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Today’s news update – The Cannon’s Rise and Fall; Dundas Enterprise Fund gets a look-see; Hwy 3 and 3rd scheduled to open September 6th; AGT passes on The Passing Zone


The Cannon’s Rise and Fall

As one of the rainiest Augusts in recent years, Northfield Police Chief Monte Nelson and his department have been keeping a close eye on River levels.  The Cannon rises as more rain falls in the Straight and Cannon Watersheds in Owatonna and Faribault.  Nelson said Northfield’s Emergency Management Director Tim Isom has been taking readings each day of the multiple gauges along the 2 rivers.  Nelson added, “every part of the river acts different at different heights where all of a sudden water starts (more…)

Community News: Northfield Beyond the Yellow Ribbon serving Military Families

5344b49fbc30f94114510d82a736702dDeployed military member’s family receives “building a deck’ support from the Northfield Beyond the Yellow Ribbon Network.

The new deck at the Sirek home is a great coming together of business, veterans and community organizations and demonstrates how well the Beyond the Yellow Ribbon network works to support our local veterans, military personnel and their families. (more…)

Community News: CRWP looking for Master Water Stewards

CRWPLooking for a few good neighbors to protect water quality in the Cannon River Watershed

Freshwater Society’s Master Water Stewards program is now taking applications.  

The first MWS courses begin on October 11, 2016 and runs through April 25, 2017. To learn more, citizens can visit or attend an upcoming information session at one of the following locations (all applicants welcome at any of the following sessions, more in Metro locations listed online):

  • Tuesday August 30, 5:30-6:30pm Northfield (Just Food Co-op Community Room 516 Water Street South)


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Today’s news update – Northfield Council contemplates 3% preliminary levy; Dundas Council Opts Out of temporary dwellings and dinosaur dilemma dealt with; Hillman highlights School “highs” and a couple of “lows”


Northfield Council contemplates 3% preliminary levy

The Northfield Council discussed the budget for 2017 last night.  Mayor Graham’s goal was to go through each department to look at where they are this year and what they’re asking for for next year and to discuss both the Capital Improvement and Capital Equipment Plans.  They didn’t get through it all as the clock clicked toward 3 hours.  Instead they spent the last 20 minutes discussing the levy.  Graham said, “Staff is proposing a total levy increase of 3% this year”.  Included in that (more…)