Event Calendar

contributed seniors free

Senior Advocates provide information and assistance to those 55 and older and their family caregivers. Support with community resources such as housing, home care and transportation or solve a problem like how to apply for assistance or find a support group. Advocates also help Medicare bene…

Art
all ages contributed free

Crossings presents a juried show of affordable original art by 30 area artists, whose works use a variety of techniques and mediums. This favorite Winter exhibit is a chance for artists of all levels to have fun, stretch their creativity and make something different, and it’s a chance for ar…

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Learn about 125 LIVE and how YOU can Stay Active – Connected – Engaged.  2 times available: 9 AM or 11:45 AM Monday – Friday.   Call 507-287-1404 today and schedule a guided tour.


The restorative benefits of a walk in the woods are well-known, and around Rochester there are plenty of places that keep hiking trails operational through the winter months. Here are five ways to break out and get some cool, fresh air in your lungs. 

Tony Fuel is pretty happy here. He’s got his family, plus relatives in Owatonna, and an excellent protest record with KnuFunk’s LaSonya Fleming called “Open Up.” Really, there’s just one thing keeping Fuel from true contentment: house music.

The Saturday Sessions at Welch Village feature some of the best acts in regional music, running the gamut from newgrass to alternative rock. Already this year, they’ve featured Johnny and Molly from Communist Daughter, and Andra Lee and The Juggernaut.

I'm back! After a brief holiday hiatus, I’m gearing up for a brand new year of podcast reviews, and I’m excited to dive into tons of new, binge-worthy content. The winter can be a difficult season for many, so for my first column of 2018, I want to feature a few of my favorite podcasts highl…