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Young Stewartville man killed in motorcycle crash

A 21-year-old man from Stewartville was killed Friday night in a motorcycle crash on County Road 8 in Mower County's Racine Township. The Minnesota State Patrol said the name of the driver would be released at 7 a.m. Monday. Sgt. Troy Christianson said the motorcycle was southbound on County Road 8 from County Road 1 when it left the road and hit a driveway.  


John Marshall baseball player makes remarkable recovery after suffering stroke during game Video included

Baseball is a way of life for John Marshall's Austin Brown. In what feels like the swing of a bat, it's already Senior Night. "It's going to be really tough after the game, just thinking I'm not going to play on this field anymore," says Brown. The soon-to-be graduate is the right fielder for the John Marshall High School Rockets this year. But just one year ago, Austin's senior season seemed out of reach.


Reminder: beware of ticks while enjoying the outdoors Video included

After a long winter, many across Minnesota are itching to spend some time outdoors this Memorial Day weekend. However, experts warn the closer you get to nature, the closer you get to things like ticks that can cause more problems than your typical bug bite.


Rochester nonprofit looking for help following flood

A local nonprofit organization that helps homeless families had to discard many donated items as they were damaged in the floods. Family Promise Rochester Day Center's basement was flooded twice in two weeks. The water damage was extensive; dozens of Items were destroyed. 


Fischbach takes oath as lieutenant governor

Minnesota has become a full-time lieutenant governor once more. Longtime Republican Sen. Michelle Fischbach was sworn in Friday morning to join Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton's administration.


Rochester band director gets surprise going away concert

John Marshall band director Christopher Jarvis is retiring after 17 years, prompting students and alumni to honor him with a farewell concert.


Officials: Iowa flu deaths more than double from year ago

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Iowa health officials say the flu killed more than twice as many residents this past winter as the year before. 


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Severe weather could cause headaches across viewing area

As the saying goes "the heat is on" and it looks like this summer-like spell in our weather is going to hang around all the way through the holiday weekend.


"Drive your tractor to school day" continues its tradition Video included

For the past 8 years, seniors at Blooming Prairie High School have started their tractors and drove the rigs to their last day of school. 


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