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Posted on: September 20, 2019

Living Well with Chronic Conditions Classes Starting Soon in Faribault

Rice County Public Health and Robinwood Apartments in Faribault are teaming up to offer Living Well with Chronic Conditions for interested community members. This evidence-based program helps people with chronic conditions live healthier and fuller lives....

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Public Health
Posted on: August 26, 2019

Social Services seeks input on services provided through the Minnesota Family Investment Program.

Rice County Social Services is preparing its Biennial Service Agreement to provide DHS with information about services and strategies intended to meet program measures with the goal of increasing the economic stability of low income families on MFIP. The ...

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Social Services
Posted on: July 19, 2019

Violent Offender Re-Sentenced to 26 Years in Prison

Demarcus Lemaine Barker, 40, was resentenced today to 316 months or 26 and 1/3 years in prison.  Barker was investigated by the Cannon River Drug and Violent Offender Task Force in 2016 for traveling to Chicago to bring drugs back to Rice County....

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Attorney
Posted on: July 10, 2019

Sex Offender Sent to Prison

Adam Rashid Akida 25, was sentenced to three years in prison today for a sexual assault which occurred in Rice County in 2013.  Akida pled guilty to Criminal Sexual Conduct in Third Degree in 2013.  At the time, the court entered a guide...

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Attorney
Posted on: April 22, 2019

2019 Road Construction Season

The Rice County Highway Department’s construction season will soon begin.  This year’s projects include the following:

CSAH No. 1 (110th St E) – Complete the reconstruction of 1.6 miles between MN TH No. 3 and MN TH N...

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Highway
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