PRESS RELEASE UPDATE: Requests for Assistance and Volunteering

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NORTHFIELD PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT David E. Bennett, Public Works Director

September 26, 2018


Requests for Assistance and Volunteering

The amount of tree damage across the City is extensive and there may still be many property owners still working to clear trees on their property.  Northfield Shares and Rice County have many resources available to all county and city residents regardless of income or status.

The individuals and groups offering assistance are eager to help; please do not hesitate to request assistance.  Also, please check with neighbors and reach out to those you know to make sure storm recovery needs are being addressed.

Northfield Shares

If you want to volunteer, please reach out to Northfield Shares, or if you’re in need of assistance to help get your private property trees to the boulevard, please reach out to Northfield Shares at and fill out a google form with your need or availability or by phone (507)-403-9755 and leave a message. 

Rice County Storm Hotline

Rice County has a Hotline for all county residents, including Northfield residents, to request various types of assistance.  Requests may include debris and tree removal, yard cleaning, food, water, and any other needs directly related to the storms on September 20.  Please call:  833-643-7423 and leave a message about your need and or go to the following link:

Check the City of Northfield website for updates  Please contact Public Works at 507-645-3045 with any questions.