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Suicide Blamed for Police Chief’s Death

Freeborn, MN (Learfield Wire Service) - Waseca County authorities say New Richland Police Chief Scott Eads committed suicide Monday evening in rural Freeborn County.

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Robert Albrecht
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La Crescent Man Sentenced for Shooting Friend

Caledonia, MN (KROC-AM News) - A La Crescent man has been given a one-year prison sentence for shooting and wounding a friend last December

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Caitlin Bodine
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Plea Agreement in Slatterly Park Assault Case

Rochester, MN (KROC-AM News) - One of the people charged with assaulting a woman at a Rochester Park in June entered into a plea agreement on Tuesday.

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photo credit: Alex Schmidt
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Rochester Police Respond to Reported Shooting

Rochester, MN (KROC AM News) - Rochester police are investigating an overnight shooting.

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Prison Time for Second Sex Assault Conviction

Rochester, MN  (KROC AM News) -  A sexual assault that followed a Fourth of July party last summer has resulted in an over 10 ½ year prison sentence for a Rochester man.

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Hannah Tapp
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Stewartville’s Tapp Earns Another Big 10 Award

Minneapolis, MN (KROC-AM News) - Three members of the University of Minnesota volleyball team have been selected for weekly honors by the Big 10 Conference.

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Section of South Broadway Scheduled to Close Tuesday Night

Rochester, MN  (KROC AM News) -  A section of Broadway in south Rochester is scheduled to close Tuesday night and there will be no designated detour.

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Two Arrested in Rochester Domestic Incidents

Rochester, MN (KROC AM News) - Two men were arrested by Rochester police in separate domestic incidents over the weekend.

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Minnesota Commemorates 911 Anniversary

St. Paul, MN (KROC-AM News) - Governor Mark Dayton has ordered U.S. and Minnesota flags be flown at half staff on Sunday in observance of the 15th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks.

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(Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON)
(Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON)
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Wetterling Memorial Service Set for September 25

St. Joseph, MN (Learfield)  --  A memorial service for Jacob Wetterling is planned for Sunday, September 25th at ten a-m at the College of Saint Benedict in his hometown of Saint Joseph.

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