May 2017

Found 2 blog entries for May 2017.

Details about this year’s Rochesterfest are starting to be revealed, and 2017 will mark the 35th anniversary of our city’s annual summer festival. With the slogan “35 Years of Summer Fun,” Rochesterfest 2017 will take place from June 17th through the 25th, and as always, organizers are pulling out all the stops to ensure everyone attending will enjoy a variety of fun, wholesome, and entertaining events that range from the annual community parade to a new Treasure Hunt that’s new to the 2017 Rochesterfest lineup. 

While it’s still early and changes can certainly be made to the schedule, here’s a brief look at what to expect during this year’s event: 

Events We're Most Looking Forward to at Rochesterfest 2017:

  • Country Breakfast on the Farm -
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Rochester City Grass Ordinance Lawn care and maintenance is part of the deal when owning a home in Rochester; or just about anywhere for that matter. But starting this summer, failing to adequately keep up with cutting the grass or keeping weeds under control could hit you direct in the pocket book. 

Just added to the list of city ordinances is an administrative fine that can (and will) be imposed on Rochester, MN home owners for out-of-control grass or weeds on a property. 

So just what does “out-of-control” mean, you ask? Well, according to the Department of Agriculture, grass or weeds on the department’s eradicate list that measure 12 inches or more will result in a fine of $60 to start with, and turn into an additional $90 for a second violation and $120 for each violation

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