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47 Knights earn Academic All-Conference

Carletonian - Fri, 02/08/2019 - 12:00am

Fall 2018 saw more Knights earn Academic All-Conference than in any other season the school’s history, with their 47 recipients placing second among all other MIAC programs.

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Leaked survey responses evaluating Carleton

Carletonian - Fri, 02/08/2019 - 12:00am

Bill Altermatt, the Associate Director of Institutional Research & Development at Carleton, sent out an email stating that the Higher Learning Commission, the association that evaluates the College, is currently in its evaluation process for this year. Altermatt invited students to fill out an anonymous survey, the results of which will apparently be presented to representatives from the Higher Learning Commission.

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Understanding animal coloration

Carletonian - Fri, 02/08/2019 - 12:00am

What the Cole Student Naturalist has to say this week

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The new Congress should help redefine America’s position on Israel

Carletonian - Fri, 02/08/2019 - 12:00am

The U.S. I think has a chance, with a historically diverse Congress, to re-evaluate its unconditional support of the Israeli occupation.

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Klobuchar is ideal 2020 candidate

Carletonian - Fri, 02/08/2019 - 12:00am

If Amy Klobuchar fails to gain traction in the 2020 Democratic primary, it will likely be because her low name recognition and Minnesota-nice attitude fail to propel her into the national spotlight. However, if Democrats appreciate Klobuchar’s legislative success and her ability to make genuine connections with necessary swing voters, she would make a formidable general election candidate.

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School delays Friday 2-8

KYMN Radio - Thu, 02/07/2019 - 8:46pm

The following School Districts are delayed 2 hours on Friday: Northfield Faribault and no morning pre-school Randolph Medford Cannon Falls Tri-City United Kenyon-Wannamingo is 3 hours delayed – buses on plowed roads only

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Purple Door Youth Theater brings 'Wizard of Oz' to Northfield stage

Northfield News - Thu, 02/07/2019 - 4:00pm
The story of Dorothy, Toto and “The Wizard of Oz” is over 100 years old, but local students as young as 9 are bringing it to life again.
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Walk or snowshoe by candlelight at Sakatah Lake State Park on February 9, 2019

KYMN Radio - Thu, 02/07/2019 - 3:27pm

Minnesota state parks and trails will host more than 30 candlelight events this winter, including one at Sakatah Lake State Park on Saturday February 9, 2019. Drop by any time between 6:00 and 9:00 p.m. for snowshoeing or hiking as stars twinkle overhead and candles flicker in the snow. “Few things transform a winter evening like

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Institute to host panel discussion on ‘Immigration Trilemma’

St. Olaf College - Thu, 02/07/2019 - 2:33pm
The St. Olaf College Institute for Freedom & Community will host a panel discussion on February 19 titled "The Immigration Trilemma: Local Sovereignty, Freedom of Movement, and the Global Community."
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Millstream Commons executive director earns leadership award

Northfield News - Thu, 02/07/2019 - 2:15pm
Kathy Olson, executive director of Millstream Commons Assisted Living in downtown Northfield, was named recipient of the Kal Michels Outstanding Leadership Award by Leading Age Minnesota Wednesday. The prestigious award honors a leader whose impact is demonstrated through vision, servanthood,…
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Millstream Commons Executive Dir. Kathy Olson honored

KYMN Radio - Thu, 02/07/2019 - 1:45pm

Kathy Olson, Executive Director of Millstream Commons Assisted Living in downtown Northfield, was named as the recipient of the Kal Michel’s Outstanding Leadership Award by Leading Age Minnesota on Wednesday, February 6, 2019. The prestigious award honors a leader whose impact is demonstrated through vision, servanthood, mentoring others and commitment to older adults.   Kathy

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Heavy snow and winds causing poor visibility across SE Minnesota

Northfield News - Thu, 02/07/2019 - 1:41pm
Motorists are urged to slow down and keep a 10-car length distance behind snowplows, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation.
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Semi hit MnDot snow plow

KYMN Radio - Thu, 02/07/2019 - 1:38pm

Motorists are urged to slow down and keep a 10-car length distance behind snowplows, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation. By doing so, motorists have a safe distance that allows a snowplow to do its work. On Thursday morning, a semitractor-trailer struck a MnDOT snowplow from behind on northbound Highway 52 north of Rochester. The force of

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Thursday Closings

KYMN Radio - Thu, 02/07/2019 - 12:20pm

Just Food Coop is closing at 7pm Dick’s Sanitation is reminding folks that service is a day delayed again this week and to please clear snow from the area around your bins.  If you have questions go to their website  The Northfield YMCA is closing at 6pm.  There are no afternoon or evening group classes

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Cruising with St. Olaf helps Oles stay globally engaged

St. Olaf College - Thu, 02/07/2019 - 12:08pm
St. Olaf Alumni & Family Travel programs enable Oles to explore and learn in new corners of the world — and several of the upcoming programs will travel to those corners by ship.
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Career Conversations: Victoria Celano ’13

St. Olaf College - Thu, 02/07/2019 - 12:08pm
As part of the new Career Conversations series, Victoria Celano '13 shares how she's simultaneously building a career in the social services sector and taking graduate courses at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.
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Plowing and parking for Division St.; Out 6 of 9 days… Flexible Learning gets a real test; Chambers face competition with non-profits; Man swallows meth while being transported to jail

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

The snowfall has created a mess for those trying to park in downtown Northfield on Division Street.  KYMN spoke with Jay Morrison from Streets department. They will begin clearing all the snow starting after midnight tonight.  There’s quite a coordination that takes place as they contract with a semi company to haul it, they need

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