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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.

The City is dedi...

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Posted on: September 10, 2021

Council to consider raising franchise fees, drop special assessments

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The City of Faribault City Council is considering raising franchise fees starting in 2022 to generate revenue strictly for street improvement projects. By increasing franchise fees, the City will discontinue using special assessments for traditional pavem...

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Posted on: September 8, 2021

Watermains to be flushed Sept. 26-29

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Watermains in Faribault will be flushed the week of Sept. 26-29, 2021, on
four separate nights, weather dependent.

Watermains are routinely flushed to clean the distribution system. Residents are advised to avoid or limit water usage during the flushing p...

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Posted on: September 7, 2021

MN Main Street COVID Relief Grants open Sept. 20

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The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) will begin accepting applications for the Main Street COVID Relief Grants Program on September 20th. This program was approved by the Minnesota State Legislature and signed by Gov. Tim...

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Posted on: September 1, 2021

Straight River Apartments identifies management company

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Straight River Apartments, the new market-rate apartment building under construction at 601 1st Ave NE, has identified INH Properties as its property management company.  

The company doesn't have floor plans or rent schedules developed y...

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Posted on: August 31, 2021

City seeks creative proposals for former Lockerby property

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The City of Faribault is requesting proposals from qualified developers and/or development teams for the redevelopment of City-owned property located at 217 Mill Street. The entire site covers 8.83 acres on 9 parcels; however the primary redevelopment are...

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Posted on: September 8, 2021

State water assistance program begins Oct. 1

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 The Minnesota Department of Commerce's Energy Assistance Program (EAP) helps pay for home heating and water costs, and furnace repairs for income-qualified households.

EAP is federally funded through the U.S. Department of Health and Hum...

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Posted on: August 25, 2021

Airport Open House set for Sept. 25

A man stands on the wing of his plane as he fuels it at the Faribault Airport.

The Faribault Municipal Airport-Liz Wall Strohfus Field will host an open house on Sept. 25, from 8:00 a.m. to 12 p.m.

The Faribault Municipal Airport, which has been in operation since 1947, is located at 3401 Highway 21 West. Quality Aviation is the Fixe...

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