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Mayo Clinic Rochester named the best in the nation again by U.S. News & World Report

Photos by Chad Johnson


The Mayo Clinic in Rochester remains the best in the nation in recent rankings released by the U.S. News & World Report. In the 2019-2020 list, the Mayo Clinic Rochester was ranked first for the fourth year in a row. The local organization also nabbed the top ranking for medical specialty areas. The U.S. News & World Report “Best Hospitals Honor Roll” features the 20 U.S. hospitals with the highest overall scores in 16 medical and surgical specialties, and nine common procedures and conditions. To be ranked, organizations are measured on survival, experience, nurse staffing, patient services and reputation with other specialists. In other areas, Mayo Clinic in Rochester was ranked second in six specialty areas including, Cardiology and Heart Surgery, Geriatrics, Gynecology, Neurology and Neurosurgery, Orthopedics and Pulmonology and Lung Surgery. The local facility was ranked third in Cancer. U.S. News & World Report analyzed data collected from nearly 5,000 medical centers and survey responses from more than 30,000 physicians to compile its annual “Best Hospitals” rankings.


WHAT’S GOING ON... Upcoming Events for December 2019

Festival of Trees/A Celebration of Giving When: Sunday, Dec. 1 Where: Mayo Civic Center – 30 Civic Center Drive SE, Rochester Time: See website Cost: Free Information: hiawathahomes.org/festival-of-trees/ Details: This treasured event is held to benefit Hiawatha Homes, Inc., whose mission is to provide quality support services to people with disabilities at home and in their community. Lori Line/Celebrating Christmas When: Tuesday, Dec. 3 Where: Mayo Civic Center – 30 Civic Center Drive SE, Rochester Time: 7 pm Cost: $60 Information: mayociviccenter.com/ events-tickets/ Details: It’s the most special year in Lorie’s career as she is celebrating 30 years of touring. She will be performing both new music and the “best of the best” from years past.

Holiday Gift Fair and Fundraiser When: Wednesday, Dec. 4 Where: 125 Live – 125 Elton Hills Drive NW, Rochester Time: 9 am – 4 pm Cost: Free Information: 125livemn.org/holiday-gift-fair/ Brad Boice & Friends Present Home for the Holidays When: Thursday, Dec. 5 Where: Mayo Civic Center – 30 Civic Center Drive SE, Rochester Time: 7 pm Cost: $30-$35 Information: mayociviccenter.com/ events-tickets/ Details: “Home for the Holidays” will present a blend of traditional, contemporary and gospel music. Feast! Local Food Marketplace When: Saturday, Dec. 7 Where: Mayo Civic Center – 30 Civic Center Drive SE, Rochester Time: 10 am – 4 pm Cost: $8/adults, $2/kids age 2-12 Details: Come sip, sample, and stock up on locally-made foods, from Iowa, Minnesota, and Wisconsin. Discover new flavors made with local ingredients to stock your pantry or gift your favorite foodie.


A Charlie Brown Christmas When: Dec. 6 - Dec. 8 Where: Mantorville Theatre – 5 5th St., West, Mantorville Elf: The Musical Time: 7:30 pm Friday and Saturday; 2 pm When: Dec. 6 –Dec. 22 Where: Rochester Civic Theatre Company Sunday Cost: See website 20 Civic Center Drive SE, Rochester Information: mantorvilletheatrecompaTime: 7 pm ny.com Cost: $21 students; $26 seniors; $31 Details: The show is based on the teleadults vision special by Bill Melendez and Lee Information: rochestercivictheatre.org/ Mendelson. Stage Adaptation by Eric performances Schaeffer By Special Arrangement with Details: Based on the 2003 film of the Arthur Whitelaw and Ruby Persson. same name, Elf: The Musical follows Buddy the Elf on his journey to bring the magic of Christmas to his family back in Rochester Male Chorus Christmas Concert New York City. When: Sunday, Dec. 8 Where: Zumbro Lutheran Church - 624 Holiday Harmony 3rd Ave SW, Rochester When: Saturday, December 7 Time: 4:30 pm Where: Elks Lodge Room at Charlie’s Cost: $15 adults; $8 seniors Eatery & Pub Info: Rochestermalechorus.com Time: 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm Details: RMC’s 89th annual Christmas Cost: Free concert will feature a variety of old Rochester Barbershop Chorus and and new Christmas musical selections. Zumbro Valley Chorus of Sweet Adelines Special guests joining the Chorus will will perform a variety of music in fourbe Loud Mouth Brass and Tom Overlie. part a cappella style under the direction Favorite Christmas memories gathered of Merle Savage and Nancy Hayden. from community members will also be The musical selections include: “The shared at the concert. This is an event to First Noel”, “We Need a Little Christmas’”, be enjoyed by all ages. “Jingle Bells” along with other favorite Holiday selections. Calendar listings can change. Please check events before attending.

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WHAT’S GOING ON... Upcoming Events for December 2019

The Platters: Very Merry Christmas Show When: Friday, Dec. 13 Where: Sheldon Theater – 443 West 3rd St., Red Wing Time: 7:30 pm Cost: $35 - $39 Information: sheldontheatre.org/ Details: The legend continues with the one and the only — The Platters®. The legendary Rock, Vocal and Grammy Halls of Fame group boasts 40 charted hits like “Only You”, “Smoke Gets in Your Eyes”, and “Twilight Time.” Christmas at Assisi When: Dec. 13 – Dec. 15 Where: Lourdes Chapel – 1001 14th Street NW, Rochester Time: 7:30 pm; Sunday 4 pm Cost: $15-$32 Information: choralartsensemble.org/ Details: This year, joined by the Honors Concert Choir and the Rochester Area Handbells, Choral Arts will again sing in the season.

A Trashy Little X-Mas Show When: Saturday, Dec. 14 Where: Castle Community – 121 Broadway Ave N, Rochester Time: 8 pm Cost: $20 advance; $25 day of the show; $120 for table of 4 Information: facebook.com/ events/769535516720969/ Details: Ready to be cured of the holiday blahs? This merry mashup of holiday classics and newfangled oldies is the perfect antidote to Seasonal Affective Disorder. Rochester Dance Company Presents the Nutcracker When: Dec. 14 – Dec. 15 Where: Mayo Civic Center – 30 Civic Center Drive SE, Rochester Time: See the website Cost: $18 - $22 Information: mayociviccenter.com/ events-tickets/ Details: Company dancers train at many different studios in the surrounding area and will be joined by professional dancers in the roles of the Sugar Plum Fairy, the Nutcracker, and the Cavalier.


The Music of John Denver – Christmas Show When: Saturday, Dec. 15 Where: Crossings at Carnegie – 320 East Ave., Zumbrota Time: 7:30 pm Cost: See website Information: bit.ly/2BNu7nx Details: The music of John Denver is timeless and well known. Layne Yost’s “Tribute to the Music of John Denver” is a faithful tribute that pays homage to the music and the man Welcome Christmas with Vocalessence When: Saturday, Dec. 14 Where: Christ United Methodist Church 400 5th Avenue SW, Rochester Time: 7:30 pm Cost: Free Information: rochesterchambermusic. org/ Details: Philip Brunelle and the Ensemble Singers of VocalEssence present a program of Christmas carols from Scandinavia and other parts of the United States. Winter Wonderland: Craft & Vendor Show When: Dec. 14 Where: Graham Park – 1570 Fairgrounds Avenue SE, Rochester Time: 9 am – 2 pm Cost: Free Details: Do some last-minute shopping before Christmas. Enjoy the great selection of local businesses showcasing their products.

The Oak Ridge Boys Christmas Show When: Wednesday, Dec. 18 Where: Mayo Civic Center – 30 Civic Center Drive SE, Rochester Time: 7:30 pm Cost: $45 - $125 Information: mayociviccenter.com/ Details: For almost 30 years, Country Music Hall of Fame members and Grammy Award-winning group, The Oak Ridge Boys, have been a part of their fans’ holiday seasons with their annual Christmas tour, including a stop in Rochester. Tonic Sol-Fa: The Nights Before Christmas When: Thursday, Dec. 19 Where: Mayo Civic Center – 30 Civic Center Drive SE, Rochester Time: 7:30 pm Cost: $27.50 Information: mayociviccenter.com Details: This Christmas, the Emmy-award winning a cappella quartet brings a brand-new stage show to you. Enjoy the humor and soulful vocals that make this a holiday tradition for so many. Calendar listings can change. Please check events before attending.

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WHAT’S GOING ON... Upcoming Events for December 2019

13th Annual Holiday Sing Along with Dan Chouinard When: Friday, Dec. 20 Where: St. Main Theatre – 206 Parkway Ave. N, Lanesboro Time: 7:30 pm Cost: $15 general admission; $12 members Information: lanesboroarts.org Details: An annual Lanesboro institution, Twin Cities-based accompanist, writer and vocalist Dan Chouinard is celebrating his 13th year leading the Old-Fashioned Holiday Sing Along. Holiday Party/Kids Night Out When: Friday, Dec. 20 Where: Color Me Mine – 416 Crossroads Drive SW, Rochester Time: 5:30 pm Cost: $30 - $35 Parents, this is a great opportunity to get that last-minute shopping done while your children enjoy the entertainment. Age recommendation 5-10 years.

