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Posted on: November 8, 2019

Nominees sought for 2020 Northfield Human Rights Award

MLK 2019 CAC award winner

The Northfield Human Rights Commission is seeking nominees for its annual Human Rights Award by December 6, 2019.

To be considered for this award, a nominee should be a local individual, group or organization that has demonstrated a long-standing commitmen...

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Posted on: October 31, 2019

Northfield Reads kicks off book series on climate change with Flight Behavior

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Northfield Reads is hosting its first of three events looking at climate change on November 12, 2109 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Northfield Public Library Meeting Room with a conversation on Barbara Kingsolver’s Flight Behavior.

Emily Mohl of St. Olaf...

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Posted on: October 29, 2019

We’re looking for a living treasure

State of the City 2019 Living Treasure Award Winner

The Arts and Culture Commission invites Northfielders to nominate anyone whom they feel is worthy of being considered the 2020 Northfield Living Treasure by November 18, 2019.

The annual award honors an individual who has, over time, made significant contr...

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General News
Posted on: October 18, 2019

Northfield Community Television (NCTV) Moves to City Hall

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The City of Northfield is moving programming and operations of Northfield Community Television (NCTV) to City Hall after NTV’s lone employee retires. NTV’s Paul Hager retired from public television. He will no longer be creating and pr...

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General News
Posted on: October 11, 2019

City of Northfield seeks your input on POLCO 2019 Northfield Community Survey

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The City of Northfield is asking for the public to participate in a community survey by using POLCO, a public engagement platform. Survey results will be tabulated and shared with the City Council and community through the city website.

Residents can parti...

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Take the 2019 community survey General News
Posted on: September 25, 2019

Input wanted on local television government access channels and programming

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The City of Northfield is asking for the public to participate in short survey questions related to local television government access channels and programming by using POLCO, a public engagement platform. Survey results will be tabulated and shared with ...

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Take survey General News
Posted on: September 12, 2019

Input wanted on housing

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The City of Northfield is asking for the public to participate in short survey questions related to housing by using POLCO, a public engagement platform. Survey results will be tabulated and shared with the City Council and community through the city webs...

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Take survey General News
Posted on: March 25, 2019

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Posted on: November 7, 2019

Recent Phone Scam

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Please read the following press release from Rice County Sheriff Troy Dunn regarding a recent phone scam in the area.

Phone Scam Press Release 11-6-19 Police
Posted on: January 30, 2017

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

FOR ALL EMERGENCIES DIAL 911

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News Flash

Posted on: September 28, 2019

Hydrant flushing

hydrant flushing

Watermains in Northfield will be flushed between 9:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. starting on Sunday, October 6 and will conclude on Thursday, October 10, 2019.

Watermains are routinely flushed to remove minerals as they accumulate in the distribution system and to ...

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Public Works
Posted on: September 27, 2019

Spring Creek Bridge Replacement Road Closure

Spring Creek Bridge Press Release

Spring Creek Road will be closed at Spring Creek starting Monday, September 30, as the Spring Creek Bridge Replacement Project gets underway (see aerial photo). This project will include the removal and replacement of the Spring Creek Bridge over Spring C...

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News Flash

Posted on: November 1, 2019

Northfield ready to fight winter ice dams

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As winter approaches, Northfield’s Energy Action Team is mobilizing to help residents avoid costly ice dam problems at home. They are encouraging homeowners and landlords to schedule visits from the Home Energy Squad®.

Inefficient homes a...

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Posted on: September 11, 2019

Northfield begins Energy Action Jump Start

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Months of planning by the Northfield Energy Subcommittee turns into reality this month as the City begins the Energy Action Jump Start. At their July 23 meeting, the Northfield City Council approved an agreement with Xcel Energy to support the first 18 mo...

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