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Ebola Outbreak in West Africa

More than 1700 people have been sickened with Ebola since the outbreak in Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone, and Nigeria began in March. U.S. Centers for D...

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Zip Rail Public Comment Period Extended to August 22

In response to public interest, the comment period on the Scoping Booklet/Draft Scoping Decision Document is being extended to August 22, 2014, an addi...

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Summertime Food Safety

To avoid foodborne illness—often called “food poisoning”—special care needs to be taken when cooking and serving food outdoors. Olmsted County Public H...

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Voters can now request their absentee ballot quickly and easily online

Minnesota voters can now request an absentee ballot online at mnvotes.org through a new tool launched by the Office of the Minnesota Secretary of State...

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Come Check out the New and Improved Oxbow Park

Looking for some fun for the whole family? Oxbow Park has a lot to see! Come check out some of our new and improved  exhibits. Watch this short video (...

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Local Sales and Use Tax

On July 23, 2013, the County Board imposed a ¼% transit sales tax pursuant to Minnesota Statute Section 297A in order to raise money needed for the Cou...

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Olmsted County Citizens' Quick Financial Statement Available Here

When you shop at a department store, you don’t care about how big their income statement is and you don’t have time to read a 100 page financial statement, you care about what the toaster costs. This Citizens’ Quick Financial Statement will give you the County’s “retail” prices for the se...

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Volunteers needed to serve on boards & committees

Olmsted County is actively seeking citizens to serve on boards, committees, and commissions. Several positions are currently open. Learn what's available and apply for a position.

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Current Job Openings

97 percent of our staff say they are proud to work for Olmsted County! Become part of the team. Check out the current job openings.

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