World's Best Workforce Report: Northfield schools reaching some goals, missing others

Northfield News - Fri, 12/14/2018 - 12:00pm
For the Northfield School District, unmet goals are simply a reminder to work harder.
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HRA Meeting

City of Northfield Calendar - Fri, 12/14/2018 - 11:23am
Event date: December 18, 2018
Event Time: 04:00 PM - 05:30 PM
801 Washington Street
Northfield, MN 55057

ArtZany: Author Sarah Stonich

KYMN Radio - Fri, 12/14/2018 - 9:59am

Today in the ArtZany Radio studio Paula Granquist welcomes author Sarah Stonich to discuss her new novel Laurentian Divide.  ArtZany! Radio for the Imagination 12-14-18 Laurentian Divide Bitter winters are nothing new in Hatchet Inlet, hard up against the ridge of the Laurentian Divide, but the advent of spring can’t thaw the community’s collective grief, lingering since a senseless tragedy

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Gift Certificate Special

From Monday, December 17th through Friday,  December 21st – we will be offering our Knecht’s Gift Certificates at 10% off!   A $100 Certificate will be on sale at $90!  $45 will get you a $50 certificate.   Save 10% on your holiday gift giving.

We have been receiving many phone calls from folks who suffered substantial tree losses in the September 20th tornadoes.  What a great way to help your friends and family get a start on regenerating their yards or wooded averages than with a gift certificate that they can use in the spring to purchase trees!

We are open during the week from 9 am to 2 pm.  We can mail the gift certificate to you, or to the recipient or you can pick them up during our office hours.  If you cannot come during those hours – we will do our best to meet you and pick it up!

We suffered substantial devastation to our woods at our home south of Northfield.  We will be replanting some trees in the spring and this gives us hope for a “new” woods.  Help your friends, relatives and neighbors get a feeling of hope as well and give them a Gift Certificate for trees this holiday season!

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Categories: Businesses

Broadcast of tonight’s hockey game is cancelled

KYMN Radio - Thu, 12/13/2018 - 5:04pm

Do to illness, our scheduled broadcast of tonight’s Raider Boys Hockey game has been cancelled.  The game will go on at the Northfield Arena.

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Christmas Festival brings ‘a message the world wants and needs to hear’

St. Olaf College - Thu, 12/13/2018 - 4:27pm
A profile in the 'Faith & Leadership' magazine examines how the St. Olaf Christmas Festival strives each year to present a message that's meaningful for a diverse and changing world.
Categories: Colleges

Ask the Contractor: Gift Ideas

Northfield Construction Company - Thu, 12/13/2018 - 3:59pm
As a contractor who builds custom homes, commercial buildings, and Christmas dreams – it only makes sense that I share with you some great gift ideas for the special people in your life. Great Stocking Stuffer Ideas: Multitool like a Swiss Army Knife or this Cabela’s Multitool All-in-one multi head screwdriver where you can change....
Categories: Businesses

Police: Bomb threat appears to be part of a nationwide hoax

Northfield News - Thu, 12/13/2018 - 1:30pm
It appears that a Faribault law office is among dozens of others nationwide that received similar emailed bomb threats.
Categories: Local News

Charter Commissioner holds special meeting on Colby’s status; Faribault man trying to pass on slick road gets trip to HCMC; Dundas Kwik Trip not in 2019

KYMN Radio - Thu, 12/13/2018 - 12:02pm

The Northfield Charter Commission will hold a special meeting this evening regarding the status of Commissioner Greg Colby.  After a contentious start to his appointment to the Commission last year, he didn’t go through the normal protocol, Colby reportedly stopped showing up to the majority of their regular meetings. According to Statute, if a commissioner

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Dr. Leo Lewis III

KYMN Radio - Thu, 12/13/2018 - 11:08am

Former Vikings wide-receiver Dr. Leo Lewis III talks about football, his life, career and passions with Wayne. Leo Lewis III 121318  

