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  1. Safe Roads, Strong Communities Draws a CrowdRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Northfield.org

    ... greeted the crowd. Three members of the Minnesota Legislature were on hand to hear the stories of residents of Rice County who must drive illegally, if at all. These illustrated the handicap lack of a license has on their participation in their ...

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  2. Wingfield, MarjorieRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | Visalia Times-Delta

    Marjorie Wingfield Marjorie Wingfield was born in Rice County, Minnesota, February 11, 1927 and passed away February 2, 2015 in Visalia, California. She died 9 days before her 88th birthday.

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  3. Ex-nurse guilty of assisting suicide out of jailRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 18 | Marshall Independent

    William Melchert-Dinkel of Faribault had to serve nearly six months in jail as part of a sentence handed down in October. KARE-TV reports Melchert-Dinkel was released from Rice County Jail on Wednesday.

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  4. Nurse Who Encouraged Suicides is Out of JailRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | KAAL-TV Austin

    ... months in jail as part of a sentence handed down in October. KARE-TV reports Melchert-Dinkel was released from Rice County Jail on Wednesday. He got out of jail early because of time already served. The 52-year-old ex-nurse was sentenced to three ...

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  5. Minnesota man who encouraged suicides released from jailRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | CBC News

    ... handed down in October. KARE-TV, an NBC station in Minneapolis, reports that Melchert-Dinkel was released from Rice County Jail on Wednesday. He got out early because of time already served. The 52-year-old ex-nurse was sentenced to three years in ...

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  6. Faribault ex-nurse guilty of assisting suicide released from jailRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | TwinCities

    William Melchert-Dinkel of Faribault had to serve nearly six months in jail as part of a sentence handed down in October. Melchert-Dinkel was released from Rice County Jail on Wednesday, KARE-TV reported.

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  7. Carleton presents annual production of "The Vagina Monologues;"...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 13 | Northfield.org

    ... The Hope Center provides advocacy and support services to survivors of sexual and domestic violence throughout Rice County. In 2014, Carleton's production of "The Vagina Monologues" raised more than $2,000 for the Hope Center. More at ...

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  8. State Patrol Investigates Deadly Rice County CrashRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 13 | CBS Local

    ... [...] MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) - At least one person is dead after a Ford F150 truck collided head-on with a semi on a Rice County road Friday afternoon. The Minnesota State Patrol says the fatal crash happened at about 2:40 p.m. on Highway 19 and Decker ...

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  9. Wingfield, Marjorie (MargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 9 | Visalia Times-Delta

    Marjorie Wingfield Marjorie Wingfield was born in Rice County, Minnesota, February 11, 1927 and passed away February 2, 2015 in Visalia, California. She died 9 days before her 88th birthday.

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  10. State Rail Plan Open House: Monday, February 2Read the original story

    Jan 30, 2015 | Northfield.org

    ... "We knew we needed to keep doing what we were doing because we knew there was a drug problem in Rice County,"... http://t.co/BuQw51YYYL What are you wearing to "the hop" at The Contented Cow tonight (Fri. 1/30/2015)? Can't wait to see Mark Allen ...

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  11. Coming at Kline from all sidesRead the original story

    Jan 28, 2015 | Christianity, Politics, Sports and Me

    ... metro area and contains all of Scott, Dakota, Goodhue, and Wabasha counties. It also covers northern and eastern Rice County including the city of Northfield, and southern Washington County including the city of Cottage Grove. Gerson unsuccessfully ...

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  12. Police: 2 Rice County inmates escaped jail, stole 2 vehiclesRead the original story

    Jan 22, 2015 | Marshall Independent

    Police say two Rice County inmates are back in custody after escaping from jail and then stealing and crashing two vehicles. According to the Rice County Sheriff's Office, the 18-year-old inmates escaped the Rice County Jail Annex early Wednesday morning by climbing through a window and up a perimeter fence outside the building.

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  13. Inmates escape, arrested a few hours laterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | KIMT

    Two men escaped the Rice County Jail early Wednesday morning but were arrested a few hours later two counties away. 18-year-old Austen Chytracek of Northfield and 18-year-old Austyn Gates of Faribault escaped from the jail around 1:05 a.m. Wednesday through a window in the annex.

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  14. 2 Inmates Arrested after Escaping from Rice County Jail AnnexRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | KSTP

    Two inmates were taken into custody again after escaping from the Rice County Jail Annex in Faribault early Wednesday morning. The Rice County Sheriff's Office says 18-year-old Austen Michael Chytracek of Northfield and 18-year-old Austyn Daniel Gates of Faribault escaped through a window and climbed over a fence outside the building around 1:05 a.m. Wednesday.

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  15. 2 Teens Captured After Escaping From A County PrisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | KAAL-TV Austin

    According to the Rice County Sheriff's Office, the inmates escaped through a window at the Rice County Jail Annex in Faribault. They then climbed a perimeter fence outside the building and fled north.

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  16. Habitat for Humanity needs YOURead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2015 | Northfield.org

    Rice County Habitat for Humanity needs your help to finish our twin home in Lonsdale! We're working Thursdays from 8 a.m. - 3 p.m. and Saturdays from 8 a.m. - 3 p.m. You can SIGN UP on our website. We've got painting, laminate floor installation, trim and cabinet installation, appliance installation and final clean up.

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  17. Faribault Police: Mother, 32, Found Dead In HomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2015 | CBS Local

    ... prayers go out to this family on such a tragic day," Bohlen said. Faribault Police are investigating, and the Rice County Medical Examiner's office is still trying to determine the cause of Taylor's death. Anyone with information about Taylor's ...

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  18. Dayton proposes 50-foot waterway buffers to help pheasant populationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2015 | TwinCities

    A brood of pheasant chicks, estimated to be around 8 weeks old, mills about the edge of a gravel road in Rice County in south central Minnesota Aug. 7, 2013. In the mornings, pheasants often ingest pebbles, or grit, to aid digestion later in the day.

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  19. 3 Kids In Home During Lonsdale Drug BustRead the original story

    Jan 15, 2015 | CBS Local

    ... people are in jail and three children are in protective custody after a drug bust Thursday in Lonsdale. The Rice County Sheriff's Office says agents from the Cannon River Drug and Violent Offender Task Force executed a no-knock search warrant at ...

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  20. Two men plead guilty in Waseca bomb threat caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2015 | Star Tribune

    Two young men who were accused of making explosive devices with John LaDue entered guilty pleas in court in Rice County on Friday. The two, who were both 17 when they were charged in June, each pleaded guilty to one count of possessing and making explosive devices.

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