With temperatures inching toward 70 degrees, the ground clear of snow and the skies void of rain clouds, it's safe to say VFW Post 4393 Senior Vice Post Commander Jim Fisher woke up with a smile on his face Saturday morning.
Shakespeare's classic comedy of love and fairies is coming to Arcadia — but it won't be your typical performance of the Bard's work.
Experts suggest 5.5 million Americans could have Alzheimer’s disease, an irreversible, progressive brain condition with no cure.
Nearly a year after more than 60 dead animals were found at a Castle Rock Township property, the woman responsible for the animals’ care has been sentenced.
Northfield officials are considering multiple ways to improve the Riverwalk Market Fair, a Saturday festival on Bridge Square that runs from June to October.
The Northfield Healthy Community Initiative recently recognized the Rev. Denny Dempsey, priest at Church of St. Dominic, with the April 2019 Making a Difference Award.
A bill being considered in Congress would assess fees on carbon dioxide content of coal, oil and gas, a proposal meant to reduce carbon pollution.
BURNSVILLE, Minn. (AP) — President Donald Trump played up the benefits of his tax cuts on Monday’s tax filing day in a state where he’s aiming to turn a narrow defeat in the 2016 presidential race into a victory in his re-election bid next year.
A 57-year-old Oronoco woman was sentenced on Friday in connection with an Oct 22, 2016, fatal crash that killed Brenda Travis, 78, of Rochester, and caused serious injuries to three others in Randolph Township.
Two-hundred donated bicycles were expected to be given to area youth in need Saturday thanks to an Allina Health program.
Health care, the environment, guns and other topics were on the menu Friday during a public conversation at Brick Oven Bakery.
Northfield High School’s Rock and Roll Revival is a Northfield Community Event. While it is performed by an amazing group of talented high school students, the show would not be possible without the support of numerous volunteers.
While searching a maintenance tunnel underneath Sibley Elementary last week, Dan Warner made a surprising discovery: a time capsule, hidden in 1992.
A man who allegedly participated in the Jan. 15 Premier Bank in Northfield robbery now faces a federal charge in connection with the alleged incident.
The Nerstrand City Council could award a bid for construction of a new fire station May 14 after rejecting four project bids Tuesday that were either well over the city’s price range or incomplete.
When tornados and straight line winds ripped through Rice County on Sept. 20, 2018, they left a path of destruction to homes and properties in the Northfield area.
Northfield city councilors tackled potential parking, height and size requirements under a possible relaxation of city accessory dwelling regulations Tuesday during a work session.
After heavy snowfall throughout the day Wednesday, the following night and day brought different weather with its own unique challenges.
As part of its efforts to inspire volunteerism, Northfield Shares has rolled out the first-ever interactive volunteer portal for the Northfield area. The free online system, provided through Galaxy Digital, will enhance the service experience for individual volunteers, nonprofit organization…
Canvas Church had a heart to love our community when it created “We Love Northfield” a few years ago. The event, which has taken a variety of forms over the years, has evolved into valued day of service to the Northfield and Dundas communities.
Two Rice County Sheriff’s Office deputies were injured Wednesday after the squad car they were in was struck by a semi while responding to another crash in poor weather conditions northwest of Shieldsville.
The week’s forecasted winter weather hit Wednesday morning, dumping heavy snowfall on Rice County into the afternoon, which caused schools to close early and roads to close due to accidents.
St. Olaf College is drawing closer to authenticating one of its art works as belonging to world renowned artist Edvard Munch.
If you listen to KYMN Radio, you have likely heard Logan Wells promote one of the many organizations he supports. The scope ranges from the Boy Scouts of America, VFW, Mayor’s Youth Council, and Arcadia Charter School, to the YMCA Youth in Government program. I’ve worked with youth for many …
One of many Northfield residents’ favorite parts of the holiday season is the annual Winter Walk. Sharing the holiday spirit and fellowship with friends and neighbors in the chilly December air is a festive celebration only available in a community like Northfield. This special holiday event…
Northfield Retirement Community is being recognized for its partnership with St. Olaf College, a hands-on learning collaboration that has helped college students connect with residents for 15 years.
Visitors are a welcomed part of any day for residents at Northfield Retirement Community (NRC), and visitor volunteers are a valued resource. Jon Otto is one such volunteer, but he shares his time in several areas at NRC.
At the Northfield Arts Guild, there are many volunteers you get to see like ushers at a show or greeters at the front desk. However, unless you are a clay artist, you might never come across one group of volunteers who dedicate hours and hours in each week: studio monitors.
Patrick (Packy) and Karen Mader both credit their parents for modeling and teaching the value of volunteering and giving back to others. The lessons learned during their youth have been a cornerstone in living lives filled with happiness and service to the Northfield community.
Motorists in southeast Minnesota should be alert for lane closures as the Minnesota Department of Transportation begins bridge inspections of state, city and county bridges.
On Sunday afternoon, Northfielders gathered at Church of St. Dominic to discuss some of this legislative session’s most contentious issues.
Gary Wertish, president of Minnesota Farmers Union, said health care cost is the No. 1 issue that rural residents bring up.
A recently formed transportation cooperative is helping connect area residents with limited transportation options to programs they otherwise might not have access to.
After a winter full of snowstorms, some may be hoping to put severe weather in the rearview mirror, but state and local officials want everyone to think about your plans for when severe weather strikes.
Every May for many years, Northfield Area United Way has awarded more than a quarter of a million dollars in grants – and in some years much more – to essential local programs in the areas of health, education and financial stability, including basic needs such as food and emergency assistance.