Northfield Mayor Rhonda Pownell and Alyssa Herzog Melby, Chair of the Arts and Culture Commission, talk about the opening of Division Street and the public art project to be placed there, hopefully by next summer. Additionally, there will be a presentation of a cultural plan for Northfield at “State of the Arts” on Wednesday, August 22, 6:30 p.m. at Imminent Brewing. The public is invited to attend.
Northfield School Superintendent Matt Hillmann and School Board members Julie Pritchard and Ellen Iverson talk about the August 13 School Board meeting during which the Board gave approval to move forward with a referendum on November 6 for $40.975 million to implement the elementary portion of the master facilities plan. The plan includes a new elementary school on the Greenvale Park site, renovations to the current Greenvale Park school building so that it can be a district-wide early learning center, relieving space issues at Sibley and Bridgewater schools and minor renovations to the Longfellow school building for district office space.
Ryan Torbenson and Kenyon Nystrom talk about their summer internship experiences with Rebound Enterprises. Ryan has researched the Cannon River Civic Center project and Kenyon has researched possible hotel locations in college towns in the Midwest. They are two of four Northfield High School alumni to participate in the Rebound Enterprise internship program. The other two, Ethan Finger and Milly Reese were on the Morning Show in early August.
Barb Wornson, Principal of Arcadia Charter School in Northfield, recaps a student trip to Europe this summer and announces an open house at Arcadia on Monday, August 13 beginning at 6:30 p.m.