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Rochester Public Library will be closed Monday, September 23, following a weekend water leak.
09/22/2019 7:13 PM
Soldiers Field Veterans Memorial Committee (SFVMC) will work with partners to improve the tree scape at Soldiers Field Veterans Memorial (SFVM). Work will begin on September 18, 2019 to replace the existing monoculture of maple trees with five different species of trees.
09/16/2019 1:25 PM
Deputy City Administrator Aaron Parrish and Community Development Director Cindy Steinhauser recently joined a limited cohort of senior city hall leaders from around the world for the third annual Bloomberg Harvard City Leadership Initiative.
09/13/2019 10:54 AM
The New Americans Academy is made of four workshops designed to give residents not born in the United States of America an opportunity to learn about local law enforcement and the criminal justice system. The hope of the program is to enhance communication, understanding, and trust between law...
09/10/2019 9:14 AM
Anissa Hollingshead, City Clerk and Director of Communications for the City of Rochester, has been designated as a Certified Elections/Registration Administrator (CERA), the highest professional achievement by the Election Center.
09/04/2019 4:05 PM
Mayor Norton invites the community to join her and others on Sunday, September 8, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. on the steps of City Hall (201 4th Street SE) as she presents a proclamation which recognizes and celebrates the 100 years anniversary of when Minnesota became the 15th state to sign into law...
09/04/2019 8:31 AM
The community is invited to celebrate the opening at an open house on August 29, 2019. There are a number of new features on this street for pedestrians, cyclists, and motorists.
08/26/2019 3:45 PM
Following through on City of Rochester’s commitment to a new more timely and transparent budget development process, City teammates will provide an overview of the recommended 2020 budget during the August 26, 2019 City Council Study Session.
08/23/2019 8:38 AM
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
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
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
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
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
City of Rochester Mayor Kim Norton will be joined by two Rochester youth, Brett Herbers and David Jiang, at the Mayors National Youth Summit occurring July 25 – July 27, 2019 in Los Angeles California.
07/25/2019 11:20 AM
During the late morning and early afternoon of Tuesday, July 23, 2019, numerous reports of a sediment plume and white foam downstream of several storm sewer outfalls on the South Fork Zumbro River near the Government Center and further downstream upon Silver Lake were reported to the City’s...
07/25/2019 9:28 AM