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06 March 2019 – The Powergrid

KYMN Radio - Tue, 04/02/2019 - 8:22am

History local, but economies of scale rapidly drove mergers and cooperation until 1926 – Electrical (Supply) Act of 1926 1934 – Public Utility Holding Company Act electric utilities were recognized as public goods of importance and regulated as public goods 1938 – the National Grid => began operating as a national system Rural cooperatives helped

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City of Northfield Seeks Input from Residents and Business Owners

NDDC's Downtown Northfield - Mon, 04/01/2019 - 11:22pm

We want to pass along this request from the City of Northfield.

“Greetings!
The City of Northfield is seeking feedback via POLCO, a public engagement platform. The subject of the POLCO survey is snow removal in the city and all residents and businesses are invited to participate in the survey.

Spanish and English paper copies of survey questions are available at the Northfield Public Library and DMV located at City Hall.

We strongly encourage all to create a POLCO account. Please help our effort by informing community members about the POLCO engagement tool.”

Follow this link to the Press Release and the survey: https://www.ci.northfield.mn.us/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=1040

Categories: Organizations

Speak up about distracted driving: extra enforcement on Minnesota roads April 8–30

Northfield News - Mon, 04/01/2019 - 9:35pm
Distracted driving-related crashes claim an average of 53 lives each year, causing a lifetime of grief and pain for the families left behind and an untold story of what could have been.
Categories: Local News

Institute to Host EU Immigration Panel Discussion

St. Olaf College - Mon, 04/01/2019 - 4:46pm
The St. Olaf College Institute for Freedom & Community will host a panel discussion on February 19 titled "The Immigration Trilemma: Local Sovereignty, Freedom of Movement, and the Global Community."
Categories: Colleges

From St. Olaf farmland to campus dining table

St. Olaf College - Mon, 04/01/2019 - 4:26pm
St. Olaf students and alumni are at the forefront of the farm-to-table movement. Last year, student farmers sent more than two tons of campus-grown produce to the dining hall. They're gearing up to do it again.
Categories: Colleges

Allina supports Apple Health Records as patients' access to medical records increases

Northfield News - Mon, 04/01/2019 - 4:00pm
One of Apple’s latest developments could have an impact on area residents.
Categories: Local News

Rice County to crack down on distracted driving with extra patrol

Northfield News - Mon, 04/01/2019 - 1:30pm
Distracted driving, which has been a hot topic in Minnesota as the state Legislature considers hands-free legislation, will be a key focus for Rice County law enforcement in April as well.
Categories: Local News

AWD with Brianna Kočka 3/29/19

KYMN Radio - Mon, 04/01/2019 - 12:12pm

Such a treat to *finally* feature one of my very favorite Minneapolis musicians (as well as an all-around strong/inspiring/awesome woman), Brianna Kočka, on All-Wheel Drive. Her voice just slays me! Plus she’s a heck of a lotta fun to hang out and chat with. On this lovely, sunshiney Friday afternoon we talked about her journey

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New Fire Hall floodproofing proves it works; Nfld EMS Paramedics honored – tell Lippert “mental health crisis” top priority; Reunion set to open at the end of the month

KYMN Radio - Mon, 04/01/2019 - 12:02pm

The new Fire Hall in Northfield has had it’s floodproofing tested these last couple of weeks and has passed with flying colors.  NAFRS Chief Gerry Franek said, “we’re very happy with the way it turned out”, adding, “no flood waters threatened at all”.  the water never reached the banks.  Groundwater is typically an issue but, Franek

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Jere Lantz

KYMN Radio - Mon, 04/01/2019 - 11:47am

Jere Lantz, President/CEO and Artistic Director of the Rochester Symphony, returns to talk about his life and career and to help Wayne celebrate April Fool’s Day.  

