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Huge Project Being Considered for Downtown Rochester

Rochester, MN (KROC-AM News) - The Rochester City Council is expected to take a vote at its next formal meeting on what could become the largest downtown development project in city history.

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Over 900 Tickets Issued During Distracted Driving Crackdown

St. Paul, MN (KROC-AM News) - The Minnesota Department of Public Safety is reporting that 909 motorists were ticketed for distracted driving during a statewide enforcement campaign last week.

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Rochester Man Threatened, Loses Car to Armed Thieves

Rochester, MN (KROC-AM News) - Three men are being sought by Rochester police as suspects in a daytime incident involving weapons that took place in a southeast neighborhood Thursday.

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UMR site@S Broadway/6 ST SW - photo by Cindy Pelowski
UMR site@S Broadway/6 ST SW - photo by Cindy Pelowski
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UMR Beautifies Busy Downtown Intersection

Rochester, MN (KROC-AM News) - A beautification project at a busy Rochester intersection began this week.

The site at the corner of South Broadway and 6th Street SW is owned by the University of Minnesota-Rochester and most recently was home to a restaurant. The building was eventually

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Doward Agoth - photo from Olmsted County Sheriff Dept
Doward Agoth - photo from Olmsted County Sheriff Dept
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Rochester Man Arrested After Loaded .45 Found During Patdown

Rochester, MN (KROC-AM News) - Rochester police arrested a man Tuesday after it was discovered he had a loaded handgun in his jacket pocket.  

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Slight Increase in Local Unemployment Rate

Rochester, MN (KROC-AM News) - Seasonal factors likely contributed to a small increase in unemployment in the Rochester area in March.

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Olmsted County Adult Detention Center
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Another Guilty Plea in Child Porn Case

Rochester, MN (KROC-AM News) - A second Rochester man has entered into a plea agreement in connection with a child pornography investigation that recently resulted in charges against seven Rochester men.

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Doty Klein Group - submitted photo
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Volunteers Helping Rochester Look A Little Bit Better

Rochester, MN (KROC AM News) - This year’s effort to clean up Rochester is down to its final few days.

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Rochester Woman Hurt in Knife Attack

Rochester, MN (KROC AM News) - A Rochester woman was treated for knife wounds Monday night after getting into a confrontation with another woman outside a downtown hotel.

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Fatal Motorcycle Crash near Goodhue

Goodhue, MN (KROC AM News) -  A Cannon Falls man was among the victims of the fatal crashes that occurred in southern Minnesota over the weekend.

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