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Posted on: November 15, 2018

Use caution and common sense on the ice in Rice County

With the recent cold snap that has converged on us, we ask that everyone use extreme caution if you choose to go out onto frozen ice on our lakes, rivers and ponds.  We do not recommend anyone venturing out onto the ice due to warmer weather in t...

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Sheriff
Posted on: November 14, 2018

Important Property Tax Homestead Notice

*Important property tax homestead notice*

 This will affect your 2019 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 i...

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Assessor
Posted on: November 14, 2018

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING FOR THE TURNBACK OF COUNTY ROAD No. 94

Notice is hereby given that a public hearing will be held by the Rice County Board of Commissioners on December 10th, 2018, at 7:05 P.M. at the Morristown Township Hall, 402 Division Street South, Morristown, MN to hear reasons for and against the transfe...

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Highway
Posted on: November 14, 2018

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

The Rice County Board of Commissioners will hold a PUBLIC HEARING on Tuesday, December 11, 2018 at 9:00 a.m. in the Commissioner’s Room of the Government Services Building, located at 320 Third Street N.W., Faribault, MN.

The purpose of the publi...

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Highway
Posted on: November 9, 2018

Rice County Public Health sponsoring Workplace Wellness Collaborative

Rice County Public Health is pleased to announce a workplace wellness collaborative to help employers develop or improve upon an existing workplace wellness initiative.

Beginning November 21st through fall 2019, employers will learn how to effectively enga...

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Public Health
Posted on: October 30, 2018

Winter Hazard Week 2018

October 29, 2018

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 out...

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Additional Info... Sheriff
Posted on: October 17, 2018

Jeremiah Jon Smith Pleads Guilty to Theft by Swindle for Cancer Fundraisers

Jeremiah Jon Smith Pleads Guilty to Theft by Swindle for Cancer Fundraisers

Jeremiah Jon Smith, 38, of Faribault, today pled guilty to theft by swindle for having fundraisers claiming he was dying of cancer when he was not in fact ill. Smith raised thousan...

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Attorney
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