Critter Sunday: Silly Over Snakes When: Sunday, Dec. 22 Where: Quarry Hill Nature Center – 701 Silver Creek Road NE, Rochester Time: 1:30 pm Cost: $2 adult; $1 children; free for members Information: qhnc.org/event-detail/679 Details: There are eight varieties of snakes at the nature center. Slither in to hear some silly facts about snakes. Pat Egan When: Friday, Dec. 27 Where: Taco Jed – 808 S. Broadway, Rochester Time: 7 pm Cost: Free Information: facebook.com/ events/2403275496595650/ Details: Come here some original songs mixed with some deep covers. Calendar listings can change. Please check events before attending.


Winter Show – Just for Kix, Lake City When: Saturday, Dec. 28 Where: Lincoln High School – 300 S. Garden St., Lake City Time: 11 am Cost: See website Information: bit.ly/2BRlGYq Details: Enjoy the annual winter dance show. Rotary US Bank Holiday Classic When: Dec. 27 – Dec. 29 Where: Mayo Civic Center – 30 Civic Center Drive SE, Rochester Time: 11 am Cost: Free Information: mayociviccenter.com/ Details: This is the annual 3-club fundraiser for Rochester Rotary Risers, Greater Rochester Rotary and The Rotary Club of Rochester. Thirty-two Minnesota varsity basketball teams are hosted and play two games over two days. All proceeds from the event are distributed as community grants to local nonprofits working with youth for education.

Calling Dinosaurs When: Saturday, Dec. 28 Where: Taco Jed – 808 S Broadway, Rochester Time: 7 pm Cost: Free Information: facebook.com/ events/468166547098965/ Details: Calling Dinosaurs features Jeremy Jewell and Tracy Sonnier. The music they play mixes their different but synergistic styles. New Year’s Eve with Monroe Crossing When: Tuesday, Dec. 31 Where: Sheldon Theater – 443 West 3rd St., Red Wing Time: 7:30 pm Cost: $26-$31 Information: sheldontheatre.org/ Details: Named in honor of Bill Monroe, Monroe Crossing dazzles audiences with an electrifying blend of classic bluegrass, bluegrass gospel, and heartfelt originals. Their airtight harmonies, razor sharp arrangements, and on-stage rapport make them audience favorites across the United States and Canada.

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THE SOLDIERS FIELD VETERANS MEMORIAL

Colin L. Powell visited the Memorial on May 16, 2006 with Wayne Stillman and Harry Kerr. Many people and Cannons from the contractors in the Gulf War and World construction trade, AN IMPRESSIVE $4-$5 War I are on display. Primary plus many others, donated their MILLION MEMORIAL funding came from the sale time, talent and materials to of pavers, purchased by or for make this Memorial one of the THAT WAS BUILT veterans, that form the walkway finest in the country. It was built TO HONOR THOSE surrounding the Memorial. The without the use of tax dollars, WHO GAVE ALL AND 8”x20” feature that contain the and all committee members DEDICATED TO ALL name of a veteran, when they are unpaid volunteers. An WHO SERVED served, and the branch they interest bearing perpetual fund served in. of $500,000 was established to maintain the Memorial. War to the Gulf War. Located five blocks south of Educational markers that show A focal point of the Memorial the Mayo Clinic, at 300 7th St. the history and proper etiquette is a granite wall 12’high by fifty S.W., it consists of four circular of the American flag stand one feet long that contains the granite walls, a 12’ x 51’ main inside of the memorial. Statues names of over 2,300 people, wall, 50 trees, 4,920 pavers, 36 of a mother and child, and a from S.E. Minnesota, who died granite benches, the U.S. flag, nurse and a medic treating a as a result of injuries service to the Minnesota flag, six Armed wounded soldier stand near sustained in Forces flags and the POW/MIA the Wall of Remembrance. The our country from the Civil flag. logos of the Military Academies War to the present. The outside walls feature are engraved on the rear of the battle graphics from the Civil Wall as well. There is a small SoldiersFieldMemorial.org War to the Gulf War, and the complex featuring a statue of Contact: Wayne Stillman inside walls are engraved with a WW-II soldier at the corner 507-289-8981 stories of important military of 6th St. and 2nd Ave S.W., the wstillman@coloradofinance.com events from the Revolutionary entrance to the Memorial.


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Mayo Pharmacy Shops at Gonda (Mayo Clinic logo merchandise, coffee, snacks, newspapers, gifts) Mayo Clinic Quiet Room/Patient Communication Center Mayo Patient Travel Services Barbara Woodward Lips Patient Education Ctr. Daube’s (bakery/sandwiches) Subway (sandwiches) Lairs Shoes (orthodics) Bruegger’s Bagels Hanny’s Menswear Kahler Barber Shop Rhea’s Silk Scarves & More La Ree Boutique Associated Bank Baby Baby The Dove (children’s clothing) Caribou Coffee Counselor Realty Cinnabon/ Anne’s Pretzels Quizno’s Subs Dairy Queen/ Orange Julius Gallery On First Ave. (original art) James Krom Natural Images (art) The Mayo Store for Compression/ Mastectomy Products James Krom Natural Images (art) Hanny’s St. Croix (Men’s) Style by Hanny’s (Women’s) Couture by Hanny’s (Women’s) Eye Q Intelligent Eyeware

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99 Giggles Carroll’s Cup (frozen yogurt) Carroll’s Corn (popcorn/snacks) Total Image Hair Studio & Barber Shop The Mayo Store Chocolate Oasis Ell Boutique Renning’s Flower Shop

KAHLER HOTEL LOBBY • ArtPacks • Avis/Budget Car Rental • Grand Grill • Huber Eyecare • Lord Essex Restaurant • Martini’s at the Kahler • Peacock Books - Wildlife Art • Salient Oils • Star Transportation • Starbucks • Teatime KAHLER STREET LEVEL ENTRANCE • Dunkin Donuts • Happy Mart • Lasker Jewelers • Optical Vision with Flair • Starbucks • UPS Store • Victorias Ristorante and Wine Bar

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SHOPPING & ENTERTAINMENT

The home of “gently used” brand name...

g Clothin Apparel ries Accesso shoes & More!

up to

70% Less Than Retail

We Buy Too!

3851 Marketplace Drive NW

507-258-4000 Mon-Fri 10-8; Sat: 10-6 Sun: 11-5

www.clothesmentor.com

Heritage House Victorian Museum

Featuring furnishings and fashions of the era. 507-286-9208

Central Park – 225 First Ave NW, Rochester MN

Peaceful Trail, Outdoor Devotional Areas Votive Candle Chapel Shrine Church / Daily Mass and Confessions 9am-4pm [After Labor Day - May] 9am-6pm [June - Labor Day]

Gift Shop / Café [9am-4pm /9am-5:30pm Summer] www.guadalupeshrine.org / (877) 799-4059


SHOPPING & ENTERTAINMENT

FREE SAMPLES! 1201 S. Broadway Avenue • Rochester, MN (Located in Crossroads Center, behind Outback Steakhouse)

beefjerkyoutlet.com/rochester • 507.258.5198

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SERVICES


SERVICES

Great Vision Begins with Healthy Eyes Kahler Grand Lobby 507-322-6400 20 2nd Avenue SW Rochester, MN 55902

Dr. Roshani Sellon, Optometrist

Sienna Square 507-206-4567 2711 Commerce Dr. NW, Suite 100 Rochester, MN 55901

Dr. Gary “Ty” Huber, Optometrist

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DINING GUIDE

Handcrafted Cocktails Catering Special Events Private Party Room (up to 28 people)

Located in the Castle Building • 507.361.2070 • CameoAtTheCastle.com 121 N. Broadway Ave • STE 100 • Rochester, MN 55906 Mon-Fri: Lunch & Brunch 11a-2:30p • Sat & Sun 10a-2p | Dinner Service: Mon-Sat 5p-10p • Sun 5p-9p


DINING GUIDE

Gourmet Pizza, Pasta & Live Music Rustic comfort food, craft beers, and rambunctious martinis amid a backdrop of live music every night! Open Monday through Thursday 5 to 11 Friday and Saturday 5 to 12 Closed Sunday 300 First Avenue NW • Lower Level Rochester, MN 55901 507.281.2978 • redwoodroom.com

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INDIA

Voted Best Indian GARDEN AUTHENTIC Restaurant INDIAN for Last 8 FOOD Years!

