New York City

A week ago my wife Ellen and I traveled to New York city. We wanted to squeeze in a short vacation before the legislature convenes on January 4th. Once I start back into it is impossible to take a vacation. My brother Tom has lived in New York for many years. We were able to visit Tom and his wife Emily. They live in a wonderful ol...

Merry Christmas to All

Northfield Construction Company employees assembled for a pre-Christmas lunch today. We gathered in our shop and had pizza, hot dogs and treats.

Long time employee Jodi Duden did a great job organizing the party. She had a name draw for gifts for everyone. Tristan Cox ponders which of the boxes to select.

Cannon Falls City Hall

We are close to finishing up work at the Cannon Falls City Hall remodeling project. There has been a significant amount of additional work on this project due to concealed problems with the building. The city knew there were some problems to deal with as part of this project and they have handled them well. I want to give a good "At...

Diana’s birthday

My youngest daughter, Diana, turned 21 last Wednesday. Diana is our New Year's baby from 1984, winning the Northfield New Year's Baby Derby that year. It hardly seems possible that our little New Year's...

Blogging article in The Business Journal

In the January 7th issue of the The Business Journal (Mpls/St. Paul edition), both the Northfield Construction Company and blogsites were featured: Companies start blogging for sales, dialogue

The owner of Northfield Construction Co. Inc., Ray Cox knows the success of his business depends heavily on how well he communic...

Year End Party

Friday evening Northfield Construction Company had our annual year end get together. For the past few years we have held it in January since it just seems to busy in December. That allows good attendance and people are relaxed and ready to have a good time getting together.

We held the event at the Grand Enter...

Porch and Deck Addition

We are working on a nice porch and deck addition to a home on Crystal Lake in Burnsville. We don't do a huge amount of work in Burnsville and Lakeville, but it seems the projects we do work on are very nice ones. This project involves constructing a porch addition and deck on the rear of the home. The porch will have a nice vaulted ...

Oil Can Henry

We have started a new commercial building in Northfield....Oil Can Henry's. It is located just off highway #3 across from the Target store on the south side of Northfield. It is just behind the new BP convenience store and car wash that are being completed. Oil Can Henry is a new quick change oil store in this area. They are in othe...

Ruppel Addition

In October I showed progress on a home addition we were working on for Ann Meyer and Paul Ruppel in Northfield. We finished up the project just before Christmas and they were able to enjoy their new room for the Holiday season.

The room addition replaced a screen porch on the east side of their home. I think i...

Schott addition featured in “This Old House” magazine

Several years ago Northfield Construction completed an addition and remodeling for John and Elizabeth Schott in Northfield. The work was done to their lovely home on Fourth Street. When my last issue of This Old House magazine came I flipped it open and there stood a photo of our work. Elizabe...