More than four years after the City Council approved a nearly $3.3 million contract to make city facilities more energy efficient, Northfield is saving money, according to a December report by Johnson Controls, the firm hired to do the work.
When I was a child and even when I was in my twenties, I very often went somewhere on a train. During World War II, train travel again became most satisfactory because gasoline was expensive and buses were always having flat tires out in the "middle of nowhere."
January was my birthday month and I’m now 89 years old. I never expected to live this long and I certainly didn’t think I would be working at this age. But I fortunately chose a profession that I love. And thank goodness, the News is willing to put up with me.
NORTHFIELD — Reconstruction of Malt-O-Meal’s Ames Mill dam on the Cannon River is a top-ranked project for state funding, the Department of Natural Resources said this week.
NORTHFIELD — St. Olaf College senior Ellen Goerss, missing for almost two days last week, was reunited with her family Saturday evening.The 22-year-old from Spirit Lake, Iowa, was the subject of a well-publicized search by campus officials, St. Olaf students and later, Northfield police. Pol…
We were asked to comment on the recent heroin drug bust in Northfield. Reluctant at first, hesitant to open a healing wound, we felt the need to acknowledge the work that has been done. However only a portion of our comments were printed, therefore we personally would like to address the rest.
NORTHFIELD — A decision on how to deal with contaminated soil will further postpone completion of The Crossing, a residential and commercial project at downtown’s northern edge.
It is almost a quarter century since the death of a man who did much for Northfield, 23 years to be exact. So of course there are all kinds of people living here now who have never heard of Jim Becker.
Parts of The Crossing, a residential and retail condominium development on Hwy. 3, are in foreclosure.City Administrator Al Roder confirmed Tuesday evening that he was notified late last week of the proceedings begun by the project developer’s creditor, Highland Bank.
NORTHFIELD — Brian Parrish is under no illusions that more than $1.3 million in upgrades will turn the city’s eyesore of an ice arena into a gleaming crystal palace.
NORTHFIELD — The arrest of a Northfield man, charged last month with possessing more than 200 hits of a prescription pain killer, is just a piece in a disturbing pattern of drug use and death in northern Rice County.
Thursday, May 17 - A gas line was hit behind Kwik Trip. Xcel Energy was advised and the Northfield Fire Department responded./Ryan Michael Richards, 32, was arrested and jailed on a Rice County Warrant in the 1100 block of Greenvale Avenue.
NORTHFIELD - While the city's police and fire departments may have needs that affect public safety, Northfield's library, ice arena and City Hall have problems, too.
BRIDGEWATER TWP - The railroad company that has supported Advanced BioEnergy's efforts to bring an ethanol plant to Bridgewater Township has canceled an advertising campaign touting the benefits of the motor fuel.