Faribault Crazy Days
Downtown and all Faribault is going crazy! That’s right, Faribault Crazy Days is coming up July 29 and 30 and there are a lot of amazing deals to be had, plus family fun! More than 30 businesses are participating, making it a great time to get out and do some shopping in Faribault!
Seventh Street Bridge in Faribault Claims Another Semi
Another semi struck the railroad bridge over Seventh Street Northwest in Faribault today.
I live on the street and use it going to and from work each day, and it seems a couple of times a year the bridge wins its battle with semis.
This one had double trailers, and the picture below shows much of the …
Special Olympics Area Softball Tourney
It is definitely the "dog days" of summer, and with the hot temperatures, that must mean that softball season is in full swing (pun intended). Owatonna Area Special Olympics had three teams compete today in the area games that took place at Alexander Park in Faribault...
District One Hospital President To Retire In 2018
He told the staff Tuesday but announced to the public on Wednesday that he is going to retire. That man is Stephen Pribyl, president of District One Hospital in Faribault. He was a key player when the hospital integrated with Allina Health.
He started at the hospital in 2010, and besides the integrat…
Faribault Police Report Attempted Suicide
Officers from the Faribault Police Department, Rice County Sheriff's Office and the Minnesota State Patrol responded to a welfare check call in the 1800 block of Fairway Drive. The caller, according to the release from the Police Department, had been speaking by phone to a resident at that addr…
Ten Worst Cities in Minnesota
If you're a regular visitor to Facebook you've probably noticed all the posts listing the "Best City for..." usually followed by beaches, water parks, buying houses, jobs etc. Unfortunately for Faribault, I recently came across another one of these so-called well-research…
Faribault Man Injured In Dakota County Crash
A Faribault man sustained serious injuries in a motorcycle accident on I-35E in Dakota County on Monday morning.
According to the State Patrol report, 34-year-old Rebecca Elizabeth Ampe of Savage was northbound on 35E in Apple Valley in her Chrysler Sebring and was being followed by a 2015 Harley-Dav…

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