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Six teens hope to be named a DJJD ambassador

Northfield News - Tue, 09/07/2021 - 11:15am
The six 2022 Defeat of Jesse James Days Ambassador candidates have been busy this summer, volunteering at Ruth’s House of Hope and Feed My Starving Children, and distributing brochures to downtown businesses. They held a pancake breakfast and a spaghetti…
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The hunt is over. Horseshoe found

Northfield News - Mon, 09/06/2021 - 7:22pm
A team of three from the Twin Cities has found the horseshoe in the northeast corner of Heywood Park under a pine tree around 7:20 a.m. Sunday, reported Tim Freeland, who coordinates the Defeat of Jesse James Days Horseshoe Hunt.
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Defeat of Jesse James Days 2021: What you need to know

Northfield News - Mon, 09/06/2021 - 4:45pm
This year's Defeat of Jesse James Days will be pretty much the same it has in years past, organizers say — and that’s something to celebrate.
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Northfield Rotary’s bike tour returns Sept. 25

Northfield News - Mon, 09/06/2021 - 2:37pm
Northfield Rotary will be back in the saddle and at full stride with its 2021 bike tour Saturday, Sept. 25. The Rotary bike tour has been a Northfield tradition for more than 25 years and a popular event for the…
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Community Action Center breaks ground on new housing development

Northfield News - Mon, 09/06/2021 - 11:06am
The Community Action Center of Northfield held a groundbreaking ceremony on Thursday, Sept. 2 for their Hillcrest Village housing development located at 1050 Hwy. 3.
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'Bringing history to modern day,' Steam & Gas Engine Show a holiday highlight

Northfield News - Sun, 09/05/2021 - 12:58pm
Under the warm lat summer sun, the sounds of tractors old and new filled the Rice County Steam and Gas Engines Showgrounds, accompanied by the occasional steam engine whistle.
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Northfield Hospital + Clinics’ EMS changes its look

Northfield News - Thu, 09/02/2021 - 10:49pm
The EMS staff of Northfield Hospital + Clinics are getting a new uniform — after 25 years in the same style shirt.
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HRA recommends creation of local fund to combat housing crisis

Northfield News - Thu, 09/02/2021 - 5:51pm
The Northfield Housing and Redevelopment Authority on Tuesday approved the formation of a new fund to help combat the local housing crisis.
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Only rain down the drain

Northfield News - Thu, 09/02/2021 - 5:24pm
Only Rain Down the Drain
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Olivier is district's teacher of the year, Findlay assistant of the year

Northfield News - Wed, 09/01/2021 - 9:33pm
The Northfield School District kicked off the 2021-22 school year Monday for staff at Northfield Middle School.
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Recent rain too late for this year’s corn crop

Northfield News - Wed, 09/01/2021 - 5:37pm
Across much of Minnesota, by mid-August, drought impacts were ranked “extreme” to “severe.”
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With Gazelka poised to enter governor's race, Jasinski could see bigger role with GOP

Northfield News - Wed, 09/01/2021 - 9:29am
Minnesota Sen. Michelle Benson, R-Ham Lake, announced a run for the Republican nomination for governor Wednesday morning, but her announcement was upstaged by Sen. Paul Gazelka’s news that he is stepping down as Senate majority leader.
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Self-proclaimed 'townie,' Ozmun is 2021 Heywood award winner

Northfield News - Tue, 08/31/2021 - 5:30pm
The 2021 Heywood Award winner is a Northfield man who has spent most of his life making the community safer.
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Vaccination clinic set for Thursday at Northfield High School

Northfield News - Tue, 08/31/2021 - 3:27pm
In partnership with Rice County Public Health, the Northfield School district hosts a COVID-19 vaccination clinic from 3–6 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 7 in the Northfield High School upper cafeteria.
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Preserving history: Steam & Gas Engines Show takes attendees back in time

Northfield News - Tue, 08/31/2021 - 3:08pm
In today’s world, filled with numerous innovations and technology advances, Roger Janek says sometimes people have a tendency to forget about the way things used to be.
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Northfield's churches pair with Habitat to build 4-family 'quad home'

Northfield News - Tue, 08/31/2021 - 12:00pm
Rice County Habitat for Humanity will partner with several Lutheran churches later this month to follow Jesus Christ’s example in a more literal way than usual.
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Meet the 2022 DJJD Junior Ambassador candidates

Northfield News - Tue, 08/31/2021 - 10:30am
The 2022 Defeat of Jesse James Days Junior Ambassador Candidates have enjoyed spending time together this summer at many activities including bowling, popsicles in the park, selling DJJD buttons and learning important skills such as public speaking. Coronation for DJJD…
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Winners of the 2021 Stormwater Pollution Poster Contest announced

Northfield News - Sat, 08/28/2021 - 12:43pm
Clean River Partners and the city of Northfield honored the winners of the 2021 Stormwater Pollution Poster Contest during the Aug. 17 City Council meeting.
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Area officers issue 103 speeding tickets during July wave, an effort to cut rising fatalities

Northfield News - Sat, 08/28/2021 - 9:30am
While a state trooper issued one citation for doing 104 mph on the Rice County section of I-35, Lonsdale police clocked a driver in that city doing 96 mph during last month’s enforcement campaign.
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