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photo courtesy Sgt. Jesse Grabow Minnesota State Patrol
photo courtesy Sgt. Jesse Grabow Minnesota State Patrol
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Serious Wreck Near La Crescent

La Crescent, MN (KROC AM News) - A Houston, Minnesota man and his wife were seriously injured Saturday in a traffic wreck near La Crescent.

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Byron Woman’s Bath Interrupted By Burglar

Byron, MN (KROC AM News) -- A warrant has been issued for the arrest of a Byron man wanted in connection with the break-in of an occupied home.

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Chatfield Woman Made Up Rape Story

Rochester, MN (KROC AM News) - A Chatfield area woman is facing criminal charges for making up a story about being raped and assaulted that put a man in jail last year.

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Deadly Wreck Near Zumbrota

Zumbrota, MN (KROC AM News) -  The Minnesota State Patrol says two people were killed Friday night in a traffic wreck near Zumbrota involving a car and two semi-trucks.

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Rochester Police Bust Suspected Heroin Dealer

Rochester, MN (KROC AM News ) - Rochester police carried out a drug raid of a residence Thursday and seized a considerable amount of heroin.

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Heroin Conviction Results in Jail Sentence

Rochester, MN(KROC AM News) - One of the two people arrested by Rochester police during a statewide crackdown on heroin trafficking last year has been sentenced to 90 days in jail.

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Mayo Clinic Slips 20 Spots in “Best Company to Work For” Rankings

Rochester, MN (KROC AM News) - The Mayo Clinic’s ranking dropped from a year ago, but for a 12th consecutive year, Mayo has been included in Fortune Magazine’s listing of the 100 “Best Companies to Work For.”

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Rochester Has Moved Up to #2 on List of Best Places to Live

Rochester is now listed as the second best place to live in the U.S. on an annual ranking by the website Livibility.com.

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Unusual Event at Prairie Island Nuclear Plant

Xcel Energy says its nuclear power plant at Prairie Island near Red Wing was being shut down earlier this morning after a fire alarm was activated in the unit two containment building.

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Rochester’s Chair Affair Brings in $302K

The Rochester Boys and Girls Club is reporting last Saturday’s fundraiser known as A Chair Affair was a huge success.

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