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Posted on: January 8, 2019

January is National Radon Action Month – Test Now!

Radon is the leading environmental cause of cancer deaths in the United States and the leading cause of lung cancer among non-smokers. More than 21,000 lung cancer deaths are attributed to radon each year in the U.S. Fortunately, the risk is largely preve...

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Public Health
Posted on: January 8, 2019

Official Publication of Advertisement for Bids of Transportation Projects

Rice County has designated its website,, as the 2019 official publication of Advertisement for Bids of transportation construction projects.


Dennis Luebbe, Rice County Engineer, (507) 332-6110

Sara Folsted, Rice County Administrat...

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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