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River Bend Nature Center Happenings in September
Some upcoming events at River Bend Nature Center of Faribault include a hands-on archery class on Wednesday, September 7, from 1-3PM. Adults and seniors are invited to try their hand. River Bend staff will teach attendees the basics of shooting a bow and arrow using a hands-on approach...
Internal Revenue Service Warns of Phone Scam
The Internal Revenue Service is warning students and parents about a phone scam making the rounds as families get ready to send their kids back to school.
The IRS says the scammers are demanding payment for non-existent taxes like a "Federal Student Tax" and are asking people to wir…
Southern Minnesota Land Use Expo Comes to Blooming Prairie
The Southern Minnesota Land Use Expo is a nonprofit organization. The second Land Use Expo is slated for Tuesday and Wednesday, August 9 and 10. This year's event will be one mile east of Blooming Prairie on Highway 30.
Parking and admission will be free both days...
Claremont Hogfest is Saturday
Claremont Hogfest 2016 is this Saturday, August 6. Activities begin at 8AM and include a 5K Fun Run/Walk, coed volleyball tournament and human foosball tournament along with the start of the antique tractor show.
This year's parade will begin at 10AM Saturday...
Blooming Prairie To Host Buffer Meeting
There will be a number of informational meetings on Thursday, July 28, on Minnesota's buffer law. One of these meetings will be in Blooming Prairie. There will also be a session at the Freeborn County Fairgrounds in Albert Lea from 5-7PM on the 28th...
River Bend Nature Center Happenings
Here's a look at some of the upcoming events at River Bend Nature Center in Faribault.

The next gathering of the Rain Garden Care Crew will be Tuesday, July 12, at 4PM. This is a group of volunteers who meet once a month to maintain the rain garden in front of the Interpretive Center
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Minnesota Launches Program to Prevent Tractor Roll-Overs
Statistics from the U.S. Department of Labor tell us that tractor overturns remain the leading cause of farmer fatalities. Hence the Minnesota Department of Agriculture is launching its ROPS Rebate Program today. The program is one of seven of its kind in the U...
Storms Hit Southern Minnesota
Heavy rains and strong winds struck a good chunk of the listening area late Tuesday afternoon.
The National Weather Service reports three tornadoes touched down in south-central Minnesota. A twister was reported about 6 miles northeast of Waterville...
Tours of the Minnesota Governor’s Residence To Begin
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton's residence will be open for tours for the public beginning Tuesday, June 14. Tours will also be offered June 28, July 12 and 26, and August 9 and 23 from 10:50AM to 12:20PM. There will be an additional tour on July 12 that will be an open house style from 5-7PM...

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