Restaurant & Lounge

A Tradition Since 1854 Owned by the Pappas Family Since 1946 Take a step back in time... You’ll step back in time when dining at the Hubbell House. At one time, the Hubbell House was a stagecoach, today it is an historic, award-winning restaurant and cocktail lounge. 502 N. Main - Mantorville, MN 55955

507-635-2331 hubbellhouserestaurant.com

TUES: WED: FRI: SAT: SUN:

Lunch Buffet All You Can Eat Mon-Fri $10.99 Sat-Sun $11.99

• We cater to all occasions • Take out service available Lunch – Mon-Fri 11am-2:30pm Dinner – Mon-Sat 5-10pm Grand Brunch – Sat & Sun 11am-3pm Dinner – Sunday 5-9:30pm

1107 N. Broadway • Rochester, MN 55906 • Phone: 507-288-6280

Trivia Bar Bingo Chef created daily lunch Fish Fry Prime Rib & Shrimp specials Steak & Shrimp

KTTC Fan Favorite Award

PappysPlaceRochester.com 1635 Hwy 52 N • Rochester, MN 55901 • 507.258.4550


DINING GUIDE

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Indian Grocery Now Open!

HOURS

Monday-Friday: 4pm-10pm Sat-Sun: 11am-10pm

Daily From: Buffet:

11am-3pm &

Menu: 4pm-10pm

1647 South Broadway Rochester, MN 507-258-7500 • RoyalIndianCuisineMN.com


DINING GUIDE

Casual dining with a million dollar view Monday thru Friday open at 5pm Saturday open at 4:30pm Sundays open at 11am serving brunch with eggs and omelettes to order

507-367-4567 www.fishermaninn.com 8 Fisherman Dr. NW, Oronoco Take 52 N to mile 67.5 & turn right on Cty 12. Go 4 miles and turn left at the Fisherman’s Inn arrow sign and follow to the lake.

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PROUD FAMILY BUSINESS OF OVER 30 YEARS

SERVING UP TRADITIONS

SINCE 1984

AWARD WINNING BREAKFAST

LUNCH

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ONLINE ORDERING AVAILABLE FREE PARKING | OUTDOOR SEATING FULL SERVICE BAR | LIVE ENTERTAINMENT APPAREL FOR PURCHASE

OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK | 7 :00 A.M.- 10:00 P.M.

VISIT CANADIANHONKER.COM FOR A COMPLETE LIST OF MENU ITEMS 507-282-6572 | 1203 2ND STREET SW | ROCHESTER, MN | FREE PARKING ACROSS FROM ST MARYS


A creative take on Mexican food in a playful modern space. Lots of Tequila, margaritas and fresh craft cocktails. Tap Mexican and American beers. Hours: M-W 11am-12am

Th- Sa 11am-1am

216 1st Ave SW Rochester, MN 55902

Su- Closed

507-289-1949

VOTED BEST BURGER SINCE 2003!

Opens Daily at 11:00am DOWNTOWN - 507-289-0577 NORTH - 507-226-8266 216 1/2 1st Ave SW Above City Cafe

5231 East Frontage Rd

EXPRESS - 507-289-0577

SOUTH - 507-258-7575

Skyway between University Square and US Bank

1201 South Broadway Crossroads Shopping Center

www.newtsbar.com


3rd Street NW

Skyway, Subway & Parking Guide Senior Citizens Center

Peace Garden

West Center Street

For more information on parking visit www.rochesterparking.com

Civic Cente North

Hilton Rochester Mayo Clinic Area

1st Avenue Lot

The Shops at Wells Fargo University Square Bank

Broadway Residents & Suites

1st Avenue NE

Center Street Days Inn Ramp

Patie City B Parki

Patient Shuttle City Bus Parking

Patient Care Buildings Subways 1st Street NW ColonialSkyway Access

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Peace Plaza

US Post Office

Rochester bens Marriott Hotel

Civic Center Ramp

1st Street Ramp DoubleTree Hotel Rochester

Rosa Parks Pavilion

mmer US Bank Centerplace

Public Library

2nd Street SW Massey

Associated Bank Building

Lanmark Center Kersten

Hilton Garden Inn

U.S. 63

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TRANSPORTATION AMTRAK

Safe, on-time rail passenger service. Train stop is located one hour east of Rochester in Winona. See Van/Shuttle listings for ground transportation. Amtrak reservations . . 800-USA-RAIL (872-7245) amtrak.com AUTOMOTIVE SERVICE Automotive Procare . . . . . . . . . . .507-282-5200 automotiveprocare.com AVIATION

Rochester International Airport (RST) is currently served by American Airlines, Delta Air Lines and United Airlines. RST provides daily, nonstop service to major hubs, allowing connections to many world-wide destinations. American Airlines . . . . . . . . . . . . .800-433-7300 aa.com Delta Airlines . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .800-225-2525 delta.com United Airlines . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .800-864-8331 united.com Signature Flight Support . . . . . . . .507-282-1717 signatureflight.com/locations/rst

BUS

Privately-owned Rochester City Lines provides comfortable, dependable public transit. Rochester City Lines . . . . . . . . . . .507-288-4353 rochestercitylines.com Rochester Public Transportation (RPT) provides safe and convenient public transportation with weekday and Saturday fixed routes, and paratransit service for individuals unable to use fixed route buses. Rochester Public Transit . . .507-328-RIDE (7433)

rochestermn.gov/departments/public-transportation

CAR RENTAL

Find the company to best suit your needs, from reservations, to pickup and return, to cost. Avis - airport . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .507-288-5655 Avis - Kahler Grand Hotel . . . . . . .507-288-5222 avis.com. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 800-352-7900 Budget - airport . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .507-252-5055 Budget - Kahler Grand Hotel . . . .507-424-3377 Budget - 10th Ave SW . . . . . . . . .507-289-0408 budget.com . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 800-214-6094 Denaro Motors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .507-288-1156 denaromotors.com Dollar Rent a Car . . . . . . . . . . . . . .866-434-2226 dollar.com . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 800-800-5252 Enterprise - airport . . . . . . . . . . . .507-289-3366 Enterprise - 38th St NW . . . . . . . .507-282-9190 enterprise.com . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 855-266-9565 Hertz - airport . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .507-288-2244 Hertz - US Highway 52 . . . . . . . . .507-289-6640 hertz.com. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 800-654-4173 Kuehn Rentals . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .507-536-9800 kuehnrentals.com


GUIDE ROCHESTER LUXURY TRANSPORTATION

A variety of vehicles and services for luxury, comfort, and convenience. Chamberlain Concierge and Lifestyle Management . . . . . . . . .507-208-1051 yourchamberlain.com Corporate Car & Coach . . . . . . . . .507-261-4660 ridewithcorpcar.com Destiny Limousine . . . . . . . . . . . . .507-206-7437 destinylimorochester.com Gold Crown Limousine . . . . . . . .507-285-9528 goldcrownlimo.com Med City Limousines . . . . . . . . . .507-398-6659 medcitylimos.com Rochester Limo . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .507-322-3060 rochesterluxurylimo.com RTS Limousine Service . . . . . . . . .507-529-4222 Star Transportation . . . . . . . . . . . .507-281-0969 limostar.com

TAXI CAB

Service door to door, or to and from the airport. Med-City Taxi . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .507-282-8294 medcitytaxi.com Rochester Taxi, Inc. . . . . . . . 507-424-TAXI (8294) RST Taxi . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .507-316-0955 rsttaxiservice.com Yellow Cab of Rochester . . . . . . . .507-282-2222 An alternative to traditional taxi service, hire a private driver using any smartphone device. Uber . . . . . . . . . .uber.com/cities/rochester-mn Lyft . . . . . . .lyft.com/rider/cities/rochester-mn

WHEELCHAIR-ACCESSIBLE TRANSPORT

VAN/SHUTTLE Local destinations including home or hotel. GO Airport Shuttle . . . . . . . . . . . .844-787-1670 Non-emergency medical transport (ambulatory, wheelchair, stretcher, bariatric) for those with disabilities, special needs, or medical conditions. ADO Transportation Inc. . . . . . . . .507-322-6130 Handi Van . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .507-281-3600 handivanrides.com R & S Transport . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .507-289-5080 rstransportinc.com Remjoy Transportation/Med Supply . .507-206-6650

goairportshuttle.com/rochester_rst_airport_shuttle

Rochester Shuttle Service . . . . . . .507-216-6354 rochestershuttleservice.com Groome Transportation . . . . . . . .507-280-9270 groometransportation.com/rochester Star Transportation . . . . . . . . . . . .507-281-0969 limostar.com/listings/executive-sprinter-shuttle Destiny Limousine . . . . . . . . . . . . .507-206-7437 destinylimorochester.com 49 45


ROCHE STER area activities excitement

fills every corner of Rochester, a city that is home to culture, art, history and heritage. Create your own vivid adventure and explore attractions off the beaten track, relax in cozy restaurants, dip in and out of imaginative boutiques and find something inspiring at every turn.


