Today’s news update – City takes a step closer to reality of Cannon River Regional Park; Dundas discusses land both for regional park and the ARD; VOTE tomorrow in Primary; 2015 Jr. Ambassadors named; Riverview construction project starts tonight

City takes a step closer to reality of Cannon River Regional Park The purchase of the Gleason property was approved last Tuesday by the Northfield City Council.  This is another step closer to a regional park system linking Dundas and Northfield, and eventually, to DNR and County parks and trails.  The 2 cities have received […]

Today’s news update – Officers worked ’round the clock to get suspect off the streets; Library approved to move ahead with plans and also…; Council candidates on the air

Officers worked ’round the clock to get suspect off the streets The hunt for the suspect accused of shooting a Northfield resident in an attempted random robbery lasted about 24 hours before 27 year old Shane Hejl was arrested.  Police Chief Monte Nelson said the victim is still in the hospital slowly recovering.  He said […]

Today’s news update – Dayton declares Farm Family recognition Day – today

Governor Mark Dayton proclaims Farm Family Recognition Day Minnesota farm families recognized for their contributions to agriculture ST. PAUL, Minn. – Governor Mark Dayton has proclaimed today to be “Farm Family Recognition Day” to honor the more than 66,000 family farms in Minnesota and their contributions to communities statewide. The Governor’s proclamation coincides with the […]

Today’s news update – Northfield PD participate in School Supply fund drive for Fallen Officer; Chief says bicyclists are safest when operating like a motor vehicle; Northfield receives Double-A rating and buys the pool; 4th street bridge closed; candidate interviews

Northfield PD participate in School Supply fund drive for Fallen Officer Among the thousands of mourners, Officers and Reserves of the Northfield Police department  paid their respects to fallen Mendota Heights Police Officer Scott Patrick yesterday.  The Minnesota Auxiliary of Wives Behind the Badge have organized a school supply fund drive for Officer Patrick’s children […]

Today’s news update – School supply drive for the children and community of Officer Scott Patrick

The Minnesota Auxiliary of Wives Behind the Badge are organizing a school supply fund drive to assist the family of Scott Patrick and community of Mendota Heights in which he served.  Northfield PD is one of the drop off sites.  For all the details please click below: Officer Patrick Fund Drive Listen for news updates […]

Today’s news update – Speeds clocked over 100mph during July Enhanced enforcement

Department of Public Safety releases statistics on July “Enhanced Enforcement” Some of the excuses officers hear for speeding may sound funny but the results of speeding can be deadly serious. Preliminary reports show 16,926 motorists were ticketed for driving at illegal or unsafe speeds during the July enforcement campaign. Excuses ranged from “I am rushing […]

Today’s news update – Moreland’s trial moved to September; Night to Unite a chance to share; E.Coli outbreak traced to Rice County Fair

Moreland’s trial moved to September Michael Wayne Moreland, the driver of a van that struck and killed Kimberly Motzko in July of 2012 was set to go on trial yesterday.  Moreland was recharged in January of this year with felony criminal vehicular homicide – the original charge handed down by a Grand Jury (which had […]

Today’s news update – NIGHT to UNITE parties 8/5/14

Rice County Attorney Paul Beaumaster sent over a list of those in Northfield hosting neighborhood parties: NIGHT TO UNITE VISIT  TUESDAY AUGUST 5TH West end of Ivanhoe Avenue in cul-de-sac 7:00 – 8:30 P.M. St. Johns Lutheran Church (500 West 3rd St) 5:00 – 7:00 P.M. Greenleaf Court 6:00 – 8:00 P.M. Archibald Court 6:00 […]