Frequently Asked Questions

For Road Condition Information please call 5-1-1 or visit 

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Questions and payments regarding traffic tickets should be directed to the MN Court Payment Center at 1-800-657-3611 (if calling from outside metro area) or 651-281-3219 (if calling from area code 612, 651, 763 or 952).  Or, visit the MN Court Payment Center web site at

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Unfortunately the Sheriff’s Office is unable to notify every one personally of severe weather.  For residents in town a siren system is available for tornados warning and will be sounded during the start of the warnings.  These sirens will automatically turn off after a couple of minutes but the warning will still be in effect.  You should check a local media outlet or the National Weather Service for information about how long the Warning is in effect for.  A weather alert radio is the best place to be made aware of current and approaching weather conditions and all weather watches and warnings.  More information about weather radios can be obtained from the NOAA web site.  Local weather information can also be obtained from the NOAA site also.

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Burning permits can be obtained from the city hall of the fire district you live in.  The permits are valid for 1 year.  You must call in each day that you are actually burning.  You can call the Sheriff's Office when you burn.  Please have the name the permit is issued to along with your Township and Section Number when you call.  The Sheriff's Office phone number is 507-526-5148.

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Go to the Minnesota Department of Public Safely's Drivers and Vehicle Services web site and request one.

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Press Release Level 3 Sex Offender

PRESS RELEASE   The Faribault County Sheriff’s Office would like the public to know that a level 3 Sex Offender will be moving into the City Delavan.  There will be a public ...

Wednesday, 27 August 2014


Press Release - Vehicle Crash 08-24-14

Press  Release FRC14-4883 On August 24, 2014 at 2227 hours, the Faribault County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call reporting a one vehicle roll-over southwest of the City of Winnebago on ...

Monday, 25 August 2014


Press Release - Vehicle Collision 08-19-

PRESS RELEASE Case: FRC 14-4750 Date: 08-19-2014 Time: 11:30 A.M. On August 19th 2014, The Faribault County Sheriff's Office, responded to a one vehicle accident on 377th Avenue approximately 1/2 mile south of County ...

Wednesday, 20 August 2014


Press Release FRC14-4634

PRESS RELEASE Case: FRC 14-4634 Date: 08/13/2014 Time: 1910 hours On August 13th, 2014 at 1910 hours the Faribault County Sheriff’s Office was called to the area of 4th Street and Main ...

Thursday, 14 August 2014


Press Release - Jane Doe Case

PRESS RELEASE Case: Jane Doe       Date: 08-12-14 Time: 9:30 A.M.   On August 12, 2014 The Faribault County Sheriff’s Office, in conjunction with the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension, exhumed the body of ...

Wednesday, 13 August 2014


Data Practices Policy

Faribault County Sheriff's Office Data Practices Policy and Request form for members of the public is now located under the "Forms" button on the right side of the home page. Data ...

Thursday, 5 December 2013


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Most Wanted

Do not attempt to apprehend any subject. If you have information about the whereabouts of these fugitives, immediately contact  the Faribault County Most Wanted tips line: 526-5148

Faribault County Sheriff's Office

320 Dr. H. Russ Street
Blue Earth, MN 56013

Emergencies: 911

Non-Emergencies: 507-526-5148

Hours: 8:00-5:00

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