Today’s news update – CRWP working with women landowners


Working with Renters for Women Landowners July 16th from Noon – 3 PM Northfield Senior Center, Room 106 1651 Jefferson Parkway, Northfield, MN 55057 The number of women who own farmland in Minnesota is growing. Often this land is rented to others for management.  Many women wonder whether their renter is doing all he or she […]

Today’s news update – Final plat approved for Hills of Spring Creek; The HRA assists 19 households so far; City will hold public meetings on LDC updates; YMCA raising over $218,000 in 40 days

Final plat approved for Hills of Spring Creek The Hills of Spring Creek will see that 6th addition!  The Northfield City Council approved the final plat which will add 9 new single family homes to the area along Spring Creek Drive and Jefferson parkway.   Mayor Graham said there was “quite a need for it”.  Included […]

Today’s news update – Eat Local Farm tour set for July 19th


Minnesota Food Co-ops’ Eat Local Farm Tour Brings Families Together to Support Local Agriculture & Family Farms FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Stephanie Aman / 507.650.0106 Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN– July 14, 2014 – From cool cows, farm cats, frogs, veggies, flowers, and much more, the 4th hands-on family event. Sponsored by eleven Minnesota food co-ops, the […]

Today’s news update – Council selects City Administrator; Council approves refinancing the pool; Bridgewater calls June mtg with Dundas “heated exchange”

Council selects City Administrator The City Council met to select a City Administrator yesterday but, right off the bat, Councilor Nakasian, wanted to open the field wider.  She said she was concerned it was a “forced choice” and that they should open the field of candidates to those in similar cities.  Zweifel voiced her disagreement. […]

Today’s news update – DNR stepping up AIS enforcement


DNR: Too many boaters not following aquatic invasive species laws Violation rate too high, ramped up enforcement July 11-13 weekend This summer, the Department of Natural Resources is finding too many boaters and other water users taking unacceptable and illegal risks by transporting aquatic invasive species (AIS). So far this season, watercraft inspectors have found […]

Today’s news update – Council vote on Civil and Criminal attorneys not always civil; Arvig exits after ousted from City contract; City Admin selection begins at 3pm today – public meeting to be streamed live

Council vote on Civil and Criminal attorneys not always civil The Northfield city Council voted to retain the firm of Flaherty and Hood and continue with the services of Chris Hood as Northfield’s Civil Attorney.  Ludescher and DeLong voted no.  They were more vehemently opposed to the selection Committee’s choice of Criminal Attorney.  A committee […]

Today’s news update – Northfield man pleads guilty to child porn; Area City Clerk being investigated; Riverview Drive assessments unfair? One owner objects to the sidewalk; Complicated trail requires multiple MnDot signatures

Northfield man pleads guilty to child porn Last week in federal court, a 42-year-old Northfield man pleaded guilty to one count of Distribution of Child Pornography. Charles Edward Bracken was indicted on October 8th of last year.  He entered a guilty plea before United States District Judge Richard H. Kyle last Wednesday.  In his plea […]

Today’s news update – Rice County Historical Society looking for piano players


MEDIA RELEASE July 2, 2014 For Immediate Release Contact: Susan Garwood, Executive Director To play the Schimmel Piano at the Rice County Historical Society Rice County Historical Society (507) 332-2121 Wanted: Piano Players During the Rice County Fair, July 16-20, 2014 Piano players in the area can reach out and touch history during the Rice […]