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- April 2, 2012 at 2:36 pm
On Thursday, April 12th, Dr. Edward Ehlinger, Commissioner of Health for Minnesota, will describe what the ACA means for Minnesotans at a Health Care Forum sponsored by the Northfield-Cannon Falls League of Women Voters. The public is invited to hear his talk, “Health Care Reform in Minnesota: The Realities and the Promise,” 7 p.m., at St. John’s Lutheran Church Fellowship Hall in Northfield.
- September 14, 2011 at 2:01 pm
The League of Women Voters (LWV) of Northfield & Cannon Falls invites the community to hear Sherri Knuth, Public Policy Coordinator and chief lobbyist for the League of Women Voters MN, explain the League’s opposition to this pending constitutional amendment.
- August 5, 2011 at 9:53 am
Draw the Line Minnesota has announced the creation of a Minnesota Citizens Redistricting Commission that will be creating maps to share with Minnesota’s judicial redistricting panel. The Commission will be taking citizen input and testimony in locations across Minnesota during the month of August. Northfield is hosting the 2nd Congressional District’s hearing on Thursday, August 11, 2011, at 7 pm at the Northfield Senior Center (there will be a Spanish language interpreter present at the hearing). Citizens across the 2nd District are invited to participate as the 15-member multi-partisan and non-partisan group gathers input.
- May 3, 2011 at 12:21 pm
On Wednesday, May 4th, from 6:30-8 pm in the Bridgewater Elementary School Cafeteria, Speaker Deb Griffith, Assistant Executive Director for Schools for Equity in Education, will offer answers to this question and help clarify Minnesota's complex system of funding K-12 education.
- April 25, 2011 at 8:10 pm
Minnesota women on average are paid $11,000 dollars less each year than men with the same jobs. The gap exists in every occupation, including those dominated by women.
Debra Fitzpatrick, Program Director of the Center on Women and Public Policy at the University of Minnesota's Humphrey Institute, will discuss this disparity at the annual meeting of the League of Women Voters of Northfield and Cannon Falls on Saturday, April 30. Refreshments will be served starting at 9:00 a.m., with the speaker beginning at 9:30. After a break, a brief business meeting will follow the speaker. The meeting will be held at the Northfield Senior Center, 1651 Jefferson Pkwy.
- November 14, 2010 at 12:44 pm
Monday, November 15th 7:00-9:00
The Hideaway Coffeehouse & Winebar, 421 Division St.
Guest: Mark Henke, President & CEO of the Northfield Hospital
Please come to the Hideaway to meet and talk with Mark Henke, President & CEO of the Northfield Hospital. Mark will share his vision and plans for the Northfield Hospital…
- October 14, 2010 at 10:40 pm
On Monday, October 18, at 7:00 p.m. Northfield City Hall, there will be a candidate forum for the public to hear Northfield School Board and City Council candidates. They will respond to prepared questions and those from the audience. On Saturday, October 23, at 9:30 a.m., candidates for Minnesota…
- August 19, 2010 at 3:24 pm
by Jane McWilliams
A special council meeting has been scheduled for Monday, August 23 at 7:00 p.m. to solicit public comments on the City’s 2011 budget. This is in advance of the City Council establishing the City’s preliminary 2011 property tax levy and well in advance of the formal public…
- August 2, 2010 at 9:57 am
Please see the Home page (lwvnorthfieldmn.org) to read about this Commemoration of the 90th U.S. Anniversary of Women’s Right to Vote and the founding of the League of Women Voters.
It will take place on Thursday, August 26, from 6:00 to 7:30 in Bridge…
- July 29, 2010 at 4:11 pm
The League of Women Voters is hosting a forum with candidates for Northfield city council tonight. (See the Home page.) You can attend, at 7:00 p.m. in the Northfield City Council Chambers, or you can listen in on KYMN (
- May 13, 2010 at 10:18 pm
The filing period to run for Northfield City Council, and Rice County Commissioners begins next week on Tuesday May 18 and runs through Tuesday, June 1. The Northfield League of Women Voters urges all interested residents to consider running for public office as a way to serve your…
- March 23, 2010 at 10:20 am
State Sen. Kevin Dahle and Rep. David Bly will hold a legislative town hall meeting on Monday, March 29, from 7 to 8 p.m. at the Northfield Public Library.
“All are invited to attend,” Dahle said. “Hearing the ideas and opinions of the people from our community is invaluable in…