Faribault’s businesses descended on the Ice Arena Saturday to set up booths, exhibits and interactive features all in the name of exposure.
Forty-two years ago on April 13, 1976, Ron Caron opened his own barbershop in Faribault: Ron Caron’s Old Towne Salon. The business remains open, but Caron’s barbershop days come full circle Saturday, April 28 when he retires.
The future of the Faribault Municipal Airport was on the minds of the city’s Economic Development Authority again Thursday morning as one tenant sought more financial help from the city to make the redevelopment there work.
The city of Faribault is proud of its participation in the Partners in Energy program, but Thursday morning, two of its largest industries touted their energy efficiency successes, trumpeting cuts in carbon emissions and energy use.
Shifting Faribault’s business expo to the weekend should help boost attendance, according to Chamber of Commerce officials.
Two area coops are celebrating their marriage this month as Ag Partners Cooperative Association and Genesis Cooperative Association merged.
Construction of The 3 Ten Event Venue went over budget and over time, but the downtown space is already in high demand.
The Faribault City Council Tuesday agreed to allow a 6-foot high fence around a local implement dealer, but made sure the owners know just how much time they have to complete stipulated work.
When Michelle Tiede Morris joined TitleSmart four years ago, she envisioned someday opening a branch in her beloved southern Minnesota. Last month, it became a reality.
Many years ago, parents used to urge their children to “turn off that television set and go outside and play.” Well, Anytime Fitness of Faribault believes everyone could use a little more active fun in our lives and that’s why the gym is hosting playful exercise events at Anytime Fitness fro…
Stacey Roufs looked high and low to find the right space for her furniture restoration shop. When she happened upon her suite at 318 Central Avenue in Faribault, she knew she had found a permanent home.
FARGO — The discussion over what will happen with the Renewable Fuels Standard has quieted down somewhat, but that hasn’t made the biodiesel industry relax.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is again attacking online retailer Amazon.com, calling its business deal with the U.S. Postal Service to deliver packages a money-losing agreement that hurts U.S. taxpayers. Federal regulators, however, have found the contract with Amazon to be profitable.
ST. PAUL — Minnesota’s broadband situation is better than some other states but 12 percent of Minnesotans, mostly in greater Minnesota, have internet connection speeds slower than the state standard.
Local governments across the region see a future for solar energy, but elected officials in the area want to take a step back to see how the process to bring solar to Rice County is working.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Primed for economic combat, President Donald Trump set in motion tariffs on as much as $60 billion in Chinese imports to the U.S. on Thursday and accused the Chinese of high-tech thievery, picking a fight that could push the global heavyweights into a trade war.
On the Canadian Pacific train line that runs between Owatonna and Faribault, areas of the track are paved over, covered in weeds and brush. Trains never go by. The dormancy of the line has some thinking; wouldn’t this be better off as a trail?
A long-discussed interchange in Faribault was given life Wednesday when the Minnesota Senate heard legislation to conduct a feasibility study on the project.
ST. PAUL — Pharmacies across Minnesota are making it easier to get the opioid antidote naloxone that reverses drug overdoses.
While not everyone works the land like Rice County’s farmers do, everyone, whether they know it or not, depends on those men and women to do so.
Federal crop insurance in its current form is hurting family farms, the land and rural communities, while benefitting big insurance companies, according to a new report from the Minnesota-based Land Stewardship Project.
Minnesota businesses exported $21 billion worth of agricultural, mining and manufactured products in 2017, an 8 percent jump from the previous year, according to figures released today by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development. U.S. exports increased 7 percent during…
Hormel’s Jennie-O last week unveiled 17 new turkey products, it says are “on trend.” They include uncured turkey breast franks, flavored turkey bacon and taco-seasoned turkey sausage.
When the three men behind 10,000 Drops Craft Distillers embarked on this adventure in Faribault, they envisioned this weekend, when they will finally make their first batch.
Don Ingraham wants to build a hangar at the Faribault Airport for his glider business, but to so, he needs the Economic Development Authority to pick up some of the bill.
La Costeña, the company that owns Faribault Foods, wanted a state of the art facility to house the bean and canning operation in Faribault. And it got it.
Residents of a Faribault public housing facility will soon have increased protection should they become victims of domestic violence.
The event will still bring together Rice County’s farm business community, but this year the local ag showcase will spring forward, going from a Farm-Business Luncheon to a Farm-Business Breakfast.
Barton Jackson an American Family Insurance agent and Jessica Lorr in Faribault were recognized for providing an outstanding customer experience under the American Star Excellence in Customer Experience Certification Program.
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. employers went on a hiring binge in February, adding 313,000 jobs, amid rising business confidence lifted by the Trump administration’s tax cuts and a resilient global economy.
Sen. Amy Klobuchar got a personal tour of the city’s new Faribault Foods plant Saturday, led through a modern facility designed to accommodate up to 40 percent growth.