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GOLF COURSES IN

ROCHESTER EASTWOOD GOLF COURSE

3505 Eastwood Rd SE, 507-281-6173 Rochester, MN 55902

HADLEY CREEK GOLF COURSE

2427 Hadley Valley Rd NE, 507-529-4119 Rochester, MN 55906

MAPLE VALLEY GOLF COUNTRY CLUB

Maple Valley Golf Country Club, 507-285-9100 Rochester, MN 55904

NORTHERN HILLS GOLF COURSE 4721 W Circle Dr, 507-281-6170 Rochseter, MN 55901

OAK SUMMIT GOLF COURSE 2751 Co Hwy 16, 507-252-1808 Rochester, MN 55902

ROCHESTER GOLF + COUNTRY CLUB 3100 Country Club Rd SW, 507-282-2708 Rochester, MN 55902

SOLIDERS FIELD GOLF COURSE

244 Soldiers Field Drive SW, 507-281-6176 Rochester, MN 55902

WILLOW CREEK GOLF COURSE 1700 48th St SW, 507-285-0305 Rochester, MN 55902

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AUSTIN COUNTRY CLUB

1202 28th St NE, 507-437-7631 Austin, MN 55912

BLOOMING PRAIRIE COUNTRY CLUB 7701 118th St SE, 507-583-2887 Blooming Prairie, MN 55917

CEDAR RIVER COUNTRY CLUB 14927 MN-56, 507-582-3595 Adams, MN 55909

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CHOSEN VALLEY GOLF CLUB 1801 Main St S, 507-867-4305 Chatfield, MN 55923

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COFFEE MILL GOLF & COUNTRY CLUB 180 Coffee Mill Dr, 651-565-4332 Wabasha, MN 55981

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DODGE COUNTRY CLUB

18187 County Hwy 34, 507-374-2374 Dodge Center, MN 55927

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HARMONY GOLF CLUB

545 4th St NE, 507-886-5622 Harmony, MN 55939

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LAKE CITY GOLF

33587 Lakeview Drive, 651-345-3221 Lake City, MN 55041

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LAKE PEPIN GOLF COURSE

70895 260th Avenue, 651-345-5768 Lake City, MN 55041

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MEADOW GREENS GOLF COURSE 25238 540th Ave, 507-433-4878 Austin, MN 55912

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MISSISSIPPI NATIONAL GOLF LINKS 408 Golf Links Dr., 651-388-1874 Red Wing, MN 55066

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MOUNT FRONTENAC GOLF COURSE 32420 Ski Rd, 651-388-5852 Frontenac, MN 55026

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OAKS GOLF CLUB

73671 170th Ave, 507-477-3233 Hayfield, MN 55940

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PINE ISLAND GOLF COURSE 920 8th St SE, 507-356-8252 Pine Island, MN 55963

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PIPER HILLS GOLF COURSE 25233 534th St, 507-534-2613 Plainview, MN 55964

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25019 County Rd, 507-457-3129 Winona, MN 55987

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RED WING GOLF COURSE

1311 West E 6th St, 651-388-9524 Red Wing, MN 55066

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RIVER’S BEND AT THE OLD BARN RESORT 24461 Heron Rd, 507-467-2512 Preston, MN 55965

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RIVERVIEW GREENS

1800 Clubhouse Dr NE, 507-533-9393 Stewartville, MN 55976

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SOMERBY GOLF CLUB

975 Somerby Pkwy NE, 507-775-3700 Byron, MN 55220

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ST. CHARLES GOLF COURSE 1920 Gladiola Dr, 507-932-5444 St. Charles, MN 55972

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THE BRIDGES GOLF COURSE 22852 Co Hwy 17, 507-452-3535 Winona, MN 55987

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THE JEWEL GOLF CLUB

1900 Clubhouse Dr, 651-345-2672 Lake City, MN 55041

VALLEY HIGH GOLF CLUB

9203 Mound Prairie Drive, 507-894-4444 Houston, MN 55943

WESTFIELD GOLF CLUB

1460 W 5th St, 507-452-6901 Winona MN 55987

ZUMBRO FALLS GOLF CLUB 60146 Hwy 63, 507-753-3131 Zumbro Falls, MN 55991

ZUMBRO VALLEY GOLF CLUB 25202 615th St, 507-635-2821 Mantorville, MN 55955

ZUMBROTA GOLF CLUB

80 Golf Links Ave, 507-732-5817 Zumbrota, MN 55992

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Hwy 16 West, 507-765-4485 Preston, MN 55965

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CASINOs

Treasure Island

RESORT & CASINO, WELCH MN

Located right on the Mississippi River, our breath-taking casino resort boasts fine and casual dining options, a fullservice salon and spa, a family-friendly water park and a 3,000-seat event center. The action-packed gaming floor is home to thousands of slots, rows upon rows of table games, a live poker room and a bingo center. Seasonal amenities include a marina, a 100-passenger cruise ship, an RV park and a golf course. 800-222-7077, ticasino.com

Diamond Jo Casino NORTHWOOD, IA

Located just off I-35 in northern Iowa’s Worth County, Diamond Jo Worth is a high-energy casino and entertainment destination. They offer nearly 1,000 slots, 22 table games, a poker room, live entertainment every Friday and Saturday in the Big Wheel Bar, a meeting and event center, and four restaurants. 641-323-7777, diamondjoworth.com


rochester culture

Photo by Erin Young

MAYO CIVIC CENTER

Mayo Civic Center is Southern Minnesota’s premier destination for local, regional, national and international conventions, entertainment, social and sporting opportunities. 507-328-2220, mayociviccenter.com

ROCHESTER ART CENTER Exhibitions of local, regional, and nationally acclaimed artists, as well as classes and workshops for children and adults. Free family days and book clubs. 507-282-8629, rochesterartcenter.org

NOW THRU

SEPTEMBER

GENOME: UNLOCKING LIFE’S CODE POSITIVE EXPOSURE FIRST PERSON PLURAL BEYOND THE DIAGNOSIS MYRIPHON INTIMATE GRAVITY G-ENGA

21ST ROCHESTER CIVIC MUSIC 507-282-8629 | 40 CIVIC CENTER DRIVE SE |ROCHESTERARTCENTER.ORG

RIVERSIDE CONCERTS

“Down by the Riverside” is an annual free outdoor summer concert series held In Mayo Park Sun eves during July & Aug. “Riverside Live” is a series of ticketed indoor concerts Sept-May. 507-285-8076, riversideconcerts.com Photo by Erin Young

ROCHESTER CIVIC THEATER Rochester Civic Theater is Minnesota’s largest community theatre. Visit website for 2019 theater season. 507-282-8481, rochestercivictheatre.org

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TOURS AMISH TOURS of HARMONY Tours of the largest Amish colony in Minnesota are 45 minutes southeast of Rochester in Harmony. Visit the Amish gift & furniture store. Tours are held year around, except Sundays. 1-800-752-6474, amish-tours.com

BARN QUILT TOURS, CALDONIA, MN

Driving tours of almost sixty beautifully painted barn quilts which adorn agricultural buildings in this scenic area. Bus tours offered on selected dates. Maps available on website. 507-725-TOURS, caledonia.com/barn/quilts

ASSISI HEIGHTS ROCHESTER MN

Call ahead at 507-282-7441 Sits atop one of the highest hills in Olmsted County and resembles the Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi in Italy. Tours are available Mon at 2 p.m. & Sat at 1:30 p.m. or by appt.

ROLLINGSTONe LUXEMBOURG HERITAGE MUSEUM Rollingston, MN

Former city hall with thousands of items from Luxembourg immigrants. Open all year by appointment. Free admission by calling ahead. 507-689-2330

Photos by Chad Johnson

NIAGARA CAVE, HARMONY MN

Pan for gemstones and fossils, play mini golf, enjoy 10 acres of picnic grounds. Safe, lighted, one-hour tour of one of the top-rated caves in the US. 507-886-6606, niagaracave.com


Plummer House Tours June - August • Noon - 6pm Self Guided • Every Wednesday The Plummer house includes many innovations that were quite novel for their time. The 5 story home is over 300 feet long with over 20,000 square feet total with 11,000 square feet of living space. Visible from much of SW Rochester, the Plummer House and its water tower mark the summit of a Rochester neighborhood nicknamed Pill Hill, so called because it typically houses many Mayo doctors.1091 Plummer Lane SW · Rochester

MYSTERY CAVE, PRESTON MN Stalactites, stalagmites, flowstone, fossils, and beautiful underground pools. Scenic, educational and photographic tours available. 507-937-3251, dnr.state.mn.us

HISTORY CENTER OF OLMSTED COUNTY Historic farmsteads, historic buildings, and the History Center museum. History Center museum houses the exhibit gallery, gift shop, Wilson Library and the Wickland Archives. 507-282-9447, olmstedhistory.com The History Center also operates seasonal tours of Mayowood Mansion. Mayowood Mansion Regular Season Public Tour Schedule: April-October.

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Area activities ROCHESTER NEWCOMERS CONNECTION

Rochester Newcomers Connection (RNC) is a social club for adults and families. RNC offers a number of ongoing activity groups and planned events where people can meet new friends, explore the city, and share common interests. We welcome anyone residing in the greater Rochester Minnesota area. Although our name contains the word ‘Newcomers’ and we maintain a ‘newcomer’ focus, we have found that when people have a change in life circumstances they often seek out a group such as ours. rochesternewcomersconnection.com

NATIONAL EAGLE CENTER,

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WABASHA MN

Climb in an eagle’s nest or test your strength against an eagle’s, learn how eagles soar and view wild eagles on the river. Open daily, live eagle programs. 651-565-4989, RED WING: a historic city along the mighty Mi nationaleaglecenter.org

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is a River, ROCHESTER outdoor activities, artistic experiences, unique

HONKERS

small towns in America by USA Weekend Maga Destinations by the National Trust for Historic P district has been restored to its early 1900s sty ACTIVITIES ON THE RIVER AND RAIL While fly and bait fisherman explore creeks and river pools, riverboat enthusiasts can watch paddle boats come up from New Orleans to dock at Red Wing.

