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$80M Mississippi River bridge opens from Illinois to Iowa

Illinois and Iowa officials are celebrating the opening of a new Mississippi River bridge from Savanna, Illinois, to Sabula, Iowa.

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Franken tells woman in letter he's 'ashamed' of himself

Sen. Al Franken has written a letter to the woman who accused him of forcibly kissing and groping her, saying he is ashamed of his actions and apologizes.

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University of Minnesota works to prevent sexual assault

The University of Minnesota is rolling out a multi-step initiative next year with the goal of preventing sexual misconduct by changing campus culture.

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University of Wisconsin-Superior suspends 25 programs

University of Wisconsin-Superior leaders say they plan to suspend 25 programs to eliminate poor-performing majors and minors.

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Minnesota man charged with fatally running over girlfriend

Authorities have charged a 42-year-old Watertown man who allegedly killed his live-in girlfriend by running her over with his truck.

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Groups challenge dairy industry lawsuit settlement

A number of groups are challenging a settlement the state Department of Natural Resources reached over large livestock farm regulations.

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Franken tells woman in letter he's 'ashamed' of himself

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Car found in Mississippi River, authorities want to know how it got there

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The Clayton County Sheriff's Office says they've found a car in the bottom of the Mississippi River near Marquette. Now, they're asking the public for help in determining how it ended up there.

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Feds propose $1.8 million fine in Wisconsin plant explosion

Federal labor officials say a Wisconsin milling company should pay $1.8 million in fines for failing to prevent a fatal plant explosion earlier this year.

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Minnesota doctors face opioid prescribing limits

A Minnesota task force has set new limits on opioid prescriptions by doctors who participate in the state's Medicaid program.

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  • Concern in Stewartville over a new policy by the school district

    Concern in Stewartville over a new policy by the school district

    According to the Unpaid Meal Charge Policy, if an account balance for a student is negative, those children are given an alternative meal. But the execution of this policy by Stewartville Public Schools is what's worrying some parents. 

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    According to the Unpaid Meal Charge Policy, if an account balance for a student is negative, those children are given an alternative meal. But the execution of this policy by Stewartville Public Schools is what's worrying some parents. 

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  • Rochester man tries to raise money for the Stewartville School Lunch Program

    Rochester man tries to raise money for the Stewartville School Lunch Program

    A story we brought you Thursday has garnered a lot of attention from viewers. We told you about a Stewartville Public Schools Policy giving students with negative account balances alternative lunches. On Friday we've learned about fundraising efforts to support students. 

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    A story we brought you Thursday has garnered a lot of attention from viewers. We told you about a Stewartville Public Schools Policy giving students with negative account balances alternative lunches. On Friday we've learned about fundraising efforts to support students. 

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  • Vehicle theft near Utica devastates farmer

    Vehicle theft near Utica devastates farmer

    A vehicle theft in rural Utica leaves a farmer wondering how he is going to be able to feed his cattle. Luke Kurth says he was having a normal Thursday morning until he returned from the vet to find his trailer, skid loader, and green 1999 F-350 truck all missing Kurth then called his neighbors who said they saw the equipment drive-by.

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    A vehicle theft in rural Utica leaves a farmer wondering how he is going to be able to feed his cattle. Luke Kurth says he was having a normal Thursday morning until he returned from the vet to find his trailer, skid loader, and green 1999 F-350 truck all missing Kurth then called his neighbors who said they saw the equipment drive-by.

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  • POLL: Do you agree with Stewartville Public School's 'Unpaid Meal Charge Policy'

    POLL: Do you agree with Stewartville Public School's 'Unpaid Meal Charge Policy'

    In the poll below, we want to hear what you have to think about Stewartville Public School's 'Unpaid Meal Charge Policy'. We will present the results of the poll in Friday's 10 p.m. newscast.

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    In the poll below, we want to hear what you have to think about Stewartville Public School's 'Unpaid Meal Charge Policy'. We will present the results of the poll in Friday's 10 p.m. newscast.

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  • One man crime spree takes over northeast Rochester neighborhood Thursday afternoon

    One man crime spree takes over northeast Rochester neighborhood Thursday afternoon

    An elderly couple down the street was just arriving home when the male suspect was in their backyard. "As I drove up I saw him standing there, so I went up this side to ask him what he was doing," said homeowner Gerald McGuire. McGuire approached the man, who told McGuire he would beat him up. The suspect ran and went into McGuire's truck, while the wife, who was still inside, began to honk.

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    An elderly couple down the street was just arriving home when the male suspect was in their backyard. "As I drove up I saw him standing there, so I went up this side to ask him what he was doing," said homeowner Gerald McGuire. McGuire approached the man, who told McGuire he would beat him up. The suspect ran and went into McGuire's truck, while the wife, who was still inside, began to honk.

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  • Unclaimed money could be yours

    Unclaimed money could be yours

    It's the 13th agreement in settlements with companies over unpaid claims, annuity contracts and retained asset accounts.

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    It's the 13th agreement in settlements with companies over unpaid claims, annuity contracts and retained asset accounts.

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  • Minnesota man charged with fatally running over girlfriend

    Minnesota man charged with fatally running over girlfriend

    Authorities have charged a 42-year-old Watertown man who allegedly killed his live-in girlfriend by running her over with his trickMore >>
    Authorities have charged a 42-year-old Watertown man who allegedly killed his live-in girlfriend by running her over with his trickMore >>
  • Package thief strikes two Oronoco homes

    Package thief strikes two Oronoco homes

    A package thief is at work in Oronoco, according to the Olmsted County Sheriff's Office. Deputies were called to the 300 Block of 5th Street Southeast just before 2:00 o'clock Wednesday afternoon, after a neighbor witnessed a driver in a white Pontiac back into a driveway, get out, and take a package sitting on the front doorstep of the home. The Pontiac Grand AM or Grand Prix had a sun roof and rear spoiler, according to the witness. Inside the stolen package were two pairs of chi...More >>
    A package thief is at work in Oronoco, according to the Olmsted County Sheriff's Office. Deputies were called to the 300 Block of 5th Street Southeast just before 2:00 o'clock Wednesday afternoon, after a neighbor witnessed a driver in a white Pontiac back into a driveway, get out, and take a package sitting on the front doorstep of the home. The Pontiac Grand AM or Grand Prix had a sun roof and rear spoiler, according to the witness. Inside the stolen package were two pairs of chi...More >>
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