Your Wellness Headquarters – Offering massage, sauna, and a fitness facility. Call Faye at 507-251-4849 to schedule an appointment for a massage, a sauna, or to become a fitness center member.
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 Bluff Country ATV Club is a family-oriented group promoting safe ATV riding. We meet every 3rd Saturday at Stumpy’s Bar & Restaurant at 10:00 a.m. Our members hold three DNR sanctioned Youth ATV Safety Trainings each year. In 2022 these trainings are: Saturday, April 30 in Plainview; Saturday, May 14 in Rushford, and Saturday, September 10 in Rushford. We enjoy our local area trails and exploring other riding experiences around the country. Our members actively support ATVMN. Find us on Facebook.
The Boutique Station is a trendy women’s clothing and accessories shop. 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.
Located in beautiful Peterson, Minnesota, right off of the Root River Trail, this diner features daily lunch specials, homemade soups and pies, and a delicious variety of reasonably-priced breakfasts and lunches.
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.
Country crafts abound in a farm shed full of treasures for gifts or to keep for yourself. Hours are 10-3 the first Saturday and Sunday of the month or by appointment. Follow our Facebook page for additional select days and hours.
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, canoe rental, tube rental, and shuttle service. Direct access to the Root River, with a beach area for cooling off. Cushon’s Peak is home to the SEMBA Bluegrass Festival every May and August.
We have everything you need for an optimal training session: Free weights, cable machines, cardio machines, and much more. This facility is for the average fitness person to the hardcore athlete! Membership-based facility with 24-hour access to members.
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.
Open seasonally for:
River Rentals – kayaks, canoes, tubes with transportation along the Root River – 7 days a week By Appointment
Restaurant – Serving flatbreads and paninis with local ingredients; beer, seltzer, and other cold beverages. Open beginning May 27 through the summer: Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday, 11 am – 7 pm.
Shuttle Service for bicyclists or river travelers – Available 7 days a week through the summer months and By Appointment.
Farmers Win Co-op has 17 locations in southeastern Minnesota and northeastern Iowa. Services include grain, agronomy, feed, and energy. Our mission is to partner with our member-owners and customers by providing competitive products and professional services.
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. Rental of the clubhouse is also an option for your next event.
Family fun for over 150 years, the Fillmore County Fair continues to promote agriculture and the projects of our 4-H community! The Fillmore County Fair has been a family tradition since 1858, and the Fillmore County Agriculture Society has been hosting since 1865. The Fillmore County Fair is a multi-generational event reflecting the values, culture, history, heritage and dreams of all that call Fillmore County their home.
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Rural Life Exhibits
Oliver Tractor & Ag Equipment Collection
Bernard Pietenpol Aircraft & Exhibit
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 23 communities in Fillmore and Houston counties. With over 19,000 households receiving the Fillmore County Journal, our talented team is dedicated to local community news coverage.
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.
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.
Thrift stores in Rushford and Winona support a mission to provide Christian guidance, support and encouragement for women with unplanned pregnancies and for families experiencing brokenness and change. Donations of unwanted or unneeded items are welcome.
Our farm implement business consists of new and used machinery, complete with parts and service centers. We also sell lawn & garden and recreational vehicles. Our company brand is For Farming, For Fun, and For the Future™.
Join the Hardwood Country Sportsmen’s Club to access the club’s rifle range, trap-shooting range, and archery range in the scenic Root River valley! Events include an annual steak fry in spring and an exclusive banquet in fall.
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!
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.
Handcrafted espresso, specialty coffee, quality tea and all-fruit smoothies. Bakery items, hot breakfast sandwiches, and soups. Local artwork displayed and solicited. Check out our Facebook Page for Business Hours, including our Drive Thru.
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.
Auto and Semi Collision Repair, Restorations, Rust Repair.
Services include complete paint jobs/restoration, loaner vehicles, paintless dent removal, nitrogen plastic welding, detailing vehicles, mechanical repair on classic cars, and painting house doors.
We accept all insurance companies and will work to get you the best repairs.
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, Hand Pulled String Cheese and Gelato (Italian Ice Cream). Locally produced honey is also available. Stop out to our farm store to shop all our products plus other locally produced items and let the kids of all ages play on the combine/tractor playground and see the animals.
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 producer of traditional lefse and other Scandinavian treats for more than 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. $25/night for RV; $5 fee for use of dump station. Tent camping is $10/night. Bathrooms & showers available. Call Pam’s Corner at 507-864-7949 for reservations. Weekly rate available.
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.
