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First Female Rochester Police Officer Settles Lawsuit for $1,000,000

A longtime Rochester police officer who was put on leave about a year ago and later sued has reached a $1-million settlement and will retire from the department immediately.

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Asst City Admin Gary Neumann presents housing report- Kim David, Townsquare Media
Asst City Admin Gary Neumann presents housing report- Kim David, Townsquare Media
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Rochester City Council Receives Affordable Housing Report

The Rochester City Council was briefed Monday on a staff report on the community’s affordable housing issue.

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Mayo Clinic - Jacksonville campus/Google street view
Mayo Clinic - Jacksonville campus/Google street view
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Mayo Donates $500,000 to Irma Relief Efforts

Mayo Clinic announced Monday it has donated $500,000 to help cover the cost of emergency relief efforts associated with Hurricane Irma in northeast Florida and elsewhere in the state.

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David Michael Easter
David Michael Easter- photo from Freeborn County Sheriff's office
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Man Sentenced for Murder at Albert Lea Area State Park

A Brownsville man went before a judge in The Freeborn County on Friday to be sentenced for shooting and killing a 23-year-old man last summer.

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Joelogen, flick
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Byron Woman Charged with Stealing Pulltab Money

A Byron-area woman is accused of stealing pulltab money from a Rochester bar.

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Rochester Police Car Stolen, Suspect Arrested

Here’s a story you don’t hear that often - a stolen Rochester police car.

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Dylan Sutter- Olmsted County ADC photo
Dylan Sutter- Olmsted County ADC photo
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Burglar Wakes up Rochester Couple – in Their Bedroom

Talk about a brazen burglar.

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Kutzky House- Kim David, Townsquare Media
Kutzky House- Kim David, Townsquare Media
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Kutzky House Scheduled for Demolition

Going, going, gone.The Kutzky House will soon be gone.

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Google Street View
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18th Avenue NW Reconstruction Starts Monday

It appears the weather will be cooperative on Monday for the scheduled start of a major road project in northwest Rochester.

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RPU Crew Headed to Florida to Help

Rochester Public Utilities has responded to a request for help from utilities in the expected path of Hurricane Irma.

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