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New details expected in Rochester homicide investigation Video included

Monday afternoon, we should know more about the shooting death of a man in Southeast Rochester two weeks ago. 

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Stolen pickup truck found in cornfield after hitting utility pole

The Olmsted County Sheriff's Office says a stolen truck was taken on a destructive joyride that ended in a corn field. 

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Open bottles of Fireball found in woman's purse after crash

Police say a multi-vehicle crash ended in a D-U-I arrest. 

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Woman's broken nose leads to man's arrest

A family dispute escalated into patio furniture being used to break a woman's nose.  

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"I knew it!" ABC promposal video warms our hearts

It's a question that can make anyone nervous, but one brave guy in Rochester nailed his "promposal," and the internet is loving it.  The Ability Building Center posted the video to its Facebook page Friday. Vince wants Chelsea to be his prom date, so when she steps off the bus, he's right there waiting for her, sign in hand.  He asks "Will you go to prom with me?"  After a dramatic pause, Chelsea goes in for the hug. It's a yes! And ...

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City Council hears Heart of the City update ahead of next step for ambitious DMC project

The ambitious Heart of the City project is about to enter a new phase. Monday, Rochester City Council gets an update from Destination Medical Center leaders to see the latest renderings for the space  known now as Peace Plaza and 1st Ave. SW. According to city documents, the time line enters the "design development" phase next month, lasting through February. Crafting construction documents will last from March to October of next year with construction expec... More>>

Cannon Falls continues severe storm clean up

All across Cannon Falls, crews and residents are still picking up the pieces after Thursday night's devasting storm.

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Iowa State honors slain golfer before Akron game

Iowa State honored slain former golf star Celia Barquin Arozamena with an elaborate ceremony ahead of the Cyclones' game against Akron on Saturday. Iowa State's band used a formation that spelled out "CBA," Barquin's initials, and a video tribute to her played on a  screen.

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Minnesota regulators approve Freeborn County wind farm amid opposition Video included

Minnesota regulators have unanimously approved permits for a wind farm project in southern Minnesota amid opposition from local residents. The Minnesota Public Utilities Commission approved site and route permits for Invenergy's Freeborn Wind Farm project after the developer proposed having noise allowances of no more than 3 decibels above the standard. 

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Teen driving stolen SUV kills 3 in Minneapolis crash Video included

The Minnesota State Patrol says three people were killed when a stolen SUV driven by a teenager crashed into their pickup at an intersection in south Minneapolis. The crash happened around 1:15 a.m. Sunday. 

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12-year-old boy suspected of fatally stabbing teen brother Video included

Police in Minnetonka say a 12-year-old boy is suspected of fatally stabbing his teenage brother. Police were called to the stabbing at an apartment complex in the western Minneapolis suburb around 8:15 p.m. Saturday.

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Rochester conference helps women celebrate spirituality and healing Video included

The 37th annual Women and Spirituality Conference at the Mayo Civic Center brought together women and men to celebrate faith and spirituality.

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Winona State Battles, but Falls to No. 2 MSU-Mankato Video included

Winona State puts up a fight, but the Warriors (2-2) fall to No. 2 MSU-Mankato (4-0) 31-21 at Maxwell Field. More>>

Rochester Grizzlies Complete First Sweep in Franchise History Video included

The Rochester Grizzlies defeat the Evansville Jr. Thunderbolts 10-0, sweeping the weekend series for their first series sweep in franchise history More>>

Vigil held for mother and daughter killed on Highway 14 Video included

A vigil took place near Claremont Saturday afternoon at Highway 14 and County Road 3. It was there that a distracted driver hit and killed a mother and her young daughter more than two weeks ago. The vigil started at 4:30 p.m., and a small crowd gathered to remember Rachel and Emerson Harberts. 

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Birds of prey spread their wings in Hastings Video included

To many people, there's something liberating about the thought of a free bird. 

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SEMVA hosts monthly showcase

The local art scene is alive and well in Southeast Minnesota. 

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Church abuse victims approve plan for compensation

The tentative settlement reached in May provides about $210 million to compensate abuse victims.

