Government and Taxes
Market Profiles by ESRI for Rice County and Rice County Communities
Steele-Waseca Cooperative Electric - (507) 451-7340
Xcel Energy - 800-622-3674
Water/Waste Water/Solid Waste Disposal
- Provided locally by each city or township.
- Several telephone, internet and cable services available in Rice County.
- Minneapolis/St. Paul International Airport (approximately 40 miles away)
- Faribault Municipal Airport
- Canadian Pacific Rail, service provided by Progressive Rail.
- Interstate I-35
- Minnesota State Highways 3, 19, 21, 60, 99, 246, 298, 299
Motor Freight Services
- Several local and national motor freight services in Rice County area.
- Jefferson, Grayhound, Northfield Lines, and local transit service.
Overnight Package Delivery
- Federal Express, UPS, Mail Express, and a number of other couriers serve the area.
Rice County is home to a diverse number of exceptional companies. Employers have created and retained jobs in the manufacturing, high tech, health care, government and educational sectors. Our major employers include:
- Post Consumer Brands
- St. Olaf College
- Carleton College
- Jennie-O Turkey Store
- Northfield Hospital
- Northfield Public Schools
- Faribault Public Schools
- Minnesota Correctional Facility
- McLane Minnesota
- Daikin Applied (McQuay)
- Multek Flexible Circuits, Inc.
- Faribault Foods, Inc.
- Rice County Offices
- Cenneidigh, Inc.
- Minnesota State Academies
- Met-Con Companies