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1. How can I find information on a property?
2. What is homestead and what is needed to apply?
3. When is the value of my property established?
4. Will the Assessor's Office notify me of my property value and what I can do if I feel a mistake has been made?

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1. How do I view Rice County GIS data?
2. How do I get to the Rice County Courthouse?
3. What department is GIS in?
4. How can I order GIS data?

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1. How do I request a speaker from the Attorney's Office?

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1. Who do I call regarding a consumer protection problem?
2. Who should I contact if I have a landlord/tenant issue?
3. Who should I contact if I have questions about bankruptcy?
4. Who should I contact if I need an attorney to represent me?
5. Who should I contact if I need to report consumer fraud?

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1. Can I report a crime to the County Attorney's Office?
2. How do I obtain copies of criminal reports?
3. How does a judge decide a sentence?
4. What happens at trial?
5. What happens next in a criminal case?

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1. Can anyone help me with expenses related to this crime?
2. Can I testify by video if I don't want to be in the courtroom with the offender?
3. Do I have to come to court?
4. How do I know if the offender is still in custody?
5. How do I obtain a police report?
6. How long until I get my restitution?
7. I am a victim in a domestic violence case. Can I drop the charges?
8. I am a victim. How can I be compensated for my loss?
9. What do I do before trial?
10. What if I'm afraid the offender will want to retaliate against me or my family members?
11. Why are some defendants not in jail after they have been arrested and charged?
12. Will I have to testify?
13. Will this case go to trial?

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1. How do I get a ditch near my property repaired?
2. How do I pay property taxes online or by phone?
3. Where can I find tax rates for my jurisdiction?
4. How do I know if my taxes have been paid?
5. Are there any delinquent taxes on my parcel?
6. How do I register to vote?
7. How can I find out where to vote?
8. Where can I get an absentee ballot application?
9. Where can I find election results?
10. How do I become an election judge?

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1. How do I know if someone is on probation?
2. How do I get a Chemical Use Evaluation?
3. How do I find the MADD Impact Panels?

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1. Where can I get information on cooking, food preservation, cleaning stains and mildew from homes and clothes, and other household issues?
2. Who can I contact about Minnesota production agriculture and small acreage questions?
3. Where can I find information about plants, trees, gardens and insects in the home landscape?
4. What is the AnswerLine?

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1. Launch Minnesota grants
2. Minnesota State Trade and Export Promotion (STEP) Program
3. ReConnect Loan and Grant program
4. Remote Education and Health Care Resources
5. Southern Minnesota Initiative Foundation grants

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1. How does my group Adopt a Highway?
2. Where do I find road related permit applications?
3. How do I find out about State road construction and road closures?
4. Who should I report a sign down to?
5. Who do I report a road hazard to?
6. How do I request a ditch clean out?
7. Who do I contact to find out right-a-way widths and easements?

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1. Can I get help navigating through the online application process?
2. Do I need an email account to setup a “user account” and apply online?
3. I don’t have an e-mail address – what can I do?
4. How do I know Rice County Human Resources Office received my online application?
5. After I submit my application, what happens next?
6. I have forgotten my user name and password – what can I do?
7. How long does it take to complete the application? Can you give me any additional tips?
8. Can I complete an online job application in advance of a job opening?
9. How can I be notified of a job opening?
10. I was filling out my application and I lost all my information. What happened?
11. Do you make reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities?
12. What jobs are available with Rice County?

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1. Are jurors compensated for jury service?
2. Can I avoid jury duty?
3. Can jury duty be rescheduled?
4. How long does jury duty last?
5. How was I selected for jury duty?
6. Is my employment protected if I serve on jury duty?
7. Must my employer pay me while I am on jury duty?
8. What is my duty as a juror?
9. What type of cases do jurors hear?
10. Who is eligible for jury duty?
11. Why is Jury Duty important?

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1. What kind of jail space does Rice County currently have?
2. Are jail admissions rising in Rice County?
3. If the number of inmates isn't projected to rise significantly, why build a new jail?
4. What is planned for the current Law Enforcement Center when the new facility is finished?
5. Is solar energy part of the project?
6. How is the Public Safety Center being financed?
7. I see new roads on the plan. Who's building those?
8. Why not keep the Main Jail as a 90-day facility and partner with Steele County for inmates serving longer sentences?

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1. Why did the county look at these properties?
2. When did the board decide to demolish the buildings?
3. Is there going to be a park on the First Avenue portion of the block?
4. Is there a way to recognize Olof Hanson, architect of the Klemer Building?
5. What happen to the murals on the two Fourth Street buildings?

