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Nfld City Clerk asks for patience as voting has been “unprecedented”; 2018 street project 14% over budget; Rowan awarded for Leadership

Fri, 10/09/2020 - 12:02pm
By Teri Knight, News Director We’re in the middle of Election season, an unusual year to be sure. Northfield City Clerk Deb Little has been at the helm. She talked with Jeff Johnson yesterday morning saying absentee/early voting has been unprecedented, adding, “I just ask people be patient, be kind to your election staff. They

Claudia Gonzalez-George, Northfield School Board Candidate

Fri, 10/09/2020 - 10:13am
Claudia Gonzales-George discusses her background candidacy for the Northfield School Board.

Anika Rychner on need for Volunteers at Northfield CAC

Fri, 10/09/2020 - 10:08am
Anika Rychner of the Northfield Community Action Center discusses the impact of the pandemic on needs in the community and the increased need for volunteers to help distribute food. For more information and sign up to volunteer, visit communityactioncenter.org.

The Weekly List – The Eddie Van Halen Show

Thu, 10/08/2020 - 6:00pm
This week, Rich is joined by his part-time co-host Dan Moir to discuss the music and passing of guitar legend Eddie Van Halen.

Council uses CARES $ to provide for safer work environment, local businesses and nonprofits; Free covid testing through 6pm today; Night to Unite united community for the CAC

Thu, 10/08/2020 - 12:02pm
By Teri Knight, News Director The City of Northfield received just over $1.5 million through the CARES Act, federal dollars to help stabilize communities during the pandemic. The City gave out $500,00 to local businesses and nonprofits impacted. Staff is going over the applications, getting the documentation needed to verify they qualify. Administrator Martig said

Noel Stratmoen, Incumbent School Board Candidate

Thu, 10/08/2020 - 9:10am
Noel Stratmoen discusses his background, School Board experience, and his run for re-election.

Deb Little on Elections and Voting

Thu, 10/08/2020 - 9:04am
Northfield City Clerk Deb Little provides information about the elections and voting.

Wildfire risk increases across Minnesota

Wed, 10/07/2020 - 2:33pm
Dry weather and drought across Minnesota have created conditions favorable for wildfires this fall. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources urges homeowners, woodland owners, farmers and outdoor recreationists to monitor statewide fire danger and current burning restrictions, which can fluctuate quickly this time of year. “Don’t fall for the trap that cooler weather cancels fire

2021 street projects move forward w/o trail addition – yet; Thelen is “Spreading the Love” throughout the Community; KYMN’s Election Guide

Wed, 10/07/2020 - 12:02pm
By Teri Knight, News Director The 2021 Northfield street projects were approved but without an additional trail connection. Engineer Sean simonson laid out the project for the Mayflower Hill area on the eastern edge of Northfield and the frontage roads along Hwy 3, “and the 3rd project area is the East Cannon River Trail connection.

Gerie Thelen on “Spreading the Love” Sculpture placed in downtown Northfield

Wed, 10/07/2020 - 9:24am
Local glass artist Gerie Thelen discusses her “Spreading the Love” sculpture that was placed at Armory Square in Northfield on October 6. Her work with Dale Lewis, a metal sculptor.  

Ben Martig reports on the Oct. 6 Northfield City Council meeting

Wed, 10/07/2020 - 9:17am
Northfield City Administrator Ben Martig reports on the October 6 Northfield City Council meeting.  

Jail study should wrap up in Dec.; Free Covid testing and Rice County numbers; Biermans honored for their efforts to enhance wildlife habitat

Tue, 10/06/2020 - 12:02pm
By Teri Knight, News Director The Rice County jail facilities study is in Phase two. Sheriff Dunn said they hope to have the full study wrapped up in December. He added, “we’ve now taken it to the next level and what our needs are with the Law Enforcement Center. And so now we’re starting to

Amy Goerwitz, Incumbent Candidate for Northfield School Board

Tue, 10/06/2020 - 9:29am
Amy Goerwitz discusses her experience as a member of the Northfield School Board and her candidacy for re-election.

Robert Coleman, Candidate for Northfield School Board

Tue, 10/06/2020 - 9:25am
Robert Coleman discusses his background and candidacy for Northfield School Board.

Deb Purfeerst on Covid testing in the area

Tue, 10/06/2020 - 9:10am
Rice County Public Health Director Deb Purfeerst provides information about free Covid testing taking place in Northfield and Faribault.

Riverwalk Mkt Fair event Saturday brings in new vendors; 2021 street reclamation, new City Clerk, CARES funds allocation all on Nfld Council agenda; Nfld District Youth Council has voice; Candidate forums link on KYMN

Mon, 10/05/2020 - 12:02pm
By Teri Knight, News Director The Riverwalk Market Fair is putting on a one day Festival this Saturday from 10am to 2pm on Bridge Square. Lisa Peterson, a Board member, shared, “we have over 50 vendors coming with 50% of those being brand new to the market”. Some of those new vendors include clothing, craft-made accessories,

Astonishing Tales – stories and essays. Your astonishment may vary

Mon, 10/05/2020 - 11:20am
Today we go back to 2018 to a fun interview, to find a reason to smile every day. Teri Knight talks with Matt Geiger who sets out to astonish us with his newest book, “Astonishing Tales – stories and essays.  Your astonishment may vary”.  Finding the awe in everyday, the humor in the mundane; he

Corey Butler, Northfield School Board Candidate

Mon, 10/05/2020 - 9:29am
Corey Butler discusses his background and experience as well as his interest in running for the Northfield School Board.

LWV candidate forum Northfield School Board 10-3-20

Mon, 10/05/2020 - 5:23am
On October 3rd, local candidate forums were held for Northfield Mayor, Council and School Board seats.. Sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Northfield and Cannon Falls, along with St. Olaf and Carleton colleges and the Northfield Area Chamber, you can view the proceedings through Zoom Webinar through Carleton College.

LWV candidate forum Northfield City Council 10-3-20

Mon, 10/05/2020 - 5:20am
On October 3rd, local candidate forums were held for Northfield Mayor, Council and School Board seats.. Sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Northfield and Cannon Falls, along with St. Olaf and Carleton colleges and the Northfield Area Chamber, you can view the proceedings through Zoom Webinar through Carleton College.