Community News: Minnesotans for Safe Driving Donates PBT’s to Northfield Police

Minnesotans for Safe Driving Donates PBT’s to Northfield Police From: Chief of Police Monte Nelson RE: Donation of Equipment to aid Traffic Enforcement The Northfield Police Department would like to announce and thank Minnesotans for Safe Driving for donating two Preliminary Breath Test (PBT) instruments to the department.  The donation will help the NPD reach […]

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RIVERWALK STAIRS TO CLOSE AUGUST 26 The stairs that lead to the Riverwalk adjacent to the Fourth Street Bridge will be closed due to some exterior building work at 11 Bridge Square. The sidewalk on the north side of the Fourth Street Bridge will also be closed during the work. This closure is expected to […]

Community News: RCHS Contract Position Open 8/25/15

8/25/2015          For Immediate Release Contact: Susan Garwood, Executive Director Rice County Historical Society (507) 332-2121 RCHS Contract Position Open Thanks in part to a grant from the Minnesota Historical and Cultural Heritage Grant,  the Rice County Historical Society is seeking a researcher to analyze 1300 pages, choose the most historically important entries, transcribe 400 of […]

Today’s news update – Fossum seeks First Degree Murder from Grand Jury; City Clerk sentenced in Dakota County – awaits sentencing in Goodhue; Local Scam Alert; Northfield School Facilities meeting tonight

Fossum seeks First Degree Murder from Grand Jury Rice County Attorney John Fossum asked the court yesterday for the Grand Jury to seek 1st degree murder charges against 39 year old Jason Nisbit.  He was charged in early August of 2nd degree murder in the death of 26 year old Chelsea Martinez.  According to the […]

Community News: Asphalt/Painting Scams alert from Rice Co. Sheriff Dunn 8/25/15

MEDIA RELEASE INCIDENT:  Asphalt/Painting Scams DATE:            8-25-15 LOCATION:  Southern Minnesota The Sheriff’s Office would like to alert citizens to possible scammers working in the area.  The scammers come in and offer to paint or blacktop the properties.  The scammers collect the money up front, they use minimal amounts of product and leave prior to finishing.  […]

Today’s news update – Nfld. School District and Teachers reach tentative agreement; NAFRS Joint Powers approves 2016 budget; Lightening strikes KYMN transmitter; Underdahl talks about Hospital branding

Nfld. School District and Teachers reach tentative agreement Northfield public schools and the Northfield Education Association reached a tentative agreement for a 2 year contract governing the 2015/16 and 2016/17 school years.   The agreement calls for a 3% base salary increase each year, a 6 month freeze on step increments.  Teachers eligible in September of […]

Community News: MnDOT to unveil new state bicycle map at state fair

MnDOT to unveil new state bicycle map at state fair Map has updates to roadways, trails, bikeable shoulders ST. PAUL, Minn. – The 2015 state bicycle map is now available from the Minnesota Department of Transportation. Bicyclists can get the new map at the Minnesota State Fair Aug. 27 to Sept. 7 at the Kick […]

Power outage at Transmitter has KYMN off air temporarily UPDATE

A power outage has KYMN Radio off the air temporarily this morning. Crews from Xcel Energy are working now to correct the problem. We are sorry for the inconvenience. Please click the “Tune In Radio” button on the right side of this screen and listen online. Our transmitter was struck by lightening destroying several audio […]