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Rochester Area Highway Construction Season Begins Next Week

The highway construction season in southeastern Minnesota is getting off to an early start this year. 

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By: Andrew Burton/Getty Images News
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New Tobacco Free Policy Adopted for Olmsted County Parks

Rochester, MN (KROC AM News) - The Olmsted County Board has approved a tobacco free policy affecting county parks.

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This Popular Shoe Retailer in Rochester Won’t Be Closing its Doors After All…

At least, not yet.

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Minnesota Among the Most Expensive States for Daycare

Yesterday, Samm asked me what I would do if I won $1,000. (We're currently giving away a $1,000 twice a day, every weekday on 106.9 KROC.) Without missing a beat, I told her that $1,000 would pay for almost a month of daycare for my kids. She responded, almost a month?!?

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Do Any of You Nurses Know What’s Wrong With Samm?

All jokes aside, something may or may not be seriously wrong with Samm. Look at these pictures, because something is NOT right... 

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Chicago Tribune / Contributor
Chicago Tribune / Contributor
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Can You Top Any of These Gross Food or Drinks?

It's like we have our very own Fear Factor on KROC! On April Fools, Food & Wine posted on Facebook the most disgusting creation possible - a hot dog water slushie. I ...

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Ashley Akemann Facebook
Ashley Akemann Facebook
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Dog Shot and Killed in Rochester!

Ran across this story on my Facebook news feed, and my blood is boiling. Who would do something like this? Why?! The dog was only 3 years old, and left behind a litter of puppies. Here are all the details...

WARNING: graphic photo below!

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Credit: Lanesboro on Facebook
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Lanesboro is Up for Title of ‘Best Midwestern Small Town’

But they've also got company on the list with another Minnesota community, who just so happens to be in the top three at last check.

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UPDATE: What Listeners Think Rochester Needs

Last week I compiled a list of things residents say would make Rochester better. Today,  we add to that list... 

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This One-of-a-Kind Minnesota Restaurant has a Ferris Wheel

And it's just a short drive from Rochester....

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