Rochester Fire Department Wants to Hear From You
The Rochester Fire Dept. is working on a comprehensive strategic plan and wants to get input from the public.
Rice County Sheriff Says Both Drivers will be Cited
Upon investigation it was learned a pickup driven by Aaron J. Green, age 26, of Faribault collided with a vehicle driven by Brady A. Wallert, age 19, of Medford. Sheriff Troy Dunn says, "Both drivers will be cited for failure to wear seatbelts."
Man Convicted of State Park Murder Loses Appeal
The Minnesota Court of Appeals has a rejected a Burnsville man's request to overturn his conviction and sentence for fatally shooting a man at a State Park near Albert Lea a few years ago.
Brrr - Rochester Area Sees First Sub-Zero Cold of the Season
The bitter cold air that arrived in the region overnight came within one degree of the record for the date and created the coldest conditions seen in Rochester in over 9-months.
Heavier Snow Band Developed West of Rochester
The heaviest snow from the season's first snow storm hit areas to the west of Rochester.
Rochester Police Make Another Meth Bust
Another meth bust in Rochester. Officers executed two narcotics search warrants Thursday and arrested 40-year-old Marshall Galbreath.
Teenager Whose Car Hit Byron Girl is Also Suspect in Burglary
The Rochester teenager who struck a young Byron girl Wednesday after she got off her school bus had been detained a short before that as a suspect in a nearby burglary.
Three Tragedies on Minnesota Roads on One Day
The Minnesota State Patrol responded to at least three fatal crashes in Minnesota on Thursday.
Rochester Man Robbed of His Pants
A man walked into a Rochester motel lobby early Friday with no shoes and no pants and it was soon learned he had apparently been robbed.
Rice County Sheriff Issues Ice Safety Statement
Rice County Sheriff Troy Dunn says, "If you do make the conscious decision to go onto the ice, you are not only endangering your life but the lives of the rescuers asked to save you. Please take extra measures if you still choose to go onto the ice."
Number of Unemployed Minnesotans is Lowest Since Great Recession
The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for Minnesota was steady last month at 2.8-percent.
Owatonna Man Injured in Rice County Highway Crash
Eric John Wermerskirchen's SUV crossed the centerline and collided with the semi. The State Patrol report says he was not wearing a seat belt.
$30 Million Renovation Announced For Rochester Hotel
Construction is beginning this December.
Rochester Woman Who Caused Crash Charged with Marijuana DUI
A Rochester woman is accused of being under the influence of marijuana when she caused a serious traffic wreck earlier this year.
Byron Girl Hit by Vehicle After Exiting School Bus
A five-year-old girl was taken to St. Marys hospital yesterday after she got off her school bus and was struck by a vehicle in Byron.
Rochester City Council Gives Nod to New Police Station Project
It looks like it’s a go for a major renovation of the north police station in NW Rochester.
Moving Tons of Sand and Gravel in Wabasha
There will soon be some noticeable truck traffic in Wabasha.
Rochester Woman Accused of Stabbing Man
A Rochester woman was arrested on a felony assault charge Tuesday after she reportedly stabbed a man.
Rochester Ranked as 3rd Most Innovative U.S. City
A recent report has ranked Rochester as the third most innovative city in the nation.
Petco To Ban Artificial Ingredients In Pet Food It Sells
Petco announced on Tuesday, November 13th that they were phasing out pet food that contained any artificial ingredients.