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Records: Suspect in golfer's death struggled after prison

Richards is charged with first-degree murder in the killing of Iowa State University student Celia Barquin Arozamena while she played at Coldwater Golf Links in Ames on Monday.

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Tornado touches down in Morristown, damages several homes Video included

A tree was uprooted in Medford, Minnesota during Thursday night's storm A tree was uprooted in Medford, Minnesota during Thursday night's storm

The National Weather Service confirmed a tornado touched down in Morristown during Thursday night's storm system. The damage was primarily in the southern part of town, where garages were ripped from homes and a two-story house could be seen without its top floor.

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Minnesota Rep. Jim Knoblach quits campaign amid allegations

Knoblach's 23-year-old daughter, Laura, tells MPR he inappropriately touched her for most of her life, with her first memories starting when she was 9 years old. In a written statement, Knoblach called the allegations "indescribably hurtful" and says her claims are false.

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Storm hits Faribault and Owatonna hard

Stormy weather Thursday night is taking its toll on both Faribault and Owatonna.  

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Austin High holds final pep rally of Homecoming Week

Homecoming Week is winding down, and students at Austin High are getting excited. 

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Rural Kenyon farm sustains damage from storms Thursday

The storm damaged the side and roof of an out-building, leaving a good sized tree branch through the roof. Damaging winds up-rooted several good sized pine trees.

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BREAKING: Officers feared danger to public in 2004 contact with Middleton shooter

Anthony Y. Tong, the Middleton software company employee who opened fire on coworkers, had contact with Sioux Falls, South Dakota police in 2004 where they became concerned he was a danger to the public, according to documents obtained by 27 News.

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Methodist Kahler alumni celebrate 100 year anniversary Video included

It's a bittersweet day for the alumni of the Methodist Kahler school of nursing they recognize the 100 year anniversary of the school's founding. 

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Four meth arrests in coordinated search warrants

A carefully executed operation results in the arrests of four suspected meth users in the same Northeast Rochester apartment building.  

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Two cases lead Rochester police to single suspect Video included

Police were led to the same person in a Rochester investigation.

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Mayor declares State of Emergency for Cannon Falls, shelter set up at high school Video included

Strong winds and tornadoes left a trail of disaster in Cannon Falls, Minn. School in Cannon Falls was canceled Friday due to power outages.

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Trump drops civil tone, slams Kavanaugh accuser credibility

Abandoning his previous restraint, President Donald Trump challenged by name the woman accusing his Supreme Court nominee of sexual assault on Friday, declaring that if the alleged attack was so terrible she would have reported it to law enforcement.

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Fire crews respond to early morning blaze at Watson Recycling Video included

Fire crews respond to a blaze at an auto recycling center just north of Rochester.  A passerby on Highway 52 noticed smoke and flames coming from the Watson Recycling Center around 2:50 a.m. Friday. 

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Early voting begins in Minnesota

The first votes will be cast to decide the balance of power in St. Paul and Washington, D.C. as absentee voting begins Friday for Minnesota residents. Secretary of State Steve Simon says Minnesota enjoys the longest early voting period in the country, starting 46 days before the November 6 election.  Anyone can request an absentee ballot and mail it in as long as it's returned on or before election day. Early voting is also an option. Check your county clerk...

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Thrive Child Care and Family Resource Center open for business in October

Access to child care is a major need for families across the area.  

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Storms cause severe damage in Waterville

This storm tore right through the middle of Waterville knocking down just about everything in its path.  Strong winds blew roofs off of houses, trees into streets and struck down many power lines in town.

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Iowa officials: Flooding sees wastewater, manure discharges

Iowa officials: Flooding sees wastewater, manure discharges Video included

Iowa officials say flooding in northwest Iowa is causing multiple wastewater and manure discharges. 

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State regulators approve Freeborn County wind farm

The Minnesota Public Utilities Commission voted 5-0 Thursday to approve a permit for the Freeborn Wind farm in Freeborn County.

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CWD regulations become main focus at start of archery deer season

Chronic Wasting Disease is still a prominent issue in Minnesota, especially in areas around Preston and Lanesboro.

