Posted on: September 27, 2017

Changes to Disabled Veterans’ Homestead Market Value Exclusion

Changes to Disabled Veterans’ Homestead Market Value Exclusion effective July 1, 2017

What changed?

Starting with assessment 2017, an annual application is no longer required. The qualified veteran or surviving spouse is still responsible for disc...

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Assessor

Posted on: September 29, 2017

Property Tax Payments Due October

PRESS RELEASE

Property Tax Payments Due October

September 29, 2017

October 16th is the deadline for paying or postmarking your second half 2017 property tax installment for all property excluding most agricultural and mobile home properties to avoid penalty....

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Auditor/Treasurer

Posted on: September 19, 2017

Notice of Public Hearing: Proposed Modifications to 10-Year Transportation Capital Improvement Plan

The Rice County Board of Commissioners will hold a PUBLIC HEARING on Tuesday, October 24, 2017 at 9:00 a.m. in the Commissioner’s Room of the Government Services Building, 320 Third Street N.W., Faribault, MN.The purpose of the public hearing is...

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Highway

Posted on: September 29, 2017

2017 Housing Study RFP

Proposals Due No Later Than
October 31 2017 at 4pm

Additional Info... Housing/HRA

Posted on: October 4, 2017

Local Schools Will Participate In International Walk to School Day on October 4th

Roosevelt Elementary School in Faribault will join schools across Minnesota and around the world by participating in International Walk to School Day on Wednesday, October 4, 2017.

The event will begin at 7:20 a.m. with students and their families, along w...

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Public Health
Posted on: September 27, 2017

Rice County Public Health Schedules Flu Shot Clinics

Rice County Public Health Nursing Service has scheduled the following public influenza vaccination clinics for adults throughout Rice County.  Both quadrivalent and high dose flu vaccines will be available. If you have Medicare (Part B) or Medica...

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Public Health
Posted on: August 7, 2017

Breastfeeding Support in the Workplace Benefits Employers, Moms & Babies

Become designated as a breastfeeding friendly workplace!

Rice County Public Health and Rice County WIC strongly support breastfeeding.  We know that breastfeeding is important for both mother and baby.

More than 80 percent of new mothers participat...

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Public Health

Posted on: August 17, 2017

Public Feedback & Participation Invited for Rice County 2018 Multi-Hazard Mitigation Plan Update

The Rice County Office of Emergency Management is currently working with the University of Minnesota Duluth – Geospatial Analysis Center (GAC) to prepare an update of the County’s 2012 “Multi-Hazard Mitigation Plan” (MHMP).  The plan is a require...

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Sheriff

Posted on: September 27, 2017

Changes to Disabled Veterans’ Homestead Market Value Exclusion

Changes to Disabled Veterans’ Homestead Market Value Exclusion effective July 1, 2017

What changed?

Starting with assessment 2017, an annual application is no longer required. The qualified veteran or surviving spouse is still responsible for disclosing any...

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Veterans' Services
Posted on: October 20, 2017

What is a Veteran Identification Card (VIC) and how do I get one?

The Veterans Identification Card Act 2015" (Public Law 114-31) was enacted on July 20, 2015. The purpose of the Veteran Identification Card (VIC) is to serve as proof of service in the Armed Forces which can be used to obtain discounts on goods and s...

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Veterans' Services