• News for Community

    Friday, January 19, 2018
    RCTC Names 2018 Outstanding Educators  (Rochester, MN) Rochester Community and Technical College is proud to announce Jaime Tjossem, Brendan Shea, and Peter Karnilaw have been selected to receive the College’s 2018 Outstanding Educator Award. Instructors were nominated by faculty, students, and staff, and completed an extensive portfolio of their work and accomplishments at RCTC in order to be ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
    Wednesday, January 17, 2018
    Annual Legislator/School Leader Forum Scheduled for February 10  The Southeast Service Cooperative (SSC) and MASA Region 1 will hold their joint annual Legislator/School Leader Breakfast Forum on Saturday, February 10, 2017 at 8:00 AM – 11:30 AM, at SSC’s Wood Lake Meeting Center (210 Wood Lake Drive SE, Rochester).  This popular annual event is open to southeast Minnesota public and private ...read more
    Categories: Education, Human Interest, Community, General News Article, Political
    Friday, January 12, 2018
    EO Johnson Received 2017 ProMasters Service Award   EO Johnson Business Technologies has been recognized as a Toshiba ProMasters Elite Certified Dealer.  The award recognizes dealers that provide their customers with superior service and ensure the highest service performance standards for all technicians.  It is issued by Toshiba America Business Solutions Inc. (TABS) and was presented to EO ...read more
    Categories: Community, General News Article, Press Release
    Friday, January 12, 2018
    You're invited!    To what?-A light lunch and information session about the Labovitz MBA, Rochester's only AACSB accredited program. The session and lunch are free to you!  This is a program of the University of Minnesota Duluth?  -Yes it is. UMD offers a full in-person MBA in both Duluth and in Rochester. All Rochester classes are held on the University of Minnesota Rochester ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, Human Interest, Economic
    Wednesday, January 10, 2018
    Hlebichuk and Bye promoted to Vice President at Widseth Smith Nolting ​ WSN has added two new shareholders to the company’s ownership structure, architect Dana Hlebichuk, AIA, and civil engineer Bryan Bye, PE. Both have been promoted to Vice President. Hlebichuk is head of architecture in the firm’s Rochester office. He has 19 years of experience in the fields of architecture and construction ...read more
    Categories: Community, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
    Friday, January 05, 2018
    Madonna Living Community, known for 50 years of “Caring for Others”, is excited to announce Barb Flicker as the new Director of Marketing and Sales.   Barb has worked for the Rochester Post Bulletin for 28 years in several roles.  Her background is in sales and marketing strategies.  Barb also has a passion for community engagement, serving on various local committees and Rochester networking ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest, Women, General News Article, Press Release
    Friday, January 05, 2018
    RCTC TO AWARD WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT SCHOLARSHIPS  (Rochester, MN) Rochester Community and Technical College is excited to announce its participation in Minnesota State’s Workforce Development Scholarship program.   In 2017 the state legislature created the Workforce Development Scholarship program and appropriated $1 million in FY2019 to Minnesota State to encourage students to enroll in high ...read more
    Categories: Education, Press Release, General News Article, Community
    Wednesday, January 03, 2018
    Carpentry Training!  Carpentry Training!  Carpentry Training!  Carpentry Training!  Carpentry Training! Secure Your Future! Women are encouraged to apply! Workforce Development, Inc. is offering, in conjunction with the Carpenter's Union, a seven week Carpentry Training. There is NO cost to the participant for the program. Participants must be 18 years old, provide proof of a driver's license, ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Economic, Education, General News Article, Press Release, Community, Women
    Wednesday, January 03, 2018
    The FARMERS INSURANCE district office in Rochester, MN would like to welcome the following agency owners to the Farmers insurance team:                                                                                                                           Rob Benson, previously at Luther Park Place (BMW) for the last 20 years, purchased the Steve Strauss agency in Rochester, that had been ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Community, Press Release
    Wednesday, January 03, 2018
    Zumbro Valley Health Center Re-Certified as Essential Community ProviderRochester, Minn. – The Minnesota Dept. of Health recently re-certified Zumbro Valley Health Center an Essential Community Provider (ECP). This five-year certification recognizes health care organizations that serve high-risk, special needs and underserved people. State regulations require that ECPs either provide or ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, Chamber, General News Article
    Friday, December 22, 2017
    PLEASEJOINUSJANUARY23 FOR A WOMEN’S NETWORKING EVENT.Gain insights, share experiences and grow professionally and personally.Enjoy lunch in a casual environment while networking with some of Rochester’s most successful women.   “Cybersecurity: Keeping your information safe at work and at home” with Carrie NagelDate:         Tuesday, January 23, 2018Time:        11:30 a.m - 1  ...read more
    Categories: Community, Women, Education
    Tuesday, December 12, 2017
    Rochester, Minnesota • 12.12.17 – Home Federal Savings Bank – known for their “Local bankers. Local service. Local decisions.” – is pleased to announce the newest local banker to their leadership team. Joe Langel succeeds Carla Kilpatrick as Home Federal’s new Senior Vice President and Director of Business Banking at Rochester’s Civic Center Drive branch (located at 1016 Civic Center Dr. NW). ...read more
    Categories: Economic, General News Article, Press Release, Chamber, Community
    Friday, December 08, 2017
    The Rochester Downtown Alliance is thrilled to announce that SocialICE, Minnesota’s largest ice bar event, is returning to the Peace Plaza in Downtown Rochester on February 8, 9, and 10, 2018. The event is free to attend and will feature nine uniquely themed ice bars and live DJs nightly.  Each bar will offer specialty drinks that are inspired by their theme.  In addition to these nine bars, there ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, General News Article, Human Interest
    Friday, December 01, 2017
    Wit, Wisdom & WineDrink, Learn and Do-Good!OLD WORLD VERSUS NEW WORLD WINES: WHERE DOES YOUR PALATE LIE? (2 PART SERIES)* - Tessa Leung of  Tessa’s Office Wine & Spirits Boutique- *This is a two-part class over both sessions. Attendees will register and attend Class One on Whites and Class Two on Reds. Sixteen different wines will be sampled, most in the $45-100 price point. An additional fee of ...read more
    Categories: Education, Press Release, Community, Fun Facts
    Wednesday, July 06, 2016
    Loffler Companies is pleased to announce A+ Imaging Systems of La Crosse, WI and Rochester, MN now part of Loffler CompaniesPosted on 07/6/2016 A+ Imaging Systems clients to benefit from Loffler’s wide range of business technologies and services, specialized training, award-winning service and support, and customer-first focus. A+ Plus Imaging team joins Loffler to continue to bring first-class ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Education, Fun Facts, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
    Monday, June 27, 2016
    Loffler Companies named a 2016 Best Place to Work by Minneapolis St Paul Business JournalPosted on 06/27/2016 Best Place to Work recognition recognizes Loffler employees are happy working to provide top business technology and services to clients throughout growth and market expansion Loffler Companies, the Upper Midwest’s largest privately owned business technology and services provider, has ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Education, Fun Facts, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release