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Hello, sunshine! Crews start putting boats back in water at Lake City Marina Video included

The saying goes, "you spend time on land, but you live life on the water." For avid boaters like Janie Becker, boat season is the most wonderful time of the year. "It's just wonderful. It's funny you don't think about it, and every time this excitement just comes." "Just harnessing the wind and feeling the power the wind has pushing you across the lake, nothing better. I'm hooked, clearly," said sailor David Brustad of Minneapolis. With a lit...

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Olmsted County Waste-to-Energy Facility celebrates 30th anniversary Video included

The Olmsted County Waste-to-Energy facility celebrated a big milestone on Earth Day, their 30th anniversary. Tn honor of its anniversary, workers opened their doors so everyone could see the inner workings of the facility. In its 30 years, the OWEF has turned more that 2 million tons of garbage into energy with steam. 

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Science lovers of Rochester March for Science Video included

"Lab by lab, fact by fact, scientists have got to act." Chants like that were heard across downtown Saturday morning.  Science makes the world go round regardless of what anyone believes. It's that fact that unites all of these people. But they're concerned that the facts aren't being listened to. 

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People come out in droves to remember organ donors and recipients Video included

Donate life day, a time to think about new beginnings, some more recent than others. 

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Rochester Figure Skating Club really "In the Mood" for 79th annual show Video included

The Rochester Figure Skating Club is one of the oldest in the country and the Ice Show is one of their yearly highlights. Figure skating is normally an individual sport so this is one of those rare occasions where everyone can come and work together. 

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14 Best Places to Work in Southeast Minnesota honored; Hearth & Home Technologies brings the heat Video included

Fourteen of the best places to work in Southeast Minnesota were recognized on Thursday night. This year marks the 8th year that Workforce Development, Inc. has brought about this recognition to Southeast Minnesota. At the award banquet at Rochester International Event Center, those top companies mingled together for cocktails, dinner, and a presentation. These best workplaces hail from various areas in the region, including Austin, Albert Lea, Stewartville, Preston, Cannon Falls, L...

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Fans travel to Paisley Park to remember Prince one year after his death Video included

It's hard to believe it's been an entire year since his passing, but Prince's fans continue to love him and be inspired by him.  Many of his fans traveled to Paisley Park to pay tribute to the icon.  Fans came from as close as 40 minutes away, and as far as Germany, to remember the musical legend at his Paisley Park home. Many wore purple -- not surprisingly, and hung letters of support, saying how much they love and miss him.

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Community comes together to help homeless man Video included

A homeless Rochester man was gifted with another van Thursday after his vehicle was destroyed Friday.  Corey Jacob had been living in his van for just a couple weeks when it was hit by an uninsured driver Friday.  On Wednesday Troy Buhr, the owner of Southpoint Motors, saw Corey's broken down vehicle just a block away near Silver Lake.  After finding out Jacob's vehicle doubled as his home, Buhr sprung into action.

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One year later, Prince fans flock to Minnesota to pay tribute Video included

Rarely a week goes by without music legend Prince in the news these days. Both his death investigation and the handling of his estate take up a lot of the headlines.  But Friday, the one year anniversary of his death, people all over the world are taking the time to reflect on the icon's legacy. 

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Neveln elementary prepares for severe weather with a tornado drill Video included

To be ready for any kind of severe weather, students and staff at Neveln elementary practiced how to get to a safe place as soon as warning sirens sound. According to their principal, they did a good job listening to the adults. 

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Minnesota Department of Health: Sexually transmitted, injection drug-related infections up

The Minnesota Department of Health said Thursday that an annual report shows a "concerning rise" in STDs in 2016 compared to 2015. 

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  • Decorah Eagle Cam

    Decorah Eagle Cam

    The eagles featured on the Decorah Raptor Resource Project's eagle cam draw millions of viewers each year. You can watch the eagle cam here as the season progresses.

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    The eagles featured on the Decorah Raptor Resource Project's eagle cam draw millions of viewers each year. You can watch the eagle cam here as the season progresses.

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  • Throwback Thursday

    Throwback Thursday

    Each Thursday on NewsCenter Today is Throwback Thursday. With the help of the History Center of Olmsted County, we're taking a look back at different moments in time from our area.

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    Each Thursday on NewsCenter Today is Throwback Thursday. With the help of the History Center of Olmsted County, we're taking a look back at different moments in time from our area.

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  • 2016 Fish Fry List

    2016 Fish Fry List

    Where is your favorite place to find a fish fry? Here is a list of some local favorites!

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    Where is your favorite place to find a fish fry? Here is a list of some local favorites!

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