Today’s news update – 2nd street won’t open THIS week!; Council split on grants for E. Cannon River Trail; NAFRS nearly 6 months in; Save the Depot very close but still looking for donations

2nd street won’t open THIS week! Lane closures and equipment has sat for months now as equipment failure and cold temperatures have plagued pipeline installation under the Cannon River at 2nd street.  KYMN spoke with Xcel Energy representative Tom Hoen (hain) who said the pipeline is laid, however there’s an artesian well pumping water into […]

Community News: Cold temps and an artesian well hamper 2nd street opening

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Cold temps and an artesian well hamper 2nd street opening As the temperatures continue to drop, Xcel Energy continues to have issues trying to wrap up pipeline work on the Cannon River at 2nd street.  KYMN spoke with representative Tom Hoen who said the pipeline is laid, however there’s an artisian well that is pumping […]

Beyond the Open Mic 2/17/15

Beyond the open mic is intended to open dialogue about the process and the processors in City Hall; Elected Officials, City Staff, citizen and others.  Your hosts are Donovan McGee and Victor Summa. Opinions expressed are solely those of the hosts and not necessarily those of KYMN.  To contact Victor or Don you can email […]

Today’s news update – Alcohol ordinance, the East Cannon River trail and wages on tonight’s agenda; Dayton needs to increase the increase for schools; Beyond the Yellow Ribbon kick-off; Fireman’s Ball; Carleton production to benefit Hope Center

Alcohol ordinance, the East Cannon River trail and wages on tonight’s agenda There are 15 items on the Northfield City Council Consent agenda for tonight including  approval  of the use of $40,000 from the NCRC’s escrow account to replace fitness equipment, 6th street service assessments, approval of grant applications for the East Cannon River Trail […]

Community News: NAUW accepting Grant requests for 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Elizabeth Child, Executive Director, Northfield Area United Way, 507-645-0119 (cell) or 507-664-3510 (office) or connect@northfieldunitedway.org Northfield Area United Way Accepting Grant Requests for 2015 Northfield, Minn. (February 16, 2015) – The Northfield Area United Way’s grant application process is now underway. Registered 501 (c)3 non-profits providing health and human services to […]

Community News: NAUW launches 100% local volunteer challenge

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Elizabeth Child, Executive Director, Northfield Area United Way Northfield Area United Way Launches 100% Local Volunteer Challenge NORTHFIELD, Minn. (February 16, 2015) – The Northfield Area United Way is asking residents to join the 100% Local Volunteer Challenge to feed low-income families farm-fresh foods.  The challenge seeks volunteers who will plant […]

Today’s news update – 87 year old Nfld man killed in crash; Hejl’s PTSD claim doesn’t persuade judge; Mayor asks for public input

87 year old Nfld man killed in crash Hwy 19 was shut down for 6 hours on Friday after a fatal accident involving a pickup and a semi.  87 year old Dick Morgan of Northfield man was killed when the pickup he was driving collided head-on with a semi near Decker Avenue.   His passenger, 81 […]

Today’s news update – Are school budget cuts on the horizon?; School Board will vote on latest start date possible; Nfld PD looking for Reserves; Dahle comments on Dayton raise fracas

Are school budget cuts on the horizon?  The Northfield School Board was deeply involved in budget talks this week.  It’s driven by district enrollment and how much money the State provides.  Superintendent Chris Richardson says they know that enrollment will be going down slightly over the next several years.  Despite Governor Dayton’s educational budget, the […]