AcenTek is your technology solutions provider, committed to providing you with cutting edge possibilities. Trusted in your community for 65 years, AcenTek provides Internet, Voice, Video, and Business Solutions. AcenTek, Ascending Technology, bringing the future to your services.
The American Legion is a patriotic veterans organization that serves veterans and the community. Conveniently located between the Root River Bike Trail and Highway 16, the American Legion Post 94 in Rushford is open to the public. Burgers are served on Tuesdays and Fridays from 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., and Heggie’s Pizza is served all week. The American Legion also has a large room, with licensed kitchen and seating up to 225, available for wedding receptions, parties, meetings and events of all types. Legion Riders Chapter.
The Andor Wenneson Inn was built in 1904 along the tracks of the Southern Minnesota Railroad, now the beautiful Root River State Bike Trail. Built by businessman W. Andor Wenneson, the hotel served rail travelers coming through Peterson for many years. Today, travelers continue to enjoy the peaceful and picturesque setting of the Andor Wenneson Inn.
What separates Becker Auction from other auction houses is our dedication to our customers. Our experience and skills are at your service in order to make your auction experience as stress-free as possible. Service, quality, and respect are everyday standards.
The Boutique Station is a new, trendy boutique in the Rushford-Peterson area. We carry women’s clothing size Small-3X, shoes, accessories, jewelry, and gifts. You may even find some antiques! We’re located just south of Peterson on Highway 16. Hours are weekdays 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturdays 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sundays 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.
A one-stop automotive and tire maintenance center for all of your repair needs! Our professional mechanics can repair your vehicle’s transmission, alignment, brakes, electrical system, exhaust system, and steering and suspension system. Preventive maintenance services include state inspections, lube and oil changes, belt and hose replacement, cooling system/radiator flushing, and more. We service diesel engines and hybrid vehicles and offer a full line of auto and light truck tires.
Custom cabinetry built to meet your needs. All cabinetry is constructed in Rushford. We can add any special features you desire in your cabinets or furniture. You dream, we design together, and Colby Cabinetry will build it! Contact us for references from customers across the tri-state region.
Connaughty Sales, Inc. began in 1985 in response to metal fabrication and equipment needs for area farming and industry. Our company offers custom design and fabrication; farm products; parts and repairs; and signature, quality-engineered products to make your life easier. Whether its metal cylinders, decorative gates, feed wagons, Silage Facers, buckets, bale wagons, bale forks or more—we can meet your needs.
The Creamery offers a casual dining atmosphere with a variety of food options, including hand-tossed pizza, ice cream and a variety of sandwiches, soups and salads. Conveniently located off the Root River Bike Trail with seasonal, outdoor patio seating available. Fresh waffle cones and dishes made daily…even chocolate-dipped for the daring! Banquet and private party space. Next door, bowling for more family fun.
Croell Redi-Mix has been a producer of quality concrete since 1968. We strive to be the best at what we do and never forget that our valued customers come first. In addition to Redi-Mix, our product line includes paving, asphalt, seal coating, gravel, sand and stone.
Cushon’s Peak Campground is on the Root River and the Root River Bike Trail. Each campsite has a campfire ring and picnic table. The campground has modern, heated, clean bathrooms and showers. In addition to the bike trail, enjoy over 5 miles of hiking trails on-site. Canoes and tubes available for rent, with transportation. Cushon’s Peak is home to the SEMBA Bluegrass Festival every May and August.
Since 1966, Dennis Overland Insurance Agency has met the insurance needs of customers throughout the region. With 30 years as a second generation insurance agent, Dennis Overland offers personalized, experienced advice to insure your home, auto, business, farm, health, life, or event. Call Dennis today to discuss your insurance coverage.
“Let Nicole at Don’t Blink Photography capture a memory. As a busy wife and mother, Nicole knows how quickly life passes in the blink of an eye! What began as a hobby to collect her own family’s moments…is now an established photography studio and business. Specializing in babies and children, high school seniors, engagements and families, contact Nicole for photography that will catch your snapshots in time!”
Featherstone Farm is a 250-acre certified organic farm located in the bluff country in and around Rushford, Minnesota. The farm produces around 70 varieties of fresh market fruits and vegetables for distribution to local co-ops, restaurants and grocers, wholesalers and Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) members throughout the region. We offer Summer Share CSA, and Winter Share CSA for subscribers to participate in across the Twin Cities Area, Rochester, La Crosse and Winona.
