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Fargo motorcyclist killed in April crash ran red light, exceeded speed limit, police say
Woman 'slapped' police car before Minneapolis officer fatally shot Justine Damond, search warrant says
Longtime Ojibwe spiritual leader Anna Gibbs dies at age 72
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'Dead in Deadwood' murder mystery in Svea
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Kandiyohi County Relay for Life 2017
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September 24, 2013
3 survive violent crash in Rochester
ROCHESTER, Minn. - A Rochester man could face criminal charges in a high-speed crash that threw two passengers from his vehicle. Police say the 24-year driver was drinking before he lost control of his car at a high rate of speed, hit a tree and flipped the vehicle Sunday in Rochester....
September 24, 2013 - 9:00am
July 26, 2013
Rochester woman pleads guilty to swindling elderly
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Rochester woman has pleaded guilty to swindling hundreds of thousands of dollars from an elderly couple. KSTP-TV (http://bit.ly/12p3Qah) reports 61-year-old Carolyn Jean Cassar has admitted stealing $840,000 over six years from the couple. Cassar was indicted...
July 26, 2013 - 1:41pm
May 2, 2013
Snowstorm dumps 13 inches in southeastern MN
MINNEAPOLIS - The calendar has flipped to May, but winter made a return appearance in southeastern Minnesota where residents are digging out of more than a foot of new snow. Some students enjoyed yet another snow day Thursday, while utility crews worked to restore power to more...
May 2, 2013 - 8:50am
January 31, 2013
Mayo Clinic lays out $6 billion development plan
By Christopher Snowbeck, AP Reporter The Mayo Clinic is seeking more than $500 million in state support for economic development projects in...
January 31, 2013 - 12:42pm
December 11, 2012
Rochester, Minn., man shoots granddaughter, mistaken for intruder
ROCHESTER, Minn. (AP) — Rochester police say a grandfather shot and critically wounded his teenage granddaughter after mistaking her for an intruder. Authorities say the man and his wife were asleep and awoke to a noise outside about 11 p.m. Monday. The man grabbed his handgun and...
December 11, 2012 - 11:44am
October 16, 2011
College football: Rochester levels Ridgewater
Rochester College tackle Kevin Jones drops Ridgewater running back Tyrell Martin for a 1-yard loss in the second quarter at Hodapp Field in Willmar, Minn. on Saturday on the way to the undefeated Yellow Jackets' eighth win by a 27-7 score. The Warriors (5-3) can still qualify for...
October 16, 2011 - 1:09pm
November 27, 2010
Minnesota Opinion: Proton-beam therapy will brings jobs, patients to Rochester
An excerpt from recent Minnesota editorials: From The Associated Press Proton-beam therapy will being jobs to state: Proton-beam therapy will bring jobs, patients to Rochester Those of us who have no training in radiology, oncology or advanced physics have a lot to learn about...
November 27, 2010 - 12:00am
June 17, 2010
3 killed in Rochester plane crash
ROCHESTER -- Federal and local authorities say three people were killed when a plane crashed near the Rochester airport early this morning, narrowly missing a house before slamming into a wooded area. Olmsted County chief sheriff's deputy Mark Darnell said the fixed-wing, private...
June 17, 2010 - 7:43am
June 15, 2009
Minnesota Opinion: On math standards
An excerpt from recent editorials in Minnesota newspapers: From the Associated Press On second thought, the Minnesota Legislature decided that the state's GRAD math test wasn't ready for prime time. The test, consisting of 40 questions embedded within the 85-question MCA-II math...
June 15, 2009 - 12:00am
April 20, 2009
Ridgewater Lady Warriors split twinbill with Rochester
WILLMAR -- Trailing 2-0 in the bottom of the seventh inning, Ridgewater rallied for three runs to stun Rochester 3-2 in the first game of a junior college softball doubleheader on Saturday. Rochester took advantage of 11 Ridgewater errors to earn a split with a 10-7 victory in the...
April 20, 2009 - 12:00am
June 1, 2008
Minnesota GOP split on Pawlenty future
ROCHESTER, Minn. - Memo to Tim Pawlenty: Minnesota Republicans wish you would remain governor, but if you find yourself being offered a position in a McCain administration, they still would support you. Delegates to the state Republican convention in Rochester, which ended a two-day...
June 1, 2008 - 12:00am