Today’s news update – Dayton brings his buffer zone proposal to Northfield; The Planning Commission, Council and Contractors clash over LDC changes; April is distracted driving month – Stop texting while driving

MCGA Bruce Peterson and CRWP Beth Kallestad

Dayton brings his buffer zone proposal to Northfield A crowd of over 200 people gathered at Legvold Farms in Northfield yesterdat to discuss Governor Dayton’s buffer zone proposal.  Put on by the Cannon River Watershed Partnership, panelists included Dayton and several state officials from the Dept. of Agriculture, the DNR and Soil and Water Conservation […]

Today’s news update – Tragedy takes the life of Northfield man; Nerstrand man arrested in connection with Nfld. pot bust; Sheriff working with legislators on medical marijuana issues; IED and bombsniffing dog trainer to speak at PEHS annual fundraiser

Tragedy takes the life of Northfield man A Northfield man died on Saturday after attempting to cut a tree down.  Dakota County Sheriff Tim Leslie told KSTP that 39-year-old Randall Mitchell didn’t want the tree to hit a nearby barn, and had attached a safety cable to it. However, the tree fell in the opposite […]

Today’s news update – CRWP forum on buffer zones comes after nitrate issues in MN towns; Dahle says “it’ll be tricky” to come to budget agreement; NHS celebrates 40 years with new exhibit; Burning ban lifted

CRWP forum on buffer zones comes after nitrate issues in MN towns Just yesterday the Star Tribune reported that the town of Adrian, MN is one of eight Minnesota communities relying on special equipment to treat water with excessive nitrate levels in municipal wells.  For the second time since 1998, the facility has failed, and […]

Today’s news update – Rice/Steele 911 Center Administrator resigns; Open burning ban remains in place; Buffer zone controversy comes to Northfield; Astrup on Allergies

Rice/Steele 911 Center Administrator resigns There will be some changes at the Pearle Street 911 center.  Rice County Sheriff Troy Dunn reports that Administrator Tim Boyer is moving on to the Dept. of Public Safety in the metro area.  They had a going away party for him yesterday after the Rice/Steele joint powers meeting.  At […]

‘This Northfield Life’ Hayes Scriven 4/1/15

Executive Director of the Northfield Historical Society Hayes Scriven joins hosts Corey Butler and Brad Ness in “This Northfield Life”.  Listen for the show and a new guest each Wednesday at 6:00pm. This Northfield Life4.1.15

Community News: City Compost site opens April 7th

The City of Northfield’s Compost Site will be opening on Tuesday April 7th 2:00PM. Compost Hours: Monday – Closed Tuesday – Friday 2:00PM- 7:00PM or sunset (whichever is earliest) Saturday 8:00am – 5:00PM or sunset (whichever is earliest) Sunday 12:00PM- 5:00PM or sunset (whichever is earliest)

Today’s news update – Nfld man in stable condition; EDA denies Market Fair’s full funding request; WRAP seminars set for Northfield; Burning ban is back on; Street sweeping set for Dundas

Nfld man in stable condition A 64 year old man from Northfield is in stable condition following a motorcycle accident early Monday evening.  Northfield police and Rice County Sheriff’s received a call just before 5 pm of a one vehicle injury crash in the 8000 block of 100th St. East in Northfield Twsp. Robert Kuklok […]

Community News: 2015 Sidewalk Poetry Contest Winners Announced

Northfield’s Arts and Culture Commission 2015 Sidewalk Poetry Contest Winners Announced The Arts and Culture Commission (ACC) of Northfield, in partnership with the Friends and Foundation of the Library, is pleased to announce the winners of the City’s fifth annual Sidewalk Poetry Contest and congratulate them for their efforts. Chosen from among 101 poems submitted […]