Mayor Rossing to Speak on City Capital Investment and Budget Balancing Plans

The Northfield Downtown Development Corporation (NDDC) is hosting Mayor Mary Rossing at a Special Downtown Forum.  The forum is Tuesday, May 18th, 8 a.m., in the Riverview Conference Room (lower level) of the historic Archer House River Inn, 212 Division Street.

The Forum is being held at the request of Mayor Rossing.  She wishes to meet with downtown stakeholders and discuss two topics, the City of Northfield’s plans for financing the Capital Improvement Plan and work to address the budget shortfall in the 2010 budget and a similar challenge for the 2011 budget. Continue reading

Big Weekend for Music City Minnesota

Well, I may have mentioned it before, but the late-, and loved, Bob Jacobsen once had this idea about recognizing the vitality of the local music scene, and I’ve got the t-shirt to prove it.  However, you don’t need no t-shirt this weekend, we’ve got the programming in the performing arts in general, and music in particular, that affirms Bob’s claim.

Thursday, May 13th, Barb Piper, 5 p.m., Contented Cow, Mark Mraz, 8 to 11 p.m., Tavern Lounge, and Study Hall (with Peter Lynn and Terry VanDeWalker), 9 p.m., Contented Cow. Continue reading