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Northfield farmer uses grant to test precision ag services

Northfield News - Wed, 11/13/2019 - 12:30pm
Sam Peterson’s farm in Northfield includes a variety of soil types, with sand, loam and clay all represented on his acres.
Categories: Local News

Spousal fight turns into sexual assault charges; Exhaustive study of NPD shows lack of 3 positions; Navy Vet announces run for Senate District 20; Local legion fundraising with flag sale

KYMN Radio - Wed, 11/13/2019 - 12:02pm

By Teri Knight, News Director A fight between spouses turns into sexual assault charges. Early Sunday evening, Rice County deputies were dispatched to a residence on Cannon City Boulevard after someone called to report a concern that one of the residents was going to harm his wife and then himself. Deputies arrived to find 50-year-old

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Jenelle Teppen

KYMN Radio - Wed, 11/13/2019 - 10:02am

Dundas City Administrator Jenelle Teppen recaps the November 12 Dundas city council meeting. The council held a public hearing and then gave final approval for a conditional use permit for Cannon Valley Makers to use the building at 300 Railway Street. Teppen also provides an update on construction of the new city hall.

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Ben Martig

KYMN Radio - Wed, 11/13/2019 - 9:55am

Northfield City Administrator Ben Martig discusses last night’s city council work session (11/12) including a report on a study on efficiency, effectiveness and staffing of the police department, a new safe crossing across from the high school, a request from FiftyNorth to help fund an outreach coordinator for Age-Friendly Northfield, and the 2020 budget.

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Filings on Freeborn Wind… Again! Again!

Carol Overland - Legalectric - Tue, 11/12/2019 - 6:10pm

This round is for comments on Xcel’s Permit Amendment Request:

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Here’s what we (Association of Freeborn County Landowners) filed:

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Quite a few comments were filed.

Reply Comments due November 19, 2019, one week from today!

Categories: Citizens

$5 million gift to increase aid for first-generation, low-income students at Carleton

KYMN Radio - Tue, 11/12/2019 - 3:48pm

Northfield, Minn.—A $5 million gift from David Ignat ’63 and Eleanor Ignat will help make a Carleton education possible for first-generation and low-income students while challenging other donors to follow suit. As of Nov. 1, 2019, the Ignat Challenge matches outright commitments of $50,000 to $2.5 million that create or add to an existing endowed

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Jon Olson announces bid for Minnesota Senate District 20

KYMN Radio - Tue, 11/12/2019 - 3:32pm

US Navy Veteran, Educator, Minnesota Native Seeks Common Ground in a Politically Divisive Time CEDAR LAKE TOWNSHIP, MN – On this Veteran’s Day weekend, Jon Olson announces his bid to earn the DFL nomination for Minnesota Senate District 20. Jon Olson served on active duty in the United States Navy for 25 years before retiring

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2 more DFLers announce they're running for Minn. Senate seat

Northfield News - Tue, 11/12/2019 - 2:39pm
Two more DFLers, including a veteran Northfield city councilor, have announced they’ll seek their party’s endorsement in a bid to unseat first-term state seantor, Rich Draheim.
Categories: Local News

RFPs for jail study due Dec. 2; Farmers still harvesting – use caution; NPD study, roundabout on 246 on Nfld Council work session: T’is the season to Ring the Bell – sign up open

KYMN Radio - Tue, 11/12/2019 - 12:02pm

By Teri Knight, News Director The Rice County Sheriff’s Office sent out a Request For Proposals for a facilities and jail study after the Dept. of Corrections deemed the current jail insufficient for medium to higher security prisoners. Sheriff Troy Dunn said the DOC said they need more recreational and educational space. They also lack

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Local Legion #84 launches Flag Drive to benefit youth programs

KYMN Radio - Tue, 11/12/2019 - 11:37am

American Legion Post #84 Operation Flag Drive NORTHFIELD, MINNESOTA November 12, 2019 – Northfield American Legion Post #84 is launching Operation Flag Drive this month, its last fundraiser of 2019. Operation Flag Drive gives community members the opportunity to purchase new flags for personal use or to give as gifts this holiday season. All proceeds

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Olive Hupf

KYMN Radio - Tue, 11/12/2019 - 10:08am

Olive Hupf of Randolph is Wayne’s guest. The 86-year old talks about her life and about the Appalachia Shoe Box Mission that she assists with each year.  The Archdiocesan Council of Catholic Women added this mission to their Christmas project to fill a semi full of boxes of new, unwrapped gifts for over 1200 youth

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Dr. Matt Hillmann

KYMN Radio - Tue, 11/12/2019 - 9:54am

Northfield School Superintendent Dr. Matt Hillmann previews the school board meeting scheduled for this evening (11/12). There will be a National Merit reception just prior to the meeting where several commended students will be recognized. Hillmann will be conducting public tours of the new secure entry and main office construction project at Bridgewater School on

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Council approves $4.22 million project, will include new bike lanes

