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CITY WIDE CLEAN UP DAY CITY OF DENNISON Clean up day for residents of the City of Dennison is scheduled for Saturday, June 4th, 2022 from 9:00 a.m. to11:00 a.m. in the empty lot located on … more
The Rice County Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) in partnership with the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) will be hosting a Local Work Group (LWG) Meeting in the Straight … more
People concerned about water quality and soil health in Rice County should consider filing by May 31, 2022, to run for the position of supervisor of the Rice Soil and Water Conservation District … more
The City of Nerstrand was awarded a grant to purchase two button activated blinking pedestrian crosswalk signs and two radar speed signs to be placed on Hwy 246/Main Street.  The pedestrian … more
As I am sitting down to write on this late April day, I cannot help but look outside. It’s cool, gloomy, and wet, and the 10-day forecast shows no changes. Normally, I would already be out in … more
Elissa Lodermeier of Goodhue was a 12 year 4-H member who received a $500 Purple Ribbon Scholarship in 2021.  In her application essay she states, “4-H has taught me how to work hard for … more
Join local historian and author Jeff Sauve as he presents interesting stories from his latest publication: Valley Grove Preservation Society: History and Highlights. The presentation will be on … more
How did Arbor Day become what it is today? Why should we care about trees? Well, Arbor Day was started by one person back in the 1870s over the importance of trees. Trees can help provide oxygen, … more
Larry Richie, a retired farmer and local historian is bringing his Bison Bones and other local archeological discoveries to the Rice County Historical Society to share them with the community at an … more
Jennifer Lerfald is a graduate of Kenyon-Wanamingo High School and has been a lifetime resident of the area. She and her boyfriend Nick have two children who are in middle school. Nick works for … more
  Looking for fun learning experiences for your kids this summer? Goodhue County 4-H has you covered. We will be offering 6 day camps this summer, with a variety of activities and learning … more
The Dennison Lions Club will once again award several scholarships to area graduating students from Randolph, Northfield, Kenyon and Cannon Falls area. Students should get in touch with … more
Rice County issued a statement yesterday announcing that their newly purchased assistive marking devices for voting will be in place in most precincts in time for the special … more
Six months ago, a Housing Resource Specialist joined the staff at Goodhue County Health and Human Services.  While the county department has long helped provide social services and economic … more
Greetings from Nerstrand Fire & Rescue. With spring’s arrival it is a great time for a few reminders. Burn Permits - Burning Permits are required throughout our service area for any fire … more
Cover crops and other soil-health practices will be the focus of an upcoming meeting for area farmers. The “Farmers Protecting the Cannon River Watershed” meeting will take place on … more
At Southern Minnesota Initiative Foundation (SMIF), we know that providing resources to entrepreneurs in our own backyard can help unlock the innovative ideas that make southern … more
  Starting in 1948, the National FFA Board of Directors designated a weeklong tradition to recognize George Washington’s example and legacy as a leader and farmer. For the past 73 … more
HOPE, Minn. – The employees of Hope Creamery collaboratively decided they would make butter to celebrate over 100 years of being in business; the creamery turned 102 years old Dec. … more
    The Rice County Board of Commissioners agreed to seek legislative approval in order to ask voters to consider approving a countywide sales tax this November that would pay … more
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