School Board identifies issues with Northfield High School; City’s Truth in Taxation Hearing set for tonight; Public invited to Northfield’s Holiday Socialkymnradio.net17 HOURS AGO
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Todd Thompson and David Ludescher – Holiday Dance Fundraiser
Todd Thompson and David Ludescher provide information about a Holiday Dance Fundraiser co-sponsored by the Northfield Rotary Club and the Northfield Lions Club to benefit Believet and Beyond The Yellow Ribbon veterans organizations. The event will be on Friday, December 8, 6:30-9:30pm, at the Grant Event Center.
School Board identifies issues with Northfield High School; City’s Truth in Taxation Hearing set for tonight; Public invited to Northfield’s Holiday Social
The Northfield School Board met in a work session last night to discuss the situation with the Northfield High School facility and to take another step toward identifying the best way to deal with the problems on the whole. The building, which was originally designed in 1962 and 1963, built...
Northfield Winter Walk Ornament Hunt: Clue No. 2
The Northfield Winter Walk Ornament Hunt is back. The Northfield Area Chamber of Commerce is offering the winner a purse of $1,000 in Chamber bucks, thanks to some generous sponsors. Clues will be posted at northfieldnews.com and elsewhere daily at 8 a.m., starting Dec. 4. Follow the clues revealed each day through Tuesday and Wednesday, culminating in the final clue on Thursday. This year's ornament is in the form of bells. ...
New adult strings ensemble to perform during Winter Walk
After three rehearsals, a new adult strings group appropriately called “Strings, Bows and Contentment” will perform its first public concert during Thursday’s Winter Walk. The 15-member group composed of violins, cellos, violas, bass and a piano, is led by Laura Geissler, a Suzuki violin teacher. Members range in age from 22 to 82 and range in skill from beginner to intermediate players, who perhaps used to play with a school orchestra “back in the day.” ...
Three Candidates Nominated for Hastings Judicial Vacancy in Dakota County
The Commission on Judicial Selection has put forward three candidates for Governor Walz's consideration. They are to fill a vacancy in Minnesota’s First Judicial District, caused by the resignation of Honorable Arlene M. Ascencio Perkkio. The seat is in Hastings, Dakota County. The candidates are Christopher Bates, Krista Marks, and Luis Rangel Morales.
Northfield boys basketball hopes to take advantage of move down in class
The upcoming 2023-24 season will offer Northfield High School boys basketball fans a few changes from last year’s squad that finished the season with a 15-12 overall record and a 13-9 record in the always rugged Big 9 Conference under the leadership of first-year coach Matt Christensen. One of those changes will be the Raiders move from Class AAAA down to Class AAA, which will place Northfield into the same Section 1AAA for postseason play as Faribault, Red Wing, Winona, Stewartville, Byron, Kasson-Mantorville and Austin. ...
Satellite library at Northfield Community Resource Center quietly opens to public
With the quiet opening of The Oasis last month, Northfield library users won’t have to head to the main downtown branch to use a computer, put a book on hold or return a book. Instead, the compact, primarily self-service satellite branch is located in a south central Northfield neighborhood with a large parking lot to the north. Tucked into an elbow of the Community Resource Center at 1651 Jefferson Parkway,...
Sam Temple discusses programs available on Northfield Public Broadcasting
Sam Temple, Executive Director for Northfield Public Broadcasting, reminds people to sign up for emergency alerts on the City of Northfield website and provides information on programs available on NPB. For more information, visit the NPB website.
Lakeville City Hall Departments Temporarily Relocate Due to Renovations: Here's What Residents Need to Know
Lakeville City Hall is preparing for renovations to enhance customer service areas. During this time, several departments will move temporarily. Residents are advised to use online or phone services for their needs. The Utility Billing department will be available at the Engineering Department's window, except from 11 a.m.-noon.
Faribo Frosty to be taller than ever
As Faribault native Andy Hoisington watched his children grow, the community focused more on another growing part of Hoisington’s life: the snowman standing in front of his house. “Whatever you do, do it wholeheartedly, unto the Lord,” Hoisington quoted from Colossians 3:23 as he made his way up a ladder with a shovel scoop of snow Tuesday morning. Wearing soaked mittens, he plopped a handful of snow on top of the two-story snowman on the corner of First Street and Third Avenue, which is known...
New Home Needed: Meet the Latest Adorable Cats Up for Adoption in faribault, MN
Whether you're thinking about adopting a pet or simply delight in watching cute animals, you'd find a plethora of endearing pets awaiting adoption at animal shelters across and close to faribault..
Bravery in Blue: How Law Enforcement Heroism Fosters Community Trust
In an inspiring act of courage, Rice County Sheriff's Deputy Nate Hanson was recently recognized for his valor with two distinguished awards following a daring rescue from a fiery crash. On July 12, 2023, Deputy Hanson rushed to the scene of a severe collision on I-35 near Faribault and pulled the injured truck driver, Dennis Brown, from his burning vehicle moments before it was engulfed by flames. Though Brown passed away two weeks later, Hanson's swift actions earned him the Deputy Sheriff of the Year award and a Minnesota State Patrol Commendation Award, putting a spotlight on the exceptional dedication and bravery required in emergency services.
Northfield girls basketball team to be led by young but experienced players
It may sound like a contradiction of terms, but experienced youth may be the best way to describe the roster for the 2023-24 Northfield High School girls basketball team. On paper, the Raiders appear to be in a rebuilding year, with just two returning seniors and and 11 sophomores and freshmen on the team. But looks can be deceiving, as Northfield brings back several players who saw considerable varsity playing time during the 2022-23 season. ...
Local mom turned author represents special needs son in debut children’s book
MONTGOMERY, Minn. (KEYC) - A mother in Montgomery hopes to inspire others to advocate for special needs inclusion through the debut of her children’s book. The book is inspired by her special needs son, Kip. Kip was born with gastrointestinal issues, as part of his abdomen wasn’t formed correctly,...
Longtime Kenyon resident turns 100
“You should see my birthday cards,” said Kenyon’s Jean Overby. She received over 40 of them this year. This was no ordinary birthday for Overby — the longtime Kenyon resident recently turned 100 years old. She considers herself blessed and attributes her remarkable health to many years of farm work. She and her husband Cordet lived on a farm three miles south of Kenyon for most of their 66-year marriage,...
Rice County Sheriff’s deputy honored for freeway fire rescue
A Rice County Sheriff’s deputy who pulled a truck driver stuck out of a burning semi seconds before an explosion engulfed it on flames has received two of Minnesota law enforcement’s highest honors.
TPT features St. Olaf Orchestra Conductor Chung Park
“It’s been one year since Dr. Chung Park has taken over as conductor of the St. Olaf Orchestra, and he’s already making his mark,” reporter Kaomi Lee ’93 says in her profile of one of the newest members of the St. Olaf College music faculty. The...
Fantastic Sam's returns amid stylist shortage
Jason Sarazine was relieved to secure enough employees to even hold a soft opening at his fourth salon.
Northfield boys hockey beats Rochester Century
In an early season battle between two of the Big 9 Conference’s top teams, the Northfield High School boys hockey team (3-1, 1-0 Big 9) brought home a hard-fought 4-3 victory from Rochester Century/John Marshall on Thursday, Nov. 30. Of note, Northfield won the Big 9 championship with a 14-3 record and Rochester Century/John Marshall was second in the standings at 12-4 in 2022-23. The Raiders gained an early upper...
Warm whether helps draw crowds to Winterfest
A few snowflakes would have been ideal to set the ambiance, but Nort Johnson and apparently hundreds of others were content with a balmy Winterfest celebration.