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Carleton College Awards Tenure to Chemistry Professor Christopher T. Calderone

KYMN Radio - Thu, 02/14/2019 - 2:58pm

Northfield, Minn.—A member of the Carleton College faculty has been awarded tenure by the Board of Trustees, effective Sept. 1, 2019. Christopher T. Calderone, assistant professor of chemistry, joined the Carleton department of chemistry in 2012, after earning his SB in chemistry from the University of Chicago, his MPhil in chemistry from Cambridge University, and his

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Walz visits Faribault to test MNLARS software patch

Northfield News - Thu, 02/14/2019 - 2:52pm
Faribault’s Steve Erickson waited a year and a half to slap a custom license plate on his red Ford F-150. On Thursday, with Gov. Tim Walz in town, Erickson’s wait came to an end.
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2019 MIAC Swimming and Diving Championships Preview

Carleton Sports - Thu, 02/14/2019 - 2:25pm

The Carleton College swimming and diving teams will compete at the MIAC Championships from Feb. 14-17 at the University of Minnesota Aquatics Center.

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Report blames 2 state agencies for botched MNLARS launch

Northfield News - Thu, 02/14/2019 - 1:19pm
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Top officials at two state agencies share the blame for the botched rollout in 2017 of a new driver’s license and vehicle registration system, Minnesota’s legislative auditor said in a scathing report Thursday.
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Nfld Chief warns drivers of high snow piles; “They’ve been thoughtful”  Malecha commenting on Bridgewater; “May the Forest be with you…”; KYMN feels the love!

KYMN Radio - Thu, 02/14/2019 - 12:02pm

Northfield Police Chief Monte Nelson stopped by KYMN studios yesterday to talk about the amount of snow piled up, in particular where children are at bus stops, driveways and anywhere the kids could be.  Pay attention to your driving habits and continue to watch for slick spots. The City was out all night plowing streets. 

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AFCL’s Motion to Remand to ALJ filed today

Carol Overland - Legalectric - Thu, 02/14/2019 - 10:37am

Friday, Freeborn Wind is before the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission, where Association of Freeborn County Landowners’ Motions for Reconsideration are on the agenda:

20192-150272-01-1_Motion to Remand to ALJ

UPDATE:

AFCL_Motion-Addendum to Remand to ALJ_FINAL FULL PACKET

Why update? Because we got more juicy details.  As I was filing the “Motion to Remand to ALJ” I got an email from Commerce-EERA’s John Wachtler, and he said that there were no emails, that Commerce deletes them after 90 days.  Well, emails weren’t all that was requested, and yet, NOTHING was produced. NOTHING!

Here’s what we asked for:

Exhibit C_Commerce-Agreement_Data Practices Act Request

Why am I not surprised…

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Police department issues winter driving, safety reminders

Northfield News - Thu, 02/14/2019 - 10:13am
The Northfield Police Department is asking all community members to exercise extra caution and attention in response to our recent heavy snowfalls.
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Brent Feldhake and Ryan Bollig

KYMN Radio - Thu, 02/14/2019 - 9:43am

Brent Feldhake and Ryan Bollig discuss the Northfield Police Reserve Program and how volunteers with the Reserve program assist the Police Department. Police Reserves 2-14-19

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Debby Larsen

KYMN Radio - Thu, 02/14/2019 - 9:37am

Debby Larsen from the Beyond the Yellow Ribbon Campaign talks about the BTYR mission to help veterans with need and to support families who have been deployed.  There will be an omelet breakfast fundraiser on Sunday, February 17, 8:30 – 12:30 at the Northfield Eagles Club. Debbie Larson BTYR 2-14-19

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St. Olaf among top producers of U.S. Fulbright students

St. Olaf College - Thu, 02/14/2019 - 9:14am
St. Olaf College is once again one of the top producers of Fulbright fellows among liberal arts colleges across the nation.
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Students document Hong Kong’s connection to wildlife

St. Olaf College - Thu, 02/14/2019 - 8:55am
For nearly 10 weeks, Hannah Sorenson '19 and Dorinda Stryker '19 immersed themselves in hands-on work in Hong Kong's Mai Po Nature Reserve. Now they're creating a documentary film focused on the country's connection to nature.
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Knights take advantage of second chances to top Concordia

Carleton Sports - Thu, 02/14/2019 - 12:08am

If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again. That recipe worked for the Carleton College men’s basketball team on Wednesday as the Knights boasted an 18-0 advantage in second-chance points en route to a 58-53 triumph over Concordia College-Moorhead.

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Knights lose back and forth game in OT

Carleton Sports - Wed, 02/13/2019 - 11:03pm

In its final home game of the 2018-19 season, the Carleton College women’s basketball team dropped an overtime heart-breaker to Concordia College, 70-68

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Q&A: Should anyone worry about a $22 trillion national debt?

Northfield News - Wed, 02/13/2019 - 7:45pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The government surpassed a dubious milestone this week: Its debt topped $22 trillion — that’s trillion, with a “t’’ — for the first time.
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DNR reports climate change effects in Big Woods State Park

Northfield News - Wed, 02/13/2019 - 6:45pm
Record-low temperatures and what feels like daily snowfall over the past couple of weeks undoubtedly had some people across the country wondering where that ‘climate change’ was.
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With high ice fatality numbers this winter, officials urge caution

Northfield News - Wed, 02/13/2019 - 5:58pm
Over the past five years, Minnesota has averaged just over three ice fatalities per winter season, but this year, five people across the state have already died in ice-related incidents, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.
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New Farm to School bill

KYMN Radio - Wed, 02/13/2019 - 3:31pm

A bipartisan bill that would provide school districts across the state with a reimbursement for feeding students healthy, local foods through farm-to-school initiatives was introduced in the Minnesota Legislature today. Senator Mike Goggin (R-Red Wing) and Representative Todd Lippert (DFL-Northfield) are the chief authors of the bill, which would also provide technical assistance to growers

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Nfld Chief warns to use caution with high snow banks and more

KYMN Radio - Wed, 02/13/2019 - 3:02pm

Northfield Police Chief Monte Nelson stopped by the KYMN studios to ask residents to please use extreme caution traveling where students are out walking to and from school.  The snow piles are so high that you may not see them and they are likely not looking for you.  He also wants folks to remember to

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Northfield Dance Academy growing into bigger space

Northfield News - Wed, 02/13/2019 - 3:00pm
After doubling its dancers, Northfield Dance Academy is doubling its space.
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Northfield Shares celebrates Random Acts of Kindness Week 2019

Northfield News - Wed, 02/13/2019 - 2:08pm
Northfield Shares is encouraging community members to perform random acts of kindness in celebration of National Random Acts of Kindness (RAK) Week 2019, which runs from Feb. 17–22. The worldwide celebration is spearheaded by The Random Acts of Kindness Foundation.…
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