Recent Area News

FiftyNorth looks to expand; Stanton CAP has lots of milestones to celebrate – Churchill and Rezac honored; Empty Bowls today at Carleton

May 17, 2019
By Teri Knight, News Director FiftyNorth is busting at the seams. Since the senior organization began in 1972, it has morphed into much more than a place to dine and get help with transportation. When it moved into the city-owned Northfield Community Resource Center (NCRC) in 2000, its membership was 600. Today there are nearly 2000 FiftyNorth members, with 350-400 people visiting (more…)

Runaway juvenile; Nerstrand Council moves forward on fire hall; School lunch isn’t what it used to be; Hundreds of bicyclists expected in Northfield; “Stamp Out Hunger” campaign delivers 4,150 pounds of food to CAC

May 16, 2019

By Teri Knight, News Director

UPDATE:  As of 11:42am, Northfield police report that Stadler has been found and is safe. UPDATE Runaway Juvenile- Stadler- 051719

The Northfield Police Department is looking for assistance in locating Isabelle Stadler of Northfield. Isabelle was last seen on Wednesday, May 8 leaving the Northfield Middle School at the end of the school day. Isabelle is described as a white female, 5’8” tall, approximately 140 pounds, with green eyes and short black hair. If you have information about the whereabouts of Isabelle Stadler, please contact the Northfield Police Department immediately by calling 911 or 507-645-4475. Runaway Juvenile- Stadler- 051619 (more…)

Runaway Northfield teen – Police seek your help – UPDATE – SAFE

May 16, 2019

UPDATE: As of 11:42am on 5-17-19, Northfield Police Sgt. PT Haider, reports that Stadler has been found and is safe.

The Northfield Police Department is looking for assistance in locating Isabelle Stadler of Northfield. Isabelle was last seen on Wednesday, May 8, 2019 leaving the Northfield Middle School, at the end of the school day. Isabelle is described as a white female, 5’8” tall, approximately 140 lbs. with green eyes and short black hair.

If you have information about the whereabouts of Isabelle Stadler, please contact the Northfield Police Department immediately by calling 911 or 507-645-4475. You may also utilize the anonymous tip line, TIP 411 by texting keyword RICECO + your message to 847411. For more
information about TIP 411, follow this link: TIP 411 Quick Info

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Northfield begins preparing for possible Bridgewater Township incorporation; Local law enforcement remember those who fell in the line of duty; MN tourism is a $15 billion industry

May 15, 2019

By Teri Knight, News Director

As Bridgewater Township moves closer to petitioning for incorporation, the Northfield City Council is preparing actions they may consider. The council heard from Assistant City Attorney Robert Scott on the process. Any city boundary issues are dealt with by the Office of Administrative Hearings (OAH). Administrative Law Judges (ALJ) serve the same function as any judge in a court system. They have defined policy and determined that municipal governments (cities) are best for urban-suburban areas or those areas experiencing urban/suburban growth pressures  — and township (more…)

With contract in hand, Teppen starts June 3 as Dundas administrator; FiftyNorth and Bridgewater incorporation on Northfield’s work session; Draheim discusses “revenue source” in opioid crisis

May 14, 2019

By Teri Knight, News Director

The Dundas City Council formalized the hiring of Jenelle Teppen as their new City Administrator. With a salary of $80,000 a year, Teppen will come on board on June 3, 2019, days after current administrator John McCarthy “officially” retires. The council also approved what’s called a “phased retirement” agreement with McCarthy. He said, “That allows a person to work with the community or the government they work with to help transition the new person into the position.” McCarthy commented that due to a number of issues including the possible incorporation of Bridgewater Township, having his institutional knowledge will benefit Teppen as she takes over on June 3. (more…)

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