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Council vote opens the door for new townhome complex

Northfield News - Tue, 07/02/2019 - 11:19pm
A new, $3.8 million, 24-unit townhome complex is closer to reality in Northfield.
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Appeals Court: judge's decision to let man convicted of assault skip prison was OK

Northfield News - Tue, 07/02/2019 - 2:15pm
The Minnesota Court of Appeals has ruled that a district court judge had the latitude to reduce the sentence of a Randolph man convicted of an October 2015 assault.
Categories: Local News

We are Water Exhibit grand opening shows visitors how to keep rivers and lakes clean

Northfield News - Tue, 07/02/2019 - 1:22pm
Minnesotans are proud of our waters. Whether it is our over 10,000 lakes or our 92,000 miles of rivers and streams, we often include swimming, canoeing, boating and fishing in our summer plans.
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Predatory offender back in jail; Error in printing will delay TIF hearing, but Outlot A easement vote is on for Northfield Council; Man passed out on store pallet had three times legal limit

KYMN Radio - Tue, 07/02/2019 - 12:02pm

By Teri Knight, News Director A predatory offender is back in jail. 25-year-old Timothy Ryan Johnson knowingly provided false information as to his residence, according to the criminal complaint. In late December of 2007, Johnson was adjudicated delinquent for 1st degree criminal sexual conduct. As part of his probation, he was required to register as

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Herds of goats fight invasive plants in southern Minnesota

Northfield News - Tue, 07/02/2019 - 12:02pm
Invasive plants like buckthorn and garlic mustard were brought to Minnesota from Europe for landscaping in the 1800s, but quickly outwore their welcome.
Categories: Local News

Northfield police save injured bald eagle

Northfield News - Tue, 07/02/2019 - 11:55am
Northfield police saved an injured bald eagle July 1.
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The Eagle has landed… at the Raptor Center with the help of NAFRS, NPD and citizens

KYMN Radio - Tue, 07/02/2019 - 11:49am

UPDATED 1:40pm It doesn’t get much more American than this! During this Independence holiday week, Northfield neighbors, concerned citizens, firefighters, police and a veterinarian banned together to save an injured American Bald eagle. It all started when Amy Herbig spotted the injured eagle on her neighbor’s property. She called the Northfield Police non-emergency number. They

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Licensing offices to get payouts due to MNLARS

Northfield News - Tue, 07/02/2019 - 11:30am
The state will soon be sending out checks to the people who run licensing offices around the state. They’re known as deputy registrars, and the money is to reimburse them for expenses related to the troubled system MNLARS.
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Compeer Financial awards $164K in County Fair Grants

KYMN Radio - Tue, 07/02/2019 - 11:09am

Sun Prairie, Wis., (May 7, 2019) – The Compeer Financial Fund for Rural America, the corporate giving program of Compeer Financial, has awarded 55 Fair Facility Upgrade Grants to county fairs across its 144-county territory. The grants, which total $164,740, will touch the lives of more than 1.6 million fair organizers, participants and attendees.  “The

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U of M Symposium: The Changing Climate: How Will We Respond?

KYMN Radio - Tue, 07/02/2019 - 10:05am

July 1, 2019 The Linnaeus Arboretum Board and Gustavus Adolphus College is hosting the Linnaeus Symposium on Thursday, July 18, 2019, from 1:00 – 7:30 p.m..  The theme is The Changing Climate: How Will We Respond?  A group of Minnesota experts will share insights on the changing climate in Minnesota.  In addition to an opening

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Sheriff Troy Dunn

KYMN Radio - Tue, 07/02/2019 - 9:50am

Rice County Sheriff Troy Dunn discusses safety during July 4 celebrations, river and road flooding cautions, and security staffing at the Rice County Fair in mid July.

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More than an acronym: St. Dominic School expands STEM program across grade levels

Northfield News - Tue, 07/02/2019 - 9:15am
For Kelly Lynn Stanton-Nutt, STEM is an acronym that's more than the sum of its parts.
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Three St. Olaf faculty members awarded McKnight fellowships

St. Olaf College - Tue, 07/02/2019 - 8:08am
Japanese Language Assistant Asuka Kakitani, Associate Professor of Art and Art History Peter Becker Nelson '04, and Professor Emerita of Art and Art History Mary Griep have been awarded fellowships from the McKnight Foundation.
Categories: Colleges

NPD asks those in flood prone areas to monitor weather warnings and river levels

KYMN Radio - Mon, 07/01/2019 - 8:11pm

The Northfield Police Department is asking the community, and especially those in flood prone areas, to monitor weather warnings and river levels. Recent heavy rains in the Cannon and Straight River watershed areas have made levels in the Cannon River (and other area rivers and streams) rise sharply. In addition, the National Weather Service is

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Wine Tasting - Indian Island

City of Northfield Calendar - Mon, 07/01/2019 - 5:25pm
Event date: July 26, 2019
Event Time: 04:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Location:
116 5th St W
Northfield, MN 55057
Description:
Join us for a free wine tasting with Indian Island Winery out of Janesvilles, Minnesota.

Today’s random music

KYMN Radio - Mon, 07/01/2019 - 4:00pm

Today’s random music sample:   Elle King – Shame The Fratelli’s – Advaita Shuffle Jonathan Edwards – Shanty 7 Worlds Collide – Hazel Black Son Volt – Back Against the Wall Funky Nashville – Red River Samantha Fish – Belle of the West Black Grape – Sugar Money Tribal Seeds – Blood Clot Me’shell Ndegeocello

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Five Rice County businesses awarded state grant dollars for training program

Northfield News - Mon, 07/01/2019 - 2:39pm
Five businesses in Rice County were among the recipients of nearly $2.9 million in state grants awarded to 60 businesses statewide last week for training meant to reduce the workforce shortage and help employers find skilled workers.
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Northfield American Legion elects first female commander

Northfield News - Mon, 07/01/2019 - 12:37pm
As a kid, Michelle Haas Bornick looked up to and respected her grandparents and other family and friends who served the United States. Now, she sees the same look in kids’ eyes as when she looked at her grandparents.
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Kitchens closed but Archer House is open – GM grateful to NAFRS; Roof collapses in Faribault due to rain; Northfield woman sentenced for heroin possession; Intersection changes cause confusion; Fireworks tips and City display

KYMN Radio - Mon, 07/01/2019 - 12:02pm

By Teri Knight, News Director “It could’ve been a lot worse,” said Northfield Area Fire & Rescue Service Chief Gerry Franek of the kitchen fire at Chapati: Cuisine of India restaurant yesterday afternoon. Archer House General Manager Arianna Graves was grateful that most of the hotel guests were away at weddings at the time and,

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A Munch Mystery: The Results Are In

St. Olaf College - Mon, 07/01/2019 - 11:50am
A team of scientists came to campus to collect submillimeter samples from a painting long-rumored to be an unfinished work by famed Norwegian artist Edvard Munch. The results are in — and they are compelling.
Categories: Colleges
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