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Next year is a big election year. An elections communications partnership has been established between Olmsted County and the City of Rochester – with a shared “Your Vote” icon – to ensure all residents in our community have the information and resources needed for the following major election event
11/12/2019 8:17 AM
The Rochester Public Works Department wants to remind all property owners that “When snow is here, you have 24 hours to clear!"
11/05/2019 9:50 AM
Polco and National Research Center, Inc. (NRC) have announced Rochester, MN as the Winner of the Voice of the People (VOP) Award for Excellence in Online Civic Engagement.
11/05/2019 9:01 AM
Feedback Requested on Five-Year Consolidated Plan for the City of Rochester Community Development Block Grant
The City of Rochester is seeking public input on the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Five-Year Consolidated Plan for 2020-2024 through November 14, 2019.
11/01/2019 8:57 AM
The City of Rochester encourages residents to respond to the request by the State of Minnesota for feedback on proposed state bonding projects. More than 200 projects, totaling over $1.3 billion, were submitted for consideration during the 2020 Legislative session.
10/30/2019 2:22 PM
According to Minnesota Statute 244.052 and .253D, the Rochester Police Department is releasing information regarding Brian Joseph Miller, a Level 3 registrant subject to public notification. Mr. Miller has moved to the 1600 block of 1st Avenue Northeast, Rochester, MN 55906.
10/29/2019 3:47 PM
Public Service Announcement: Rochester Police Department Warns of Stolen Vehicles When Left Running Unattended
As the days continue to get cooler and the area transitions to cold and snow, the Rochester Police Department reminds residents and visitors to attend to their running vehicle at all times. People will be tempted to warm their vehicles while they wait in the comfort a warm home or business...
10/29/2019 9:43 AM
Mayor Kim Norton is seeking nominations for the Mayor’s Medal of Honor. The Mayor’s Medal of Honor recognizes residents who have gone above and beyond to serve the community. There are fourteen categories including, Community-Wide Service, Champion of Diversity, Heroism, Human Service...
10/28/2019 1:17 PM
Rochester residents and visitors are reminded that seasonal parking requirements are currently in effect and will be until May 1. Since October 1, the City of Rochester has been taking steps to bring about an understanding and awareness of the requirements through an assortment of channels.
10/28/2019 8:04 AM
The Rochester Police Department (RPD) seeks to notify the community that they have been notified that residents are being called by the number 507-328-6800 with a real person claiming to be from the Rochester Police Department. Some have claimed to be the Chief of Police and others are claiming to b
10/17/2019 4:29 PM
The Rochester Police Department (RPD), Rochester Public School District and First Student will be taking steps to recognize the 2019 National School Bus Safety Week, which will take place October 21-25, 2019. The theme this year is "My School Bus, The Safest Form of Student Transportation!"
10/17/2019 8:15 AM
The City of Rochester has released a Statement of Interest (SOI) for the Riverfront Re-imagined project and is seeking submissions by January 30, 2020. An innovative development partner is being sought to revitalize and transform one of Rochester’s best remaining land assets.
10/14/2019 3:12 PM
Those interested in learning about this partnership opportunity are invited to attend an informational session on Thursday November 7th, 2019. Two sessions are being offered at 2pm and 6:30pm. Online registration requested.
10/07/2019 8:00 PM
The Rochester Police Department (RPD), in partnership with D6 Games, Chip Theory Games, iello, and Calliope Games will offer an afternoon of strategy, competition and fun. On November 9, 2019 from Noon-3:00 p.m. the community is invited to join members of RPD, the Olmsted County Sheriff’s Office...
10/07/2019 9:42 AM
ROCOG is holding an open house on October 15 to provide information about the 2045 Long Range Transportation Plan.
10/07/2019 8:25 AM
On Thursday, Oct. 3, All but one of the bus stops that were relocated on 2 Ave SW will return to their original location. The 15D, 6D, 12, 12M, 12N, 14 back to 2 Ave SW. The Route 19 stop will remain in the Route 1 stand on 2 St SW.
10/02/2019 3:38 PM
As Fire Prevention Week™ approaches, Rochester Fire Department reminds residents: Not Every Hero Wears a Cape. Plan and Practice Your Escape!™
The campaign works to educate everyone about the small but important actions they can take to keep themselves and those around them safe. Each of the five fire stations will be open to the public on October 9, 10, and 11, 2019 from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. These are free events and all are welcome to...
10/02/2019 12:57 PM
Seasonal Parking Requirements Ordinance: City Council to Consider Modification to Cul-de-Sac Parking
The City Council plans to discuss the possibility of a new solution for cul-de-sac parking at the City Council meeting on October 7, 2019.
10/02/2019 8:39 AM
In 2006 the Rochester Shining Stars became the 1st Adaptive performance & competition cheer team in Minnesota. This athletic endeavor provides athletes with exceptional abilities an opportunity to participate in a sport that incorporates the full aspects of performance, competition cheer.
09/27/2019 9:20 AM
In an effort to help ensure all residents are responded to in the shortest time possible, the City Council adopted a Seasonal Parking ordinance.
09/26/2019 1:54 PM