Sherburne Co. Officials Convict 10 Of Welfare Fraud In 2015Officials in Sherburne County are reminding residents that they are continuing to fight against welfare fraud. According to the Sherburne County Sheriff's Office, 10 people were convicted of committing welfare fraud in 2015.
Sherburne County Sgt. On Unpaid Leave In Domestic Assault CaseA sergeant with the Sherburne County Sheriff's Office is on unpaid administrative leave as authorities investigate a domestic assault allegation.
Authorities: Elk River Fatal Fire Ruled Possible ArsonAuthorities say a fire that took the life of an Elk River man late last week is being investigated as a possible arson. Firefighters were called at about 12:20 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 28, to a house fire on the 11000 block 187th Avenue NW in Elk River. When firefighters arrived, the home was fully engulfed.
Police: 1 Dead, 1 Seriously Hurt In Elk River Head-On CrashOne person was killed and another was seriously hurt after a head-on crash in Elk River early Tuesday morning, according to police. Authorities were called to the crash at about 5:30 a.m. to the 19300 block of Twin Lakes Road.
Sheriff: Monticello Man, 52, Drowns In Lake MitchellThe Sherburne County Sheriff's Office is investigating after a 52-year-old Monticello man was found unresponsive in Lake Mitchell and later died.
Sheriff: 2 Burned In Sherburne County House FireA 57-year-old Haven Township man has been severely burned and a 17-year-old suffered minor burns in a house fire Friday morning, according to the Sherburne County Sheriff's Office.
Elk River Police, Sherburne County Sheriff Kick Off Canine DemonstrationsCanine demonstrations kicked off Sunday ahead of certifications this week in Elk River. Between 70 to 80 teams from the Elk River Police Department and the Sherburne County Sheriff's Office will participate in four events Monday and Tuesday.
Sheriff: Man, 24, Arrested After Torturing, Killing Family DogPolice in central Minnesota say they arrested a man earlier this week after receiving a report that he tortured and killed his family's dog.
Authorities: Man Dies In Minnesota ATV CrashAuthorities say a 23-year-old man has died in an all-terrain vehicle accident in Sherburne County. The Hennepin County Medical Examiner's Office said Sunday that Travis Mahaffey died in the crash early Saturday in Big Lake Township.
Zimmerman Man, 66, Found, Says Sherburne County Sheriff The Sherburne County Sheriff's Office is looking for a Zimmerman, Minnesota, man who has been missing since Wednesday.
Fire Destroys Becker, Minn., Trailer Business Authorities are investigating after a fire started in a Becker, Minn., business Tuesday evening and totally destroyed the building.
61-Year-Old Woman Severely Burned In Sherburne Co. FireA 61-year-old woman is in the hospital with severe burns after a house fire in Sherburne County Monday. The Sherburne County Sheriff's Office says deputies responded at 3:31 p.m. to the residential fire at 16098 57th Street SE in Santiago Township. When deputies arrived, they found the home on fire with flames coming out of the roof.