Rochester, Minnesota has been a hotspot for celebrity sightings and celebrity news lately. And now we know why a celebrity couple, Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner, were walking around the downtown area in early August.

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Here's Why Celebrity Couple, Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner, Were in Rochester, Minnesota

I'm pretty sure most of Rochester heard the news that Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner were in the Med City back on August 8th.  Photos were captured and shared by Joey Ahlquist and eventually, TMZ even picked the story up and shared photos that someone took while the celebrity couple enjoyed a meal at Bleu Duck.

At the time of the story, there were a lot of people posting their opinion online why the couple was in town.  The primary elections were around the same time so rumors circulated that politics could be the reason.  I saw a few individuals mention that the couple were probably in town for Mayo Clinic due to Jared Kushners past thyroid cancer diagnosis.  Others were just ticked off that a story would be written about the couple.

According to, it was confirmed that Jared Kushner just had another thyroid surgery.   When he was spotted in town earlier in August, he was in Rochester for an appointment at Mayo Clinic.  The surgery took place late last week and according to the story, he "is expected to make a full recovery".

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If you live anywhere near Rochester, Minnesota, you know we live in a town that is known for excellent medical care. In fact, Mayo Clinic provides some of the best care in the world and people drive from IowaWisconsin, Illinois, and all over the country just to receive the best care in the world...including celebrities!

I know you aren't supposed to talk about it due to HIPAA but it's got to be a bit amazing to open a door and sitting there is a former President of the United States of America! 😲 A little bit of pressure I'm sure too, right?! Without violating any HIPAA laws, I did manage to find a great list of celebrities that Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota has helped throughout the years. I even learned quite a few things, a few sad things, about some celebrities that have been in our town.

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