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Why is the school district waiting until Tuesday to switch to distance learning?

Why are Rochester Public Schools waiting until Tuesday to start distance learning? Wouldn't it be better to start on a Monday, the beginning of the week? — BK → Read More

Answer Man: Wastewater tests don't track Omicron

Sharp increase in COVID seen in testing that started in late 2020 → Read More

State offers COVID testing option that lets you skip standing in line

Testing numbers increase with positivity rate remaining above 10% in the region. → Read More

The Landing still working toward purchase of Whiskey Bones site

Nonprofit's purchase plans require city permission to operate day center for people struggling with homelessness → Read More

Sun Country's new Rochester flights are direct, but you have pick the right ones

Paul is wondering if Sun Country is really delivering on its pledge to offering nonstop flights → Read More

Did WW Mayo have an office in the Half Barrel?

It was one of many locations where the Mayos practiced medicine before opening the Clinic on its present site in 1914. → Read More

Why does the freeway end near Pine Island?

A freeway is "a divided major roadway with full control of access and with no crossings at grade." → Read More

Answer Man: Broadway cycle track aims to protect users

New feature is first for Rochester amid efforts to find new ways to provide safe transportation options → Read More

Rochester, Olmsted County elected officials see pay equalize

Planned increases bring City Council member salaries up to county commissioner levels. → Read More

Remembering the day that downtown Rochester got a booster shot

The Answer Man is immune to ignorance. In today's masterpiece, he administers a dose of knowledge to the Vaccine Queen about an event in the Med City's downtown that involved a 35-foot hypodermic syringe, quiche Lorraine and champagne. → Read More

How can a Mayo Clinic employee get a religious exemption to vaccination?

They can get it, but how is unclear. → Read More

Is 10-digit dialing coming to the Rochester area?

Answer Man: Is 10-digit dialing coming to the Rochester area? → Read More

Traffic poles continue color change in cost-cutting effort

Answer Man revisits question about Rochester's move toward black poles to support traffic lights. → Read More

Elton Hills Drive bridge outage won't change hockey schedules

Replacement project will require detour for some, but activities will remain on schedule → Read More

Where have the trees gone?

Where are the trees that once were alongside the Douglas Trail? → Read More

New year, old answer: Mayo has no plans yet for former Lourdes building

"Mayo Clinic continues to maintain the former Lourdes High School building, but there are no immediate plans for the space," wrote Kelley Luckstein from the Mayo Clinic. → Read More

Won't the population numbers on the signs at the city limits ever change?

With the U.S. Census completed, the signs at the city's edge will show the new number for Rochester and other towns. → Read More

Shedding light on window tints in a vehicle

What does the law say about tinted driver's and passenger windows? → Read More

What are the large black tubes for at Bishop Elementary construction site?

If the school is going to have some sort of high-tech heating and cooling system, it doesn't have anything to do with those plastic tubes. → Read More

Do city buses need to adjust to 25 mph speed limits?

When operated properly, buses rarely get to speeds in neighborhoods that exceed the new speed limits, but if they do, RPT wants to hear from you. → Read More