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Wisconsin Court to Consider Winona Area Man’s Appeal

Madison, WI, (Learfield Wire Service) - The Wisconsin Supreme Court has agreed to consider the case of a former Winona area man convicted of murdering a La Crosse camera store owner and his teenage son during a robbery four years ago.

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Officer Ben Schlag- photo from Rochester Police  Dept
Officer Ben Schlag- photo from Rochester Police Dept
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Rochester Cop Suspended for Controversial Social Media Posts

Rochester, MN  (KROC AM News) - A Rochester police officer who was placed on paid leave earlier this year after posting social media messages described as “racially charged and offensive” has been suspended.

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from National Weather
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Looks Like It Will Be a Warm, Wet Memorial Day Weekend

Rochester, MN  (KROC AM News) - There were reports of hail and strong winds in parts of northeast Iowa and southeast Minnesota early Thursday as some storm cells popped up around 3 a.m. and began moving through the region.

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Jerry Lee Vandenhemel
Jerry Lee Vandenhemel
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Meeting Set for Sex Offender Relocation to Stewartville

Stewartville, MN  (KROC AM News) -  A public meeting is being held Thursday involving a convicted sex offender who is moving to a residence in Stewartville.  

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6-Year-Old Writes Song Inviting Vikings’ Bridgewater to Birthday Party

It doesn't get any cuter than this.

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Lucas Eggers and other finalists
© Photo by Rebecca Hale/National Geographic Mo Rocca, National Geographic Bee moderator and correspondent for CBS Sunday Morning, with the top-10 finalists at the 2016 National Geographic Bee preliminary round held in Washington, D.C., on May 23, 2016.
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Rochester Entrant’s National Geographic Bee Appearance Was Brief

Washington, D.C. (KROC-AM News) - Rochester seventh grader Lucas Eggers made it to the finals, but failed to advance to the top three in the 2016 National Geographic Bee.

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Washington School - Google street view
Washington School - Google street view
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Another Rochester School Receives Bomb Threat

Rochester, MN  (KROC AM News) - For the second time this week, a Rochester elementary school was the victim of a bogus bomb threat.

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Myles Keller--photo from Olmsted County Sheriff's office
Myles Keller--photo from Olmsted County Sheriff's office
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Byron Boy Hurt After Being Hit by Suspected DUI Driver

Byron, MN (KROC AM News) - A young Byron boy who was hit by a car Tuesday afternoon was critically injured.

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Local Golf Tournament “Fore” a Good Cause

Play gold, benefit a good cause - win, win! Coming up next month, a memorial golf tournament in Rochester. Here are the details. 

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Mayo One on St. Marys Hospital helipad Rochester, Minnesota
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5-Year-Old Byron Area Boy Hit by Car

Rochester, MN (KROC-AM News) - A 5-year-old boy was airlifted to St.Mary's Hospital after he was struck by a car Tuesday evening near Byron.  

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