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Minnesota man faces multiple charges after he threatened to kill a woman with a rifle, deputies say

A man wanted for assault charges in Olmsted County is arrested in Fillmore County after reports of a violent attack.

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Olmsted County Sheriff's Office discusses body camera policy

When the Olmsted County Sheriff's Office was considering getting body cams, Sheriff Kevin Torgerson said it wasn't a hard sell.

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UPDATE: Two teenagers arrested in connection with Racine fire, explosion

UPDATE: Mower County Sheriff's Office said during their search Monday night, two teenagers were located and arrested. The teens, who are both 13-years-old, were located by the authorities drone.

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Mother calls police after finding 2-year-old son with 8-10 inch belt whip welts from suspect, police say

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A mother calls Rochester Police after coming home to her 2-year-old with 8-10 inch belt whip welts.

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Rain doesn't stop golfers from enjoying the day and raising awareness Video included

The rain didn't stop many of people from heading over to Willow Creek Golf Course to participate in the 15th annual RT Autism Awareness Foundations (RTAAF) Golf Tournament.  The RT Autism Awareness Foundation is using events like this one to help change the perception of autism.  "Our mantra is educate, advocate and unite," said RTAAF Director, Randy Schmidt. "We educate by helping people in the community understand better about autism but also the fami... More>>

Rochester man arrested for possible knife and car attack

Roland Outlaw Roland Outlaw

A knife assault turns into an attempted attack with a car in SE Rochester. RPD was called to an apartment complex on the 100 Block of 16th Street Southeast just after 4 p.m. Thursday.

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1 person in custody after police say he threatened a man with a knife

Gregory Wilson Gregory Wilson

The fun at this week's Thursday's on First and Third was interrupted by a possible knife assault.

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RPD searching for suspect in alleged assault in NW Rochester

Rochester Police are searching for a suspect in an alleged assault in northwest Rochester. RPD said a 16-year-old girl was walking in the 600 block of 14th St. NW around 1:40 Thursday morning, when a man came out of nowhere and began trying to pull her shirt off. The victim was able to kick the man and run away. The victim said the suspect didn't try to follow her. The victim told officers she was just leaving her mother's house to stay with her grandmother,... More>>

Deputies searching for suspect accused of sexually assaulting a woman

Olmsted County Sheriff's Office is searching for the suspect believed to have sexually assaulted a woman on a bike trail.

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1 arrested in connection to Austin shooting

One person is in custody in connection with the Austin shooting that left one man injured.

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Cecil the Lion's son, Xanda, killed in trophy hunt

Two years after Cecil the Lion was killed by a Minnesota dentist in a national park in Zimbabwe, his son Xanda was killed in a trophy hunt, according to a source familiar with the hunt.

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Parole board grants O.J. Simpson parole

Nearly nine years after being sentenced to prison for armed robbery, former NFL star, O.J. Simpson is granted parole.

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Kids learn a new sport from the Rochester Area Pickleball Association Video included

Rochester Parks & Recreation and the Rochester Area Pickleball Association (RAPA) hosted more than 200 children from Community Education's School Age Child Care (SACC) program to teach them a little bit about the sport.

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Ugandan children share songs of hope in Rochester

Some special guests from East Africa lifted their voices in Rochester Wednesday evening. The Ugandan Kids Choir performed at Mount Olive Lutheran Church. The choir is made up of 10 children between the ages of 8 and 10.

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LGBTQA community celebrates vision for the future at Pridefest Video included

People will be celebrating the LGBTQA Community at Rochester's 20th annual Pridefest.  "Well what Pridefest is, here in Rochester and all over the nation, is the ability for all of us to express ourselves as who we are," said Pridefest Chairperson, Brandon Evjen. "LGBTQA, there's a whole bunch of acronyms we go with, but we're all people one way or another. It's a celebration of us being us." The event begins with a kick off on Thursday, July 20, 2017,&... More>>

Minnesota State Fair announces new attractions for 2017

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The Minnesota State Fair is proud to announce dozens of new attractions for the 2017 Great Minnesota Get-Together. The following is a list of the State Fair experiences debuting this year.

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Praying solider silhouette must be removed from Minnesota city park

A Minnesota city is eliminating a free speech zone at its veterans' memorial park.

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Eyota leaders to discuss possible aquatics center, hope to create committee

Its a great week to visit the pool. Could Eyota be the next town in our area to make a big splash with the construction of a community pool?

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Neighbor dispute over fence line turns violent, 1 arrested

Roger Hareldson Roger Hareldson

A dispute over a fence line, in Oronoco, turns violent. Olmsted County Sheriff's Office said the fight took place around 7 p.m. Monday on the 500 block of Minnesota Ave. South.

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Song of Hope performs in Chatfield

In what has become a regular tradition, the global Songs of Hope performance company of youth from countries worldwide returned to Chatfield Tuesday for a new concert.

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McNeilus fined for factory explosion

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An OSHA investigation continues into the January explosion at McNeilus Truck and Manufacturing in Dodge Center. While the investigation is ongoing, a fine has been issued by Minnesota OSHA on June 8th for $7,000.

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