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  • Mayo Clinic prepared to use isolation protocol to block Ebola virus

    Mayo Clinic prepared to use isolation protocol to block Ebola virus

    ROCHESTER, Minn. (KTTC) -- Mayo Clinic is prepared to use an isolation protocol for any patients who might have been exposed to the Ebola virus, reacting to the Centers for Disease Control alert to hospitals all over the country this week.  In that reminder, the CDC requested that hospitals pay special attention to those traveling from parts of Africa who may be sick. The Mayo Clinic, which treats patients from all over the world, isn't taking it lightly.More >>
    ROCHESTER, Minn. (KTTC) -- Mayo Clinic is prepared to use an isolation protocol for any patients who might have been exposed to the Ebola virus, reacting to the Centers for Disease Control alert to hospitals all over the country this week.  In that reminder, the CDC requested that hospitals pay special attention to those traveling from parts of Africa who may be sick. The Mayo Clinic, which treats patients from all over the world, isn't taking it lightly.More >>
  • Minimum wage increase takes effect

    Minimum wage increase takes effect

    Several new laws are going into effect across the state of Minnesota Friday, including one that boosts the income of minimum wage workers.More >>
    Several new laws are going into effect across the state of Minnesota Friday, including one that boosts the income of minimum wage workers.More >>
  • 55th Street NW bridge closes for weekend construction

    55th Street NW bridge closes for weekend construction

    ROCHESTER, Minn. (KTTC) -- The 55th Street Northwest Bridge and the Highway 52 ramps that connect to it are closed for the rest of the weekend. According to MnDOT, the closure is necessary to complete the concrete repairs on the road.More >>
    ROCHESTER, Minn. (KTTC) -- The 55th Street Northwest Bridge and the Highway 52 ramps that connect to it are closed for the rest of the weekend. According to MnDOT, the closure is necessary to complete the concrete repairs on the road.More >>
  • Stolen property from Brownsdale raid returning to rightful owners

    Stolen property from Brownsdale raid returning to rightful owners

    Authorities say they are making progress in returning the lost property back to the rightful owners after the Mower County Sheriff's office discovers a large amount of stolen power tools during the raid of a Brownsdale.More >>
    Authorities say they are making progress in returning the lost property back to the rightful owners after the Mower County Sheriff's office discovers a large amount of stolen power tools during the raid of a Brownsdale.More >>
  • SLIDESHOW: Mustang convertible removed from Zumbro River

    SLIDESHOW: Mustang convertible removed from Zumbro River

    A Mustang convertible has been removed from the Zumbro River almost three weeks after two teenage girls went into the river near Oxbow Park.More >>
    A Mustang convertible has been removed from the Zumbro River almost three weeks after two teenage girls went into the river near Oxbow Park.More >>
  • Solar powered bicycle sends KTTC personalities spinning

    Solar powered bicycle sends KTTC personalities spinning

    ROCHESTER, Minn. (KTTC) -- It was quite the site Thursday in the KTTC parking lot where two of our on-air talent (Robin Wolfram and Randy Brock) took a spin on the ELF.The ELF is a 150 lb covered bicycle that looks like a cross between a car, a bike and spaceship. The ELF can reach a top speed of 20 mph on electric power alone. With a 750-watt motor, the bike can be charged by an electrical outlet in one hour, or in around seven hours by the solar panels built into its roof.If you'd like to g...More >>
    ROCHESTER, Minn. (KTTC) -- It was quite the site Thursday in the KTTC parking lot where two of our on-air talent (Robin Wolfram and Randy Brock) took a spin on the ELF.The ELF is a 150 lb covered bicycle that looks like a cross between a car, a bike and spaceship. The ELF can reach a top speed of 20 mph on electric power alone. With a 750-watt motor, the bike can be charged by an electrical outlet in one hour, or in around seven hours by the solar panels built into its roof.If you'd like to g...More >>
  • SLIDESHOW: Rochester firefighters hold training exercise

    SLIDESHOW: Rochester firefighters hold training exercise

    Firefighters suited up for the training exercise in the 5400 block of Valleyhigh Road Northwest to learn how to maneuver through smoke, flames, debris and to save lives. For some of the trainees, it was the first time they entered a burning home.More >>
    Firefighters suited up for the training exercise in the 5400 block of Valleyhigh Road Northwest to learn how to maneuver through smoke, flames, debris and to save lives. For some of the trainees, it was the first time they entered a burning home.More >>
  • Harmony woman celebrates 100 years of having fun!

