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Pelosi orders impeachment probe: 'No one is above the law'

Northfield News - Tue, 09/24/2019 - 4:31pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi launched a formal impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump on Tuesday, acquiescing to mounting pressure from fellow Democrats and plunging a deeply divided nation into an election year clash between Congress and the…
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New DHS oversight panel finalized in Minnesota

Northfield News - Tue, 09/24/2019 - 12:59pm
ST. PAUL — A “blue ribbon” panel tasked with finding $100 million in savings in Minnesota’s Health and Human Services departments has taken shape.
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Jobless rate declines across region in August

Northfield News - Tue, 09/24/2019 - 11:14am
The jobless rate dropped throughout the region in August with most counties hovering at or near 3% unemployment, according to figures released Tuesday by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development.
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Enrollment drop leads board to approve slight drop in 2020 levy

Northfield News - Tue, 09/24/2019 - 7:47am
The Northfield School Board on Monday unanimously approved a decrease in the 2020 levy due to a slight drop in school enrollment.
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Two Minnesota first-term Democratic reps want impeachment investigation of Trump

Northfield News - Mon, 09/23/2019 - 5:35pm
Two first-term Democratic members of Minnesota’s congressional delegation got on board with an investigation into President Trump that could result in impeachment, staking out new positions Monday.
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I-35 repairs underway, traffic delays expected

Northfield News - Mon, 09/23/2019 - 2:24pm
Interstate 35 motorists between Faribault and Elko New Market are likely to experience traffic delays began Wednesday when concrete pavement repairs begin on the highway, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation.
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I-35 repairs begin Wednesday, traffic delays expected

Northfield News - Mon, 09/23/2019 - 2:24pm
Interstate 35 motorists between Faribault and Elko New Market are likely to experience traffic delays beginning Wednesday when concrete pavement repairs begin on the highway, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation.
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Northfield Daycare Center marks 50 years

Northfield News - Mon, 09/23/2019 - 10:06am
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Bank drive-thru gets OK from council, parking agreement doesn't

Northfield News - Mon, 09/23/2019 - 10:00am
The Northfield City Council agreed to a plan that allows drive-thru at a proposed bank on Hwy. 3, but wants to ensure adequate pedestrian access to the site. And in a related development, it nixed a n arrangement to allow…
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Farmers share impact of conservation with SWCDs

Northfield News - Mon, 09/23/2019 - 8:30am
Staff and elected supervisors from Area VII Southeastern Minnesota Soil and Water Conservation districts gathered on the Mike and Kay Peterson Farm in Northfield earlier this month to learn about the impact of conservation programs from local farmers.
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Rep. Angie Craig says she’s waiting to make a final judgment on impeachment

Northfield News - Mon, 09/23/2019 - 7:00am
Democratic U.S. Rep. Angie Craig says she is waiting to see the results of House committee investigations before taking a position on whether the chamber should move to vote to impeach President Trump.
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Area Workforce center rebranded as CareerForce

Northfield News - Sun, 09/22/2019 - 2:51pm
With Mayor Kevin Voracek on hand, the regional workforce center in Faribault was rebranded as CareerForce Thursday, part of a statewide campaign to increase interest and engagement.
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Invisible Wounds: New treatment program connects troubled vets with needed services

Northfield News - Sun, 09/22/2019 - 11:30am
“As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them.”
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