All the Way Down

Tom Swift - Untethered Dog - Sat, 06/27/2020 - 11:01am
The guy working in the rack next to mine the other day was back-squatting. He had more weight on the bar than I did. He was younger than I am. What he wasn’t doing was getting as low I do. He wasn’t going through the full range of motion. He wasn’t even going through close […]
Categories: Citizens

Surge in COVID-19 among young southern Minnesotans linked to bars

Northfield News - Fri, 06/26/2020 - 6:30pm
With bars and restaurants opening up right on the cusp of summer, it’s little to no surprise that young adults immediately flocked to their usual watering holes to escape isolation and return to some sense of normalcy.
Categories: Local News

With food insecurity expected to increase, deadline for assistance extended

Northfield News - Fri, 06/26/2020 - 5:30pm
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues without a vaccine or high-quality treatment in sight, a number of crucially important federal government relief programs are set to run out.
Categories: Local News

For hundreds of years from now

St. Olaf College - Fri, 06/26/2020 - 12:30pm
Fifty years ago, Don Nelson ‘50 began purchasing farmland expressly for conservation. To date, he has helped convert nearly 2,000 acres back to forest, prairie, and wetlands, including the St. Olaf Natural Lands.
Categories: Colleges

A call on child assault leads to 3 law agencies involvement; Many points to ponder on school opening during a pandemic; Legal fireworks and where they can be used; UCare commercial to be shot in Nfld 

KYMN Radio - Fri, 06/26/2020 - 12:02pm
By Teri Knight, News Director Three law enforcement agencies became involved after the Cannon Falls Police Department was called to a home just after 2 o’clock this morning on report of an assault on a small child. The Officer spoke to the reporting party who said during an argument regarding the keys to a vehicle,

Northfield Retirement Community staff member tests positive for COVID-19

Northfield News - Fri, 06/26/2020 - 11:38am
A Northfield Retirement Community Care Center staff member tested positive for COVID-19 this week.
Categories: Local News

Northfield Retirement Community staff member tests positive for COVID-19

Northfield News - Fri, 06/26/2020 - 11:38am
A Northfield Retirement Community Care Center staff member tested positive for COVID-19 this week.
Categories: Local News

City looks to advance in program promoting environmental sustainability

Northfield News - Fri, 06/26/2020 - 9:57am
City officials are using a measurable tool to gauge how Northfield is becoming more environmentally sustainable. Ensuring the city becomes more environmentally friendly to combat climate change is considered one of the most essential tasks for the City Council.
Categories: Local News

Charlie Mandile

KYMN Radio - Fri, 06/26/2020 - 9:39am
Charlie Mandile, Executive Director of HealthFinders Collaborative, discusses the Covid19 cases in Rice County, the demographics of those contracting the virus, and measures being taken to reach out to various populations within the community.

Rep. Todd Lippert

KYMN Radio - Fri, 06/26/2020 - 9:28am
District 20B State Representative Todd Lippert discusses the issues that the Legislature was not able to get done during its special session in June and the continuing work being done behind the scenes.

The Hill From A Distance: Virtual college ministry

St. Olaf College - Fri, 06/26/2020 - 8:55am
Our new blog series, The Hill From A Distance, features messages from a variety of campus leaders — and this week College Pastor Matt Marohl and Associate College Pastor Katie Fick share how campus ministry has continued in a virtual world.
Categories: Colleges

Cannon Falls PD investigate report of assault on a child wherein the suspect fled

KYMN Radio - Fri, 06/26/2020 - 7:19am
On June 26, 2020 at approximately 2:16 am the Cannon Falls Police Department assisted by the Goodhue County Sheriff’s Office responded to a 911 call reporting the assault of a small child. When the Officer arrived, he spoke with the caller who met the Officer outside the residence and reported there had been an argument

Longtime firefighter promoted to 1st assistant chief

Northfield News - Thu, 06/25/2020 - 7:30pm
Northfield Area Fire and Rescue Services firefighter Tom Nelson has wanted to be a first responder his entire life.
Categories: Local News

The Weekly List – The Tour de Save Show

KYMN Radio - Thu, 06/25/2020 - 6:00pm
This week Rich is joined by Laura Meyers, one of the organizers of the Tour de Save, to offer songs with a positive and hopeful message.

Take Your Dog to Work Day!

Northfield Construction Company - Thu, 06/25/2020 - 3:59pm
It’s National Take Your Dog to Work Day, so you know what that means: Otto the Construction Dog is here, taking over the blog!   I’m a hard-working pup, so I thought I’d take this opportunity to walk you through a day in my life at Northfield Construction Company. I visit the office often with....
Categories: Businesses

Adventures in the New Humanities: Free to Read, You and Me

St. Olaf College - Thu, 06/25/2020 - 3:34pm
In this "Adventures in the New Humanities" blog post, Professor of History Judy Kutulas shares why reading is at the top of the list of "the practical skills and useful trainings we offer."
Categories: Colleges

COVID-positive Faribault prison inmate dies, another in critical condition

Northfield News - Thu, 06/25/2020 - 2:16pm
A 43-year-old man incarcerated at the Minnesota Correctional Facility-Faribault died Tuesday, according to the state Department of Health.
Categories: Local News

Missing baby from St. Paul –

KYMN Radio - Thu, 06/25/2020 - 1:46pm
UPDATE 8:30pm: St. Paul police say that 7-month-old Chanelle Jones has been located and is unharmed. The missing girl was dropped off by an “unknown male,” according to St. Paul PD, at North Memorial Urgent care in Minnetonka just before 6 p.m. She has been identified by her mother via a photo, and was then

Elections officials prep for quiet primary

Northfield News - Thu, 06/25/2020 - 12:45pm
As COVID-19 continues to ravage the state, officials at Minnesota’s 87 county election offices are preparing to organize an election like never before.
Categories: Local News

City/county officials encourage Mail-In Voting; Update on those injured in ATV crash; Video shoot in downtown; Adventures in Stardust and SGNN

KYMN Radio - Thu, 06/25/2020 - 12:02pm
By Teri Knight, News Director August 11th is the Primary wherein three or more candidates on a ballot are narrowed down to two. In Northfield, the Mayoral race includes incumbent Rhonda Pownell, Jon Dennison and David Ludescher. There are four people on the ballot for Rice County Commissioner District 1 which affects the southern portion
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