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Tech entrepreneur brings small-town sensibility to big-screen entertainment

As a girl, Larissa Lowthorp was drawn—as many children were—into the realm of imagination and fantasy. Read more

Bill requiring new state sex ed guidelines drives conservative opponents' rally

Sex education curriculum in Minnesota could soon be operating under new guidelines if a piece of legislation sponsored Rep. Todd Lippert, D… Read more

Northfield native competing on Cornell College esports team

MOUNT VERNON, IOWA — In the afternoon, you can often see a purple glow and hear a lot of chatter coming from what used to be known as Shaw … Read more

Commissioners postpone environmental review decision on proposed car club

With hundreds of comments to wade through, Rice County officials asked for and got the board of commissioners to approve a 30-day extension… Read more

Randolph educator named Outstanding Ag Teacher of the Year

Randolph agriculture teacher Edward Terry has been a teacher for nearly 50 years. Read more


College football wrap: Oles, Knights both 2-0 entering rivalry weekend

Senior Khayleb Willis ran for a career-high 257 yards and two touchdowns as the St. Olaf College football team picked up a 33-20 victory ov… Read more

FRIDAY WRAP: Northfield and Randolph football, Raider cross country all in action

A grueling three-game stretch to start the season concluded Friday night, when Northfield football (0-3) traveled to Mankato West and suffe… Read more

September dove hunting

I love to hunt doves! Read more


Rice County Farmers Union to hold annual meeting Wednesday in Dundas

Rice County Farmers Union will hold its annual meeting Wednesday at Keepsake Cidery in Dundas. A press release states a locally-sourced mea… Read more

Tickets available for Governor's Pheasant Hunting Opener banquet

Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz invites all Minnesotans to join him on Friday, Oct. 11 for the 9th Annual Minnesota Governor’s Pheasant Hunting Ope… Read more

Accelerate Northfield has volunteer opportunities working with elementary students

Accelerate Northfield has volunteer opportunities available in Northfield working with the elementary students on a regular basis. Listenin… Read more


No one is born racist

Are you a racist? Read more

#NorthfieldStrong: Youth Exchange

Rotary Youth Exchange has taken over Northfield. In the last three years the Northfield Rotary Club has sent 39 high school students overse… Read more

Building a better community

Over the summer the Human Rights Commission hosted its second annual Najwa Community Picnic. It was an incredibly hot Saturday with other e… Read more


Mary Ann Larson

Mary Ann Larson 1958–2019 Hendersonville—Mary Ann Larson, age 61, passed away on Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019 at her home in Hendersonville, T… Read more

Howard Clifford Olson

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Charles E. Morse

Charles E. Morse 1924–2019 Bloomington—Charles Edward Morse, age 95, passed away peacefully on August 16, 2019. "Chuck" was born and raised… Read more