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29 U.S. Service Members From Minnesota Died in the 20-Year War in Afghanistan [PHOTOS]
Our thoughts and prayers are with the loved ones of the 13 U.S. service members who lost their lives in Afghanistan today -- and with all of those who have made the ultimate sacrifice throughout the 20-year war.
Derek Chauvin Sentenced to 22.5 Years in Prison [UPDATED]
Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin has been sentenced for the murder of George Floyd.
28 Kids Are Missing From Minnesota, Let’s Help Get Them Home [UPDATED]
Scroll through the list of kids missing from Minnesota below and share this post to help spread the word. Together, maybe we can help get at least one of these kids home safe to their family.
WATCH LIVE: Minnesota Gov Walz Announces New COVID-19 Restrictions
Minnesota Governor Tim Walz is scheduled to address Minnesotans during a live press conference today, Wednesday, November 18 at 6:00 PM to announce more COVID-19 restrictions for bars and restaurants. Watch Gov Walz COVID-19 press conference live here.
GALLERY: Crowd Gathers As Donald Trump Makes His Way to Rochester
Trump supporters flocked to the Rochester Airport Friday to attend President Trump's campaign rally.
2020 Halloween Haunted Houses, Events, and Attractions in the Rochester, MN Area
Are you ready for some spooky Halloween thrills and chills, Southeast Minnesota? Or maybe you prefer the not-so-scary Halloween fun. From terrifying haunted houses to kid-friendly corn mazes and pumpkin parties, there's something for everyone on the 2020 guide for Halloween haunted houses, even…
Byron Public Schools Announces Return to School Plan for 2020-21 School Year
Byron Public Schools is the latest Southeast Minnesota district to announce its base learning plan for the 2020-21 school year.
Minnesota Health Officials Warn of Deadly Brain-Eating Parasite Found in Lakes, Rivers and…
Minnesota residents and visitors are being urged to use extreme caution when swimming in area lakes this summer season due to the existence of a deadly brain-eating parasite, the Naegleria fowleri amoeba
See The Pilots’ Point of View From the Minnesota National Guard Flyovers [Video]
Five Minnesota National Guard aircraft graced the skies of the North Star State on Wednesday. You may have seen them from the ground, but now you get the pilots’ view as they flew over 28 hospitals across the state.
Best Local Deals, Discounts, and Freebies During COVID-19 Pandemic
We have compiled a list of some of the best discounts and freebies available during the coronavirus pandemic. Everything from food and retail, to entertainment and rideshares. Some deals are for everyone, others are reserved for our heroic front-line workers.