Saint Peter grants six-month lease extension to Mankato Clinic at location on River’s Edge campus

By |2018-06-27T14:24:57-05:00June 27th, 2018|

The Saint Peter City Council has signed off on a recommendation from the River's Edge Hospital Commission to extend the lease for the Mankato Clinic, which uses neighboring space on the campus. The current lease for the Dermatology Clinic was set to expire next month, but a six-month extension was approved to allow the Mankato Clinic time to consider its options.  City Administrator Todd Prafke says the Mankato Clinic has a growing presence within Saint Peter. "Certainly the amount of procedures and other things that they do at the hospital has been growing. So the goal of this additional six months [...]

Entrance to Emergency Department at River’s Edge in Saint Peter to move next week

By |2018-05-29T13:43:16-05:00May 29th, 2018|

On Thursday, June 7 the entrance to the Emergency Department at River's Edge Hospital in Saint Peter will be moving from the east side of the building to the north side. Initial stages of construction are underway after Officials broke ground on the 33.8-million dollar expansion and renovation earlier this month. The entrance change will be in place for the next year while the new Emergency Department is being constructed. River’s Edge CEO George Rohrich says they plan to open the new Emergency Department and Urgent Care facilities in June of 2019. "They’ll be building the pads and putting down the [...]

Officials break ground on expansion and renovation at River’s Edge in Saint Peter

By |2018-05-15T13:59:57-05:00May 15th, 2018|

Construction is officially underway on the 33.8-million dollar expansion and renovation of River's Edge Hospital and Clinic in Saint Peter. Officials broke ground on Tuesday morning at the site that will see a major overhaul. Saint Peter received a USDA Rural Development loan for the project that will add new beds, operating rooms and a new entrance. USDA State Director Brad Finstad says the project is needed and that economic development opportunities lie within a good healthcare system. "We can't be a bunch of communities of left out healthcare. You know we can't tell our people, drive 50, 80, 100, 200 miles [...]

Saint Peter to see over $125M worth of development start this spring

By |2018-04-13T15:07:21-05:00April 13th, 2018|

The City of Saint Peter is preparing for over 125-million dollars worth of construction to kickoff this year. Community Development Director Russ Wille details the large projects that will get underway in the coming months. "So that included about a 50-million dollar expansion of Nobel Hall on the Gustavus Campus. About a 40-million dollar expansion out at the Regional Treatment Center. It will be about a 32 to 33-million dollar permit for the Rivers Edge Hospital expansion. The Solace Drug Court housing is under construction and that's about a 5-million dollar permit. We'll have about a 5-million dollar permit we're expecting [...]

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