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Thrive Child Care and Family Resource Center open for business in October

Access to child care is a major need for families across the area.  

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Storms cause severe damage in Waterville

This storm tore right through the middle of Waterville knocking down just about everything in its path.  

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CWD regulations become main focus at start of archery deer season Video included

Chronic Wasting Disease is still a prominent issue in Minnesota, especially in areas around Preston and Lanesboro.

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New art gallery in Rochester features dozens of local artists Video included

It's called the Goodness Gallery, and it's in the TJ Maxx Plaza in what used to be O&B shoes. 

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Sexual assault case of former Kasson police officer moves forward

The sexual assault case of a former Kasson police officer is moving forward. 

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Fatal crash in Red Wing Wednesday afternoon

Red wing police say a rollover crash took the life of a female driver.

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Baez back in jail for criminal sexual contact

A Kasson Police officer who was released on bail Tuesday is behind bars again in Rice County.

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Robbery ends in SUV crashing into Rochester business

A robbery ended in an SUV crashing into a business, and the victim in the hospital.

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"Time to Care" emergency fund drive for Hurricane Florence victims raises $31,500

All eyes tonight on the Carolinas as the impact of Hurricane Florence and flooding will be felt for years to come. The dire need in the Carolinas is why KTTC, our sister station FOX 47, and volunteers from the Red Cross hosted our "Time to Care" relief fund at all four Hy-Vee stores in Rochester Wednesday. Together, with the generous contribution from the community, we raised $31,500 which will go directly to those affected by the hurricane and help to fund ... More>>

Ward 3 Rochester City Council candidate forum

Election day is fast approaching and candidates are doing what they can to get their messages to voters. 

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Sneak peek at new Rochester apartment complex Video included

We went to check out a model apartment at new property called Riverwalk apartments on Wednesday.

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Students at Sumner Elementary learn about inclusion Video included

Austin continues to celebrate its Welcoming Week with the goal of bringing everyone together in a spirit of unity.  

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Car crashes into house in apparent hit and run in Austin

Austin police are investigating after an apparent hit and run that left a car crashing into a house. 

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Mystery substance investigated in Austin

Law enforcement authorities are investigating after a strange substance was found in some bags near I-90 in Austin.

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Suspect reaches 100 mph in police-car pursuit

A man in Cerro Gordo County was arrested after being involved in a car pursuit where speeds reached 100 mph.

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Woman run over by pickup truck dies Video included

The woman who was run over by her boyfriend while looking for a cat died Tuesday afternoon.

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House catches on fire with homeowner napping inside

Authorities said that a man most likely survived an explosion and fire that consumed his home because of where he decided to take a nap.

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Kasson Officer released on bail after criminal sexual conduct charges Video included

A Kasson Police Officer who was arrested for criminal sexual conduct is released on bail.

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Outpouring of concern, donations at KTTC/FOX 47 "Time to Care" Emergency Fund Drive Video included

As flood waters devastate the Carolinas, rain is threatening southeast Minnesota Wednesday but it hasn't stopped an outpouring of concern from people who want to help.

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Police make third drug arrest at Cub Foods

Police said they made an arrest in an ongoing investigation that started in July.

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Mayo Clinic 11-story expansion would create tallest building in Rochester

The addition of 11 new floors for patient care and hotel of the landmark Gonda Building will make the building Rochester's tallest.

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Former IBM employees files lawsuit against company for age discrimination

Three former IBM employees are suing the computer powerhouse, claiming age discrimination. 

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Byron child care facility unveils new space to help ease shortage Video included

The Early Advantage Developmental Child Care Center expanded its space to allow for the care of more children, something of great need in Southeastern Minnesota.

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Vandalism at Austin homes as students gear up for Homecoming Week Video included

It's Homecoming Week.  For students at Austin High, that means a lot. 

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Rochester City Council approves preliminary property tax levy

The cost of living in Rochester is going up and property owners are getting hit with a slight tax increase next year.
 

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MPCA releases Environmental Assessment Worksheet to public

Dairy farms are in crisis across the country. According to the national family farm coalition, America has lost more than half of its dairy farmers in the past 16 years. A diary operation in Wabasha County wants to expand, but the family is getting a lot of push back.  Scotch Prairie Farms, LLC in West Albany Township is about 7 miles southeast of Lake City and wants to triple its size. This is prompting concerns about the waste a facility like that would generat...

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Winona community celebrates 'Citizenship Day' Video included

September 17th, 1787 is an important date for Americans. That's when the United States Constitution was ratified. Today we know September 17th as Constitution Day and also Citizenship Day.

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Sumner elementary named one of healthiest school in the country

Austin Public Schools announced that Sumner Elementary has been named one of America's Healthiest Schools by the Alliance for a Healthier Generation. 

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