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City Seeks Input On Snow Removal After Record Year of Snow

KYMN Radio - Mon, 04/01/2019 - 11:41am

The City is asking for public input about snow removal in the city after a record year of snow using Polco, a public engagement platform. Residents can participate on Polco by downloading the Polco app for Android or iOS, or visiting the City’s web page on Polco at https://polco.us/groups/city/northfield-mn. QR codes on our fliers allow easy

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Little Joe Chickapig

KYMN Radio - Mon, 04/01/2019 - 11:20am

Author Brian Calhoun joins Teri Knight with his just released childrens book, Little Joe Chickapig. The story follows Little Joe as he dreams of one day leaving the farm he’s grown up on. Brian’s imaginative tale soars across 32 illustrated pages featuring a space-traveling mouse, a musical dragon, and ultimately a lesson every parent wants

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Kendall Clements and Char Carlson

KYMN Radio - Mon, 04/01/2019 - 9:59am

Kendall Clements and Char Carlson from the city’s Complete Count Committee talk about the census that will be conducted beginning April 1, 2020.  The census is conducted every ten years. The committee will spend the next year taking measures to ensure that everyone is counted.  

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Senator Rich Draheim

KYMN Radio - Mon, 04/01/2019 - 9:54am

Senator Rich Draheim provides his weekly update on activities during the Legislative Session.  He discusses budget issues as well as the status of the bills he is authoring.  

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LONG DIVISION: Northfield’s first champions: The boys of ’68

Northfield News - Mon, 04/01/2019 - 9:30am
In early July 1868, a telegraph wired to Northfield’s original baseball club, the Minnehahas, left little doubt that their St. Paul North Star rivals relished a challenge. The reigning champions were arrogantly clear that if Northfield dared to play them,…
Categories: Local News

Five famous April Fools' Day pranks

Northfield News - Mon, 04/01/2019 - 7:12am
Mark your calendar for this week’s out-of-the ordinary holidays.
Categories: Local News

Chapel Brewing

KYMN Radio - Mon, 04/01/2019 - 7:10am

Corey Butler and Ira Carlson revisit Chapel Brewing in Dundas with Head brewer and co-owner, Andrew Burns.   Episode 56.  Also listen to their review of some beers from Firehouse Liquor.    

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Book Review: Beyond Rosemary, Basil and Thyme

My Northern Garden - Mary Schier - Mon, 04/01/2019 - 6:30am

There are many reasons to grow herbs and many herbs to grow. But most gardeners confine themselves to just a few favorites: basil, mint, chives, rosemary, oregano and thyme. In her book Beyond Rosemary, Basil and Thyme: Unusual, Interesting and Uncommon Herbs to Enjoy, Minnesota author Theresa Mieseler encourages gardeners to expand their herb knowledge ... Read More about Book Review: Beyond Rosemary, Basil and Thyme

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Categories: Citizens

Knights take opener, 9-2: game two suspended after 7 innings

Carleton Sports - Sun, 03/31/2019 - 11:41pm

The Carleton College baseball team returned from its Spring Break trip with a scheduled non-conference doubleheader against University of Minnesota Morris. The Knights claimed the opener by a 9-2 tally before the second game was suspended after seven innings with the score knotted at 5-5. That contest is currently slated for completion on April 19 when the same two squads are slated to meet up again, that time in Northfield.

Categories: Colleges

First Friday Art Night April 5

NDDC's Downtown Northfield - Sun, 03/31/2019 - 10:44pm

April 5, 2019

5:00pm                
#Clay Northfield@ Northfield Arts Guild and Carleton College
Northfield Arts Guild, 304 Division St S until 6:00pm
Weitz Center for Creativity @Carleton College, 320 3rd St East until 9pm
Inspired by the choice of the National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts (NCECA) to hold their 2019 conference in Minneapolis, the Northfield Arts Guild, Carleton College and St. Olaf College partnered to create thirteen unique exhibitions of contemporary ceramic work. Falling under the general title of #claynorthfield, each of these experiences celebrates creativity, diversity, and the important role art plays in our lives. This Northfield celebration of clay is truly unprecedented and designed for both visitors and our local community.  Exhibit details at www.northfieldartguild.org; apps.carleton.edu/museum; wp.stolaf.edu/flaten

7:00pm
Live music with Mary Cutrufello at Imminent Brewing, 519 Division St S

7:00pm
Live music with Jack Norton at Contented Cow Pub, 302 Division St  S

8:00pm
Live music with Ben Aaron at the Tavern Lounge, 212 Division St S
Ben Aaron returns to Northfield with his original folk, blues and Americana songs for a night of great live entertainment. Sit back and relax as he plays your favorite popular songs from the past and present.

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