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Hospital expansion gets council endorsement, moves forward

Northfield News - Thu, 12/13/2018 - 10:05am
The Northfield City Council gave the Northfield Hospital and Clinics' proposed expansion and addition projects seven thumbs up at its Dec. 11 meeting.
Categories: Local News

Steve Underdahl

KYMN Radio - Thu, 12/13/2018 - 9:54am

Steve Underdahl, CEO of Northfield Hospital & Clinics, provides an update on expansion plans for the clinic and OB portions of Northfield Hospital. Steve Underdahl 12-13-18

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John Fossum

KYMN Radio - Thu, 12/13/2018 - 9:49am

Rice County Attorney John Fossum talks about the new security measures at the Rice County Courthouse, the use of body cams by law enforcement personnel and plans by the Faribault Police Department to begin using them, and more…. John Fossum 121318    

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James Kilian, Parts 1 & 2

KYMN Radio - Thu, 12/13/2018 - 9:29am

James Kilian, Head Football Coach at St. Olaf College, talks about football, his life and career. James Kilian120418 James Kilian Part 2 121218

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Solar Rulemaking Petition on file at WI PSC

Carol Overland - Legalectric - Wed, 12/12/2018 - 10:02pm

Does anyone else think it odd, when solar projects in Wisconsin are in the 2-10MW range, to apply to site the 300MW Badger Hollow solar project when there are no rules?  Yeah, I know, it sounds like Minnesota siting 2,000+ MW of large wind projects with no rules and using small wind standards, way too similar.  But this is real.  300MW of solar is a LOT of solar.  It’s central station solar.  It’s on some of the best ag land in Wisconsin.  And it just happens to be on the route of the proposed Cardinal-Hickory Creek transmission line!

What to do?  Rulemaking, of course.  Yeah, we know how that goes (PUC denies Reconsideration re: Wind Rulemaking), but without rules, how will they reasonably site this project?  Without rules, how will they reasonably site any solar project?  So of course here we go, the Jewell Jinkins Intervenors’ solar rulemaking petition:

Petition for Rulemaking_JJI_Solar_FINAL_Signed

And Wisconsin’s PSC “ERFed” it today.  It’s docket 1-AC-254.  It’s my understanding that a comment period will be announced and then the Commission will decide whether or not to proceed with rulemaking.

Categories: Citizens

Knights erase 19-point deficit but are clipped by Falcons

Carleton Sports - Wed, 12/12/2018 - 9:45pm

Four Knights scored in double figures, including a game-high 24-point effort from Kent Hanson, but even that was not enough as the Carleton College men’s basketball team fell 81-71 to UW-River Falls.

Categories: Colleges

Anna Hughes gets hot from deep, but Knights fall at UW-Eau Claire

Carleton Sports - Wed, 12/12/2018 - 8:54pm

Anna Hughes notched a career-best 22 points, thanks to seven 3-pointers, yet the Carleton College women’s basketball dropped a non-conference battle at UW-Eau Claire, 75-54.

Categories: Colleges

Air quality alert – no open burning

KYMN Radio - Wed, 12/12/2018 - 5:05pm

An Air Quality Alert has been posted for southern Minnesota at 1:00 PM Wednesday, Wednesday December 12 through 6:00 pm Thursday, December 13.  Therefore, burning restrictions will go into effect immediately in Rice County and no open burning will be allowed. Recreational camp fires are also discouraged during this time period.  Thank you for your

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Tennis teams earn regional, national rankings

Carleton Sports - Wed, 12/12/2018 - 4:04pm

Both the Carleton College men and women’s tennis teams had players earn regional and national recognition in the first Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) NCAA D-III singles and doubles rankings of the 2018-19 campaign.

Categories: Colleges

Air quality alert kiboshes outdoor burning

Northfield News - Wed, 12/12/2018 - 3:48pm
An air quality alert has been posted for southern Minnesota from 1 p.m. Wednesday through 6 p.m. Thursday.
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