An estimated 65 people braved blustering winds to march for Women from Ames Park to Hwy 3 and back to Bridge Square in Northfield this morning. The march was put together by a half dozen women in about 2 weeks. Listen to the interview with Sarah Missler and Claudia Gonzalez George under the Morning Show tab.
By Teri Knight, News Director
The Northfield Council has been discussing a ½ cent sales tax to fund parks and recreation. Administrator Martig noted that in 2007, the City funded the park system at a little over $140,000 a year. Of course the recession hit and funding was cut. He said, at this time, the City now puts in about $94,000 a year into that fund. There are currently 35 parks with over 500 acres, 23 miles of trails and they want to add. A local sales tax must be voted on by the citizens but the ask must first be approved by State legislators. This local sales tax must have a regional [Read more…] about 1/2 cent sales tax and park survey; Nfld School Board chooses Officers; Northfield Women create local Women’s March