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  1. A Fire Prevention Week graphic showing Sparky the mascot in the kitchen cooking.

    Fire Prevention Week Oct. 4 - 10 to focus on kitchen safety

    Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Faribault Fire Department will not be holding an Open House. The department will, however, be publishing information for the community daily throughout the week. Read on...
  2. And image of the First and First property

    City seeks creative developers to reenvision parcels near heart of downtown

    This is a prime location - located one block off of Central Avenue (the heart of downtown) and one block northwest of Buckham Memorial Library and the Community Center. The downtown area is a unique area of historic buildings and community amenities. Read on...
  3. An image of trash bags, which were filled during a cleanup.

    200 volunteers collect 8,500 pounds of litter in Rice County, beyond

    Groups found a bicycle, car tires, glass bottles, and lots of discarded fishing line in addition to plastic bottles and food wrappers. Read on...
  4. A graphic of a &#34Coming Soon&#34 sign.

    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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