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Library set for Winter Walk; NH+C needs crutches; Annual SWCD tree sale is underway

KYMN Radio - 23 min 40 sec ago
The 22nd Winter Walk will be this Thursday in Downtown Northfield. After a forced year off thanks to the Covid-19 pandemic, the enthusiasm among the many store fronts and operations up and down Division Street is at an all-time high, including at the Northfield Public Library. According to Director of Library Services, Natalie Draper, the library

St. Dominic students participate in Cardboard Box City and advent giving

Northfield News - 1 hour 11 min ago
At St. Dominic School, the seventh- and eighth-grade students are learning about homelessness in our state. As part of this educational experience, on Dec. 2, they participated in Cardboard Box City.
Categories: Local News

NH+C asks for crutches, the latest fallout from worldwide aluminum shortage

Northfield News - 1 hour 15 min ago
No better time than right now to check the attic, basement or garage if you think you might still possess that old pair of aluminum crutches used after knee surgery several years ago.
Categories: Local News

'Traditions' by NHS choirs returns Saturday and Sunday

Northfield News - 2 hours 18 min ago
One local tradition returning this weekend is the "Traditions" concert of the Northfield High School (NHS) choral department. Titled “Sure on This Shining Night,” the upcoming performances — at 7:30 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday, both at Skinner Memorial…
Categories: Local News

2021 Northfield Snowflake Ornament Hunt clue No. 2

Northfield News - 2 hours 43 min ago
Clue 2 - Tuesday, Dec. 7
Categories: Local News

Sam Temple of Northfield Public Broadcasting

KYMN Radio - 3 hours 28 min ago
Sam Temple of Northfield Public Broadcasting provides information on programs available on the NPB channel.  Click here for more details.

Lisa Peterson and Jane Bartho on Winter Walk

KYMN Radio - 4 hours 4 min ago
Lisa Peterson and Jane Bartho of the Northfield Area Chamber of Commerce talk about the many volunteers who help make the Winter Walk possible.  The Winter Walk is scheduled for Thursday, December 9.

Clue #2 for the 2021 Winter Walk Ornament Hunt

KYMN Radio - 4 hours 25 min ago
In preparation for Winter Walk, the Northfield Area Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring a holiday themed treasure Hunt. A Christmas tree shaped ornament has been hidden somewhere on public property in Northfield. Clues will be revealed on the KYMN website every morning through Thursday until the ornament is found.     To the tune of “Rockin’

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Update

St. Olaf College - Mon, 12/06/2021 - 4:35pm
A message from Vice President for Equity and Inclusion María Pabón Gautier that is part of a series of regular updates she sends to the campus community.
Categories: Colleges

Underdahl writes op-ed, warns of ‘difficult winter ahead;’ Thomas, Malecha discuss New Public Safety Center; City Council preview

KYMN Radio - Mon, 12/06/2021 - 12:02pm
Northfield Hospital + Clinics President and CEO Steve Underdahl is letting people know that hospitals across the country are dealing with overwhelming demand, why it’s happening, and what the public can do to help mitigate the problem.  In an op-ed piece posted to the NH+C website, Underdahl said both the hospital and its various clinics are receiving

2021 Northfield Snowflake Ornament Hunt clue No. 1

Northfield News - Mon, 12/06/2021 - 9:43am
Clue 1 — Monday, Dec. 6
Categories: Local News

Musician Talk with Sandy Jensen, 12-5-21

KYMN Radio - Mon, 12/06/2021 - 9:10am
Host Pauline Jennings talks with Sandy Jensen about her band Relativity.

Mary Hendricks on ‘Christmas in the Village’ in Farmington

KYMN Radio - Mon, 12/06/2021 - 8:52am
Mary Hendricks talks about Christmas in the Village, an event scheduled on December 4, 5 and 11, 12 from 3-8 pm at the Dakota County Fairgrounds.  For details about the event, click here.

Dusty Budd and St. Dominic’s Students Gabe Schoephoerster and Jayce Mazurek on teen homelessness

KYMN Radio - Mon, 12/06/2021 - 8:37am
St. Dominic’s School teacher Dusty Budd and students Gabe Schoephoerster and Jayce Mazurek talk about the ‘cardboard box city’ they experienced last week to bring awareness to teen homelessness.  They partnered with The Drawer, a nonprofit in Rosemount that collects new socks and underwear to donate to those in need.  

Clue #1 For the 2021 Ornament Hunt

KYMN Radio - Mon, 12/06/2021 - 8:00am
In preparation for Winter Walk, the Northfield Area Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring a holiday themed treasure Hunt. A Christmas Tree shaped ornament has been hidden somewhere on public property in Northfield. Clues will be revealed on the KYMN website every morning through Thursday until the ornament is found.   To the tune of “Rockin’

Raider Wrap with Jimmy LeRue and AJ Reisetter 12-4-2021

KYMN Radio - Sat, 12/04/2021 - 11:04am
Raiders Hockey Coach Paige Haley joins the Wrap on todays program.  The girls had there first loss of the season on Tuesday to Lakeville south but redeemed themselves with a 9-0 victory over Austin on Thursday.  Todays game against Mankato West was postponed. Paul Eddy, Head Coach of the Raiders Girls Basketball team talks hoops

Consent based nuclear waste? Just NO!

Carol Overland - Legalectric - Fri, 12/03/2021 - 5:20pm

Here we go again. I thought I’d posted this, but on the road, so much to do that I forgot! SO, here it is, the DOE’s “Notice of Request for Information (RFI) on Using a Consent-Based Siting Process to Identify Federal Interim Storage Facilities.”

Here’s the PDF:

2021-25724_ConsentBased_Notice-CommentDownload

Comments are due by March 4, 2022 at 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time. They’re looking for answers to these questions, and yes, this IS an essay test. Take some time to work through and write some cogent answers:

We had a round of this four years ago, here are a couple Legalectric posts:

“Consent-based” nuclear waste siting? July 13th, 2016 DOE “Consent-Based” Nuclear Waste Mtg. July 22nd, 2016

And my comment then:

DOE-Overland Comment-7-21-2016Download

Get to work. Four months until comments are due — easy peasy!

Categories: Citizens

2022 levy up in Rice County, but tax rate at its lowest since 2012

Northfield News - Fri, 12/03/2021 - 5:00pm
While the Rice County Board of Commissioners is expected to approve a 2022 levy that’s 4.46% higher than last year, growth throughout the county is lowering the tax rate.
Categories: Local News

46th Annual Lucia Fest set for Friday, Dec. 10

Northfield News - Fri, 12/03/2021 - 2:00pm
Northfield High School senior Ariana Vermilyea will lead the procession Friday, Dec. 10 at the 46th annual Lucia Fest sponsored by the Northfield Swedish Club.
Categories: Local News
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