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PROGRESS: Stanton Airport starts up Civil Air Patrol program

Northfield News - 6 hours 58 min ago
At Stanton Airport, kids are starting to fly.
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Hastings man charged for role in June crash north of Dennison

Northfield News - 9 hours 13 min ago
A Hastings man faces two felony charges after a June car crash north of Dennison that police say was caused by his intoxication.
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No rest in the summer for Northfield physics teacher

Northfield News - 9 hours 37 min ago
Call it a vacation if you like, but for Northfield physics teacher Rebecca Messer, summer is not a time for rest.
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Dundas man faces 6 felonies for innapropriate communication with child

Northfield News - 10 hours 14 min ago
A Dundas man faces six felony charges for what police say was inappropriate communication through a messaging app with a North Carolina teen.
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PROGRESS: Archer House celebrates 140 years, appears as vibrant as ever

Northfield News - 16 hours 32 min ago
In terms of iconic Northfield attractions, the Archer House is toward the top of the list.
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PORTRAITS: Maltrata, Northfield's sister to the south

Northfield News - 17 hours 32 min ago
Northfield, Minnesota and Maltrata, Veracruz, Mexico may not be official sister cities, but they are undoubtedly linked by DNA.
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Weaponizing fishing pole nets felony charge for Northfield woman

Northfield News - Wed, 07/26/2017 - 5:11pm
A Northfield woman was charged July 17 with felony domestic assault, interfering with an officer and disorderly conduct after reportedly whipping a man with a fishing pole.
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PROGRESS: Carleton College Weitz Center music building set for September opening

Northfield News - Wed, 07/26/2017 - 3:32pm
This September, six years after opening its doors, the Carleton College Weitz Center will do it again.
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Northfield sets for record participation in 2017 Night to Unite

Northfield News - Wed, 07/26/2017 - 1:50pm
With 41 neighborhoods participating, 2017 Night to Unite in Northfield should be bigger than ever before.
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Pair of county jobs move out of voters' hands

Northfield News - Tue, 07/25/2017 - 4:05pm
When Rice County voters go to the polls next year, they’ll find two fewer boxes to check.
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Secure Base Counseling Center sees continued growth, building expansion

Northfield News - Tue, 07/25/2017 - 2:13pm
Secure Base Counseling Center can point to the number of people it employs as just one sign of exponential growth since the business started 5½ years ago. Another, more visible, example might be a look at the building it occupies…
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Northfield Crazy Daze returns to Division Street Thursday

Northfield News - Tue, 07/25/2017 - 1:24pm
It’s simple really: if it’s not broke, don’t fix it.
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Fire service board members express differing opinions in survey

Northfield News - Tue, 07/25/2017 - 12:47pm
For all their efforts, Northfield Area Fire and Rescue Service Board members still seem to be operating on different wavelengths.
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Landowners have new options, website to help with buffer law

Northfield News - Tue, 07/25/2017 - 12:16pm
The Minnesota Board of Water and Soil Resources has two additional resources for landowners working to comply with the state’s buffer law.
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Dundas talks additional police staffing amid budget discussion

Northfield News - Mon, 07/24/2017 - 9:28pm
Budget talks drove much of the discussion Monday at the Dundas City Council meeting.
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Northfield School Board sets $109 million bond vote for Nov. 7

Northfield News - Mon, 07/24/2017 - 7:30pm
It’s official. This fall, Northfield voters will be asked to approve paying for some major school district upgrades.
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Living Greens Farm quadruples its vertical food growing operation in Rice County

Northfield News - Mon, 07/24/2017 - 3:37pm
From butter lettuce to arugula microgreens, Living Greens Farm specializes in growth. In August, the company will undergo some growth itself, quadrupling its size in its Faribault facility.
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A decade of data offers glimpse into watersheds' health

Northfield News - Mon, 07/24/2017 - 6:55am
Chad Anderson and John Sandberg slosh through a muddy stream in hip waders, pausing occasionally to duck under overgrown branches or swat a mosquito.
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Rice County Fair demo battles are family affairs

Northfield News - Mon, 07/24/2017 - 6:14am
Brother against brother. Wife versus husband.
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For 2nd year, Northfielder takes Aquatennial crown

Northfield News - Sun, 07/23/2017 - 4:27pm
Vanessa Gonzalez, who served as a 2016 Defeat of Jesse James Days ambassador, was named 2018 Aquatennial Queen of the Lakes in a Saturday ceremony in Minneapolis.
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