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    Concerts in the Park every Thursday in Central Park

    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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    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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    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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    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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