The St. Peter City Council opted not to approve city code changes that would raise the tobacco purchasing age to 21, but proponent’s hopes were not snuffed out.
Nicollet County commissioners approved bids for $1.3 million in construction contracts on the sheriff’s building.
Community members are invited to weigh in on paths to improve St. Peter Public Schools students’ growth in lifetime skills and characteristics.
Local stakeholders told U.S. Sen. Tina Smith ways the federal government can help with creating and maintaining safe and affordable housing during a visit to St. Peter on Thursday afternoon.
Officials at River’s Edge Hospital have been on “pins and needles,” waiting for a final letter from the U.S. Department of Agriculture on the loan conditions for its $33.6 million project.
Several south central Minnesota school districts have been approved to pilot a program aimed at trying out new practices for personalized learning.
Chankaska Creek Ranch and Winery purchased mobile wine bottling company Precision Wine Bottling in February. The acquisition will allow Chankaska, which has been a Precision client, to lead and maintain their current bottling process. In a news release, the Kasota-based winery said it will t…
After listening to St. Peter health care providers and residents, the City Council voted to proceed with raising the age at which tobacco purchases are allowed to 21.
A new Land Stewardship Project study says crop insurance needs to change to help preserve what’s left of the nation’s family farm tradition.
The city’s Economic Development Agency made the first move to refinance the debt on the medical office building at River’s Edge Hospital and Clinic.
The hopes and experiences of several Somali-Americans are shown in “(Mid)west of Somalia,” a documentary by a professor-student team at Gustavus Adolphus College.
In an effort to find buyers for city-built homes in Traverse Green, the city will try enticing real estate agents to funnel buyers to it.
The exterior pieces of a renovation and accessibility project for the Nicollet County Sheriff’s building were approved Tuesday night by the city’s Heritage Preservation Commission.
River’s Edge Hospital and Clinic leadership is basking in a strong financial year and looking forward to the coming $33.8 million renovation and expansion project.
A flood mitigation project will create road closures and close the exit ramps on the north side of Hwy. 14 at Hwy. 169 in the second half of the summer.
Gustavus Adolphus College will begin the expansion and renovation of the Nobel Hall of Science in early February, a news release Tuesday said. When the project is completed in 2020, Gustavus science facilities will rival those of the top liberal arts colleges in the nation.
The local housing market tightened in the face of high demand and low supply in 2017 and local agents say they expect more of the same in the coming year.
To cover a ditch project, capital projects and refinance old debt, Nicollet County commissioners agreed Jan. 23 to sell bonds for $8.4 million.
Gustavus Adolphus College announced a $10 million gift on Monday that gets the college very close to the fundraising goal for its Nobel Hall of Science expansion and renovation project.
In an effort to make its application to the federal government attractive, River’s Edge Hospital will take out a $2.5 million loan.
The former CEO of Wells Federal Bank was elected to the board of directors Citizens Community Bancorp, Inc., the parent company of CCFBank, which bought Wells Federal in August.
A state-operated vocational program for people with disabilities will relocate in the summer to better fit the state’s new approach for such programming.
Nicollet County Board of Commissioners will consider approval of the county’s $21.1 million property tax levy and $40.1 million budget for 2018 at its next meeting, 9 a.m. Dec. 19 at the county government center, 501 S. Minnesota Ave., St. Peter.
At least one City Council member wants the city to slow down on Minnesota Square Park pavilion reconstruction project.