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Rochester Public Utilities Resumes Electric Service Disconnects
Customers who didn't pay their electric bills were given a reprieve during the pandemic.
A 'Thank You' Event For Rochester-Area Pandemic Response Workers
Minnesota's health commissioner was among those who attended the event.
Costco Ending Special Shopping Hours for Seniors in Minnesota
Soon, Costco's special shopping hours for seniors will come to an end.
Vaccinations Rates Contrast in Urban, Rural Minnesota
Minnesota's coronavirus vaccination rates show there's a sharp contrast between urban and rural counties in the state.
80% Olmsted County Residents 16 and Older Are Fully Vaccinated
The Rochester area has reached another milestone when it comes to COVID-19 vaccinations.
Rochester Grade Schooler to be Mayor of Rochester, Minnesota!
Denied the opportunity to serve as mayor because of the pandemic, his day is now here!
Mayo Clinic Offering More Public Walk-In Clinics For Covid Shots
They are being offered in Rochester and at sites in Albert Lea, Austin. Owatonna and Red Wing.
Rochester and EDG Ending Contract For Operating Chateau Theatre
The pandemic is among the factors blamed for the decision.
Minnesota Has Regained 250K of Jobs Lost to COVID Shut Down
The latest jobs report from the state shows Minnesota has regained 60 percent of the jobs that were lost during the COVID-19 pandemic shutdown last year.
Minnesota Graduation Rates Steady During First Part of Pandemic
Rochester rates were above the statewide average for all but one subgroup of students.
Minnesota COVID Hospitalizations Lowest Since Last August
Only 20 new cases were reported in the Rochester area last week.
Rochester Public Transit Restarts 'Shopper Routes'
Its operations are now nearly back to normal.
Rochester School Board is Ready to Meet In Person Again
The first in-person meeting will be on June 15.
Rochester Area Weekly COVID Total Lowest Since Start of Pandemic
The last time the weekly count of new cases was this low was the second week of the pandemic.