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Faribault Noon Exchange Club inducts new member

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SOUTHERNMINN.COM - 2017-09-20 20:12:00

Writing and photos by Faribault woman published in two books

Faribault writer Audrey Kletscher Helbling was among writers reading their works during a recent book release party for Fine Lines, The Talking Stick, Volume 26, at Blueberry Pines Golf Club near Park Rapids. Helbling's short story, "Art Obsession," earned honorable mention in the competition. Four

SOUTHERNMINN.COM - 2017-09-20 18:54:00

Children's theater class to be offered through Faribault Community Ed

When it comes to overcoming a fear of public speaking and gaining self-confidence, the theater can provide both. A metro-area production Co. is partnering with Faribault Community Education to give youngsters their first taste of the stage. Homeward Bound Theatre Co., based in Chanhassen, is offerin

SOUTHERNMINN.COM - 2017-09-21 00:30:00

Faribault Schools' tax hike big, but necessary

To the Editor: The 29 percent levy hike proposal by Faribault schools is nearly as bad as Northfield's 30 percent hike. But overall, the Faribault plan is necessary and well planned. The twenty year $89 million bonding saves $17 million of interest compared with a 25-year bond as in Northfield. The

SOUTHERNMINN.COM - 2017-09-20 19:30:00

Air Conditioning and Heating business headed to Cannon City Twp.

Faribault-based Faribo Air Conditioning and Heating is moving a couple miles up the road to Cannon City Twp. next month to a new space in an area eager for growth. Peggy and Bill Keilen, the owners of Faribo Air Condition and Heating, made the decision to move to Cannon City Twp. this year and built

SOUTHERNMINN.COM - 2017-09-20 23:45:00

Parents of 4-year-old Rice County girl 'amazed' by efforts to find her

The parents of a 4-year-old Rice County girl who vanished for several hours say they are amazed by how the community came together to help find her. Sawyer Hanson was playing outside her home, located on Lamb Avenue in Wheeling Township (a few miles northwest of Kenyon) when she disappeared at aroun

KTTC - 2017-09-21 04:44:00

School district: Event center would be a draw for city, district

The area in the foreground is the proposed location for Faribault High School's event center in the upcoming bond referendum. District officials hope the event center would ease scheduling concerns for local sports teams and create a draw to the city. (Gunnar Olson/Daily News) A group of Faribault g

SOUTHERNMINN.COM - 2017-09-20 16:30:00

New Ninth Grade Academy helps ease transition to high school

The kids, the school and the workload are all bigger when Faribault's ninth graders get to the high school. Now in its third week, Faribault High School's Ninth Grade Academy is helping students transition to the high school experience with an emphasis on organization and comfortability by isolating

SOUTHERNMINN.COM - 2017-09-20 20:30:00

Senior Menu - Sept. 20-27

Semcac Senior Dining begins at 11:30 a.m. Monday-Friday at the Faribault Area Senior Center. Meal cost is a suggested donation of $4 for ages 60 and over; full price for under 60 is $7. Wednesday, Sept. 20: Onion smothered steak (alt: liver/onions), fresh boiled potatoes, broccoli and fresh oranges.

SOUTHERNMINN.COM - 2017-09-20 15:39:00

Rice County public safety reports for Sept. 19

Below are selected incidents from the media reports for Sept. 19: For the full log of police calls, visit faribault.com or northfieldnews.com. Northfield Police Department 11:03 p.m., harassment, 2200 block of Valley Drive, report Faribault Police Department 2:12 p.m., stalking, 1500 block of Wester

SOUTHERNMINN.COM - 2017-09-20 15:24:00

DAR commemorates Constitution Week at Buckham Library

The Josiah Edson Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, will commemorate Constitution Week from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m Saturday, Sept. 23 at the Thomas Buckham Memorial Library. The Faribault American Legion Post 43 has provided small American flags to be handed out to parents and

SOUTHERNMINN.COM - 2017-09-20 14:50:00

Medford School Board delves into MCA results at Monday meeting

During their meeting Monday, the Medford school board took a close look at the latest MCA results and how the district compared to others in the area on those tests. (Ryan Anderson/People's Press)By RYAN ANDERSON randerson@owatonna.com MEDFORD - During its meeting Monday, the Medford school board ex

SOUTHERNMINN.COM - 2017-09-20 21:40:00

Missing girl, 4, found after massive farm field search

NERSTRAND, Minn. - A missing 4-year-old girl is safely home after a massive community search in southeastern Minnesota. Sawyer Hanson was playing in the yard of her family's farm near Nerstrand around 6:30 p.m. Tuesday when she wandered off. Her father and aunt looked for her but became worried when

PIONEER PRESS - 2017-09-21 01:42:54

Child found after massive search, family thankful

NEAR KENYON, Minn. - A little girl is safe at home after her disappearance triggered a massive community search near the southeast Minnesota communities of Nerstrand and Kenyon. Four-year-old Sawyer Hanson was playing in the yard of her family's farmstead in Kenyon around 6:30 p.m. Tuesday night whe

KARE - 2017-09-20 23:49:45

NewsCenter Today crew gets ready for flu season

$2 million grant awarded to Rochester school district for improved after school programs$2 million grant awarded to Rochester school district for improved after school programs The district announced at Tuesday night's school board meeting, it received a grant of just more than $2 million from the M

KTTC - 2017-09-20 16:04:00

Arts briefs for the week of Sept. 22

Art Works Eagan, a 501(c)3 nonprofit, is now offering studio memberships for private studio and common studio spaces. Community-minded artists - ceramicists, painters, mixed media, writers, all artists - are welcome. Art Works Eagan is at 3795 Pilot Knob Road. Email [email protected] for a tour an

SUNTHISWEEK.COM - 2017-09-20 21:33:00

Missing Minnesota 4-year-old found safe in a field after lengthy search

A search for a 4-year-old girl who wandered into a cornfield near Kenyon, Minn., went into the early morning hours Wednesday before she was found, unharmed, by three fathers who were among scores of searchers. The girl, Sawyer Ruby Rose Hanson, was reported missing at 7:16 p.m. Tuesday, according to

MINNEAPOLIS STAR TRIBUNE - 2017-09-21 00:22:00

City archery range opens to public on Elm Ave.

OWATONNA - The first arrows are flying at Owatonna's new public archery range, which opened for the first time Wednesday. The range, located on Elm Avenue North, includes targets at several ranges, including some on a crushed-rock surface for handicapped accessibility. Recreation Manager Tim Truelso

SOUTHERNMINN.COM - 2017-09-20 22:49:00

Moviemaker sets sights on Elijah for next film

Plans are for biblical epic to be shot mostly, if not completely, in Owatonna OWATONNA - Owatonna's Hamid Torabpour, who found success with his feature film "Zombies," has officially decided on his next movie, telling the story of the biblical prophet Elijah. The plan is to shoot one scene this fall

SOUTHERNMINN.COM - 2017-09-20 17:57:00

READERS WRITE: More on Education Funding

To the editor: I was pleased to see our local state officials give us a rundown on the 2018-2019 education funding plan. I would like to add some information for our local voters. Using Comparison/Investing in School Districts Across the State, "A Snapshot", I offer these figures: For Owatonna, Gov

SOUTHERNMINN.COM - 2017-09-20 16:45:00