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Northfield City Council discusses changes if accessory dwelling standards are rolled back

Northfield News - Thu, 04/11/2019 - 2:12pm
Northfield city councilors tackled potential parking, height and size requirements under a possible relaxation of city accessory dwelling regulations Tuesday during a work session.
Categories: Local News

City of Northfield Announces Changes to Sanitation Services

KYMN Radio - Thu, 04/11/2019 - 2:01pm

As reported on KYMN a couple of weeks ago….  New trash and recycling cart size options are available and weekly yard waste pickup service debuts NORTHFIELD, MINN. (April 11, 2019) – The City of Northfield, as part of its refuse hauling partnership with Dick’s Sanitation (DSI), is pleased to announce changes to solid waste services.

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Snow turns to sleet, strong winds impact southern Minnesota

Northfield News - Thu, 04/11/2019 - 1:43pm
After heavy snowfall throughout the day Wednesday, the following night and day brought different weather with its own unique challenges.
Categories: Local News

Nelson and Bogott: key volunteers for Northfield Promise

Northfield News - Thu, 04/11/2019 - 12:45pm
Northfield Promise: a promise to the community to help all children thrive from cradle to career.
Categories: Local News

Environmental Quality Commission Meeting (canceled)

City of Northfield Calendar - Thu, 04/11/2019 - 12:35pm
Event date: April 11, 2019
Event Time: 07:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Location:
801 Washington Street
Northfield, MN 55057
Description:
Due to inclement weather, this meeting is canceled.

Human Rights Commission Meeting (canceled)

City of Northfield Calendar - Thu, 04/11/2019 - 12:33pm
Event date: April 11, 2019
Event Time: 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Location:
801 Washington Street
Northfield, MN 55057
Description:
Due to inclement weather, this meeting is canceled.

Alleged Premier Bank robber now in Federal custody; Ice, sleet, white-out and a warning; Miles of roads, sidewalks and trails and then there’s downtown

KYMN Radio - Thu, 04/11/2019 - 12:02pm

Deandre Dontal McGowan is now in Federal custody. McGowan is charged with robbing Premier Bank in January.  The 33 year old suspect is accused of using force to steal over $11,000 in cash from the Bank on January 15th.  He was charged in Rice County on January 21st with 1st degree Aggravated Robbery and multiple

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3OH!3 email chain example of selective activism

Manitou Messenger - Thu, 04/11/2019 - 11:53am
The band 3OH!3 graced our campus on Saturday, April 6, but not without first being met by a wave of criticism. For those who remember 2009 pop culture vividly, you’ll recall that raunchy and edgy satire was totally in. Politically correct (PC) culture was a mere sapling, and meaningful conversations concerning sexual assault and rape […]
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La Sazón

Manitou Messenger - Thu, 04/11/2019 - 11:51am
Durante el tiempo que llevo en St. Olaf me he podido dar cuenta de ciertas generalizaciones culturales que se tienden a hacer en el campus. Especialmente respecto a países hispanohablantes, los cuales son percibidos como si fueran uno solo. Así como vimos en la nota por Fox News que se tituló “Trump cuts U.S. aid […]
Categories: Colleges

Dating culture at St. Olaf weird, but should not be a focus

Manitou Messenger - Thu, 04/11/2019 - 11:50am
On Valentine’s Day, St. Olaf College posted a video to Facebook telling the story of a romance that began right here on campus. The couple, Jenny and Doug, excitedly shared the names of their first year dorms, fondly told the tale of their first date at the Ole Store Restuarant and smiled as they reminisced […]
Categories: Colleges

St. Olaf needs better funding for metal health services

Manitou Messenger - Thu, 04/11/2019 - 11:50am
To be completely candid, I would like to begin this piece with a disclaimer. I have had some serious mental health issues and have a significant amount of experience with Boe House and the mental health services at St. Olaf College. It is possible that due to my negative dealings I have become jaded towards […]
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Pitcher Julie Graff ’20 continues to dominante

