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Jeff Kiger

Jeff Kiger

Business Reporter / Columnist

Jeff Kiger writes a daily column, "Heard on the Street," in addition to writing articles about local businesses, Mayo Clinic, IBM, Hormel Foods, Crenlo and others.

He has worked as a newspaper journalist in Indiana, Wyoming and Minnesota since 1992. Kiger has worked in Rochester for the Post Bulletin since 1999.

“While final numbers are still not available, nearly 99% of staff across all Mayo Clinic locations have complied with the required vaccination program, meaning they have been vaccinated or have received medical or religious exemptions,” Mayo Clinic spokesperson Kelley Luckstein said in a statement. “This means that approximately 1% of staff across all locations will be released from employment as a result of the required vaccination program."
Raising pay, adjusting operations are among the responses at businesses across the Upper Midwest.