Update – July 1, 2020
The following restaurants are open, following state regulations, and with some changes to service/hours:
American Legion of Peterson – Now open at 4:30p daily with indoor and outdoor seating!
American Legion of Rushford – Serving up to 50% capacity indoors. Monday through Thursday open 3p-8p, and Friday through Sunday 1p-slow.
Burdey’s Café – Open Sunday: 7a-11a for coffee and 11a-2p with limited menu, Monday: 6a-11a, Thursday: 7a-2p & 4p-7p, Friday: 7a-8p, Saturday: 7a-7p. Closed Tuesday and Wednesday. – 507-875-2424
The Creamery – Open for outdoor or indoor dining and carry-out. Accepting cash and credit/debit cards only; no checks. Sunday through Thursday 11a-8p, Friday and Saturday 11a-10p . Carry-out food orders should be placed in advance. – 507-864-7214
Ferndale Golf Course Bar & Grill – Open for lunch and dinner daily 11a-1p and 4-8p. – 507-864-7626
Jessie Street Java – Drive-thru open for beverages and all to-go food orders Tuesday through Friday 6a-2p and Saturday 8a-2p. Breakfast sandwiches served all day; call ahead for drive-thru food orders. Outdoor seating available. – 507-864-2739
Nordic Lanes Bar – Off-sale and on-site sale. Open Monday through Thursday 3p-8p, Friday 3p-2a, Saturday 11a-2a, and Sunday 11a-8p. Summer Wing Night Wednesdays, beginning June 17, 5:30p-8p; Dine-in only with beverage purchase required; Lots of flavors available.
Norsland Lefse – Restaurant remains closed. Bakery is operating every Thursday, so call us by Wednesday to order bread or bakery items to pick up fresh on Thursday. Our items are also available at Rushford Foods fresh every Thursday. We continue to make fresh lefse – call to place an order for pick-up. – 507-864-2323
Rushford Foods Deli – Open for carry-outs – 507-864-2878
Shawnee’s Bar & Grill – Open for outdoor and indoor food service, 11a-9p Tuesday through Saturday and Sunday 11a-8p. If dining outdoors, please stop inside to ensure we know you are here. Carry-outs and cold off-sale available. Closed Mondays. – 507-864-2073
Stumpy’s Restaurant – Open for indoor and outdoor dining, or carry-outs at second window from the driveway, with hours of service as follows: 7a-8:30p Monday through Thursday, 7a-9p Friday and Saturday, 7a-8p Sunday. – 507-864-7156
Subway – Open for carry-out only. – 507-864-2522
The following restaurant locations are temporarily closed until further notice:
Norsland Lefse’s restaurant (bakery items and fresh lefse available at Rushford Foods)
Our wonderful hair salons in the Rushford Peterson Valley open June 1. Go to the directory for contact information: The Shop Salon, Visions Salon, Mel’s Shear Magic, New Beginnings Salon, RefleKtions.
Abundant Life Fitness – Open for massages Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, by appointment only. Fitness Center closed until further notice; clients please contact Faye for details. – 507-864-5433 or 507-251-4849
City of Rushford – City Hall will be closed to the public. All essential city services continue. Utility payment drop-boxes remain open. – 507-864-2444
Merchants Bank – Bank lobby is reopen to limited visitor traffic. Please first consider alternative banking methods – such as Online & Mobile Banking, Telephone Banking, calling a branch, or our Drive-Up facilities. For loans, new accounts, or Notary services please call to make an appointment. Learn more about alternative banking options: https://www.merchantsbank.com/coronavirus or call – 507-864-7744
MiEnergy Cooperative – Office closed to the public. Members may call regarding electric service as employees are working and crews continue to respond to outage calls 24/7. Payments can go in drop-boxes at the office, pay-by-phone (1-877-853-6517), or submit online through SmartHub (www.MiEnergy.coop). – 800-432-2285
Mill Street Fitness – Now open, with restrictions.