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Hundreds attend funeral for mother, daughter killed in crash on Highway 14 Video included

Nearly two weeks after a horrible crash on Highway 14 near Claremont, a mother and her young daughter were laid to rest in Rochester. "It's going to take a lot of time to process and really get over the situation that happened."

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New art gallery in Rochester features dozens of local artists

It's called the Goodness Gallery, and it's in the TJ Maxx Plaza in what used to be O&B shoes. 

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Rushford Professional Auctioneer turns 100 Video included

Bertram Boyum is the oldest living professional auctioneer in the state of Minnesota, and on Thursday he marked a milestone: turning 100 years old. Boyum got his start auctioneering professionally in 1966, and before that he was leading auctions on a charity basis. 

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Sexual assault case of former Kasson police officer moves forward

The sexual assault case of a former Kasson police officer is moving forward. 

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3-year-old running into street struck, killed in Minnetonka

Minnetonka police say a 3-year-old boy was struck and killed by a car when he darted into traffic.

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Fatal crash in Red Wing Wednesday afternoon

Red wing police say a rollover crash took the life of a female driver. 

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Officials: 3 killed in shooting at Maryland Rite Aid center

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Three people were killed Thursday morning in a shooting at a Rite Aid distribution center in northeast Maryland, officials said.

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Robbery ends in SUV crashing into Rochester business

A robbery ends in an SUV crashing into a business and the victim in the hospital. 

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Baez back in jail for criminal sexual contact Video included

A Kasson Police officer who was released on bail Tuesday is behind bars again in Rice County.

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Storm system moving into viewing area

While our gray and unsettled spell continues today, the end to this wet weather is in sight. First, we'll have to get through today, a day that will feature a wide variety of weather ahead of a cold front that is poised to swing through our region late this evening. The storm system that has been generating most of this unsettled weather is approaching from the Plains today, continuing to bring rain for the morning hours today. Totals have ranged from an inch or two in southern Minne...

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Throwback Thursday: dedicating a carillon in Rochester Video included

At 4 p.m. on September 16, 1928, a dedicatory service for the Plummer Building, then known as the Mayo Clinic, and its carillon began.  About 10,000 people attended the ceremony, which included two carillon programs, as well as performances from the municipal band. Drs. Will and Charlie Mayo, the donors of the carillon, dedicated it to the American Soldier.  The service ended with the bourdon, the heaviest of the bells, ringing 65 times, representing the num... More>>

"Time to Care" drive raises more than $31,500 for Hurricane Florence victims Video included

"As soon as locked my house and got into my car I just sobbed because you just don't know what you're gonna come back to," said an evacuee from Wilmington, North Carolina.

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Ward 3 Rochester City Council candidate forum Video included

Election day is fast approaching and candidates are doing what they can to get their messages to voters. 

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Thousands of fans request grand jury probe of Prince’s death Video included

Thousands of Prince fans are asking federal authorities to open a grand jury investigation into his death. 

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Wetterling family expresses condolences before files release

Stearns County authorities plan to release their investigative files to the public Thursday.

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Minnesota Supreme Court clears release of serial rapist

The state Court of Appeals ruled in July Thomas Duvall should be allowed to be released into the community under supervision. The Minnesota Supreme Court is not reviewing that decision.

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Vigil will honor Iowa State athlete killed while golfing

The vigil for 22-year-old Celia Barquin Arozamen will be Wednesday evening.

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Students at Sumner Elementary learn about inclusion

Austin continues to celebrate its Welcoming Week with the goal of bringing everyone together in a spirit of unity.  

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"Let's save the world together" urges young girl at KTTC/FOX 47 "Time to Care" Emergency Fund Drive Video included

As flood waters devastate the Carolinas, rain is threatening southeast Minnesota Wednesday but it hasn't stopped an outpouring of concern from people who want to help. The KTTC/FOX 47 "Time to Care" emergency fund drive for the American Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund is in full swing at all four Hy-Vee supermarket locations in metro Rochester until 7 p.m. tonight.

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