Posted on: August 8, 2017

Notice of Public Sale of Tax-Forfeited Lands

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the parcels of land described in the List of Tax-Forfeited Land #2017-01, that is contained herein, shall be sold to the highest bidder at public sale.  The parcels of tax-forfeited land listed on the List of ...

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Posted on: June 19, 2017

County Auditor/Treasurer, Fran Windschitl Announces Retirement, County Board Considers Appointment

Auditor/Treasurer Fran Windschitl, CPA has announced his retirement effective September 30, 2017.  Windschitl’s career at Rice County spanned 26 years with the last almost 19 years as the elected Auditor/Treasurer.  Windschitl ...

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Posted on: September 19, 2017

Notice of Public Hearing: Proposed Modifications to 10-Year Transportation Capital Improvement Plan

The Rice County Board of Commissioners will hold a PUBLIC HEARING on Tuesday, October 24, 2017 at 9:00 a.m. in the Commissioner’s Room of the Government Services Building, 320 Third Street N.W., Faribault, MN.The purpose of the public hearing is...

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Posted on: April 5, 2017

2017 Road Construction Season

The Rice County Highway Department’s construction season is scheduled to begin on or about April 17, 2017, weather permitting.  This year’s projects include the following:

  • Culvert Replacements & Rehabilitation on CSAH No. 1...
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Posted on: August 22, 2017

FREE Falls Prevention Classes Starting Soon in Faribault Sign-up Deadline September 7th

Rice County Public Health, Three Rivers Community Action and Milestone Senior Living are teaming up to offer “A Matter of Balance: Managing Concerns About Falls” in Faribault for interested community members. These evidence based programs help those with ...

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Posted on: August 7, 2017

Breastfeeding Support in the Workplace Benefits Employers, Moms & Babies

Become designated as a breastfeeding friendly workplace!

Rice County Public Health and Rice County WIC strongly support breastfeeding.  We know that breastfeeding is important for both mother and baby.

More than 80 percent of new mothers participat...

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Posted on: August 17, 2017

Public Feedback & Participation Invited for Rice County 2018 Multi-Hazard Mitigation Plan Update

The Rice County Office of Emergency Management is currently working with the University of Minnesota Duluth – Geospatial Analysis Center (GAC) to prepare an update of the County’s 2012 “Multi-Hazard Mitigation Plan” (MHMP).  The plan is a require...

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