New Cellular Water Meters

Every household will be required to switch to the new cellular water meters. There is no charge to the owner for this change out. In 2022 all the businesses and half the residents were converted to …

Land Management Meeting for Female Landowners Planned

Attention female landowners, farmers, and farm wives! Join us at Janna’s Market Grill in Faribault to learn about the management of farm/rural land. Learn about conservation and other …

Plan NOW for Spring Conservation Seeding

As I sit down to write, we are currently in a winter storm warning. The last thing most people would think of is spring seeding, but on a cold day like this, it’s a perfect time to plan new …

Rice SWCD 2023 Tree Sale Open

The Rice Soil and Water Conservation District is pleased to announce that the Rice SWCD 2023 Tree Sale is open. From shrubs to beautiful trees, the district has a great selection of species to meet …
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Obituaries
Mildred M. Tatge
Mildred M. Tatge, age 100, of Faribault passed away peacefully Saturday, December 17, 2022, at Abbott-Northwestern Hospital, Minneapolis surrounded by her family. Funeral services will be held at …
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 …
Community
DUNDAS CITY COUNCIL INITIAL and REGULAR MEETING MINUTES Monday, January 09, 2023 7:00 p.m. City Hall Present: Mayor Glenn Switzer; Councilors Ashley Gallagher, Luke LaCroix, Grant …
DUNDAS CITY COUNCIL PUBLIC HEARING AND REGULAR MEETING MINUTES Monday, December 12, 2022 7:00 p.m. City Hall Present: Mayor Glenn Switzer: Councilors Luke LaCroix, Luke …
Are you worried about getting wrinkles or sagging skin? Are your joints achy and sore? If so, it’s time to look into collagen. Collagen is the body’s most abundant protein. Its job is to hold …
Community
Northfield Hospital + Clinics welcomes pediatric nurse practitioner Niki Feran, APRN, PNP to the Northfield Clinic, caring for children of all ages. Niki takes a collaborative approach with her …
The Rice County Board of Commissioners approved a $33.8 million property tax levy for 2023, an amount 8.89% higher than in 2022. Most of the increase will go to repay bonds used to finance …
The Rice Soil and Water Conservation District has selected Steve and Faith Lund of rural Faribault as the 2022 Wildlife Enhancement Award winners for Rice County. The Wildlife Enhancement Award …
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