Northfield Mayor-elect Dana Graham stopped by my corner office stand-up table at the Spur this morning. He’d finally gotten some sleep after being up all night for the election on…
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We’re teaming up with KYMN Radio 1080 AM for today’s Northfield Historic Preservation Commission (HPC) meeting at City Hall which will focus on the proposed new building at 25 Bridge Square.
We’ll have both the video and live-chat on both sites, and all chat conversation across both sites will be visible in either site’s chat window so it doesn’t matter which site you visit.
I plan to be at the Northfield City Council meeting at 7 pm, doing a live chat (see below) along with the KYMN video stream.
In early Feb. I tested an interactive live blogging tool called CoverItLive and liked it. I’ve not used it since because there’s no wi-fi available (GRRRR) during City Council or School Board meetings, two events that would seem to lend themselves to interactive live blogging. But there’s now an app called PDAnet for my Android / T-Mobile G1/Google phone that allows it to easily be used as a tethered USB modem. (It’s slow, since there’s still no T-Mobile 3G service here in Northfield (GRRR) I plan to try using it tonight for the City Council meeting.
11 am update:
I’m doing a test to see if my 2G connection speed will be able to handle it. Ignore for now.
11:45 am update: DONE! It works. (continued)
Last week, the Strib hosted a one hour live chat with its opinion journalist, Lori Sturdevant, on the topic of the state deficit and other issues at the Legislature. I…