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The 25-year-old building at 819 Apache Lane SW, which houses Rochester's south Baker's Square restaurant, was purchased by Alice Montgomery of Los Altos, Calif. for $2.49 million. The real estate listing by Mid America Real Estate Group shows that Bakers... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Heard on the Street
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There are signs of a new business on the way for North Broadway. Andy Anderson of Austin has a banner up for a new Fastsigns location coming soon at 200 N. Broadway in the Dison's Cleaners Center. While the Fastsigns... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Heard on the Street
A second Democrat is vying for the chance to take on Byron Republican Rep. Duane Quam in 2016. The Byron Review reports that Dale Amorosia has announced plans to run for the House District 25A seat. Amorosia could not be... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Political Notebook
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Downtown Rochester will see a major migration of Mary Janes, moccasins, mukluks and more this weekend as a crew of between 20 to 30 people march a mountain of shoes to a new storefront. O&B Shoes will hit the sidewalk... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Heard on the Street
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Olmsted County will be the first stop in a series of community meetings about whether people with intractable pain should be eligible to use medical marijuana. The Minnesota Department of Health's Office of Medical Cannabis is hosting the listening session... Continue reading
Posted Aug 21, 2015 at Political Notebook
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A local group is looking for people who have "compelling ideas that can change the world" to launch a new TEDx Talks event in Rochester. "It's a great platform for ideas that matter," said Ben Creo, co-organizer of TEDxZumbroRiver. The... Continue reading
Posted Aug 20, 2015 at Heard on the Street
About a year after breaking ground on the project, Mayo Clinic officially opened a 60,000-square-foot expansion of its Superior Drive Support Center on Tuesday. The Superior Drive Support Center, which houses Mayo Medical Laboratories, is located at 3050 Superior Drive... Continue reading
Posted Aug 19, 2015 at Heard on the Street
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Rochester's Home Federal Savings Bank has officially wrapped up its purchase of Kasson State Bank. Home Federal announced the deal to acquire the bank and its two Kasson branches in April. HMN Financial, Home Federal's parent holding company, actually made... Continue reading
Posted Aug 18, 2015 at Heard on the Street
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Lots of dirt moving in northwest Rochester is a sign that work has started on a new, more than $20 million apartment complex. South Dakota-based Stencil Homes is developing a two-building, 192-unit project called The Pines at Badger Hills. It's... Continue reading
Posted Aug 14, 2015 at Heard on the Street
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Even during the dog days of August, a Christmas miracle could be on the horizon for Rochester. For the past 13 years, families have been visiting the "real" Santa Claus at Rochester's Apache Mall. This incarnation of St. Nicholas has... Continue reading
Posted Aug 13, 2015 at Heard on the Street
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Republican Mike Goggin has announced plans to challenge freshman DFL Sen. Matt Schmit in 2016. Goggin, of Red Wing, works as a project manager at Prairie Island Nuclear Generating Plant, according to news release. He said he wants to put... Continue reading
Posted Aug 12, 2015 at Political Notebook
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First District Rep. Tim Walz said he has decided to vote for the Iran nuclear deal after studying the proposal for a month and listening to Minnesotans. The Mankato Democrat said that while the deal is "far from perfect," it... Continue reading
Posted Aug 11, 2015 at Political Notebook
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The latest entry in Rochester's grocery scene plans to open its doors in mid-September. Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage has been working on a 14,000-square-foot store at 1507 Greenview Drive SW by Kwik Trip and TJ Maxx Plaza for the... Continue reading
Posted Aug 11, 2015 at Heard on the Street
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Assistant Manager Editor Mike Klein spotlighted a press announcement from a Seattle-based biotech company called TapImmune Inc. working with Mayo Clinic this morning. I remember in 2010, when TapImmune first licensed Mayo Clinic technology and began collaborating with Mayo's world-renowned... Continue reading
Posted Aug 10, 2015 at Heard on the Street
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Apollo is coming to Oronoco. The Oronoco Gas N Go convenience store on the east side of U.S. Highway 52 North is popping the top on a new store-within-a-store today. The Gas N Go is opening up an Apollo Liquors... Continue reading
Posted Aug 7, 2015 at Heard on the Street
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Two Minnesota health-care giants, Mayo Clinic and UnitedHealth Group, are joining forces to bring thousands of new patients to Rochester and other Mayo sites for treatment. The Eden Prairie-based insurance provider UnitedHealth announced today it will recommend that patients with... Continue reading
Posted Aug 5, 2015 at Heard on the Street
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Preventice Solutions, a maker of wearable cardiac monitors with deep Rochester roots, is getting a major boost from a medical giant. Boston Scientific Corp. announced Tuesday it now is "a significant shareholder" in Preventice as well as its "exclusive worldwide... Continue reading
Posted Aug 5, 2015 at Heard on the Street
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A northwest Rochester restaurateur has closed the doors of his eatery, but he hopes to eventually take his menu on the road. Over the weekend, Pativath "Vot" Louprasong closed Sok Dee at 4180 18th Ave. NW in front of the... Continue reading
Posted Aug 4, 2015 at Heard on the Street
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Olmsted County Commissioner Sheila Kiscaden has been tapped to serve on a task force that will examine what to do with the state's health insurance exchange. Kiscaden was one of 11 people appointed by Gov. Mark Dayton on Friday to... Continue reading
Posted Jul 31, 2015 at Political Notebook
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A Sioux Falls, S.D., women's fashion shop is opening a new location in Rochester soon. Posh Boutique, a clothing store that carries "premium denim and unique fashion lines," plans to open on Saturday in Suite 200 at 123 16th Ave.... Continue reading
Posted Jul 30, 2015 at Heard on the Street
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So the Post-Bulletin is not the only Minnesota media to take note of Mayo Clinic's recent $2.11 million purchase of the unused U.S. Postal Service center at 3939 Valleyhigh Drive. On July 17, Mayo closed the $29.13 a square foot... Continue reading
Posted Jul 29, 2015 at Heard on the Street
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I've been prying open mussels in restaurants all over the Rochester area for the past few weeks, and in Thursday's 507 I'll have the results. Here's a preview -- one of the four restaurants I'll feature on Thursday: I tend to like just about anything that comes in a shell, from abalone to zebra mussels -- well, maybe not the zebra variety, but just about any other variety of mussels. At City Cafe in Rochester, they're Puget Sound mussels, rope-grown in traditional fashion, and they're about as big and meaty as you'll find, with not a grain of grit. They're... Continue reading
Posted Jul 28, 2015 at Four Stars
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NeoChord, a medical device firm I first wrote about in 2007, made a top 10 list this week on the Medical Device and Diagnostic Industry news site. They posted a "10 Hot Devices We can't Get in the US" list... Continue reading
Posted Jul 28, 2015 at Heard on the Street
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Pizza is returning to Rochester's Northgate Plaza neighborhood. A new carryout franchise called $5 Pizza is gearing up to open in the former Pizza Hut space at 1105 Seventh St. NW, says co-owner Doug Howe. Construction is underway, and he... Continue reading
Posted Jul 28, 2015 at Heard on the Street
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Could the flames of Rochester's always simmering burger wars soon flare up from the heat of competition? Possibly. Another national gourmet burger chain is planning to smash into the Rochester market. Smashburger, a trendy burger juggernaut, is expanding rapidly its... Continue reading
Posted Jul 24, 2015 at Heard on the Street