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Northfield farmer tells Congress of need to end trade war, access to workers

Thu, 07/18/2019 - 5:00pm
John Zimmerman, a Northfield turkey farmer, testified Tuesday at a House Agriculture Livestock and Foreign Agriculture subcommittee hearing reviewing the state of the U.S. livestock and poultry economies.
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Nfld. recommends filtering manganese from infant drinking water

Thu, 07/18/2019 - 4:57pm
Northfield residents are advised to filter manganese from the water infants drink.
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4-H develops confidence, leadership skills in Rice County youth

Thu, 07/18/2019 - 3:53pm
The county fair is every 4-H’ers time to shine, whether they’re showing livestock or displaying their creative pieces.
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GALLERY: Best of the Best awards highlight Rice County's ag leaders

Thu, 07/18/2019 - 10:30am
Three big names in local agriculture are now members of the Rice County Agriculture Hall of Fame.
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Residents push back on moratorium disallowing new homes in Greenvale Twp.

Wed, 07/17/2019 - 3:48pm
The Greenvale Township Board of Supervisors received pushback Tuesday on its temporary moratorium on single-family home construction in the township.
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GALLERY: Three 2019 Rice County Fair Ambassadors take crowns

Wed, 07/17/2019 - 1:30pm
July 16 was a big night for three young women who were selected to represent the 2019 Rice County Fair.
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Comments sought on environmental review of proposed car club site

Wed, 07/17/2019 - 1:11pm
Rice County has submitted its required Environmental Assessment Worksheet to the Environmental Quality Board for Wolf Creek Autobahn, a proposed project off County Road 46 west of Dundas that includes a recreational road course, villas, a convenience store and fuel…
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U of M provides mental health and stress support for Minnesota farmers

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 3:30pm
Editor’s Note
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City's racial equity plan would ensure diversity on boards, among staff

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 2:31pm
The city of Northfield is working toward implementing a racial equity plan.
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City employs several methods to combat cyber attacks

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 2:00pm
The city of Northfield is taking a multi-pronged approach to preventing cyber attacks.
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Bridgewater Twp. sues, alleging wetlands destroyed in flood mitigation project

Tue, 07/16/2019 - 12:45pm
Bridgewater Township is alleging that the companies it hired to rerouted Spring Creek and conduct other flood prevention work destroyed existing wetlands and cost the township tens of thousands of dollars.
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Carleton, St. Olaf see increases in student debt, following statewide trend

Mon, 07/15/2019 - 4:30pm
For many Minnesota college students, graduation is a joyful celebration — and one that signals the beginning of years, maybe decades, of debt repayment.
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Restored tractor preserves history of Pirkl Implement, city's John Deere dealer

Mon, 07/15/2019 - 3:45pm
A piece of history from Pirkl Implement, a former John Deere tractor dealership in Faribault, recently found a new home at Rice County Historical Society.
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Minnesota's human services chief abruptly quits amid turmoil

Mon, 07/15/2019 - 10:33am
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Human Services Commissioner Tony Lourey resigned abruptly Monday as head of Minnesota's largest state agency, just days after his two deputy commissioners quit with no public explanation.
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Produce makes long-awaited debut at Riverwalk Market Fair

Sat, 07/13/2019 - 11:27am
The Riverwalk Market Fair was a bit busier Saturday morning, thanks to the farming season finally catching up to be able to provide fresh produce.
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Dundas council gives its blessing to 37 new homes

Fri, 07/12/2019 - 1:45pm
More development could soon be on the way for Bridgewater Heights in Dundas.
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