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    Monday, July 15, 2019
    (Rochester, MN) Through new legislation passed earlier this year, Rochester Community and Technical College will be able to award 25 $2,500 Workforce Development Scholarships (WDS) beginning this fall. These scholarships will help RCTC students launch a career in a high-demand occupation in sectors including advanced manufacturing, agriculture, health care services, information technology, early ...read more
    Categories: Community, Education, Press Release
    Thursday, July 11, 2019
    ROCHESTER, MN – The Labovitz MBA program in Rochester, offered by the Labovitz School of Business and Economics at the University of Minnesota Duluth, has reached a significant milestone. U.S. News & World Report ranked the MBA program at #74 nationally in its recently released 2020 Best Graduate School Rankings for Part-time MBA Programs.   In Minnesota, the Labovitz MBA is second only to the ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Tuesday, July 09, 2019
    Rochester, Minn. – Andy Roberts has joined Merchants Investment Services as a Financial Advisor, according to Dan Nistler, Market President for Merchants in Rochester.“We’re excited to have an investment professional like Andy join the Merchants Investment team in Rochester,” said Nistler. “I know our clients will value his experience and dedication to finding investment solutions that align with ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Monday, July 01, 2019
    Sterling State Bank is pleased to announce that Executive Vice President Lonny Hickey has been promoted to Rochester Market President.  This promotion coincides with the opening of Sterling State Bank’s brand-new corporate office and retail location at 4200 Badger Hills Drive NW, Rochester, MN 55901. In this new role, Lonny Hickey assumes a number of key leadership responsibilities within the ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Community, Press Release
    Friday, June 28, 2019
    Jun 28, 2019 - Rochester, Minnesota – The City of Rochester and Experience Rochester are pleased to share that Mr. Joe Ward has been named as the incoming President of the newly forming corporation.  Ward was selected following the completion of national search.  He will start in the role August 5, 2019.Ward is a hospitality, travel and tourism industry professional with a diverse background in ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Community
    Tuesday, June 25, 2019
    ROCHESTER, Minn. (June 2019) – Kraus-Anderson has been named one of the Top 150 Workplaces in Minnesota by the Star Tribune.  KA was ranked 37th on the midsize company list.      Top Workplaces recognizes the most progressive companies in Minnesota based on employee opinions measuring engagement, organizational health and satisfaction. Michael J. Klingensmith, Star Tribune publisher, said the ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Friday, June 21, 2019
    HGA’s Rochester and Minneapolis offices have been recognized as a Top 150 Workplace by the Star Tribune. The 10th annual ranking by The Star Tribune recognizes the best places to work among large, midsize, and small firms. The rankings in the Star Tribune Top 150 Workplaces are based on survey information collected by Energage, an independent company specializing in employee engagement and ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Monday, June 10, 2019
    Local residents and businesses may help those less fortunate in the community by bringing in items to the Edward Jones branch office of Clayton Timmerman during regular business hours from June 10th to July 29th, 2019.  Branch address is 1530 Greenview Drive SW, Suite 108, Rochester MN 55902. Please note that monetary donations cannot be accepted at this location. Edward Jones, a Fortune 500 ...read more
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    Monday, June 03, 2019
    We are excited to announce a new ukulele experience for adults: Sip & Strum ?? ?? Join us from 3-5p Sunday afternoon this summer! ?? ?? ???? ?? ?? We kickoff June 16 with The Lion Sleeps Tonight and One Call Away! Bring your friends, come alone to meet new people...it’s up to you how you enjoy your sipping and strumming! ?? To register, please visit bit.ly/SipNStrumRST ??$40/person, includes:~ 2 ...read more
    Categories: Community, Fun Facts, Women, Chamber, Education, General News Article
    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