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Explosions and Fire Used For Ellendale Derailment Cleanup

Ellendale, MN (KROC-AM News) - A spectacular fire was ignited near a south-central Minnesota town early Saturday to clear away the remaining liquid propane in a tanker car damaged in a train derailment early Friday morning.

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Rochester Man Gets Prison Time for Drug and Child Neglect Convictions

Eagan, MN (KROC-AM News) - A Rochester man has been sentenced to 17 months in prison for his conviction on a felony drug charge and gross misdemeanor child neglect.

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Rochester Motorcyclist Seriously Injured

Rochester, MN  (KROC AM News) - A motorcyclist was seriously injured in northwest Rochester Thursday when he collided with a car.

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Train Derailment Leads to Evacuation of Ellendale

Ellendale, MN  (KROC AM News) - Residents in Ellendale were told to evacuate Friday morning after a train derailment about half a mile south of the small Steele County town.

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Train Derailment in Ellendale Leads to Evacuations

Ellendale, MN (KROC AM News) - Officials in the small Steele County town of Ellendale are dealing with a train derailment that has led to some evacuations and the cancellation of classes in the New Richland-Hartland-Ellendale-Geneva school district.

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As Donald Trump Wins Presidency, Country Reacts
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Trump Protestors Shut Down I-94

Protestors took to the streets for a second straight night to voice their displeasure with the 2016 election results.

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Detours Needed for Weekend Bridge Demolition Near Rochester Airport

Rochester, MN (KROC-AM News) -  Motorists traveling on Highway 63 near the Rochester Airport can expect delays over the weekend.

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Rochester Shooting Leads to Gun Possession Conviction

Rochester, MN (KROC-News) - A Rochester man has pleaded guilty to a felony weapon possession charge connected to some gunfire earlier this year outside a southeast Rochester apartment complex.

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Man with Bat Scares off Rochester Mugger

Rochester, MN  (KROC AM News) - Rochester police say a man armed with a baseball bat came to the rescue of a neighbor who was being confronted by a would-be robber.  

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More Norovirus Cases in Rochester

Rochester, MN  (KROC AM News) -  Olmsted County Public Health Services is reporting an increase in possible cases of norovirus.

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