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St. Olaf Christmas Bells fill Buntrock with Holiday Joy

Manitou Messenger - Thu, 12/06/2018 - 10:15am
The Manitou Handbell Choir, Chapel Ringers and the St. Olaf Handbell Choir performed Christmas carols in Buntrock Commons on Saturday Dec. 1 from 4:30-5:30 p.m. The event drew a large crowd of students, alumni and their families, as another festive seasonal event before Christmas Festival. Buntrock Commons was filled with lively holiday cheer thanks to […]
Categories: Colleges

Christmas Fest captures theme: “Good news of great joy”

Manitou Messenger - Thu, 12/06/2018 - 10:14am
St. Olaf’s annual Christmas Festival, a century-old tradition, succeeded at capturing this year’s “Good News of Great Joy” theme through beautiful choral and orchestral music. The St. Olaf Orchestra, St. Olaf Choir, St. Olaf Chapel Choir, Cantorei, Manitou Singers and Viking Chorus performed together and individually throughout the concert. Each group and song gave a […]
Categories: Colleges

Heart Beat

Manitou Messenger - Thu, 12/06/2018 - 10:12am
Holiday shopping is hard, and harder when it’s for someone you really care about. Worse, with romantic partners – how much is too much? How much do you spend at each stage of your relationship? As a writer for the Heartbeat, I knew this was a piece of investigative journalism I had to tackle head-on […]
Categories: Colleges

A&Eats: The accidental history of lutefisk

Manitou Messenger - Thu, 12/06/2018 - 10:11am
Ask any St. Olaf student what they think of lutefisk and, after Christmas fest weekend, they’ll have quite a few opinions on the matter. St. Olaf College tries to mimic the traditional Norwegian dinner that most churches offer during this time of year. It is seen as a chance for people in the community to […]
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“The Way North” screened in Viking

Manitou Messenger - Thu, 12/06/2018 - 10:08am
St. Olaf welcomed Lars Midthun ’16 to Viking Theatre to present his documentary film, “The Way North,” on Saturday, Dec. 1.  The film followed the journey taken by Midthun’s grandfather, Norm Midthun, as he flew former Norwegian Crown Prince Olav V in a post-World War II public tour. Norm Midthun, who served as an American-born […]
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Andrew Tussing

KYMN Radio - Thu, 12/06/2018 - 9:59am

Rescue Squad Captain Andrew Tussing talks about annual Spaghetti Dinner hosted by NAFRS on Saturday, December 8 at the Northfield VFW from 5:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. It is a fundraiser for Operation Joy through the Community Action Center. Adults $9, Children $3; complimentary admission for two if you bring a new, unwrapped gift of $20

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Sheriff Troy Dunn

KYMN Radio - Thu, 12/06/2018 - 9:51am

Rice County Sheriff Troy Dunn talks about ice and safety on area lakes, a recent cabin fire on Roberds Lake, disaster relief funds approved by the Governor following the September tornadoes, security upgrades at the Rice County Courthouse, and more…. Sheriff Dunn 12-6-18  

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The Snowflake Ornament has been found!

KYMN Radio - Thu, 12/06/2018 - 9:02am

The ornament was just found by Tresa Lenzen hanging on an evergreen tree at the Old Memorial Park Outdoor Pool. Clue Master Tim Freeland shares his thought process on creating the clues!! Clue 1 (Monday, Dec 3rd 2018) You’ll want to come early to get a good seat. Every year there’s hot cocoa and pies there

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Snowflake ornament found!

Northfield News - Thu, 12/06/2018 - 8:38am
Tresa Lenzen found the ornament Thursday morning by hanging on an evergreen tree at the Old Memorial Park Outdoor Pool.
Categories: Local News

Snowflake Ornament Hunt clues No. 1-4

Northfield News - Thu, 12/06/2018 - 8:00am
* Note corrected Clue 2
Categories: Local News

Snowflake Ornament hunt Clues – clue 4

KYMN Radio - Thu, 12/06/2018 - 8:00am

Clue 4 (Thursday, Dec 6th 2018) If you feel you’re treading water remember this parks past. Put on your helmet, grab your board, your memory coming back. So gather round, o Christmas tree, thy lovely branches bent. The ornament of wintertime adorned in merriment. Clue 3 (Wednesday, Dec 5th 2018) It’s perfect for skiing and perfect to skate. So

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Knights falter late against St. Olaf, fall 62-59

Carleton Sports - Wed, 12/05/2018 - 10:54pm

Despite leading by 11 midway through the second half, the Carleton College men’s basketball team went cold late and dropped a heartbreaker to visiting St. Olaf College by a score of 62-59 on Wednesday night. Matthew Stritzel poured in a season-high 20 points for the Knights, who also saw a double-double by Kent Hanson.

Categories: Colleges

Knights unable to keep pace with St. Olaf

Carleton Sports - Wed, 12/05/2018 - 10:39pm

Anna Hughes and Jill Yanai both had career-nights, scoring 15 and 14 points respectively, but the Carleton College women’s basketball team still dropped a 77-59 result to cross-town rival St. Olaf College.

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Updated call for help issued in missing man case

Northfield News - Wed, 12/05/2018 - 5:19pm
Northfield Police continue to look for a local man missing for almost three weeks.
Categories: Local News

Emoluments – DC Circuit page with primary docs

Carol Overland - Legalectric - Wed, 12/05/2018 - 4:50pm

Here ya go, the REAL NEWS of the DC Circuit Emoluments suit:

Emoluments Lawsuit – DC Attorney General’s Page

That’ll keep ya busy for a while, very entertaining!  Particularly:

hee, hee, hee, hee, hee, hee, SNORT!

Categories: Citizens

Stone takes 5th!?!?!

Carol Overland - Legalectric - Wed, 12/05/2018 - 4:44pm

Why would he take this route when he technically doesn’t even have to respond, no subpoena power, just a request?  Let’s just make the logical presumption…

From the horse’s … mouth… (click for larger version):

Categories: Citizens

Adventures in the New Humanities: Making it in the maker space

St. Olaf College - Wed, 12/05/2018 - 4:31pm
In this 'Adventures in the New Humanities' blog post, Professor of History Judy Kutulas describes trying out the college's new maker space.
Categories: Colleges

County unveils secure courthouse entrance

Northfield News - Wed, 12/05/2018 - 4:23pm
A trip to the Rice County courthouse is going to be a bit more time consuming from now on. This week, the courthouse unveiled a secure entrance, which includes a walk-through metal detector and an X-ray scanner that ensure weapons…
Categories: Local News

05 December 2018 – Roadmap to the future

KYMN Radio - Wed, 12/05/2018 - 3:32pm

A brief personal note. I (Bruce) had the honor of serving under President George H W Bush. The eulogies and stories we heard today have reminded me of how powerful it is to serve under a leader who is truly humble, yet very aware of the weight they carry with our help. Today was his

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Update on missing Northfield man

KYMN Radio - Wed, 12/05/2018 - 2:53pm

The Northfield Police Department continues to search for Joseph Camplin. On 11/16/2018, Joseph Camplin was reported missing to the Northfield Police Department.  He was last seen wearing a tan Carhart style jacket, blue jeans, and hiking boots. Joseph Camplin is described as 5’ 04”, 215 lbs, white male.  Areas of the Carleton Arb were searched with nothing of significance located.

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