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Cinco de Mayo y marcha del 1 de mayo

KYMN Radio - Thu, 05/02/2019 - 2:19pm

Marcha del 1 de mayo en favor de los trabajadores y en favor de las licencias de manejo para todos. El dia de los ninos en Mexico.

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Happy times outweigh the sad for foster care providers

Northfield News - Thu, 05/02/2019 - 1:45pm
There are always a lot of reasons not to be a foster parent: your house isn’t big enough, it’s hard work and it’s emotionally taxing to say goodbye to a child who has become a part of your family.
Categories: Local News

New and Expanded Wildlife Management Areas in Cannon River Watershed

KYMN Radio - Thu, 05/02/2019 - 1:42pm

For Immediate Release May 2, 2019 Contact: Alan Kraus, Cannon River Watershed Partnership alan@crwp.net 507-786-3913 New and Expanded Wildlife Management Areas in Cannon River Watershed St. Paul, MN: The Trust for Public Land, Great River Greening, and the Cannon River Watershed Partnership today announced the protection of nearly 280 acres in additional Wildlife Management Areas

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Nitrate Water Testing at Cannon River Art & Water Festival

KYMN Radio - Thu, 05/02/2019 - 1:34pm

By Kevin Strauss, Cannon River Watershed Partnership How clean is your well water? If you want to find out, you can bring a sample to the Cannon River Art & Water Festival on Saturday, May 11 th , between 10 am and 2 pm for the Minnesota Department of Agriculture’s “Nitrate Testing Clinic.” The festival

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No wake restriction lifted

KYMN Radio - Thu, 05/02/2019 - 1:08pm

PRESS RELEASE May 2, 2019 No Wake Restrictions LIFTED on All Rice County Waterways Rice County is lifting the no wake restrictions on all Rice County Waterways.  We thank everyone for their patience. Please remember to wear your PFD’s when boating and be cautious to debris in and around our lakes, rivers and waterways.  

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HPC Meeting (canceled)

City of Northfield Calendar - Thu, 05/02/2019 - 12:39pm
Event date: May 2, 2019
Event Time: 04:30 PM - 06:00 PM
Location:
801 Washington Street
Northfield, MN 55057
Description:
This meeting is canceled.

Second fire at home in Faribault in two months; Dundas Council approves Teppen for Administrator; The new Deputy Chief’s in town; Callery takes First Place in National Poetry Out Loud contest

KYMN Radio - Thu, 05/02/2019 - 12:02pm

By Teri Knight, News Director Just about 2:30 a.m. this morning. Faribault Fire, Police and North Ambulance responded, once again, to a house fire at 1811 7th St. NW in Faribault, Minnesota. Fire Chief Dustin Dienst reports that  flames were visible from the exterior of the home and smoke was coming out of all sides

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No wake restrictions lifted on Rice County waterways

Northfield News - Thu, 05/02/2019 - 11:58am
Rice County is lifting the no wake restrictions on all Rice County Waterways.
Categories: Local News

Michael Jordan

KYMN Radio - Thu, 05/02/2019 - 11:12am

Michael Jordan, a local realtor, joins Wayne in the studio.

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Monte Nelson and Mark Elliott

KYMN Radio - Thu, 05/02/2019 - 10:14am

Northfield Police Chief Monte Nelson and new Deputy Chief Mark Elliott talk about Elliott’s background and his first days on the job so far, including work on the mock crash at the High School on May 1.  

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Sheriff Troy Dunn

KYMN Radio - Thu, 05/02/2019 - 9:59am

Rice County Sheriff Troy Dunn talks about the mock crash staged at the Northfield High School on May 1, and the recent distracted driving campaign.  Next week, correctional officers will be recognized for their work and the following week is National Law Enforcement Officers Week.  There will be a memorial on May 12 for two

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Nicole Koziolek

KYMN Radio - Thu, 05/02/2019 - 9:45am

Nicole Koziolek, Randolph FFA Chapter President, talks about the recent State FFA Convention.

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4x400 relay team paces Knights at Tommie Twilight Open

Carleton Sports - Wed, 05/01/2019 - 10:31pm

The 4x400-meter relay team of Emma Thomley, Amy Kropp, Natalie Marsh, and Elsa Sandeno led the way for the Carleton College women’s track and field team at the Tommie Twilight Open on Wednesday evening.

Categories: Colleges

Knights win 10 of 15 events in annual Rolex Classic

Carleton Sports - Wed, 05/01/2019 - 8:10pm

On a cool, grey day at Laird Stadium, the Carleton College men’s track and field team hosted crosstown rival St. Olaf College in the annual Rolex Classic and won 10 of 15 events, including a 1-2-3-4-5-6-7-8 performance by the Knights in the 1500-meter run.

Categories: Colleges

“Ad Hoc” committees in Red Wing

Carol Overland - Legalectric - Wed, 05/01/2019 - 7:15pm

At long last, here are the lists, but still no meeting times and dates. Thanks to Becky Norton for making this available.

The secrecy of “Ad Hoc” committees is a problem. We’re just now finding out what they are and who is on them. But when do they meet? Who knows, and they aren’t telling, which is… well… telling. CITY COUNCIL – PROVIDE NOTICE OF MEETING DATES, TIMES, LOCATION and AGENDA. JUST DO IT.

Note that the “Ad Hoc” committee appoints are made by the Council President.

Categories: Citizens

Dundas council selects Northfielder as new administrator

Northfield News - Wed, 05/01/2019 - 6:53pm
The Dundas City Council on Wednesday decided a familiar face should be its new city administrator.
Categories: Local News

Northfield's Three Links purchases Villages of Lonsdale

Northfield News - Wed, 05/01/2019 - 4:15pm
Northfield-based nonprofit Three Links has managed and operated the Villages of Lonsdale since it opened 10 years ago. At the end of April, Three Links became even more connected to the Villages, taking ownership of the 56-unit complex.
Categories: Local News

NHS Mock Crash 2019

KYMN Radio - Wed, 05/01/2019 - 3:15pm

By Teri Knight, News Director The biennial mock crash at the Northfield High School took place early this afternoon. The event (beginning in 1998) was created to deter students from driving while impaired. The impact is palpable—not just the screeching sound of the crash itself but really, in the quiet that follows as the bleachers

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Walz backs scrapping MNLARS, starting over with new software

Northfield News - Wed, 05/01/2019 - 3:04pm
Gov. Tim Walz Wednesday embraced a new report that recommends pulling the plug on the troubled Minnesota Licensing and Registration System. A blue-ribbon panel formed by the governor said that the system known as MNLARS should be switched over to…
Categories: Local News

Local pharmacies making anti-opioid affordable

Northfield News - Wed, 05/01/2019 - 2:25pm
Three Rice County pharmacies are now making the anti-opioid drug, Naloxone, affordable to anyone who could benefit.
Categories: Local News
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