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Posted on: March 22, 2021

Local Boards of Appeal & Equalization and Alternative Meetings 2021

Property owners recently received a Notice of Valuation and Classification for Taxes Payable for 2022.   This form is to notify you of the market value and classification of your property for assessment year 2021.   The property...

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Posted on: March 5, 2021

2021 RICE COUNTY COVID-19 Business Relief Payments Application

Closed

The Rice County COVID-19 Business Relief Grant Program is closed to applications at this time. We are continuing to review applications received to date and you will be notified as to the status of your application by March 31, 2021.

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Economic Development

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Highway

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Posted on: April 22, 2021

MnDOT coordinating traffic signals at sites in Faribault, Northfield area

FARIBAULT, Minn. – Motorists on Hwy 3 in the Northfield-Dundas area and Hwy 60 in downtown Faribault may notice changes in the traffic signals, which should better coordinate and improve traffic flow, according to the Minnesota Department of Tra...

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Highway
Posted on: March 30, 2021

2021 Road Construction Season

The Rice County Highway Department’s construction season is under way. This year’s projects include the following:

  • CSAH No. 46 (Bagley Ave) – Continuation of the 2020 reconstruction of 2.6 miles of CSAH No. 46 from the roundab...
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Highway
Posted on: March 1, 2021

Notice of Rice County Spring Load Restrictions

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Spring Load Restrictions on Rice County State Aid Highways and County roadways will go in to effect at 12:01 a.m., Thursday, March 4, 2021.

The Minnesota Department of Transportation has issued a notice that Spring Load Restrictions on the state highway sy...

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Highway
Posted on: January 5, 2021

2021 Official Publication for Transportation Projects

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2021 Official Publication for Transportation Projects

 Rice County has designated its website, www.co.rice.mn.us, as the 2021 Official Publication for public notices required for transportation projects.

 CONTACTS:

Dennis Luebbe, Rice Count...

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Posted on: January 27, 2021

Alert Center

Rice County

The Alert Center allows visitors to stay up to date on potentially disruptive, non-life threatening events such as road closures, parking alerts, boil water advisories, and more. Active alerts will display at the top of the website. Visitors can also sign...

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Posted on: January 27, 2021

Create an Account

Rice County

By clicking “Sign In” on the MyAccount bar at the top of the screen, users may create a login for the site or use their Facebook profile to access MyAccount. Once logged in, visitors can choose the modules, features and keywords that t...

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Posted on: January 27, 2021

Stay Connected

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Notify Me allows you to subscribe to an unlimited number of email lists. Sign up to receive email or text updates on topics of your choice so that you can stay informed. Check out Notify Me today!

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Posted on: January 27, 2021

Report a Concern

Downtown

Citizen Request Tracker allows you to notify us about a general concern, comment, or compliment. If you have an account you can also log in to view the progress of your existing report. Learn more about Citizen Request Tracker today!

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Posted on: April 21, 2021

RentHelpMN is Now Open for Applications

Minnesota Housing is pleased to announce that RentHelpMN is now open and accepting applications. RentHelpMN makes it possible for eligible renters to get caught up on overdue rent and utilities dating back to March 13, 2020. It also makes provisions for t...

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Housing/HRA

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Posted on: May 6, 2021

Notice of Public Hearing-Liquor License Ordinance #101

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

RICE COUNTY LIQUOR LICENSE ORDINANCE # 101

Regulating the Licensing and Sale of 3.2% Malt Liquor (On Sale and Off Sale) and Intoxicating Liquor (On Sale and Off Sale)

A public hearing will be held on, Tuesday, May 25th, 2021 during t...

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Property Tax and Elections
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Rice County first half property taxes for real/personal property are due Monday, May 17, 2021.

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Payments can be mailed to the Rice County Property Tax & Elections Office. There is also a drop box located near the south entrance of the Rice County Government Services Building at 320 3rd St NW, Faribault, MN 55021. 

You may also pay online...

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Property Tax and Elections

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Posted on: May 17, 2021

Rice County Public Health hosting Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic

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Rice County Public Health is hosting a Pfizer COVID-19 vaccination clinic on Wednesday, May 26th  at the Rice County Government Services Building, 320 NW 3rd Street, for anyone 12 years and older. Please enter on the south side of the building. &...

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Public Health
Posted on: May 13, 2021

Rice County Public Health hosting COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic Wednesday, May 19th 3:30 p.m. – 5:30 p

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Rice County Public Health hosting COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic Wednesday, May 19th 3:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. at Lonsdale American Legion. Vaccine available for those 12 years and older. Openings available.  

Rice County Public Health is offer...

