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Crews respond to fire at Quarry Hill Nature Center Video included

ROCHESTER, Minn. (KTTC) -- Fire broke out early this morning at a building at Quarry Hill Nature Center.
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Nationwide solar challenge ends in Minnesota Video included

A trek across the country came to an end in Minnesota Monday afternoon. Students from colleges across the country and beyond competed in the eight-day, 1,700 mile solar car race from Texas to Minnesota. More>>

Three teenagers hurt in overnight crash involving stolen car Video included

Three teenagers are blamed for stealing a car from downtown Rochester and then driving it into a tree. More>>

New opiate recovery program opens at Zumbro Valley Mental Health Center Video included

ROCHESTER, Minn. (KTTC) -- According to the CDC, opiate abuse is the nation's fastest-growing drug problem. From prescription pain killers to street drugs like heroin, these substances are addictive and difficult to overcome alone, but one local rehab facility providing those desperate to get clean with a lifeline. More>>

Rochester Police Department seeks city council approval of study for new precinct Video included

ROCHESTER, Minn. (KTTC) -- The Rochester Police Department is looking to expand, as Destination Medical Center promises to bring more people to the city, and a need for greater numbers in law enforcement. More>>

Some charges dropped against Waseca teen accused of plotting attack

WASECA, Minn. (KTTC) -- Attempted murder charges have been dismissed against the Waseca teenager accused of plotting an attack on his school and family. More>>

Sandbars strand barges in Upper Mississippi Video included

WABASHA, Minn. (KTTC) -- Nearly a dozen barges and their tugboats are held up in the Mississippi river, unable to get south of Winona with their cargo. Officials say they've been grounded by sandbars created by sediment washed into the river during last month's flooding.
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Minnesota Health officials address Ebola concerns

The Minnesota Department of Health is working with leaders in the local Liberian community to address concerns about an Ebola outbreak in West Africa. More>>

Longfellow Elementary students return to the classroom Video included

Summer vacation has come to an end for students at Longfellow Elementary School, but their early return to the classroom doesn't come as a surprise for the students. More>>

8,000 get bum notices of health care cancellations

More than 8,000 low-income Minnesotans have received erroneous notices that their health coverage would be temporarily canceled if they don't pay up. More>>

Muslims mark end of Ramadan in Rochester Video included

Local Muslims met Monday at University Center Rochester for their annual celebration to mark the end of Ramadan. More>>

UPDATE: Motorcycle riders raise $106,000 for Ronald McDonald House Video included

The “Cruise” Motorcycle Benefit Ride raised $106,000 for the Ronald McDonald House. More>>

UN chief reinforces call for Gaza cease-fire

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Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon reinforced the Security Council's call for an immediate and unconditional humanitarian cease-fire in the Gaza war on Monday and demanded that Israel and Hamas end the violence "in the name... More>>

UN rights chief: Flight 17 possible war crime

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The downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 may be a war crime, U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay said Monday. More>>

Fist bumps less germy than handshakes, study says

When it comes to preventing the spread of germs, maybe the president is on to something with his fondness for fist bumps. More>>

Muslims mark end of Ramadan with Eid celebrations

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Millions of Muslims across the world celebrated the first day of the Eid al-Fitr holiday Monday, which marks the end of the monthlong fast of Ramadan. More>>

Police: Rochester man threatened homeowner with machete

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A man is behind bars Monday after Rochester police said he threatened a homeowner with a machete. More>>

UPDATE: Hammond man in critical condition after motorcycle crash in Chester Video included

A Hammond man is in critical condition after a motorcycle crash in Chester Sunday night. More>>

Speeding past orange barrels could bring $300 fine Video included

Getting caught speeding through a road construction work zone is about to get more costly in Minnesota. More>>

Records detail Charles City man's death after stun gun use Video included

There's new information about the death of a north Iowa man last year who died while deputies tried to subdue him. More>>

