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Rochester Teen Advances to National Spelling Bee Finals

Washington, D.C. (KROC-AM News) - A Rochester teenager is among the 40 spellers chosen to advance to the finals in the 2017 Scripp’s National Spelling Bee.

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Greg Davids-photo from Minnesota House of Representatives
Greg Davids-photo from Minnesota House of Representatives
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Davids Compares Governor Dayton’s Actions to Those of a Dictator

Minnesota State Representative Greg Davids called out Governor Dayton on KROC-AM in Rochester Wednesday morning, comparing his veto of funding for the legislature to a move one might expect to be made by a dictator...

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Popular Rochester Restaurant Closing at the End of Summer

After seven years, a popular Rochester eatery is about to close its doors for good.

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Google street view
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Tense Situation at Rochester Restaurant Ends Peacefully

Rochester, MN (KROC AM News) - There were some tense moments at a Rochester restaurant Sunday when a police officer pointed his gun at a woman who had been arguing with employees.

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Are These the Perfect Seats to Catch a Home Run Ball at Target Field?

It's about time someone figured this stuff out!

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Rochester Police Investigating Fatal Pedestrian Incident

Rochester, MN (KROC AM News) - A Rochester man was killed Sunday night after being struck by a pickup truck near the Hy-Vee Barlow store.

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Olmsted County Adult Detention Center photo
Olmsted County Adult Detention Center photo
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Arrest Made After A Rochester Police Officer Witnesses Drug Transactions

Rochester, MN (KROC-AM News) - A man described by police as a prolific offender is in jail after a Rochester Police Officer witnessed him engaging in a couple alleged drug deals in southeast Rochester.

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Credit: mnpoisoncenter via Twitter
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Unless You Enjoy Rashes and Blisters, Minnesotans Should Avoid This Plant!

It's commonly found along roadsides, trails and pastures throughout the state, and it’s especially a problem for us here in southeastern Minnesota and northeastern Iowa.

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Thomas Roetzler- Olmsted County Sheriff's office photo
Thomas Roetzler- Olmsted County Sheriff's office photo
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Rochester Man Arrested for Apparent Kidnapping Attempt

Rochester, MN (KROC AM News) - A man who Rochester police suspect has been “having issues” was arrested Tuesday after reportedly trying to force a woman into his vehicle.

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Dan Gladden, Kent Hrbek, Glen Perkins, me, and pitching coach
Dan Gladden, Kent Hrbek, Glen Perkins, me, and pitching coach
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A Day I’ll Never Forget at Target Field

The baseball gods certainly gave all of us a break from the crummy weather we've been experiencing lately and handed us a beautiful day for baseball.

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