Northfield, Minnesota

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genre rock

Northfield (Northfield, Minnesota), Minnesota, U.S. (United States) genre Rock (Rock music), Jazz fusion, Progressive rock, Jam band The band played their first gig on February 14, 1992 in the Lion's Pause in the basement of the old Ytterboe Hall at St. Olaf College in Northfield (Northfield, Minnesota), Minnesota. Every song played was a cover (cover song) by the Grateful Dead, Bob Dylan, or the Allman Brothers. The Big Wu


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from the present area of Hwy 100 and Hwy 55 to the edge of downtown Minneapolis (Minneapolis, Minnesota), and along that spur had connections to the Minneapolis and St. Louis Railway and Great Northern Railway (Great Northern Railway (U.S.)). In addition, the original passenger "High Line" ran from Auto Club Junction in Bloomington through Richfield and into south Minneapolis, ending just north of the current Crosstown (Minnesota State Highway 62 (east)) freeway. Much

Line" or alternately "Dan Patch Line" in Bloomington, Minnesota, Richfield, Minnesota, and Minneapolis, Minnesota, beginning at Auto Club Yard in Bloomington and serving a variety of industries * Northfield (Northfield, Minnesota) to Lakeville, leased CP Rail trackage * Northfield (Northfield, Minnesota) to Faribault, Minnesota, leased Union Pacific trackage * Northfield (Northfield, Minnesota) to Lakeville, leased CP Rail trackage


national liberal

and ranked Carleton number one for undergraduate teaching at a national liberal arts college. In 2011 ''Forbes'' magazine named Carleton the 15th best college or university in the United


time big

continued to play every three weeks or so in town above the Reub-n-Stein, the most popular local bar at the time. Big Wu shows quickly became one of the biggest events on campus, and posters littered the cafeteria walls at both Carleton (Carleton College) and St. Olaf. Personal life His ancestry is half-Irish and half-Mexican. After his parents divorced, Saucedo was raised by his mother. Saucedo has one brother and six half-siblings. They moved from Los Angeles to Grants Pass


song cover

Northfield (Northfield, Minnesota), Minnesota, U.S. (United States) genre Rock (Rock music), Jazz fusion, Progressive rock, Jam band The band played their first gig on February 14, 1992 in the Lion's Pause in the basement of the old Ytterboe Hall at St. Olaf College in Northfield (Northfield, Minnesota), Minnesota. Every song played was a cover (cover song) by the Grateful Dead, Bob Dylan, or the Allman Brothers. The Big Wu continued to play every three weeks or so in town above the Reub-n-Stein, the most popular local bar at the time. Big Wu shows quickly became one of the biggest events on campus, and posters littered the cafeteria walls at both Carleton (Carleton College) and St. Olaf. Personal life His ancestry is half-Irish and half-Mexican. After his parents divorced, Saucedo was raised by his mother. Saucedo has one brother and six half-siblings. They moved from Los Angeles to Grants Pass, Oregon, where he attended high school and was elected student body president. He joined garage bands in high school and had no interest in acting. He attended Carleton College in Northfield, Minnesota and attained a BA in African-American studies. After graduation, not knowing what to do with his life, he decided to act '''Goodsell Observatory''' is a building on the campus of Carleton College in Northfield, Minnesota. It was constructed in 1887 and was, at the time, the largest observatory in the state of Minnesota. It was named for Charles Goodsell, who donated much of the land on which Carleton was founded. Goodsell was built to replace Carleton's original observatory (built in 1877), which was razed in 1905 to make room for Laird Hall. Goodsell Observatory is on the National Register of Historic Places. Ordained as Congregationalist minister, he preached first in Brodhead, Wisconsin for two years, and then in Faribault, Minnesota beginning in 1865. The Congregational Church in Minnesota had established a college in the nearby town of Northfield (Northfield, Minnesota) in 1866, and in 1870, Strong was invited to become its first president. Initially, Strong declined the position, since the college's outlook seemed poor. Northfield College (Carleton College) had few students in its preparatory academy, and up until that fall, no students in its college department. It was operating out of an old hotel, the construction of its new building stalled due to inadequate materials and a lack of funds. The trustees were convinced Strong was the man to provide the leadership to improve the college's reputation and financial status, so they made him a more generous offer and this time he accepted.


successful campaign

became the head of Minnesota's DFL Party. In 1954 he ran successfully for the office of lieutenant governor. After serving in that capacity for eight years, Rolvaag mounted his successful campaign for governor in 1962. Lundeen was born and raised on his father's homestead in Brooklyn Township (Brooklyn Township, Lincoln County, South Dakota) of Lincoln County (Lincoln County, South Dakota) near Beresford, South Dakota. His father, C. H. Lundeen, was an early pioneer who was credited


winning documentary

in Northfield, Minnesota and former president of Kenyon College in Gambier, Ohio * Joshua Oppenheimer – award-winning documentary film director. The '''St. Olaf Choir,''' a 75 voice mixed ensemble, is the touring ''a cappella'' choir of St. Olaf College, Northfield, Minnesota. Officially founded in 1912 by music faculty member F. Melius Christiansen as the St. Olaf Lutheran Choir, it began as an outgrowth of the local St. John's Lutheran Church


