Absentee voting for the November General Election will start in Rice County on September 18, 2020. If you wish to vote by absentee ballot, online applications are available at https://mnvotes.sos.state.mn.us/ABRegistration/ABRegistrationStep1.aspx  Completed absentee ballots can be dropped of at the Rice County Government Services Building or Northfield City Hall or mailed in via U.S. postal service.  Due…

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140th Street in Bridgewater Township will be closed starting at 7:00 pm on Friday, August 21st, and opened again on Tuesday, August 25th, at 5:00 pm. Union Pacific will be working on the railroad.

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Born December 29th, 1948 – Northfield Died July 4th, 2020 – Bridgewater Township Gary was born December 29th, 1948 in Northfield Minnesota to parents Dorothy Virginia (Gilligan) and Robert Fern Ebling.  Dorothy and Robert had bought a farm from a Tralle relative in 1947 after his military service.  It was this homestead that Gary would…

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Absentee voting for the August Primary will start in Rice County on June 26, 2020. Due to COVID-19, Rice County election officials are urging voters to vote by mail to ensure the safety of voters and poll workers. Please consider applying for an absentee ballot to be mailed to you for the upcoming election(s). Online…

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A Special Township Election will be held Tuesday, May 12th, 2020, at the Bridgewater Town Hall from 10:00 am to 8:00 pm.  This election will fill the two new Supervisor roles on the Town Board.    This election will be run differently due to concerns with the virus.  The election will be conducted as a…

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The Annual Township Election was held on Tuesday, March 10th. The results are as follows:   Total votes = 63  Supervisor ·         Kathleen Kopseng – 58 votes ·         Erik Schrader – 1 vote ·         David Albers – 1 vote ·         Non-vote – 3 votes Ballot question: “Shall option A, providing for a five-member town board of supervisors, be adopted for…

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