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Friends You Can Count On 5-19-20

KYMN Radio - Tue, 05/19/2020 - 5:41pm
Hosts Wayne Eddy and Dina Fesler talk reading during the pandemic.  Guests include Angelica Linder, Outreach Coordinator, and Jamie Stanley, Adult Services Librarian, from the Northfield Public Library, and sisters Daisy, Coco, and Sunny Leonard, who have founded Dynamic Champions of Sisterhood, a book club for girls that reaches around the world.  

2 councilors look for another term; Zweifel won't seek re-election

Northfield News - Tue, 05/19/2020 - 4:15pm
Minnesota’s election filing period for federal, state and local races began Tuesday, and within hours two familiar faces had already filed for re-election to the City Council.
Categories: Local News

Xcel Peak Demand 2019 DOWN

Carol Overland - Legalectric - Tue, 05/19/2020 - 3:01pm

It looks like I missed posting Xcel Energy’s Peak Demand for 2019, down from 2018. You can get all their SEC filings on their INVESTORS’ page.

Here’s their 2019 SEC 10-K:

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And here’s what the last 20 years looks like:

Categories: Citizens

Director: Faribault's higher number of COVID-19 cases due to employer screening

Northfield News - Tue, 05/19/2020 - 2:30pm
Rice County has nearly five times the number of coronavirus cases it did two weeks ago. But that doesn’t surprise Deb Purfeerst.
Categories: Local News

Felon found with short barreled shotgun; Downtown retailers giddy but cautious as they slowly open; Street Assessments challenged at Nfld Council 

KYMN Radio - Tue, 05/19/2020 - 12:02pm
By Teri Knight, News Director On Saturday night, an Owatonna man was identified as a witness at a residence in Faribault where a woman overdosed. Officers wanted to speak with all witnesses but 30 year old Joshua Robert Drabek had left the scene. They found him about an hour later, driving. He has a revoked

The Last Lecture

St. Olaf College - Tue, 05/19/2020 - 11:54am
Professor of Philosophy Charles Taliaferro explains the tradition of the Last Lecture at St. Olaf on the latest episode of the college podcast From the Hill to Real Life. Join us for a virtual Last Lecture on May 21, 2020.
Categories: Colleges

Lisa Peterson

KYMN Radio - Tue, 05/19/2020 - 9:40am
Northfield Area Chamber of Commerce President Lisa Peterson talks about how local businesses are re-opening under the Governor’s order.

Honors Art students to be recognized in show

Northfield News - Tue, 05/19/2020 - 8:54am
Northfield High School Honors Art students will still be recognized in an approximately two-week art show beginning Friday through June 6.
Categories: Local News

Rest In Peace (Just Not on the Walkway, Please)

Tom Swift - Untethered Dog - Tue, 05/19/2020 - 5:36am
Only took one punch. I kid because I can. Not because I should. Sarcasm masks something. Oh you go ahead and figure it out. I had known this friend had fallen. Now I know she can’t get up. This was the view as of yesterday when I went outside for lunch. So sad. I had […]
Categories: Citizens

Bill will help banks tackle elder financial abuse

Northfield News - Mon, 05/18/2020 - 3:49pm
Last week, Minnesota’s legislature overwhelmingly passed a bipartisan bill co-sponsored by local Rep. Bob Vogel, R-Elko New Market, to crack down on the growing issue of elder financial abuse.
Categories: Local News

Elections at Dakota Electric put new director on board

KYMN Radio - Mon, 05/18/2020 - 1:34pm
FARMINGTON, Minn. (May 8, 2020) — Dakota Electric Association’s membership cast their vote in the cooperative’s annual election. This year, three incumbents were re-elected and one new board member seated.  Read the full press release for details: Elections at Dakota Electric

Charges: Man overdosed while driving on interstate

Northfield News - Mon, 05/18/2020 - 12:36pm
A Prior Lake man who allegedly overdosed last week while driving on I-35 has been charged with several felonies in Rice County District Court.
Categories: Local News

Economic Development Authority Meeting

City of Northfield Calendar - Mon, 05/18/2020 - 11:50am
Event date: May 28, 2020
Event Time: 07:30 AM - 09:00 AM
Location:
801 Washington Street
Northfield, MN 55057
Description:
Members of the public may monitor the meeting electronically from a remote location by dialing a conference number or by watching a live stream available Conference number: +1 (646) 749-3122 Access Code: 816-972-557

The Laws of Human Nature

KYMN Radio - Mon, 05/18/2020 - 11:41am
15 with the Author has been suspended for new interviews due to Covid-19 but I’ll be bringing back some of my favorite interviews. Today, in the midst of such uncertainty and divisiveness, I wanted to bring back Robert Greene with his book The Laws of Human Nature. Listen in from my interview with him last

Menards to open 3rd gate, Dundas council amends code to allow daycare center; Nfld Council holds assessment hearing, discusses Summer pool operations and appt. process for Police Chief; Virtual celebrations for graduates, awards, banquets; Filing starts t

KYMN Radio - Mon, 05/18/2020 - 11:20am
By Teri Knight, News Director Dundas City Council amended the PUD for Menards to install a third gate for those with online orders. They plan to put a canopy over the gate. Administrator Teppen said  the Council also amended their zoning code to include daycare centers as a conditional use in the limited industrial district.

Housing and Redevelopment Authority Meeting

City of Northfield Calendar - Mon, 05/18/2020 - 10:20am
Event date: May 26, 2020
Event Time: 04:00 PM - 05:30 PM
Location:
801 Washington Street
Northfield, MN 55057
Description:
Members of the public may monitor the meeting electronically from a remote location by dialing a conference number or by watching a live stream available Conference number: +1 (571-317-3112). Access code: 449-135-677.

Celebrating the Class of 2020

St. Olaf College - Mon, 05/18/2020 - 9:40am
As the senior class graduates this week, more than 700 incredible Oles will take their first steps in the real world — giving their best to make it a better place. Join us in celebrating the Class of 2020!
Categories: Colleges

Online-only ceremony planned for Memorial Day

Northfield News - Mon, 05/18/2020 - 9:39am
Northfielders will have the chance to view the annual Memorial Day address online Monday.
Categories: Local News

Senator Rich Draheim

KYMN Radio - Mon, 05/18/2020 - 9:30am
Senator Rich Draheim talks about the last day of the legislative session.  The bonding bill didn’t get done so it is likely that the Governor will call a special session on June 12.

Institute hosts faculty seminar on U.S.-China relations

St. Olaf College - Mon, 05/18/2020 - 9:23am
Before the spread of COVID-19 halted the Institute for Freedom & Community’s spring lecture series on U.S.-China Relations, St. Olaf College faculty and staff met to engage in interdisciplinary discussions on China today under Xi Jinping.
Categories: Colleges
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