News Flash

Posted on: April 9, 2021

The Compost Site on Armstrong Road opens Friday, April 9

Compost site aerial

The Compost Site located at 1801 Armstrong Road will open Friday, April 9. Regular hours are as follows:

Monday, closedTuesday – Friday, 2p.m. – 7 p.m. (or sunset)Saturday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. (or sunset) Sunday, noon &am...

Compost site...

Posted on: April 8, 2021

Note from the mayor: a strong economy and high quality of life go together

Rhonda Pownell 2017

I got my start in local government by watching, listening, and encouraging another group of community leaders from the chairs in the council chambers for the general public. I attended almost all of their council meetings for over a year and was inspired ...

Strong economy...

General News
Posted on: April 6, 2021

Buy a tree during Northfield’s annual shade tree sale

Tree - Northern Pin Oak

The City of Northfield is accepting tree orders for the annual shade tree sale now until April 30, 2021. The city has 103 trees available in 13 species. Most trees will be between 3 to 10 feet tall and one-half to one inch in trunk diameter. Prices range ...

Tree sale...

Posted on: March 25, 2021

Dakota County seeks public comment on proposed housing and community development needs

Homes in Northfield during the fall

This is a minimum thirty-day (30) public comment and review period of Dakota County Community Development Agency’s (CDA) draft of the Dakota County Consortium’s Fiscal Year (FY) 2021 Annual Action Plan and proposed amendment to the Dakota County HOME Inve...

Housing program comments...

Housing & Redevelopment
Posted on: March 22, 2021

City launches a series of compost education workshops

compost food

The City of Northfield is partnering with Northfield Curbside Compost to bring residents a webinar series on composting and recycling. The workshops, titled How to Recycle and Compost in Northfield, At Home Composting, and Compo...

Composting workshops...

Posted on: March 8, 2021

Note from the Mayor: we are on the home stretch

Rhonda Pownell 2017

Almost one year ago today, I first wrote here about COVID-19. It’s been a very hard year, but it’s also amazing how far we have come in our understanding and responses to this pandemic, every day bringing new recommendations, research,...

Note from the Mayor...

General News
Posted on: March 2, 2021

Seasonal Load Limit Notification

2021 nfld roadRestrictions

 MN Department of Transportation

Office of Materials & Road Research

1400 Gervais Avenue                             &...

Seasonal Load Limit

Public Works