Annual Traveling Music Showcase To Kick Off In NorthfieldAn annual Minnesota traveling music showcase is scheduled to kick off in Northfield. The Minnesota Music Coalition says the fifth annual Caravan du Nord will kick off Oct. 3, in partnership with Carleton College.
More Than 100 Academics Call For Bloomington To Drop ChargesAfter more than 100 religious leaders called for charges against Black Lives Matter protesters to be dropped in an open letter earlier this week, researchers and professors from Twin Cities academic institutions are doing the same, according to the activist group.
U Students Look Into Adopting 'Affirmative Consent' PolicyStudents at the University of Minnesota say the "affirmative consent" policy could make it easier to determine if sex was indeed consensual.
Warren Stumps For Franken At Carleton; McFadden In Central MNA top liberal U.S. senator invoked the late Sen. Paul Wellstone in Northfield Saturday, echoing his populist tone in urging voters to give her colleague Sen. Al Franken a second term. Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren rallied a crowd of 400 dotted with old Wellstone T-shirts at Carleton College, where Wellstone taught and planted his political roots.
Rival Minn. Schools Show Solidarity After TragedyCollege students in Northfield are coming together to support a neighboring school. After learning of the death of a student at St. Olaf last week, Carleton students filled every mailbox at St. Olaf with a flower as a way to show solidarity. "It was an absolutely incredible gesture that we experienced from Carleton," said junior John Bruer.
Franken To Host Warren For Campaign Events Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren is coming to Minnesota to campaign for fellow Democrat Sen. Al Franken. Warren and Franken plan a Saturday morning campaign event at Carleton College in Northfield. Warren will also help Franken rally campaign volunteers in St. Paul Saturday afternoon.
Northfield Named 2nd Best Small Town In U.S.Northfield, Minnesota was just named one the second best small town in the country, according to newly released rankings. The town, which houses St. Olaf and Carleton Colleges, ranked among the best locales "that inspire both creativity and activity."
Putting A Carleton National Champion To The TestCarleton College sophomore Amelia Campbell had quite a track and field season. Last month, she won a national championship in the heptathlon. Not only that, she finished with the third-most points in Division III history.
Minn. Student Combats Racist Note With Social Media A college freshman is trying to turn a negative situation into a positive after receiving a racist note in his dorm room. Raul Guzman is a freshman at Carleton College in Northfield.
Prep Blog: Carleton Hosting Girls Basketball All-Star SeriesThe high school basketball season ended late last month, but the top girls high school senior basketball players in Minnesota get one more chance to lace up their shoes this weekend. As many as 40 of the top senior players in the state will be at Carleton College in Northfield Friday and Saturday for the 2014 All-Star Series, put on the Minnesota Girls Basketball Coaches Association.
Short-Term Renting Sees Restrictions In LakevilleInstead of getting a hotel room for the night or weekend, travelers are now renting bedrooms that are inside a family's home. These short-term rentals of spare rooms are taking place in hundreds of homes across the metro.The reservations are made online on websites like Airbnb and VRBO or Craigslist.
2 Carleton Students Killed In Crash Laid To Rest SaturdayTwo Carleton College students killed in a car crash last week were laid to rest Saturday. The fatal accident happened on an icy Highway 3 in Northfield last Friday. Three students died and two others were injured when their SUV slid into the path of an on-coming semi truck. The funeral for James Adams was held Saturday morning at House of Hope Presbyterian Church in St. Paul.