Tight quarters for trucks

Due to the restricted access on my building lot, it is not always possible to deal with work in the ‘normal’ fashion. Restricted access prevented us from backing concrete trucks up to the rear of the home and using wheelbarrows to place the concrete. But, once again modern technology and hydraulics helps us out. To lay the concret...

National Night Out

I will again be representing Northfield Construction Company at the annual National Night Out this evening. It will be held on Fifth Street in front of the police station. I plan to have information on home security. I'll also be handing out pencils, rulers, golf tees....stop by if you are downtown this evening. It will be a warm eve...

National Night Out…..a fun filled event

Another warm evening and another community event. Last night I participated in Northfield’s ‘National Night Out’ event. I staffed a booth promoting home security which included a sample of deadbolt locks. I also gave away pencils to the school kids, and carpenter pencils to those needing that type of pencil. and other police off...

Rock for Garden Club

Molly Woehrlin from the Northfield Garden Club contacted me the other day about moving a rock for the Club. The Club is creating a nice garden in the Riverside Park area off Seventh Street. This site is just north of the Millstream Commons building we are constructing. A pergola was constructed in late July. The design calls for a la...

Cannon River Festival

Northfield Construction Company was again a corporate sponsor of the Cannon River Festival hosted by the Cannon River Watershed Partnership.

It was held on Saturday under beautiful blue skies with a light breeze. Lots of people came out to Bridge Square in Northfield for the event.

Defeat of Jesse James Days….and Artswirl

Northfield's big community festival is the . This is held each year around September 7th and recognizes the day in 1876 when Jesse James and his gang robbed the First National Bank in Northfield. The community event really kicks off with a hog roast for supporters and sponsors in mid-August. Ellen and I attended the event, represent...

Arson strikes our home

One of the homes we have under construction was hit by arson last Saturday night. The arsonist entered the home and ignited windows that were on the site waiting to be installed. When the windows caught fire the ignited the wood framing behind them.

The incident was reported in the Northfield News on Wednesday: ...

Save the date…..Governor’s Ball

The folks planning the Northfield Sesquicentennial events are organizing a Governor's Ball. The event will be held on December 17th at Carleton College's Great Hall. We will honor four local men who governed states....three who governed Minnesota (Al Quie, Karl Rolvaag, and Ed Thye) and one who governed Mississippi (Adelbert Ames). ...

All size of projects…big and small

Northfield Construction Company is the largest construction company in Northfield, with roughly 35 employees. We own and maintain the necessary equipment to do our jobs safely and efficiently, with a true commitment to customer satisfaction. We bring that commitment of service to every project we undertake....no matter the size of th...

Starbucks

We just started work on a new coffeeshop in Faribault. It is on the west side of town directly across from the Perkins restaurant. Work on the foundation has just been completed.

The site is a small area that sat undeveloped for some time. It is very pretty treed site, with a bike path on one side and city...