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Northfield man dies after fall from 3rd story window

A 44-year-old Northfield man died Friday morning after falling from a third-floor apartment window.

The Anoka County Sheriff’s Office says police and paramedics found the man on the ground outside of a Columbia Heights apartment building at 907 46 1/2 Ave. 54 more words


Northfield MN 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,” and which “offer unhurried atmospheres, authentic character and characters, cultural gems, fantastic outdoor settings and the uncommon ability to change lifestyles, shift points of view and nourish souls with simple pleasures.”

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Northfield Man Dies After Falling From 3rd Floor Window

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO/AP) – 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. 168 more words


Northwoods style Northfield garden features eclectic art

AFTER SLIDING MY FINGERTIPS into bird poop while photographing a bird sculpture duo perched on a rock, I determined to be more watchful.

But often I get so lost in what I’m doing that I don’t notice the obvious. 357 more words

Garden art: In planting & in painting

I ADMIRE GARDENER ELIZABETH OLSON. She gardens on a property that I would term challenging given her home’s hillside location.

Numerous retaining walls and lots and lots and lots of stairs mark her south Northfield yard. 316 more words

Unexpected Conversations

When we are working side by side with our kids, we never know what types of conversations will occur.

One conversation with Sam was about weed identification. 992 more words

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

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – 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. 176 more words