Recruiting in Northfield requires a large carbon footprint

GoArmy HummerEarlier this week, Army recruiters (GoArmy) were sporting about downtown Northfield in the newly painted Hummer that they bought recently from the City of Northfield. The City had seized it a few months ago from a downtown building owner when they discovered he had a counterfeit parking permit after reading about it here on LoGroNo.

Prepare Ministries CadillacLast week, recruiters from Prepare Ministries (“The Camels are Coming”) were sporting about downtown Northfield in their newly restored six-door Cadillac limo, evidently figuring that since Northfield voted heavily for Obama, they needed a vehicle like his to get people’s attention.


  1. Nick said:

    big cars are just plain cool.

    June 3, 2009
  2. Robert Hall said:

    How big of a “carbon footprint” are they leaving”?

    June 6, 2009
  3. john george said:

    Robert- How big a of a carbon footprint they leave depends on how long they leave the pedal to the metal. Those big engines have a lot of torque, and once you break the tires loose, they can keep going a long time.

    June 10, 2009

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