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This toy store was voted the best in Minnesota and one of the top 10 toy stores in the world. It offers toys that stimulate imaginations and leave room for kids to create from their minds and hearts. LARK makes their own fudge in-house and boast an amazing antique toy museum. The solid wood hand-carved LARK Carousel is a work of art that people of all ages can view and ride, and the 18-hole mini golf course with waterfalls and a playthrough cave is fun for all.

RED 507-767-3387, WING, larktoys.com, 63604 170th Ave Minnesota rad zoo, owatonna

The RAD Zoo is one of the largest displays of reptiles and amphibians in the world, with more than 150 different kinds of snakes, turtles, lizards, crocodilians, and amphibians, all on display.

ississippi River. Voted one3297 of the best 507-455-1465, Country Rd. 45N, TheRadZoo.com azine, and named 1 of 12 Distinctive Preservation, the entire downtown yle. The RAD Zoo is one of the largest displays of reptiles and amphibians in the world, with more than 150 different kinds of snakes, turtles, lizards, crocodilians, and amphibians, all on display.

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boating on the river Zoo co-owner and director Jamie Adam Pastika has run the business with his wife, Melissa Gail Pastika, and their staff for eight years. "We cater o families looking for a fun, educational experience for their kids. We make · a point that everyone who visits our zoo has an opportunity to pet at least one animal, typically an alligator or a large boa or python," said Jamie. Daily shows give guests a chance to learn more about the animals, and pet a few of them at shows end. During weekend feeding times, guests can watch many of the snakes and crocodiles dining.

The Pastikas are constantly working on new exhibits. This summer they hope to have sailfin dragons as well as a tank of South American river turtles. Pastika said that there are many satisfying aspects of being a zookeeper, like taking care of the animals by trying to build them homes similar to what they would experience in the wild. He enjoys watching excited kids interact directly with the animals.

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PARKS COVERED BRIDGE PARK, ZUMBROTA, MN This is the site of Minnesota’s only authentic covered bridge, which spans the Zumbro River and leads to a public walking trail. Home to Kid’s Kingdom, one of the region’s largest play areas.

On The North Side Of The Zumbro River Is The Scenic 64-Acre Covered Bridge Park. It Contains Nature And Trails, Modern Camp Sites, Restrooms/Shower, Shelters, Picnic Areas, Kids Kingdom Playground, Horseshoe, Softball Fields, Swimming Pool, Stream Fishing, Frisbee Golf, Volleyball Area, And Ice Rink. Across Hwy. 58 The East Covered Bridge Park Is A Modern Softball Complex, Full Outdoor Basketball Court And Skate Board Park. 507-732-7318 (Zumbrota City Hall), ci.zumbrota.mn.us FOSTER AREND PARK,

ROCHESTER MN

4000 East River Rd NE. Sandy beach, swimming, fishing & picnic grounds with shelter. 507-328-2525

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OXBOW PARK & ZOLLMAN ZOO, BYRON MN The zoo is anchored in the middle of the 600-acre park, and it showcases circa 40 different Minnesota-native species, including all animal classes: fish, reptiles, amphibians, birds and mammals. Oxbow offers educational programs about Minnesota wildlife. Zoo and nature center tours, hiking trails, and picnic facilities. Open all year. 507-775-2451, co.olmsted.mn.us

QUARRY HILL NATURE CENTER, ROCHESTER MN Designated as a Park and Trail

of Regional Significance by the Greater Minnesota Parks and Trails Commission, Quarry Hill Park is a historic and natural treasure at the heart of the community. Hiking trails, biking trails, a pond, restored oak savanna, limestone fossil quarry and historic sandstone caves shape the park’s 329 acres. 507-281-6114, qhnc.org ROCHESTER PARK & RECREATION DEPARTMENT, ROCHESTER MN Swimming at 2 outdoor pools and one lake. Golf courses, miles of trails for bicycling, hiking, jogging, and other recreational activities. 507-328-2525, rochestermn.gov/departments/parks-and-recreation

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1607 Hwy. 14 E, 507-322-6197 Rochester’s Premier Indoor Trampoline Park Air insanity is over 32,000 sq. ft. of fun for the whole family. We are much more than your ordinary trampoline park, we offer the best of trampoline park experience with a host of incredible indoor adventure attraction options.

Roca Climbing & Fitness ROCHESTER MN

6071 Rome Circle NW, 507-218-1500 Roca Climbing & Fitness is Rochester, MN’s best indoor rock climbing gym that offers outstanding climbing, yoga, and fitness opportunities.

machine shed ROCHESTER MN

507-258-6501 We’re like that arcade that you hung out at during high school, only better. At the Machine Shed we don’t use quarters or tokens, just pay a one-time fee and play all our games, all day. TWO LOCATIONS Downtown: 11 2nd Street NE, Apache Mall: US Hwy. 52 and US Hwy. 14


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3020 N Broadway Ave., 507-722-2386 What is archery combat? Dodgeball for a new generation that teaches an actual skill. We also play nerf wars! Nerf wars are awesome! Make a mess in our arena and not in your house! Bowlocity ROCHESTER MN

2810 N. Broadway, 507-288-2601 We have 24-lanes of bowling with state-of-the-art scoring, a 45-game redemption arcade, a multi-level laser tag arena, and a full sports bar with delicious food. Reservations recommended! Skyline raceway ROCHESTER MN

2248 40th St. SW, 507-287-6289 Skyline Raceway offers the best in go-karting, mini golf, and gemstone panning! bounce world ROCHESTER MN

4430 19th St. NW, 507-316-0788 We have a 15,000 square foot building full of inflatable bounce houses, inflatable slides and other interactive inflatables. Bounce World is a great place in Rochester to bring the family and play for open bounce or to host your next birthday party. In addition to our inflatables that you can jump, slide and bounce on, we have a mechanical bull that gives rides on the weekends!


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Nestled in the picturesque valley of the Zumbro River, historic Mantorville, MN, is a delight to visit! Discover the same charm that inspired the Mantor brothers and their families to settle here in 1854, and inspired the citizens of Mantorville to preserve the entire 12-block downtown area by placing it on the National Historic Registry in 1975.

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• The Restoration House & Log House Living History Exhibits • The Dodge County Historical Society Museums • The Mantorville Welcome Center • Mantorville Chamber of Commerce 866-313-8687 • Mantorville Regional Welcome Center 507-635-4636 www.mantorvilletourism.com

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A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS by Charles M. Schulz

November 22 - December 8 Fri, Sat 7:30pm & Sun 2pm

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Based on the TV special by Bill Melendez & Lee Mendelson. Stage adaptation by Eric Schaeffer by special arrangement with Arthur Whitelaw and Ruby Persson.

Only 20 minutes from Rochester!

Tickets: $15 - $17 mantorvilletheatrecompany.com

Opera House, 5 - 5th St. W, Mantorville

Take a tour through history! RestoRation House & Log Cabin

Built in the 1850’s

OPEN May - OctOBer tues.-sun. 1-5pM North of the Hubbell House, Mantorville

Restaurant & Lounge

A Tradition Since 1854 Owned by the Pappas Family Since 1946

Take a step back in time... Once a stagecoach stop to the endless prairie; The Hubbell House is an historic, award-winning restaurant and cocktail lounge.

502 N. Main - Mantorville, MN 55955

507-635-2331 hubbellhouserestaurant.com Lunch: 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. Tues - Fri 11:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. Saturday

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Dinner: 4 p.m. - close Tues - Sat 11:30 a.m. - close Sunday CLOSED MONDAYS Located 13 miles west of Rochester on Hwy 14; then 2 miles north on Hwy 57


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Tucked along the banks of the Root River in Southeastern Minnesota you’ll find a hidden gem... Historic Lanesboro! Discover a slower pace of life with no chain stores, fast food franchises or stop lights. This quaint town offers invigorating outdoor adventures, breathtaking views, rich artistic and cultural experiences, unique shopping, locally grown foods, wine and fine dining.

Arts & Culture You can take in a spir-ited comedy or stirring drama in a state-of-the-art theatre, view work by talented regional artists and attend a lively gallery opening.

A performance at Commonweal Theatre

Lanesboro Arts

Lanesboro is an Arts Campus destination with a thriving community of artisans across many disciplines.


One of America’s Prettiest Towns! Listed in Minnesota Monthly’s Hidden Minnesota; made Forbes’ “America’s Prettiest Towns” list. Come discover Lanesboro for yourself!

Find out more at lanesboro.com

The Great Outdoors Take a bike ride on the famous 60-mile, paved Root River State Bike Trail or an adventurous canoe or kayak trip down the Root River, or try your hand at trout fishing. Easy-to-rent bikes, tubes, canoes, kayaks and fishing gear are all available. The bluffs under a blanket of snow

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Red Wing Red Wing is a historic city along the mighty Mississippi River.

