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Posted on: February 3, 2023

On air with KYMN radio: Library Director Draper

Northfield Public Library Washington entrance

Northfield Public Library Director Natalie Draper describes upcoming events and activities at the library.

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Posted on: February 1, 2023

On air with KYMN radio: Mayor Pownell and City Horticulturist Evanson

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Northfield Mayor Rhonda Pownell and new city horticulturist Shelley Evanson talk about the horticulture needs in Northfield.

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Posted on: January 25, 2023

On air with KYMN radio: Mayor Pownell

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Northfield Mayor Rhonda Pownell and consultant Bruce Jacobson discuss the Riverfront Enhancement Action Plan. Bruce Jacobson and Bob Close are consultants to the City help determine implementation of some of the recommendations from the plan.

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Posted on: January 23, 2023

Author talk with Jeff Sauve

Jeff Sauve book - Murder at Minnesota Point

Community members are invited to an author talk with Northfield historian and award-winning author Jeff Sauve on his book, Murder at Minnesota Point on Thursday, February 23 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Northfield Public Library, 210 Washington Street.

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General News
Posted on: January 9, 2023

On air with KYMN radio: library programs and services

Northfield Public Library Washington entrance

Natalie Draper of the Northfield Public Library talk about children’s programming and upcoming events at the Library.

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Posted on: January 5, 2023

Note from the mayor: an important year for community engagement

Rhonda Pownell 2017

I am so grateful for how many of you over the years have remained engaged and actively participated in our community. You have made a significant impact through sharing your time, resources, perspectives, and skill sets.

In 2022, we received well over 3,10...

Community engagement...

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Posted on: January 19, 2023

On air with KYMN radio: Police Chief Elliott

Chief Mark Elliott

Chief Elliott talks with Jeff Johnson about the recent robbery of the Downtown Tobacco Store, 4th Quarter Police activity, and things he would like the state legislature to be thinking about in 2023.

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Posted on: January 24, 2023

Provide input on the Wall Street Road Improvement Project

Wall Street Improvement Interactive map

The City of Northfield and Rice County are welcoming community input on the Wall Street Road Improvements Project through February 17, 2023. This project is a reconstruction of Wall Street Road (County Road 79) from Fourth Street to the eastern city limit...

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Public Works

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Posted on: October 27, 2022

Recycling and composting for a better Northfield

metal container for trash with black lid and recycling with blue lid located at Bridge Square

By Matt Rohn, guest contributor on behalf of the Environmental Quality Commission

So, what’s with all those colorful tops and information stickers on the Bridge Square waste receptacles? It’s a city pilot project to increase the quality of downtown recycli...

Recycling and composting...

Sustainability
Posted on: May 6, 2022

Living as if climate change matters: building energy efficiency and electrification

Bruce Anderson

By Bruce Anderson. Bruce Anderson is a member of the City of Northfield’s Environmental Quality Commission

The gravity of the climate emergency the world faces was highlighted by the latest report released by the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Cli...

Building energy efficiency and electrification...

Sustainability
Posted on: March 14, 2022

Living as if climate change matters

Bruce Anderson

This is the first in a monthly series from members of Northfield’s Environmental Quality Commission. Bruce Anderson is a member of the City of Northfield’s Environmental Quality Commission.

The Northfield City Council is to be commended for being one of 16...

Climate change matters...

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