Well Water Testing Kits Available for Landowners in the Zumbro River Watershed

Private landowners living in the Zumbro River Watershed in southeastern Rice County are eligible to receive free well water testing kits from the Tap-In Safe Drinking Water for SE MN program and the …

Water Testing Wraps up for the Cannon River Watershed

It is finally time to hang up the waders for the year. From May to September, Soil and Water Conservation Districts (SWCDs) in the Cannon River watershed have been collecting water samples from …

“The Myths and Realities of the 1960s”

Join us for "The Myths and Realities of the 1960s" with Tim Madigan on Thursday, November 10, 2022 at 7pm for at the Rice County Historical Society Museum Over the past 50+ years, the era of the …

Meet the Candidates for SWCD Board

This year, the Rice Soil & Water Conservation District (SWCD) has two Supervisor positions up for election.  SWCD candidates appear on the ballot for the general election which will take …
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Obituaries
Dorothy “Boots” Ozmun Johnson
Dorothy “Boots” Ozmun Johnson, age 85 of Northfield passed away with her family by her side on Friday afternoon, November 25, 2022. She was a day short of her 86th birthday. Dorothy Elizabeth …
Kenneth Harold Sherwin
Kenneth Harold Sherwin, age 86, of Northfield, peacefully passed away Friday, September 23, 2022, at the Minneapolis VA Health Care System. Ken was born to Milton Olaf Sr. and Malinda Sophie …
Harold John Bonde
Harold John Bonde, age 94, of Nerstrand, passed away on September 13, 2022, at home surrounded by his family. Visitation will be on Monday, September 19, 2022, from 4:00-7:00 p.m. at Boldt Funeral …
Charles “Charlie” Dashow
Charles “Charlie” Dashow, age 72, of Dundas passed away peacefully Wednesday, August 31, 2022, at the Benedictine Community Living in Northfield. Charlie was born to Gordan and Evelyn …
Jerry Kolb
Jerry Kolb, 84, of Dundas, passed away Sunday, September 4, 2022, peacefully at home. Gerald Lee Kolb was born on June 5, 1938, in Dundas to Frank and Hazel (Welch) Kolb. He attended school in …
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Stacker compiled a list of the U.S. metro areas with the least inventory of active listings, using Redfin's data and months of supply metric. Only metro areas where at least 300 homes sold in October 2022 were included. Metros include suburbs and other municipalities in the area.
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Stacker analyzed over 70,000 issues for 365 metro areas on SeeClickFix.com to find the most common categories of complaints submitted by concerned citizens.
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The Northfield School Board is the main oversight group of the Northfield Public Schools composed of 7 members who serve a 4 year term. Their approval is needed on all major policy changes, budget …
“In Minnesota, the sheriff is elected every four years, maintaining a direct connection between the populace and the chief law officer of the county. The Sheriff’s Office provides law …
The Rice County Attorney is an elected official, responsible for a broad range of legal activities arising within Rice County. These responsibilities are primarily: The office is responsible for the …
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