What's going on?

Beat the Summer Heat
Minnesota is often portrayed as being cold and snow-covered all year long. As residents of this great state, we know that is far from the truth. We are blessed to have beautiful transitions through the seasons and summer weather that entices us to get outdoors. But what if, on one of these warm summ…
Tips for Going Solo at Weddings
Summer is wedding season, and for a variety of reasons sometimes you don't have a date. Whether your date has to work, it's a destination wedding, you didn't receive the option of a plus one, everyone is busy, or maybe you prefer to go solo, sometimes you end up stag at a wedding. But it doesn't hav…
Free Movie This Thursday in Faribault
Summer in Minnesota is something to be treasured. After a long, cold winter, I think we in the north appreciate the warm days a bit more, and I know for many people, that means spending as much time outside as possible. With easy access to lakes, rivers, biking trails, and hiking, Faribault has a lo…
Faribault Sealcoating Begins
According to the City of Faribault's Facebook page, in an effort to maintain and increase the life of area roads, the process of sealcoating will take place July 26- August 4.
Faribault Crazy Days
Downtown and all Faribault is going crazy! That’s right, Faribault Crazy Days is coming up July 29 and 30 and there are a lot of amazing deals to be had, plus family fun! More than 30 businesses are participating, making it a great time to get out and do some shopping in Faribault!
Music Monday Cinder Road
It’s Music Monday! Every week I share something with you that I am currently listening to and think you might also enjoy. Sometimes it might be an old tried and true favorite, other times, something I have just discovered, and occasionally, it might be a listener suggestion. Stop bac…
All Welcome at Night To Unite
The annual Night to Unite event in Faribault will be the evening of August 1. Formerly called National Night Out, the event hopes to bring communities together. Each year, there are typically more than a dozen registered parties throughout Faribault. The block parties will each receive visits from l…
Rice County Fair Recap
The Rice County Fair was last week, and as always, there was fun for everyone!  To relive the highlights, check out these fun pictures from the fair!
Ridiculously Huge Trophy Revealed
Bragging rights to make any car enthusiast green with envy and one ridiculously huge, custom made, one-of-a-kind trophy specially crafted for the second annual Faribault Main Street Car Cruise Night Car Club Showdown are all on the line August 18 from 6-9PM in downtown Faribault, but car enthusiasts…
Rice County Fair Beer Garden Entertainment
The Rice County Fair is underway, and if you are looking for a toe-tapping time, or a cold beverage, the place to be is the beer gardens, which has no cover charge. There are plenty of fun things to do, both free and paid, including the entertainment in the beer garden if you are of age.
Compassionate Business
One Faribault business closed up shop during the funeral of one employee so all could attend the service.
Hammer Home Fun At The Fair
The formula is easy: a handful of ladies, hammers, a board, and nails, but the outcome is always a fun time. The Rice County Fair starts today and runs through July 23, bringing plenty of fun, including the annual KDHL Ladies’ Nail Driving Contest!
Woolen Mill Recognized
The Faribault Woolen Mill Co. was honored yesterday with the chance to set up a display in Washington, D.C., for a Made in America event showcasing American-made products.
Music Monday: Orianthi
It’s Music Monday! Every week I share something with you that I am currently listening to and think you might also enjoy. Sometimes it might be an old tried and true favorite, other times, something I have just discovered, and occasionally, it might be a listener suggestion. Stop bac…
Red Cross Faces Critical Blood Shortage
Summer weather and busy schedules might be partly to blame, but the Red Cross reports that there are 61,000 fewer donations than needed currently.
Lakefront Music Fest Lineup
Summer and music festivals go hand in hand, and a fairly new, but fun and growing festival in southern Minnesota is the Prior Lake Rotary’s Lakefront Music Festival! Scheduled to take place July 14 and 15, the lineup for the Lakefront Music Festival this year is sure to have somethin…
Pet Parade Theme Picked
The Annual Pet Parade in Faribault celebrates 81 years this summer and the date and theme have just been released!
Pet of the Week: Possum
Each week I’ll share a picture and a little bit about a pet that is available for adoption and waiting to find a good home. If you’re thinking of adding a pet to your home, pet adoption can be a very rewarding way to do so. Check out this week’s Pet of…
125 Years of History in North Morristown
Yesterday, our nation celebrated its independence. Every year, people throw on red, white and blue outfits and take a moment to enjoy summer and reflect on what it means to be American.
Music Monday: Bruce Springsteen
It’s Music Monday! Every week I share something with you that I am currently listening to and think you might also enjoy. Sometimes it might be an old tried and true favorite, other times, something I have just discovered, and occasionally, it might be a listener suggestion. Stop bac…