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Three local authors taking part in the Deep Valley Book Festival

KYMN Radio - 1 hour 55 min ago
Paul Niemisto has added his name to the Deep Valley Book Festival of authors taking place virtually Saturday and Sunday Oct. 3-4, joining fellow Northfielders Susan Hvistendahl and Joy Riggs in promoting their books at this largest literary festival in Southern Minnesota. Niemisto will be promoting his “Cornets and Pickaxes” about Finnish bands in Northern

Three House candidates discuss approaches to governing

Northfield News - 2 hours 7 min ago
As COVID-19, racial unrest and persistent political polarization continue wreaking havoc on state politics, three candidates running for two state House of Representatives seats outlined their approaches to public service.
Categories: Local News

LWV of Northfield/Cannon Falls candidate forum 9-26-20

KYMN Radio - 2 hours 9 min ago
On September 26th, the Northfield/Cannon Falls League of Women Voters held a candidate forum with candidates for Rice County Commissioner District 1, District 20 State Senate and District 20b State Representative. This LINK will take you to those interviews.  

Castore responsible for patents, adept at private, public leadership

Northfield News - 2 hours 40 min ago
Resting in his rural Bridgewater Township home/workshop on a recent August morning, Glen Castore pondered his successful career as a business owner and holder of three patents that have helped major corporations ensure the safety of their aircraft.
Categories: Local News

Tenant survey indicates racial disparities in feelings of safety

Northfield News - 4 hours 9 min ago
A rental survey recently undertaken by the Northfield Housing and Redevelopment Authority shows vast differences in feelings of safety between English- and Spanish-speaking tenants.
Categories: Local News

One dead in four car crash; Body cams, data privacy and disclosure; Arts Corridor construction, quiet zone RR xing and Hwy 246 roundabout update

KYMN Radio - 4 hours 35 min ago
By Teri Knight, News Director A four car crash on I-35 at Hwy 19 on Friday took the life of an Edina man. All four vehicles were traveling southbound when they collided. 55 year old Michael Rae Bendel-Stenzel was killed. His two passengers were airlifted to HCMC with non life threatening injuries. Two others in

Made Men The Story of Goodfellas by Glenn Kenny

KYMN Radio - 5 hours 6 min ago
When Goodfellas first hit the theatres in 1990, a classic was born. Few could anticipate the unparalleled influence it would have on pop culture, one that would inspire future generations of filmmakers and redefine the gangster picture as we know it today. In the first ever behind-the-scenes story of Goodfellas, film critic Glenn Kenny chronicles

St. Olaf Homecoming and Family Weekend to go virtual this year

St. Olaf College - 5 hours 58 min ago
Homecoming and Family Weekend, a beloved tradition each fall, will go virtual this year with a series of online events October 2-4.
Categories: Colleges

Minnesota state lawmaker reports threatening email to police

Northfield News - 6 hours 2 min ago
State Sen. Matt Little, DFL-Lakeville, is currently running for reelection in a competitive district. The former Lakeville mayor on Sunday night tweeted about the email he says his campaign received Friday night.
Categories: Local News

Hundreds of Faribault, Northfield residents to receive energy kits

Northfield News - 6 hours 46 min ago
Hundreds of Faribault and Northfield manufactured home park residents will soon have access to energy efficiency kits intended to better insulate their homes during the winter while saving money in the process.
Categories: Local News

John Fossum discusses delayed Congressional District 2 Election

KYMN Radio - 6 hours 57 min ago
Rice County Attorney John Fossum discusses the delayed Congressional District 2 Election due to the unexpected death of one of the candidates, Adam Weeks.  Angie Craig currently holds the position until December 31. From John Fossum, this LINK will take you to the federal statute that directs when congressional elections are to be held.

Brad Ness, Incumbent for Northfield City Council

KYMN Radio - 7 hours 9 min ago
Brad Ness is running for re-election to the Northfield City Council and discusses his background and experience.

In debate, Feehan questions Rep. Jim Hagedorn’s integrity; Hagedorn punches back

Northfield News - 9 hours 11 min ago
WASHINGTON — Rep. Jim Hagedorn’s opponent accused him of corruption on Sunday night — citing information first revealed in a Minnesota Reformer investigation — in the first televised debate in the hotly contested race to represent Minnesota’s 1st Congressional District.
Categories: Local News

Candidates for hotly contested Senate races say health care, COVID-19 top challenges

Northfield News - 9 hours 37 min ago
Local candidates for two hotly contested state races said COVID-19 and lowering the cost of health care remain the top local issues during a Saturday debate sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Northfield and Cannon Falls.
Categories: Local News

September 2020

Tom Swift - Untethered Dog - 12 hours 33 min ago

27 Sunday Powderhorn Park. People who walk their dogs. People who sell self-published books in public places. Tristan Harris. The New York Times. Intellectual stimulation. Sunday mornings at the gym. Salmon supper. 26 Saturday A clean car. The new-car smell. Even if the car itself is old. Throwing out old notebooks. You think you might […]

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Categories: Citizens

City councilor looks back at the achievements, challenges of three terms in office

Northfield News - Sun, 09/27/2020 - 10:52pm
Erica Zweifel has had a busy 12 years.
Categories: Local News

COVID deficient

Blowing and Drifting - Christopher Tassava - Sun, 09/27/2020 - 6:14pm

Friday, I was selected for the random “surveillance testing” of all students, faculty, and staff at Carleton. 300 of us will be chosen each week for at least this term, so everyone is going to have a chance to get tested a couple more times!

Today I received my results:

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Categories: Citizens

Commissioner candidate: County needs economic development

Northfield News - Sun, 09/27/2020 - 8:46am
Rice County Board of Commissioners candidate Jim Purfeerst wants Rice County to grow economically and sees housing as a top need to accomplish that goal.
Categories: Local News

One killed, two injured in 4-car crash

Northfield News - Sat, 09/26/2020 - 10:19pm
An Edina man was killed and two of his passengers were airlifted to a metro hospital following a four-vehicle crash on Interstate 35 at the Hwy. 19 interchange.
Categories: Local News

Primer segmento de Radio y Noticias con una clase de Carleton

KYMN Radio - Sat, 09/26/2020 - 6:46pm
Compartimos información como viene siendo habitual sobre el coronavirus y las elecciones. Y compartimos el primer segmento de entrevistas con personas de la comunidad en la clase de Carleton Noticias y radio. Segmento musical Charla con Lucy Segmento musical Entrevista con la clase de Carleton Segmento musical Charla con Lucy  
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