News Flash

Posted on: January 13, 2020

Economic Development Authority approves Facade Grant Improvement Program

Downtown

The Economic Development Authority (EDA) approved $20,000 per year for the next three years to pilot a Facade Improvement Program. This program is designed to encourage downtown building owners to reinvest in the exterior of their buildings to extend the ...

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EDA grants and loans Economic Development

News Flash

Posted on: January 27, 2020

Employees of Laura Baker win Human Rights Award

Human Rights Award winner employees of  Laura Baker

Employees of Laura Baker Services Association received the 2020 Human Rights award given out by the Northfield Human Rights Commission. The award was presented during the annual Martin Luther King, Jr. community celebration on January 20 at Emmaus Church....

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General News
Posted on: January 15, 2020

City of Northfield seeks election judges for 2020 elections

Election judge

The City of Northfield is seeking interested individuals to serve as election judges for the presidential nomination primary on March 3, 2020, the primary election on August 11, 2020 and the general election on November 3, 2020. Election judges administer...

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More election judge information General News
Posted on: December 20, 2019

2020 Living Treasure Award winner

Mac Gimse with A Stone of Hope

The Arts and Culture Commission of the City of Northfield, in partnership with FiftyNorth, is pleased to announce the selection of Mac Gimse as the 2020 recipient of the City of Northfield’s Living Treasure Award. The Living Treasure Award annua...

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Living Treasures General News
Posted on: December 16, 2019

Carleton and St. Olaf colleges present gifts to the City of Northfield on Giving Tuesday

Carleton and St. Olaf representatives donate checks to the Northfield mayor and city administrator

Carleton College Chief Finance Officer Fred Rogers and St. Olaf College Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Jan Hanson gave $80,000 respectively to Mayor Rhonda Pownell and City Administrator Ben Martig fittingly on Giving Tuesday.

Both colleges tra...

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General News

News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: December 20, 2019

Outdoor skating rinks are officially open

Kids and parents enjoy outdoor skating rink

Outdoor skating rinks and warming houses officially open Friday, December 20. With sustained temperatures below freezing, public works crews have been busy flooding the rinks.

All skating rinks have lights except for the one beside the Northfield Ice Arena...

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Public Works
Posted on: December 20, 2019

Spring Creek Road is now open

Spring Creek Road Bridge map

Construction on the Spring Creek Bridge Replacement Project has wrapped up for the season, and Spring Creek Road is now open for traffic. This project included the removal and replacement of the Spring Creek Bridge over Spring Creek (see graphic).

Construc...

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Public Works