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Posted on: February 16, 2024

Council approves order of summer overlay road projects

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The Faribault City Council on Tuesday, Feb. 13, ordered the official improvements for the bulk of this summer’s overlay road construction projects.

With the approval, the Engineering Department will continue to finalize the specifications of the ...

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Posted on: January 23, 2024

Certified contractor swapping meter radios on exterior of homes

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A certified City of Faribault contractor, Blue Sky Mechanical, will be out and about in residential neighborhoods continuing its work of replacing meter radio devices on the exterior of residential homes throughout the community. 

Please know that...

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Posted on: January 11, 2024

City designates website as official publication for bids

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The City of Faribault has designated its website,, as the “Official Publication” for requests for bids, proposals or contracts as allowed by Minnesota Statutes, sections 331A.03 and 331A.12. 

Now through ...

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Posted on: January 22, 2024

Section of Straight River Trail closed for stormwater system

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A portion of the Straight River Trail east of Willow Street will be closed beginning Jan. 11, for the construction of a stormwater retention system on the former Lockerby site south of the viaduct.  

This project features a new stormwater treatmen...

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Posted on: January 8, 2024

Faribault emergency response personnel to receive advanced cardiac screening

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Seeking ways to better care for first responder personnel, Faribault public safety leaders are giving their staff an opportunity to identify risks before they’re known - at a fraction of the cost. 

Public perception often shows only the ...

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Posted on: January 4, 2024

City awarded $250,000 grant to seal two unused wells

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The City of Faribault received a $250,000 state grant to help seal two old, unused municipal wells located at the former water pumping station to ensure the City’s water quality is protected.

In consultation with the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH), t...

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