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Rice County Has One Most Wanted Criminal
A number of people are always in lockup in Rice County. You wish in an area like this that this would not be the case, but in this day in age it's true. It's not like Mayberry where most of the time the only jail inmate was the town drunk.
Rice County has one person on its Most Wanted list:…
Nonmetro Minnesota Transit Grants Announced
Minnesota Lt. Gov. Tina Smith along with Transportation Commissioner Charlie Zelle announced $23.7 million in grants for needed transit services in nonmetro Minnesota.
Recipients of grants in our area include:

Three Rivers Community Action, which serves Goodhue, Rice and Wabasha counties - $620,600
Ced…
Good information at Rice and Steele County Crops Day
There were a lot of farmers at the annual Rice and Steele County Crops Day in Owatonna on Tuesday. Lisa Behnken and Ryan Miller gave a very interesting presentation on weed resistance and developing a management plan. Lisa and Ryan had developed a flow chart with different classes of herbicides...
Cannon Lake Heats Up This Saturday with the Radar Run
Get ready for some fun on the lake this weekend! No, this recent heat wave hasn't messed with my mind, I'm talking about the 29th annual Cannon Lake Shootout Radar Run hosted by the Faribo Sno-Go Club this Saturday, January 21. Throw your sled on the trailer and bring it out to Cannon Lake…
A Look Back: 1910 History of Rice and Steele Counties
Sue Garwood explains the types of information found in the 1910 History of Rice and Steele Counties, a reference book in the Rice County Historical Society’s collection. The book also is available online through the Library of Congress.
New episodes featuring Rice and Steele county hi…
Individual Storm Aid Now Approved for Rice County Area
Gov. Mark Dayton's office says a federal agency has reversed itself and approved aid for individuals and households in southern Minnesota hit by the heavy rains and flooding in September.
Earlier this month, the governor appealed the original decision by the Federal Emergency Management Agency t…

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