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NHS cancels in-person graduation, to host online ceremony

Tue, 05/05/2020 - 8:48pm
The 2020 Northfield High School graduation ceremony will be held for students and their families online May 31.
Categories: Local News

COVID-19 fears keeping patients needing care away from ERs

Tue, 05/05/2020 - 1:19pm
As the coronavirus pandemic continues to spread, local emergency physicians are raising concerns that Minnesotans are taking advice to stay home a bit too literally and foregoing necessary medical care.
Categories: Local News

CAC Food Shelf receives more than 3¼ tons of food in mass donation

Tue, 05/05/2020 - 12:00pm
A food drive for the Community Action Food Shelf on Sunday netted more than 6,600 pounds of food from more than 140 cars/bikers in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Categories: Local News

Infectious disease experts: COVID-19 dangers make social distancing still necessary

Tue, 05/05/2020 - 9:30am
To infectious disease experts, despite increasing calls to reopen the economy from many across the country, the dangers of COVID-19 make continued social distancing necessary.
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Republicans endorse Kistner to challenge Rep. Craig in 2nd

Mon, 05/04/2020 - 3:15pm
Republicans have endorsed former U.S. Marine Corps officer Tyler Kistner of Prior Lake to challenge first-term Democratic Rep. Angie Craig in Minnesota’s 2nd Congressional District this November.
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GOP selects Kistner to face Angie Craig in congressional race

Mon, 05/04/2020 - 1:47pm
Prior Lake resident Tyler Kistner was endorsed by 2nd District Republicans on the first ballot during Saturday’s online convention to face off against U.S. Rep. Angie Craig, D-Eagan.
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Northfield man charged after allegedly molesting 12-year-old girl

Mon, 05/04/2020 - 10:45am
A Northfield man who allegedly molested a 12-year-old girl earlier this year now faces a first-degree criminal sexual conduct charge.
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Water association supports Dakota County ordinance banning certain industrial wells

Fri, 05/01/2020 - 8:28am
The Minnesota Water Well Association is supporting a Dakota County ordinance banning the drilling of certain industrial water wells for one year.
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Local hospital officials: Expect fewer face-to-face appointments after COVID-19

Thu, 04/30/2020 - 5:32pm
Local hospital officials believe the health care changes brought by COVID-19 will forever alter health care delivery.
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Commissioner questions process for selecting architect for jail study

Thu, 04/30/2020 - 5:00pm
The Rice County Board of Commissioners approved a contract for a study of its main jail despite strenuous objections from Commissioner Galen Malecha.
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Cannon Valley Co-op executive director steps down to move to Little Falls

Thu, 04/30/2020 - 12:25pm
Change is never easy.
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Facing financial strain, over 500 area child care providers receive emergency grants

Thu, 04/30/2020 - 11:30am
Difficulties facing southern Minnesota child care providers during the COVID-19 pandemic are varied — many are seeing decreasing enrollment and revenues, while others are taking on more school-age children and needing to expand their capacities.
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Dundas man charged following alleged 119-mph sport bike chase

Thu, 04/30/2020 - 8:30am
A Dundas man allegedly led multiple Rice County law enforcement agencies on a nearly 120-mph chase on a sport bike Tuesday.
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