News Flash

Posted on: June 18, 2021

Highway 246 and Jefferson Parkway roundabout tunnel closures

Highway 246 and Jefferson Parkway roundabout tunnel connecting to Mill Towns Trail

The pedestrian tunnels under the roundabout at Highway 246 and Jefferson Parkway will be periodically closed beginning June 21 for mural painting. The four tunnels will be closed one at a time allowing pedestrians and bicyclists to safely detour around th...

Roundabout tunnel...

Public Works
Posted on: June 16, 2021

Overnight construction work on Highway 3 frontage roads

Highway 3 frontage road construction area

Construction crews will begin overnight work on the Highway 3 frontage road portions of the 2021 Reclamation and Overlay Project. Crews are scheduled to be on-site to complete pavement milling operations beginning at 3:00 a.m. on Saturday, June 19, 2021. ...

Highway 3 frontage road...

Public Works
Posted on: June 15, 2021

Fireworks are back! Independence Day fireworks July 3; city offices closed July 5

Fireworks

After cancelling fireworks during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Northfield fireworks display will be held on Saturday, July 3 starting at 10 p.m. at Northfield Middle School. Viewing areas near the fireworks display include Northfield Middle School parking l...

Fireworks...

General News
Posted on: June 4, 2021

Free, public Wi-Fi available throughout city

Wi-Fi sign outside the Northfield Public Library

The City of Northfield has installed wireless access points in and around city properties to help residents, businesses, and visitors access the city’s free wireless network more reliably. Areas marked with signs in windows and posts outside bui...

Free city Wi-Fi...

General News
Posted on: June 3, 2021

City of Northfield recognized for sustainability efforts

GreenStep City block

The City of Northfield received an award for being a Steps 4 and 5 city in the Minnesota GreenStep program. Northfield is one of 143 participating cities and tribal nations in the 11-year-old challenge, assistance, and recognition program.

“This award show...

GreenStep...

Sustainability
Posted on: June 3, 2021

Note from the Mayor: wishing people well

Rhonda Pownell 2017

In honor of Memorial Day I want to take this moment to remember all of our National Guard, Army, Navy, Air Force, Coast Guard, and Marines that sacrificed their lives defending our nation. We remember and are grateful for your courage and commitment. &...

wishing people well ...

General News
Posted on: May 26, 2021

Adopt a catch basin to help keep rivers, ponds clean and reduce flooding

water trying to flow through twigs and leave stuck in a catch basin

The City of Northfield is inviting volunteers to join a new family-friendly program called Adopt a Catch Basin to reduce flooding and keep water clean. Volunteers commit to inspecting their catch basin on a regular basis to keep them from becoming clogged...

Adopt a catch basin...

Sustainability