The Minnesota National Guard has identified the three soldiers who died in the crash of a Black Hawk helicopter on Thursday near St. Cloud.
More than a half dozen Northfield residents expressed concern Tuesday about the possible installation of bumpouts and bike lanes as part of the city's 2020 planned road repairs project.
Minnesota counties are refusing to reimburse the state for nearly $9 million in overpayments of federal funds because they say the state — not the counties — made the mistake.
At a Truth in Taxation hearing Thursday evening, Rice County Administrator Sara Folsted presented a semi-final version of the 2020 budget. If approved later this month, it would include a levy slightly smaller than the preliminary figure approved in September.
ST. PAUL — The names of the three Minnesota National Guard service members who died Thursday, Dec. 5 in a helicopter crash outside of St. Cloud are expected to be released on Saturday.
A Montgomery trailer-tractor driver is taking a second run at a Minnesota House seat after losing last year to Rep. Todd Lippert, DFL-Northfield.
The Northfield City Council on Tuesday approved applying for a grant that could help assist the city with the beginning stages of implementing the recently passed Climate Action Plan.
The St. Olaf College Student Senate is requesting the school forego new fossil fuel investments and immediately end related public investments.
The Northfield City Council on Tuesday approved a 9.4% increase in the property tax levy for 2020. The increase is estimated to be $25 per year on a $200,000 home.
Despite concerns about increasing housing costs and the impact that is having on older adults in Northfield, local professionals say the city's housing market remains strong in some ways.
Minneapolis police investigated several deaths over the holiday weekend that all appear to be caused by former intimate partners.
Northfield High School Visual Arts Teacher Katherine Norrie welcomed her students back to class Monday after the five-day Thanksgiving break.
A Twin Cities-based developer’s controversial plan for a car club and track along Interstate 35 is on hold now that a portion of the 466 acre-plot intended for development is no longer available to the developer.
In preparation for the holiday season, Rice County’s law enforcement agencies came together on Wednesday evening for a special joint kickoff of this holiday season’s Toward Zero Deaths campaign.
In recent years, Black Fridays have become less influential in holiday shopping, partially from the continued rise of online shopping options.
Snow totals of 4 inches or greater from around Minnesota and western Wisconsin through 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, as reported by weather observers and relayed by the National Weather Service. Snow was still falling in some locations, so these may not be final totals:
If you’ve ever wondered where that turkey on your table may have come from, the U.S. Department of Agriculture Census of Agriculture can help.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southern Minnesota is celebrating a decade-long partnership with Faribault’s Cheese Cave that has brought new members and donors to the nonprofit community organization.
The mission of Northfield communication specialists Kara Trygestad and Sam Temple is straightforward: Communicate the city of Northfield’s undertakings to residents.
Every winter, the first big snowstorms hit Minnesota and those of us who drive need to learn, all over again, how to drive in snow and ice.
An award-winning author with ties to Northfield has included the city in her new historical fiction book capturing the story of a post-World War II family.
Bells will ring outside six Rice County businesses as the Rice County Salvation Army counts down to Christmas with its annual Red Kettle Campaign. And there’s plenty of open slots for volunteer bell ringers.
Northfield police will participate with law enforcement statewide in an extra DWI enforcement campaign on weekends through Dec. 28.
The Commission on Judicial Selection announced Thursday that a judgeship vacancy is occurring in Minnesota’s Third Judicial District. The vacancy will occur upon the retirement of the Honorable John T. Cajacob and will be chambered at Faribault in Rice County.
Amid political polarization, U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar has reintroduced a bill that would extend the landmark Violence Against Women Act and make several significant changes to the 25-year-old bill.
The Minnesota Department of Human Services has uncovered more improper payments, and counties and tribes are on the hook to help pay the money back.
Two local organizations recently announced a collaboration intended to make up for financial and other difficulties Laura Baker Services Association employees face due to insufficient government funding.
Unseasonably cold weather means ice making has begun on many lakes across the state, but Minnesota Department of Natural Resources conservation officers advise people to stay off of the still-forming ice.
One downside of our current production of grain crops such as corn, soybeans, wheat, oat, and barley is that these crops are annual crops, meaning that they need to be planted each year. This also means that many of the fields where annual grain crops are grown will spend at least some time …
An outside consulting group is recommending the Northfield Police Department hire three officers to help correct insufficient staffing levels and the associated risks that poses.
RICE COUNTY — The Star Tribune is reporting that Diamond Reynolds, who livestreamed the aftermath of the July 2016 officer-involved shooting death of her boyfriend, is suing a Rice County deputy for defamation.
A dozen members of Northfield Against Line 3 and St. Olaf College’s Climate Justice Collective protested on Thursday evening at the home of Minnesota Public Utilities Commissioner John Tuma.