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New Garbage Fines Take Effect January 1

The Olmsted County Board has approved changes to the county’s solid waste ordinance that create an administrative enforcement system and accompanying schedule of fines.

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Olmsted County Considers $50 Fine for Putting Garbage Can Out Early

The Olmsted County Board is scheduled to hold a public hearing this afternoon on some proposed changes to the County’s Solid Waste Ordinance that would apply administrative fines to violations of provisions of the ordinance.

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Man Who Threatened Rochester Businessman Had Been Living in a Tent

The man arrested by Rochester police Tuesday for making threatening comments about a prominent local businessman had just been in court last week due to another incident.

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flag design from Brandon Hundt, Minneapolis,
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Rochester Flag Contest Draws International Interest

The ongoing process of selecting a new official flag for the city of Rochester has taken another step forward - and three of the proposed designs came from other countries.

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Suspected Meth Dealer Busted in Byron

A Byron woman was arrested Wednesday after a raid at her home turned up nearly 300 grams of methamphetamine and $9300 in suspected drug money.

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Suspected Rochester Drug Dealer Arrested

A Rochester woman who was under police surveillance as a suspected drug dealer was caught in the act Tuesday afternoon.

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Rochester Teenager Tased After Tackling Police Officer

A Rochester police officer had to use a taser on a student at the Phoenix Academy Tuesday and he was later arrested.

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Man Arrested for Threatening to Kill Rochester Businessman

A man described by Rochester police as homeless was arrested Tuesday for threatening to kill a local businessman.

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Rochester Police Arrest Teen Robbery Suspect, Looking for Another

A Rochester teenager was arrested Tuesday night, several hours after police say he and a friend tried robbing a convenience store.

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Rochester Masseuse Gets ‘Too Aggressive’

An employee of a Rochester massage parlor was arrested Monday after police say became a “little aggressive” with one of her customers.

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