Rochester Woman Accused of Property Tax Refund Scam
A Rochester woman is accused of ripping off the state Revenue Department by submitting bogus property tax refund returns.
Trials Scheduled Next Week For Two Rochester Murder Suspects
Two of the people charged in connection with the murder of a Rochester man are currently scheduled to stand trial next week.
Two Minnesotans Tested For Possible Novel Coronavirus
State health officials have submitted samples from two Minnesotans to federal health officials to determine if their respiratory illnesses are being caused by the new coronavirus.
Stewartville Woman Sent To Prison For Dealing Meth
A Stewartville woman with a history of drug dealing has been sentenced to prison for more than 10 years.
State Reports Season's First Flu-Related Death of a Child in MN
The flu is being blamed for the death of a child in Minnesota.
Edina Student Injured in Hit and Run at School Bus Stop
Police in Edina are seeking help from the public in locating the vehicle and driver involved in an apparent hit and run that injured a child boarding a school bus.
Rochester City Council Gives Final Okay To Huge Salary Increases
It’s a done deal. The Rochester City Council Wednesday night quietly gave final approval to significant salary increases.
Traffic Wrecks Already Reported in the Rochester Area
Several traffic accidents have been reported in the Rochester area since 5:00 AM and more are likely due to slick driving conditions.
Closings and Delays for Thursday, January 23, 2020
Due to the road conditions, Here are the school closings, delays and other cancellations across the Rochester and Southern Minnesota area for Thursday, January 23, 2020.
Former SE Minnesota School Employee Sentenced in Child Porn Case
A former employee of the Lewiston-Altura School District will not be required to serve any additional time behind bars for a child pornography conviction.
Almost 370 Missed 911 Calls During Weekend Outage in SE MN
The telecom that provides 911 emergency service in southeastern Minnesota is reporting there were nearly 370 missed calls to 911 during an over three-hour-long service outage Sunday night.
Rochester Man Charged With Sexually Assaulting Woman
A Rochester man has been charged with sexually assaulting a woman he had been drinking with earlier this month.
Median Barrier on Highway 52 in Rochester Damaged by Semi Crash
Local emergency responders are being kept busy this morning with numerous reports of crashes and vehicle spinouts on slippery roadways throughout southeastern Minnesota.
Weather Closings and Delays for Wednesday January 22nd
Due to the road conditions these schools are delayed today: