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Loon Liquors Mark Schiller

KYMN Radio - Wed, 03/25/2020 - 9:20am

Mark Schiller tells the story of how he and Loon Liquor became a maker of hand sanitizer. They have been giving it away to First Responders, the CAC, nursing facilities and more. They are not receiving any government financial assistance for their efforts but are taking donations. Learn all about it and support Loon Liquor!

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Rhonda Pownell/Ben Martig

KYMN Radio - Wed, 03/25/2020 - 8:05am

Northfield City Administrator Ben Martig and Mayor Rhonda Pownell gave an update on the City’s status.

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New loan program could aid small businesses amid crisis

Northfield News - Tue, 03/24/2020 - 6:00pm
With Minnesota small businesses reeling from the coronavirus pandemic and accompanying closures, Gov. Tim Walz signed an executive order Friday that could provide much needed assistance.
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Sheriff: Early morning fires believed to be arson

Northfield News - Tue, 03/24/2020 - 4:44pm
Rice County Sheriff’s Office and the State Fire Marshal are investigating two early morning fires as arson.
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Latest on COVID-19 in Minnesota: Walz says extension likely on schools, restaurants, other businesses

Northfield News - Tue, 03/24/2020 - 3:15pm
Minnesota had 262 confirmed COVID-19 cases as of Tuesday, up from 235 Monday. The state continued to report only one death from the disease.
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Northfield News - Tue, 03/24/2020 - 2:57pm
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Meals on Wheels keeps delivering in time of need

Northfield News - Tue, 03/24/2020 - 2:55pm
Meals on Wheels Programs in southern Minnesota are continuing to deliver meals to those in need even as concerns about the spread of COVID-19 make things tougher.
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Bridgewater Principal Nancy Antoine is finalist for major award

Northfield News - Tue, 03/24/2020 - 12:48pm
Nancy Antoine, principal of Bridgewater Elementary in Northfield Public Schools, and past president of the Minnesota Elementary School Principals’ Association (MESPA), is one of three finalists for Minnesota 2020 National Association of Elementary School Principals (NAESP) National Distinguished Principal (NDP).…
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2nd case of Covid-19 confirmed in Rice Co.; Chief advises hitting the pause button, not the panic button; Dundas City Hall closes, leaders still available by phone; Draheim says “budgetary needs” first up on legislators agenda; Northfielders step up

KYMN Radio - Tue, 03/24/2020 - 12:02pm

By Teri Knight, News Director A second case of COVID-19 was confirmed in Rice County yesterday afternoon. The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) informed Rice County Public Health that the lab confirmed case indicates the person is in their 30’s with transmission linked to travel within the United States. This person was not hospitalized and

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Small businesses continue to tread water during COVID-19 pandemic

Northfield News - Tue, 03/24/2020 - 12:00pm
<&firstgraph>During his Monday afternoon news brief, Gov. Tim Walz still wasn’t ready to implement a shelter-in-place order for Minnesota. While some people feel it is overdue, there is a specific demographic of people who were relived: the small business owners.
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Parent mentoring is key to preventing child abuse in the region

Northfield News - Tue, 03/24/2020 - 12:00pm
Parents at risk of abusing or neglecting their children continue being offered services even while social distancing during the COVID-19 outbreak.
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Jenelle Teppen 3-24-20

KYMN Radio - Tue, 03/24/2020 - 9:11am

Dundas City Administrator Jenelle Teppen gives an update on what’s happening at City Hall, their Council meeting last night, what they’re doing in light of the pandemic and a construction update.

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Supt. Matt Hillmann

KYMN Radio - Tue, 03/24/2020 - 8:34am

Northfield School District Superintendent Dr. Matt Hillmann gives an update on how they’re continuing through Spring Break to refine ways for distance learning to be prepared for a longer shutdown period. They are continuing the childcare and nutrition programs during this week.

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Distillery mixes up hand sanitizer, plans community distribution

Northfield News - Tue, 03/24/2020 - 5:45am
<&firstgraph>Unable to open its cocktail room doors, Loon Liquor is instead donating its newest concoction to help stop the spread of the coronavirus pandemic.<&firstgraph>
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Pastor among first southern Minnesotans with the coronavirus

Northfield News - Mon, 03/23/2020 - 6:30pm
While Craig Breimhorst, the first Rice County resident with a confirmed case of COVID-19, deals with fever, chills and fatigue, those he came in contact with just prior to his diagnosis are waiting out their 14-day quarantine.
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COVID-19 cases grow throughout state, region

Northfield News - Mon, 03/23/2020 - 6:15pm
The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases statewide has jumped by nearly 40% since the weekend, due in large part to an increase in the number of tests able to be processed over the last few days.
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Allina Health's request for face mask donations nets 7,000 and counting

Northfield News - Mon, 03/23/2020 - 5:58pm
Health care organizations, including Allina Health, are in need of additional masks to help meet ongoing health care needs and to help conserve existing personal protective equipment for providers engaged in the coronavirus (COVID-19) response.
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Backed by Walz's order, AG's office tackles price gouging

Northfield News - Mon, 03/23/2020 - 5:15pm
As the global coronavirus pandemic hits Minnesota hard and families rush to stock up on supplies, Gov. Tim Walz and Attorney General Keith Ellison are rushing to crack down on price gouging.
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Waiting to wed: Local venues work to reschedule as area couples postpone due to virus

Northfield News - Mon, 03/23/2020 - 4:17pm
Wedding venues in southern Minnesota say peak season for the ceremonies is nearing, often running from May through late autumn, but with the number of COVID-19 cases around the U.S. growing significantly, many engaged couples are seeking to reschedule celebrations…
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Hiawathaland Transit offering transportation amid crisis

Northfield News - Mon, 03/23/2020 - 4:00pm
Even as businesses of all sorts have closed and events have been rescheduled due to the spread of COVID-19, public transportation services have continued to be readily available. Hiawathaland Transit has been no exception.
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