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City of Northfield Calendar - Fri, 02/12/2021 - 11:14am
Event date: February 16, 2021
Event Time: 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM
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February 16 Council Mtg
Tue, Feb 16, 2021 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM (CST)

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The Children's House - Fri, 02/12/2021 - 10:40am

 Happy Year of the OX!

 

Did you have your jiaozi last night?

  Here's a how to from Cooking in the Children's House

Jiaozi (Chinese New Year Dumplings)

1 pack (30) dumpling wrapper 1 lb. ground pork (optional)
1 Chinese cabbage, chopped
4 carrots, peeled and chopped
6 fresh shiitake mushrooms
4 water chestnuts (optional)
1 clove garlic or 1 slice ginger, finely chopped
2 T. vegetable oil

Sauce
3 tablespoons light soy sauce
1 teaspoon sugar
2 teaspoons cornstarch
6 tablespoons water
½ teaspoon sesame oil
pepper, to taste

To prepare filling
Mix all the sauce ingredients in a bowl and set aside.
Heat oil in a wok. Add the garlic or ginger and fry till golden brown. Add in all the vegetables and stir-fry until tender. Stir in the sauce mixture and fry until dry.
To wrap dumpling
Place some of filling in the middle of wrapper and use finger to wet the edge with water. Fold up. Work from right to left, press and shape the dumpling.
To cook dumpling
Bring water to a boil in a pot or wok. Add the dumplings and return to the boil. Remove the dumplings with a slotted spoon when they float to the surface. Jiaozi can also be fried in a skillet or wok.

 

Categories: Citizens

Representative Todd Lippert discusses the Buffalo shooting incident, preparing for the Chauvin trial, and more

KYMN Radio - Fri, 02/12/2021 - 9:32am
State Representative Todd Lippert discusses how the Legislature can take measures to help avoid a situation like the recent shooting in Buffalo, MN, bills to address climate change energy goals, and preparing for the trial of police officers involved with the death of George Floyd.

Suzanne Fox and Sandy Varley of Ruth’s House on Helping Hearts Fundraiser

KYMN Radio - Fri, 02/12/2021 - 9:20am
Ruth’s House Executive Director Suzanne Fox and Events Coordinator Sandy Varley talk about the 1st annual Helping Hearts fundraiser on Saturday, February 13 as well as items included in a silent auction that is open to bidders now through Sunday.  For more information and to register, click here.

Rules Are Made to Be Broken

Tom Swift - Untethered Dog - Thu, 02/11/2021 - 8:41pm

Your tendency to want to turn an interest into a project has proven to be folly. There is no need to corral the endeavor into some sort of regimen or curriculum — no need setting arbitrary frequencies and limitations — for there is no mountain to climb, no homework to turn in, no SMART goal […]

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Categories: Citizens

Lift Every Voice and Sing: Anton Armstrong reflects on choral music during Black History Month

St. Olaf College - Thu, 02/11/2021 - 8:26pm
On February 14 Anton Armstrong '78 will host a new episode of St. Olaf’s digital concert series, Sounds from St. Olaf. The episode is titled "Lift Every Voice And Sing: A Celebration of African American Music," and will honor Black History Month.
Categories: Colleges

Organizers: New collaboration brings healthily raised chicken, sound practices

Northfield News - Thu, 02/11/2021 - 6:15pm
Organizers say a new collaboration will bring chicken raised in a healthy way to Northfielders, a product they say benefits the consumer and the environment.
Categories: Local News

The Weekly List – The I Want to Hold Your Hand Show

KYMN Radio - Thu, 02/11/2021 - 6:00pm
This week Dan and Rich commemorate about 12 different Beatles anniversaries by discussing the Beatles’ “Early Period.”  

New report highlights state's teacher shortage, Walz's plan addresses it

Northfield News - Thu, 02/11/2021 - 5:00pm
For years, a significant and worsening teacher shortage has dogged districts across the Minnesota and the region, and contributed to inequities throughout the system, leaving students of color and those living in rural areas far behind their peers.
Categories: Local News

New report highlights state's teacher shortage, Walz's plan addresses it

Northfield News - Thu, 02/11/2021 - 5:00pm
For years, a significant and worsening teacher shortage has dogged districts across Minnesota and the region, and contributed to inequities throughout the system, leaving students of color and those living in rural areas far behind their peers.
Categories: Local News

Sheriff Dunn discusses training for active shooter situation; Hospital governance recommendations made; Ruth’s House to host virtual ‘Helping Hearts’ event

KYMN Radio - Thu, 02/11/2021 - 12:02pm
By Rich Larson, News Director The man who attacked the Allina Clinic in Buffalo on Tuesday will make his first appearance in a Wright County court today. Authorities said Gregory Paul Ulrich shot four people in the clinic, killing one and seriously injuring the other three.  Rice County Sheriff Troy Dunn said, for law enforcement, that is one of

Do You Believe in Miracles?

Tom Swift - Untethered Dog - Thu, 02/11/2021 - 11:21am

You may be coming to the realization that it is possible to simply enjoy life.

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Categories: Citizens

Institute for Freedom and Community announces speakers for spring series

St. Olaf College - Thu, 02/11/2021 - 10:07am
The St. Olaf College Institute for Freedom and Community will host seven events this spring featuring a variety of speakers discussing two broad themes: "Diversity, Freedom, and Community" and "America after Trump."
Categories: Colleges

State parks welcome visitors for free admission day Saturday

Northfield News - Thu, 02/11/2021 - 9:25am
As the state that is known as the Land of 10,000 Lakes (more like 11,842), the great outdoors is a major part of Minnesota’s identity. This weekend, everyone will have the opportunity to experience the state’s natural beauty.
Categories: Local News

State parks welcome visitors for free admission day Saturday

Northfield News - Thu, 02/11/2021 - 9:25am
As the state that is known as the Land of 10,000 Lakes (more like 11,842), the great outdoors is a major part of Minnesota’s identity. This weekend, everyone will have the opportunity to experience the state’s natural beauty.
Categories: Local News

John Fossum on handling cases during pandemic and Rice Co. jail facility options

KYMN Radio - Thu, 02/11/2021 - 9:01am
Rice County Attorney John Fossum provides an update on how cases are being handled during the pandemic and comments on the Rice County jail facility options.  

Legislators want $500,000 to study proposed interstate interchange

Northfield News - Wed, 02/10/2021 - 2:38pm
After years of delay, an interchange project important to economic development in Rice County and the northern portion of Faribault specifically may finally be picking up steam.
Categories: Local News

District may delay summer programs, ease eligibility standards

Northfield News - Wed, 02/10/2021 - 1:10pm
Northfield Public Schools is considering shifting the start date for this year’s summer programs and expanding qualifying criteria to address an increase in student need cause by learning changes brought about by COVID-19.
Categories: Local News

Minnesota DHS issues report regarding school district melatonin incident; City Council discusses body cameras; Lippert talks water management

KYMN Radio - Wed, 02/10/2021 - 12:02pm
By Rich Larson, News Director The Minnesota Department of Human Services released its report this week regarding the former employee of the Northfield School District who admitted to putting melatonin into the bottle of at least one baby while she was employed at the Early Ventures Childcare Center.  While the report found that there may

All school staff could receive COVID vaccine within 6 days

Northfield News - Wed, 02/10/2021 - 12:00pm
Northfield Public School Superintendent Matt Hillmann said he has “a strong feeling” that all district staff members will be able to receive their first COVID-19 vaccine doses this week.
Categories: Local News
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