Boards and commissions application deadline extended to Friday, November 8, 2019

The application deadline for service on City Boards and Commissions has been extended to Friday, November 8, 2019. The City of Northfield is seeking applicants to fill volunteer positions on several City advisory boards and commissions. Please visit the City of Northfield’s website Boards & Commissions page for information and an application: www.ci.northfield.mn.us/98/Boards-Commissions.


We’re looking for a living treasure

The Arts and Culture Commission invites Northfielders to nominate anyone whom they feel is worthy of being considered the 2020 Northfield Living Treasure by November 18, 2019.

The annual award honors an individual who has, over time, made significant contributions to Northfield in, through, or on behalf of the arts and culture to enhance the reputation of the city and the quality of life of its residents. Nominees may be either a practitioner in one or more of the arts, an arts or cultural leader, a supporter, or an advocate.

Nomination forms can be picked up at the Northfield Public Library, the City Hall Administration office, and the Northfield Arts Guild. They can be dropped off at the Northfield Public Library or completed online at https://forms.gle/TXxfJHZ94XdLLmRdA.


HOW DID YOU FIND ME .. AFTER ALL THESE YEARS - 2ND EDITION

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Authors Dennis and Karen Vinar will speak about their family story and second edition at the Northfield Public Library on Thursday, November 14, at 7:00 pm.              

An emotion packed yet heart-warming account of two teenagers who face an expected pregnancy and separate for 53 year, this true story will touch your heart when they reunite with each other and the child they placed for adoption.  A quote from a friend, "If you don't turn the page, you won't know what the next chapter holds."


HOW DID YOU FIND ME .. AFTER ALL THESE YEARS - 2ND EDITION

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Authors Dennis and Karen Vinar will speak about their family story and second edition at the Northfield Public Library on Thursday, November 14, at 7:00 pm.              

An emotion packed yet heart-warming account of two teenagers who face an expected pregnancy and separate for 53 year, this true story will touch your heart when they reunite with each other and the child they placed for adoption.  A quote from a friend, "If you don't turn the page, you won't know what the next chapter holds."


DICKENS AND TRAVEL, WITH LUCINDA HAWKSLEY, GREAT GREAT GREAT GRANDDAUGHTER OF DICKENS

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    Charles Dickens lives on in the writing of his great great great granddaughter, Lucinda Hawksley!  Lucinda, a British biographer, author, lecturer and award winning travel writer will speak at the Northfield Pubic Library on Tuesday, October 29, 5:00 - 6:30pm        


Cannon Valley regional Orchestra 40th Anniversary Season Concert #1

  CVRO presents  the Mendelssohn Reformation Symphony and Dan Kallman's trubute to Joseph Lee Heywood "Fidelitas"

October 26-27 . see Facebook "Cannon Valley Regional Orchestra" for details


City of Northfield seeks your input on POLCO 2019 Northfield Community Survey

The City of Northfield is asking for the public to participate in a community survey by using POLCO, a public engagement platform. Survey results will be tabulated and shared with the City Council and community through the city website.

Residents can participate on Polco by downloading the Polco app for Android or iOS, or visiting the city’s web page on Polco at polco.us/northfield. QR codes on City information boards allow easy access to the Polco website. Residents’ individual information is never shared and cannot be accessed by the City.

Links to Polco can also be found on the city’s website www.ci.northfield.mn.us/polco, and city’s Facebook feed. English and Spanish paper surveys are available at the Northfield Public Library and Motor Vehicle Services at City Hall.


EVERYTHING YOU ALWAYS WANTED TO KNOW ABOUT WRITING A NOVEL ... BUT WERE AFRAID TO ASK.

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      Chris Norbury, the award winning author of the suspense-thriller, Castle Danger, will speak at the Northfield Public Library on Monday, October 21, at 7:00 pm.  He will share his experiences of being a self-published author during the Internet Age.  He will answer questions and will sell copies of his two novels.   

      His new novel, Straight River, is the prequel to Castle Danger, and the first book of a planned trilogy.  The stories feature Matt Lanier, a southern Minnesota farm-kid-turned-professional-musician whose comfortable middle-class world is turned upside down by a conspiracy of powerful, ambitious, violent men.


National Solar Tour Open House Oct. 5 & 6, 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.

Oct 5 2019 1:00 pm
Location: 
1616 Pinnacle Dr, Dundas, MN

Ever wanted to see solar up close? Stop by one of the local homes participating in the National Solar Tour.  The open house will take place at 1616 Pinnacle Drive in Dundas on Saturday, October 5th and Sunday, October 6th from 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. each day.  RSVP by visiting the following link:  https://www.nationalsolartour.org/open-houses/2432/


Accelerate Northfield Seeks Tutors for 'Learning Superheroes'

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ACCELERATE NORTHFIELD​ knows any youngster can be a LEARNING SUPERHERO.


Cannon Valley Youth Orchestra Concert

Nov 15 2019 7:00 pm
Location: 
Emmaus Baptist Church

CVYO consists of three string orchestras for advanced beginner, intermediate, and advanced string players.  This concert is free and open to the public.  You will hear music of Haydn, Mozart and Bach.  Our conductor is Paul Benson of the Bloomington Kennedy High School string program.

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Cannon Valley Youth Orchestra Auditions

Aug 24 2019 9:00 am
Aug 24 2019 1:00 pm
Location: 
Emmaus Baptist Church

CVYO consists of three string orchestras for advanced beginners, intermediate, and advanced string players from elementary through high school age.  Rehearsals are Tuesdays starting Sept. 10.  Contact us about placement in an orchestra!  We have a new conductor, Paul Benson, from Bloomington Kennedy High School's orchestra program. 

Contact us through our website:   cvyomn.org

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Open House at Montessori Children's House

Aug 10 2019 11:37 am
Aug 25 2019 11:37 am
Location: 
2400 S. Division St.

What is a children's house?

It is a place for voices to be heard, laughter to be shared, wonder to be experienced. Come see a children's house for yourself. On Saturday, Aug. 24th from 10:00-12:00 we will be hosting our Fall Open House. We would love to meet your family to discuss our vision for early childhood education and show you what we mean by "an environment for discovery and learning.". Enrollment for the 2019-2020 school year will be available. Our tables and chairs may be small, but our hearts are big!

www.mchnorthfield.com


PRESS RELEASE - City of Northfield seeks input on roundabout project located at Highway 246 and Jefferson Parkway Residents can give input via app, website or paper

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For immediate release                                      Media contact

Michelle Mahowald
Communications & Human Resources Director
507-645-3012
michelle.mahowald@ci.northfield.mn.us

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PRESS RELEASE - Wastewater Treatment Plant Release

Northfield, MN (July 23, 2019) ¾ During the morning hours of July 22, 2019, a wastewater tank overflowed releasing a maximum of 5,500 gallons of wastewater into the Cannon River. There aren’t any public health concerns related to the release.  


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