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Star Wars: The Last Jedi brings out crowds to continue a decades long tradition

This is the night they've been waiting for. Popcorn, and drinks are secondary to what's really important.  For some, this has been a way of life for decades.

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Private music school in St. Paul abruptly closing

A private college in St. Paul is abruptly closing its doors, leaving bewildered students wondering what to do next.

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John Marshall and Century staff prepare for charity basketball battle

Forget student athletes, this weekend it's John Marshall staff versus Century staff for the first ever staff charity battle basketball game.  The Panthers and Rockets will compete in two, twenty minute halves this Sunday at the John Marshall High School gym.  Tickets are 3 dollars each. Proceeds go to the John Marshall Gives fundraiser benefiting Christmas Anonymous and the Century Bear Creek fundraiser.  Tip-off is at 5 o'clock for what is sure to be ... More>>

Children's party erupts in fight, 1 arrested

Police say a birthday party attended by young children in Moorhead erupted into a physical fight and an arrest on possible assault charges.

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Oronoco residents show up in full force to protest proposed land rezoning

Thursday night, residents of Oronoco attended a planning and zoning meeting to fight the rezoning of a plot of land from Residential to Industrial.

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Ed Asner to perform at Rochester Civic Theatre

Asner is starring in the one-man show, "A Man and His Prostate," which The Civic says is "a funny show based on a serious subject."  

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Community celebrates Chanukah in downtown Rochester

Chabad Lubavitch of Rochester, a Jewish educational organization, hosted the third annual Hanukkah Extravaganza at Peace Plaza. 

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Mac's Cafe closes its doors Video included

It is the end of an era. After serving American-Greek food for nearly 70 years, Mac's Cafe has closed its doors for good. The Peace Plaza landmark was very popular among its loyal customers and visitors to downtown. 

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Andre Reed speaks at Boys and Girls Club Heroes Breakfast Video included

The boys and girls club hosted a heroes breakfast this morning where football hall of famer Andre Reed shared his own inspiring experience.

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Net neutrality repealed, 3-2 is the final vote

The FCC meeting ends with net neutrality being repealed.

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Report: Minneapolis police reduced mental health screening

A report says the Minneapolis Police Department reduced the psychological tests it gives to new recruits from five to one.

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Rochester police searching for robbery suspect Video included

According to RPD, the robbery happened around 5:30 a.m. Thursday on the 1200 block of 4th Avenue Southeast.

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High winds cause northern Iowa grain bin to collapse

Officials in northern Iowa say high winds have blown the roof off a grain bin in Britt, causing the bin to collapse onto power lines and knocking out power to the area.

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Chickenpox cases grow in Minnesota

Minnesota health officials say there's an increase in the number of chickenpox cases this year.

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Imagine Dragons to perform during Super Bowl week

The list of superstars performing in Minneapolis during Super Bowl week continues to grow.

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Throwback Thursday: the Kahler Hotel gets an upgrade Video included

Construction in Minnesota doesn't slow down for winter, which was true on December 8, 1952, when this photo of work on a new addition to the Kahler Hotel was taken. The original hotel first opened in the late 1890s, when Rochester was a tiny agricultural community.   But as the city grew, thanks in part to Mayo Clinic, so did business for the Kahler.  A new structure was built in 1921, but as this photo proves, the Kahler wasn't done growing. This photo is a part of... More>>

Star Wars super fan camps out for best seat in theatre Video included

You could call Jeff Holmes a Star Wars Super Fan. He has been camping out at the Wehrenberg Galaxy 14 Theatres in Rochester to be the first in line to get his top choice of seat for Star Wars: The Last Jedi. The first showing is at 7 p.m. Thursday. 

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Rochester Public Schools adds Community Focus Team as a task force of the School Board Video included

The Rochester Public School Board now has a Community Focus Team to help deal with racial issues some students face at school. The team now acts as a Task Force of the board and is comprised of around 30 community members. They say they've been putting in long hours to try and tackle the issue of discipline disparity for students of color. 

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Rural Mower County crash sends five to hospital

The victims are being treated for non-life threatening injuries.
 

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Minnesota License system slows process for Rochester woman Video included

People across Minnesota are reportedly having issues with the Licenses and registration system known as MNLARS since its roll-out in July The state has had to shut down the system multiple times, and for some it means a simple errand is becoming a major headache. Mary Knopp thought that getting a new license plate wouldn't have been much of a hassle, but its proving to be more than that. 

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RPS looking for dedicated people who enjoy working with kids

Representatives for RPS say Because of the size of the school district, the need for staff is always there.

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Imagine Dragons to perform during Super Bowl week

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The list of superstars performing in Minneapolis during Super Bowl week continues to grow. 

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