A beautiful and well-maintained, mature golf course that opened in 1931 and is nestled in the bluffs of southeastern Minnesota. Ferndale is a 9-hole-Par 36 golf course with cart rentals and practice green. Relax in the clubhouse or on the surrounding deck with a cold beverage and lunch or dinner from the Bar & Grill menu. Open to the Public.
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Open 9am-3:30pm Tuesday-Saturday. Closed Holidays.
The Fillmore County Journal is the official legal newspaper of Fillmore County, covering city council, school board and county government meetings for 15 communities in Fillmore County. With over 13,000 households receiving the Fillmore County Journal, our talented team is dedicated to local news coverage, sports, and lively commentary.
First Presbyterian Church and Trinity Fellowship ELCA worship together in the richness of our histories and traditions. Called together in baptism, nourished at the Table in holy communion, and sent into the world, we trust in God’s love for all creation and especially welcome people of diverse sexual orientations, diverse gender identities and expressions, and diverse immigration statuses. You are beloved by God!
The Foundation for Rushford-Peterson Schools exists to ensure R-P students become successful members of society by building relationships to inspire lifelong learning and the development of character. The Foundation places an emphasis on scholarships for graduating seniors and the enrichment of educational and co-curricular activities.
Near the Root River and Root River State Trail, apartment rentals by the night or longer; 2-night minimum stay during peak. Canoe, kayak and tube rentals with transportation. Several flavors of Chocolate Shoppe Ice Cream available seasonally.
The Good Shepherd Lutheran Services campus offers care for children and older adults. (bullet points) Licensed Childcare for up to 71 children ages 6 weeks to 12 years; Long-term Care Facility with 70 beds offers quality, skilled nursing care services.; Bremmer Suites Assisted Living has 15 individual modern suites; Senior Apartments include 32 HUD-subsidized units for individuals age 62 or over.
Harter’s Trash & Recycling, founded in 1955, is in its fourth generation of catering to the region’s trash removal needs. We offer residential and commercial trash and recycling collection services and dumpster rental and roll off service–whether you’re a homeowner cleaning out the garage or a company doing a large construction project requiring multiple roll-offs emptied per day. Call us for your trash removal or document destruction needs!
Locally raised delicious Angus beef. Grass-fed, grain finished for flavorful marbling. Cuts available year round on the farm, or fill your freezer with a quarter, half or whole beef. Opportunities for freezer beef are available throughout the year. Contact us at 507.951.1643 or firstname.lastname@example.org for inquiries or to place an order. Pick-up at the farm or local delivery options available. Shop online at our website and visit us on Facebook.
This vacation rental stay includes a private guest bedroom and bathroom on the second floor of one of Rushford’s 19th Century early American Homes. Take a short walk or quick bike ride to find downtown dining options or access the Root River State Trail.
Your loved one never leaves our care. We believe services are less funeral and more a celebration of life. Our goal is to help you during these difficult times to create a funeral as unique as the life being celebrated. Serving Southeast MN since 1969, we bring generations of understanding and commitment.
Horihan Insurance is a full service insurance agency serving Minnesota, Wisconsin and Iowa. The agency specializes in farms, small businesses, health insurance, auto, and homeowner policies. With eleven agents serving customers from branches in Rushford, Rochester, Winona and Lewiston, Horihan Insurance assists our clients in developing a risk management plan that will protect them against all of life’s uncertainties.
LeRoy and Darleen Johnson, along with three sons, three grandsons and their spouses, have built Johnson’s Rolling Acres. Many people are also employed or make part of their living from this large dairy, swine and grain operation located near Peterson, MN. Johnson’s Rolling Acres is a proud supporter of the Rushford Peterson Valley Community!
Kwik Trip offers Top Tier Gasoline and Diesel. Visit the convenience store for hot and cold food and beverages, no-fee ATM, groceries, copy machine/fax service, and more. At the junction of Hwy 16 and Hwy 43 in Rushford, we’re just off the Root River State Bike Trail and adjacent to snowmobile trails.
Leighton Broadcasting-Winona is FIVE radio stations offering Southeast Minnesota and Southwest Wisconsin news, sports, weather, and a variety of music. Stations are: KG 95.3 – Today’s Best Music; 101.1 The River – Winona’s Greatest Hits; 99.3FM The Hawk – This is Your Country; KWNO 1230AM/98.7FM – The Talk of Winona; KHWK 1380AM/101.5FM – Real Country. Stream live at www.winonaradio.com
Built in 2014, this 20-unit motel features a spacious lobby, continental breakfast, and the availability of a conference room with warming kitchen. Motel is handicapped accessible, has rooms with double queen beds or single king bed. Designated pet-friendly rooms. Rooms equipped with microwave, refrigerator, coffee pot and hair dryer. Located adjacent to the Root River State Trail and walking distance to local businesses. Loken’s Rushford Inn is smoke-free, clean, comfortable and affordable.
