The Faribault man believed responsible for holding officers at bay in a tense Tuesday evening standoff has been charged with five felonies, including one for allegedly whipping a child.
The preliminary findings of a Rice County housing study confirmed what officials already suspected: there are not enough vacancies to fill the need.
A Northfield advisory board is recommending a new, $21.2 million, two-sheet ice arena in the college city. But to make the facility a reality, it needs Dundas’ buy in.
Minnetonka Public Schools has named Andrew Gilbertson, originally of Northfield, as Principal of Groveland Elementary School. He begins his new role July 1, replacing beloved, long-time principal at Groveland, David Parker, who is retiring at the end of June.
Minnesota health officials said a non-Minnesotan with measles traveling through the state may have exposed others to the infectious disease in mid-April.
Opening night at the Northfield Hospital Auxiliary Book Fair was the usual story — huge crowds, dozens of volunteers and tons of books. But this opening was special.
It's not often you see local business leaders getting down and dirty, kissing pigs. But that's exactly what happened Tuesday afternoon in downtown Northfield.
The Defeat of Jesse James Days Committee announced Tuesday that the 2018 Joseph Lee Heywood Distinguished Service Award joint recipients are Lois and Noel Stratmoen.
Losing weight is a phrase often synonymous with obsessive exercise, restrictive crash diets and subsequent mood swings. For Tom Wagner and Brad Connolly, two Faribault residents, it was all about willpower and a little friendly competition.
BROWNSVILLE, Texas (AP) — It will be first come, first served for two states wanting to take custody of a Minnesota woman who is suspected in two killings, a Texas judge ruled Monday.
There’s still a long way to go, but Northfield residents, landowners and now, developers, Joan and Vern Koester have a plan in place for a new neighborhood in southeast Northfield, and they have early approval from the city.
Eighteen students from Purple Door Youth Theater, an educational program of the Northfield Arts Guild, partnered with three community organizations this past weekend. This theater outreach brought their play, “The King’s New Clothes,” to the Northfield Area Family YMCA, Northfield Public Lib…
Sibley Elementary has been donating to the Ronald McDonald House for years. Each year, we collect and donate thousands of pop tabs, because they are trash for us, but it makes money for them.
The Republican tax law signed by President Trump in December is often referred to as the GOP tax cut, and it’s true that most Americans are getting more money in their paychecks because of tax table changes.
A Mound man was killed Saturday in southern Dakota County when his motorcycle T-boned a car exiting from Hwy. 52, according to a Minnesota State Patrol report.
The Minnesota Department of Agriculture is issuing a consumer advisory for freeze-dried, uneviscerated sardines sold by OC Raw Dog of Santa Margarita, California. The product was sold locally at Farmers Feed Supply in Owatonna.
Growing up in Northfield, Will Daniels wasn’t one of the kids saying ‘I want to be an astronaut.’ It was never that specific. It still isn’t.
Rebound Enterprises was hoping to bring a drive-thru Starbucks to Northfield, near the Fairfield Inn and Suites it is currently developing. But Thursday night, the Zoning Board of Appeals (Planning Commission) put a stop to plans.
Though no criminal charges have been filed in the overdose death of Prince, the number of overdose-related murder prosecutions in Minnesota continues to rise.
For the second time this month, an investigation by the area’s drug task force has led to a pair of arrests. This time they apprehended two alleged dealers reportedly bringing almost 1/5 of a pound of methamphetamine back from the cities.
ST. PAUL — U.S. Rep. and Democratic candidate for governor Tim Walz released his 2017 personal income tax returns Thursday, using the occasion to urge Republican candidates, former Gov. Tim Pawlenty and Hennepin County Commissioner Jeff Johnson, to do the same.
Pending approval from the Northfield City Council, renovations to the Northfield fire station, after years of planning, are finally set to begin.
Carleton College students on Friday joined hundreds of thousands across the country taking part in the National School Walkout.
As the weather gets warmer, we often think about “Spring Cleaning” and ways to clean up the clutter that accumulated in our houses over the past year.
SOUTH PADRE ISLAND, Texas (AP) — A tip-off led to the arrest in Texas of a woman who investigators believe killed her husband in Minnesota then fled to Florida, where she fatally shot her doppelganger with the intention of assuming her identity, an official said Friday.
If you really want to cut your carbon footprint, it takes a lot more than recycling. Or switching to LED or compact fluorescent lightbulbs. Or even trading in your SUV for a Prius.
St. Paul — Helping seniors and Minnesotans with disabilities live independently and get around for a low cost is a priority for Lakeville’s Matt Little. That’s why the state senator today offered a bipartisan plan to bring door-to-door Metro Mobility service to Lakeville, Forest Lake, Columb…
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The prosecutor in the Minnesota county where Prince died said Thursday that no criminal charges will be filed in the musician’s death, effectively ending the state’s two-year investigation into how Prince got the fentanyl that killed him.
Rice County is growing at a “healthy” pace, Rice County Assessor Paul Knutson told members of the county’s Comprehensive Plan Steering Committee.
Teresa Ruiz and her family came to Northfield in the fall of 2016 from Terrassa, Barcelona, Spain after her husband accepted a two-year position as a visiting Physics professor at Carleton College.
When people think of versatile instruments, the trombone might not be their first pick. But it always comes first to Moses Rodriguez.
ST. PAUL — A former Minnesota Republican chairman and lawmaker has ended his campaign for governor, saying Tim Pawlenty’s entrance in the race means he cannot win.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Prosecutors in the Minnesota county where Prince died said Wednesday that they’re ready to make an announcement in their two-year investigation into the musician’s death from an accidental fentanyl overdose.
“Ginny and I will intentionally volunteer for you for seven years,” Larry Walsh told Community Action Center of Northfield executive director Jim Blaha in late 2003, as Ginny was launching into her first Christmas Sharing experience.
Whether you’re a new mom, an experienced mom, an expecting mom or hoping to someday be a mom, McKinley Early Childhood Center’s community baby shower celebrates all stages of parenthood.
This year, the Uppity Women of Shakespeare is celebrating Shakespeare’s birthday during a performance of some of his strongest female characters at FiftyNorth.
To many in Northfield, the Defeat of Jesse James Days celebration is just a weekend affair, a way to bid farewell to summer and kickoff another school year.
ST. PAUL — A former Minnesota House speaker will become Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton’s fifth justice on the seven-member state Supreme Court.