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Dr. Matt Hillmann

KYMN Radio - Tue, 05/12/2020 - 9:42am
Northfield School Superintendent Dr. Matt Hillmann recaps the May 11 School Board meeting including a survey about how distance learning is going, plans for the remainder of the school year, and plans for summer programs.  He provides details about virtual graduation, and other virtual events such as the Maroon & Gold Banquet.

Quarantine Crankiness

Tom Swift - Untethered Dog - Tue, 05/12/2020 - 8:48am
I go along thinking shelter-in-place hasn’t affected me much. For every adverse effect, I can find a positive. For every downside, I can see an upside. As one who is neither sick nor unemployed, it is, frankly, hard to muster a complaint. With so many in true duress, I am, by comparison, fortunate. No doubt. […]
Categories: Citizens

Northfield, New Prague earn flyover honoring those on COVID-19 frontlines

Northfield News - Tue, 05/12/2020 - 7:13am
The Minnesota National Guard along with the 934th Air Wing of the Air Force Reserve will conduct additional statewide flyovers Wednesday in recognition of those on the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic response as part of Operation American Resolve.
Categories: Local News

Registration now open for St. Olaf summer classes

St. Olaf College - Tue, 05/12/2020 - 6:17am
St. Olaf will offer 46 online summer courses this year that are open to both Oles and guest students. Registration is now open.
Categories: Colleges

Northfield's live-in firefighter ends 47-year career

Northfield News - Tue, 05/12/2020 - 5:45am
Mike Kruse is retiring after 47 years of braving fire and smoke for Northfield Area Fire Rescue Services, ending a venerated firefighting career.
Categories: Local News

Council Employment Policy Committee Meeting

City of Northfield Calendar - Mon, 05/11/2020 - 7:18pm
Event date: May 20, 2020
Event Time: 04:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Location:
Northfield, MN 55057
Description:
Members of the public may monitor the meeting electronically from a remote location by dialing in using your phone. United States: +1 (571) 317-3122 Access Code: 449-806-797

NHS junior combines talent with dedication to inspire others

Northfield News - Mon, 05/11/2020 - 5:45pm
Talent without dedication is seen as a waste.
Categories: Local News

Musician Talk with Pauline Jennings: Craig Wasner

KYMN Radio - Mon, 05/11/2020 - 4:07pm
We have a new show on KYMN, “Musician Talk” with host Pauline Jennings, featuring musicians from the Northfield area.  It’s aired Wednesday at 6:00pm weekly.  In the debut show, Pauline chats with Craig Wasner about his long career as a musician, producer, and songwriter.  

Cleanup Days

City of Northfield Calendar - Mon, 05/11/2020 - 4:00pm
Event date: May 16, 2020
Event Time: 07:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Location:
1710 Riverview Drive
Northfield, MN 55057

Cleanup Days

City of Northfield Calendar - Mon, 05/11/2020 - 3:59pm
Event date: May 16, 2020
Event Time: 07:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Location:
1710 Riverview Drive
Northfield, MN 55057

Coronavirus/COVID-19 important links to Resources and announcements

KYMN Radio - Mon, 05/11/2020 - 2:30pm
Please note that information changes daily. Most of these links take you directly to the source where they are updating moment by moment. Check back often. KYMN has arranged this page as Local, County, State and National, in that order. A quick look: 5-11-20 Rice County reports 2nd death: Second COVID-19 Death in Rice County 5-7-20 

Rice County reports 2nd COVID-19 death

Northfield News - Mon, 05/11/2020 - 12:56pm
The Minnesota Department of Health confirmed Monday that a second Rice County resident has died due to COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus.
Categories: Local News

An update from President Anderson on fall planning

St. Olaf College - Mon, 05/11/2020 - 12:03pm
President Anderson shares a video message with Oles on how the College is planning for the fall and working through a variety of possible scenarios for our return to campus.
Categories: Colleges

Remains found in Nfld Twsp are those of Kenyon man; Smoke alarm and quick action save a life; Why is the CSO marking tires?; Lippert endorsed in virtual DFL convention

KYMN Radio - Mon, 05/11/2020 - 12:02pm
By Teri Knight, News Director The remains of the body found last week by a farmer planting beans in the field off Kane Trail and Lamb Ave. The Hennepin County Medical Examiner’s Office identified 36 year old Manuel Ramirez of Kenyon. Sheriff Troy Dunn explained that on October 28, 2019, The Rice County Sheriff’s Office

APG offers free crisis marketing, reboot strategies seminar for area business owners

Northfield News - Mon, 05/11/2020 - 11:27am
With so many daily uncertainties, business owners are asking themselves tough business questions — especially with regard to survival, cash flow and marketing.
Categories: Local News

Reflection on a Reflection

Tom Swift - Untethered Dog - Mon, 05/11/2020 - 11:14am
An hour after I drafted my previous post I had a dream during which I realized I had learned my own lesson about assessments all over again. It was like a paradox inside of a paradox. Like dreams often are, the moment didn’t make sense, not literally, not in waking life, and yet in dream […]
Categories: Citizens

Who Ate the First Oyster by Cody Cassidy

KYMN Radio - Mon, 05/11/2020 - 11:13am
Have ever wondered? On today’s 15 with the Author Teri Knight’s guest is Cody Cassidy, author of “Who Ate The First Oyster”? With a sharp sense of humor and boundless enthusiasm for the wonders of our ancient ancestors, WHO ATE THE FIRST OYSTER? profiles the perpetrators of the greatest firsts and catastrophes of prehistory. Cassidy

Northfield police advise caution after numerous break-ins reported

Northfield News - Mon, 05/11/2020 - 10:50am
Northfield police recommend residents lock their vehicles and homes after numerous reported incidents of vehicle and home break-ins over the last several weeks.
Categories: Local News

Penny Hillemann

KYMN Radio - Mon, 05/11/2020 - 10:08am
Rice County Area United Way Executive Director Penny Hillemann talks about the review of grant applications, the criteria they consider, and funding priorities determined by reviewers to be forwarded for consideration by the United Way Board.  There have already been microgrants awarded to seven area nonprofits that are assisting people impacted by the Covid19 health

After concerns they'd be eliminated, compromise struck on civil forfeitures

Northfield News - Mon, 05/11/2020 - 10:00am
After years of debate, reforms to Minnesota’s civil forfeiture laws passed the Minnesota House Judiciary Finance and Civil Law Committee unanimously, getting broad support from advocacy groups.
Categories: Local News
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