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Records published Oct. 27
Turf wars: NLS plan to upgrade football field under scrutiny
Dayton fails to visit all 87 counties in 86 days
Spicer man charged with kidnapping in alleged violent assault of woman
Man injured in Atwater electrical accident
Analyst: Zimmer tackle rotation versus Eagles 'horrible'
Wild's Niederreiter gaining confidence on new line
Conley, Grizzlies hold off Timberwolves
Roundup: Ridgewater sees win streak end in tough five-set match
1960's icon Bobby Vee dies at Minnesota care facility
Prince’s legendary vault is now open; song due out in November
Bob Dylan wins Nobel Prize in Literature
'Wayside School' opens tonight at The Barn
Rolling Stones to release new album in December
NORTHLAND OUTDOORS: Meet a central Minnesota family whose made its living off wild rice for four generations
Now is the perfect time for houseplant tasks
Social Security Administration declared a 0.3 percent cost-of-living adjustment for 2017
An Epic journey
Spooktacular: The whole family can help make ghostly yard ornaments
Melissa Heen Peterson
Francis H. "Fran" Uhlenkamp
Suzie Richter letter: Get informed, then go and vote
Ryan Rauenhorst letter: Lang will hold true to his values
Election letter deadline is Nov. 2
Thomas commentary: Donald Trump's contract with America?
Cartoon by Dave Granlund
September 24, 2016
Roundup: Ridgewater recovers from deficit to head off national champs
WILLMAR — Ashley Froelich played a strong game at the Ridgewater volleyball team clipped MCAC rival and defending NJCAA Division III national champion Rochester in five games on Friday night at Ridgewater College. The Warriors prevailed 23-25, 25-10, 19-25, 25-22 and 15-9. Froelich...
September 24, 2016 - 1:38am
September 19, 2016
Champion waterfowl caller gets his edge in the off season
NEW LONDON - Success in the waterfowl blind starts months before the season opens. Just ask Mike Benjamin. He makes a practice of watching and...
September 19, 2016 - 1:58pm
June 9, 2016
Mayo Clinic to greatly expand research facilities
ROCHESTER -- Mayo Clinic is more than doubling its research space, the first major step in a $6.5 billion plan to increase its Rochester presence....
June 9, 2016 - 5:30am
June 8, 2016
Dayton starts public works campaign
ROCHESTER — Gov. Mark Dayton may not be up for election in November, but he is campaigning this week. The Democratic governor launched a three-day...
June 8, 2016 - 11:59pm
Minnesota man recovering from crawling for 16 hours through frozen terrain after breaking his leg
ROCHESTER - A former Mayo Clinic doctor from Rochester is calling it "a Christmas miracle" that he survived being trapped overnight Dec. 19 for...
January 8, 2016 - 10:25am
December 15, 2015
Man robs same bank twice in two days -- scene caught on live television
ROCHESTER -- A suspect in a bank robbery in Rochester on Monday apparently returned and robbed the same bank again Tuesday -- and the scene was caught on a live television report. The man in his mid-20s to mid-30s was caught this time as Rochester police and the Minnesota State Patrol...
December 15, 2015 - 11:38pm
November 12, 2015
New London man uninjured in fatal Olmsted County accident
ROCHESTER -- A New London man was uninjured Wednesday night when he was involved in a three-car accident near Rochester that killed another driver. According to the State Patrol, a 2004 Pontiac Grand Am driven by Daniel L. Atkinson, 65, of Plainview, was going south on U.S. Highway...
November 12, 2015 - 9:22am
November 4, 2015
Naked man arrested after police chase, implicated in airport bomb threat
ROCHESTER -- A bomb squad is investigating the contents of a car that was chased by Rochester police Wednesday and implicated in a bomb threat at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport. Rochester police received a tip about noon of a naked man masturbating in his car and honking...
November 4, 2015 - 5:49pm
September 1, 2015
Police arrest teenager in shooting
FARIBAULT — A man suspected at shooting three men Monday in Rochester was arrested in Faribault early Tuesday after an hours-long standoff with police. Courtney Eli Ocegueda, 19, of Rochester, is suspected of shooting to death Trumane Lamar Gillmore, 22, also of Rochester, and...
September 1, 2015 - 11:04pm
August 25, 2015
Minnesota women convicted of aiding Somali group lose appeal
A federal appeals court on Tuesday upheld the convictions of two Somali-born women from Minnesota over their roles in raising money for al Shabaab, an al-Qaeda affiliated group that the U.S. has designated a foreign terrorist organization. The 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in...
August 25, 2015 - 10:30pm
March 17, 2015
High-speed rail plan advances
ST. PAUL — Environmental impact statements are planned for options of proposed high-speed passenger rail service between the Twin Cities and Rochester. The Minnesota Department of Transportation said Monday that the proposal will undergo a two-step environmental study. Eight potential...
March 17, 2015 - 8:00am
March 3, 2015
Heart company to move to Rochester
ROCHESTER — Cardio3 BioSciences, a Belgiun company that develops biopharmaceutical therapies to treat heart diseases, announced plans Tuesday to open its first U.S. facility. The company said it will invest $1.5 million and hire 33 people to work at a 15,000-square-foot facility...
March 3, 2015 - 10:35pm
October 12, 2014
College Volleyball: Warriors fall to Yellowjackets in 5
A battle between the No. 2- and No. 3-ranked teams in NJCAA Division III volleyball wasn’t decided until the fifth set, as could be expect...
October 12, 2014 - 10:47pm
June 2, 2014
Jeff Johnson wins GOP governor endorsement, faces Republican primary
ROCHESTER, Minn. -- A Minnesota Republican who grew up in Detroit Lakes and now is commissioner in the state's largest county became the party's...
June 2, 2014 - 6:00am
Minnesota Republicans finally pick McFadden as Senate 2014 nominee
ROCHESTER, Minn. -- The Republican U.S. Senate endorsement came down to money vs. party tradition.
June 2, 2014 - 6:00am