Nordic Lanes Bowling – Monday-Thursday 1p-7p; Friday 1p-?; Saturday 11a-?; Sunday 11a-7p. Reservations required since the Bowling Center can have only 25% capacity. Kids Bowl Free, a new summer program, starts June 14! Kids can bowl up to 2 games a day for free. They have to $2 for shoes. Food and Beverage will be available for purchase also. Register your kids at www.kidsbowlfree.com. –507-864-7799
Nordic Lanes Sand Volleyball – Adult Co-Ed Volleyball starts the evenings of Tuesday, June 16 and Thursday, June 18. There are teams needing players. Anyone wanting to play should show up on these first evenings to see if you can join a team. – 507-864-7799
Norsland Lefse – Restaurant closed. Fresh lefse available at Rushford Foods. Large lefse orders may be called ahead and picked up at Norsland Lefse. – 507-864-2323
Rushford Dental – Open for full dental services. – 507-864-7773
Rushford Foods – Temporary change to store hours: 7a-8p daily. The first hour each day (7a-8a) is reserved for those shoppers who are at a higher risk of severe illness by COVID-19, which includes older adults and those who have compromised immune systems. When necessary, we will continue to have purchase limits on high-demand products to increase the likelihood of those products being available to even more customers. If you find yourself unsure of your health, or you are quarantined by the virus, call or order online for delivery or pick-up. We will deliver groceries to your home and drop them off at your porch if you are unable to leave or unsure. Call Rushford Foods 507-864-2878, auto attendant will answer, PRESS 1 for details and to leave us your name and phone number; we will call you back to take your order. You can also visit our website at www.myrushfordfoods.com to submit a basic grocery list, and we will call you to confirm and provide you with the time it will be ready for pick-up or delivery. – 507-864-2878
Rushford Food Shelf – COVID-19 has forced Semcac’s Rushford Food Shelf to change its operations to ensure safety and due to limited food availability. Clients are not allowed into the food shelf, but are provided with some choice and some preset food. Clients can send a proxy or arrange delivery with River Hills Transit. Hours are Tuesday and Thursday 9-11:30 and 12:30-4:00; phone 507-864-8224. Your continued financial support is needed. Donations may be mailed to Semcac Rushford Food Shelf, PO Box 549, Rushford, MN 55971.
Rushford Hardware – Fully staffed and open regular hours. If you are not able to shop in-store, visit Acehardware.com or call us directly. Buy online and pickup in store. We’ll deliver your order to your vehicle when you drive-up. We want to make it as convenient as possible for you to get the products you need, when you need them. – 507-864-2540
Rushford Public Library – Temporary Library Hours are Monday 12p-4p and Tuesday-Friday 10a-4p. To place requests, please call ahead or email email@example.com. Online catalog at rushford.lib.mn.us. Pickup days are Tuesday and Friday by appointment. Call to make an appointment to visit the library. – 507-864-7600
Rushford State Bank – The bank lobby is temporarily closed until further notice. Drive-up remains open during regular business hours. After-hours drop box for deposits, loan payments, and other documents remains open. Access accounts remotely via Telephone Banking, Internet Banking, and Mobile Banking with Remote Deposit capabilities. Visit rushfordstatebank.com or call to learn more – 507-864-7755
Sterling Drugstore – Closed to walk-in public. The pharmacy is open and continues to fill prescriptions via curbside pick-up, free home delivery, or free mail delivery. Other Sterling products are available for curbside pickup as well–from mouthwash to makeup and allergy pills to daily vitamins–Call ahead to place your order – 507-864-2153
Root River Community Church – Visit www.rootriver.org for the church’s re-opening plan.
Rushford Lutheran Church – Sunday sermon posted on www.rushfordlutheran.com by 11a on Sundays. Homebound members with “home phone,” turn on your phones at the regular time of 9a to hear the service. To receive a copy of the bulletin to follow with the service, email firstname.lastname@example.org
St. John’s Hart and St. Mark Lutheran Churches – Sermons are posted live to their combined Facebook page.