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Posted on: March 27, 2020

Complete the census and encourage others

2020 Census Shape your future

The country’s current state of National Emergency underscores the critical importance of a complete 2020 Census count for Northfield. It is critical in emergency response situations to have census data about where people live. Census data are us...

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March 27, 2020 Press Release General News
Posted on: March 27, 2020

Hiawathaland Transit is making temporary service adjustments

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In response to COVID-19 Hiawathaland Transit is making temporary service adjustments. 

Effective Monday, March 30, all regular routes in Faribault, Northfield and Red Wing will be suspended, and public transit will be provided through Dial-A-Ride ...

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Hiawathaland Transit General News
Posted on: March 27, 2020

Complete the census and encourage others

2020 Census Shape your future

In light of the threat that the COVID-19 virus poses for the members of the Northfield community, the Northfield Complete Count Committee has suspended census-promotion activities that would involve interactions with the public.

The country’s cur...

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Posted on: March 25, 2020

City prepares for “Stay At Home” Executive Order and encourages the community to do the same

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Northfield, MN (March 25, 2020)

The City of Northfield is reviewing, evaluating and planning Governor Walz’s issued “Stay At Home” Executive Order that will go into effect at 11:59 p.m. on Friday, March 27 and stay in effect u...

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"Stay At Home" Executive Order General News
Posted on: March 25, 2020

Downtown parking

Downtown parking

To downtown businesses and residents:

Maintaining access to businesses for customers who are picking up merchandise or take-out food items is especially critical during this time of social and economic disruption. To assist our businesses, we encourage all...

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General News
Posted on: March 23, 2020

Submit building permit applications electronically

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Community Development department adds email account for timely response to community builders, developers, customers

Effective immediately, a new email account is ready for use by community members with building permit applications for spring and summer pr...

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Additional Info... General News
Posted on: March 19, 2020

City officials approve limited use of City Hall and Northfield Public Library

COVID-19

Northfield, MN (March 19, 2020) -

City officials have approve limited use of City Hall by staff and community members after declaration of a Local Emergency at their regular City Council meeting on Tuesday, March 17. As of March 20, 2020 Both City Hall and...

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Full press release General News
Posted on: March 19, 2020

Sales tax payment extension for eligible businesses and unemployment information

Downtown facing Neuger Communication Group and Chamber of Commerce

If your business is affected by the Executive Order to suspend operations, the Department of Revenue is waiving penalties for sales tax due March 20. Businesses still need to file, but can delay payment for 30 days.

Details on the sales tax payment extensi...

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General News
Posted on: March 18, 2020

Northfield City Council Declares Local Emergency

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The City of Northfield City Council took action “Declaring a Local Emergency” Tuesday evening to allow certain policies and procedures to be waived in order to provide a more rapid response, and manage city operations in accordance wit...

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Emergency Declaration General News
Posted on: March 17, 2020

Small business relief packages

Downtown businesses, cars, pedestrians

The following is a list of current relief packages that small business may use during the Coronavirus outbreak. The Northfield Economic Development Authority (EDA) encourages all to support our impacted businesses directly by using the take-out and delive...

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General News
Posted on: March 16, 2020

City officials make decisions on operations in light of COVID-19

COVID-19

City officials have made some decisions about department operations and meetings by following the guidance of the Minnesota Department of Health MDH and Center for Disease Control CDC in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The following decisions have been ...

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Additional Info... General News
Posted on: March 13, 2020

City follows state guidelines on coronavirus

COVID-19

The City Council open meeting scheduled for Tuesday March 17, 2020, will be held as a normal public meeting, with some modifications. Staff will follow MDH social distancing recommendations for those who plan to attend the meeting in person, so seating wi...

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General News
Posted on: March 13, 2020

City officials postpone 2020 State of the City Address

State of the City

Due to the seriousness of the coronavirus, City officials have decided to postpone the annual State of the City Address scheduled for March 16 until further notice. The mayor’s annual address, held in the magnificent Carleton College Kracum Perf...

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General News
Posted on: March 3, 2020

Spring Road Restrictions

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Beginning March 6, 2020 at 12:01 a.m., road restrictions will be in effect for the City of Northfield per Section 78-63 of the City Code.  The City will follow MnDOT’s southeast restrictions. Click here to view City of Northfield road r...

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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