Launched in 2014 by journalist Sean Baker, Med City Beat is an independent news source covering government, business and culture in Rochester, Minnesota.
We need independent journalists and news media free of government pressure now more than ever, to report honestly and accurately on what's happening in Washington and around the world.
The paper has been at the site — which is now home to its newsroom, business operations, printing and distribution — since the mid 1950s.
Minnesota stayed firmly blue with key wins in statewide races for governor, attorney general and U.S. Senate. In Rochester, voters elected the city’s first female mayor.
Cindy Wills has worked in the flooring industry for nearly four decades. Her present job title is flooring consultant at Carpet One of Rochester, but ’soother of nerves’ might be more appropriate
Among the brilliant neon tones of running shoes and technical outerwear at TerraLoco in Rochester, there’s another bright spot: Team USA triathlete, 36 year-old Michael Karau.