Assessor

2 Stories
Posted on: November 15, 2017

Important Property Tax Homestead Notice

This will affect your 2018 property taxes and eligibility for Property Tax Refund

Have you purchased or moved into a property in the past year?

Contact your county assessor to file a homestead application if you or a qualifying relative occupy the property ...

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Assessor
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 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: December 8, 2017

It’s Not Too Late to Get a Flu Vaccination!

Even though it’s December, it is not too late to get your flu vaccination!  Influenza (flu) is a contagious respiratory illness that can be serious, or even life-threatening. Flu vaccination is recommended for everyone 6 months of age a...Read on...

Public Health
Posted on: November 22, 2017

Help Make Walking and Biking Better In Rice County

Would you like to help make walking or biking better in Rice County? Rice County Public Health has partnered with Le Sueur County Public Health to identify opportunities to improve walking and biking conditions in each county.

We would like to hear from yo...

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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

Sheriff

2 Stories
Posted on: November 3, 2017

Winter Hazard Awareness Week (November 6-10, 2017)

Winter in Minnesota can be described in many ways, but unpredictable isn’t one of them.At some point, it will snow and temperatures will drop below zero. There will be ice on the roads. High winds will raise the risk of being outdoors from hazar...

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Sheriff
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: December 13, 2017

RCTC Establishes a Judge Neuville Treatment Court Recovery Fund

Fund Developed to Honor Judge Neuville at his Retirement from the Bench

Faribault, MN, December 13, 2017:  Rice County Treatment Court (RCTC), a court that improves the criminal justice system while supporting participant recovery, has established...

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Social Services
Posted on: October 31, 2017

National Prescription Drug Take Back Day is October 28th

Take It To The Box

National Prescription Drug Take Back Day is October 28th, but here in Rice County, EVERY DAY is take back day! Disposal boxes for unneeded prescription medications are available 7 days per week, 24 hours per day in the lobbies of the police departments in...

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Social Services

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