Recent Area News

“Hostile Event” Training Inside-Video

May 10, 2016
Members of regional law enforcement, fire/rescue and EMS personnel took part in a training session at St. Dominic’s School on May 9th.

Community News: Free Nitrate screening for corn growers

May 10, 2016

MN corn growersMinnesota Corn Growers offering free nitrate screening in Rosemount to help farmers address water quality 

SHAKOPEE, Minn. (May 10, 2016) – The Minnesota Corn Growers Association (MCGA) is encouraging farmers to bring in water samples from wells, ditches, streams or tile outlets for free nitrate screening from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. on May 27 at the Rosemount Research and Outreach Center at UMore Park, located at 1605 160th St. West. (more…)

Today’s news update – Couple of crashes send 3 to the hospital; “Hostile Event” training offers new mind set for emergency personnel; Fundraiser to train service dogs for Veterans – Believet; 4th Street to close tomorrow

May 10, 2016


Couple of crashes send 3 to the hospital

A pair of early morning accidents had emergency responders busy this morning.  A crash at Hwy 19 just east of I-35 involved 3 vehicles.  Rescue Squad Capt. Aramis Wells said a car lost a wheel, hit another and set off the air bag.  He said 2 people were taken to the hospital to get checked out but nothing seemed serious.  They went to a more serious accident (more…)

Community News: Fourth St. closure May 11th

May 10, 2016

city-of-northfield-logoFourth Street Closure


Fourth Street will be closed between Winona Street and Union Street for utility installations related to the Carleton College Music and Performance Commons Project on Wednesday May 11, 2016.

During the closure, a detour will be posted (attached) utilizing Winona Street, Third Street, and
Union Street that will be in effect throughout the duration of the closure.

The closure in expected to last from 7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

The City of Northfield urges motorists to always drive with caution, slow down in work zones, and never enter a road blocked with barriers or cones.

For additional information contact Sean Simonson at 507-645-3049

Girls Night Out 2016 is Friday May 13th

May 9, 2016

Great deals and giveaways this Friday downtown Northfield. You can pick up your “passport” at the following local merchants. This event is free to attend.  Don’t forget to register for up to $450 in Chamber Bucks drawings!

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