Longtime Rochester bar closes its doors — for now
A longtime downtown Rochester watering hole closed its doors this week — and it’s unclear whether the owners will reopen at another location.
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Mayo’s proton beam facility on track for 2015 opening
Crews have finished construction of Mayo Clinic’s Richard O. Jacobson Building in Rochester that will house one of the clinic’s two new proton beam cancer therapy centers. A second facility is also under construction in Phoenix. Mayo doctors and scientists will spend the next year and a half testing equipment and calibrating the pencil beam Read more →
Mayo announces $72M hospital expansion project
Mayo Clinic officials announced a $72.1 million expansion to parts of Saint Marys Hospital in Rochester. The project includes adding five floors to the Mary Brigh East Building and renovating the third floor of the Domitilla Building at Saint Marys Hospital, according to a news release. In all, it will add nearly 132,000 square feet Read more →
Judge rules wig shop can stay in Rochester eviction case
An Olmsted County judge has said a Rochester wig shop owner can stay in her current location despite efforts by her landlord, the Kahler Hotel, to evict her.
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Olmsted Co. judge to rule in eviction case involving Rochester’s historic Kahler Hotel
An eviction case involving a wig shop owner and her landlord, the Kahler Hotel, is now in the hands of an Olmsted County judge.
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Mayo Clinic CEO hugs furry new partner
Mayo Clinic President and CEO Dr. John Noseworthy took the stage at the Clinton Global Initiative in New York this week with a new kind of partner – Sesame Street Muppet Rosita – and announced a new initiative to promote healthy behavior and disease prevention among women and children in five Latin American countries. Here’s Read more →
The Mayo Clinic has received $3 million from the Glenn Foundation for Medical Research to study how the presence of a specific sort of human cell affects aging. The funds will help the clinic establish laboratories to study senescent cells, which seem to accumulate in our bodies with age. Darren Baker, a cellular biologist working Read more →
Mayo study sheds light on prescription drug use
New research from the Mayo Clinic shows that nearly 70 percent of Americans take at least one prescription medication. Read more →