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."
Case Dropped Against Rochester Man Charged with Making Threats
A Rochester man who was charged last year for making threatening comments about a prominent local businessman has been found not guilty by reason of mental illness.
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.
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 Man Gets Over 4-years For Brutal Assault
A Rochester man has been given a 57-month prison term for a brutal attack on a Rochester woman.
Stewartville Man Shoots Himself in the Butt
A Stewartville man accidentally shot himself in the butt while adjusting his gun and holster outside a local restaurant.
Bells Will Soon Be Ringing All Around Southeast Minnesota
Officials say just two hours of volunteering at a kettle raises an average of $60.
Happen To See A Strange Flag Flying at St Marys Last Week?
A funeral was held Saturday for a Stewartville woman who was fatally injured after being hit by a car in Rochester Nov 2nd.
Shakopee Police Kill Person They Say Pointed A Gun
Shakopee Police shot and killed a man that they say in a statement pointed a gun at officers last night.
Nearly 200 Pounds of Methamphetamine Seized in Minneapolis Home
United States Attorney Erica H. MacDonald announced the federal indictment in a news release from her office.
Fire Damage to Rural Rochester Home Nearly $400,000
The fire that broke out Thursday in rural NE Olmsted County caused extensive damage to a family’s home.
Meet The Grinch This Weekend in Rochester!
The Grinch is coming to his favorite theater to meet you!
SE Minnesota Man Charged With Sexually Assaulting Rochester Girl
A man from southeast Minnesota has been charged with sexually assaulting a young girl in Rochester.
Is The Tap House Opening A Second Location in Rochester?
They serve over 50 different craft beers, specialty drinks, wine and their food is good too!
Rochester Man May Face Felony for Punching Pickup Truck
Rochester police took a man into custody Tuesday afternoon after he jumped onto a vehicle and caused hundreds of dollars in damage.
Dodge County Man Gets 12 Years for Sexually Abusing Two Kids
A Dodge County man has been sentenced to 12 years in prison for sexually abusing two young children.
Expect A Detour For One Highway 52 Ramp Next Week
If you travel on Highway 52 into Zumbrota, expect a one-day detour on Tuesday, November 13th.
Showing Proof of Baby Gets You Free Food at Rochester Restaurant
It was such a cool feeling to have the whole place erupt with cheers and applause, both from staff and customers after I proudly showed off my daughter's fresh footprints on my arm.
Kim Norton Elected Mayor and Other Rochester Election Results
Former State Representative Kim Norton easily won the election to succeed Rochester Mayor Ardell Brede next year