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Posted on: January 14, 2021

Buckham Memorial Library's Browse-and-Go Appointments Resume Tuesday, January 19th

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Beginning Tuesday, January 19th, patrons will be able to call and make a 30-minute appointment slot to browse and check out items from Buckham Memorial Library’s collection. Browse-and-Go visits will be available Monday – Friday with the first appointment...

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Posted on: January 5, 2021

Having trouble paying your City sewer and water bill?

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Are you having a difficult time paying your City of Faribault sewer and water bill? 

The following organizations may be able to help you: 

  • American Red Cross - (507) 334-8471 
  • First Call for Help - (800) 543-7709 
  • Social Se...
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Posted on: December 30, 2020

Faribault Community Center to reopen Jan. 4

City of Faribault Parks and Rec

Please find below a detailed look at Faribault Parks and Recreation's re-opening plans. Note that these are subject to change as State restrictions continue to evolve.

Starting Monday, Jan. 4, the Faribault Community Center will be returning to th...

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Posted on: December 29, 2020

Faribault City Hall to reopen to public on Monday, Jan. 4

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If you plan to come to City Hall, we recommend calling ahead (507-334-2222) to verify where you need to go in the building, to alleviate any unnecessary waiting/redirecting to a different floor.  

Please be advised that some services may be limite...

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Posted on: December 22, 2020

New temporary funding programs for small businesses now available

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The Minnesota departments of Employment and Economic Development and Revenue know that many small Minnesota businesses are hurting now due to the pandemic. In response, lawmakers from across the state came together to pass funding for small business relie...

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Posted on: December 23, 2020

NOM NOM: Goats want your Christmas trees

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The City of Faribault is again providing a drop-off site at White Sands Dog Park for Christmas trees. The trees will be picked up by staff at Goat Dispatch, and the trees will be fed to the goats.

The exact drop-off location is northern part of the White S...

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Posted on: December 18, 2020

We can keep both sidewalks and rivers safe this winter

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The below submission is from Kevin Strauss, of the Cannon River Watershed Partnership (CRWP)

When cold weather hits, some people try to stay inside as much as possible. We try to limit outdoor activity to short forays, to shovel snow or get the mail.&n...

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Posted on: November 19, 2020

Xcel Energy to offer temporary rate discounts for businesses

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Xcel Energy is committed to helping businesses get back on their feet after being affected by the COVID-19 pandemic or civil unrest, and a new program coming soon will help provide some relief to businesses that were hard hit. 

Small businesses th...

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Posted on: October 21, 2020

Video series highlights all Faribault has to offer

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The City of Faribault is excited to release as part of its partnership with CGI Communications, Inc., a series of professionally produced videos highlighting everything Faribault has to offer to our residents, visitors and business owners.

The City is dedi...

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