News Flash

Posted on: August 22, 2019

TH246 & Jefferson Parkway Intersection

RFP_Option 1

The City of Northfield held an open house on August 21, 2019 to learn about the proposed improvements to the TH246 & Jefferson Parkway Intersection.  Please visit the project website at the link below to view the presentation and handout mate...

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Public Works
Posted on: August 20, 2019

Boat performing sediment sampling

Ames Mill dam

Post Consumer Brands is having Barr Engineering Co. perform routine river sediment sampling from a boat within the Cannon River just upstream of the Ames Mill Dam in Northfield on August 21 and 22. You can expect to see a small boat and equipment in the r...

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Public Works
Posted on: August 15, 2019

River wall repair

River Wall Repair Area

Repair work is set to begin on the Cannon River limestone river wall on Monday, August 19. The project includes the west river wall adjacent to 307 Water Street South, just north of the Third Street Bridge. The project includes cleaning, tuck-pointing, re...

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Public Works
Posted on: August 5, 2019

Wastewater Treatment Plant release update

Wastewater Treatment Plant

The City of Northfield has concluded its internal investigation into the Wastewater Treatment Plant discharge from July 22, 2019 in which a maximum of 5,500 gallons of wastewater was released into the Cannon River. The investigation revealed that the disc...

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Public Works
Posted on: August 2, 2019

Divers to perform wall inspection

Ames Mill dam

Post Holdings has scheduled divers from Midco Diving to inspect the Malt-O-Meal building foundation and dam bypass adjacent to the Ames Mill Dam in Northfield on Monday, August 5. The inspection is part of a routine maintenance project to repair portions ...

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Public Works
Posted on: July 31, 2019

City of Northfield seeks input on roundabout project located at Highway 246 and Jefferson Parkway

Hwy 246 Jefferson Roundabout Alternatives

The City of Northfield is asking the public to participate in short survey questions related to a roundabout project at Highway 246 and Jefferson Parkway set to begin in 2020 by using Polco, a public engagement platform. Survey results will be tabulated a...

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Posted on: July 30, 2019

Park playgrounds

Washington Park 2

The playground mulch is being replaced in these 6 parks throughout this summer:

  1. Sibley Swale Park: completed
  2. Washington Park: completed
  3. Cherry Park: to begin July 31
  4. Way Park: to begin in August
  5. John North Park: to begin in August
  6. Prairie Hills: to begin in Aug...
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Public Works
Posted on: July 23, 2019

Wastewater treatment plant release

Wastewater Treatment Plant

During the morning hours of July 22, 2019, a wastewater tank overflowed releasing a maximum of 5,500 gallons of wastewater into the Cannon River. There aren’t any public health concerns related to the release.

Equipment is in place to prevent the overflow....

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Public Works
Posted on: July 18, 2019

New guidelines for drinking water; filtering recommended for infants

Drinking water

Based on new guidelines, the City of Northfield is recommending households with infants one year of age or younger to filter water for manganese before consumption.

The Minnesota Department of Health has set new guidance levels for manganese in drinking wa...

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Posted on: June 28, 2019

Two traffic control changes on Washington Street

Washington Traffic Control Changes

With the near completion of the Washington Street Mill and Overlay project, a traffic control change has been implemented at two key intersections along the project corridor. The Washington Street and Fifth Street intersection, which previously operated a...

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