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Public Health
Posted on: May 10, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic Tuesday, May 18th 3:30 p.m. – 5 p.m. at Morristown Community Center

Rice County Public Health hosting COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic Tuesday, May 18th 3:30 p.m. – 5 p.m. at Morristown Community Center.  Must be 18 years or older. Openings available.

  Rice County Public Health is offering ...

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Public Health
Posted on: January 17, 2021

Update – COVID Vaccinations Rice County

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Rice County Public Health continues to work with the Minnesota Department of Health and local hospital and pharmacy partners to complete vaccination for those in the first phase (Phase 1a) of the state’s vaccine prioritization.

Vaccinations for most indivi...

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Public Health
Posted on: October 2, 2020

Free COVID-19 TESTING EVENT IN NORTHFIELD OCTOBER 6 – 8

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Testing is free and open to all, with or without symptoms

 

The Minnesota Department of Health is partnering with local public health officials to give people a chance to get a COVID-19 test if they would like to get tested. Over the next several w...

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Public Health
Posted on: July 2, 2020

Celebrate Independence Day Safely!

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As of July 2nd, Rice County has had 827 lab confirmed cases of COVID-19 and we continue to see widespread community transmission.

Celebrating Independence Day this year will need to be different due to the pandemic. Please celebrate in a safe manner in ord...

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Public Health
Posted on: May 22, 2020

WEEKEND COVID-19 TESTING BY NATIONAL GUARD AT FARIBAULT ARMORY

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WEEKEND COVID-19 TESTING BY NATIONAL GUARD AT FARIBAULT ARMORY

Rice County Public Health has received notification from the Minnesota Department of Health that the Governor’s Office has directed Statewide COVID-19 testing events be held at various Minnesot...

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Public Health
Posted on: May 20, 2020

COVID-19 Case Update

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As of today, Rice County has had 295 lab confirmed cases of COVID-19, ranging in age from 5 months of age through 89 years of age, with a median age of 35.2   Eleven of those 295 lab confirmed cases, ranging in age from 31 years old to 80 years o...

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Posted on: April 26, 2021

Vehicle Pursuit

Sheriff

Date/Time of Incident: 4-25-2021 at 5:07 pm  

 

Incident Description:   Pursuit

 

Location of Incident:  I-35 MM 64 in Rice County to 35W @ 102nd Street, Bloomington (Hennepin County)

 

Victim/Suspect Inform...

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Posted on: April 23, 2021

Personal Injury Crash

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FOR IMMEIDATE RELEASE:  April 23, 2021

 

Contact Information: Troy D. Dunn, Sheriff

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Posted on: April 22, 2021

Airplane Crash

Sheriff

Date/Time of Incident:  04/22/21 at 2:22 pm

 

Incident Description:  Airplane Crash

 

Location of Incident:  17000 block of Canby Avenue – Wells twp.- Rice County  

 

Occupant Information:

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Posted on: April 21, 2021

Motor Vehicle Fatality: Updated

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Date/Time of Incident: 4-17-2020 at 1:19 am  

 

Incident Description:   Motor Vehicle Fatality

 

Location of Incident:  Iona Avenue & Isanti Avenue – Morristown Township

 

Victim/Suspect Information: &am...

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Posted on: November 25, 2020

Rice County Courthouse Closed

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Effective Monday, November 30th, 2020, the Rice County Courthouse is closed due to recent surge of new cases of COVID-19 and increasing concerns for public health.  

 

Chief Justice Lorie S. Gildea issued an Order Governing the Continuing ...

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Sheriff
Posted on: November 16, 2020

Rice County Sheriff’s Office Civil (public) finger printing hours

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  Rice County Sheriff’s Office (public) Finger Printing hours are Tuesdays from 2:00pm-4:00pm and Thursdays from 9:00am-11:00am. The amount is $25.00 * CASH ONLY*     We will not provide change. 

 At this time w...

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Sheriff

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Posted on: May 7, 2021

Social Services Offices Are Now Open

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Social Services Offices Are Now Open

Rice County Social Services office is now open from 8:00 am – 4:30 pm Monday through Friday, for those who require in-person assistance.  Most business however, can be accomplished through the mail, e...

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Social Services
Posted on: April 9, 2021

COVID-19 EMERGENCY RENTAL ASSISTANCE

RENTHELPMN is on the way. Please visit their website at renthelpmn.org to find out how you can prepare to apply for assistance.

Social Services

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Posted on: October 6, 2020

COVID 19 K-12 Distance Learning Support Grant (DLSG)

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COVID-19 K-12 Distance Learning Support Grant (DLSG)

The Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs has implemented a Distance Learning Support Grant in the amount of $3,000.   The purpose of the grant is to mitigate the negative financial impact a ...

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Veterans' Services