ACTIVITIES ON THE RIVER AND RAIL While fly and bait fisherman explore creeks and river pools, riverboat enthusiasts can watch paddle boats come up from New Orleans to dock at Red Wing. Train and architecture buffs will enjoy a visit to the historic train depot.

In historic Downtown Red Wing, MN

Dine In ~ Delivery ~ Take Out

Lounge ~ Catering Pizza ~ Prime Rib ~ Steaks ~ Seafood ~ Ribs

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Voted one of the best small towns in America by USA Weekend Magazine, and named 1 of 12 Distinctive Destinations by the National Trust for Historic Preservation, the entire downtown district has been restored to its early 1900s style.

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YEAR-ROUND FUN FOR ALL During autumn and winter, enjoy apple orchards, a pumpkin patch and corn mazes. Holiday visitors can enjoy hot cocoa and hay rides. Experience River City Days festival when summer is in full bloom!

Photo by: Chad Johnson

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Over 6,000 vintage pieces plus a beautiful gift store await you!

LARGEST & most EXTENSIVE collection of Red Wing clay products!

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507-218-8249

◆ Full line of Quilting fabrics & supplies ◆ Colorful threads ◆ Hand-dyed Wool

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wendy westlake studios – Original fine art – Open by appointment

An eclectic mix of clothing & accessories for women of all ages. Monday- Friday 10am - 5pm Saturday 9:30am - 4pm

507-259-1481 wendywestlake.com

Sinclair Design Studio – art and design services – Open by appointment

612-207-3215

320 S Main, Zumbrota, MN 55992

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305 West Avenue zumbrota

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Guest rooms feature: • Microwave and refrigerator • USB ports • Coffee maker • Work desk • Flat-panel TV

Special rates for patients and their families attending the Mayo Clinic

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Walk to shop/dine

X

Free wifi

Fitness center

On-site restaurant

X

Hot tub

$M-F $$

Pool

X

Shuttle

Pet friendly

DOUBLE TREE BY HILTON

150 South Broadway, 507-281-8000 doubletree3.hilton.com

62

Laundry

ECONOLODGE-ROCHESTER

1850 Broadway Ave S, 507-282-9905 choicehotels.com

Free cont bkfst

3595 Commercial Dr SW, 507-206-4675 120 X days-inn-suites-rochester-south

Price range

DAYS INN

Kitchenette

Suites

Up to $100 . . . . . . . . . $ $101-200 . . . . . . . . . $$ $201-400 . . . . . . . . $$$ $401-1000 . . . . . . $$$$ $1000 & up . . . . $$$$$

Number of rooms

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LODGING

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X

X

X

X

X

X

X

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X

X

X

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X

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X

X

X

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5 Full-Service Hotels


HILTON ROCHESTER MAYO CLINIC

10 East Center Street, 507-258-5757 rochestermayoclinicarea.hilton.com

HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS

155 16th Ave SW, 507-226-8700 ihg.com/holidayinnexpress

Walk to shop/dine

$$ M-F X

X

X

X

X

X

X

104 X

X $$ M-F X

X

X

X

X

X

X

143 X

$$- 7 $$$$ DAYS

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

264 X

$$$- 7 $$$$ DAYS

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

85 X

X $$

X

Free parking

124 X

X

Free wifi

X

Fitness center

X

Pet friendly

X

Laundry

$ M-F X

Pool

X

118 X

Shuttle

Free cont bkfst

HILTON GARDEN INN-ROCHESTER

225 Broadway Ave S, 507-285-1234 hiltongardeninn3.hilton.com

On-site restaurant

HAMPTON INN-ROCHESTER

1755 Broadway Ave S, 507-287-9050 hamptoninn3.hilton.com

Hot tub

HAMPTON INN-NORTH

2870 59th St NW, 507-289-6100 hamptoninn3.hilton.com

Price range

435 16th Ave NW, 507-282-3801 redlion.com/rochester

Kitchenette

GUEST HOUSE INTERNATIONAL

Suites

Up to $100 . . . . . . . . . $ $101-200 . . . . . . . . . $$ $201-400 . . . . . . . . $$$ $401-1000 . . . . . . $$$$ $1000 & up . . . . $$$$$

Number of rooms

PRICE RANGE KEY

LODGING

X

X

100% HAMPTON GUARANTEE!

• Hotel shuttle offering door to door Mayo shuttle service • Hot, complimentary breakfast • Free Wifi • Free parking • Ranked highly on TripAdvisor • Earn Hilton Honors Points • All backed up by the Hampton 100% Satisfaction Guarantee

2870 59th Street NW 507-289-6100

rochesternorthsuites.hamptoninn.com

1-800-HAMPTON 87


LODGING

Comfort, Convenience & Commitment • Free Continental Breakfast • Free Clinic/Hospital Transportation • Complimentary Wi-Fi throughout the hotel • CONVENIENT SUBWAY ACCESS TO DOWNTOWN

123 Fourth Ave. NW, Rochester, MN 507-288-8011 • 1-800-658-7045 brentwoodinn.com


LA QUINTA INN-SUITES ROCHESTER 4353 Canal Pl SE, 507-289-4200 laquintarochestermn.com

MARRIOTT ROCHESTER MAYO CLINIC 101 1st Ave SW #S8, 507-280-6000 marriott.com

MICROTEL INN

4210 Highway 52 N, 507-286-8780 wyndhamhotels.com

MICROTEL INN

4165 Maine Ave SE, 507-289-4900 wyndhamhotels.com

MOTEL 6

2107 West Frontage Road, 507-282-6625 motel6.com

QUALITY INN

1620 1st Ave SE, 507-282-8091 choicehotels.com

RAMADA BY WYNDHAM

1625 Broadway Ave S, 507-281-2211

RED CARPET INN

2214 Broadway Ave S, 507-282-7448 rochester.redcarpetinnhotels.com

RESIDENCE INN ROCHESTER MAYO 441 W Center St, 507-292-1400 marriott.com

ROCHESTER INN

1837 Broadway Ave S, 507-288-2031 booking.com

X $$ M-F X

X

X

X

149 X

X

X

X

X

X

616 X

X $$ M-F X

X

271 X

X $$ M-F X

83

202 X

X

$

$$

X

$$$$

X

81 X

$$ M-F

88 X

$ M-F X

85 X

$ M-F X

41 X

X

$M-F $$

145

X

$

30

X

$ M-F

89 X

37

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X $$

X

X

X

X

$ M-F

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

Free parking

108 X

Walk to shop/dine

X

Free wifi

On-site restaurant

X

Shuttle

X

Price range

X

Kitchenette

X $$ X

Fitness center

KAHLER INN & SUITES

9 3rd Ave NW #B, 507-285-9200 kahlerinnsuites.com

103 X

Pet friendly

KAHLER GRAND HOTEL

20 2nd Ave SW #G13, 507-280-6200 thekahlerhotel.com

Laundry

KAHLER APACHE

1517 16th St SW, 800-552-7224 kahlerapache.com

Free cont bkfst

HOMEWOOD SUITES

165 13th Ave SW, 507-218-3320 homewoodsuites3.hilton.com

Hot tub

831 16th St SW, 507-361-4200 home2suites3.hilton.com

Pool

HOME 2 SUITES ROCHESTER MAYO

Suites

Up to $100 . . . . . . . . . $ $101-200 . . . . . . . . . $$ $201-400 . . . . . . . . $$$ $401-1000 . . . . . . $$$$ $1000 & up . . . . $$$$$

Number of rooms

PRICE RANGE KEY

LODGING

X

X

X

X

X

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LODGING

2nd Street Inn & Suites

1013 2nd Street SW, Rochester, MN 55902

(507) 424-1170

5th Avenue Inn & Suites

20 Fifth Avenue NW, Rochester, MN 55901 (507) 289-3987 Hotels Have Mayo Clinic Rates Complimentary Continental Breakfast Smoke-Free • Rooms Have Microwave & Refridgerator • Free Wi-Fi Free Clinic Shuttle • Free Parking www.rgilodging.com

• Neighborhood-style living featuring comfortable, upscale suites • 2 pools with slides and a spa • Coin laundry, business center, free internet • Free Mayo Clinic/ downtown shuttle, full kitchens and hot breakfast to help you save on expenses! 2829 43rd St. NW, Rochester, MN 55901

1817 S. Broadway, Rochester, MN

507-289-2376

Res. 1-844-210-7026

• Family-owned and operated • Free Parking • Air Conditioning • Free In-Room Coffee • Cable Television SHOWTIME • Microwaves • Refrigerators • Wireless Internet BestPriceMN.com

507-281-1200

toll free: 866-814-1200

www.marriott.com/rstts


SUPER 8-ROCHESTER MAYO CLINIC 106 21st St SE, 507-282-1756 wyndhamhotels.com/super8

SUPER 8-ROCH. FAIRGROUNDS 1230 Broadway Ave S, 507-288-8288 wyndhamhotels.com/super8

TOWERS AT KAHLER GRAND HOTEL 20 2nd Ave SW #G13, 507-208-1409 towersatkahlergrand.com

