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Jeff and Lisa LaCanne named 2019 “U of M Farm Family”

KYMN Radio - Wed, 06/12/2019 - 11:50am
For immediate Release Jeff and Lisa LaCanne recognized as 2019 ‘U of M Farm Family’ Claire LaCanne, Agricultural Extension Educator for Rice and Steele Counties Faribault, MN. (6/12/2019) — The Jeff and Lisa LaCanne family has been named Rice County’s “2019 Farm Family of the Year” by the University of Minnesota. Jeff and Lisa started farming

Ben Martig

KYMN Radio - Wed, 06/12/2019 - 9:49am
Northfield City Administrator Ben Martig discusses the City Council work session.  Topics included the annual financial report, alternative options for special assessments for street funding, walking and biking network prioritization, and pre-budget planning.

Senator Tina Smith

KYMN Radio - Wed, 06/12/2019 - 9:39am
Senator Tina Smith talks about her bill relating to affordable medication.

Northfield WINGS marks $1 million in awards to local organizations

Northfield News - Tue, 06/11/2019 - 8:35pm
For nearly 20 years, Northfield WINGS (Women in Northfield Giving Support) has supported local nonprofits and other groups making a difference through financial awards.
Categories: Local News

Two St. Olaf students awarded Goldwater Scholarships

St. Olaf College - Tue, 06/11/2019 - 1:27pm
St. Olaf College students Henry Henson '20 and Jakob Hofstad '20 have been awarded the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship for the 2019-20 academic year.
Categories: Colleges

Dedication event celebrates land’s family heritage

Northfield News - Tue, 06/11/2019 - 12:45pm
About 160 acres of former Rice County farmland was dedicated June 1 as the Engeseth-Rinde Unit of the Prairie Creek Wildlife Management Area, ensuring the area will again become native prairie.
Categories: Local News

The Joy of Heritage Peonies

My Northern Garden - Mary Schier - Tue, 06/11/2019 - 12:34pm

No other non-native perennial has as strong a connection to Minnesota and northern gardens as the peony. Heritage peonies are abundant and still available, thanks to the peony breeders and growers of long ago and today. Minnesota’s connection to peonies goes back more than 150 years, when O.F. Brand started a peony farm in Faribault, ... Read More about The Joy of Heritage Peonies

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Categories: Citizens

Northfield man pleads guilty to selling heroin; Man with “huge knife” suspected of being high on meth; With five women and a vision, WINGS took flight; Street assessment alternatives on the list for tonight’s Northfield City Council work session

KYMN Radio - Tue, 06/11/2019 - 12:02pm
By Teri Knight, News Director A Northfield man who admitted to feeding his own heroin habit by selling the drug, pleaded guilty to 2nd degree drug sale last Friday in Rice County court. On February 7, 2019, agents with the Cannon River Drug Task Force searched 1210 Greenvale Avenue where  37-year-old Jeremy Jacob Hagen, his

We Are Water MN exhibit coming to Northfield

Northfield News - Tue, 06/11/2019 - 11:30am
In Minnesota, water is a vital part of our history, identity, and culture. In a state with more shoreline than Florida, Hawaii and California combined, this connection to water, both culturally and literally, is vital.
Categories: Local News

Steve Bowron, Parts 1 and 2

KYMN Radio - Tue, 06/11/2019 - 11:11am
Wayne talks with Steve Bowron who was Wayne’s fishing host at the Governor’s Fishing Opener in Albert Lea this year.  

John McCarthy and Jenelle Teppen

KYMN Radio - Tue, 06/11/2019 - 10:36am
Retired Dundas City Administrator John McCarthy and new City Administrator Jenelle Teppen talk about the June 10 Dundas City Council meeting during which the Council saw a schematic design of the new city hall building.

Matt Hillmann

KYMN Radio - Tue, 06/11/2019 - 10:28am
Northfield School Superintendent Matt Hillmann talks about the June 10 School Board meeting.  Topics include approval of all budget funds and approval of the plan for the Achievement and Integration Program.  Hillmann also discusses teenagers and sleep patterns and the concept of potentially moving to a later start time.  Discussions will continue and any change

New music ensemble, course offer opportunities to learn Javanese gamelan

St. Olaf College - Tue, 06/11/2019 - 8:39am
With the gift of a Javanese Gamelan, the St. Olaf Music Department has diversified the music curriculum by offering a course that explores the music and history the Indonesian percussion instrument.
Categories: Colleges

Dundas moves ahead with plan for new, $1.4 million City Hall

Northfield News - Mon, 06/10/2019 - 10:38pm
The Dundas City Council is moving forward with plans for a new, $1.4 million City Hall building. Construction is expected to begin this fall.
Categories: Local News

Arts Guild's upcoming "Mansfield Park" a study in relationships, wealth, status

Northfield News - Mon, 06/10/2019 - 3:16pm
The Northfield Arts Guild‘s upcoming play is a romantic comedy of sorts — but one from 1814.
Categories: Local News

Twist on check theft and $7k is written out of victim’s account; With “a lot going on,” Northfield city staff “very strongly” recommends renewing civil/criminal attorney contracts; We Are Water MN exhibit coming to Northfield; Registration is open for Nig

KYMN Radio - Mon, 06/10/2019 - 12:02pm
By Teri Knight, News Director Last week, the Rice County Sheriff’s office was contacted by someone who had a personal check stolen. But this story is unique. Sheriff Troy Dunn explains that, with that old check, “…they made new checks through an online service like Deluxe or ChecksUnlimited or something like that and they made

Renewal – How Nature Awakens Our Creativity, Compassion, And Joy

KYMN Radio - Mon, 06/10/2019 - 11:18am

Why would you spend countless hours indoors in front of screens when being in nature feels so good? On today’s 15 with the Author, Teri Knight talks with Andres Edwards, author of “Renewal – How Nature Awakens Our Creativity, Compassion, And Joy”. Edwards shares that by learning why and how to nurture our emotional connection

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Margit Johnson

KYMN Radio - Mon, 06/10/2019 - 9:35am

Margit Johnson of WINGS (Women in Northfield Giving Support) talks about a milestone:   They have given a million dollars in the last 18 years to organizations in the Northfield area.

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Aranceles con Mexico, Consejo Escolar y 4H

KYMN Radio - Sun, 06/09/2019 - 9:12pm

Les trajimos noticias sobre la posible guerra comercial con Mexico por los asuntos de la frontera. El consejo escolar va a hablar de los planes con la nueva escuela de Greenvale y las mejoras en Sibley. La importancia de participar en grupos para nuestros hijos e hijas como el 4 H, el Club del trebol

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