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Northfield planning citizen-led police policy review task force

Northfield News - Mon, 09/14/2020 - 1:37pm
The Northfield City Council has instituted a citizen-led police task force to discuss policies highlighted during recent calls for police reform following the death of George Floyd in late May.
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DWIs, excessive speeding on the rise heading into fall

Northfield News - Mon, 09/14/2020 - 1:00pm
So far this year, are law enforcement are seeing a higher numbers in DWIs and excessive speeding, with numbers continually increasing as they head into the final months of the year.
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DWIs, excessive speeding on the rise heading into fall

Northfield News - Mon, 09/14/2020 - 1:00pm
So far this year, are law enforcement are seeing a higher numbers in DWIs and excessive speeding, with numbers continually increasing as they head into the final months of the year.
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GALLERY: Curtain opens on school year, Greenvale Park Elementary

Northfield News - Mon, 09/14/2020 - 9:28am
The first day of school on Monday at Northfield Public Schools was unlike any in past years for many reasons.
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GALLERY: Limited DJJD activities include parade, cruise-in, vendor booths

Northfield News - Mon, 09/14/2020 - 8:53am
Despite drastically reduced in-person Defeat of Jesse James Days events intended to prevent the spread of COVID-19, Northfielders still enjoyed a limited parade, food in Bridge Square and a cruise-in Saturday.
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Suspect sought in two thefts from Nfld. businesses

Northfield News - Fri, 09/11/2020 - 5:42pm
Northfield police are seeking public assistance in finding a person suspected in committing two thefts in one day from separate Northfield businesses.
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Fairground restrooms being replaced to meet ADA, hygiene standards

Northfield News - Fri, 09/11/2020 - 10:45am
Some things weren’t meant to last forever, and one of those things is the bathroom facility at the Rice County Fairgrounds.
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Draft Riverfront Enhancement plan includes many changes to downtown

Northfield News - Fri, 09/11/2020 - 9:27am
A plan to better utilize the Cannon River includes components that, if implemented, would result in substantial changes for downtown Northfield.
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Two seniors’ engineering skills lead to special welcome gift for residence hall students

Northfield News - Fri, 09/11/2020 - 6:08am
At University of Wisconsin-Stout this fall, dozens of COVID-19 safety measures — from new plexiglass barriers to surface disinfection protocols to socially-distanced classrooms and lounges — have been planned and implemented to help keep everyone healthy.
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NH+C Birth Center expansion close to completion

Northfield News - Thu, 09/10/2020 - 9:20pm
Northfield Hospital and Clinics is drawing closer to completing the expansion of its Birth Center work that will drastically increase the space available for newborns and their families.
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Local partisans raise concern over yard sign thefts

Northfield News - Thu, 09/10/2020 - 6:30pm
With political tensions on the rise in advance of November’s election, local partisans are reporting a concerning increase in theft and vandalism of yard signs.
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Heywood graveside speakers: Parallels between hero, frontline workers

Northfield News - Wed, 09/09/2020 - 2:19pm
Speakers at the annual Joseph Lee Heywood graveside memorial service Wednesday reminded those in attendance that Heywood, who has achieved worldwide recognition after dying in 1876 while defending First National Bank against armed robbers, shares attributes with the frontline workers…
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City councilors express mixed views on body cameras

Northfield News - Wed, 09/09/2020 - 10:52am
Northfield city councilors’ views of body cameras remain mixed as 2021 budget discussions continue.
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Circle Lake fundraiser cancelled, cleanup continues

Northfield News - Tue, 09/08/2020 - 5:45pm
Over the last several months, residents of the Circle Lake area in northwest Rice County have made impressive progress toward their goals of cleaning up the lake and ridding it of invasive species.
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Health professionals urge early flu vaccinations during pandemic

Northfield News - Tue, 09/08/2020 - 4:00pm
It’s the time of year for jackets, crunchy leaves and pumpkin spice everything, but there’s something else the start of fall signifies: flu season.
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Health administrators: Multiple approaches needed for future

Northfield News - Tue, 09/08/2020 - 8:52am
Though there are continuing uncertainties surrounding COVID-19, south central Minnesota hospital administrators believe the coronavirus pandemic will only quicken needed health care changes.
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Tritch wins Horseshoe Hunt grand prize

Northfield News - Mon, 09/07/2020 - 5:05pm
A winner has been announced in the annual Defeat of Jesse James Days Horseshoe Hunt.
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Asset forfeitures remain high, though decline from 2018

Northfield News - Mon, 09/07/2020 - 4:30pm
After a record setting 2018, asset forfeitures across the state of Minnesota declined slightly in 2019, according to a new report issued by State Auditor Julie Blaha.
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Final DJJD Horseshoe Hunt clue released

Northfield News - Mon, 09/07/2020 - 7:00am
His life flashed before his eyes...
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