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Court Administration

Posted on: November 25, 2020

Important Notice


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 Court Administration to answer questions on how to file paperwork with the court for any type of case. Court Administration staff will advise you of the process and provide answers to your questions.


Phone: (507) 497-7134  


Fax:  507-332-6199

 All court hearings will be held remotely when possible. You should receive a notice of remote hearing that will include zoom information for your hearing. 

If you received notice or were told to appear in-person during the time when the building is closed, there will be county staff to direct you to the appropriate courtroom. If you have a court case scheduled in Rice County District Court and have questions, please call (507) 497-7134. 

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