Manitou Messenger - Thu, 04/11/2019 - 11:47am
Last Thursday Julie Graff ’20 of the St. Olaf softball team broke the MIAC (Minnesota Intercolliegate Athletic Conference) all time strikeout record during a game against St. Kate’s. Though the team suffered a loss, Graff still recorded the 697th strike of her career. She recently also set the St. Olaf school record with 47 career […]
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Gophers make ‘big dance’, lose to two-seed Michigan State

Manitou Messenger - Thu, 04/11/2019 - 11:46am
The men’s basketball team from the University of Minnesota competed in the NCAA Men’s College Basketball Tournament, more commonly known as March Madness.  The Gophers finished the regular season with a record of 22-14 and seventh in the the Big Ten Conference, landing them a tenth seed in the Midwestern conference in the Big Dance. […]
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St. Olaf Baseball off to great start, sits high in conference standings

Manitou Messenger - Thu, 04/11/2019 - 11:44am
The St. Olaf baseball team’s non-conference success has continued into the conference slate of games. The team began their season with trips to Arizona and Florida, where they posted wins of 3-2 and 6-2, respectively. Furthermore, through the first six games of MIAC conference play, St. Olaf tops the standings, despite being picked to finish […]
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Student Athlete Spotlight: Jesse Retzlaff ’20

Manitou Messenger - Thu, 04/11/2019 - 11:43am
The Manitou Messenger had the opportunity to interview St. Olaf pitcher Jesse Retzlaff ’20. Retzlaff is a junior majoring in economics from Eagan, Minn. This season, Retzlaff has thrown in 24 innings and only allowed 16 hits in garnering 4 consecutive wins. He was recently named on the D3baseball.com Team of the Week, the first […]
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Anna Deavere Smith awarded honorary degree

Manitou Messenger - Thu, 04/11/2019 - 11:41am
St. Olaf College presented an honorary degree to playwright, actress and educator Anna Deavere Smith on Thursday, April 4. The ceremony, which took place in Boe Chapel, followed two presentations by Smith on Wednesday, April 3. “[Smith’s] work embodies the academic, literary, artistic, and humanitarian mission of St. Olaf College in deep and meaningful ways,” […]
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PAC event subverts beliefs about identity

Manitou Messenger - Thu, 04/11/2019 - 11:40am
On April 4, the Political Awareness Committee (PAC), in collaboration with Celebrate Southeast Asia (CSA), GLOW! and the Intersectionality House brought Alok Vaid-Menon to campus for a performance exploring and interrogating assumptions about gender, race and identity. Under the stage name ALOK, Vaid-Menon is a gender non-conforming performance artist, writer, educator and entertainer. They began […]
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Paul Jackson gives Mellby Lecture on environmental sustainability

Manitou Messenger - Thu, 04/11/2019 - 11:39am
St. Olaf Associate Professor of Chemistry and Environmental Studies and chair of Environmental Studies Paul Jackson ’92 delivered the spring Mellby Lecture on Tuesday, April 9. The lecture, titled “Conversations with Neighbors: Shifting the Paradigm of Chemical and Environmental Sustainability from Local to Global and Back Again,” was part of the 36th annual Mellby Lecture […]
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The Pause loses money, fires financial employees

Manitou Messenger - Thu, 04/11/2019 - 11:31am
At the beginning of spring semester, Lion’s Pause Co-Coordinators Keara Bores `19 and Marissa Ihrke `19 discovered that the Pause was missing about $1,000 from delivery jobs during interim, according to former Lion’s Pause Financial Assistant Bakr Al-Taie `21. Following a brief investigation, Bores and Ihrke fired Al-Taie, former Financial Officer Carlos Fernandez `21 and […]
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New volunteer portal ready to help

Northfield News - Thu, 04/11/2019 - 11:31am
As part of its efforts to inspire volunteerism, Northfield Shares has rolled out the first-ever interactive volunteer portal for the Northfield area. The free online system, provided through Galaxy Digital, will enhance the service experience for individual volunteers, nonprofit organizations…
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