short line

and Southern Railway''' long American short line (short line railroad) railroad connecting Minneapolis (Minneapolis, Minnesota) and Northfield (Northfield, Minnesota), Minnesota. It was incorporated in 1918 to take over the trackage of the former '''Minneapolis, St. Paul, Rochester and Dubuque Electric Traction Company''', also known as the '''Dan Patch Lines'''. On 2 June 1982 it was acquired by the Soo Line Railroad, who kept


radio service

University in New York (New York City). Grimsby was a U.S. Army veteran who was stationed in Germany before serving in the Korean War. It was during his stint in the Army that the Armed Forces Radio Service (American Forces Network) (AFRS) sparked his interest in news broadcasting. Career In 1901, Christiansen was recruited by St. Olaf College president John N. Kildahl. The St. Olaf Choir was founded as an outgrowth of the St. John's Lutheran Church Choir


creation partnership

and Performance of Choral Music from the University of Colorado at Boulder, where he studied with Joan Catoni Conlon, Lawrence Kaptein, Lynn Whitten, William Kearns, and Alan Luhring. He worked as a text reviewer for the Text Creation Partnership at the University of Michigan and as staff editor for the Kurt Weill Foundation in New York City. He is a member of the American Choral Directors Association Research and Publications Committee. From 1997 to 2011 he was married to the composer Kristin Kuster. Currently, he lives in Ann Arbor, Michigan. In 1990, Armstrong assumed the duties of Director of Choral Activities at St. Olaf College in Northfield (Northfield, Minnesota), Minnesota. He is director of the St. Olaf Choir and Collegiate Chorale and also teaches advanced choral conducting and vocal pedagogy classes that focus on child and adolescent voice. He serves as the artistic director of the St. Olaf Christmas Festival. '''The Cave''' is the oldest student-run pub in the United States. It is a favorite gathering place for students at Carleton College and is one of a limited number of music venues in Northfield (Northfield, Minnesota), Minnesota. Founded in 1927, it is housed on the lowest level of the Margaret Evans Dormitory. Mai Neng Moua has a B.A. from St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minnesota, and an M.A. from the Hubert H. Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs at the University of Minnesota. She has been the public policy coordinator for the non-profit organization Institute for New Americans, and has taught creative writing to Hmong youth at the Jane Addams School for Democracy. Moua was also a pivotal figure in the creation of the Hmong American Institute for Learning, a non-profit organization based in Minnesota that focused on Hmong oral histories, the literary arts and the continued publication of the Paj Ntaub Voice Hmoob Literary Journal. Move to the United States In 1994 Gao gave a 10-city tour of the United States and eventually settled in Minnesota. She is currently on the music faculty of Carleton College in Northfield (Northfield, Minnesota), Minnesota, where she teaches Chinese instruments and is the director of Carleton Chinese Music Ensemble. She lives with her husband and daughter in Northfield, Minnesota. Anderson graduated from St. Olaf College in Northfield (Northfield, Minnesota) in 1964, then went on to the University of Minnesota Law School in Minneapolis (Minneapolis, Minnesota), earning his J.D. (juris doctor) in 1968. He later attended George Washington University in Washington, D.C., earning his Master of Laws degree in 1977. http: www.governor.state.mn.us mediacenter pressreleases printerfriendly PROD006736.html - Carleton College Knights Northfield (Northfield, Minnesota) Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference - - St. Olaf College Oles Northfield (Northfield, Minnesota) Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference - '''Goodsell Observatory''' is a building on the campus of Carleton College in Northfield, Minnesota. It was constructed in 1887 and was, at the time, the largest observatory in the state of Minnesota. It was named for Charles Goodsell, who donated much of the land on which Carleton was founded. Goodsell was built to replace Carleton's original observatory (built in 1877), which was razed in 1905 to make room for Laird Hall. Goodsell Observatory is on the National Register of Historic Places. Ordained as Congregationalist minister, he preached first in Brodhead, Wisconsin for two years, and then in Faribault, Minnesota beginning in 1865. The Congregational Church in Minnesota had established a college in the nearby town of Northfield (Northfield, Minnesota) in 1866, and in 1870, Strong was invited to become its first president. Initially, Strong declined the position, since the college's outlook seemed poor. Northfield College (Carleton College) had few students in its preparatory academy, and up until that fall, no students in its college department. It was operating out of an old hotel, the construction of its new building stalled due to inadequate materials and a lack of funds. The trustees were convinced Strong was the man to provide the leadership to improve the college's reputation and financial status, so they made him a more generous offer and this time he accepted.

Northfield, Minnesota

'''Northfield''' is a city in Dakota (Dakota County, Minnesota) and Rice (Rice County, Minnesota) counties in the State (U.S. state) of Minnesota. Most of the city is located in Rice County, with a small part extending into Dakota County. The population was 20,007 at the 2010 census (2010 United States Census).

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