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Tree Draws Big Crowd

The 2014 U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree arrived as scheduled in Rochester

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Mayo Fires Up Christmas Tree Tonight

Plans are being finalized for today’s event at Rochester’s  Peace Plaza.

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photo from Olmsted County Sheriff Dept
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Rochester Man Arrested for Choking Girlfriend

Rochester police arrested a man yesterday after he attacked his girlfriend and choked her with a telephone cord.

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Midterms Elections Held Across The U.S.
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Rochester/Olmsted County Election Results

Rochester Mayor

  • Ardell Brede(I)  58%
  • Cindy Maves    41%

City Council 3rd Ward

  • Bruce Snyder (I) 34%
  • Nick Campion     65%

City Council 5th Ward

  • Mark Hickey (I) 54%
  • Shaun Palmer   46%

Olmsted County Sheriff

  • Dave Mueller (I)   31%
  • Kevin Torgerson  69%

County Commission 4

  • Matt Flynn (I)   72%
  • Ken Monson    28%

School Board 2

  • Terry Throndsen (I)   47%
  • Jean Marvin               52%

School Board 4

  • Anne Becker (I)   59%
  • Don Barlow          40%

State House 26A

  • Tina Liebling (I) DFL    55%
  • Breanna Bly   R             45%

State House 26B

  • Nels Pierson   R    60%   *only includes votes cast in Olmsted County
  • Rich Wright    DFL   40%

45,320 votes were cast in Olmsted County for a turnout rate of just under 53% of registered voters.
For a complete listing of all the races in Olmsted County click here.

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Austin Target Store To Close

The Austin Daily Herald is reporting that the Target in Austin will be closing on Jan. 31st.

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Three Serious Injuries Reported in Crash Near Plainview

Three people suffered serious injuries in a head-on crash south of Plainview late Monday afternoon.

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photo from Olmsted County Sheriff Dept
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Rochester Teen Gets 6 Years For Role in Fight

A Rochester teenager has been sentenced to 6 years in prison for his role in a large brawl

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Kim David/Townsquare Media
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Man Falls Into Sewer Manhole

Rochester police officers and firefighters were involved in a bizarre rescue operation Saturday.

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Rochester Man Loses Phone in Craigslist Incident

A Rochester man claims he

became a victim of a Craigslist-related incident last Friday.

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RPD Investigating RCTC Football Brawl

Rochester police investigators aren’t sure at this point if criminal charges will be filed

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