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Neighbors United gets funding to establish supports for immigrants, low-income families

Northfield News - Tue, 02/05/2019 - 2:00pm
Neighbors United/Vecinxs Unidx, a community action group focused on empowering and unifying Northfielders of all stripes, has hope for what the future can be in Northfield, but like any nonprofit, funding is key. And that’s exactly what the group just…
Categories: Local News

One killed, another injured in Hampton home explosion

Northfield News - Tue, 02/05/2019 - 12:08pm
An explosion in a Hampton home in southern Dakota County early Tuesday morning left one person dead and another badly burned.
Categories: Local News

An explosion in Hampton with a tragic ending; Bridgewater Township holds Incorporation meeting; ADU’s and Hwy 246 and Jeff Pkwy on Council agenda; City seeks to fill Charter seat

KYMN Radio - Tue, 02/05/2019 - 11:48am

At 6:14 this morning, Dakota County Sheriff’s Office deputies and first responders from Randolph/Hampton Fire and Northfield Fire were dispatched to a house explosion at 24705 Lewiston Boulevard, which is south of the City of Hampton. The Sheriff’s Office received reports that the explosion could be heard as far away as Hastings and Farmington.  On

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One-act plays provide welcome creative challenge for Northfield High School actors, directors

Northfield News - Tue, 02/05/2019 - 11:30am
<&firstgraph>A week of four snow days didn’t stop Northfield High School students from taking the stage — and earning plenty of laughs — last weekend.
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'Nose before your toes': Minnesotans take extra care to avoid falls in icy conditions

Northfield News - Tue, 02/05/2019 - 10:15am
Many Minnesotans are spending another morning tiptoeing over icy sidewalks and putting their anti-lock brakes to the test.
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Knights downed as Augsburg excels with extra opportunities

Carleton Sports - Mon, 02/04/2019 - 10:27pm

The Knights posted a better shooting percentage than Augsburg University from every spot on the floor and played even on the boards, but the Carleton College women’s basketball team still lost 81-58 at Si Melby Hall.

Categories: Colleges

Notification system keeps residents informed in an emergency

Northfield News - Mon, 02/04/2019 - 5:18pm
After a week in which snow, icy roads and a polar vortex rained down upon the region, a reminder about the Rice County Emergency Notification System may be needed.
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HPC Meeting

City of Northfield Calendar - Mon, 02/04/2019 - 4:31pm
Event date: February 7, 2019
Event Time: 04:30 PM - 06:00 PM
Location:
801 Washington Street
Northfield, MN 55057

"Trash Talking" at Carleton Football Games

Did the Superbowl bring out some football season nostalgia? Learn more about the waste contamination prevention efforts that were going on during Carleton's home games! 

If you’re a Carleton football fan, you may have noticed a few changes in Laird Stadium this fall. The tailgating area got a new triple bin, and each of the existing triple bins got a student or two (nicknamed “trash talkers” ) stationed nearby to answer questions about Carleton’s waste sorting system. Rob Nechanicky, our Custodial Services Supervisor shared some thoughts on our newest moves toward Zero Waste Athletics.

Categories: Colleges

Adventures in the New Humanities: Reframing the conversation

St. Olaf College - Mon, 02/04/2019 - 4:15pm
In this 'Adventures in the New Humanities' blog post, Professor of History Judy Kutulas reframes the conversation — noting that the humanities are everywhere, affecting just about everybody.
Categories: Colleges

A message from DSI

KYMN Radio - Mon, 02/04/2019 - 3:49pm

Dick’s Sanitation drivers need your help please. They do need a clear and safe access to your dumpster(s) at all times. Excessive snow piles and ice buildup in and around the enclosures will prevent the driver from emptying the dumpster safely. Please click on the link for more details. Snow removal around dumpsters

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St. Olaf researchers study snow for clues on climate change

St. Olaf College - Mon, 02/04/2019 - 3:12pm
Minnesotans know snow. At St. Olaf, researchers are taking it one step further — by probing the physics of snow for clues on climate change.
Categories: Colleges

Nfld police looking for suspicious vehicle

KYMN Radio - Mon, 02/04/2019 - 2:53pm

The Northfield Police Department is seeking assistance in reference to a suspicious vehicle related to a reported assault. Officers responded to the incident that occurred on Sunday, February 3, 2019 at approximately 8:00 p.m. If anyone saw a vehicle (possibly an SUV) parked/stationary, or suspicious persons in the area of Woodley and Prairie Streets, please contact the Northfield Police

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Police looking for vehicle after reported assault

Northfield News - Mon, 02/04/2019 - 2:46pm
The Northfield Police Department is seeking the public’s help with a suspicious vehicle related to a reported Sunday assault.
Categories: Local News

No dismissal of charges in case against alleged dealer for trio of ODs

Northfield News - Mon, 02/04/2019 - 2:30pm
A Third District judge won’t suppress evidence in a case against a Northfield man suspected of selling dangerous opioids believed to have caused three overdoses.
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Northfield Aliance for Substance Abuse Prevention

City of Northfield Calendar - Mon, 02/04/2019 - 2:25pm
Event date: February 6, 2019
Event Time: 07:00 PM - 08:30 PM
Location:
1651 Jefferson Pkwy
Northfield, MN 55057

St. John's Lutheran Church hosts discussion on poverty in Northfield

Northfield News - Mon, 02/04/2019 - 1:00pm
As part of its Courageous Conversations program, St. John's Lutheran Church hosted a panel Saturday afternoon about the issue of poverty in Northfield and the lack of affordable housing to serve that population.
Categories: Local News

DSI pulls trucks off the road; Nfld Schools Balance enrollment and programs; Northfield Police recognize Reserve Officers; Public invited to drug price roundtable with Klobuchar staff; Nfld council votes on ADU and 246/Jeff pkwy project

KYMN Radio - Mon, 02/04/2019 - 12:02pm

With icy road conditions, Dick’s Sanitation, pulled their trucks off the road.  All service will be delayed one day this week. Conditions vary but the side roads, sidewalks and parking lots can be slick yet.  Check their website too! Nfld Schools Balance enrollment and programs The Northfield School District has grown over the last 8

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Metropolitan Dreams – the Scandalous Rise and Stunning Fall of a Mpls masterpiece

KYMN Radio - Mon, 02/04/2019 - 11:20am

Architectural critic and historian Larry Millett recreates the impressive rise, and eventual fall, of the massive Metropolitan Building against the thrumming backdrop of turn-of-the-century Minneapolis. “Metropolitan Dreams” is a tale of urban growing pains and architectural ghosts and of colorful, sometimes criminal characters amid the grandeur and squalor of building and rebuilding a city’s skyline.  Larry

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