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Leaky walls and loose panels at Vikings stadium Video included

Minnesota Vikings stadium officials say they're concerned about leaky walls and loose panels at the new $1.1 billion facility. The Star Tribune reports that stadium executives said Friday that zinc panels covering the entire exterior of the building are being tested and that the panels' durability are a health and safety concern. U.S. Bank Stadium has been open only nine months. The facility's general contractor, M.A. Mortenson, is working on the northwestern facade of the stadium ... More>>

Protesters march to Defund Planned Parenthoood Video included

Dozens of protesters gathered in front of Rochester's Planned Parenthood clinic, Saturday, in an effort to defund it. They say that since Planned Parenthood performs abortions, they shouldn't receive federal funding. 

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Fillmore County Sheriff's Office disposes of old prescription drugs Video included

Saturday is National Prescription Drug Take Back day and the Fillmore County Sheriff's Office is working with the DEA to help out. 5 different cities in Fillmore county had collection areas for people to come by and drop off any old prescription drugs. The goal was to give people a safe way to get rid of any unwanted dugs and prevent people from abusing them.

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Minnesota GOP picks political newcomer to be party chair

Jennifer Carnahan Jennifer Carnahan

Minnesota Republicans picked political newcomer Jennifer Carnahan to be their new state party chair in a surprise victory over three established GOP candidates. Carnahan on Saturday received more votes than former state Senate Republican Leader David Hann and Chris Fields, the deputy chair of the Minnesota Republican Party. Republican National Committeeman Rick Rice also fell short to Carnahan. 

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Bloom of lime green signals a springtime Minnesota tradition

Squadrons of Minnesotans festooned in lime green safety vests were out this Saturday fulfilling a MInnesota tradition--giving the neighborhoods and roadside ditches a thorough spring cleaning. Teams of volunteers participating in the Minnesota Department of Transportation's "Adopt a Highway" program were out along Highway 52 in southwest Rochester.  MnDOT estimates that it saves $7 million a year through the help of the program.

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Diocese of Winona plans to sever ties with Boy Scouts of America Video included

While the decision is not official, the Diocese of Winona plans to sever ties with Boy Scouts of America.  Bishop John Quinn raised the issue at a meeting with Catholic Committee on Scouting members in mid-April.

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Former students, community members take final tour of Golden Hill School Video included

Friday was a night of closure for many in the Rochester community. The Golden Hill School will soon be demolished, but not before those who wished to bid it adieu got the opportunity. Dozens of community members spent their Friday evening going through the old school building. Through the years, the building has hosted a number of grade-levels and programs. Most recently, the Golden Hill School was occupied by programs with the Rochester Alternative Learning Center, or ALC. The A...

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Olmsted County Sheriff arrests wanted man from Florida Video included

One man is in custody in Rochester for an attempted murder in Miami-Dade county in Florida.  Friday morning, US Marshals requested the help of the Olmsted County Sheriff's Office to serve a fugitive arrest warrant. 

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After losing Rochester auto shop in fire, owner says 'we're not going to give up' Video included

Owner Dave Colestock stands among the rubble of his car shop. Owner Dave Colestock stands among the rubble of his car shop.

It was more than just an auto shop. For one Rochester family, it was their "home away from home." Now, they are working to rebuild their business after it was destroyed by a fire. The blaze started on the night of April 14 at Werkstatt 533, a European auto service shop located at 533 6th Ave. NW.

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  • Decorah Eagle Cam

    Decorah Eagle Cam

    The eagles featured on the Decorah Raptor Resource Project's eagle cam draw millions of viewers each year. You can watch the eagle cam here as the season progresses.

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    The eagles featured on the Decorah Raptor Resource Project's eagle cam draw millions of viewers each year. You can watch the eagle cam here as the season progresses.

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  • Throwback Thursday

    Throwback Thursday

    Each Thursday on NewsCenter Today is Throwback Thursday. With the help of the History Center of Olmsted County, we're taking a look back at different moments in time from our area.

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    Each Thursday on NewsCenter Today is Throwback Thursday. With the help of the History Center of Olmsted County, we're taking a look back at different moments in time from our area.

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  • 2016 Fish Fry List

    2016 Fish Fry List

    Where is your favorite place to find a fish fry? Here is a list of some local favorites!

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    Where is your favorite place to find a fish fry? Here is a list of some local favorites!

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