Faribault gives its history a ‘whirl’
St. Paul has its Peanuts characters, Chicago had its cows, Bemidji has its Paul and Babe, and Faribault has its Tilt-A-Whirl cars.
Or at least it will on Thursday when the second restored Tilt-A-Whirl car will be placed outside the State Bank of Faribault building.
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Faribault has a big cat problem. The city has too many feral cats. That’s setting up a debate over whether the problem goes away by killing them or capturing them. Read more →
Faribault pushes to end scourge of air conditioners
The Faribault Daily News reports the City Council yesterday took aim again at AC units installed in apartments in the city’s downtown. In 2014, it declined to ban them. This time, the heat is on. The city staff is giving the Council the option of banning air conditioners. Read more →
Faribault mirrors the nation’s economy. Things look better than they were, but everyone’s worried about what’s ahead.
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You have to have thick skin and some real guts to be a newspaper editor in a smaller community. Jaci Smith, the managing editor of the Faribault Daily News, has both. Read more →
We’re apparently never going to know the name of the persons who saved the life of Jennifer Green when she was jumped from a bridge over Faribault’s Straight River in 1990. They want to remain anonymous, a report today says. Read more →