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Guilty Plea for Mugging in Rochester Last Summer

Rochester, MN (KROC AM News) -  A 22-year-old Rochester man pleaded guilty Thursday to a simple robbery charge stemming from a mugging last summer behind the Mayo Civic Center.

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site of fatal accident/  Google Maps
site of fatal accident/ Google Maps
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Zumbrota Area Man Killed While Trimming Tree

Zumbrota, MN  (KROC AM News) -  The Goodhue County Sheriff’s Department is reporting the death of a rural Zumbrota man.

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photo by Terry Patton
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2nd Victim of Hay Bale Crash Has Died

Houston, MN (KROC AM News) -  The Minnesota State Patrol says a Houston man has died from injuries he suffered in a traffic crash that killed his wife last weekend.

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logo from 2015 Leadership Greater Rochester Class
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Project Calls for 40 New Mini Libraries in Rochester

Rochester, MN (KROC AM News) - This year’s Leadership Greater Rochester Class has selected its community impact project and it will focus on improving youth literacy by making books more available.

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vanishing snow in Rochester, MN between March 8-10/photos from Kim David/Townsquare Media
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The First Real Spring Day of 2015!

Rochester, MN (KROC AM News) -  The National Weather Service says the temperature at the Rochester airport rose to 59 degrees just after 4 p.m. Tuesday.

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State Tax Collections Beat Expectations…Again

Minnesota’s tax collections continued to exceed expectations in February.

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SUV Catches Fire at Chester Residence

Chester,MN ( KROC AM News) - The Olmsted County Sheriff’s Department says a neighbor of a family in Chester helped prevent a fire from spreading to their home yesterday afternoon.

A spokesman says the neighbor jumped into the family’s burning SUV and backed it out of the garage before it could cause more damage.

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Deadly Weekend on SE Minnesota Roads

Rochester,MN ( KROC AM News) - At least four people have died in traffic wrecks in southeast Minnesota since Friday.

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photo courtesy Sgt. Jesse Grabow Minnesota State Patrol
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Serious Wreck Near La Crescent

La Crescent, MN (KROC AM News) - A Houston, Minnesota man and his wife were seriously injured Saturday in a traffic wreck near La Crescent.

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Byron Woman’s Bath Interrupted By Burglar

Byron, MN (KROC AM News) -- A warrant has been issued for the arrest of a Byron man wanted in connection with the break-in of an occupied home.

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