Oil Can Henry

Work continues on the Oil Can Henry project. The exterior of the building is looking very nice with the windows installed.

The roof is on, work is going on inside the building. The drywall is being installed.

We also have the steel stairways to the basement in ...

Healthfinders “Enchanted Evening”

Healthfinders is a fairly new organization in Northfield that works to provide health services to uninsured or under-insured people in the area. They have been working hard to solve issues related to health care access, prescription drugs, etc. Last year they held a fundraiser at Carleton College. This year the fundraiser is being h...

Northfield Union of Youth, The Key

Northfield Construction Company employee Tristan Cox is a board member of the Northfield Downtown Development Corporation (NDDC). He introduced the representatives from the Northfield Union of Youth (The Key) at the monthly NDDC meeting yesterday.
See Rob Brown's post to Northfield.org weblog ab...

More Millstream Commons

Work continues to move along well at the Millstream Commons project. This is a 45 unit assisted living building we are constructing for Three Links Care Center in Northfield.

The weather has been great for framing. The workers really appreciate the 50-60 degree days instead of the freezing weather encountered ...

Safety Signs

Last week, as part of my legislative duties, I met with two constituents that also work to support the construction industry. Jay and Sue Blanchard operate .

Safety Signs is a company located in Lakeville that rents all sorts of signage, mainly to road contractors. You see their signs on road construction proj...

Cannon Falls City Hall remodeling finished

Last Friday I was over doing a final check-up on the Cannon Falls City Hall remodeling project. It really looks great. The exterior is nicely sided using steel siding that should serve the city well for many, many years. The front entrance is inviting and has good bollard lighting.

The exterior ...

Auction at St. Dominic’s School

The St. Dominic Catholic School is holding a fundraiser on Saturday, April 16th. I've donated a birdhouse I made. This one is a more simple version with vertical 'logs' and no porches or roof dormers. Every one I make is different.

The fundraiser is to raise funds for the ongoing needs of the school. It starts...

Northfield Events

If you are reading this because you are new resident of Northfield, or are considering moving to Northfield, you should know that Northfield is home to lots of cultural events every week. That is one of the things that makes this town such a great place to live. In the past week, former Governor Jesse Ventura and conservative writer...

Habitat for Humanity

Saturday was a great day for the 5K run/walk for Habitat for Humanity. Northfield Construction Company was proud to be a sponsor of the event this year. Coldwell Banker Realty has been organizing the event for the past three years and it seems to get better and better. This year there was even a ‘Habitat House’ heading out with th...

Oil Can Henry’s completed

We finished up our work at the Oil Can Henry's project in Northfield a week ago. They opened for business and are providing a good service to area residents. There are a few things to finish up, such as the landscape work, but the building is done and working well for them.

This morning I stopped by to get th...