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Woman killed in Hampton home explosion identified

Northfield News - Fri, 02/08/2019 - 8:11am
The woman who was found dead after a Tuesday morning home explosion south of Hampton was identified Thursday night as Theresa Ann Snoeyenbos, 56, according to a release from the Hennepin County Medical Examiner.
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Ride along on City snowblower

KYMN Radio - Fri, 02/08/2019 - 7:14am

The coordination it takes to remove all that snow from downtown is amazing!  Teri Knight had a chance to ride along for a few minutes thanks to our wonderful Streets department.  Seven semis and 16 loads of snow!  Thank you, Steve Malecha!!!!!

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Governor Walz Declares Peacetime State of Emergency to Assist Stranded Motorists

KYMN Radio - Fri, 02/08/2019 - 4:56am

At just before 10pm last night, Governor Tim Walz declared a peacetime state of emergency, and ordered the Minnesota National Guard to provide assistance and emergency relief services for stranded motorists in Renville County. Heavy snow and strong winds have stranded motorists in Renville County and continued storm conditions are expected to create dangerous conditions for people traveling through the

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Q&A with Candace Moore, the newest professor in the WGST and CAMS departments

Carletonian - Fri, 02/08/2019 - 12:00am

Candace Moore arrived at Carleton this fall as an assistant professor and Mellon Faculty Fellow. She will be teaching in both the Women’s and Gender Studies department and the Cinema and Media Studies department.

Categories: Colleges

Reflections on Carleton’s polar vortex decision

Carletonian - Fri, 02/08/2019 - 12:00am

The so-called “polar vortex”—bearing down upon humanity packing high winds and that technical-sounding title for what amounts to a serious cold snap—the so-called “polar vortex” is a god-send for raising human awareness of experience.

Categories: Colleges

47 Knights earn Academic All-Conference

Carletonian - Fri, 02/08/2019 - 12:00am

Fall 2018 saw more Knights earn Academic All-Conference than in any other season the school’s history, with their 47 recipients placing second among all other MIAC programs.

Categories: Colleges

Leaked survey responses evaluating Carleton

Carletonian - Fri, 02/08/2019 - 12:00am

Bill Altermatt, the Associate Director of Institutional Research & Development at Carleton, sent out an email stating that the Higher Learning Commission, the association that evaluates the College, is currently in its evaluation process for this year. Altermatt invited students to fill out an anonymous survey, the results of which will apparently be presented to representatives from the Higher Learning Commission.

Categories: Colleges

Understanding animal coloration

Carletonian - Fri, 02/08/2019 - 12:00am

What the Cole Student Naturalist has to say this week

Categories: Colleges

The new Congress should help redefine America’s position on Israel

Carletonian - Fri, 02/08/2019 - 12:00am

The U.S. I think has a chance, with a historically diverse Congress, to re-evaluate its unconditional support of the Israeli occupation.

Categories: Colleges

Klobuchar is ideal 2020 candidate

Carletonian - Fri, 02/08/2019 - 12:00am

If Amy Klobuchar fails to gain traction in the 2020 Democratic primary, it will likely be because her low name recognition and Minnesota-nice attitude fail to propel her into the national spotlight. However, if Democrats appreciate Klobuchar’s legislative success and her ability to make genuine connections with necessary swing voters, she would make a formidable general election candidate.

Categories: Colleges

School delays Friday 2-8

KYMN Radio - Thu, 02/07/2019 - 8:46pm

The following School Districts are delayed 2 hours on Friday: Northfield Faribault and no morning pre-school Randolph Medford Cannon Falls Tri-City United Kenyon-Wannamingo is 3 hours delayed – buses on plowed roads only

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Purple Door Youth Theater brings 'Wizard of Oz' to Northfield stage

Northfield News - Thu, 02/07/2019 - 4:00pm
The story of Dorothy, Toto and “The Wizard of Oz” is over 100 years old, but local students as young as 9 are bringing it to life again.
Categories: Local News

Walk or snowshoe by candlelight at Sakatah Lake State Park on February 9, 2019

KYMN Radio - Thu, 02/07/2019 - 3:27pm

Minnesota state parks and trails will host more than 30 candlelight events this winter, including one at Sakatah Lake State Park on Saturday February 9, 2019. Drop by any time between 6:00 and 9:00 p.m. for snowshoeing or hiking as stars twinkle overhead and candles flicker in the snow. “Few things transform a winter evening like

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Institute to host panel discussion on ‘Immigration Trilemma’

St. Olaf College - Thu, 02/07/2019 - 2:33pm
The St. Olaf College Institute for Freedom & Community will host a panel discussion on February 19 titled "The Immigration Trilemma: Local Sovereignty, Freedom of Movement, and the Global Community."
Categories: Colleges

Millstream Commons executive director earns leadership award

Northfield News - Thu, 02/07/2019 - 2:15pm
Kathy Olson, executive director of Millstream Commons Assisted Living in downtown Northfield, was named recipient of the Kal Michels Outstanding Leadership Award by Leading Age Minnesota Wednesday. The prestigious award honors a leader whose impact is demonstrated through vision, servanthood,…
Categories: Local News

Millstream Commons Executive Dir. Kathy Olson honored

KYMN Radio - Thu, 02/07/2019 - 1:45pm

Kathy Olson, Executive Director of Millstream Commons Assisted Living in downtown Northfield, was named as the recipient of the Kal Michel’s Outstanding Leadership Award by Leading Age Minnesota on Wednesday, February 6, 2019. The prestigious award honors a leader whose impact is demonstrated through vision, servanthood, mentoring others and commitment to older adults.   Kathy

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Heavy snow and winds causing poor visibility across SE Minnesota

Northfield News - Thu, 02/07/2019 - 1:41pm
Motorists are urged to slow down and keep a 10-car length distance behind snowplows, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation.
Categories: Local News

Semi hit MnDot snow plow

KYMN Radio - Thu, 02/07/2019 - 1:38pm

Motorists are urged to slow down and keep a 10-car length distance behind snowplows, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation. By doing so, motorists have a safe distance that allows a snowplow to do its work. On Thursday morning, a semitractor-trailer struck a MnDOT snowplow from behind on northbound Highway 52 north of Rochester. The force of

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