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PROGRESS: Stanton Airport starts up Civil Air Patrol program

6 hours 57 min ago
At Stanton Airport, kids are starting to fly.
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Hastings man charged for role in June crash north of Dennison

9 hours 12 min ago
A Hastings man faces two felony charges after a June car crash north of Dennison that police say was caused by his intoxication.
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No rest in the summer for Northfield physics teacher

9 hours 36 min ago
Call it a vacation if you like, but for Northfield physics teacher Rebecca Messer, summer is not a time for rest.
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Dundas man faces 6 felonies for innapropriate communication with child

10 hours 13 min ago
A Dundas man faces six felony charges for what police say was inappropriate communication through a messaging app with a North Carolina teen.
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PROGRESS: Archer House celebrates 140 years, appears as vibrant as ever

16 hours 31 min ago
In terms of iconic Northfield attractions, the Archer House is toward the top of the list.
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PORTRAITS: Maltrata, Northfield's sister to the south

17 hours 31 min ago
Northfield, Minnesota and Maltrata, Veracruz, Mexico may not be official sister cities, but they are undoubtedly linked by DNA.
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Weaponizing fishing pole nets felony charge for Northfield woman

Wed, 07/26/2017 - 5:11pm
A Northfield woman was charged July 17 with felony domestic assault, interfering with an officer and disorderly conduct after reportedly whipping a man with a fishing pole.
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PROGRESS: Carleton College Weitz Center music building set for September opening

Wed, 07/26/2017 - 3:32pm
This September, six years after opening its doors, the Carleton College Weitz Center will do it again.
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Northfield sets for record participation in 2017 Night to Unite

Wed, 07/26/2017 - 1:50pm
With 41 neighborhoods participating, 2017 Night to Unite in Northfield should be bigger than ever before.
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Pair of county jobs move out of voters' hands

Tue, 07/25/2017 - 4:05pm
When Rice County voters go to the polls next year, they’ll find two fewer boxes to check.
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Secure Base Counseling Center sees continued growth, building expansion

Tue, 07/25/2017 - 2:13pm
Secure Base Counseling Center can point to the number of people it employs as just one sign of exponential growth since the business started 5½ years ago. Another, more visible, example might be a look at the building it occupies…
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Northfield Crazy Daze returns to Division Street Thursday

Tue, 07/25/2017 - 1:24pm
It’s simple really: if it’s not broke, don’t fix it.
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Fire service board members express differing opinions in survey

Tue, 07/25/2017 - 12:47pm
For all their efforts, Northfield Area Fire and Rescue Service Board members still seem to be operating on different wavelengths.
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Landowners have new options, website to help with buffer law

Tue, 07/25/2017 - 12:16pm
The Minnesota Board of Water and Soil Resources has two additional resources for landowners working to comply with the state’s buffer law.
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Dundas talks additional police staffing amid budget discussion

Mon, 07/24/2017 - 9:28pm
Budget talks drove much of the discussion Monday at the Dundas City Council meeting.
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Northfield School Board sets $109 million bond vote for Nov. 7

Mon, 07/24/2017 - 7:30pm
It’s official. This fall, Northfield voters will be asked to approve paying for some major school district upgrades.
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Living Greens Farm quadruples its vertical food growing operation in Rice County

Mon, 07/24/2017 - 3:37pm
From butter lettuce to arugula microgreens, Living Greens Farm specializes in growth. In August, the company will undergo some growth itself, quadrupling its size in its Faribault facility.
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A decade of data offers glimpse into watersheds' health

Mon, 07/24/2017 - 6:55am
Chad Anderson and John Sandberg slosh through a muddy stream in hip waders, pausing occasionally to duck under overgrown branches or swat a mosquito.
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Rice County Fair demo battles are family affairs

Mon, 07/24/2017 - 6:14am
Brother against brother. Wife versus husband.
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For 2nd year, Northfielder takes Aquatennial crown

Sun, 07/23/2017 - 4:27pm
Vanessa Gonzalez, who served as a 2016 Defeat of Jesse James Days ambassador, was named 2018 Aquatennial Queen of the Lakes in a Saturday ceremony in Minneapolis.
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