Northfield News - Tue, 11/12/2019 - 9:53am
The Northfield City Council on Nov. 5 approved a feasibility report for a $4.22 million road repair project, which will include installing bike lanes on three new stretches of city roadway.
Categories: Local News

1945 Chateau Clos de Sarpe, St-Emilion Grand Cru

Duck Fat and Politics - Tue, 11/12/2019 - 9:41am
Like a prayer that rises from the quiet lips of an old penitent, there is no beauty as elegant as old wine, resurrecting the glory of the Caryatids on the Acropolis and sunlight shining through high windows of St John Lateran onto hymn singing incense swinging priests, and although in the nose of this wine we inherit those relics whose memories are wrapped in the passage of time, we notice too in a swoon the fragrance of plum blossoms when you fall in love for the first time and your senses vibrate and expand to feel all that can be felt at once, dissolving the boundary of everything you thought you knew but just learned is only the smallest fraction of what can be known because until now you didn’t know love, didn’t know the smell of her skin just below her ear on that soft spot where your own breath mixes with hers and you can taste the commingling in the very air she inhabits, and when we breathe the skin of our loved one and inhale this beauty through our pores, each soft fragrance delineated along the touch of her lips, her neck, the almost impossible space between our skin and souls and in that inhalation we remember a memory of this love right now, and if we are fortunate to fall in love when the earth has moved past the sun and begins its long reflection back into itself we remember the earth radiating its stored heat, the pulse of an almost forgotten summer whose bass notes reverberate through our hands limbs and everything else all entwined and warm with wool and smoke and crystal clear breath and we wonder how anyone could forget this feeling, this full embrace of the world we live in. And how is it that seventy years ago when the scourge of war gashed raw this earth, killing and rupturing so much of itself from each other and a now irretrievable past, how did it come to be in those first months of peace, when the sun without judgment still poured across the land and the wind and the rain blew and fell without discriminating on who or what received its beneficence, how is it that on a field that was worked by farmers long since dead, whose hands are unknown to us today, how is it that they picked these grapes and crushed them with a memory of a tomorrow that just arrived. Seven decades ago, after the fermentation and resting in barrels, these grapes were put into bottles and laid in their caves only to lie there day after day after week after year after decade and my parents were young and they died more than a decade ago and still this wine sat in its cave untouched by light or heat or vibrations and the only thing that touched it was time, unforgiving linear time that softens things that once were sharp and brings down democracies and dictatorships and my almost six decades are enveloped and held in that time and still there is nothing but long silent memories until today when a protester in Hong Kong was shot and dozens injured and meetings were canceled because roads were blocked and still I made it to this restaurant in this quiet hush of an early evening in fall when the sky is washed with a breeze and the tear gas has dissipated and a relic from the past is remembered and poured into a glass and how does time express itself over time, a simple grape whose merest flaws or imperfections could have destroyed it years ago, how does it manage with such elegance to layer itself upon this long arc and still hold within it the lightest blush of strawberries and a bed of earth deep mushrooms and roots that draw up from rocks as old as life their nutrient remains and hold these twin remembories of spring and fall together in balance, weaving the many summers and winters together with this one small vineyard, one single harvest at the beginning of a long peace? How?
Categories: Citizens

Oles aren’t confined to a classroom

St. Olaf College - Mon, 11/11/2019 - 3:49pm
Play Video Oles Aren't Confined to a Classroom. Oles Learn Through Experience Students in St. Olaf College’s Media and the Environment course spent a semester collaborating with local nonprofits to produce high-quality, sophisticated videos promoting their work. Media and Film Studies Program Director Bill Sonnega, who taught the class, says students benefit from a direct, hands-on experience […]
Categories: Colleges

A new program to support student entrepreneurs

St. Olaf College - Mon, 11/11/2019 - 2:25pm
The new Entrepreneurial Scholars Program gives students a unique opportunity to apply what they've learned on campus to the business world, even before graduation, through partnerships with innovative companies.
Categories: Colleges

Commission struggles in early going to find health and human services savings

Northfield News - Mon, 11/11/2019 - 1:31pm
The task: find $100 million in savings in state health spending.
Categories: Local News

Veterans recognized in Veterans Day event

Northfield News - Mon, 11/11/2019 - 12:12pm
Northfield area veterans were given thanks for their service on Veterans Day in the form of patriotic songs and passages at Bridgewater Elementary School.
Categories: Local News

BTYR observes 100th Anniversary observation of Veterans Day; Dundas continues public hearing for Cannon Valley Makers tomorrow evening; Nfld Historical Society shares the many services they provide

KYMN Radio - Mon, 11/11/2019 - 12:02pm

By Teri Knight, News Director Yesterday, Northfield Beyond the Yellow Ribbon (NBTYR) hosted the 100th Veterans Day Ceremony at the Northfield Middle School. The Northfield High School band provided music with the Northfield Youth Choir singing the “Star Spangled Banner.” Members of the Stanton Civil Air Patrol presented the Memorial Table. Special guest Doug Carr

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