Posted September 20, 2022
The Rice County Board of Commissioners is reaching out to a whole new audience.
Updated audio equipment installed earlier this year vastly improved the sound quality of board meeting recordings, allowing the county to add required closed captioning and mak... All open sessions of the Board of Commissioners ar
Posted September 17, 2022
A tribute to a piece of Faribault’s past will soon be on the move.
The mural, which pays homage to the Sellner Manufacturing Co – makers of the beloved amusement
park/carnival ride, the Tilt-A-Whirl -- is currently affixed to one of se... A tribute to a piece of Faribault’s past will soon
Posted September 15, 2022
The Rice County Board of Commissioners have agreed in principle to help subsidize a drug and alcohol treatment center set to locate in Faribault.
Support for the $10 million inpatient and outpatient facility proposed by Midwest Recovery came during Tuesday... Support for the $10 million inpatient and outpatie
Posted September 14, 2022
A pair of agreements approved Tuesday will help a longtime manufacturer nearly double the size of its facility, automate its processes and upskill its workforce.
Following two public hearings, the Rice County Board of Commissioners and Faribault City Counc... The boards authorized a development contract and
Posted September 13, 2022
Carved into the stones are names of Rice County’s earliest settlers: Zabel, Nelson, Embury and Koch. Among them lie veterans of the Civil War and the War of 1812, local tradesmen and children who never reached their first birthday.
For 15 years, ... Carved into the stones are names of Rice County’s
Posted September 12, 2022
Sept. 12, 2022For immediate release
Rice County Sheriff Jesse J. Thomas on Monday announced the 2022 Law Enforcement Scholarship Program.
The MSA Board of Directors has established a scholarship fund for the awarding of up to 20 $2,000-scholarships this yea... Scholarships are only available to students curren