Driver airlifted in serious condition after being pinned under ATV
The crash occurred in Greenwood Township Friday evening.
History made, remade: Northfield girl wins twice at boys state meet
Caley Graber became the first girl to win a match in the boys bracket, and then she won again. She'll wrestle in Saturday's semifinals. Northfield's Caley Graber cracked a smile as she watched the last seconds tick away during her victory over Mounds View's Owen LaRose. (Alex Kormann, Star Tribune)
Experience Northfield's Nightlife: Discover 3 Unmissable Pubs
This article is set to explore three notable pubs located in Northfield. Have you had the chance to visit any of these establishments? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts and experiences in the comments below!
Latest Northfield School District Family Update Now Available for Local Residents
***en Español*** Dear Northfield School District Families: » Use this link to read 2023-24 District Family Update No. 16 (reading time: Four minutes, 36 seconds) As always, please don’t hesitate to contact me with any questions or feedback about our school district. Sincerely, Matt — Matt Hillmann, Ed.D. SuperintendentVisit here for more details.
Sheriff's Office concerned by growing number of sextortion cases
he Rice County Sheriff’s investigators are seeing an increase in cases involving teen victims of what’s known as sextortion.
Puppies in Need: Could Your Home Be Their New Home in Lakeville, MN?
Have you been contemplating pet adoption, or simply love perusing adorable pets? A myriad of delightful pets are available for adoption at various animal shelters in the vicinity of lakeville..
Letter to the editor: an open letter regarding The Lion’s Pause
Over the past six months, a small team at the college including Steve Lindley, Brandon Cash, and Dean Medley, among others, planned for Bon Appétit — the college’s for-profit food services provider — to take over the Pause Kitchen in an important effort to reduce the overcrowding in Stav Hall and expand food options on campus. In the process, the team almost entirely excluded student voices from the conversation, and their final plan had an alarming number of major issues.
The Raider Wrap 3-2-24
It’s a record breaking week for the Raider’s Activities. Caley Graber makes History with a win at the Boy’s Wrestling meet. Gators swim team advances 13 swimmers in the State Swim Meet and the Raiders Boy’s Hockey team go back to back in the State Highschool Hockey Tournament.
Rice County looking at new I-35 interchange at County Road 9; EDA, city continue work toward comercial industrial growth; Heywood Award nominations still open
Rice County is conducting a feasibility study for a fourth interchange on I-35 in Faribault. The potential new exits and on ramps will be the topic of an informational open house on March 7th. Later that evening, the Rice County Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on the adoption of an official map for the potential interchange area.
2 of 3 loans approved for downtown rehabbers
The investment group rehabbing downtown Faribault buildings has replaced roofs and cleaned out buildings. Now they need financial help to fix up facades and shore up framing, representatives said at a rare joint meeting of the City Council and two…
Cannon Falls Police, Goodhue County Sheriff reports
Below are the past two weeks' Cannon Falls Police Department reports and this week's Goodhue County Sheriff reports:. Rosa Lagunes Gonzalez, Red Wing, 42, instruction permit violation. Feb. 13. Carly Johnson, Red Wing, 18, school bus stop arm violation. Feb. 15. Sightpath Medical, Bloomington, winter parking violation. Jesse Peterson, Cannon...
The gas price fluctuate between $2.99 and $3.29 in Northfield as of 2024-03-01. Find the cheapest station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Friday is $3.331, a week ago the price is $3.267 , according to AAA.
Alternative Northfield Slogans
Turn to page ____ for the scoop on Northfield’s new town slogan! Our staff has a few alternative suggestions:. Carleton Clown College, Outstanding St. Olaf students, and charming community members. This town will steal your heart like Jesse James. Jesse James: Claim to Fame.
Local police fill in for Burnsville PD to give 'a chance to heal'
Other officers would have done the same for Faribault, says Faribault’s police chief.
Rising Sextortion Cases Among Rice County Teens Linked to Increased Smartphone Use
Rice County Sheriff’s investigators have noted an increase in sextortion cases involving teenagers. This trend aligns with a national increase. The rise in cases is associated with the increasing number of children owning smartphones and high screen time, averaging over 8.5 hours daily for teenagers. In 2023, the Sheriff’s Office saw a doubling of criminal sexual conduct cases from previous years. In 2024, eight reports have been filed, mostly involving teenagers coerced into sharing explicit photos on social media, leading to blackmail.
Natalie Draper on events at Northfield Public Library and the Library Oasis
Natalie Draper of the Northfield Public Library talks about the library Oasis located at the Northfield Community Resource Center as well as events at the library.
Firefighter joins the full-time ranks
Jon Vargo joined the Faribault Fire Department eight years ago. Now he’s the department’s newest full-time staff member.
Campus responds to opening of Bon Appétit’s C-Store
The C-Store, also known as the Cave, is a small convenience store filled with various snacks, cooking ingredients, and groceries. The establishment marks Bon Appétit’s initial foray into the lower level of Buntrock Commons. An attempt to improve and vary on-campus food accessibility, the C-Store took the place of The Lair, a small lounge in the Pause that came equipped with a stage, seating, and various musical equipment. The construction of the C-Store was announced to the student body last August, and an Olaf Messenger article published in October expressed concerns from Pause staff regarding the loss of the Lair and wariness for the lack of student involvement in the project.
Northfield Hospital's Thai Tofu Salad has hospital staff sprinting to the salad bar
The salad bar at Northfield Hospital in Northfield, Minn., is a popular lunch option for hospital visitors and staff. The bar’s star status is thanks to Chef Molly Lindberg who has created close to 40 different themed salads for diners. This Lent, a Thai Tofu Salad has joined the...
Inaugural barbershop obtains official space; expands services
For Aidan Lloyd ’24, barbershops are a vibrant space that needed to be brought to St. Olaf College. Growing up, his Saturday mornings consisted of going to the local barbershop, which was filled with rap music, bootlegged movies, and loud conversations ranging from current events to sports. When arriving on the Hill, Lloyd faced a challenge — proper hair care for different hair types was not accessible. Barbershops and salons that cater to Black or textured hair are inaccessible in Northfield.