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Adams Publishing Group, LLC (APG) announced Tuesday that it has acquired The Greater Beloit Publishing Co., including the Beloit (Wisconsin) Daily News, Weekend Daily News and My Stateline Shopper.

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We think we know a lot about water in the Land of 10,000 Lakes, but a few minutes at the “We Are Water” exhibit, currently at the Carleton College’s Weitz Center, shows how much there is to know about the rivers, lakes and drinking water that we depend upon.

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The Dundas City Council on Monday gave final approval for Kwik Trip to replace its current location at 1910 Honeylocust St. in Northfield with a new, 9,000-square foot station within city limits.

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Less than one month before they were scheduled to be sent to San Diego for Marine basic training, the look on the faces of recent Northfield High School graduates Nathan Schmidtke and Joshua Roethle was indicative of the excitement and pride they felt in their coming duty.

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Preliminary plans are underway for townhome complex of at least 24 market-rate and affordable units on the city’s southeast side, but are drawing some tension on the Northfield City Council.

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Northfield Hospital and Clinics President and CEO Steve Underdahl was recognized late last month for his work in educating elected officials on the role hospitals play in communities and broadening the base of community for support of the hospital.

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The Northfield City Council is in the beginning stages of evaluating whether to continue with special assessments, a practice utilized every year for city street reconstruction projects.

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MARINETTE, Wis. (AP) — A shipyard on the border between Wisconsin and Michigan was for one day crowded with Minnesotans who showed up Saturday to watch the launch of the U.S. Navy’s newest combat ship, named in honor of the Twin Cities.

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Northfield native Steve Grove now leads the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development, a role that continues a successful career that has included stints at YouTube and The Boston Globe.

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A popcorn party celebrating 40 years of the popcorn wagon being on Bridge Square took place Thursday on Bridge Square. A history of the popcorn wagon was provided by Susan Hvistendahl. A rendition of the Supremes’ song “Buttered Popcorn” was led by Randy Ferguson, Ann Etter and Michelle Dren…

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Improving water quality by reducing soil erosion is important to farmers when they’re thinking about planting cover crops. A 2018 survey of farmers who had worked with the Cannon River Watershed Partnership found that these farmers planted cover crops because they had an interest in improvin…

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About 160 acres of former Rice County farmland was dedicated June 1 as the Engeseth-Rinde Unit of the Prairie Creek Wildlife Management Area, ensuring the area will again become native prairie.

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In Minnesota, water is a vital part of our history, identity, and culture. In a state with more shoreline than Florida, Hawaii and California combined, this connection to water, both culturally and literally, is vital.

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A bur oak tree on John and Dorothy Mach’s Webster property survived a fire and severe weather conditions for over 300 years, but it was no match for Tuesday’s storm.

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Despite not receiving $2.5 million in bonding for a transit hub in this year’s Legislative session, the city of Northfield is moving forward with developing certain parts of the project while hoping state lawmakers take action on its request next year.

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One day before stepping down from his role as Dundas city administrator, John McCarthy was in his office discussing his approximately 50-year career, including stints as an architectural designer, beverage business owner near the Canadian border and leading a growing city.

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Northfielders know that spring is finally here when they see the little red and yellow popcorn wagon appear on Bridge Square. When it departs in the fall, we know another dreaded Minnesota winter is not far away. At 6 p.m. June 13, there will be a celebration in Bridge Square of the 40th ann…

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