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Celebrating leaders in climate adaptation

By Britta Greene, University of Minnesota Extension May 22, 2024 Mark Seeley at the 2024 Climate Adaptation Awards The University of Minnesota Climate Adaptation Partnership (MCAP) recently honored six leaders in climate adaptation from across the state, recognizing exceptional achievements…

Read more – The 50 Best Places to Live in the US

Northfield, Minnesota A charming town near the Twin Cities with affordable homes and room for adventure. By: Mallika Mitra Published: Apr 08, 2024. Read the full methodology here. In 1876, a gang of eight men rode their horses into a small town in…

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State grant to fund emergency shelter duplex

By KRISTINE GOODRICH, Faribault Daily News Jan 14, 2024 Community Action Center has received state funding to build a townhouse in Faribault that will provide emergency shelter to families. The townhouse will likely have two units and will be the…

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Tom & Linda Blaisdell Family Community Fund

Community Action Center of Northfield (CAC) has announced the creation of a new fund that honors the legacy of Tom and Linda Blaisdell. Tom, Linda, and their children, Missy, Amy, and Tim moved to Northfield in 1975. The Blaisdells were…

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Mobile home rehabilitation project seeks support

By JENNYFFER BARRIENTOS Guest Columnist Feb 7, 2023 Updated Feb 10, 2023 Christmas weekend four Rice County families experienced emergencies related to frozen water pipes, one of which ended up bursting. Fortunately, the Mobile Home Rehabilitation Project (MHRP) assisted the…

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