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Post Bulletin Reporter Randy Petersen

Randy Petersen

Local Government Reporter

Randy Petersen joined the Post Bulletin in 2014 and became the local government reporter in 2017.

An Elkton native, he's worked for a variety of Midwest papers as reporter, photographer and editor since graduating from Winona State University in 1996.

Readers can reach Randy at 507-285-7709 or rpetersen@postbulletin.com.

New request was submitted after judge reversed approval due to cited flaw in city procedure.
Kim Norton and Britt Noser were asked to provide video responses regarding proposed plans for Silver Lake Park changes.
Proposed active transportation plan is an update to the 2012 bicycle master plan and highlights 10 potential projects for improved pedestrian and bike connections.
Candidates for Rochester council seats on Nov. 8 ballot were asked to provide video responses regarding proposed plans for Silver Lake Park changes.
The Rochester Heritage Preservation Commission delays recommendation on park's landmark status to better define what is included in potential protections.
Candidates for five commissioner seats were asked to submit video responses describing how a commissioner can help residents better understand how county government operates
A public hearing is scheduled for Tuesday for input related to potential status change for park that is the subject of a proposed plan for a series of updates.
Rochester's Public Utility Board is slated to review a new water rate study, which estimates how much revenue is required to cover service costs.
Legal Assistance of Olmsted County's planned fundraiser was canceled as COVID arrived and is now planned for Oct. 14.
Rochester City Council members and residents cite concern about proposal to take space from Soldiers Field Golf Course to meet community calls for larger aquatics facility.