Full-Court Buzzer-Beater Launches Austin To WinIt was another Hail Mary pass to give the Packers the win. Only this time the winners are the Austin boys basketball team with a stunning, full-court shot as time expired. The winning players and fans erupted in jubilation as Austin walked away with an unbelievable 57-56 buzzer-beating win Tuesday night over Northfield.
Northfield Police: Bank Robber Considered Armed & DangerousNorthfield police need help tracking down a bank robbery suspect. The robbery happened at about 3:45 p.m. Friday at the Premier Bank on 5th Street East.
Alexandria Twins Face Off For Top Spot At State Cross Country MeetThe state cross country meet was held Saturday at St. Olaf, with the biggest question mark surrounding the girls Double-A race. It was a showdown between two twin sisters from Alexandria, years in the making.
St. Olaf To Jazz Up Cuba In Spring 2016A Minnesota college jazz ensemble plans to tour Cuba next spring. St. Olaf College in Northfield received an invitation from the Cuban Ministry of Culture to have its jazz ensemble perform a series of concerts in Havana.
Police: Man In Custody After Making Threats In NorthfieldAuthorities say a man is in custody after threats to harm prompted a police standoff and lock down of schools in Northfield in what was deemed a dangerous situation for several hours Tuesday afternoon.
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.
Best Shops For Women's Fall Shoes In MinnesotaFall fashion wear is not complete without the shoes to match.
Grain Surplus, Strong Dollar Could Hamper Record Growing SeasonAs a stiff, southern breeze shimmers a ripening field of soybeans, fall harvest cannot be far behind. This summer's growing season is about as close to perfect as it gets for grain farmers like Bruce Peterson of Northfield.
Charges: Man, Posing As Law Enforcement, Forces Sex With ProstituteA Northfield man faces sexual assault, coercion and prostitution charges after being accused of posing as law enforcement and forcing a prostitute to have sex. The Dakota County Attorney's Office says 26-year-old Alex Michael Hollinger is accused of connecting with a woman via backpage.com to have sex for money, but then claimed to be associated with law enforcement and threaten her to have sex with them for free or face jail.
Bite Of Minnesota: Minnesota CherriesI hope your 4th of July weekend was as fun and food-filled as mine was. We kicked off the weekend by heading down to Cherry Leaf Farm in Northfield to do some cherry picking.
Pizza Farms Offer Reverse Twist In Farm-To-Table MovementAs the farm-to-table movement connects more consumers with local farmers, some farms have shortened the distance between the plow and the plate. They're inviting customers over for pizza.
May The 4th Be With You: Fans Celebrate Star Wars Day At Target FieldThe Twins welcomed fans of the classic Star Wars movies to Target Field for Star Wars Day, May 4th -- as in, "May the Fourth be with you."
James Reeb Family Attends 50th Anniversary At SelmaJohn Reeb plodded down the cracked pavement of Washington Street, his thick white beard and frizzy gray hair glowing orange in the setting sun. His feet ached as he moved slowly past the white-brick café on the right, his first footsteps in Selma, Alabama, shadowing the route his father took 50 years earlier.
St. Olaf Honors Alum, Icon In Civil Rights MovementSt. Olaf College in Northfield is celebrating the life and death of one of its most famous alums. Reverend James Reeb was a member of the class of 1950 and one of several icons of the civil rights movement. Reeb answered the call for clergy to join civil rights marchers in Selma in March of 1965.
Prep Blog: State Gymnastics Meet Highlights Busy WeekendYou have to love this time of year if you're a high school sports fan. Yes, it's the middle of February and it's bitterly cold, but the best programs around Minnesota are flocking to the Twin Cities to take home trophies.