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1. Is camping available at county parks?
2. How do I make reservations for McCullough Park?
3. Where are the public access points on each of Rice County's lakes?

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1. What is Rice County doing to be ready for health emergencies?
2. What is WIC and whom does it serve?
3. How do I find health information in languages other than English?
4. How do I get information about requirements and/or licensing for Special Event Food Stands?
5. Where can I pick up a National Association of Counties (NACo) Prescription Discount Card?
6. What do I do if I can't afford immunizations for my child?

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1. Can I order a birth or death certificate online?
2. How much does it cost to file my notary commission and register my signature?
3. Do I have to file my notary commission in person?
4. Is this land torrens or abstract?
5. Are well certificates required on all deeds?
6. How do I get a marriage license?
7. How do I get a copy of my birth certificate?
8. Can I get a reduced marriage license fee?
9. Does the Recorder's Office provide notary services?
10. How long does it take to get a passport?
11. Where can I obtain my birth certificate?
12. When can I search a property?
13. How old must I be to get married?
14. Where do I go, and what do I need for a passport?
15. Will the Recorder's Office help me fill out my forms?
16. How much does a birth certificate cost?
17. How much does a death certificate cost?
18. How much does a passport cost?
19. How do I get a passport?
20. How do I get a copy of a marriage certificate?
21. What is LandShark, and how do I sign-up for access to it?
22. How do I amend my birth record?

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1. How do I obtain a permit to carry a firearm in public?
2. How do I obtain a permit to purchase a firearm?
3. What if I have a hunter, snowmobile or ATV trespassing on my property?
4. What rules govern the use of ATV in Rice County?

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1. Does Rice County have an illegal drug problem?
2. How can I provide information on criminal activity?
3. How do I contact a witness/victim coordinator?
4. What are the most common crimes in Rice County?
5. What if I have a hunter, snowmobile or ATV trespassing on my property?

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1. How do I contact Investigations?
2. What agencies/offices are located inside of the Rice County Law Enforcement Center?
3. What are the Civil Process office hours?

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1. Does the Rice County Jail differ from the Minnesota Correctional Facility or Faribault Prison?
2. What is "Huber Law"?
3. What is "Pay for Stay"?

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1. How do I contact a witness/victim coordinator?
2. How do I get a copy of a police or accident report?
3. How do I get an eviction started?
4. How do I receive a copy of my driving record?
5. Where do I pay my traffic ticket?
6. Who do I contact to obtain a Restraining Order or an Order For Protection?

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1. How do I contact a witness/victim coordinator?
2. How do I get enrolled in "Citizen Alert"
3. How do I pick up found or recovered property?
4. How is contract policing different than having your own police department?
5. What are your fees for service?
6. What common court processes does the Sheriff's Office Civil Division help facilitate?
7. What types of surfaces are best for developing latent prints?
8. When do I call 911?

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1. How can a member of the public get fingerprinted?
2. How do I obtain a permit to carry a gun?
3. Can I text a tip to the Sheriff's Office?
4. When should I call 911?

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1. Who is eligible for help with medical bills?
2. What help is available if our family has an emergency like a house fire?
3. How do I report welfare fraud?
4. Where do I go to find out how to set up child support for my child?
5. How do I report child maltreatment (abuse or neglect)?
6. How do I report maltreatment of a vulnerable adult?
7. How do I find childcare?
8. How do I contact the 24-hour adult mental health crisis line?
9. Can I talk to someone about my mental health problem if I'm not in crisis?

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1. What is "family" adult foster care vs. "corporate" adult foster care?
2. Who can be placed in an adult foster home?
3. What services do adult foster homes offer?
4. How does payment work for adult foster care placements?
5. What other placement options exist for vulnerable adults?
6. Who should I contact for more information on adult foster care or to refer someone for placement in an adult foster home?

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1. What can I do with household hazardous waste?
2. How do I recycle at my home?
3. How do I recycle batteries?
4. Can I recycle fluorescent bulbs?
5. Can I recycle used oil and filters?
6. How do I dispose of yard waste?
7. Can I haul garbage myself?
8. How do I contact the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency?
9. How do I dispose of Business Hazardous Waste?
10. How do I dispose of tires?
11. How do I recycle appliances?
12. How do I recycle electronics?
13. What are the hours, rates and acceptable items for the Rice County Landfill?
14. How do I recycle plastic bottles?
15. How do I apply for permits online?