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Friends You Can Count On 6-9-20

KYMN Radio - Tue, 06/09/2020 - 5:22pm
Hosts Wayne Eddy and Dina Fesler talk with Rochester Symphony Orchestra conductor Jere Lanz and Sutton Rodeo’s Steve Sutton about shutdowns in the entertainment industry due to the coronavirus pandemic.  

Health Dept. releases data detailing COVID-19 cases in state's long-term care facilities

Northfield News - Tue, 06/09/2020 - 1:10pm
In a letter, Health Commissioner Jan Malcolm said the data demonstrate “the significant improvements that have been made in identifying and containing the spread of COVID-19 in various congregate care settings.”
Categories: Local News

Keeping community relationships was the goal in Police Chief succession; It’s here, Hillmann comments on racism; Zumbrota man caught with stolen vehicle from S. Dak.; NDDC expands “Artists on Main Street”

KYMN Radio - Tue, 06/09/2020 - 12:02pm
By Teri Knight, News Director  “I think we’re really lucky that we had a candidate as well qualified and educated as Mark Elliott”, that’s Northfield Police Chief Monte Nelson. Nelson had an idea of when he was going to retire and set in motion the move to find a candidate that could take over for

Jenelle Teppen

KYMN Radio - Tue, 06/09/2020 - 9:49am
Dundas City Administrator Jenelle Teppen discusses the June 8 City Council meeting.  Topics include plans for the West Avenue Apartments project and updates on the new Kwik Trip and Dundas City Hall.

Complete Count Committee

City of Northfield Calendar - Tue, 06/09/2020 - 9:46am
Event date: June 16, 2020
Event Time: 01:30 PM - 03:00 PM
Location:
Northfield, MN 55057

Governor Tim Walz asks for Moment of Silence for George Floyd

KYMN Radio - Tue, 06/09/2020 - 9:40am
Governor Tim Walz Orders Moment of Silence for George Floyd [ST. PAUL, MN] – Governor Tim Walz has issued a proclamation asking Minnesotans to spend 8 minutes and 46 seconds in silence to honor George Floyd from 11:00 – 11:08.46 a.m. today, Tuesday, June 9, 2020, to mark the start of his funeral service. “The

Dr. Matt Hillmann

KYMN Radio - Tue, 06/09/2020 - 9:40am
Northfield School Superintendent Dr. Matt Hillmann discusses the impact of the George Floyd killing in the Northfield school community, comments on the distance learning experience, and talks about what might be anticipated for next school year.

A HELPING HAND: Northfielders donate thousands of items in show of support for Twin Cities

Northfield News - Tue, 06/09/2020 - 9:18am
A rather large room in the Northfield Area Family YMCA was temporarily filled with thousands of personal care items and non-perishable food items Monday morning.
Categories: Local News

Partly Cloudy With a Chance of Squirrel

Tom Swift - Untethered Dog - Tue, 06/09/2020 - 6:51am
This morning’s walk began with a first: I was touched by a squirrel. No — not in that way (you sickie). The little buddy and I were stroking along the southbound sidewalk, approaching a young woman waiting for her early-a.m. bus. To maintain distance, I steered us slightly onto the edge of the lawn of […]
Categories: Citizens

Rep's bill to help boost energy efficiency by promoting LEDs

Northfield News - Mon, 06/08/2020 - 5:00pm
A new law backed by Rep. Jeff Brand, DFL-St. Peter, directs Minnesota’s electric utilities to encourage their customers to switch to energy efficient LED light bulbs.
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Neighbors salute health care workers

Northfield News - Mon, 06/08/2020 - 3:23pm
It may have started in Italy — with Italians singing arias from their balconies when sheltering from the COVID-19 virus. France and Spain followed, applauding health care workers at set times in the evening from balconies, doorways and windows to…
Categories: Local News

Housing and Redevelopment Authority Closed Meeting

City of Northfield Calendar - Mon, 06/08/2020 - 12:11pm
Event date: June 23, 2020
Event Time: 03:30 PM - 11:59 PM
Location:
Northfield, MN 55057

Man accused in overdose death turns self in, facing add'l. charges

Northfield News - Mon, 06/08/2020 - 12:05pm
Scott Matthew Tuomala, the Faribault man charged last week in connection with the January 2019 overdose death of Devin Herrin, is facing two more felonies after turning himself in to police Thursday.
Categories: Local News

Nfld council to consider pool options and Water St. bridge closure; Prairie St. to get a cycle track; Archer House to open; Nfld DMV new hours

KYMN Radio - Mon, 06/08/2020 - 12:02pm
By Teri Knight, News Director Northfield Council will hold a special meeting tomorrow. They’ll consider alternative options to opening Memorial Pool. Facilities Manager, Jayson Dwelle, presented at their May 19th meeting giving a few scenarios. At that time he suggested they close for the Summer. As of Wednesday, Gov. Walz will allow community pools to

A Comforted Heart

KYMN Radio - Mon, 06/08/2020 - 11:25am
This is Teri Knight, New interviews for 15 with the Author are suspended right now so I’m bringing back some old interviews. Today I bring back Kelly Grosklags with her book, “A Comforted Heart”. As an oncology psychotherapist, she has spent decades helping people work through grief. As a collective, it feels like all of

Standing Up Together

Laura Baker Services Association - Mon, 06/08/2020 - 10:46am

I’m a little late to the support for the George Floyd/Black Lives Matter cause. Why? Because I want to be an authentic and appropriate voice for making meaningful systemic changes that are desperately needed in our society. For me, that takes thoughtful consideration. I – we – Laura Baker Services Association – stands with and advocates for all populations who are marginalized...

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Planning Commission Meeting

City of Northfield Calendar - Mon, 06/08/2020 - 10:27am
Event date: June 24, 2020
Event Time: 06:00 PM - 11:59 PM
Location:
Northfield, MN 55057
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Carleton student raising money for Ugandans during COVID-19

Northfield News - Mon, 06/08/2020 - 10:07am
A Carleton College junior is part of a team raising money to provide loans to small Ugandan businesses ravaged by COVID-19.
Categories: Local News

Three Things

Tom Swift - Untethered Dog - Mon, 06/08/2020 - 8:04am
I have over time discovered that there are three things I must do each morning in order to have any semblance of a chance to win the day: Write something that moves me. Move me (work out). Take care of my dog (walks, meals, meds, bath*). While the dog still gets his daily doses, I […]
Categories: Citizens

Council approves Prairie Street bikeway

Northfield News - Sun, 06/07/2020 - 9:40am
In a move meant to enhance biking within the community, the Northfield City Council approved a bikeway on Prairie Street.
Categories: Local News
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