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Northfield American Legion elects first female commander

Northfield News - Mon, 07/01/2019 - 12:37pm
As a kid, Michelle Haas Bornick looked up to and respected her grandparents and other family and friends who served the United States. Now, she sees the same look in kids’ eyes as when she looked at her grandparents.
Categories: Local News

Kitchens closed but Archer House is open – GM grateful to NAFRS; Roof collapses in Faribault due to rain; Northfield woman sentenced for heroin possession; Intersection changes cause confusion; Fireworks tips and City display

KYMN Radio - Mon, 07/01/2019 - 12:02pm

By Teri Knight, News Director “It could’ve been a lot worse,” said Northfield Area Fire & Rescue Service Chief Gerry Franek of the kitchen fire at Chapati: Cuisine of India restaurant yesterday afternoon. Archer House General Manager Arianna Graves was grateful that most of the hotel guests were away at weddings at the time and,

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A Munch Mystery: The Results Are In

St. Olaf College - Mon, 07/01/2019 - 11:50am
A team of scientists came to campus to collect submillimeter samples from a painting long-rumored to be an unfinished work by famed Norwegian artist Edvard Munch. The results are in — and they are compelling.
Categories: Colleges

World Class Music: The St. Olaf Orchestra makes its Carnegie Hall debut

St. Olaf College - Mon, 07/01/2019 - 11:46am
It’s a dream for any musician: lights centered on a legendary stage, an audience filling the velvet seats in front of them, and the thrill of creating music in a pristine acoustic environment. The St. Olaf Orchestra lived that dream earlier this year at Carnegie Hall.
Categories: Colleges

A Tiny Home by Patricia Foreman

KYMN Radio - Mon, 07/01/2019 - 11:46am

She was a pharmacist who became a class A contractor in Virginia and co-owned the United States’ first tiny-house construction company. Patricia Foreman, literally, wrote the book on tiny homes with her book, “A Tiny Home to call your own”. It’s packed with practical information on the do’s, don’ts and how-to’s of tiny home living.

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Where are they now?

St. Olaf College - Mon, 07/01/2019 - 11:45am
In their retirement, Emeritus Professor Mike Leming and his wife, Ann, have been integral to the creation of a center in Thailand that assists disabled adult artists and actors.
Categories: Colleges

Global Engagement 2019

St. Olaf College - Mon, 07/01/2019 - 11:26am
For more than a half century, St. Olaf students have taken advantage of the college’s renowned international and off-campus study programs. Living and studying abroad is fundamental to understanding other cultures and perspectives, and to becoming an educated citizen in a changing world. Each year, students document their experiences of exploration and self-discovery through the […]
Categories: Colleges

From the Hill to Hollywood: An L.A. Connections Program Experience

St. Olaf College - Mon, 07/01/2019 - 11:12am
In this First Person blog, writer Joshua Qualls '19 shares his experience in Hollywood as part of the Piper Center for Vocation and Career's L.A. Connections Program.
Categories: Colleges

Just Food Co-Op looking to add more retail space

Northfield News - Mon, 07/01/2019 - 10:59am
Thanks to owner demand and the success of the cooperative, Just Food Co-Op hopes to work with more retail space by late next year.
Categories: Local News

Spotlight: Ole Author Gretchen Anthony

St. Olaf College - Mon, 07/01/2019 - 10:53am
A conversation with Ole author Gretchen Anthony '93.
Categories: Colleges

Farewell Friends!

St. Olaf College - Mon, 07/01/2019 - 10:52am
St. Olaf Magazine honors seven retiring professors whose decades of teaching, scholarship, and advising leaves a lasting legacy.
Categories: Colleges

'Poultry Patrol' prototype helps minimize work for turkey farmers

Northfield News - Mon, 07/01/2019 - 10:06am
Minnesota turkey farmers may be getting a different kind of farmhand if Jack Kilian gets his way. The recent College of Science and Engineering at the University of Minnesota graduate has designed Poultry Patrol, an autonomous robot designed to save…
Categories: Local News

STOries: Scenes from Yesteryear

St. Olaf College - Mon, 07/01/2019 - 10:00am
The rich tradition of rendering Shakespeare plays on campus in the open air first occurred in 1924 with Elizabeth Walsingham Kelsey’s staging of A Midsummer Night’s Dream.
Categories: Colleges

City of Northfield fireworks display scheduled for Thursday, July 4

KYMN Radio - Mon, 07/01/2019 - 9:01am

Independence Day fireworks July 4, 10 p.m. at Northfield Middle School; city offices closed                        Northfield, MN (June 28, 2019) ⎯  The Northfield fireworks display will be held on July 4 starting at 10 p.m. at Northfield Middle School. Viewing areas close to the fireworks

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Chapati Indian Restaurant, Tavern of Nfld. temporarily closed after fire

Northfield News - Mon, 07/01/2019 - 8:39am
Northfield restaurants Chapati Indian Restaurant and Tavern of Northfield are temporarily closed due to a kitchen fire Sunday at Chapati.
Categories: Local News

KYMN streaming

KYMN Radio - Mon, 07/01/2019 - 7:12am

Hello listeners!  We are experiencing issues with our streaming computer. Please bear with us as our technical people are aware and on it!  Thanks much!!

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Visitan las personas mayores de Mexico y venta de garaje de Carleton y eventos

KYMN Radio - Sun, 06/30/2019 - 9:25pm

Las visitas de los mayores de Mexico con visado de hasta una decada para visitar a sus familiares en Estados Unidos. Tuvimos el picnic en comunidad de la comision de derechos humanos y a pesar del calor tuvimos un gran evento. La venta de Carleton fue un exito, como siempre.

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Rex Tillerson transcript 5-21-2019

Carol Overland - Legalectric - Sun, 06/30/2019 - 9:42am
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The REAL NEWS you’ve been waiting for — the transcript of Rex Tillerson’s testimony before the House Foreign Affairs Committee:

Tillerson-transcript-interview-5-21-19Download

It’s a “you have to read it to believe it” litany o the many reasons why tRump is unfit.

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Categories: Citizens

Community Picnic carries on legacy of late community activist

Northfield News - Sat, 06/29/2019 - 1:59pm
A legacy can be represented in a variety of ways.
Categories: Local News

Urban Boatbuilders

KYMN Radio - Sat, 06/29/2019 - 11:55am

Dave and Andy talk with Alphonso Le from “Urban Boatbuilders”, a non-profit youth development organization located in St. Paul.  The kids handcraft wooden boats in the workshop as part of a paid apprenticeship program and in classrooms through partnerships with schools, community organizations and camps.  Their mission is to empower youth to succeed in work

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