What's going on?

Rice County Burning Ban in Effect
The alert is from 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, December 12, 2018 to 6:00 p.m. Thursday, December 13, 2018. No open burning will be allowed.
Second Half MFP Payments Delayed
Reuters is reporting the White House is delaying the second half of the Market Facilitation Program payments unitl further notice.
Both Faribault High School Hockey Teams Win
Mikayla Bohner had 25 saves to achieve her third shutout of the season. Faribault is now 8-3 overall and 7-2 in the Big Nine while Owatonna drops to 3-5-1 overall and 3-2-1 in league play.
What Is In the New Farm Bill?
AS the New Farm Bill moves out of Conferance Committee for a vote in the House and Senate we should find out a lot more about what is actually in it.
Austin is #5 in Class 3A
In Class 4A Rochester John Marshall is #10 and Rochester Mayo #20. In Class 3A Austin is #5, Mankato East #8 and Northfield #15.