1., Crow Lake, Crow River, Farming, Getty, Grove, Lake George, Lake Henry, Luxemburg, Melrose, Munson, North Fork, Oak, Raymond, St. Martin, Sauk Centre, Spring Hill, Wakefield, and Zion. It…

Public Hearing for Stearns County July 28

Comprehensive Plan guides the County to year 2040 Over the last year and a half, Stearns County staff worked with the public, community leaders, and stakeholders to update its Comprehensive Plan. The update has “shaped” a new vision for the County to the year 2040. This vision includes greater flexibility in interpreting land uses, while…

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