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Drop the drone during fire season

7 hours 45 min ago

Press Release from the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources April 23, 2019 Flying a drone can be a lot of fun—but it can be downright dangerous during a wildfire, according to the Department of Natural Resources. “Most people wouldn’t dream of driving their car in front of a fire engine that’s responding to a fire,”

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Changes in banking industry lead to decision; NHS graduation rates soar over statewide averages; No wake!

11 hours 50 min ago

By Teri Knight, News Director   There’s been a lot of change in the banking industry over the past 11 years while Tim Viere has been the President of the First National Bank of Northfield. He said, “The model that we’re under is making loans and bringing in deposits but we don’t have a lot

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Drew Roach

12 hours 15 min ago

Wayne visits with Drew Roach who has started a business in Northfield called Essential Carpet Cleaners. His company incorporates essential oils in the cleaning process.    

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Dana Kuyper

12 hours 23 min ago

Dana Kuyper of Northfield is Wayne’s guest and talks about a fundraiser for Northfield Wrestling to be held on April 27 beginning at 5:00 p.m. at the Northfield Golf Course.  There will be social hour, dinner, live auction, and live music provided by Chad Johnson.

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Tim Viere and Rick Estenson

14 hours 29 sec ago

First National Bank President Tim Viere and Vice-President Rick Estenson discuss the sale of First National Bank to Merchant Bank.

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John McCarthy

14 hours 4 min ago

Dundas City Administrator John McCarthy talks about the April 22 City Council meeting.  Topics include the annual audit, a new housing development at Bridgewater Heights, and the search for the new city administrator. Five finalists will be interviewed on May 1.

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Dr. Matt Hillmann

14 hours 12 min ago

Northfield School Superintendent Matt Hillmann shares local graduation rates which are much higher than the statewide averages, and he reviews the April 22 School Board meeting.

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City of Northfield taking part in Earth Day celebrations on April 27

Mon, 04/22/2019 - 2:50pm

By Cole Johnson, City of Northfield Water Quality Technician The City of Northfield will be attending the 10th Perennial Earth Day Celebration this Saturday April 27 from 3 to 6 p.m. at Armory Square. A city representative will be tabling a booth to answer any questions you may have about stormwater. The Cannon River Watershed Partnership will

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Rice County 2019 road construction season has begun

Mon, 04/22/2019 - 2:12pm

The Rice County Highway Department’s construction season is set to begin. This year’s projects include the following: Media Release-2019 Rice County Construction Season

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No wake restrictions on all Rice County waterways

Mon, 04/22/2019 - 2:02pm

Press Release from Rice County Sheriff Troy Dunn: Due to the recent heavy rainfall over the last week and rising water levels on our local lakes, rivers and streams, the Rice County Sheriff in cooperation with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is enacting an Emergency Water Surface Use Restriction.  This means that all watercraft

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First National Bank of Northfield is being sold; An Easter gas grill explosion injures one and destroys 2 mobile homes; CAC/HRA partnership aids homeless

Mon, 04/22/2019 - 12:02pm

By Teri Knight, News Director First National Bank of Northfield is being sold. According to President and CEO Dave Shumway, Merchants Bank will acquire the local bank by the end of 2019. Shumway and President & CEO of Merchants Financial Group, Greg Evans, said the agreement is subject to shareholder and regulatory agency approval but

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Shout by Laurie Halse Anderson

Mon, 04/22/2019 - 11:15am

On today’s 15 with the Author, Teri Knight talks with New York Times bestselling author Laurie Halse Anderson. She first wrote about sexual assault in her groundbreaking, award-winning novel “Speak” in 1999. Considered an iconic work of literature, “Speak” opened the door for a national dialogue about rape culture and consent. It also became one of

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Informe Mueller y otras noticias

Sun, 04/21/2019 - 9:20pm

Estuvimos repasando la actualidad nacional e internacional con el informe Mueller del FBI sobre la presidencia, el fuego en la catedral de Notre Dame en Paris, los atentamos terroristas en Sri Lanka que dejaron mas de 200 muertos y eventos en torno a las licencias de manejo para todos en Minnesota. El Super Barrio 4

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Fine Tune archive #276 sweet 21 April 2019

Sun, 04/21/2019 - 7:15pm

Fine Tune 04-05-15 #276 This sweet Easter edition of Fine Tune originally aired 5 April 2015: Original Jelly Roll Blues / Butch Thompson Sweet Sue / Fats Waller Oh! You Sweet Thing / Mills Blue Rhythm Band Ida (Sweet as Apple Cider) / W Lee O’Daniel & his Hillbilly Boys Sweet Sue / Dicky Wells

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<p>The Boundary Waters, is a region of

Sat, 04/20/2019 - 11:55am

The Boundary Waters, is a region of wilderness straddling the Canada–United States border between Ontario and Minnesota, in the region just west of Lake Superior. It is characterized by a vast network of waterways and bogs within a glacially-carved landscape of Precambrian bedrock covered in thin soils and boreal forests. On today’s Northfield Outdoors, hosts

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Life jackets a safety necessity when boating on cold water

Fri, 04/19/2019 - 4:16pm

DNR News Release April 19th Men 20-60 years old least likely to wear life jacket, most likely to drown With waterways across the state clearing of ice, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources reminds anxious boaters that wearing a life jacket is a critical safety necessity during the spring “cold water” season. While boaters should

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Stu Voigt

Fri, 04/19/2019 - 10:17am

Former Minnesota Viking Stu Voigt returns to the Wayne Eddy Affair and talks about the long-term effects of football injuries on players and gives his thoughts about a path to the playoffs for the Vikings.  

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Len Schrader

Fri, 04/19/2019 - 9:37am

Len Schrader, a member of the Minnesota Fire Engine Club, talks about “Pumpers in the Park” to be held on Saturday, May 25, 7:00-10:30 p.m., next to the Cannon River by the Post Office in Northfield.  The Minnesota Fire Engine Club is dedicated to the education of the public and also in the preservation, restoration

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ArtZany: Northfield 2019 Sidewalk Poetry Winners

Fri, 04/19/2019 - 9:01am

Today in the ArtZany Radio studio Paula Granquist welcomes Bonnie Jean Flom from the Northfield Arts and Culture Commission and winners from the 2019 Sidewalk Poetry Contest. Northfield’s Arts and Culture Commission DEJA TU HUELLA / MAKE YOUR MARK 2019 Sidewalk Poetry Contest Winners Announced www.ci.northfield.mn.us/630/Sidewalk-Poetry The Arts and Culture Commission (ACC) of Northfield, in

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