Repair work began on the Cannon River limestone river wall Monday. The project includes the west river wall adjacent to 307 Water St. S., just north of the Third Street Bridge. The project includes cleaning, tuck-pointing, repairing and sealing the existing river wall. Construction crews ant…

The following Northfield students were selected to perform with the Minnesota Music Educators Association's All-State music groups during a weeklong camp ending Aug. 10: in choir, Robby Swenson, Dallas Green, Haakon Rustad and Peder Lindell; in band, Ben Reister and Martin Brice; in orchestr…

As students return to colleges and universities for the fall, the Better Business Bureau of Minnesota and North Dakota suggests the following tips to make sure scammers don’t make the start of school even more expensive for those paying tuition, figuring out student aid and buying school and…

The Cannon Valley Youth Orchestra, entering its 22nd year, has a new conductor: Paul Benson of Minneapolis. He will take over the program from music director Ellen Hacker, who will be pursuing her master's in music education.

The Northfield Downtown Development Corp. and the city's Arts and Culture Commission unveiled the winning design from their street banner competition Thursday. The new banners will be hung on lamp posts along Division Street and Water Street in downtown Northfield beginning this fall.

Kids, families and friends are invited to play the "I Spy" challenge Aug. 28 at the Rice County Historical Society Museum, 1814 NW Second Ave., Faribault. The museum will be open during regular hours, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., and the game takes 60–90 minutes.


Summer Belle Faust was born July 25, 2019 in Northfield to Kaylin Alise Faust and Tyler Lee Faust. She weighed 7 pounds, 11 ounces.

Carol Mae Olson was born July 23, 2019 in Northfield to Megan Kristine Bellin Olson and Daniel Philip Olson. She weighed 9 pounds, 3 ounces.

Maddux Gregory Prins was born July 17, 2019 in Northfield to Kayla Marie Fisher and Zachary Lynn Prins. He weighed 7 pounds, 6 ounces.

Presley Jade Ashleson was born July 17, 2019 in Northfield to Kelsie Jean Ashleson and Kevin Craig Ashleson. She weighed 5 pounds, 11 ounces.

Henslea Alicia Elizabeth Rustman was born July 16, 2019 in Northfield to Jenna Lyn Rustman and Brian Dale Rustman. She weighed 8 pounds.



The parents of Schuyler Dunhaupt Tilson are pleased to announce the wedding of their daughter to Jesse Doheny on July 1.

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