    Harmony woman celebrates 100 years of having fun!

    HARMONY, Minn. (KTTC) -- A Harmony woman says the past 100 years have been filled with fun!Ollie Piehn marked the milestone birthday July 6. She celebrated with friends at Clara House of Harmony this week.Piehn says looking back over her life, she's been most grateful for her husband, Waldon, of 67 years, and her kids, grand kids, and great grand kids. Piehn says her faith and an active social life have helped to keep her going for 100 years. She's also been involved in her Methodist church a...More >>
    HARMONY, Minn. (KTTC) -- A Harmony woman says the past 100 years have been filled with fun!Ollie Piehn marked the milestone birthday July 6. She celebrated with friends at Clara House of Harmony this week.Piehn says looking back over her life, she's been most grateful for her husband, Waldon, of 67 years, and her kids, grand kids, and great grand kids. Piehn says her faith and an active social life have helped to keep her going for 100 years. She's also been involved in her Methodist church a...More >>
  • Limb Lab seeks to merge art with innovation

    Limb Lab seeks to merge art with innovation

    If you're driving down Broadway through Rochester, you might notice a new storefront with, of all things, prosthetic limbs in the windows.The Limb Lab doesn't look like a doctor's office on the inside, which is exactly what the owner, Brandon Sampson, was going for.More >>
    If you're driving down Broadway through Rochester, you might notice a new storefront with, of all things, prosthetic limbs in the windows.The Limb Lab doesn't look like a doctor's office on the inside, which is exactly what the owner, Brandon Sampson, was going for.More >>
  • UPDATE: Arrest made in northwest Rochester shooting, search continues for triggerman

    UPDATE: Arrest made in northwest Rochester shooting, search continues for triggerman

    An arrest has been made following a shooting in northwest Rochester Wednesday night. More >>
    An arrest has been made following a shooting in northwest Rochester Wednesday night.  Police say Elijah Golden, 19, was arrested Thursday.More >>
  • DNR defends decision to shut down Houston sand mine

    DNR defends decision to shut down Houston sand mine

     The DNR is holding their ground about a sand mine in Houston that received an order to stop production earlier this week.The DNR sent a letter to the owners of the Erickson Sand Mine, citing a new law that requires mines near trout streams to undergo special environmental monitoringMore >>
     The DNR is holding their ground about a sand mine in Houston that received an order to stop production earlier this week.The DNR sent a letter to the owners of the Erickson Sand Mine, citing a new law that requires mines near trout streams to undergo special environmental monitoringMore >>
  • Say goodbye to Joshua Stevens

    Say goodbye to Joshua Stevens

    After more than four years at KTTC, morning show anchor Joshua Stevens is moving to the Twin Cities to be with his finance Michaela.  Josh will anchor his final newscast on Aug. 31.  Say goodbye to Josh and leave your well-wishes below.More >>
  • Apache Mall store clerk fights with man suspected of shoplifting

    Apache Mall store clerk fights with man suspected of shoplifting

    Michael VipondMichael Vipond
    ROCHESTER, Minn. (KTTC) -- A man from Alexandria, Minnesota is facing multiple charges after being arrested for shoplifting at Apache Mall in Rochester around 6:20 last night. Police said Mitchell Vipond, 23, was arrested after allegedly stealing three T-shirts at Champs. Police said Vipond fought with the 23-year-old female store employee and a 49-year-old male security guard. He was wanted on a warrant out of Douglas County and is now also facing a simple robbery charge.More >>
    ROCHESTER, Minn. (KTTC) -- A man from Alexandria, Minnesota is facing multiple charges after being arrested for shoplifting at Apache Mall in Rochester around 6:20 last night. Police said Mitchell Vipond, 23, was arrested after allegedly stealing three T-shirts at Champs. Police said Vipond fought with the 23-year-old female store employee and a 49-year-old male security guard. He was wanted on a warrant out of Douglas County and is now also facing a simple robbery charge.More >>
  • Widow: Slain cop would have appreciated support

