Mayo Clinic Health System - Owatonna
Owatonna, Minnesota, is a thriving community of over 25,000 people, boasting one of the strongest economies in Minnesota.
Located just 38 miles west of Rochester, Minnesota, and 60 miles south of Minneapolis/St. Paul, Owatonna is home to more than 40 industrial business firms.
First rate public and private school systems, plus the MinnesotaRiverlandTechnicalCollege, offer post-secondary and higher education programs.
One of the city’s most popular recreation areas is Kaplan’s Woods Parkway, which offers 225 acres for hiking, biking, jogging, picnicking and cross-country skiing. Within the scenic Parkway, LakeKohlmier offers swimming, sailing, fishing and canoeing. Excellent golfing is available at public and private courses, several of which are staffed by full-time golf instructors. For the tennis enthusiast, both outdoor and indoor facilities provide opportunities for year-round participation.
Because many residents love music and the arts, the OwatonnaArtsCenter displays the work of many local and national artists. A unique SculptureGarden attracts visitors as does the Little Theatre of Owatonna, which puts on several dramatic, comic or musical productions each year.
Cabela’s Outfitters, the HeritageHallTransportationMuseum (and its interactive children’s exhibit) and conventions attract more than one million outdoor enthusiasts to the area annually.