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A year of adversity inspires business ideas at Ole Cup 2021

St. Olaf College - Tue, 04/27/2021 - 9:37pm
Student entrepreneurs at this year's Ole Cup pitch competition presented many creative ideas inspired by the difficulties of 2020.
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Confronted with Steele County offer, Rice County Board punts on new jail

Northfield News - Tue, 04/27/2021 - 4:48pm
A divisive and sometimes heated debate on the future of Rice County’s jail ended in a stalemate on Tuesday, as Rice County commissioners decided to put off for at least two weeks a final decision on whether to build a…
Categories: Local News

Hillmann touts vaccination options for students 16 & 17

KYMN Radio - Tue, 04/27/2021 - 2:12pm
By Rich Larson Northfield Superintendent of Public Schools Dr. Matt Hillmann posted a letter today to the families of Northfield students aged 16 and 17, offering help on where to find opportunities to get their child vaccinated with the Pfizer vaccine.  In his letter Hillmann pointed out the Northfield Hospitals & Clinics has expanded their

Hidden Heroes in our Hockey Association

Northfield News - Tue, 04/27/2021 - 1:00pm
There are so many volunteers whose time and talents make our community what it is. This is so true in the myriad athletic associations in Northfield. Did you know volunteers (typically parents of children who are participating the respective sport,…
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Lippert says DFL tax bill offers critical relief, fairer system; Blast open in Northfield today; Donations made for trees

KYMN Radio - Tue, 04/27/2021 - 12:02pm
By Rich Larson, News Director Minnesota House Democrats passed their tax bill last week as part of the budgeting process. Representative Todd Lippert said the bill will move toward a fairer tax system for all Minnesotans.  Among the provisions, the bill establishes a fifth-tier tax bracket adding an additional 1% on household incomes of $1

3 options revealed to replace controversial Raider mascot logo

Northfield News - Tue, 04/27/2021 - 12:00pm
Renderings of three possible mascot logos to replace the current symbol, which some have deemed racist, have been introduced to the Northfield School Board.
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St. Olaf graduate named Gaither Junior Fellow at Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

St. Olaf College - Tue, 04/27/2021 - 11:48am
St. Olaf graduate Hana Anderson ’20 has been named a James C. Gaither Junior Fellow for the 2021–22 class. The Gaither Junior Fellows program provides selected applicants with the opportunity to further a career interest in international affairs through a year of work experience at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.
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2 Northfield solar projects in the works as nationwide debate continues

Northfield News - Tue, 04/27/2021 - 9:20am
As two solar projects progress through the approval process in Northfield, much debate remains over the necessity and feasibility of transitioning a greater share of the nation’s energy grid to renewable energy sources.
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Jenelle Teppen recaps Dundas City Council meeting

KYMN Radio - Tue, 04/27/2021 - 8:59am
Dundas City Administrator Jenelle Teppen discusses the April 26 City Council meeting during which the Council reactivated the EDA, approved replacement of playground equipment at Memorial Park, and approved a replacement process for water meters.

Dr. Matt Hillmann recaps School Board meeting

KYMN Radio - Tue, 04/27/2021 - 8:53am
Northfield School Superintendent Dr. Matt Hillmann discusses the April 26 School Board meeting.  Topics include a Covid update, options for a new Raider mascot, budget and more.

Virtual Volunteering - Mentoring Continues

Northfield News - Tue, 04/27/2021 - 6:30am
For the first time, Northfield area mentors and mentees were able to meet from wherever they were in the world.
Categories: Local News

Volunteers key For Northfield Soccer Association

Northfield News - Mon, 04/26/2021 - 7:30pm
Setting up flags, painting the fields, coordinating tryouts, teams, coaches, referees, concession stand coverage, team managers, serving as the association’s registrar, treasurer, finding and registering for tournaments, and other tasks.
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Steele County proposes Rice-Steele joint venture at Detention Center

Northfield News - Mon, 04/26/2021 - 4:14pm
Steele County commissioners plan to formally request on Tuesday that Rice County share the Detention Center in Owatonna in a 50-50 financial split.
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Board of Commissioners set for more jail talk tomorrow; Lippert discusses Chauvin verdict and public safety; Life returning to normal at Three Links

KYMN Radio - Mon, 04/26/2021 - 12:02pm
By Rich Larson, News Director The Rice County Board of Commissioners will meet tomorrow morning at 8:30, and among the items on the agenda is the selection of a location for a potential new jail and law enforcement center.   For almost two years, the Board has been wrestling with the question of what to do

Charges expected after reported Owatonna car theft leads to long chase, crash

Northfield News - Mon, 04/26/2021 - 9:45am
A Sunday afternoon report of a stolen vehicle from Owatonna allegedly led to a long car chase, crash, and pending charges against a New Hope man.
Categories: Local News

Attunement

Tom Swift - Untethered Dog - Mon, 04/26/2021 - 6:51am

“For most people who purport to communicate with animals, the ability is considered a lost art, something that was widely practiced before the advent of modernity, before mechanization and urbanization. This was, in part, a matter of necessity: reading animals helped humans evade predators, find prey, and monitor the needs of livestock. As the balance […]

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Categories: Citizens

Try a little kindness

Northfield News - Mon, 04/26/2021 - 4:00am
“Try A Little Kindness” was a hit song in 1970 which said, “Don’t walk around the town and out, lend a helping hand instead of doubt.”
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Veredicto a Chauvin, vacunas y fin a la violencia doméstica

KYMN Radio - Sun, 04/25/2021 - 4:47pm
Se alcanza el veredicto al juicio a Chauvin, policia responsable de la muerte de George Floyd el pasado 26 de mayo 2020. Repasamos información sobre las vacunas y nuevas oportunidades. Terminamos hablando de la violencia doméstica y la necesidad de seguir mejorando y educando a nuestras niñas y niños con empatía e igualdad.

Cartoon: human instincts

Carletonian - Sun, 04/25/2021 - 1:18pm

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Categories: Colleges

Crossword: guess the theme!

Carletonian - Sun, 04/25/2021 - 1:14pm

The Bald Spot presents: a crossword with a mystery theme that will help you once you figure it out we promise but you still might have to use Google because apparently this is harder than we thought oops.

ACROSS

3. term for animal with irregular patches of color

7. performers are in this

8. bawdy, lewd

9. nonsense

13. childhood disease also known as varicella

14. hairless cat

17. better than Pandora

DOWN

1. Shakespeare play, “Out, damned spot!”

2. Peru’s national dog (2 words)

4. tyrannical ruler

5. Norse god killed by mistletoe

6. unifier of Italy

10. 101 doggos

11. late-night food order

12. when eduroam goes down

15. USS Enterprise captain

16. red beetle

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