A Northfield city councilor is suggesting community discussion take place regarding the future of city-owned Northfield Hospital and Clinics.
A Nerstrand woman described the benefits of local farmers markets and called on Congress to make them easier to operate during testimony before the U.S. House Committee on Agriculture.
Northfield Hospital & Clinics is reducing hours for some employees, transferring others within the organization and laying off of another dozen workers to fend off a projected $1 million budget loss brought on by changes in the health care industry.
Public improvements for the final phase of the Hills of Spring Creek housing development could be approved by the Northfield City Council this month.
Growing up, Sarah Spaulding would accompany her father on Sunday mornings as he opened The James Gang in Northfield. Her first working memories are at 8 years old, helping her father at the store, which the family owned and operated until 2008. The family started The Hideaway Coffee House an…
The city of Northfield request that legislators endorse its request to put a half-cent sales tax on the November ballot to fund parks and rec services is drawing mixed reaction.
The Northfield City Council on Tuesday night opted to seek state authorization for a November public vote on whether to implement a half-cent sales tax for repairs to city park and recreation facilities.
Carleton College is on track to complete a $41.9 million geothermal energy project next year in its pursuit of becoming carbon-neutral by 2050.
Northfield residents could vote on a 0.5% sales tax this November to help fund improvements to the city’s Parks and Recreation Department.
Bridgewater Township has been reaching out to neighboring cities as it seeks to spark commercial development within its borders.
Northfield Municipal Liquor saw a slight drop in revenue last year but expects growth in the coming years as local competitors become more entrenched. Revenue could increase further if plans for a new liquor store materialize.
Northfield Hospital and Clinics, looking at a projected $1 million loss in 2020, is evaluating ways to reduce the anticipated drop.
Northfield circuit manufacturer All Flex took major steps forward on Thursday in an expansion project slated to create approximately three dozen local jobs.
In just its first month, the Benedictine Living Community of Northfield is seeing a steady stream of residents moving in.
The man who robbed Premier Bank in Northfield earlier this year was sentenced n U.S. District Court Dec. 6 to seven years in federal prison for bank robbery.
The St. Olaf College Student Senate is requesting the school forego new fossil fuel investments and immediately end related public investments.
In recent years, Black Fridays have become less influential in holiday shopping, partially from the continued rise of online shopping options.
Northfield Hospital + Clinics has been named a Breastfeeding Friendly Workplace by the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) for NH+C’s contributions to the health of breastfeeding employees and their babies.
The Minnesota Senate’s Capital Investment Committee kicked off a tour of capital investment projects across southeast Minnesota in Rice County Tuesday, visiting sites of several proposed projects supported by Sens. Rich Draheim, R-Madison Lake, and John Jasinski, R-Faribault.
Northfield officials say housing developments, outreach and pending research show the comprehensive strategic plan the city has undertaken is working.
The Northfield Housing and Redevelopment Authority is taking steps to address recalcitrant landlords, a measure the city says will ensure the community’s rental housing stock is of sufficient quality.
Members of the Faribault Area Chamber of Commerce & Tourism’s agribusiness committee shared their gratitude for the region’s farmers last week, delivering boxed lunches as the farmers worked to bring in this year’s harvest.
A consultant on Thursday recommended the Northfield Economic Development Authority provide access to capital and employ enhanced outreach and awareness to minority- and immigrant-owned businesses in the community.
Sitting in her Northfield alterations business on a Friday morning in September, Lisa Emery sits down for an interview while the customers quickly come in and out.
Standing in front of a Jolly Green Giant-size inflatable bag of Tootie Fruities, Matt Hillmann listed the ways cereal manufacturer Malt-O-Meal’s “very generous” gift of $25,000 will help hungry students and bring the community together.
U.S. Rep. Angie Craig and U.S. Sen. Tina Smith on Monday were given a tour of Northfield businesses and in turn received feedback from local business owners and federal policies.
The Northfield City Council agreed to a plan that allows drive-thru at a proposed bank on Hwy. 3, but wants to ensure adequate pedestrian access to the site. And in a related development, it nixed a n arrangement to allow public parking at a private development.
The Northfield City Council on Tuesday narrowly approved a 11.5% increase in the 2020 preliminary tax levy with proponents saying the added revenue will cover increased expenses, staffing and road construction projects.
Farmers from around the region were given an education on available services and the need to move away from extensive tilling.
A group of Sheldahl employees picketed Thursday afternoon to call attention to what they say are low wages and insufficient employee health care.
The Tavern of Northfield is now pegging November/December as a possible re-opening date after a kitchen fire in an upstairs restaurant caused significant water damage in June.