Northfield photographer Leslie Schultz is now a novelist

  I met Northfielder Leslie Schultz and her daughter Julia a couple months ago at the NAG’s photography invitational reception (photo of them here) where Leslie was one of the featured photographers. Last week I met up with them at GBM because Leslie has just had her middle grade novel, The Howling Vowels, published by … Continue reading Northfield photographer Leslie Schultz is now a novelist

Cannon River Watershed Partnership Winter Thaw event rescheduled

The Cannon River Watershed Partnership’s annual Winter Thaw – Wine Tasting and Auction that was originally planned for January 27th has been rescheduled to February 17, 2013 from 3:00 – 6:00 PM at the Cannon River Winery, 421 Mill Street West in Cannon Falls. Join us for a tantalizing wine tasting and auction experience. Enjoy … Continue reading Cannon River Watershed Partnership Winter Thaw event rescheduled

63,000 pounds of trash and counting: CRWP’s 4th annual watershed-wide cleanup on Sept. 15th

Join the Cannon River Watershed Partnership (CRWP) at locations in Cannon Falls, Dundas, Faribault, Northfield, Medford,  Morristown, Owatonna, Waterville and Welch to clean up the shores and water.  The last three years we have pulled 63,000 pounds of trash from our rivers and lakes with YOUR help.  We need you to continue our work for … Continue reading 63,000 pounds of trash and counting: CRWP’s 4th annual watershed-wide cleanup on Sept. 15th

CRWP has two events this week on creating a beautiful garden to keep water clean

The Cannon River Watershed Partnership (CRWP), the Friends of Way Park and the City of Northfield are teaming up for two events to help people learn about and install rain gardens.  Rain gardens filter runoff, create habitat, and are beautiful.  May 17th – 7:00 – 8:00 PM  – Blue Thumb class to learn about rain … Continue reading CRWP has two events this week on creating a beautiful garden to keep water clean

CRWP Annual Membership Meeting, Monday, March 19

The Board of Directors of the Cannon River Watershed Partnership cordially invites our members and the public to attend our Annual Membership Meeting, Monday March 19, 6:30 – 8:30 PM, St. John’s Lutheran Church, 500 3rd St. West. There will be social time and refreshments, a brief membership meeting and a keynote presentation by Commissioner … Continue reading CRWP Annual Membership Meeting, Monday, March 19

CRWP’s Winter Thaw, Jan. 29th – Wine Tasting and Silent Auction

Join us for a fun afternoon sampling local wine, local foods, bidding on auction items to include dinners, tours, art and more while supporting clean water and the Cannon River Watershed Partnership. Tickets are $30 each or 2 for $50.  Contact Leslie at leslie@crwp.net or call (507) 786-3915. January 29th 3:00 – 6:00 PM Cannon … Continue reading CRWP’s Winter Thaw, Jan. 29th – Wine Tasting and Silent Auction

Photo album – Northfield Ties: A Photography Invitational

Last night the NAG hosted the opening reception for Northfield Ties: A Photography Invitational. This exhibit, curated by Patsy Dew and Meg Ojala, features the work of 13 photographers who have ties to Northfield. Digital, black and white, color, and panorama shots show the diverse range of photography being done in and around Northfield. Artists … Continue reading Photo album – Northfield Ties: A Photography Invitational

CRWP rain barrels for sale – $40

Buy a rain barrel now and be ready for spring gardening.  The Cannon River Watershed Partnership has fully assembled 55 gallon plastic rain barrels (white or blue) for sale for $40.  To purchase your rain barrel please contact Leslie at (507) 786-3915 or email leslie@crwp.net. Why harvest rainwater? Free “soft water” containing no chlorine, lime … Continue reading CRWP rain barrels for sale – $40

Cannon River Watershed Partnership’s Annual Watershed Wide Cleanup, September 17th, 9 a.m.—Noon

Join the Cannon River Watershed Partnership (CRWP) at locations in Northfield, Faribault, Cannon Falls and other cities across the Cannon River watershed to clean up the shores and water.  The last two years we have pulled 48,000 pounds of trash from our rivers and lakes.  We need your help to continue our work for healthier … Continue reading Cannon River Watershed Partnership’s Annual Watershed Wide Cleanup, September 17th, 9 a.m.—Noon