From 2008-2014, River's Edge Hospital posted seven consecutive years of losses, and leaders and staff feared a sale or closure. By 2015, it had regrouped, making money, winning national awards, and now becoming a model for excellence among small hospitals nationwide.
The word from the city of St. Peter is that a new fire hall in town is needed and will be constructed. Residents, then, can choose to utilize a local options sales tax to pay for most or all of the project, or they can leave it to property taxes.
<&firstgraph>The project is still in the early stages with no guarantees of what’s to come, but developers of a possible new gun range business near Courtland can move forward after resolving a hitch in the process with Nicollet County.
A new restaurant in St. Peter is saying “Bye-bye” to the traditional burger and fries sports bar and “Hello” to paninos, pizza and rice bowls.
With just a little less than two years of service to St. Peter and the surrounding southern Minnesota area, the Frey Salon has now made a new addition to their full service salon, skin studio, and nail spa, and is now — officially — Frey Salon and Spa.
Culligan Ultrapure, a third-generation water treatment business, announced its acquisition of Culligan Water of St. Peter. The Ultrapure team said it’s excited to welcome their new customers and begin providing them with “unequaled technology and service.”
The St. Peter retail district has a fresh new addition to its local, one-of-a-kind shopping offerings this holiday season.
The city of St. Peter and it’s Police Department have taken continuous reports of unlawful liquor sales in the community over the years, and they’re taking action to make it stop.
The opening date is confirmed. The new business inside the old Whiskey River building, Neisen’s Riverside Sports Bar, welcomes guests starting noon Sunday.
River’s Edge Hospital and Clinic announced Tuesday that two of the previously announced four finalist candidates for CEO had dropped out of the running, citing scheduling issues. River’s Edge is hiring a new leader, after announcing the CEO George Rohrich would be finishing Dec. 4 and headin…
The addition of electric charging stations to the city of St. Peter seems more an inevitability, at this point, then a question mark. City staff informed the City Council Monday that it intends to soon begin the early work for placement of a station at the St. Peter Food Co-op.
St. Peter’s main drag has seen a few facelifts in recent months, with upgraded storefront signage and a few new local businesses to add to the mix.
Downtown businesses had a chance to weigh in on potentially bringing electric car charging stations to St. Peter during a meeting hosted by the city on Thursday, and those in attendance showed support.
After November, The Woods will no longer fill the space at Shoreland Country Club. Instead, the St. Peter golf club will operate its own restaurant in the space.
A new restaurant will be serving up paninis this fall. Extra Innings is set to open in the old Willy’s Tavern location along Minnesota Street.
Fireworks may shoot up from the ground, but they don’t grow in trees.
The St. Peter William R. Witty American Legion Post 37 is in the process of making lots of changes to its facility, both inside and out. With the recent sale of the Whiskey River building, the St. Peter American Legion leaders can now move forward with plans to renovate their current locatio…
After 17 years as a St. Peter fixture, River Rock Coffee is opening a second location in Mankato this August.
In December of 2014, Gaylord banker Philip Keithahn met with six leaders in this small Sibley County town to discuss an audacious question. A month earlier, voters in the Sibley East Public Schools district had agreed to build a new elementary school in Gaylord, a decision that would eventua…
It’s hard to imagine St. Peter today without its Co-op, but if not for some serious devotion from leaders and volunteers four decades ago, it could’ve been a very short run for the organization, making it a mere footnote in the pages of the community’s history.
Almost exactly 40 years ago, a building was purchased in St. Peter for $1. It was a sale that would mean more to the community than those involved in the transaction may have ever predicted.
River’s Edge Hospital was recently awarded the distinguished Quality and Patient Safety Award by the Minnesota Hospital Association (MHA) for their implementation of quality practices to the hospital. The hospital was also recognized as an Orthopaedic Center of Excellence for specialty servi…
KEYC-TV announced the addition of an NBC and CW affiliation, complementing the station's family of channels. KEYC presently serves as southern Minnesota's and northern Iowa's local CBS and FOX network affiliates.
Amid concerns about the lack of handicapped accessibility across St. Peter’s commercial business district, the St. Peter Economic Development Commission is considering a grant to encourage business owners to update their properties to bring them into ADA compliance.
Millions in our society today suffer from muscular pain ailments ranging from sporadic issues with a sore neck, back, or joint to those who have lived with pain, without relief, for months and even years.
River’s Edge Hospital and Clinic remains on track for its nearly $46 million expansion project, according to the River’s Edge Hospital Commission meeting last week, with plans to complete the hospital’s new wings in May.
Walking into Blaschko’s Embassy Bar and Grill in the heart of St. Peter’s downtown could be compared to the classic TV sitcom, “Cheers.”
When Ashleigh Moelter’s two oldest children were off to kindergarten, she knew she wanted to pursue her dream of becoming a small business owner.
Gary Wertish, president of Minnesota Farmers Union, said health care cost is the No. 1 issue that rural residents bring up.
The William R. Witty American Legion Post 37 shouldn’t operate the former Whiskey River property in its entirety as a restaurant and bar.
First National Bank Minnesota Vice President/Business Banker Ben Gossett not only is active with the businesses in St. Peter, he is active in the community.
The key to improving soil and farm profitability is to change basic practices, adopting cover crops, no-till and other measures to improve soil health, experts said at the Midwest Soil Health Summit on March 12.
As part of a statewide effort, Minnesota River Valley Transit got a glimpse at a five-year plan to improve and expand service.