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Posted on: October 21, 2020

Video series highlights all Faribault has to offer

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The City of Faribault is excited to release as part of its partnership with CGI Communications, Inc., a series of professionally produced videos highlighting everything Faribault has to offer to our residents, visitors and business owners.

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Posted on: July 22, 2021

Xcel provides update on gas/service replacement project downtown

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Find below a July 30, 2021 update on the Xcel Energy gas main and service replacement project taking place in the downtown Faribault.

  • Xcel will be gassing up the newly installed 8-inch main along 2nd St. NW & 3rd St. NW on Friday July, 30th. The public...
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Posted on: July 22, 2021

Portion of Straight River Trail closed Aug. 2-13 for shoreline work

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The shoreline along the Straight River in Trail’s Edge Park is getting a makeover. 

Over the next two weeks, a portion of the park including the Straight River Trail near 9th Street NE will be closed while improvements to stabilize and p...

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Posted on: July 28, 2021

DEED awards $2M infrastructure grant to Faribault

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Faribault Awarded Infrastructure Grant

ST. PAUL – The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) announced July 22, 2021 that it has awarded a $2,000,000 grant to an infrastructure project in Faribault.

During the second qu...

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Posted on: July 1, 2021

State announces Eviction Moratorium Off-Ramp

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On June 29, Governor Walz signed legislation which includes an Eviction Moratorium Off-Ramp.  The Minnesota Housing Finance Agency (MHFA) has posted an FAQ on the Eviction Moratorium Off-Ramp that tenants and landlords may find useful.  ...

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Posted on: June 8, 2021

Online permitting, payment portal now available for most permits

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The City is now offering an online permitting and payment portal for most residential building, mechanical, plumbing and electrical permits. The only commercial permits currently offered online are electrical permits.

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Posted on: June 1, 2021

City Hall announces new summer hours

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Beginning Monday, June 21, and ending on Friday, Aug. 27, Faribault City Hall will be going to a new summer hours schedule:

Monday -Thursday: 7 a.m.  - 4:30 p.m.

Friday: 7 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Closed on Saturday, Sunday & Holidays.

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Posted on: May 31, 2021

Parks and Rec. unveils 2021 Concerts in the Park lineup

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The Faribault Parks and Recreation Department is happy to bring another season of Concerts in the Park to Central Park. 

 

The series – a summer staple in the community – continues to benefit the Faribault area by not o...

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Posted on: June 1, 2021

Summer Safety Campaign: Weather Hazards can escalate quickly

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The National Weather Service's Summer Safety Campaign officially kicks off on Tuesday, June 1. The theme of this year's Summer campaign is "Weather Hazards can escalate quickly."  

We hope these resources will be useful...

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