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Deputy Chris Fjeld helps with Ice Rescue

Nowthen would like to thank and recognize Deputy Chris Fjeld for his heroic response to a water rescue on December 3, 2023, during which he risked his own safety to affect a recue of Two Fisherman and a dog, who had fallen thought the ice and were suffering from hypothermia. We are proud to have him working for our Community. 

Click HERE to read how Nowthen Deputy Chris Fjeld helped with the rescue. 

Public Parking Regulations
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Public Parking Regulations




            The purpose of regulating parking during the prescribed time period is to protect the general health, safety, and welfare of the citizens of Nowthen and to facilitate snow removal.


            SECTION I – It shall be unlawful for any person to park a motor vehicle, trailer, mobile home or accessory unit on a public street from the 15th of November to the 1st day of April between the hours of 11:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m.


            SECTION II – It shall also be unlawful for any person to park on any city road during any time at which more than two (2) inches of fresh snow has accumulated until such time as the snow removal crews have cleared the roadway. 


            SECTION III – The Anoka County Sheriff’s Department or other authorized representatives of the city are hereby authorized to remove any offending vehicle from a city road.  Vehicles will be towed and stored at owner’s own expense.  Any person(s) violating any provisions of this Ordinance shall be guilty of an administrative offense or petty misdemeanor as defined by Minnesota Statute 609.02, Subdivision 4A.

Sheriff Dive Training at Twin Lakes Park September 19, 2023

Anoka County Sheriff's Office Detective Mike Schantzen and Nowthen Deputy Chris Fjeld worked with Marine Unit members in a Dive Training session at Twin Lakes Park!
This session started at 8 am and ended at 4 pm.

This Dive Training is part of a three-day public safety diving certification course taught by Dive Rescue International. This course helps to prepare ACSO teams for water rescue situations.

ACSO is grateful to the City of Nowthen for reserving the Twin Lakes beach for training!

To get a glimpse of the action, click on the photos in the grids below!

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Sheriff Dive Training Sept '23
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