Pediatric pulmonologist services at FamilyHealth

Paolo Pianosi, M.D., a pediatric pulmonologist from Mayo Clinic, now sees patients at FamilyHealth Medical Clinic in Northfield.

Dr. Pianosi offers expertise in the diagnosis, treatment and management of children with breathing disorders and lung diseases. His services are provided by Mayo Clinic Outreach.

Kathleen Meier, Clinic Services Administrator for Northfield Hospital & Clinics, said Dr. Pianosi’s practice expands the scope of services offered by FamilyHealth Medical Clinics.


Welcome to the City of Northfield, Nick Haggenmiller!

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City Administrator Nick Haggenmiller’s employment agreement was unanimously approved by the City Council on Tuesday, July 15, 2014.

Nick’s first day of employment is Monday, August 18, 2014.  Starting on August 18th allows two weeks of transition time with current City Administrator Tim Madigan.  City Administrator Madigan gave a 6-month retirement notice to the City in February 2014.  

Nick is coming to Northfield from the City of Howard Lake, Minnesota, where he has been employed for the past 2 years as City Administrator.  Prior to that, he was an Assistant City Manager for Community Development in Montevideo, Minnesota. 

Nick holds a Bachelor of Science – Public administration from Winona State University (Cum Laude) and Master of Art - Urban Studies from Minnesota State University, Mankato (Magna Cum Laude).


WINGS Honors 2014 Grant Recipients

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WINGS (Women in Northfield Giving Support) honored its 2014 grant recipients at a celebration Thursday at Buntrock Commons.

About 60 people attended the event to hear about the work of the 22 organizations that received $74,964 in grants from WINGS. The group also presented a $10,000 Dare to Dream award to the Healthy Community Initiative on behalf of the Community School Advisory Council, which will be used to convert Greenvale Park Elementary School into a community school.

WINGS focuses its giving in four areas: Basic needs, especially programs that provide housing, food and economic stability and safe environments for victims of domestic violence; Education, including early learning, out-of-school programs and adult education; Physical and mental health, especially programs that promote access to healthcare and healthy behaviors; and Entrepreneurship, including access to micro-loans, networking, technical assistance and mentoring.


Let's ROCK THE POOL! Books & Stars will be at the OUTDOOR POOL! Wed. July 16th

The original members of the CASTAWAYS- and they are still together and rockin' for all these years!

The Castaways return!! Their fast-paced and versatile songs will be "Rockin' the Pool" July 16th! Their music ranges from pop and album artists, classic rock, mood-setting ballads and the best of 50’s and 60’s favorites including their 1965 hit song “Liar, Liar”

 Includes FREE admission to the pool from 6-8.

In case of inclement weather we will move to the Oddfellow’s Park Pavilion Forrest Ave & Lincoln St. Check for updates at 507-645-6606, Facebook and at www.northfieldpubliclibrary.blogspot.com 

Books & Stars is made possible by : The Friends and Foundation of the Library, City of Northfield– Library, Northfield School District– Community Services Division and a Grant from the Southeastern Minnesota Arts Council.


Saturday's Riverwalk Market Fair Features Minnesota Skyvault Theater

Skyvault Theater of Rochester performs music and scenes from A Midsummer Night's Dream at Saturday's Riverwalk.

Look for an energetic and talented youth theater company performing scenes and music from a Midsummer Night’s Dream, turned wood vases and bowls by David Peterson, sweet and savory pastries from Martha’s Eats and Treats, seasonal local produce, and the area’s finest art and craft at Riverwalk Market Fair, Saturday, July 12 from 9 am to 1 pm in Downtown Northfield’s Bridge Square.

The Saturday Riverwalk Market Fair welcomes Rochester’s Skyault Theater with scenes and music from Shakespeare’s Midsummer Night’s Dream.  Kids will be invited to participate in dancing and singing.


Salvage. Auto Art by Corrie Erickson

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"Salvage" is an art exhibition featuring recent oil paintings by local artist Corrie Erickson. The theme of the series is older American cars, exposed to the elements in rural areas. Local tattoo shop High Noon Ink, located at 306 Division in downtown Northfield, will be the hosting venue. No need to get a tattoo or piercing (though you're more than welcome to), just stop on in and enjoy some art and check out the tattoo shop voted 'Best Tattoo Shop in Southern MN' for 2013!

 

Salvage. Auto Art by Corrie Erickson

Saturday, July 12, 2014 @5pm

High Noon Ink, 306 Division St

Downtown Northfield

 

Free Admission


YMCA Raises Over $200,000 in Recent Match Campaigns

New Y Under Construction

The Northfield Area Family YMCA is pleased to announce that it raised $218,151 in donations in 40 days during two match campaigns. The Business Builders Match brought in 40 donations from area businesses and the Rotary Community Match yielded 82 donations from community members. The Y has raised $7.7 million to date toward a project goal of $9.3 million. The new Y Community Center is scheduled to open this September behind Target and Cub Foods in Northfield. To see the list of donors or to make a donation, visit northfieldymca.org.


Are you ready for some laughs? Books & Stars will feature MIXED NUTS at Way Park Wed. July 9th.

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The show begins at 7 pm, Booker the Book Bus opens at 6:30

Mixed Nuts! Join us for physical comedy, humor and uproarious audience participation!  Guaranteed to tickle your funny bone!

Mixed Nuts are real clowns minus full clown make-up and will produce side-splitting laughter in ages 3-93. All at lovely Way Park (St. Olaf Ave and Manitou Street)

In case of inclement weather we will move to the Oddfellow’s Park Pavilion Forrest Ave & Lincoln St.

