NAFRS Fire Chief Gerry Franek talks about the upcoming Open House for those interested in becoming a firefighter. This isn’t a community open house. It’s scheduled for May 20th. NAFRS is looking to hire 4 to 6 firefighters as retirements near.
It’s a go! The last hurdle jumped for The Crossings project
Construction on an 80 room Marriott hotel should begin this year! That’s the plan after the Northfield council voted to approve a development agreement with Developer Brett Reese over The Crossings hotel at Hwy 3 and 2nd street. Community Development Director Chris Heineman told Council that the project price has increased to $13.2 million, up about $400,000 due to engineering costs and the underground parking. In terms of financing, Heineman breaks it down. It includes $3 million of investor funding (that includes a number of entities), $8.4 million in a private bank loan and $1.755 million of public funding. [Read more…] about Today’s news update – It’s a go! The last hurdle jumped for The Crossings project; Basement fire loads house with smoke and smell; Northfield filings
Mike Kruse was named Fireman of the Year at the 23rd annual Fireman’s Banquet. Listen for more on the story during our newscasts.