Merchants Bank in Rushford is a full-service bank with an experienced and friendly staff. We offer a complete line of deposit and loan products, including mortgages, business loans and Ag loans. Stop in. We’ll be happy to help you with all your financial needs. Merchants Bank is a member FDIC and Equal Housing Lender. Loans are subject to credit approval.
Metz’s Hart-Land Creamery LLC was formed in August 2014 to diversify our farming operations to include all family members. Our milk is never transported or trucked—it goes directly from our cows to the creamery to you. Our cheese curds are always fresh and squeaky. Try our Artisan block cheeses and cheese spreads! Locally produced honey is also available.
Micah Hanson State Farm strives to be the preferred choice for insurance and financial service needs in the area. We pledge to serve our customers by assisting in planning for the unexpected and the inevitable. We will identify and properly address the insurance and financial service needs of our customers to provide superior products and services through established, personal relationships.
We are a member-owned electric distribution cooperative serving southeastern Minnesota and northeast Iowa. Founded in 1936 when electricity was not available to rural residents, locals banded together to build lines to their homes and farms. The cooperative has prospered by providing members with high-quality energy services at competitive rates and expanded services.
Bowling for family fun! Many open bowl times available. League bowling for men, women, couples and youth. Make bowling reservations for birthdays and other parties. Full service bar and lounge. Pizza and full menu available from The Creamery next door! Nordic Lanes can also be reserved for events and banquets. Visit our Facebook page for updates and entertainment schedules.
Norsland Lefse is much more than a coffee shop and bakery. It’s a manufacturer that has produced traditional lefse and other Scandinavian treats for 30 years. Norsland Lefse is made with real potatoes, with no preservatives to ensure it tastes just like Grandma’s! The Gift Shop features Scandinavian items and the Coffee Shop & Bakery incorporates lefse into a unique menu and fresh baked goods.
Rushford’s City Campground across from Creekside Park, with 7 full RV hook-up sites, bathrooms & showers. Tent camping also permitted. Call Pam’s Corner at 864-7949 for reservations. $25/night for RV or $10/night for tenting; weekly rate available. $5 fee for use of dump station.
Jeffrey O’Donnell, LPL Financial Planner, is committed to providing you with the information you need to pursue financial success. Visit Jeffrey for a conversation about your financial concerns. His goal is to provide low-key and non-threatening financial consulting to guide the process of helping you make sound decisions regarding your financial future.
Pam’s Corner offers quality branded fuel and 91 non-oxy premium gasoline. Enjoy hot or cold food, including breakfast sandwiches, bakery items, Piccadilly pizza, many grocery items and more! Fishing and hunting licenses. “Home of the 25 cents pop!” Open 4 a.m. every day. Pam’s Off Sale Liquor is located “around the back” and offers beer, wine, liquor and malt beverages, Mon.-Sat. 10 a.m.-10 p.m. and Sun. 11 a.m.-6 p.m.
Continuing education, including CEUs, for plumbers. Instructor Kevin O’Laughlin offers classes in Plumbing Code, Cross Connection Control and Backflow Prevention, Pipefitting, and Pipe Insulation. For drinking water protection in municipalities and businesses, Plumbers Services-MN also conducts Cross Connection Control Surveys and develops Cross Connection Control programs.
Root River ATV Club is a family-oriented group promoting safe ATV riding. We meet every 3rd Saturday at the Rushford Legion at 10:00 a.m. Our members hold three events for Youth ATV Safety Training each year. The dates for these training opportunities in 2021 are as follows: Saturday, April 17 in Plainview; Saturday, May 15 and Saturday, September 18 in Rushford. We enjoy our local and area trails, and we explore other riding experiences around the country. Check out our website for photos of past club rides and information regarding joining the Root River ATV Club. Find us on Facebook.
Since 1969, the Root River Saddle Club continues to promote family fun and interest in all equine activities. From horse showing to trail riding, clinics to days at the movies, we get together to enjoy horses. Check out our Facebook page if you’re interested in joining us.
Ross Himlie Photography makes any life event or special occasion more memorable. When you want to capture a lifetime of treasures, we’re here to help with portraits, such as high school senior portraits, children or family, weddings/engagements, sports or school events, wedding anniversaries, class reunions, or pets. For business needs, we offer professional portraits, event photos or passport photos. Photo restoration also available.
