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Guide to Moving to Rochester MN

The Guide to Moving to Rochester MN is brought to you by the businesses listed below.

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Rochester, MN is an ever-evolving city and we regularly receive inquiries from individuals or families that are looking to make the Med City their new home! Researching information about a new city can be stressful, time-consuming, and overwhelming. We hope that this guide will alleviate that for new Rochester residents by providing you with as much comprehensive information as possible.

We understand that moving can seem like an insurmountable task! We hope that this guide eases any worries, helps you with the transition, and introduces you to life in Rochester, MN! We love our city and we are committed to helping make this transition easier for you.

People's Food Co-op

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People’s Food Co-op is a locally owned grocery store in downtown Rochester. PFC features local farmers and producers, fresh and organic produce, made-from-scratch deli, vegetarian and gluten free options, in-house bakery, full-service meat and seafood, coffee and tea bar, wine, beer and spirits, fair trade products, and a health, beauty, and supplement department. Our aisles are full of tasty products that fit every lifestyle and budget – and please even the pickiest eaters in your family. With free parking, and kid’s carts, the co-op is a fun shopping experience for the whole family. Short on time? No problem! Send us a list and we’ll do the shopping for you and deliver right to your car. Anyone can shop, Everyone is welcome!

YMCA - Early Childhood Learning Center

Rochester YMCA Early Childhood Learning Center offers full-day care and education for infants, toddlers, preschool, and pre-kindergarten with full and part-week options for toddlers and preschool. On-site amenities include bright, colorful classrooms, interactive whiteboards, a library, an outdoor garden, separate playgrounds for toddlers and preschoolers, and more. To learn more, get pricing information or to request a tour please visit our website

First Alliance Credit Union

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First Alliance Credit Union was founded in 1932 by seven Rochester firefighters and a school teacher in need of financial help. Our mission is, and always has been, to provide compassion, guidance, and resources to promote your financial well-being. Today, we have grown to serve almost 20,000 people with 6 branches in Rochester, Byron, Stewartville, and Lake City. We are grateful to be a part of the growing Rochester community. Open your account online today to experience the credit union difference.

SPARK - Children's Museum of Rochester MN

SPARK is the Children’s Museum of Rochester, MN. SPARK offers people of all ages the opportunity to learn about the world, each other and local environments through hands-on, inquiry-based exploration and play. Their Mission is to enrich the lives of young learners by creating shared, interactive experiences that engage people of all ages in the joy of play, the power of learning, and a sense of community.

Custom Alarm

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Custom Alarm is a locally owned and operated security-minded company protecting homes and businesses for over 54 years. Specializing in fire alarm systems, intrusion, video surveillance, access control, and home automation including life safety devices. We work with you to create a customized solution to meet your specific needs and wants. Custom Alarm is the trusted security leader and an award-winning, community-focused company committed to leveraging technology in finding solutions to our customers’ needs and dedicated to a high level of customer service.

Rochester Chiropractic & Wellness

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At Rochester Chiropractic & Wellness, our mission is to help people understand the meaning of true health and to release the healing potential of the nervous system inside of you, your child, and your entire family.

We strive to serve each individual with the utmost love and passion that allows them to be the best version of themselves. Our mission is to inspire, educate, and impact our community to create a better future for every family. We serve our patients and community with high quality, affordable chiropractic care in a comfortable, caring and friendly environment.

Our doctors have a special passion for caring for women and children, but will take great care of your entire family! Check us out, you will be glad that you did!

Nicole Pierson Design

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Nicole Pierson Design is a locally based office providing professional architecture, planning, and interior design services. Nicole and her team strive to deliver client focused design for comfortable, beautiful spaces and buildings. From remodeling and additions, to new home construction and commercial work, Nicole Pierson Design customizes their work for each client’s style, timeline, and budget.

Great Harvest Bread

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At Great Harvest we still believe in baking bread the way it was done in the beginning – from scratch; using pure and simple ingredients. The same care goes into our sandwiches and goodies.

Come introduce yourself and try a free slice of fresh bread.  We love seeing new faces.  Great Harvest bread is truly one-of-a-kind.  It’s simple. Handmade. Wholesome. Tasty. Bread. The way it ought to be.

Dickison Builders

Dickison Builders is owned by Troy Dickison, a local residential home builder and remodeler who has proudly served the Rochester Market for over 11 years. Troy specializes in new home design and construction, basement finishes, additions, decks and remodeling/renovations of existing homes. Troy would love to connect with you and discuss building your dream home or remodeling your existing home.

Rochester Mom Community + Conversation

Rochester Mom Community and Conversation

Rochester Local seeks to provide information to Rochester are residents. We created  Community + Conversation to connect individuals to one another right here in Rochester. This has become a great way to build community and be there for one another as we navigate parenthood.

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1 comment

Teresa February 21, 2018 at 6:11 pm

Just wanted to comment that my husband and I used Lori to help find a home when we first moved to Rochester and she was an incredible realtor! She has so much knowledge of the city and was so patient at waiting until the right place came up for sale. Highly recommended!

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