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City of Nfld seeks Election Judges

July 6, 2018

The City of Northfield is seeking interested individuals to serve as election judges for the Primary Election on August 14, 2018 and the General Election on November 6, 2018. Election judges administer election procedures in polling places and ensure that voters’ rights are protected and respected on Election Day.

Election judges receive pay for their services, unless they choose to serve as volunteers. By law, employers must give election judges time off from work to serve. In addition to serving on Election Day, judges must complete required training that will be approximately two hours in length. Election judges may serve all day (approximately 6 am – close) or a half day shift (6am – 2 pm or 2 pm – close).  click on the full press release below:

Press Release Election Judges 2018

Investigators await toxicology report on death; Flood, fire and pump failures lead to questions regarding WWTP; Draheim and Vogel to hold Town Hall on Monday

July 6, 2018

The Northfield Police Department and Cannon River Task Force agents are investigating a suspected heroin overdose that killed a young Northfield woman.  Police Officers responded around 2 o’clock Tuesday afternoon to a residence in the 500 block of Wilson Court. On arrival, they found 25 year old Tessa Jean Schultz was deceased. Law enforcement is awaiting the toxicology report from the Hennepin County Medical (more…)

Cannon river Advisory warning extended

July 5, 2018

4pm 7-5-18

David Bennett

The City of Northfield is extending its advisory warning to the public to consider avoiding direct
contact with the water on the Cannon River downstream of Northfield in Dakota County and
Goodhue County through 2:00 p.m. on Friday, July 6 as a result of a discharge of wastewater
from the Northfield Wastewater Treatment Plant on the early morning of Tuesday, July 2, 2018.

Water quality test samples collected Wednesday, July 4 show bacteria levels have decreased
below recreational water quality levels. The City is waiting on additional test results to confirm
this trend and is anticipating the advisory will be lifted on Friday, July 6, 2018.

Swimming and other direct human contact with the Cannon River downstream of Northfield is
not advised. Additional sampling and testing is being conducted. Another advisory will be
issued tomorrow on Friday, July 6.  Full press release below:

2018_7_5 Update Advisory Warning

Nfld police investigating a possible accidental drug overdose death

July 5, 2018

The Northfield Police Department is investigating a possible accidental drug overdose death. At approximately 2:00 p.m., July 3rd, Northfield Officers responded to a report of an unresponsive female at a residence in the 500 block of Wilson Court. On arrival, officers and medical personnel determined the victim was deceased. Evidence in the immediate area and information from family members indicated the female may have suffered an accidental drug overdose of heroin.  Click on the full press release below:

NPD Press Release – Death Inv. Potential Overdose

Third major event at Northfield WWTP in 6 months; Parents advocate “graceful interdependence” for disabled and community; I-35 single lane traffic to bring delays

July 5, 2018

A 3rd major event at Northfield’s Wastewater Treatment plant leaves plenty of lingering questions.  On Tuesday morning, a pipe break led city staff to dump a million gallons of sewage water into the Cannon River affecting river activities from Hwy 3 downriver to Lake Byllesby.  Dakota County officials closed the beach on Tuesday and warned everyone to have no direct contact with Lake Byllesby water.  The City confirmed elevated levels of bacteria. Additional sampling and testing is being conducted.   In January, a pipe plug failure flooded the plant with (more…)

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