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Posted on: November 21, 2022

Important property tax homestead notice

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This will affect your 2023 property taxes and eligibility for Property Tax Refund.

Have you purchased or moved into a property in the past year?Contact your county assessor to file a homestead application if you or a qualifying relative occupy the property...

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Posted on: November 22, 2022

Hand, machine count of ballots match exactly in required post-election review

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Votes counted in a post-election review of two Rice County precincts Tuesday matched the machine count from earlier this month.

The review, required by Minnesota statutes after every general election, this year looked at the races for Minnesota governor an...

In every case, the counts were an exact match to t

In every case, the counts were an exact match to t Elections

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Posted on: November 23, 2022

Road and bridge tour gives board an up-close look at needs, challenges

Road-bridge tour 2022

Rice County leaders says plans for one of the biggest projects – and potentially most disruptive for travelers –in recent years continue to move along as scheduled.

But when the much-anticipated six-legged round...

One of the biggest and potentially most disruptive

One of the biggest and potentially most disruptive Highway

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Posted on: November 16, 2022

Series on housing addresses ADUs, downsizing and aging in place design

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Age-Friendly Northfield, Rice County Habitat for Humanity and the city of Northfield have scheduled a series of workshops that explore the housing domain. While two of the cohosting agencies are based in Northfield, the sessions are open to all.

All sessio...

A series of workshops to explore the housing domai

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Posted on: June 4, 2021

Emergency Housing Voucher waiting list open

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The Rice County Housing and Redevelopment Authority (HRA) Emergency Housing Voucher waiting list is open effective June 3, 2021. Applications will only be accepted from individuals and families who are experiencing homelessness; at risk of experiencing ho...

Applications will only be accepted from individual

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Posted on: November 30, 2022

Public Health Corps member helps spread the message, shares the workload

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There’s plenty to do to improve Rice County residents’ health and wellbeing, and expand their access to opportunities for active living.

So much so that Josh Ramaker, Rice County Public Health’s SHIP (Statewide Health Improvem...

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Posted on: November 28, 2022

Rice County officers kick off holiday DWI campaign, make 6 weekend arrests

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Law enforcement officers were busy over the holiday weekend, the start of the annual impaired driving enforcement campaign which runs through New Year’s Eve.

While Rice County officers made six arrests for driving while impaired over the holiday ...

Getting impaired drivers off the road helps ensure

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Posted on: November 22, 2022

Local law enforcement kicks off the holidays with extra DWI patrols

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The holiday season is here. And that means parties, get-togethers with friends and loved ones, and toasting the new year. This season, more than ever, if you drink, stay off the roads.

Beginning Thanksgiving Eve, Nov. 23, Rice County law enforcement office...

Rice County officers are looking for impaired, dis

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Posted on: November 18, 2022

Life Saving Award presented to 2 men whose quick actions saved Carleton prof

Life Saving Award

By any standard, two local seniors with lifeguard and CPR training are heroes. And they’ve got the hardware to prove it.

Rice County Sheriff Jesse Thomas on Thursday awarded Hunter Conrad, a senior at Bethlehem Academy, and Luke Sargent, a senior...

By any standard, two local seniors are heroes.

By any standard, two local seniors are heroes. Sheriff

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