Caroline Mather concludes college career at NCAA Championships

Carleton Sports - Sat, 03/23/2019 - 5:37pm

Senior Caroline Mather closed out her collegiate career by swimming the 100-yard freestyle on day four of the NCAA Division III Championships. This was the third event she swam at Nationals, having previously raced the 50- and 200-yard freestyle competitions.

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AWD with The High 48s 3/22/19

KYMN Radio - Sat, 03/23/2019 - 1:28pm

Nothing better than a sunshiney Friday afternoon — along with some fantastic Bluegrass aficionados in the studio! Today I was pleased as punch to be joined by Eric Christopher (fiddle/vocals) and Anthony Ihrig (banjo/vocals), two of the five members of the Minnesota Bluegrass mavericks, The High 48s. The High 48s are renowned nation-wide for their

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GALLERY: Puzzle Playoff celebrates culmination of winter with speedy puzzle-making

Northfield News - Sat, 03/23/2019 - 12:22pm
Nat Wilson gleaned the inspiration for Saturday's Puzzle Playoff at the Weitz Center for Creativity from a similar event at the St. Paul Winter Carnival.
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ATV’s with Jeff Freeman

KYMN Radio - Sat, 03/23/2019 - 11:55am

Dave and Andy are talking ATV, Side by Side and all off-road vehicles with Jeff Freeman of Leo’s South.  If you are thinking about getting an off road vehicle, this is the show to tune into.  Jeff Freeman, Sales Manager from Leo’s South, shares his expert advice and answers all your questions about purchasing an

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Bridgewater volunteer Jane Tapper is making a difference

Northfield News - Sat, 03/23/2019 - 11:29am
The Northfield Healthy Community Initiative recently recognized Jane Tapper, volunteer at Bridgewater Elementary School, with the March 2019 “Making a Difference Award.”
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WI PSC gets interesting

Carol Overland - Legalectric - Sat, 03/23/2019 - 8:30am

Thursday afternoon, the Friday PSC meeting was abruptly cancelled. Why? Well…

Thursday, there was an important court decision in Dane County, where the judge blasted the “lame duck session” where the R’s did everything they could to limit powers of the new Evers administration.

Following judge’s ruling, Tony Evers rescinds 82 Scott Walker appointees during lame duck session.

And one of those appointees was PSC Commissioner Ellen Nowak!

A little birdie told me that decisions made while she was a Commissioner may be at issue too!

She’d been on since 2011, and snuck in again during the lame duck session. From the PSC’s site:

Ellen Nowak was first appointed to the Wisconsin Public Service Commission in July 2011 by Governor Scott Walker. She was reconfirmed for a new, six-year term beginning on March 1, 2013. Commissioner Nowak was named Chairperson of the Public Service Commission of Wisconsin in March of 2015. In March of 2018 Governor Walker appointed her as Secretary of the Department of Administration. She served in that role until the end of the Governor’s term and was then reappointed as chairperson on the PSC in January 2019.

BYE! Don’t let the screen door hit you!

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Knights stung twice by Yellowjackets

Carleton Sports - Fri, 03/22/2019 - 11:54pm

On Friday, the Carleton College baseball team dropped both ends of a doubleheader against UW-Superior, falling by scores of 15-4 and 9-4.

Categories: Colleges

No. 39 Knights sweep Allegheny and Ramapo

Carleton Sports - Fri, 03/22/2019 - 11:23pm

All 12 members of the Carleton College men’s tennis program saw action on the opening day of competition as the No. 39-ranked Knights swept Allegheny College and Ramapo College by matching 9-0 tallies. With the two victories, Carleton improved to 12-1 on the season.

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NWS expects Cannon to rise above 899′ reports Chief Nelson

KYMN Radio - Fri, 03/22/2019 - 3:33pm

The NWS has issued/extended a Flood Warning for the Cannon River at Northfield through 7:00 a.m Tuesday, March 26. The Cannon River has continued to slowly rise, and is expected to go above the 899’ mark in the next several days. NWS expects the river level to then fall slowly through the week.  Weather has

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Mueller concludes Russia-Trump probe; no new indictments

Northfield News - Fri, 03/22/2019 - 3:08pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Special counsel Robert Mueller on Friday turned over his long-awaited final report on the contentious Russia investigation, ending a probe that has cast a dark shadow over Donald Trump's presidency with no new charges but launching a…
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City's Cultural Plan supports arts, placemaking in community

Northfield News - Fri, 03/22/2019 - 2:30pm
Northfield is often described as an arts town, but for some in the community, the city can still do better.
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Rice Co. Emergency Mgmt Director flood update

KYMN Radio - Fri, 03/22/2019 - 1:29pm

Rice County Emergency Mgmt  Director, Jennifer Hauer-Schmitz provided this update late this morning: Good Morning Everyone! The rivers continue to rise & spread out; albeit slowly which is very good.  The Cannon River at CR29/Hwy 3 only went up a few additional inches since yesterday, but is spilling out over the banks quite widely.  At

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St. Olaf sophomores take a big step

St. Olaf College - Fri, 03/22/2019 - 1:20pm
The St. Olaf Class of 2021 recently participated in the college's annual major declaration day.
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County emergency management director provides flooding update

Northfield News - Fri, 03/22/2019 - 12:38pm
Rice County Emergency Management Director Jennifer Hauer-Schmitz provided the following update on water levels throughout Rice County on Friday morning:
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Walz scales back budget plan after surplus shrinks

Northfield News - Fri, 03/22/2019 - 12:25pm
Gov. Tim Walz scaled back his budget Friday to account for a shrinking pot of money, although even those revisions leave a plan legislative Republicans still see as too rich.
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Don’t climb on the sandbags but volunteer to fill them; 5 years for drugs and arson; Nfld Cultural Plan infusing creativity; Food Share Month

KYMN Radio - Fri, 03/22/2019 - 12:02pm

The Cannon River in Northfield was at 898.98 ft. at 11:30am, 899 ft is moderate flood stage.  The National Weather Service defines 900 ft as major flood stage. Froggy Bottoms River Pub on the west side has closed for a few days.  The NWS expects moderate flooding and then a drop in the River but

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Raider Speech Team wins conference championship

Northfield News - Fri, 03/22/2019 - 12:00pm
The Northfield High School Raider Speech Team earned the title of Big 9 Conference Champions at the Big 9 Tournament held March 19 at John Marshall High School in Rochester.
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Local officials call for city streets solutions this session

Northfield News - Fri, 03/22/2019 - 11:08am
We are all in this ‘pothole’ together: That’s the message of city officials from across the state who gathered at the Capitol Thursday to call for dedicated city street funding and flexible policy solutions to be passed this session.
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DMV reckoning: Senate approves $13 million for license centers

Northfield News - Fri, 03/22/2019 - 10:45am
ST. PAUL — More than a year and a half after the botched launch of a state computer system for vehicle tabs and titles, state lawmakers took another step toward making amends to some of those affected.
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2019 Season Schedule Announced

Dundas Dukes Amateur Baseball Club - Fri, 03/22/2019 - 9:48am

The Dukes announced the 2019 season schedule on Friday, with 27 games scheduled at home as of March 22. Last season, Dundas reached the state tournament for the fifth straight season and for the seventh time in the last nine. 

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