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Clockwise from bottom left, Highway Engineer Dennis Luebbe, County Administrator Sara Folsted, Commissioner Steve Underdahl, County Attorney John Fossum, and Commissioners Jim Purfeerst and Jeff Docken sit on the Mobile Command Center for a tour of planned road projects. (Colton Kemp/

Rice County officials packed into the Mobile Command Center, a bus owned by Faribault Police and the Sheriff’s Office, Tuesday morning.

Lonsdale Interchange

An intersection, just off the I-35 exit going to Lonsdale, will be converted into a roundabout in the next year. (Colton Kemp/

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Rice County Sheriff Jesse Thomas navigates the snow-covered back roads of Rice County Tuesday morning to take Rice County Board of Commission members on a road projects tour. (Colton Kemp/

Reach Reporter Colton Kemp at 507-333-3129. © Copyright 2022 APG Media of Southern Minnesota. All rights reserved.

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