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UPDATE: Person killed in motorcycle crash was Lanesboro man Video included

LANESBORO, Minn. (KTTC) -- The Minnesota State Patrol has identified the man killed in a motorcycle crash near Lanesboro. 61-year-old Robert Pertillo of Lanesboro was killed when his motorcycle was hit by a pickup truck. More>>

Dredging efforts underway to clear sandbars from Mississippi Video included

There's an effort to clear the way for the barges stuck on the Mississippi River.
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Officials hold Zip Rail public meeting Video included

 ROCHESTER, Minn. (KTTC) -- Area residents packed RCTC's Heintz Center with a lot of questions about Zip Rail Tuesday evening. Officials working on the plan came with the answers they have so far. They're in the middle of the first Environmental Impact Statement, so they know the why. More>>

Multiple arrests in raid of Brownsdale home Video included

The Mower County Sheriff's department raided a home in Brownsdale on Saturday, discovering vast amounts of stolen property and more. More>>

Emergency training at Prairie Island Nuclear Plant Video included

WELCH, Minn. (KTTC) -- The town of Welch was buzzing with police and emergency crews earlier today. A training exercise was taking place at the Prairie Island Nuclear Facility. Tom and Robin, if you saw a lot of activity in and around Red Wing this afternoon, nothing to worry about it was only a drill. this was similar to a final exam for the multi-agency training exercise. This was similar to a final exam for the multi-agency training exercise.Members of the federal government were in town ... More>>

RPU study reveals need for rate increase Video included

ROCHESTER, Minn. (KTTC)--The Rochester Public Utilities Board reviewed results of the Electric Cost of Service Study at a board meeting on Tuesday night. The board commissioned the rate study to ensure rates were fair and balanced across the board. More than 20 rate classes were included in the study. The study revealed an increase is needed at some point to ensure the stability of the organization. It suggested an overall general rate increases for 2015-2017 would be 3.5% in 2015, and 1.7%... More>>

Fire consumes barn in Lewiston Video included

LEWISTON, Minn. (KTTC) -- A fire broke out in a barn at 22279 Enterprise Valley Drive around 2 p.m. Tuesday afternoon.The homeowner, Darlene Ferguson, said she was burying iron in her yard and she thinks a spark started the blaze in the barn.Ferguson said the barn was full of hay when the fire broke out.Firefighters on scene said they were afraid two surrounding grain bins might collapse, but that threat diminished soon after the blaze was contained.Our crew on scene says the middle part of t... More>>

US, Europe impose tough new sanctions on Russia

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Spurred to action by the downing of the Malaysian airliner, the European Union approved dramatically tougher economic sanctions Tuesday against Russia, including an arms embargo and restrictions on state-owned banks.... More>>

Israel hits symbols of Hamas rule; 128 killed

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Israel unleashed its heaviest air and artillery assault of the Gaza war on Tuesday, destroying key symbols of Hamas control, shutting down the territory's only power plant and leaving at least 128 Palestinians dead on... More>>

Jury awards Ventura $1.8M in defamation case

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Former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura won $1.8 million Tuesday in his two-year fight to prove he was defamed by a military sniper and best-selling author who claimed to have punched out Ventura at a bar for bad-mouthing the... More>>

UPDATE: Fire causes more than $15,000 in damage to Quarry Hill Park shed Video included

Fire broke out early Tuesday morning at a storage shed at Quarry Hill Park. More>>

Teens steal car and crash it into tree in northwest Rochester Video included

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

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

A Hammond man has been upgraded to serious condition after a motorcycle crash in Chester Sunday night. More>>

Process underway to move historic home in Rochester Video included

Crews are removing trees at one of Rochester's most historic homes, which is being moved to make way for an apartment building. More>>

Public discussion on proposed high-speed rail between Rochester and Twin Cities

The public gets to join in on the discussion of a proposed high-speed rail line between Rochester and the Twin Cities. More>>

Some charges dropped against Waseca teen accused of plotting attack

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

Nearly a dozen barges and their tugboats are held up in the Mississippi river, unable to get south of Winona with their cargo. Officials said they've been grounded by sandbars created by sediment washed into the river during last month's flooding. More>>

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