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city (1990 pop. 14,684), Rice co., SE Minn., near Minneapolis–St. Paul, on the Cannon River; inc. 1875. It is the trade center for a dairy and farming region. Manufactures include printed circuit boards, toys, feeds and seeds, and cereals. On Sept. 7, 1876, Jesse and Frank JamesJames, Jesse (Woodson),
1847–82, American outlaw, b. Clay co., Mo. At the age of 15 he joined the Confederate guerrilla band led by William Quantrill and participated in the brutal and bloody civil warfare in Kansas and Missouri.
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 and their bandit gang attempted a (failed) bank robbery there, which resulted in the deaths of two Northfield citizens. Each September, Northfield holds a festival that reenacts the robbery attempt. Carleton College, St. Olaf College, and the Laura Baker School for retarded children are in the city.
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THE battle for the second division championship of the Cleveland and District Summer Table Tennis League became even closer last week when the team in second position, Northfield B beat leaders Hartlepool Westbourne B 6-4.
COMPANIES in Northfield have backed another term for the area's business improvement district.
A step back for the city HAVING enjoyed a daily swim at Northfield swimming baths from September 1963 , it saddens me, and doubtless thousands of other Northfield folk , that the doors of this aesthetically attractive building will shut forever on August 28, 2016 , after 79 years service, in preparation for demolition.
13 January 2016 - US-based bank holding companies Northfield Bancorp, Inc.
Northfield Bancorp Inc (NFBK), the holding company for Northfield Bank, has said that it has completed its acquisition of Hopewell Valley Community Bank.
This Schedule %C% Class Environmental Assessment Study (Class EA) and Preliminary Design will consider improvements to roadway capacity and traffic flow to accommodate future growth and development in the area of Northfield Drive and University Avenue.
As a result of the closing of the conversion and offering, the company is now the holding company for Northfield Bank.
Northfield announced its plan to liquidate last month, citing difficulty in raising money to conduct further clinical development and trials for a reformulated version of the PolyHeme human red cell substitute.
For the first fiscal quarter, Northfield reported a net loss of $5.
In a nutshell, the county board of commissioners selected a redistricting plan that was significantly unequal in population and refused to budge after the Northfield League had filed suit and the district court and appeals court had ruled against that board.
Alexander, chairman of the board and chief executive officer of Northfield Savings Bank, announced the continued expansion of the bank's commercial lending division with the appointment of Cliff Zoller as first vice president and Brooklyn team leader.