News Flash

Posted on: February 24, 2021

New financial relief available for small businesses

Downtown business signs along sidewalk

In order to reach the smallest businesses, Small Business Administration (SBA) will offer Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans to businesses with fewer than 20 employees and sole proprietors only from Wednes...

Small business relief...

Economic Development
Posted on: January 29, 2021

Economic Development Authority is accepting applications for Façade Improvement Grant Program

Old City Hall building after façade improvements

Downtown Northfield businesses can apply for a Façade Improvement Grant from the Economic Development Authority (EDA) between February 1 and March 15.

The Façade Improvement Grant Program is designed to encourage downtown building own...

Façade Improvement Grant...

Economic Development

News Flash

Posted on: February 23, 2021

Archer House River Inn update

Archer House in the fall 2020

The Archer House River Inn was substantially damaged by fire on November 12, 2020. Since that time, the primary focus of activity on the site has been the on-going investigation of the origin and cause of the fire. This investigation is being led by a pro...

Archer House update...

General News
Posted on: February 18, 2021

Community input wanted on improvements to the Riverwalk west side entry

Riverwalk west entrance

The City of Northfield is looking to improve access to the Riverwalk on the west side of the river. The City is guided by the recently adopted Riverfront Enhancement Action Plan with goals of enhancing and activating the Riverfront along with promoting ec...

Riverwalk west entrance...

General News
Posted on: February 10, 2021

Community input wanted on city’s strategic plan for service delivery and quality of community life

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Community input wanted on city’s strategic plan for service delivery and quality of community life for the next three years

The City of Northfield is asking for the public to participate in a short survey with questions related to the city’s strategic plan...

Strategic plan survey...

General News

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Posted on: February 22, 2021

Division Street Closure

Division Street Closure and detour map

Division Street between Second Street and Third Street will be closed Wednesday, February 24 through Friday, February 26 due to work related to 212 Division Street South. 

A detour will be posted using Second Street, Washington Street, and Fourth ...

Division Street closure...

Public Works
Posted on: February 19, 2021

St. Olaf Avenue Closure

St Olaf Ave Closure map

St. Olaf Avenue will be closed at the east entrance of the St. Olaf Campus Monday, February 22 through Friday, March 5 due to work related to the St. Olaf student housing project.

A detour will be posted using Lincoln Street, Armstrong Road, and TH 19 dire...

St. Olaf closure...

Public Works

News Flash

Posted on: February 24, 2021

It’s time to plan for rain gardens

Rice County Native Planting

Join Cannon River Watershed Partnership (CRWP) and City of Northfield staff to learn about the benefits of rain gardens, and how to plan and install your own rain garden on Thursday, March 18, 6 to 9 p.m. at Northfield High School. Participants will learn...

Rain garden...

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