The Rushford Historical Society preserves our heritage by restoring and displaying the memorable buildings and artifacts that represent the Rushford area’s beginning. Surrounding the site of the original Historic Depot are landmark buildings—jailhouse, one-room school house, small chapel replica and a log home being restored with integrity and authenticity of the time it was used. Investigate and learn how our community got its start.
For 20+ years, Dr. David Hinz has provided safe, effective, and natural health care treatment for patients from newborn to 100+ years young. He is trained to know the problems that can be treated with chiropractic adjustments and those that need to be referred to another health care practitioner. Injury rehabilitation and nutritional support also available. Live life to its fullest—see your Chiropractor!
The Rushford Community Foundation is a trust, a collection of endowed funds, given by individuals, organizations and businesses, to be used for the betterment of this area. Each year the board of directors grants funds to enhance the lives of our citizens in areas like wellness, tourism, recreation, the arts, post-secondary scholarship, and honoring our unique history and heritage.
“Deeply rooted” as a caring and experienced dental practice, we welcome the opportunity to provide professional dental services to area residents located along the Root River in scenic southeastern Minnesota. Dr. Gary Marcoux and staff provide complete family dentistry, including diagnostic, preventive, restorative, endodontic, oral surgery, periodontal, prosthodontic, and cosmetic services, as well as urgency/emergency treatment, and referrals for specialist dental services.
Rushford Foods — Your Hometown Market. Rushford Foods specializes in the groceries your family needs. With Bakery, Deli, Frozen, Dairy and Meat Departments, we have a full selection of your favorites. Visit our supermarket and see all we have to offer.
Our convenient downtown Rushford location provides for your complete hardware needs. Also offering equipment rentals, outdoor sporting goods and supplies, bird seed and feeders, and pet food and necessities, and fishing and hunting licenses. Visit our summer garden center.
Rushford Lutheran Church is a place where you can come to learn about God’s love for you, where you can grown in faith, and a place where you can share your joys and sorrows in a community of care, compassion and faith. We are a member of Lutheran Congregations in Mission for Christ.
A weekly outdoor market featuring area vendors and a variety of their locally grown, raised or produced foods and handmade wares. Open June through mid-October on Tuesdays 4-6:30 pm on the front grounds of Wellhouse Ministry (former school building), 102 N. Mill Street, Rushford.
Rushford State Bank has proudly served the tri-county area since 1867 with a commitment to providing quality products and services. As a locally owned and operated community bank, decisions are made locally, meaning prompt service and flexibility to tailor products to meet your financial needs. We have provided friendly, professional, and personalized service for generations and pledge to provide this service for generations to come.
The Rushford-Peterson Booster Club is a non-profit organization supporting R-P School and the community since 1992. About 90% of funds raised go to the school activities, and 10% to community support. Donations over the years now total more than$1 million since the organization’s formation. A volunteer board of directors governs the organization and meets monthly. A membership drive and fundraisers are held each year. R-P apparel is sold at Rushford Foods.
Offering Lille By Preschool through 12th grade education, R-P School’s vision is Empowering ALL for Lifelong Learning. Our mission is to create an educational community where learning is valued, excellence is expected, and all are prepared for the future.
Providing marketing communications services in Rushford and the surrounding area. A highly respected expert in marketing communications with deep experience and knowledge of the agricultural and cooperative industries. Excellent project manager ready to tackle any tough project needing a creative approach. Clients include Farmers Co-op Elevator in Rushford, the City of Rushford’s Highway 43 Project, and Viafield in northeastern Iowa.
A Community Action Agency serving several counties in SE MN, Semcac’s mission is to empower and advocate for people to enhance their self-sufficiency by maximizing community resources. The agency’s vision is thriving individuals, families and communities leading a vibrant southeast Minnesota region.
Let Shannon Meier Photography capture those special moments you’ll enjoy for a lifetime! Currently, Shannon specializes in newborn, children, family, high school senior, and event photography. Visit the website or Facebook to see examples of Shannon’s photography and to learn more.
Shawnee’s—Home of the 1/3-lb. Charbroiled Burger. In addition to amazing burgers, sandwiches and wraps, try the weekly specials, including Tacos, Chicken Burrito, Chicken Stir Fry, Crab Alfredo, or Cold-water Lobster Tail & Rib-eye Steak. Family-friendly environment. Enjoy an ice cold beverage while swapping stories with friends—new and old. Visit the website for a detailed menu.
