News Flash

Posted on: May 13, 2021

Northfield joins 20 cities to promote home energy efficiency

Changing Lightbulb With Mask

Northfield has joined 20 other Minnesota communities to promote home energy efficiency to help residents lower their energy bills and increase home comfort.

The Intercity Home Energy Squad® Challenge was formed to challenge residents to get a home ...

Home energy challenge...

Sustainability
Posted on: May 13, 2021

Note from the Mayor: building a more connected community

Rhonda Pownell 2017

Volunteerism is part of the core of who we are as a community. In 1931 with a population of around 3000 adults, there were 107 organizations that met weekly with a membership of 8,050.   While I haven’t done the analysis recently, I&...

Building a connected community...

General News
Posted on: May 12, 2021

Emergency Broadband Benefit

top view wi-fi router with wireless controlled devices

Today, the City of Northfield announced it is working to help build consumer awareness about the Emergency Broadband Benefit, a new Federal Communications Commission (FCC) program. The temporary benefit will help to lower the cost of broadband service for...

Broadband benefit...

General News
Posted on: May 11, 2021

Comment on the 2021 Stormwater Pollution Prevention Program

Pond storm drain

Residents are invited to view and comment online on the city’s Stormwater Pollution Prevention Program (SWPPP) during its official commenting period from 7 a.m. on May 15 to 3 p.m. on May 29.

In addition, in-person viewing and commenting will be ...

Stormwater pollution prevention...

Sustainability
Posted on: May 10, 2021

Police Policy Manual available online

Mark Elliott

In April 2020, the Northfield Police Department (NPD)  began the process of implementing a new Police Department policy manual. The department partnered with Lexipol to provide up to date, legally researched and best practices policies. NPD then ...

Police policies...

Police
Posted on: May 10, 2021

St. Paul Saints games are coming to Northfield Public Broadcasting

baseball

Northfield Public Broadcasting (NPB) will televise at least 30 St. Paul Saints baseball games this season on Charter Spectrum channel 180 including the home opener on May 11.

“We’re thrilled to bring St. Paul Saints games to the people ...

Saints games on NPB...

General News
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Northfield realizes gains in businesses reinvesting

Merchants Bank

Downtown Northfield businesses are taking advantage of a Façade Improvement Grant from the Northfield Economic Development Authority (EDA). The Northfield EDA is promising roughly $105,000 in grant money with businesses kicking in another $260,000 in priv...

Businesses reinvesting...

Economic Development