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Need a Smile? New Rochester Superintendent’s Video Will Make it Happen
I opened my e-mail and I already got the dreaded "COVID letter" on day 1 of school. I needed a smile...big time! The video from the new Superintendent came when I needed it most.
Mayo Clinic Announces COVID Recommendation For Cancer Patients
It involves a third dose of Covid vaccine.
Rochester Public Schools Begin New Year Monday; Won't Be Typical
RPS says this won't be a "typical" opening.
Health Officials Tracking Sturgis-Related Covid Cases
They admit they may never know how many cases can be traced to the rally.
Southeast Minnesota School District Updates Policies After Nearly 300 Students Quarantined…
The superintendent said the start of the school year was "significantly disrupted" because of the virus.
Minnesota Airline Just Told Its Employees to Get the Shot or Pay the Price
This major Minnesota airline isn't mandating that its employees get vaccinated, but it says they'll pay a price if they're not.
Utilities About To Be Cut Off? Minnesota Has $167 Million To Help
The ban on utilities being disconnected because of past-due balances, set up for the pandemic, has been removed and THOUSANDS of Minnesotans got behind.
Rochester Downtown Alliance Implementing New COVID Recommendations For Thursdays Downtown
Holly Masek, RDA executive director said, “We need everyone’s cooperation in keeping our community safe."
Time for Greek Fest in Rochester! PS – It’s Drive Thru Again
Rochester, Minnesota's Greek Festival has been taking place the last weekend in August since before dirt. Well, not that long, but since 1963, and that's a pretty good run. A run that will continue this weekend.
Mayo Health System Announces Visitor Restrictions & Off Site Testing
The changes take effect Wednesday.
Yes, the FDA Just Had to Remind Some Minnesotans ‘You’re Not A Horse’
The FDA just took time to remind Minnesotans they're not a horse and they're not a cow, either. So what's up with these seemingly obvious reminders?
FDA Gives Full Approval to Pfizer’s COVID-19 Vaccine
The U.S. has given full approval to the COVID-19 vaccine made by Pfizer.
Rochester City Council Cancels Mayor's Mask Mandate
The City Council did approve a resolution strongly urging the use of masks in public indoor settings.