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Intersection of Third and Washington streets to close Wednesday

Northfield News - Tue, 05/21/2019 - 3:04pm
The intersection of Third Street and Washington Street and a portion of Washington Street will close Wednesday as part of Division Street and Seventh Street reconstruction, Washington Street mill and overlay, and various parking lot rehabilitations, a press release states.…
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Road closures begin May 22 as Washington St. construction continues in Northfield

KYMN Radio - Tue, 05/21/2019 - 2:59pm

The intersection of Third Street and Washington Street, and a portion of Washington Street will close Wednesday May 22, 2019 as part of the Division Street and Seventh Street Reconstruction, Washington Street Mill and Overlay, and Various Parking Lot Rehabilitations Project. Additionally, the Third Street Parking Lot, and the Grand Event Center Parking Lot will

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Traffic stop leads to arrests; Dokmo chosen as 2019 Joseph Lee Heywood Award recipient; Northfield Hospital Auxiliary Book Fair nets $67K and donates it back

KYMN Radio - Tue, 05/21/2019 - 12:02pm

By Teri Knight, News Director Two men from Faribault were arrested after a traffic stop in Morristown. 18-year-old Mason Scott Kryzer was clocked driving at 72 mph in a 60-mph zone on Morristown Blvd just before 4 p.m. on Sunday. A Rice County Deputy pulled him over near Iona Avenue. As the deputy approached the

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St. Dominic School chosen to partner with Groves Academy to boost student literacy

Northfield News - Tue, 05/21/2019 - 11:00am
It’s hard to stay caught up in school when you can’t read proficiently.
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Local task force credited with bust of Burnsville woman sentenced in heroin case

Northfield News - Tue, 05/21/2019 - 10:00am
A Burnsville woman found with more than $700,000 worth of heroin was sentenced Friday to 24 months in federal prison.
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April Kopack and Rick Hirsch

KYMN Radio - Tue, 05/21/2019 - 9:54am

April Kopack and Rick Hirsch talk about the Riverwalk Market Fair scheduled to begin on Saturday, June 1.

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Al Malmberg

KYMN Radio - Tue, 05/21/2019 - 9:47am

Former WCCO Talk Show Host Al Malmberg talks with Wayne via phone from Colorado.

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Cannon River Drug and Violent Offender Task Force investigation instrumental in sentencing of Burnsville woman for intention to distribute heroin

KYMN Radio - Tue, 05/21/2019 - 9:32am

United States Attorney Erica H. MacDonald today announced the sentencing of ANGELICA PINO PERALTA, 37, to 24 months in prison for possession with intent to distribute heroin. PERALTA, who pleaded guilty on January 22, 2019, was sentenced on May 17, 2019, before Chief Judge John R. Tunheim in U.S. District Court in Minneapolis, Minnesota. According to

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MPR broadcasts St. Olaf panel discussion on immigration

St. Olaf College - Tue, 05/21/2019 - 8:57am
Minnesota Public Radio will air the St. Olaf College Institute for Freedom and Community's panel discussion on "The Question of Assimilation/Incorporation in 21st Century America."
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Jobless rate dips in counties, cities across the region

Northfield News - Tue, 05/21/2019 - 7:57am
Jobless numbers showed a sharp drop of a percentage point or more in most cities and counties across the region from March to April, according to figures released Tuesday by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development.
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Don't get caught: Click it or Ticket campaign lasts through June 2

Northfield News - Mon, 05/20/2019 - 3:28pm
All four Rice County law enforcement agencies are among more than 300 across the state participating in the Click It or Ticket campaign that lasts until June 2.
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Two St. Olaf students earn Rossing Physics Scholarships

St. Olaf College - Mon, 05/20/2019 - 3:11pm
St. Olaf students Kayla Gephart '20 and Aaron Swanson '20 have been named Rossing Physics Scholars for 2019–20.
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NPR podcast examines murder of civil rights icon James Reeb ’50

St. Olaf College - Mon, 05/20/2019 - 2:23pm
In 1965 civil rights activist James Reeb '50 was fatally attacked by white supremacists in Selma, Alabama. A new NPR podcast exposes the lies that kept the murder from being solved.
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‘Click It or Ticket’ enforcement starts today, runs through June 2

KYMN Radio - Mon, 05/20/2019 - 1:27pm

NEWS RELEASE CONTACT: Sergeant Kevin Tussing PHONE: (507) 663-9471 89 UNBUCKLED MOTORISTS KILLED LAST YEAR IN MINNESOTA    Click It or Ticket: Extra Enforcement in Northfield, Rice County May 20-June 2 Northfield/Rice County – Ninety-two people. That’s four classrooms full of students. That’s an entire NFL football team and their staff. That’s how many unbuckled

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Proposed changes to Dark Sky policy limits artificial light, grants removal authority

Northfield News - Mon, 05/20/2019 - 12:12pm
Environmental advocates say Northfield’s night sky continues to become more colored by artificial light.
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Legislators compromise but special session still likely; Mayor may relent on charter amendment; Northfield Strategic Plan and ADU ordinance updates; A soggy Almanzo still attracts hundreds of bicyclists; Northfield Area United Way awards over $240K

KYMN Radio - Mon, 05/20/2019 - 12:02pm

The big news is that last night the Minnesota Senate and House agreed on a budget before the deadline tonight, with compromises on both sides. Some major issues that required compromise are the gas tax that Governor Walz wanted being dropped and, on the Republican side, concessions on the Healthcare Access fund, which has been

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The Honey Bus – A memoir of loss, courage and a girl saved by bees

KYMN Radio - Mon, 05/20/2019 - 11:20am

Teri Knight talks with Meredith May about her book,  “The Honey Bus – A Memoir of Loss, Courage and a Girl Saved by Bees”.  She was five years old, her parents had recently split and suddenly she found herself in the care of her grandfather, an eccentric beekeeper who made honey in a rusty old

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Chuck DeMann

KYMN Radio - Mon, 05/20/2019 - 9:50am

Long-time Northfielder Chuck DeMann is Wayne’s guest.

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Senator Rich Draheim

KYMN Radio - Mon, 05/20/2019 - 9:43am

State Senator Rich Draheim provides his weekly update on activities during the legislative session including details about the budget agreement made on Sunday and the items still to be addressed by the end of the session at 5:00 p.m. this evening.

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