CANCELED - Parks & Recreation Board Meeting

City of Northfield Calendar - Thu, 07/15/2021 - 8:40am
Event date: July 15, 2021
Event Time: 06:30 PM - 08:30 PM
Northfield, MN 55057

State to subsidize farmers for building water storage facilities in new program

Northfield News - Wed, 07/14/2021 - 5:00pm
When agricultural ditches and drain tiling were introduced in the mid to late 19th century, southern Minnesotans couldn’t have foreseen the cycle of precipitation — drought followed by bursts of heavy rain — that today’s farmers struggle with.
Categories: Local News

Hope for the Future

Laura Baker Services Association - Wed, 07/14/2021 - 4:30pm

So how about 2020? What a year! We’re all grateful to be able to be mostly done with quarantine and moving forward with our lives. At LBSA, 2020 was about keeping people safe from COVID-19 (both clients and staff) and examining and adjusting our business model to maintain our services. Limitations and life largely were the same whoever you talked with. However, I did notice one thing: people...


Categories: Organizations

Is it time for your commercial expansion?

Northfield Construction Company - Wed, 07/14/2021 - 1:19pm
Sometimes, a commercial space has run its course. But in the same breath, it is important to figure out when it is time to move on, or when to consider an expansion. Expanding an existing space may sound like a lot of work. While it isn’t a walk in the park, it doesn’t have to....
Categories: Businesses

New Froggy Bottoms owners granted liquor license; Help wanted at the school district; Memorial Park set for new playground equipment

KYMN Radio - Wed, 07/14/2021 - 12:02pm
by Rich Larson Last night, Two Scouts Standing, LLP received the approval for a liquor license, which will allow them to re-open and operate Froggy Bottoms and Lily PADio.  Neal Wilson, Cindy Wilson, and Michael Gasior, the three principals of Two Scouts Standing appeared before the City Council last night and outlined their desire to

Raider Wrap 7-10-2021 Jack Meehan Interview

KYMN Radio - Wed, 07/14/2021 - 9:42am
AJ Reisetter catches up with Luther College student and Northfield alum Jack Meehan on his journey after Northfield High School and how COVID-19 has affected his first two years in college.

Raider Wrap 7-3-2021 Boys 4×800 Relay

KYMN Radio - Wed, 07/14/2021 - 9:36am
AJ Reisetter catches up with Track and Field all stars Nathan Amundson and Sam Folland on how their 4×800 relay did at the state meet.

National Security This Week with E.K. Wilson, 7-14-21 (FBI Counterterrorism)

KYMN Radio - Wed, 07/14/2021 - 8:51am
Host Jon Olson talks with retired FBI Special Agent E.K. Wilson, who led the FBI’s Joint Terrorism Task Force investigating young Americans who joined the al-Shabab terrorist group and their supporters.

Ben Martig on Metronet, Froggy Bottoms and more

KYMN Radio - Wed, 07/14/2021 - 8:43am
Northfield City Administrator Ben Martig discusses the July 13 City Council meeting.  Topics include the Metronet project, liquor license for Froggy Bottoms, budget process for 2022, and more.

July 2021

Tom Swift - Untethered Dog - Wed, 07/14/2021 - 7:37am

14 Wednesday Being lost. Extra time in the evening. Your dog’s fur. Caring. Blurred lines. Stress. Mistakes. The opportunity they offer. The promise of self-exploration. With help. A full weekend ahead. Epsom salt. 10 Saturday The end of a long-short week. Kettlebell presses. Your digestive system. Reminders of your values. Coleman Hughes. Easy engagement. A […]

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Categories: Citizens

4 charged in rural Northfield murder after plot went awry

Northfield News - Tue, 07/13/2021 - 1:07pm
Four people have been charged in connection with the death of a rural Northfield resident reportedly killed as part of a plot to burglarize his Greenvale Township home and then set it on fire.
Categories: Local News

More details in Greenvale Township investigation; Red Cross needs blood; City Council will meet tonight

