Author Archives: Ross Currier

Jerry Johnson & Inga Johnson…no, not Oslo, but Northfield

Look through the area phone books and you’ll find quite a number of Johnsons, including a few Jerry Johnsons, and probably an Inga or two.  But it’s THAT Jerry Johnson, who plays guitar, and his daughter, Inga, who plays the fiddle.  They’re kicking off their Easter Weekend and our Weekend Update with a performance this [...]

It’s (Finally) Spring in Downtown Northfield, MN

It’s warm, sunny…and all that white stuff is gone.  What more reason do you need to come down(town) and enjoy the actual, not just theoretical, change in seasons.  As always, there’s a whole lot of fun things to do this weekend in downtown Northfield, MN.

Imagination Celebration…in Downtown Northfield, MN

It’s the annual celebration of Northfield’s young artists.  The Imagination Celebration includes the artistic mediums of dance, music, theater, and visual arts.  This day-long event is also the Opening Reception for the annual All School Art Show.  It’s Saturday, 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., at the Northfield Arts Guild.

Update on the Historic Post Office in Downtown Northfield, MN

It’s been a while since the NDDC, as part of the Save Our Post Office group, has shared an update on the work to save our 1936 WPA-constructed Collegiate Gothic style post office.  There have been some interesting twists in recent months.

Daddy Squeeze, in Downtown Northfield, MN

Dan “Daddy Squeeze” Newton has been playing accordion around the world for more than three decades.  He performs throughout the local region with a number of high energy bands.  On Saturday night, he’s bringing his Trio to the Tavern Lounge in downtown Northfield.