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Rice County Phone Scam
The Rice County Sheriff’s Office posted on social media on Thursday that they have received scam complaints involving the phone number 507-512-1370. The suspect claims to be a Cpt Mike Jones.
Lonsdale Police Arrest Hutchinson Man
In a press release Saturday afternoon, Lonsdale Police Chief Jason Schmitz stated that around 2:30PM, Lonsdale officers were checking on a suspicious vehicle at TCU Elementary in Lonsdale. When they entered the lot, the vehicle headed toward an exit...
Fire Destroys Lonsdale Home
About 11:27 Saturday morning the Rice County Sheriff's Office received a report of a garage on fire at 11840 Falls Trail in rural Lonsdale. Fire units and deputies responded and they found on arrival that the fire had spread to the attached house...
Suspicious Package At Rice County Courthouse
Update:
A suspicious package was found near the Rice County Government Services building this morning. Officers and sheriff's department officials are on the scene.
According to Rice County Sheriff Troy Dunn, there is writing on the package indicating a bomb...
Warmer Weather Means Melting Ice - Be Careful
Much of the ice on area lakes was already in short supply this year with our unusual winter. Now with some higher temperatures in the forecast through the weekend, you need to use caution.
The Rice County Sheriff's Office is not banning people from going out, but you need to be careful...
Rice County Sheriff to Discuss Body Cameras on AM Minnesota
Rice County Sheriff Troy Dunn stops by the KDHL studio for a visit and we will talk about the topic in law enforcement these days, body cameras.
Last Friday we spoke with Faribault Police Chief Andy Bohlen about the issue and he said he believed the cameras should and will someday be part of every of…