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Minnesota Correctional Facility - Rush City

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Lisa Stenseth, Warden

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Fax: 612.473.5251

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Minnesota Correctional Facility - Rush City
7600 525th St.
Rush City, MN 55069

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Resource Group Pilot

The Office of the Ombuds for Corrections (OBFC) and the Department of Corrections (DOC) are collaborating in creating a pilot Family and Friends of Incarcerated Group in order to strengthen the ability of loved ones (family members, partners, familial supports) of incarcerated individuals to provide positive support for their incarcerated loved ones. This virtual group will meet online, on the third Wednesday of every other month.

  • The next meeting will be on Wednesday, July 17, 2024, 6 - 7 pm
  • Meetings will continue on the third Wednesday of every other month
  • Please register ahead of time by Clicking Here

MCF-Rush City houses up to 1,000 adult males in a high-security setting. MCF-Rush City opened in 2000 and is the DOC's newest facility.

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Visiting - Rush City

Visiting at MCF-Rush City is currently limited to Thursdays and Sundays.  

  • We are taking walk-in visits only unless in Restrictive Housing.
  • A two hour extended visit may be approved by visiting staff for visitors traveling more than 100 miles. 
  • Photos may be allowed during the visit. 
  • A hug and handshake is allowed at the beginning and end of the visit.  

Four (4) visitors are allowed per person and must be on the approved visitor list.

Hours of Visiting: 

General population

Thursday and Friday

11:15 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Visits up to 2 hours. Registration/front desk closes at 7 p.m.

Saturday and Sunday

11:15 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Visits up to 1 hour. Registration/front desk closes at 7 p.m.

Holidays (see below)

No visiting

Restrictive housing population

Those in restrictive housing may visit on Saturday and Sunday at 11:30 a.m., 2:30 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. via teleconference television.

To make an appointment, call 320-358-0481 - 24 hours in advance on Fridays from 11:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Visiting Contact and Applications:

  • 320-358-0481 - Please call during visiting hours.
  • All visiting applications must be sent to MCF-Rush City Attn: Visiting Unit, 7600 525th Street, Rush City, MN 55069.
  • Visiting applications take 4-6 business weeks to process once received at MCF-Rush City. Please be patient with the process.

Directions: Interstate 35 to the Rush City exit. Go east into town. Cross the railroad tracks and come to a four way stop. Turn left onto Highway 361. About 1 mile ahead, exit right at sign to MCF-Rush City and follow road to facility.

Visiting Regulations: Please read Visiting Information prior to visits.

There is no visiting on the following State recognized holidays:

  • New Year's Day
  • President's Day
  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
  • Memorial Day
  • Juneteenth
  • July 4 (Independence Day)
  • Labor Day
  • Veterans Day
  • Thanksgiving and the following Friday
  • Christmas Day

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