KYMN Radio - Tue, 07/13/2021 - 12:02pm
by Rich Larson New details are being learned about the apparent homicide of a Greenvale Township Man on July 2. According to several criminal complaints, four people, 29-year-old Nicholas Alan Taylor of St. Paul, 22-year-old Ryann Elizabeth Smith of White Bear Lake, 36-year-old Timothy William Tuit of Wadena and 25-year-old Stephanie Marie Peabody of Welch, were involved

Five hope to be a '21 Rice County Fair junior ambassador

Northfield News - Tue, 07/13/2021 - 12:00pm
The 2021 Rice County Fair Ambassador Coronation will take place at 6 p.m. Saturday, July 17 at the Fairgrounds, 1900 Fairground Drive, Faribault. This year, the ambassadors include a junior division. Those candidates are
Categories: Local News

Court DENIES Xcel costs!!!

Carol Overland - Legalectric - Tue, 07/13/2021 - 11:32am

A while ago, Xcel Energy had the audacity to demand $3,312.75 in costs from Association of Freeborn Landowners (AFCL):


I don’t think so! AFCL filed a “HOW DARE YOU!” objection:


Today, we received the Court’s decision — COSTS DENIED!

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Here it is! Whew!

This helps, but doesn’t make up for the loss of the appeals… sigh… turbines are up and running now, and already a problem.

Categories: Citizens

Jenelle Teppen on Memorial Park equipment and more

KYMN Radio - Tue, 07/13/2021 - 8:59am
Dundas City Administrator Jenelle Teppen talks about replacing the equipment at Memorial Park, utility rate study, and more.

Dr. Matt Hillmann recaps School Board meeting

KYMN Radio - Tue, 07/13/2021 - 8:54am
Northfield School Superintendent Dr. Matt Hillmann discusses the July 12 School Board meeting.  Topics include school resource officer, bus contract, school funding, Superintendent’s performance review, and more.

This Thursday 7/15 – Bridge Square Block Party!

NDDC's Downtown Northfield - Tue, 07/13/2021 - 8:27am

The summer fun continues in Downtown Northfield with the Bridge Square Block Party series on July 15. We’re partnering with FiftyNorth to bring entertainment and fun activities to the heart of downtown from 5:00 – 7:00 PM.

Bring your families and join your friends and neighbors and learn how to line dance at 5:00, listen to the FiftyNorth Community Band from 5:30 – 6:30 and experiment with multiple arts and crafts projects led by FiftyNorth artists in the square throughout the event. You can also purchase treats from local vendors, take advantage of “Third Thursday” shopping deals, stroll along the riverfront, or just put out a blanket and enjoy being out in the community again.

The NDDC will be selling Taste Tour Passport Coupon Books with over $50-worth of deals at 17 downtown restaurants and businesses (valid through December) and members of the FiftyNorth staff will be there with information and resources about membership and upcoming events and programs.

Mark your calendars and plan to join us for more fun on the third Thursdays through September! For more details and updates, be sure to follow the NDDC on Facebook (@DowntownNorthfield), or visit:

The 2021 Bridge Square Block Party series is made possible with generous support from the City of Northfield and our programming sponsors. The NDDC would specifically like to thank the following local businesses:

Platinum level:
Engage Print
Fairfield by Marriott Inn + Bar
Keith Pumper Plumbing and Heating

Silver level:
Carlson Capital Management
Heartman Insurance
Merchants Bank
Premier Bank

Bronze level:
Community Resource Bank
Division Street Properties
Forget Me Not Florist
Goodney & Associates
Northfield Retirement Community
Schmidt Homes

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Categories: Organizations

Night to Unite

City of Northfield Calendar - Mon, 07/12/2021 - 4:46pm
Event date: August 3, 2021
Event Time: 12:00 PM - 10:00 PM

City Council Meeting

City of Northfield Calendar - Mon, 07/12/2021 - 4:39pm
Event date: August 2, 2021
Event Time: 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM
801 Washington Street
Northfield, MN 55057

Six young woman vie for 2021 Rice County Fair ambassador

Northfield News - Mon, 07/12/2021 - 4:00pm
The 2021 Rice County Fair Ambassador coronation takes place at 6 p.m. Saturday at the Rice County Fairgrounds, 1900 Fairground Drive, Faribault.
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