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

    Thursday Jan 22 | 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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  2. Police: 2 Rice County Inmates Escaped Jail, Stole 2 VehiclesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | CBS Local

    ... network-owned station groups in the country. Click here to get the [] GOLDEN VALLEY, Minn. (AP) - 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 ...

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

    Wednesday Jan 21 | 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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  4. 2 Inmates Arrested after Escaping from Rice County Jail AnnexRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | 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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  5. 2 Teens Captured After Escaping From A County PrisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | 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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  6. Habitat for Humanity needs YOURead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | 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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  7. Faribault Police: Mother, 32, Found Dead In HomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 17 | 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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  8. Dayton proposes 50-foot waterway buffers to help pheasant populationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | 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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  9. 3 Kids In Home During Lonsdale Drug BustRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 15 | 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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  10. Two men plead guilty in Waseca bomb threat caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 9 | 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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  11. Don't Run, Call 911Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 6 | Northfield.org

    ... local law enforcement and EMS at the Northfield Police Department in July. She has remained a close partner in Rice County's efforts to prevent drug-overdose deaths. According to Nelson, "One of the key benefits with Steve's Law is the amnesty ...

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  12. One defendant in Anarae Schunk's death wants charges dismissedRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2014 | TwinCities

    ... Conrade and Chavez-Nelson following a fatal shooting outside the bar. Her body was found in a roadside ditch in Rice County eight days later, stabbed nearly two dozen times. Chavez-Nelson, 32, already is serving life in prison without parole after ...

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  13. Northfield Area Community Solar Invites Conversations During Winter WalkRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2014 | Northfield.org

    ... solar garden and to grab a brochure. Anyone in the Xcel service area is eligible to subscribe, whether in Rice County or any adjacent county. The NACS goal is to subscribe one megawatt of solar generation locally. George Kinney, a member of NACS, ...

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  14. Southern Minnesota sex offender granted provisional dischargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2014 | TwinCities

    ... until a hearing could establish that the recommendations would be addressed. At a hearing in July, neither the Rice County Attorney's Office nor DHS presented evidence opposing Jeno's discharge. "When this client is transferred to a new setting, he ...

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  15. Rock County trucker dies SundayRead the original story

    Dec 3, 2014 | The Rock County Star Herald

    ... driver was found dead in his cab following a parking lot collision near Northfield Sunday night. According to Rice County Sheriff Troy Dunn, a semitrailer driven by This item is available in full to subscribers. If you are a current subscriber, log ...

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  16. Hunter shoots, kills family pet in MinnesotaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    ... to the county attorney's office for their review to see if they can find any charges that are applicable," says Rice County Sheriff, Troy Dunn. Diesel's family is hoping the hunter will face animal cruelty charges and even more, they hope to get the ...

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  17. Northfield News Wants To Hear From YouRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 | Patch.com

    Only 57 percent of registered voters in Rice County made it to the polls to vote earlier this month.

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  18. 2 killed in Rice County crash; 4 deaths on icy Minnesota roads this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2014 | Star Tribune

    Two people were killed before dawn Tuesday in a two-vehicle collision in southern Minnesota, bringing to four the number of fatalities on icy Minnesota roads since midafternoon Monday, authorities said. Across the state, troopers and metro police handled hundreds of crashes in the past two days.

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  19. 2 more deaths blamed on icy roads; frigid temperatures to continueRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2014 | TwinCities

    ... Times, Kimm Anderson) This week's snowstorm was blamed for another deadly traffic accident Tuesday morning in Rice County, bringing the number of weather-related fatalities in Minnesota to four. Two Missouri men died after their car slid across the ...

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  20. 2 killed in Rice County crash; now 4 deaths on icy Minnesota roads this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2014 | Star Tribune

    The most recent fatal crash occurred about 5:50 a.m. Tuesday northwest of Faribault, when a car slid on icy Hwy. 21 and into the path of another car heading the other way, according to the State Patrol.

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