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Posted on: March 22, 2021

Local Boards of Appeal & Equalization and Alternative Meetings 2021

Property owners recently received a Notice of Valuation and Classification for Taxes Payable for 2022.   This form is to notify you of the market value and classification of your property for assessment year 2021.   The property...

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Assessor

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Posted on: November 25, 2020

Rice County Courthouse Closed

Closed

Effective Monday, November 30th, 2020, the Rice County Courthouse is closed due to recent surge of new cases of COVID-19 and increasing concerns for public health.  

 

Chief Justice Lorie S. Gildea issued an Order Governing the Continuing ...

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Attorney

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Posted on: November 25, 2020

Important Notice

Alert

Effective, Monday, November 30, 2020, the Rice County Courthouse is closed until further notice due to the recent surge of new cases of COVID-19 and increasing concerns for public health. 

 We encourage you to call or email Rice County Co...

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Court Administration

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Posted on: March 5, 2021

2021 RICE COUNTY COVID-19 Business Relief Payments Application

Closed

The Rice County COVID-19 Business Relief Grant Program is closed to applications at this time. We are continuing to review applications received to date and you will be notified as to the status of your application by March 31, 2021.

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Economic Development

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Highway

4 Stories
Posted on: March 30, 2021

2021 Road Construction Season

The Rice County Highway Department’s construction season is under way. This year’s projects include the following:

  • CSAH No. 46 (Bagley Ave) – Continuation of the 2020 reconstruction of 2.6 miles of CSAH No. 46 from the roundab...
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Highway
Posted on: March 1, 2021

Notice of Rice County Spring Load Restrictions

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Spring Load Restrictions on Rice County State Aid Highways and County roadways will go in to effect at 12:01 a.m., Thursday, March 4, 2021.

The Minnesota Department of Transportation has issued a notice that Spring Load Restrictions on the state highway sy...

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Highway
Posted on: January 5, 2021

2021 Official Publication for Transportation Projects

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2021 Official Publication for Transportation Projects

 Rice County has designated its website, www.co.rice.mn.us, as the 2021 Official Publication for public notices required for transportation projects.

 CONTACTS:

Dennis Luebbe, Rice Count...

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Highway

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4 Stories
Posted on: January 27, 2021

Report a Concern

Downtown

Citizen Request Tracker allows you to notify us about a general concern, comment, or compliment. If you have an account you can also log in to view the progress of your existing report. Learn more about Citizen Request Tracker today!

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Home
Posted on: January 27, 2021

Create an Account

Rice County

By clicking “Sign In” on the MyAccount bar at the top of the screen, users may create a login for the site or use their Facebook profile to access MyAccount. Once logged in, visitors can choose the modules, features and keywords that t...

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Home
Posted on: January 27, 2021

Stay Connected

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Notify Me allows you to subscribe to an unlimited number of email lists. Sign up to receive email or text updates on topics of your choice so that you can stay informed. Check out Notify Me today!

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Home
Posted on: January 27, 2021

Alert Center

Rice County

The Alert Center allows visitors to stay up to date on potentially disruptive, non-life threatening events such as road closures, parking alerts, boil water advisories, and more. Active alerts will display at the top of the website. Visitors can also sign...

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Posted on: January 17, 2021

Update – COVID Vaccinations Rice County

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Rice County Public Health continues to work with the Minnesota Department of Health and local hospital and pharmacy partners to complete vaccination for those in the first phase (Phase 1a) of the state’s vaccine prioritization.

Vaccinations for most indivi...

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Public Health
Posted on: October 2, 2020

Free COVID-19 TESTING EVENT IN NORTHFIELD OCTOBER 6 – 8

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Testing is free and open to all, with or without symptoms

 

The Minnesota Department of Health is partnering with local public health officials to give people a chance to get a COVID-19 test if they would like to get tested. Over the next several w...

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Public Health
Posted on: July 2, 2020

Celebrate Independence Day Safely!

