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After 53 Years, a Rochester Hotel Closed Its Doors Today

It came as a big surprise to employees and the guests of the hotel when it was announced that it was closing immediately. 

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Rochester Radio Legend Alan Reed Says Goodbye

He's been a fixture on the radio here in Rochester for 40 years, but today our own morning man, Alan Reed, hung up his headphones for the last time.

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Pick Your Favorite Photo Entry in Our ‘Kids Fishing’ Contest

A week ago, we asked our listeners to send in photos of their kids fishing. Why? Well, Scheels is having its annual Fish Fest event on Saturday, May 7, and to help celebrate they teamed with KROC-FM to give away a $100 Scheels gift card...

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Parties Weren’t Meant to Last: Artists Pay Tribute to Prince

The world was stunned last Thursday by the unexpected death of Prince Rogers Nelson, known to the world simply as Prince. Prince was a legendary musician, whose records crossed all boundaries of style and genre. He was widely considered one of the best guitarists who ever lived. He was equally unparalleled as a singer, songwriter, and live performer.

But he was also a visual icon. In his music videos, live concerts, and movies like Purple Rain, his flair for style and unique androgynous look caught the eye of fans regardless of gender or sexuality. Upon his death, people praised his music of course, but there were also discussions about him as a role model who showed that there was no right way to be a man. Prince was an inspiration to everyone who refused to be bound in by labels and social roles.

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Happy Fur-iday From Hal!

This active little guy is still a puppy, but ready to go home with you!! 

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Soul Asylum Will Open 2016 Down by the Riverside Concerts

Rochester, MN (KROC-AM News) - Rochester Civic Music has announced Soul Asylum has been booked to perform during the 2016 Down by the Riverside Free Concert Series.

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RCTC Centerfielder is NJCAA Softball Player of the Week

Rochester, MN (KROC-AM News) - A member of the Rochester Community and Technical College softball squad is receiving national recognition.

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Brain-Damaged Man Sues Snapchat, Claims Speed Filter Led to Crash

Snapchat has found itself at the center of an unusual lawsuit.

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Is the Kahler Grand Hotel in Rochester Haunted?

The Kahler Grand was built in Rochester in 1921 and could be haunted according to hanutedhouses.com

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It’s A Girl!

Yesterday was a big day Samm's family! She's home from the hospital with a huge announcement.... 

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