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Woman Pinned After Crashing near Pine Island

A woman crashed her car near Pine Island yesterday and it took firefighters awhile to extricate her from the wrecked vehicle.

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Houston County K9 Struck and Killed by Vehicle

The Houston County Sheriff’s Department has lost its K9 officer.

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Lewiston Man Admits to Girlfriend’s Murder

The plea agreement reached with Kyle Allers resulted in the dismissal of a first-degree murder indictment.

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Rochester Public Utilities Board Approves Rate Hikes

The Rochester Public Utilities board has approved a bump in the cost of electric and water service, affecting rates, customer charges and other fees.

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Rochester Principal Knocked Out by 11-Year-Old Student

An assistant principal at a Rochester middle school may have suffered a concussion after being punched by an 11-year-old student.

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Brede Says Dinner Meetings Likely Won’t Resume

It was just over a year ago when Rochester Mayor Ardell Brede suspended the monthly dinner meetings he and the City Council had been holding for years.

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Plea Deal Leads to Probation in Rochester Home Invasion Case

One of the men involved in a violent home invasion in Rochester earlier this year has been sentenced to two years on probation.

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Rochester Man Charged with Offering Woman Money for Sex

A Rochester woman says she was walking down a street when a strange man stopped and offered her $100 for sex. And now the man she identified as the suspect has been charged.

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photo by Andy Brownell/Townsquare Media
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Olmsted County Looking at Options for Reducing Jail Population

The Olmsted County Sheriff’s Department and others involved in the local criminal justice system are considering some changes in the way criminal defendants are handled to help manage a space crunch in the county jail.

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Fillmore County Sheriff’s Office Warns Of Scam

The Fillmore County Sheriff's Office is warning local communities of a possible phone scam, where the callers are pretending to be with the local law enforcement departments.

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