Fall harvest season is underway in Minnesota, and motorists are likely to see large farm equipment on Minnesota roads as crops are transported to markets, grain elevators and processing plants.

Deer hunters can find videos about how to get their deer sampled for chronic wasting disease, how to quarter a deer, cape a trophy deer and remove lymph nodes from a deer on the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources website at mndnr.gov/cwd/videos.html. The videos provide valuable inform…

Join Rice County Habitat for Humanity in building houses from 7:45 a.m. to 3 p.m., Oct. 19 at 3000 Acorn Trail or 706 30th St. NW in Faribault.

The October meeting of Books & Brownies will be from 4:30–5:15 p.m Monday, Oct. 21 in the library’s Youth Activity Area. To prepare, read any graphic novel of your choice. Come ready to talk about the book you read and enjoy some delicious brownies.


Melissa Laue, of Faribault, announces the birth of her son, Finlee Grey Laue. Finlee was born April 28, 2019, in Faribault.

Charlotte Jade VanDyke was born April 3, 2019 in Faribault to Lisa Larkin VanDyke and Jordan VanDyke. She was 6 pounds, 14 ounces, and 19½ inches long. 

Remington Becker Erickson was born Dec. 21, 2018 in Northfield to Carissa (Feyereisn) Erickson and Doug Erickson, joining siblings Sakatah Jo, 5, and Scout Lily, 2. He weighed 5 pounds, 15 ounces and was 20 inches long.

Mabel Berry Markos was born on Dec. 7, 2018 in Faribault to Alyssa Reuvers Markos and Tim Markos. She was 20 inches long and weighed 7 pounds, 9 ounces.