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Post Bulletin Reporter Jeff Kiger

Jeff Kiger

Business Reporter / Columnist

Jeff Kiger writes a daily column, "Heard Around Rochester," in addition to writing articles about local businesses, Mayo Clinic, IBM, Hormel Foods, Crenlo and others.

He has worked as a newspaper journalist in Indiana, Wyoming and Minnesota since 1992. Kiger has worked in Rochester for the Post Bulletin since 1999.

Readers can reach Jeff at 507-285-7798 or jkiger@postbulletin.com.

Mayo Clinic announced Natalie Caine’s appointment as chief administrative officer in Rochester this week. She will officially take on the new title on Oct. 12, 2022.
Jay Anderson, Tyler Anderson and Drew Anderson, who own Anderson Wheelchair, purchased a 7,100-square-foot building at 1111 Second St. SW for $900,000 in early September. The Andersons plan to expand their retail storefront and office space, as well as provide additional parking for customers.
New episodes are published weekly on Fridays.
Every nonprofit hospital, including Mayo, is required to provide free or discounted care, also known as "charity care," to maintain its nonprofit status with the IRS and reap the benefits of tax exemption. Experts say that financially strong nonprofit hospitals need to be doing more to make it a fair exchange.
Seven area groups that work with entrepreneurs are joining forces and forming the RAEDI Economic Development Center on the sixth floor of the Minnesota Biobusiness Center. The new center is hosting a grand opening on the evening of Monday, Oct. 3.
Pescara, which is based on the street level of Rochester's DoubleTree by Hilton hotel, announced this week that it will no longer offer breakfast and weekend brunch as of Oct. 1. The restaurant will still serve lunch and dinner.
Rochester’s four Hy-Vee grocery stores will soon offer a “Scan & Go” option that allows customers to scan items with their phone.
Jes Petersen closed a contract-for-deed deal for $1.5 million on Sept. 12, 2022, to acquire five North Broadway properties along the "Consignment Corridor" from Penny Bracken.
TD Bulldog Investments LLC, based in Rochester, purchased the 7,100-square-foot building tucked in between Anderson Wheelchair and the EVEN hotel. The Rochester property also stands across the street from St. Marys Hospital.
New episodes are published weekly on Fridays.