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Ventura Iowa becomes a surprise hot spot for RAGBRAI Video included

VENTURA, Iowa (KTTC) --  The town of Ventura has a population of just over 700 people, but when the RAGBRAI bike ride through Iowa comes to town, the population really explodes. More>>

1 arrested, 1 hospitalized after fight in Lewiston Video included

One man has been arrested and another has been hospitalized after a fight in Lewiston. More>>

Relatives fly to Taiwan plane crash site, 48 dead


Family members of victims of a plane crash were flying to the small Taiwanese island on Thursday where the plane had unsuccessfully attempted to land in stormy weather, killing 48. There were 10 survivors, and authorities... More>>

Kenyon and Kasson police working together to find burglary suspect

KENYON, Minn. (KTTC) -- The Kenyon police department is working with the Kasson department to find a man who may be involved in a couple burglaries. More>>

Samaritan Bethany treadmill gives patients an out of this world feeling Video included

ROCHESTER, Minn. (KTTC) -- A Rochester nursing care facility is giving patients the feeling they are walking on the moon when it comes to rehabilitation. A brand new anti-gravity treadmill is helping to get patients back on their feet more efficiently and with less pain.It really feels like you're walking on a cloud and will help rehab patients that have recently had a stroke or any other injury that affects mobility. Once you put on a special pair of shorts an get zipped in, science takes ov... More>>

Summer homework is all it's cracked up to be Video included

ROCHESTER, Minn. (KTTC) -- While the summer months may make a lot of other activities enticing, like going to the county fair, taking a dip at the pool, or playing outside, many kids are doing their homework. More>>

UN rights chief warns of possible Gaza war crimes Video included


The U.N.'s top human rights official demanded Wednesday that all sides in the two-week war in the Gaza Strip refrain from indiscriminate attacks on civilians, warning that violations may amount to war crimes. More>>

More conservative deer hunt this coming season Video included

ST. PAUL, Minn. (KTTC) -- The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is saying hunters can expect a conservative 2014 deer season that is designed to rebuild deer numbers across the state. More>>

40 bodies from jet solemnly returned to Dutch soil Video included


Victims of the Malaysian jetliner shot down over Ukraine returned at last Wednesday to Dutch soil in 40 wooden coffins, solemnly and gently carried to 40 identical hearses, flags at half-staff flapping in the wind. More>>

SLIDESHOW: RAGBRAI rolls through small north Iowa towns

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RAGBRAI riders are enjoying a shorter trek and cooler temperatures Wednesday as they make their way through several small towns in north Iowa. More>>

Official hired to run state medical marijuana program

A health official who managed Minnesota's efforts to reduce tobacco use and obesity will run the state's new medical marijuana program. More>>

Hairball takes the stage Wednesday at the Olmsted County Fair Video included

The excitement continues Wednesday at the Olmsted County Fair with a performance by hard-rock tribute band Hairball. More>>

1 hurt in rollover crash on Highway 14 Video included

A rollover crash shut down traffic early Wednesday morning on Highway 14. More>>

Stewartville City Council votes down proposed backyard chicken ordinance Video included

The Stewartville City Council says no to allowing chickens to be raised in backyards. More>>

Rochester police looking for tips about shooting Video included

Rochester police are asking for your help in an investigation that continues after a shooting in March of last year.

FAA continues ban on US flights to Tel Aviv


The Federal Aviation Administration says it will continue its ban on U.S. airline flights to Tel Aviv while assessing the danger of rocket attacks. More>>

Assault investigation leads deputies to home in Bellchester

An assault in Rochester leads officers to a home in Bellchester. More>>

Report: Rochester ranked among the 10 happiest cities

Rochester is among the ten happiest cities in the country depending on how you look at one new report. More>>

Jury reconvenes in Ventura defamation case

Jurors have reconvened in St. Paul to deliberate on whether a late famed military sniper defamed former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura in his best-selling memoir. More>>

Minnesota man serving life sentence for double murder asks for a new trial Video included

LA CROSSE, Wis. (AP) -- A Minnesota man who was sentenced to life in prison for murdering a father and son has asked for a new trial.Jeffrey Lepsch of Dakota, Minnesota filed a motion in La Crosse County Circuit Court. It claims nine of the 12 jurors believed he was guilty before his July 2013 trial.Lepsch was convicted of killing Paul Petras and his 19-year-old son A.J. at their family-owned camera store in downtown La Crosse. He then stole 27 pieces of camera equipment worth $17,000. Invest... More>>

New bicycle registration in Rochester Video included

A spike in bicycle thefts and bicycle recoveries noticed by the Rochester Police Department has prompted a new registration program. More>>

Thousands brave the heat for RAGBRAI Video included

On a hot and humid day it's easy to think about a dip in the pool, but the bike riders of the RAGBRAI bike ride pass by the cool waters, and instead set their thoughts on finishing an 80-mile leg of the ride across Iowa. More>>

Olmsted County Board wins annual Cow Milking Contest Video included

The second day of the 2014 Olmsted County Fair included some friendly competitions. The Rochester City Council and Olmsted County Board competed for bragging rights at the fourth annual Olmsted County Fair Celebrity Cow Milking Contest. More>>

Winona State University football player passes away Video included

A Winona State University football player passed away on Monday while working out with some of his football teammates at Maxwell Field. More>>

A Beatle tree killed by...a beetle

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LOS ANGELES (KTTC) -- Talk about an irony!A tree planted in Los Angeles to honor former Beatle George Harrison has been killed -- by beetles.The pine grew to more than 12 feet tall before succumbing to a bark beetle infestation.The tree was removed last month. City officials say it will be replanted in the fall.After Harrison's 2001 death in Los Angeles, the pine was planted near Griffith Observatory. A small plaque at the base commemorates the guitarist and songwriter, who had a deep appreci... More>>

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