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Drought Conditions Worsening in Minnesota

Undated (KROC-AM News) - The new Drought Monitor report from the National Weather Service shows nearly a third of Minnesota is now experiencing severe drought conditions.

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Rochester Woman Scares off Daytime Burglars

Rochester, MN  (KROC-AM News) - A scary moment Wednesday for a Rochester woman.

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Bird Flu Edging Closer to Rochester

St. Paul, MN  (KROC-AM News) - The virulent bird flu that has caused the deaths of millions of turkeys in Minnesota has now been found in Steele County.

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photo courtesy of RNeighbors
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Over 15.4 Tons of Trash Collected During Annual Community Clean-Up

The 2015 A Litter Bit Better! campaign resulted in the collection of over 27,000 pounds of trash and over 3800 pounds of recyclable materials.

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Jami Lotti/photo from Olmsted County Sheriff Dept
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More Charges Filed in Rochester Stabbing Case

Rochester, MN  (KROC-AM News) - A second person has been charged as a suspect in a recent stabbing in Rochester.

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Rochester Crossroads Hy-Vee store/Google Street View
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Hy-Vee Recalls Pasta Product

W. Des Moines, IA (KROC-AM News) - The Hy-Vee grocery store chain has announced a recall of one of its pasta products due to concerns over possible Listeria contamination.

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Barn Bluff, Red Wing MN/Google Street View
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Man Dies in Fall From Red Wing Bluff (UPDATED)

Red Wing, MN (KROC-AM News) - First responders in Red Wing arrived seconds too late Tuesday to save an elderly man who got into trouble while hiking on what’s known as Barn Bluff.

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Olmsted County Board - photo by Kim David, Townsquare Media
Olmsted County Board - photo by Kim David, Townsquare Media
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Olmsted County Is Getting A Drug Court

Rochester, MN (KROC-AM News) - After several years of discussing the possibility of an Adult Drug Court in Olmsted County, one could be operational sometime this year.

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Minnesota’s Sunday Liquor Sale Ban Survives

St. Paul, MN (KROC-AM News) - Proponents of allowing liquor stores to open on Sundays in Minnesota suffered another defeat at the State Capitol Tuesday, but the vote totals show the proposal has picked up considerable support among lawmakers.

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Rochester Teens Say They Were Robbed at Knifepoint

Rochester, MN (KROC-AM News) - Rochester police are investigating another suspected drug-related robbery.

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