There's still a long way to go, but Northfield residents, landowners and now, developers, Joan and Vern Koester have a plan in place for a new neighborhood in southeast Northfield, and they have early approval from the city.
Rebound Enterprises was hoping to bring a drive-thru Starbucks to Northfield, near the Fairfield Inn and Suites it is currently developing. But Thursday night, the Planning Commission put a stop to plans.
After 18 months of consideration and discussion, the Northfield Ice Arena Advisory Board provided its recommendation to the Northfield City Council: a new, two-sheet ice arena.
Northfield’s newest development project, a 95-unit assisted living facility near Northfield Hospital, is on track for June construction.
The Northfield City Council hasn’t pinpointed the location for a potential new municipal liquor store, nor decided if the city should build one at all, but staff would still like to know now just how much it’s going to cost.
It can be discouraging for summer sports lovers to live in Minnesota. Once temperatures drop below zero and a foot of snow buries your favorite playing field, keeping your athletic skills honed for sports such as soccer and lacrosse can be a real challenge.
One would be hard-pressed to deny the importance of Epic Enterprise in Rice County — to the clients it serves, to the families of those clients and to the community.
Seven years ago, the Northfield City Council saw a proposed development plan for 530 acres of land that had recently been annexed into the city. Not seeing a vision it could get behind, the council dismissed the plan and never took formal action on it.
St. Patrick’s Day is perhaps the most celebratory holiday. In the United States, for the most part, the honoring of Irish culture is focused on fun.
Minnesota farmers rallied outside the NAU Insurance Company office in Ramsey March 12 to draw attention to their need for crop insurance reform. Among these farmers was Anna Racer of Webster, a vegetable farmer at Waxwing Farm.
After filming a video for residents to access online in 2017, Mayor Rhonda Pownell hopes to cultivate something a little more community-oriented for the 2018 State of the City address.
A 52-year Northfield veterinarian has given up his license to practice after a state licensing board found he failed to meet a minimum standard of care, and didn’t adequately sedate patients or take steps to properly control infections.
They say ‘Music never dies,’ and the Northfield Painted Violin Project is doing a good job of keeping that old adage true.
During the weekly meeting for the Money Makers, one of Northfield’s Business Network International chapters, members received a gold “Thank You For Closed Business” banner from Executive Director of BNI Minnesota and Northern Wisconsin Tonya Peterson.
After a process that took up much of 2017, the city of Northfield now has a strategic plan for the next three years. Now, it’s just a matter of utilizing it.
In 1994, Therese Chapman was 10 years old when her parents, Jane and Jim Williams, purchased a small floral shop in downtown Northfield. She remembers falling asleep on the counter, amidst the vibrant displays of flowers.
Northfield Post Consumer Brands and Dakota County Technical College are teaming up for a program they believe can be beneficial to both organizations and beyond.
After seeing previous plans for a combined public-private development fall through, the Northfield Housing & Redevelopment Authority is moving forward with a new concept for a potential neighborhood in the city’s southeastern corner.
Northfield Healthy Community Initiative recently recognized Benjamin Bus driver Amber Holeman-Richardson with the “Making A Difference” award for her enthusiastic participation in the Northfield Promise Books on the Bus program. The award is given to community members or organizations that h…
This month’s Chamber Business Member Spotlight is Ruth’s on Stafford. I’m just going to say from the beginning that the parmesan mushrooms are amazing. I’ve been so impressed with the dishes I’ve had at a few events. If you’re looking for good food at good prices, look no further.
While one might expect a business to need a year just to get its name out, Imminent Brewing apparently didn’t even need a full one to make its mark as one of the best in Northfield.
With more minds, bodies, locations, products and services available, more can be accomplished when businesses work together.
For Dundas' Barb Liebenstein of Wolf Creek Dairy, Super Bowl LII is a time to celebrate all things football, and it’s also a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to talk to thousands of people about dairy farmers’ 100-plus year commitment to the health and wellness of all Americans.
There were no guarantees of success when a group of young Northfielders embarked on a curbside compost business in 2017, but that’s exactly what they’ve found in the first six months.
Northfield city leaders want an idea of what future development will look like in the city’s northwest corner before that development takes place.
After the Northfield City Council established a strategic plan earlier in 2017, the Economic Development Authority set course on one of its own, establishing six priorities: business expansion, business retention, workforce, communication, redevelopment and infrastructure.
Near 200 community members filtered into The Hideaway Coffeehouse and Wine Bar in downtown Northfield on Christmas, leaving them well fed and likely with a little extra holiday spirit.
The $33 million price tag on Detroit Lakes’ new wastewater treatment plant is a hefty one for the city of about 9,300 people. In fact, it’s the largest single investment that Detroit Lakes has ever made in an infrastructure project.
Neal Krzyzaniak’s still eyeing the I-35/County Road 1 interchange for his auto country club, but this time he’s looking to the city of Dundas for its blessing.