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Extra DWI Patrols on Rice County Roads Roads Aug. 19 – Sept. 11
Northfield, Minn. – Labor Day weekend is a final hurrah to the fun of a Minnesota summer. Rice County Law Enforcement agencies will be helping keep Minnesotans safe as they travel and celebrate the final weeks of summer. Law enforcement statewide will be taking drunk drivers off the road as part of the extra DWI enforcement campaign Aug. 19 — Sept. 11. And on Friday August 19th, is a day that every Law Enforcement agency is being asked to demonstrate a united front across the entire state by dedicating efforts to DWI enforcement. (more…)
The Northfield Public Library and the Arts and Culture Commission (ACC) are pleased to announce the appointment of local poet Rob Hardy to a three-year term as Northfield’s first Poet Laureate. In establishing the program, the Library and ACC envision the Poet Laureate as a coordinator and creative leader for poetic and literary arts in the community. The (more…)
Nisbit pleads Not Guilty to murder
Jason Nisbit pleaded not guilty on Tuesday, to charges of First Degree premeditated murder and Second Degree murder with intent – not premeditated. He’s the Faribault man accused of killing 26 year old Chelsea Martinez of Ohio a year ago. Nisbit was arrested in August of last year after leading law enforcement to her body in Shager Park. According to the criminal complaint he admitted to killing her. Martinez was a troubled young mother of 3 who, Nisbit says, came to Minnesota to discuss suicide with him after they’d met on the internet. For now, a settlement conference is scheduled for September 27th. Nisbit remains in the Rice County jail on a million dollar bond. Nisbit Grand Jury indictment (more…)
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Self Defense? The question hangs in the air while BCA investigates local homicide
Northfield Police Chief Monte Nelson updated media on the relationship between the women involved in Sunday’s shooting on Jefferson Road. He said the deceased, Lilly Kirckof and the 70 something woman suspected of shooting her were not related, they had been long time “acquaintances” and also had a, “like a landlord/tenant type relationship”. Although the older woman was taken into custody, she was released and remains cooperative. Nelson would not name her, “it’s an open and active investigation. Yes, we’re not comfortable releasing the name”. Some of that is for her protection. In (more…)
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