ST. PETER, Minn. (AP) — For Gale Kreykes, volunteering has always been a way of life. At 99, the St. Peter woman continues to volunteer every weekday serving and packing meals at Parkview Manor in St. Peter and for the Meals on Wheels program.
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Illinois defensive coordinator Hardy Nickerson abruptly resigned Monday, citing personal "health-related circumstances beyond my control."
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats are heading into the November elections with an energized party base, an unpopular president to rail against and a growing wave of GOP retirements. Now they just need a clear message.
Special elections to replace two Minnesota lawmakers resigning amid sexual misconduct claims will be held on Feb. 12, notable for the fact it falls on a Monday.
From the outside, St. Olaf College’s Holland Hall was always indisputably beautiful. After recent $13 million renovation, the same could be argued for the inside.
Goodhue County has hired a consultant, the Hoisington Koegler Group, Inc., to create the master plan for the new County park in Section 7 of Kenyon Township, called the Nielsen Memorial Preserve.
The well-being of a vulnerable Kenyon man who went missing late Saturday night was of paramount concerns for those who spent time searching for him over the weekend, until he was located safe in the woods at Kenyon Depot Park.
It has been just over eight months since Brian Strese lost his leg to a flesh eating bacteria that nearly took his life. Now friends and family are throwing him a benefit bash to help him afford the next stage in his journey to independence: a prosthetic leg.
Northfield resident Jay Moad says his upcoming 21-performance run in New York City of his one-man show “Outside Paducah: The Wars at Home” might be one of the hardest things he’s ever done.
Hurricanes Harvey and Irma were a long way from Northfield, but for many Carleton and St. Olaf students, the natural disasters quite literally hit close to home.
Northfield’s attorney says the city legally utilized incentives in a recent hotel development deal, disagreeing with a Twin Cities attorney who claims otherwise.
It was supposed to be a one-off, 30th anniversary celebration for their parents, but the Winjum’s Shady Acres Resort Car Show and Outdoor Concert, now in its third year, has become an end-of-summer staple on Roberds Lake.
Jesse Dean Brown was less than half a mile from home when his car reportedly drove into a bean field, overturned and burst into flames, killing one of his two passengers.
Frank Wright etched his name into the record books at Carleton College, where the three-sport athlete earned 11 varsity letters in football, basketball and track.
When Northfield AARP Smart Driving instructor Gordon Kelley asked his class of 10 seniors Wednesday to name the color of yield signs, several students answered confidently.
Emily Annexstad, a graduate of St. Peter High School, was crowned the 64th Princess Kay of the Milky Way at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds on Wednesday evening.
UPDATE: This story has been updated to clarify the owners of Linga Properties, the parent company of Northfield Extended Stay, along with the number of units at Northfield Extended Stay
Anyone with a 2017 Minnesota fishing or hunting license can receive a free camouflage and blaze orange Twins logo cap thanks to a special ticket offer online at mndnr.gov/twins, with the next game in this offer coming up Sunday, Aug. 20.
With more people spending time outside at night during the summer months they may be intrigued looking up at the stars. Thanks to Carleton College, they don’t have far to travel to find out more.
NORTHFIELD — Doors can be a potent metaphor whether it’s open or closed, with or without handle, ancient or modern style, or leading to the past or the future, according to Northfield artist Riki Kölbl Nelson.
Every town should have a festival, and Kenyon fills the bill with its Rose Fest celebration, Aug. 18-20. Originally an event to honor the beautiful Boulevard of Roses on display as one enters town from the west, Rose Fest has grown to encompass a full slate of activities geared toward famili…
For many area families, the Goodhue County Fair is the highlight event of the summer. Coming up Aug. 8-12, the 2017 fair offers something to catch everyone’s eye. This is the 156th annual event; truly a time-tested piece of Americana.
Hauberg Woods Park in Northfield is so tucked away that the park’s sign isn’t always visible. But for those familiar with the park, its splendor is majestic.
OWATONNA — Owatonna’s Mark and Sheri Cameron will bring their 1915 Ford Model T Coupelet to Excelsior Sunday, joining other car, motorcycle, and boat enthusiasts at the fifth annual 10,000 Lakes Concours d’Elegance.
From wheelbarrows and wagons to boots and bricks, Twyla and Randy Schmidt have repurposed several items for a garden that will be open to area residents Aug. 6.
Vanessa Gonzalez, who served as a 2016 Defeat of Jesse James Days ambassador, was named 2018 Aquatennial Queen of the Lakes in a ceremony in Minneapolis.
A Northfield man charged in 2015 with unlawful possession of a machine gun was given two years probation in United States District Court Tuesday.
Deputy Under Secretary of the Navy Jodi Greene, a Northfield native, returned home this week to talk about the Navy and the commissioning of the future USS Minneapolis/St. Paul.
Area residents will have the chance to meet two original Tuskegee Airmen who will be special guests at this year’s Waseca County Fair.
OWATONNA — An Owatonna man has been charged with arson for the Friday afternoon fire that destroyed the mobile home he and his brother lived in and damaged a neighbor’s home after he reportedly told people in nearby stores that he had had burned down his house.
A 43-year-old Janesville man was charged Friday in Blue Earth County Court with threatening to kill his ex-girlfriend and her new boyfriend.