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Details from Rochester emergency management: A severe thunderstorm passed through Rochester around 10 am. NW/NE Rochester experienced heavy rain. Several manhole covers were lifted by water pressure, and some streets were damaged by heavy rainfall. Here is a snapshot of... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Furst Draft
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One of Stewartville's largest employers will have a new CEO at the helm. Geotek, which makes fiberglass products for the electric utility and fence markets, has named Ben Wiltsie its new chief executive officer. Wiltsie will replace Dale Nordquist, who... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Heard on the Street
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Here's what Rochester emergency management and the National Weather Service are saying...the radar image is from 9:15 a.m.: ++++ Hazard: Thunderstorms will impact the area late this morning. Impact to those with outdoor activities. West of I-35, a severe thunderstorm... Continue reading
Posted Jul 13, 2016 at Furst Draft
Threat of storms Wednesday grows, according to NWS: ++++ From: NWS LaCrosse - NOAA Service Account Sent: Tuesday, July 12, 2016 3:00 PM Subject: Updated Severe Weather Risk Wednesday July 13th Overview: Severe thunderstorms possible late morning into the evening... Continue reading
Posted Jul 12, 2016 at Furst Draft
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News release/media advisory from Gillette Children's Healthcare in St. Paul: ++++ Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare pediatrician Scott Schwantes is available to talk about kids health related to new mobile craze Pokemon Go. (For background: Here’s a link to Pokemon Go:... Continue reading
Posted Jul 12, 2016 at Furst Draft
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The new sign is up across from the Post-Bulletin for The Parker, the transformed Civic Inn. The 96-year-old building at 101 East Center St. has been transformed and upgraded in the past few months. A grand opening for the "dorm-style"... Continue reading
Posted Jul 12, 2016 at Heard on the Street
Civic Center expanion project hits a milestone on Thursday -- here's the media advisory: +++++ Good Morning, On Thursday, July 14 at 3:00 pm Knutson Construction and the Mayo Civic Center are hosting a "topping off" ceremony celebrating the completion... Continue reading
Posted Jul 12, 2016 at Furst Draft
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Answer Man has a lengthy but highly readable account of where things stand with the $110 million Alatus project and its impact on the Folwell neighborhood. Long and short of it: The Rochester/Olmsted Planning Department staff report recommends P &... Continue reading
Posted Jul 12, 2016 at Furst Draft
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This is the second food truck/cart to lock down a brick and mortar home in Rochester in recent days. --------- Sometimes a dream becomes reality. Earlier this year, Mario and Maria Mollina launched a taco truck on Rochester's North Broadway... Continue reading
Posted Jul 11, 2016 at Heard on the Street
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Press release from Castile family, regarding the violence in St. Paul overnight: ++++ Good Evening: On behalf of Valerie Castile, mother of Philando Castile, she would like to address the recent protests that have taken place locally. She would like... Continue reading
Posted Jul 10, 2016 at Furst Draft
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A high-profile member of Rochester's small food/drink cart community has lined up a permanent home. Old Abe Coffee Co., which serves cold brew coffee and unique food, is a familiar sight in downtown Rochester. Now Abe Sauer is planning to... Continue reading
Posted Jul 8, 2016 at Heard on the Street
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Following Wednesday's announcement about the delay in the financing for the now-$145 million Broadway at Center project, I decided to look at back an earlier version of that project rolled out by Titan Development and Investments in 2013. Here's an... Continue reading
Posted Jul 7, 2016 at Heard on the Street
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We're going to try something different for the Post-Bulletin Dialogue on Wednesday, Aug. 3. We won't have a panel, a front table or a podium. We'll have three chairs, one for me, one for Rochester City Council President Randy Staver... Continue reading
Posted Jul 7, 2016 at Furst Draft
Update from RPU on power outages due to this morning's storm: Power outage wrap-up ROCHESTER, MN--- The power outages this morning Thursday, July 7 were due to severe weather and winds that came through Rochester. Below are some statistics and... Continue reading
Posted Jul 7, 2016 at Furst Draft
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Here's a news release put out by Sheila Thoma, spokeswoman for Titan Development and Investments, on behalf of the investment group that's planning the Broadway at Center project. More on this in Thursday's P-B. +++++ Update on Broadway at Center... Continue reading
Posted Jul 6, 2016 at Furst Draft
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To unlock its potential, a Rochester company is planning to build a new facility to house its growing business. Bowman's Door Solutions has submitted plans to the city to build a 15,600-square-foot facility at 1800 14th St. NW. The 2.3... Continue reading
Posted Jul 6, 2016 at Heard on the Street
Here's RPU's damage report from last night's storm: ROCHESTER --- The power outages on the evening of Tuesday, July 5 were due to severe weather and straight line winds that came through Rochester. Below are some statistics and information on... Continue reading
Posted Jul 6, 2016 at Furst Draft
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Here's the latest on the storm potential tonight, with an updated NWS briefing, this time from Rochester Fire: Good afternoon everyone, Looks as if the likely hood of us receiving a severe storm this evening is increasing. The possible threats... Continue reading
Posted Jul 5, 2016 at Furst Draft
Rochester Mayor Ardell Brede sent this leavening account of the Salute to the Fourth, after reading our story today on Monday's events...he leads with a quote from the story: +++++ “There’s a lot more that Rochester can do.” I am... Continue reading
Posted Jul 5, 2016 at Furst Draft
Here's the latest from Rochester Emergency Management regarding storm potential today: Overview: Strong to severe storms are expected to develop in central to southwest MN Tuesday afternoon, then evolve into a line of strong to potentially severe storms as they... Continue reading
Posted Jul 5, 2016 at Furst Draft
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After decades in the shadow of Saint Marys Hospital on Rochester's Second Street, Charlie's Eatery & Pub is heading north this fall. Charlie Brannon, who has owned the popular bar and grill since 1987, says he is signing a lease... Continue reading
Posted Jul 1, 2016 at Heard on the Street
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A Rochester medical analytics firm is expanding its reach with new products and a new name. Transfuse Solutions Inc., known for analytical software focuses on blood transfusions, recently changed its name to Apri Health Inc., said co-founder and retired Mayo... Continue reading
Posted Jun 30, 2016 at Heard on the Street
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Sometimes lost opportunities are actually positive things. The City of Rochester really wanted rock star Belgium biotech Celyad/ Cardio3 to build a manufacturing facility here to handle the Mayo Clinic-created C-Cure stem cell cardiac treatment. That fell apart, when Celyad/Cardio3... Continue reading
Posted Jun 29, 2016 at Heard on the Street
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The most obvious takeaway from our Dialogue meeting on the $110 million Alatus project last night at the Rochester Public Library: Many people care a lot about the Folwell neighborhood, and they're concerned about how the project will change the... Continue reading
Posted Jun 28, 2016 at Furst Draft
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It looks like Mayo Clinic is joining forces with a Pleasanton, Calif.-based (previously of Massachusetts) firm to bolster its genetic testing to predict the success of organ transplants. Here's the vague description of the deal announced in a general press... Continue reading
Posted Jun 27, 2016 at Heard on the Street