…At the top of the city of Rochester's wish list is $35 million to expand the Rochester Mayo Civic Center. Supporters argue the expansion will enable the center to attract conferences from across the nation and the world. The number one priority for Olmsted County is $15 million to study and design a high-speed rail route from Rochester to the Twin Cities known as "Zip Rail." But winning support for these projects could prove tough.
Post-Bulletin, by Heather Carlson, 12/2011