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Damaging Wind and Hail Hit Rochester Area

Rochester, MN (KROC-AM News) - The line of thunderstorms that moved across southern Minnesota Monday afternoon and evening delivered large hail, dangerous lightning strikes and wind gusts topping 50 miles per hour to the Rochester area.

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Tornado Watch Issued for Rochester and Southeast Minnesota

The National Weather Service says a storm system will produce strong and gusty west winds across the region this evening. Wind gusts of 45 to 50 mph are expected across southeast Minnesota and northeast Iowa tonight.

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9 Little-Known Minnesota Traffic Laws

I was curious as to some of the strange or forgotten Minnesota driving laws that are on the books. Some of these I had thought had been changed, but I guess not...

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96-Year-Old Sports Columnist Sid Hartman Appears on NBC’s ‘Today Show’

A Twin Cities icon and sports writer was featured yesterday on NBC’s 'Today' show on Sunday morning.

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Kasson Man Caught Pleasuring Himself in Apache Mall Parking Lot

Rochester Police issued a ticket to a Kasson man who they say was 'pleasuring himself' in his vehicle in the Apache Mall parking lot.

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Rochester Area Faces Threat of Severe Weather

La Crosse, WI (KROC AM News) - The National Weather Service says there is a risk of stormy weather across southeast Minnesota and northeast Iowa Monday.

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Small Fire Breaks out at Rochester Home

Rochester, MN (KROC AM News) - Occupants of a Rochester home had to flee early Monday after a small fire broke out.

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Minnesota House Committee Considers ‘Sticker’ Bill to Make Sure Voting Adults Are Rewarded Equally

Minnesota lawmakers have until May 22 to figure out things like healthcare relief, a one billion dollar infrastructure plan and public school funding. So I'm surprised they even have time to address trivial issues like this.

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A Team Effort Brings Down a Wanted Man in Rochester

Rochester, MN (KROC AM News) -- It was a standoff of sorts in Rochester last night involving the Minnesota State Patrol, the Olmsted County Sheriff’s Department K-9 unit and the Rochester Fire Department at the 75th Street bridge over the Zumbro River.

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Former U of M-Rochester Professor Headed to Prison

Rochester, MN (KROC-AM News) - A former University of Minnesota-Rochester chemistry professor has been sentenced to just over four years in prison for possessing child pornography.

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