Cannon Falls News


04/23/2018 06:53 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Minnesota songwriting vet Caitlyn Smith is firing up Nashville 

As people tend to do on the last day of the South by Southwest Music Conference, Caitlyn Smith was breathing easy. She had already played four gigs in the five-day festival, with one more noontime set to go.


04/19/2018 01:18 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Minnesota songwriting vet Caitlyn Smith is firing up Nashville 

Caitlyn Smith played outside Waterloo Records during South by Southwest in Austin, Texas, last month, tourting her breakout album "Starfire." - As people tend to do on the last day of the South by Southwest Music Conference, Caitlyn Smith was breathing easy.


04/18/2018 06:27 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Country star Caitlyn Smith gets her day in Cannon Falls 

Cannon Falls native Caitlyn Smith returns Friday to the Cannon Falls Auditorium for a benefit concert. Friday was proclaimed Caitlyn Smith Day by the City of Cannon Falls on Monday.


04/14/2018 03:52 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Day in History: Elgin-area man lost at sea 

It was requested that traffic lights be placed at the intersection of U.S. 52 and Goodhue 24. a Lake Shady will be stocked this summer with crappies and sunfish as well as largemouth bass. Lake Shady has been known in the past as the home of the carp and bullhead.


04/09/2018 12:42 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Heard on the Street: Winona bank reports another record year 

Merchants Financial Group, Inc. announced its third straight year of record earnings and updated its board of directors during its annual shareholders meeting last week. MFGI, the parent of Merchants Bank, told shareholders that the institution tallied a net income of $20.8 million for 2017.


04/06/2018 05:30 PM  ~~~Source~~~
This is a Perfect 1969 Boss 429 

In 2013, Tom Marcucci told Kevin Manley of Kevin's Klassic Cars in Cannon Falls, Minnesota, that he wanted a 1969 Boss 429 Mustang. But it had to be Raven Black, and it had to be an early model with the NASCAR-inspired S-code 429 engine.


04/06/2018 08:52 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Week in Photos: 4-6-18 

Children remove candy from eggs after the Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, March 31, 2018, at People of Hope, ELCA in Rochester. Father Gerald Mahon, of Church of St. John the Evangelist, leads a group of more than 75 through downtown Rochester during the annual Good Friday Way of the Cross Procession on Friday, March 30, 2018.


04/06/2018 12:03 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Census 2020: Crucial--and Controversial 

The League of Women Voters of Northfield-Cannon Falls, in cooperation with the City of Northfield and Northfield Public Schools, invites the public to join neighbors in learning more about the direct importance of the 2020 U.S. Census to Northfield.At 7 p.m. on Monday, April 16, in the Northfield High School auditorium, State Demographer Susan Brower will share the podium with Marcia Avner, director of policy at the Minnesota Council of Nonprofits and longtime advocate for the census, to describe the process for the 2020 census and the current state of preparation. Based on their experiences and perspectives, the speakers will unpack some of the controversies surrounding the census and encourage questions and discussion.


04/04/2018 03:47 AM  ~~~Source~~~
Man charged for breaking into Cannon Falls home, stealing car 

A man is facing 10 criminal charges after he allegedly threw a chair through a Cannon Falls woman's window to gain access to her home, stole her car and then crashed it in the ditch. The man told officers it was the second time he'd stolen and crashed a vehicle that night - the other reportedly lay in a ditch 100 yards away.


04/02/2018 10:18 AM  ~~~Source~~~
This is a Perfect 1969 Boss 429 

Boss 429 Mustang Legend: Discovered in a Minnesota garage after 37 years, this rare '69 Boss-9 gets the full concours thoroughbred restoration treatment and its moment in the sun In 2013, Tom Marcucci told Kevin Manley of Kevin's Klassic Cars in Cannon Falls, Minnesota, that he wanted a 1969 Boss 429 Mustang. But it had to be Raven Black, and it had to be an early model with the NASCAR-inspired S-code 429 engine.


03/30/2018 08:56 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Photos: Bonus days at Welch Village 

IAZ008-009-018-019-MNZ086-087-094-095-310345- /O.NEW.KARX.WI.Y.0002.180331T1000Z-180331T1800Z/ Mitchell-Howard-Floyd-Chickasaw-Dodge-Olmsted-Mower-Fillmore- Including the cities of Osage, Cresco, Charles City, New Hampton, Dodge Center, Rochester, Austin, and Preston 242 PM CDT Fri Mar 30 2018 ...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM TO 1 PM CDT SATURDAY... The National Weather Service in La Crosse has issued a Wind Advisory, which is in effect from 5 AM to 1 PM CDT Saturday. * TIMING...Saturday morning.


03/29/2018 11:45 PM  ~~~Source~~~
Photos: Byron Indoor Invitational Track Meet 

Byron's Lucas Birch runs in the boys 55-meter hurdles during the Byron Indoor Invitational track meet Thursday, March 29, 2018, at Rochester Regional Sports Center in Rochester. Stewartville's Abby Orvis runs in the girls 1600-meter run during the Byron Indoor Invitational track meet Thursday, March 29, 2018, at Rochester Regional Sports Center in Rochester.


03/27/2018 10:26 PM  ~~~Source~~~
55-and-older driver improvement courses offered 

April 17, April 19: Eight-hour, first-time course from 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at Cannon Falls Community Education 507-263-6800. April 17: Four-hour refresher course from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Rochester Community Education.