TOWNEPLACE SUITES

2829 43rd St NW, 507-281-1200 marriott.com/hotels

Walk to shop/dine

Free parking

$ M-F

Free wifi

73

Fitness center

X $$ M-F X

Pet friendly

109

On-site restaurant

X $$ M-F X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

Hot tub

86 X

Pool

$ M-F X

Shuttle

X

Laundry

STAYBRIDGE SUITES

2350 Commerce Dr NW, 507-280-9000 ihg.com/staybridge/hotels/us

81 X

Free cont bkfst

SPRINGHILL SUITES

1125 2nd St SW, 507-281-5455 marriott.com

Price range

2109 Commerce Dr NW #A, 507-282-2364 choice hotels.com

Kitchenette

SLEEP INN-ROCHESTER

Suites

Up to $100 . . . . . . . . . $ $101-200 . . . . . . . . . $$ $201-400 . . . . . . . . $$$ $401-1000 . . . . . . $$$$ $1000 & up . . . . $$$$$

Number of rooms

PRICE RANGE KEY

LODGING

87

X

$ M-F X

X

44

X $$$$ M-F X

X

82

X $$$ M-F X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

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WORSHIP APOSTOLIC

Praise Tabernacle

306 21St SW, 507-884-6427 ASSEMBLIES OF GOD

Rochester Assembly of God Church 4240 18th Ave NW, 507- 288-0868 rochesterassembly.com

Destiny Church

3240 40th Ave NW, 507-281-3536 destinyrochester.com BAHA’I

The Baha’i Faith

507-285-9358 bahairochmn.org BAPTIST

Autumn Ridge Church

3611 Salem Rd SW, 507-288-8880 autumnridgechurch.org

Baptist Hospitality House

2825 18th Ave NW, 507-536-4194 baptisthospitalityhouse.org

Calvary Baptist Church

5905 Silas Dent Rd NW, 507-289-6750 cbcroch.org

Oasis Church (General Conference) 1815 38th St. NW, 507-289-8596 oasisrochester.org

Emmanuel Baptist Church (EBC) 2911 18th Ave NW, 507-289-7244 ebcrochester.org

Midwest Bible Baptist Church (Independent) 5930 Bandel Rd NW, 507-259-4106 midwestbiblebaptist.org

New Testament Baptist Church 2119 3rd Ave. SE, 507-292-0745 ntbt.org

Rochester Baptist Church (Independent) 420 11th Ave NE, 507-287-9771 rochestermnbaptistchurch.org

Rochester Community Baptist Church 1048 6th Ave. SE, 507-288-8706

Victory Baptist Church

606 36th Ave SE, 507-289-2966 vbcmn.com BUDDHIST

Buddhist Support Society Inc.

4462 29th St. SE, 507-281-4808 SGI-USA Nichiren Buddhist Society 2427 19St NW, 507-286-4931 CATHOLIC

Church of The Resurrection

1600 11th Ave SE, 507-288-5528 rescathroch.org

Co-Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist 11 4th Ave SW, 507-288-737 sj.org

Holy Spirit Parish

5455 50th Ave NW, 507-280-0638 holyspiritrochester.org

Our Lady of The Rosary

(Traditional Roman Catholic) 5802 Viola Rd NE, 507-282-4498 olr-chapel.org

Pax Christi Church

4135 18th Ave NW, 507-282-8542 paxchristichurch.org

St. Bridget’s Catholic Church

2123 County 16 Rd SE, 507-282-9139

St. Francis Catholic Church of Assisi 1114 3rd St. SE, 507-288-7313 stfrancis-church.org

St. Pius X Catholic Church

1315 12th Ave NW, 507-288-8238 piusx.org CHARISMATIC

Harvest Church

3342 19th St NW, 507-316-5207 hcrochester.com

Lighthouse Family Church

1225 Elton Hills Dr. NW, 507-288-2591 lighthousefamilychurch.org CHRISTIAN

Hope Summit Christian Church 1315 6th Ave SE, 507-288-3293 hopesummitchurch.com

Living Stone Church (Reformed)

1700 Broadway Ave N, 507-282-7008

Christian Science Society

1723 1st St NW, 507-282-0586

Marion Road Christian Church

4051 50th Ave. SE 507-288-1063 marionchurch.com CHURCH OF CHRIST

Oak Tree Church

25 16th St NE, 507-252-0452

Rochester Church of Christ

632 2nd St. SW, 507-289-5036 rochesrcoc.org CHURCH OF GOD IN CHRIST

Word of Life Church of God in Christ

400 13th Ave SE, 507-281-6379 wordofliferochester.com JESUS CHRIST OF LATTER-DAY SAINTS

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints 2300 Viola Heights Dr NE, 507-281-6634

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints 1002 16th St. SE, 507-282-2382


WORSHIP EASTERN ORTHODOX

Saints Kosma’s and Damiano’s Orthodox Church

703 W Center St, 507-282-1529 rochesterOrthodoxChurch.org EPISCOPAL

Calvary Episcopal Church

111 3rd Ave SW, 507-282-9429 calvary-rochester.org

St. Luke’s Episcopal Church

1884 22nd St. NW, 507-288-2469 stlukesepiscopal.orgEVANGELICAL EVANGELICAL COVENANT

Rochester Covenant Church

4950 31st Ave NW, 507-289-2990 rochcov.org

Salem Road Covenant Church

3401 Salem Rd SW, 507-288-9601 salemroadcov.com EVANGELICAL FREE

Calvary Evangelical Free Church 5500 25th Ave NW, 507-282-4612 calvaryefc.org

Christ Community Church

4400 55th St. NW, 507-282-5569 cccrochester.org

Cornerstone E Free Church

2810 40th Ave SE, 507-289-6532 cornerstoneefc.com

Crosswinds Church

2622 Highway 52N, 507-289-7937 crosswindschurch.com

The Gathering Church

125 Elton Hills Dr, 507-271-9476 thegatheringchurchofrochester.org FOURSQUARE GOSPEL

Word of Grace Foursquare Church

937 7th Ave NE, 507-281-4720 wog4sqr.org HINDU

Hindu Samaj Temple & Cultural Ctr

911 11th Ave NW, 507-281-1590 histemplemn.org ISLAMIC

Masjid Abu Bakr Al-Siddiq

17 N. Broadway N, 507-258-5500 rochestermosque.org JEWISH

B’Nai Israel Synagogue

150 7th Ave SW, 507-288-5825 Bnaiisraelsynagogue.org

Chabad-Lubavitch of Rochester 730 2nd Street SW, 507-288-7500 chabadrochestermn.com

Rochester Catholic Churches

Welcome You Church of St. Pius X

Mass: Tues, Thurs, Fri, Sat 8:00 am

Sat. 4:00 pm, Sun 8:00 & 10:00 am 1315 12th Ave NW, Rochester 288-8238 • piusx.org

Church of the Resurrection Mass: Sat 8:00 pm

Sun 8:30, 10:00, 11:30 am, Mon-Fri 8:30 am

1600 11th Ave SE, Rochester

288-5528 • resurrection-catholic.org

Co-Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist Mass: Sat 4:30 pm

Sun 9:30, 11:15 am, and 5:00pm Mon-Fri 12:10 pm

11 4th Ave SW, Rochester 288-7372 • sj.org

Holy Spirit Catholic Church Mass: Sat 4:30 pm

Sun 8:15 and 10:00 am

5455 50th Ave NW, Rochester

280-0638 • holyspiritrochester.org

Pax Christi Catholic Church Mass: Sat 5:15 pm, Sun 7:30, 9:00, 10:45 am

Mon, Tues, Thurs and Fri 9:00 am Wed 7:00 am

4135 18th Ave NW, Rochester

282-8542 • paxchristichurch.org

St. Francis of Assisi

Mass: Mon-Fri 7:00 am , Sat 4:30 pm Sun 8:00, 10:00 am

En Español: Jueves 7:00pm Domingos 12:00 noon

1114 3rd St SE, Rochester

288-7313 • StFrancis-Church.org All churches are handicapped accessible

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WORSHIP LUTHERAN BRETHREN

True Life Church

2204 22nd St NW, 507-282-1121 trueliferochester.org

Religious Services Mayo Clinic Hospitals Saint Marys Hospital Chapel Catholic Mass Monday - Saturday........................... 4:30 p.m. Sunday ...............................................8:30 a.m. Interdenominational Worship Sunday ..............................................10:45 a.m.

Rochester Methodist Hospital Chapel Catholic Mass Sunday - Friday ................................ 3:30 p.m. Interdenominational Worship Sunday ................................................9:30 a.m.

