Program: “Climbing the Family Tree: How to Start Your Genealogy Journey” with David Nichols

Event: Program: Climbing the Family Tree: How to Start Your Genealogy Journey with David Nichols Date/Times Thursday, January 25, 2024 – 6:00 pm Location: Rice County Historical Society, 1814 …

Funds Available to Enhance Habitat on Conservation Easements

Do you have an old conservation easement that is permanently protected? Sometimes the habitat on these old easements lacks the diversity needed to attract a wide variety of wildlife species. Due to a …

Underdahl does not foresee any more clinic closures

Last month, Northfield Hospital + Clinics announced the Lonsdale Clinic practice will be closed and consolidated with the Northfield and Lakeville clinics. Northfield Hospital + Clinics President …

County will put tax-forfeited property up for sale

Rice County announced two parcels of tax-forfeited land will be made available to the highest bidder in an auction next month. The parcels – one in Bridgewater Township and another in Warsaw …
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Obituaries
Donald Lee Paddock
Donald Lee Paddock, 89 of Northfield, formerly of Faribault, passed away peacefully Sunday morning, January 28, 2024, at Three Links Care Center in Northfield. He had been a resident there since …
Gayle Georgeanne Claxton
Gayle Georgeanne Claxton, 76, of Kenyon, passed away on Friday, January 26, 2024 at Three Links Care Center. She was born August 11, 1947 in Stillwater, Minnesota, the daughter of Hans and Fern …
Herbert O. Noreen
Herbert O. Noreen, age 91, a loving father, grandfather, great-grandfather, and a dedicated man of the land, passed away peacefully on Saturday, December 23, 2023 at Sophie’s Manor in Centuria, …
Gordon “Gordie” Rahman
Gordon “Gordie” Rahman, age 89 of Red Wing Minnesota passed away on January 18, 2024 at Deer Crest assisted living in Red Wing, surrounded by his family. Gordon Lee Rahman was born November 3, …
Edward “Butch” Owen
Edward “Butch” Owen, age 54, passed away at his home in Dundas on Monday, January 15th after a long, courageous battle with lung cancer. Ed was born on February 12, 1969, in Rochester, MN, the …
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Helen Peterson, age 94, of Northfield, Minnesota, passed away peacefully on Sunday, January 14 at the Northfield Retirement Care Center. Born December 8, 1929, to Carl and Elsie (Schrader) Wegner. …
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