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Barrier Free Wow! House In Northfield

NORTHFIELD, MN - This one-level 2014 home was built near St. Olaf College. The main floor includes three bedrooms and the office. It's barrier free and well designed; no hallways, extra wide doorways, and an open floor plan. This beautiful home is a one-of-a kind. Quiet street, no through-traffic.

PATCH - 2017-11-23 15:03:55

Tuba Christmas concert is Dec. 2 in Northfield

NORTHFIELD - Tuba Christmas 2017, a gathering of euphonium, baritone, sousaphone and tuba players, will be held at 3 p.m. Dec. 2 in Skinner Memorial Chapel on the campus of Carleton College. Players of all ages and ability are welcome. Registration is at noon, with a rehearsal at 1 p.m. Registration

POST-BULLETIN - 2017-11-24 14:20:54

Northfield church leads the way on security

In 2017, 108 violent deaths have occurred on church and faith-based property in the United States - the most ever in a single year. Meanwhile, 3,000-6,000 sex crimes are estimated to take place on church property yearly - 80 percent by church staff and volunteers. "These are the statistics I couldn'

SOUTHERNMINN.COM - 2017-11-23 21:30:00

City clerk set to retire is asked to postpone her departure

Faribault City Clerk Carole Dillerud tried to retire, but the city needs her too much. Dillerud, who has served the city for the past five years, expressed her intent to retire by Dec. 1, but given the city will likely be introducing a new city administrator at the beginning of 2018, city staff aske

SOUTHERNMINN.COM - 2017-11-24 19:30:00

Hands-on learning; Parks and Rec bringing back ASL classes

About 150 people in the area use the language, along with thousands across the country. Now Faribault's Parks and Recreation department is offering a class this winter to learn the language, but attendees won't need to speak much. A session of American Sign Language classes start this winter at the

SOUTHERNMINN.COM - 2017-11-23 23:09:00

Farmington School District moves forward with boundary change study

The Farmington School District will move forward and review boundary changes to be implemented in the 2019-2020 school year. Back in October, the school board discussed potential boundary changes. The board agreed to move forward and review many factors involved with changing school boundaries. Jane

FARMINGTON INDEPENDENT - 2017-11-24 14:46:00

Lakeville 'Wow!' House: Raven Lake

LAKEVILLE, MN - This custom-built house from 1998 looks like it came out of a countryside estate in England. It's a four-bedroom marvel of stone, cedar shakes and exquisite interiors. A quick preview before you check out the full listing: Total square footage is 5,734. The lot is almost a half-acre

PATCH - 2017-11-24 12:00:00

Six honored for their work as 'prevention champions'

This year, the Rice County Chemical Health Coalition has named six area residents as its 2017 Project Prevention Champions. Champions are community members who support a healthier life in Rice County by reducing risk factors for drug and alcohol abuse, supporting recovery and building assets in our


Chicago-based law firm opens in Hammond

Chicago-based law firm Swanson, Martin & Bell LLP opened a satellite office in Hammond to better serve ArcelorMittal and other industrial clients in Northwest Indiana. The 25-year-old trial firm employs 130 attorneys at its headquarters in downtown Chicago, in St. Louis, and in Lisle, Libertyville a

NWI.COM - 2017-11-24 14:30:00

Woman charged with robbing White Castle in Hammond, Ind. at gunpoint

A 36-year-old woman has been charged with the Tuesday afternoon armed robbery a northwest Indiana fast-food restaurant. About 12:15 p.m., Kristin Marie Escamilla approached the drive-thru window of a White Castle at 7921 Indianapolis Blvd., Hammond Police said. Escamilla robbed the business with a b

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2017-11-23 03:51:00

Hammond boy, 9, dies following crash in Calumet City

CALUMET CITY - A 9-year-old Hammond boy has died following a car crash Monday near Torrence Avenue and Michigan City Road. Jose Antonio Martinez, of the 6300 block of Madison Street in Hammond, was pronounced dead at 7:38 p.m. Monday at Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn. His cause of death


5 most-read stories today: Police arrest woman who robbed White Castle in Hammond at drive-thru window

HAMMOND - Police have arrested a woman caught on a surveillance camera robbing a White Castle on Tuesday. Hammond police responded about 12:15 p.m. to the White Castle restaurant at 7921 Indianapolis Blvd., located just south of Interstate 80/94. Employees said a white or Hispanic woman, armed wit


Girl possibly injured in south suburban shooting, witnesses say

RIVERDALE - A shooting in south suburban Riverdale may have injured a young girl, according to preliminary reports. Witnesses on the scene say a young girl between the ages of 10 and 12 may have been injured in a shooting around 8:30 p.m. on Edbrooke Ave. near East 139th. Riverdale police said they

WGNTV.COM - 2017-11-24 04:36:45

Region residents spend Thanksgiving serving their communities

Thanksgiving throughout the Region found people giving thanks and giving back to their communities. In St. John, Pathway Church, in conjunction with the town's chamber of commerce, donated and distributed 1,500 Thanksgiving dinners to needy families, elderly, shut-ins and more in Lake County and the

NWI.COM - 2017-11-24 02:30:00

4 arrested after Tri-State chase related to Markham shooting

Four people were arrested early Friday after a police chase on the Tri-State Tollway connected to a shooting investigation in south suburban Markham. A state trooper heard a radio broadcast at 3:19 a.m. related to a shooting in Markham and spotted a vehicle matching a description from the broadcast

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES - 2017-11-24 14:00:00

'You Deserve It,' Alleged Shooter Yells At Murder Victim's Burial

Man fires single gunshot into Palos Height's murder victim's grave during burial service yelling, 'you deserved it,' prosecutors said. EVERGREEN PARK, IL -- As friends and family gathered Wednesday around the gravesite of a man gunned down in his Palos Heights home last week, a man came up and fired

PATCH - 2017-11-24 08:06:38

Worker killed in chemical explosion

MIDDLESEX - An explosion at a chemical manufacturer claimed the life of an employee Friday, officials said. Brent Fisher, assistant director of emergency management in Nash County, said firefighters heard an explosion around 9:30 a.m. and began canvassing the area for the source. An employee of Penc


OIC of Wilson giving away Thanksgiving food

WILSON, NC (WITN) - The OIC of Wilson is holding its quarterly emergency food distribution ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday this morning. The Opportunities Industrialization Center of Wilson, Inc. will give away food to qualified applicants until their supply is gone. Thousands of people are expe


NC Dems hope to ride wave to turn tide in House

Raleigh, N.C. - Although it is months before candidates must register to run for office in 2018, it's already clear that there will be some new faces in state government. That's because a number of lawmakers have already announced plans not to run for re-election. Wilson Rep. Susan Martin, a Republ

WRAL - 2017-11-24 21:59:22

Shopping warriors face thinner crowds over two-day spree

Shorter lines at most retail stores for Black Friday did not trouble Greenville shoppers or store managers, who spread the wealth of doorbuster deals over two days this Thanksgiving week. Target, located in the University Commons center on Evans Street, and Best Buy, also located on Evans just acro

DAILY REFLECTOR - 2017-11-24 19:48:01