Rice County


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Rice County, Minnesota

320 NW 3rd St
Faribault, MN 55021
Phone: (507) 332-6101
Fax: (507) 332-5999
www.co.rice.mn.us

In south-central MN, south of Minneapolis; established Mar 5, 1853 (prior to statehood) from Nobles County. Name Origin: For Henry Mower Rice (1817-94), MN territorial delegate to Congress (1853-57) and one of its first two U.S. senators (1858-63)

Area (sq mi):: 516.13 (land 497.57; water 18.56) Population per square mile: 122.50
Population 2005: 60,949 State rank: 13 Population change: 2000-20005 7.60%; 1990-2000 15.20% Population 2000: 56,665 (White 90.50%; Black or African American 1.30%; Hispanic or Latino 5.50%; Asian 1.50%; Other 3.60%). Foreign born: 4.80%. Median age: 32.90
Income 2000: per capita $19,695; median household $48,651; Population below poverty level: 6.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $23,985-$25,171
Unemployment (2004): 4.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.00% Median travel time to work: 20.20 minutes Working outside county of residence: 29.30%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Faribault County seat (21,924)
  • Northfield (18,567)

  • See other counties in .

    Rice County, Kansas

    101 W Commercial St
    Lyons, KS 67554
    Phone: (620) 257-2232
    Fax: (620) 257-3039
    www.ricecounty.us

    In central KS, north of Hutchinson; organized Feb 26, 1867 from Reno County. Name Origin: For Gen. Samuel Allen Rice (1828-64), attorney and Union officer in the Civil War

    Area (sq mi):: 728.30 (land 726.58; water 1.72) Population per square mile: 14.40
    Population 2005: 10,452 State rank: 38 Population change: 2000-20005 -2.90%; 1990-2000 1.40% Population 2000: 10,761 (White 91.40%; Black or African American 1.20%; Hispanic or Latino 5.60%; Asian 0.30%; Other 3.80%). Foreign born: 2.20%. Median age: 37.60
    Income 2000: per capita $16,064; median household $35,671; Population below poverty level: 10.70% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,095-$19,776
    Unemployment (2004): 4.60% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.10% Median travel time to work: 17.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 27.50%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    References in periodicals archive ?
    According to the governors office, Johnson serves on steering committees for the Steele-Waseca and Olmsted Treatment Courts, as well as on advisory boards for Rice County Community Corrections and Dual Recovery.
    Notes: Bids received by: Rice County Board of Commissioners at the office of the County Auditor, Rice County Government Services Building, 320 NW 3rd Street, Faribault, MN 55021.
    Rice County District Court Judge Tom Neuville sentenced Melchert-Dinkel to 178 days in jail (to begin no later than October 24) and fined him $3,000 after earlier finding him guilty of assisting the suicide of an English man and of attempting to assist in the suicide of a Canadian woman.
    Rice County District Judge Thomas Neuville ruled that the state proved that Melchert-Dinkel, 52, assisted in the suicide of Mark Drybrough, 32, of Hillfields.
    Sydney, Australia, Dec 4, 2012 - (ABN Newswire) - United States focused oil & gas producer AusTex Oil Limited (ASX:AOK) (OTCQX:ATXDY) advises that drilling has reached Total Depth at the Ross #1 development well at the Ellsworth Project, Rice County, Kansas (AOK: WI 50% and NRI 38%).
    Rice County formed a coalition of 14 nonprofits to improve nutrition among low-income families.
    Rice County District Judge Thomas Neuville found the 48-year-old guilty, in March, of aiding the suicides of Mr Drybrough and of 18-year-old Canadian Nadia Kajouji, who died by jumping into a river in 2008.
    Rice County District Judge Thomas Neuville's sentence was far less than the maximum 15 years Melchert-Dinkel could have received under Minnesota state law.
    While waiting for the engine's annual boiler inspection, Don and Joe, along with other members of the Rice County club, began dismantling the Universal as the first step of restoration.
    Despite being online only three years, Curtis Miller, a grower in Rice County, Kan.
    Sanders was invited by the Committee to describe how SAGE was able to start construction on a new green manufacturing facility in Minnesota's rural Rice County.