Today’s news update – St. Olaf telephone SOLD; Grant money for High school sports; Preliminary layout for pedestrian crossing heads to MnDot for approval; Library expansion project approval on Council agenda

St. Olaf telephone SOLD After having been tentatively sold to Arvig and placed in the middle of a battle at City Hall between Jaguar and Arvig, St. Olaf Telephone Company has been sold to Jaguar, the company who eventually won the contract with the City of Northfield.  Customers were notified via email on Friday.  In […]

‘Morning Show’ with Jeff Johnson | Suzie Nakasian 10/21/14

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As part of our Election Series, Jeff Johnson speaks with Suzie Nakasian, current Ward 1 Councilor.  She is up for re-election.  Her challenger is Joe Gasior.   This is not a debate format.  However the League of Women Voters will be holding a debate October 23rd at City Hall – we will stream the meeting as […]

Wayne Eddy Affair | Steve Sviggum

Former Minnesota House Speaker Steve Sviggum drops in to talk politics, farming, and growing up in the Kenyon area.

Wayne Eddy Affair | Rich Larson

Rich Larson, editor of SouthernMinn Scene, talks about his early days growing up in Mankato and arriving in Northfield in the late 1980’s.

Today’s news update – HRA has plans to cross Hwy 3 for revitalization; School officials hold meetings on facilities; 219 Water to be demolished soon

HRA has plans to cross Hwy 3 for revitalization Community Development Coordinator Michele Merxbauer presented to Council last week regarding the HRA’s work plan and levy.  They’ll see an increase of $10,000 due to property values having increased not because they raised the levy.  She said one area of focus includes the neighborhood revitalization program […]

Wayne Eddy Affair | Marsha Kitchel

Artist Marsha Kitchel talks her artwork and making a living as a professional artist.

Community News: NTV’s Paul Hager moderates Beaumaster/Fossum Forum 10/16/14

NTV’s Paul Hager moderated a forum between current Rice County Attorney Paul Beaumaster and challenger John Fossum at The Contented Cow on 10/16/14.  The program was filmed and aired on NTV as well.   

15 with the Author | ‘Glimpsing Heaven’ by Judy Bachrach 10/20/14


What happens when we die?  On today’s 15 with the Author, Teri Knight talks with Judy Bachrach author of “Glimpsing Heaven – the stories and science of Life after Death”.  Over six years, Bachrach conducted numerous interviews in the United States, the United Kingdom and the Netherlands with cardiologists, emergency room physicians, brain surgeons, psychiatrists, […]