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Rochester Officials Frustrated by Inability to Respond to Former Officer’s Statements

The attorney who represented the City of Rochester in the dispute that led to a $1 million settlement with a veteran police officer has issued a new statement in response to allegations made by former Lieutenant Eli Umpierre.

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World’s Largest Gathering of Zombies In a Few Weeks Is A Short Drive from Rochester

30,000 Zombies will rise from the dead for a very fun night full of food, drinks and great music!

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Do You Have To Use Your Turn Signal At A Minnesota Roundabout?

Roundabouts are popping up everywhere and most Minnesota drivers are still getting use to them. The question of whether or not to use your turn signal at a roundabout comes up a lot. Here's what Minnesota State Patrol Sgt. Troy Christianson said:

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Mayo Clinic Parking Lot Closing for DMC Project

The downtown Rochester parking lot chosen to be the home of the first Discovery Square project will be closing in couple weeks to clear the way for the start of construction.

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First Female Rochester Police Officer Settles Lawsuit for $1,000,000

A longtime Rochester police officer who was put on leave about a year ago and later sued has reached a $1-million settlement and will retire from the department immediately.

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Southeast Minnesota Town Nominated as ‘Best Minnesota Town’

According to bestmntown.com the winning town will have a party thrown in it's honor, and will be showcased in a multi-page editorial media campaign valued at over $50,000.

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Suspect Arrested in Rochester Chicken Threats Incident

A Rochester man is expected to be charged today with threatening a local grocery store employee after being told he could not buy some chicken.

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Asst City Admin Gary Neumann presents housing report- Kim David, Townsquare Media
Asst City Admin Gary Neumann presents housing report- Kim David, Townsquare Media
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Rochester City Council Receives Affordable Housing Report

The Rochester City Council was briefed Monday on a staff report on the community’s affordable housing issue.

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Mayo Donates $500,000 to Irma Relief Efforts

Mayo Clinic announced Monday it has donated $500,000 to help cover the cost of emergency relief efforts associated with Hurricane Irma in northeast Florida and elsewhere in the state.

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The 7 Best Things About Fall in Minnesota

Cooler temps, football and pumpkin spice-flavored everything can only mean one thing: Fall has arrived in Minnesota.

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