Report: Community continues to grow, concerns remain


ROCHESTER, Minn. – A Southern Minnesota community expected to grow in the next couple decades is also facing it’s share of issues according to a new report.

On Thursday leaders in the Rochester area looked over what is called “Compass Points” which is a snapshot of the community and what is going right and what still needs work. Some of the positives include a low obesity rate. Also the median income ranks 9th among Minnesota counties.

The issues still needing to be worked on include affordable housing and transportation costs. To see the full report, click on the following compass-points.

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