Community News: Minute with the Mayor on “Beyond the Yellow Ribbon”

Beyond the Yellow Ribbon

Northfield community kickoff “Beyond the Yellow Ribbon” – Minute with the Mayor Mayor Graham is leading the charge for a renewed push to get Northfield to be a “Beyond the Yellow Ribbon” community.  We are the only community with an Armory that is not.  There will be a community kick-off on March 2nd.  Watch his […]

Today’s news update – 3 arrested in Lonsdale; More charges for former City Clerk; Bly says it’s all happy now at the Capital; Carleton hosts “I Can’t Breathe” sermon

3 arrested in Lonsdale A search warrant nets 3 arrests in Lonsdale yesterday.  Cannon Valley Drug and Violent Offender Task Force agents had received information that narcotics, stolen property, and firearms were located inside a residence there. Agents were assisted by the Rice County Sheriff’s Office, Lonsdale, Faribault and Northfield PD, as well as numerous […]

Community News: WINGS annual meeting presents Lin Bruce and her story “Saying yes to the bigger things”


Sharing her inspiring story, “Saying yes to the bigger things,” Northfield cycling enthusiast Lin Bruce will be the featured speaker at the Women in Northfield Giving Support (WINGS) annual meeting. The event themed, “Giving Wings to Your Dreams,” will be held on Saturday, January 17 from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the Viking Theater, Buntrock […]

Today’s news update – Save the Depot project “complicated”; Nfld School Board hires Special Ed Director; New Public Works Director hired; Many events scheduled tonight

Save the Depot project “complicated” The Northfield City Council received an update from the Save the Depot group.  Member Alice Thomas presented a history of the group beginning in 2008 when the railroad agreed to sell it to the non-profit for a dollar.  That was contingent on the structure being moved.    The City offered the […]

Today’s news update – Retraction on Dennison City Clerk story

Dennison Clerk has omnibus hearing in Goodhue County In a phone call this morning, Sheila Ekstrom’s attorney, Derk Schwieger, called KYMN to say that she did NOT plead guilty.  Our source was incorrect and we apologize to our audience and to Sheila Ekstrom.  The following story is updated to reflect the correct information. The Dennison […]

Community News: U of MN offers livestock nutrient management workshop at Northfield Senior Center

UofMN Ext

Extension offers nutrient management workshop for dairy and beef producers   FARMINGTON, Minn. (12/17/14) — University of Minnesota Extension is presenting a nutrient management workshop designed to aid dairy and beef feedlot producers with phosphorus and nitrogen management strategies. These workshops will take from 9:30 am to 2:00 pm on the following dates: January 21st […]

Community News: Public Works Director selected

David Bennett

David Bennett Selected as next Public Works Director/City Engineer January13, 2015 It’s a great day for the City of Northfield! David Bennett P.E. has been selected by the City Administrator as the next Public Works Director/City Engineer. Bennett succeeds Joe Stapf who retired in August 2014. Bennett currently serves as the Assistant City Engineer for […]

Today’s news update – Skateboard Park moves ever closer to reality; Anonymous donor offers $1,000 reward; Chamber announces 2015 Business winners

Skateboard Park moves ever closer to reality In 1998 the City passed an ordinance not allowing skateboarding downtown.  Since then Skateboarders and their supporters have fought to get a Park built.  After further discussion at the Northfield Council work session, this is the closest it’s come to fruition.  Among neighbors, the loudest objection was over […]