“Until Dec. 7, 1941, I thought I was a normal boy, a normal American. All of a sudden I was dirty. All of a
The opening game of the 1965-66 basketball season of the Northfield High School Raiders was to be played on the court of a new
Plans were made in December of 1855 for the family of John North to move south from St. Anthony to the Cannon River where
In July of 2011 an open house was held at the Archer House River Inn to show off a $1.1 million renovation of the
A clause inserted into every deed of land by Northfield’s founder John North was “No intoxicating drinks shall be sold or in any manner
“Noted Organist Accepts Offer: Carleton Secures James R. Gillette, Nationally Known Organist.” This was the front page headline in the Northfield News of Aug. 24, 1923.
“It’s here!” This note, with a big smiley face drawn on it, was in my mailbox at St. Olaf late in the first term
Well, yes, we do have the smell of Malt-O-Meal wafting through our town on a regular basis. But for a “whiff” which says we
Way back in the historic mid-1960s, when I was attending St. Olaf, my friends and I would head down to Sayles-Hill Gym at Carleton
I guess I am easily entertained, because my idea of a good time is to look at microfilm of old newspapers at the Northfield
Although individual instruction in art was present from the early years of Carleton (which was founded in 1866), there was no art department until
The Northfield Arts Guild will kick off celebrations of its 50th anniversary at the Aug. 15 performance of William Shakespeare’s classic popular play, “A
Northfield’s rich musical heritage can be traced back to Ann North, wife of Northfield’s founder, John North. When it came to a choice between
In 1855, at the age of 40, John Wesley North was ready for new challenges. A New Yorker by birth, he had moved to St.
Question: Who Are Northfield’s Quiz Show Aces? This year the Academy Award for Best Picture went to “Slumdog Millionaire,” the story of a teen
On June 16, 1899, more than 6,000 visitors streamed into Northfield on a dozen regular and special trains and marched in a mile-long parade.
Just two months shy of being elected president of the United States, Ike Eisenhower gave the only college address of his campaign in Northfield.
Dad, why doesn’t Carleton play metric football?” That question, from Carleton chemistry professor Jerry Mohrig’s teenage son David, sparked a very special and unique