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Posted on: March 13, 2019

Spring Flooding

As many of you may be aware, the National Weather service has placed Rice County in Flood Watch from today until Thursday evening.  

 Some residents have already had some flooding issues on their personal properties.  The county ...

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Sheriff
Posted on: March 12, 2019

Spring Load Restrictions

Notice of Rice County Spring Load Restrictions

Spring Load Restrictions on Rice County State Aid Highways and County roadways will go in to effect at 12:01 a.m., Friday, March 15, 2019.

The Minnesota Department of Transportation has issued a notice that Spr...

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Highway
Posted on: February 22, 2019

Snow Removal

Reminder:  Do Not Push Snow onto Public Roadways

The Rice County Highway Department reminds all residents and snow removal operators that it is unlawful, under Minnesota Statute 160.2715, to deposit snow onto public roadways.

Piles of snow deposite...

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Highway
Posted on: February 20, 2019

Public Review and Feedback Invited for Rice County’s Multi-Hazard Mitigation Plan

Rice County has completed an updated draft of the of the County’s Multi-Hazard Mitigation Plan (MHMP) as required by the Federal Disaster Mitigation Act of 2000 (DMA 2000). Local jurisdictions are required to update the plan every five years to ...

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Sheriff
Posted on: April 5, 2018

Life-saving Services will Reach More People Throughout Minnesota

Minnesotans across the state can now access suicide prevention and mental health crisis texting services 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

As of April 1, 2018, people who text MN to 741741 will be connected with a trained counselor who will help defuse th...

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Social Services