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Officials unveil new design for Minnesota drivers license and state ID card Video included

Minnesotans will see a different design for driver's license or ID cards next month as the state transitions to a new look.

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Golf tournament helps raise money for an organization helping transplant families Video included

The 34th annual gift of life golf tournament was a sold-out event to help raise money for the Gift of Life house.

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Albert Lea School Board updates policy regarding student violence

Policy number 529 received an update in the language regarding student violence and teachers.

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Mason City Police respond to alleged assault in park

The tweet indicated that at 6:37 p.m., officers responded to East Park, "on a report of a female who was injured in an assault." 

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Appeals Court upholds Duvall's conditional release from MSOP

The appeals court ruled Monday that a special judicial panel did not err when it granted provisional discharge for Thomas Duvall.

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New program to help senior citizens get to the Farmers Market

A new project called "Let's Go To Market!" will provide senior citizens throughout Olmsted County with free rides to the downtown and Apache Mall farmers markets.

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Indefinite drug tests are not a condition for welfare

The Minnesota Court of Appeals has found that people with prior drug convictions can't be required to undergo random drug testing indefinitely as a condition of receiving state welfare benefits.

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Water softeners adding salt to Minnesota water bodies

A new study from the University of Minnesota has found that home water softeners are sending a significant amount of salt into the state's lakes, streams and groundwater. 

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Caregiver charged with neglect after disabled man dies

The caregiver of a 19-year-old man with muscular dystrophy has been charged in Dakota County with neglect after taking him to a party where he consumed alcohol and died.

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Man in hospital after crashing car while going 102 miles-per-hour

A man clocked going almost 50 miles-per-hour above the speed limit is now in surgery after a serious crash.

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Rochester teen sent to hospital after suspect punches him in the face two days in a row

A Rochester teen suffers serious facial fractures, after getting punched at a secret meet up two days in a row.

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Rochester woman arrested on 4th DUI in 10 years

A Rochester woman is charged with her fourth DUI in the last ten years after she attempts to leave a downtown bar Friday night.

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Rochester woman arrested after police say she threatened to cut both brother's throats

A Rochester woman lands in jail after allegedly threatening her brothers with a knife in her home.

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Rochester traffic stop leads to 2 arrests on drug charges

A familiar face to Rochester police is back behind bars after getting caught with meth in his car.

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Teen arrested as suspect in missing gun case

A Rochester pizza shop employee is a suspect in the theft of a gun from a backpack brought to work by a fellow employee.

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Two-vehicle crash on Goodhue County Road 18 kills 3

Three people have died following an accident on Goodhue County Road 18.

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Dayton heads to Mora, Carlton to survey storm damage

Gov. Mark Dayton is visiting more Minnesota cities wracked by recent flooding.

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Mayor: Troubled council candidate should get out of race

The mayor of St. Paul has asked a City Council candidate to drop out of the race following accusations of domestic abuse and after a topless photo of the contender's estranged wife appeared on his campaign website.

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Counselors available to help friends of teen fatally shot

Minnetonka High School is staffed with counselors to help friends of Archer Amorosi deal with his death.

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Woman killed in police shooting remembered 1 year later

Gatherings were held in Minneapolis and Australia to honor a woman who was killed one year ago by a Minneapolis police officer after she called 911 to report a possible assault.

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Get a look at the new Minnesota drivers license design Monday

Monday afternoon, we'll get an update on what the new Minnesota driver's license and identification card will look like. The Minnesota Department of Public Safety is holding a news conference at 1 p.m. in St. Paul to unveil the new design. 

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UPDATE: 1 man arrested after firing "warning shots" and injuring a woman near Utica Video included

Authorities are investigating after a shooting takes place in Winona County.

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Rochester International Association hosts annual International summer picnic Video included

Sharing cultures and cuisine at Silver Lake Park in Rochester.

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Uff-da Days brings the meats to Ostrander

A good old fashioned cook-off took over the Ostrander City Park, as contestants squared off to see who best smoke their meats.

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Wabasha County Sheriff's Office investigating remains found on Mississippi River

Authorities searched the area again Sunday and found no other items of interest. 

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Mazeppa Daze brings in large crowd from around the state Video included

Mazeppa Daze draws people from all around the state to its small town for a weekend full of activities.

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Fried chicken filled the Hayfield Fire Department's halls to raise money Video included

The Hayfield Fire Department's annual chicken fry featured a lot of food, some drinks and a lot of entertainment, while raising money for the department.

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Fillmore County residents honor the "Last Soldier" Video included

The Last Soldier Ceremony is a nationwide event, where communities gather honor the last soldier fallen from the Civil War.

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Bringing history to life: 4th annual weekend-long Living History Fair kicks off Video included

Summer time isn't just for playing, swimming, and sleeping in. It could also be a time for learning about what our area looked like in the 1800's. The History Center of Olmsted County is offering an educational weekend this summer, with their annual Living History Fair. 

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Volunteers spend the weekend cleaning waterways in Austin Video included

Volunteers came out to Austin's Cedar River State Water Trail and Dobbins Creek on Saturday as part of the Jay C. Hormel Nature Center's annual River cleanup.    

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Short chase for loose steer in Waseca

County officials say the Black Simmental Beef Steer likely got spooked by lightning.

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The fight against cancer hits Rushford

Communities are coming together as one in the fight against cancer. Relay for Life events are taking place across the country to help support the fight against cancer.

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Freedom Rock painting is underway at Kasson American Legion Post

Artist Ray Sorensen has begun work on painting the new Freedom Rock at the Kasson American Legion Post.

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On the Road: All Iowa Lawn Tennis Club brings Wimbledon to Charles City Video included

As tennis fans around the world tune into coverage of Wimbledon, some area youth tennis players recently got a taste for the grass court event... but in Iowa.  

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Latest Russia indictment impact in Olmsted County Video included

The Justice Department has announced charges against 12 Russian intelligence officers for hacking offenses during the 2016 presidential election. Some fear the Russia operation targeted their local and state election boards, but according to Olmsted County neither this county nor state were impacted.

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