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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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Meth Use in Minnesota is Back to Epidemic Levels

St. Paul, MN (KROC-AM News) - An annual report on drug use in Minnesota shows there has been a resurgence in the use of methamphetamine.

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William “Harry” Harrison Hempy (
William “Harry” Harrison Hempy (
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Body ID’D as Missing College Student

Rochester, MN (KROC-AM News) - The Olmsted County Sheriff’s Department released a statement Monday afternoon indicating the Southern Minnesota Regional Medical Examiner’s Office has tentatively identified the body recovered from a rural Rochester pond Sunday evening as 21-year-old William “Harry” Hempy.

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Google Map of former Milestone gravel pit in NE Rochester
Google Map of former Milestone gravel pit in NE Rochester
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Body Found Near Foster-Arend Park

Rochester, MN (KROC-AM News) - The identity of the person whose body was found Sunday night floating in a former gravel pit in northeast Rochester may be released later today.

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Bloom conceptual plan site/photo by Kim David-Townsquare Media
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Huge Project Being Considered for Downtown Rochester

Rochester, MN (KROC-AM News) - The Rochester City Council is expected to take a vote at its next formal meeting on what could become the largest downtown development project in city history.

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photo courtesy Minnesota State Patrol
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Over 900 Tickets Issued During Distracted Driving Crackdown

St. Paul, MN (KROC-AM News) - The Minnesota Department of Public Safety is reporting that 909 motorists were ticketed for distracted driving during a statewide enforcement campaign last week.

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Rochester Man Threatened, Loses Car to Armed Thieves

Rochester, MN (KROC-AM News) - Three men are being sought by Rochester police as suspects in a daytime incident involving weapons that took place in a southeast neighborhood Thursday.

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UMR site@S Broadway/6 ST SW - photo by Cindy Pelowski
UMR site@S Broadway/6 ST SW - photo by Cindy Pelowski
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UMR Beautifies Busy Downtown Intersection

Rochester, MN (KROC-AM News) - A beautification project at a busy Rochester intersection began this week.

The site at the corner of South Broadway and 6th Street SW is owned by the University of Minnesota-Rochester and most recently was home to a restaurant. The building was eventually

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Doward Agoth - photo from Olmsted County Sheriff Dept
Doward Agoth - photo from Olmsted County Sheriff Dept
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Rochester Man Arrested After Loaded .45 Found During Patdown

Rochester, MN (KROC-AM News) - Rochester police arrested a man Tuesday after it was discovered he had a loaded handgun in his jacket pocket.  

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Slight Increase in Local Unemployment Rate

Rochester, MN (KROC-AM News) - Seasonal factors likely contributed to a small increase in unemployment in the Rochester area in March.

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