Northfield Shares, the Northfield area’s community foundation centered on philanthropy, volunteerism and collaborative leadership, is encouraging community members to perform random acts of kindness in celebration of National Random Acts of Kindness (RAK) Week 2019, which runs from February 17-22. The worldwide celebration is spearheaded and inspired by The Random Acts of Kindness Foundation, an international nonprofit founded upon a belief in kindness and dedicated to providing resources and tools that encourage acts of kindness. An expanded list of information and related materials can be found at northfieldshares.org/kindness. Read the full press release below for the daily themes and how to play the Moo Kindness Game!:
Carleton recognized as a top producer of Fulbright U.S. Students
Northfield, Minn.—Carleton College is once again among the nation’s top colleges and universities producing Fulbright U.S. students.
Each year the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs announces the top producing institutions for the Fulbright Program, the U.S. government’s flagship international educational exchange program. The Chronicle of Higher Education publishes the lists annually. [Read more…] about Nine Carleton students are named Fulbright Scholars
Kathy Olson, Executive Director of Millstream Commons Assisted Living in downtown Northfield, was named as the recipient of the Kal Michel’s Outstanding Leadership Award by Leading Age Minnesota on Wednesday, February 6, 2019. The prestigious award honors a leader whose impact is demonstrated through vision, servanthood, mentoring others and commitment to older adults. [Read more…] about Millstream Commons Executive Dir. Kathy Olson honored
Motorists are urged to slow down and keep a 10-car length distance behind snowplows, according to the Minnesota Department of Transportation.
By doing so, motorists have a safe distance that allows a snowplow to do its work. On Thursday morning, a semitractor-trailer struck a MnDOT snowplow from behind on northbound Highway 52 north of Rochester. The force of the collision spun the [Read more…] about Semi hit MnDot snow plow
An established, local family medicine physician is joining the Northfield Clinic.
Dr. David McIntyre joins NH+C’s Northfield Clinic
Family medicine physician David McIntyre joins Northfield Hospital + Clinics, caring for patients of all ages at the Northfield Clinic with daytime and evening hours. [Read more…] about NH&C welcomes a local, established family med physician