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Governor Dayton Declares April 21 as Prince Day in Minnesota

On the one year anniversary of his death, the Purple One is receiving fanfare from Minnesota’s highest office.

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Tornado Drills in Minnesota

Rochester, MN (KROC AM News) - A reminder there will be statewide tornado drills conducted Thursday in Minnesota, including the activation of outdoor warning sirens in many communities.

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Why are 75,000 Bugs Being Released in the Mall of America Today?

Officials at MOA say thousands of bugs will be released inside the mall on Thursday.

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Manhunt Underway for Habitual Rochester Criminal

Rochester, MN (KROC AM News) - The Olmsted County Sheriff’s Office is asking the public’s help in trying to locate a man who is accused of firing a gun near or at another person in rural Wabasha County Tuesday night.

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Watch Mayo Clinic’s Most Viewed YouTube Video

If you haven't subscribed to the Mayo Clinic's YouTube Channel, you should. The Nation's top hospital has over 50,000 YouTube subscribers and is always posting amazing videos showcasing their amazing advancements in medicine and technology.

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Police ID Red Wing Murder Victim

Red Wing, MN (KROC-AM News) - A team of investigators from the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension was dispatched to Red Wing early today to assist in a homicide investigation.

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Woman Arrested After Assaulting Cop with a DQ Blizzard in Blooming Prairie

Melissa Ann Law, 35 from Jordan (35 miles southwest of Minneapolis), is facing two counts of assault on a peace officer, along with fleeing from the officer. 

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Rochester Man Sentenced for Involvement in Stabbing

Rochester, MN (KROC-AM News) - One of the people charged in connection with a stabbing and robbery in Rochester last summer has been sentenced to 5 years on probation.

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Fugitive Warrant Issued For Rochester Level 3 Sex Offender

Rochester, MN (KROC-AM News) - A Level 3 sex offender living in Rochester is now a fugitive being sought by the Minnesota Department of Corrections

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Vote for the Best High School Mascot in Southeast Minnesota – [POLL]

Another school year is close to wrapping up, so what better way to show off your school pride than giving some love to your local mascots?

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