Check for updates at 507-645-6606, Facebook and at www.northfieldpubliclibrary.blogspot.com

This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a grant from the Southeastern Minnesota Arts Council thanks to a legislative    appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund.


Just Food Co-op is Making a Difference

Just Food is Making a Difference

Just Food Co-op, a community-owned natural foods market and deli, has received the Northfield Healthy Community Initiative’s “Making a Difference” Award for June. The award celebrates groups and individuals in the community who have a positive influence on Northfield youth.

The Northfield business was nominated for the award because of its community outreach efforts. These include providing healthy snacks for youth in the school district’s summer PLUS program, and supporting the Multicultural Cooking Club run by the Growing Up Healthy coalition.

The club meets the first Monday of every month at 5:30 p.m. at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Northfield. It began as a way for members of the Latino community to socialize, but now the club strives to build cross-cultural relationships and is open to anyone in the community who’s interested in learning how to make Latin-inspired dishes and other ethnic cuisine.


Northfield City Council invites input on City Administrator search process

Northfield City Council invites input on City Administrator search process 

On July 9th and 10th the Northfield City Council will interview candidates for the position of City Administrator.  The City Council values public input and is therefore making opportunities available for public involvement in the process.

The City Council will be holding a meet and greet event on July 9th from 4:00-5:30 pm in the Council Chambers at City Hall.  This will be an opportunity for members of the public to visit with the final candidates and get to know them a bit.  Interested persons are invited to stop by anytime during the event. 


Auditions for Confident Male Actor/Singer

Underdog Productions

Underdog Productions is looking for ONE CONFIDENT MALE ACTOR/SOLOIST ABLE TO PLAY AGE 50 for the principal role of John Tyler in an exciting world premier historical musical comedy titled Tippecanoe and Tyler Too by W. Watts Biggers. The available audition slots are Monday, July 7, 6:30 -8:00 p.m. at the Lakeville Area Arts Center, 20965 Holyoke Avenue, Lakeville. Auditioners should prepare a show tune. Monologue is optional. Contact underdogproductionsmn@gmail.com to set up an audition timeslot.


E-Recycling July 5 at First UCC Church Parking Lot

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Carl Henry of Northern specific invites you to bring your unwanted electronics and appliances THIS COMING Saturday, July 5, from 10 A.M. until noon, to the First United Church of Christ, 300 Union St. If weather is terrible, the event will be cancelled. The following items will be accepted at no charge:

-- Computers (desktops, towers, laptops)

-- Small printers

-- Network equipment (modems, routers)

-- Stereos

-- Radios

-- Phones

-- Cables

-- Dehumidifiers

-- Microwave ovens

-- Small air conditioners

-- Toasters

-- Very small refrigerators

-- Other small appliances if they are largely metal

Modern "thin" monitors or TVs are free, but old-fashioned CRT-based monitors or TVs are $5 each.  Extra-large televisions -- requiring two people to carry -- will NOT be accepted.


Books & Stars is on Bridge Square July 2nd.

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Start your celebration of the 4th of July a little early! Books & Stars will feature The Music of Ft. Snelling. Enjoy a lovely evening on Bridge Square with music and  a little history lesson to tell the story of music at Ft. Snelling from early territorial times through the 1940's.   Booker, the book bus opens at 6:30 for library material check out.  The show begins at 7 pm.  Bring a blanket or lawn chair.   The Northfield Historical Society had teamed up with the Northfield Public Library and Community Services Division of the Northfield Public School with the help of a grant from the Southeastern Minnesota Arts Council!

In case of inclement weather, the show will move to Oddfellows Pavilion (on Forest Ave by Three Links Care Center)  check here, www.booksandstars2014.blogspot.com or at the library 645-6606, Northfield Historical Society 645-9268


July 4th Events: Vintage Baseball and Fireworks

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Northfield Historical Society Executive Director Hayes Scriven announces that on Friday, July 4, there will with two exciting events: a vintage baseball game followed by an evening fireworks display. 

The 1860s-style baseball game gets under way when the Northfield Silver Stars take on the St. Croix Baseball Club at 1 p.m. in the field on Lincoln Street below St. Olaf College’s Old Main Hill.  Fans should be prepared for a few different rules: no gloves allowed; the batter is out if the ball is caught on the first bounce; no balls or strikes are called by an umpire (although a batter can still strike out if he swings and misses three times); foul balls are not considered strikes; and base runners can be tagged out if they overrun first base.


Public Invited to Third Annual Northfield Film Fest

In collaboration with the Cannon Valley Elder Collegium (CVEC), Carleton College is pleased to host the third annual Northfield Film Festival, running Tuesday evenings during the month of July. This year's theme is "The Hollywood Renaissance" and will feature popular films from the 1960s and 1970s, including "Bonnie and Clyde," "The Graduate," "2001: A Space Odyssey," and "Chinatown." The series will also feature screenings of three short films created by area students—one each from Carleton, St. Olaf College, and Northfield High School.

Screenings are free and open to the public and will be held Tuesdays evenings at 7:30 p.m. in the Weitz Center for Creativity Cinema (Third and College Streets in Northfield).

July 8: "Bonnie and Clyde" (1967, 111 min.), directed by Arthur Penn and starring Faye Dunaway and Warren Beatty. A somewhat romanticized account of the career of the notoriously violent bank robbing couple and their gang.


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