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    Wednesday, February 20, 2019
    The National Eagle Center recently elected two new members to the Board of Directors. The 18-member Board brings experience and insights from varied backgrounds to help guide the organization’s strategy, maintain fiscal responsibility and ensure mission impact. Ross Lexvold of Red Wing, MN is the Xcel Energy Manager of Community Relations and Economic Development for southeast Minnesota. He ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Wednesday, February 20, 2019
    Wabasha, MN – The National Eagle Center will host its 26th annual SOAR with the Eagles festival each weekend during March. Normally running four weekends, visitors of all ages will enjoy five full weekends of special exhibits and programming in 2019, the Center’s 30th anniversary year. Each weekend will feature bird shows at St. Felix Auditorium in downtown Wabasha. This year’s lineup includes ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Tuesday, February 19, 2019
    Winning teams have been announced in Southeast Service Cooperative’s (SSC) 8th Annual Walking Challenge, in which over 800 individuals from 24 SSC member organizations competed. 15 Southeastern Minnesota School Districts and nine Local Government Members participated in two separate steps-based challenges.  Winners in the School District Challenge included: Wabasha-Kellogg – 1st Place, Goodhue – ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Friday, February 08, 2019
    ROCHESTER, Minn. (February 2019) – Avani Living, a 180,000-square-foot mixed-use development featuring 107 units of contemporary apartments, has opened in the heart of Rochester, Minn.  Avani Living is managed by Miracle Market LLC.  The 5-story development located at 1620 Center Street West in Rochester, Minn. was built by Kraus-Anderson Construction and includes residential atop a Fresh Thyme ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Wednesday, February 06, 2019
    Start Your Career in Construction Today!The Construction Field Needs You!!Free, short-term, hands-on Cement Mason's training.Learn about and access a field that pays an average starting hourly wage of $29.00 plus full benefits.Classes begin Monday, March 4 and run through Friday, March 29, 2019. Classes run Monday through Friday, 7:00 am to 3:30 pm. Offered by Workforce Development, Inc. and the ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Education, Press Release, Women
    Wednesday, February 06, 2019
    ROCHESTER, MN – Southern Minnesota Municipal Power Agency (SMMPA)’s member municipal utilities’ local generation units played an important role in keeping the lights on during the recent cold weather brought on by the Polar Vortex. With natural gas in short supply in certain areas of the state, these diesel or dual-fuel units operated nearly nonstop for 30 hours beginning early Wednesday ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Wednesday, February 06, 2019
    ROCHESTER, MINN. – The Rochester-La Crosse Chapter of Project Management Institute (PMI) and Rochester Community and Technical College will hold its annual Project Conference Friday, March 8, 2019, at Mayo Civic Center in Rochester, Minn. More than 200 individuals interested in the project management profession are expected to attend the seventh annual conference. This year’s “Be a Champion of ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Sunday, February 03, 2019
    VALERIE BECKER APPOINTED CHAIRPERSON of INTERNATIONAL FRAMING COMPETITION BOARD Valerie Becker of Rochester Framing & Fine Art Printing has been appointed as the Chairperson of the International Framing Competition Board of the Professional Picture Framers Association (PPFA) at the annual PPFA Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada in January 2019. The International Framing Competition Board is ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Economic, Education, General News Article, Press Release, Women
    Friday, February 01, 2019
    ROCHESTER, MN -- Sterling State Bank is pleased to announce that Christopher D. Nelson, Esq. has joined the Bank’s Board of Directors at the December board meeting held on January 22, 2019. “I’m very pleased to join the Board of a Community Bank that does such an incredible amount of good in the communities they serve,” Mr. Nelson commented, “It’s exciting to be part of an organization that is so ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Thursday, January 24, 2019
    Rochester, MN – January 24, 2019  Southeast Service Cooperative (SSC) and MASA Region 1 will hold their joint Legislator/School Leader Breakfast Forum on Saturday, February 2, 2019, 7:30 – 11:30 AM, at the Mayo High School Auditorium. (1420 11th Avenue SE, Rochester, MN 55904)  This popular event is open to southeast Minnesota public and private K-20 education leaders.  Brief presentations and ...read more
    Categories: Education, Community, Press Release
    Thursday, January 24, 2019
    (Rochester, MN)— In response to current industry demand and impending critical workforce shortages, Rochester Community and Technical College (RCTC), working in partnership with Rochester-based Great Planes Aviation, announced the addition of a new Aviation Pilot Associate of Applied Science degree program at the College.  The College made the announcement at an event held today at the Signature ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Education
    Tuesday, January 22, 2019
    Sixty-six teams from 18 area districts participated in 2018-2019 Junior High Knowledge Bowl. Teams competed in Round Robin competitions in October, November, and December. Each team then competed in the Sub-Regional competitions in January and the top nine teams from each of the three tiers advanced to Regional. The competitions consist of 1 written (60 questions) and 4 oral rounds (45 ...read more
    Categories: Education, Press Release
    Thursday, January 10, 2019
    Knutson announces four promotions in the Rochester office  Rochester, Minnesota (January 3, 2019) –  The Knutson Rochester team is pleased to announce the promotion of Sean Dols to Rochester General Superintendent effective January 1, 2019.  Sean has continuously demonstrated his commitment to our owners, design professionals, subcontractors, and employees which are key factors in his promotion ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Press Release