DJJD photo albums


Center: Defeat of Jesse James Days Board member and neighbor Jeanne Schnobrich with my better half;
Right: Disc Jockey and Dundas Mayor Glenn Switzer at the bike tour HQ.

See all four DJJD photo albums in the N.org photo gallery:

There is now a total of 113 photo albums going back to late 2002 in the N.org photo gallery.


Northfield City Council mtg Monday night

agendatemplatethumb.gifThe Northfield City Council meets Monday at 7:00 PM at Northfield City Hall, 801 Washington Street. The agenda is available on the City's agenda web page.

See the City's Weekly Meetings web page for an updated list of other city-related meetings this week.


Public forum: Old Memorial Field Park and Outdoor Pool

joelwalinski.jpgI got this email from Joel Walinski, Operations Manager for the City of Northfield, about Tuesday's public forum on the Old Memorial Field Park and Outdoor Pool.

"Griff, Thanks for posting the information on the initial public forum, here is the info for #2, please post and thanks, I've also attached the project timeline for your info."

Here's the Pool PDF Timeline.


DJJD parade photo album


John Severson took these photos and a couple dozen more at today's DJJD parade. Click these to enlarge and see the rest in the DJJD 2005 parade photo album.

If you have photos of DJJD that you'd like us to consider for posting here in the weblog or in a photo album, use this upload form to send them to me.


5/15K run/walk photo album


Photos from today's 5/15K run/walk. Click to enlarge.

See 4 dozen more photos in the 5/15K run/walk photo album, including the top 3 men and women in the 5K and 15K.

Update 10 PM: Race results are now available.


Scenes from DJJD

I'm working on a DJJD album but in the meantime, here are three photos. Click for larger views.

Left: Brad Ness, somewhat taken aback after the McCaw extracted a chunk of flesh from his hand while he was on duty at the beer tent entertainment center.
Center: Northfield Community Action Center director Jim Blaha and Mill Towns Trail champion Peggy Prove working the bike tour.
Right: Northfield Historical Society office manager Tracy Morris and City of Northfield Economic Development Specialist Deanna Kuennen working the NHS tent on Friday.


Cows in the Kitchen

The book, Cows in the Kitchen: An Annotated History of Food and Eating in Northfield, Minnesota is now available from many retailers in Northfield as well as the Northfield Historical Society museum store. The book is published as a public service by the Neuger Communications Group in Northfield.

Left: Joy Wolfe and Lydia Quanbeck Moe, two of the ten authors, were signing books on Bridge Square on Friday afternoon.
Center: Max Jennings, son of Neuger's communications impresario Randy Jennings, was drafted for promo postcard distribution duty. Click photos/images for larger views.

The other authors: Connie Gunderson, Joan Halvorson, Joan Kark, Ruthabeth McElrath, Joan Olsen, Nancy Soth, Candyce Taylor, and Molly Woehrlin.


Donation drop-off site volunteers, schedule


Patty Courchaine (left) and Lisa Thompson were among the volunteers yesterday for the Katrina relief truck at Lansing's yesterday. Click the photos for larger views.

The final drop-off time slots are Monday, September 12 at Lansing's, from 10-12 am and 1-2 pm.


DJJD events Sunday

The 5K walk/run & 15K run, arts/crafts shows and parade are among the the Defeat of Jesse James Days events for today.

For complete details and additional links, see the DJJD Sunday page.


Kiddie Parade photo album


Some participants in today's DJJD Kiddie Parade. Click photos to enlarge.

kiddieparadethumb.gifSee 9 dozen more in the DJJD Kiddie Parade photo album.

(Each photo is posted in 3 sizes: thumb, medium, and full-size original which is suitable for making prints. Click the medium to see the original. Albums can also be viewed in an automatic slideshow, either in medium or full-size mode.)


Hwy 3 detour ends; parking lot, sidewalks open


Just in time for DJJD, Hwy 3 opened to two-way traffic late yesterday afternoon. The Water St. parking lot opened to cars and the new adjacent sidewalk soon took on outdoor seating, pedestrians, and one illegal bicyclist. Click photos for larger views.


Donation drop-off site volunteers

Chris Barron (left) and students from the Village School took on Katrina relief truck duty on Friday morning, joined by two members of the James Gang. Click photo for larger views.

See this blog post for the schedule of volunteers for Saturday, with time slots still needed to fill.


DJJD events Saturday

The bike tour, car show, tractor pull, kiddie parade, arts/crafts shows and fireworks are among the the Defeat of Jesse James Days events for today.

For complete details and additional links, see the DJJD Saturday page.


Hwy 3 detour to end at <strike>noon</strike> 3 PM


I spoke with one of the MNDOT supervisors late Thursday afternoon and he said that Hwy 3 would be open in both directions by noon 3 PM on Friday. (The rain this week evidently caused them to miss today's deadline.)

The 2nd St. intersection will be a 3-way stop. The parking lot and sidewalks should be ready for the weekend. Work on the west side of the highway will begin next Monday.


Laurel and Hardy and Dave

Evidently encouraged by the career possibilities after being juggled last June, Dave Shumway, president of the 1st National Bank of Northfield was seen practicing his balancing act on Thursday afternoon. (Click the photo for a larger view.)

The handicap sticker on the door adds a nice touch to the act because when NDDC's Ross Currier opens the door...

This blog post is sponsored by Meshbesher and Spence.


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