City Council Meeting

City of Northfield Calendar - Fri, 01/15/2021 - 1:35pm
Event date: January 19, 2021
Event Time: 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM
801 Washington Street
Northfield, MN 55057
January 19 City Council Mtg
Tue, Jan 19, 2021 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM (CST)

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New solar garden to be constructed for Rice, Steele residents

Northfield News - Fri, 01/15/2021 - 12:25pm
There are more than 5,800 solar installations in Minnesota and by this spring, the Northfield Community Solar Garden will be added to that growing number.
Categories: Local News

Snow Emergency in Northfield; Dangerous drugs in Rice County; Fossum discusses election security; DNR unveils new license plate

KYMN Radio - Fri, 01/15/2021 - 12:02pm
By Rich Larson, News Director Northfield has declared a snow emergency, effective until 9am on Sunday. There is no parking allowed on any city street during the emergency until the street is plowed curb-to-curb. Vehicles parked on the street before they are plowed will be ticketed and are subject to towing.   There is also no parking

Adventures in the New Humanities: Where are we going, what are we doing, and why, why, why?

St. Olaf College - Fri, 01/15/2021 - 11:09am
In this "Adventures in the New Humanities" blog post, Professor of History Judy Kutulas explains that the power of the liberal arts is that it prepares students to pursue meaningful, fulfilling careers.
Categories: Colleges

Senator Rich Draheim on first week of Legislative Session

KYMN Radio - Fri, 01/15/2021 - 9:55am
Senator Rich Draheim talks about the first week of the Legislative Session and describes the committees he will be serving on this year.

COVID vaccine rollout continues: Update on local, state status

Northfield News - Fri, 01/15/2021 - 9:07am
As COVID-19 vaccines roll out, Northfield Hospital + Clinics is working in coordination with Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) plus regional and local Public Health to help vaccinate people in the first phase (Phase 1a) of the state’s priority list.…
Categories: Local News

Representative Todd Lippert

KYMN Radio - Fri, 01/15/2021 - 8:19am
State Representative Todd Lippert discusses climate plans at the capital, vaccine rollout and DFL priorities for the legislative session.

Snow Emergency Declared in Northfield

KYMN Radio - Thu, 01/14/2021 - 8:11pm
Northfield has declared a snow emergency, effective at 2am on Friday until 9am on Sunday. There is no parking allowed on any city street during the emergency until the street is plowed curb-to-curb. Vehicles parked on the street before they are plowed will be ticketed and are subject to towing. There is also no parking

The Weekly List – The David Bowie Show

KYMN Radio - Thu, 01/14/2021 - 6:00pm
This week Rich pays tribute to a man he thinks may have been better at being a rock star than any other person in history, Mr. David Bowie.

500 COVID-19 vaccinations expected in Rice County by end of week

Northfield News - Thu, 01/14/2021 - 5:14pm
Public health leaders say 500 COVID-19 vaccinations will have been given by the end of this week in Rice County as local officials seek to vaccinate more emergency workers and the federal government quickens the rollout pace.
Categories: Local News

Bridgewater looks to develop township's southwest corner

Northfield News - Thu, 01/14/2021 - 2:45pm
After years of talks with potential stakeholders, Bridgewater Township could finally be moving ahead with plans to bring in an industry to the coveted I-35 corridor.
Categories: Local News

Northfield plans to spend more than $540,000 to upgrade City Hall

Northfield News - Thu, 01/14/2021 - 1:33pm
The city of Northfield is planning to spend more than $540,000 in repairs/upgrades at City Hall.
Categories: Local News

Northfield Public Schools prepare for students’ in-person return; Rice County Sheriff Dunn discusses road safety; City Hall improvements considered

KYMN Radio - Thu, 01/14/2021 - 12:02pm
By Rich Larson, News Director The Northfield School District will begin to return to in-person learning next week by bringing Pre-K through 2nd Grade students back on Tuesday. Using the state mandated “Rolling Start” system, those students will be back in school for two weeks before 3rd through 5th graders return to campus on February 1st. If all

Council to weigh support for state, federal climate initiatives

Northfield News - Thu, 01/14/2021 - 9:31am
The Northfield City Council is set to discuss whether to throw its support behind a couple of climate initiatives over the coming weeks. Doing so would signal the importance of the goals in helping Northfield achieve carbon-neutral energy by 2040.
Categories: Local News

Program provides hands-on international business experience

St. Olaf College - Thu, 01/14/2021 - 9:11am
The Norway Innovations Scholars Program pairs students with biotech companies to develop skills in market analysis, technology transfer, and business development, among other skill sets. 
Categories: Colleges

Sheriff Troy Dunn on safety issues and mental health needs

KYMN Radio - Thu, 01/14/2021 - 9:10am
Rice County Sheriff Troy Dunn discusses ice safety, road safety, drug abuse and mental health needs with respect to Law Enforcement.  

Rice County Attorney John Fossum

KYMN Radio - Thu, 01/14/2021 - 8:57am
Rice County Attorney John Fossum discusses how complaints about voting fraud are handled, when the courtrooms may open for in-person hearings again, and issues he will be watching for during the Legislative Session.

Area man watched as protest turned to riot at Capitol

Northfield News - Wed, 01/13/2021 - 6:15pm
He felt passion. He felt empowered. He felt his voice was being heard.
Categories: Local News

Tim McNiff News/Sports 1-13-21

KYMN Radio - Wed, 01/13/2021 - 4:37pm
News with a Side of Sports with Tim McNiff and Jeff Johnson for Wednesday, 1-13-21.

National Security This Week with Mark Canning, January 13, 2021

KYMN Radio - Wed, 01/13/2021 - 4:31pm
Host Jon Olson talks today with Mark Canning, a retired career diplomat in the US Department of State. Mark’s 40 years of experience with China allowed us to consider serious issues of foreign policy engagement for the incoming Biden Administration. We focused heavily on trade while also discussing the more serious strategic implications of our
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