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School board votes for no mascot; Dundas reminds residents of parking policies; Summer Event Calendar looks promising

Wed, 05/26/2021 - 12:02pm
By Rich Larson, News Director During their meeting on Monday night, the Northfield School Board voted to retire the current Northfield Raiders mascot and remove it from any further use by the school district. But in a surprising move, the board also voted to not adopt a new mascot and instead directed that the block “N”

National Security This Week with Charly Salonius-Pasternak, 5-26-21 (Finnish, EU, NATO Defense Policies)

Wed, 05/26/2021 - 9:41am
Host Jon Olson talks with Charly Salonius-Pasternak with the Finnish Institute of International Affairs about Finnish, EU, and NATO defense policies.

Car burns on Trunk Highway 246

Tue, 05/25/2021 - 4:23pm
A car caught fire on Trunk Highway 246 in Northfield, just south of the new Jefferson Parkway roundabout this afternoon, bringing the Northfield Police and the Northfield Area Fire and rescue squad to the busy area just as school was letting out at the nearby middle school. Heather Ayerly of Goodhue said she was driving

NH+C offering more vaccination information; NPD offers community crime map; Lippert confident in budget deal

Tue, 05/25/2021 - 12:02pm
By Rich Larson, News Director Northfield Hospital and Clinics has launched a program to offer information about vaccines and vaccinations to those who are still deciding whether or not to be vaccinated.  A series of videos called NH+C in Conversation about Vaccination, offers testimonials from health care workers and hospital staff members about their experiences with, and

Dundas City Administrator Jenelle Teppen

Tue, 05/25/2021 - 9:39am
City Administrator Teppen discusses the May 24 meeting of the Dundas City Council.

Northfield Schools Superintendent Dr. Matt Hillmann

Tue, 05/25/2021 - 7:56am
Northfield Schools Superintendent Dr. Matt Hillmann discusses the retirement of the school mascot, the district budget for 2021-22, High School Commencement, and much more.  

Lippert says police reform still a priority; In-person trials underway in Rice County; Byerly named new president of Carleton College

Mon, 05/24/2021 - 12:02pm
By Rich Larson, News Director As legislative conference committees negotiate the details for the next state budget, Representative Todd Lippert made it clear that the DFL will still be looking for new police reform measures when Governor Walz calls a special session next month.  Lippert said the shooting of Daunte Wright in Brooklyn Center last

Broken Water Main on Woodley

Mon, 05/24/2021 - 10:42am
A water main break has occurred on Woodley Street at Waters Edge Circle. Crews will be working in the roadway along Woodley Street. Water outage is expected for the morning into the afternoon. Properties in the immediate area will be notified if their water service will be disrupted.

Wayne Eddy turns 80

Mon, 05/24/2021 - 9:42am
KYMN founder Wayne Eddy his 80th birthday and more.

Fine Tune #280 archive may 2021.05.23

Sun, 05/23/2021 - 7:20pm
Spring has lately brought some needed rain, and it was a rainy day in May of 2015 when this edition of Fine Tune  first aired: White Rain / Alex De Grassi – – Happy / John Fullbright – – Build Me Up From Bones / Sarah Jarosz – – Itch Inside Your Ear / Ari Herstrand

Hablamos de arte en Northfield

Sun, 05/23/2021 - 5:33pm
Seguimos con las vacunas a partir de los 12. La legislatura del estado termina y se aprueban los presupuestos de estado, gran noticia ya que se pusieron de acuerdo republicanos y demócratas. Oportunidades de arte para todas las edades y mural en la tienda de comida de Just Food.

Raider Wrap with Jimmy LeRue and AJ Reisetter 5/22/21

Sat, 05/22/2021 - 11:06am
Join Jimmy LeRue and AJ Reisetter for the latest in Raider sports and activities.  Get to know the athletes in our segment of Meet the Raider. This week, AJ goes behind the scenes with an interview with Girls Track and Field Captains, Jayna Jansen and Nicole Theberath. Jimmy catches up with Marty Johnson, on the

In-studio guests are back on AWD! 5/19/2021

Fri, 05/21/2021 - 6:42pm
Drum roll, please! After 14+ months of pandemic restrictions, today I was once again able to feature a LIVE IN-STUDIO guest for conversation and performance on All-Wheel Drive. What a thrill! And better yet, it was none other than one of my very favorite Minnesota musicians* (and all-around fabulous humans), Courtney Yasmineh! We chatted a

“The House of Mysterious Secrets” by Rolf Haas – A KYMN Radio Special

Fri, 05/21/2021 - 5:06pm
“The House of Mysterious Secrets” made it’s debut on KYMN Radio this morning. Rolf Haas, a violinist with the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra, wrote, produced, and performed the spoken word and violin. Chris Brunelle accompanied on the piano, and Alec Wells was the sound engineer.  It was recorded mainly at the First UCC Church in

Bridgewater’s Antoine is Minnesota Principal of the Year; Chief Elliott discusses mask rules; Love Our City Day tomorrow

Fri, 05/21/2021 - 12:02pm
By Rich Larson, News Director Nancy Antoine, the principal of Bridgewater Elementary School, has been named Minnesota’s  Distinguished Principal of 2021. The award, presented by the National Association of Elementary School Principals means that she is also a finalist for the National Distinguished Principal of 2021 award.  In a statement, Northfield Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Matt Hillmann

Kirk Muhlenbruck, new Merchants Bank President

Fri, 05/21/2021 - 9:03am
Kirk Muhlenbruck, new President of Merchants Bank in Northfield discusses his background.

Representative Todd Lippert on budget, police reform, Eco Act, Farmer Lender Mediation Act

Fri, 05/21/2021 - 8:57am
State Representative Todd Lippert discusses budget, police reform, clean cars policy, Eco Act, Farmer Lender Mediation Act, and more.

The Weekly List – The Bob Dylan’s 80th Birthday Show

Thu, 05/20/2021 - 6:00pm
With Bob Dylan’s 80th birthday coming next week, Dan just sort of sits and listens to Rich go on, and on, and on, and on about Bob Dylan. Also, Rich plays mostly covers of Dylan songs by famous people who understand how cool Dylan is.

Carleton bids farewell to steam; Healthfinders merging with Steele County Free Clinic; Council sees Strategic Plan draft

Thu, 05/20/2021 - 12:02pm
By Rich Larson, News Director Tomorrow, Carleton College will celebrate a major milestone when the school’s heating plant shuts off the steam powered heating system for the final time and switches over to geothermal energy.  In 2010, the school laid out a Climate Action Plan that included ambitious emissions mitigation goals. The switch to geothermal

Police Chief Mark Elliott on policy manual, community crime map, identity theft, wearing masks and more

Thu, 05/20/2021 - 8:36am
Northfield Police Chief Mark Elliott talks about the police department policy manual, the new community crime map that allows citizens to stay informed about crimes in the area, identity theft, wearing masks, and more.