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Economic Development Authority Closed Meeting

City of Northfield Calendar - Mon, 06/15/2020 - 3:23pm
Event date: June 25, 2020
Event Time: 07:30 AM - 08:00 AM
Location:
801 Washington Street
Northfield, MN 55057

Housing and Redevelopment Authority Closed Meeting

City of Northfield Calendar - Mon, 06/15/2020 - 3:21pm
Event date: June 23, 2020
Event Time: 03:30 PM - 04:00 PM
Location:
Northfield, MN 55057

Tavern of Northfield re-opening pushed back to next spring

Northfield News - Mon, 06/15/2020 - 3:06pm
Ongoing disputes between insurance companies and Rebound Enterprises will likely push back the opening of the Tavern of Northfield until at least spring 2021.
Categories: Local News

Fundraiser nets at least $140,000 for Northfield nonprofits

Northfield News - Mon, 06/15/2020 - 12:43pm
Local nonprofits are set to receive a needed financial infusion later this year thanks to a Northfield Shares fundraiser that has so far netted $140,000.
Categories: Local News

Water St. closure back on Council agenda; Underdahl urges covid precautions continue; NPD Chief message to community; Nfld Y opens; “Don’t cut through neighborhoods” as Roundabout detour starts

KYMN Radio - Mon, 06/15/2020 - 12:02pm
By Teri Knight, News Director The slim vote of Northfield Council to close the Water St. Bridge will be back on their agenda for tomorrow night. C. Peterson White and Zweifel were focusing on the pedestrians, bicyclists and fishermen, however, staff, the Mayor and C. Ness and DeLong had the businesses in mind. Many of

I Am Harriet Tubman

KYMN Radio - Mon, 06/15/2020 - 11:20am
Tired of reality stars being hailed as some sort of hero, NY Times Best-selling author Brad Meltzer set out to write stories of ordinary heroes and the series I am… began.  Today’s book is “I Am Harriet Tubman”. This friendly, fun biography series focuses on the traits that made our heroes great–the traits that kids

HomeTown Credit Union breaks ground on full-service Northfield location

Northfield News - Mon, 06/15/2020 - 10:45am
Local officials on Friday broke ground on a full-service HomeTown Credit Union branch expected to provide residents with more financial service options.
Categories: Local News

St. Olaf graduate named a 2020 Bush Fellow for his medical research

St. Olaf College - Mon, 06/15/2020 - 8:47am
Mayo Clinic researcher Essa Mohamed '09 has been named a 2020 Bush Fellow for his work on liver disease disparity.
Categories: Colleges

Nearly 43,000 lbs of ground beef recalled

KYMN Radio - Mon, 06/15/2020 - 5:03am
Lakeside Refrigerated Services Recalls Beef Products due to Possible E.coli O157:H7 Contamination Class I Recall012-2020 Health Risk: HighJun 13, 2020 Congressional and Public Affairs Emmanuel Olufotebi (202) 720-9113 FSISpress@usda.gov WASHINGTON, June 13, 2020 – Lakeside Refrigerated Services, a Swedesboro, N.J. establishment, is recalling approximately 42,922 pounds of ground beef products that may be contaminated with E.

Fine Tune #462 you 2020.06.14

KYMN Radio - Sun, 06/14/2020 - 7:15pm
On this week’s episode of Fine Tune, I’m thinking about You… You Can’t Lose a Broken Heart / Butch Thompson & Pat Donohue Whole Lotta You / Pat Donohue More Than You Know / Blossom Dearie I Concentrate on You / Stacey Kent & Jim Tomlinson The Nearness of You / Bill Charlap You’ve Got

Hope by Way of the Hoe

Tom Swift - Untethered Dog - Sun, 06/14/2020 - 3:49pm
I have a deadline tomorrow and usually the drafts of these come right out but not this time and I had already gotten an extension so, no choice, have to keep pecking away. This is the case whether or not the words come out in sensible strings and, mostly, they have not been. I am […]
Categories: Citizens

Actividades de verano a pesar de la pandemia

KYMN Radio - Sat, 06/13/2020 - 5:13pm
Las actividades de verano van a ser de forma virtual. La piscina/alberca municipal abre el 1 de julio con medidas especiales para evitar contagios.    

