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    New location for July 4 fireworks in Faribault

    The Faribault City Council decided to keep the July 4 fireworks on as scheduled; however, there is a location change, in addition to some community expectations to ensure we can do this responsibly. Read on...
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    Register to vote, apply for an absentee ballot

    Local COVID-19 health conditions and the ongoing remodeling of the Rice County Government Services Building present social distancing challenges to in-person absentee voting and may result in long voting times. Read on...
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    Buckham Memorial Library Browse-and-Go Visits by Appointment

    In addition to No-Contact Curbside pickup, Buckham Memorial Library is now offering Browse-and-Go visits inside the library by appointment, Monday through Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Read on...
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    APPLY NOW: Council to consider funding requests for nonprofits/ civic organizations

    It has been the practice of the City to allocate limited grant funding from the City' s General Fund to support a variety of successful and well-attended community-based programs and activities conducted by civic/charitable/nonprofit organizations. Read on...
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    Concerts in the Park return June 18

    This year, due to COVID-19, the department can only offer these concerts with public cooperation, and all participants must comply with Minnesota Department of Health regulations. Read on...
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    Faribault Parks and Recreation announces next steps for 2020 summer

    The Community Center is open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday – Saturday, and 12-6 p.m. on Sunday. (We hope to return to normal hours by July 6). Read on...
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    VIDEO: Mayor Voracek introduces Faribault video series

    The Video Tour will encourage viewers to learn more about area attractions, quality of life and economic development opportunities. Read on...
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    Buckham Memorial Library's No-Contact Curbside Pickup Service Continues and Book Return Open

    The Library's outdoor book return is now open. Hours for No-Contact Curbside Pickup are Monday - Friday, 10 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Read on...
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