Community News: MN Corn Growers and Ethanol investments

MN corn growers

Minnesota Corn Growers Association Proud of Ethanol Investments Corn farmers have dedicated $18 million to ethanol, corn co-products over last 7 years SHAKOPEE, Minn. (Nov. 7, 2014) – The Minnesota Corn Growers Association (MCGA) has a long-standing tradition of supporting our state’s pioneering ethanol industry. That support continues today and is highlighted in a new […]

Northfield Chamber Ambassadors Visit Cub Foods Grand Re-Opening

Community News: Crop Farm Bill meetings announced


Karen Anderson Extension Educator, Agriculture Production Systems Rice and Steele Counties 635 Florence Ave., PO Box 890 Owatonna, MN 55060 For Immediate Release, November 6, 2014 Crop Farm Bill Meetings Announced The University of Minnesota Extension and the Farm Service Agency will be hosting crop farm bill educational seminars at over 72 locations across the […]

Today’s news update – Heroin numbers cause concern; The Cave collaborates with The Coalition; 3 Links Holiday Bazaar

Heroin numbers cause concern The Rice County Health Assessment was just published and some of the numbers surrounding heroin issues didn’t please Northfield Mayor Dana Graham said that 4.9% of residents in Rice County admitted into treatment, their primary drug was heroin and it’s mostly northern Rice County, which is Northfield.  So he’s given a […]

Community News: USDA offers local single-family home loans


United States Department of Agriculture • Rural Development Phone: 507.332.7418, ext 4 • Fax: 507.332.9892 • Web: 1810 30th St NW, Faribault, MN. 55021 Phone: (507) 437-8247, ext 4 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE E-mail: November 5, 2014 Single-Family Housing Loans FARIBAULT, Minn. – The USDA Rural Development Agency is currently accepting applications for loans […]

Community News: Local Election Results by the numbers 11/5/14

In local races: Council Member at Large (Northfield)     Results By Precinct 8 precincts in contest. 8 of 8 precincts reported in municipality. Party Candidate Totals Pct Graph Nonpartisan  RHONDA POWNELL 3631 59.32% Nonpartisan  DALE GEHRING 2466 40.29% Write-In  WRITE-IN** 24 0.39% Council Member Ward 1 (Northfield)     Results By Precinct 2 precincts in contest. […]

Today’s news update – Minnesota Supreme Court to hear rental ordinance case

Minnesota Supreme Court to hear rental ordinance case Three Winona plaintiffs will argue before the Minnesota Supreme Court tomorrow that the City’s rental ordinance treats homeowners unfairly and takes away their property rights.  In a case that’s been going on for years homeowners who had a change of circumstance after the recession are pitted against […]

Today’s news update – Incumbents breath a sigh of relief in Northfield; One write-in wins 2 seats in Dundas; Dennison elects a write-in candidate for Mayor; Randolph will continue to elect Treasurer and City Clerk positions but new Clerk unnamed as yet; Rice County attorney race upset; DFL incumbent Patti Fritz unseated in close race

Incumbents breath a sigh of relief in Northfield Elections are over, breathing a sigh of relief in Northfield are the incumbents.  The official numbers have Rhonda Pownell with 3631 votes and Dale Gehring at 2466.  In the race for Ward 1, Suzie Nakasian took 1264 votes to Joe Gasior’s 693.  Mayor Graham congratulated the winners […]