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Local partisans raise concern over yard sign thefts

Thu, 09/10/2020 - 6:30pm
With political tensions on the rise in advance of November’s election, local partisans are reporting a concerning increase in theft and vandalism of yard signs.
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Heywood graveside speakers: Parallels between hero, frontline workers

Wed, 09/09/2020 - 2:19pm
Speakers at the annual Joseph Lee Heywood graveside memorial service Wednesday reminded those in attendance that Heywood, who has achieved worldwide recognition after dying in 1876 while defending First National Bank against armed robbers, shares attributes with the frontline workers…
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City councilors express mixed views on body cameras

Wed, 09/09/2020 - 10:52am
Northfield city councilors’ views of body cameras remain mixed as 2021 budget discussions continue.
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Circle Lake fundraiser cancelled, cleanup continues

Tue, 09/08/2020 - 5:45pm
Over the last several months, residents of the Circle Lake area in northwest Rice County have made impressive progress toward their goals of cleaning up the lake and ridding it of invasive species.
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Health professionals urge early flu vaccinations during pandemic

Tue, 09/08/2020 - 4:00pm
It’s the time of year for jackets, crunchy leaves and pumpkin spice everything, but there’s something else the start of fall signifies: flu season.
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Health administrators: Multiple approaches needed for future

Tue, 09/08/2020 - 8:52am
Though there are continuing uncertainties surrounding COVID-19, south central Minnesota hospital administrators believe the coronavirus pandemic will only quicken needed health care changes.
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Tritch wins Horseshoe Hunt grand prize

Mon, 09/07/2020 - 5:05pm
A winner has been announced in the annual Defeat of Jesse James Days Horseshoe Hunt.
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Asset forfeitures remain high, though decline from 2018

Mon, 09/07/2020 - 4:30pm
After a record setting 2018, asset forfeitures across the state of Minnesota declined slightly in 2019, according to a new report issued by State Auditor Julie Blaha.
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Final DJJD Horseshoe Hunt clue released

Mon, 09/07/2020 - 7:00am
His life flashed before his eyes...
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DJJD Horseshoe Hunt clue No. 5

Sun, 09/06/2020 - 7:57am
Clue #5 (Sunday)
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Fourth DJJD Horseshoe Hunt clue announced

Sat, 09/05/2020 - 7:01am
Clue #4 (Saturday)
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Downtown store owners to Craig: stress remains as pandemic lingers

Fri, 09/04/2020 - 12:42pm
Downtown Northfield business owners, who have faced dramatic drops in revenue during COVID-19, say they remain nervous — even with more foot traffic — as fall and winter months near and the pandemic continues to wreak havoc on the U.S.…
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DJJD Horseshoe Hunt clue No. 3 released

Fri, 09/04/2020 - 6:55am
Gusty’s kin took the reigns
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A SHOW OF LOVE: City collaborates with artist on Domino's mural

Thu, 09/03/2020 - 12:38pm
It was a cool Thursday morning when Illinois-based artist Brett Whitacre continued spray painting the west exterior wall of the downtown Domino’s pizza building.
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Rice County Sheriff's Department prepares to embrace body cameras

Thu, 09/03/2020 - 11:00am
With concerns about police practices on the rise, the Rice County Sheriff’s Department is finally moving ahead with a long anticipated move toward equipping all deputies with body cameras.
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DJJD Horeshoe Hunt clue No. 2

Thu, 09/03/2020 - 8:29am
Then Gustafson came to town that day
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Wings Financial planning Northfield location

Wed, 09/02/2020 - 2:29pm
Minnesota’s largest credit union plans to build in Northfield next year.
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Welcome: 2020 Northfield Public Schools new teachers

Wed, 09/02/2020 - 12:33pm
Brent Dunkelberger
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Historical Society's approach to bank robbery shifts, includes more voices

Wed, 09/02/2020 - 11:23am
The Northfield Historical Society has shifted its approach in sharing the story of the 1876 robbery of First National Bank by the James-Younger Gang to reflect more community voices.
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DJJD Horseshoe Hunt clue No. 1 released

Wed, 09/02/2020 - 8:21am
Clue No. 1
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