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Area High School Named One of the 500 Best in U.S.

There are over 26,000 public high schools in America so making the top 500 is quite an accomplishment. 

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Anthony King-White- photo from Olmsted County Sheriff's office
Anthony King-White- photo from Olmsted County Sheriff's office
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Rochester Man Admits Stabbing City Teenager

Rochester, MN (KROC AM News) - A Rochester man pleaded guilty Monday to stabbing a teenager earlier this year.

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Silver Creek reservoir - west entrance- photo by Kim David/Townsquare Media
Silver Creek reservoir - west entrance- photo by Kim David/Townsquare Media
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Rochester Drowning Victim Identified

Rochester, MN (KROC AM News) - The Olmsted County Sheriff’s Office has released the name of the young man who drowned Saturday in Rochester’s Silver Creek reservoir.

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16th St/ Mayowood Rd SW - Google Street view
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Mayowood Road Scheduled to Close Monday

Rochester, MN (KROC AM News) - Work is scheduled to begin on Monday, August 29th on the Mayowood Road segment of Rochester’s 16th St SW reconstruction project.

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Body of Man Recovered from Rochester Reservoir

Rochester, MN  (KROC AM News) - The body of a man who disappeared when his canoe capsized at one of Rochester’s reservoirs has been recovered.

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photo credit: Alex Schmidt
photo credit: Alex Schmidt
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Rochester Man Killed in Hit and Run

Rochester, MN (KROC AM News) - The Olmsted County Sheriff’s Office is asking the public’s help in trying to locate the driver of a vehicle that struck and killed a Rochester man Wednesday night.

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Rochester Couple Saved by Family Dog

Rochester, MN (KROC AM News) - Rochester fire crews were called out just after midnight Wednesday to battle a blaze that broke out inside a house located at 1801 10th St NE.  

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Helmer Myre State Park -Google Street view
Helmer Myre State Park -Google Street view
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Man Shot Dead at Albert Lea Park

Albert Lea, MN (KROC AM News) - There’s a murder investigation underway in Freeborn County.

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2 Million Tons of Garbage Burned

Rochester, MN (KROC AM News) - The Olmsted County Waste-to-Energy Facility in Rochester passed a significant milestone on Monday when it processed its 2-millionth ton of garbage.

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Man Charged With Sexual Assault and Murder of Five Year Old Girl

Walker, MN (KROC AM News) - The charges brought against the Coon Rapids man accused of abducting and killing the young daughter of a friend and coworker indicates 5-year-old Alayna Ertl had been sexually assaulted and strangled before her body was left in a swampy area of Cass County last weekend.

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