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Senator Tina Smith on Rural Renewable Energy Bill

KYMN Radio - Thu, 06/24/2021 - 8:34am
U.S. Senator Tina Smith discusses a bill she will introduce today relating to rural renewable energy.  

The Power of a Liberal Arts Education

St. Olaf College - Wed, 06/23/2021 - 2:47pm
The concepts that serve as the foundation for a liberal arts education have stood the test of time, for good reason. At St. Olaf, students use these skills to prepare for and excel at whatever they choose to pursue beyond graduation.
Categories: Colleges

Oles support health care workers during the pandemic through a new nonprofit, MN COVIDSitters

St. Olaf College - Wed, 06/23/2021 - 1:35pm
Oles have stepped up during the pandemic to provide vital services to health care workers.
Categories: Colleges

STOries: The Roots of Tradition

St. Olaf College - Wed, 06/23/2021 - 1:34pm
A small triangle of land at the edge of campus and its solitary inhabitant, the St. Olaf Elm, was deemed the smallest city park in the country, a distinction held until the landmark elm was removed in January 1921 due to severe deterioration.
Categories: Colleges

Highway 19 closed near Carleton today; ‘Full-fledged’ DJJD for 2021; Fossum outlines office’s vision

KYMN Radio - Wed, 06/23/2021 - 12:02pm
By Rich Larson, News Director Highway 19 will be closed today near the Carleton College campus for work related to heating system upgrades that are currently ongoing at the school. A construction crane was erected next to the school’s iconic smokestack yesterday, leading some to wonder if the road closure meant that the smokestack would

National Security This Week with Art delaCruz, 6-23-21 (Team Rubicon)

KYMN Radio - Wed, 06/23/2021 - 9:47am
Host Jon Olson talks with Art delaCruz, who leads the military veteran-centric disaster relief non-profit Team Rubicon.

Attorney Brad Frago discusses Rice County Law Library

KYMN Radio - Wed, 06/23/2021 - 8:55am
Northfield attorney Brad Frago talks about resources available at the Rice County Law Library.  

Rhonda Pownell and Jaiden Bilotta discuss Host Home Program of Union of Youth

KYMN Radio - Wed, 06/23/2021 - 8:42am
Northfield Mayor Rhonda Pownell and Jaiden Bilotta, Community Development Coordinator of the Northfield Union of Youth, talk about the Host Home Program to help youth find housing when they are facing homelessness.

Man called 'multi-pound' marijuana dealer pleads guilty

Northfield News - Wed, 06/23/2021 - 7:48am
A man found with more than 23 pounds of marijuana and related products who police say was dealing large quantities of the drug is expected to be placed on probation after pleading guilty Tuesday in Rice County District Court.
Categories: Local News

St. Olaf Records goes digital with Naxos partnership

St. Olaf College - Tue, 06/22/2021 - 5:07pm
St. Olaf music is now available on digital platforms, thanks to St. Olaf Records entering a formal partnership with Naxos Music Group.
Categories: Colleges

Alumnus combines education and baseball in role for Minnesota Twins

St. Olaf College - Tue, 06/22/2021 - 5:04pm
Anders Dzurak ’13 recently began working for the Minnesota Twins and its minor league affiliates as a rehab pitching coach. He works primarily with pitchers but also sees other position players through their long-term rehabilitation schedules.
Categories: Colleges

Orchestra brings youth together through music in a unique location

Northfield News - Tue, 06/22/2021 - 12:32pm
Vin Martinez comes from a long line of musicians, and he plans on keeping that tradition going.
Categories: Local News

Draheim discusses budget sticking points; Malecha discusses mental health and new jail; School district completes referendum projects

KYMN Radio - Tue, 06/22/2021 - 12:02pm
By Rich Larson, News Director Senator Rich Draheim yesterday expressed his frustration with the pace of progress at the State Capitol during the current special legislative session to iron out the next state budget. Draheim said he sits on four conference committees, only one of which was able to come to an agreement before the

COURT UPDATE: Northfield woman charged in alleged knife assault

Northfield News - Tue, 06/22/2021 - 11:52am
A Northfield woman who allegedly swung a knife at someone she knew early Tuesday morning has been charged with a felony in Rice County District Court.
Categories: Local News

Northfield council supports U.N. Convention on women's rights

Northfield News - Tue, 06/22/2021 - 9:58am
Studies show that one in four college women will be sexually assaulted and 5.3 million incidents of intimate partner violence occur against women 18 and older every year.
Categories: Local News

Professional Wrestler Mitch Paradise

KYMN Radio - Tue, 06/22/2021 - 9:19am
Professional Wrestler Mitch Paradise talks about his wrestling match at The Doublewide in New Market on Friday night at 8:00 p.m.

Three Oles win Fulbright fellowships

St. Olaf College - Mon, 06/21/2021 - 4:23pm
Kelsey Halverson '20, Neetij Krishnan '20, and Lucia Wagner '21 have been awarded Fulbright fellowships for 2021-22.
Categories: Colleges

Jams, Jellies, Preserves: What’s the Difference?

My Northern Garden - Mary Schier - Mon, 06/21/2021 - 12:35pm

Being the big jam maker in my family, I was once asked: What’s the difference between jams, jellies and preserves? Here’s the rundown, and recipes or links to recipes for jams, jellies and preserves. Jelly: Clear and Sweet Jellies are made from  the juice of fruit rather than the whole fruit. Clear and sweet, jellies ... Read More about Jams, Jellies, Preserves: What’s the Difference?

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Categories: Citizens

Lippert discusses Agriculture and Higher Ed bills; District sets Land Acknowledgement policy; NPD contributes to law enforcement education program

KYMN Radio - Mon, 06/21/2021 - 12:02pm
by Rich Larson, News Director Little progress was made over the weekend at the State Capitol as Republicans and Democrats continued to hash out the details of the next state budget. The legislature enters the second week of a special session today trying to find compromises over a list of issues as they face a June

Bike shop, housing planned for former Bierman's building

Northfield News - Mon, 06/21/2021 - 9:26am
Plans are underway for the relocation of an existing downtown bike shop and the introduction of more housing at the former location of Bierman’s Home Furnishings and Floor Coverings in downtown Northfield.
Categories: Local News
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