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A Park For All Seasons

Friends of Way Park - Fri, 08/07/2020 - 9:44pm
Way Park is the heart of a vibrant neighborhood on the west side of Northfield. It features:  the ROMP musical playground  playground equipment and swings pre-school equipment  a half basketball court  picnic and grilling areas  a walking path  a warming hut and ice rink (seasonal)  a small baseball/kickball diamond (seasonal)  a large open field perfect for pick up soccer games, kite flying, Michellehttp://www.blogger.com/profile/09921244970889478836noreply@blogger.com
Categories: Organizations

Prairie's Edge donations a labor of love for Vesledahl

Northfield News - 1 hour 4 min ago
Since 2013, Dorothy Vesledahl has made and donated almost 2,000 catnip pillows to Prairie’s Edge Humane Society.
Categories: Local News

River levels drop after over a week of flooding

Northfield News - 3 hours 4 min ago
The National Weather Service is projecting the Cannon River in Northfield to gradually drop Monday and Tuesday, but a flood warning persists for the time being.
Categories: Local News

No. 39 Knights tame Tigers for 13th straight win

Carleton Sports - 3 hours 35 min ago

The No. 39-ranked Carleton College men’s tennis team notched a 7-2 victory over DePauw University as the Knights concluded their time in the Palmetto State with a perfect 5-0 Spring Break record. The result snapped the Tigers’ six-match win streak and  was the 13th straight for the Knights, who are now 15-1 on the year and 15-0 versus NCAA Division III opponents.

Categories: Colleges

Adventures in the New Humanities: Galleries and Museums 101

St. Olaf College - 3 hours 54 min ago
In this 'Adventures in the New Humanities' blog post, Professor of History Judy Kutulas explores the role that galleries and museums play in an intensely curated world.
Categories: Colleges

Dundas council denies zoning request to allow Self-Storage expansion

Northfield News - 4 hours 46 min ago
After weeks of discussion and deliberation, the Dundas City Council determined it could not approve a zoning request from a local business to facilitate its expansion, because the city's comprehensive plan simply doesn't allow for it.
Categories: Local News

No. 35 Knights best No. 36 UW-Whitewater

Carleton Sports - 5 hours 24 min ago

The No. 35-ranked Carleton College women’s tennis team bested No. 36 UW-Whitewater, 6-3, in a clash of nationally-ranked regional foes. Madeline Prins, Kristina Conrad, and Sonya Romanenko each won in both singles and doubles as the Knights improved to 7-1 on the season.

Categories: Colleges

David Schultz in Red Wing on roles, open meeting, and conflicts

Carol Overland - Legalectric - 5 hours 46 min ago

This just came over the wire — and I so look forward to this presentation. OPEN TO THE PUBLIC, and I sure hope every city-connected person attends!

On Thursday, April 18th, beginning at 6 pm at the Sheldon Theatre, Professor David Schultz will come to present on three topics including:

  • The role of staff versus the role of the elected official/volunteer
  • The open meeting law
  • Conflict of interest as it relates to state law

Professor Schultz is a renowned educator and is considered an expert in these areas.  He is a Politicial Science professor at Hamline University and a law professor through the University of Minnesota Law School.  Links to his biographies from his respective universities are listed below.

Schultz’ Bio:
https://www.law.umn.edu/profiles/david-schultz

This training is a result of feedback we have heard from commission members who want to know more about these topics, and attendance is strongly encouraged.  This is an excellent opportunity to get your questions answered and increase your understanding and effectiveness as a commission member; we hope to see you there.

Categories: Citizens

David and Jacqueline Hudson

KYMN Radio - 7 hours 12 min ago

Local musicians and business owners David and Jacqueline Hudson perform on the Wayne Eddy Affair.  

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Standoff in Nfld – 2 in custody; Rice Co. Dive Team assists in finding driver in Straight River; iPads or Chrome books for students; Nfld Council holds closed mtg

KYMN Radio - 7 hours 34 min ago

Northfield police assisted in ending a pursuit that started in Faribault last night.  Police Chief Monte Nelson said the pursuit continued north on I-35 then into Dundas with Faribault Police, Rice County Sheriff’s Office, and Dundas Police following.  Stop Sticks were deployed near Dundas and the vehicle eventually stopped near Hwy 3 and Heritage Dr

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Charges expected following Monday night chase, standoff

Northfield News - 7 hours 34 min ago
Two men are expected to be charged in connection with a high-speed chase Monday night that began in Faribault and ended following a standoff at a busy Northfield intersection.
Categories: Local News

John McCarthy

KYMN Radio - 7 hours 51 min ago

Dundas City Administrator John McCarthy discusses the March 25 Dundas City Council meeting.  Topics include the comprehensive plan, working with the Dundas Dukes in preparing for the baseball tournament in 2020, and more.  

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Jobless rates dip slightly across the region

Northfield News - 7 hours 58 min ago
The unemployment rate across edged slightly lower across the region, according to figures released Tuesday morning by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development.
Categories: Local News

Musical Ole launches her social venture startup in Senegal

St. Olaf College - 8 hours 45 sec ago
Entrepreneur and music lover Anna Wolle '18 is putting her dreams into action by launching her start-up company, Teranga Strings, in Dakar, Senegal.
Categories: Colleges

Superintendent Matt Hillmann

KYMN Radio - 8 hours 2 min ago

Northfield School Superintendent Matt Hillmann discusses last week’s School Board work session during which results of a technology survey and how the school district may move forward with technology devices for students was discussed.

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Denise Hucka

KYMN Radio - 8 hours 27 min ago

Denise Hucka of Northfield talks about her recent climb of Mount Kilimanjaro – she reached the summit on Valentine’s Day. Hour 1: Hour 2:  

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NCC Receives Award for Energy Efficient Efforts on Seeds Farm Project

Northfield Construction Company - 9 hours 22 min ago
Energy Panel Structures, (EPS), received two Building Excellence Awards from the Structural Insulated Panel Association (SIPA). Each year, the Building Excellence Awards recognize the most energy efficient, sustainable, and unique buildings constructed with structural insulated panels (SIPs).  The competition allows SIPA members to showcase their best work while demonstrating the design flexibility and energy efficiency....
Categories: Businesses

Knights pick up first win, settle for split with Oberlin

Carleton Sports - Mon, 03/25/2019 - 11:43pm

The Carleton College baseball team notched its first victory of the season with a 15-7 triumph in game one of Monday’s doubleheader with Oberlin College. The Knights held an early lead in the game two but were forced to settle for a split.

Categories: Colleges

Knights keep rolling with victories over Oberlin and Union

Carleton Sports - Mon, 03/25/2019 - 11:06pm

The Carleton College men’s tennis team ran its win streak to a dozen matches with victories over a pair of tough opponents on Monday. In a matchup of nationally-ranked programs, the No. 39 Knights bested No. 37 Oberlin by an 8-1 margin. Carleton then handed Union (NY) College its first setback of the season with a 7-2 result. The Knights improved their overall record to 14-1 this season with two victories.

Categories: Colleges

Pursuit ends in Northfield – UPDATE from Chief Nelson

KYMN Radio - Mon, 03/25/2019 - 9:41pm

UPDATE:  from Northfield Police Chief Monte Nelson: Shortly before 8:30 p.m. on Monday, March 25, Northfield Officers assisted with the termination of a vehicle pursuit and arrest of two individuals near Highway 3 and Heritage Dr.. A vehicle pursuit was initiated near Faribault.  The pursuit continued on Interstate 35 north and then into Dundas with

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