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Rochester police make arrests for gunfire exchange

Rochester police arrested two people involved in a shooting spree across Rochester Tuesday evening.

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Inmate facing new charges in prison guard's hammer death

An inmate accused of using a hammer to kill a Minnesota prison guard has been indicted on first-degree murder charges.

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Passengers help deliver baby born on Minnesota bus

Passengers on a city bus in Minnesota have helped a woman deliver her baby after she went into labor.

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Third arrest made in Snapchat organized drug bust

Police made a third arrest in connection to a drug deal robbery that was set up through Snapchat.

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Police tase and arrest man after drunk altercation

Rochester police arrested 33-year-old Matthew Lawson Wednesday morning after an intoxicated altercation broke out between family members.

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Rochester police arrest woman for assaulting officer

Rochester police arrested 28-year-old Bonnie Booth Wednesday night after loss prevention tried to detain her.

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Rochester traffic signal closure to cause lane closures

Rochester's Public Works Department says work for a new traffic signal at Broadway Ave. N and Northern Heights Dr. NE will begin Aug. 20.

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`Queen of Soul' Aretha Franklin has died

Aretha Franklin, the long-reigning "Queen of Soul" who sang with matchless style on such classics as "Think" and her signature song, "Respect," died Thursday at age 76, said her representative, Gwendolyn Quinn.

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Austin Mayo Clinic campus to expand by 2020

The Mayo Clinic announced that it will be expanding it's Health System Campus in Austin to create a new third-floor Family Birth Center and a two-story connecting link between the main clinic entrance and the hospital on its Austin campus.

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Crash on I-90 sends two to hospital with non-life threatening injuries

A crash on Interstate 90 sends two women from Iowa to the hospital.  

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Throwback Thursday: Dedicating the Soldiers Field Memorial Video included

The land for Soldiers Field in Rochester was purchased by the city in 1927 and soon developed into a park offering a variety of activities.  It wasn't until August 12, 1951, however, that the Field and a Memorial Monument were dedicated in a ceremony led by the William T. McCoy post of the American Legion. The field was dedicated to "The Youth of Olmsted County" and the memorial was dedicated to "Soldiers of all Wars."  Several members of the post,...

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Police help local kids fix bikes and hand out helmets

Rochester Police teamed up with Mayo Clinic's trauma department at Homestead Park at 1 p.m. to help kids learn about bike safety. The event is part of Cops and Kids Community Bike Program that the Rochester police have been doing all summer. Their goal is to make sure kids understand the need for helmets, and build relationships in the community. An injury prevention specialist from Mayo Clinic's trauma center also joined in on the event to help educate on bike safety. She wants to ... More>>

Vice President Mike Pence visits Des Moines Wednesday

Pence was accompanied by Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds at the Community Choice Credit Union Convention Center. 

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At least one Rochester city council race is going to a recount

Two Rochester city council races are subject to a recount. 
 

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Minnesota's First District Congressional race outlook

The southern Minnesota congressional race will  be one to watch this November. 

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