“Anything Goes”

I attended the Northfield High School production of Cole Porter's "Anything Goes" last Friday evening. The students did a wonderful job with the musical play. While I don't have children in the high school any longer, I do get to see neighbors and friends children. I also was able to watch my neice in the production. As I sat in the...

Pumper Plumbing

Late last month we started a new building for Pumper Plumbing and Heating. The building is going up on the south side of Dundas. A pre-engineered all steel structure, it should serve Pumper Plumbing's needs for many years. Pumper Plumbing and Heating has leased space in the Northfield Construction Company building for some time.......

Over and Back

Yesterday afternoon I attended a production of Over and Back at the high school auditorium. The weather was a bit stormy, but the auditorium was full. Those of us in attendance were treated to a wonderful production of music and entertainment. Besides the Bleacher Girls, and the Over and Back band, this production featured Harmonio...

Hospital ReUse Meeting

Last Tuesday, Ellen, Tristan and I attended a meeting about the re-use of the former Northfield City Hospital on First Street. Joel West, Asst. City Administrator (center) and Dan Dimick, Reuse Committee member (right). The meeting was held in the old hospital and about 85 area residents attended the meeting along with city staff a...

Remodeling, and remodeling, and remodeling

The past few weeks we have been working at finishing up a remodeling project for John Tymoczko and Alison Unger on Elm Street. It is a nice project that includes remodeling the kitchen and dining area, and adding a new covered entry onto Fourth Street. Northfield Construction Company's commitment to quality work and customer satisf...

St. Olaf College Christmas Festival

Last night Ellen and I attended the St. Olaf College Christmas Festival. What a wonderful event! We enjoyed a meal with a large group of Northfield folks in the King's Room before the concert. Everyone in Northfield is richer because of the excellent programs and activities that our local colleges host. The St. Olaf music program in ...

Vacation to Vancouver and Victoria

Ellen and I just returned from a week long visit to British Columbia. With my duties in the Minnesota Legislature an early December vacation seems to work well for us. I had never been to the Pacific northwest before and thoroughly enjoyed my visit. We spent a couple nights in Vancouver, three nights in Victoria and ended up in Seat...

Local JOBZ and wind

The residents of Northfield received two good bits of news last week. Land in Northfield has been included in the new Job opportunity Building Zones (JOBZ) and a wind grant was secured for electricity production. 26 acres in Northfield have been included in the Southern Minnesota JOBZ Alliance. JOBZ zones were promoted as part of Go...

Year End

As we close in on the final few days of 2003, I want to thank all those that have helped Northfield Construction Company remain a strong, successful part of the Northfield community. We had a safe, productive year in 2003. There are two great parts of my job....working with my customers and working with my employees. Northfield Cons...

Underground Excavation Notification

Yesterday, as part of my work as a State Legislator, I attended an open house at the office. This is located in Mendota Heights and is a very professional looking facility. Virtually every project that Northfield Construction Company digs uses Gopher One Call. Gohper State One Call is the clearing house for getting the locations o...