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Residential Electricity Production

As several of you may know, Northfield Construction Company has been active energy conserving measures for new construction for many, many years. We build some of the first solar homes in the area in [...]

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Honoring a Community Volunteer

Last night I attended the Joseph Lee Heywood Award Banquet to honor Will Brosz. Will received the Joseph Lee Heywood Distinguised Service Award from the Defeat of Jesse James committee. This award is [...]

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Rotary

I’m a member of the Northfield Rotary Club. I enjoy the weekly lunch meetings and look forward to whatever presentation is planned for the meeting. We have about 125 active members of the club a [...]

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Small Business Facts

It is not an easy job running a small business. The government generally defines small businesses as an independent business with fewer than 500 employees. When you operate a business with 30 employee [...]

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Structural Insulated Panels

In an earlier posting I talked about work we are doing for Marshall and Carla Hansen on Sixth Street in Northfield. The new house we are building for Hansen’s utilize structural insulated panels [...]

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A mouse can be dangerous

We all like to think of mice as little furry animals that we would rather keep out of our homes and places of business….but not exactly dangerous critters. There are a few white pet mice about, [...]

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Jazz and food

Last night my wife Ellen and I spent the evening on Bridge Square in downtown Northfield. Community National Bank hosted the event in honor of their 125th anniversary. (See the article in the Northfie [...]

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St. Olaf Community Picnic

My family and I attended the community picnic hosted by St. Olaf College last night. It was a wonderful event….over 1,400 people in attendance. When I signed up for it last month I had no idea s [...]

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ARTech

Chris Smisek represented Northfield Construction Company at an ARTech dinner last night. The school held the appreciation dinner for parents, students, staff and included those of us involved with the [...]

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Defeat of Jesse James Days

I attended the Northfield Chamber of Commerce Defeat of Jesse James Days (DJJD) hog roast last Wednesday evening. The hog roast is an annual event and is an opportunity for the Chamber to thank local [...]

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