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UPDATED – It Was Not a Bomb

Rochester, MN (KROC-AM News) - Rochester Police say the suspicious object that was removed from a downtown parking ramp this morning was not a bomb.

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James Piens/ photo from Olmsted County Sheriff's Office
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Olmsted County Burglary Ring Busted?

Rochester, MN (KROC AM News)  - The Olmsted County Sheriff’s Office is reporting a breakthrough in its ongoing investigation into a recent series of residential burglaries.

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UPDATED: Suspicious Device Found at Rochester Parking Ramp

Rochester, MN (KROC AM News)  - A suspicious device was found at a downtown Rochester parking ramp Tuesday morning and the St Paul bomb squad was contacted to deal with the situation.

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NW Rochester, MN - Christina Aamold/ from NWS-LaCrosse
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Hail Reported in Olmsted County

Rochester, MN (KROC AM News)  - Storm cells developed late Monday afternoon across southeast Minnesota, southwest Wisconsin and northeast Iowa and produced heavy rain, lightning and even hail in some areas.  

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Mantorville Man Sent to Prison for Sexually Assaulting Child

Rochester, MN (KROC-AM News) - A Mantorville man has been sentenced to 22 ½ years in prison for repeatedly sexually assaulting a young girl.

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Motorcyclist Recovering From Rochester Wreck

Rochester, MN (KROC AM News)  - A man from southwest Minnesota spent the weekend in St. Mary’s after he was hurt in a traffic wreck north of Rochester Friday.

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Chad Espeseth/photo from Olmsted County Sheriff's Office
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Woman Found Dead in Stewartville May Have OD’d

Stewartville, MN (KROC AM News) - Investigators suspect a drug overdose took the life of a woman found unresponsive in Stewartville last Friday and the man who was with her was arrested.

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Two Slightly Hurt When Mayo One Was Accidentally Powered Up at Airshow

Mankato, MN (KROC-AM News) Two people were treated for minor injuries Saturday following an incident involving a Mayo One helicopter at an airshow in Mankato.

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UPDATED – Stray Bullets Hit House in Mantorville

Mantorville, MN (KROC AM News)  -  A house in Mantorville was hit by bullets Sunday.

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Rochesterfest Was a Success

Rochester, MN (KROC AM News) - The 2015 version of Rochesterfest comes to an end Sunday and it appears its relocation has been accepted - if not welcomed - by many.  

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