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Community News: Northfield youth spotlighted

Fri, 02/05/2016 - 1:18pm

A Northfield youth was recently spotlighted in the national State Farm good neighbor blog “It takes a village to raise children.” How many times does one hear that phrase in a lifetime? Imagine raising a successful individual without the support of friends, family and acquaintances along the way to offer their advice and expertise. Think […]

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Today’s news update – A new City Administrator is named; Drug Task Force “hits it out of the Park”; Permit denied (again); Resthaven Rescue holds fundraiser

Fri, 02/05/2016 - 12:02pm

A new City Administrator is named The Northfield City Council selected a new City Administrator.  Yesterday they directed Gary Weiers of Drown and Associates to negotiate a contract with Ben Martig.  He’s currently the City Administrator in Marshall, MN. Mayor Graham said they were very fortunate to have 4 highly qualified candidates which made their […]

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ArtZany!-Radio for the Imagination | Northfield Arts Guild – MNJAG exhibit & PDYT Robin Hood 02/05/2016

Fri, 02/05/2016 - 10:33am

Listen Fridays at 9:00am (replayed on Saturday at 9:00am) to Paula Granquist on ArtZany! – Radio for the Imagination Today in the ArtZany! Radio studio Paula Granquist welcomes artists from two upcoming Northfield Arts Guild (northfieldartsguild.org) shows: * First, jewelry artist Susan Crow from the Minnesota Jewelry Artist Guild (MNJAG) Exhibition in the gallery. * […]

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Today’s news update – Barron in custody [Update]; Discussion on Orderly annexation agreement becomes disorderly

Thu, 02/04/2016 - 10:53am

Barron in custody [Update] Within minutes of receiving a press release asking for the public’s help in apprehending a “very dangerous criminal”, Police Chief Monte Nelson said he was apprehended yesterday afternoon.  Investigators found him and followed him into Farmington.  He went into the ditch which made it easy to arrest him.  On Monday Agents […]

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‘Morning Show’ with Jeff Johnson | Rice County Sheriff Troy Dunn 2/4/16

Thu, 02/04/2016 - 7:55am

Jeff Johnson speaks with Rice County Sheriff Troy Dunn on recent arrest of dangerous felon, when to stop a police chase and more. Click below to listen to the full interview: dunn020416

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Breaking News: Dangerous Felon apprehended 2/3/16

Wed, 02/03/2016 - 4:26pm

Within minutes of receiving a press release asking for the public’s help in apprehending a “very dangerous criminal”, Police Chief Monte Nelson said he was apprehended, “Investigators found him and followed him in the Farmington area”.  Officers reported him in the ditch.  On Monday Agents with the Cannon River Drug and Violent Offender Task Force […]

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Today’s news update – City declines purchase of Armory; 1 down 4 to go; Dance for a Cause

Wed, 02/03/2016 - 12:02pm

City declines purchase of Armory The Northfield Council meeting went off as scheduled last night despite the snow.  Consideration to purchase the Armory was on the agenda.   Councilor Pownell said they have a great opportunity to help businesses if the Council buys the building… (businesses knock on their door)  click on podcast to hear quotes […]

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‘Morning Show’ with Jeff Johnson | Mayor Dana Graham 2/3/16

Wed, 02/03/2016 - 7:46am

Jeff Johnson speaks with Mayor Dana Graham after last nights Northfield Council meeting including the Armory, the annexation agreement and more.  He also discussed the NAFRS meeting.  Listen to the full interview… graham020316

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Beyond the Open Mic 2/3/16

Wed, 02/03/2016 - 6:30am

Beyond the open mic is intended to open dialogue about the process and the processors in City Hall; Elected Officials, City Staff, citizen and others.  Your hosts are Donovan McGee and Victor Summa. Opinions expressed are solely those of the hosts and not necessarily those of KYMN.  To contact Victor or Don you can email […]

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Community News: Northfield Public Schools are CLOSED 2/3/16

Wed, 02/03/2016 - 5:05am

Northfield Schools Superintendent Dr. Chris Richardson CLOSED schools again this morning due to drifting snow in rural areas.  The roads may be plowed in town but the rural roads are “a mess”.

