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NEW YORK (AP) — Tony Rankins, a formerly homeless, drug-addicted Army veteran, got a standing ovation at the State of the Union after President Donald Trump described how he turned his life around thanks to a construction job at a company using the administration’s “Opportunity Zone” tax bre…

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The fifth largest wildfire in California history expanded, ripping through dry brush atop a coastal ridge while crews struggled to keep flames from roaring down into neighborhoods amid fears of renewed winds.

The city of Northfield, Carleton College and St. Olaf College issued a joint statement Thursday affirming that all three are committed to providing a welcoming and inclusive community for all in the wake of last weekend’s events in Charlottesville, Virginia.

The pace of refugees arriving in Minnesota slowed markedly in recent months, even though President Trump’s executive order pausing resettlement remains mired in the courts.

After a series of warnings that procedures at Minnesota Prairie County Alliance were failing to protect area children, its executive director is planning a series of public forums in an effort to move forward.

Northfield’s craft distillery Loon Liquors has been going like gangbusters since launching two years ago, so it will be somewhat fitting when it hosts a History Happy Hour in conjunction with the Northfield Historical Society that will feature a talk about Minnesota’s notorious gangsters.

Born in June of 1933 in Mississippi, Malcolm Mabry has since worn hats as a teacher, a farmer, a senator, a representative, a delegate, a poet, a Methodist and most recently and most important to Kenyon, a philanthropist.

Electricity, telephones, ice cream cones, video phone calls, X-ray machines, baby incubators, dishwashers, coffee makers and automatic potato mashers are all items that saw a public unveiling at a world’s fair.

While conversations concerning land development in Northfield continue to take place, some of those talks, to the chagrin of City of Northfield staff, have started the rumor mill rolling.

With the times and philosophies on the best and most efficient methods in staying fit constantly evolving, the Northfield Senior Center finds itself perpetually trying to be ahead of the curve on those innovations.

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