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County staff: More space would better prep inmates for life after jail

Northfield News - Fri, 08/16/2019 - 2:41pm
A recent decision from the Minnesota Department of Corrections leaves the main Rice County Jail at risk of becoming a 90-day facility. The department argues that the change is necessary because of the dearth of recreational facilities and programming at…
Categories: Local News

McGowan pleads, NPD praised; Repair work on river wall; New banners unveiled; Randolph BBQ

KYMN Radio - Fri, 08/16/2019 - 12:02pm

By Teri Knight, News Director Deandre McGowan plead guilty in Federal Court last week for robbing Premier Bank in Northfield in January 2019. The 33-year-old used force to steal over $11,000 in cash from the bank on January 15. He was charged in Rice County on January 21 with 1st degree Aggravated Robbery and multiple

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Notice – IRP Hearings in October

Carol Overland - Legalectric - Fri, 08/16/2019 - 11:51am

The Minnesota Public Utilities Commission has announced hearings for the latest Integrated Resource Plan:

Here’s the full Notice, and there’s info on how to get into the docket to review the filings — important to know what to comment about!!

20198-155241-01_Hearing NoticeDownload
Categories: Citizens

Myrna Johnson

KYMN Radio - Fri, 08/16/2019 - 11:40am

Wayne talks with Myrna Johnson who helped launch the Northfield Arts Guild 60 years ago.  There will be a celebration of the 60-year anniversary of the Guild on August 20, 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. at the Northfield Arts Guild Theater.

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Joy Riggs

KYMN Radio - Fri, 08/16/2019 - 11:30am

Northfielder Joy Riggs, author of “Crackerjack Bands and Hometown Boosters: The Story of a Minnesota Music Man,” is Wayne’s guest.

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Dr. Dan Hill

KYMN Radio - Fri, 08/16/2019 - 11:27am

Dr. Dan Hill is an internationally recognized expert on the role of emotions in politics, business, sports, and popular culture.    

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Peter J. Miele

KYMN Radio - Fri, 08/16/2019 - 11:19am

Peter J. Miele returns as Wayne’s guest.  He has written a new book – “Aliens and the Multi-Paradox of Reality.”

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Don Ingram, Parts 1, 2 & 3

KYMN Radio - Fri, 08/16/2019 - 11:11am

Don Ingram, owner/operator of a gliding school at the Faribault Airport returns as Wayne’s guest.  

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Fishing the Cannon River connects youth with the river

Northfield News - Fri, 08/16/2019 - 10:52am
A wealth of anecdotal and research data shows that children who spend more time outdoors playing, exploring, and hanging out with friends tend to be happier and healthier than youth who spend most of their time in front of electronic…
Categories: Local News

McGowan pleads guilty, Nfld PD praised;

KYMN Radio - Fri, 08/16/2019 - 10:20am

By Teri Knight, News Director Deandre McGowan pleaded guilty in Federal Court last week for robbing Premier Bank in Northfield in January. The 33 year old used force to steal over $11,000 in cash from the Bank on January 15th.  He was charged in Rice County on January 21st with 1st degree Aggravated Robbery and

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River wall repair starts Monday

KYMN Radio - Fri, 08/16/2019 - 5:20am

Northfield, MN (August 15, 2019)  Repair work is set to begin on the Cannon River limestone river wall on Monday, August 19. The project includes the west river wall adjacent to 307 Water Street South, just north of the Third Street Bridge. The project includes cleaning, tuck-pointing, repairing and sealing the existing river wall.

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ArtZany: Francesca Anderegg, Artistic Director of the Bridge Chamber Music Festival

KYMN Radio - Fri, 08/16/2019 - 2:38am

Today in the ArtZany Radio studio Paula Granquist welcomes Francesca Anderegg, Artistic Director of the Bridge Chamber Music Festival, Associate Professor of Violin at St. Olaf College, and teacher at Interlochen Center for the Arts in the summers. The Bridge Chamber Music Festival in Northfield, MN brings world class musicians to a small town setting. With a variety

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Local immigrants given advice on rights, steps to avoid deportation

Northfield News - Thu, 08/15/2019 - 4:45pm
Representatives from the St. Paul-based Mexican Consulate gave local immigrants an overview of their rights Wednesday at Northfield Public Library, and advised them of the steps they should take in case they’re taken into custody by federal officials.
Categories: Local News

City Council Meeting

City of Northfield Calendar - Thu, 08/15/2019 - 3:34pm
Event date: August 20, 2019
Event Time: 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Location:
801 Washington Street
Northfield, MN 55057

A year after tornados, cleanup of Roberds Lake set to start

Northfield News - Thu, 08/15/2019 - 2:45pm
Almost a year after tornadoes ripped apart Roberds Lake homes, uprooted trees and hurled just about anything that wasn't nailed down into the water, county officials are starting the cleanup process.
Categories: Local News

No wake restrictions lifted on all Rice County lakes

Northfield News - Thu, 08/15/2019 - 1:43pm
Effective immediately, the Rice County Sheriff's Office has lifted the emergency no wake restriction on Horseshoe Lake and Sakatah Lake.
Categories: Local News

Amidst incorporation talk, Northfield meets with Bridgewater; Public parking or not in the 5th Street Lofts project; Bids for Dundas City Hall project due August 20; MnDOT schedules meeting on Hwy 21 project; No Wake restrictions lifted on Rice County lak

KYMN Radio - Thu, 08/15/2019 - 12:02pm

By Teri Knight, News Director Bridgewater Township has yet to decide on whether to file for incorporation but the notion has the cities of Dundas and Northfield setting aside dollars to challenge it before an administrative law judge, if necessary. In the meantime, Dundas City Administrator Jenelle Teppen is looking to talk with Bridgewater supervisors

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No Wake restrictions lifted for Rice County lakes

KYMN Radio - Thu, 08/15/2019 - 10:57am

PRESS RELEASE August 15, 2019 No Wake Restrictions LIFTED on All Rice County Lakes Effective immediately, we have now lifted the Emergency No Wake Restriction on Horseshoe Lake and Sakatah Lake.   Rice County Emergency No Wake restrictions are no longer on.   Please remember to obey marked no wake restrictions near buoys and always

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Chris Opelt

KYMN Radio - Thu, 08/15/2019 - 10:09am

Chris Opelt, Randolph volunteer firefighter, talks about the Randolph Fire Department Chicken BBQ coming up this weekend on August 17.  They will start serving chicken at 3:00 p.m. Live music will begin at 8:00 p.m.

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John Fossum

KYMN Radio - Thu, 08/15/2019 - 10:04am

Rice County Attorney John Fossum discusses the guilty plea made last week by Deandre McGowan who robbed Premier Bank last January and how Northfield Police had tracked him down.  He also talks about the success of treatment court, and the recent notice from the Department of Corrections that the Rice County jail is in need

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