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Republicans endorse Kistner to challenge Rep. Craig in 2nd

Northfield News - Mon, 05/04/2020 - 3:15pm
Republicans have endorsed former U.S. Marine Corps officer Tyler Kistner of Prior Lake to challenge first-term Democratic Rep. Angie Craig in Minnesota’s 2nd Congressional District this November.
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GOP selects Kistner to face Angie Craig in congressional race

Northfield News - Mon, 05/04/2020 - 1:47pm
Prior Lake resident Tyler Kistner was endorsed by 2nd District Republicans on the first ballot during Saturday’s online convention to face off against U.S. Rep. Angie Craig, D-Eagan.
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Northfield man charged after allegedly molesting 12-year-old girl

Northfield News - Mon, 05/04/2020 - 10:45am
A Northfield man who allegedly molested a 12-year-old girl earlier this year now faces a first-degree criminal sexual conduct charge.
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Water association supports Dakota County ordinance banning certain industrial wells

Northfield News - Fri, 05/01/2020 - 8:28am
The Minnesota Water Well Association is supporting a Dakota County ordinance banning the drilling of certain industrial water wells for one year.
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Local hospital officials: Expect fewer face-to-face appointments after COVID-19

Northfield News - Thu, 04/30/2020 - 5:32pm
Local hospital officials believe the health care changes brought by COVID-19 will forever alter health care delivery.
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Commissioner questions process for selecting architect for jail study

Northfield News - Thu, 04/30/2020 - 5:00pm
The Rice County Board of Commissioners approved a contract for a study of its main jail despite strenuous objections from Commissioner Galen Malecha.
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Cannon Valley Co-op executive director steps down to move to Little Falls

Northfield News - Thu, 04/30/2020 - 12:25pm
Change is never easy.
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Facing financial strain, over 500 area child care providers receive emergency grants

Northfield News - Thu, 04/30/2020 - 11:30am
Difficulties facing southern Minnesota child care providers during the COVID-19 pandemic are varied — many are seeing decreasing enrollment and revenues, while others are taking on more school-age children and needing to expand their capacities.
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Dundas man charged following alleged 119-mph sport bike chase

Northfield News - Thu, 04/30/2020 - 8:30am
A Dundas man allegedly led multiple Rice County law enforcement agencies on a nearly 120-mph chase on a sport bike Tuesday.
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Boards temporarily waive penalties for late tax payments

Northfield News - Wed, 04/29/2020 - 4:30pm
Residents struggling financially due to the novel coronavirus will get a short reprieve this year when tax time rolls around.
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Northfield Lines to join D.C. rally seeking federal funds

Northfield News - Wed, 04/29/2020 - 2:10pm
COVID-19 is destroying the revenue of transportation provider Northfield Lines and other motorcoach organizations throughout the country.
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Last call: Help us honor you favorite nurse(s)

Northfield News - Wed, 04/29/2020 - 11:30am
Truth is, we’ve always appreciated nurses. But these days nurses are on the front lines of a pandemic, heading into battle when the rest of us are told to stay at home.
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Board selects 2 new NHS assistant principals

Northfield News - Wed, 04/29/2020 - 10:44am
Two new assistant principals will soon be sporting Northfield High School’s maroon and gold.
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Area churches see declining contributions, rising needs

Northfield News - Wed, 04/29/2020 - 7:30am
Over the last month, area churches have been forced to adapt on the fly in the face of a global pandemic, pushing services and programming for the faithful online during what is traditionally the busiest time of the year.
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