Man hurt while attempting stunt on motorcycle in Rushford

A man was hurt in Rushford while trying to do a stunt on his motorcycle. More>>

Gaza war rages despite Hamas, Israel truce pledges

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Israel and Hamas launched new attacks Sunday in the raging Gaza war, despite going back and forth over proposals for a temporary halt to nearly three weeks of fighting ahead of a major Muslim holiday. More>>

Local Skaters and BMX riders promote sports at 36th Riverboat Days Festival Video included

When the Wabasha Skate Park first came to town it was the place to be, but now years later it has lost some of its luster.  With hundreds of people coming to the city for the 36th annual Riverboat Days festival, the event became the perfect showcase for local riders to reintroduce skating and BMX to the region More>>

Olmsted County Fair finishes with a bang

Hundreds attended the demolition derby Sunday afternoon as racers put the pedal to the metal at the Olmsted County Fairgrounds. More>>

6th Annual Miracles Happen Festival Video included

STEWARTVILLE, Minn. (KTTC)--The 6th annual "Miracles Happen Festival" began with a celebration honoring military veterans and their families on Saturday. More than 100 people gathered in front of Ironwood Springs Christian Ranch Miracle Lodge for a live performance from the 34th Infantry Division Red Bulls Sax Ensemble and to listen to motivational speeches. Vietnam War veteran and double amputee, Bob Wieland, shared his story of struggle and triumph in front of a crowd of more than 100 peo... More>>

Trial set for Riceville woman charged with sex abuse

A Riceville woman will stand trial in September on charges of sexually abusing a teenage boy. Mindy Jo Fetters, 22, will stand trial Sept. 17 in Mitchell County District Court. More>>

Dodge Center woman charged in connection with fatal crash

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A Dodge Center woman has been charged with two counts of criminal vehicular homicide in connection with a crash that killed a Dodge Center man on July 8. More>>

Fillmore County Fair ends final full day with rodeo Video included

Fillmore County celebrated the last full day of the 2014 Fillmore County Fair with a rodeo on Friday. Hundreds attended the fast-paced, competitive sport on the eve before the final day of the fair.

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Russian execs fear lasting damage from plane crash

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Having for months dismissed Western sanctions on Russia as toothless, business leaders here are now afraid that the downing of the Malaysian jetliner will bring about an international isolation that will cause serious and... More>>

Mayo Clinic Health System opens new location in Cannon Falls Video included

Mayo Clinic Health System opened a new facility in Cannon Falls on Friday. A ribbon cutting ceremony marked the beginning of operations at the new clinic and hospital 16 months after construction began in March 2013. More>>

MH17 victims' family: Airline lacking compassion

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The family of two brothers killed in the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 called the carrier rigid and bureaucratic Saturday, saying it has offered them no professional grief counselling in more than a week and... More>>

Wanted: Manufacturers for new medical pot program

After a long push to legalize medical marijuana, Minnesota's work has begun to put the medicine into patients' hands. More>>

Nordic Fest in Decorah Video included

DECORAH, Iowa (KTTC) -- May the Norsk be with you! That's the theme this year for the annual Nordic Fest in Decorah, IowaSince 1967, nearly two million visitors from around the world have attended the festival. This year, crowds are enjoying authentic Norwegian food, traditional crafts and music, lively entertainment, and a grand parade Saturday morning. The festival concludes with a fireworks show at 10 o'clock, Saturday night. One of the highlights each year of Nordic Fest is the Nordic Dan... More>>

Road construction running on schedule Video included

ROCHESTER, Minn. (KTTC) -- It's mid-summer, which means warm weather, long weekends at the lake and road construction. Most of us are ready to be done with at least one of those things. More>>

Southeast Minnesota officers are DWI Enforcer All-Stars

AUSTIN, Minn. (KTTC) -- Three southeast Minnesota police officers are named to the state's DWI Enforcer All-Star team. The all stars are selected based on their total number of DWI arrests made each year. More>>

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    Take a look inside your favorite communities to see what makes them special as KTTC goes 'On the Road' this summer.More >>
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