Today’s news update – Council discusses vagrancy issue; Not a newsflash – parking is a problem during DJJD; Giddy up – Sutton’s are back for the 30th time!

Council discusses vagrancy issue Downtown business owners have had to deal with vagrants and they’re tired of it.  Krin Finger, owner of the Rare Pair, went so far as to obtain a license for Bridge Square every Saturday into October in an effort to thwart those affecting their business.  Police Chief Monte Nelson explained to […]

Today’s news update – Council approves HRA/EDA levies; Wayward Goose turns the lights off; Packed house for Bob Will;

Council approves HRA/EDA levies The Northfield City Council approved the HRA and EDA preliminary levies this week and kept them at a flat rate.  The dollar rate increased by $10,800 for each due to a wider tax base.  The council could have voted against the dollar rate.  The HRA has a current balance of $400,000. […]

Today’s news update – Cooked goose clogs traffic on Hwy 3

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Cooked goose clogs traffic on Hwy 3 A wayward goose caused a mighty traffic jam along with a power outage on the southside of Northfield when it hit a power line at Hwy 3 and Jefferson at about 2:30 this afternoon.  The cooked goose then landed on a car.  No human was hurt but lights […]

Today’s news update – Haggenmiller’s first foray is in closed council over litigation; Council sets Preliminary levy at 2.8%; DJJD Run/Walk set for Sunday

Haggenmiller’s first foray is in closed council over litigation While City Administrator Tim Madigan has left the building, Nick Haggenmiller started his first City Council meeting with a closed session on the age discrimination lawsuit against brought forth by former Interim Police Chief Chuck Walerius. The City was served on August 8th.  League of Minnesota […]

Today’s news update – DJJD volunteers gear up; Council holds closed session on litigation; Council will set City’s preliminary levy tonight

DJJD volunteers gear up Starting today you’ll see a flurry of activity as Northfield prepares for the Defeat of Jesse James Day celebration.    The Joseph Lee Heywood awards banquet is tomorrow evening.  Bob Will is this year’s recipient.  General Chair Hayes Scriven talked about the number of volunteers and non-profit organizations that work so hard […]

Today’s news update – Contact information for damaged vehicles

As we shared with our listeners on Monday  and Tuesday of this week, Astech, out of St. Joseph Minnesota is the contractor who chip sealed Hwy 19 last weekend in the rain creating a “tar pit” that damaged hundreds of vehicles.   As we’ve had more inquiries this week as to how to report a claim, […]

Today’s news update – Man with pot pursued by police now facing felony; HRA outlines their 2015 preliminary budget; Madigan rides into the sunset… ; DJJD horseshoe found

Man with pot pursued by police now facing felony Another high speed chase in Faribault leads to multiple charges for a Lonsdale man.  On Tuesday 22 year old Joseph Eric Corradini was clocked at 82 mph on Lyndale Avenue which is posted at 45.  Faribault patrol activated their lights and took chase.  According to the […]

2014 Horseshoe Has Been Found!

Karen Roback and her daughter found the horseshoe at 10:15am this morning (Thursday) behind the “THE OLD SAFETY CENTER” in the area directly behind the current fire station (City property on 5th and Hwy 3). This area will be host to the firemen’s party/event next week during DJJD as they do every year. Karen and […]