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Missing person

KYMN Radio - Fri, 07/31/2020 - 3:23pm
The Wright County Sheriff’s Office is requesting the public’s assistance locating Tony Conley Perry, age 52. Tony was reported missing on July 9, 2020 and was last seen in the area of Howard Lake, MN. His family and friends have not heard from him since and it is unlike him to not keep in contact

Four years in, Folsted's work praised following annual review

Northfield News - Fri, 07/31/2020 - 1:45pm
Following a brief closed meeting July 28, the Rice County Board of Commissioners agreed that its administrator deserves a raise of almost $6,000.
Categories: Local News

NH+C: Medicare for All proposal would have cost $50 million in 2019

Northfield News - Fri, 07/31/2020 - 12:55pm
Northfield Hospital and Clinics officials estimate adopting a 2019 federal Medicare for All proposal would have cost the organization more than $50 million last year and nearly eliminate reserve funds based on current program reimbursement rates.
Categories: Local News

Outgoing Chief Nelson, “more importantly I need to spend time with my family”; Nfld Chief Elliott plans continued collaboration with agencies; Farewell car parade for Ruth Hickey; Photogs get your pics in to the City of Nfld

KYMN Radio - Fri, 07/31/2020 - 12:02pm
By Teri Knight, News Director By now the entire community should know that Northfield Police Chief Monte Nelson retires today. He has served our community for 24 years and his family, as he’s often pointed out, have sacrificed much for him to be able to do that. He talked with Jeff Johnson and I last

City Council Meeting

City of Northfield Calendar - Fri, 07/31/2020 - 11:10am
Event date: August 4, 2020
Event Time: 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Location:
801 Washington Street
Northfield, MN 55057
Description:
Members of the public may monitor the meeting electronically:

Conference No: +1 (646) 749-3122

Access Code: 797-548-085

50 positive COVID-19 tests reported at NH+C since March

Northfield News - Fri, 07/31/2020 - 10:18am
Fifty people have tested positive for COVID-19 through tests administered at Northfield Hospital & Clinics since March.
Categories: Local News

Dr. Matt Hillmann on opening schools per Governor’s announcement

KYMN Radio - Fri, 07/31/2020 - 9:20am
Northfield School Superintendent Dr. Matt Hillmann discusses opening schools in Northfield in accordance with the Governor’s announcement yesterday.

Setting the record straight: Nicolaus Gustafson & the Northfield bank robbery

Northfield News - Thu, 07/30/2020 - 11:37pm
The Millersburg Schoolhouse Museum 10 miles west of Northfield tells the story of the Millersburg Swedes and the Sept. 7, 1876 Northfield bank robbery.
Categories: Local News

The Weekly List – The Baseball Show

KYMN Radio - Thu, 07/30/2020 - 6:00pm
An encore presentation of The Baseball Show, originally aired on July 15, 2019. Rich waxes rhapsodically about his favorite sport.

Minnesota schools get some flexibility on back-to-school

Northfield News - Thu, 07/30/2020 - 4:05pm
Minnesota state officials on Thursday unveiled a plan to reopen schools this fall that gives districts some flexibility to toggle between in-person and online learning, but reserves the right for the state to step in if the coronavirus gets out…
Categories: Local News

Fresh off one traffic safety campaign, law enforcement embarks on another

Northfield News - Thu, 07/30/2020 - 1:54pm
One year after Minnesota joined 18 other states and the District of Columbia in enacting a “hands free” law, law enforcement agencies are gearing up for extra enforcement against distracted driving.
Categories: Local News

Flynn dismissal vacated!

Carol Overland - Legalectric - Thu, 07/30/2020 - 1:01pm

Here’s the whole thing, well, not much more:

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In the New York Times:

Appeals Court Erases Order to End Michael Flynn Case, Sets New Arguments

Categories: Citizens

FB Marketplace and inmate help ID suspect in burglary case; Nfld District to offer dedicated online learning for those who do not want their child in class; District to take possession of new Greenvale building

KYMN Radio - Thu, 07/30/2020 - 12:02pm
By Teri Knight, News Director A Webster man has been arrested in connection with a burglary wherein items that were stolen were recognized on Facebook Marketplace by the owner. Rice County Deputies talked with the victim who had chainsaws, a floor jack and other tools stolen from his grandmother’s property. He had been observing the

Adventures in the New Humanities: What would Lucy do?

St. Olaf College - Thu, 07/30/2020 - 6:33am
In this "Adventures in the New Humanities" blog post, Professor of History Judy Kutulas — who is teaching film studies this fall — imagines her course planning as a sitcom.
Categories: Colleges

Five announce School Board candidacy

Northfield News - Wed, 07/29/2020 - 7:00pm
Five people, including two incumbent Northfield School Board members, had announced their intention to seek election for four open seats as of Tuesday.
Categories: Local News

EDA grants to aid local businesses in moving sales online

Northfield News - Wed, 07/29/2020 - 3:45pm
Twelve grants from the city’s Economic Development Authority are expected to help local restaurants and retailers transition to more of an e-commerce format in the wake of COVID-19.
Categories: Local News

It's a bird, it's a plane: Sheriff's Offices' new drone makes waves

Northfield News - Wed, 07/29/2020 - 2:45pm
Thanks to a partnership between the Rice County and Le Sueur County Sheriff’s offices, a new drone program could use cutting-edge technology to enhance public safety for years into the future.
Categories: Local News

Board transitions past diversity work into long-term action

Northfield News - Wed, 07/29/2020 - 2:27pm
The Northfield Economic Development Authority doesn’t want recent work to improve the business climate for immigrant- and minority-owned companies to be for naught.
Categories: Local News

Incoming Chief Elliott discusses the transition, his experience and more; Dundas ok’s Comp Plan, Kwik Trip set for Aug 10 Grand Opening; 4 seats open for Nfld School Board – Stratmoen files

KYMN Radio - Wed, 07/29/2020 - 12:02pm
By Teri Knight, News Director Incoming Police Chief Mark Elliott was on the KYMN Morning Show earlier today. He discussed the transition, his experience and observations as he spent a couple of decades with the Bloomington Police Department and was also Chief of Police in Prior Lake. He commented on the importance of communities having
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