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Mayo Clinic CEO to retire by end of 2018

A big announcement out of Mayo Clinic, President and CEO Dr. John Noseworthy, has announced he will be reitiring at the end of this year.

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State lawmakers kick of 2018 legislative session with full agenda

After months gone from Saint Paul, lawmakers are ready to get back to work. Thanks to how the special session ended last year, the starting point is clear. 

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Mayo Clinic CEO to retire, successor to be announced in August

Mayo Clinic President and CEO Dr. John Noseworthy announced Tuesday morning that he will be retiring at the end of this year. Dr. Noseworthy took over as CEO in 2009, and during his nearly decade long tenure, the health system treated 1.3 million patients from every state, dozens of countries overseas, and of course we saw the Destination Medical Center project established. He said he is staying on through the end of 2018 at the request of the Mayo Clinic Bo... More>>

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Snowplow crashes on Highway 52 Video included

Just after 10 o'clock Tuesday morning, a snow plow accident was reported along Highway 52. The crash happened about eight miles south of Rochester at the intersection with 75th Avenue Southeast. 

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Jury acquits Minneapolis officer who shot at car

A jury has acquitted a Minneapolis police officer who shot at a car full of club-goers nearly two years ago.

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Opponents of Wind Power Stall Future Projects

Opponents of wind power are successfully stalling or shooting down wind-farm projects across the country. 

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UPDATE: Authorities release surveillance photos of GameStop robbery suspects

An employee was knocked out after a robber hit him in the back of the head with a hammer. 

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David Brom Murders: 30 Years Later Video included

Thirty years ago, on February 19, 1988, authorities in Olmsted County arrested 16-year-old David Brom in the ax murders of four of his family members.  

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2 arrested in Rochester, heroin found in vehicle, police say

Two people are arrested on drug charges in Rochester, after being followed by law enforcement from La Crosse, Wisconsin.

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Gov. Dayton releases statement following Minnesota's uninsured rate increase

Tuesday morning, the Minnesota Department of Health reported that Minnesota’s uninsured rate rose from 4.3 percent in 2015 to 6.3 percent in 2017, leaving approximately 349,000 Minnesotans without coverage.

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Authorities capture wanted Minnesota man in Spring Grove

Luke Hottel and Shannon Weisbrod Luke Hottel and Shannon Weisbrod

The Houston County Sheriff's Office, along with several other law enforcement agencies, arrested a wanted man in Spring Grove wanted on charges of attempted murder and attempted assault.

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1 man arrested, police searching for second suspect in Rochester party assault

A Rochester man is behind bars facing charges of felony assault and another man is on the loose after a fight early Saturday morning.

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Taxes, partisan politics dominate headlines as Minn. legislature kicks off 2018

A three-month ride on a political roller coaster begins Tuesday as lawmakers return to St. Paul to kick off the 2018 legislative session.  Once again, a GOP controlled legislature will face off with Gov. Mark Dayton (DFL), serving in his final year.  Squaring Minnesota's tax code with the federal tax cuts just passed is a top priority.  Also, they need to approve budgets for the House and Senate after the Governor vetoed that funding last year. Another stor... More>>

Original Iowa Capitol dome bricks for sale at $100 each

The state is planning to sell pieces of its landmarks: the state Capitol's golden dome.

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Another round of mixed precipitation moves in

The Minnesota State Patrol says dangerous travel conditions caused by freezing rain and snow contributed to hundreds of crashes and spinouts across the state, including two fatal accidents.

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Regulators ask for investigation into Frontier complaints

The Minnesota Public Utilities Commission has asked the state's attorney general and Department of Commerce to investigate a large volume of complaints against a major telecommunications company.

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Health experts encourage preteens get HPV vaccine to prevent cancers Video included

Nearly 80 million people are infected with one of more than 100 strains of the virus but may not know it.  

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VFW members remember life of long-time Austin veteran

"If we didn't have veterans, we wouldn't have the freedoms we have today," Norm Hecimovich said back in September 2016. For Hecimovich, his service wasn't done when he got home from the Korean War, or Vietnam, or even the Gulf war. 

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Iowa students leave classes, rally against school shootings

Dozens of high school students have left their Iowa City classrooms to send a message: School shootings must stop. Students from at least three schools - City High, West High and South East Junior High - walked Monday to a gathering spot in downtown Iowa City. By 11:45 a.m., an estimated 200 students were chanting in front of the Old Capitol building. Some carried signs decrying gun violence.

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Walker's reinsurance bill, $7 million marketing plan up

Gov. Scott Walker, MGN Online Gov. Scott Walker, MGN Online

Gov. Scott Walker's plan to help reduce insurance premiums for people buying plans on the private market in Wisconsin is up for legislative approval. 

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Triton student uses blood drive to help her community

Kayce Redican understood there was a blood shortage, so she too charge to help out her community and the state.

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One person hospitalized after crash in Zumbrota

A Ford Explorer was in the left lane trying to pass a Toyota SUV. The driver lost control on the slippery roads and rear-ended the Toyota.

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Winter storm leaves Rochester residents walking on ice Video included

With conditions less than ideal for travel, one Rochester resident wore traction cleats and carried a walking stick to avoid slipping on the ice.

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Athlete of the Week - Erin Lamb, Stewartville Girls Basketball

Entering Friday night's game, Stewartville center Erin Lamb sat at 955 career points. Forty five points later, the freshman joined the 1,000 career point club in the Tigers' 78-46 win over Pine Island. "No, I've never been anywhere close to something as exciting or surprising for me," Lamb said. Ask Lamb what was working for her -- apparently, it was everything. "We were getting good looks. I was cutting through the lane, my teammates were getting me the ball. Everyt...

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