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Posted on: June 24, 2020

New location for July 4 fireworks in Faribault

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The Faribault City Council gave the OK to move ahead with the July 4 fireworks; but there are some changes. 

The fireworks, scheduled for July 4 at approximately 10 p.m., will be launched from the Rice County Fairgrounds Grandstand track.

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Posted on: June 19, 2020

Register to vote, apply for an absentee ballot

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Absentee voting for the August Primary will start in Rice County on June 26, 2020. Due to COVID-19, Rice County election officials are urging voters to vote absentee to ensure the safety of voters and poll workers. Voters are strongly encouraged to apply ...

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Posted on: June 19, 2020

Small Business Relief Grants program to begin accepting applications June 23

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The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) announced June 19 that the Minnesota Small Business Relief Grants Program, which was approved by the Minnesota Legislature last week and signed by Governor Tim Walz on Tuesday, will be...

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Posted on: June 19, 2020

Buckham Memorial Library Browse-and-Go Visits by Appointment

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In addition to No-Contact Curbside pickup, Buckham Memorial Library is now offering Browse-and-Go visits inside the library by appointment. At this time, you will be able to make a 30-minute appointment slot to browse and check out items from Buckham Memo...

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Posted on: June 18, 2020

APPLY NOW: Council to consider funding requests for nonprofits/ civic organizations

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The Faribault City Council will be considering requests for funding of nonprofits/civic organizations for the 2021 Budget at the Joint Committee Meeting on July 21, 2020 at 6:00 p.m.  Please submit your request on or before July 16, 2020 to Heath...

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Posted on: June 12, 2020

Concerts in the Park return June 18

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The Faribault Parks and Recreation Department is excited to once again offer a jam-packed summer concert series. The series is held on Thursday nights, June 18 - Aug. 20, at 7 p.m. in Faribault’s Central Park, located behind Fareway Foods.&n...

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Posted on: June 10, 2020

Faribault Parks and Recreation announces next steps for 2020 summer

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The Faribault Parks and Recreation Community Center is now open to the public!

  • 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 … more to come)....
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Posted on: June 4, 2020

VIDEO: Mayor Voracek introduces Faribault video series

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The City of Faribault is excited to announce our new partnership with CGI Communications, Inc. CGI will be creating a series of professionally produced videos to highlight everything Faribault has to offer to our residents, visitors and business owners.

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Posted on: June 1, 2020

Buckham Memorial Library's No-Contact Curbside Pickup Service Continues and Book Return Open

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Your library is still here for you. Buckham Memorial Library is committed to providing you expanded access to online resources and safe access to physical materials through a limited no-contact curbside pickup service.

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