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UPDATE: Four injured after semi crashes into school

The accident happened at the Lyle Public School at 700 2nd Street in Lyle.

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Man robbed at gunpoint in home invasion

A man is in custody after allegedly robbing a victim in their Rochester home at gunpoint. 

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Buddy - January 16 Pet of the Week Video included

Buddy is our Paws and Claws Pet of the Week.  

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Governor Dayton announces 2018 Public Works proposal

Governor Dayton's budget introduced a $1.5 billion public works proposal that would make urgently-needed investments to colleges and universities in Minnesota, and improve and repair state buildings and other critical infrastructure across the state.  

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Woman accidentally shot at party in Southeast Rochester

An accidental shooting at a party in Southeast Rochester leads to one woman being hospitalized. 

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Rochester ranks #9 on list of Top 100 Best Places to Live

Rochester is making headlines again for being an incredible place to live. Livability.com has named Rochester a Top 100 Best Place to Live. Rochester came in at number nine.

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Mason City man arrested after police say he threatened a woman with a gun

According to the Mason City Police Department, the incident happened around 6 p.m. Monday at an apartment at 1600 10th Street Southeast.

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Think spring: the Twins Winter Caravan is coming to town

Everyone might be buzzing about the Vikings this week, but don't forget about the boys of summer! The Twins Winter Caravan makes its annual journey through our area, beginning Wednesday with private stops at Albert Lea's Sibley Elementary School and Mayo Clinic - Saint Marys Hospital to visit with pediatric patients. 

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Dayton to announce 2018 public works proposal Tuesday

We're nearly a month away until the Minnesota legislature convenes for the 2018 session, and Tuesday, Governor Mark Dayton outlines which public works projects he wants lawmakers to fund in the coming year.

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Rochester groups aim to "give us the ballot" in 2018

Several Rochester community groups are joining forces to launch a get-out-the-vote campaign leading up to Election Day 2018.  Communities United for Rochester Empowerment, or CURE, is teaming up with the NAACP, ISAIAH, and Rochester for Justice for the "Get Us the Ballot - 2018" initiative.  The program begins with a news conference Tuesday.  The goal is to increase voter registration and mobilize low-income voters to elect leaders that care about specific ... More>>

A Rochester woman with a legal green card was stopped from returning to the U.S.

A married couple was stuck in Puerto Vallarta for three days trying to figure out how to get back to the U.S.

 

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Albert Lea Community celebrates MLK day by highlighting the importance of immigrants

On the 30th annual Celebration in Albert Lea, the theme is "Peace and Justice for Immigrants" In a packed room, on a day some may take for granted, all to hear the stories of immigrants. Among them, Dreamers, whose situation right now is a bit precarious. 

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Rochester stores see sales growth following Minneapolis miracle

Following the Case Keenum to Stefon Diggs touchdown, Vikings fans headed to the stores to grab more team gear with Super Bowl hopes in mind.

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Rochester's Sisters of Saint Francis speak out against racism

The sisters say they've worked with people of different races and cultures over the years and want everyone to be treated with dignity.

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Donations continue following end of 64th Annual Eagles Cancer Telethon

As of Monday, the effort had raised more than $957 thousand, with more dollars coming in. 

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Vikings fan constructs "Viking Ice Ship"

One Vikings fan has taken his love for his team to a whole new level. 

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Seeing the Vikings play the NFC Championship game might be an expensive trip Video included

Now that the Minnesota Miracle has the Vikings on their way to Philadelphia for the NFC Championship game, fans are wondering what it might cost to be in the stands cheering on the Purple and Gold.

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MLK march takes to Rochester skyways Video included

Hundreds of people took to the Rochester skyways to march in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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99-year-old Vikings super fan going to Super Bowl

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell presented her with tickets during Sunday's game. 

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