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Ali Khalif Abdibudul/photo from Olmsted County Sheriff Dept
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Second Arrest in Rochester Carjack Case

Rochester, MN  (KROC-AM News) - Rochester police have made a second arrest in connection to a recent carjacking. And like the first arrest, this suspect was found near the scene of the crime in the Meadow Park neighborhood.  

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photo courtesy Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
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Ribbon Cutting Will Kick Off Fishing Opener

Undated (KROC-AM News) - Former Governor Tim Pawlenty will join Governor Mark Dayton this afternoon at a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the first campground at the new Lake Vermilion State Park in northeastern Minnesota. The new campground will feature accommodations for up to 250 people, along with electricity, showers and Wi-Fi.

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Former Informant Sues Local Police

Rochester, MN  (KROC-AM News) - A breach of contract lawsuit has been filed in Olmsted County Court by a man who claims he was operating as a local police informant when his identity was revealed.

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Olmsted County Sheriff Dept
Olmsted County Sheriff Dept
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Rochester Man Requests Prison Time

Rochester, MN  (KROC-AM News) - A Rochester man has been sentenced to prison for his involvement in a shooting last year and a weapons possession conviction from 2013.

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Drought Worsens in Minnesota

Undated (KROC-AM News) - The ongoing drought in Minnesota worsened over the past week.

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photo supplied by Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
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DNR – Chronic Poacher Fined $4K

St. Paul, MN  (KROC-AM News) - A bear hunting guide from southern Minnesota has been ordered to pay nearly $4000 in fines and restitution, and has had his hunting privileges revoked for three years as a result of a multi-year investigation by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources.

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Olmsted County Adult Detention Center
Olmsted County Adult Detention Center
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Rochester Police Nab Wanted Man

Rochester, MN  (KROC-AM News) - A man who fled police in Owatonna earlier this week was apprehended in Rochester Wednesday and now he is in bigger trouble because he had a significant amount of methamphetamine in his possession when he was caught.

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from Rochester Park Dept
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Master Plans for Two Rochester Parks Nearly Finished

Rochester, MN  (KROC-AM News) - The Rochester Park Board was briefed Tuesday on two significant master plans that are in the works.

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Decorated Army Veteran Sentenced for Second Child Porn Conviction

Minneapolis, MN (KROC-AM News) - A decorated military veteran from southern Minnesota has been sentenced to 14 years in federal prison for his second child pornography conviction.

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Photo credit: Tanawat Pontchour
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Annual Drinking Water Report Highlights Nitrate Pollution

St. Paul, MN  (KROC-AM News) - The Minnesota Department of Health issued a report Wednesday that says a growing number of communities throughout the state are dealing with rising levels of nitrate pollution in their drinking water supplies.

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