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Fatal Albert Lea Shooting Ruled Accidental

Albert Lea, MN (KROC AM News) -  The Albert Lea Police Department has completed its investigation into a fatal shooting in the city that was reported last fall.

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Wisconsin Man Sentenced for Deadly Crash Near Chatfield

Preston, MN (KROC-AM News) - A western Wisconsin man has been sentenced to 3 months in jail for a criminal conviction stemming from a car crash in Fillmore County that claimed the life of his wife.

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2015 Traffic Death Toll in Minnesota was Highest Since 2010

St. Paul, MN (KROC-AM News) - Minnesota experienced a spike in traffic fatalities last year, which ended up being the deadliest year on state roadways in 5 years.

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Rochester Woman Scares Off Intruder

Rochester MN (KROC AM News) - A Rochester woman returned home Monday night to find a strange man in her apartment.

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Northfield Police ID Deceased Woman

Northfield, MN (Learfield Wire Services) -- Police have identified the woman found dead outside a house in Northfield Sunday.

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The Deal is Done – City Closes Purchase of Chateau

Rochester, MN (KROC AM News) -  The process took longer than expected, but the City of Rochester is now the owner of the historic Chateau Theater.

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Rochester Experienced 8th Warmest Year in 2015

Rochester, MN (KROC AM News) -  The National Weather Service says 2015 tied as the 8th warmest for Rochester, thanks in large part to the final few months of the year.

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Dover Area Traffic Victim Identified

Rochester MN (KROC AM News) - The Olmsted County Sheriff’s Department has released the name of the woman who was killed in a traffic wreck near Dover last Wednesday evening.

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Preston Bowling Alley Wiped Out by Fire

Preston, MN (KROC AM News) - A New Year’s Day fire wiped out a popular Preston business.

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Rochester Area Unemployment Nearing 1999 Levels

Rochester MN (KROC AM News) - The unemployment rate in the Rochester area last month was the lowest it has been since the beginning of millennium.

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