Monthly Archives: September 2004

St. Olaf and Carleton at the NDDC

Its time for our October Monthly Meeting. On Tuesday, October 5 we will host St. Olaf President Chris Thomforde and Carleton President Rob Oden at 8 a.m. in the lower-level conference room of the Archer House. The presidents will discuss the colleges’ outreach to the Northfield community, their contributions to the community and how the [...]

The future may be closer than we thought

Recently we posted comments about the intersection of HWY 3 and 2nd Street (see below). It appears that plans surrounding this key gateway to downtown may be gelling faster than we thought. “Purchase agreements have been signed for the Kump Lumber site and Glen Lubbers property, both located along Highway 3, according to John Mathern [...]

Making garbage respectable

Many downtown folks have been following the discussion of a certain garbage site on the west side of the Cannon River with interest over the past several weeks. Our own ER Team has been discussing the finer points of garbage all summer. Their goal can be summed up with three words: COMBINE (receptacles wherever possible) [...]

Seeing into the Future (it requires some effort)

In a blogpost last month, Ross Currier asked Have you taken a close look at the four corners of that intersection lately? Hes referring to Hwy 3 and 2nd Street on the westside of the Cannon River in downtown Northfield. All four corners need plans for redevelopment and no one has a clear plan for [...]

The NDDC welcomes Superintendent Richardson

Its time for our next General Membership meeting. On Tuesday, September 7, we will be hosting Dr. Chris Richardson, the new Superintendent of the Northfield Public Schools. The event begins at 8 AM and will be held at our usual meeting place, the lower level conference room of the Archer House, 212 Division Street. Dr. [...]