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Car Fire Causing Closures to Interstate 35

September 11, 2018

Due to a car fire southbound Interstate 35 at highway 19 is temporarily shut down and being diverted to allow firefighters to safely battle a fully engulfed utility vehicle. Additional firetrucks are in route. Stay tuned to #95theOne for further details.

Man passed out in car is charged; Nfld Council budget work session; Nfld School District tests well; Update on WWTP; 5th & Washington lot closed

September 11, 2018

A man found passed out in his vehicle in Dundas is charged with 5th degree drugs.  32 year old Joseph Dillon of Faribault was taken into custody Friday after a Dundas officer and Rice County Deputies responded to a call in the 13,000 block of Dahle Avenue on report of a man passed out in a vehicle with a spoon in his hand and some “stuff in a napkin” on his lap.  According to the complaint, he wouldn’t wake up and was sweating. Dillon told deputies that he’s been clean for 8 months. He refused to let them search his vehicle. A k9 unit indicated controlled substance at the drivers door. They found .4 grams of heroin along with a needle and q-tips, used as filters (more…)

2018 Rice County 4-H State Fair results

September 10, 2018

Minnesota 4-Hers from 87 counties arrived with over 2800 animals at the 2018 “Great Minnesota Get-Together” for this year’s 4-H livestock encampment held August 22nd-26th.  Education is integral in the “learn by doing” philosophy of 4-H.  As part of the educational component, Minnesota 4-H requires every youth exhibiting an animal to also participate in knowledge tests, skill-a-thons, and personal interviews directly related to the animal species they are exhibiting. Along with interviews, all 4-H youth livestock exhibitors complete the Livestock Quality Assurance (LQA) Training. Through this certification, youth are educated on bio-security, educating the public on the role of livestock, and caring for their animal’s welfare. Other learning opportunities include exhibits featuring the “Science of Animals”, and demonstrations pertaining to the exhibits animal.  Read all the results below:


Charges filed in Stabbing death; Nfld council poised to create policies on Streets and Utilities; The crowds, the raids, the parade and the beards – DJJD update

September 10, 2018

A Faribault woman was charged late this morning in the stabbing death of 52 year old Michael Bongers.  Faribault Police, fire and ambulance were called just after 9 o’clock Friday night to an unknown medical at 1155 Willow St.  They found Bongers with a stab wound to his chest. 24 year old Judana Williams, with whom he had a relationship, said they got into an argument and she stabbed him.  Bongers was transported to District One hospital where he died. According to the criminal complaint, Williams told officers that he ran up on her. Based on the blood trail, it appeared that Bongers was stabbed in the bedroom and made it to the (more…)

Cable slip on Ferris Wheel stops the ride; Sheriff comments on mailbox thefts; DeLong says “it is incumbent” on Council to reply to Boards and Commissions; Sen. Smith introduces bill on Affordable Medications; NHS hosts author and illustrator of ‘Shot All to Hell’ graphic novel

September 7, 2018

Northfield police, fire and ambulance responded last night to an incident at the DJJD carnival around 9:45.  KYMN spoke with committee officials who confirmed that a drive cable skipped, which stopped the Ferris Wheel.  No one was injured but First Responders were called to the scene as the 911 caller said there were. Carnival employees manually started the wheel within moments and were able to get everyone safely off the ride.  The 911 call did attract the Dept. of Labor. Carnival management said they fixed the cable last night but are going through it all today to make certain it is fully operational for this evening. (more…)