A buffer field day will start at 9:30 a.m. Thursday, April 25 at David Legvold's buffer site, 5103 315th St. W., Northfield. Learn about the new technology of saturated buffers from Mark Dittrich, Minnesota Department of Agricultre; Clair Hinther, St. Olaf College; Al Singer, Dakota County; …

Northfield Ecumenical Women will present "For the Little Girl In Us," with a continental breakfast at 9:30 a.m. and program at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 4 at Little Prairie United Methodist Church, 2980 130th St., Dundas. Ruth Wiertzema, the church's "doll lady," will present the program. 

In celebration of Arbor Day, Rice County Master Gardeners will give away free tree seedlings from 3:30–5:30 p.m. Friday, April 26 at Apple Chevrolet Buick in Northfield, Wholesale Tire Total Care Care in Faribault and Lonsdale Feed Mill in Lonsdale. 

The Arts and Culture Commission of Northfield, in partnership with Friends and Foundation of the Northfield Public Library, announced the winners of the  city’s ninth annual Sidewalk Poetry Competition, titled Deja Tu Huella/Make Your Mark.

The Northfield Quilt Show will take place 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, April 27 and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, April 28 at Northfield Ballroom, 1055 Hwy. 3 N., Northfield. This year's featured quilter is Carol Schwankl, with her raffle quilt "Stars for Hope." Raffle ticket sales support Ruth's …

Youth who want to learn more about farm and tractor safety or would like to work with equipment with over 20 horsepower off of their family farms, have an opportunity to participate in U of M Extension’s Tractor and Farm Safety Certification program.


Felix Vernon Buchholz was born Jan. 18 in Northfield to Heather Larson Buchholz and Jacob Buchholz. He weighed 8 pounds, 3 ounces, and was 21¾ inches long.

Samuel James Ledyard was born May 19 in Northfield to Emily Jo Ledyard and Tyler James Ledyard.

Rhett David Sticha was born on May 19 in Northfield to Amanda Susan Sticha and Travis John Sticha.

Isla Louise Kimmes was born May 25 to Kayla Sue Kimmes and Anthony Lee Kimmes.

Delaney Rose Borchers was born May 12 in Northfield to Jennifer Rae Borchers and Zane Matthew Borchers. 



The parents of Schuyler Dunhaupt Tilson are pleased to announce the wedding of their daughter to Jesse Doheny on July 1.

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