Information of Interest




Updates: Federal Shutdown and State Funding

Federal Government Shutdown In January the Federal Government shutdown threatened the county’s housing stability.  It was possible that federal payments for rent subsidies would stop.  Many families depend upon the subsidies for housing. If the payments would…




Disabled Veteran’s Deer Hunt

Olmsted County Parks hosted disabled Vietnam and beyond veterans for a deer hunt at Chesterwoods.  Park staff and volunteers assist the vets to hunting stands placed throughout the park.  Some veterans used the park’s track chair.  This year…




Curbside Voting & Real ID

Curbside Voting and Early voting If it is difficult for you to walk or stand, you can try the curbside voting service at Olmsted County’s Early Voting site at 1421 3rdAve SE, Second Floor.  There are…



Liveable Community, MERC, and Minnesota Real ID

Creating a “Liveable Community” A “Liveable” Community is safe and secure, has affordable and appropriate housing, diverse transportation options, and supportive community features and services.  In the City for Good, AARP Minnesota, and Family Service Rochester…