Wabasha, MN - The National Eagle Center’s winter exhibit, “On The Brink: Uncertain Future” is now on display in the Watershed Gallery. The exhibit, which focuses on the relationship between humans and threatened wildlife, runs through April. The art is the work of St. Paul-based artist April Schumacher, and the pieces that comprise On The Brink include watercolors, pyrography (wood burning), pencil sketch, and acrylics. “April is a truly gifted artist,” said Anna Christenson, Watershed Gallery curator.
ROCHESTER, Minn. (January 2020) – Kraus-Anderson (KA) has promoted Scott McLean and Tyler Kaczmarek to project managers in the company’s Rochester office. Both McLean and Kaczmarek joined KA in 2017 as assistant project managers. They have worked on several major area projects, including the construction of Education Village, a $31.2 million expansion at Winona State University; and the 264-room luxury Hilton Hotel in downtown Rochester. McLean received his B.S. in Civil Engineering and Construction
ROCHESTER, Minn.– On December 19, 2019, Minnesota Governor Tim Walz and Lt. Governor Peggy Flanagan announced the launch of the Minnesota Winter Homeless Initiative. As stated in a press release from the Governor and Lt. Governor’s office, “This effort is designed to immediately increase shelter capacity across the state for Minnesotans living outside this winter.” It also stated that on winter nights, “more than 1,600 Minnesotans sleep outside, including 300 children and youth.” Numbers have doubled in the
Rochester, Minn. – The Minnesota Department of Administration Office of Civil Rights, City of Rochester and Destination Medical Center (DMC) Economic Development Agency invite women, minority, veteran-owned and disadvantaged companies to participate in a Certification Process & Opportunities Workshop at Minnesota Department of Transportation Rochester Headquarters, 2900 48th Street NW, Rochester, Minn., on January 9, 2020 from 8:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. The free workshop will provide guidance through the
(Rochester, MN)— Rochester Community and Technical College is excited to announce the launch of its new lecture series beginning in January 2020. These initial four lectures feature RCTC faculty sharing their expertise and experiences in an array of topics from music to public service. This initial series schedule includes one speaker per month, January through April, with the full lecture series resuming in September 2020. All series events are free and open to the public and include light refreshments
Rochester Community and Technical College Foundation is pleased to announce the 20th Annual OAKS Scholarship Event scheduled for Thursday, January 9, 2020 at the Rochester Event Center. This event highlights the inspiring achievements of six extraordinary students who have overcome adversity in their lives by dealing successfully with significant obstacles and persevering to stay on a path to personal and academic achievement. Representing Rochester and the surrounding communities, three local high
Smith Schafer, a local CPA firm, is excited to announce they have been named a 2020 Top Recommended Tax Firm by Forbes. The list identifies 227 firms, across the U.S., who are most recommended for their tax services. Smith Schafer is one of only five Minnesota-based firms recognized! This list was created by Forbes and research company, Statista. The survey asked participants to select the top 10 tax firms they would recommend based on their professional experience. Firms who received the most