Deb Purfeerst discusses Covid 19 Vaccine distribution in Rice County

KYMN Radio - Thu, 12/31/2020 - 8:58am
Rice County Public Health Director Deb Purfeerst provides information on distribution of the Covid 19 vaccine in Rice County.

Christmas on the Cannon 2020, Vol 5

KYMN Radio - Wed, 12/30/2020 - 6:00pm
On the final edition of Christmas on the Cannon for 2020, they guys discuss The E Street Band, Love Actually, and the art of asking a record store clerk what is playing on their stereo. Rich also teached Corey about Zydeco.

Embrace the Messiness

Tom Swift - Untethered Dog - Wed, 12/30/2020 - 4:44pm

You never liked to get your hands dirty. Even as a child in the sandbox, you did not like messes. Life, of course, is not always tidy. Seldom is. Embrace — rather than run from — this fact. Illness is part of life. Illness is messy. Ergo, to be always clean is not to live. […]

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Categories: Citizens

PPSA Annual Hearing Report

Carol Overland - Legalectric - Wed, 12/30/2020 - 4:22pm

It’s out, the Administrative Law Judge’s report on this year’s Power Plant Siting Act Annual Hearing. The hearing this year was particularly frustrating, horrible turnout, and I’ve got a part in that, because I didn’t spend the massive amounts of time getting notice out to people, drumming up interest, so there is that…

Here’s the Report:


Here are a couple of documents to check out that I included with a written comment:

OLA-Report_PUC Public Participation 2020Download Large Wind Application Guide.2Download

Categories: Citizens

City Council Meeting

City of Northfield Calendar - Wed, 12/30/2020 - 3:21pm
Event date: January 5, 2021
Event Time: 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM
801 Washington Street
Northfield, MN 55057
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A conversation with National Security This Week host Jon Olson

KYMN Radio - Wed, 12/30/2020 - 2:34pm
KYMN radio announced today that Jon Olson, a Minnesota native, retired Naval Intelligence Officer, professor, author, and recent candidate for State Senate, will host a new program on Wednesday mornings, National Security This Week. News Director Rich Larson discussed the new show with Olson, as well as his future plans for politics and his ambitious

Liquor Store revenue up slightly in 2019, uncertainty looms for 2020

Northfield News - Wed, 12/30/2020 - 1:29pm
Northfield Liquor Store’s revenue slightly increased in 2019, according to a report from the Minnesota State Auditor’s Office.
Categories: Local News

Burglary suspect arrested at South Oaks Apartments; School Board thanks Iverson and Hardy

KYMN Radio - Wed, 12/30/2020 - 12:02pm
By Rich Larson, News Director A 35-year-old man is in custody after being charged with attempted burglary at the South Oaks Apartments in Northfield.  Authorities said Daniel Rick Krotzer of Puposky, Minnesota was arrested Monday night after a resident reported a suspicious person attempting to enter the building.  When police arrived, they found Krotzer in the

Northfield Outdoors Year-End Review 2020

KYMN Radio - Wed, 12/30/2020 - 9:12am
Andy, Hayes and Dave will take a look back at 2020 and discuss some of the variety of shows, topics and guests.  They covered it all from hunting, fishing, motor sports, hiking and much more.  They had interesting guests and interviews.  They traveled the world to bring you a hunting guide from Colorado, animal trainer’s

Carrie Carroll talks about ‘Northfield Shares an Evening of Entertainment’ fundraiser

KYMN Radio - Wed, 12/30/2020 - 9:11am
Northfield Shares Program Director Carrie Carroll talks about the virtual fundraiser scheduled for January 23, ‘Northfield Shares an Evening of Entertainment.’ This inspiring FREE evening of entertainment will showcase talents from across Northfield including music, art, stories of community engagement, and joy. Click here for more information and to register.

Snow emergency declared in Northfield

KYMN Radio - Tue, 12/29/2020 - 5:58pm
Northfield has declared a snow emergency, effective until Thursday morning at 9am.  There is no parking allowed on any city street during the emergency until the street is plowed curb-to-curb. Vehicles parked on the street before they are plowed will be ticketed and are subject to towing. There is also no parking allowed in public

NH+C says new health records system provides patients easier access

Northfield News - Tue, 12/29/2020 - 2:18pm
The Northfield Hospital and Clinics Board of Directors earlier this month approved a five-year contract to implement a new electronic health records system administrators say will provide patients with easier access and convenience of use.
Categories: Local News

Northfield Hospital not focused solely on Covid; Peterson says goodbye to Northfield Arts Guild

KYMN Radio - Tue, 12/29/2020 - 12:02pm
By Rich Larson, News Director While most of the public health focus remains on the Covid-19 pandemic, the Northfield Hospital & Clinics are still open and available to treat all other ailments.  Northfield Hospital and Clinics President Steve Underdahl said the hospital’s capacity to treat people is not as stretched as other facilities in other parts of

Advocate for good roads and fiscal prudence, Gillen wraps Rice County board tenure

Northfield News - Tue, 12/29/2020 - 11:52am
After four election victories and more than a decade and a half of service, Rice County’s longest tenured commissioner is saying goodbye.
Categories: Local News

Mayor's Youth Council Meeting

City of Northfield Calendar - Tue, 12/29/2020 - 10:39am
Event date: January 6, 2021
Event Time: 07:45 AM - 08:45 AM
10541 Ibson Ave.
back building
Northfield, MN 55057

Chronic Wasting Disease

KYMN Radio - Tue, 12/29/2020 - 10:00am
Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) is an always fatal, contagious, neurological disease affecting deer species, elk, and moose. It causes a characteristic spongy degeneration of the brains of infected animals resulting in emaciation, abnormal behavior, loss of bodily functions and death. It is here in Minnesota. It is here in our region. No treatments or vaccines

Northfield Shares to present ‘An Evening of Entertainment’

KYMN Radio - Tue, 12/29/2020 - 9:52am
Northfield Shares will present Northfield Shares an Evening of Entertainment on January 23 at 7pm. The online presentation will be Northfield Shares’ first ever virtual fundraiser. The program will showcase talents from across Northfield, including music, art, and stories of community engagement. Among the performers scheduled to appear are Sam Ryden, Casey Wasner, Laura Caviani,

The Nature Conservancy

KYMN Radio - Tue, 12/29/2020 - 9:50am
The mission of The Nature Conservancy is to conserve the lands and waters on which all life depends. For 60 years, they have been working in Minnesota to do just that. Founded in 1951, The Nature Conservancy has over one million members, and has protected more than 119,000,000 acres of land and thousands of miles

Economic Development Authority Meeting

City of Northfield Calendar - Mon, 12/28/2020 - 2:46pm
Event date: January 28, 2021
Event Time: 07:30 AM - 09:00 AM
Northfield, MN 55057

Planning Commission expresses mixed feedback on plans for 150 apartment units, single-family homes

Northfield News - Mon, 12/28/2020 - 1:20pm
The Northfield Planning Commission, in recently expressing support for the underlying concept of a plan to build 150 apartment units and single-family homes near Greenvale Park Elementary School, also expressed concerns relating to neighborhood connectivity and affordable housing.
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