Nonprofit organization serving homeschool families in the Rushford Peterson Valley and surrounding counties. Our Mission: To welcome all those at any point on their homeschool journey; seasoned veterans, those in the midst of child-rearing, and those considering homeschooling. To provide a sense of place in the education world for those who choose the path less traveled. To encourage, challenge, inspire, laugh, play, and dream along with families like ours while providing a safe, peaceful, and cooperative learning environment.
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.
School-age child care before and after school and during school breaks. Summer Kids Club is offered during summer break, Monday through Friday 6:30 a.m.-6:00 p.m., for students entering Kindergarten through 5th grade. Summer days are spent swimming, biking, going on field trips, playing games, completing art projects, playing with friends, going on picnics and much more! The program will transport to other activities within Rushford city limits, including Community Ed programs, church programs, and specific sessions of swimming lessons.
Locally owned, full service florist. We serve the communities of Lanesboro, Peterson, Rushford & Houston. Everyday occasions, special events, weddings, funerals and so much more. Daily delivery service available.
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.
RASA’s purpose is to entertain, inform, and educate, in order to further the appreciation of the arts in the Rushford community. RASA strives to present a variety of activities and opportunities for the community to participate in as performers and and as audience. Contact Chair Emily Paulson to learn how you can support and be part of RASA’s activities and events!
For 25+ 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 specializes in Fresh and Local! Locally owned and operated for over 48 years, featuring full service Meat, Produce and Deli departments with many in-store prepared fresh foods. Stop in for local products available year round, including Norsland Lefse, Spring Grove Soda, Metz’s Cheese and a variety of local Honey…And much more.
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.
Rushford Manufacturing is a custom metal fabricator dedicated to providing high-quality products. Our products are constructed using steel, stainless steel and aluminum tubing, angles, shapes, solids and sheets. These materials are skillfully processed—sawed, drilled, welded, laser cut and more—to deliver final product to your specifications. Secondary materials, including glass, mirror, plastics, casters, wheels, wood, motors, caps and hardware kits can be integrated during assembly of the finished product. We have a long history of meeting customer needs with responsive, dedicated services. Our lean production processes are ideally suited to help lower your costs by reducing inventory and shortening lead times.
A weekly outdoor market featuring area vendors and a variety of their locally grown, raised or produced foods and handmade wares. Open May 18-October 12, 2021 on Tuesdays 4-6:30 pm on the front grounds of Wellhouse Ministry (former school building), 102 N. Mill Street, Rushford.
Thousands of fiction and non-fiction books for all ages, including large print and audio books, magazines, videos/DVDs, and music CDs. Inter-library loans through the regional library system and downloadable books, magazines, movies and more. Computers available for the public. You may even borrow a bicycle through the library’s BikeShare Program, in partnership with the Root River Trail Towns.
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.
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.
Servais Tile & Stone, Inc. provides custom design and installation of tile and stone for commercial and residential properties, including granite and quartz countertops, on both new construction and remodel projects.
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.
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 and contact Nikki through her website.
SEMBA is a non-profit organization that promotes Bluegrass music throughout southeastern Minnesota. Attend our annual musical festivals, including two at Cushon’s Peak Campground near Rushford. Find us on Facebook!
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.
Shop Sterling Pharmacy in downtown Rushford for all your pharmaceutical needs. We offer prescription delivery services as well as a nice variety of over-the-counter items and greeting cards. Take advantage of our senior citizen discount (ages 60+) EVERY Tuesday, our FREE vitamin program for all ages, and our prescription punch card to receive FREE Good Neighbor Pharmacy over-the-counter medication.
Good Food, Good Friends, Good Times! Check out Stumpy’s for a full breakfast, lunch and dinner menu, including daily specials. Stumpy’s is a family style restaurant & bar in downtown Rushford. A banquet facility and services, and outside catering are available.
Closed for 2022 due to Covid-19. Check back in 2023 for reservations.
A charming farm house bed & breakfast high on a ridge in Bluff Country, where fields display as homespun quilts and eagles ride the wind, this 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.
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.
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
Brad Woxland, a Master Plumber with 45 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.
Open to the public: Cold beverages, pool & darts, pull tabs, Heggies pizza, hot sandwiches, and snacks.
City Government; Peterson Station Museum: Nearly 100 years after Peterson Station opened to serve Southern Minnesota Railroad customers, it welcomed the public again in 1974—this time as a museum. Today, visitors can explore the area’s past through historical memorabilia, photographs, and artifacts, or learn more about their family’s history in the area at the genealogy center.
The City of Rushford’s mission is to enhance, promote, and protect the quality of life for all Rushford Citizens and to provide municipal services in a cost-effective, innovative, professional manner for all who live, work, or visit here. City departments include Ambulance, Police, Fire, Library, Airport, Parks & Aquatic Center, Streets & Levee System, Economic Development, Electric, Water, Sewer Utilities.