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Northfield Man Dies After Falling From 3rd Floor Window

A 44-year-old Northfield man is dead after falling from a third floor window in Columbia Heights on Friday, according to the Anoka County Sheriff’s Office.

07/25/2014

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State Patrol: Drunk Wis. Woman Drove 101 MPH With Baby In Car

A 23-year-old woman from Nekoosa, Wis., was arrested Tuesday morning for allegedly driving under the influence with a 3-month-old baby in the car, according to the Wisconsin State Patrol.

07/22/2014

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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.”

07/22/2014

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Local Food Trucks Enjoys All-Star Game Boost

Major League Baseball celebrates stars of the past and future during the All-Star Game. But the big leagues are moving beyond peanuts and Cracker Jacks, putting the spotlight on five up-and-coming Minnesota chefs.

07/15/2014

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Putting A Carleton National Champion To The Test

Carleton 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.

06/23/2014

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Estonian President To Speak At St. Olaf College

The president of Estonia speaks at St. Olaf College in Northfield this weekend. Toomas Hendrick Ilves will receive an honorary degree and speak to St. Olaf’s graduating class on Sunday.

05/24/2014

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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.

05/09/2014

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Body Of Missing Man Found On Northfield Farm

Northfield Police say a body found on farm property over the weekend was a man previously reported missing. Christopher Nevin, 44, had last been seen on April 5, when he left home on foot without his cell phone or his wedding ring.

04/29/2014

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Short-Term Renting Sees Restrictions In Lakeville

Instead 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.

04/14/2014

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Police Seek Help In Search For Missing Northfield Man

Northfield Police are asking for the public’s help in finding a missing man. Christopher Nevin, 44, was last seen or heard from on April 5 when he left home on foot without his cell phone and wedding ring. Police are concerned for his welfare because he stopped taking his medications.

04/11/2014

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2 Carleton Students Killed In Crash Laid To Rest Saturday

Two 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.

03/08/2014

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Northfield Community Mourning 3 Students Killed In Crash

The entire community of Northfield is mourning the loss of three Carleton College students who died tragically when the SUV they were in skidded into opposing traffic at Highway 3 and County 47 Friday, slamming into an oncoming semi.

03/01/2014

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Patrol: 3 College Students Dead, 2 Injured After Semi And SUV Collide

Three college students died Friday afternoon south of the Twin Cities metro when an SUV collided with a semi on icy roads, officials say. The crash happened at the intersection of Highway 3 and County Road 47 near Northfield, Minn., just before 3 p.m., according to a crash report.

02/28/2014

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Propane Shortage Also Impacting Turkey Farms

The winter’s propane shortage isn’t just affecting homeowners. Animals are being impacted, too. Minnesota is the No. 1 turkey producer in the nation. And every winter, turkey farmers go through thousands of gallons of propane to heat barns and keep livestock warm.

01/31/2014

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TCF Bank To Close 8 Cub Foods Branches

TCF Bank announced Wednesday that they will close eight branches locating inside Cub Foods stores by the end of March. According to a company spokesperson, the branches affected are located in Chanhassen, Elk River, Forest Lake, Hastings, Lakeville South, Mankato West, Northfield and Rogers. Chanhassen, Elk River and Forest Lake will still have free-standing TCF locations.

01/29/2014

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