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.
For 35 years, Northfielder Clancy Dokmo has worked to make the community better through his ownership of the Dokmo dealership and by donating to the causes he cares about.
The Northfield City Council on Sept 3rd. unanimously decided to have four grade-separated underpasses below the planned Highway 246/Jefferson Parkway roundabout.
Area pharmaceutical and manufacturing companies say the trade standoff between China and the U.S. is not substantially impacting their businesses, but they will not rule out a greater impact if the conflict escalates.
Merchants Financial Group, Inc., the parent company for Merchants Bank, has taken ownership of the First National Bank of Northfield, according to Merchants Financial Group, Inc. President & CEO Gregory M. Evans.
Thousands of people will fill downtown Northfield Sept. 7 and 8 to commemorate the 1876 defeat of Jesse James and his gang of bank robbers.
Northfield residents were given an overview of the planned roundabout project at the intersection of Jefferson Parkway and Highway 246 during an open house Wednesday at City Hall.
Former Northfield News publisher Bob Bradford II is being remembered as a man who loved education and sought to create a strong editorial page for the paper.
Bridgewater Township and the city of Northfield are negotiating an annexation agreement that would postpone the township’s potential petition for incorporation.
The Northfield City Council on Monday again signaled its desire for Bridgewater Township to not seek incorporation.
For 33 years, Bob Baker has navigated a difficult physical condition to provide friendly customer service to countless Northfield McDonald’s customers.
The Northfield City Council last week received an update on the planned 79-unit high-end apartment complex in downtown Northfield.
Despite a project price tag nearly $2 million higher than originally expected, the Northfield Hospital & Clinics Board of Directors approved the Northfield Hospital and Clinics expansion project Thursday night.
The Northfield City Council on Tuesday moved to allow the development of approximately 24 market-rate and affordable units on the city’s southeast side.
As health insurance costs continue to climb in the U.S., patients are sometimes left paying thousands of dollars out-of-pocket for needed care, posing a substantial financial burden that has left families across the country in difficult financial situations.