Perhaps it's sheer coincidence, but the morning after the deal was made to fund Destination Medical Center, MnDOT launched planning meetings for a study of a ZIP Rail line between Rochester and the Twin Cities. More>>
A new proposal that would increase the tax on cigarettes has some smokers fuming. The money would be used to pay for the new Vikings stadium. More>>
The Minnesota House has defeated an $800 million construction projects bill-- a bill that included funding for Mayo Civic Center here in Rochester-- because the bill failed to get a super-majority needed to win approval. More>>
Fifty years ago-- in 1963-- the average price for a gallon of gas was 30-cents. John F. Kennedy was in the White House. And Kellogg Middle School was a brand-new junior high school in Rochester. More>>
Gov. Mark Dayton is proposing that lawmakers use new revenue from taxes on cigarettes and corporate income to shore up the state's share of the new Minnesota Vikings stadium. More>>
It was too wet for a run outdoors this morning, but the students of Bamber Elementary were able to let off some energy indoors as they celebrated the 35th anniversary of the Mr. Olson Morning Run. More>>
A Rochester man is facing charges after pulling what appeared to be a handgun on a crowd. More>>
Powerball officials say the jackpot has climbed to an estimated $600 million, making it the largest prize in the game's history and the world's second largest lottery prize. More>>
A fire broke out behind a tattoo shop on North Broadway in Rochester Thursday evening. More>>
The ninth annual Southeastern Minnesota Toward Zero Deaths workshop took place at the Rochester International Event Center on Thursday. More>>
A 6-year-old boy who has spent the last six months in intensive care has undergone heart transplant surgery at Mayo Clinic in Rochester. More>>
Minnesota lost 11,400 jobs in April, and state officials are attributing part of the drop to the persistent wintry weather. More>>
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