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Webster Township residents are expressing concerns after local solar developers failed to address significant issues at two local sites, despite promises made during the public hearing process.

The Lonsdale Chamber of Commerce hosts several networking events for employees of Chamber members throughout the year, giving local workers an opportunity to share lunch with one another and learn something new.

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In preparation for the Second Ave. NW Street and Utility project in Lonsdale, set to begin in May 2020, the Oct. 10 City Council meeting included a neighborhood information session for those who will be impacted by the construction.

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Reducing the use of fossil fuel and emissions, no matter where you stand on climate change, is everyone’s responsibility. And while not every change will be monumental, each of us — including local governments — need to take steps to reduce dependence on fossil fuels.

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Minnesota’s Labor Commissioner Nancy Lippink chose to visit Faribault during Minnesota Manufacturers Week because of the robust and largely successful partnerships between Faribault’s businesses and educational institutions.

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During the month of October, the American Legion is flying the American flag in honor and recognition of the VFW Last Man’s Club, World War I, World War II and Korea.

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An overnight fire at Rice County’s Government Services Building was likely blunted by a police officer who noticed flames coming from the Faribault building’s rooftop.

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Community groups from across the state of Minnesota were awarded $163,500 in arts grants on Friday, Sept. 13 by the Prairie Lakes Regional Arts Council. Of the 25 groups that received funding, two are from Le Sueur County.

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Four people who allegedly burglarized a Greenvale Township home on Saturday night were charged Tuesday in Dakota County District Court.

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ST. PAUL — A “blue ribbon” panel tasked with finding $100 million in savings in Minnesota’s Health and Human Services departments has taken shape.

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Interstate 35 motorists between Faribault and Elko New Market are likely to experience traffic delays beginning Wednesday when concrete pavement repairs begin on the highway, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation.

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Staff and elected supervisors from Area VII Southeastern Minnesota Soil and Water Conservation districts gathered on the Mike and Kay Peterson Farm in Northfield earlier this month to learn about the impact of conservation programs from local farmers.

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