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Hiking the Appalachian trail

KYMN Radio - Sat, 08/24/2019 - 11:50am

When it comes to overall popularity, the Appalachian Trail is probably one of the most famous and most popular hiking/walking trails in the world. Andy and Dave talk with Randy Malecha, local resident and long distance walker, who shares details of what it takes to walk the Appalachian Trail.  

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Judge dismisses lawsuit over Carleton College’s response to reported rapes

Northfield News - Fri, 08/23/2019 - 5:56pm
A judge rejected a lawsuit Thursday brought by a former student who claimed Carleton College showed “deliberate indifference” in its response to her sexual assaults in 2011 and 2013.
Categories: Local News

Chief Monte Nelson

KYMN Radio - Fri, 08/23/2019 - 4:24pm

Northfield Police Chief Monte Nelson talked with Teri Knight about school bus safety, crosswalk safety and an update on how the new hands free law is working locally.

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'Day of reckoning' imminent if GOP won't work with Dems on drug prices, governors say

Northfield News - Fri, 08/23/2019 - 3:30pm
MINNEAPOLIS — Democratic governors and U.S. senators from rivaling states came together Friday to put Republican lawmakers in Minnesota and Wisconsin on notice.
Categories: Local News

Jefferson Parkway/Highway 246 discussion draws a crowd; Six new firefighters for NAFRS; DWIs up in Northfield, extra enforcement in place

KYMN Radio - Fri, 08/23/2019 - 12:02pm

By Teri Knight, News Director The Northfield City Council chambers were filled Wednesday evening as city officials and SEH Design representatives presented alternatives suggested for moving pedestrians and bicyclists through the proposed roundabout at Jefferson Parkway and Highway 246. The intersection is near three schools, neighborhood developments and a senior center. City Engineer Dave Bennett

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Adventures in the New Humanities: Some pedagogical pampering

St. Olaf College - Fri, 08/23/2019 - 9:27am
In this "Adventures in the New Humanities" blog post, Professor of History Judy Kutulas shares her experience participating in a "summer sprint" designed to make St. Olaf courses more accessible and inclusive.
Categories: Colleges

Mums

Hardy Mums are Blooming!

Hardy chrysanthemums are in the house at Knecht’s and they’re starting to pop! We dare to you to resist their bushy foliage and carpet of colorful blooms. Swing on by to see our wide selection of upright and cushion varieties that are guaranteed to make your late summer and fall garden absolutely stunning.

If you want maximum mum power, don’t wait until fall to get these beauties in the ground – giving them plenty of time to establish before cold weather hits is essential for winter survival. Choose a sunny site with good drainage and enough room to give these flowering powerhouses the air circulation they need to avoid disease. Don’t forget to work in some compost or peat and a good fertilizer aimed at boosting blooming power!

Mum pro tips: There’s no need to cut mums back for winter; in fact, they have better survival rates when foliage is left to protect the crown. Clean up dead foliage in spring (and be patient, mums can be slow to wake up after our hard winters) and pinch them back a few times before mid-summer for bushy, beautiful plants.

For your fall decorating, we also have kale, some decorator mums, and red rubrum grass.  The fall perennials would include asters and rudbeckia.

This blog post was submitted by Simone Schneegans from our retail team! Thank you Simone for such a great post!

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Categories: Businesses

ArtZany: True Colors: World of Natural Dyes and Pigments by Keith Recker

KYMN Radio - Thu, 08/22/2019 - 8:53pm

Today in the ArtZany Radio studio Paula Granquist welcomes writer, colorist, and artisan activist Keith Recker to discuss his new book True Colors: World Masters of Natural Dyes and Pigments. Keith Recker is a color trend consultant for Pantone, and editor and founder of HAND/EYE magazine (handeyemagazine.com). Keith is coauthor of PANTONE: The Twentieth Century in Color.

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Minnesota Music, Vol I

KYMN Radio - Thu, 08/22/2019 - 7:00pm

This week, in honor of the opening of the Minnesota State Fair, Rich takes a look at some local, Minnesota grown music. zoomsounds_player artistname=”The Weekly List” songname=”Minnesota Music, Vol I” type=”detect” dzsap_meta_source_attachment_id=”82565″ source=”https://kymnradio.net/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/Minnesota-Music-Volume-1_mixdown.mp3″ config=”KYMNPlayer” autoplay=”off” loop=”off” open_in_ultibox=”off” enable_likes=”off” enable_views=”off” play_in_footer_player=”off” enable_download_button=”on” download_custom_link_enable=”off”]

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HRA Meeting

City of Northfield Calendar - Thu, 08/22/2019 - 4:27pm
Event date: August 27, 2019
Event Time: 04:00 PM - 05:30 PM
Location:
801 Washington Street
Northfield, MN 55057

Residents weigh in on planned Northfield roundabout

Northfield News - Thu, 08/22/2019 - 3:45pm
Northfield residents were given an overview of the planned roundabout project at the intersection of Jefferson Parkway and Highway 246 during an open house Wednesday at City Hall.
Categories: Local News

County attorneys union could bolster wages, create grievance process

Northfield News - Thu, 08/22/2019 - 3:00pm
Employees within the Rice County Attorney’s office have less than two weeks to decide whether or not to unionize.
Categories: Local News

Eagan man charged in Starbucks crash; Northfield woman injured in H&R; Greenvale Township will hold public hearing August 26 on building permits; A number of residents attend 246/Jefferson Parkway open house

KYMN Radio - Thu, 08/22/2019 - 1:05pm

By Teri Knight, News Director The man who allegedly drove into a Starbucks in Eagan was charged in Dakota County yesterday. 44-year-old Ihar Daniliuk (pronounced E-har Danna-lick) of Eagan was charged with one count each of Criminal Vehicular Operation Resulting in Great Bodily Harm and Criminal Vehicular Operation Resulting in Substantial Bodily Harm. On the evening

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Republican launches Minnesota Senate bid, slams 'resistance'

Northfield News - Thu, 08/22/2019 - 10:35am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Republican Jason Lewis jumped into Minnesota's Senate race Thursday with a campaign video that attacked the state's freshman Rep. Ilhan Omar and the so-called "resistance" to President Donald Trump.
Categories: Local News

Valley Grove holds annual country social

Northfield News - Thu, 08/22/2019 - 10:15am
Ride in a horse-drawn wagon over the prairie, skip over the grass to a polka, join in a sing along — it’s time for the annual Valley Grove Country Social.
Categories: Local News

Ken Mauer

KYMN Radio - Thu, 08/22/2019 - 9:54am

Wayne’s guest is Ken Mauer, long-time referee with the NBA and cousin to former Minnesota Twin Joe Mauer.  

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Gerry Franek

KYMN Radio - Thu, 08/22/2019 - 9:47am

Gerry Franek, Northfield Area Fire & Rescue Chief, talks about the August 15 NAFRS Board meeting and the six new firefighters who began work on August 6.

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Tasting event - Joia Spirit

City of Northfield Calendar - Thu, 08/22/2019 - 9:37am
Event date: August 23, 2019
Event Time: 03:00 PM - 06:00 PM
Location:
116 5th St W
Northfield, MN 55057
Description:
Join us for a complimentary spirits tasting with the full line of Joia Spirit Craft Cocktails.
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