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Is America’s favorite pastime stuck in the past?

Carletonian - Fri, 02/01/2019 - 12:00am

A seemingly hot take here on campus, and one that raises more eyebrows than one might expect, is the statement, “I love baseball.” A common and hurtful response to my profession of adoration for the sport is a question to the effect of, “Why do you like baseball, it’s so boring, and the games take way too long?”

Categories: Colleges

Student-administration divide apparent in wake of polar vortex decision

Carletonian - Fri, 02/01/2019 - 12:00am

Times like these illustrate the gap between the administration and students, especially students who don’t have enough money for adequate outerwear. It’s an experience that favors the privileged (like most at Carleton) and fucks with the others. In the meantime, I urge the administration to think about quality of life at Carleton, and how it may relate to the fact that our student body tends to feel left behind and forgotten by the administration—and how that can be changed.

Categories: Colleges

He may have started in a darkroom, but light is his forte

Northfield News - Thu, 01/31/2019 - 10:22pm
Joe Miller can pinpoint — almost to the exact second — the moment he fell head over heels for photography.
Categories: Local News

Knights show resilience, but Auggies escape with win

Carleton Sports - Thu, 01/31/2019 - 9:38pm

Despite overcoming double-digit deficits in both halves, the Carleton College men’s basketball team dropped a competitive MIAC battle to Augsburg University 76-69 on Thursday night.

Categories: Colleges

Groundwire gets EDA grant to help start new downtown coffee bar

Northfield News - Thu, 01/31/2019 - 3:20pm
Having made a name for itself in the Northfield community with its home-roasted beans, Groundwire Coffee Roasters is ready to set up shop in the downtown.
Categories: Local News

Riverfront Enhancement Committee Meeting

City of Northfield Calendar - Thu, 01/31/2019 - 2:08pm
Event date: February 13, 2019
Event Time: 11:30 AM - 01:00 PM
Location:
801 Washington Street
Northfield, MN 55057

Extreme cold brings unprecedented 4 day school closure, frozen gas pumps; CAC Food Shelf depleted and The Key asking for warm meals; Faribault man faces up to 25 years;

KYMN Radio - Thu, 01/31/2019 - 12:04pm

The polar vortex may be lifting but not before an unprecedented 4 straight days of cancelled classes!  Northfield Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Matt Hillmann said that, according to an employee of the District, with more than 50 years in, says this has never happened in their time!   Frozen gas pumps Area gas stations have

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NH&C Lonsdale clinic damaged by severe cold

KYMN Radio - Thu, 01/31/2019 - 11:23am

NH+C’s Lonsdale Clinic building damaged by severe cold – Patient care shifts to Northfield, Lakeville clinics for now The Lonsdale Clinic building was damaged on Wednesday night when a pipe burst in the severe cold weather. Water flooded sections of the building and damaged some equipment. The building was empty at the time; no one was

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Save the Date! Flannel Gala II: Wednesday, May 8, 2019

Laura Baker Services Association - Thu, 01/31/2019 - 10:40am

Join us for our 2nd annual Flannel Gala which will be held on Wednesday, May 8 from 5 pm to 8 pm at Imminent Brewing and the backyard of Armory Square Event Center

Enjoy good music, good food, good beverage and good company and support a great organization!

Tickets are $20 and must be purchased in advance

  • Live Music
  • Food and beverage for purchase
  • Fund A Cause

A portion of the proceeds from food and beverage sales will also go to Laura Baker Association.

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Categories: Organizations

Lonsdale Clinic closed after building damaged by severe cold

Northfield News - Thu, 01/31/2019 - 10:38am
The Lonsdale Clinic building was damaged on Wednesday night when a pipe burst in the severe cold weather. Water flooded sections of the building and damaged some equipment. The building was empty at the time; no one was injured.
Categories: Local News

Missing person alert from Goodview – UPDATE

KYMN Radio - Thu, 01/31/2019 - 10:27am

CANCEL 8:37am 2-1  Cancel Goodview PD missing person Leigh Meska alert. Leigh was located safe in Illinois. Thank you to all who helped look for her.   The Goodview Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating Leigh Elizabeth Meska, 31, of Goodview, Minnesota. Leigh left her residence for work in Rochester Wednesday morning but

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No Public Skate

City of Northfield Calendar - Thu, 01/31/2019 - 9:29am
Event date: January 31, 2019
Event Time: 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Location:
1280 Bollenbacher Drive
Northfield, MN 55057
Description:
Public skate is open to all ages. Participants must have skates on to be allowed on the ice. Helmets and gloves are recommended. Please follow all posted public skating rules.

Keillor brings 'Old Friends' to Faribault for one-night performance

Northfield News - Wed, 01/30/2019 - 6:24pm
Not every stage performance includes poetry, duets, fictionalized accounts from Lake Wobegon and a touch of comedic arguments. But for one night only, radio legend Garrison Keillor brings all that to the Paradise Center for the Arts stage next month.
Categories: Local News

Warmer weather expected for the Nerstrand Big Woods' Candlelight Event

Northfield News - Wed, 01/30/2019 - 5:00pm
With the polar vortex of Wednesday, being outside for skiing, hiking and snowshoeing seemed unfathomable.
Categories: Local News

Schools closed Thursday

KYMN Radio - Wed, 01/30/2019 - 4:55pm

Northfield Schools will be CLOSED again tomorrow (Thursday). Superintendent Hillmann explained that, even a 2 hour delay, would not be enough as there is concern regarding the reliability of the transportation. The diesel gelling in the buses. This WILL be another Flexible Learning Day. Check the District Website for information. They’re not the only ones. 

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Save the Date! LBSA Gala: Saturday December 7, 2019

Laura Baker Services Association - Wed, 01/30/2019 - 3:27pm

Join us for the 24th Annual LBSA Gala which will be held on Saturday, December 7, 2019 at Carleton College’s Great Hall and Great Space in Northfield, Minnesota.   The theme for this year’s gala is “Making a Difference. Together.”  We look forward to celebrating the mission that has enriched our community and changed lives for over 120 years.

Evening Schedule

5–7 p.m. | appetizers, cocktails and silent auction

6:45 p.m. | silent auction closes

7–10 p.m. | dinner, program, live and fund-a-cause auctions

Formal attire, black tie optional

Proceeds Support the Following Programs Core Services

To maintain excellence in our level of care we need to retain and develop high performing staff, provide transportation services, and develop innovative program solutions.

Creative Arts

We provide a variety of opportunities to enrich the individual and community life of our clients through shared creative experiences in our Music Therapy and Art Programs.

Family Support Services

We help families navigate the world of raising a child with special needs and work to ensure a successful future.  We do this primarily through youth and adult respite events.

Pathways to the Future

We serve as a voice for people with disabilities and engage the community to advocate for: affordable housing, adequate respite resources for families and public policies that benefit people with disabilities.

Sponsorship Levels

For sponsorship information, contact Cassi DeVries at Cassandra@laurabaker.org or call 507-645-8866.

2019 Gala Sponsor Platinum Sponsor
  • $2,500
  • Seating for 10 and premier placement in all print and social media
Gold Sponsor
  • $1,750
  • Seating for 8 and listing in all print and social media
 Silver Sponsor
  • $1,250
  • Seating for 6 and listing in all print and social media 
Bronze Sponsor
  • $750
  • Seating for 4 and listing in all print and social media
Individual Ticket
  • $150

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Categories: Organizations

Sometimes up all night, plow drivers gets the roads ready for the rest of us

Northfield News - Wed, 01/30/2019 - 3:16pm
Maybe we take it for granted.
Categories: Local News
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