    Widow: Slain cop would have appreciated support

    The widow of a Mendota Heights police officer who was shot to death during a traffic stop says he would have appreciated the support his family has received.More >>
    The widow of a Mendota Heights police officer who was shot to death during a traffic stop says he would have appreciated the support his family has received.More >>
  • Man on FBI's Most Wanted list in custody

    Man on FBI's Most Wanted list in custody

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 11:17 PM EDT2014-07-31 03:17:05 GMT
    A man on the FBI's Ten Most Wanted Fugitives list in connection with a 2008 rape and homicide has been captured and brought to Louisiana, where the crime took place.More >>
    A man on the FBI's Ten Most Wanted Fugitives list in connection with a 2008 rape and homicide has been captured and brought to Louisiana, where the crime took place.More >>
  • Funeral set for slain Minnesota police officer

    Funeral set for slain Minnesota police officer

    A funeral will be held next week for slain Mendota Heights police Officer Scott Patrick.More >>
    A funeral will be held next week for slain Mendota Heights police Officer Scott Patrick.More >>
  • 120+ same-sex marriages in SE Minnesota one year after becoming legal

    120+ same-sex marriages in SE Minnesota one year after becoming legal

    One of the first same-sex marriages in Rochester at the Plummer House on August 1, 2013One of the first same-sex marriages in Rochester at the Plummer House on August 1, 2013
    ROCHESTER, Minn. (KTTC) -- It has been one year since same-sex marriage became legal in the state of Minnesota. In that year, more than 120 same-sex marriage licenses were administered in Southeast Minnesota.More >>
    ROCHESTER, Minn. (KTTC) -- It has been one year since same-sex marriage became legal in the state of Minnesota. In that year, more than 120 same-sex marriage licenses were administered in Southeast Minnesota.More >>
  • Sheriff: Baby left in van outside doctor's office

    Sheriff: Baby left in van outside doctor's office

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 7:17 PM EDT2014-07-30 23:17:41 GMT
    A doctor and nurses went to the aid of a 2-month-old baby girl after a Florida mom left the infant in a hot minivan outside a pediatrician's office for about an hour, authorities say.More >>
    A doctor and nurses went to the aid of a 2-month-old baby girl after a Florida mom left the infant in a hot minivan outside a pediatrician's office for about an hour, authorities say.More >>
  • Sober ten years: Rochester couple honored by Wabasha County's "Drug Court"

    Sober ten years: Rochester couple honored by Wabasha County's "Drug Court"

    WABASHA, Minn. (KTTC) -- There was a celebration Thursday morning in Wabasha, with everyone involved happy that no glasses were being raised in the salute. Tiffany Hunsley and Bill Hall were honored for staying sober for ten years -- they are the first two graduates of the Wabasha County Substance Abuse Court Program.District Court Judge Terrence Walters and the Substance Abuse Court team held a special recognition ceremony for Hunsley and Hall Thursday morning. Both Tiffany and Bill are from...More >>
    WABASHA, Minn. (KTTC) -- There was a celebration Thursday morning in Wabasha, with everyone involved happy that no glasses were being raised in the salute. Tiffany Hunsley and Bill Hall were honored for staying sober for ten years -- they are the first two graduates of the Wabasha County Substance Abuse Court Program.District Court Judge Terrence Walters and the Substance Abuse Court team held a special recognition ceremony for Hunsley and Hall Thursday morning. Both Tiffany and Bill are from...More >>
  • Wykoff woman dumps her canned peaches in listeria scare, waits for doctor's report

    Wykoff woman dumps her canned peaches in listeria scare, waits for doctor's report

    WYKOFF, Minn. (KTTC) -- A nationwide recall of stone fruit has some local consumers concerned for their health. Although no illnesses have been reported in the listeria scare, one Wykoff woman said she is hurt over having to dump her canned peaches.More >>
    WYKOFF, Minn. (KTTC) -- A nationwide recall of stone fruit has some local consumers concerned for their health. Although no illnesses have been reported in the listeria scare, one Wykoff woman said she is hurt over having to dump her canned peaches.
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