The Northfield City Council is in the beginning stages of evaluating whether to continue with special assessments, a practice utilized every year for city street reconstruction projects.
Northfield native Steve Grove now leads the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development, a role that continues a successful career that has included stints at YouTube and The Boston Globe.
After seven years of operating in Dundas, take-and-bake shop Gooter’s Dough to Go will close late this month, a move owner Peggy Weaver attributes to rising rent costs and increased prices for goods.
Patrick and Tammy Winter have always considered the Red Barn Farm, their beloved family-run business in Northfield, to be a canvas.
The Minnesota Legislature’s failure to pass a bonding bill this session means several Rice County projects won’t move forward with state bonding money this year.
A new Northfield business is looking to capture the local video production market, a field owner Nic Bolduc believes is viable locally.
Ashley Ringlien has joined Rebound Enterprises as an administrative assistant and the director of sales and marketing for Reunion and The Tavern of Northfield, divisions of Freetime Restaurants.
The city of Northfield is exploring the possibility of placing a floating walkway underneath the Cannon River Bridge in the Downtown Riverfront Corridor.
The Northfield City Council on May 7 unanimously gave the green light to open a more-than 5,600-square-foot orthopedic and ear, nose and throat clinic in Faribault.
After an extensive remodeling process, the much-anticipated Reunion restaurant will open next week in Northfield, bringing a restaurant not only unique to the region, but one developers hope further sparks the downtown district.
Northfield officials are considering multiple ways to improve the Riverwalk Market Fair, a Saturday festival on Bridge Square that runs from June to October.
As representatives of Bridgewater Township, the city of Northfield and the city of Dundas gathered in a Northfield City Hall training room March 26, two opposing feelings were notable: an interest in cooperation and tension.
The city of Northfield isn't accepting the latest offer from Waterford Township in an ongoing dispute over a 39-year-old annexation agreement.
Those in attendance at the Home and Garden Show April 6 in Northfield will be able to interact with local businesses and receive information that could help them this season.
After weeks of discussion and deliberation, the Dundas City Council determined it could not approve a zoning request from a local business to facilitate its expansion, because the city’s comprehensive plan simply doesn’t allow for it.
Waterford Township and the city of Northfield continue to go back and forth in a drawn out legal battle, centering around a 39-year-old annexation agreement. The township made it latest move Friday.
Wanting to respect the city’s comprehensive plan, Dundas leaders are struggling with a request from a local business to rezone two properties in town and facilitate its expansion.
While technology quickly changes the world, some in rural parts of Minnesota are at a disadvantage, still without access to a reliable internet connection.
After several months of conversations to work out the details, Northfield leaders decided March 5 what was seemingly inevitable — the city will continue contracting Dick’s Sanitation Inc. for waste and recycling pickup services.
Northfield city leaders say they’re confident the courts would again side with the city if a legal battle with its northern neighbor, Waterford Township, continues, but in an effort to “mend and build relationships,” the city is offering the township $47,000 to drop its appeal.
City leaders have landed on a preliminary design for the proposed improvements at Third Street in 2019 — and yes, it includes bump-outs.
Upgrade is generally a subjective term, but it’s hardly an opinion when applied to the recent changes at the Community Action Center of Northfield Food Shelf.
Having made a name for itself in the Northfield community with its home-roasted beans, Groundwire Coffee Roasters is ready to set up shop in the downtown.
As the process to renovate and revitalize the old Rueb 'N' Stein buildings in downtown Northfield proves exceedingly expensive, Reunion developers find themselves with a financing gap.
Generally, when moving to a new community, it takes time to make your influence. That really hasn't been the case for Chris Kennelly, and he'll soon have the hardware to prove it.
The Northfield City Council agreed with a committee's recommendation to focus on just 50, rather than over 500 acres in the city's northwest.
Timing can probably be blamed for some of it, but the fact remains, the initial vision for The Crossing in Northfield never came to full fruition, and 13 years after construction began, developers are still struggling to make it work.
Picture this: a home with wigs in it, where a woman dealing with hair loss or just interested in an easy new style can get individualized assistance. No aisles of different looks. No searching for help. No judgment.
The Northfield Downtown Development Corp. announced Monday that Executive Director Jenni Roney has resigned, effective Jan. 24.
It’s not quite the silver screen, but Faribault Woolen Mill Co. has made its way onto season two of the web television show “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel.”
The Northfield City Council was on board with the Planning Commission’s proposal to relax the city’s rules on accessory dwellings, but some members had questions about the specifics.
With crucial funding hanging in the balance, it was ultimately Riverwalk Market Fair’s impact that won it favor with the Northfield Economic Development Authority.
At a Dec. 18 presentation to the Northfield Economic Development Authority, urban planner Joe Minicozzi asked the question, "What does Northfield want to be when it grows up?"
A Northfield committee, formed specifically to consider how to plan for development of 500 acres in the city's northwest, came away with one specific piece of advice: narrow the scope.