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As of July 2nd, Rice County has had 827 lab confirmed cases of COVID-19 and we continue to see widespread community transmission.

Celebrating Independence Day this year will need to be different due to the pandemic. Please celebrate in a safe manner in ord...

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Public Health
Posted on: May 22, 2020

WEEKEND COVID-19 TESTING BY NATIONAL GUARD AT FARIBAULT ARMORY

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WEEKEND COVID-19 TESTING BY NATIONAL GUARD AT FARIBAULT ARMORY

Rice County Public Health has received notification from the Minnesota Department of Health that the Governor’s Office has directed Statewide COVID-19 testing events be held at various Minnesot...

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Public Health
Posted on: May 20, 2020

COVID-19 Case Update

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As of today, Rice County has had 295 lab confirmed cases of COVID-19, ranging in age from 5 months of age through 89 years of age, with a median age of 35.2   Eleven of those 295 lab confirmed cases, ranging in age from 31 years old to 80 years o...

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Public Health
Posted on: May 11, 2020

Second COVID-19 Death in Rice County

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May 11, 2020

 

Second COVID-19 Death in Rice County 

Rice County Public Health received confirmation from the Minnesota Department of Health of the second death of a Rice County resident due...

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Public Health
Posted on: May 7, 2020

Increase in Rice County COVID-19 Cases

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Increase in Rice County COVID-19 Cases 

Rice County has seen a steady rise in COVID - 19 cases with the total case count as of today at 53; and increase of 17 cases from the day prior. The age range of Rice County lab confirmed cases is 12 years t...

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Public Health
Posted on: April 27, 2020

Rice County COVID-19 Helpline Number

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Rice County Public Health has opened a COVID-19 helpline today, to answer COVID-19 related questions and to help connect residents to local resources during the pandemic.

The Rice County COVID-19 Helpline number is 507.384. 6459. It is open Monday through ...

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Public Health
Posted on: April 24, 2020

Safe Return to Work Guidance

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On April 23rd, Governor Walz signed Executive Order 20-40 allowing workers in some sectors, including industrial, manufacturing, and office-based businesses to return to safe workplaces, subject to conditions beginning April 27th.

Businesses must establish...

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Public Health

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Sheriff

4 Stories
Posted on: April 4, 2021

Notice of Restricted Outdoor Burning – Rice County

News Release

 

 

April 4, 2021

                           

Because of some dry vegetation and a low relative humidit...

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Sheriff
Posted on: March 11, 2021

Rice County Law Enforcement Scolarship

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The Rice County Deputy Sheriff’s Association received a Memorial Donation from the family of retired Rice County Sheriff Dave Schweisthal.   We are currently accepting applications for two (2) $500 Law Enforcement Scholarships to be awarded for t...

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Sheriff
Posted on: November 25, 2020

Rice County Courthouse Closed

Closed

Effective Monday, November 30th, 2020, the Rice County Courthouse is closed due to recent surge of new cases of COVID-19 and increasing concerns for public health.  

 

Chief Justice Lorie S. Gildea issued an Order Governing the Continuing ...

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Sheriff
Posted on: November 16, 2020

Rice County Sheriff’s Office Civil (public) finger printing hours

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  Rice County Sheriff’s Office (public) Finger Printing hours are Tuesdays from 2:00pm-4:00pm and Thursdays from 9:00am-11:00am. The amount is $25.00 * CASH ONLY*     We will not provide change. 

 At this time w...

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Sheriff

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Posted on: April 9, 2021

COVID-19 EMERGENCY RENTAL ASSISTANCE

RENTHELPMN is on the way. Please visit their website at renthelpmn.org to find out how you can prepare to apply for assistance.

Social Services

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Posted on: October 6, 2020

COVID 19 K-12 Distance Learning Support Grant (DLSG)

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COVID-19 K-12 Distance Learning Support Grant (DLSG)

The Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs has implemented a Distance Learning Support Grant in the amount of $3,000.   The purpose of the grant is to mitigate the negative financial impact a ...

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Veterans' Services