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2012-05-09 23:03:01

Ragan has temporarily lowered the registration fee for its Annual Health Care Social Media Summit at Mayo Clinic´s campus in Rochester, Minn., October 16-18. CHICAGO, Ill. (PRWEB) May 09, 2012 Health care communicators wishing to learn from social media experts at the world-famous Mayo Clinic can save $500 dollars on the fee for the 4th Annual Health Care Social Media Summit this week only, Ragan Communications reported. Ragan has temporarily lowered the registration fee for its Annual...

2009-09-30 11:42:00

ROCHESTER, Minn., Sept. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- A Twin Cities to Chicago high-speed passenger rail route serving Rochester will perform better than a route along the Mississippi River (River Route) on nearly every critical competitive factor including speed, ridership and economic return, according to a recent study conducted by Transportation Economics & Management Systems, Inc. (TEMS), a national transportation analysis firm based in Frederick, Md. The technical analysis - based on...

2009-05-12 11:01:00

Rail corridor will fuel long-term economic growth in the region ROCHESTER, Minn., May 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, elected officials and business leaders from Olmsted County and the City of Rochester unveiled preliminary plans for an integrated Southern Rail Corridor south of the City of Rochester designed to serve the region's freight rail needs and to create a viable option to accommodate future high-speed passenger rail service. The proposed corridor would first and foremost address freight...

2008-11-05 12:00:30

Fitch Ratings assigns a rating of 'BBB-' to approximately $25.5 million City of Rochester, MN health care facilities revenue bonds (Olmsted Medical Center (OMC) Project), series 2008. The Rating Outlook is Stable. Additionally, Fitch assigns a 'BBB-' rating to approximately $14 million of outstanding health care facilities revenue bonds issued on behalf of OMC. The outstanding bonds' respective par amounts (as of July 31, 2008) are as follows: --$5,155,000 Olmstead County, MN,...

2008-08-01 15:00:48

By Bob Freund, Post-Bulletin, Rochester, Minn. Aug. 1--ROSEMOUNT, Minn. -- Natural gas supplier Minnesota Energy Resources Corp. is proposing a $7 per month increase in its residential rate for southeastern Minnesota, saying it needs more revenue to offset higher costs of delivering the fuel. The utility company, which distributes gas in Rochester and other southern Minnesota cities asked the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission on Thursday for the rate increase of about $84 a...

2008-07-30 15:00:50

By Post-Bulletin, Rochester, Minn. Jul. 30--MANTORVILLE -- The Mantorville Art Guild will hold the grand opening of its new gallery from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 9 and from noon to 5 p.m. Aug. 10. There will be music, refreshments and door prizes, and the guild will host an exhibit called "Artists Among Us" which will show artwork by area residents of all ages and abilities. These artists are not members of the guild, but rather those persons who tend to keep their talents and...

2008-07-24 15:00:59

By Elliot Mann, Post-Bulletin, Rochester, Minn. Jul. 23--While discussing new elementary school boundaries, area parents voiced concern about what will happen to their students already enrolled in the district. Rochester's Attendance Boundary Adjustment Committee solicited community input Tuesday night, with a smattering of parents turning out at the Edison Administration building. The new guidelines are needed with the planned construction of an elementary school in northwest...

2008-07-23 06:00:00

By Dennis Anderson, Star Tribune, Minneapolis Jul. 23--Lake fishing across much of Minnesota can become more challenging in midsummer. Walleyes sulk, frequently suspending themselves out of easy reach of many anglers. Bass fishing remains a good option on many lakes. But perhaps the most fun that can be had these latter days of July is on rivers, fishing for warm-water species such as smallmouth bass and walleyes. Minnesota is blessed with many rivers to choose from. Obvious choices...

2008-07-17 15:01:02

By Jeff Hansel, Post-Bulletin, Rochester, Minn. Jul. 17--Olmsted Medical Center officials have taken a leap forward while looking back at the past. The organization held a 60th birthday party Tuesday, replete with birthday cake and a room filled with Rochester Area Chamber of Commerce members. The public event included the unveiling of a new logo and organizational motto that says "good health starts with great care." The event included a new push to swing the spotlight...

2008-07-17 15:00:53

By Elliot Mann, Post-Bulletin, Rochester, Minn. Jul. 16--Two principals in Rochester public schools this coming year will leave their posts for positions on the superintendent's cabinet -- the group credited as Superintendent Romain Dallemand's closest advisers -- while another two have accepted other administrator jobs in the district. The Rochester school board approved the changes Tuesday night. Among the moves: --Susanne Griffin-Ziebart, formerly the Franklin Elementary...


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