Goodbye to Pat

Today we had a company party at noon to recognize the many years of excellent service from Pat, our Administrative Assistant. We spread out pizza's on the workbench and pulled up sawhorses to enjoy a 'shop' lunch...

Pat has been a wonderful, loyal employee that every single worker here appreciates.....

Sporting Clays

A couple of weeks ago Chris, one of the Northfield Construction Company Project Managers, and I participated in a Sporting Clays Shoot. The event was sponsored by the . It was held at the in Prior Lake. The club is in a lovely area surrounded by wetlands, prairie and woods. I have shot clay pigeons and trap in the past but never sh...

Kitchen remodeling

This week we started a kitchen remodeling project. As with so many of these projects, the entire kitchen is removed right away….

This makes it tough for the family that is living there. Keeping focused on the end result helps….as does having a decent temporary kitchen in another area of the house. In this pr...

Asphalt paving

This week the construction industry has had excellent weather. We have been working hard at wrapping up exterior portions of several projects. The building has had crews busy installing the asphalt paving….

We continue to work on interior portions of the building as well, which includes...

LaPuerta Abierta Methodist Church

Work is moving along nicely at the LaPuerta Abierta Methodist Church we are building in St. Paul. The exterior work on the building is just about finished….

The cement stucco finish on the front entry creates a very inviting entrance to the church…

With the nic...

Environmentally Friendly Printer

recently completed some work for a printing company in Northfield. The company, , Inc. recently announced that it was awarded two important certifications. The first is its Forest Stewardship Council (FSC). FSC deals with a variety of wood product certifications. In the printing industry it mainly involves certifying that the pa...

Help for fire victims

Last Monday the Rojas family in Northfield lost their home to fire. Fortunately, no one was home at the time and there were no human injuries in the fire. But the entire home was consumed and all belongings destroyed. I visited with Jim Blaha at the Community Action Center yesterday and learned that temporary housing was coordina...

Wayne Eddy

   Ellen and I attended the Hall of Fame dinner on Saturday night in Golden Valley. Our own local radio host, KYMN's Wayne Eddy was inducted into the Hall of Fame. It was a fabulous evening filled with all sorts of radio and television staff. Wayne was introduced by former Viking's great, Stu Voigt. I'm pleased that Way...

New Windows for Three Links

Our workers started installing new windows in some of the buildings at the Three LInks Care Center long-term care facility.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Cabinet work

We are working at completing the interior finishes on the new home on Second Street in Northfield that we are building. This week the main focus is on cabinet installation. The home has custom made oak cabinets in several areas, including a nice bookcase and seating area cabinet in the dining room. When work is completed here th...