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Community News: Interstate 90 west of Albert Lea closed due to hazardous driving conditions

Tue, 02/02/2016 - 1:23pm

New Release District 6, Rochester/Owatonna                 Office Tel:   507-286-7500 2900 48th Street NW    Rochester, MN  55901-5848 Feb. 2, 2016    Contact:  Mike Dougherty    Cell: 507-251-2749 For Immediate Release    michael.dougherty@state.mn.us Twitter: @mndotsoutheast Interstate 90 west of Albert Lea closed due to hazardous driving conditions ROCHESTER, Minn. (1 p.m.) – Interstate 90 west of Interstate 35 at Albert […]

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Community News: Northfield declares SNOW EMERGENCY

Tue, 02/02/2016 - 1:16pm

MEMORANDUM Public Works Department Streets & Park Division Date:    February 2, 2016 SUBJECT: Snow Emergency Date Snow Emergency is declared: 2/2/2016 Date residential streets will be plowed: 2/3/2016 Date all downtown parking lots except 5th & Washington Street are closed: 2/2/2016 Date of downtown snow removal: 2/4/2016 Date 5th & Washington Street lot is closed: […]

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Today’s news update – Judge rules Castle Rock Township must allow Islamic Cemetery; A NAFRS Administrator position met with mixed response; Liquor, animals, armory and annexation on Agenda

Tue, 02/02/2016 - 12:02pm

Judge rules Castle Rock Township must allow Islamic Cemetery An Islamic cemetery will be allowed in Castle Rock Township after a Dakota County judge ruled that the township’s efforts to block it were “arbitrary and capricious.” According to the Star Tribune, District Judge David Knutson granted a summary judgment last week that forces the township […]

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Community News: White-out conditions, slippery roads and accidents

Tue, 02/02/2016 - 11:48am

We’re getting numerous reports of hazardous driving with white-out conditions. Law enforcement agencies are already very busy with accidents.  Northfield Police Chief Monte Nelson says if you don’t have to travel – don’t.  However, if you do, it’s best to get going now.  Rural roads are getting worse by the moment. This is a link […]

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‘Morning Show’ with Jeff Johnson | Ray Young III 2/2/16

Tue, 02/02/2016 - 7:59am

Jeff Johnson speaks with Ray Young III [the Word Nerd] about the NAG’s upcoming interactive comedy and murder myster dinner theater, “The Case of the Riverboat Rendezvous”.  Performances are Feb. 13th at 6:15pm and Feb. 14th at 5:15.  Held at the Northfield Golf Club, the tickets include Dinner.  NorthfieldArtsGuild Click below to listen to the […]

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All-Wheel Drive/February 1

Mon, 02/01/2016 - 4:46pm

Jessica Paxton hosts the 4-6pm hours filling them with eclectic music, news and local info. Playlist: Fleetwood Mac/Warm Ways Vicky Emerson/Silhouette (great Mpls singer/songwriter — off her brand new release, “Wake Me When The Wind Dies Down”) The Paper Days/I Won’t Fall (another great Mpls outfit — folk rock at its best) The Pines/Hanging From […]

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Today’s news update – Developers encourage Council to let go of Armory and Council adds Waterford Annexation; Fire facility “live-in” responsibilities part of SOG discussion; Ruth’s House in need of supplies; Habitat House dedication tonight

Mon, 02/01/2016 - 12:02pm

Developers encourage Council to let go of Armory adds Waterford Annexation The Developers interested in the Armory pulled their request that Northfield Council purchase the building.  In an email sent to Council and staff on Friday afternoon, they thanked Council for their consideration of their project and continued stating… In light of the discussion on […]

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15 with the Author | ‘The Edge of Lost’ by Kristina McMorris 2/1/16

Mon, 02/01/2016 - 11:19am

From Ireland to Alcatraz, we are taken on a journey of loyalty, sacrifice and betrayal in  “The Edge of Lost”.   On today’s 15 with the Author, Teri Knight’s guest is Kristina McMorris.  She is a New York Times and USA Today bestselling author.   During a visit to Alcatraz, McMorris learned that children of guards and […]

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‘Morning Show’ with Jeff Johnson | NAFRS Board Chair Glen Castore 2/1/16

Mon, 02/01/2016 - 9:21am

Jeff Johnson speaks with NAFRS Board Chair Glen Castore on their monthly meeting last week.  NAFRS *NOTE:  OSHA reports are available to the public with redacted information regarding personal information.  The City has information on their website and we have a request for the report.   Click below to listen to the podcast: castore020116

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Community News: United Way site helps tax filers with free online tax prep and filing

Mon, 02/01/2016 - 5:03am

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Elizabeth Child, Executive Director, Northfield Area United Way, 507-664-3510 or cell, 507-645-0119, or connect@northfieldunitedway.org ‘MyFreeTaxes’ Offers Free Tax Preparation United Way site helps tax filers with free online tax prep and filing NORTHFIELD, Minn. (January 29, 2016) —  Seventy percent of American tax filers are eligible for free tax filing, and […]

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