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Sen. Elizabeth Warren in Northfield

Mon, 10/19/2020 - 11:27am
Minnesota Students for Biden Get Out the Vote organized a student rally with appearances from Lt. Governor Peggy Flanagan, U.S. Congresswoman Angie Craig and former Presidential hopeful, Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren. The full audio is below:    

Cathy Osterman on Virtual Cemetery Stories

Mon, 10/19/2020 - 9:40am
Cathy Osterman, Executive Director of the Northfield Historical Society, provides information about 2020 Cemetery Stories which are virtual this year.    For more information and to listen, visit    

Representative Todd Lippert, Incumbent for District 20B State Representative

Mon, 10/19/2020 - 9:29am
District 20B State Representative Todd Lippert discusses his background and run for re-election as well as his priorities for issues to be addressed by the Legislature.  

Casos de covid en aumento en el condado de Rice

Sat, 10/17/2020 - 5:32pm
Siguen aumentando los casos de Covid-19 en el condado de Rice. Se acercan las elecciones presidenciales, estatales y locales el 3 de noviembre.

Split Rock Lighthouse

Sat, 10/17/2020 - 11:52am
And Hayes Scriven makes a special appearance. Former co-host of Northfield Outdoors is back with Dave and Andy to talk about Split Rock Lighthouse. A jewel of a lighthouse located southwest of Silver Bay, Minnesota on the North Shore of Lake Superior.  It is a must-see if you’re planning a trip anywhere near Duluth or north

Raider Wrap 10-17-20

Sat, 10/17/2020 - 11:23am
Sebastian Burset and Maddy Smisek from the Raiders Soccer Team Joins Jimmy LeRue on this mornings Radier Wrap.  They will take on Owatonna on Tuesday for the section semi finals. Bubba Sullivan joins the program and shares some highlights of the Raiders game against New Prague and what’s up for next week against Mankato West.

Domestic Violence calls triple; Bonding passes – Lippert/Draheim comment – Nfld Transit Hub to receive funding; Covid, cleaning and teaching; Roundabout update

Fri, 10/16/2020 - 1:34pm
By Teri Knight, News Director October is Domestic Violence Awareness month. The Hope Center’s Erica Staab said, that about two weeks after the pandemic shut everything down, there was a huge spike in domestic violence calls around the state. She said, “and we are getting double and triple the volume of calls that we normally

Senator Rich Draheim on Bonding Bill

Fri, 10/16/2020 - 9:27am
Senator Rich Draheim talks about the recently passed bonding bill.

Beth Kallestad provides energy tips

Fri, 10/16/2020 - 9:23am
It’s Energy Awareness Month and Beth Kallestad of the City of Northfield provides energy tips. Learn more about Xcel Energy’s home energy savings opportunities: CERTs 2020 Energy Awareness Month Press Release (1)

Joy Riggs on newly installed playground

Fri, 10/16/2020 - 9:19am
Joy Riggs of the Healthy Community Initiative talks about a new playground that is geared for children ages 0-5 that has been installed at the Northfield Early Childhood Education Center.

Representative Todd Lippert discusses Bonding Bill

Fri, 10/16/2020 - 9:12am
Representative Todd Lippert talks about the bonding bill that passed during the recent special Minnesota legislative session.

NH&C begins scheduling limited visits to residents of Long Term Care

Thu, 10/15/2020 - 1:55pm
 Northfield Hospital + Clinics will begin scheduling limited visits to residents of the Long Term Care Center, with strict COVID precautions. Scheduling of indoor visits begins on October 19. Limited, scheduled visits will be allowed. Drop-in visits are NOT allowed. The Long Term Care Center has had no cases of COVID among residents or staff.

KYMN is looking to hire a News Director

Thu, 10/15/2020 - 1:22pm
KYMN Radio is now accepting applications for a News Director.  Our current director, Teri Knight, has accepted a position with Gertens as their Lead Writer and Content Manager (her Dream Job, working in the gardening industry and we are very happy for her!). Applicants must have strong writing and journalistic skills, a general knowledge of

Nfld School Board approves bond sale at 0.37% rate; Franchise fees could replace special assessments; Dundas to add temporary lights at City Hall

Thu, 10/15/2020 - 12:02pm
By Teri Knight, News Director  The Northfield School Board refinanced $10 million in debt. Superintendent Dr. Matt Hillmann explained that they had a bond sale last week and it was ratified by the Board this week. They thought at the time they would save about $270,000 based on a 1.25 to 1.5% interest rate. Hillmann

Erica Staab on Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Thu, 10/15/2020 - 9:23am
October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month and Hope Center Director Erica Staab talks about the services and support offered by the Hope Center.  For more information, visit

Remember Radio – May 2, 1948

Wed, 10/14/2020 - 7:46pm
This week, Rich and Andrew discuss Ella Fitzgerald, The Lone Ranger, and Tarzan of the Apes.

Rice Co. Public Health offering flu vaccinations

Wed, 10/14/2020 - 2:02pm
Influenza (flu) is a contagious respiratory illness that can be serious, and even life-threatening. Flu vaccination is recommended for everyone 6 months of age and older, every year. Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, it is especially important to get vaccinated this year, since having two serious respiratory illnesses circulating in our communities could lead

New Northfield Playground Expands Access to Early Childhood Recreation

Wed, 10/14/2020 - 1:57pm
Young kids visiting the new Northfield Community Education Center are celebrating today because they have a great new place to play. For months, representatives from Northfield Public Schools, Northfield Promise, StriveTogether, and KABOOM! (the nonprofit organization focused on ending playspace inequity) have worked together to increase access to playspaces for local kids with the creation

Eric Trump invokes God in speech at Felton Farms; Policy 809 approved by Nfld School Board; Dundas looks at opportunity for neighborhood ice rink; Food Shelf needs your help

Wed, 10/14/2020 - 12:02pm
By Teri Knight, News Director An estimated crowd of about 300 people attended Eric Trump’s visit yesterday to Felton Farms on Northfield’s northeast corner. Amid Trump flags and shouts of “four more years”, Trump told the crowd inside the shed that God put his father in office and that the race is no longer Republicans

Crown Cork & Seal pays $60,173 for air quality violations in Steele County

Wed, 10/14/2020 - 10:42am
Crown Cork & Seal, a company that makes packaging products, has agreed to pay a $60,173 civil penalty to the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) for air quality violations at its manufacturing facility in Owatonna. Crown Cork’s air permit limits its emissions of volatile organic compounds (VOCs, a class of commonly regulated air pollutants) to