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06/05/2019 8:59 AM
7th Avenue NW will be closed between West Center Street and 1st Street NW from August 23-25, 2019.
08/20/2019 3:06 PM
An event will close 8th Street SE to through traffic on Saturday, August 24, 2019.
08/20/2019 2:51 PM
Travel lanes will shift into parking lanes near the corner of 6th Avenue SW and 4th Street SW.
08/19/2019 12:11 PM
Mayor Kim Norton is launching a new community series, Morning with the Mayor. This monthly series will be held throughout the city at various coffee shops. The first Morning with the Mayor gathering will be held at Old Abe’s Coffee Co. (832 7th Street NW) on Thursday, August 29, 2019...
08/19/2019 12:06 PM
Parking lanes and sidewalks in the vicinity of the intersection of 1st Street SW and 4th Avenue SW will be closed August 20-26, 2019
08/16/2019 1:23 PM
Work will begin on 16th Street SW between Salem Road SW and Broadway Avenue SW on Friday, August 16, 2019.
08/16/2019 9:29 AM
According to the Department of Natural Resources (DNR), feeding and attractant bans are in place across the state to prevent concentrations of wild deer in areas with a higher risk for disease. This area includes the city of Rochester.
08/16/2019 7:54 AM
City of Rochester and Destination Medical Center Seek Community Feedback on Transit Circulator Route and Mode
The City of Rochester and Destination Medical Center Economic Development Agency (DMC EDA) are seeking community feedback on the proposed transit circulator route and mode – either bus rapid transit or modern streetcar.
08/15/2019 8:04 AM
3rd Avenue SE will be reduced to one lane in each direction between 9th Street SE and 10th Street SE from August 12-September 1, 2019.
08/12/2019 11:37 AM
For the third year in a row, hundreds of law enforcement officers from throughout the state will rise to the occasion and support the Law Enforcement Torch Run® (LETR) for Special Olympics Minnesota atop 14 Dunkin’ rooftops on August 16, 2019.
08/12/2019 9:11 AM
Traffic will be impacted in the vicinity of 11th Avenue SW and 1st-2nd Streets SW beginning on Monday, August 12, 2019.
08/08/2019 3:46 PM
08/07/2019 2:40 PM
The U.S. Census Bureau is set to begin the next step in making sure Minnesota gets a complete count in the 2020 Census. Address canvassing by Census Bureau workers will begin next week. The City of Rochester and Olmsted County are active participants in the 2020 Census work.
08/05/2019 3:46 PM
City of Rochester Mayor Kim Norton has been invited to be a part of the 73rd Annual National Session of the Mayors’ Institute of City Design (MICD).
08/05/2019 8:13 AM
Rochester Police Department Transitions from North Service Center to Law Enforcement Center as Renovation Begins
In anticipation of phase one of interior renovation work at the North Service Center, the Rochester Police Department has transitioned operations away from the North Station, to the Law Enforcement Center (LEC), which is located at 101 4th St. SE, effective July 25, 2019.
08/02/2019 8:02 AM
1st Avenue SW will be closed to all traffic from Center Street to the south of the Peace Plaza August 5 to September 13, 2019.
08/02/2019 7:39 AM
Modes of micro-mobility will become more visible throughout the City of Rochester this week when the City Council-approved Lime Scooter pilot launches on, August 1, 2019.
07/31/2019 10:34 AM
Local and State Law Enforcement Agencies to Share Important Hands-Free Messages at Upcoming Safe City Nights Event
The Rochester Police Department (RPD) will hold their fifth Safe City Nights event from 6-8 p.m. on July 30 at Watson Field. In addition to the free meal and activities, a special program will take place to share information about the hands-free law, which will go into effect on August 1, 2019.
07/29/2019 8:15 AM
On March 18, 2019, the City of Rochester launched its Polco survey site. As of June 20, 2019, were 824 subscribers.
07/26/2019 8:34 AM