Contact Us
Local News

Local News - Page 4

State Trooper
photo by Andy Brownell/Townsquare Media-Rochester
[

Crackdown on Drunk Drivers This Weekend

St. Paul, MN (KROC-AM News) - The Minnesota State Patrol and local law enforcement agencies throughout the state plan to have extra officers on the road tonight and through the weekend for a crackdown on drunk driving.

Read More

Category: Local News
12th St Dental office/ Google street view
12th St Dental office/ Google street view
[

Rochester Dental Firm Named in Wrongful Death Lawsuit

Rochester, MN (KROC AM News) - An unusual wrongful death lawsuit has been filed in Olmsted County Court against a Rochester dental office.

Read More

Category: Local News, Newsletter Tags: ,
Photo from Olmsted County Sheriff’s Office
Photo from Olmsted County Sheriff’s Office
[

Rochester Woman Busted for Selling Cocaine

Rochester, MN (KROC AM News) - A Rochester woman was busted Wednesday as part of an investigation involving undercover buys of cocaine.

Read More

Category: Local News, Newsletter Tags:
JC Penney To Permanently Mark Down Merchandise By 40 Percent
Getty Images
[

J.C. Penney Closing Several Stores in Southeast Minnesota

J.C. Penney is closing stores in more than 130 cities around the country, including several in our listening area.

Read More

Google maps
Google maps
[

Rochester Police Investigating Shooting

Rochester, MN (KROC AM News) - A Rochester man had a close call Thursday when he was shot at while driving on a northside street.

Read More

Category: Local News, Newsletter Tags: ,
Singapore Celebrates St Patricks Day
Getty Images
[

Everything You Need to Know About the St. Patrick’s Day Block Party in Downtown Rochester

56% of people plan on going out today for St. Patrick's Day. If you're one of those people, you need to check out the huge party happening in downtown Rochester today!

Read More

Jeff's Little Store burglar
[

Law Enforcement Is Looking for Area Burglar

Rochester, MN (KROC AM News) - The Olmsted County Sheriff’s Office is asking the public’s help in tracking down the person who broke into a convenience store last week.

Read More

photo by Terry Patton
photo by Terry Patton
[

Fire Wipes out Stewartville Home

Stewartville, MN (KROC AM News) - It appears a fire has wiped out a mobile home in Stewartville.

Read More

John Noseworthy, M.D., president and CEO, Mayo Clinic
John Noseworthy, M.D., president and CEO, Mayo Clinic
[

Mayo Clinic Gives Priority to Private Insurance Patients

Rochester, MN (KROC AM News) - Mayo Clinic says it provided hundreds of millions of dollars in services that were not paid for last year and it’s taking action to address the situation.

Read More

Category: Local News Tags: ,
Google Street View
Google Street View
[

21% of the Cars in Rochester Have Open Recalls

There are a ton of cars on Rochester roads that have unfixed safety recalls which could potentially cause harm to the vehicle's owner and/or other drivers on the road.

Read More

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://kroc.com using your original account information.

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Sign up for Friends with Benefits quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!

Sign up to have exclusive Friends with Benefits contests, events, coupons, presales, and much more delivered to you for FREE.