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    Wednesday, May 15, 2019
    Rochester, MN – Southeast Service Cooperative (SSC) is a recipient of 2019 Best Places to Work award through Rochester Workforce Development, Inc. This is the 7th time SSC has won this honor. This is the ninth year Workforce Development Inc. has been commissioned to conduct a survey of local businesses to determine the best large, mid-sized and small places to work in Dodge, Fillmore, Freeborn, ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Wednesday, May 08, 2019
    Wabasha, MN – This summer the National Eagle Center is once again recognizing active-duty military families as a Blue Star Museum. Active-duty military families will receive complimentary admission May 18th through September 2nd. 2019 marks the National Eagle Center’s fourth year participating in the Blue Star Museum program. Over 200 Blue Star Family members visited during the summer of 2017.Blue ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Wednesday, May 08, 2019
    Rochester, MN - Southern Minnesota Municipal Power Agency (SMMPA) will be recognized for excellence in workplace safety and health during the Governor’s Safety Awards ceremony on May 8th at the 85th annual Minnesota Safety and Health Conference at Mystic Lake Center. SMMPA is one of 294 employers to be honored through the awards program, coordinated by the Minnesota Safety Council.“Every day in ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Tuesday, May 07, 2019
    Rochester, MN- Custom Alarm was recently recognized by Workforce Development Inc. with the title of “Best Places to Work in Southeast MN”, for the third straight year, at an awards banquet on April 25.  The purpose of the program is to recognize some of the best employers in our local area and provide vital information to companies about the practices they use to attract and retain employees. ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Tuesday, May 07, 2019
    Rochester Community and Technical College students Tom Yang (Rochester, MN) and Thy Duong (Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam), were among more than 80 students representing 17 public and private colleges in Minnesota and Wisconsin who presented original research in oral and poster sessions at the 32nd annual Winchell Undergraduate Research Symposium held on April 27.  Yang presented “The Mitigation of ...read more
    Categories: Education, Press Release, Community
    Tuesday, May 07, 2019
    The Rochester Community and Technical College Foundation recognized twelve graduating students at a Scholarship Awards Ceremony on Tuesday, April 30, 2019 in the Heintz Center Commons. The following students were awarded scholarships ranging in amounts from $500 to $3,000: Danika Otis, Ashley Meyer, Ian Pringle, Ilhan Raage, Tatum Hayft, Tayla Von Hagen, Bryan Onofre, Brittany Hjalmervik, Cora ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, Education
    Monday, April 29, 2019
    The average person moves over 11 times throughout their lifetime. As towns in Southeast Minnesota think about economic growth in the region and the current and projected workforce shortages, it is imperative to consider why people choose to relocate or stay in communities. Creating welcoming and inclusive environments is key to economic vitality. Southeast Minnesota Together is pleased to ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Monday, April 29, 2019
    Rochester, MN—KTTC-TV is proud to announce its addition of two new channels.  Justice Network will launch Wednesday, May 1 at 10 a.m.  Court TV will launch Wednesday, May 8 at 10 a.m.  “We are excited to offer more local television channels to Southeastern Minnesota and Northern Iowa,” said Quincy Media Vice President and interim General Manager of KTTC Jim McKernan. “With the addition of Justice ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Monday, April 29, 2019
    ROCHESTER, MN – FOX 47 in Rochester, Minnesota announced today its new partnerships with Laff, Escape and Quest. The new digital television networks will be available starting Wednesday, May 1, 2019.  To puck up the station, viewers will need to check with their local cable or satellite providers or re-scan their TV's and/or digital boxes on or after May 1st.   “Local broadcasters have the ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Thursday, April 25, 2019
    (Rochester, MN) Rochester Community and Technical College is pleased to welcome Joshua Frieman, Ph.D. to campus on Monday, April 29 at 1:00 pm in RCTC’s Hill Theater. Dr. Frieman will present on topics including theoretical and observational cosmology, especially dark energy; large-scale structure; the early universe; and the interplay between cosmology, particle physics, and astrophysics. ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release, Education
    Thursday, April 25, 2019
    Melissa Brinkman was elected to the Think Mutual Bank Board of Directors during the bank’s Annual Meeting held on Tuesday, April 23.  Brinkman is CEO of Custom Alarm, a commercial and residential security company based in Rochester. She is a member of the Journey to Growth Board of Directors, the Minnesota Children’s Museum-Rochester Advisory Board, the Rochester Area Economic Development Inc. ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Monday, April 22, 2019
    Merchants Bank and The First National Bank of Northfield have reached a definitive agreement for Merchants to acquire the Northfield banking institution, according to Gregory M. Evans, President & CEO of Merchants Financial Group, Inc. and Merchants Bank, N.A. The agreement is subject to regulatory agency approval, but it is fully expected that the deal will close before year-end 2019. “We are ...read more
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