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After 35 years, Andersons close independent Northfield Pharmacy

A mainstay business in downtown that has helped area residents meet their health care needs for the past 35 years has closed its doors. Read more


Jefferson Road closed Thursday

Jefferson Road between Honey Locust Drive and Oak Lawn Drive will be closed to thru traffic on Thursday, Oct. 21 due to work related to the… Read more


Anticipated decrease in MnDOT budget has county worried about funding roundabout

Even as county leaders plan for a roundabout at the eastern Hwy. 19/Interstate 35 interchange, they’re worrying whether there’s enough to c… Read more


Epic Enterprise job coach recognized by Minn. Organization for Habilitation and Rehabilitation

Epic Enterprise job coach Jay Storlie helped a man with disabilities employed by Target to boost his productivity and exceed the company’s … Read more


County selects firm to help reimagine north side of law enforcement center block

What the 200 block of Fourth Avenue will look when the Rice County Sheriff’s offices and county jail move north is anybody’s guess. Read more


Learn more about Local Food Sustainability Project

Join fellow Cannon River SFA members and community members (you do not have to be a SFA member to attend) for an informal social hour follo… Read more

Birth: Taylor Joanne Folcik

Erin and Nathan Folcik announce the birth of their daughter, Taylor Joanne Folcik. Read more

Salmonella outbreak linked to 23 Minnesotans came from onions

A multi-state outbreak of Salmonella Oranienburg infections announced today by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention includes 23 M… Read more



Faribault blows past Northfield football to retain Cannon Trophy

Early on, an opportunity arose for Northfield to grab control Wednesday night in Faribault. Read more

Volleyball: Northfield 3, Rochester John Marshall 0

In the final game of the regular season, the Northfield volleyball team cruised to a 25-10, 25-10, 25-12 victory at Rochester John Marshall… Read more


Northfield girls cross country narrowly beats Century to win 1st Big 9 title, boys speed to 6th

At the Ev Berg Invite in Owatonna on Oct. 7, Rochester Century narrowly beat the Northfield girls cross country team by two points. Read more



Top 6 tips for a healthy fall

As we head into the fall, there are many things we can do to stay healthy. Fall is a good time to check in with yourself and ask: How am I … Read more


ASK A TROOPER: Properly aiming headlights your vehicles

Question: I was wondering if my headlights are 2500 lumens each is that legal in the state of Minnesota? Read more

VIEWS FROM ELSEWHERE: The West’s energy masochism

With winter fast approaching, Europe finds itself in an energy crisis — and reliant on the tender mercies of Russian strongman Vladimir Put… Read more