Today’s news update – Burning restrictions in place; Longfellow school most energy efficient; Finance revamp at City Hall; New show coming to KYMN tomorrow

Burning restrictions in place Because of our high temperatures and windy conditions, the MN DNR and the Rice County Sheriff’s office is restricting open burning.  All burning permits issued in Rice County are suspended until further notice.  Only recreational campfires and grilling are allowed. Longfellow school most energy efficient The Northfield School Board met last […]

Today’s news update – App store access on student iPads a distraction; President of MCGA, Northfielder Bruce Peterson, doesn’t support Governors new buffer zone law; Official DJJD button makers recognized

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App store access on student iPads a distraction Are iPads distracting?  That was an issue mulled over by the Northfield School Board after feedback from parents and teachers regarding apps the kids could download.  Superintendent Chris Richardson said the big take-away from that was the parents and teachers want the kids to have less access […]

Today’s news update – After nearly 4 months, 2nd street to open next week; Should council lobby legislature?; Dundas/Bridgewater agreeing on ARD; Jennifer Labovitz honored; St. Paul man charged in sexual misconduct


After nearly 4 months, 2nd street to open next week In a case of the left hand doesn’t know what the right hand is doing, KYMN’s been told that 2nd street won’t be opened up till next week.  We received an update this morning on the Xcel Energy project under the Cannon River at 2nd […]

Today’s news update – “A fluid and dangerous situation” in Faribault resolved; Another Solar Farm proposed for Northfield; Dundas ups the ante on trail; Havelka hits the road

“A fluid and dangerous situation” in Faribault resolved A fluid and dangerous situation.  That’s how one officer described the scene early Sunday morning after 5 people were arrested for brawling.  Faribault police were called to the Subway on Central in Faribault on report of a possible fight early Sunday morning.  When they arrived the party […]

Community News: 9th annual Crops Day in Dakota County 3/18/15

For the ninth year, Crops Day will bring University and agency specialists to Dakota County to share local research results and crop management strategies with producers and other agricultural professionals. Topics this year will include: fertigation, in-season nitrogen management, cover crops, energy conservation, weed control, and irrigation well permitting and groundwater sustainability. Crops Day will […]

Beyond the Open Mic 3/10/15

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 – Infant, guns inside home of suicidal man; Hwy 3 and 3rd street crossing set for summer construction; Solar Garden proposed inside City of Nfld; Man trapped in rolled dump truck; New videos posted on City of Nfld website

Infant, guns inside home of suicidal man Early yesterday morning Faribault police were dispatched to a residence on the 800 block of 3rd Ave. SW on report of a 31 year old suicidal male. A family member called to report that there was a 2 month old baby inside and there were numerous guns.  Officers […]

Community News: New videos from Mayor Graham and TJ Heinricy

New videos posted by the City of Northfield: Mayor Graham talks about Beyond the Yellow Ribbon and next steps. Streets and Parks Supervisor TJ Heinricy talks about Northfield’s compost site and what they can and cannot accept as well as the organic waste container at the site.