Monday, April 29, 2013
The National Weather Service is calling for a return to below-normal temperatures on Wednesday. Some residents were able to enjoy a rare beautiful spring day in Northfield on Monday.
Monday’s weather seemed a lot like early June. Wednesday’s weather probably will seem a lot like March. The National Weather Service says the balmy weather Northfield has experienced since last Friday quickly will become a memory, as wet and unusually chilly days are on the way for the first few days of May. The weather service’s forecast issued Monday night was calling for a decent day on Tuesday, with a high of 74. That's expected to be followed by falling temperatures, rain and—you guessed it—snow by Wednesday night. Between one and three inches of the frozen stuff could fall late Wednesday night. On its forecast map, the weather service says this week's weather has the "potential for [a] rare May snow accumulation." Rain and snow are …
Monday, September 17, 2012
The creation of local artist Nick Sinclair and presented by Ratrod Magazine, Lowbrow is billed as an American celebration of cars, art and music.
Monday, September 17, 2012
The Lowbrow High-Octane Festival returns to Northfield on Saturday for its seventh year. The creation of local artist Nick Sinclair and presented by Ratrod Magazine, Lowbrow is billed as an American celebration of cars, art and music. “It’s more than just one thing,” says Sinclair. “It’s a car show, it’s a gallery show, there’s great music. It’s a celebration of the community that enjoys all this stuff.“ Starting at 4 p.m., more than 200 hotrods, ratrods, classic cars, muscle cars and other custom jobs—all American made—will be lined up along Northfield’s main drag, Division Street. “It’s always fun to see these machines come rolling into town and set up right on Division. People are immediately drawn to them,” Sinclair said. While most …
Thursday, July 26, 2012
Traffic on Division Street and Fourth Street and in Bridge Square will be impacted throughout the day.
Drivers heading to downtown Northfield Thursday will encounter a number of barricades. Traffic is being rerouted because of the wealth of activities taking place in downtown throughout the day. Here is a roundup of streets affected by the events: • Division Street between Second and Sixth streets is closed, except for northbound traffic between Third and Second streets and at the Fifth Street intersection. • Fourth Street between Division Street and the Ames Mill, including the Fourth Street Bridge, is closed. Access to parking between Division and Washington streets remains open, however. • Traffic in Bridge Square in front of the Northfield Post Office is closed because the city’s showmobile is set up. Access to the parking spaces along …
Sunday, May 13, 2012
A 1956 model Chevrolet was damaged in the 3 p.m. fire. Traffic on Division Street was rerouted for less than 30 minutes.
Division Street between Third and Fourth streets was closed for a short time after 3 p.m. Sunday for a car fire. Northfield firefighters and police responded when a 1956 model Chevrolet parked in front of Bursch Travel caught fire shortly after 3 p.m. The fire appeared to start in the engine compartment and damaged at least the engine, hood, front windshield, dash and windows. It was extinguished in short order by firefighters using hoses. The car was towed and Division Street reopened by 3:25 p.m. Follow Northfield Patch on Twitter | Like us on Facebook | Sign up for our daily newsletter
Saturday, September 24, 2011
The Division Street yarn and craft store conducted its grand opening Saturday morning. It was greeted by streams of shoppers.
Northfield Yarn conducted its grand opening Saturday morning, evidently an event long anticipated by local knitters. Within an hour of owner Cynthia Gilbertson unlocking the doors to her Division Street business, the store was filled with shoppers. Residents attending the grand opening were treated to music from a harpist, the aroma of floral arrangements sent by well-wishers, balloons, coffee and doughnut holes. Lines quickly formed at the sales counter, with shoppers purchasing countless shades of yarn and accessories.