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Easter brings joy as churches begin to move beyond COVID

Northfield News - 4 hours 35 min ago
After a year of virtual services and limited in-person attendance, success in distributing the COVID-19 vaccine locally helped to bring Christians back into area churches just in time for Easter.
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Potential Dundas bypass wins city, Bridgewater support

Northfield News - Wed, 04/14/2021 - 10:45am
After years of discussion, a new paved thoroughfare running straight north out of Dundas toward Dakota County’s population centers could be a bit closer to completion.
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Annual tractor parade rolls through community of Randolph for 18 years

Northfield News - Tue, 04/13/2021 - 3:45pm
The Annual Randolph FFA Tractor Parade is the place to be, whether you have an appreciation for agriculture or love everything about tractors.
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Northfield honors the planet at annual Earth Day celebration

Northfield News - Tue, 04/13/2021 - 11:24am
Whether it’s learning how to fix your bike, growing your own garden or maintaining your lawn, the 12th annual Northfield Earth Day Celebration reportedly has something for everyone.
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NHS planning outdoor grad ceremony with limited attendance

Northfield News - Mon, 04/12/2021 - 10:13pm
Northfield High School is planning an outdoor graduation ceremony in June with limited attendance.
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Annual tractor parade rolls through community of Randolph for 18 years

Northfield News - Mon, 04/12/2021 - 7:15pm
The Annual Randolph FFA Tractor Parade is the place to be, whether you have an appreciation for agriculture or love everything about tractors.
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A regional approach to water, soil conservation gets local backing

Northfield News - Mon, 04/12/2021 - 6:00pm
While it’s just getting off the ground, a new collaboration is set to unite the region around efforts to make needed improvements to area water quality and soil health.
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Knowledge Bowl team overcomes adversity, captures state championship

Northfield News - Mon, 04/12/2021 - 4:42pm
A promising Knowledge Bowl season was cut short last year for Northfield High School last spring following the onset of COVID-19.
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Supreme Court to hear convicted dealer's claim that sentence doesn't fit crime

Northfield News - Sun, 04/11/2021 - 4:15pm
The Minnesota Supreme Court has agreed to hear the case of a Faribault man who unsuccessfully sought to have his guilty plea withdrawn.
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Principals deliver stinging rebuke of systemtic inequities, call for change

Northfield News - Sun, 04/11/2021 - 3:45pm
Two Northfield Public Schools leaders on Thursday night delivered stinging descriptions of what they say are systemic societal inequities and offered solutions to tackling the issue.
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Submit your 2021 high school graduate's information today

Northfield News - Sat, 04/10/2021 - 4:00pm
The Northfield News will again publish its annual special section featuring area high school graduates. And just like last year, we’re celebrating the seniors two ways.
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City's long list of racial equity work gets state commissioner's notice

Northfield News - Fri, 04/09/2021 - 7:30pm
Northfield Human Rights Commission members described the racial equity work groups across the city have recently undertaken during a virtual meeting Thursday with a state commissioner.
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More frequent severe weather may require some planning for the future

Northfield News - Fri, 04/09/2021 - 4:30pm
As Severe Weather Awareness Week begins Monday, area residents are encouraged to consider their own emergency plans.
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County law libraries offer important resource

Northfield News - Fri, 04/09/2021 - 1:25pm
For area residents dealing with simple legal issues, law libraries offer a free, little-known resource that could see a significant increase in popularity in a post-pandemic world.
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Centers a free, confidential resource for small business owners, prospective entrepreneurs

Northfield News - Thu, 04/08/2021 - 5:00pm
Southeastern Minnesota has a wealth of resources available for entrepreneurs looking for COVID-19 relief and those wanting to start their own business or expand an existing one.
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Proposed Charter amendment would add physician to Hospital Board

Northfield News - Thu, 04/08/2021 - 9:56am
A proposed amendment to the city’s charter would add a physician to Northfield Hospital and Clinics Board of Directors and loosen residential board member eligibility requirements, moves administrators say are needed to keep it competitive.
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State's public defender: justice reforms still needed, prosecutors point to progress

Northfield News - Wed, 04/07/2021 - 5:00pm
Local prosecutors and judges say legislative changes and discussions intended to lead to the reduction in the number of Minnesotans sentenced to jail and prison is proving effective.
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Family identifies Northfield teenager killed in Wisconsin crash

Northfield News - Wed, 04/07/2021 - 4:45pm
A Northfield teenager was killed Sunday in a rollover crash near Bangor, Wisconsin.
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Township resident looks to convert farm into agricultural experience for kids

Northfield News - Wed, 04/07/2021 - 4:43pm
A Northfield Township farm could soon be converted into a prosperous agritourism business, with a focus on helping children and families understand where their food comes from.
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Special deer hunt confirms local CWD threat

Northfield News - Wed, 04/07/2021 - 3:48pm
A special deer hunt has identified another local deer with chronic wasting disease, providing further confirmation that a growing threat to deer health has made its way to the region.
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