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GALLERY: Children turn into confident actors in Drama Lab camp

17 hours 14 min ago
Walking into a Drama Lab camp on day four, one might think the children participating have known one another for a long time.
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Collaborative looks to produce homegrown officers that reflect community's diversity

Wed, 07/28/2021 - 3:15pm
Calls for diversity in policing have only grown louder in recent years, but in small cities like Northfield and Faribault, recruiting women and people of color is easier said than done.
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Northfield HRA: Woodley property could be housing, mixed use, dog park

Wed, 07/28/2021 - 10:15am
Northfield Housing and Redevelopment agreed that the city should acquire 2.36 acres of land on Woodley Street at Hwy. 3. And it had several ideas on how the land could be used.
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Organizers ready to welcome bands, guests for one-day festival

Tue, 07/27/2021 - 1:15pm
The Roaring ‘20s followed a global pandemic 100 years ago and this same craving for community gathering and glee may be just what the doctor ordered. Especially following the public health safety guidelines during the country and state shutdown that…
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Northfielder charged in park shooting alleges incident fueled by drug deal gone wrong

Tue, 07/27/2021 - 12:56pm
A Northfield man is facing three weapons-related charges after allegedly shooting at another person he claims stole marijuana from him.
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Northfield Hospital + Clinics comes together, reaches out to tackle COVID-19 response

Tue, 07/27/2021 - 12:00pm
It’s a common saying: “If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go further, go together.”
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County administrator earns solid review, pay increase

Tue, 07/27/2021 - 11:30am
Rice County Administrator Sara Folsted continues to earn praise from her bosses, the county Board of Commissioners.
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Northfield teen arrested for Owatonna park shooting

Sat, 07/24/2021 - 8:41am
A Northfield teen has been arrested in connection with a July 18 shooting in Owatonna's Dartts Park.
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What's it take to show an animal at the fair? Months of preparation, persistence and commitment

Fri, 07/23/2021 - 7:00pm
Showing an animal at the fair requires more time and effort than just taking them out of the barn and whisking them off to the fair for judging on the day of the show.
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Northfield library adds content streaming service called hoopla digital

Thu, 07/22/2021 - 7:15pm
The popular on-demand streaming service hoopla digital is now available for free at Northfield Public Library. Library card holders can access more than 950,000 titles of audiobooks, eBooks, comics, music, movies and television for all ages and every taste. Content…
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City closes out insurance claim for wastewater treatment plant fire

Wed, 07/21/2021 - 7:31pm
Northfield City Council has OK'd the final insurance claim on its wastewater treatment plant, ending a particularly unpleasant chapter for the city.
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GALLERY: Local ag leaders recognized for involvement at annual program

Wed, 07/21/2021 - 6:30pm
Leaders in the agriculture community were pleased to be together again for what program host Jerry Groskruetz, of KDHL Radio, calls a day to celebrate agriculture and recognize those involved for the work they do.
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Northfield Urgent Care closes following decline in patients

Mon, 07/19/2021 - 7:21pm
Northfield Urgent Care closed its doors permanently July 1 after serving the community for 12 years citing a prolonged business decline.
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Northfield's Theater in the Park returns with "Lion in the Winter'

Sun, 07/18/2021 - 4:40pm
The Northfield Arts Guild Theater is back outdoors with its production of “The Lion in Winter” at 7 p.m. July 23-25, and 29-30 in the city’s Central Park, 421 Fourth St.
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Administrator's early '22 budget forecast: 2.6% levy increase

Sun, 07/18/2021 - 8:17am
Early predictions forecast a modest 2.6% increase in the city of Northfield’s 2022 property tax levy.
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GALLERY: Five young women chosen to represent 2021 Rice County Fair

Sat, 07/17/2021 - 7:23pm
Five young women will remember the day July 17, 2021 for years to come.
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Residents show up in force, oppose proposed west-side neighborhood

Fri, 07/16/2021 - 6:58pm
Northfield residents showed up en mass to voice their opposition to the Kraewood Addition preliminary housing plat during an emotional public hearing held Thursday as part of the Northfield Planning Commission meeting at City Hall.
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Region's farmers welcome rain in otherwise dry growing season

Fri, 07/16/2021 - 3:00pm
Despite the unseasonably dry weather earlier in the growing season, Mercedes Moffett says field crops in the local areas is relatively good.
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New program connects intellectually disabled, families to resources, provides support

Thu, 07/15/2021 - 12:12pm
Laura Baker Services Association has introduced a new program to help those with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families find the help they need at nearly every stage of life.
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2019 DJJD Ambassador Alyssa Koktavy to attend Minneapolis Aquatennial Ambassador Program

Thu, 07/15/2021 - 11:09am
The Defeat of Jesse James Days Committee proudly announces that 2019 DJJD Ambassador Alyssa Koktavy will be attending the Minneapolis Aquatennial Ambassador Program July 21-25 where she will vie for the title of Queen of the Lakes or one of…
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