Family of Christ Lutheran Church 5525 56th St. NW, 507-424-2902 foclutheran.org

Grace Lutheran Church

800 E Silver Lake Dr NE, 507-289-7833 gracebythelake.org

Holy Cross Lutheran Church

2703 9th Ave NW, 507-289-1354 holycross-church.org

Redeemer Lutheran Church

869 7th Ave SE, 507-289-5147 redeemer-rochester.com

Trinity Lutheran Church

222 6th Ave SW, 507-289-1531 trinitylutheranchurch.org LUTHERAN-NORTH AMERICAN LUTHERAN

Emmanuel Lutheran Church of Rochester

Oasis Church, 1815 38th St NW, 507-206-3048 emmanuelofrochester.org LUTHERAN WISCONSIN EVANGELICAL SYNOD

Ascension Evangelical Lutheran Church 2207 11th Ave SE, 507-288-2781 ascensionrochester.org

Bethel Lutheran Church

Christ Our Rock Lutheran Church & Preschool

Gloria Dei Lutheran Church

Resurrection Evangelical Lutheran Church

LUTHERAN ELCA 810 3rd Ave SE, 507-288-6430 bethellutheran.org 1212 12th Ave NW, 507-289-1841 gloriadei.com

Good Shepherd Lutheran Church 559 20th St. SW, 507-289-1748 goodshepherdchurch.net

Hosanna Lutheran Church

2815 57th St. NW, 507-285-0092 hosannalutheran.org

Mount Olive Lutheran Church

2830 18th Ave NW, 507-288-1580 molive.org

Our Savior’s Lutheran Church

2124 Viola Rd NE, 507-289-3021 rochesteroslc.org

People of Hope Lutheran Church

3703 Country Club Rd SW, 507-280-9766 peopleofhope.com

Southeastern Minnesota Synod

1001 14th St NW Suite 300, 507-280-9457 semnsynod.org

Zumbro Lutheran Church

624 3rd Ave SW, 507-288-2649 zumbrolutheran.org LUTHERAN MISSOURI SYNOD

Christ Lutheran Church

2904 20th St SE, 507-289-0271 christrochester.org

3040 Stonehedge Dr. NE, 507-252-5088 christourrock.org 4520 19th Ave NW, 507-282-8280 rlrochester.com MENNONITE

Rochester Mennonite Church

836 41st St NW, 507-281-3405 rochestermennonite.org METHODIST UNITED

Bethany Church

1835 19th Ave NW, 507-289-0311

Christ United Methodist Church 400 5th Ave SW, 507-289-4019 cumethodist.com

Evangel United Methodist

2645 N Broadway, 507-289-4817

Homestead United Methodist

400 13th Ave SE, Suite 603, 507-288-8911 homesteadumc.org NAZARENE

Church of the Nazarene

3343 E Cir Dr NE, 507-289-7503 rochnaz.org NON-DENOMINATION

Calvary Chapel

814 11th Ave NE, 507-287-0023 calvarychapelrochester.com


WORSHIP Christ’s Church of the Jesus Hour 2311 Hwy 52 NW, 507-288-2563

Harvest Bible Chapel

493 37th St NE, 507-226-8500 harvestrochester.org ORTHODOX – GREEK

Saints Anargyroi Greek Orthodox Church

703 W Center St, 507-282-1529 rochesterorthodoxchurch.org PENTECOSTAL

Rochester Pentecostal Church

3657 Sheffield Ln SE, 507-288-4342 pentecostals.org PRESBYTERIAN

Community Presbyterian Church 3705 Fairway Pl NW, 507-280-9291 cpcroch.org

First Presbyterian Church

512 3rd St SW, 507-282-1618 fpcrochester.org

Trinity Presbyterian Church (PCA)

2577 Schaeffer Lane NE, 507-282-6377 trinityrochester.org REFORMED

Church of the Savior RCA

971 16th St SE, 507-289-7491 churchofthesavior.org

Apostolic Teaching for Transformation SERVICE TIMES: SUNDAY Destiny School 10:00am Celebration Service 10:30am TUESDAY Prayers of Intercession 6:00pm Prophetic Teaching 7:00pm 1ST & 3RD FRIDAY OF THE MONTH Prayer Vigil 11:00pm

3310 East River Road NE, Rochester, MN 55906

(507) 252-8167 www.windandfire.net

Greenleafton Reformed Church

15502 County 9, Preston, MN, 507 937-3130 greenleaftonrc.org SALVATION ARMY

Salvation Army

20-21 1st Ave NE, 507-288-3663 salvationarmynorth.org/community/rochester SEVENTH-DAY ADVENTIST

Seventh-Day Adventist

1100 37th St. NW, 507-289-2589 rochestersdachurch.org UNITARIAN UNIVERSALIST

First Unitarian Universalist Church

1727 Walden Ln SW, 507-282-5209 uurochmn.org UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST

Congregational Church UCC

974 Skyline Drive SW, 507-289-4581 congoroch.org

Trinity Lutheran Church Worship Times Sunday – 8:00 & 10:30AM (Labor Day – Memorial Day)

(8:00 & 9:30AM in summer) Saturday – 5:30PM

Peace United Church of Christ

1503 2nd Ave NE, 507-282-6117 peacechurchucc.org WESLEYAN

Oak Hills Wesleyan Church

410 28th St SW, 507-288-6053 discoveroakhills.com

LCMS Mayo Chaplain

507-722-0407 222 Sixth Ave. SW, Rochester

www.trinitylutheranchurch.org


Rochester is a unique city with a welcoming Midwest flavor, a small-town feel and an evergrowing sophistication. Nestled in the Zumbro River Valley, Rochester was discovered in 1854 by a government surveying party from Winona. Population at the time was 1,500 (30 times the original 50 settlers after an advertising campaign succeeded in extolling the land’s virtues). Rochester has been expanding and developing ever since, boasting a world-class medical center, expanding job market, cutting edge technology, excellent schools and a livable, safe environment. Money Magazine frequently votes Rochester “Best Place to Live in the U.S.” Since the first votes in the 1990’s, the city has grown 33 percent from a population of 86,000 to 114,011 plus (2016 U.S Census Bureau). The city is also considered a “Best Small City For Working Women.” Unemployment is low and salaries are higher than average, with women making 90 percent of men’s salaries.

RECESSION RESISTANT

As things change, some things stay the same, and it’s all good for Rochester. In 1961, Sales Management magazine listed Rochester as one of its “markets on the move,” pointing out

that the city was moving forward while much of the country was in a recession. Urban and economic theorist Richard Florida recently ranked Rochester among the top 20 metros with projected job growth in “creative class” jobs—health care, science, technology, law, education, the arts and media—through 2020 (The Atlantic). Rochester’s quality of life and prosperous business climate make it a desirable place to live and work. Cost of living is 7 percent lower than the U.S. average. Its commute is the shortest—average 14 minutes—of the nation’s 300 largest cities. There’s an excellent park system for walking, biking and outdoor family activities. “Historic Bluff Country” to the south, the Mississippi River to the east, rolling farmlands to the west, and the Twin Cities to the north border Rochester and neighboring communities.

MAYO CLINIC, IBM

A devastating tornado struck Rochester in 1883. William Worrall Mayo, the country doctor, sought help from the Sisters of St. Francis to care for over 100 injured patients. When the crisis passed, Mother Alfred Moes offered to raise money to build a hospital if Dr. Mayo and his sons, Will and Charlie, would serve as surgeons. Today, Mayo Clinic is the largest not-forprofit medical center in the world. The Clinic employs nearly 34,600 people at its


By Katherine Shine

City on the Move Rochester campus. Approximately 2,400 are physicians and scientists. The opening of Mayo’s Gonda Building in 2001 created the largest interconnected medical facility in the world. Opened in 2015, a $188 million, 100,000-square-foot proton beam therapy center offers innovative cancer treatments. IBM, like Mayo Clinic, is an “anchor” company in Rochester. “Big Blue” broke ground in 1956. Employees number around 2,790 (2013), two times more than the number of employees in the 1950s. The main campus has grown to 3.1 million square feet, more than half the size of the Pentagon in Arlington, Virginia. Other major employers include Charter Communications, City of Rochester, Federal Medical Center, Kahler Hotels, McNeilus Truck & Manufacturing, Olmsted County, Olmsted Medical Center, and Seneca Foods.

INNOVATION, GROWTH, INVESTMENT

Destination Medical Center (DMC) is the biggest and boldest expansion plan in Rochester’s 164-year history. With the world-renowned Mayo Clinic in the city’s backyard, DMC is a $5.6 billion economic development initia-

tive promoting Rochester as a premier global destination for health and wellness over the next 20 years. Three million people a year visit Rochester, primarily for Mayo Clinic. The goal of DMC is to double the number of visitors to 6 to 7 million. Downtown development has been a topic of conversation since the famous Chateau Theater opened its doors in 1927. DMC plans include additional downtown Mayo facilities, office space, biotech and pharmaceutical firms. Housing, restaurants, hotels, and retail establishments will be needed to accommodate visitors and the employees required to fill over 30,000 new jobs. DMC, according to plan, will have a positive affect not only Rochester, but also Olmsted County and the state of Minnesota. In addition to the $585 million in state money, Mayo Clinic, private investors and the City of Rochester will invest nearly $6 billion. With changes on its horizon, Rochester must continue fine-tuning its goals to meet the inevitable challenges ahead: aging and retiring Baby Boomers, diversity, affordable housing for students and job seekers, transportation, crime and population increases. If history is an indicator, Rochester’s growth will continue on a positive, upward trend.


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