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Eric Gerber /photo from Olmsted County Sheriff
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Olmsted Deputy Makes DUI Stop – Before Noon

Rochester, MN (KROC AM News) - An Oronoco man who was spotted driving erratically in Rochester Wednesday morning was later arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of drugs.  

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Brandon Atkinson/photo from Olmsted County Sheriff
Brandon Atkinson/photo from Olmsted County Sheriff
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Alarm Company Helps Rochester Police Nab Suspected Burglar

Rochester, MN (KROC AM News) - Rochester police caught a suspected burglar Thursday morning, thanks in part to an alarm company.

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Rochester Fire Department photo
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Rochester House Hit By Lightning Bolt

Rochester, MN (KROC AM News) - A Rochester house was hit by lightning early Thursday morning and the bolt woke up the homeowner - which was a good thing because the strike damaged the natural gas service line to the residence.

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photo courtesy Minnesota Lottery
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Hayfield Man Claims $1 Million Prize

Roseville, MN (KROC AM News) - A Hayfield man was the recent winner of a $1 million prize from the Minnesota Lottery.

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Rochester Park Bd Seeks $$$ For Master Plan

Rochester, MN (KROC AM News) - The Rochester Parks Department is getting ready to start work on a master plan.

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Wabasha County Sheriff's Department
Wabasha County Sheriff's Department
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Guilty Pleas in 2014 Olmsted County Crime Spree

Rochester, MN (KROC AM News) -  An area man who was involved in a crime spree last year entered guilty pleas in Olmsted County court Tuesday to six criminal charges.

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Erik Narveson/photo from Olmsted County Sheriff
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Rochester Man Charged With Beating and Raping Woman

Rochester, MN (KROC AM News) -  A Rochester man was formally charged Tuesday in connection with a brutal assault on a woman who was held captive in her home last weekend.

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photo courtesy Audrey Caseltine (twitter)
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Spring Thunderstorm Brings Hail to Region

Rochester, MN (KROC AM News) -  Damaging hail was reported in the Rochester area Tuesday afternoon as a line of thunderstorms moved across southeastern Minnesota.

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Human Remains Found Along I-90 Near Albert Lea

Albert Lea, MN (KROC AM News) -  The Freeborn County Sheriff’s Department is investigating a suspicious death.

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Pine Island Man Rescued from Fire by Deputy

Pine Island, MN (KROC AM News) -  A Goodhue County Sheriff’s Deputy forced open the door to a burning apartment unit in Pine Island this morning and led a 47-year-old man to safety.

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