Posted on: April 3, 2017

New financing tool for energy efficiency & renewable energy improvements


Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) Financing

Is your businesses, farm, multi-family housing building, nonprofit, or place of worship interested in energy efficiency or adding renewable energy like solar? A new financing tool called Property Assessed Cle...

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Posted on: August 29, 2016

2016 Retail Trade Analysis - Northfield & Rice County

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A tool used to measure the Economic Health of the Local Retail Economy

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Posted on: July 19, 2017

Notice of Filing for the 2017 Special Municipal Election


Notice is hereby given that a special election will be held in Northfield on Tuesday, November 7, 2017, for the purpose of electing a candidate for One Council Member At-Large(one-year term to fill a vacancy).  The filing period for the office be...

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Posted on: July 17, 2017

Highway 3 - full closure near Castle Rock


Motorists on Highway 3 in Castle Rock will encounter a full closure and detour at County Road 86/280th Street intersection beginning at 5a.m. on Monday, July 24.

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Posted on: July 6, 2017

Wild Parsnip

Wild Parsnip

Warning - Avoid skin contact with the toxic sap of the plant tissue by wearing gloves, long sleeves and long pants. The juice of wild parsnip in contact with skin in the presence of sunlight can cause a rash and blistering and discoloration of the skin (p...

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Posted on: June 5, 2017

Water Division Consumer Confidence Report

Water Tower

The City of Northfield is issuing the results of monitoring done on its drinking water for the period from January 1 to December 31, 2016.  The purpose of this report is to advance consumers’ understanding of drinking water and heighten awareness...

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Posted on: March 27, 2017


Got Compost

Organic Compost can be dropped anytime at the street shop (1710 Riverview Dr.) or at the compost site during operating hours listed below.
The compost site hours:
Monday: Closed
Tuesday to Friday: 2:00 - 7:00
Saturday - 8:00 - 5:00
Sunday - 12:00 - 5:00

Posted on: May 12, 2015

New Connection with Northfield Fire and Rescue


Burn permit applications may be obtained at the Northfield Area Fire and Rescue Services. The permits must be approved by the Fire Chief prior to use and this might take several days. There is a fee for this permit. Please visit Read on...

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Posted on: June 7, 2017

The Value of Your Pension

PERA created a video to tell employees about their pension! The video explains how the pension works, where the contributions are invested and shares the good news that employees are saving for retirement.

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Posted on: March 29, 2016

Employee Highlights

The Communications and HR Department is excited to resurrect the “Employee Highlights” program! As a reminder, this program highlights people who are doing a great job, and getting to know them a little better while we’re at it. Here’s how it works!

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Posted on: July 21, 2017

Police Department's Newest Officer

Officer Carlson swearing in

Scott Carlson has become the newest Police Officer in the City of Northfield.  Carlson, a Lakeville native,  graduated from Metropolitan State University in 2015 with a Bachelor's degree in Law Enforcement.  He has held position...

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Posted on: January 30, 2017


You can also contact our Rice/Steele 911 Dispatch Center directly at 507-645-4475 to file a non-emergency call for service.