Recent Area News

Robbery suspect sought

June 14, 2017

Authorities are investigating a bank robbery in Rosemount that occurred yesterday afternoon.  According to Rosemount police, a man entered Merchants Bank, 15055 Chippendale Ave., shortly before 5 p.m.  He presented a note to a teller demanding cash. The man fled the bank after obtaining an undisclosed amount of money.  No weapon was displayed and no one was injured, police said.  Police described the suspect was white, mid-30s to 40s, 5 feet 10 inches to 6 feet tall and weighing 200 to 225 pounds. He had short brown hair, a mustache and goatee. At the time of the robbery, he was wearing a dark-colored T-shirt, tan cargo shorts and sunglasses.  Anyone with any information about the robbery is urged to call the Rosemount Police Department’s tip line at 651-322-COPS. Anonymous written tips can also be filed here.  The Dakota County sheriff’s office was assisting with the investigation.

Nfld Schools looks to November with a $109 mil referendum; Storms down power lines and trees; Oney clarifies Charter comment; Y Kids Tri

June 13, 2017

Hillmann announces Northfield school referendum. Last night the Northfield School board voted to start preparations to add a referendum for 2 purposes.  The first is to repeal and replace the current operating levy and increase it to the maximum allowed.  Superintendent Dr. Matt Hillmann said, “which is approximately $470.50 over current levy”.   Hillmann said they would be doing it anyway in a couple of years adding, “we are coming to the community of Northfield to say you expect a world class education for our students, we do everything we can to (more…)

Nfld police ask for assistance id’ing burglary suspect; NCRC to get overview before lease extension; Smoke ’em if you got ’em; Lighten Up for local non-profits

June 12, 2017

The Northfield police department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying a man involved in 2 burglaries and a car theft on June 4th.  I have posted the the full press release with surveillance photos of the suspect.  The stolen vehicle was recovered and an hour and a half later at the Greenvale Place apartment parking lot.  Sgt. PT Haider believes the suspect dumped it there and took off.  6-4-2017 Underground Garage Burglaries (more…)

Nfld Police asking for your assistance

June 12, 2017

The Northfield Police Department is seeking assistance in identifying a person of interest in recent burglaries and an auto theft.

On June 4, 2017, during the evening and overnight hours, two underground parking garages were
broken into and items were stolen.

click below for the full release with pictures:

6-4-2017 Underground Garage Burglaries

On Tap – Tanzenwald to air today

June 12, 2017

KYMN experienced a power outage on Saturday just as On Tap with Corey Butler and Ira Carlson was airing.   Their featured guests are Steve and Jeneveve Pittman of Tanzenwald Brewing Company.  We will air the show at 9am today.  Wayne Eddy is dealing with some health issues and is at St. Mary’s Hospital in Rochester.


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