Campus Tunnels
MinnWest History

lindseyd September

Many of you may already know, but our campus is connected underground through a tunnel system that was fully utilized back in our State Hospital days. Although they’re off limits now due to safety reasons, they were once used by hospital employees to transfer supplies, patients, food and more. Don’t worry, that’s just Joanna (not a ghost) in the photo! 

MinnWest Acres
MNyou Youth Garden

lindseyd September

Minn West Acres On the east end of campus, you’ll find the MinnWest Acres. The acres are managed by MNyou Youth Garden, a new non-profit that joined us on campus this past Spring. Their team, made up of diverse youth in our community, plant and care for everything from tomatoes to ghost peppers and even honey. You can find their produce …

Mr. B’s Chocolates
Opening Soon!

lindseyd August

This place looks and smells fabulous! The chocolatiers are already hard at work preparing for their grand-opening which is estimated to be Mid-September. Brian’s vision is to take the business to the next level through online sales.

MCROC Conference Center

lindseyd August

The basement of the Mid central Research and Outreach Center (MCROC) is their multi-media conference center. With a fully-stocked podium that houses equipment to do all types of presentations, this space works great for big trainings or meetings. It accommodates up to 40 people comfortably and also has a nice break area right outside the main entrance. The space is …