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photo credit: David Hsu
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Minnesota, Rochester High School Graduation Rates Rose Last Year

Minnesota schools made some gains last year, but bigger gains will be needed to meet the statewide goal of achieving a 90-percent graduation rate by 2020.

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Southeast Minnesota Cooperative
Southeast Minnesota Cooperative
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Rochester 8th Grader Advances to National Spelling Bee

A Rochester Catholic Schools eighth-grader will represent the region in this year’s Scripp's National Spelling Bee in late May.

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Survey Found 1,000 Likely to Sign Up for Medical Pot

The Minnesota Department of Health has released the results of a voluntary online survey designed to gauge interest in Minnesota’s new medicinal marijuana program.

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photo courtesy Sgt. Jesse Grabow Minnesota State Patrol
photo courtesy Sgt. Jesse Grabow Minnesota State Patrol
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Rochester State Trooper Appears in Court on Manslaughter Charges

A Rochester State Trooper made his first court appearance Friday on the second degree manslaughter charges brought against him by the Goodhue County Grand Jury in December.

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Olmsted County Adult Detention Center
Olmsted County Adult Detention Center
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Motorist Threatened by Homeless Man With Knife

Rochester police arrested a 31-year-old man Thursday morning after he allegedly came after a motorist with a knife.

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Lee Paul
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Federal Grand Jury Charges Man With Prostituting Rochester Girl

A federal grand jury has returned a sex trafficking indictment against a Twin Cities man accused of prostituting and sexually assaulting a 12-year-old Rochester girl.

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Coldest Temperatures of the Winter Hit Parts of Minnesota

This arctic air that covered Minnesota this morning produced the state’s coldest temperature reading of the winter.

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U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
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It’s a Sure Sign that Spring is Coming (Hopefully Soon)

Crews from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers braved dangerously cold temperatures and wind chills as they ventured out onto the ice covering Lake Pepin Wednesday morning for an annual pre-spring ritual.

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Another Blast of Arctic Air

Minnesota is headed back into the “deep freeze” for a few days.

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Ambulance, Car Collide in La Crescent

An ambulance collided with a car yesterday in La Crescent.

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