The Dundas community is comprised of homes and businesses dating back to the 1860's. With many new additions to the residential and business community, Dundas is growing in a balanced manner.

photos by Glenn Switzer, 2006

A clock tower along North Avenue marks the site of the new Northfield Hospital that opened May 2003. The new hospital has a total of 37 private hospital beds, 40 long-term care center rooms, 4 surgery suites, 14 same-day surgery rooms and 10 emergency department rooms.
Additional features include private and scenic rooms, private patient lounges, a dedicated helipad and a hallway dedicated to patient transportation. The new First Touch Birth Center has retained its home-like feel, but now offers whirlpool baths in each of three birthing rooms and a state-of-the-art security system.

The Long-term Care Center replaces the H.O. Dilley Nursing Unit. The rooms are private and feature scenic outdoor views. There is a spacious common area for meals and events and a patio for refreshing trips outdoors.

The Northfield Hospital also offers services through the Center for Sports Medicine (CSMR) and Rehabilitation and Orthopedic and Fracture Clinic of Northfield. Both are located at 1381 Jefferson Road, Northfield. CSMR provides rehabilitation programs for injury prevention and recovery from injury, surgery or illness. Its pediatric clinic, industrial medicine and speech and hearing programs are housed in an annex located at 527 Professional Drive.

The Allina Clinic-Northfield is located at 1400 Jefferson Road, in Northfield. Allina services include: audiology, cardiology, diabetes education, dietitian, family practice, gastroenterology, general surgery, gynecology, internal medicine, mental health services, obstetrics, ophthalmology, optometry, pediatrics, plastic surgery, podiatry, ultrasound, urology and X-ray.

The Cannon Valley Clinic-Northfield is an obstetrics and gynecology clinic located at 710 Division St. The clinic staff consists of two OB/GYN and one midwife.

City of Dundas at night

Houses in Dundas

photos by Glenn Switzer, 2006


Both Three Links and the Northfield Retirement Center are meeting the needs of an aging population by creating a variety of living options for seniors. Retirement condominiums, assisted living, apartments and skilled nursing care are available between the two facilities.

The Northfield Public Library provides a wide variety of materials, services and programs. The library offers more than 75,000 titles of fiction and non-fiction for adults, young adults and children. Movies in both VHS and DVD formats total more than 3,000 selections. There is also more than 2,000 books on tape.
Carleton College and St. Olaf College also provide large collections available to area patrons. Residents not affiliated with either college may apply for user privileges at the circulation desk.

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