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What's next for Northfield, Dundas in 2021

Northfield News - Tue, 01/12/2021 - 3:00pm
Though local officials have a list of priorities on their 2021 agendas, the No. 1 issue on their minds continues to be the COVID-19 pandemic.
Categories: Local News

Draheim discusses housing and elections; Dunn, Lippert work toward mental health legislation; Arts & Culture Commission selects Spanish Sidewalk Poetry

KYMN Radio - Tue, 01/12/2021 - 12:02pm
By Rich Larson, News Director The 2021 state legislative session is underway in St. Paul, and District 20 Senator Rich Draheim said that one of the changes the Senate has made this year is committee reorganization. The Senator said that there are more committees this year, and they are smaller, in the hopes that if

Northfield shares invites residents to grab a bite and see the show

Northfield News - Tue, 01/12/2021 - 10:41am
Looking to celebrate artists and musicians in Northfield while supporting local food delivery services and restaurants, Northfield Shares developed an event to bring families together for an evening of entertainment from the comfort of their homes.
Categories: Local News

COVID-19 vaccinations begin next week for Northfield Public Schools employees

Northfield News - Mon, 01/11/2021 - 10:28pm
Northfield Public Schools nurses, service providers who are in close contact with students and personal care attendants will begin to receive COVID-19 vaccinations next week, shortly after K-2 students return to in-person instruction.
Categories: Local News

Additional theft charges imposed on man linked to Rice County crash

Northfield News - Mon, 01/11/2021 - 5:31pm
An Owatonna man who was charged last week with burglary has been served additional felony charges, according to court documents.
Categories: Local News

Northfielder gives birth to first baby of the year at NH+C

Northfield News - Mon, 01/11/2021 - 5:30pm
A Northfield couple who had been anticipating the arrival of their second child became the first to deliver a baby in 2021 at Northfield Hospital & Clinics.
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As calendar turns to 2021, needs increase for struggling Rice County families

Northfield News - Mon, 01/11/2021 - 3:34pm
As the pandemic drags into a new year, the economic fallout that has hit lo- income families across Rice County especially hard is showing no signs of subsiding.
Categories: Local News

Police warn of counterfeit meds following overdose deaths

Northfield News - Mon, 01/11/2021 - 3:29pm
Local law enforcement are investigating the weekend deaths of two Faribault residents believed to have overdosed on counterfeit painkillers.
Categories: Local News

9-1-1 Technical Issues

KYMN Radio - Mon, 01/11/2021 - 3:05pm
Rice County is currently experiencing technical issues with the 9-1-1 emergency system. If you have an emergency and are unable to get through on 9-1-1 call 507-451-5685 or call your local police department. We will update you when the situation is fixed.

Lippert discusses new legislative session; Hospital eases visitor restrictions; Chamber announces Business and People of the Year

KYMN Radio - Mon, 01/11/2021 - 12:02pm
By Rich Larson, News Director The regular Minnesota legislative session began on Tuesday after a tumultuous summer and fall that saw legislators called to seven special sessions to deal with social unrest, disaster relief and the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. Representative Todd Lippert was sworn in for his second term prior to the session, and he

Clean Energy Project Financing Tools Webinar

City of Northfield Calendar - Mon, 01/11/2021 - 11:30am
Event date: January 27, 2021
Event Time: 12:15 PM - 01:15 PM
Location:
Northfield, MN 55057

Planning Commission Meeting

City of Northfield Calendar - Mon, 01/11/2021 - 11:00am
Event date: January 21, 2021
Event Time: 06:00 PM - 11:59 PM
Location:
Northfield, MN 55057

Film Discussion with Cecilia Cornejo

City of Northfield Calendar - Mon, 01/11/2021 - 10:56am
Event date: January 31, 2021
Event Time: 06:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Location:
Northfield, MN 55057

QAnon- what to do?

Carol Overland - Legalectric - Sun, 01/10/2021 - 11:10pm

When folks around you are mired in QAnon, conspiracies, lies, what to do? I’ve come around to thinking that what’s needed is intervention, and treatment and/or deprogramming, as with cults, or in 12 Step chemical dependency models.

After this last week, each of us should be asking this question and grappling with action.

From Psychology Today:

Part 1 – The Psychological Needs That QAnon FeedsWhat to do when someone you love becomes obsessed with QAnon

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Part 2 – How Far Down the QAnon Rabbit Hole Did Your Loved One Fall? What to do when someone you love becomes obsessed with QAnon

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Part 3 – 4 Keys to Help Someone Climb Out of the QAnon Rabbit Hole – What to do when someone you love becomes obsessed with QAnon

This is a little too “psych lite” for me, but in talking about intervention, there is this, which makes sense:

Another form of psychotherapy that could be applied to conspiracy theory beliefs is cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), which is designed to challenge “cognitive distortions” and false beliefs by looking at evidence to disconfirm them.

From the article, a reading list:

David Neiwert’s forthcoming book Red Pill, Blue Pill: How to Counteract the Conspiracy Theories That Are Killing Us also looks to be a worthwhile read.

Categories: Citizens

Fine Tune #470 why? 2021.01.10

KYMN Radio - Sun, 01/10/2021 - 7:15pm
So many questions these days… and why not? Why is a rich song subject, a few of which you will hear on this week’s edition of Fine Tune: Fine Tune 2021-01-10 #470 Why Was I Born? / Eddie Condon Why Don’t We Try Staying Home / Bobby Short Why Was I Born? / Judy Garland Why Try to

Visita de HACER y labor con COVID-19

KYMN Radio - Sun, 01/10/2021 - 5:25pm
Compartimos los segmentos de la entrevista con el equipo de HACER y con 30 años de experiencia apoyando a la comunidad latina, hacen una gran labor con COVID-19.  

Fill the Tank

Tom Swift - Untethered Dog - Sat, 01/09/2021 - 3:16pm

Coming back from illness and stress you want to return to baseline — but not so fast. You emptied your well. It must be refilled. Make few assessments; you haven’t been functioning at normal levels. Instead, rest. Stretch. Move. Drink water. Eat food. Read. Consume other art. Write without effort or expectation.

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Categories: Citizens

Do you support our democratic republic?

Carol Overland - Legalectric - Sat, 01/09/2021 - 2:50pm

U.S. Representatives Hagedorn and Fischbach for their vote January 6, 2021, to disenfranchise voters in other states, do you support our democratic republic?

Representatives Steve Drazkowski, Jeremy Munson, Tim Miller, Cal Bahr, Eric Lucero, Mary Franson, Glenn Gruenhagen and Shane Mekeland, and Senators Mary Kiffmeyer, Mike Goggin, Andrew Mathews, Mark Koran, Bill Weber, John Jasinski, and Rich Draheim, who wrote to Texas A.G. asking that Minnesota be included in the Supreme Court challenge, and addition that would be asking to disenfranchise Minnesota voters, do you support our democratic republic? (click on name for contact info)

SHAME on MN Legislators wanting MN added to TX suit

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