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Who will manage the CVB?

The Convention and Visitors Bureau has been run by the Northfield Chamber of Commerce for many years.  Money comes from a lodging tax.  There’s been some frustration for some time with those services…  

Sale of GOP bonds

At the Northfield City Council meeting, appointee Jessica Peterson White was sworn in.  On the Consent agenda was the sale of 1.7 million dollars in GOP bonds…

Police continue to investigate jewelry thefts

Northfield Police continue to investigate the recent rash of jewelry thefts.  Deputy Chief Chuck Walerius says the stolen jewelry they’ve recovered is still generating leads…

Spring Creek Townhome Project tops the list at tonight’s meetings

The Zoning Board of Appeals and the Planning Commission meet tonight at 7 o’clock.  Both meetings are about the Spring Creek Townhome Project.  This 28-unit, $7 million townhome project is being funded in part by a grant from the Minnesota Housing Finance Agency.  It’s being developed by Three Rivers Community Action and the Northfield HRA.  The Project will bring more affordable two-, three- and four-bedroom rentals to Northfield.  The meetings will be streamed live online at


Today Minnesotans will Give to the Max to their favorite charities.  There are many right here in Northfield.  Not the least of which includes the Northfield Historical Society, the Northfield Arts Guild and the Healthy Community Initiative.  There are numerous organizations throughout Rice County as well including Prairies Edge Humane Society.  They will also be hosting a Spayghetti dinner tonight at the Eagles Club from 5 to 7.  If you don’t have computer access, there are several businesses that are offering computer stations for you to use to donate online.  The list of locations and times is on our website  To make your donation go online to

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