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All-Wheel Drive w/ Chris Koza 2/15/19

Fri, 02/15/2019 - 7:21pm

Fridays are even better when someone like Chris Koza swings by the studio for a visit! As always, such a treat to feature this talented musician and all-around awesome human. Chris has a new solo album coming out in April and he’ll be celebrating the release of “Sleepwalkers Part 1” on Friday, April 26 at

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KYMN off the air momentarily – and we’re back! at 1:56pm

Fri, 02/15/2019 - 1:43pm

We just had a power surge or something and it has taken out our on-air computer system.  We are temporarily off the air.  Please bear with us and we apologize for the inconvenience

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Cannon Falls man killed in rollover; Dennison man sentenced in CVO case; RFP’s sought for Roundabout at 246/Jefferson design; ALC works on steps to boost graduation rates

Fri, 02/15/2019 - 12:02pm

A 58 year old Cannon Falls man is dead after crashing his vehicle on Hwy 56 at Mile Post 84 in Warsaw Township.  Around 11:30 last night, Scott Theodore Friedrich was traveling northbound in a 2001 Chrysler town and country van when he lost control on the snow and ice and rolled into the ditch.

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Bruce Morlan

Fri, 02/15/2019 - 11:11am

Bruce Morlan, co-host of The Climate Show on KYMN radio and a member of the Northfield Climate Action Plan Advisory Board is Wayne’s guest. Bruce Morlan 2-15-19

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Laurin Haupt

Fri, 02/15/2019 - 10:37am

Author Laurin Haupt talks about her recently published book, A Miracle at Dachau.  In her book, Laurin tells the riveting story of her grandfather (her Opa) and his time in the Dachau prison camp. Laurin Haupt 021419

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ArtZany: The Wizard of Oz

Fri, 02/15/2019 - 10:02am

Today in the ArtZany Radio studio Paula Granquist welcomes director Rachel Haider and students from the Northfield Arts Guild Purple Door Youth Theater production of The Wizard of Oz. ArtZany! Radio for the Imagination 2-15-19 The Northfield Arts Guild Theater presents a Purple Door Youth Theater production of The Wizard of Oz. When a tornado rips through Kansas, Dorothy and her dog,

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Representative Todd Lippert

Fri, 02/15/2019 - 9:31am

State Representative Todd Lippert provides his weekly update of the Legislative Session and talks about the Farm to School legislation as well as gun violence prevention measures. Rep Todd Lippert 2-15-19

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The City of Northfield launches a public engagement platform

Fri, 02/15/2019 - 8:52am

The City of Northfield is excited to announce the launch of Polco, an innovative engagement platform where residents can directly provide input to the local government decision-making process. By using Polco, the City is making public participation easier for residents by meeting them where they are. Officials will post questions directly to residents on Polco’s

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Carleton College Awards Tenure to Chemistry Professor Christopher T. Calderone

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 2:58pm

Northfield, Minn.—A member of the Carleton College faculty has been awarded tenure by the Board of Trustees, effective Sept. 1, 2019. Christopher T. Calderone, assistant professor of chemistry, joined the Carleton department of chemistry in 2012, after earning his SB in chemistry from the University of Chicago, his MPhil in chemistry from Cambridge University, and his

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Nfld Chief warns drivers of high snow piles; “They’ve been thoughtful”  Malecha commenting on Bridgewater; “May the Forest be with you…”; KYMN feels the love!

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 12:02pm

Northfield Police Chief Monte Nelson stopped by KYMN studios yesterday to talk about the amount of snow piled up, in particular where children are at bus stops, driveways and anywhere the kids could be.  Pay attention to your driving habits and continue to watch for slick spots. The City was out all night plowing streets. 

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Brent Feldhake and Ryan Bollig

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 9:43am

Brent Feldhake and Ryan Bollig discuss the Northfield Police Reserve Program and how volunteers with the Reserve program assist the Police Department. Police Reserves 2-14-19

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Debby Larsen

Thu, 02/14/2019 - 9:37am

Debby Larsen from the Beyond the Yellow Ribbon Campaign talks about the BTYR mission to help veterans with need and to support families who have been deployed.  There will be an omelet breakfast fundraiser on Sunday, February 17, 8:30 – 12:30 at the Northfield Eagles Club. Debbie Larson BTYR 2-14-19

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New Farm to School bill

Wed, 02/13/2019 - 3:31pm

A bipartisan bill that would provide school districts across the state with a reimbursement for feeding students healthy, local foods through farm-to-school initiatives was introduced in the Minnesota Legislature today. Senator Mike Goggin (R-Red Wing) and Representative Todd Lippert (DFL-Northfield) are the chief authors of the bill, which would also provide technical assistance to growers

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Nfld Chief warns to use caution with high snow banks and more

Wed, 02/13/2019 - 3:02pm

Northfield Police Chief Monte Nelson stopped by the KYMN studios to ask residents to please use extreme caution traveling where students are out walking to and from school.  The snow piles are so high that you may not see them and they are likely not looking for you.  He also wants folks to remember to

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ADUs will get a closer look;  Northfield couple jailed on heroin charges; Will Nfld students have to make-up snowdays?

Wed, 02/13/2019 - 12:02pm

There’s widespread agreement that Northfield needs affordable housing and that Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs) could provide some relief.  The issues at last night’s Council meeting were that the Planning Commission wants to release them from regulations regarding parking access, the 20% rental rule, the size of the accessory dwelling units, to name a few.  Six

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Dina Fesler, Parts 1 and 2

Wed, 02/13/2019 - 11:32am

Dina Fesler returns as Wayne’s guest and talks about her latest adventures and endeavors. Dina Fesler 021119 Dina Fesler Part 2 021319

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Mike Krance and Milosha Malecha

Wed, 02/13/2019 - 9:53am

Mike Krance and Milosha Malecha of Northfield Shares talk about Random Acts of Kindness Week February 17 – 22.  For kindness ideas, visit northfieldshares.org. Random Acts of Kindness

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Rhonda Pownell and Ben Martig

Wed, 02/13/2019 - 9:46am

Northfield Mayor Rhonda Pownell and City Administrator Ben Martig discuss the February 12 City Council meeting. One of the topics is Accessory Dwelling Units (ADU’s ) which are dwellings separate from the primary unit and the garage that could be located in the backyard.  The Council is looking at possible changes to the governing ordinance

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2019 Rice Co. Hort Day March 9th

Wed, 02/13/2019 - 8:33am

2019 Rice County Master Gardeners Horticulture Day May the Forest be With You, Decorate With Green!  We still have seats available for you to register for the Rice County Horticulture Day “It’s time to Think Spring!” on Saturday, March 9th.   The annual Horticulture Day, will feature speakers on how to improve & preserve our trees, the

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Northfield Shares celebrates Random Acts of Kindness week

Tue, 02/12/2019 - 3:39pm

Northfield Shares, the Northfield area’s community foundation centered on philanthropy, volunteerism and collaborative leadership, is encouraging community members to perform random acts of kindness in celebration of National Random Acts of Kindness (RAK) Week 2019, which runs from February 17-22. The worldwide celebration is spearheaded and inspired by The Random Acts of Kindness Foundation, an

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