Gospel anthem arrangement honors Anton Armstrong’s service-minded career

St. Olaf College - Sat, 06/13/2020 - 2:21pm
Conductor of the St. Olaf Choir Anton Armstrong '78 received a special composition of "If I Can Help Somebody" to celebrate his 30th year by renowned composer and conductor André Thomas.
Categories: Colleges

Zumbro Audubon Society with Joel Dunnette

KYMN Radio - Sat, 06/13/2020 - 11:54am
The Zumbro Valley Audubon Society works to bring awareness, appreciation and education to the public about the natural world around them.  ZVAS is a non-profit environmental organization dedicated to conservation.  If you are interested in birds, nature or just love the outdoors, ZVAS is an organization you may want to consider learning more about.  Listen in as Andy and

Northfield Police Chief addresses police policy and procedures

KYMN Radio - Fri, 06/12/2020 - 3:44pm
Police Department Chief’s message The Northfield Police Department appreciates, understands, and recognizes the concerns related to the death of George Floyd while in custody of Minneapolis Police officers, as well as the many related questions and demands related to race, justice, and police use of force. We, along with the Law Enforcement community as a

Results of NDDC “Business Blitz” fundraiser!

NDDC's Downtown Northfield - Fri, 06/12/2020 - 3:01pm

The Northfield Downtown Development Corporation (NDDC) is pleased to announce the results of the “Downtown Northfield Small Business Blitz” fundraising campaign held May 1-16, 2020.  This campaign was conducted in conjunction with the #GiveAtHomeMN event sponsored by GiveMN.org.

The goal of the NDDC fund drive was $2,500. Our donors generously exceeded that goal with a final tally of $3,055.  These donations will be distributed to the following businesses who applied for one-time assistance to improve their operations during the COVID-19 pandemic:

  • Aquatic Pets Plus—for interior lighting improvements
  • Forget-Me-Not Florist—for updates to outdoor signage and awnings
  • The HideAway Coffeehouse and Wine Bar—for interior remodeling projects
  • The Quarterback Club—for interior remodeling projects
  • Vintage, Etc.—for interior painting projects

This outpouring of financial support is a follow-up to the $4,000 already distributed to eight other downtown Northfield businesses by the NDDC. These funds were provided by Rethos: Places Reimagined to the NDDC as Northfield’s designated Main Street organization.

For more information about the NDDC and its mission, please visit www.downtownnorthfield.org. If you have questions for the NDDC, please contact Greg Siems at greg@nddc.org or call 507-645-5604.

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Categories: Organizations

Northfield Public Schools weighing several fall learning options

Northfield News - Fri, 06/12/2020 - 3:00pm
As COVID 19-induced uncertainty continues to swirl around this fall’s learning format for districts across the country, Northfield Public Schools is evaluating several options.
Categories: Local News

Video on Hwy 246 and Jefferson Pkwy roundabout project

KYMN Radio - Fri, 06/12/2020 - 1:51pm
Northfield Engineering Manager, Sean Simonson, discusses this Summer’s work on the roundabout project  and four grade-separated underpasses. He shows general detours and school access. The work is scheduled into October, 2020.  

City Council Meeting

City of Northfield Calendar - Fri, 06/12/2020 - 1:16pm
Event date: June 16, 2020
Event Time: 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Location:
801 Washington Street
Northfield, MN 55057
Description:
Members of the public may monitor the meeting:

Conference Number: +1 (646) 749-3122
Access Code: 773-412-917

Three-county interstate pursuit ends near Hope

Northfield News - Fri, 06/12/2020 - 1:14pm
A vehicle pursuit that began in Scott County ended on Interstate 35, just outside of Hope in Steele County, on Wednesday, according to the Owatonna Police Department.
Categories: Local News
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