Early Voting for Primary Election

Early voting in Primary Election June 28 through August 12 Rice County voters can vote early in the Primary Election now through August 12 at Northfield City Hall, 801 Washington Street in the …

Rice County Students Compete at State Envirothon

Around 100 students representing high schools from all over the state of Minnesota gathered at the Wolf Ridge Environmental Learning Center in Finland, Minnesota to test their knowledge of …

Meet Rice County's new Director of Emergency Services, Joe Johnson

At the tender age of 12, Joe Johnson decided on a career in emergency services. The circumstances were far from ideal for Rice County’s new Director of Emergency Services. While firefighters and …

SEMCAC Announces Recent Organizational Grant Awards

This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through grants from the Minnesota State Arts Board thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund. On May …
More Local News
Loneliness can have a serious impact on the life span of seniors. When older adults feel isolated or alone, it can lead to both physical and mental health problems. Studies have shown that lonely …
Are you familiar with the game – JENGA? This game challenges you to see how many pieces you can carefully remove before the entire tower collapses. It is amazing how many pieces can be removed from …
Both Monica and Claudia were more adept at construction projects than the average suburban gal. Our father was an architect and engineer – always working on some building or mechanical project when …
Obituaries
Nathan J. Thomas
Nathan J. Thomas, age 30 of Dundas, MN passed away on Saturday, June 1, 2024 due to injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Nathan, the son of John (Judy) Thomas and Marcia Thompson, was …
Candace "Cookie" Lee Williams
Candace "Cookie" Lee Williams, age 77, of Dundas, a beacon of love and faith, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, May 6, 2024, at Mill City Senior Living in Faribault. Born on January 22, 1947, in …
Elouise Quinnell
It's with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Elouise on Friday, April 5th, at her beloved farm of 68 years, surrounded by her family. Born in Northfield, Elouise spent her formative years …
Jerry Robert Hubbard
Jerry Robert Hubbard, age 76, passed away on Friday morning, April 12, at the Minnesota Veteran's Home in Minneapolis. Jerry was born on November 13, 1947 in Northfield, the son of James 'Jim' and …
Melvin A. Edelbach, Jr.
Melvin A. Edelbach, Jr., 79 of Kellogg, passed away Wednesday, April 10, 2024, at Mayo Clinic – St. Mary’s Campus, Rochester, MN. Melvin Allan was born February 4, 1945, in Waumandee, WI to …
Community
Once again Minnesotans have reached the time of the year where we all go outside. All of us. As much as we possibly can. After all, we only have a short period of time where we can be outside before …
DUNDAS CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING MINUTES Monday, May 13 2024 7:00 p.m. City Hall Present: Mayor Glenn Switzer Councilors Luke LaCroix, Ashley Gallagher, Grant Modory Absent: Luke …
Cicadas come out in the summer. It happens every year in Tennessee. They are best known by the high pitched buzz created by the male vibrating their abdomen over 120 times per second. This sound can …
Community
Wednesday, May 29th is the kickoff date for Dennison Farmers Market! From 5 to 7 pm, you will find not only the vendors you have become accustomed to, but a few new members will be there, vending …
The Dundas Women’s Study Club is celebrating what its twenty charter members wouldn’t have imagined when they gathered on September 16, 1924 for their very first meeting. Over the next …
DUNDAS. MINN., May 23, 2024 – Tractor Supply Company (NASDAQ: TSCO), the largest rural lifestyle retailer in the United States, today announced it will celebrate its Grand Opening in Dundas from …
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