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2019 Street projects; Fossum comments on Faribault Prison and Mass Incarceration; Volunteers Still Needed

October 19, 2018

Partial map of 2019 reclamation

The Northfield Council approved a feasibility study for the 2019 street reclamation projects.  Next year they’ll be working on the northwest side of town. Mayor Pownell said this is the “kick off” to the process adding that they intend on focusing on sidewalk gaps as well.  The project includes several courts around Zanmiller Dr. and 3rd and 4th streets in the area of Plum and Orchard.  Administrator Ben Martig explained, “the good news is usually on the reclaims (more…)

Work at 512 Division will close the street

October 19, 2018

Division Street between Fifth Street and Sixth Street will be closed Monday October 22, 2018 through Monday October 29, 2018 due to work related at 512 Division Street. A detour utilizing Fifth Street, Water Street, and Sixth Street to route traffic around the work area.  See attachment for map.

Press Release 512 Division Street Closure

Sheriff Troy Dunn calling for volunteers

October 19, 2018

Rice County is calling for volunteers for Storm Clean Up tomorrow, Saturday, October 20th from 8am to 4pm.  Please call 833-643-7423.  They need to know how many to expect so they can coordinate!  Thank you so much!!  Sheriff Troy Dunn explains more:

Northfield Shares calling for volunteers

October 19, 2018

Thank you to everyone who has volunteered their time thus far to help with area storm cleanup efforts.  Volunteers are still needed to continue the clean up efforts:  Saturday, October 20, and Sunday, October 21, as well as Saturday, October 27, and Sunday, October 28.

Please click here to volunteer. This will allow you to indicate your availability.

Although all able-bodied volunteers are welcome, volunteers with the following items are especially needed at this point:

  • Chainsaws, saws, branch cutters
  • Pickup trucks and/or trailers for hauling debris
  • Rakes, shovels

Thank you again, for your continued support in these ongoing cleanup efforts.

Smith pleads guilty after bilking $23k from community; Utilizing the Cannon; Shop with a Cop making positive connections; Malecha named DJJD General Chair and Dokmo donates 

October 18, 2018

Jeremiah Jon Smith preyed on the kindnesses of others when he told people he had terminal cancer.  Yesterday the 38 year old from Faribault, pled guilty to theft by swindle in a case that began three years ago. In October of 2015 he set up a gofundme page claiming that he had stage 4 cancer and had 18 to 24 months to live.   A month later, he said he had 6 months to live. He received $6800 in donations. A benefit on Feb. 6th, 2016, netted Smith $6600. Another benefit, held at the Northfield Ballroom 2 weeks later, netted $9000. Smith’s wife found no evidence of bills, records or other indication that he had cancer.  For months, Faribault and Northfield police questioned Smith and asked for medical records. Finally in February of last year, detectives spoke with the Doctor who supposedly diagnosed Smith. He (more…)