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Bridgewater looks to develop township's southwest corner

Northfield News - Thu, 01/14/2021 - 2:45pm
After years of talks with potential stakeholders, Bridgewater Township could finally be moving ahead with plans to bring in an industry to the coveted I-35 corridor.
Categories: Local News

Northfield plans to spend more than $540,000 to upgrade City Hall

Northfield News - Thu, 01/14/2021 - 1:33pm
The city of Northfield is planning to spend more than $540,000 in repairs/upgrades at City Hall.
Categories: Local News

Northfield Public Schools prepare for students’ in-person return; Rice County Sheriff Dunn discusses road safety; City Hall improvements considered

KYMN Radio - Thu, 01/14/2021 - 12:02pm
By Rich Larson, News Director The Northfield School District will begin to return to in-person learning next week by bringing Pre-K through 2nd Grade students back on Tuesday. Using the state mandated “Rolling Start” system, those students will be back in school for two weeks before 3rd through 5th graders return to campus on February 1st. If all

Council to weigh support for state, federal climate initiatives

Northfield News - Thu, 01/14/2021 - 9:31am
The Northfield City Council is set to discuss whether to throw its support behind several state and national climate initiatives over the next three weeks. Doing so would signal the importance of the goals in helping Northfield achieve carbon-neutral energy…
Categories: Local News

Program provides hands-on international business experience

St. Olaf College - Thu, 01/14/2021 - 9:11am
The Norway Innovations Scholars Program pairs students with biotech companies to develop skills in market analysis, technology transfer, and business development, among other skill sets. 
Categories: Colleges

Sheriff Troy Dunn on safety issues and mental health needs

KYMN Radio - Thu, 01/14/2021 - 9:10am
Rice County Sheriff Troy Dunn discusses ice safety, road safety, drug abuse and mental health needs with respect to Law Enforcement.  

Rice County Attorney John Fossum

KYMN Radio - Thu, 01/14/2021 - 8:57am
Rice County Attorney John Fossum discusses how complaints about voting fraud are handled, when the courtrooms may open for in-person hearings again, and issues he will be watching for during the Legislative Session.

Area man watched as protest turned to riot at Capitol

Northfield News - Wed, 01/13/2021 - 6:15pm
He felt passion. He felt empowered. He felt his voice was being heard.
Categories: Local News

Tim McNiff News/Sports 1-13-21

KYMN Radio - Wed, 01/13/2021 - 4:37pm
News with a Side of Sports with Tim McNiff and Jeff Johnson for Wednesday, 1-13-21.

National Security This Week – Mark Canning on China

KYMN Radio - Wed, 01/13/2021 - 4:31pm
Host Jon Olson talks today with Mark Canning, a retired career diplomat in the US Department of State. Mark’s 40 years of experience with China allowed us to consider serious issues of foreign policy engagement for the incoming Biden Administration. We focused heavily on trade while also discussing the more serious strategic implications of our

Anticipating settlement with former inmates, County OKs agreement with ex-jailer

Northfield News - Wed, 01/13/2021 - 2:29pm
With an apparent settlement on the horizon, the Rice County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday approved an agreement that could absolve the county of any responsibility for a former jailer's legal fees.
Categories: Local News

Still facing 33 felonies, Rice County man's theft, perjury convictions upheld

Northfield News - Wed, 01/13/2021 - 2:00pm
The Minnesota Court of Appeals has upheld the conviction of a Faribault man placed on probation in 2017 after a Rice County jury convicted him of perjury and receiving stolen property in connection with the theft of a Harley-Davidson motorcycle.
Categories: Local News

School district looking for legislative help; City Council considers climate initiatives; Northfield Historical Society opens new child friendly area

KYMN Radio - Wed, 01/13/2021 - 12:02pm
By Rich Larson, News Director As the Northfield School District prepares to return to in-person learning next week, the business of running the district itself continues as well. With this year being a budget year at the state legislature, Northfield Schools Superintendent Dr. Matt Hillmann said that the district is paying very close attention to

With indoor recreation off the table, ice fishing surges

Northfield News - Wed, 01/13/2021 - 11:15am
Over the last several years, the popularity of ice fishing has steadily risen as Minnesotans look to get back to nature. Now that COVID-19 has put a damper on so many recreational opportunities, southern Minnesota lakes are likely to be…
Categories: Local News

City Administrator Ben Martig

KYMN Radio - Wed, 01/13/2021 - 9:57am
City administrator Ben Martig discusses presentations the City Council heard on Tuesday night regarding climate initiatives, security and customer service changes at City Hall, and the annual discussion of rules and decorum with the City Council.

Pence letter – no to 25th

Carol Overland - Legalectric - Tue, 01/12/2021 - 7:41pm
Categories: Citizens

Despite 2020's challenges, food trucks persevere

Northfield News - Tue, 01/12/2021 - 4:23pm
Despite facing a unique set of economic pressures, southern Minnesota’s growing fleet of food trucks persevered through 2020 — and now, they’re looking forward to growth and new opportunities in 2021.
Categories: Local News

Tim McNiff News/side of Sports – Monday, Tuesday

KYMN Radio - Tue, 01/12/2021 - 3:40pm
We had some website issues yesterday, so here are two days worth: Monday: Tuesday:

Nfld Historical Society’s Cathy Osterman announces a new installation for children

KYMN Radio - Tue, 01/12/2021 - 3:32pm
NHS executive director Cathy Osterman talks about the new interactive history room that is available for children on weekends during the pandemic. For info on how to take advantage of it, call the Society at 507-645-9268.

Superintendent Matt Hillmann discusses start of on-campus learning

KYMN Radio - Tue, 01/12/2021 - 3:26pm
Northfield schools superintendent Matt Hillmann talks about the start of on-campus learning and the events of last night’s school board meeting.
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