Explore Northfield

Live view of the city

Check out what's going on right now. A live steaming camera shows the Cannon River.

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View the live stream of the Cannon River

Free public WiFi

Free public WiFi is available to visitors in the downtown area.

The following websites provide information about visiting Northfield, making a home or doing business in the community.

Arts and culture

Art walking tour

Cannon Valley Regional Orchestra

Lockwood Theater Company

Northfield Arts Guild

Northfield Public Library: Art Collection

Northfield Youth Choir

Sidewalk Poetry

Vintage Band Festival


Northfield Area Chamber of Commerce

Friends of Downtown Northfield

Northfield Economic Development Authority

Community foundations/support organizations

5th Bridge

Northfield Rotary

Northfield Shares

Southern Minnesota Initiative Fund (SMIF)

WINGS (Women in Northfield Giving Support)

Connecting with the community and its resources

Age-friendly Northfield

Assisted living benefits for veterans

Northfield Beyond the Yellow Ribbon

Northfield Community Action Center

FiftyNorth (Northfield Senior Center)

Northfield Area YMCA

Environment, park and wilderness areas

Cannon River Water Levels

Cannon River Wilderness Area

Clean River Partners

Nerstrand Big Woods State Park

River Bend Nature Center


Dakota County

League of Women Voters

Rice County

State of Minnesota


Allina Medical Clinic

Northfield Hospital

Major media outlets

KYMN Radio

Northfield News (Official newspaper of the City of Northfield)

Northfield.org - A Community Network

Northfield Patch (online newspaper)


Defeat of Jesse James Days Celebration

Northfield Historical Society

Northfield-Rice County Digital History Collection


Community Recreation Programs

Northfield Area Family YMCA

Northfield Ice Arena

Northfield Youth Sports (site has links to most local youth sports organizations.)

Old Memorial Swimming Pool


Defeat of Jesse James Days Celebration

Northfield Area Convention and Visitors Bureau


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