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Traffic Nightmare Coming at Highway 52/63 Interchange

Rochester, MN (KROC-AM News) - The Minnesota Department of Transportation is advising motorists using Highway 52 and Highway 63 in Rochester to expect a series of lane changes, closures and detours beginning Tuesday evening.

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State Troopers Busy Delivering Babies Last Weekend

St. Paul, MN (KROC-AM News) - The Minnesota State Patrol says two of its troopers helped deliver babies along state highways over the weekend.

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Bear Shot, Killed in Chatfield

Chatfield, MN (KROC AM News) -  A black bear was shot and killed Sunday night in a residential area in Chatfield.

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Who’s Ready For Some Garage Sales??

It's a huge weekend for garage sales with several towns in our area having their city-wide sales, AND the annual 100 mile sale. Get all your details here. 

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Security Program Begins Monday at County Government Center

Rochester, MN (KROC AM News) - Look for some significant changes at the Olmsted County Government Center Monday.  

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Fire Damages Rochester Garage

Rochester, MN (KROC AM News) - Rochester firefighters were called out around 6:30 p.m. Friday to deal with a garage fire.

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Early Morning Scare at Peace Plaza

 

Rochester, MN (KROC AM News) - Rochester police officers rushed to the Peace Plaza just before 3 a.m. Saturday after getting a report about a man with an assault rifle.

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Lawmakers Consider Deal on Drug Sentences

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota county attorneys and law enforcement officials say they've reached a deal to make broad reductions to prison sentences for drug offenders.

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Restitution and Probation for Trashing Stranger’s House

Rochester, MN (KROC AM News) -An Owatonna woman has been sentenced to two years probation and has been ordered to pay over $6,600 in restitution for tearing up a Rochester home last summer.

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People Are Selling Rain Bottles From the Day Prince Died on eBay

Yes, you read the title of this blog correctly: Minnesotans are actually selling RAIN collected on April 21st, the day the Purple Rain artist died... 

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