Raising independent publishing to the level of indie music and film. Purchase print copies of Shipwreckt imprints and view submission guidelines online at shipwrecktbooks.press. Lost Lake Folk Opera magazine; Rocket Science Press (literary fiction); Up On Big Rock Poetry Series; Lost Lake Folk Art (non-fiction, memoir, essays, history) www.facebook.com/SWBPC or Twitter @opennmike
The mission of The Shop Salon is to create an environment where beauty is found in all things…in yourself and the world around you. Here, clients will recognize their own individual beauty, one that is uniquely theirs. Shop Salon owner Nikki Johnson’s vision is for beauty to be seen not only in hair, but in the simple gifts we are awarded each and every day. Find The Shop Salon on Instagram: @theshopsalon.mn
Lutheran Church, Missouri Synod. Worship Service Sunday mornings with Pastor Mark Triplett at 8:30 a.m. and Sunday School at 9:30 a.m. The members of St. Mark Lutheran Church are called by God through His Word to proclaim to all people the good news of salvation through Jesus Christ our Lord.
Sterling is truly The Drugstore with More! Let Sterling be Your Pharmacy to meet your medication and personal care needs. Looking for a gift for birthdays, weddings, anniversaries or any special occasion? Then check out the unique gift store items with items for children and adults — you’re sure to find that perfect gift!
Sterling Long Term Care Pharmacy serves long-term care facilities throughout the region. The pharmacy’s robust breadth of prescription, technology and personnel solutions helps long-term care facilities do what they do best: focus on resident care.
Nan Lesser paints beautiful portraits and fine art compositions for viewing and purchase. Prices range between $300 and $400 for a custom painting, and prints start at just $25. Nan’s style is best described as abstract impressionism, but portraits can also be painted true to life. Nan continues to design signs and logos for business marketing.
Good Food, Good Friends, Good Times! Check out Stumpy’s for a full breakfast, lunch and dinner menu, including daily specials such as the Texas Burger, Tacos, Pizza Buffet, Fried Fish, Prime Rib, and Broaster Chicken. Stumpy’s is a family style restaurant & bar. A banquet facility and services, and outside catering are available. Pat & Judy Christian, Owner
Named for our picturesque location along State Hwy 16 in the Root River Valley of southeastern MN, Sweet 16 Farm is a family-owned and operated cut flower farm. We grow 40+ varieties of annuals, perennials, woodies, and hops. Our bouquets are available for purchase June-Sept. as made-to-order for special events, or through our flower CSA program. We host two annual farm events: Mother’s Day Weekend Starter Plant Sale and Hop Harvest Fest in August.
Sweet Dreams is a charming farm house bed & breakfast high on a ridge in Bluff Country, where fields display as homespun quilts and eagles ride the wind. The Foursquare home built in 1915 offers three original bedrooms with private baths and comfortable accommodations. Located on the snowmobile trail and near bike and cross-country ski trails, shops, golf, river activities and more.
Through each phase of your life, we work with you to create a financial strategy that reflects your values, and changes as your life does. Annuities, Education Funds, Traditional and Roth IRAs, Mutual Funds, Insurance, and other investment vehicles. “Thrivent Financial: Connecting faith & finances for good.”
Snowmobile Club responsible for maintaining 79 miles of spectacular bluff country trails! The Southeastern Minnesota Snowmobile Trail Map can be purchased in Rushford at Kwik Trip, The Corner, Stumpy’s and the Creamery. All proceeds go for trail maintenance. Find us on Facebook.
Windswept Inn offers a centrally-located, clean, affordable place to rest after a full day of activity. Rooms feature private baths, cable TV, WiFi, air conditioning, microwave and refrigerator. On a crisp, cool morning or a warm, pleasant evening, enjoy a leisurely chat with companions in the shady courtyard just outside your door.
Rushford Clinic has been providing care for individuals and families in the Rushford area since 1959. Services include: Well-child check ups; Care for injuries and illness; Immunizations; Physicals and health screenings; Women’s health services; Physical therapy services; Chronic disease management; Laboratory services; Diagnostic radiology services for fractures; Access to Winona Health’s integrated electronic medical records; Referral to specialty services at Winona Health or other medical center
WonderInk is a Full Service Printing Company specializing in one-on-one customer service and quality products. Have an idea of your own or don’t know where to start? See us to create a design that will personify your marketing solutions. From design to print—we are your one stop print shop offering printing products, promotional items, design service, screen printing and embroidery.
Brad Woxland, a Master Plumber with 43 years of plumbing experience, is here to help you with both remodels and new home construction or to solve even the smallest plumbing problem. For full service residential and commercial, count on Woxland Plumbing for prompt, outstanding service and reasonable rates. Estimates always available. Need a plumber you can trust? Call local — contact Brad at Woxland Plumbing.