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Throughout the month of June I had the pleasure of visiting with folks from across Southern Minnesota Initiative Foundation’s (SMIF) 20-county region during our Sprout events. … more
Albert Quie, former Minnesota governor and congressman is now the oldest living former governor of any U. S. state as well as the oldest living former member of the Unites States House of … more
FARIBAULT, Minnesota — Faribault Mill is in the midst of its largest single investment at the Mill, getting new equipment that will allow the company to scale up.  "The demand we've … more
CANNON FALLS, Minn. – After 11 years of making cheese at a pilot test plant and in turkey roasters, the ladies of CannonBelles have finally moved into their new cheese plant in Cannon … more
2022 Rice County Dairy Princesses Karlie DeGrood & Brooke Johnson more
With the recent spike in Covid-19 cases, Rice County Public Health is reminding everyone that the department continues to host vaccination clinics at the Rice County Government Services Building … more
Around 40 students representing high schools and middle schools from southeastern Minnesota gathered at the Byron Sportsmen & Conservation Club near Byron, Minnesota to test their knowledge of … more
As I am sitting down to write on this late April day, I cannot help but look outside. It’s cool, gloomy, and wet, and the 10-day forecast shows no changes. Normally, I would already be out in … more
Join local historian and author Jeff Sauve as he presents interesting stories from his latest publication: Valley Grove Preservation Society: History and Highlights. The presentation will be on … more
How did Arbor Day become what it is today? Why should we care about trees? Well, Arbor Day was started by one person back in the 1870s over the importance of trees. Trees can help provide oxygen, … more
Larry Richie, a retired farmer and local historian is bringing his Bison Bones and other local archeological discoveries to the Rice County Historical Society to share them with the community at an … more
Rice County issued a statement yesterday announcing that their newly purchased assistive marking devices for voting will be in place in most precincts in time for the special … more
Cover crops and other soil-health practices will be the focus of an upcoming meeting for area farmers. The “Farmers Protecting the Cannon River Watershed” meeting will take place on … more
  Starting in 1948, the National FFA Board of Directors designated a weeklong tradition to recognize George Washington’s example and legacy as a leader and farmer. For the past 73 … more
HOPE, Minn. – The employees of Hope Creamery collaboratively decided they would make butter to celebrate over 100 years of being in business; the creamery turned 102 years old Dec. … more
    The Rice County Board of Commissioners agreed to seek legislative approval in order to ask voters to consider approving a countywide sales tax this November that would pay … more
The City of Dundas will soon bring in two new employees to improve the overall performance of the city.  The Dundas City Council authorized City Administrator … more
And the Dundas City Council met on Monday night, and approved the city budget for 2022, along with an 11.9% increase in city property taxes. Dundas City Administrator Jenelle … more
    Former Sheriff Troy Dunn retired on November 12, leaving a year left on his term, and Thomas was appointed Sheriff by the Rice County Board of Commissioners to fill out that … more
    KYMN has taken the first step into video broadcasting and created an exciting new facet in the way the station is able to present a live … more
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