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Northfield neighbors combine for burrito and coffee food truck

The Burrito Barista food truck, started by Robin Billet and Mandi Overman, opened its window to customers for the first time Saturday at the Riverwalk Market Fair in downtown. Aptly named, the truck will serve an assortment of breakfast burrito and coffee options.

SOUTHERNMINN.COM - 2018-08-14 23:30:00

Suspect arrested for alleged Rice County mail thefts

After receiving reports of over 20 mail thefts over a few-week period, the Rice County Sheriff's Office said it arrested a suspect in Dennison Tuesday.Rice County Sheriff Troy Dunn said Wednesday that a number of people had reported stolen mail in the county recently, specifically around Northfield

SOUTHERNMINN.COM - 2018-08-15 18:30:00

Northfield joins Campaign for Grade-Level Reading to help students reach literacy milestones

During the 2017-18 school year, only 56.3 percent of third-graders in Northfield School District had reached grade-level proficiency in reading. For students from low-income families, the number was even lower, at 33 percent.

SOUTHERNMINN.COM - 2018-08-15 17:00:00

Father charged in death of 13-day-old son

When questioned by officers the child's father, 32-year-old Michael Herkal, told them his two-and-a-half-year-old son had pulled the baby off the couch and onto the floor twice. After the second fall, he claimed to notice Anthony was gurgling and changing color. After finally reaching the child's mo

KARE - 2018-08-14 18:44:23

District 196 buys land in Rosemount for future elementary school

District enrollment projected to grow by as many as 5,000 students over the next 10 yearsThe Rosemount-Apple Valley-Eagan School Board approved on Monday the purchase of 34 acres in Rosemount as a possible site for a new elementary school.The land is located on the southwest corner of the intersecti

HOMETOWNSOURCE.COM - 2018-08-14 17:51:00

Eagan mom in critical condition after semi crash

Shortly after 11:30 Monday morning, police were called to a crash at Cliff Road and Pilot Knob Road. Investigators say a semi, driven by 50-year-old Todd Franklin, of Randolph, was westbound on Cliff Road when he ran a red light, striking the driver's side of an SUV driven by Tanaka.

KARE - 2018-08-14 20:23:32

Northfield hosts 20th Bridge Chamber Music Festival

NORTHFIELD — The 20thBridge Chamber Music Festivalin Northfield opens with a concert Saturday and continues through Aug. 26.The festival is held at St. Olaf College and Carleton College, featuring music faculty from local colleges and the Minnesota Orchestra, as well as guest artists. Admission to e

POST-BULLETIN - 2018-08-15 10:00:00

Man Sexually Assaulted 70-Year-Old Woman In Burnsville: Cops

BURNSVILLE, MN — Dakota County Attorney James Backstrom announced Wednesday that Isaac Misati Aboki, 35, of Savage is accused of sexually assaulting a 70-year-old vulnerable woman living in a senior care center in Burnsville.

PATCH - 2018-08-15 19:53:02

1 critically injured after semi truck collides with SUV in Eagan, Minnesota

EAGAN, Minn. (KMSP)- One person was critically injured after a semi-truck collided with an SUV late Monday morning in Eagan, Minnesota.

FOX9.COM - 2018-08-14 00:45:00

McDonald's Testing New Breakfast Sandwich, Only In Minnesota

McDonald's is testing a McGriddles French Toast breakfast sandwich at 200 locations in Minnesota. It has sausage, egg, bacon, cheese on a brioche French toast bun.$MCDpic.twitter.com/JNpICj4doi— Jonathan Maze (@jonathanmaze)August 13, 2018


One injured in crash on Highway 169 and 13

According to a Minnesota State Patrol report, Callie M. Theyson, 19, Burnsville was driving on the ramp from North Highway 169 toward Highway 13 at 6:33 p.m. when she rear-ended a Toyota Camry driven by Raifal A. Ibrahim, 33, of Marshall, causing non-life threatening injuries. He was taken to St. Fr


Southern Minnesota Castle Still Up For Sale

Goodhue County is home to sweeping views of rivers and scenic bluffs. It is also home to anincomplete castle that is still for sale in Dennison.The owners have listed the home over a year ago in the hope to find a buyer to finish the project they are physically unable to complete.In anarticle writte


Help put community in Faribault's Community School

Using public schools as hubs, community schools bring together many partners to offer a range of supports and opportunities to children, youth, families, and communities. A community school’s integrated focus on academics, health and social services, youth and community development, and community en


Photo Shows Semi Tipped Over In Eagan

EAGAN, MN — Authorities are on the scene of a crash involving a semi at Cliff Road and Pilot Knob Road. Police are telling residents to expect delays in the area.CRASH: Emergency personnel on-scene at Cliff Rd/Pilot Knob for a crash involving a semi. Expect delays in the area.pic.twitter.com/7O0zaG0


Semi Tips In Eagan, Closes Part Of Pilot Knob Road

Police say the southbound lanes of Pilot Knob Road, from Diffley Road to Cliff Road, are closed due to the crash. D


Northfield Community Action Center celebrates 50th anniversary

The Community Action Center (CAC) of Northfield, a local nonprofit organization dedicated to providing programs that meet the basic needs of individuals and families, is turning 50.


Northfild Promise Reading Team helps students reach reading milestones

The Northfield Promise Reading Team is excited to share the recent news release from the national Campaign for Grade Level Reading.According to the Campaign’s announcement, “Northfield is the first community from Minnesota to join, making Minnesota the 44th state to put a stake in the ground on thir


Minnesota Class B Baseball Tournament Opens Saturday in Jordan

The Miesville/Victoria winner plays at 5:00 p.m. in Shakopee on Frday, August 24th against the Forest Lake/Hibbing victor. If the Northfield Knights win they play at 5:00 p.m. on Friday, August 24th in New Prague against the Chaska/Moorhead winner.


Minnesota man collects 3 million pop tabs

"This is 3 million tabs," Spinler said proudly, pointing toward the bulging bin. "See, over 3 million."


Faribault Opens with Stewartvillle-Racine at State

The Faribault Lakers will open the State Amateur Baseball Tournament against an opponent we saw a couple times over the past two weekends in Owatonna. The Stewartville-Racine Sharks defeated Cannon Falls Saturday night 3-2 to advance to the big show. The Lakers and Sharks hook up 5:00 p.m. Sunday,