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Troy Dunn and Paul LaRoche

KYMN Radio - Thu, 03/07/2019 - 11:48am

Rice County Sheriff Troy Dunn and Commander of the Rice County Drug Task Force Sgt. Paul LaRoche talk about the large drug bust in Mankato last week.

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News' parent company closes print plant, consolidates work in central Minn.

Northfield News - Thu, 03/07/2019 - 11:30am
On April 1, the newspapers of APG Media of Southern Minnesota will begin printing in Princeton, Minnesota. As a result, its parent company, Adams Publishing Group will close the Cannon Valley Printing location in Northfield.
Categories: Local News

Kevin Strauss

KYMN Radio - Thu, 03/07/2019 - 10:55am

Kevin Strauss of the Cannon River Watershed Partnership talks about 2019 Year of Water events.  The next event will be a rain garden workshop on March 19 , 6:00-9:00 p.m. at the Northfield Community Resource Center, Room 223.  Register online at https://northfieldschools.org/communityservices/.  Go to “Adult Enrichment” and search for “Plant a Rain Garden.”

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Jack Hoschouer, Parts 1 – 5

KYMN Radio - Thu, 03/07/2019 - 10:53am

Northfielder, St. Olaf College graduate, and U.S. Army Veteran Lt. Col. Jack Hoschouer is Wayne’s guest. Jack Hoschouer 011019 Jack Hoschouer Part 2 Jack Hoschour Part 3 012119 Jack Hoschour Part 4 Hr 2

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Accessory Dwelling Unit Open House

City of Northfield Calendar - Thu, 03/07/2019 - 10:47am
Event date: March 20, 2019
Event Time: 04:00 PM - 06:00 PM
Location:
801 Washington Street
Northfield, MN 55057

Trees and native plants still available from Rice Co. SWCD

KYMN Radio - Thu, 03/07/2019 - 10:03am

The first day of spring is just two weeks away! While it might not feel like it due to the snow, the perfect time to plant trees and native plants is just around the corner. There is still time to order tree seedlings and native plants through our annual sales. Visit the Rice SWCD online store to

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MPR broadcasts St. Olaf panel discussion on immigration

St. Olaf College - Thu, 03/07/2019 - 9:55am
Minnesota Public Radio airs a recent panel discussion on "The Immigration Trilemma: Local Sovereignty, Freedom of Movement, and the Global Community."
Categories: Colleges

Project Overview: Northfield Verizon Remodel

Northfield Construction Company - Thu, 03/07/2019 - 3:00am
We recently completed the remodel of the Verizon Wireless World located at 400 5th Street West in Northfield, Minnesota. This was a complete remodel of the entire Wireless World space with an addition of approximately 400 sq. feet taken from the suite next door. The addition consisted of new walls, new carpet, paint, lighting, and....
Categories: Businesses

Owatonna woman takes plea deal in meth, Forest Twp. arson cases

Northfield News - Wed, 03/06/2019 - 6:30pm
Few things are harder than waiting. Robin Voracek knows that all too well, she’s been doing it for nearly two and a half years.
Categories: Local News

Council approves design concepts for Third Street improvements

Northfield News - Wed, 03/06/2019 - 3:15pm
City leaders have landed on a preliminary design for the proposed improvements at Third Street in 2019 — and yes, it includes bump-outs.
Categories: Local News

Smile Drive ends March 8th

KYMN Radio - Wed, 03/06/2019 - 2:42pm

Our listeners have been generous!  Just a few more days to add to our Smile Drive dental supply drive for kids in the area! Help us fill another box! KYMN is, once again, partnering with Rice County for their Early Childhood Dental Network’s annual dental supply Smile Drive.  The event raises awareness about children’s dental

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City looks to Legislature to fund potential Jefferson-246 underpasses

Northfield News - Wed, 03/06/2019 - 1:12pm
If the city of Northfield wants to build underpasses as part of a roundabout project at Jefferson Parkway and Hwy. 246 in 2020, it's going to need money.
Categories: Local News

Local agents part of $350k drug bust; 3rd Street to get bumpouts at 4 intersections; FB post on mail delivery gets PO attention

KYMN Radio - Wed, 03/06/2019 - 1:02pm

Drug task force agents from two areas, seized $350,000 in drugs and arrested two.  On February 28th, Agents with the Minnesota River Valley and Cannon River Drug Task Forces participated in a buy bust operation in Mankato.  As part of an ongoing investigation started by local Agents from Cannon River, a controlled purchase of methamphetamine

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Minnesota saw a surge of younger voters in 2018 -- but there's room to grow

Northfield News - Wed, 03/06/2019 - 1:00pm
Last fall, Minnesota once again led the nation in voter turnout. The state also saw the highest voter turnout percentage in a non-presidential year since 2002, and the total number of people who showed up to vote was the most…
Categories: Local News

St. Olaf Student Congregation offers weekly Lenten devotions

St. Olaf College - Wed, 03/06/2019 - 11:27am
St. Olaf College Ministry will be sharing five Lenten devotionals by email over the next five weeks focused on the theme "A Great Cloud of Witnesses."
Categories: Colleges

Joan Ennis and Marie Gery

KYMN Radio - Wed, 03/06/2019 - 11:11am

Joan Ennis and Marie Gery talk about Northfield Reads.  They pick one book per year that deals with a group of people or an issue that affects people of Northfield and the wider community. Northfield Reads, sponsored by the Human Rights Commission, Northfield Public Library, Northfield Schools, Carleton College, and Content Books, selected the book

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Rhonda Pownell and Ben Martig

KYMN Radio - Wed, 03/06/2019 - 10:59am

Northfield Mayor Rhonda Pownell and City Administrator Ben Martig talk about the March 5 City Council meeting.  Topics include a substance abuse and mental health services administration grant award to HCI: a 3-year grant to provide mental health first aid training, the 2020 census, pedestrian bike trail system, and more….

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14th annual Southern MN Organic Crops Day

KYMN Radio - Wed, 03/06/2019 - 9:49am

The fourteenth annual Southern Minnesota Organic Crops Day will be held Tuesday, March 26th at the Steele County Community Center, 1380 S. Elm Avenue in Owatonna. This program aims to provide current, transitioning, and future organic crop producers with additional tools and knowledge to help their operation succeed. Registration starts at 2:30 p.m. and the

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St. Olaf is your travel bucket list headquarters

St. Olaf College - Tue, 03/05/2019 - 5:30pm
The Taj Mahal, receding glaciers, Komodo Dragons … the wonders of the world are many, and life is short. Don't fret: St. Olaf Alumni and Family Travel will help you check off your travel bucket list.
Categories: Colleges

Ex-student who claimed bias after expulsion, drops suit against St. Olaf

Northfield News - Tue, 03/05/2019 - 5:30pm
A lawsuit, filed by a former St. Olaf student who claimed the college illegally expelled him after he was found responsible for sexually assaulting another student, has been dismissed.
Categories: Local News
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